EK Huckaby at {Poem88}

EK Huckaby brings his inimitable paintings and assemblages back to {Poem88} for his second solo exhibition, “The Ocean Casts the Greatest Shadow.” Working from found images from out-of-print tomes of Near Eastern travel, the behavior of honey-bees, and 19th century inventions, Huckaby gives a glimpse into the mysteries and travails of early modernity. In his carefully translucent images, Huckaby congeals extinct animals, light bulbs, and fruit markets, alike, in his home-made concoctions of Old World glazes. Huckaby, whose career enters its third decade, persists in exploring the possibilities of painting to evoke hidden worlds and poetic interpretation. Huckaby’s work is … Continue reading EK Huckaby at {Poem88}

Matt Haffner at KSU

The Zuckerman Museum of Art at Kennesaw State University presents “Walking Through the Lonesome City,” a site-specific installation by Matt Haffner, in the lobby of the School of Art & Design. Occupying the foyer of the Visual Arts Building, video portraits of working-class individuals will be projected over vinyl and aluminum cutouts that detail aspects of an urban environment. This visual narrative will be visible to anyone walking in or near the building, collapsing the distinction between inside and outside, art and architecture, and gallery and public space. This project is supported by an NEA Art Works grant and organized … Continue reading Matt Haffner at KSU

Sound Performance at whitespec

Saturday, September 29, is the last day of “Selections from The New England Primer.” A sound performance by Matt Gilbert, Ryan Peoples and friends in whitespec at whitespace gallery will take place at 4 p.m. Selections from The New England Primer is an interactive sound installation by Matt Gilbert in collaboration with Ryan Peoples. It investigates American approaches to childhood education as evidenced in The New England Primer, America’s first school textbook. The homemade sound controllers, some made from salvaged electronics, converts the content of the Primer — lessons based on rote memorization, strict discipline and Puritan values — into material … Continue reading Sound Performance at whitespec

Meg Aubrey on “Domiciled” at whitespace

Meg Aubrey‘s “Domiciled” painting and installation exhibition is at whitespace gallery in Atlanta from Sept. 7-Oct. 13, 2012. The show “deals with the facade of the suburbs and how a perfectly planned community has become the site of isolation.” Aubrey will give an artist talk at the gallery on Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Also available on: Vimeo – iTunes – Blip.tv Continue reading Meg Aubrey on “Domiciled” at whitespace

Alex Brewer, Greely Myatt at Sandler Hudson

Sandler Hudson Gallery presents “Spray,” by Atlanta artist Alex Brewer, also known as graffiti artist HENSE. This body of work is inspired by Brewer’s recent works in public spaces including work commissioned by the City of Atlanta on the Beltline, the Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, the Shops Around Lenox and the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art . Brewer will exhibit a series of mixed media works on paper and wood. Brewer says about the act of painting, ” I generally work on things in a very instinctive way. I paint, spray, or draw shapes and marks, then decide on … Continue reading Alex Brewer, Greely Myatt at Sandler Hudson

Terence E. Jackson at U*Space

Atlanta-based artist Terence E. Jackson continues his quest for understanding and cultivating that which is contained inside the individual. ‘A Visitation of Spirits’ uses African concepts as a means of looking at the spiritual DNA embedded in all and serves as a platform for creating a continuous healing and ataraxia. Existing somewhere between the world of altars, sculptures, and power objects; The exhibition features intriguing three dimensional works rich in texture and detail called ‘Spirit Markers’. Each piece serves as a portal for accessing heightened levels of perception and experience and asks the artistic question where does creativity end and … Continue reading Terence E. Jackson at U*Space