Ted Whisenhunt’s work is a playful celebration of the ingenuity, industriousness, folklore and old-time music of rural Appalachia. Viewers are invited to pull chains or turn cranks on moving sculptures to help bring life to the whimsical pieces. Whisenhunt is Associate Professor of Art and Department Chair at Young Harris College in the North Georgia … Continue reading Cultivated

‘Cultivated’ & ‘Fiber Stories’ Open Jan. 3

A pair of exhibits using unconventional media and methods to depict life in the mountains and rural South will kick off the Carrollton Center for the Arts’ new year, January 3. Ted Whisenhunt’s whimsical interactive exhibit, Cultivated, celebrates the ingenuity, folklore and music of rural Appalachia and runs through Feb. 13. Fiber Stories, an exhibit … Continue reading ‘Cultivated’ & ‘Fiber Stories’ Open Jan. 3

Workshop: Upcycling Gift Bags and Boxes

The Carrollton Center for the Arts’ Gallery Play workshop, Upcycled Gift Bags & Boxes, on November 23, will show participants how to make and decorate colorful gift containers using an assortment of art materials, recyclables and their own creativity. “It is amazing to me what you can do with bits of paper, scraps from craft … Continue reading Workshop: Upcycling Gift Bags and Boxes

Small Packages

Great things come in small packages. These small-but-mighty works, created by members of the Carrollton Artist Guild, fit within a 12 x 12 x 12-inch space and come in a variety of media and styles. All purchased artwork may be taken home immediately after purchase and make great gifts for friends, family — or yourself. This … Continue reading Small Packages

Wondering and Wandering

Carrie Ann Baade uses remnants of Renaissance and Baroque paintings to create surreal landscapes inhabited by exotic figures. Her work brings a contemporary voice to the past and has been exhibited nationally and internationally. The artist lives and works in Tallahassee, where she is Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at Florida State University. Opening … Continue reading Wondering and Wandering

Flora & Fauna, An Exploration in Prints, presented by the Atlanta Printmakers Studio

The Atlanta Printmakers Studio was established to raise the awareness of printmaking as an art form and support artists. APS provides a full range of services and programs for artists and the general public. The exhibit will showcase many of the organization’s artists and illustrate a variety of printmaking methods and styles. The opening reception … Continue reading Flora & Fauna, An Exploration in Prints, presented by the Atlanta Printmakers Studio

More than a Trail: Exploring the GreenBelt

Tour Carrollton’s GreenBelt through the eyes of artist Greg Crimmins as he delicately captures the flora, fauna and scenery of the trail through paintings and drawings.The artist has earned Average Art Magazine and Adobe Design Achievement awards.