BFA in painting Alison Hamil was featured in a Charolette publication for the murals she has done throughout the city, including her most recent ones on South End.
Welch faculty, Glenn Gunhouse was quoted in an “Inside Higher Ed” feature about Virtual Reality for his use of VR headsets in his art history teaching practice. The technology–now being used in the medical and social services fields as well–provides students with a visual experience that simulates seeing historically/culturally significant works and spaces in-person.
In early July, Welch faculty William Downs flew out to New Mexico to lead a workshop at Takoja for their annual artist retreat. Takoja’s mission is to be “a sanctuary where all individuals are welcome to explore their path of personal, spiritual, and social growth through creativity, sustainability, and respect for all traditions.” A… more »
BFA alum, Shane Dedman is the lead vocalist of LONER who’s newest album, “In the Tides of Time,” was just featured in Creative Loafing Atlanta. The album artwork was created by another *current* BFA, Sergio Suarez. Check out the premiere at The Mammal Gallery this Friday!!
Throughout the summer, our office has been hearing back from students showing work around the country, studying abroad, presenting at conferences, and participating in residencies. Teal Korby Gordon, photography BFA, came back from Anderson Ranch with a lot to share about her great opportunity. The Anderson Ranch artist residency was founded in 1966 in the Rocky Mountains.… more »
“The wooden wind harps that Craig Dongoski made are not to be confused with wind chimes. They do not make music, they make noise — without human intervention. The Aeolian harps, named after the Greek god of wind, are about communicating and connecting with the earth, Dongoski said. The harp plays when the wind blows through… more »
“What’s so great about mythology is the way it collapses hierarchies by creating hybrid forms of animal and man to enforce morality, but also create these dualities of fear and intrigue, beast and god. The hope is to expostulate with the viewer concerning the evils of senseless violence against any… more »
Thomas Deans Fine Art Gallery held a student showcase for MFA candidates at Georgia State University and Florida State University. The group exhibition will be up through July 21. A great number were in attendance for the opening on July 14. Georgia State Welch students participating included:
Dead Art Star Maryam Palizgir Aaron C Artrip Andrew N… more »
Emily Pidgeon (BFA ’10), a TED Talk creative producer, was interviewed in Georgia State’s Magazine. In it, she discusses her day-to-day work and why she moved back to Atlanta.
In a letter to the GSU community in the Summer Issue Magazine, University President Mark Becker introduced the new College of the Arts, saying that through it, “Georgia State is poised to be the premier center of creativity in the Southeast.”
“Offering 20 top undergraduate, graduate and non-degree programs in art, design, music, film, theatre,… more »