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Art Throwdown Media


2013 - 2016 Scrimmages




2015 High Museum Throwdown, February 20

An exciting day at the High Museum and they are starting to notice! Check this out:
Listen to this from 90.1fm, WABE: Atlanta's NPR Station

And read an article in ArtsVibe News, March 17, 2015.

AHSAE/MODA Art Throwdown in the 2016 Dogwood Festival:

Fox 5 video of the live mock throwdown before the festival started on Friday.
During festival week, attention for Throwdown:
4/5: Clark Atlanta radio, 1pm, Cheryl Myrbo (AHSAE Director) and Becky Raffalovich (Phoenix HS/AHSAE Throwdown) about the AHSAE, Throwdown and Dogwood Festival.
4/6: On WMLB 1690 AM, Wednesday at (about) 1:30 Cheryl Myrbo (AHSAE Director) and Becky Raffalovich (Phoenix HS/AHSAE Throwdown) about the AHSAE and Throwdown with Stephan Key.



April 11, 2014, 9:10am on the patio in front of the AHSAE in the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, CBS Better Mornings filmed a live throwdown between selected artists from four schools: North Atlanta, St. Francis, The Galloway School and Atlanta Girls' School.
Link to short live clip.


March 26, 2013, 5 - 6am in the CBS television studios on CBS Better Mornings,
the first live Art Throwdown of 2013 took place among three schools:
Grady team Surayya Nkosi and coach John Brandhorst,
North Gwinnett team Christine Ku and Ashley Pham and coach Debi West,
North Springs team Seo Yun Bai (Sabrina) and Gaby Velez and coach Ashley Sweat.
The final collaborations are pictured below.




In the studio right before the camera was live for the first bit.
The vote on the AHSAE facebook page for the CBS Throwdown winner lasted one week (nearly 300 votes),
and the clear winner this year was the team from North Gwinnett High School, Christine Ku and Ashley Pham.



The 4th Metro Atlanta Art Throwdown began at Grady High School Sunday morning April 21, 2013,
and continued to the Atlanta Dogwood Festival in front of the AHSAE / Community Center at 1 pm.



Throwdown in the Atlanta Dogwood Festival on Sunday, on the lawn in front of the AHSAE. Competing schools were Grady, Atlanta Girls' School, North Gwinnett, North Springs and Parkview. All around winner was North Gwinnett High School, accumulating the most points from scrimmages in sculpture and ceramics at Grady HS, and sketching, collaborative collage and performance in the park. Grady won 2nd, North Springs 3rd, Parkview 4th, and Atlanta Girls' School came in 5th. For information about your school competing in next year's Throwdown in the park, contact Cheryl Myrbo.



John Brandhorst talking to the artists before the competition (left); 20 minute sketch (right)
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