Posts Tagged ‘Art’

Squarespace for Creatives Course with Streetcat Media

Streetcat Media collaborates with organizations and individuals who need help with projects that aim to propel creative empowerment for everyone through technology and strong community relationships. *Note: This class is a series, and attendance is expected at each session upon registering. Registration is not available for separate dates/classes. Course dates are August 14, August 28,…

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Squarespace for Creatives Course with Streetcat Media

Streetcat Media collaborates with organizations and individuals who need help with projects that aim to propel creative empowerment for everyone through technology and strong community relationships. *Note: This class is a series, and attendance is expected at each session upon registering. Registration is not available for separate dates/classes. Course dates are August 14, August 28,…

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Squarespace for Creatives Course with Streetcat Media

Streetcat Media collaborates with organizations and individuals who need help with projects that aim to propel creative empowerment for everyone through technology and strong community relationships. *Note: This class is a series, and attendance is expected at each session upon registering. Registration is not available for separate dates/classes. Course dates are August 14, August 28,…

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Family Root: Forward Warrior Walking Tour

In its 6th year, Forward Warrior 2017 features dozens of Georgia artists who have painted large scale murals in Cabbagetown. Murals are painted along Wylie and Tennelle streets, adjacent to Krog tunnel. Artists include Barry Lee(pictured above), Shanequa Gay, Fabian Williams, Laura Vela, Brandon Sadler and more. We will take a walking tour with artist…

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Family Root Workshop: Terrariums + Dioramas

Create your own miniature world and think INSIDE the box! Whether you prefer seascapes or forests, the desert or even outer space, the only limits are your imagination. Multi-media artist Isadora Pennington leads this dynamic, colorful how-to workshop. All materials will be provided. This event is totally free and open to all ages. Guardians must…

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Squarespace for Creatives Course with Streetcat Media

Streetcat Media collaborates with organizations and individuals who need help with projects that aim to propel creative empowerment for everyone through technology and strong community relationships. *Note: This class is a series, and attendance is expected at each session upon registering. Registration is not available for separate dates/classes. Course dates are August 14, August 28,…

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WonderRoot Activist Print Studio Launch

WonderRoot’s Activist Print Studio affects positive social change through the accessible medium of screen printing. Join us for the launch event featuring an interactive screen printing workshop space, prints by local artists, and information on transit access. The theme addresses Atlanta’s infrastructure, transit access–and what populations are most affected by these concerns.

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ArtEd: A Letter from Brandon Sadler

My experience as an instructor for the ArtEd program was fun and highly fulfilling. The students were receptive and showed an active level of interest in the subjects covered. I was pleased to see them come into the program with a notable amount of technical ability and desire for information. We all seemed to share…

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CSA Season 10 Artist Highlight: Spencer Sloan

CSA Season 10 Artist Highlight: Spencer Sloan Spencer Sloan is a mixed-media artist here in Atlanta. He received his BFA in Painting from the University of Georgia and studied graphic design at The Creative Circus. Sloan’s recent body of work involves digitally manipulating paparazzi photographs into abstract works of art. His background is rooted in his…

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Interview with Imaginary Million Artists: Austin Blue

  Austin Blue is a 25 year old emerging artist from San Francisco who is participating in this year’s Imaginary Million.  We spoke to him about his work, who he is most looking forward to bidding on, his favorite local artists and more!   WR: How did you find out about WonderRoot? What medium do you…

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WonderRoot Launches CSA Season 10 in Collaboration with Allie Bashuk

WonderRoot is excited to announce our six CSA Season 10 artists. This season WonderRoot has collaborated with curator and organizer Allie Bashuk to select the final six artists, whose work considers topics of police brutality, immigration, mental health and more. Our CSA Season 10 artists are: Brandon English, Natalie Escobar, Antonio Darden, InkYoung Chung, Andrew…

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En Route Announces the Completion of King Memorial Mural

WonderRoot is proud to announce the completion of a mural displayed on the King Memorial MARTA station, as a part of a community-based public art project, En Route. The concept for the mural was created by lead artist Fahamu Pecou, with a particular respect to both the history of the neighborhoods surrounding the station and…

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WonderRoot Hosts CSA Season 08 Pick Up Party!

Wrapping up Season 08 of WonderRoot’s Community Supported Art program, the CSA pick up party hosted on Friday, May 20th brought together local artists, shareholders, and friends to celebrate the works of this season’s artists. The talents of BlackCatTips, Molly Rose Freeman, Peter Ferrari, Brandon Sadler, Sanithna Phansavanh, and Fabian Williams were showcased in the…

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WonderRootxChange: The Dread Scott Experience

On May 10th, WonderRoot hosted artist and activist Dread Scott as a lecturer in the most recent discussion in the WonderRootxChange series. A program that features leading thinkers on topics of social change, WonderRootxChange stimulates conversations within communities and provides a platform for exchanging perspectives. The latest dialogue featured Dread Scott as he delved into…

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WonderRootxChange

For our second WonderRootxChange open dialogue, we are pleased to have guest revolutionary art maker, Dread Scott. Dread will focus on how his work has created a strong dialogue around social issues and describe his creative process. WonderRoot invites local, regional and national art activists to give examples to our community to use as a springboard to action around…

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WALTHALL ARTIST FELLOWS ON OSSABAW ISLAND

In March the WonderRoot Walthall Fellows were once again privileged to spend a week on Ossabaw Island through a partnership between WonderRoot and the Ossabaw Island Foundation. Georgia’s coast is one of the wildest and most beautiful stretches of coastline in the US and the wildest on the east coast. Of all the large islands…

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DEBATE & DRAW

WonderRoot’s DEBATE & DRAW serves as a non-partisan platform for makers, doers, and thinkers to assemble at the WonderRoot Community Arts Center and watch the 2016 presidential debates while creating artwork. A sign & button making workshop will take place during the debate, a space to explore and create your own personal political propaganda! Operating as…

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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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