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Sunday, August 20th, 2017

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3rd Annual MINT Benefit at WonderRoot

3rd Annual MINT Benefit at WonderRoot

WonderRoot a non-profit will be holding a benifit for the Mint Gallery at the WonderRoot Community Arts Center. The people at WonderRoot are awesome and doing amazing things for the city.  One of those things is hosting a benefit for Mint on July 24th, 2010.  The event will feature: Music from  The Back Pockets, Roman Photos, Social Studies, Buffalo Bangers, and Muleskinner McQueen Vintage clothing … [Read more]


Mint Presents America

Mint Presents America

Where: MINT - 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. Unit B Atlanta, GA 30312 View Larger Map When: Saturday, July 3, 2010 from 7pm-11pm How Much: FREE! More Info: MINT gallery is proud to host an amazing group exhibit featuring art inspired by our beloved country. Come out and salute the flag, have a PBR, and be proud to be an American. Each artist created a piece about their feelings and views … [Read more]


London’s LOGOversy

London’s LOGOversy

When I think of European cities, I think of London, Paris, Rome, and Berlin. I think of the rich history. I think of classic and modern architecture and a continent saturated with avant-guarde artists, fashion, city life, and an eclectic mix of cultures. I think of some of the best designers to ever influence the design world: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Vincent Van Gogh, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Leonardo … [Read more]


FotoGlif – Source for Photos

FotoGlif – Source for Photos

Photo from fOTOGLIF While searching the internet, I stumbled upon a website called fOTOGLIF. What is FotoGlif? You may be asking... Well it is awesome. It is a site that allows you access to editorial photos for FREE! Especially, if you are a blogger or a designer this is a site that you should definitely stop by. Check it out and let us know what you think about it in the comments below. … [Read more]


Objects of Desire Exhibit

Objects of Desire Exhibit

When: Opening Event - Friday - Feb. 26th from 6:30 pm until 9:00 pm Exhibit on display February 12th to March 13th Where: Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) 285 Peachtree Center Ave Marquis Two Tower How Much: Free but a requested donation of $10 The event on Feb 26th will have snacks and drinks About the exhibit: Our mind creates wonders we can only imagine, technology allows for explorations … [Read more]


Make Money Making Money!

Make Money Making Money!

Make Money Making Money?!?!?!?! Sounds crazy doesn't it? Well it is true. The United States Mint has a program called the Artistic Infusion Program. This program is set up to find designers and artist that create inspiring and sometimes patriotic designs for coins. Yes, I said coins. You may think that is just silly and not worth your time but this is big business for the Treasury,there is a $38 3" … [Read more]


Win A 13″ Macbook!

Win A 13″ Macbook!

This is amazing, the people over at TatSkinz are giving you a chance to design a cover for an iPod. The contest is open till November 30th. You could win a Macbook 13" or $1000 University Scholarship. So, while you are home on a break and eating some turkey take some time and make a kick #@$ design. Each person that enters can make up to 10 entries. Some of the rules are: Original Artwork Only … [Read more]


The Art House Co-op!

The Art House Co-op!

The  Art House Co-op is a one of a kind web experience that offers a place for artist of all kinds to come together. AHC was started up back in the Spring of 2006 by Shane and Steven while attending the Atlanta College of Art. They  started off being the organizers of events and then were inspired to open their own space to display art in Atlanta. From there they branched out to have having mini-projects. … [Read more]


PSD to XHTML And CSS

PSD to XHTML And CSS

Are you new to web design? Do you know how to turn a photoshop file into a working webpage? Well, like many people I know, I have basic photoshop and dreamweaver skills. So, when I head that you could turn a PSD into XHMTL and create a CSS file. I was all about it. I would rather find out how to take an Illustrator file and turn it into a website, but when I find that out, I will pass it along to you … [Read more]


Bring Art To The Streets!

Bring Art To The Streets!

In many cities across the nation, illegal advertisements are becoming the new graffiti. This past weekend in New York City an organization called the Public Ad Campaign had the ‘New York Street Advertising Take Over’ (NYSAT2) event. A group of artists went out white-washing and creating art over more than 100 of the illegal billboards in the city. The billboards were soon taken back with ads … [Read more]