ATLANTA, GA: Macey Ley will exhibit several artist books at the Page by Page: Contemporary Artist Books exhibit at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, beginning February 9, 2019. The exhibition will showcase work in a variety of forms, including fine press books, altered or reconstructed books, sculptural structures, installations, and books without narrative. Featured books, include Down to a Science, Just a Symptom, and The Sky Is Surely Open.
The artwork will be on display February 9 – April 20, 2019, with a reception yet to be announced. The gallery is located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth, Georgia 30097.
ATLANTA, GA: WonderRoot, an arts organization working to improve the cultural and social landscape of Atlanta, will reveal its 2016-2017 Walthall Artist Fellowship exhibition entitled, “Building a Ship from a Shipwreck,” at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) on Thursday, July 13 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are available online or at the door.
On display will be a variety of artwork, including performance, painting, drawing, sculpture, and installations. Macey Ley’s new video installation Family Dinner centers around food relationships and the dynamics of family dinners. It is a full-emersion experience inside the artist’s living room and includes footage of families dining across the United States. With a few surprises on opening night, participants might find space to reflect on their own relationships with food, family, and each other.
The team of eleven carefully selected artists for the 2016-2017 Walthall Artist Fellowship featured in the upcoming exhibition include: Addison Adams, Joe Camoosa, Morgan Carlisle, Nicole Johnson, Wihro Kim, Macey Ley, Steve Morrison, Ali O’Leary, Tori Tinsley, Charlie Watts, and Cosmo Whyte. Sarah Higgins has served as fellowship facilitator and curator for this exhibition.
The Walthall Artist exhibition will remain on display for public viewing at MOCA GA from July 14 to September 9, 2017, Tuesday-Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
PORTLAND, OR: Macey Ley’s artist book Snow Blowwas selected for exhibition at the 23 Sandy Gallery BUILT international juried exhibition of book and paper art examining the relationship between contemporary book art practices and architecture, engineering, landscape and construction as form, function and structure.
The exhibition runs April 7 – May 27, 2017 with an opening reception on April 8 from 4-6 p.m. The gallery is located at 623 NE 23rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon.
Gallery hours: Thu – Sat: 12PM – 6PM during exhibitions or by appointment.
ATLANTA, GA: Macey Ley announced today that her sculptural artist book For It Might End was selected for exhibition at the The Book as Art 4.0: Boundless, an annual exhibition sponsored by the Decatur Arts Alliance, the DeKalb Library Foundation, and Georgia Center for the Book.
The fourth annual The Book as Art exhibitionshowcases a variety of artist books – from handmade and lusciously tactile to linear and informative, abstract and questioning to sculptural and monumental. This juried show celebrates the book with a wildly varied collection of inventive and spectacular work that challenges expectations.
Jurors include Andrew Glasgow, retired executive director of the American Craft Council; Julie Leonard, bookbinder, artist, and faculty member at the University of Iowa Center for the Book; and Cynthia Delaney Lollis artist and professor of printmaking and book arts at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia.
The artist books will be on display in the Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library August 19 – September 30, 2016. An evening gala reception will be held at the Gallery August 26. The time has yet to be announced. The gallery is located in Decatur Branch of the DeKalb County Library at 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, GA.
Tieton, WA: Two of Macey Ley’s artist books I Am Not and Snow Blowhave been selected for exhibition at the seventh annual 10x10x10Teiton international exhibition of small works at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse. All works on display are 10 inches cubed or smaller, and include works in a variety of media. 10x10x10Teiton jurors include Adam Gildar, owner and director of the contemporary Gildar Gallery in Denver, Colorado; Susanna Crum, artist and co-founder of Calliope Arts in Louisville, Kentucky; and Rodolfo Salgado, co-founder and director of Calliope Arts in Louisville, Kentucky.
The exhibition will be on display August 13 – October 9, 2016, with an opening reception on Saturday, August 12, 12-3 p.m., and a closing reception on Saturday, October 8,12-3 p.m.
The Mighty Tieton is an incubator for central Washington state artisan businesses. The Mighty Tieton Warehouse is located at 608 Wisconsin Avenue, Tieton, WA, 98947. Gallery hours are Fri.-Sun. 12 – 3 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ATLANTA, GA: Macey Ley was selected to participate in the fifth annual Walthall Artist Fellowship program, WonderRoot’s signature professional development program for artists at pivotal stages in their careers. During the year-long Atlanta-based program, fellows will participate in symposia, roundtable discussions, and a five-day off-site residency. It culminates in a group exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in the summer of 2017.
NAGOGDOCHES, TX: Macey Ley’s sculptural artist book Coupled and Inseparable has been selected for exhibition at the Texas National at the Ed & Gwen Cole Art Center sponsored by Stephen F. Austin State University. The Texas National 2016 juror is Abelardo Morell who selected works by artists from 29 states. The exhibition will be on display April 9 – June 11, 2016, with a reception on Saturday, April 9, 6-8 p.m.
The Ed & Gwen Cole Art Center is located at the Old Opera House, 329 E. Main Street, Nagagdoches, Texas. Gallery hours are Tues.-Fri. 12:30 – 5 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ATLANTA, GA: Macey Ley announced today that When the Hush Fell Upside Down has been selected for exhibition at the Lightweight at the Hambidge Center Weave Shed Gallery in Rabun Gap, GA. Lightweight includes artwork by Hambidge Fellows exploring definitions of and connections with the term ‘lightweight.’ Work will be on display March 19 – June 11, 2016, with a reception on Friday, March 19, 4-6 p.m.
The Hambidge Center is located at 105 Hambidge Court, Rabun Gap, GA 30568. Gallery hours are Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ATLANTA, GA: Macey Ley announced today that Snow White has been selected for exhibition at the LaGrange National XXIX Biennial at the LaGrange Art Museum in LaGrange, GA. The exhibition includes paintings, prints, drawings, photography ceramics, sculpture and decorative arts and will be on display February 19 – April 2, 2016, with an awards ceremony and reception on Friday, February 19, 7-9 p.m.
The LaGrange Art Museum is located at 112 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, GA 30240. Gallery hours are Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sat. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
ATLANTA, GA – Macey Ley has been selected to participate in the Hambidge Center creative residency this fall and was awarded a distinguished fellowship. Hambidge fellows are creative minds representing the widest possible range of perspectives and demographics including visual artists, writers, poets, scientists, ceramicists, musicians, choreographers, chefs and beyond.
As part of her residency, Ley will participate in the annual Hambidge Great ARTdoors Festival Saturday, October 10, 2015,10 a.m. – 5 p.m. She and other resident artists will open their studios to the public during the all-day event, which includes live music, local food, hayrides, tours of the artist-in-residence studios, artist talks, art installations, demonstrations, and activities for all ages.
Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door. VIP tickets are also available for $75, and children under 12 are offered free admission.
The Hambidge Center is located at 105 Hambidge Court, Rabun Gap, GA 30568. Hambidge is approximately 100 miles from Atlanta and Asheville, 20 miles from Lake Rabun, Lake Burton and Highlands, and 30 miles from Cashiers.