New York Fashion Week is the country’s premiere showcase of trending styles, ideas, and modes of dress. It takes place twice a year–in the spring and fall–but take a year’s worth of preparation and vision. Those involved pull out all of the stops for the international fashion community that comes to critique,… more »
Alumna Susan Crawley, recently curated an exhibition – William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography – that opened at the Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio. Crawley received a masters in Art History from the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State in 2004. Immediately after her graduation, she served as associate curator and… more »
Each year, the students of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design collaborate with and participate in the city-wide, Atlanta Science Festival. This year was no exception. With its over 100 events each year and collaborations with 100-plus community partners, including schools , universities, museums, businesses, civic, and community groups, Georgia State is… more »
“Pulp Reality,” a group exhibition of works on paper at Notch8 Gallery, opens March 3. NOTCH8 Gallery is an alternate art space located in Historic South Atlanta neighborhood. MFA Jack Michael, known for Lucky Hand Press, has co-curated the exhibition. It features work by GSU students, faculty, and alumni including Stephanie Kolpy, Mattthew Sugarman, Jack Michael, Aaron… more »
The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design is excited to announce the MFA Sculpture Open Studios at Edgewood, March 3, 11am-2pm. Please join us for coffee, free brunch, and creative discourse as our MFAs open their spaces to the public, offering a glimpse into their respective processes and materials. Participating MFAs include: Tyler… more »
For Immediate Release: Spring MFA Exhibition Series, March 5- April 6, 2018 Images and press contact: Cynthia Farnell, Gallery Director, [email protected], (404) 413-5230 The Master of Fine Arts studio program at Georgia State University, Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design offers concentrations in Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Printmaking, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography, Sculpture, and… more »
2017 was a phenomenal year for Ceramics faculty, Christina West. Following her inclusion of the Atlanta Biennial, she enjoyed coverage from a collection of national publications, including High Fructose, Artist-a-Day, and Atlanta Magazine, which named her one of three artists “moving Atlanta’s art scene forward.” West spent the year traveling to other campuses as an invited guest… more »
Congratulations to Shanequa Gay for her current solo exhibition, Marginalized and Mythological: Shanequa Gay’s Disruption of the Pastoral Landscape at the Mary S. Byrd Gallery at Augusta University. The exhibition (A sample of Shanequa Gay’s artwork) takes place through February 16, 2018.
According to the gallery website:
Intended to showcase one year of… more »
In a New York Times review titled “From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year,” renowned critic Holland Cotter discusses the work at “Fictions” at the Studio Museum in Harlem. Among the artists were Georgia State MFA alumni Paul Stephen Benjamin and Krista Clark.
“Charity Harris is an Atlanta-based artist who creates fashion sculptures from second-hand and ready-made materials. Harris uses her Southern upbringing as the driving force for the content… more »