Info

Contact

Physical Address: 982 Memorial Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 89018, Atlanta, GA 30312

WonderRoot Community Arts Center Hours:
Mon,Tues,Thurs,Fri,Sat 12pm – 10pm
Wed & Sun, closed 

Contact:
For general questions: info@wonderroot.org
For ceramics studio questions: mklapthor@gmail.com
To volunteer: volunteer@wonderroot.org
To book a show: booking@wonderroot org
To donate: donate@wonderroot.org

Phone: 404.254.5955 

Awards

2014

AtlantaPlanIt: National Emerging Leader Award, Chris Appleton
Americans for the Arts: American Express Emerging Leader, Chris Appleton
 
2012

Atlanta Magazine: Best of Atlanta Hall of Fame, WonderRoot
Creative Loafing: Best Advocate for the Arts, WonderRoot
Creative LoafingBest Film Series, WonderRoot’s Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series

2011

Emory Center for Creativity & the Arts: Community Impact Award, Chris Appleton
Creative Loafing
: Best Advocate for the Arts, WonderRoot
Creative Loafing: Best Film Series, WonderRoot’s Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series
Creative Loafing: Best Sign that ATL Dance Scene Rules, Collaboration (Magnetic Drift)
Creative Loafing: Best Pop-up Art Space, Art on the BeltLine

2010

Creative Loafing: Best Advocate for the Arts, WonderRoot
Creative Loafing: Best Public Artwork, Art on the BeltLine
Creative Loafing: Best Public Art Event, Art on the BeltLine
Creative Loafing: Best New Trend in the Arts, Art on the BeltLine

2009

Atlanta Magazine: Best Place to Create Art, WonderRoot Community Arts Center
Creative Loafing: Best Advocate for the Arts, WonderRoot
Creative Loafing: Best New Trend in the Arts, Art Collectives (WonderRoot)
Creative Loafing: Best Public Art, Art Signed the BeltLine

2008

Creative Loafing: Best Advocate for the Arts, WonderRoot

Careers

The following positions are open at WonderRoot. Please click on the link to download the PDF and view a job description.

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Applications

Interested, qualified candidates should make application in the form of electronic submission of cover letter and resumé/CV to jobs@wonderroot.org

Deadline will be rolling until the position is filled. However, the goal for new hire is by June 15.

Interviews will be conducted with top candidates. Please do not call for inquiries. Notice will be sent when the position is filled.

Employment: WonderRoot is an equal opportunity employer. Competitive applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Press and Media

2014

Atlanta Film Festival (December 2014): “WonderRoot is Celebrating the Best of its 2014 Local Film Series at the High Museum

Atlanta Magazine (November 2014): “WonderRoot proves CSAs aren’t just for vegetables anymore

Creative Loafing (September 2014): “WonderRoot Gives Indie Filmmakers the Red-Carpet-Treatment”

AJC Arts & Culture (September 2014): “Massive expansion ahead for ambitious WonderRoot arts group

SaportaReport (August 2014): “WonderRoot Weaves a Beautiful Piece of Art as it Plans its New APS Home”

Creative Loafing (August 2014): “WonderRoot grows into mission with 20-year lease addition”

AJC Arts & Culture (August 2014): “WonderRoot Wins Approval to Expand into Memorial Drive Schoolhouse”

Scoutmob (August 2014): “The Skinny Behind WonderRoot’s New Digs”

Burnaway (July 2014): “WonderRoot CSAs Grow Atlanta Art”

 

2013

USA Today Online (March 2013): “Art Collecting for Cheap”

WXIA 11 Alive (March 2013): “Collecting Art on a Budget”

Burnaway (March 2013): “WonderRoot Announces New Creative Director, Stephanie Dowda”

WABE 90.1 (February 2013): “Insuring the Artistic Class”

WABE 90.1 (February 2013): “Bumper Crop at WonderRoot”

Burnaway (February 2013): “ARTSpeak: Floyd Hall on WonderRoot’s Podcast Programming”

Engauge (February 2013): “WonderRoot”

ArtsATL (January 2013) “Dance Chance wants to let you strut your stuff”

Atlanta Journal Constitution (January 2013): “Culture notes: WonderRoot recruiting new art collectors”

Temporary Art Review: (January 2013): “Walthall Artist Fellows: Talks with Mentors”

Temporary Art Review (January 2013): “WonderRoot Profile”

 

2012

Burnaway (December 2012): “WonderRoot’s Unsettled Breaks Conventions of Textiles”

ArtsATL (December 2012): “The year in review: Despite obstacles, local visual art scene grows and thrives”

Crusade for Art (December 2012): “WonderRoot’s CSA for Art – Um, Yes Please”

Warby Parker Class Trip (December 2012): “Chris Appleton of WonderRoot”

Mother Nature Network (December 2012): “A CSA for art? WonderRoot tries a new idea”

Creative Loafing (December 2012): “WonderRoot announces CSA-style art subscription”

Fox 5 Atlanta (October 2012): “Mix culture and exercise with Art on the BeltLine”

Atlanta Journal Constitution (October 2012): “Elevate makes art accessible by bringing it to city streets”

Burnaway (October 2012): “Imaginary Million Empowers Artists to be Collectors”

Burnaway (October 2012): “ARTSpeak: Elevate Returns for 10 Days of Art in Downtown Atlanta”

Creative Loafing (October 2012): “Oh hey look: Art on the BeltLine Eastside edition”

ArtsATL (October 2012): “Review: Third annual “Art on the BeltLine” a multidisciplinary…”

Burnaway (October 2012): “Photos: Art on the BeltLine features its most dramatic work yet

Art Relish (August 2012): “The Walthall Artist Fellowship at WonderRoot”

Midtown Patch (August 2012): “Atlanta Artist Development Program Launched”

Creative Loafing (July 2012): “Gather Atlanta super-sizes is 2012 event”

Scoutmob (May 2012): “WonderRoot Community Arts Center Celebrates Four Years of Real, Sustainable Change”

Burnaway (May 2012) “Dodge & Burn: WonderRoot & gloATL’s Wonderglo Fundraiser”

Creative Loafing (April 2012): “WonderRoot brings art, music, movies to EAV Farmers’ Market”

Examiner (March 2012): “WonderRoot encourages Atlanta artists to thrive”

Burnaway (March 2012): “The Future is Behind us at Atlanta Preservation Center”

 

2011

Out There Atlanta (December 2011): “Episode 26: WonderRoot”

Creative Loafing (November 2011): “Sax and Violins covers the walls at WonderRoot”

Creative Loafing (September 2011): “Art on the BeltLine”

ArtsATL (August 2011): “Emory Center for Creativity and Arts, for second year, gives community award to dance”

ArtsATL (August 2011): “Chris Appleton, other young leaders give Atlanta “new energy” in the arts”

Creative Loafing (June 2011): “WonderRoot shows us how to properly Bomb the Moon”

Creative Loafing (May 2011) “Atlanta must continue to invest in arts”

Burnaway (May 2011): “Rally for Arts Funding at Atlanta City Hall”

Atlanta Journal Constitution (May 2011): “Atlanta mayor reverses course, restores arts funding”

Creative Loafing (May 2011): “WonderRoot presents its first dance performance”

The FEED Atlanta (April 2011): “MEET Chris: supporter of social justice, mover and shaker in the arts”

ArtsATL (April 2011): “WonderRoot expands into dance with “Magnetic Drift”

Burnaway (March 2011): “ARTSpeak: Best of WonderRoot filmmakers at High Museum”

Creative Loafing (March 2011): “WonderRoot and the High team up for best of local film series”

Burnaway (January 2011): “ARTSpeak: WonderRoot at the High Museum’s Dali ’til Dawn”

Scoutmob (January 2011) “Meet Alex West, C0-Founder of WonderRoot”

WABE 90.1 (January 2011): “The High & WonderRoot start a conversation”

 

2010

ArtsATL (December 2010): “Looking back at 2010: Visual arts scene strengthened as a community…”

Creative Loafing (December 2010): “What Atlanta graffiti is worth saving?”

ArtsATL (December 2010): “A new era for High Museum’s town-gown relationship? Ask WonderRoot?”

Burnaway (August 2010): “Gather Atlanta and the Public Sphere”

Purge (August 2010): “WonderRoot’s Local Filmmakers’ Night Gonna’ Be Startin’ Somethin'”

WABE 90.1 (July 2010): “Gather Atlanta”

Creative Loafing (May 2010): “The Rise of WonderRoot and Atlanta’s Grassroots Art Movement”

Creative Loafing (May 2010): “Slidshow: Two Years of WonderRoot”

Burnaway (April 2010): “Art Crush: Chris Appleton, WonderRoot heartthrob”

Examiner (February 2010)” “Femme Fatale show at WonderRoot hosts women of rare musical talent”

StoryCorps (February 2010): “Voices of the Future”

 

2009

Burnaway (December 2009): “Our favorite things: Best of 2009″

Creative Loafing (March 2009): “Community-based media and WonderRoot TV”

Atlanta Progressive News (February 2009): “WonderRoot Center Provides New Resource for Artists, Activists”

 

2008

Alarm Magazine (November 2008) “DIY Venue Spotlight: WonderRoot”

Burnaway (November 2008): “Trypto-Tripping: Thanksgiving at WonderRoot, MINT”

Burnaway (October 2008): “WonderRoot Controls Your Art-O-Mat”