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On May 22nd AIA ATL will host a one night event to Kickoff this years URBANfronts | Storefront Galeries

URBANfronts | Creative Expressions

is a one night Gallery exhibit featuring local Atlanta Artist, speakers and performers. Get ready for a one night sworay into all things Art and Design featuring performances, Music and Gallery exhibits plus presentations on design!

URBANfronts | Storefront Galleries

A two week long exhibition of Local artist and designer works on display in empty storefronts will also be highlighted at the URBANfronts| Creative Expressions event Storefronts will be on view from May 22nd to June 8th located around midtown Atlanta.

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URBANfronts Mission Details

  • Encourage design conversations in a public forum.
  • Utilize empty retail space available during this recession and activate this empty space to create visual energy in an otherwise abandoned or empty space.
  • An expression of the AIA ATL commitment to public education and awareness by providing the exhibition platform to display the works of our local designers and fostering youthful talent through its design students. To encourage collaboration with other Art & Design groups in ATL.
  • Enticing and educational pop-up galleries.
Benefits To Retail Space Owners

  • Promotion and marketing of the building owners as In-kind Sponsors-print and online materials.
  • High traffic through the retail space by a diverse group of art & design professionals, the general public and future leasers.
  • Opportunities to partner and team up with design professionals.
  • Additional traffic for neighboring retailers, restaurants etc.
  • Incredible networking opportunities with Designers for future projects.
  • Special Event night – Meet the designers and real estate owners.
  • Examples of how the space can be utilized in the future.

URBANfronts is an AIA Atlanta initiative that encourages design conversations in a public forum utilizing empty retail space to display stimulating art and design in an otherwise underutilized space. It provides an expression of AIA ATL’s commitment to public education and awareness by offering an exhibition platform to display the work and a stage to express the ideals of local Atlanta designers, artist and thinkers. URBANfronts is focused on producing collaborative and creative partnerships with other Art & Design groups while also fostering youthful talent through design students and enthusiasts all exhibiting, presenting, and attending the events.”

Featuring Artists::Designers::Architects URBANfronts encourages design conversations in a public forum utilizing empty retail space to display stimulating art and design for an otherwise abandoned or empty space. It provides an expression of AIA ATL’s commitment to public education and awareness by offering an exhibition platform to display the works of local designers. URBANfronts is focused on producing collaboration and creative partnerships with other Art & Design groups and fostering youthful talent through design students and enthusiasts both exhibiting and attending the event.

This Years Featured Artist Include:

Hakim Hasan

Clayton Odom

Jane Biven

Robert Brou

Yehimi & Chandler

Don Dinkel

Christian Culver

Lindsay Cangelosi

Naima Martin

Meghan Plichta

Joanne Cole

Tyler Murch

Leida Hardmon

Phillip Harris

Derek Faust

Gina Somebody

Kris Peterson

Brian O’ Donnell

Adam Jones

FJ  Lemon

Stefann Plishka

Stanisha Tucker [/one_half]

MAIN EVENT SPACE

10 10th Street P200 Atlanta GA 30309

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PROPERTIES: Transforming empty storefronts into something vibrant and distinctive to energize the Midtown urban landscape for people passing by, then stopping to see whats going on…

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Partner with us as a sponsor for this great event!

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  • Volunteer
    In order to make this event possible we need volunteers to help with the event. It will be a great opportunity for you to network with other professionals and members of the community. Feel free to sign up for multiple positions if you are available.
  • Email Jereme Smith and you are on-board!.
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URBANfronts galleries bring vitality to otherwise vacant areas with improvements to property by artist-entrepreneurs and nonprofits. Entire areas and neighborhoods are energized and enhance surrounding properties and businesses. New enterprises can be incubated and take root nearby with a net positive effect for all involved!

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URBANfronts Galleries Committee Members

  • Jereme Smith, Assoc AIA. – AIA ATL
  • Frances Hamilton – AIA ATL
  • Allison Cunningham – USGBC
  • Monetha Cobb – CREW
  • Logo Design – Layal Akkad
  • Clay – GeoHay
  • Noelle – Working Buildings

Contact the committee at urbanfrontsatl@gmail.com.

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