Arts Center

Zines for the Culture

  Since the technology of self-publishing ideas in leaflet and pamphlet form have been available, members of marginalized and minority groups have been distributing information themselves. By definition, zines are a cheaply made, cheaply priced independent magazines that cover broad topics from politics, art and design,fan fiction, personal journals, single-topic obsessions, sex, social theory, intersectional feminism, and…

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New Gallery Show: Marks of Discipline by LYNX

On Friday, January 13, WonderRoot welcomed Lynx Nguyen to its gallery by hosting the opening of his Marks of Discipline exhibition. In 1985, Lynx came to America with his family as refugees in from Vietnam, escaping war and violence. Since then, he has graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from Georgia State University…

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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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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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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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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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