Cortona on the Move: Call for Your Images!

CALLING ALL CORTONA ALUMNI! In 2019, UGA Cortona will celebrate FIFTY YEARS of programs in Cortona, and we want YOU to share your memories! We’re looking for photographs and stories, a selection of which will be on display in a special exhibition in next summer’s Cortona On The Move photography festival, and published in a […]

Bulldog Broadcaster Chuck Dowdle Visits Cortona

Legendary sportscaster Chuck Dowdle, host of “Georgia Bulldogs Gameweek,” took a tour through the University of Georgia’s campus in Cortona, Italy. This segment aired Saturday June 2 on WSB-TV.  The Kehoe Center, Piazza della Rebbuplica, an interview with director Chris Robinson, the Mostra…a lot is covered! Thank you WSB and Chuck Dowdle for a quick […]

Spring Mostra 2018

The Spring Mostra was a really fabulous exhibition and everyone agrees that this semester’s opening reception in Palazzo Ferretti was a grand success! Our Spring students and faculty made many friends in Cortona this semester, many of whom came to see their artworks and wish them well as the semester winds down. Check out more […]

Annual “Athens Mostra” & Reunion held Jan. 20, 2018

The UGA Cortona 2017 Reunion Exhibition was on display in the Lamar Dodd School of Art at UGA in Athens from January 4-20, 2018. Following an annual tradition that has continued for forty-eight years, the year’s Cortona program alumni gathered for a reunion on at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Student & faculty works […]

Spring 2017 Mostra

Spring 2017 “Mostra” exhibition included an exhibition of fine art, and also a reading of poetry and prose, at Palazzo Vagnotti in Cortona. The opening reception was held April 14, 2017, from 5:30-7:00 pm, with performance of creative writing at 6:00 pm and a silent auction to raise funds for the restoration of the church […]

Il Grande Capo: Works by John D. Kehoe

Il Grande Capo: Works by John D. Kehoe An exhibition which honored Cortona Program founder John Kehoe and his work. The show ran concurrently with the Cortona “Reunion” Exhibition January 5th – 21, 2017. Closing Reception was held January 21, 3 – 6 pm at Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries.

CIAO Gathered to Celebrate Gino Oct. 22

Saturday night October 22 Cortona alumni and friends gathered at the home of our gracious host David Lester. What a great party! Many thanks to Paces & Vine restaurant in Vinings for generously providing  such scrumptious Italian Fare. It was so good to see alumni from the earliest years through to recent times and former […]

2015 Reunion & Exhibition Jan. 23

This year’s Cortona reunion exhibition, known as “La Mostra” (The Show) presents the work of Cortona faculty and students from all 2015 programs: Spring, Maymester, Summer, and Fall. Please join us for a reunion and closing ceremony/reception at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Festivities will begin at 3:00 PM on January 23rd in auditorium […]

Ciancia Italian Conversation Club Invites CIAO

  Cortona Alumni & Friends: The Ciancia Italian Conversation Club invites you to join them at their next gathering Friday evening, May 29th. Our own fellow Cortona alum and Ciancia member David Lester is hosting the event in his home in Atlanta. We hope to see you there. CLICK HERE to view your invitation for […]

Celebrating Cortona: Images Inspired by Italy

Great Show & Gathering! On February 21 almost 200 Cortona alumni, faculty past and present, and friends of the program gathered at the Decatur ArtHouse in Decatur, a close-in integral part of metro Atlanta.  The festive crowd enjoyed Italian wine and light Italian fare, shared memories, reconnected with old friends and met new ones.  Everyone […]