ART This Week

  1. DAKORO ART GALLERY 227 Sandy Springs Place Northeast Suite 522 Atlanta                    Fri,October 13, 2017   7:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT  You’re invited to the first viewing  of artist Dakoro Edwards newest body of work, THE BROWN COLLECTION! This collections visualizes the everyday lives of Black Men in the United States and across the globe, while also acknowledging the various influences other cultures, laws, relationships and obstacles he endures at times in defeat, most times in triumph. THE BROWN COLLECTION is sure to open your eyes to what makes some Black Men break, what makes them successful, and overall, what makes them a target.
  2. GALLERY 72   72 Marietta Street NW Atlanta Sat, October 14, 2017   4:30 PM  7:30PM  ELEVATE: Enlighten Gallery Opening – Left Out by City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs    LEFT OUT brings awareness to the modern plight and treatment of veterans in America. From the battlefield, to civilian life, Carlos Thompson and his wife Morgan Carlisle, have created art based on their experiences of attaining “normalcy” after returning home from warfare. There is a dual purpose to this show as art has the ability to help process and heal traumatic events. LEFT OUT will give those who served, the outlet to express themselves, and move towards a place of understanding as others learn to understand them.
  3. R ALEXANDER FINE ART  – Atlanta Fine Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden 5650 Peachtree Parkway Norcross The Open House dates are as follows: Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6-9 pm Saturday, October 14, 2017, 1-5 pm  This Fall, R. Alexander Fine Art is hosting an Open House and invites the public to come tour its gallery and gardens. The gallery features the works of leading international, American, and local artists in various media including paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. The garden, located on 2.6 acres, displays over 100 varieties of hostas, dozens of rare and unique conifers, and a collection of Japanese maples and exotic ferns intermixed with rare and unique sculptures by today’s leading artists.
  4. CREATIVE MILL: Roswell Mill Art Exposition 5th Anniversary 85-A Mill Street Suite 200 Roswell  Thu, Oct 12, 2017 and Fri, Oct 13, 2017, 5:00 – 9:00 PM EDT  In just a few days, RPA will host the 5th annual Creative Mill Art Exposition. The event has tripled in size featuring over 60 artists. Pieces displayed range from paintings, photography, drawings to pottery, turned wood pieces, and other creations by over 60 local artist and staff members. There will be live music, a caricature artist, and other exciting happenings
  5.  For Budding Artists join the #NoBoysAllowed: Art Workshop – Expressionism at TILA Studioss 2835 Church Street Atlanta   Fri. October 13, 2017 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT Local artist, Ariel Dannielle (@byaridannielle) will be leading an Expressionist workshop inspired by the work of trailblazing artists Alama Thomas, Joan Mitchell to Elaine de Kooning.

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