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Paramount Pictures presents Lauren Lapid


August 2017/By Natasha Boddie You don’t have to work in the entertainment industry to know the name – Paramount Pictures. Since 1912, Paramount has earned a reputation in the “Big Six” alongside Warner Bros, 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, Sony and Walt Disney Studios. Making it the oldest studio and the only of […]

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Adjunct Professor Paolo Morales – Between You and Me


PAOLO MORALES | BETWEEN YOU AND ME NARA PARK | WHAT REMAINS   Photographer Paolo Morales newest body of black and white pictures, “Between You and Me”, pairs staged and extemporaneous documentary-style photographs of people, landscapes and things that tenderly communicate the sensation of dislocation and isolation. With an acute eye for detail, Morales focuses […]

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How Skateboarding Came to the Kennedy Center


How Skateboarding Came to the Kennedy Center Garth A. Ross/ 2017 The following is an excerpt of Finding a Line from Fight Club to The Kennedy Center: How We Learned To Cross Invisible Bridges by Garth A. Ross and was originally published in “Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change.” Finding a Line first […]

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MFA Candidate Emily Fussner: Broken Down and Made New


{Artist Feature} Emily Fussner: Broken Down and Made New May 18, 2017/Christin Taylor I have a confession to make: I have a vested interest in our featured artist this month – Emily Fussner. She’s my cousin. Together, Emily, my sister, Annie, and I make up the three girl cousins on my dad’s side of the […]

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Interview with Adjunct Professor Jay Seawell on his latest book National Trust


Jay Turner Frey Seawell’s National Trust Investigates Media and Political Power in the United States  Interview by Jon Feinstein In 2011, Washington DC-based photojournalist-turned-art-photographer Jay Turner Frey Seawell began photographing political architecture in the United States as a metaphor for the structures and relationships of power they represent. As 2012 approached, he expanded his focus […]

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Branding Mason wine teaches students about client relations


Branding Mason wine teaches students about client relations May 4, 2017 / by Alexa Rogers George Mason University students in AVT 416: Advertising Design embarked on a journey into a new industry this semester: wine branding. The project began when School of Art professor Donald Starr was contacted about providing his students with an opportunity […]

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Graduate & Alumni Spotlight

Alumnus Kelly Shepherd travels to Philippines

Alumnus Kelly Shepherd travels to Philippines Natasha Boddie/May 2017 Alumnus Kelly Shepherd knew early on, he enjoyed taking photos. As a child, a camera was always in hand. Eventually he made his way to School of Art to pursue photography. It was here, nearing graduation, did he realize “hey, maybe I should pursue this as […]

Faculty Spotlight

Professor Frenn Fulbright recipient

Professor Chawky Frenn Fulbright scholarship recipient Natasha Boddie/2017 Congratulations! Professor Chawky Frenn has received a Fulbright award to India. He is the second full-time faculty member in the School of Art to receive the award. The first being Professor Maria Karametou in 2009-10 for her projects “A Visual Investigation of Embroidery and Textile Designs in […]