Georgia State University
Bachelors of Fine Arts, Studio Art, December 2010
C4 Civil Advocacy Intensive Pilot, 2019
Tempus Projects Residency with Living Melody Collective 2019
C4 Training Hatch Intensive, 2017
Wonderroot CSA Program, Season 7, 2015
WCAGA Art of Nature Grant, 2015
PUBLIC ART PROJECTS
(solo, collaboration, and assisting)
2019 Forward Warrior (forthcoming) Solo mural as a part of a two day mural festival in Cabbagetown. 673 Wylie St, Atlanta GA.
2019 “Chasing History” mural. Marietta Museum of History. Solo commission for a mural to be created on the back of Kennesaw House.
2019 Friend School of Atlanta gymnasium floor mural, assisting Alex Ferror. 862 S Columbia Dr, Decatur, GA.
2019 Rowdy Tiger Grill mural at the Renaissance Hotel, assisting Matthew Maher and Lucas Rocheleau. 866 West Peachtree Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA.
2019 “Believe Women” electrical box mural. Corner of Boulevard and Angier St., Atlanta GA. Collaborative mural with Lauren Palotta Sturmburg and designed with Kat Stockton, created with the support of the Old Forth Ward Association.
2018 “Pizza Toss” mural. Tony's at Brentwood, Stockbridge GA. Solo corporate commission to create a mural for a pizzeria and restaurant.
2018 “Hope for Georgia Bus” a collaborative mural with Living Melody Collective, lead and designed by me. A 36' school bus was completely repainted with Georgia's past voting systems and landscapes to be used to encourage voter engagement.
2018 Forward Warrior “ Lo Que Hereda No Se Hurta” mural, assisting Jessica Caldas. 673 Wylie St, Atlanta GA. Two day mural event in Cabbagetown.
2018 “Live the Legacy II” a collaborative temporary mural with Living Melody Collective for the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
2018 “Drum Major Project” a city-wide community engagement lead by Rachel Parish commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's death and an re-enactment of his Atlanta funeral procession.
2017 “#3Everyday: Where Do We Go From Here?”a daily performance piece lead by Jessica Caldas, and carried out in public spaces in Atlanta by three women for domestic violence awareness month (October).
2017 “Signs of Solidarity” a collaborative banner with Living Melody Collective. Atlanta’s arts community was inspired by Signs of Solidarity Philadelphia, a project that started with the idea of hanging a few banners from a few private homes, but quickly became a large city wide project.
2015 “#3Everyday”a daily performance piece lead by Jessica Caldas, and carried out in public spaces in Atlanta by three women for domestic violence awareness month (October).
2015 “Nature Under Construction” temporary installation for the Blue Heron Nature Preserve, As part of the Women's Caucus for Art of Georgia's Art of Nature grant.
2019//[es·sence], Blue Mark Studios, Atlanta, Georgia
2019//Notions of Saintly Flesh, Tempus Projects, Tampa, Florida
2019//All Together Now, Beacon, Atlanta, Georgia
2019 // MOCA GA Pin Up Show, Tula Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia
2018 //Selfie: Identity at Arm's Length, Still Point Arts, Atlanta, Georgia
2018// Salon Suburbia, House show, Dunwoody, Georgia
2018 //Live the Legacy II, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, Georgia
2018 // Hope in Action: Showing Up for Our Legacy, Fulton County Government Center, Atlanta, Georgia
2017 // Flat Rate Box, Modified Art, Phoenix, Arizona
2017 // EngageMINT Auction, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2017 // Dear Atlanta, Big Tree Arts, Atlanta, Georgia
2017 // Hispaniola: A Celebration of Haiti and the Dominican Republic with Selections from the Dion Kohler Collection, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
2016 // Wonderfarm, presented by Wonderroot at Armour Yards, Atlanta, Georgia
2016 // BECOMING hu-MAN, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2016 // Dear Bear Wolf's Second Birthday Bash, Downtown Players Club, Atlanta, Georgia
2016 // Love/d & Sex/ed, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2015 // The Variety Show: Ladies First, Downtown Players Club, Atlanta, Georgia
2015 // Exhibition 5, The Farm's Womb, Atlanta, Georgia
2015 // Monster Drawing Rally, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
2015 // Sunday Nite Video, MINT Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2015 // Short Shorts Film Festival, curated by Rachel Reese, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
2018 // Artist Group Paints ‘Hope For Georgia’ Bus To Help Drive Voter Turnout by Myke Johns for Atlanta’s NPR station WABE
2018 // Turn Up/Turn Out rocks the vote by Jake Van Valkenburg for Atlanta Creative Loafing
2018 // A Georgia for All Georgians: Liliana Bakhtiari and the anti-deportation bus by Nicholas Goodly for Wussy Mag
2018 // ”Women of Living Melody Collective Create at the Intersection of Art and Activism” by Sherri Caudell for ArtsATL
2018 // Politics And Art Merge At Turn Up/Turn Out, A Party With Little Tybee For Voter Engagement by Lauren Leathers for ArtsATL
2018 // Female artist tackle Atlanta housing inequality in MLK exhibit, by Fleming Smith, published by the Atlanta Journal Constitution
2015 // Review: Downtown Players Club Makes a Raw Debut with Ladies First by Amy Stufflebeam, published on ArtsATL
Things I’ve written
Review: Tinsley’s “Double Distance” is emotional, Faust’s “incongruent ilk” is elegant, published on ArtsATL
Review: #BuyNathanSharratt vs. #StealNathanSharratt — art as action and reaction, published on ArtsATL
A conversation with MINT’s Candice Greathouse about accessibility and finding community, published on ArtsATL
Dashboard Dishes on its Future, published on BurnAway
Art Burn: Capsule Reviews of Weekend Events, Weekend of November 6-8, published on BurnAway
Art Burn: Capsule Reviews of Weekend Events, Weekend of October 16-18, published on BurnAway
Art Burn: Capsule Reviews of Weekend Events, Weekend of October 9-11, published on BurnAway
Art Burn: Capsule Reviews of Weekend Events, Weekend of October 2-4, published on BurnAway
Art Burn: Capsule Reviews of Weekend Events, Weekend of September 25-27, published on BurnAway
© Angela Bortone 2017