Calls for Art, Workshops, Exhibitions, ArtShare, Reading Club, Artist Interview
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August 2016
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Image Above:  Still Life with Dirty Dishes by Sara Schindel

Interview with Sara Schindel

1. Who are you and what do you do, and what is your background?

I was born in Atlanta but grew up in Athens, GA. I graduated from Indiana University’s John Herron School of Art.  I worked as a freelance stylist for commercial photography for years while making art during the weeks when had no work.Twenty years ago I had the opportunity to have a studio.That’s when I stopped painted and declared “ if not now then when” and begin making anything that popped into my head.

2. What's integral to your art and or art career?

My process is uncontrolled and my work created spontaneously. I like a loose edge to my work but I struggle to solve the work and make it cohesive. Finding an engaging theme and considering anything as media, detritus as well as conventional media is integral to my work.

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Image below:
"Ebola" by Sara Schindel

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"Wrestlers Whole" by Sara Schindel


August 4, Thursday
  • Peep Show
    August 4, 2016 at 12pm to September 24, 2016 at 5pm.
    Black Earth Gallery
    Lucy Julia Hale's collage "Dress for Burlesque: The New Required Female Uniform" has been chosen to appear in Black Earth Gallery's exhibition "Peep Show.
August 5, Friday
  • Ashley Benton Grand Opening Group Show
    August 5, 2016 from 7:30pm to 10pm – Tula Art Center Buckhead
    Ashley Benton Grand Opening Group Show:
    Participating artists: Stacey Lawrence, Kristi Hyde, Julie Henry, Heather Haase, Ashley Benton and Rebecca Cristante
August 20, Saturday
  • Community: A Group Exhibition in Honor of Ellen Deloach
    August 20, 2016 at 6pm to September 24, 2016 at 7pm – Hathaway Contemporary Gallery
    A Group Exhibition in Honor of Ellen Deloach featuring Kelly Breedlove, Barbara Brenner, Khalilah Birdsong, Ellen Deloach, John Folsom, Maxine Hess, Deborah Llewellyn, Jared Martin, Jeffrey Paclipan, Kelin Perry, Richard Powell, Benda Rehrig, Karen Schwartz, and Carrie Schweers.Community was conceived of and will be shown in celebration of Ellen's life and her beloved community of artists. This tightly knit group represents a variety of artistic practices, including painting, encaustic, photography, sculpture, collage and fiber arts.
September 10, Saturday
  • 46 Million Slaves-21st Century Slaver
    September 10, 2016 at 6pm to October 2, 2016 at 7pm – Mammal Gallery
    Artists Standing for an End to Modern Slavery. Opening September 10 5pm-8pm
Bring  your finished or unfinished work of any size to share.
Upcoming Art Shares
August's Art Share will be hosted by Sally Wansboro Epstein in her studio at the Goat Farm, on Sunday August 14, and October's Art Share will be hosted by Barb Rehg in her studio on Bennett Street. 

The program, ArtShare, is a forum for members of WCAGa to show their work for the purpose of gaining feedback and insight, and to network with other artists and art professionals.
Guests and prospective members are always welcome!
For more information or to RSVP contact Rita Bazinet,
More Information

General News

Anita Stewart is teaching art  to kids,teens and adults @North Gwinnett Artist Center in Suwanee.I have become the education director here. She is also teaching teens and adults at Art and Beyond in Alpharetta.

Anita Stewart has put together a panel to discuss

How to Sell Your Art.
The following are my panelist and the questions they will address:

Daniel Flores from Art is King will address
Is there an organization that helps with artist resources to bridge the gap between art and business?

Mellani Hamilton, interior designer with WB Interiors will address
What kind of art works are businesses looking for? 

Victoria Hawkins, Marketing Director of Explore Gwinnett,formerly Gwinnett Visitors Bureau  ,will address
How do I use Social Media to sell my art?

Lisa Moore, professional artist of Lisa Fine Art,
will address
How do I get my name out and my work into galleries?
Will also have others on hand to briefly discuss:
What is involved in making prints of my work?
What can I learn in a photography class to improve taking photos of my work?

Questions and comments from the audience are welcome to round out the discussions.

The panel takes place Thurs., Aug 25 at NGAA's monthly meeting,7-9 pm.Visitors are welcome.3930 Charleston Market St, Suwanee, GA 30024.

Any questions? Please contact Anita Stewart , .

Studio D2 at the Tula Art Center is available for rent beginning September 1.  Call Ann Rhodes for details 404 401 1955.

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