Ceramics Faculty, Christina West, has a solo, multimedia exhibition up at the Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh, as a part of their Artist-In-Residency show series. “SCREEN” involves a full and colored installation following a trajectory of work that started with “Stage Left” at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Hathaway Gallery, Atlanta.
Ernest G. Welch Art History Limited Term Lecturer, Paul Boshears, has work on view at the Swiss exhibit at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House. Through the continent.—an editorial collective, which he co-founded and for which he currently serves on the editorial board—he contributed to the print publication and online essays that… more »
“Larry Walker discovered his love for art at seven years old while listening to The Lone Ranger and TheShadow on the radio and drawing what he imagined the characters would look like. Born in Franklin, Georgia, Walker moved with his family to Harlem during the Great Migration in the 1930s. Over the years, he immersed… more »
“Atlanta arts non-profit MINT underwent several changes after leaving its location on North Highland in 2016, operating out of a temporary exhibition space in Downtown’s Flatiron Building that fall and announcing the resignation of creative director Candice Greathouse the following February. Originally founded by Erica Jamison in 2006 as an outgrowth of a… more »
The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design is excited to announce that internationally-acclaimed, Egyptian painter, Ghada Amer will have an artist talk on September 20, in junction with an exhibition in the Welch Galleries.
Ghada Amer: The Breakthrough features a lecture by the New York-based artist Ghada Amer, and two related gallery projects:
As a part of the all-female artist collective Living Melody, MFA Jessica Caldas, presented work that discusses social inequality in the city of Atlanta through the exhibit for the Center for Civil and Human Rights called “Live the Legacy II.”
“I use the portrait bust format because I’m interested in the expectation we place on portraiture to reveal something about an individual’s interiority,” explains West in an artist statement. “I have always felt that making inferences about a person’s psychology or personality from physical likeness is a highly flawed practice, though we make… more »
“….For the grand opening of its Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University commissioned Georgia State University professor Ruth Stanford to create an installation chronicling the history of a piece of land gifted to the university in 2009. That land was the homestead of writer Corra Harris…”
In February, Georgia State University announced its 6th place ranking among the top research universities in the United States to receive grants under the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar program for the 2017-18 academic year, but Georgia State has also hosted Fulbright scholars across departments. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational… more »