The Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University is pleased to announce its MFA exhibition, Fever Dreams, for the 13th annual Aqua Art Miami fair in December. This is the seventh consecutive year for the School—one of only a handful of academic institutions that have ever participated—to showcase an extraordinary… more »
Former Welch Artist-in-Residence, Radcliffe Bailey is among the artists whose work has been selected by an Atlanta committee to fund and bring public artwork to the city. Bailey will be retiring to our campus March 22 for an artist lecture, bringing his time as a mentor at the Ernest G. Welch School of Art &… more »
Aqua Art Miami has partnered with Artsy to offer collectors (and admirers) a sneak peek of AQUA Art Miami 2017! This means you can check out some of the work we are taking to the fair…today! Participating artists are ten MFA candidates: Amelia Carley, Tyler Cieplowski, Kelli Couch, Nuni Lee, Maryam… more »
“Susannah Darrow’s (M.A. ’13) scrappy startup, Burnaway, energized the Atlanta art scene. Today, she’s leading ArtsATL…
Susannah Darrow knows the cyclical relationship between the arts and the economy: Nobody buys art during a recession.
Between 2008–11, dozens of Atlanta galleries shuttered, and reporting on the arts dwindled. Casualties included The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s art section, whose… more »
“Atlanta nonprofit The Creatives Project (TCP) has announced its “Artist-in-Studio” residents for the 2018–20 period. The selected artists include MFA Jessica Caldas and BFA Sara Santamaria. As participants, artists are provided with free studio space and subsidized housing. Each resident artist also receives customized professional development workshops and teacher training sessions.”
“Jill Frank’s photographs preserve spaces, situations, and bodies in transition. Her subjects are caught in the awkward space between adolescence and adulthood, intoxication and sobriety, and are housed in suburbs, a similarly in-between geography straddling urban and rural, wealthy and not. They are photographed during or immediately after moments of what the artist describes as… more »
“Wihro Kim is an emerging Atlanta artist who creates immersive visual experiences through installation and painting…Most recently his work has shown in a solo exhibition, Nothing Lasts Forever, Until It Does, at Mammal Gallery. He was also recently awarded a residency at the Vermont Studio Center and has work in an upcoming exhibition with Hi-Lo Press,… more »
“Atlanta-based artist Nancy Floyd has been photographing herself first thing in the morning in her home since 1982. Her new exhibition Weathering Time at Whitespace Gallery through December 2 is a photographer’s record of documenting her life over the course of 35 years.
Floyd uses a tripod and a cable release held in her hand. Pants 1982–2016… more »
“It takes older eyes a few minutes to adjust to the dimly lit gallery. After squinting and blinking, adjusting to the sparkles emanating from the floor and the purple hues cast by the large black light piece on the back wall, the rest of the cavernous space comes into view. In this show of seven… more »
“Finding a group show that has a balanced blend of both variety and cohesion is rare. But curator Brenda Massie has given the Welch Gallery at Georgia State University a compelling and moving exhibition. Whereas group shows often run the risk of being either too disorganized or too restrictive, too confined or too loose, more »