We acknowledge the obstacles that independent artists must overcome to promote their creativity, and we wish to help remove as many as we can. As a component of our community impact strategy, we launched the Get Artistic initiative in June 2018 in the hopes of helping sustain the vibrance of Athens, Georgia’s creative community.
While Get Comfortable is focused on helping people survive, Get Artistic is committed to helping others thrive. We believe these outcomes—surviving and thriving—are two halves to a whole, both necessary to foster a healthy community.
Gunnar Tarsa’s “Mind Matter: Tales from the Scribble Warlock” features 15 works of art from 2017 to 2021 that document the artist’s development of “Mind Matter,” a living universe populated with recurring characters and myths through the artist’s spontaneous creation drawing sessions.
To live into our value of Crave Curiosity, we’re introducing the Curiosity Cabinet at our downtown Athens taproom: a hub that we will stock with books and other resources we find inspiring and informative in our pursuit of excellent beer and effective service to our community. Local artists may apply to decorate our Curiosity Cabinet by May 2.