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NGAA welcomes Seven Sins and Virtues exhibit to City Hall

NGAA welcomes Seven Sins and Virtues exhibit to City Hall

The North Gwinnett Arts Association and Hans Fräbel will be exhibiting some of Fräbel’s handblown glass creations at Suwanee City Hall from June 19-Sept. 1. Fräbel’s Seven Sins and Virtues creations will be displayed upstairs and some of his other works will be displayed downstairs. The NGAA hosted an open reception and invited the public to

NGAA Awards Scholarships to College-Bound Students

Congratulations to the 2015 North Gwinnett Arts Association (NGAA) college scholarship winners: Ethan Koop and Jaylon Smith from Brookwood High School, and Mackenzie Lynn Ives from Grayson High School. Each year, NGAA is proud to present three scholarships to college-bound high school students planning to major in the field of visual arts. These three, talented

Suwanee SculpTour

The Fourth annual Suwanee SculpTour puts original outdorr scuptures on display in downtown Suwanee Suwanee SculpTour is back! And the fourth annual exhibit is bigger than ever! The 2015-2017 SculpTour brings more art pieces, features more local artists, and includes the largest sculpture yet to be featured in Suwanee – “Dancer XX” by Jack Howard-Potter

Rosemary Benavides Williams Student Arts Scholarship

North Gwinnett Arts Association offers college arts scholarships BY: Brandy Posey The deadline is approaching: May 1, 2015. High School seniors that plan to major in the field of visual arts, such as: painting, drawing, sketching, sculpture, art education or other creative fields are eligible to apply for The North Gwinnett Arts Association (NGAA) Rosemary

Peace, Love & Arts in the Park

BY: Tana Christian Suggs What’s more fun than peace, love, and art? It’s the 2014 Peace, Love, and Arts in the Park… a day filled with art, 1970s music, food, fun, and more! Arts in the Park will take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 17 at Town Center Park and will feature an

The Latest in the Suwanee Art World

Doors to Homes and Hope: Art exhibit benefits Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity/ ReStore and ArtWorks! Gwinnett. A unique art exhibit of about 150 artist-painted doors was on display in locations throughout Gwinnett County during the month of October, including at Suwanee’s Sims Lake Park. The Doors to Homes & Hope exhibit was designed to support both families in need

Artist Profile: Alan Zarter

Meet Local Artist Alan Zarter, BY: Tana Suggs Photography started as a hobby for Alan Zarter during his youth. And as Zarter grew, so did his love for the art. Now Zarter is a local artist and co-founder and vice president of the North Gwinnett Arts Association, and former vice president, Board member and active member of the North Georgia Arts Guild

Suwanee SculpTour 2013-2015

Iron Canopy, BY: Tana Suggs Iron Canopy by Artist, Phil Proctor,  is a sculpture fabricated of steel, stainless steel, and aluminum and includes kinetic which integrates moving elements. The dimensions of this sculpture are 17’x12’x10,’ and it weighs 1,600 pounds. This Sculpture was designed by Phil Proctor. Originally from Mississippi, Proctor has called Atlanta home

North Gwinnett Arts Association’s Art Splash

Visual and performing arts will be showcased at the fourth annual Arts in the Park celebration, which takes place 11:00 a.m. until 6 p.m. May 18 at Town Center Park in Suwanee. With artist demonstrations and live performances throughout the day, there will be plenty to see and do for everyone. This year’s theme–Art Splash!–will

Noah Lomax: Taking Hollywood to the Max!

You may have seen him out and about at one of the community events at Suwanee’s Town Center Park. Or perhaps ran into him with his family at one of the local shops or restaurants in the community. You may have seen him on the small screen in television shows such as Army Wives, Mad

Q & A with Vickie Johnson

Art has emerged as an important focus of the city of Suwanee that has enriched the lives of its residents, and many key figures, local artists and residents have played a major role contributing to the community’s growing awareness and appreciation of art. One of those people is Vickie Johnson, local artist, teacher, and co-founder

Suwanee’s Fall 2012 Plein Air Event Winners

All artwork can be viewed at Suwanee City Hall during operational hours, and all artwork is for sale.  Art makes a great holiday gift! The winners of the event are as follows: First Place Kathy Meenach “Once Upon a Time”             Second Place Carol Van Dyke “October Scarecrow”    

The North Gwinnett Arts Association Pre-Holiday Pamper

The North Gwinnett Arts Association is holding its first fall fundraiser noon to 5 p.m. Nov 17 at Suwanee Town Center. The event, “Pre-Holiday Pamper,” starts at the artists’ open studio with demonstrations, food and wine. The party will then weave its way through Town Center via a scavenger hunt with the final destination being

Artist Profile: Anita Stewart

I asked Anita Stewart, a local artist and Suwanee resident, why she decided to go into art as a profession. Having made her decision as a teenager, one might consider her answer typical coming from a young person. “When I was in high school my dad said, ‘Whatever you do, don’t’ go into art,’ Stewart

Art on a Limb Blossoms in May

It’s a bud? It’s a mug? It’s Art on a Limb! And it has become tradition in Suwanee, art will be blossoming along the Suwanee Creek Greenway and other trails around the city during the month of May. Through its Art on a Limb program, the City of Suwanee “hides” two pieces of original art

2012 SculpTour: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit Artists & Pieces Announced

What stands 4-foot to 10-foot tall, weighs more than 4,600 pounds cumulatively, and is made mostly of steel, but also aluminum, wood, and bronze? It’s the 15 public art pieces that comprise the 2012 Suwanee SculpTour. Presented this year by QuikTrip, SculpTour is Suwanee’s walkable outdoor exhibit of original sculptures. Displayed nearly year-round in and

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