BURNAWAY visited GSU instructor and award-winning artist, Krista Clark in her studio at the Westview Studios. She discusses her academic background, her exploration in architectural pieces, and the new directions her drawings have taken her, influenced by changes in the city’s neighborhoods. Clark will be part of an upcoming open studio night May 5.
Congrats to Prof. Nancy Floyd who is one of five finalists in the prestigious 2017 Aperture Portfolio Prize, an international photography competition “whose goal is to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition.” Her submission was one of 700 portfolios reviewed for the awards.
Congratulations to GSU Welch Graphic Design students Sara Norman, for winning Best in Show, and India Nabarro, for winning the Web Design award at the recent AIGA 2017 Pin Up Show. Their work will be showcased at the Ponce City Market Binders in August. Stay tuned!
Distinguished University Professor/Professor of Art Pam Longobardi hosts Visiting Chinese Scholar Quan Quianfa from Hebei University. The visiting artist initiative is via Georgia State’s International Office, of which Quan Quianfa will work primarily with Prof. Longobardi’s water-based media class.
The artist exhibition opens next week at the Welch School of Art & Design’s 6th Floor Gallery Space, with an artist reception slated for Wednesday, March 29 from… more »
Sue Coe is an artist and activist who since the 1980s has created political drawings, paintings, and prints that expose social injustices. Her subject matter includes the AIDS epidemic, apartheid, and animal rights. Coe’s work reminds us that it is of utmost importance for us all to confront and fully witness the world around us.… more »
Atlanta INtown Paper features 2012 BFA sculpture alum JD Koth and his latest (and largest) face sculpture at the BeltLine! Read about JD’s background, Disney connections, and more!
Opening Friday, March 3rd, the curatorial collective Doppler Projects kicks off a dual-phase interdisciplinary exhibition, CHUTE at Blue Mark Studios (892 Jefferson St. NW). Among the line-up of artists, the show will include a strong showing of Welch-affiliated artists including alumni Krista Clark, Meta Gary, Andy Jackson and Jordan Stubbs, as well as current MFA students Elham Masoudi, Jessica Caldas and Vanessa… more »
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Melding together both February’s Black History Month and March’s Women’s History Month, Wofford College’s newest art exhibition features a nationally recognized artist whose work even has been seen in the White House. Atlanta, Ga., native Shanequa Gay’s exhibit will be on display through April 7 in the Martha Cloud Chapman Gallery in… more »
InKyoung Chun is known for her colorful and narrative watercolor style, but she has been experimenting with new formats and materials — designing houses made of wood, Plexiglas, and even neon that measure from eight inches to eight feet tall. Whether her work is two-dimensional or sculptural, it depicts the intersection of physical spaces and… more »
It’s rare to see impassioned, furious, shocking art displayed locally these days. But the powerful exhibition of noted British illustrator and artist Sue Coe’s work at Georgia State University gallery may single-handedly remind you of the power of art to bear witness, perhaps change the world, or at the very least shake up your perspective.