Featured Member Artists: Art and Jerrie Abdon I had the pleasure of getting to know Arts Council member artist couple, Art and Jerrie Abdon, a little better this week. “Art the Artist” Abdon seems to be everywhere in Augusta, in person and online, and particularly online now that we live in the international world of
Artist Member Karen Gordon Last week I asked Karen Gordon for 10 minutes to talk about her life for this issue of our Newsletter. Karen is a woman on the go. Karen Gordon, The Empress of Cool, or, to me- the goddess of all things jazz, is a local musician, an event producer, a gig-
Featured Member Artists: Colleen Beyer and Wesley Stewart It was a pleasure to exit my quarantine existence last Friday to meet with Colleen Beyer and Wesley Stewart to learn about their Public Art practice. Of course, Rhian Swain with RedWolf joined us, mask and camera ready to document this creative couple and 2 examples of
A new Artist Emergency Relief Fund was initiated by representatives of a special consortium of local arts non-profits, who met to discuss the impact of Covid-19 and its negative effect upon local Gig-Artists, contracted, or self-employed artists of all disciplines including visual, musical, literary, performance, etc. The grants will allow artists to recover income lost
The Greater Augusta Arts Council is pleased to announce that Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival was named the 2020 Top Festival of the Year by the Southeast Tourism Society. The 2 ½ day festival spans 4 city blocks and is a celebration of the varied arts and cultural diversity that make up Augusta.