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The AJC: Georgia painter Bo Bartlett makes his first feature film

“A Southern Gothic melodrama blends autobiography and fiction in the style of this American realist’s paintings. Now, after this long and distinguished career in the visual arts, Bartlett has tested his creative mettle in a new realm. His 35-years-in-the-making film debut of ‘Things Don’t Stay Fixed’ is the product of a long desire to see…
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Virtual Panel Discussion: Music as Image and Metaphor at the Bo Bartlett Center

This is going to be a panel discussion with the following individuals: Curators of the exhibition: David W. Houston currently the Director of the Ohr O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, Mississippi and Florence Neal is Co-Founder and Director of Kentler International Drawing Space in Brooklyn, New York. Composers: pianist Michael Kowalski and percussionist Allen Otte. Artist and Professor of Art, Hannah Israel…
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Bo Bartlett Interview for “The Artist’s Voice” with Jerry Hardesty

The Artist’s Voice podcast empowers artists to share their stories and promote their work. They may share success and challenges with the intent of helping other artists and enlighten the public. Artists from all creative genres are encouraged to guest on the show. In this episode, Jerry Hardesty interviews Bo Bartlett. Bo is an American…
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Ledger-Enquirer: How to Watch Things Don’t Stay Fixed

Things Don’t Stay Fixed follows a worldly photojournalist, Sam Grace (William Gregory Lee, “Mentalist”) as he returns home to the Deep South in an attempt to stop his daughter, Nina (Melissa Saint-Amand, “Ozark”), from marrying and destroying her future. Sam’s return home becomes more telling as he discovers that he’s the one that has been…
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Things Don’t Stay Fixed Trailer

Things Don’t Stay Fixed follows a worldly photojournalist, Sam Grace (William Gregory Lee, “Mentalist”) as he returns home to the Deep South in an attempt to stop his daughter, Nina (Melissa Saint-Amand, “Ozark”), from marrying and destroying her future. Sam’s return home becomes more telling as he discovers that he’s the one that has been…
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Alyssa Monks “Hiraeth” Gallery Tour & Talk

On January 7, 2021, The Bo Bartlett center hosted a virtual Art Talk and Gallery Tour. Bo Bartlett, Betsy Eby, and Alyssa Monks treated viewers to a virtual walkthrough and conversation about Alyssa’s exhibition at the Bartlett Center, Hiraeth. Born in 1977 in New Jersey, Alyssa began oil painting as a child. She studied at…
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Ineffable by Jesse Brass

As part of his ongoing series “Making Art”, director and filmmaker Jesse Brass of Brass Brothers Films has produced this beautiful documentary about American realist painter Bo Bartlett. Music courtesy of Century of Aeroplanes, Lee Rosevere, Betsy Eby & Jason Leonard. Poetry by T. S. Eliot.  
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Sherrill Roland Art Talk

Virtual Art Talk  from the Bo Bartlett Center featuring Chris Whittey, Alan F. Rothschild Distinguished Chair of Art & Department Chair and South Arts 2020 Southern Prize and State Fellow winner, Sherrill Roland October 15, 5:30 pm Sherrill Roland is a North Carolina native, born in Asheville and currently living in Raleigh. Roland received a…
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Welcome to the Bo Bartlett Center

The Bo Bartlett Center is a multi-functional art space that goes beyond the typical art gallery. With programs that center on the community and exhibitions that showcase a spectrum of possibilities  and new ideas, the Center has a multitude of enriching and inspiring practices. Through outreach with children and at-risk populations in the surrounding area,…
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Damascus Road

Here, Bo Bartlett focuses on his piece from 1988, Damascus Road, which showcases a contemporary vision of the biblical story. Depicting tragedy and ideas of systems being broken down, Bartlett alludes to ways in which society at the time, and even now, was struggling to simmer down from turmoil.  
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