Creative Lives and Careers: On Professionalism
Sat, Feb 8, 11am-12pm

Artistic Director Stuart Horodner and Communications Manager Rachel Reese lead a conversation about professional issues facing Atlanta artists, including under- and over-exposure, gallery relationships, and social media practices.

“The rules of etiquette in the art world are unwritten and complex, and whatever rules there are are often broken—brazenly or discreetly, on purpose and by accident…”
-Wendy Olsoff

From I like your work: art and etiquette, Paper Monument, 2009:
-Guidelines for Openings by Andrew Berardini
-Art and Netiquette by Paddy Johnson
-How Artists Must Dress by Roger White

The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love, by Jackie Battenfield

ART/WORK: Everything You Need to Know (and Do) As You Pursue Your Art Career, by Heather Darci Bhandari and Jonathan Melber

The Studio Reader: On the Space of Artists, by Mary Jane Jacob and Michelle Grabner

Admission to ACAC includes this program:
Members Free, General $8, Students $5, Seniors $5, Kids 5 & under Free

Upcoming Events

August 24 / 7:00pm
Art Party


Changing the Way We All See Art


Join us for our annual fundraiser - a night in which our whole campus is transformed with programming on the pavilion, special presentations throughout the campus, and of course, Open Studios with our artists in the Studio Artist Program.

October 3 / 7:00pm
Nexus Award

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.

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