Art on the Atlanta BeltLine will host a free, guided art walk of its public art exhibition on the Westside Trail on Saturday, November 9th. It will feature a conversation with local artist and sculptor D’Andre Brooks.
The tenth anniversary of the annual public art exhibition showcases a variety of sculptures and murals along the Atlanta BeltLine trails and parks. Celebrating the culture and diversity of the city’s unique and historical neighborhoods, the exhibition is on display through 2020.
The walk will include insight about the works and artists featured on the Westside trail from Art on the Atlanta BeltLine curator, Miranda Kyle. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear from D’Andre Brooks about his sculpture, Death of a Caterpillar.
Other works along the Westside Trail that will be highlighted during the tour include:
- BeltLine Blue (Knot), 2019, by James Davis
- The FENCE, 2019, by Atlanta Celebrated Photography
- BlueBird, 2019, by Nathan Pierce
- The Art of Reconciliation, 2019, by William Massey
- The Net, 2019, by Julia Hill
- For Brancusi (Basics), 2019, by Matthias Neumann
The guided Westside Trail Art Walk will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Lena Street trail head and will continue south to Gordon White Park. Parking is available at 1125 Lena Street NW Parking, adjacent to the Washington Park Tennis Center.
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The 2019-2020 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition is presented by Northside Hospital, Georgia Natural Gas, and Ponce City Market. Additional sponsors include Park Tavern at the Gold level; Kroger at the Silver level; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, MailChimp, WarnerMedia, and Uber at the Bronze level; and Flashpoint Artists Initiative, Inman Park Neighborhood Association and Michael Ross | Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s at the Patron level.
Major support for this project is provided by the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. Major funding for this organization is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. This project is also supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.