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Praxis Exhibition at the Lamar Dodd School of Art

Gallery director Jeffrey Whittle's last curatorial project at the Lamar Dodd School of Art, the Praxis show has special significance and features works by a group of outstanding artists including Kate Windley, Leslie Snipes, Art Rosenbaum, Paul Murphy, Hatidza Mulic, Mary Ruth Moore, Erin McIntosh, Peter James McCarron, Eric Marty, Meredith Lachin, Phil Jasen, Jeremy Hughes, Steven Foutch, Maria Dondero, Donald Cope, Christopher Cogan, Kinzey Branham, Rebecca Brantley, Stanley Bermudez, Jorie Berman, and Daniel Barber. Come out and celebrate this work and the great job Whittle has done at the school of art. The opening reception, May 23 at 5 pm. The exhibition 'Praxis,' is on view Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm at the Lamar…


GMOA Staff on Double-Duty

  For Paul Manoguerra, the classroom in which he teaches his special topics art history course is a brief stroll down the hall from his office, located on the third floor of the Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA). Manoguerra works both as chief curator and curator of American art at GMOA and as a professor at the University of Georgia. He is well acquainted with both art history and teaching. “I was a Ph.D student at Michigan State University in American studies, and my concentrations were in American art history, U.S. history and museum studies while I was there,” he says. While earning his doctorate, he taught classes at Michigan State University, Lansing Community College, Kalamazoo College and Western Michigan University. Course…


Theater, engineering to meet in UGA’s ‘Commedia Robotica’

A form of early sketch comedy—or commedia dell’arte—is opening the doors to the future of theater and robotics at the University of Georgia. This collaboration of art and science will be presented in “Commedia Robotica” Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Cellar Theatre of the Fine Arts Building on Baldwin Street. Both workshops are free and open to the public. Characterized by masked archetypes and improvised performances based on sketches, commedia dell’arte began in Italy in the 14th century. At UGA, it’s providing a backdrop for UGA theater professor David Saltz and associate engineering professor Chi Thai as they bring robot Zeeb Zob to theatrical life. Zeeb Zob is a humanoid robot with…


Spotlight on the Arts festival to include “impromptu” events across campus

Students from Bala Sarasvati's beginning and advanced Contemporary Technique classes collaborate to  create a dance fusion piece choreographed by dance seniors Toi Brown, Allison Gantz and Kristen Grubbs, which is performed to popular culture music selections. Athens, Ga. – In addition to its more than 50 previously scheduled events, the Spotlight on the Arts festival at the University of Georgia will include a series of “impromptu” events organized by students involved in the arts. The impromptu events, which are free and open to the public, will take place across campus and feature performances by musicians, theater groups and dance ensembles, as well as interactive art and games. Kristyl Dawn Tift, who is pursuing…

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