Monday, February 17, 2014

“The Merits of Art: An Expert Panel” @ Decatur Market & Gallery March 12


DATE: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
EVENT: “The Merits of Art: An Expert Panel”
COST: Free to attend (RSVP required for seating)
SPEAKERS: Howard Pousner, Catherine Fox

In an informal setting, speakers will discuss the various aspects of the subjective nature of art as well as the potential obstacles and opportunities for working artists. Patrick Dennis, President of the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces and owner of the Decatur Gallery will facilitate the discussion with the speakers, encouraging plenty of questions and answers.


Howard Pousner writes about arts, entertainment and attractions for the The Atlanta Journal--‐Constitution. For the last 30 years, he has covered nearly every cultural event held in metro Atlanta from the Olympics to the Rockettes. He also writes a blog for Access Atlanta online.

Catherine Fox is executive director, editor chief and art critic for ArtsATL, an online magazine for arts news and culture in metro Atlanta. Previously Ms. Fox was the art and architecture critic at The Atlanta Journal--‐Constitution for 27 years. She holds a master’s degree in art history from the University of Michigan. She was assistant curator of the Arts Festival of Atlanta’s 1981 Site Works Program, has written for ARTnews and other publications, and is a co--‐author of Noplaceness: Art in a Post--Urban Landscape.


The Decatur Market & Gallery is a co--‐operative gallery for emerging artists and unique artisans in metro Atlanta. Each month, the gallery hosts a free education program to benefit artists as well as hands--‐on workshops to develop techniques. The Gallery also hosts quarterly themed group exhibitions. The Gallery is sponsored by The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces.

To view the 2014 gallery event calendar online, visit

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