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Dishes and Fruits
December 8, 2016 – June 8, 2017
The Atrium Wall installation, located in the Atlanta Contemporary lobby, invites contemporary artists to create a site-specific commission and temporal solo exhibition.
The Atrium Wall—measuring 20 feet long and 14 feet high—provides artists with an opportunity to push their craft and practice by creating something beyond their normal scope and scale. Each large work remains on the wall for at least 6 months before being painted over and recommissioned for the next show. By viewing these installations as temporal solo exhibitions, it allows us to exhibit contemporary art long-term while we transition between exhibitions in our main galleries.
Holly Coulis received her BFA from the Ontario College or Art and Design in Toronto, Ontario and her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA. Coulis was originally born in Toronto, Canada in 1968. She recently moved from Brooklyn, NY to Athens, GA and currently lives and works in Athens, GA. Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally and is represented by Cherry and Martin in Los Angeles, CA and by Klaus von Nichtssagend in New York, NY. Recent group shows include Hannah Hoffman Gallery in Los Angeles, Taymour Grahne in New York, and Anna Marra Contemporanea in Rome, Italy.