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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College of Art and Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design, housed in locations around Savannah, was founded in 1978 by Paula S. Wallace, Richard Rowan, and May and Paul Poetter.

Photograph by Luciana M. Spracher

Computer Animation Project

Computer Animation Project

A student at the Savannah College of Art and Design works on a computer animation project. SCAD offers twenty-two majors in the visual and performing arts, as well as a major in the history of art and architecture.

Pepe Hall

Pepe Hall

One of the many buildings restored by the Savannah College of Art and Design, Pepe Hall was originally constructed as a school in 1906. Today the facility houses the college's slide library and its art history and architectural history departments.

Image from Shawn Lipowski

Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College of Art and Design

This sculpture stands outside one of the many historic buildings occupied by the Savannah College of Art and Design. In addition to its course offerings in Savannah, the college operates satellite campuses in Atlanta and Hong Kong, and at the Lacoste School of Arts in France.

Atlanta College of Art

Atlanta College of Art

The Atlanta College of Art, founded in 1905, was located in the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown Atlanta. In 2006 the school was absorbed by the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Courtesy of Atlanta College of Art

Sidewalk Arts Festival

Sidewalk Arts Festival

Each year the Savannah College of Art and Design sponsors several festivals, including the Sidewalk Arts Festival. The festival features a chalk-drawing competition among students, prospective students, and alumni artists of the college. The 2005 festival, held in Savannah's Forsyth Park, attracted almost 10,000 viewers.

Poetter Hall

Poetter Hall

Poetter Hall, the first classroom and administration building of the Savannah College of Art and Design, is named for two of the school's founders, May and Paul Poetter. Formerly known as Preston Hall, the building had been home to the Savannah Volunteer Guards Armory before its acquisiton and renovation by the college in 1979.

Image from Wikimedia

A Breeze over Troubled Water

A Breeze over Troubled Water

Whang Inkie's installation, A Breeze over Troubled Water, was displayed at the Atlanta College of Art Gallery in 2004. The gallery, located in the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, offers shows by a wide variety of artists.

Courtesy of Atlanta College of Art

Bronze Pouring

Bronze Pouring

Students at the Atlanta College of Art pour bronze at the school's sculpture building in 2004.

Courtesy of Atlanta College of Art

Lamar Dodd

Lamar Dodd

The painter Lamar Dodd was influenced by the Ashcan School movement, which emphasized scenes of everyday life. As one reviewer said of Dodd's first solo show in New York in 1932, his paintings, so consciously anti-academic, evoke "Georgia, Georgia, Georgia."

Courtesy of LaGrange College

Lamar Dodd School of Art

Lamar Dodd School of Art

The Lamar Dodd School of Art was housed in this building on the University of Georgia's north campus from 1963 until 2008.

Photograph by UGA Photographic Services

Lamar Dodd

Lamar Dodd

The artist Lamar Dodd pictured with Charles D. Hudson of the Calllaway foundation and former LaGrange College president Waights G. Henry Jr. at groundbreaking for Lamar Dodd Arts Center in 1981.

Courtesy of LaGrange College