In Case You Missed It: Star Wars Preview Show 5/2/15


We had another great Star Wars preview show this year. Several people told me that the art has stepped up a notch since last year.  As the organizer, I personally want to thank everyone that submitted art and came out to see the show.  And maybe drank some PBR and ate some cookies. I am also really greatful to DeskHub who was kind enough to let us take over their space for a few hours for a pop up. We had a lot of fun and hope to continue to do shows like this in the future.

Pictures of the art after the jump

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In Case You Missed It: The Spend Some Money On Your Honey Pop Up Shop 2/7/15

On the same night as the AJFF Art Party, a few other FAFATL artists had a pop up shop. The artists involved in this pop up were: Oohoohaah, The Factory Press, ClunkyRobot & Noosh Studios. I stopped by for a few minutes to chat and take some pictures. You can see what you missed below. If you see anything you like, make sure you contact the artist.

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In Case You Missed It: AJFF Art Party 2/7/15

Several of the FAFATL artists were involved with the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and their Art Party 2015. There were large works for sale by Blockhead, ClunkyRobot, Catlanta, & Oohoohaah. There were also art drops by the above artists plus Sad Stove, Wesleymoose, Flounder & ZATL. I took a few pictures from the party which you can check out below.

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Classes for Artists PART 3

Atlanta Printmakers Studio
Image from the Atlanta Printmakers Studio website

For the 3rd installment of Classes for Artists, I’d like to do a special focus on the Atlanta Printmakers Studio. You may or may not be aware of the non-profit that focuses on printmaking. They offer studio space and equipment for artist renters, artist shows and of course, classes. Several FAFATL artists are members and two of them are teaching classes that start very soon. Info about the classes after the jump.

If you’d like to read about more classes for artists check out PART 1 and PART 2

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In Case You Missed It – FAFATL Christmas Tree & Festivus Pole

One of the things the FAFATL community has done for the last few years is decorating a Christmas tree with Free Art Ornaments. Two years ago, we decorated a tree in Grant Park and last year it was a tree in Springvale Park (near L5P in Inman Park). We’ve had a lot of fun making the ornaments to share with the community. And a nice break from the fridge magnets that usually go out for Free Art Friday (personally guilty of this).

Pictures after the jump

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Calls for Artists – November & December 2014

After not having any Calls for Artists for October, I have a few to share with you for November & December.  One of them is a HUGE opportunity.

As a side note, I think some people were going to repaint the Krog Tunnel. If you choose to partake in that, please note that it may or may not be legal to paint. Also, please respect street art etiquette.

And now back to regularly scheduled Calls For Artists…

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FAFATL on Facebook


You already know how to find FAFATL on Twitter and Instagram, right? If you don’t, just search for #FAFATL . In case you aren’t into 140 character posts or pictures with filters, you can also check out the FAFATL community on Facebook.

Find us here:

A few of the FAFATL artists also have Facebook pages, so make sure to search for you favorite artists on there as well.

Or if you are in another city/planning a vacation/moving elsewhere, you can find other cities’ FAF pages here (compliled by the Free Art Friday Blogspot )

FAFATL at Maker Faire Atlanta’s Maker Mixer

stencils and flyers
stencils and flyers

The fine folks at Maker Faire Atlanta had contacted us to see if some of the FAFATL artists wanted to be involved in one of their events. Several of the FAFATLers had a booth at the Maker Faire in 2012, so the organization was already familiar with who we are and what we do.

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