Posts by WonderRoot Staff

The Intern Blog: WonderRoot Welcomes Fall Interns!

Say hello to Fall! WonderRoot has welcomed Britton Rogers, Jasmine Gardner, Paria Almasi, and Abby O’Callaghan as Fall 2016 interns. Interns focus on Arts Administration and Management, Social Media and Communications, and Marketing and Design as well as assist staff with programming and the day-to-day functioning of the community arts center. Learn more about Britton, Jasmine,…

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WonderRoot Welcomes New Interns!

WonderRoot is proud to announce that Parisa Frost, Elizabeth Poland, and Ariel Thilenius have joined us as interns for Spring 2016. We are thrilled to have their energy and input around the WonderRoot Community Arts Center and also while assisting the staff in programmatic administration. All three are currently enrolled in Atlanta-area colleges, and bring…

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WonderRoot Hosts Its First DEBATE & DRAW!

On Saturday, November 14th, WonderRoot hosted its first DEBATE & DRAW event, where makers, doers, and thinkers were invited to assemble at the WonderRoot Community Arts Center and watch the 2016 presidential debates while creating artwork. Participants watched the debate in real time on a large projection screen and were provided space and materials to…

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What Are People For – Public Art Walking Tour

What Are People For is a public art project to uplift the stories of the people involved in shaping Reynoldstown through 9 artistic markers. It is meant to honor the past and look forward to the future. On October 17th, there was an inaugural Public Art Walking Tour, highlighting the sense of community and history…

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New Gallery Show: Divine Zamir’s “(In)ter”

On October 9th, the WonderRoot Gallery hosted the opening reception for its new exhibition, (In)ter, a solo show by Divine Zamir. Zamir is a bold and empathetic re-emerging artist that is quietly finding a place for herself at the artist table. Albeit a newcomer to the world of art as an abstract artist, she has…

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Howardena Pindell Joins the WonderRoot Podcast

In this far ranging conversation for the WonderRoot Podcast, Mixed Media Artist Howardena Pindell joined Floyd Hall to discuss some impactful moments over her life and 50-plus year career, including important moments from her youth in Philadelphia, confronting racism and sexism in the professional art world, working as a curator at the Museum of Modern…

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Vote for WonderRoot for Groundbreaker of the Year!

In its September 2015 issue, Atlanta Magazine recognized WonderRoot as a finalist for its fourth annual Atlanta Magazine Groundbreakers awards, this year honoring smart work in development, preservation, parks, public art, and environmental stewardship. The 2015 Groundbreaker of the Year is decided by an online vote, and we would appreciate it if you considered voting…

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All Signs Point to a New Brand for WonderRoot!

We’re so thrilled to introduce our new brand to the world, and that includes a new sign for the WonderRoot Community Arts Center! Be sure to stop in the Arts Center to check out the latest exhibition in the WonderRoot Gallery or for a tour of our Open Access Studios. WonderRoot’s individual artist memberships to begin…

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Introducing the New WonderRoot Brand

  Over the past year, WonderRoot has embarked upon a rebranding process that reflects the strategic growth, priorities, and exciting future for the organization. The genesis of this process was rooted in our desire to be clear about our purpose and programs as WonderRoot seeks to advance artists’ careers in Atlanta and support progressive social…

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