Outdoor art exhibition seeks proposals by GSU faculty, staff, and students.

Call for outdoor artwork by students, faculty, staff and alumni
for “Pollinators in the Garden: an Outdoor Art Exhibition”
In celebration of Earth Day 2017, April 14-April 21
Native Plant Botanical Garden
Georgia State University Perimeter College, Decatur

Perimeter College of Georgia State University Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni are invited to take part in a week long exhibition, opening Friday, April 14, 1-3 p.m., celebrating Earth Day at our Native Plant Botanical Garden. Submissions are requested for outdoor artwork that represents pollinators, beings or activities that spread a plants’ pollen. This could include bees, butterflies, birds, bats, bugs, wind and more.

The mission of the Native Plant Botanical Garden is to educate the public about native plants and temperate ferns by providing a teaching environment. We would like this exhibit to highlight how important our pollinators are.

Collaborative and site-specific work is encouraged. Art work must be able to withstand the elements for the entire week. Please contact Lisa Alembik from the Fine Arts Department (lalembik@gsu.edu) with a written proposal of what you would like to submit along with a jpg of your artwork or a proposal drawing by March 31. Be sure to include your contact information. The garden is open to the public.  Keep in mind that work cannot be insured, and will be kept outdoors and open to the public for the entire week.

Delivery of accepted submissions will be Thursday, April 13 by appointment (afternoon) or April 14 (morning). Details to follow if your proposal is excepted. Eligibility is limited to Perimeter College of Georgia State University students, faculty, staff and alumni. Artwork submitted should remain for the duration of the exhibition.

Questions? Contact lalembik@gsu.edu.

Closing reception for “Magical Narratives” on Feb. 22

A closing reception for “Magical Narratives: A Retrospective” an exhibition of artwork by Margee Bright-Ragland, Professor of Art at Georgia State University, Perimeter College, will be held on Thursday, February 22nd, from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Perimeter Main Fine Arts Gallery located at the South entrance to the Fine Arts Building (Building F) on the Clarkston campus.

The exhibition’s last day for viewing is Friday, the 23rd. If you haven’t had the chance to swing by the newly renovated Marvin Cole Auditorium on the Clarkston campus to see the show, it is very recommended.

The exhibition demonstrates Bright-Ragland’s range as an artist throughout her career. Viewers will be enchanted by her fantastical collage, watercolor, and mixed media works which frequently juxtapose realistic and fantastical narratives or imagery.

The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and also on Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, please call 678-891-3572.



Art exhibition on view in Clarkston library through Oct 14

An exhibition of works by artists Vickie Bethel, Lucy Hale, and Loretta Paraguassu will be on view in the “What is Seen” exhibition in the 4th floor, LRC Art Gallery, on the Clarkston campus of Georgia State University, Perimeter College.

The show will run from August 22 through October 14th. A reception will be held on September 22, in the gallery from 6 – 8 p.m. The exhibition is part of the Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival.

The LRC Art Gallery gallery is located on the 4th floor of the library building (Building L) on the Clarkston campus (555 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, GA 30021). Visitors may park in Lots 3, 4, or 5. The exhibition is free and open to the public. For more information about this event, please call 678-891-3572.