It is a hands-on architectural design workshop where we collaborate to create a prototype of a Futuristic Skyscraper from cardboard units. Presented by Katya Kouznetsova and Dima Alekseev of the Contemporary Art & Architecture Lab (Start with Art: Art Studio).

In this workshop, participants will:

• Learn about leading architects, influential artists, and designers

• Learn how to sketch and design like an architect

• Refine their understanding of sustainable design and architecture and its impact on citizens and the environment

• Discuss how to introduce nature back into our buildings

This workshop is for all ages. Children under 7 years old may need assistance from an adult.

Atlanta Contemporary COVID-19 Procedures

The wearing of masks indoors is now optional. If you have been recently exposed to someone with COVID-19 or believe you may be symptomatic, please stay home. These recommendations are based on CDC guidelines.


Katya Kouznetsova

Fine Arts teacher, Digital Artist, Graphic Designer. Teaches the Foundations of Art and the Contemporary Art & Architecture course at START WITH ART. Manages START WITH ART social media presence and public relations.

Dima Alekseyev

Artist, Curator. Teaches the Contemporary Art & Architecture course at START WITH ART. From 1990 to present Dmitry Alekseyev participates in top galleries in Russia, Germany, Switzerland, USA; and in numerous private collections in Russia and abroad.18 solo exhibitions.



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Upcoming Events

October 8 / 12:00pm
Contemporary Talks

BLDGS Talk + Tour

Presented by Atlanta Design Festival

Grab a coffee and explore the historical Atlanta Contemporary building with the BLDGS, the architecture group behind the 2013 renovation of the galleries. This tour is part of the Atlanta Design Festival tour series with MA! Architecture Tours.

October 12 / 10:00am
Contemporary Off-Site

Callanwolde Gallery Tour

Members Only


Members will tour the fine art gallery located at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center.

October 13 / 6:00pm
Contemporary Talks

Andres Serrano’s Insurrection


Atlanta Contemporary hosts a screening of Insurrection, followed by a Q+A with the filmmaker, Andres Serrano.

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