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Artist Market Spotlight: Creature

By WonderRoot Interns | Sep 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Written by WonderRoot Intern Courtnee Miles Creature is a line of art, jewelry and apparel featuring original designs by Atlanta, GA based artist, Sara Lehtman. Her jewelry pieces are fabricated with the use of metalsmith and lost wax casting techniques. Using high quality metals and earthy stones such as Agate and Jasper she is able to…

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Artist Market Spotlight: Justin Coelho

By WonderRoot Interns | Sep 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

Written by WonderRoot Intern Martin Brown Born in Miami, and raised in Indianapolis, Justin Coelho is a graduate of The Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, majoring in Illustration/Communication Arts. He recently moved to Atlanta, and his involvement in the PCM Artist Market and WonderRoot put him on our…

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Artist Market Spotlight: Colin Egan,The Catoonist

By WonderRoot Interns | Sep 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Written by WonderRoot Intern Grace Coltrin Local Atlanta artist, Colin Egan (AKA the Catoonist), has been bringing a new perspective of our normal day to day to life with his Blue Cat character that stars his cartoons. Egan’s work began with a childhood passion for doodling here and there in times of boredom. Once he…

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Artist Market Vendor Spotlight: Laurie Duncan

By WonderRoot Interns | Aug 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Laurie Duncan has been drawing and painting ever since she could pick up a pencil and paintbrush. As she got older, Laurie began to take inspiration from fashion, pop culture and nature creature’s and using mediums such as watercolor and intricate hand-detailed pencil.   Recently, Laurie came to the realization that she was exhausted by…

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Artist Market Vendor Spotlight: Mathilde Ingram

By WonderRoot Interns | Jul 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mathilde Ingram, creator of Thread Foundry Designs, is a young Atlanta-based artist that is currently pursuing embroidery as her chosen medium of creation. Fresh out of school, Mathilde is different than most artists one might encounter because she is fearless when it comes to trying new mediums to create with. Despite her only getting serious…

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Walthall Artist Fellow: Macey Ley

By WonderRoot Staff | Jul 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the lead up to the 2017 Walthall Fellows’ exhibit at MOCA-GA this summer, we will be featuring an interview with each of the Fellows from this year’s cohort. This round, our intern Grace Gardner interviews Macey Ley. Macey Ley is a mixed-media artist in Atlanta, Georgia. The form of her work follows the concept…

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Walthall Fellow Spotlight: Steve Morrison

By WonderRoot Staff | Jul 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the lead up to the 2017 Walthall Fellows’ exhibit at MOCA-GA this summer, we will be featuring an interview with each of the Fellows from this year’s cohort. This round, our intern Grace Gardner interviews Steve Morrison. Steve Morrison received his MFA in painting from Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta in 2015.…

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Artist Market Vendor Spotlight: Alea Hurst

By WonderRoot Staff | Jul 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Alea Hurst, a local artist, works to produce two-dimensional pieces, particularly drawings and paintings, which range from traditional to experimental and mixed media approaches. She is currently completing her masters in painting as the Savannah College of Art and Design. When asked how she first got into painting and drawing Alea responded, “For as long…

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Walthall Fellow Spotlight: Joe Camoosa

By WonderRoot Staff | Jul 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the lead up to the 2017 Walthall Fellows’ exhibit at MOCA-GA this summer, we will be featuring an interview with each of the Fellows from this year’s cohort. This round, our intern Grace Gardner interviews Joe Camoosa. Joe Camoosa lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia and makes concise, bold, graphic works on paper, Mylar…

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WonderNight Artist Spotlight: Sequoyah Murray

By WonderRoot Interns | Jul 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sequoyah Murray is a 20-year-old singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. Born in the Emory Crawford Long Hospital, renamed to Emory University Hospital Midtown, raised in the West End, and attending Georgia State University-Clarkston, where he’s studying Music, Sequoyah’s history rests in Atlanta. With a spirit that can best be described as vibrantly calm, Sequoyah sat down with…

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