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Atlanta Art Show Now Open

A brand new art show at the Smyrna, Georgia city hall is on display now through October, 2021. The show features the artwork of several north Georgia artists, including Anne Ledbetter, Quantez Harper, Howard Campbell, Shelly Leitheiser (of Fine Art South), and several more. The show is sponsored by the Smyrna Arts Council and is installed on the first floor of city hall, downtown Smyrna. Here are a few of the paintings on display.     Please visit the show in person this summer. There may be a reception but that depends on safety protocols in the city building, and […]

May 28, 2021

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Filling your Environment with Art

Do you want to fill your home or office with art? Start here! You don’t need to be an artist yourself, or have deep pockets, to start to build a gallery of your own in your home. Whether it’s high-brow work or a homemade craft, artwork adds life and individuality to any space. To bring you some inspiration to add artwork to your space, we have pulled together some photos from the Private Quarters archive featuring artwork and art galleries that we have published throughout the years. As you think about your own collection, here are some tips on first, […]

October 5, 2020

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Can Art Save the World?

Tapestry Art

Reprinted from Sustainability-Times As diverse sustainability advocates strive to save the planet, a group of actors stands out from the crowd in its approach to the challenge. And the potential of visions and solutions this group offers may be no less transformative than the purely science-driven or policy-based methods we are well used to. Here come sustainability artists and art-science innovators, trespassing the boundaries of the possible. Artistic communities have been exploring human-nature interactions since the dawn of mankind, yet rapid environmental change has sparked a renewed interest in the issue. Some artists focus on their work’s sustainable materials or […]

August 31, 2019

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Limelight

Remembering the rainforest

Limelight at Binders is an annual juried art show that takes place in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, GA. The address is 3330 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta, and the show is in a gallery within the Binders art store in a shopping center. It features artwork by members of the Atlanta Artists Center, which is also located in Buckhead. Shelly has two paintings in this show, “Memories of a Rainforest” which is pictured here (and for sale here) and “Chaotica”, a flowing abstract painting. The show runs from August 3-31, 2019. Memories of a Rainforest is part of Shelly’s series […]

August 15, 2019

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East Meets West Exhibit

The East Meets West Exhibit at the Grandview Gallery in Atlanta is on exhibit now, with the first round of floral arrangements by Ikebana International on display. My painting is pictured below with its corresponding floral interpretation. It was an honor for my painting to be chosen for this show. The Ikebana artist who did the arrangement inspired by my painting is Noriko Rajagopalan. Because the fresh floral elements in the Ikebana arrangements will not last for the entire time of the art exhibit, they are having two rounds of arrangements lasting 6 days each. So if you want to see […]

April 9, 2019

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