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M.F.A. Jamaal Barber Commissioned by Twitter

As people around the country push for legislation and company policy that would make Juneteenth a national holiday, many companies have looked to artists to celebrate the day in their own fashion. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19 that… more »

M.F.A. Ceramic Students, Sturgess and Stone, Shine at this Year’s Virtual NCECA Conference

Posted On April 29, 2020
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The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) is “an organization that engages and sustains a community for ceramic art, teaching, and learning.” Founded in 1966, it’s conference has become the world’s largest event in the field of ceramics. Each spring, our faculty and graduate and undergraduate students travel to a new… more »

Design M.F.A.s Valentina Caver and Nathalia Santos Lead the Way on a Downtown Residential Wayfinding Project

Posted On April 21, 2020
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The ease of a building navigation and the feel its environment provides is integral to our user experience and efficiency. While most people reap the benefits of this kind of design, we have become to accustomed to its presence, we often don’t think about who designed it and how the project started. In fall of… more »

Dr. Richmond’s Art Criticism Course: Art Papers Glossary Project

This spring, Dr. Richmond offered a graduate- level course in art criticism and writing. Throughout the course the grads studied various publications and forms of writing. For this particular project, the students were asked to produce short-form, written reflections on “isolation,” “social distancing,” or another term related to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The project emulates… more »

West Flips the Voyeristic Gaze in her Six Month Dashboard Residency

In fall 2019, the Atlanta-based organization, Dashboard, chose ceramics faculty Christina West as their inaugural “South Dwntn” artist-in-residence. The residency is housed in their newly-acquired space on Mitchell Street.

“Looking at a Naked Man,” which opened earlier this year, is part-installation, and part look into West’s work process, through which she has been recently experimenting… more »