Chor Boogie, the artists responsible for The Divided States of America art series, is showing new works inspired by the series at Art Basel Miami. The Divided States of America was commissioned during the 2008 election to capture the state of America.
Bombay Artisan Series announced the regional winners for the Bombay Artisan Series art contest. The contest draws thousands of artists who compete for the chance to show their work during Scope Miami, an international art exhibition Nov 28-December 4, 2016 .
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra announces Nicole Jordan as the Orchestra’s Principal Librarian and the first African-American woman to be named Principal Librarian of a major orchestra. Jordan joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Assistant Principal Librarian in Oct. 2011. Prior to joining the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, she served as library fellow with The Philadelphia Orchestra for three years.
Script Supervisor Dawn Gilliam was recently honored at the BronzeLens Film Festival for her contributions in the film industry. Working on blockbusters such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Trek Into the Darkness, The Hunger Games and more, she “sits with the big boys” and uses her influences to bring a fresh perspective to story lines. Gilliam spent time with with pworthy.com to talk about working with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on the upcoming film adaptation of the August Wilson play Fences.
The High Museum of Art is offering reduced admission beginning October 1st. The new admission allows all visitors age 6 and up t o enjoy the museum for the price of $14.99. All
children age five and under continue to receive free admission.
Art Basel launches Photo Basel the first international art fair dedicated to photography. The third edition of Photo Basel is held in Volkhaus Basel June 14th-June 18 2017. Photo Basel is parallel to Art Basel and was named one of the top 5 photography events of the year by Sotheby’s Institute in London.
Kevin Cole, a member of September Gray Art Gallery in Atlanta, is included in the Smithsonian National Museum for African American History and Culture. The piece is titled Increase Risk with Emotional Faith, a mixed media wall sculpture created in 2009.