Posts Tagged ‘The Arts’

Wild Gravity by Dale Clifford, photo from www.theseengallery.com

Thirty-Five Artists from the Atlanta Printmakers Studio and Asheville Bookworks created hand-pulled prints responding to the life and ideas of Charles Darwin.  These prints were put together as the “Folium darwinii” print portfolio, and will be exhibited for the first time at the Seen Gallery in Decatur, Georgia.  The show runs from February 13 – March 17, with an opening reception on February 13, from 7-10pm. The Seen Gallery is located at 415 Church Street, Decatur, Georgia, 30030.  For more information, click here.

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Join Several Dancers Core at “Lunchtime in the Studio” on Thursday, November 12th from noon until 1 pm.

CORE dancers will share their experiences of working on Artistic Director Sue Schroeder’s newest work: The Point. The dancers will share information and insight on a number of creative processes that they have been exploring, and will show examples of the results. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and make comments on what they see. Free lunch for the first 40 attendees generously provided by Bistro in a Box and Starbucks. Then later that day, join them for “Salon” from 6 until 8pm. 

This is the first in a series of Salons showing the development of artistic director Sue Schroeder’s newest work, The Point, in an informal atmosphere inviting discussion and dialogue about the creative process.

Delicious refreshments are  Refreah fRefreshments for the Salon are generously provided by Pharmhouse Restaurant.

Visit www.severaldancerscore.org for more information.

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The 21st annual Decatur Arts Festival poster will be unveiled this coming Thursday evening at the Old Courthouse on the Square from 5 until 7 pm. This year’s poster was designed by Decatur artist Judy AS. O. Lynn. Judy, whose business is called Mirabelle Studio, is influenced by nature, her surroundings and her personal perceptions of life. Judy’s work can be found at local at festivals, regional galleries and in Europe. She has been making books, decorative boxes and block prints ince 1991.

I look forward to seeing this years’ poster and I hope you will join us at the Old Courthouse on the Square. See you Thursday!

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The weather was great in Decatur this past weekend and crowds of people joined Bill and Amy at The Seen Gallery to celebrate their “Grand Re-opening” party. The gallery moved to Church Street in downtown Decatur next to Mingie World Arts and Java  Monkey. Several of the artists represented attended and seemed excited about the new space.

Glass and Ceramics on Display

Glass and Ceramics on Display

 Bill and Amy have done a great job of displaying the artwork and seemed very excited about the space. Bill mentioned that they would be cexpanding their hours to include more time during the day, so be sure to stop by, say hello, and support your local artists!


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boudreauxblackwaterThe Seen Gallery has relocated to downtown Decatur.  Conveniently located at 415 Church Street, the new space is two doors down from Java Monkey coffee and wine bar and one door down from Mingei World Arts, directly across from the Decatur Marta train station. 


Plan to attend the sneak preview this Friday, January 23,  7-10 PM


From Bill Bibb: “We, and our talented artists, are tremendously excited about the new space and the opportunity to more efficiently serve the art community.  We plan to resume regular, expanded business hours in mid February.  We have been working hard to open for business as soon as possible.  More than a few fresh coats of paint and we are almost there. We invite you to plan to attend our sneak preview, have a glass of wine with us, and talk with us about our plans for the new venue. The open house is presented in association with ATLart09, 18 days of city wide gallery openings, museum exhibitions, and lectures.”


Mark your calendars!

The Seen “Grand Reopening” will be on Saturday, March 7, 7-10 PM


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