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Thought-Provokers: East Atlanta

Atlanta has always had an artistic soul.  The culture and heritage of our city, like most great cities, owes a tremendous debt to the arts community.  Supporting local art is something we care deeply about and we’d like to do everything we can to help the local arts community thrive.  Unfortunately, too often media attention is monopolized by corporate interests and tabloid gossip – but culture doesn’t come from a focus on celebrity breakups it comes from a focus on the arts.

Below, you’ll find some incredible artists from in and around East Atlanta that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Natalie Edmundson

My love for photography pushed me to pursue it as a career as I left my corporate job with our move overseas. While we were stationed there for three years, I got to travel all over England, Scotland, Italy, Spain, and Malta. Read more>>

Evan Andree

Throughout all of this I consistently pursued a million little opportunities every year to create a much larger business today. Now, I consistently work on creating music for Film and TV, producing indie artists, composing custom music for advertising, doing post production and SFX, editing audiobooks, and writing with artists and writers in ATL and LA. Read more>>

Peeko

Riley, the vocalist, and Elena, the guitarist, started writing music together in the late part of 2017/early part of 2018 with no actual intention of becoming a full band. Anthony, the bassist, sort of weaseled his way into the situation and convinced us we needed to be a full band. (Anthony says he was inspired and needed to be a part of the project ((and also had a crush on Elena))).  Read more>>

Ubong Umoren

Through social media, photography meets ups, word of mouth, and also the occasional turn up, I have been able to connect with other creatives in the Atlanta area and captured some really great shots. Every day I pick up the camera, I am continuously learning to find my voice through the medium of photography. Read more>>

Josias Reynolds

I love music with all my being. I struggled with depression contemplated suicide hundreds of times, and something about the vibration of music keeps me going and keeps me wanting to do more and be a better person. I want to be known as the artist who didn’t take himself that seriously and made great music for all people. Read more>>

Tré Loren

They told me that if I decided to buy my own camera, they’d go half on the cost of it. I immediately started saving up and within a couple of months with, I had enough to purchase a Canon T3i Rebel. After realizing just how much fun I was having and how much my peers enjoyed the small edits I would make of our everyday lives I started looking into film schools. Read more>>

Mirage Vanguard

I’ve always had a natural ability for art. I was the kid in elementary school who would stay inside during recess drawing portraits of my friends. In high school, I would draw tattoos with sharpie on people’s arms for extra money. Read more>>

Brenda Nicole Moorer

I’ve spent my life surrounded and nurtured by the arts. Whether I am on the stage or behind the scenes, art has been the ongoing presence and purpose of my life. I began singing professionally at the age of 15 and come from a long line of musicians dating back to the 1940’s. Read more>>

Alaina Lyle

Paper was cheap, and I could store it under my bed. That started my love of paper cuts, then when my hand gets tired of the X-acto, I paint watercolors. I moved back to Georgia in 2016 to work on art full time. Read more>>

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