Mostra Closing Ceremony in Athens 1/17/15

Fall poster design by Ceramics Professor Jason Green

Fall 2014 poster design by Ceramics Professor Jason Green

La Mostra (The Show) – The Cortona Program proudly continues the 45-year-old tradition of a student and faculty exhibition, La Mostra. In Cortona works are from each concluding semester from areas such as Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Ceramics, Sculpture, Metals/Jewelry, Books/Paper, Landscape Architecture, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography. La Mostra also includes contextual displays for lecture based courses such as: Art History, Italian Language and Culture.

At the conclusion of the fall semester all the works from the school year are shipped by container back to University of Georgia in Athens and reinstalled in the La Mostra exhibition at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Works are combined from spring, summer and fall for an annual show and reunion for all Cortona program participants. Students come and reunite for a celebration, show, and ceremony at the conclusion of the show; after which they may take their work as the show comes down.

Upcoming in Athens on January 17th, a reunion and La Mostra closing reception will take place at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. A ceremony will begin with talks at 3:00 PM in auditorium S151, followed by a reception and continued viewing of exhibited artworks.

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