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February 2018 Highlight: Tina Persons

Tina grew up in Hawaii and spent summers in Colorado. She currently resides in downtown Newnan. Her art medium is acrylics, and she paints both realism and folk art. “My Mother is a wonderful artist,” Tina says, “so I grew up with a love of arts and crafts of all kinds. As a child, weekends were spent making candles, pottery, and also painting, and drawing.” In 12th grade, Tina had a marvelous teacher, Mrs. King, who influenced her love of art even more. In college, she took every art class she could, including painting, pottery, and…

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Shiloh Art Contest

Shiloh Art Contest Sponsored by T. M. Brown Author of the Shiloh Southern Mystery Series Sanctuary, A Legacy of Memories (2017) Testament, An Unexpected Return (2018) Purgatory, A Progeny’s Quest (2019) Three finalists will be selected from among the entries presented to Corner Arts Gallery, Newnan, GA by 5:00 p.m. on March 23, 2018 (prior to that evening’s Spring Art Walk). Three finalists will be selected that evening from all the entries on display and they will be invited to attend the…

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NCAA Sponsors a Fiberglass Figure for Childrens Connect Museum

The Newnan Coweta Art Association is sponsoring the painting of a fiberglass figure as part of the public art exhibit “Newnan – A Storybook Town”. The effort is meant to raise funds for the Children’s Connect Museum in Newnan, GA and features various farm animals that will be painted by artists throughout the city. NCAA is sponsoring the painting of a pig figure and coordinated the design with the author of the book Sue Davis who won the award to…

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Call to Artists – CBMS Masquerade Gala and Annual Auction

Join the Carolyn Barron Montessori School as we celebrate 25 years of extraordinary education in Coweta County! On Saturday, April 28, 2018, we will hold our annual Spring Auction Masquerade Gala at The McRitchie-Hollis Museum in Newnan, Georgia for over 250 professional community members. We would be honored to have your support. As CBMS is a non-profit 501c3 school, we rely heavily on the support of our community businesses and individuals to help us continue to offer the best educational…

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MainStreet Newnan Artist Registry 2018

The city of Newnan is updating their artist registry for MainStreet events in 2018! Be sure to register using the link below and upload your latest information about your art, contact information and where you exhibit/sell. And look out for information on the upcoming Market Days and Spring Art Walk in March!! Register here!

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January 2018 Highlight: Shakeyla Shinholster

  Shakeyla Shinholster is an artist and aspiring writer who lives in Peachtree City, GA. In her books, she teaches children that it’s okay to be different because everyone is unique in their own way. Shakeyla was born with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC). It affects her mobility, and she cannot use her hands, arms, and legs, but she doesn’t let that stop her from living her life to the fullest. She began expressing herself through art. Her talents include writing, drawing, and painting. She also sings. In place of her hands,…

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Art Over Dinner with Greg Mike

January 14, 2018 Always obsessed with the boundless energy and crisp line work of iconic American mid-century cartoons, Greg Mike began his career as an urban contemporary artist and designer by using walls to fuse these two passions together. Greg is the founder/creative director of ABV Agency/Gallery, a multi-platform studio specializing in branding, apparel design and visual production, and OuterSpace Project, an event series that merges public art, live music design, action sports and culture in Atlanta. Join us for the first…

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NCAA Members Christmas Party!

Thursday, December 21st Doors Open at 6:30 pm for Fellowship & Food Setup Dinner at 7:00 pm **Festive Attire** Bring yourselves, your guest, some food to share, a wrapped gift for the White Elephant, and enjoy!  

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November Artists Spotlight – Gobi Photography

ROGER & CHARLENE SIBAJA www.gobiphotography.com They are as similar as they are different.  Although they have been married for decades, and both retired from the military with IT backgrounds and have two masters each in the same fields, they have different approaches to creating art. It’s like yin and yang; they complement each other and combine their talents to create something quite unique. Roger grew up drawing and painting, and continued to create art throughout high school. Before leaving for…

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Drawing for the Painter – David Boyd Jr. Workshop

Drawing for the Painter Workshop by David Boyd Jr. Event Dates: 1/19/2018 – 1/21/2018 The Studio School at Three Hearts Farm 4328 Roscoe Road Newnan, Georgia 30263 David is teaching foundational courses at The Studio School at Three Hearts Farm during 2018.  He will be bringing in several nationally known instructors from around the US and England all working in different mediums. Register and find more information on his workshops at www.davidboydjr.com/workshops.

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