Archive for 'UGA Art News'

CELEBRATING CORTONA Images Inspired by Italy 2/21/15

 The Decatur ArtHouse 619 E College Ave, Suite E Decatur, Georgia 30030 Opening reception: Saturday, February 21, 5-7 pm.  All of the selected artists have participated as students or taught in the University of Georgia’s Cortona Studies Abroad program. Our artwork reflects the influence of the ancient and beautiful village of Cortona, Italy. I  have two paintings in the show: one…

read more

Art Rocks Athens: Retrospective of art of the period of 1975-85, May 23 – July 17, 2014

Athens, Georgia is well known for its vibrant music scene. What is less known, however, is that artists from the era of of 1975-85 gave rise to the music, and then their music went on to influence the art. I returned to my birthplace of Athens, Georgia as a UGA freshman in 1978. The B-52’s had already become known as the…

read more

I Direttori – Honoring the past directors of the Lamar Dodd School of Art Cortona Studies Abroad Program Feb 1, 2011

        On February 25, 2011 from 7-9pm in the lobby of Terminus 100 Building, the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art honors our past directors of the Cortona Italy Studies Abroad program. We celebrate retired directors Rick Johnson, R.G. Brown, Larry Millard, and founding director Jack Kehoe. We also welcome new director Chris Robinson. Works by these…

read more

The Cortona Experience: hosted by UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art and Cortona Studies Abroad Program October 21, 2005

The Cortona Experience, Sept 24 – Oct 6, 2005.  I spent the summer of 1982 studying in Cortona, Italy, through the UGA Studies Abroad program. Twenty-three years later, I learned of the Cortona Experience; a two week program for non-students to return to Cortona and make art. Going to Cortona was just the thing to help jump-start a lull in my painting, so I packed the…

read more