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Alumna and BURNAWAY founder, Susannah Darrow Featured in GSU News Hub

“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 »

GSU students selected for The Creatives Project, Artist-in-Studio Residency

“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 Exhibition at Institute 193, in Hometown of Lexington

“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 »

ArtsATL: “At Whitespace, Nancy Floyd is artist and subject, archivist, and curator”

“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 »

ArtsATL: “Through the grit and the gauze, “Socially Engaged” cuts through to embodied identities”

“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 »

“Socially Engaged, “Welch Gallery & CENCIA Show Reviewed in Burnaway

“The exhibition “Socially Engaged” at the Welch Galleries at Georgia State University is both visually and conceptually engaging, not always an attainable combination. This fantastic sample of mostly recent photo and video work by seven artists – six women and one man – addresses issues central to identity politics such as race, sexuality, and gender.… more »