June 2014 Newsletter

Spring and Summer News

Greetings!  Suddenly, spring arrived and became summer before we could thaw out and get our newsletter published!  For our new season, we have brought in lots of new work by many artists including Cornbread, Mary Proctor, Leonard Jones, OL Samuels, Dorethey Gorham, and Kurt Zimmerman. 

Dorethey Gorham painting

Dorethey Gorham
Colors of Spring 6×6 in.
Acrylic on Wood

Our New Season of Exhibitions

May 24 – June 24 “Ancestral Threads”: Paintings and sculpture by outstanding African-American artists including Missionary Mary Proctor, OL Samuels, Buddy Snipes, and Mama Johnson.     June 28 – July 22 “Kindred Spirits,” Recent paintings by Sarah Rakes, and Cher Shaffer, wall constructions and free-standing sculpture by Amy Lansburg. July 26 – August 26 “Yonder Days”  Memory paintings of the Southern Appalachians by Amy Payne and Southern Folk Pottery by Caroline Simmons, Roger Corn, Vicki Miller, and other well-known potters.  

Aug. 15, 16, 17, “Folk Fest,” at the North Atlanta Trade Center.  Seewww.slotinfolkart.com for details.

Aug 30 – Sept. 23 “Do Not Disturb,” intriguing keyhole cut-out paintings by Jay Schuette.

Sept. 27 – Oct. 28 “Purvis Young Retrospective; A Collector’s Dream” Over 40 Paintings from the 1970’s thru the 2000’s.  Not to be missed!

Mary Proctor painting

Missionary Mary Proctor
“Puppy Love” 48 x 53 in.
Mixed Media on Wood

From the “Ancestral Threads” Exhibit

Amy Lansburg construction

Amy Landsburg
Sheet Music Lady 24″ x 8″
Mixed Media on Wood

From the “Kindred Spirits” Exhibit

The New York Times Features Lonnie Holley

In the the New York Times Magazine, Jan. 26, 2014, Mark Binelli, who also writes for Rolling Stone Magazine, wrote a fascinating, insightful article about Lonnie Holley, who is now making music.  You can access the article at this link
Also, on youtube, search for Lonnie Holley, to hear some of his “unclassifiable” tunes. Extremely interesting!

Great Gifts

We always enjoy finding new and unusual items for our gift section. As our season begins, we are bringing in brand-new gift items including jewelry, pillows, scarves, and much more.   Our children’s section has new adorable items like these hats for infants, puzzles for toddlers, and room decals for any age! Of course, as always, there will be new work by gallery favorites, and perhaps some surprises.  Stay tuned….and come see us!

childrens hat gifts

Daisy Baby Hats

 

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