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July 15, 2023 - Aug. 26, 2023

Climate Change: FINAL WARNING

Juried Exhibition 2023

Climate Change: FINAL WARNING


Lisa Tuttle

Ric Washington

Cleigaie Narcisse


Ugo Agoruah - Lisa Alembik - Jim Alexander - Vanna Black - Carl D. Christian - Sharon B Dowdell - Samuel Guilford - Oscar Harris - Amber Higgenbottom - Amanda Hubbard - Oxana Kovalchuk - Kamille Mayes - Mery Lynn McCorkle - Herman McClenton - Michael Morgan - Marcella Muhammad - Cyrus Nelson - Shalea Niles - Claudia O'Steen - Elaine Pawlowicz - Mary L. Peng - Sandy Teepen - Lisa Tuttle - Ric Washington - Daniel Wingo


The world has been pushed to the brink of irrevocable damage that only swift and drastic action can avert. Artists in this exhibition have an opportunity to raise awareness about this crisis, advocate for policy reform, and empower and inspire viewers to take action in their own way.

Congrats to the winners, all applicants & thanks to guest judge Kevin Sipp!  

1st - Mary L. Peng (Boston) 

2nd - Kamille Mayes (Atlanta) 

3rd - Carl D Christian (Atlanta) 

Honorable Mention - Samuel Guilford (Atlanta)

Exhibit Video - Closing Event

About the Judge

Kevin Sipp is a fine artist, scholar and curator with expertise in printmaking, painting, sculpture and multimedia installation.

His foundational aesthetic focus examines the spiritual, political, social, and historical influence of African-derived culture in the world, often making references to African Myth, Afro-Futurism, Cultural Identity, Colonial History, past and contemporary music, politics and comics.

Sipp, who is also a poet and speaker, is the cultural affairs and public art coordinator for the city of Atlanta, a curator at the Hammonds House, and a teaching artist at the High Museum.

About the Curators

Lisa Tuttle is a mixed-media artist, curator, advocate, educator and writer. A former lead administrator with the Fulton County Public Art Program and gallery director for the Nexus Contemporary Art Center (now Atlanta Contemporary) and Atlanta College of Art, Lisa was also the visual arts director for the Arts Festival of Atlanta. 

Ric Washington, mixed-media artist, graphic designer and educator, studied at Kansas City Art Institute & School of Design. The former curator of art and graphics at Zoo Atlanta worked on award-winning conservation education projects throughout the U.S. and East Africa.  He is now a designer and print specialist for Fulton County Schools.



NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. Monday,  June 19, 2023

Entry fee: $25 ArtsXchange members, $35 non-members, or $40 entry & membership 

Notification of Acceptance: Friday, June 23, 2023

Opening Reception: 6-9 p.m. July 8, 2023

Artists talk:

1-3 p.m. July 22, 2023

Cash Awards:

1st $300 | 2nd $200 | 3rd $100



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