Thursday
Oct172013

TCP + RED BULL CURATES = MOMENTUM PRE-GAME

FREE TONIGHT?

Join our Executive Director; Neda Abghari along with renowned Executive Director of the Fay Gold Gallery; Fay Gold & Susannah Darrow, Executive Director and Co-founder of BURNAWAY, as they judge the RED BULL CURATES: THE CANVAS COOLER PROJECT: Celebrating Atlanta's most innovative contemporary artists as they turn their eye-catching designs into canvas-wrapped Red Bull coolers. The three will select two Atlanta artists to show and sell their work at the SCOPE Art Show in Miami during the 2013 Art Basel Season!  

Come hang out with TCP and our friends at RED BULL as we get ready for tomorrow night's
MOMENTUM: Exit to the Future

PRE-GAME:

Thursday, October 17 p.m.
9 p.m. to Midnight

Westside Cultural Arts Center
760 10th Street, NW Atlanta, Georgia 30318
www.westsideartscenter.com

Thursday
Sep192013

MARK THOSE CALENDARS: TCP's ANNUAL EXHIBITION is Friday Oct 18th

 

TCP & The Goat Farm Arts Center Present:

TCP's 2013 Annual Exhibition and Fundraiser:

MOMENTUM: Exit to the Future


Featuring 2011-13 Artist-in-Studio Residents:
Jerushia Graham
Justin Rabideau
Ashley L. Schick
Marcy Starz
Nikki Starz

Exhibiting Artists: 2012-14 Housing Residents: Gyun Hur, Andre Keichian, Masud “MAO” Olufani, Charlie Watts 

Juror for "Best-in-Show": Michael Rooks | Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art for the High Museum.

TCP residents; MAO, Gyun Hur, Neda Abghari (TCP Exec. Director), Charlie Watts, Justin Rabideau, Nikki Starz, Jerushia Graham, Brandon Sadler, Andre Keichian, and Marcy Starz

Musical textures & installation curated by Suno Deko in collaboration with Amy Godwin

Please join us as TCP celebrates the work your support has made possible! Together, through generous contributions of time, resources, and spirit we have established TCP's strong foundation and tremendous "MOMENTUM" into the future! This exhibition marks the culmination of the 2011-13 artists-in-residence's experience with The Creatives Project. We come together to honor these residents and to share their progress and commitment to our youth and our city, as they journey into new stages of their careers. Come meet the TCP residents and help us welcome the 2013-15 Artist-in-Studio residents: Fatimah Abdullah, Jason Kofke, Molly Rose Freeman, Lucha Rodriguez, Matthew Terrell, Angus Galloway, and Nick Madden.

A SPECIAL THANKS TO THIS YEAR'S HOST COMMITTEE

David Goodrowe; Goodrowe Hobby
Kwanza Hall; Atlanta City Council
Peter Leafman; Digital Arts Studio  
Mark Karleson; Mason Murer Fine Art
Molly Mackenzie; Jamestown Properties
Dan & Jennifer McGraw; Hope Industrial Systems
Laura Moody; Midtown Alliance
Derek Murphy & Wanda Dunaway
  Mark Peterson, Paraline
Adrianne Proeller; CVMNA
Laurel Rummel, Good Clean Design
Jay Tribby; Office of Councilmember Kwanza Hall
Jay Wiggins & Martha Wilber

Complimentary spirits courtesy of:

 

18 OCTOBER 2013 | 8P-11PM GOAT FARM ARTS CENTER
1200 FOSTER ST. | ATLANTA GA 30316

$15 early RSVP donation & artists | $25 donation at the door

Experience a night of celebration and philanthropy in support of The Creatives Project (TCP)’s mission: to enrich and strengthen the local community through quality arts-based education and outreach, while celebrating and elevating the city’s visual and performing artists.

For more information on event sponsorship or to join the host committee, please e-mail neda@thecreativesproject.org

ARTS + EDUCATION + COMMUNITY + COMMERCE = A HAPPY ATLANTA

installation view of 2012's CONVERGENCE exhibition: Justin Rabideau, Brandon Sadler

TCP is a proud recipient of The Goat Farm Arts Center's AIP.

The Goat Farm AIP (Arts Investment Package) is a funding and resource package that aides in production and marketing so that recipients can focus on content. All AIP Recipients receive financial assistance, direct funding, production assistance, marketing assistance and rehearsal / performance / exhibition / classroom space.  The Goat Farm AIP vehicle invests over $150,000 annually in arts funding, financial assistance and in-kind contributions.

 

A Special thanks to Colorchrome Atlanta for always taking care of TCP's specialized printing needs.

Friday
Sep132013

Visit us at the Atlanta Arts Festival this weekend Sept 14th & 15th!

 

This will be TCP's 3rd year as the official non-profit partner of the Atlanta Arts Festival!!

This year TCP Artists Ashley Schick and Jerushia Graham will be exhibiting and selling work!!! Come pay us a visit, learn more about our organization, and pick up great prints for your art collection. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to theses two amazing TCP talents.

Hope to see you Sat. 10-7 and Sun 10-5 at Peidmont Park. TCP's booth is located in the Arts Advocacy area near the covered pavillion close to the tennis courts on the east side of the Park. Click here for directions and parking info.

 

 

Pictured above: "Squeeze Box 1" medium: screenprint & linocut by Jerushia Graham working to the right.


Pictured above: "Foraging Afternoon" medium: hand-cut paper, adhesive by Ashley L. Schick pictured working below.

Wednesday
Sep112013

Join us at AAF, Whitespace, Kai Lin, Mint, Kibbee & Sandler Hudson

THIS WEEK'S EVENTS AT OUR DROP OFF LOCATIONS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th

Opening Reception: Claw Shine Gloam & Vesper / Wendy Given
Whitespace Gallery / 7-10PM

Opening Reception: Used Air / Martha Whittington
WhiteSpec at Whitespace Gallery / 7-10PM

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th

Opening Reception: Perfectly Precarious / Greg Noblin, Elliston Roshi, Sam Parker, Lisa Hart
Kai Lin Art / 7-10PM

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th

TCP artists Ashley Schick and Jerushia Graham at the Atlanta Arts Festival
Piedmont Park Arts Advocacy Area / 10am-7pm

Artist Talk: Claw Shine Gloam & Vesper / Wendy Given
Whitespace Gallery / 2PM

Opening Reception: Outdated / Hailey Lowe Fennell and Bethany Collins
Kibbee Gallery / 7-9PM

Opening Reception: Atlantaland Art Show
MINT / 7-10PM

Opening Reception: OCUS 11 ante literam / Margaret Fletcher
Sandler Hudson Gallery / 7-9PM

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th

TCP artists Ashley Schick and Jerushia Graham at the Atlanta Arts Festival
Piedmont Park Arts Advocacy Area / 10am-7pm

CLEAN OUT THOSE CLOSETS, AND LOOK FOR THE RED BIN!

@CREATIVESPRO #LOOKFORTHEREDBIN

Donate new and gently used art supplies at participating galleries & businesses this summer to benefit 2013-14 outreach initiatives through TCP's Community Arts Program.

Visit the following locations ALL SUMMER to see GREAT ART
and DROP OFF new and used ART SUPPLIES
benefiting YOUNG ARTISTS IN NEED!!!

Buckhead: BINDERS, MASON MURER, *MOCA GA, SAM FLAX

Eastside: BEEP BEEP, DOOKIBBEEMINT, OCTANE,
THE ARTS EXCHANGE, WHITESPACE & *YOUNG BLOOD BOUTIQUE


2013 TCP's GENERAL ART SUPPLY WISH LIST

DRAWING:

graphite pencils, charcoal, pastels, india ink, colored pencils, watercolor pencils, carbon paper, tracing paper, blank sketchbooks, markers/sharpies, and all types of drawing paper: newsprint, bristol, etc.

PAINTING:

paints: acrylic and watercolor (tubes & pans), various sized brushes, all types of canvas: boards, stretched, unstretched, watercolor paper, paper tape, palettes, sponges, & mural supplies: paint rollers & trays, drop cloths, & large brushes

PRINTMAKING:

waterbased inks, plexiglass, spray bottles, linoleum blocks, linoleum cutters, x-acto knives and blades, brayers, wooden spoons, silkscreens, photo emulsion, and squeegees

PHOTOGRAPHY:

digital cameras: DSLR & point and shoots, camera bags & cases

MISCELLANEOUS:

construction paper, glue (sticks, rubber cement, elmer's, etc...), scissors, rulers, matt board, matt cutter and blades, tape (scotch, masking, painters), drawing boards, horses & easels.

SPECIAL REQUEST MATERIALS for TCP's outreach beneficiary: One Love Generation

35 sets of standard acrylic brushes
35 sets of drawing pencils (4H, 2H, HB, B, 2B, etc.)
35 erasers
35 blending stumps
35 pencil sharpeners
35 sketchbooks
10 drawing boards
Acrylic paint (ROYGBV Black White)
Canvases of all sizes
All types of papers (bristol, marker, sketch, mixed)
Sharpies (all colors, all widths)
Paint markers (all colors, all sizes)
Spray paint (all colors)
Adhesives (elmers, hot glue, rubber cement, 3m spray)
Sculpting wire
Exacto knives

*please label your One Love donation "for OLG" and we will make sure it arrives to them safely!

PROVIDE FISCAL SUPPORT OR SPONSOR A RED BIN FOR $5.00!

FOR EQUIPMENT DONATIONS 
please email us

REMEMBER YOUR DONATIONS ARE 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT !!!

Friday
Sep062013

JOIN us at EMORY, MOCA GA and MASON MURER this friday 9/6!

SPECIAL EVENT:

TCP has been nominated and selected to receive the 2013 Creativity & Arts Community Impact Organization Award by Emory Univeristy! Join us on Fri., Sept. 6 from 6-7:30 pm for the public acknowledgment!

1700 North Decatur Road, Atlanta, GA 30322
http://arts.emory.edu/about/institutions/schwartz-center.html

THEN VISIT THESE OPENINGS AT OUR DROP OFF LOCATIONS!

 

Opening Reception: September Show / John Baeder In Conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography
Mason Murer Fine Art / 6-9PM

Opening Reception: Foreign Love / Jiha Moon
MOCA GA / 6:30PM

 

CLEAN OUT THOSE CLOSETS, AND LOOK FOR THE RED BIN!

@CREATIVESPRO #LOOKFORTHEREDBIN

Donate new and gently used art supplies at participating galleries & businesses this summer to benefit 2013-14 outreach initiatives through TCP's Community Arts Program.

Visit the following locations ALL SUMMER to see GREAT ART
and DROP OFF new and used ART SUPPLIES
benefiting YOUNG ARTISTS IN NEED!!!

Buckhead: BINDERS, MASON MURER, *MOCA GA, SAM FLAX

Eastside: BEEP BEEP, DOOKIBBEEMINT, OCTANE,
THE ARTS EXCHANGE, WHITESPACE & *YOUNG BLOOD BOUTIQUE


2013 TCP's GENERAL ART SUPPLY WISH LIST

DRAWING:

graphite pencils, charcoal, pastels, india ink, colored pencils, watercolor pencils, carbon paper, tracing paper, blank sketchbooks, markers/sharpies, and all types of drawing paper: newsprint, bristol, etc.

PAINTING:

paints: acrylic and watercolor (tubes & pans), various sized brushes, all types of canvas: boards, stretched, unstretched, watercolor paper, paper tape, palettes, sponges, & mural supplies: paint rollers & trays, drop cloths, & large brushes

PRINTMAKING:

waterbased inks, plexiglass, spray bottles, linoleum blocks, linoleum cutters, x-acto knives and blades, brayers, wooden spoons, silkscreens, photo emulsion, and squeegees

PHOTOGRAPHY:

digital cameras: DSLR & point and shoots, camera bags & cases

MISCELLANEOUS:

construction paper, glue (sticks, rubber cement, elmer's, etc...), scissors, rulers, matt board, matt cutter and blades, tape (scotch, masking, painters), drawing boards, horses & easels.

SPECIAL REQUEST MATERIALS for TCP's outreach beneficiary: One Love Generation

35 sets of standard acrylic brushes
35 sets of drawing pencils (4H, 2H, HB, B, 2B, etc.)
35 erasers
35 blending stumps
35 pencil sharpeners
35 sketchbooks
10 drawing boards
Acrylic paint (ROYGBV Black White)
Canvases of all sizes
All types of papers (bristol, marker, sketch, mixed)
Sharpies (all colors, all widths)
Paint markers (all colors, all sizes)
Spray paint (all colors)
Adhesives (elmers, hot glue, rubber cement, 3m spray)
Sculpting wire
Exacto knives

*please label your One Love donation "for OLG" and we will make sure it arrives to them safely!

PROVIDE FISCAL SUPPORT OR SPONSOR A RED BIN FOR $5.00!

FOR EQUIPMENT DONATIONS 
please email us

REMEMBER YOUR DONATIONS ARE 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT !!!