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40 over 40 at EBD4

The November 11th opening at artist Elyse Defoor’s new gallery EBD4 and studio space in Chamblee was well attended by Atlanta art cognoscenti. Unfortunately, flu-like symptoms prevented my going, but I caught up with Defoor the following Saturday at EBD4. … Continue reading

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Rail Arts District Studio Cruise, Tudor Square and Dashboard Co-op

This Saturday, March 15, was the annual Rail Arts District Studio Cruise (RAD) in my neighborhood of Avondale Estates. Held mostly in artists’ studios on Franklin Street, an industrial warehouse space that Marghe and Bob Means of Little Tree Art … Continue reading

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Quinlan Arts Center and musical inspiration

Last night was the opening for the Quinlan Arts Center’s ‘Sound Off’, a juried exhibition of about sixty works of art inspired by music. In operation for more than 60 years, the Quinlan began as a sketch club in 1946 and … Continue reading

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Just trying to make a living

This is a reposting from Sharon Butler’s ‘Two Coats of Paint’ blog, which I’ve followed since the advent of my own blog a few years ago. The artist Joy Garnett compiled the notes after a recent panel discussion for educators … Continue reading

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Telephone Factory holiday art celebration

Since 1995, local artists have lived in the old Telephone Factory building on Ralph McGill Blvd, near a neighborhood in Poncey Highlands where I lived from 1984 to 1987. The building was constructed in the late 1930s for Western Electric … Continue reading

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Abstract Expressionist New York – Oct 3, 2010 to April 25, 2011

MoMA’s newest exhibit, Abstract Expressionist New York presents a good overview of the NY school of abstract expressionism during its heyday in the 40’s and 50’s. I just wish the curator had included some of the best of the women … Continue reading

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Sam Gilliam on what it means to be an artist

Gilliam juried my work into an exhibit last spring at Philadelphia’s Woodmere Museum of Art and I love that he says success for an artist is in just ‘doing it’, more than anything else. And that change is a routine part … Continue reading

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Interview with artist Victoria Veedall

I’m discovering quite a few gallery exhibiting artists with BFA’s and residencies in their background turning to Etsy or other online retail art sites like the more upscale 1000 Markets. These artists may still be in the gallery and museum system, … Continue reading

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Interview with Constance Humphries

This is the first in a monthly series of artist interviews. I met the painter Constance Humphries online at 1000 Markets, where she recently opened a new market called Dialogue, featuring contemporary abstract work. She lives in Asheville, NC and … Continue reading

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Photos, blogging and light

My house-guest cancelled this weekend, so I’ve not been doing much except writing a grant, reading other artist/designer blogs and figuring out how to optimize my own site. Hopefully the All in One SEO pack will do the trick.  I’ve … Continue reading

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