Ponce City Market puts up what might be the most millennial mural ever

Ponce City Market commissioned a handwritten mural with the usernames of its first 100,000 Instagram followers.
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Ponce City Market commissioned a handwritten mural with the usernames of its first 100,000 Instagram followers.

If you like Ponce City Market on Instagram, there’s a good change your handle is emblazoned on a giant mural there — along with 99,999 others.

The popular mixed-use development commissioned a handwritten mural with the username of each of its first 100,000 followers. 

Students from Atlanta’s Portfolio Center drew the mural on the walls and windows of Atlanta Gallery Collective, a pop-up art gallery on the second floor of the market’s Central Food Hall. The mural is only on view through the holidays — so better start combing it for your name now.

While you’re there. the main Atlanta Gallery Collective exhibit includes photography portraits of James Beard Award-winning and nominated chefs and mixologists from the Southeast, such as Hugh Acheson, Asha Gomez and Hector Santiago. The photos were taken in Atlanta by Brooklyn-based photographer Erik Tanner.

The gallery also includes work from ten Atlanta art galleries: Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Jackson Fine Art, Kai Lin Art, Hathaway, Marcia Wood Gallery, Mason Fine Art, Matre Gallery, Spalding Nix Fine Art, Tew Galleries and Whitespace.

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Making gnocchi with James Beard Award-winning Chef Jonathan Waxman at his Ponce City Market restaurant Brezza Cucina + Pizzeria.