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Alumna Sheila Pree Bright in Birmingham Museum Exhibition Reimagining Barbie for 2020

Posted On January 13, 2020
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“Barbie has always been lauded, derided, admired and disregarded in discussions about femininity, femaleness, the feminine. Her measurements, accents, and hairstyles loom large in the collective feminine imagination. Attainable or not, her affluence and easy path through whatever career and situation she found herself in is an alluring fantasy.”

“But it’s 2019—Ken Carson, Barbie’s forever… more »

Faculty Jiha Moon Reviewed in Hyperallergic

Posted On January 13, 2020
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Whether it is a mask or a vessel, Moon’s works contains multitudes of different overlapping allusions and evocations. However, I always feel she knows exactly when to stop and how much negative space to leave for the viewer to perceive all the juxtapositions and make distinctions. She is not interested in overwhelming the viewer with… more »

Sculpting a Future in the Arts—BFA Amina Daugherty Featured as COTA Panther Preview

Posted On December 15, 2019
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Upon entering Art & Design’s administrative offices, an eclectic mix of artwork and student assistants greet guests with a friendly “Hello, how may I help you?” posture. One such work-study student is senior Amina Daugherty, who graduates this week with a B.F.A. degree in sculpture.

Focused and passionately creative, Amina is a first-generation college student… more »

Alumna Sonya Yong James Wins 2019 Artadia Award

Posted On November 18, 2019
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Artadia is a national non-profit organization that identifies innovative visual artists and supports them with unrestricted financial awards and connections to a network of opportunities. Since 1999, Artadia has awarded over $5 million in unrestricted funds to over 333 artists in 7 cities. For the 2019 year, Artadia selected artists Sonya Young James and Danielle Deadwyler.

Alumna Christina Price Washington’s Solo Exhibition at the Swan Coach House Reviewed in Burnaway

Posted On November 1, 2019
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“Washington parses this history by mining archives of expired photographic papers, all of which contain their own ghosts—imperfections created through aging.  This becomes most apparent in Photo Paper Test Panels a collection of eight images using fourteen different types of mostly exposed photographic paper. Like much of the work in this exhibition, this small collection… more »

Alumnus Davion Alston interviewed about Solo Exhibition at Day & Night Projects

Posted On October 28, 2019
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From Burnaway:

In the small-scale exhibition The Literal is Unimaginative—his first solo presentation—artist Davion Alston debuts new site-specific work at Day & Night Projects in Atlanta. The restrained, deliberate installations and works on paper serve as a prelude to two additional exhibitions Alston is planning for the near future that work in a continuous dialogue… more »