We acknowledge the obstacles to becoming a self-supporting professional artist in today’s market, and therefore wish to remove some of these barriers. In concert with our commitment to this community, we launched the Get Artistic initiative in June 2018 to support the arts in its many forms—visual art, performance, music, writing—with an initial emphasis on local art.
On Saturday, June 8, the six 2018–19 Get Artistic grant recipients gathered at Creature Comforts’ tasting room for a celebration kicking off the 2019 season of Get Artistic. With the new Get Artistic Pale Ale flowing, visitors enjoyed activities and performances that reflected the shows, series, and scholarships that last year’s grants supported. We were also joined… View Article
The Broadside Exhibition Project is an annual show of curated collaborations between poets and artists. Now in its second year, this exhibition will showcase 8 illustrated poems by pairs of local creatives in both a CCBC Gallery exhibition and Watkinsville public art display, beginning in July.
The first Broadside Exhibition Project was exhibited in spring 2018, when 15 artists and 15 writers collaborated to create illustrated versions of original poems (or broadsides). As we get ready for Verse 2, opening this July, click here to revisit last year’s submissions.