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Artists Spotlight #1 — The Imaginary Million 2017

By Jake Pardee | Nov 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Written by WonderRoot Intern Farrah Agha Chanel Kim is a local designer and master of many trades. Kim does it all, from designing to publishing to serving as one half of the female emcee duo, Tiger Moon. She has produced a wide array of work, both in physical mediums and through live performance. Formerly a…

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Wela + WonderRoot: A Natural Fit

By Jake Pardee | Nov 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

https://getwela.com Why we’re partnering with WonderRoot:   Partnering with WonderRoot has always felt like a natural fit. WonderRoot strives to maximize and harness Atlanta’s creative capital to produce innovative strategies that move the needle on critical social justice issues facing the city today: environmental justice, race equity, affordable housing, recidivism, and much more. The way…

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Housing Accessibility and Homelessness Explored In Sandra Atkinson’s Exhibition NEST

By Iman Person | Oct 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Imagine being in a position where everything you’ve known is now gone. You have no shelter, little-to-no food, and your basic human needs aren’t being met. You may feel like you have nowhere to go because you have no place to call home. You have no nest. That is the sad reality of the housing…

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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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