A winding PATH of art

Students add creativity to Buckhead’s newest walking trail.

Denise Starling, executive director of Livable Buckhead, smiles with (left) Katie Maier

Denise Starling, executive director of Livable Buckhead, smiles with (left) Katie Maier

Katie Maier may be the envy of many emerging artists. Her work has been featured in a temporary exhibit at the High Museum, and now one of her first juried creations is a permanent […]

Saving the Fox

How an “onerous burden” became a jewel in the city’s landscape.

Beauchamp Carr stands on the floor of the Fox Theatre auditorium that was saved from the wrecking ball 40 years ago. The Buckhead resident was part of the grassroots effort to save the historic building. Beauchamp Carr stands on the floor of the Fox Theatre auditorium that was saved from the wrecking […]

From Canvas To Coverings: Buckhead artist transforms works into fabrics and textiles

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Most artists are used to walking into a gallery and seeing their works on the wall. For Lisa Kabus, some of her work now is the wall.

The career of this 16 year Buckhead resident took an unexpected turn about a year ago when she was approached by the wall coverings company U.S. Vinyl about turning some of her paintings into fabrics and textiles. The company specifically […]

ArtsBridge coordinator puts theater training to good use

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STORY: H.M. Cauley

Natalie Barrow was one of those “Glee” kids—the ones who sang and danced their way through high school. For the East Cobb native, the setting was Pebblebrook High, Cobb County’s performing arts magnet school where she trained before heading to Kennesaw State to earn a bachelor’s in theater and performance.

Barrow graduated from college four years ago and moved to Buckhead, […]

Going, going… gone! Atlanta antiques head to local auction block

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STORY: H.M. Cauley

Antiques dealer Christy Ogletree recalls being overwhelmed by one particular emotion the first time she attended an auction. “I was scared to death!” she says. The idea of beating out another buyer with a raised paddle or discreet nod can be frightening, Ogletree says. But once the fear of bidding is overcome, most people who attend auctions are hooked on […]

SIMPLY A&E | ART VIEW: Artist Hutton Snellings

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Homegrown talent

Buckhead native stays true to her art

By H.M. Cauley

From a young age, Hutton Snellings sensed there was more paint than blood in her veins. The Buckhead native doesn’t recall a time when she didn’t ache to have a brush in her hand and a paper to draw on. At 25, she’s still focusing on the one thing she loves best.

SIMPLY A&E | ART VIEW

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Mood indigo

Dyeing gives Buckhead artist new life

STORY: H.M. Cauley

From about the time she was 8 years old, Lynn Pollard has been working with her hands. Growing up near Augusta, she learned sewing at her mother’s side and made macramé presents—handcrafts that led her into the world of weaving. “I was drawn to the colors and the creativity, the ability to make something from nothing,” says the 60-year-old […]

SIMPLY A&E | LITERARY: Buckhead Library

BHLMore than just a good place to read

By H.M. Cauley | Photo: Timothy Hurlsey

One of Buckhead’s leading literary icons has never penned a novel, yet it’s had more impact than a bestseller. The local branch of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library on Buckhead Avenue has been a destination since it opened its doors in 1942. Originally named for Ida Williams, a school teacher who founded the area’s first library, the structure was […]