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Cosmo Whyte

Every other year, the Hudgens Center awards one Georgia artist the Hudgens Prize. That includes one solo exhibition and a $50,000 award.

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Cosmo Whyte is one the four finalists. Originally from Jamaica, he is now an art professor at Morehouse College. As an artist, he isn't limited by medium: he draws, paints, photographs and does performance art. His art explores migration, home and outsiders.

Art Is Therapeutic For Atlanta Nonprofit Paint Love

Sep 8, 2017
Julie McKevitt / Paint Love

Art is therapeutic. That's the guiding principle of Paint Love, a nonprofit in Atlanta that connects artists with kids. The artists conduct workshops through nonprofits or schools with youth who are facing poverty or trauma.

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Julie Ann McKevitt founded Paint Love in 2013, and since then it’s grown exponentially. In 2016, they reached about 2,000 kids with over 60 events.  

City Lights: Kara Walker; Jiha Moon; And More

Sep 4, 2017
Ari Marcopoulos

Monday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Corrina Sephora

Tuesday on "City Lights with Lois Reitzes":

Courtesy of Peter Ferrari

Local artists are prepared to sue the city of Atlanta.  It's over proposed legislation to regulate art on private property that's visible to the public.  It would be the second lawsuit over murals this year.

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