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Irene Dodd Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-23-30

Scope and Contents

Irene Dodd (1941- ) was a Professor of Art who served as department head from 1970-1980 at Valdosta State University and retired  as Professor Emeritus of Art  in 2002. Dodd began her art education in the studio of her father, esteemed regional artist  Lamar Dodd and the founder and administrator of the art program at the University oif Georgia. Her works are part of collections at the High Museum, Atlanta,  the University of Georgia and other Georgia museums in Lagrange, Macon, Marietta and Callaway Gardens. The Collection conisits of 21 art works assembled by Irene Dodd. The artwork is created by heself, her former professors at UGA, fellow VSU faculty, former VSU students and her mother. The works are in various mediums and sizes. This collection compliments the Lamar Dodd Collection at VSU. Artists include: Samuel Adler (1998-1979)- Visiting Professor at University of Georgia 1966-67, Professor of Art at NYU,studied at the Nationjal Academy of Design. Works in collections at the Metropolitan Museum and Whitney Museum , New york.; Corcoran in Washington D.C. Madeline Gekiere (1919-2014)- Visiting Professor of Art at University of Georgia 1966-67, Professor of Art, NYU, Zurich born painter, illustrator, film maker and fashion designer. Works in collections at Baltimore Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Dallas Museum, NY Public Library. Howard Thomas (1899-1971)-Professor of Art at the University of Georgia, University of Noth Carolina, and Agnes Scott, Traines at the Chicago Art Institute. J. Chris Wilson (1948-  )- B.A. from Valdosta State Iniversity, MFA from the University of Georgia. Professor and artiist-in-residence at Barton College. Recognized nationally and internationally with over 200 works in collections around the world.

Dates

  • 1960's-1990's

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collectio is open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

Irene Dodd (1941- ) was a Professor of Art who served as departmet head from 1970-1980 at Valdosta State University and retired  as Professor Emeritus of Art  in 2002. Dodd began her art education in the studio of her father, esteemed regional artist  Lamar Dodd, the founder and administrator of the art program at the University oif Georgia. Her works are part of collections at the High Museum, Atlanta,  the University of Georgia and othe Georgia museums in Lagrange, Macon, Marietta and Callaway Gardens.

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Extent

22.00 items

Language

English

Creator

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021-04-23: Revised for DACS compliance by Douglas Carlson

Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
7063728116
229-259-5055 (Fax)