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Randy Akers Exhibit at the City Gallery
April 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until April 30, 2019
Exhibit is up until April 30th!
Address – 535 Telfair St. Augusta GA 30901
Gallery Hours – 8:30 PM – 5 PM
Works by artist Randy Akers are now on display at the City Gallery, located at the Augusta Richmond County Municipal Building. This is the first show by a solo artist to debut at the City Gallery, and features 19 of Akers’ works.
Randy Akers is a visual artist working on Skidaway Island, Georgia. He has shown at the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, University of New Mexico’s Harwood Foundation, Philadelphia Art Museum, Anchorage Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Valdosta University Art Museum, Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, LaGrange Art Museum, Ormond Memorial Art Museu, and Maryland Federation of Art, amont others. Akers received an Ats Residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts in 2015, 2019 and at Foundation OBRAS, Portugal, in 2017. In addition, Three Paintings were recently chosen for the upcoming movie, “The Poison Rose,” starring John Travolta, Morgan Freeman, and Brendan Frasier.
Akers has taught at the School of Visual Arts, the Savannah College of Art and Design, and Cazenovia College. He received his M.F.S. at the Savannah College of Art and Design; B.F.A., Chouninard Art Institute, California Institute of the Arts; additional academic work at Art Center College of Design, California State university Northridge and University of Oregon. He serves on the advisory council for ArtsGeorgia, and is a member of the Director’s Guild of America
All of the artwork is available for purchase online HERE or by calling the Arts Council offices at 706-826-4702.