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Jinx Remover Gallery Show

Known by her moniker, Jinx Remover, Heather Johnson is a self-taught Atlanta based artist who works in a variety of media to create the form and vision for each piece. She is primarily influenced by punk rock, mid-century modern ephemera, the surrealist pop art movement, and Robert Rauschenberg. Opening reception Friday, May 18, 6-8 pm . . . Read More

Women Create: Art at Trinity

The opening celebration for this exhibition, presented by Trinity Mercantile & Design and the Decatur Art Alliance in recognition of International Women’s Month, will feature refreshments, beverages, and tunes from DJ Brook Spickman, and works by these artists: Liefy Smith – abstract acrylics Marilyn Suriani – photography on metal Holly Jones – photography Meridith Anne . . . Read More

Student Art Exhibit Opening

works by students at the community school Opening Reception: Friday, March 9 • 6-8 pm On View Through April 23 • Tuesdays-Saturdays • 10 am-4 pm Decatur Arts Alliance Gallery • 113 Clairemont Ave. Located in downtown Decatur, The Community School (TCS) is an accredited high school and young adult transition program for individuals on . . . Read More

Supermoon Sunday: artist reception

Sunday, Dec. 3 • 4-6 pm The Dalton Gallery Dana Fine Arts Building Agnes Scott College 141 E. College Ave. Join us for the last supermoon of 2017, and the closing reception of “weatherwise otherwise: artists respond to climate change.” Enjoy snacks and beverages, and listen as artists discuss their works featured in the exhibition. . . . Read More

Outrepasser No. 2: New works by Deeds Aron Davis

A visual autobiographical study on being transgender and transitioning, Outrepasser No. 2 is a continuation of Davis’ exhibit of new work first shown at the Theatrical Outfit. This body of work explores the transgender experience using abstract expressionism and neo-expressionism to convey the complexities, heartbreak, and humor of being trans. Artist Statement For most of . . . Read More

Mind the Heart

Israeli artists Maya Gelfman and Roie Avidan started Mind the Heart in response to their observation that as we get used to our surroundings, we no longer pay attention to them. We become less connected with the world around us, missing the changes that occur over time and the fleeting moments of beauty and wonder . . . Read More

Book As Art: Illuminated

Book as Art: Illuminated August 11–September 29 | open during library hours The Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Ga. Opening Reception Friday, Aug. 25 | 7–9 pm The luminous sheen of copper, brass, gold leaf and enamel lights up the annual Book as Art exhibition. This juried show celebrates the . . . Read More

Expanding Roots Exhibition

In this body of oil paintings, artist Shannon Willow created “Talking Trees” to remind viewers to stand rooted in the practice of self-care and authenticity. These works offer positive energy, words of strength, and encouragement to love and care for oneself first, so that one may love others more deeply. “Talking Trees” gives tongue to . . . Read More

Reclaimed by Nature: the Quarries of Arabia Mountain

This photography exhibit, by Virginie Drujon-Kippelen, features historic and contemporary photos of a former granite quarry at what is now the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve. These quarries were historically an important part of DeKalb County’s economy. Lithonia granite was used in paving and construction projects, including the Historic DeKalb Courthouse. In the 1970s the Davidson . . . Read More

Fine Arts Exhibition

May 23-June 11 | Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College, Dana Fine Arts Building, 141 E. College Ave. The Fine Arts Exhibition is a juried multimedia presentation that contributes a fresh and unique perspective to the Decatur Arts Festival. The exhibition attracts submissions from regional and national artists and is reviewed by respected members of . . . Read More