The next Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition is just a few months away and the jury has been selected for the annual event. Pictured: “Hurricane” by Ray Katz on the Westside Trail. CONTRIBUTED

Atlanta Beltline announces jury for art exhibition

The Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition is just a few short months away. The 2019 call for artists has been released, along with solicitations for technical positions and a brand new residency program. The jury for the annual exhibition was recently announced:

Miya Bailey is the owner of Peters Street Station and City Of Ink. He has been tattooing for more than 25 years and opened his tattoo shop in 2007 in the Castleberry Hill District Of Atlanta.

Monica Campana, a native of Peru, is the co-founder of Living Walls, The City Speaks, a non-profit organization which seeks to promote, educate, and change perspectives toward public space in our communities via street art.

Morgan Carlisle works for dance-related nonprofits such as Beyond Our Boundaries, providing free and subsidized dance instruction for children of low-income households. She currently serves as Board Chair for Fly on a Wall (an Idea House that supports and presents innovative performance).

Katherine Dirga is an artist and public art specialist. She served as a manager of the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport’s public art program and is a member of Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta.

Audrey Gámez is education director for C4 Atlanta where she is the primary facilitator for workshops and classes. She is also a professional singer and music educator, maintaining a private voice, violin and viola studio.

Zoltan Gerliczki, born in Budapest, Hungary, is a freelance graphic designer and postproduction artist. His work includes photography, computer graphics and post-production for still photography.

Lauren Harris, a native of Atlanta, has a BFA in graphic design and art history from Howard University. She was part of the gallery world in New York and the arts scene in Washington, DC. She is now in the promising art scene of metro Atlanta.

Nikia Knight is the director of ARTlanta Gallery. She handles administrative operations, social media, website development/upkeep, and day-to-day logistics for the company.

Jesse Pratt López, an Atlanta-based photographer, activist, and community organizer, was born in Cali, Colombia. She works with local community organizations such as Southern Fried Queer Pride and Community Estrella to create autonomous spaces for queer people/artists of color.

Loli Lucaciu, a Romanian writer and artist living, is interested in the aesthetic and the creative, from visuals to quality writing. She is the marketing and communications manager at The Woodruff Arts Center.

Samara Minkin is the Manager of Public Art in the Office of the Mayor, City of Atlanta. Before returning to her hometown of Atlanta, Samara spent ten years overseeing acquisitions and collections management for corporate and individual collections in New York City.

Angelica Pugh is the NextGen Artist Program director for the National Black Arts Festival and she sits on the Fulton County Arts & Culture Emerging Projects Panel. She is also the artistic director and choreographer of Angel Le Choreography Company a non-profit dance organization that uses dance, film and the performing arts as a platform for women’s voices.

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