Tag - Scott Thorp

Art department’s collaboration with Westobou announced

On Friday, Feb. 10, at the opening of the Outliers exhibition at the Westobou Gallery on Broad Street, Scott Thorp, chair of the Augusta University Department of Art, announced a partnership between the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and Westobou that will provide more...

Mary S. Byrd Gallery to feature work by Amy Pleasant

Throughout the month of January, the Department of Art invites the Augusta University community to visit the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art to see works by artist Amy Pleasant. Known within the contemporary art world for her drawings, paintings and ceramic sculptures, Pleasant’s exhibition will...

LASER Talks bridge gaps between arts and sciences on campus

Augusta University’s Department of Art, collaborating with the College of Education, will host a second LASER (Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous) Talk on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the JSAC Ballroom, located on the university’s Summerville Campus. The forum, part of a world...

Why Augusta University is the Place for Art

“Augusta is the perfect city for building a transformative art department. The timing and circumstances are right,” Scott Thorp, chair of the Department of Art at Augusta University, writes in a new blog. Read about efforts to grow the program with new career-focused art majors...

Tonight: Speed dating for artists and scientists

In 2005, Cheryl Goldsleger, Augusta University’s William S. Morris Eminent Scholar in Art, had an exhibition at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington. When she returned for another exhibition in 2013, the academy had started a program called DC Art and Science Evening Rendezvous (DASER)...

Augusta is for lovers … art lovers

New York. Chicago. San Francisco. Washington. Augusta, Georgia. These cities all have one thing in common. They were included in a top 10 list of U.S. cities for art lovers by AARP. Augusta has a vibrant, and growing, art community that includes the Morris Museum of Art, Gertrude Herbert Institute...

Thorp to speak at Arts Council event

Augusta University Art Department Chair Scott Thorp will be speaking at ICONIC, the second gallery exhibition at the Community Gallery of Augusta. The show, juried by Thorp, will have an opening reception from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at 600 Broad Street, and run through the month of December...

3Qs with Scott Thorp: Creativity

Scott Thorp has a long and storied history of artistic study. Thorp, who was named chair of the art department earlier this year, previously worked at the Savannah College of Art and Design as a professor and as design coordinator for the school of foundation studies. Before that, he lived and...

The Art of Creativity

Scott Thorp has big plans for Georgia Regents University’s Department of Art, and creativity plays a huge role in what he aims to do. Thorp, recently named chair of the art department, joined the university in July. Previously, he worked at the Savannah College of Art and Design as a professor and...

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