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 »
“In honor of Juneteenth, Atlanta-based artist, Davion Alston shares his thoughts and photographs after documenting protests across Georgia since early May.”
Melissa Huang and Drew Tetz are both in their third year of the Master of Fine Arts program. Married for two years, the couple is adjusting to life working in their home studios and discovering ways for people to experience their art online.
ATLANTA— The 14th annual Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference drew more than 180 student presentations despite moving to a virtual format in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Each year, The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University hosts a Student Juried Exhibition during which students receive awards, scholarships, and prizes. Due to unplanned circumstances, our exhibition has been moved online where all visitors can engage with the work virtually. While the COVID-19 crisis posed… more »
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 »
In the last two months, students have been away from their campus studios and equipment, yet they have continued to work; sculpture students in particular have had an obstacle to overcome, left without access to the foundry, wood shop, laser cutters, or metal shop. Sculpture M.F.A. Jess Self has since leaned into her felted mask… more »
Design M.F.A.s Valentina Caver and Nathalia Santos Lead the Way on a Downtown Residential Wayfinding Project
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 »
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 »
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 »