SAT NOV 20 // Westside Arts District 3rd Saturday Art Walk

Come out to the Westside Arts District on November 20 and revel in the beautiful, brisk Fall weather for our 3rd Saturday Art Walk!

 

Brian Dettmer

The March of Democracy, 2010
Altered books, 18 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 4″

Image courtesy of Saltworks Gallery

ATLANTA CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER
**Event: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm**

535 Means Street NW  (404) 688-1970
www.thecontemporary.org Open 11am to 5pm.
Members, Free; General admission, $5; Students/Seniors, $3;
Kids under 12, Free
Event:  Creative Lives & Careers: Unfair Advantage
Artistic Director Stuart Horodner discusses strategies for artists planning to visit Art Basel Miami Beach in December, and other art fairs.
The Creative Lives & Careers series provides working artists, educators, and enthusiasts with practical guidance about their work and careers. Knowledgeable arts professionals share their tried and true experiences in order to educate and inspire participants. This program is an evolution of our Artist Survival Skills series, and is an effort to move beyond merely surviving in the art world into the realm of succeeding.
Exhibitions: Laura Poitras: O’ Say Can You See?, Steve Aishman and Jaimie Warren: Recent Photographs, Mia Feuer: The Bridge
These simultaneous exhibitions exemplify ACAC’s mission of presenting consequential artists from the local to the international, working in a variety of media, and covering a range of topics. They include an internationally recognized filmmaker (Poitras), a site-specific sculpture by an emerging artist (Feuer), and a two-person show that pairs an Atlanta-based photographer (Aishman) with a Kansas City-based photographer/curator (Warren). On view through Dec 12, 2010.

GET THIS! GALLERY  **Artist Talk 12pm – 1pm**
662 11th St. NW (678) 596-4451
www.getthisgallery.com Open 12pm to 5pm.
Artist talk: Veronica De Jesus
Veronica De Jesus will give an artist talk on her solo exhibition, Emanate Car Show. The show features twelve new car drawings done in her signature style of white ink on paper.  Veronica’s cars exhibit the balance between earth and technology, and also the beauty of design, the beauty in patterns, and the beauty and majesty of our imagination.

SANDLER HUDSON
**All day event- Artists will be present to answer questions/Artist Talk @ 1pm**
1009-A Marietta Street NW  (404) 817-3300
www.sandlerhudson.com Open Noon to 5pm
Event: 1pm Artist Talk.  Teresa Bramlette-Reeves will discuss her Borrowed Expressions exhibit.  Atlanta artist, Teresa Bramlette Reeves will exhibit a recent body of work titled, Borrowed Expressions.  This exhibition includes a series of watercolors that reproduce, in miniature, work by artists (painters, photographers, and filmmakers), which Bramlette Reeves borrowed in an attempt to express a specific mood or emotional state.  The larger mixed-media works on paper combine drawings from various artists including, Joseph Beuys, Philip Guston, Egon Schiele and others.

Additional Exhibition: Mario Petrirena: Imagining Memory.  Artist will be present to answer any questions.  Atlanta artist, Mario Petrirena, will exhibit recent work in the small gallery and on the roof.  In the small gallery, Imagining Memory, will consist of photo-based work using found and original photos, which explore the boundaries between the past and present.

ADDITIONAL GALLERIES OPEN FOR VIEWING

ASTOLFI ART
1170 Howell Mill Rd., Ste. P-16 (404) 307-0215
www.astolfiart.com Open 11am – 5pm.
Astolfi Art is pleased to present twelve of their contemporary artists, among which include Todd Murphy, Tony Hernandez, Kevin Archer, Sandra Milton, Gregor Turk, and many more.

EMILY AMY GALLERY
1000 Marietta St. NW (404) 877-5626
www.emilyamygallery.com Open 11am – 5pm.
Exhibition: Fields of Play: New Paintings by Jen Bradley and Doug Trump
Emily Amy Gallery is pleased to present Fields of Play, an exhibition of new works by New England-based artists, Jen Bradley and Doug Trump. The exhibition features new paintings that explore the concepts of existence and consequence in both painting and the act of viewing.

KIANG GALLERY
1011-A Marietta Street. (404) 892-5477.
www.kiang-gallery.com Noon to 5pm.
Currently on view: MOOD IS NEVER BETTER THAN MEMORY, a collection of C-prints by Beijing-based artist Chi Peng.

OCTANE COFFEE BAR
1000 Marietta St. NW  (404) 815-9886
www.octanecoffee.com Open 10am to 10pm.
Octane Coffee Bar is pleased to feature sketch work by artist Chris Freeman.

SALTWORKS  **New Exhibition**
664 11th St. NW (404) 881-0411
www.saltworksgallery.com Open Noon – 5pm.
SALTWORKS is pleased to present Brian Dettmer’s New Worlds to Conquer. The highly anticipated solo debut for Atlanta-based artist Brian Dettmer previews Noon – 5pm followed by a reception with the artist from 7pm – 10pm. Sculpting traditional hard-cover books into artworks of intricate beauty, their richness and depth is uncovered and re-contextualized.  The exhibition harkens back to a time when exploration of new lands fueled the fire of imagination and intrigue.

TANNER-HILL GALLERY
1170 Howell Mill Rd., Ste. 111 (404) 580-4299
www.poem88.net Open 11am – 5pm.
Excursus: New Paintings and Objects by E.K. Huckaby.  Poem 88 at Tanner-Hill Gallery is pleased to present its first exhibition by a long-time fixture in the Atlanta Arts community.  E.K. Huckaby’s work typically explores undercurrents of mystery and the occult within a philosophical framework of his own making.  Referencing a train of thought in a new direction, Excursus is Huckaby’s recent exploration of light seen through his now trademark alchemical varnishes.

TWIN KITTENS **New Exhibition + Opening Reception @ 7pm**
1016 Howell Mill Rd. NW. Unit #3208 (Entrance is on 10th St.)
(404) 803-4316
www.twinkittens.com Open 11am – 5pm.
TWIN KITTENS presents ICONIDOKU– a series of new works by Susan Krause.  ICONIDOKU is the result of the artist’s impetus to navigate, process, document, and convey the contemporary issues that are the grit of every day life.  As a result, Krause has re-contextualized these concerns by way of the popular game, Sudoku, which the artist herself has “reinvented” for a gallery setting.

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