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Sep032014

TCP at AAF with Romy Maloon and ELEVATE Atlanta

 

"CALIBRATE" | Become a part of the art with Romy Maloon
Atlanta Arts Festival Weekend
Saturday, September 13th | 10:00am-7pm & Sunday, September 14th | 10:00am-5pm
Piedmont Park | Arts Advocacy Area  | free and open to the public | RSVP

Artist Romy Maloon has been selected to create a public art work for Elevate Atlanta, City of Atlanta - Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs downtown initiative to exhibit contemporary public art in October. TCP will host this public volunteer experience to help Romy bring this great project to fruition through community involvement. Romy will be in attendance to will give a brief overview of the project. She will walk participants through the process of creating the panels which will eventually wrap an entire building in artificial flowers! Join us in this fun art making experience!

TCP is the Official Atlanta Arts Festival Nonprofit Partner

Interested in building community participation for your public art project during the next year's festival? Send a note to info@thecreativesproject.org email subject TCP + AAF 2015.

SAVE THE DATES:

CONTINUUM
4th Annual Exhibition and Fundraiser
Friday, October 10th, 2014 
| 8pm-11pm RSVP
The Goat Farm Arts Center | $20.00 (presale & artists) | $25.00 (night of)

TCP and The Goat Farm Arts Center are proud to present CONTINUUM the Fourth Annual Exhibition & Benefit showcasing work by TCP’s artists-in-studio residents. CONTINUUM showcases the aesthetic exploration of TCP residents as they continue to expand their visual vernacular and move towards promising creative horizons. It is a celebration of The Creatives Project artists on their continued successes and the residual impact of the generous support from Atlanta and its diverse communities, with contributions of time, resources, and an overall spirit of giving. 

CONTINUUM marks the completion of artists MAO, Andre Keichian, and Charlie Watts’ artist residency. Continuing the cycle, artists Fatimah Abdullah, Molly Rose Freeman, Angus Galloway, Jason Kofke, Nick Madden, and Lucha Rodriguez, will exhibit works from their first year with The Creatives Project. Music for the evening is by Feast of Violet, curated by David Courtright"

 

"SOUND INTO SPACE"
Thurs, Nov. 11th, 2014 | 7pm-11pm MORE DETAILS COMING SOON

Suno Deko curates an experience in which musicians create visual based works to support the atmosphere of their show. Not only will guests enjoy the musical stylings of each performer, they will also experience installations/ art works created by those performers.

 

TCP HOLIDAY SOIREE
Friday, Dec 12th, 2014, 7pm-11pm MORE DETAILS COMING SOON

 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

xoxo,
the TCP Family

Saturday
Jul262014

TCP at PCM August 8-31st!

We are so excited for our August stint at Ponce City Market Gallery!

CAPTURE SOCIAL & EXHIBITION #captureO4W
1st Annual Summer Outreach Youth Exhibition
Friday, August 8th, 2014 | 6pm-8pm RSVP
Ponce City Market #pcmgallery
FREE

Presented in collaboration with Ponce City Market, The Creatives Project and VSA Arts of Georgia will present the inaugural “Capturing Community” Youth Exhibition to benefit the Year of Boulevard intitative. The exhibition will showcase and celebrate works created by TCP’s summer portrait workshop participants including students from Operation P.E.A.C.E. and Big Bethel AME Church. Lite Bites will provided by Earth Biscuit Foods

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
The Capture Project is a technology-based education program with a focus on language arts enrichment and social responsibility via the documentary arts. Participants will experience a one day portrait photography workshop to learn the fundamentals of storytelling through portrait photography. The program will be customized to provide youth with tools they’ll need to capture the personal stories and intimate portraits of individuals they meet in their community.

Each youth will be paired with a TCP artist mentor as they embark on a portrait scavenger hunt at participating
businesses along the street car path. Each team will engage community members through interviews and photography. The experience will be documented online and will culminate with a final exhibition of portraits and stories captured by each youth participant.

www.thecreativesproject.org/capture

This Creatives Project program is funded in partnership with VSA Arts of Georgia by the National Endowment for the Arts, supported in part by the Mayors Office of Cultural Affairs, and local citizens through Power2Give.org.

A special thanks to our generous sponsors; The Sound TablePonce City MarketBinders Art Supplies and FramesColorchrome Atlanta, Capture Inegration, Earth Biscuit FoodsGeorgia Crown Distributing Company, and Trinity Productions Inc!

The Perkerson pilot program was sponsored by and generous citizens like you!

 @creativespro @District2ATL @theSoundTable @PonceCityMarket @BindersArt events_trinity #colorchromeatlanta 

FLIGHT OF SWALLOWS

Thursday, August 14th | 7:30-9:00 pm         

Ponce City Market Gallery | Pay-What-You-Want
Flight of Swallows is a collaboration between aerialist Sadie Hawkins and cellist Deisha Oliver-Millar. Flight of Swallows is a kinesthetic call and response between improvising musicians and aerialist.  The orchestra for this particular performance will consist of Blake Helton (Percussion), George Walace (Peadal Steele), Terry Boiling (Singing Saw) and Deisha Oliver-Millar (cello).


WELCOMING ALL LEARNERS

Saturday, August 16th | 11am-1:30 pm         

Ponce City Market Gallery | $15 workshop fee

Learn how to identify and better engage students with special needs. Did you know...
National stats conclude that 38% of young people in the classroom are living with a disability? AND...
Nearly 40% of educators in the state do not know about these disabilities or how to refer a student into the system?

Explore this topic in depth with VSA arts of Georgia, C4 Atlanta, and The Creatives Project in a unique, professional development workshops for all educators interested in learning how to identify and integrate all learners into their work, while discovering tools and techniques for addressing developmental delays in an educational environment. Led by TCP Executive Director Neda Abghari.

REVEALED

Wednesday, August 20th | 7pm-10 pm         

Ponce City Market Gallery | $10 suggested donation

TCP 2013-15 studio residents will reveal a collaborative installation created during their temporary studio residency at Ponce City Market Gallery!  The artists will be on hand to discuss their install, a sneak preview of CONTINUUM on 10.10, as well as their experience in residence with TCP.  We will also reveal the 2014/2016 class of artists-in-residents!

The installation will remain on display along with the “Capturing Community” Youth Exhibition through August 31st. The exhibition will showcase and celebrate works created by TCP’s summer portrait workshop participants including students from Operation P.E.A.C.E. and other area summer camps. The works will remain on display through August 31st.

ROLL YER OWN

Saturday, August 23rd | 7pm-8:15 pm         

Ponce City Market Gallery | $5 suggested donation

Roll Yer Own is ASIFA-Atlanta's annual showcase of independent, animated short films  produced in Georgia. 3D, 2D, traditional hand-drawn, stop-motion and hybrids in between are all represented in this line-up, each of which requires painstaking dedication and a visionary collective of animators. Selections receive continued opportunities for distribution through ASIFA-Atlanta, and are eligible for inclusion in International Animation Day (IAD), ASIFA's international exchange program with participants from chapters worldwide.

Sponsored by the Atlanta Film Fest

ESPRESS YOURSELF
A Stimulating evening of music and expression
Thursday, August 28 | 8:00-11pm | RSVP 
Ponce City Market Gallery | $10 suggested donation

Ritual Union, Book of Colors, Suno Deko

The Creatives Project, in collaboration with the Goat Farm Outlands present an expressive night of vibrant music and coffee-inspired cocktails. Musical guests include Atlanta chamber folk outfit Book of Colors, Birmingham, Alabama's experimental group Sea Cycles, and Atlanta's Suno Deko (TCP music curator David Courtright). Guests are invited to enjoy complimentary Batdorf & Bronson + Patron XO Cafe cocktails, while perusing  TCP resident installations  in the newly opened Ponce City Market Gallery.

CALIBRATE
Become a part of the art with Romy Maloon
Saturday, August 30th | 1:00-6pm
Ponce City Market Gallery | free and open to the public

Artist Romy Maloon has been selected to create a public art work for Elevate Atlanta, City of Atlanta - Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs downtown initiative to exhibit contemporary public art in October. TCP will host this public volunteer experience to help Romy bring this great project to fruition through community involvement. Romy will be in attendance to will give a brief overview of the project. She will walk participants through the process of creating the panels which will eventually wrap an entire building in artificial flowers!  Join us in this fun art making experience! Pizza and sodas will be served!

SAVE THE DATES:

CONTINUUM
4th Annual Exhibition and Fundraiser
Friday, October 10th, 2014
| 8pm-11pm RSVP
The Goat Farm Arts Center | $20.00 (presale & artists) | $25.00 (night of)

Presented By: The Creatives Project (TCP) & The Goat Farm Arts Center. The Creatives Project (TCP)’s Fourth Annual Exhibition & Fundraiser showcasing work by TCP’s artists-in-studio residents. "CONTINUUM" showcases the aesthetic exploration of TCP residents as they continue to expand their visual vernacular and move towards promising creative horizons. It is a celebration of our continued success and the residual impact of the generous support we have had from our city and its communities, with contributions of time, resources, and an overall spirit of giving. “CONTINUUM” marks the completion of artists MAO, Andre Keichian, and Charlie Watts’ residency as we welcome Fatimah Abdullah, Molly Rose Freeman, Angus Galloway, Nick Madden, and Lucha Rodriguez, who will all sharing their works from their first year with The Creatives Project. Learn more about our residents HERE.
 

"SOUND INTO SPACE"
Thurs, Nov. 11th, 2014 | 7pm-11pm MORE DETAILS COMING SOON

Suno Deko curates an experience in which musicians create visual based works to support the atmosphere of their show. Not only will guests enjoy the musical stylings of each performer, they will also experience installations/ art works created by those performers.

TCP HOLIDAY SOIREE
Friday, Dec 12th, 2014, 7pm-11pm MORE DETAILS COMING SOON

We look forward to seeing you soon!

xoxo,
the TCP Family

Friday
May302014

Mark those calendars with our extra special dates!

This Friday TCP, VSA Arts of Georgia, & YO Boulevard will launch and raise funds for the first year of their Capture Project collaboration in the O4W during a cocktail reception and meet & greet with TCP resident artists. Art works created during our pilot program will also be on display.

Check out work created by our students at Perkerson Elementary School here!
 

Your support is crucial! We would like to offer this program to our community for years to come as we expand our reach into highly under served neighborhoods in Metro Atlanta.

“CAPTURE KICKOFF & COCKTAILS”
1st Annual TCP Summer Youth Outreach Fundraiser
Friday, June 6th, 2014, 5pm-7pm RSVP
The Sound Table | light bites courtesy of the Sound Table | signature cocktail by Mixologist Navarro Carr
$20.00

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:
The Capture Project is a technology-based education program with a focus on language arts enrichment and social responsibility via the documentary arts. Participants will experience a one day portrait photography workshop to learn the fundamentals of storytelling through portrait photography. The program will be customized to provide youth with tools they’ll need to capture the personal stories and intimate portraits of individuals they meet in their community.

Each youth will be paired with a TCP artist mentor as they embark on a portrait scavenger hunt at participating
businesses along the street car path. Each team will engage community members through interviews and photography. The experience will be documented online and will culminate with a final exhibition of portraits and stories captured by each youth participant.

www.thecreativesproject.or g/capture

This Creatives Project program is funded in partnership with VSA Arts of Georgia by the National Endowment of the Arts, Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, and local citizens and businesses to support forty teenagers selected from YO Boulevard area summer camps while engaging businesses along the street car path.

A special thanks to our generous sponsors; The Sound Table, Ponce City Market, Binders Art Supplies and Frames, Colorchrome Atlanta, Georgia Crown Distributing Company, and Trinity Productions Inc!

--The Perkerson program was sponsored by  and generous citizens like you!

@creativespro @District2ATL @theSoundTable @PonceCityMarket @BindersArt events_trinity #colorchromeatlanta


“CAPTURE FINALE & SOCIAL”
1st Annual Summer Outreach Youth Exhibition
Friday, August 8th, 2014, 6pm-8pm RSVP
Ponce City Market
FREE

Presented in collaboration with Ponce City Market, The Creatives Project and VSA Arts of Georgia will present the inaugural “Capturing Community” Youth Exhibition. The exhibition will showcase and celebrate
works created by the Capture Project Summer  Youth Portrait Workshop participants including students from Operation P.E.A.C.E. and other area summer camps.

"CONTINUUM"
4th Annual Exhibition and Fundraiser
Friday, October 10th, 2014, 8pm-11pm RSVP
The Goat Farm Arts Center
$20.00 (presale & artists); $25.00 (night of)

Presented By: The Creatives Project (TCP) & The Goat Farm Arts Center. The Creatives Project (TCP)’s Fourth Annual Exhibition & Fundraiser showcasing work by TCP’s artists-in-studio residents. "CONTINUUM" showcases the aesthetic exploration of TCP residents as they continue to expand their visual vernacular and move towards promising creative horizons. It is a celebration of our continued success and the residual impact of the generous support we have had from our city and its communities, with contributions of time, resources, and an overall spirit of giving. “CONTINUUM” marks the completion of artists MAO, Andre Keichian, and Charlie Watts’ residency as we welcome Fatimah Abdullah, Molly Rose Freeman, Angus Galloway, Nick Madden, and Lucha Rodriguez, who will all sharing their works from their first year with The Creatives Project. Learn more about our residents HERE.

"TCP HOLIDAY SOIREE"
Friday, Dec 12th, 2014, 7pm-11pm MORE DETAILS COMING SOON

We look forward to seeing you soon!

xoxo,
the TCP Family

Wednesday
May142014

Just Past the Peripheral, New work by Charlie Watts, May 17 June 21 at Whitespec

In TCP resident artists Charlie Watts' latest show, Just Past the Peripheral, she seeks to create images not of this world, to use photography as a stepping-stone to the unknown realm just past the peripheral edge of consciousness. These new photographs bring imagination into fruition and provide a visual escape from the ordinary to the fantastical. They will be on view at Whitespec from May 17th June 21st with an opening reception on May 17th from 7-10pm.

814 Edgewood Ave | Atlanta, GA 30307 | Tel: 404.688.1892 |

RSVP HERE

Tuesday
May132014

ONE LOVE GENERATION's Year End Show is this Friday May 16th!

One of our favorite outreach beneficiaries; One Love Generation will show off the accomplishments of their youth artists this Friday, May 16th for OLG’s annual GALLERY SHOW. Join us at the Rodriguez Room Gallery at The Goat Farm Arts Center to celebrate the young artists of OLG and their amazing work. Come meet the talented youth our TCP's resident artists have been working with all year!  

TCP Resident artist Jason Kofke performs a demo with OLG Youth  Proceeds will benefit OLG, the young artists, as well as a cause of their choice. Music, beverages, and light snacks will be provided!

Featured Artists Include: Ahmara Smith, Alana Clark, Alex Dreher, Amaya Wright, Avanti Lemons, Brady Moreland, Carl Schwartz, Cyan D’Anjou, Dayla Jackson, Gloria Kitchens, Hunter Peatman, Jada Hislop, Jorryn Bellinger, Katherine Davis, Micah Seals, Natalie Avery, Neelie Kibler, Posey Miranda, Reid Rosbottom, Sarah Kitchens, Savannah Banks, Sebastian Van Erk, Sharon Moran, Tamai Shealey, Yakira Carter

The Goat Farm Arts Center
1200 Foster St., Atlanta, Georgia 30318

 RSVP HERE