A playlist of 15 tunes all performed, arranged, published, composed, created, and/or designed by musicians from Georgia which is what 20 artists had to get encouraged. From that playlist came 20 items of artwork now on exhibit at the Photopoint Gallery in Richmond Hill.
The community has the chance to vote on their beloved piece of artwork from June 28 to Sept. 7. In the finish, a single will come out victorious and gain the People’s Alternative Award as a aspect of this year’s 2021 Arts on the Coastline Annual Exhibit, “Southbound.”
The once-a-year exhibit is the crown-jewel of art show occasions for the Arts on the Coast. This is the sixth consecutive calendar year that it has been hosted by the Photopoint Gallery in Richmond Hill. A a few-individual panel jury selects a Greatest in Display, Second Spot, 3rd Place and Honorable Mention — dollars prizes, ribbons and certificates are awarded.
Joy Dunigan serves as both equally the Photopoint Gallery Proprietor and board member of Arts on the Coast. She is excited to share regionally manufactured artwork the moment once again this yr.
“Each calendar year – due to the fact it is a big a single – we go all out,” Dunnigan said. “There’s a theme and there’s a huge call for entries put out. This isn’t just an art display that we established up for ourselves or for individuals that are just commonly intrigued in collecting operate, but this is a even larger way to get them to engage with us.”
When it will come to the playlist, Dunigan claimed they designed guaranteed to select a wide range of artists from unique genres so there would be something for every person to decide on from. With many gravitating toward new music from Johnny Mercer and Ray Charles, the tunes served as a guideline for what the artwork ended up getting to be.
“There’s paintings there’s photography there’s fibers there is blended media,” Dunigan claimed. “Essentially, as artists, the initial thing we do when we go into the studio is we place on tunes. When we do that, we want to get in the mood, set the tone in some shape or sort we are influenced by the audio.”
Work expected to be on show is by Arts on the Coastline Members Tate Ellington, Joy Dunigan, Heather Younger, Paul Downs, Patricia Harper Mathews, Carol Hartley, Nancy Schlossbach, Peter E. Roberts, Susan Diaz, Sarah Volker, Brenna Baluh, Jim Leahy, Peggy Jo Aughtry, Brenda Seagraves, Stella Ranae Von Schmid, Kathleen Hatcher, Juanita Middleton, Cindi Williams Lewis, Peach Hubbard and Brian Gilbert.
“For ages, you know, new music artists have been influenced by visual artwork to generate songs that are almost as famous as the portray,” Dunigan stated. “So, you had Nat King Cole singing to “Mona Lisa,” and Don McLean singing “Starry, Starry Night” as a tribute to Vincent Van Gogh. Coldplay – in 2008 – they experienced an album and the true name and text of the album arrived from a Frida Kahlo portray of class classical composers for ions have been encouraged by Botticelli and so on.”
All 20 parts of artwork are on display screen now and all set for fans’ votes. The winner of the People’s Preference Award will be introduced on Arts Sept. 8 on the Coast Fb Webpage Dwell.

To view the virtual exhibit, go to deepsouthphotopoint.com/peoples-selection-award-2021.