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Over 110 artists created 140 doors for Doors to Homes and Hope in 2013. The exhibit of Doors ran in Norcross, Duluth, Suwanee, and Snellville for a month in the fall. Proceeds from Door sales went to benefit Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity and ArtWorks! Gwinnett. Don’t miss the terrific video from TV Gwinnett: Doors to Homes and Hope 2013 – from TV Gwinnett
ArtWorks Gwinnett’s Student Visual Arts Awards will be held Friday, April 14, at 6:30 in the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center (opposite the lake in the same complex as the Gwinnett Arena). Students in grades K – 12 had the opportunity to be nominated by their art teachers for this prestigious recognition. Each art teacher could nominate only two students per grade, so each nominee has already achieved a high honor. At the Awards Ceremony, ArtWorks will recognize a winner for each grade level, and also a first, second, and third place award for Elementary, Middle & High school winners. Sponsorship & prizes for the Visual Arts Awards comes from Primerica, […]
September 13, 2013 Doors to Homes and Hope is an outdoor public art exhibit to increase awareness of Gwinnett Habitat for Humanity, Gwinnett ReStore and ArtWorks! Gwinnett. This inaugural event connects the community through public art to recognize the issue of inadequate housing. Doors to Homes and Hope is hosted by the City of Norcross. In addition to the exhibit in Norcross, Doors of Art will also be featured in Suwanee, Duluth and several public spaces around the county. Doors of Art will be available for purchase online with proceeds supporting the Habitat mission and the arts in Gwinnett. Doors to Homes and Hope is an unprecedented collaboration between public, private and non-profit sectors who all have pulled together to increase awareness of the […]
The programs and resources of ArtWorks! Gwinnett™ pays dividends to Gwinnett businesses, communities, and residents in the following ways: • Those who live, work and play in Gwinnett have a “go to” place to connect to information on the more than 150 arts groups in the county and hundreds of Gwinnett artists. • Companies in Gwinnett improve their ability to attract and retain employees as arts offerings are an oft-cited reason why professionals – especially talented recent graduates – choose a community. • Research shows that involvement in arts education correlates with higher SAT scores, greater information recall and higher levels of educational attainment. Arts teach creative problem-solving, teamwork and collaboration and encourage […]
News releases featuring major news announcements from our members follow. Duluth Fine Arts League Presents Dec. 8th “Artists in the Homes Tour,” 10/15/12 Aurora Theater Charity Golf Tournament 10/8/12 Northeast Atlanta Ballet Gala 9/29 Casino Royale To learn more about our members, please see the Artists & Presenters pages of our website and E-Newsletter stories and interviews. Members may submit news releases for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org.