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Ernest G. Welch School Sits Down with 2017-2018 Fulbright Scholar Taras Lesiv

Posted On July 5, 2018
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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 »

Alumna Krista Clark named 2018-2019 MOCA GA Working Artist Project Recipient

Posted On July 3, 2018
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This is the eleventh year that the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia has awarded three artists the Working Artist Project Fellowship. The 2018-2019 Fellows were announced Friday, June 15 by this year’s juror, Allison Glenn, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. The three selected artists were Myra Greene, Cosmo Whyte,… more »

Nathaniel Dean Mondragon goes to Hambidge Summer Residency on a Fellowship

Posted On June 20, 2018
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This May, sculpture MFA candidate, Nathaniel Dean Mondragon received the opportunity to attend the Hambidge Residency program at the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences through a school scholarship. The Hambidge residency is a juried and selective program that brings writers, researchers, and artists to the North Georgia Mountains, offering the mental space and temporal opportunity to… more »

BFA Alum Chris Hood in Widely-reviewed Saatchi Gallery Exhibition

Posted On June 8, 2018
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BFA alum, Chris Hood, has a piece in a current exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery. The exhibition, titled “Known Unknowns,” features seventeen emerging artists, predominantly painters. These artists, while well known in their own right and circles of influence, received a great deal of notoriety through the inclusion in a show of this caliber.

William Downs Sandler Hudson Show Reviewed in BURNAWAY

Posted On May 31, 2018
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“With “Inhuman,” his first solo show at Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta-based artist William Downs expands upon the evocative visual language he previously developed in ink-wash works on paper, reimagining iconic figurative depictions from Western art history, such as Cézanne’s Bathers, in a muddled, dreamlike style. Created using a technique derived from traditional Japanese calligraphy, the array of… more »