Artwalk

Friday, May 26 | 5-10 pm | All around Decatur
Free and open to the public

Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be on sale at East Court Square. 

Locations

2017 ArtWalk Map

1.  Agnes Scott College
Fine Arts Exhibition

Dalton Gallery, Dana Fine Arts Building
141 E. College Ave.
404-471-6000
agnesscott.edu

This juried multimedia exhibition features a diversity of artistic viewpoints.

Agnes Scott College is a private liberal arts college in downtown Decatur, Georgia.


2.  Aimee Jewelry and Fine Art Gallery

335 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-371-0099
aimeejewelryandgallery.com

This exhibition highlights the art and talent of artists who study with internationally known Wayland Moore. These artists, like Moore himself, are dealing with problems of heart disease and enjoy the relaxation and self-expression that painting and art afford. The proceeds from this exhibition go directly to the artists and the cardiac rehabilitation centers at Emory and St. Joseph’s.

Aimee Jewelry and Gallery specializes in unique design and repair. We carry jewelry from all over the nation and around the globe. We also have an in-house resource for jewelry designer and redesign. Our fine art is eclectic in style and media, running the gamut from realism to abstraction.


3.  CORE Dance

139 Sycamore St.
404-373-4154
coredance.org

EnCore Dance on Film Festival, a social gathering for the arts and celebration of dance made for the silver screen co-presented by Core Dance. EnCore brings together a collection of original dance works for screen from around the world. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. The program will last approximately 90 minutes and will repeat two additional times throughout the evening. First screening begins at 5 pm and will be ongoing throughout the Decatur ArtWalk until 10 p.m. Be our guest. Be a part of the audience, grab a chair and enjoy watching what our local filmmakers and international counterparts are creating.

Core Dance creates art, facilitates art-making, and engenders art engagement for those seeking to connect with what makes us uniquely human: our intellect, our emotional body, our spiritual center. The body is our playground, movement our building blocks. Within our bodies resides the whole life, every truth. Through dance and the process of creating it we activate that which makes us individually unique and connect it to that which makes us indivisibly one.


4.  Furry Tails Pet Shop

228 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-205-5049
FurryTailsPetShop.com

Claire Christin is an artist who makes handmade towels, magnets, and cards.

Furry Tails is a dog and cat food and supply shop. Furry Tails sells all-natural products and fun gifts for pet lovers.


5.  Georgia Center for the
Book – Decatur Library

Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St.
404-370-3070 x2285
georgiacenterforthebook.org

The Southern Breeze Chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators annual gallery show at the Decatur Library focuses on children’s book illustration and the power of visual art and the written word in storytelling. Featured illustrators include Gregory Christie, James Dean, and E.B. Lewis.

The Georgia Center for the Book is chartered with a mission to support libraries, promote literacy and literary arts, and preserve the literary heritage of Georgia.


6.  HomeGrown Decatur

412 Church St.
404-373-1147
homegrowndecatur.com

Georgia Art, Past, Present, and Future features the work of Howard Finster (1916-2001), James Dean and his iconic Pete the Cat, and the emerging Georgia artists of HomeGrown Decatur. Hard cider tasting with Atlanta’s Urban Tree Cidery and delicious treats from Georgia’s Bryd Cookie Company.

HomeGrown Decatur is a community of 100+ talented regional artists, craftspeople and small regional producers offering art, pottery, jewelry, local foods and more.


7.  The Newell Gallery
(Different Trains Gallery)

432 E. Howard Ave.
404-939-2787
DifferentTrainsGallery.com

The inaugural exhibition showcases paintings, drawings, photography, works on paper, textiles, sculpture and ceramics by local and global artists and artisans, curated by gallery owner Sarah Newell Garvin and partner Shawn Vinson, in a beautifully arranged space that encourages exploration of different art forms in a relaxed atmosphere.

DTG will present four to six exhibitions annually plus pop-up dinners, wine tastings, artist talks and more. We offer full-service art consulting, art sourcing, installation, delivery, conservation, restoration and framing.


8.  Salon Red Kids

123 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-377-6230
salonred.com

Come meet, greet, and view the work of a local artist.

We are a children’s salon located in the heart of downtown Decatur. Attached to the salon is our kids boutique, with tons of cute gifts.


9.  Sq/Ft

149 Sycamore St.
404-373-6607
sqftdecatur.com

Come and view and discuss artwork on display with local artists.

Clothing, home and gift boutique with something for everyone.


10.  Squash Blossom

113 E. Court Square
404-373-1864
squashblossomboutique.com

Meet and greet with a local artist and discuss the work on display.

Squash Blossom is an eclectic boutique full of beautiful things for beautiful women. Stop in for earthy, whimsical clothing, shoes, accessories, and more.


11.  Sycamore Place Gallery

120 Sycamore Pl.
404-660-9967
decaturartclasses.com

Please join the 13 working artists and students at Sycamore Place Gallery in Decatur for a visual and phonological experience during the Decatur Artwalk. Take a tea and dance along with the music Wade spins on his vintage vinyl. Peruse the urban courtyard and gallery filled with a cornucopia of offerings from the gang at Sylvia’s gallery. Live music and chalk drawings enliven the scene for every age and taste.

Sycamore Gallery offers art studio and art classes for children and adults year-round. The gallery hosts local, national, and international shows throughout the year.


12.  Trinity Mercantile & Design

116 E Trinity Pl.
404-378-0197
trinity-decatur.com

Trinity Mercantile & Design showcases the work of three painters – Averill Jones, Liefje Smith, and Parker Owen. Decatur resident Averill Jones works in many media, including oils, watercolor, and pastels. She is influenced by the natural world. Liefje Smith is an abstract painter who comes from a family of artists, sculptors, and architects. Her 25 years of experience in design and interior architecture influence her artwork as did several years spent in Japan. She creates vibrant paintings that evoke spontaneity, freedom, and joy. Atlanta native Parker Owen is self-taught and has been painting for more than 30 years. His paintings are usually acrylic and of figurative subject matter. He has also done work for zines such as Glitter Snipe. A former teacher and currently a librarian, he exercises his artistic side primarily on weekends and holidays.

Trinity Mercantile & Design offers upholstery, home furnishings, lighting, custom window treatments, rugs, beds, linens, and one-of-a-kind accessories from local artists. Full design services available.


13.  Wild Oats & Billy Goats

112 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.
404-378-4088
wildoatsandbillygoats.com

For this year’s ArtWalk, Wild Oats & Billy Goats is pleased to feature special exhibits and demos from our very own family of artists. Join us to meet these local artists, enjoy refreshments, and participate in hourly giveaways.

Wild Oats & Billy Goats is a whimsical art gallery and artisan boutique that offers are and handcrafted goods from local and regional artists.


14.  Worthmore Jewelers

117 E. Court Square
404-370-3979
worthmorejewelers.com

Group show featuring local Decatur artists.

Fine art, imaginative jewelry and watches (plus repairs) in a shop & gallery with an avant-garde vibe.