ON VIEW NOW
Through September 24, 2016
“When approaching this exhibition, it was my goal to feature artists whose ‘making’ was an extension of themselves. Whose making was so much a part of their being and everyday life that it has become an extension of who they are. And also an extension of where they are.
The four artists whose work is featured in this exhibition are all makers of utilitarian beauty. I relish in the joy I can see and find in the process, the influences and the outcomes.”
Dig a little deeper in your southern roots as you discover the artistry behind what “handcrafted” really means in the heart of the South.
Featuring works by Natalie Chanin, Susan Hable, Rita Mae Pettway, and Rebecca Wood, made presents the finest works from these artists’ careers. With works featured in the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, Vogue, the High Museum of Art, and much more, these artists hold great prestige beyond their southern homes.
In a fast-paced world where mass production means profit, originality remains in these artists handmade works, and the evidence is right in our gallery. Learn more about the featured artists in our exhibition here.
Also On View Through Sept 24
Creative Expressions from Creative Enterprises
The Hudgens is pleased to present artwork in partnership with the Creative Enterprises Art Program.
Creative Enterprises is a non-profit organization based in Lawrenceville, GA that is dedicated to assisting adults with disabilities and others with barriers to employment in maximizing their potential.
Their positive works are available for purchase in our gift shop. All profits will be given directly to the artist of the purchased work. Click here to learn more about the organization and how you can help.
Family Day, August 20
Toddler Fridays, July 29 & August 26
Makers Rally, August 27, 9-5:00 pm
Handmade Market, September 10, 11-6:00 pm
BOOST YOUR BIZ
Saturday, August 27th 9am – 5pm
First 100 people to register get a VIP Swag Bag at the event!
A one-day summit for makers including classes from experts and fellow makers on product photography, getting your handmade products in retail, social media for your business, Etsy and more! Lunch included.
made: handcrafted market
A CRAFT MARKET with 75+ VENDORS
Saturday, September 10th 11am – 6pm FREE to attend!
The Made Market is presented in partnership with the Indie Craft Experience.
The Hudgens 5th Annual Juried Member’s Exhibition
October 8 – December 23, 2016
Online Application Available Soon!
Sept 1 – Entry Deadline
Sept 2-4 – Jury Process
Sept 8 – Notification
Sept 27 & 28 – Delivery of Works
Installation – First week of October
Save the Date!
Mark your calendars now and plan to attend The Hudgens’ Annual pARTy!
October 8, 2016
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