2020 Augusta Arts Awards Winners Announced The Greater Augusta Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2020 Augusta Arts Awards winners. Artist Award: Karlton Clay Arts Professional Award: Porter Stokes Kath Girdler Engler Award for Public Art: Wesley Stewart and Colleen Beyer Media Award: Velvet Perry, of Perry Broadcasting Sponsor Award: Doctors Hospital of Augusta
Featured Member Artist: Fox Si-Long Chen By Jamie Jackson Pandemic-induced stay-at-home orders made it nearly impossible for photographers like Fox Si-Long Chen to create and distribute their work in traditional ways. But Fox doesn’t settle for traditional or ordinary. Fox owns Foxsilong Studio, a place where all of her art and freelance writing is showcased.
Featured Member Artist: Karlton Clay By Jamie Jackson Karlton Clay works incredibly hard to accomplish his own goals and to raise the bar for all those who surround him. He is an example of the kind of person the Augusta community is lucky to have. Karlton started his company, Victory Productions, to enact his dreams
Creation of the James Brown Mural Has Started In March, after thousands of votes, Cole Phail from Appling, Georgia won the public’s vote in the James Brown Mural Competition with his piece titled “The Spirit of Funk.” Work on the mural, located at 879 Broad Street, in downtown Augusta, began Monday. Phail will be documenting
Featured Member Artist Karin Gillespie Interview by Rhian Swain The trials and tribulations of COVID-19 self-distancing/quarantine have shaken the foundations of Karin Gillespie’s world … not one iota. But then, being a writer, isolation while serving the muse is a mandatory way of life. While some of us are suffering in mandated self-exile, Karin is