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2018 Art Gallery Exhibits Archive

2018 Art Gallery Exhibits
Current & Upcoming Exhibits
Synopses

Acrylics
By Sue Pezely

January 3, 2018
to February 28, 2018

Art Gallery

Artist Statement:

Sue has been a resident of Smyrna, Georgia for 18 years. In the past few years, she has developed a popular portfolio of watercolors of local Smyrna historic sites, as well as landscapes of travels from both her friends and herself. These images are available in prints - as well as decorative household items such as coffee mugs, trivets, and coasters.

Sue has maintained a passion for art and music throughout her life - she has focused in the areas of drawing, painting and photography, as well as being an avid piano player. She studied part-time at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC and participated in several printmaking shows there. She enjoys creating images that invoke a warm, emotional connection for the viewer. Her pastel work has won awards in Foley, Alabama, and Covington, Georgia. Sue's work is on display at Mezza Luna Pasta and Seafood Restaurant, as well as available for sale at The Nest Home and Garden - both of which are in Smyrna, Georgia.

 

Art
by Bailey Jack

March 1, 2018
to April 30, 2018

Art Gallery

 

 

 

Artist Statement:

Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. Worked in corporate world as first career. Met with a Life Coach to begin a shift - a new career - a real career - doing what I was meant to do and what I believed I'd enjoy doing. I have chosen the ability to paint ideas that come my way and turn it into my life work.

I've discovered one constant fact about human nature - people enjoy looking at art, discussing art, and choosing art of their choice. People enjoy one of a kind piece of art to take home and view every day. I am still amazed how customers and shoppers and first timers take time from their day to visit an art festival or an art exhibit to observe and enjoy the crazy things artists produce.

I am a Southerner and have raised 3 sons. I am self taught as a painter because I jumped in with both feet to meet my new career head-on. I embarked on a career painting only what fascinates me. From St. Francis to Princess Leia . I enjoy being around some fellow artists that are beyond fabulous thinkers and painters. I am amazed I am in the same shows and galleries with painters I admire.

You can contact me by e-mail at paintingsbybailey@gmail.com or snail mail 475 East Main St #229, Cartersville, GA 30121.

 

Abstract Acrylics
By David Marchione

May 1, 2018
to June 30, 2018

Art Gallery

Artist Statement:

Coming Soon!

Chinese Calligraphy
by Atlanta Chinese Calligraphy Assoc.

July 1, 2018
to August 31, 2018

Art Gallery

Artist Statment:

The Atlanta Chinese Calligraphy Association was formed in July 2012. Our President is Yaohua Luo and our Vice President is Yiling He.

Since our founding we have been promoting Chinese calligraphy through holding workshops and participating in community events.

Contemporary Acrylics
By Steve Stoichev

September 1, 2018
to October 31, 2018

Art Gallery

 

Artist Statement:

Steve Stoichev's passion for creating art appearing recognized in a very early age. He was only 4 years old when he desperately clay figurines for his first exhibit.

Steve was born in Sliven, Bulgaria, EU, a very picturesque city with rich cultural life and traditions. He is multimedia artist. Self taught in many aspects, he developed a very distinctive style in any of his art creations. As a fashion designer he developed a company in high fashion for years in Europe. It was a very creative investment full with much success.

He's worked with textile design, sculpture and he is most recognized impressionism. Steve developed a technique of painting to be a joy for the eye and to be touched if the audience is disable to see . He thinks it is not fair that sometimes art cannot be accessible to everyone.

Steve exhibits in two continents and his art is displayed in private and business places. He has lived in Smyrna since 1998 with his wife and three children.

Fine Art Photography
By Barry Vangrov

November 1, 2018
to December 30, 2018

Art Gallery

 

Artist Statement:

I am an Atlanta based photographer specializing in fine art landscape and architectural photography. Additionally, I photograph artwork and festival booths for fellow artists. Examples of each can be found in the three galleries shown on this page.

If you are in the Atlanta area I am currently exhbiting my Chattahoochee River Study Abstact Series of metal prints at Dancing Goats in Decatur and I am a featured artist at Decatur Fine Art Gallery. You can also find me displaying my work at the occasional local art festival.

I am available for architectural and artwork assignments and my landscape photographs can be purchased as limited edition custom prints (click on the Purchase Prints link below for pricing). To purchase prints, schedule a photo shoot or for further information please contact me at bvangrov@yahoo.com.

New images are added often, so please check back periodically to see updated image galleries.

   

 

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