Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

EMERGING ARTIST AWARD WINNER

KELLIE ROMANY

w/ Finalists: Chris Chambers, Travis Dodd, Rachel Garceau, Nick Madden

APRIL 6 – MAY 20, 2017 

OPENING: Thurs, APRIL 6, 6-9pm

“The great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it within us, are unconsciously controlled by it in many ways, and history is literally present in all that we do.”  –James Baldwin 

 

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INNER SPACE

Printmaking Exhibition

FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 31, 2017 

*Curated by  JOE TSAMBIRAS  &  MARIANNE LAMBERT

 

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MIXED USE / GAUDI JU-JU

JESS JONES / LILLIAN BLADES

JANUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 17, 2017

Presented are two solo shows in one! Both contemporary artists JESS JONES and LILLIAN BLADES are highly informed by the traditions of Quilting and Craft. Jones cares for and completes quilts left at thrift stores around Atlanta. Blades conjoins the spiritual with the vernacular in an intense “architecture of objects.”

*Curated by KAREN TAUCHES

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LITTLE THINGS!

NOVEMBER 10 – DECEMBER 30, 2016

Hundreds of Small, collectible works by a wide range of Emerging and Established Artists from the community, on sale for the Holidays.
*Curated by Marianne Lambert


VENT  / Peter Bahouth

SEPTEMBER 29 – NOVEMBER 2, 2016

The stereoscopic landscapes and portraits in “VENT” are a photographic response to the heat and pressure felt today on a personal, political and planetary level.

Curated by Marianne Lambert.


SYSTEMS 

AUGUST 11  – SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Amie Laurel Esslinger & Lauren Peterson

Curated by Marianne Lambert.


THE SUMMER SWAN INVITATIONAL

Ceramics and Handmade Objects

JUNE 2 – JULY 30, 2016

Curated by Marianne Lambert.

An exhibition and sale of glass, ceramics, fiber, and handmade objects by both established and

emerging artists from Georgia. This year curator Marianne Lambert will feature the work of the

Bermans, a reknowned family of Georgia potters–Rick, Jennie Ashcraft, & Jorie.


2015-16 Emerging Artist Award Winner

GRAY SPACE 

APRIL 14  – MAY 26,2016

Kelly Krisin  Jones / 2015-16 Emerging Artist Award Winner

Plastic sheeting, installed to protect and manage detritus at construction sites,

allows for a new photographic representation of the landscape.

with Finalists: Dustin Chambers, Antonio Darden, Pastiche Lumumba, Vanessa Brook Williams

 


 

SERIOUSLY FUNNY

Political Cartoons and Illustrations by ALEJANDRO AGUILERA

FEB 25 – APRIL 8, 2016

Curated by Marianne Lambert

Humor has long been a part of the culture and character of the Cuban people and is used as a form of coping with their oppression. The images in this exhibition are amusing and reflective rather than mocking or ironical. They are tools of communication that Aguilera produces everyday since leaving his homeland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRINT OR PROJECTION 

JAN 14  – FEB 19, 2016

Curated by Karen Tauches

Viewers were invited to experience the fascinating differences between photographic prints and video.  This exhibition took place at theGallery and the Historic Swan House at The History Center. Gallery Artists: Morgan Alexander, David Baerwalde, Benita Carr, Amanda Greene, Courtney Egan, Jody Fausett, Audrey Hynes, Sarah Hobbs, Bill Orisich, Christina Price Washington, Jessica Scott Felder, and Steffen Sornpao.

 

 

 

LITTLE THINGS 2015

Featuring hundreds of small works by established and emerging artists from the Southeast!

November 12, 2015 -January 6, 2016

Curated by Marianne Lambert

 

BUT IS IT PHOTOGRAPHY?

Nakita Duncan, Ryan Nabulsi, Spencer Sloan, Christina Price Washington, & Angela West

Curated by Marianne Lambert

September 24 –October 30, 2015

 

Kim Kardashian

 

 

Greenway&Rose3

ABSTRACTION x 2

Paintings by Heather Greenway & Stacie Rose

August 13 -September 18, 2015

Curated by Marianne Lambert

 

SUMMER SWAN INVITATIONAL

Contemporary Southern Pottery

and Handmade Objects

June 4 – Aug 5, 2015

 

 

“PLASTIQUE”      Amandine Drouet

April 16 – May 27, 2015

2014-2015 Emerging Artist Award Winner Amandine Drouet produced an entire body of work made from this disregarded material; All of it gathered locally from her neighborhood and friends. Aware of plastic’s negative impact on the natural environment, the artist hopes to raise awareness and encourage attitudes of re-use.

Work from Finalists Jessica Caldas, Chris Chambers, Henry Detweiler, and Chantelle Rytter were also on display.

 

 

 

Forward Arts Foundation

MEMBER & FAMILY EXHIBITION

March 26 – April 10, 2015

Featuring:  Carolyn Carr, Carolyn Caswell, Shannon Candler, Grady Clinkscales, Grady Clinkscales Jr., Betty Edge, Mary Croft Ferguson, Greg Ferguson, Jean Glenn, Wanda Hopkins, Dixie Purvis, Karen Tauches, Ansley West Rivers. 

 
 
 

 

FAF 50th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION

February 27 – March 20, 2015

Presented were images and texts regarding the gifts the Forward Arts Foundation gave to various Atlanta Art Insititutions since its inception (High Museum, Michael Carlos Museum, Botanical Gardens, Beltine, MOCA GA, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center. Etc).  Additional information was provided about the Orly Crash and the connection between the Forward Arts Foundation and the High Museum.

 

 

“A Collection of Collections”
LUCINDA BUNNEN

January 15 – February 20, 2015

This exhibition is the second in a series of three that honor the work of Atlanta photographer, philanthropist, and art collector, Lucinda Bunnen. Beyond her interest in collecting art, Bunnen is a prodigious collector of many things. Presented here were a series of 27 photographs that she created which assemble and document some of her many collections.



LITTLE THINGS 2014

November 13, 2014 – January 2, 2015

This annual exhibition is The Swan Coach House Gallery’s most popular event! The walls are covered with a wild assortment of artworks on sale for the holidays, in a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, fiber, and ceramics. Collect small works by Atlanta’s most important
artists, as well as discover new emerging talent. Curated by Marianne Lambert

 

“Recode. Play. Loop.”

Bojana Ginn

September 24, 2014 – October 31, 2014

Reflecting on the concept of DNA as a code of life, Ginn explores the idea of drawing as code. Her multimedia installation reveals the process of repetition and mutation, by which drawing is recoded into sculpture, sculpture into drawing, drawing into video, and installation into photography.

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

“Terra Flora”

Pam Rogers

August 13 – September 19, 2014

Roger’s nature-based work is strongly influenced by Botanical Illustration, Art History and Anthropology. Paintings, drawings, sculpture and installation of botanic imagery are conceptually based on the deconstruction of relationships, events, and personal moments. Her work examines the relationships between people, plants, and place.

“ANAMALIS”

JAYSON NILES

 



LITTLE THINGS 2013

 

 

 

 

Emerging Artist Award 15yr
RETROSPECTIVE

 


 


“PORTL”

Joe Tsambiras

 

SUMMER SWAN
INVITATIONAL 2013



“WABI SABI”
BORN

2012-13 Emerging Artist Award Winner

 

 

 

THE PRICE IS
RIGHT 2013

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“Searching for Beauty”

TOM VENTULETT