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.

TV Dinner for Zombies on Display Through September 20

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The Book as Art: 21st Century Meets Tradition

Presented by the Decatur Arts Alliance and the Art Institute of Atlanta – an Event of the 2013 AJC Decatur Book Festival

The Decatur Arts Alliance (DAA), in conjunction with the gallery of The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, is bringing the first juried exhibition of artists’ books to the AJC-Decatur Book Festival — the largest independent book festival in the country.

Macey Ley’s single-edition book TV Dinner for Zombies will be on display at the Gallery at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur at One West Court Square, Suite 110 through September 20, 2013 (gallery hours below).

Mon-Thur: 9AM – 8PM
Fri: 9AM – 5PM
Sat: 9AM – 3PM

Extended hours during the AJC Book Festival:
Fri, Aug 30: 9AM – 5PM
Sat, Aug 31: 10AM – 8PM
Sun, Sep 1: 10AM – 5PM

View a full slide show of the 47 selected books  online. For additional information about TV Dinner for Zombies or to purchase the book please complete the short contact form below:

The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country. Since it began in in 2006, more than 900 world-class authors and 260,000 festival-goers have enjoyed book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more. It runs August 30 – September 1, 2013.

Macey Ley Selected to Exhibit at The Book As Art

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Macey Ley announced today that her single-edition book TV Dinner for Zombies was selected for exhibition at the The Book as Art: 21st Century Meets Tradition, a featured exhibition of the AJC-Decatur Book Festival in Decatur, Georgia. Sponsored by the Decatur Arts Alliance and The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, The Book as Art will be on view in the gallery of The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur at 6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30328.

The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country. Since it began in in 2006, more than 900 world-class authors and 260,000 festival-goers have enjoyed book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children’s area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more.

TV Dinner for Zombies will be on display at the Art Institute of Atlanta from Friday, July 19, through Friday, September 20:

Mon-Thur: 9AM – 8PM
Fri: 9AM – 5PM
Sat: 9AM – 3PM

Extended hours during the Book Festival:

Fri, Aug 30: 9AM – 5PM
Sat, Aug 31: 10AM – 8PM
Sun, Sep 1: 10AM – 5PM

Macey Ley Selected to Exhibit at Savannah College of Art and Design

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Macey Ley announced today that two of her artist books were chosen for a group exhibition at the 6th Annual Jurried Artist Book Show at the Savannah College of Art and Design Book Arts Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. Her books TV Dinner for Zombies and Women Hold Up Half the Sky will be on display at at the college’s library at 1600 Peachtree Street through July 15, 2013.