Thursday, September 23, 2010

Best of ATL!

We're SO excited to announce that we won THREE Reader's Pick Best of Atlanta awards this year from Creative Loafing! Best Gallery, Best Place to Score Affordable Art, and Best Local Place to Buy Indie Crafts! We can honestly not contain ourselves and want to thank everyone for the constant support we receive!

With that being said, here's a shoutout to some of our friends and favorites who also won. What can we say, we're so happy to be in Atlanta and among such good company! Congrats everyone!

Reader Picks:
Best Indie Crafter: Christy Petterson and Becky Striepe
Best Advocate for the Arts: WonderRoot
Best Gallery Spotlighting Local Artists: Beep Beep Gallery
Best Underground Art Space: Eyedrum
Best Opening: Here We Hide featuring Sam Parker, Joe Tsambiras, and the Paper Twins
Best Art Exhibit in a Gallery: Here We Hide
Best Local Arts Blog: Burnaway
Best Art Party: Art Papers Art Auction
Best Cupcakes: Atlanta Cupcake Factory
Best Restaurant for a First Date: Top Flr
Best Neighborhood Festival: Inman Park Festival
Best Tattoo Studio: 13 Roses
Best Piercing Parlor: Kolo
Best Outdoor Farmers Market: East Atlanta Village Farmer's Market
Best CDs: Criminal Records
Best Local Mainstream Act: Mastodon
Best Local Electronic Act: Sonen

Critic's Pick:
Best Emerging Visual Artist: Lucha Rodriguez
Best Collective Artistic ''Oh Hell Naw!": March on the Capitol
Best Graf Writer: Hense
Best Gallery: Whitespace
Best Gallery Spotlighting Local Artists: Beep Beep Gallery
Best Underground Art Space: MINT Gallery
Best Bar Snacks: The Sound Table
Best Doughnut: Sublime
Best Popsicles: King of Pops
Best Tattoo Studio: Only You Tattoo

This is just a small small portion of the awards.. check out the rest here!

In other news, be sure to check out Lloyd Benjamin's new show up at Solomon Projects!

Thanks again, Atlanta! It's a good good day for us :)

xo, jen

1 comment:

Judith Pearl said...

Thanks for the list of really wonderful people and their creations! I'm amazed. Lucha Rodriguez has allured me most. Such sophisticated works, I should say. I wrote an essay about his life at Researches I've done are still not enough to show his success and achievements.