Atlanta’s Push / Pull

By  |  July 5, 2016
Peachtree Place II. All images  © Kelly Kristin Jones Peachtree Place II. All images © Kelly Kristin Jones

Artist: Kelly Kristin Jones 

Project: Gray Space

Description: Atlanta, a city that destroys to build anew, forces a continually reconsidered identity. In Gray Space, the photographer looks through elements native to construction, such as plastic sheeting, to examine the push-and-pull of past and present that defines Atlanta’s city planning.


Eyes on the South is curated by Jeff Rich. The weekly series features selections of current work from Southern artists, or artists whose photography concerns the South. To submit your work to the series, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kelly Kristin Jones is an Atlanta-based visual artist. Her awards include the Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award, the MINT Gallery Leap Year Artist Award, and the Union League and Civic Prize. Jones received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and is currently an artist in residence at the Atlanta Contemporary.