A variety of art works will be displayed along 11 miles of trails
Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. (ABI) has notified artists of their selection to participate in the 2021-2022 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition. As part of ABI’s larger arts and culture programming, Art on the Atlanta BeltLine brings together artists across all mediums to participate in the largest, temporary outdoor art exhibition in the south. Since 2010, the annual exhibition has celebrated the arts in the fabric of the city’s unique and historical neighborhoods.
Visual artists, performers, musicians, art historians and art professionals are invited to activate the corridor through a variety of disciplines: BeltLine Walls Volume 4 (murals), BeltLine Spaces (sculptures), BeltLine Flow (performance series), and other special projects and guest exhibitions. Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is also in its third year of the residency program, the first of its kind in the City of Atlanta. The complete list of selected artists is below.
“Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is an integral part of Atlanta’s arts and culture scene, ensuring accessibility for everyone and a wide representation of artists from across the city, nation, and world,” said Clyde Higgs, President and CEO of ABI.
“For more than a decade, the City of Atlanta has supported Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibit and its important contributions to artists and public art and public spaces in the City,” said Camille Russell Love, Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs.
The Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade, created by and featuring Chantelle Rytter and the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons, is postponed for fall 2021 due to developments around Covid and the Delta variant. It is tentatively planned for spring 2022, pending further Covid developments.
The call for artists opens in the first quarter of each year. In 2021, the application period closed on May 28. Submissions were reviewed by ABI’s arts and culture staff, the BeltLine Public Art Advisory Council (BPAAC), and opened for community feedback.
Selected artists are listed below by category.
BeltLine Spaces (sculptures):
- Andrew Catanese and S. Shayne Hargis
- Earl Dismuke
- Chase Kahwinhut Earles
- Eddie Farr and YunJung Alice
- Judith Hoffman
BeltLine Walls, Volume 4 (murals):
- Drew Borders
- TeMika Grooms
- Agatha Pereira
BeltLine Flow (performances):
- Jessica Blinkhorn
- Seven Stages
- Tin Lady
- Bautazant Here
- Beacon Dance
- Liquid Sky
- Mausiki Scales and the Common Ground Collective
- City Gate Dance Theater
- Ponce Radio by Ree De La Vega and Dash
Public Art Residency Program:
- Scholar-in-Residence – Anika Austin
- Artist-in Residence – Flight of Swallows
- Curator-in-Residence – MuseSalon
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The 2021-2022 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition is presented by Northside Hospital and WarnerMedia. Additional sponsors include Kroger and Ponce City Market at the Gold level; Edward Jones at the Silver level; and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at the Patron level.
The 2021-2022 Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade is sponsored by Ponce City Market at the Platinum level and Cox Enterprises at the Gold 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 program is supported in part by Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. Georgia Council for the Arts also receives support from its partner agency – the National Endowment for the Arts.
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