Adron Photo by Nikita Gale

Check out more of Nikita's photography at her site NikitaGale.com and Adron's music at AdronWorld.com.

Disaster Planning (Heavy Metal Preview)

Disaster Planning, featuring new work by Kenn TwoFour, Stenvik Mostrom, and Steven Dixey, opens this Saturday, May 1st from 7-10 at Youngblood Gallery. Check out the preview video below along with some photos from a recent studio visit with Steven Dixey.



Erin Basset's "Raw and Fearsome" at MINT Gallery

One of several shows opening this Saturday, May 1st, Erin Basset's Raw and Fearsome is look into the artist's solo work fresh of off her recent showing Grow with Plastic Aztecs. The exhibit opens at MINT Gallery from 8-12 with loud, live music during the last hour or so.


Weekly Street Art: New Totem Mural

Local printers Fallen Arrows recently had graffiti artist Totem paint the side of their shop on Dekalb Ave.


Artists March to Save the GCA

Photos from yesterday's march on the capitol to salvage government funding for the Georgia Council for the Arts. More at ThoughtMarker's Flickr.



This Saturday, April 17th from 9-midnight at Studio 900.


Stephanie Kolpy's "Mythos for the Mortal"

I recently saw Kolpy's work as part of Journey, Memory, and Myth at Kibbee Gallery and was quite impressed.  Her show Mythos for the Mortal is closing this Friday at WM Turner Gallery from 7-10pm. Below: The Last Tipping, 2010

We Are Going To Eat You/Pushin' Up Daisies

MINT Gallery presents its second installment of We Are Going To Eat You, a group exhibition that celebrates the world of cult films. The show opens this Saturday, April 17th from 8-11. After the show, be sure to head over to the Atlanta Film Festival's screening of Pushin' Up Daisies, a zombie mockumentary filmed in Athens, GA. The film screens at 11:45 at Midtown Arts Cinema. Trailer below:


Flickr Updates

Since relaunching the site, I've made an effort to utilize ThoughtMarker's Flickr page more and more. Below are a few photos from the Dodekapus launch party, SCAD Atlanta's scholarship gala, and Kelly McKernan's opening for Fight or Flight at Beep Beep Gallery. Check out flickr for more images.



Kelly McKernan's "Fight or Flight"

Kelly McKernan's newest body of work comes as Fight or Flight, a solo show at Beep Beep Gallery opening this Saturday, April 10th from 8-11. Below: photo of McKernan's working space stolen from her flickr.

Dodekapus Presents Collective Conscious

There is a lot of hype surrounding the formation of Atlanta's newest art collective.  Dodekapus' Collective Conscious goes down this Friday, April 9th at Raw Space (431 Fair St. in Castleberry Hill, I've never heard of that either) from 8pm- 4am.  For more info you can check out articles at BurnAway and Creative Loafing (both written by Jessica Blankenship ??)

Chris Diamond Featured in "Ultraviolence"

Local artist Chris Diamond is currently featured in Projekt30's online juried exhibition, "Ultraviolence."  Check out all of work up for vote here and check out more of Diamond's work here. Below: "Self Perpetuated Failures" by Chris Daimond

SCAD Scholarship Gala

Do you have a couple hundred bucks that you are looking to throw towards the art community? In Atlanta you've got plenty of opportunities, the first one being tonight's scholarship gala at SCAD Atlanta.  This event serves as the University's primary benefit and features an art auction, student demos, food, and cocktails.  More info here.


Lunchbox Show at Alcove

The Lunchbox Show opens at Alcove Gallery this Saturday, April 10th and features a ton of local artists including most of the Alcove regulars.  More info at Alcovearts.com


Chris Hamer's Geek Life

Geek Life opens this Saturday, April 10th at 8:00 preceding a special showing of Back to the Future at The Plaza Theater. For more of Chris Hamer's work, check out UrbnPop.com


Journey, Memory and Myth at Kibbee Gallery

Journey, Memory and Myth opens up this Saturday  from 6-10 at Kibbee Gallery and includes work by Jessica Orlowski and Stephanie Kolpy as well as selections from Sam Parker's recent MFA thesis show The Pink Passenger pictured below.


Borrowed Time at Youngblood Gallery

John Reardon and Dennis McNett's Borrowed Time opens this Saturday, April 3rd from 7-10 at Youngblood Gallery. You might recognize McNett's work from around the boutique including the sweet Adidas hoodies below.