AUGUSTA, GA: Macey Ley’s artist book The Sky Is Surely Open was selected for exhibition at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art’s 36th annual A Sense of Place exhibition. Through this event, the Institute seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists. Artworks include painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. This year’s juror is Michael Rooks from the High Museum of Art.
The exhibition runs September 9 – October 14, 2016 with an opening reception on September 9 from 6-8 p.m. The gallery is located at 506 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901.
Mon-Fri: 10AM – 5PM Sat: by appointment Sun: closed
Athena 2000 is an interactive suspended installation for contemplation and exploration. Viewers are encouraged to enter and inhabit the phone booth-sized one-person room where they will find traces of the lives of others mended and quilted together.
The exhibition will showcase a wide range of content, material, and techniques with the common threads of craftsmanship and passion. Juror Dot Moye selected entries from a large number of regional applicants, including emerging artist Cassidy Russell, to be included in the show, along with works by invited artists curated by Ray Pierotti.
Intertwined opens January 13, 2015, at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia, and will travel to three other Georgia venues throughout the year, concluding September 16, 2015.
The exhibition features the photographic series A Peace of My Mind by John Noltner and an interactive peace wall. Ley’s one-person room is part of the meditation section that includes instructions on how to find a peaceful mind by Eleanora Lipton, Founding Director of Atlanta Polarity & Intuitive Yoga Center.
Artworks will be on display June 22 – October 5, 2014, with an member’s preview on Sunday, June 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Breman Museum is located at at 1440 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30350. Gallery hours are Sunday – Thursday 10am – 5pm and
Friday 10am – 4pm.
Atlanta, GA – Macey Ley’s latest artist book Circumstantial Gravitytook 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 Notand Sweet Surrender, will 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
Atlanta, GA – You 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.
Atlanta, 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.
WILMINGTON, NC: Macey Ley announced today that her installation Athena 2000will be exhibited at the CAB Gallery at the University of North Carolina Wilmington in Mending: New Uses for Old Traditions.
The exhibition features work created with or about traditional media or representations of women and is being held in conjunction with the 2014 Southeastern Women’s Studies Association conference hosted by UNCW’s Women’s Studies and Resource Center. Artworks will be on display February 27 – April 24, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday, March 28, 5:30-7 p.m.
The CAB Gallery is located on the UNCW campus at 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403. Gallery hours are Mon.-Fri. 12-4 p.m..
ATLANTA, GA: Macey Ley announced today that her painting Almosthas been selected for exhibition at the LaGrange National XXVIII 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 21 – April 18, 2014, with an awards ceremony and reception on Friday, February 21, 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 announced today that her artist books The Collector and Tesoro have been selected for exhibition at the Looks Good on Paper exhibition, at Spruill Gallery in Atlanta, GA. The exhibition includes works on paper, including, prints, watercolor, drawings and artist books and will be on display February 14 – April 19, 2014, with an opening reception, Thursday, February 20, 6-9 p.m.
Spruill Gallery is located at 4681 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30338. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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.