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For over a decade the vibrant streets of Atlanta have been home to the captivating works of renowned muralist Joe King. His works adorn buildings, alleyways, and public spaces, transforming them into visual storytellers of the community. Known for his distinctive ability to mix photo-realism and figural gesture, Joe King has become a local legend in Atlanta's art scene. His murals are celebrated for their fusion of diversity, storytelling, politics, and raw emotion.
This Fall, the GSU|PC community is invited to immerse themselves in "Urban Canvases," a gallery show of Joe King's portraits and politically motivated work.
In The Gallery of The Marvin Cole Auditorium, "Urban Canvases" offers attendees the chance to experience a unique retrospective of Joe King's art. From the vibrant rhythm of urban life to the whispers of history embedded in every stroke, each piece echoes the heartbeats of a community united by its diversity and deepening connections. His pieces narrate tales of hope, resilience, and celebration, resonating deeply with everyone who has walked these city streets.
"Urban Canvases" is not just an art show; it's an experience that encapsulates the essence of Atlanta's dynamic cultural landscape. Through this event, Joe King invites everyone to explore the kaleidoscope of emotions and stories that his works depict, inviting each viewer to find their unique connection within the vivid canvas of his imagination.
This exhibit will be available to view until the end of the fall semester. Meet the artist Thursday, October 5 from 4:00PM-6:00PM for the official opening of "Urban Canvases" with reception to follow.

Hosted by: Department of Fine & Performing Arts

Additional Information can be found at: pin.gsu.edu/event/9209194

Event Details

  • Amber Williams
  • Kaeden Ricketts
  • Julia Thompson
  • Stuart Hernandez

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