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 »
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 »
Walk the Line: MFA Jack Michael Weaves Large-Scale, Trans-National Installation on U.S. Mexico Border
This past Monday, Ernest G. Welch MFA Jack Michael woke up in Bisbee, Arizona, drove to Douglas, AZ, and then crossed into Agua Prieta, a city in Sonora on the U.S.-Mexico border. There, she laid out her materials and began weaving. In and out of the corroded border fence, her hands guided the soft,… more »
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, 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.
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis has announced its fall line up of exhibitions, among them will be work by faculty member, William Downs. Work by Basquiat and Sanford Biggers will be exhibited co-currently. Downs will be doing an on-site, 60 foot drawing––his largest to date. The show has been organized by an art history… more »
ATLANTA—The College of the Arts at Georgia State University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Joseph Peragine as the new director of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design, effective July 1, 2018.
“We are excited to have Professor Peragine serve in this leadership role and look forward to working with… more »
Tonight, the evening of May 31, the Swan Coach House Gallery will open a new exhibition––the first since our alumna, Michelle Laxalt (MFA 2016) joined the team as Gallery Manager. Laxalt is one of our distinguished, former Welch Fellows, a graduate with a concentration in ceramics who makes sculptural works that references anatomical textures… more »
“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 »
The Atlanta publication, whose mission it is to cover and interview the leading creatives in the city, interviewed our alumna, Inkyoung Chun on their site.