Podcast: Running an Atlanta art gallery during a pandemic

The Arnika Dawkins gallery combines the approachability of a residential home with cutting-edge contemporary photography including work by Ervin A. Johnson, pictured here.
Courtesy of Arnika Dawkins
The Arnika Dawkins gallery combines the approachability of a residential home with cutting-edge contemporary photography including work by Ervin A. Johnson, pictured here. Courtesy of Arnika Dawkins

Credit: Arnika Dawkins

Credit: Arnika Dawkins

Arnika Dawkins showcases “work that has something to say.”

This week, we’ll learn what it’s like to run an art gallery in Atlanta.

From Buckhead galleries where works run into the five digits to scruffier indie art spaces populated by Gen Z-types, hospitality and accessibility are hallmarks of Atlanta’s art scene. That makes it easy to dip a toe in, no matter what your art education.

Gallery owner Arnika Dawkins in her Cascade gallery.
Courtesy of Arnika Dawkins
Gallery owner Arnika Dawkins in her Cascade gallery. Courtesy of Arnika Dawkins

Credit: Handout

Credit: Handout

AJC contributor and art critic Felicia Feaster brought us a roundup of some local galleries and spoke with a few gallery owners. On this week’s podcast, she brings us her chat with Arnika Dawkins of Arnika Dawkins Gallery.

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