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    Strengthening and enriching the culture of the City of Johns Creek

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    The intersection of art and culture

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    Explore, Enrich, Empower.

Our Mission

ArtSpot is the public art subcommittee of Johns Creek Beautification (JCB) and is dedicated to the use of art in public outdoor places as a means to strengthen and enrich the identity and culture of the City of Johns Creek community.

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Public Art

A Community-wide Commitment

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ArtSpot is the public art subcommittee of Johns Creek Beautification. It is dedicated to placing art in public outdoor spaces to strengthen and enrich the identity and culture of the City of Johns Creek. Since the creation of the city in 2007, many individuals and groups have devoted countless hours to enhancing the local cultural options for the Johns Creek community and its visitors. Johns Creek can boast of a world class symphony, top rated arts center, arts fairs, dance studios and local theater groups.

Why would people dedicate so many hours to the arts? Public art adds liveliness to a community. Streets and parks come alive when public spaces seem more personal. These spaces reflect community values, and they can spark civic dialogue. Public art programs – and arts programs in general – are a reflection of who we are as a community and our desire to continue to grow and learn.

Botanical Horse Sculpture

Coming Fall of 2020

Roundabout Bell and Boles Roads

Construction on our first permanent art installation will begin this year. Created out of metal and composed of vines, leaves, flowers, and other botanicals woven together in the image of a powerful horse, the sculpture will be placed at the center of the roundabout at Bell and Boles Roads.  Eric Strauss was chosen to create the piece because of his unique artistic style and his connections to the Johns Creek community. Eric grew up on a farm in the Shakerag area and is very excited to create this special piece for the city. Eric finds inspiration in imagery from the earth and combines it with his hand-forged steel to create a unique juxtaposition between nature and industrialization. After discovering sculpture at Georgia Southern, Eric studied art in Cortona, Italy, eventually returning home to Atlanta to open a studio. He gained recognition with his 2006 Booth Museum of Art exhibit. His pieces can be found in private and public art collections across America and Europe.

Sample of Metal Botanic




Funding for this project is provided by:

  johns creek foundation



“Everyone has a seat at The Creek”

Interactive Mural Coming April 2020 to Newtown Park

ArtSpot Johns Creek Beautification has partnered with Leadership Johns Creek  to bring an interactive mural from world renowned street artist Kelsey Montague to be installed at Newtown Park.

The mural for Johns Creek will be chairs with fabric that contains images relevant to our community.  We will even have a special chair for our four-legged residents!
Become part of the mural by wall-sitting in from of one of the chairs.  Snap a picture and share in on our social media!


Bridging Community

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Tiny Bridges
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Faces of Johns Creek
Commissioned Art
About Johns Creek Beautification

Johns Creek Beautification was formed in 2007 for the specific purpose of providing landscaping enhancements or preservation, architectural installations and public works of art in common areas and medians, and adding to both visual and physical comfort while sustaining property values of the residents and businesses within the City of Johns Creek

Johns Creek Beautification exists for the benefit of the entire community. Our mission and all of our strategic initiatives are designed to visually improve our city's appearance and provide a means to advance cultural awareness and preserve historical artifacts for our citizens, business community and visitors.

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Your generous support helps Johns Creek Beautification and ArtSpot continue to locate, present and acquire thought-provoking and aesthetically pleasing works of art in out community. Please help us strengthen and enhance ArtSpot for this and future generations. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent the law provides. Please click on the PayPal link to donate, and we thank you for being a supporter of art and culture in Johns Creek


Special Thanks To Our Sponsors


Johns Creek Beautification
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Johns Creek is home to a new piece of artwork by William Massey, an internationally acclaimed artist with work found all over Atlanta, including on the Atlanta Beltline. The Johns Creek Convention and Visitors Bureau commissioned Mr. Massey to create a Gateway Marker that represents the many wonderful aspects of the City of Johns Creek. The vision for this sculpture came together after many community meetings, and the result is a stunning piece of art of which every Johns Creek resident can be proud.

You can find the Gateway Marker at the corner of Kimball Bridge and State Bride Roads.

Be sure to stop by for a picture and post it using #visitjohnscreek!
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Johns Creek Beautification2 years ago
Welcome to Lynn Pennington as our newest Board Member!
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Shout-out to S&W Seafood for being one of our restaurant sponsors!!! We appreciate you! http://www.sandwrestaurantjohnscreek.com.
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Johns Creek Beautification3 years ago
When you’re ready to dispose of your Christmas Tree you can “Bring One for The Chipper”
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Johns Creek Beautification3 years ago
Our team today in The Founders Day Parade!
Out marketing our Inaugural Johns Creek Garden Tour!
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