Tuesday, September 25, 2012


lots of art events and opportunities in ATL to end 2012. for more info on any of these events go to:


you better ask somebody…..

 DTM dacreativegenius

Dia De Los Muertos Pencil Wars drawing contest Oct 1- Nov 1

winner gets: $25 gift card to BINDERS Art Supply Store -Buckhead
an original Dia De Los Muertos Drawing by DTM

 rules: theme is the traditional Day of The Dead.
it has to reference some part of the mexican tradition
art must contain a skull
original art only
pencil only
colored pencils ok
any paper or drawing material

 Winner will be decided by BINDERS & Mano Art Shows
 post finished artwork at: https://www.facebook.com/pencilwars
send contact information and high resolution SCAN to: dtm@manoartshows.com


SpaceUP Atlanta Un-conference 


bring an easel with your space related art to DTM
Art Sales - 80% artist
 oct 6 10am to 6pm
 set up time 9-10am.
pick up art 6-630pm.

 GTRI Conference Center
250 14th Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

 if you want to hang out for the event, get your ticket and support the cause! http://spaceupatl.eventbrite.com/

 To confirm participation, contact DTM@manartshows.com

 General registration is $20, and this covers lunch, snacks, SpaceUp Atlanta 2012 patch and logo sticker. Online registration ends on Oct. 3rd, and the rest will be onsite registration which will be $30 at the door.
 We are proud to present Atlanta’s first SpaceUp on Oct. 6, 2012 at the GTRI Conference Center. SpaceUp Atlanta is a space unconference, where participants decide the agenda of the event.
Everyone who attends SpaceUp is encouraged to give a talk, moderate a panel, or start a discussion. We hope to gather students, teachers, professionals, and enthusiasts in the greater Atlanta region to foster a grassroots space community.

TBBCAtl: Oct 15th Edition: Careers In Art @Hypepotamus

For all levels & media | FREE | Mon. Oct 15th

 6pm. Black Book Drawing. bring your pencils and black books
 7-8pm Careers in the Arts With Ashley Danielly Dopson Art Education Andaiye Reeves Art Promoter & Advocate for the Arts and Dubelyoo The Artist (www.dubelyoo.net)

 Art School vs Art Apprenticeship. What are the benefits to a scholarly approach to art in comparison to learning art techniques from a professional working artist. Art Schools teach art technique but where does an artist learn about the art business? What say you?

 FREE REGISTRATION: http://tbbcoct2012.eventbrite.com/
 LIVE VIDEO STREAMING STARTS AT 6PM http://www.ustream.tv/channel/tbbcatl

 on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/283574008422753/

817 W Peachtree St
Atlanta GA
under the Biltmore Hotel corner with 5th street
Atlanta GA Speed Networking is one-on-one face time with film/TV music decision makers and influencers. Our panelists will meet a participant for a three-minute period before the attendee is asked to move on to the next panelist.

 http://musicspecialistspeaks.eventbrite.com/ tickets on sale now!
 More Info: www.musicspecialistspeaks.com

Live Model Drawing & Photography Session

November 2nd 7-10pm

 refreshments and snacks

 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Atlanta Airport West – Camp Creek
3833 Princeton Lakes Court Atlanta GA 30331 (404) 969-2300

More info: DTM@manoartshows.com 404.695.5769
Mano Art Shows Call For Art, Artists, Body Painters and CosPlay Contest

Dia De Los Muertos Art Show November 3rd 8pm

The Best Art Show series ever is back for the Halloween Edition.

 Costume Contest
Body Paint Art
Pencil Drawing Contest
Sticker Drawing Trading Table
DJ Osmose

Door Prizes
Original Art Raffles and

 Free cover with a can good and costume
$10 w/can good
$15 regular cover

 Art By Amanday Powell Andrew Bones Ash Boogey Ashaunti Thompson Benjamin Butler Briana Boatwright Chanson Presley Daniel Curran David McLeod Delminquoe Cunningham Dionne Lewis Edward Platt III Genna Simmons Gerzon Rodriguez Ginnifer Herndon Ian Swain Jacqueline Pope Joe Perry Jonathan Zapata Jose Gross Juice Lee Just Norahz Justin Anderson Kevin M Rucker Kristen Petty Miles Barner Marcus Miles Davis Marilyn Myers Narhzio Neal Hamilton Saudade Shakirah Coleman Simmons Genna Terp Vairin

 tickets available: http://artisking2012.eventbrite.com/
 More Info: dtm@manoartshows.com or online: www.manoartshows.com
support the arts that support the community!

 Holiday Inn Express & Suites -Camp Creek Atlanta

3833 Princeton Parkway Southwest Atlanta, GA

I am the organizer of the show and I was one of the Vatos in episode 4 season 1. We filmed a scene for season two but never aired and instead the scene has been released on youtube.
To all TWD fans, bring a printed picture from the show where Im in the scene, and I will sign it and takes pictures with you. 

Art Is King

November 2-4
 Three days of artist panels, live drawing session, group art show, speed networking and professional advice from art industry giants. This three day event is meant to give artists access to art industry professionals at a very affordable price.
 The 2012 site is the Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Atlanta Airport West- Camp Creek) and a perfect space to fit artists and creatives of every discipline.

6pm Registration Opens. Main Hall open to public.
7pm -10pm live model drawing session

8am Registration Opens. Complimentary Breakfast
9 Welcome to TBBCAtl - Art is King
930 Copyrights & Ttrademarks with Attorney Deborah Gonzales
11 Tech and the Future of Digital Art
1230 noon Complimentary Lunch
3 Website Tips & Tricks for Artists using Wordpress. Aisha Flores - Web Specialist
430 Branding & Marketing for Independent Artists. FlavaDave of Art Star Rep
730 intermission
 8 Mano A Mano Art Show "Dia De Los Muertos " body paint, skull/dead art, dj osmose, slap trade station, pencil wars, appetizers, beer, costume contest, give aways, door prizes, live art, photography station, video interview station, vendors http://www.manoartshows.com/

8am Registration Opens, Complimentary Breakfast
9 Welcome to TBBCAtl - Art is King
930 Marketing & Promotion in Social Media and the Law Attorney Deborah Gonzales
11 Art Industry Advice
1230 Complimentary Lunch
1pm Speed Networking & Personal Advice Session with Professionals Dawud Anyabwile, Dubelyoo, FlavaDave McCleod, Allen Johnston (the music specialist), Jason Thomas (iNetwork), Art Attorney Deborah Gonzalez, Joe Winter (C4Atlanta) and more!
3 Advice from the Curator of Culture Gilbert Young
430. Closing Remarks, Complimentary Late Lunch & Giveaways

 REGISTER NOW FOR ALL THREE DAYS ONLY $50 http://artisking2012.eventbrite.com/

Ignite Your Career with C4Atlanta

The next session of C4 Atlanta's Ignite http://c4atlanta.org/ignite/ begins Tuesday, October 4, with day and evening classes available.

 What is Ignite? Ignite is an eight-week entrepreneurship training seminar for creative individuals aiming to develop a sustainable business plan.

Day classes will be held at Binders Art Supplies, and evening classes will be held at The Goat Farm. 

Ignite also fulfills the professional development requirement for the http://c4atlanta.org/what-we-do/kaiser-bridge/ for income eligible members of C4 Atlanta. The Bridge Program provides up to 24 months of 95% subsidized health insurance.

 C4 Atlanta would like to extend a special offer to artists from The Black Box Conversations. http://c4atlanta.org/eia-signup/ and use the promo code tbbcfriend for a $25 discount!

Atlanta Startup Weekend

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

ATDC - Hodges Room 75
5th Street NW 3rd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308

 For more information click here: http://atlanta.startupweekend.org/

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