Thursday, February 24, 2011

Upcoming Programs and Reminders (Ann Rowles - Program Chair)

Thursday, February  24 at 7 pm
Marina Abramović: "Performance Art and its Future"
2011 deFINE ART Keynote Lecture
SCAD Atlanta, Events Space, fourth floor, Building C
Performance and visual art pioneer and the 2011 deFINE ART honoree Marina
Abramović's lecture follows the trajectory of performance art from the 1970s
to the present. Her presentation poses the following questions: What is the
future of performance art? Can it be re-performed? If so, under what
conditions? Can it be taught and how? Can it be collected? Is it part of our
mainstream culture or not? Free and open to the public, this event is part
of the 2011 deFINE ART program <

Friday night, February 25 at 7 pm
You're Invited!
To a party to benefit the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance.
Supporting fiber arts and fiber artists, intertwining the fiber arts
community.Refreshments, music, and food provided.

Place:    Callanwolde Fine Arts Center
         980 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30306
Date:     Friday, February 25, 2011
Time:     7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
This party is the formal launch of SEFAA's online fundraising campaign
through Crowdrise <> , and the final push to raise
the funds necessary to open the SEFAA Center in July 2011.

We have a number of upcoming WCAGA events and programs in the works!

Opening Reception - I'M IN LOVE WITH THIS IDEA
This exhibit by members of the Women's Caucus for Art of Georgia opens with
a free public reception on March 2 and continues through April 22.
When: Wednesday, March 2 * 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Jim Cherry LRC Gallery, Georgia Perimeter College, 555 North Indian
Creek Drive,   Clarkston, GA

The program, ArtShare, is a forum for members of WCAGA to show their work
for the purpose of gaining feedback and insight, and an opportunity to
network with other artists and art
When: Wednesday, March 23rd, 7:00 pm.
Where: The home and studio of Kathy Meliopoulos, 1886 Fisher Trail ATL
30345, close to the intersection of Clairmont Rd. and Briarcliff Rd.
Please bring: Your finished work or work in progress, an appetizer or
nibble, and a beverage of your choice.
RSVP to Kathy Meliopoulos at  so that we can have an
idea of attendees. If you decide to come at the last minute, that is ok too.
guests and prospective members are welcome to attend.

Opening Reception - Judith Segall: The Supper Party
Judith Segall is the founder of the WCA Central Florida Chapter, Former WCA
Southeastern Regional Vice President, and current Chapters Director on the
WCA National Board.
This is a collaborative installation with participants from WCA Chapters in
Florida, Oregon, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, and Washington, DC.
According to AR.CHE.TYPE curator Christopher Hutchinson, "Judith Segall's
Supper Party offers a contemporary critique of gender and masculinity"

March 25, 2011 6:00 -10:30 pm
(On display March 24-26 by appointment)
Where:  AR.CHE.TYPE, #124 659 Auburn Ave, STUDIOPLEX, ATL GA 30312,

And in the works: ARTIST'S TALK, sponsored by WCAGA on Saturday, March 26,
Time to be schedule

Upcoming Programs:  We are in the process of finalizing several programs for
this spring:

1.      Critique by Larry Walker, renowned artist and retired Professor of
Art at Georgia State University.  Members may bring a maximum of 2 works to
be critiqued.  RSVPs will be required as the number of participants is

2.      Interacting with the WCAGA Blog (working title), a workshop with
Corlia Kock.

3.      The National Network,  Southeastern Regional VP and GA chapter
founder Ann Rowles guides members on taking advantage of WCA's opportunities
to exhibit, network, and publicize your work - and having fun at National

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