Kinzey Branham Creates a Monument to African-American Patriots

Sculptor, Dodd and Cortona instructor Kinzey Branham was recently commissioned to create a monument to history. The city of Washington, Ga., unveiled a new monument featuring a sculpture by University of Georgia instructor Kinzey Branham that honors American patriots who fought in the Revolutionary War—including African Americans and Native Americans—on Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. […]

Jack Kehoe Created Bust of Chappelle Matthews

Cortona Program founder and Lamar Dodd School of Art Emeritus Professor Jack Kehoe created a bust of Chappelle Matthews, a 1933 UGA graduate and lifelong Athens resident.  Matthews was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1949 and served for 28 years. He was the longest-serving member in the House when he retired in […]

Gene Wright Named School of Art Interim Director

University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School of Art is pleased to welcome Gene Wright as Interim Director for 2012-13. A national search for a permanent director for the school will be conducted during the academic year. Many Cortona Alumni may remember Wright as an instructor in the program. Wright is a professor and area chair […]