Circumstantial Gravity Wins 1st Place, 7th Annual Artist Book Symposium

Circumstantial GravityAtlanta, GA –  Macey Ley’s latest artist book Circumstantial Gravity took first place and a purchase award in the 7th Annual Artist Book Symposium sponsored by the Savannah College of Art and Design. The book, along with I Am Not and Sweet Surrenderwill be on display at the ACA Library Artist Book Gallery in SCAD Atlanta through the end of July 2014.

SCAD’s ACA library in Atlanta owns a premier collection of over 2,100 artists’ books. It includes works from more than 1,000 renown artists, including Robbin Ami Silverberg, Julie Chen, Karen Hammer, Lois Morrison and Kara Walker. Guest may make reservations to view selections from the collection at any time.

WHERE: SCAD ACA Library, 1600 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA
EXHIBITION: Through July 2014
GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Thursday 7:30 am to 4 pm

Macey Ley MFA Thesis Show: “You Are Here”

You Are HereAtlanta, GAYou Are Here thesis exhibition features the culminating achievements of Savannah College of Art and Design MFA candidate Macey Ley. Her artwork includes whole-body installations and artist books that investigate the connections among memory, place and identity. She uses everyday objects and myths as a starting point, creating experiences that both invite and challenge viewers to examine how memory of places and beliefs in myths shape identity.

Ley completed her BFA in photography at the University of New Mexico, has run creative departments in advertising and design, and currently freelances as an event producer. Her work has been exhibited in the United States and Italy.

You Are Here will be on display at Further Art gallery in Atlanta, Georgia, May 13-17, 2014 with a reception Friday, May 16 from 6-9 p.m. Additional gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday 12-3 p.m.

WHERE: Further Art: 75 Bennett Street #M2, Atlanta, GA 30309 (FREE parking)
RECEPTION: Friday, May 16, 6-9 p.m.
GALLERY HOURS: Tue-Fri, May 13-16, 11-5 p.m. and Sat., May 17, 12-3 p.m.

Macey Ley in “Something Else”

Something ElseAtlanta, GA – Macey Ley will be exhibiting in Something Else this week at Further Art in Atlanta, Georgia. The exhibition speaks of the collective hunger for otherness. Each artist’s work investigates the longing for what is unreachable and the rare pauses of deep connection in the present moment.

Something Else will be on display at Further Art March 11-14, 2014 with a reception Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. The exhibition will present works on paper, sculpture, painting, motion media and installation.

WHERE: Further Art: 75 Bennett Street #M2, Atlanta, GA 30309 (FREE parking)
RECEPTION: Thursday, March 13, 6-9 p.m.
GALLERY HOURS: Tue-Fri, March 9-14, 11-5 p.m.

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Macey Ley Exhibits at Dewberry Gallery: Why Things Fall – Part 2

Lies We Tell Ourselves
Lies We Tell Ourselves

EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED.
Due to unforeseen events, Why Things Fall will not open January 10, 2014, as originally planned. A new venue and date is being worked out and I’ll let you know when and where as soon as the information becomes available.

Atlanta, GA – Macey Ley announced today that she will be exhibiting at Dewberry Gallery in the group show Why Things Fall. Part 2 is an encore exhibition of new work and some audience favorites from the first showing. The exhibition is a statement about the condition of human nature both in its raw and domesticated forms, where rules of gravity and of society play primary roles in each of the works on display.

Why Things Fall will be on display at Dewberry Gallery with a reception Friday, January 10, 2014, from 6-8 p.m. and additional gallery hours January 13-24, Tuesdays-Fridays from 1-6 p.m. The exhibition will present works on paper, sculpture, painting, and installation. Featured artists include Whitney Harrell, Macey Ley, Jeffry Loy, Cassidy Russell, and Ziyi Zhang.

WHERE: Dewberry Gallery: 1545 Peachtree St. Ste. 225, Atlanta, GA 30309
RECEPTION: Friday, January 10, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
ADDITIONAL HOURS: Tuesdays – Fridays, January 13-24, 1-6 p.m.

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Macey Ley Exhibits at Further Art: Why Things Fall

All the Places I've Never Been and Some I Have
All the Places I’ve Never Been and Some I Have

Atlanta, GA – Macey Ley announced today that she will be exhibiting at Further Art in the group show Why Things Fall. The exhibition is a statement about the condition of human nature both in its raw and domesticated forms, where rules of gravity and of society play primary roles in each of the works on display.

Why Things Fall will be on display at Further Art with a reception November 22, 2013 from 6-9 p.m. and additional gallery hours November 23, 2013 from 12-5 p.m. The exhibition will present works on paper, sculpture, painting, and installation. Featured artists include Bora Choi, Whitney Harrell, Macey Ley, Jeffry Loy, Cassidy Russell, and Ziyi Zhang.

 

WHERE: Further Art: 75 Bennett Street #M2, Atlanta, GA 30309 (FREE parking)
RECEPTION: Friday, November 22, 2013, 6:00-9:30 p.m.
ADDITIONAL HOURS: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 12-5 p.m.