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2007 Display Gallery Exhibits Archive 

2007 Display Gallery Exhibits
Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Original Art from the
Vinings School of Art

January 3, 2007 - February 28, 2007

Original Art from the Vinings School of Art


The Vinings School of Art opened its doors in April 2006 in the Smyrna / Vinings area. They believe in the importance of nurturing the artistic talents of children, starting at an early age, and do so through a varied art program. Activities include painting, drawing, and clay. Classes are taught by experienced teachers and the pupils range in age from toddlers to teenagers.

Please drop in to see works of art from students and instructors during January and February. Click here to learn more about the Vinings School of Art.

Collection of Quilt Accessories
by Carole Noonan

March 1, 2007 - April 30, 2007


Ms. Noonan has been involved in sewing since her childhood and learned embroidery stitches from her grandmother; the same stitches that she now uses to embellish her quilts and pillows. As requests for her six-square baby quilts grew, she enlisted her 93-year-old mother to help embroider the designs.

The exhibit includes one of her first sunbonnet quilts, as well as a family photo quilt and two special quilt projects with her grandsons.

Ms. Noonan's quilts are not only creative in design, but they also represent important themes in her life. Quilting has always been a means of self expression and she fond of pictorial quilts. She has included two of these types of quilts as part of the display in our galleries.

This large and impresive display is presented in both the art gallery and the display gallery.

Student Art
from Art & Food

May 1, 2007 - June 30, 2007

Student Art from Art & Food




Art & Food is a center for training young adults with developmental disabilities. Creating art and preparing food are key activities used to help the students prepare for supervised employment in the community and independent living.

We are pleased to showcase their work.

Learn more about this wonderful and inspiring community service organization from their website.

Arts & Crafts
by The Indian Hills Art Guild

July 1, 2007 - August 31, 2007

Arts & Crafts by The Indian Hills  Art Guild

In 2004, the editor of “Smoke Signals”, the newsletter of the East Cobb Indian Hills Subdivision, wrote an article promoting the idea of organizing the professional and non-professional artists and artisans in the subdivision. That inspiration became a reality with the Indian Hills Art Guild (IHAG). With around 30 artists on its roster, IHAG is a non-profit organization celebrating the talents of the artists that live in Indian Hills subdivision.

IHAG shares artistic ideas, current art projects, and taps art resources in the immediate community for solutions and information to bolster artistic inspiration. The guild meets once a month, rotating between artists homes, with the host artist demonstrating and explaining his/her specialty art or craft. In addition, the guild stays active with “field trips” to art events and exhibits throughout the Atlanta area and Georgia, to stay current with happenings in the art world and support some of its own members who exhibit their work.

Among the arts and crafts represented by the guild are: acrylic, oil, and watercolor paintings, paintings on slate, colored pencil drawings; beaded, wire sculpted, and fabric jewelry; stained and fused glass and mosaic garden stones; pottery and embellished tableware; and wearable fabrics and crocheted accessories and dolls.

Porcelain Art
by The Magnolia Porcelain Guild

September 1, 2007 - October 31, 2007

Porcelain Art by The Magnolia Porcelain Guild

The Magnolia Porcelain Art Guild is a part of The World Organization of China Painters. The Central Office for this organization is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It's purpose is to educate and encourage artists, connoisseurs and patrons of the fine art of Porcelain Painting and Decoration, and to promote the art through teaching and exhibiting hand painted porcelain.

The Magnolia Porcelain Art Guild is located in Cobb County and meets monthly at the West Cobb Senior Center at Lost Mountain Park.

Porcelain Art, sometimes known as China Painting, is a very old art which began in Asia, became known in Europe and subsequently has spread throughout the world as a very "special" art.

Porcelain Artists in America are dedicated to keeping this very wonderful art alive and appreciated.

by Arthur Bowen

November 1, 2007 - January 3, 2008

Miniature Piano

Arthur Bowen

99-year-old Smyrna resident Arthur Bowen will display his unique and spectacular collection of handmade doll house furniture miniatures and miniature buildings.

Read a newspaper article about Mr. Bowen.


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