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Curley School Gallery Curley ART Gallery is to showcase the brilliant work of our residents current and past. Artwork available for purchase!

We feature artworks generated by the Curley School Artisan Complex residents.

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Making Your Own Feathers in Mexico
02/15/2022
Making Your Own Feathers in Mexico

Making Your Own Feathers in Mexico

From her home studio in Mexico, artist Deborah Kruger creates her own feathers that make up her installations.

Ombre'
02/10/2022

Ombre'

"It was not witches who burned.

It was women.

Women who were seen as

Too beautiful
Too outspoken
Had too much water in the well (yes, seriously)
Who had a birthmark
Women who were too skilled with herbal medicine
Too loud
Too quite
Too much red in her hair
Women who had a strong nature connection
Women who danced
Women who sung
or anything else, really.

ANY WOMAN WAS AT RISK BURNING IN THE SIXTEEN HUNDREDS

Sisters testified and turned on each other when their babies were held under ice.
Children were tortured to confess their experiences with “witches” by being fake executed in ovens.
Women were held under water and if they float, they were guilty and executed.
If they sunk and drowned they were innocent.

Women were thrown off cliffs.

Women were put in deep holes in the ground.

The start of this madness was years of famine, war between religions and lots of fear. The churches said that witches, demons and the devil did exist and women were nothing but trouble. As we see even today, there is often a scape goat created, and the chaos escalated in Sweden when the Bible became law and everything that did not line up with what the church said became lethal. The Bible fanaticism killed thousands of women.

Everything connected to a women became feared, especially her sexuality.

It became labelled as dark and dangerous and was the core of the witch trials through out the world.

Why do I write this?

Because I think the usage of words are important, especially when we are doing the work to pull these murky, repressed and forgotten about stories to the surface. Because knowing our history is important when we are building the new world. When we are doing the healing work of our lineages and as women. To give the women who were slaughtered a voice, to give them redress and a chance of peace.

It was not witches who burned.

It was women."

Author: Fia Forsström

Art: Jane Newland

sweet
02/05/2022
I Made A Keyboard Full of Food Keycaps

sweet

Yes. It's complete. It took me almost a year, and suggestions were taken from TikTok! So sorry for the bad audio, I'll be trying to setup a better mic system...

02/05/2022

FEB 12th - MAR 13th
711 CATHERINE ST. | ADAIR PARK

The Creatives Project (TCP) is excited to announce it's 11th Annual Exhibition; ASCENSION!

ASCENSION, showcases the aesthetic exploration of our 2020-22 resident artists: Chloe Alexander, Rose M. Barron, EuGene Byrd, Artemus Jenkins, Walker Keith Jernigan, Crystal Jin Kim, Carley Rickles, Sachi Rome, and Mason Webb with new works and selections from their tenure with The Creatives Project. Come celebrate our most committed and focused cohort yet! Even through the toughest times they ascend and we are so proud!

TCP ANNUAL EXHIBITION + EVENT SPACE DEBUT

We are thrilled to present ASCENSION alongside and the grand opening of TCP’s new event and exhibition space at the Academy Lofts Adair Park, home of our “ARTFORCE” housing residency! In our 10th year, this event serves as a celebration of a new season for TCP. Come safely connect with our artists and staff as we invite a new decade of creativity, impact, and evolution.

EXHIBITION OPENING : FEB 12th NOON-5PM

ABOUT THE CREATIVES PROJECT (TCP)
A vital force in Atlanta’s arts community, TCP is the city's first non-profit to support the creative class through affordable housing residency programs. TCP strengthens and unites arts, education, community and commerce by creating an arts eco-system that empowers eager citizens to recognize Atlanta’s potential. We accomplish this goal by engaging fresh resources, implementing crucial and deliberate arts and culture initiatives and leading arts-based education. TCP patrons donate subsidized housing and studio space to support our artists as they serve Atlanta’s youth and elders otherwise lacking access to creative outlets, experiences and instruction.

RESIDENCY PROGRAM PARTNERS:

TCP FUNDERS & PARTNERS:


Major support for The Creatives Project programs are provided by Mailchimp, The Goat Farm Arts Center, and Stream Realty Partners Atlanta. TCP is supported in part by the Mayor's office of Cultural Affairs, the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency - the National Endowment for the Arts.

Mobile Uploads
01/23/2022

Mobile Uploads

01/19/2022

“Life is amazing. And then it's awful. And then it's amazing again. And in between the amazing and awful it's ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That's just living heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing, awful, ordinary life. And it's breathtakingly beautiful.”
L.R. Knost

Phil Greenwood - Blossoms.

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01/18/2022

Sending love and healing to all on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

01/18/2022

“I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I took joy in the things that made me happy.”
Neil Gaiman - The Ocean at the End of the Lane.

Oskar Jarén - Little girl and three owls, 1925.

Instagram Photos
01/18/2022

Instagram Photos

"The invisibility of poverty", a powerful artwork by street artist Kevin Lee

FREE!
01/18/2022
Free Sacred Feminine Webinar with Dr. Tieraona Low Dog - The Sacred Science

FREE!

Awakening Your Higher PowerFor Guidance And Healing This is a LIVE Virtual Event, Hosted By Dr. Tieraona Low Dog that is FREE to attend. SIGN UP TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT! Are you looking for guidance and healing from a power deep within you? A way to become the limitless being you were always meant to ....

01/18/2022

My reflection for today. May I be kind. May I be tender. May I be an instrument of peace.

Wow
01/14/2022

Wow

Wow. The more you know! 🐇

EDIT: Ignore Zoe's not super accurate comment about lichen. The rest of the post is the bigger point.

Also, when I hear Lichen, I think of Lycan, and then I think of Lucian, and then I think of Selene, and then I spend the weekend day-drinking and watching all the Underworld movies.

Photos from Ojibwe Custom Beadwork's post
01/14/2022

Photos from Ojibwe Custom Beadwork's post

01/13/2022

From Seeking Wisdom .books

the written word
01/13/2022

the written word

My reflection for the day from my favorite poet, Mary Oliver. I read it slowly out loud - it never fails to deeply touch my heart. Wishing you a blessed day.

Praying

It doesn’t have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones;

just pay attention, then patch a few words together and don’t try to make them elaborate,

this isn’t a contest but the doorway into thanks, and a silence in which another voice can speak.”

Mary Oliver, from Thirst

01/08/2022

Is it snowing where you are? It’s mostly grey and damp where we live.
Walking to you is a wintery artwork, the print in my Etsy store. Link in my bio




Love the play of organic and geometric shapes
01/06/2022

Love the play of organic and geometric shapes

sea foam, primrose, puce and tangerine inspired by a painting of
The semi abstract outcome of the live demo I did earlier this week. Thank you so much to everyone who have joined this slow paced year long colour challenge. The idea is to use a limited selection of colours that I share every Monday. The colours come from different sources, including artworks, packaging, vintage finds, nature, folk art and so on. I really like to do research and will be sharing colours and stories with you. You can join the special mailing list and get these prompts in your inbox. See my bio for link.




01/06/2022

The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA) and the Town of Oro Valley are partnering up once again to capture the essence of Oro Valley life, animals, outdoor spaces, urban and residential life, and experience of life within the community, with the inaugural Oro Valley Community Photography Competition.

The deadline for photography submissions is February 10, 2022

01/06/2022

TOWN OF SAHUARITA SCULPTURE COMMISSION
The Town of Sahuarita is looking to commission or purchase existing sculptural work to enhance the new pedestrian access area at the South end of Sahuarita Lake Park. The newly constructed pedestrian bridge area is frequented by hundreds of cyclists, families, and foot traffic accessing the park on a daily basis and serves as a major access point for enjoying lake. The Town is looking for a single piece, or series of thematic, 3D sculptural installations. View the online RFQ HERE

01/06/2022

Happy 2022 to you all!!
Starting tomorrow we’ll be starting this year with new hours open Thursday-Sunday from 7am-2pm!
Also Drink of the Month for January will be a Honey Caramel Latte! Served both iced or hot! We’ll see you soon!

What a start!
01/03/2022

What a start!

beau·ty/ˈbyo͞odē/ Learn to pronouncenounnoun: beauty; plural noun: beauties1.a combination of qualities, such as shape, ...
01/03/2022

beau·ty
/ˈbyo͞odē/
Learn to pronounce
noun
noun: beauty; plural noun: beauties
1.
a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight.
"I was struck by her beauty"
2.
a beautiful woman.
"she was considered a great beauty in her youth"
Similar:
beautiful woman
belle
vision
charmer
enchantress
Venus
goddess
beauty queen
English rose
picture
seductress
femme fatale
looker
good looker
lovely
stunner
knockout
bombshell
dish
cracker
smasher
peach
eyeful
bit of all right

Life at Midlife

I am no longer waiting for a special occasion; I burn the best candles on ordinary days.
I am no longer waiting for the house to be clean; I fill it with people who understand that even dust is Sacred.
I am no longer waiting for everyone to understand me; It’s just not their task
I am no longer waiting for the perfect children; my children have their own names that burn as brightly as any star.
I am no longer waiting for the other shoe to drop; It already did, and I survived.
I am no longer waiting for the time to be right; the time is always now.
I am no longer waiting for the mate who will complete me; I am grateful to be so warmly, tenderly held.
I am no longer waiting for a quiet moment; my heart can be stilled whenever it is called.
I am no longer waiting for the world to be at peace; I unclench my grasp and breathe peace in and out.
I am no longer waiting to do something great; being awake to carry my grain of sand is enough.
I am no longer waiting to be recognized; I know that I dance in a holy circle.
I am no longer waiting for Forgiveness. I believe, I Believe.

Author : Mary Anne Perrone

Photo: Ingmari Lamy
Photo Artist: Lina Michal

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We had a wonderful time at the gallery opening last Friday and we were so amazed at the work of the artists in the gallery! Karen and Bona, and all the artists, have done an absolutely inspiring job developing this new space in the Curley School ❤
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