ATLANTA – Saturday, October 17, 2009, The Westside Arts District will
hold their monthly “3rd Saturday” art walk from 11am to 5pm. Several events will be in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
Schedule of Events:
ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER — event 11am – 12pm, open 11am – 5 pm
General admission, $5; Students/Seniors, $3; Members, Free; Children
under 12, Free
535 Means Street, NW http://www.thecontemporary.org
Guest Lecture: Dan Cameron, 11am – 12 noon
Curator Dan Cameron discusses his numerous curatorial projects
including Prospect.1 New Orleans, the largest biennial of
international art ever organized in the United States. Exhibitions on
view through November 22, Harry Shearer: The Silent Echo Chamber,
Corin Hewitt: Seed Stage, and Will Rogan: Remnant World.
EMILY AMY GALLERY—event 12pm – 1pm, open 11am – 5pm, FREE
1000 Marietta Street, Suite 208, http://www.emilyamygallery.com
Sarah Hinckley will discuss her recent exhibition currently on view:
12pm – 1pm
Emily Amy Gallery is pleased to present our fall exhibition of new works by
Sarah Hinckley, Color Logic. Drawing inspiration from a spring show at
the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pierre Bonnard: The Late Interiors,
Hinckley began further exploration of multi-color relationships.
Painting from memory and through emotion, Hinckley’s process is
grounded in her appreciation of line, her automatic response to
gesture, and most importantly, the logic of color.
KIANG GALLERY—event 2pm – 3pm, open 11am – 5pm, FREE
1011-A Marietta Street, NW, http://www.kiang-gallery.com
Gallery Talk: 2pm – 3pm
Chi Peng (Beijing), an internationally recognized artist, is known for
his surrealistic staged photographs. His recent work, “The Journey to
the West” blends a magical Monkey King with monsters and Buddhas and
modern settings into formats reminiscent of ancient scroll paintings,
made magical in content by the artist’s phenomenal use of digital
media, his primary tool, bringing the ancient story to life.
SALTWORKS—event 3pm – 5pm, open 11am -5pm, FREE
664 11th St. NW, http://www.saltworksgallery.com
LRLL RLRR drumming performance by Harrison Haynes: 3pm – 5pm **Atlanta
Celebrates Photography (ACP) Event**
Harison Haynes, photographer / performance artist / drummer for the
band Les Savy Fav, presents LRLL RLRR, in which he and a collaborator
play the same drum beat continuously for two hours. The performance
investigates where the production of music overlaps and/or is
reciprocated by the production of art as well as the iconographic role
of the drum set and the drummer in film, literature, pop culture and
Currently on view in gallery:
Everything In-Between, Featuring new works by Alejandro Aguilera, Kojo
Griffin, and Jefferson Pinder.
Additional galleries open for viewing:
BOBBE GILLIS GALLERY—open 11am – 4pm, FREE
1000 Marietta Street, Suite 108, http://www.gillisgallery.com
Currently on view, the exhibition Common Ground.
GET THIS! GALLERY– open 11am-5pm, FREE
662 11th St. NW, http://www.getthisgallery.com
Bill Daniel’s solo exhibition Ground Score is currently on view
through October 31st. (In conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates
Photography). Ground Score traces the course of a self-taught artist who was
initially turned on to photography while participating in the
skate/punk scene of Austin in the early 1980s. Included in this trip
are records from a 20-year obsession with hobo folklore, graffiti,
street culture, and post-oil survivalism.
SANDLER HUDSON GALLERY-event 2pm, open 11am-5pm, FREE
1009-A Marietta Street, NW, http://www.sandlerhudson.com
Well-known Atlanta artists, painter, Holle Black and sculptor, Mario
Petrirena will exhibit their recent works exploring both flora and
OCTANE COFFEE– open 8am – 10pm,
1009-B Marietta Street NW, http://www.octanecoffee.com
Octane Coffee Bar & Lounge will be participating in Atlanta Celebrates
Photography during October. The show will feature various Atlanta
photographers and mixed media artists working with photographic
prints. Featured photographers and artists include: Nate Dorn, Peter
Ogilvie, Usha Menard, Shannon Jenkins, and Troy Stains.
Robert C Williams Paper Museum at Georgia Tech – open 1pm -3pm
500 10th Street NW, http://www.ipst.gatech.edu/amp/index.htm
In 1978, Sukey Hughes published Washi: the World of Japanese Paper, a
meticulously researched and beautifully written volume that explores,
through text and illustration, this revered and ancient Japanese
craft. The museum is pleased to present an exhibition based on this
landmark publication and images that Ms Hughes collected as she
traveled through Japan in the early 70’s.