Atlanta Creates

Britt Bass (Turner) | Maker

By December 17thOctober 18th, 2020No Comments

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Britt Bass is a maker. She creates things that make me think I can do anything I want–the kind of pieces that inspire people. Her work is contagiously happy and her sweet little personality goes right along with the bright and bouncy colors that characterize her paintings. Check her out!

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Name and age: Britt Bass Turner/ 24
Current neighborhood: Normaltown in Athens, GA.
Hometown: Milton, GA

What brought you to (or kept you in, or brought you back to) Atlanta?
I don’t even live in Atlanta anymore but I can’t get rid of my studio at the Goat Farm because it is such an inspiring place! I love the space and the location on the Westside, I just can’t give it up!

How do you pay the bills? What is your “slash”?
I just sell prints and paintings- no slashy!

What do you create?
Abstract paintings and paper installations

What do you collect?
antlers, glasses, handwritten notes and cards

Your favorite artist now and as a child:
now- it changes every day but the Dekoonings are a forever favorite, as a child Georgia Okeefe

Last memorable home-cooked meal:
Spinach Artichoke Pizza

A favorite local business:
Star Provisions

Favorite way or place to unwind:
glass of wine + music + porch + my husband Render

Longest plane ride:
ATL to Zurich, Switzerland

If you were an animal, which would you be?
Fox? Deer? Puppy Dog? My Spirit Animal changes each time I take the quiz…

If you were a color in the biggest crayola box, which would you be?
This would change daily, but today I’d be Pine Green.

Latest great adventure:
Settling into marriage

Coolest thing you’ve ever been for Halloween:
Sirius Black

What occupation did you want to do as a child?

What is your favorite dessert?
Tarimisu, Creme Brule, CHOCOLATE anything!

What is your favorite artifact, heirloom, or art piece in your home?
Currently my new Lulie Wallace paining of my wedding bouquet!

What song do you love most (or what’s on your playlist now)?
Patty Griffin- Heavenly Day, currently listening to a jazz playlist

What are some of your favorite websites?
anything eye candy… so if I start at Pinterest I find like 5 new faves a day.

Concerts or museums?
too hard to choose!

Sweet or savory (or your favorite brunch menu item)?
both, I’m all for eggs benedict with a mimosa and a bite of someone’s chocolate chip pancake

A lesson you’ve learned the hard way:
how to say no.

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Atlanta Creates” is a project intiated by Buffy Dekmar Photography to build creative community and share the faces and personalities behind creative businesses in Atlanta.

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