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Past Exhibitions

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Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines

July 18–October 4, 2015

A sequel to the celebrated 2013 exhibition Drawing Inside the Perimeter, this second installment brought together a diverse selection of over one hundred recently acquired drawings by artists working both inside and outside the Atlanta perimeter.

Overview

Following up on the High Museum’s successful 2013 exhibition of drawings by Atlanta-based artists titled Drawing Inside the Perimeter, this exhibition presents more than one hundred drawings acquired by the High between June 2013 and May 2015.

The exhibition acknowledges drawing as an independent artistic discipline with a long, rich history, one that represents a manner of thinking, composing, writing, or problem-solving among a plurality of contemporary art practices. Rather than considering drawing only as a preliminary stage in the process of creating a finished work in another medium, the exhibition reflects on drawing as a framework for the construction of knowledge and the communication of ideas.

Drawings in the exhibition act as a roadmap to the great diversity of artistic production in the Atlanta metro area, demonstrating the broad diversity of our region by expanding the reach of Drawing Inside the Perimeter to include twice as many artists, many who live and work outside the perimeter in outlying locales such as Athens, Columbus, Fairburn, Lawrenceville, Morrow, Smyrna, and elsewhere.

Works in the exhibition have been acquired through the Antinori Fund, which was established by Susan and Ron Antinori to support and advance artistic excellence among artists living and working in the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Participating Artists

Curtis Ames
Born Columbus, Ohio

Ashley Anderson
Born Milledgeville, Georgia

Maria Artemis
Born Greensboro, North Carolina

Nick Bable
Born Atlanta, Georgia

David Baerwalde
Born Parma, Ohio

John Beadles
Born Pontiac, Illinois

Jessica Blinkhorn
Born Marietta, Georgia

Benjamin Britton
Born Palo Alto, California

Caroline Bullock
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Carolyn Carr
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Brendan Carroll
Born New Haven, Connecticut

William Cash
Born Marietta, Georgia

Chris Chambers
Born Fresno, California

In Kyoung Chun
Born Seoul, Korea

Krista Clark
Born Burlington, VermontKevin E. Cole
Born Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Ryan Coleman
Born Evansville, Indiana

Mark Cottle
Born Washington, D.C.

Corey Davis
Born Columbus, Ohio

Henry Detweiler
Born Atlanta, Georgia

William Downs
Born Greenville, South Carolina

Frank Dunson

Brian Egan
Born Glen Rock, New Jersey

Angus Galloway
Born Bath, England

Mike Germon
Born Decatur, Georgia

Heidi Graf
Born Beverly, Massachusetts

Matt Haffner
Born Akron, Ohio

Eric Hancock
Born Winter Haven, Florida

Brian Holcombe
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Shara Hughes
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Gyun Hur
Born in Daegu, Korea

Hannah Israel
Born Manila, Philippines

Carol John
Born Camden, New Jersey

Medford Johnston
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Michael Lachowski
Born Norfolk, Virginia

Mark Leibert
Born Honolulu, Hawaii

Elizabeth Lide
Born Durham, North Carolina

Alan Loehle
Born Chicago, Illinois

Susan Loftin
Born Newnan, Georgia

Pam Longobardi
Born Glen Ridge, New Jersey

Eric Mack
Born Charleston, South Carolina

Trek Matthews
Born Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Faith McClure
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Michi Meko
Born Florence, Alabama

Abbie Merritt
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Greg Mike
Born Danbury, Connecticut

Larry Miller
Born College Park, Maryland

Donna Mintz
Born Gainesville, Georgia

Jason Murphy
Born Jackson, Mississippi

Katie Ridley Murphy
Born Columbia, Missouri

Bo Orr
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Erin Palovick
Born Chicago, Illinois

Esteban Patiño
Born Medellin, Colombia

Lauren Peterson
Born Columbia, Maryland

Mario Petrirena
Born Unión de Reyes, Cuba

Sanithna Phansavanh
Born Kansas City, Missouri

Michael Reese
Born Westbury, New York

Charles H. Reinike III
Born New Orleans, Louisiana

Lucha Rodriguez
Born Caracas, Venezuela

Kellie Romany
Born Barataria, Trinidad and Tobago

Mimi Hart Silver
Born Outer Banks, North Carolina

Leslie Snipes
Born Lancaster, South Carolina

Ben Steele
Born Stoneham, Massachusetts

Mac Stewart
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Dorothy Stucki
Born Atlanta, Georgia

Wesley Terpstra
Born Ypsilanti, Michigan

Joe Tsambiras
Born Tucker, Georgia

Zuzka Vaclavik
Born Falls Church, Virginia

Art Vandenberg
Born Grasonville, Maryland

Jim Waters
Born Athens, Tennessee

Orion Wertz
Born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Christian Bradley West
Born Richmond, Virginia

Martha Whittington
Born Gainesville, Florida

Fabian Williams
Born Fayetteville, North Carolina

Caomin Xie
Born Shanghai, China

Linze Yarbrough
Born Chattanooga, Tennessee

Monster Drawing Rally

Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Visitors were invited to get in on the action and watch Georgia artists at work at the High’s second Monster Drawing Rally

In conjunction with the exhibition Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines and made possible by the Gudmund Vigtel Works on Paper Fund, approximately 75 local artists—many of whom are featured in Sprawl!—made art live in the High’s Robinson Atrium. The works were available for sale that day only for $75 each.

Working in three one-hour shifts, each group of artists produced original drawings available for purchase as they are completed. If more than one attendee wanted to purchase a particular work, the winner was determined by the luck of the draw.

The concept of the Monster Drawing Rally was originally developed by Southern Exposure in San Francisco. DJ Teknology spun tunes. BINDERS© donated supplies for the event, and participating artists also be brought their own supplies.

Below is a current list of artists who participated in Monster Drawing Rally:

Organization and Support

This exhibition is organized by the High Museum of Art. This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of Susan and Ron Antinori and the Judith Alexander Foundation.