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WUGA Artist in Residence Event for October

Oct 3, 2017

The last Artists in Residence event this year will require about a half-hour trek east of Athens but will be well worth your time!

WUGA and Jazz Athens (JAGA) present the 2017 Athens Jazz Festival. 

Dates and venues:

Friday, 9/29: The Globe

Saturday 9/30: Hendershots

Sunday 10/1: The lawn of the Georgia Center and Hotel, located at 1197 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Food and beverages will be available for purchase onsite. There is free parking around the GA Center and paid parking available in the South Campus Deck. This is a free concert featuring performances from a wide variety of outstanding musicians and singers. 

Painter, photographer, and author Judith McWillie is WUGA's featured Artist in Residence for June. This is event is now SOLD OUT.  Professor emerita of drawing and painting at the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art, McWillie has exhibited her work in the United States, Japan, Italy and Sweden. More recently, in 2016, she produced a two-hour collaborative event, Beloved Land, at Smithonia Plantation House in Oglethorpe County in collaboration with Knowa and Mokah Johnson, musician Peter Sloan, and poet Steven Scurry to honor the Native People and convict laborers buried there.

Painter, photographer, and author Judith McWillie is the station's featured Artist in Residence for June. Professor emerita of drawing and painting at the University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art, McWillie has exhibited her work in the United States, Japan, Italy and Sweden. More recently, in 2016, she produced a two-hour collaborative event, Beloved Land, at Smithonia Plantation House in Oglethorpe County in collaboration with Knowa and Mokah Johnson, musician Peter Sloan, and poet Steven Scurry to honor the Native People and convict laborers buried there.