- Atlanta

As the Microsoft Atlanta building rises into existence here in our city, we want to show the rest of our company how we do things here in the ATL! As such, we’re launching our local Garage in a special way that will not only highlight the new expansion of the building, but how we exist and are influenced artistically by our surrounding community.

Speaker Series

Watch thought-provoking local artists within our company and extending out into our neighborhoods.


Monica Campana

Executive Director of Living Walls


Meet and hear from Monica Campana. Monica’s organization, Living Walls, has commissioned over hundreds of public art all over Atlanta’s metro area. Monica will share why it’s so important to tie art into the community.

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Released on May 17, 2021

Jamaal Barber

Artist & Printmaker


Meet and hear from Jamaal Barber, a printmaker currently based in Atlanta. Jamaal will share how a simple demo on printmaking struck a chord within him and changed how he creates art. He’ll also dive into how 2020 impacted his artwork and how he’s rising to celebrate Blackness through his work.

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Released on May 17, 2021

Neka King

Muralist

Meet and hear from Neka King, an illustrator, and muralist located in Atlanta. Neka just completed a mural that is situated in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. She’ll share what drives her passion and how her current mural showcases the history of diverse communities in Atlanta.

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Released on May 18, 2021

Vince Bailey

Voiceover Artist

Meet and hear from Vince “The Voice” Bailey, a professional announcer for varies sporting events like the NBA, WNBA, and Pro Boxing. Vince also produces and hosts the Black Mental Matters. You’ll find Vince out in the community mentoring up and coming Voiceover artists. He will share his journey and what dives him each day.

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Released on May 19, 2021

Sam Ock

Singer-Songwriter

Meet and hear from Sam Ock, a gospel music enthusiast and singer-songwriter seeking to inspire through art. Sam has garnered international appeal through his music, which is all self-written, recorded, and composed. He desires to leave an imprint on the world, with lyrics that openly express the vulnerabilities of his soul. Sam will share with us what drives him every day to continue to create music.

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Released on May 20, 2021

Brandon Sadler

Illustrator & Calligraphist

From the blockbuster motion picture, Marvel's Black Panther, meet and hear from Brandon Sadler whose art work is featured within the film for the character, Shuri, and her lab. Well-know in the Atlanta art scene, Brandon will share with us how he's able to infuse cultural connectivity into his works of art.

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Released on May 21, 2021

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