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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

Buy Your Wine Festival Tickets Online Now!

Nov. 4 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. On the square in Downtown Decatur • Rain or Shine Sip your way through nearly 500 wines from around the world. Local restaurants sell tasty offerings within the venue. Proceeds benefit Decatur Arts Alliance, which produces the Decatur Arts Festival and many other arts events, free to the community each year. Tickets . . . Read More

Decatur Wine Festival ArtWalk

November 3 • 5-10 p.m. Art. Fun. Refreshments. It’s free! Wine and art belong together. That’s why the Decatur Wine Festival kicks off with ArtWalk. Stroll around Decatur to visit any (or all 12) of this year’s art spots and enjoy exhibits and refreshments. Find a full list of participants and featured artists at decaturwinefestival.org.

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

Artist Applications for YEA! 2017

Sunday Oct. 1 • 2-6 pm Arts event in the newly redesigned Harmony Park in Oakhurst Village. Artist application (PDF) Band application (PDF) Entry deadline is September 1. Pay for booth fees online here. This wildly popular one-day arts event has been embraced by local students grades K-12 as a way to showcase their creativity . . . 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

The Book as Art – Call for Artists

Artists who observe and interpret the idea of the book are invited to submit entries to the Decatur Arts Alliance’s juried exhibition visually celebrating the book form. Apply to the call for artists here. The Book as Art: Illuminated will emphasize the book as an art form that can be a delight to the eye, a . . . Read More