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MAP: Explore Colorful Art By Women On The Atlanta BeltLine

Mar 8, 2017

The Atlanta BeltLine is a popular destination for runners, cyclists and those looking for an afternoon stroll through the city.

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In addition to the miles of trails, the BeltLine also features a variety of public art murals and sculptures. New works of art are added every year as part of the Art on the BeltLine program.

In honor of International Women's Day, here are some of the works completed by women artists that you can see on your next visit to the BeltLine.

Scroll through for a look at the art and to read more about the artists, and see where to find the art works along the BeltLine using the map at the bottom of this page.

Artist: Malaika Favorite

Art: "West End Remembers"

Malaika Favorite is a visual artist whose mural "West End Remembers" appears on the BeltLine's Westside Trail.

''West End Remembers'' includes historic landmarks and moments of the West End's history, including The Wren's Nest and the Uncle Remus stories.
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Artist: olive47

Art: "ra cycle 17" and "Purple Rain"

olive47 is a muralist from Los Angeles, Ca. She has two murals on the BeltLine, both of which are on the Eastside Trail.

''Ra cycle 17'' by olive47 is a tribute to the life cycle of the natural world. It's located on the Eastside Trail on the Freedom Heights Lofts building.
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''Purple Rain'' by olive47 is located on the Eastside Trail under Piedmont Avenue.
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Artist: Hannah Betzel

Art: "Kaleidoscope"

Hannah Betzel is an artist from Athens, Ga., who exhibits her work in both Athens and Atlanta. "Kaleidoscope" is on the BeltLine's Eastside Trail.

Hannah Betzel's colorful ''Kaleidoscope'' is on the Eastside Trail at North Avenue.
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Artist: Karen Anderson

Art: "Tiny Door #6"

Karen Anderson places 6-inch doors throughout the city as part of her Tiny Doors ATL project. Her newest BeltLine addition is on the Eastside Trail just outside of the Paris on Ponce business. 

Tiny Doors ATL is an art project by Karen Anderson. She places 6-inch-tall doors throughout the city, including this one on the BeltLine’s Eastside Trail just outside of Paris on Ponce.
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Artist: Julie Ann McKivett

Art: "Dogwood Blooms"

Julie Ann McKevitt of Decatur, Ga., has murals in high schools, private residences and the BeltLine. "Dogwood Blooms" is a tribute to Atlanta's spring season.

''Dogwood Blooms'' by Julie Ann McKevitt is a tribute to Atlanta's spring dogwood blooms. The mural is on the Westside Trail under Westview Drive.
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Artist: Leslie Tharp

Art: "Startle"

Leslie Tharp is a metal artist whose sculpture "Startle" is featured on the BeltLine's Eastside Trail.

Leslie Tharp's ''Startle'' sculpture features a male deer standing guard for a female deer. ''Startle'' is on the Eastside Trail near the Angier Springs access point.
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Artist: Anna Gromova

Art: "Color Live"

Anna Gromova was born in Moscow, Russia, but has been doing murals in Atlanta for about a decade.

"Color Live" is under the BeltLine's Eastside Trail at North Avenue.

Anna Gromova wanted to portray the positive energy of the BeltLine and the movement of city life in her mural ''Color Live.'' The mural is under the Eastside Trail at North Avenue.
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Artist: Sarah Emerson

Art: "Untitled"

Sarah Emerson's untitled mural is in Reynoldstown on the Fulton Terrace bridge. It was painted as part of the 2012 Living Walls murals conference in 2012.

Sarah Emerson's untitled mural is in Reynoldstown on the Fulton Terrace bridge.
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Artist: Lisa Parsons & Kira Corser

Art: "Posts for Peace and Justice"

Lisa Parsons and Kira Corser led the creation of "Posts for Peace and Justice" on the BeltLine. It's a collaboration among nonprofits, students and workshop participants that represents community compassion and resilience.

''Posts for Peace and Justice'' is a project by Kira Carrillo Corser and Lisa Parsons along the Eastside Trail north of Freedom Parkway.
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The art posts of ''Posts for Peace and Justice'' explore relevant peace and social justice issues.
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View the map below for exact locations of the art:

Map by Allisa Whiters