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Welch School Associate Professor Joe Peragine and Professor Craig Dongoski gave an artist talk about their  exhibition "Ant Linkage" in the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Galleries on Thursday, Oct. 3, 3-4 p.m. followed by an artist talk with John Hull and his exhibit, "The Sporting Life" on Thursday, Oct. 3, 4-5 p.m.

Welch School assistant professor Christina West exhibit's her work in "Misfits" at Gallery 307, Lamar Dodd School of Art, The University of Georgia. The exhibit runs Sept. 20 - Oct. 18, 2013.

Welch School Associate Professor, Melanie Davenport won an Ambassador Award for her reporting efforts.

Welch School Associate Professor Joe Peragine participated in "Exquisite Corpse" a spontaneous, collaborative, art making event at Marcia Wood Gallery on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Welch School Professor, Pam Longobardi is the Hudgens Prize Winner! Congratulations! The Finalists Exhibition runs June 8 - September 7, 2013.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen, Associate Professor, Joe Peragine, alumnae Ann Marie Manker, M.F.A., Katherine Taylor, M.F.A. and M.F.A. candidate Kojo Griffin and B.F.A. candidate Yanique Norman are included in the "Drawing Inside the Perimeter" exhibition at the High Museum, June 29 - September 22, 2013.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen exhibits artwork in the "Painterly Gestures" group exhibition at the Illges Gallery at Columbus State University. The exhibition runs August 27 - September 28th with an opening reception on August 27th at 5:30 p.m.

Welch School Professor, Pam Longobardi Turns Trash into Art with a Message.

Assistant professor, Craig Drennen is in a Spotlight feature Article in New American Paintings, Issue #106 ("South") along with B.F.A. alumni Jason Butcher, Henry Detweiler and alumnus Paul Rodecker, M.F.A.

Dr. Melinda Hartwig is consulted on Egyptian History in the Documentary "Ultimate Tut", which aired on PBS. You can watch the episode on line for free.

Welch School Gallery Director, Cynthia Farnell is exhibiting art work in New Bedford Harbor in a New Light at the New Bedford Art Museum, May 9 - August 8th.

The Optimist Restaurant, was listed in The Conde Nast Traveler, 2013 best new restaurants in the world. Assistant Professor, Timothy Nichols, was the Architect on the project.

Dr. Melinda Hartwig will discuss and sign her new book, "The Tomb Chapel of Menna (TT 69): The Art, Culture and Science of Painting in an Egyptian Tomb" (AUC Press/OUP Press) at the Carlos Museum's Reception Hall on November 7th at 7:30 pm.

Dr. Melinda Hartwig's research in Egypt is showcased in a Documentary, "Treasures Decoded: The Sphinx". It has aired on Discovery HD in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand and will air in the U.S. soon.

M.F.A. candidate Lane Ketner, Welch School alumni Temme Barkin-Leeds, Bethany Collins, Corinna Sephora Mensoff, Manty Dey and Welch School faculty, Craig Drennen, Nancy Floyd, Pam Longobardi, Stewart Ziff and retired faculty Junco Sato Pollack have been chosen to participate in an art exhibition of Georgia Artists with MOCA GA

Dr. Melinda Hartwig has a new book coming out in September; "The Tomb Chapel of Menna (TT69), The Art, Culture and Science of Painting in an Egyptian Tomb". It's available through Oxford University Press.

Dr. Melinda Hartwig is studying the Tomb of Neferrenpet located in the Sheikh Abd el-Qurna section of the Theban Necropolis.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen is in a group exhibition of gallery artists at Samson, Boston MA that opens on June 7th and runs through July 27th, 2013. Assistant Professor Craig Drennen will exhibit work in Saltworks "Four Atlantans". Show opens on Saturday June 29th, 6 - 8 pm at White Provisions Bld., 1100 Howell Mill Rd, Suite A06/07. Exhibition Dates June 29 - August 3, 2013.

Dr. Susan Richmond will give a talk about her new book, Lynda Benglis: Beyond Process, at The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center on May 30th, 2013.

Welch School Gallery Director, Cynthia Farnell has been accepted into the Fulton County Public Art Program's Artist Registry in Photography.

Welch School Professor, Pam Longobardi is a finalist for the Hudgens Prize and will participate in the Finalists Exhibition June 8 - August 10, 2013.

Welch School Associate Professor, Joe Peragine and Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen had artwork acquired by The High Museum of Art.

Associate Professor, Stan Anderson will judge the 2013 Artists' Guild Member Exhibition in Columbus, GA. The exhibit runs June 8 - June 22, 2013 at Columbus State University in Columbus GA.

Welch School Professor, Pam Longobardi receives the Provost's Fellowship Award.

Welch Artist in Residence, Ayanah Moor has her exhibit reviewed by Artsatl.

Retired Associate Professor, Junco Sato Pollack has a solo exhibition at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, February 13 - April 28, 2013.

SECAC Review, the official publication of the Southeastern College Art Conference, published an interview with SECAC Artist Fellowship recipient Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen in their current issue (SECAC Review XVI, March 2013).

Welch School Professors, Pam Longobardi and Craig Dongoski exhibit art work at Tinney Contemporary.

Welch School Associate Professor, Joe Peragine has an exhibit Grappling Mandala opening at Marcia Wood Gallery Friday, March 8,  through April 13, 2013.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen's solo exhibition "Painter & Servants" opens at Ellen de Bruijne Projects in Amsterdam March 2 - April 7, 2013.

Dr. Susan Richmond is co-chairing a session, "Sexying Sculpture: New Approaches to Theorizing the Object," with Jillian Hernandez from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey at the 2013 CAA Conference.

Dr. Maria Gindhart will give a paper "A Sculpture on the Move: Gaston Guitton's Eve," at the Nineteenth Century Studies Association Conference March 7-9, 2013.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Christina West's work is in the December 2012 Issue of Art in America with the Mindy Solomon Gallery.

Welch School Associate Professor, Melinda Hartwig wins a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for 2012-2013. Dr. Hartwig is working in the tomb of Neferrenpet funded by the NEH and the Antiquities Endowment Fund (funded by USAID).

Welch School Associate  Professor,  Joe Peragine and Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen had artwork acquired by The High Museum of Art.

Welch School Associate Professor, Constance Thalken exhibits recent work at whitespace gallery.  Read the reviews in both Artsatl. and Burnaway.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen is featured with Saltworks Gallery at the Aqua 12 art fair in Miami, Florida.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Kevin Hsieh received the 2012 Higher Education Division Teacher of the Year Award from The Georgia Art Education Association.

Welch School Professor, Nancy Floyd exhibits her work at Scope Art Show Miami with the Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, December 4 - 9, 2012.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Christina West's work is in the December 2012 Issue of Art in America with the Mindy Solomon Gallery. Welch School Professor, Pam Longobardi is profiled in the December 2012 Issue of Modern Luxury/Atlantan Magazine, Art and Power. Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen received the 2012 Southeast Art Conference artist fellowship award and solo exhibition at the 2012 SECAC conference in Durham, NC.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen's artwork is featured in the new Art in Embassies Exhibition: United States Embassy Belgrade catalog.

Welch School Professor, Melody Milbrandt is appointed to a Research Commission with the National Art Education Association, NAEA.

Welch School Lecturer, Jill Frank exhibits art work in "You Complete Me: Mediating Relationships in Contemporary Art" at The DeVos Art Museum, Northern Michigan University.

Welch School Associate Professor, Joe Peragine exhibits art work in "Paper Moon" at Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University.

Welch School Associate Professor, Stewart Ziff exhibits a site specific installation at Poem 88.

Welch School Associate Professor, Joe Peragine is one of forty artists profiled in  New American Paintings: Juried Exhibitions in Print Southern Issue #100. He was also chosen as the Juror's Pick for the issue.

Welch School Professor, Pam Longabarti and Assistant Professor, Mike Wsol  have been accepted for the Art BeltLine Projects.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Tim Nichols join Brazilian Curator Priscila Arantes in a discussion on Art in Urban and Post-Urban settings Monday, July 16th, 2012.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen exhibits work in the "30 Days of Peace, Love and Painting" show at the Ellen de Bruijune Projects in Amsterdam.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen's work "Apemantus and Awful" was published in Artcore Journal, June 2012

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen exhibts work at "Summer Salon", Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta GA, July 14-August 18, 2012

Welch School Associate Professor, Melinda Hartwig is awarded an Antiquities Endowment Fund by the USAID.

 Welch School Professor, Cheryl Goldsleger exhibits work in a solo show titled "Cheryl Goldsleger: The NAS Project" at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.

Welch School  Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen exhibits work in the "Painters Panting" exhibition, curated by Stuart Horodner at The Contemporary Art Center.

Welch School Associate Professor, Melinda Hartwig wins a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for 2012-2013.

Welch School Associate Professor, Constance Thalken, Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen, and Assistant Professor, Michael Wsol win GSU RIG Grants for FY 2013.

Professor Emeritus Larry Walker's work "Miguel's Wall" on view Huntsville Museum of Art in observance of Black History Month.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Melanie Davenport exhibits "Yumakwaxa/ The Drum Celebration" at  The Smithsonian Institution Film Festival and their series "At the Movies".

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen exhibits work in a solo show, January 14-March 3, 2012 at  Saltworks Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. Read the review in Art and America.

Welch School Professor, Nancy Floyd exhibits work in the exhibition "She Got Game" at Wyatt Resident Artists Gallery at Arlington Arts Center January 13 - March 18, 2012.

Welch School Assistant Professor, Craig Drennen wins SECAC Artist's Fellowship


 

Welch School Assistant Professor, Tim Nichols and 10 Welch students (8 undergraduate and 2 graduate) spent part of May and June in an extensive tour of London and Paris' architecture treasures. For more info or to see trip photos, please the group's blog