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Past Event January 17, 2019 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Atlanta Biennial Exhibition Opening
Join us for a first look at the 2019 Atlanta Biennial. Twenty artists from across the southeast share their voice through visual arts, television, fiber arts, music and sound. The exhibition A thousand tomorrows aims to address complexities and deep vernacular traditions of the Southeast. Mix and mingle with a selection of artists participating in the show and enjoy the meeting of perspectives from the region. Click here to see the full list of participating artists.
The opening reception will be held in conjunction with Contemporary Cocktails, drinks by our Mixologist in Residence, Trip Sandifer. Admission is free. Cash/credit bar.
Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means streets. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.
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Daniel Fuller has been the curator at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center since December 2014. Prior to this he had been the Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) at Maine College of Art. He has curated exhibitions at ice fishing shacks, a swap meet, the JumboTron of a minor-league hockey stadium, on public access television, and in several closets. Fuller received his MA in Museum Studies from Syracuse University. He has written for Art in America, Afterall, Art Asia Pacific, and Art Papers, Frieze, among numerous artist catalogs. A book of essays titled ‘This is not here’ will be published in 2016 with Publication Studio. He has previous curatorial experience with the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage in Philadelphia and Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill, NY.
Phillip March Jones is an artist, writer, and curator based in New York City. In 2009, he founded Institute 193, a non-profit contemporary art space and publisher in Lexington, Kentucky. Jones later served as the inaugural director of Atlanta’s Souls Grown Deep Foundation and currently Curator-at-Large at Institute 193, Lexington.
LocationGallery 1, Gallery 2, Gallery 3, Gallery 4, Gallery 5, Gallery 6, Chute Space, Sliver Space
January 17, 2019 – April 21, 2019
2019 Atlanta Biennial
2019 Atlanta Biennial
September 26 / 7:00pm
Grant Information Session
Presented by Creative Capital
Learn how artists can apply for the Creative Capital Award valued at $100,000, all dedicated to supporting artists complete their innovative project ideas.
September 29 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.
October 3 / 7:00pm
Nexus Award 2019
Honoring Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole
Atlanta Contemporary honors Annette Cone-Skelton and Kevin Cole with the 2019 Nexus Award at a reception on Wednesday, October 3.