Georgia Art Exchange today announced the list of artists within the Atlanta Soccer Community who will be displaying their work at The Atlanta Soccer Artfest at the Blue Tower Gallery in downtown Atlanta on Saturday May 22, 2010.
Online PR News – 12-May-2010 – The Atlanta Soccer Artfest will be celebrating the Champions League Final while promoting artists: Sergey Cherep, Jeff Lange, Austin McDonald, Andrew Rowe, Alan Vaughan, Thomas Waller and James Stewart II from the Atlanta soccer community. The Artfest will commence at 2pm and game will be presented live from Madrid, Spain at 2:30 pm EST.
Following the game, the Georgia Art Exchange, a local art group, will open the exhibit hall to the attendees. Artwork from metro Atlanta artists from the soccer community will be exhibited at the event. “We are very thankful to Heineken USA, VIGO and our other sponsors for supporting the artists in our community.” said QuiQue Lopez, Director of the Georgia Art Exchange. “Their help will go a long way to exposing the culturally rich expressions of these very talented artists to the rest of our community.”
The artists’ work will be available for sales at the event with all proceeds going to the artists and the ASA Artist Fund, a fund established to promote artists from the Atlanta soccer community. The Artfest will go through the afternoon and the evening with live music, DJs and other performers.
“This is going to be a wonderful event. The timing could not be better. For the first time, we will have the Champions League Final on a Saturday instead on a weekday,” added Mitch Cherry, curator of the Blue Tower Gallery and Coach of IPFC. “We are excited to bring together the Atlanta Soccer community for a day of celebration in support of our artists.”
The event will be filmed and turned into a documentary by across The Track Productions.
The Event will be sponsored by Heineken USA, Vigo Wire Transfer, Granite Countertop Warehouse, Velocity Screen Printers, G&L Marble, Imperial Pint Football Club and other area businesses.
The Blue Tower Gallery is located at 675 Metropolitan Pkwy. #1113, Atlanta, GA, 30310.
For more information, visit www.AtlantaSoccerArtfest.com, or call 678-391-9153.