The South Cobb Arts Alliance (SCAA) is pleased to announce a national juried invitation to artists for its 2022 Juried Exhibition featuring all types of genres, mediums, styles, and techniques in arts to be held at a unique 10, 499 sq ft exhibit space at The Avenue West Cobb, Marietta, Georgia and open to the public beginning August 27 until September 17, including Labor Day weekend. Opening Reception and Awards will be on Saturday, August 27 from 5 to 7 PM.
Location: The Avenue West Cobb is an open-air lifestyle shopping center in Marietta, located at 3625 Ste 380 Dallas Highway, Marietta, GA 30064, and has an estimated annual foot traffic of 2.5-3 million. The venue is an ample open space with smaller rooms to accommodate a gift shop and interactive community events. Located 15 miles northwest of Atlanta, the location features an open-air, pedestrian-friendly setting with a unique mix of retailers and restaurants to encourage guests to stroll, relax and stay awhile.
This exhibit will celebrate our 50th year as an all-volunteer-supported nonprofit organization. Over the years, SCAA has won grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and awards such as the Best of Cobb 2022 Nonprofit placement (https://www.mdjonline.com/cobblife/bestof/#//).
SCAA continues to bring art to public settings and more as detailed in a recent issue of Cobb in Focus magazine (A Golden Opportunity | Cobb In Focus).
Art makes our communities more robust, and as SCAA is celebrating 50 years of art inspiration, events will include collaborative presentations by the Georgia Ballet (The Georgia Ballet | Home of Classical Ballet), and the Georgia Symphony (The Orchestra – Georgia Symphony Orchestra | Timothy Verville, Music Director).
On August 28th, the Georgia Symphony Orchestra will start us off with a Brass Quintet at 1 pm (Conduct Us) followed by a Woodwind Quintet at 2 pm (Conduct Us). Then at 3 pm, enjoy the sounds of the Harp (Informance- Demonstrative Performance) and finish with Strings at 4 pm (Conduct Us).
Join us Saturday, September 17th, at 11. AM. as the Georgia Ballet takes the stage for a live sneak-peak presentation of their upcoming performance of “Peter Pan”. Bring the entire family!
A student artwork display will be included in the venue area for the Emerging Artists, Student Encore Exhibit.
THE ART ENCORE
Other live performances by the Whitefield Academy Jazz Band will be held Saturday, August 27 from 5 to 7 PM.
Bring the kids for a live book reading by the accomplished author, Joanne Telcide-Bryant. Joanne is an author and publisher of children’s books. Her credentials include teaching certifications in Georgia, Florida, New York, and California. She specializes in Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology, and Communication Disorders.
Join us on Saturday, Sept 10th at 11 A.M. for a presentation that will include a reading from her book, ” No I Am Not! Says Kenny the Koala” illustrated by James Telcide. There will also be a drawing of the main character and a short storybook lesson activity that will engage children from ages kindergarten thru 2nd grade.
Pre-registration is requested
A Gift Shop will feature additional opportunities to purchase art from the juried artists as well as some local fine artists and crafters not included in the main juried exhibit.
All classes are free but pre-registration is required no later than August 20th. Classes are limited so sign up now.
Instructed by Marcia Dietz, “Watercolor Wonders” will be a fun and interactive painting class for kids and adults ages 10 and up. You will be painting “Bumble Bee and Cosmos in the Sun” and a bonus “Abstract Seascape”.
Marcia’s classes will be held on September 11th from 1-4 PM and on September 17th from 1:30 to 4:30 PM
See more of Marcia’s art at www.dietzign.com
Additionally, attend our beginner crocheting class instructed by Rose Mason of “Rose of Yarn”. In this interactive class, you will learn the basics of crochet and leave with a completed project that you have made. See more “Rose of Yarn” items on her Instagram page here.
Rose will be holding her class on Sunday, August 28 from 1-3 PM
Open to the public on weekends.
Hours: Fri & Sat 11A-6P, Sun 12P-6P, Labor Day open 11A-5P.
Art at the Avenue
August 27, 2022 - September 17, 2022
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Venue: The Avenue West Cobb
Venue Phone: (678) 594-6738Address: