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2018 Emerging Artist Awards | Reception and Ceremony


Each year, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs recognizes rising stars in the arts through the Emerging Artist Award which promotes the work of professional artists of notable talent and ability living and creating art within the City of Atlanta. The recipients of the 2018 Emerging Artist Award will be recognized in the categories of literary arts, fashion design, and visual arts. The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs will host a reception and ceremony to honor the recipients at 6:30 pm on Thursday, April 12th at the Chastain Art Center & Gallery. Come out to Chastain Art Center & Gallery to show your support for this year’s recipients!

The 2018 Emerging Artist Award Recipients are:

Rose Smith – Conceptual Documentary Photographer

Bella Dorado – Performance Artist

Lauren Peterson – Found Objects