TCP at PCM August 8-31st!

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

1st Annual Summer Outreach Youth Exhibition
Friday, August 8th, 2014 | 6pm-8pm RSVP
Ponce City Market #pcmgallery

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


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.

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

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 


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).


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.


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.


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

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.

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!


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.

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.

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

We look forward to seeing you soon!

the TCP Family