“Art in Urban and Post-Urban Settings” at Rialto

Possible Futures and Georgia State University’s Center for Collaborative and International Art (CENCIA), welcome Brazilian Curator Priscila Arantes to Atlanta for a discussion on making art in urban and “post-urban” settings as outlined in the 2011 book, NOPLACENESS: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape.

In discussion with Priscila Arantes will be Tim Nichols, Assistant Professor at Georgia State University’s Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design, and Courtney Hammond, Project Supervisor of Public Art with the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs.

Tim Nichols, AIA, LEED has studied and practiced architecture in Atlanta, Albuquerque, Chicago, Starkville and New York City. In 2000, Tim earned a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in New York City. He has designed restaurants in Atlanta, high-rises in Chicago, and most recently, from 2000-2007, he was Design Director of Interiors with HOK, one of the largest design firms in the world.

Courtney Hammond is a native of Atlanta and a graduate of the School of Fine Arts at Georgia State University. She is currently the Project Supervisor of Outreach and Education for the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program. She has co-founded and currently serves as Creative Director for Dashboard Co-Op, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on supporting the creative endeavors of contemporary artists.

To register, please visit: www.atlantaartnow.eventbrite.com

Rialto Center for the Arts Lobby
80 Forsyth St.
Atlanta, GA

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