Events are FREE and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. All venues are open from 11am to 5pm, unless otherwise noted. The Schedule of Events for Saturday, March 21 are as follows:
*KIANG GALLERY–event at 11am. FREE.
1011-A Marietta Street, NW
Garrett B. Stanley, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech University and Emory University “Art and the Brain: How We See”.
Dr. Garrett B. Stanley, Associate Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology & Emory University, will discuss how we see; how information about the outside visual world is encoded in the visual pathway of the brain and how that informs the challenges and opportunities an artist has in creating visual experiences. Gallery open from 11am to 5pm.
*GET THIS! GALLERY–event at 1 pm. FREE.
662 11th St. NW
Ben Roosevelt will discuss his recent exhibition currently on view at Get This! Gallery.
_______ is not always a bad thing. is Ben Roosevelt’s first solo exhibition with Get This! The exhibit will feature new works including large mixed media installations. Ben Roosevelt is an Atlanta based artist and was the recipient of the 2007-2008 Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award. Gallery open from 11am to 5pm.
*SANDLER HUDSON GALLERY–event at 2 pm. FREE.
1009-A Marietta Street, NW
Susan Loftin will discuss her recent installation currently on view at Sandler Hudson.
Greely Myatt: Sometimes I Settle For A Chuckle – Installation and paintings. Pat Courtney: Judith’s Gift – Text based photographs. Susan Loftin: Pink Seat- Installation and earthenware containers. Gallery open from 11am to 5pm.
*OCTANE COFFEE & BAR — 5pm lounging and art reflection. Admission FREE.
1009-B Marietta Street NW
Artwork on view: Rebecca Scott’s creatures are whimsical and witty, loved by adults and children of all ages. Each painting tells a bright and unique story, with sizes ranging from very little (8″ by 4 “) to big (20″ by 56”). Open from 8am – 1am and offers free Wi-Fi Internet access.
Additional Galleries Open for Viewing:
ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER–open 11 am – 5 pm
535 Means Street, NW
In the galleries: Make Room: Karyn Olivier, Amanda Ross-Ho, Lisa Sigal; Amy Pleasant: The Bed, after Lautrec; Andrew Cayce: Recent Paintings.
**General admission, $5; Students/Seniors, $3; Children under 12 and Members, Free.
EMILY AMY GALLERY–open from 11 am – 5 pm. FREE.
1000 Marietta Street, Suite 208
Clayton Santiago: Summoning Light
Local artist, Clayton Santiago, explores spirituality in art with his mysterious and luminous paintings constructed from a mixed media consisting of tar, oils, gold leaf, and epoxy.
*BOBBE GILLIS GALLERY–open 11 am – 4 pm. FREE.
1000 Marietta Street, Suite 108
Spring Fling: Bobbe Gillis Gallery will feature unique crafters
Marlis Cornett (Hand Etched Glass), Barbara DeConcini (Casual Elegance), Anne Elser (Handmade Books), Alex Norton (Lil’ Sprout Knits), Masayuki Sasaki (Ceramics), Jim Stevens (Gourds), Sue Swenson (Silver Jewelry), along with many others.
SALTWORKS–open from 11 am – 5 pm. FREE.
664 11th St NW
Cumanana: A mixed-media group exhibition of 13 international contemporary artists inspired by the preservation of cultural traditions through ritual. Organized by William Cordova.