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    Studio Visit: Cheryl Goldsleger in Athens

    In November, I met up with artist Cheryl Goldsleger at her spacious studio, which is an addition to her home in Athens. Cheryl makes architecturally inspired work that utilizes encaustic and 3D printing to discuss issue of space—how we think...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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    Studio Visit: Ashley Anderson

    Ashley Anderson is no one-trick pony. His work ranges from lovely abstractions in the form of pixilated portraits to expertly drawn and super-detailed illustrations to large-scale installations that bring out the artist’s more conceptual side. Anderson’s work...

    • Posted December 12, 2014
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    Studio Visit: Carolyn Carr

    Carolyn Carr is a busy woman. In addition to having work currently on view in two exhibitions right now—the group show “Hearsay” at the Zuckerman Museum of Art, through October 25, and a solo project “Vestibule” at...

    • Posted October 22, 2014
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  • Steven L. Anderson, detail of 10–83 Years, 2014, marker and pen on paper, 30 by 40 inches. Image courtesy of the artist.
    Meditating on Nature: Steven L. Anderson & Susan Hable Smith at {Poem 88}

    Susan Hable Smith and Steven L. Anderson took me down a meditative path at their exhibition “Leaves Of Grass,” on view at {Poem 88} Gallery through November 8. Anderson is the recipient of a 2014-15 Walthall Artist...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • The "exquisite corpse" created by Craig Drennan, Joe Peragine, and Gregor Turk at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 2014.
    “Exquisite Exhibit”: An Exercise in Collaboration at ACAC

    Imagine it’s the early 1920s and you’re playing a traditional “parlor game” with your Surrealist friends. One of them starts a sentence or begins the first illustrative lines of a drawing, then folds the paper and passes...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    Q&A: John Q on Creating a Future History

    Idea collective John Q stopped by my apartment for an interview in August, and we chatted about the Atlanta art scene, the art of remembering, and the current work they have up at the Zuckerman Museum of...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Caomin Xie, Mandala #33, 2013; oil on canvas, 96 by 120 inches.
    Chaos and Transcendence: Caomin Xie at Fay Gold Gallery

    Is it possible to forget that war exists? If you read the daily headlines, it is difficult for the death tolls and protests not to seep into your subconscious as you go about your day. But for...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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  • S. Patricia Patterson, Yellowstone 1986, 2013; watercolor and acrylic on paper, 4½ by 3 feet.
    Studio Visit: S. Patricia Patterson

    I had a chance to meet up with my friend and former roommate S. Patricia Patterson earlier this month at her home and studio space in Pine Lake, Georgia. “Tricia” as her friends call her, lives there...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • Members of Speleogen, (l to r) Devin Brown, Mason Brown, Paige Adair, and David Matysiak, 2014. (Photo: Sherri Caudell)
    Speleogen and the New Cave Art

    The collective Speleogen is difficult to define, and in that challenge I found great interest. I recently met with some members of the collective at the home of artists and musicians Devin Brown, Mason Brown (no relation),...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Artist Nikita Gale in her studio at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center with a disco ball given to her by designer Gavin Bernard. Photo by Sherri Caudell.
    Studio Visit: Nikita Gale, on Loving and Leaving

    Nikita Gale is an Atlanta-based artist working in an array of media, from the tangible to the more ephemeral. She has a strong character and cites the moment she quit drinking alcohol as the point when she rediscovered...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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  • Molly Rose Freeman, Detail shot of completed installation, “Hourglass” exhibition, 2014, Photo by Dustin Chambers.
    Q&A with the Incandescent Molly Rose Freeman

    Molly Rose Freeman composes intricately patterned murals that vibrate with energy, which is very in line with her dynamic personality. Freeman is a firecracker, super-engaging, stylish, and magnetic. We met in a coffee shop this summer to...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • JD Walsh in his studio with (l to r) Phased Arcs, 2013, acrylic on MDF, Plexiglas, LED lights, micro controller; and 8/8, 2014, Hydrocal, wood, acrylic sheet.
    Studio Visit: JD Walsh, from the ATL to NYC

    JD Walsh is a multimedia artist living in Brooklyn. Walsh lived in Atlanta for several years, and I was interested in hearing what he thought the main differences were between the two cities’ art scenes. Walsh also...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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  • Carol John, flower bomb, 2014; oil on paper, 61.5 by 59 inches.]
    Carol John’s Paintings Exude Happiness at {Poem 88}

    “Oh,” Carol John’s exhibition of oil paintings and works on paper , is a giant visual playground for the eyes. Flower bomb, for example, explodes all over the canvas with a striking Rastafarian color...

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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