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 Sandy Springs that we hope you will check out, follow and support.
I’ve been making art my whole life. I will try to be as brief as possible. I was born in Atlanta. In the 1990’s, music was my passion. I sang and played guitar for several bands. I enjoyed drawing flyers and album covers to promote our music. Read more>>
I don’t have an exact time or how I started. I’ve got my first inspiration from my grandma. She spent lots of time in her rose-garden and took care of her fruit trees. She sang, and read poetry for her garden, and talked to her flowers everyday. Read more>>
Weymouth Walker IV
A little over 2 years ago I decided I wanted to try fencing. So, after 8 years of soccer, I took my first fencing lesson at Dunwoody Fencing Club. I quickly decided it was the sport for me. My first tournament was in September, and I have to admit, I did not do as well as I hope I would. Read more>>
Rebekka’s transition into the educational consulting industry came about from her passion for family advocacy, professional guidance, and belief that every student should be empowered with the tools to thrive. An expert on Atlanta schools, Rebekka yearns to be a conversation partner with families. Read more>>
Being raised by very hardworking parents always came with self implemented expectations to succeed. In high school I took my first ceramics class and fell in love with clay. At the time I never considered an art career as an option for my future. Read more>>
I’ve always loved creative process, from ideas to final concepts there are endless possibilities. So when I was choosing a major in college, my love for technical details and art found an immediate connection with graphic and apparel design. Read more>>
I have painted plein-air and architecture, but I always come back to the figure. The biggest surprises to me have been the two things I thought would never happen: painting in watercolor AND ….sculpting in clay! Read more>>
Tanzay Canay C Taylor
My entire life at that moment flashed before my eyes and nothing nor anyone appeared the same. Life as I knew it changed. I began to see people for not who they presented themselves to be but for who they truly are. Read more>>
Social media has opened up the art world to a whole new level and has definitely made it easier for me to share my work. The Atlanta art scene is exploding with new and established artist. There’s inspiration everywhere. Read more>>
On my numerous adventures to open mic events, tight spaced venues, and late night house parties, I’ve come across a lot of dope female entertainers. My passion for producing great music led me to create a platform for these artist. Sugar Trappers was born. Read more>>