June’s Contemporary Classroom is taught by Magda Dumitrescu. Magda references global and local artist to contextualize the journey in art.

Risk and Self Reflection | June 9, 2020
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Delve into art and self-reflection with Magda! This lesson explores the creation of a self-portrait through objects and how to explore self-portraiture in your environment. Lesson one will teach viewers how to recognize art making as a risk-taking process that incorporates existing knowledge, brainstorming, planning, and discovery of unexpected connections.


Risk and Design Elements | June 16, 2020
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Lesson 2 will discuss and teach students to apply concepts, such as activating negative space, visual weight, non-centered focal point, dominance and subordination of design elements, and variety within repetition.

Risk and Grand Gestures | June 23, 2020
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Join us in Magda's third lesson which employs various techniques to express emotion and vulnerability in line work, as the focus of the piece and as a compositional element. Lesson three will teach viewers to create process focused pieces with both meticulous and gestural processes.

Contemporary Classroom

Contemporary Classroom is a program that teaches children (K - 12) about various artistic mediums in accordance with the Fine Arts National Standards of Excellence. Local practicing artists facilitate a monthly art project where children will explore past and current exhibitions, create original artworks, and showcase their work in a Zine or digital platform. As a virtual program these lessons will be published every Tuesday.

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Bio

Magda Dumitirescu

Magda Dumitirescu is a visual artist born, raised, and based in Atlanta. Her work spans media from drawing, murals, and digital animation; and centers color, movement, and storytelling. She strives to create a strong sense of place in her work, so each viewer may find solace, magic, and interconnectivity within it. Magda has exhibited at The High Rise Show with Miya Bailey (2019), and Pain with Notch8Gallery (2019). She is double majoring in Anthropology and Studio Art (BA) at Georgia State University

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Upcoming Events

July 7 – July 28
Virtual

Contemporary Classroom

Sophia Dawson

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Contemporary Classroom is a program that teaches children about various artistic mediums in accordance with national Fine Arts standards.

July 7 – July 28
Virtual

Contemporary Classroom

Andrea Arreguin

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Contemporary Classroom is a program that teaches children about various artistic mediums in accordance with national Fine Arts standards.

July 13 / 12:00pm
Virtual

Meditation Monday

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Atlanta Contemporary hosts a session of mindfulness-based activities to inspire awareness, creativity, and healing for everyone.

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