FAI Donations to the Community

Flashpoint Artists Initiative has begun a yearly tradition of donating to a variety of community nonprofits we feel are supporting the arts and building community in Lafayette, Atlanta, and Georgia as a whole. At the end of 2014, we made an effort to donate to a wide spread of these organizations. Here’s what you helped fund in 2014:

  • Care Mission (Lafayette, GA) - $2000
  • Lafayette Fire Department - $1000
  • Flux Projects - $1000
  • Atlanta Beltline - $1000
  • WonderRoot - $1000
  • Lost n Found Youth - $1000
  • Park Pride - $500
  • Twinhead Theater - $500
  • Freeside Atlanta - $500
  • Trees Atlanta - $500
  • Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta - $500 designated for Youth Art Connection
  • Clarkston Community Center - $500 for arts based programming

Got a great organization you want to see supported in 2015? Email us! board@alchemyburn.com

Flashpoint Artists Initiative BOD Meeting - Saturday, Jan 17

This is just a reminder that the next Flashpoint Artists Initiative Board meeting is this weekend.

When: Saturday, January 17, 2015.

Time: 1:00PM

Where: 2396 LaVista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329

2015 Event Committee Selected

The Flashpoint Artist Initiative would like to congratulate the following people on their selection to the 2015 Event Committee.  The Event Committee is also known as Event Lead Team (ELT).  For more details about what this committee does check out this page. http://alchemyburn.com/event-leads

  • Event Lead: Ash Monogue
  • Event Lead: Tareq Fayyad
  • Department of EMS: Melissa Roberts
  • Department of Operations: Jamie Ouderkirk
  • Department of Information: Ean Loire
  • Department of Art: Sarah Griffith 

These people bring a lot of talent, hard work, and experience to the committee.  

Thank you to everyone who applied.  

We are looking forward to an exciting event filled year.

The Alchemist - December 10, 2014


The Flashpoint Artists Initiative Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results of the community elections, Tunna Kerosene and Anna Stroup. This slate of board members will presented to the Board of Directors for their approval at the next meeting on Saturday, December 20th. Their term will begin in January 2015.

2014 Board of Directors Elections

For more information on each of the candidates, please read their profiles here.

The polls will close on Sunday 12-7-14 at 11:55PM

Important Dates remaining in 2014!

As we approach the end of the year, Flashpoint Artists Initiative has some really important things coming up! Here are some of the dates*** you should be looking out for:

  • October 27, 2014: Open Call Outs for the 2015 Events Committee, and Open Call Outs for BOD candidates (2 upcoming vacancies)
  • November 15, 2014: November FAI BOD meeting. 1:00 PM in East Atlanta (location TBA)
  • November 17, 2014: Open Call Outs close for the 2015 Events Committee and for BoD candidates
  • November 18, 2014: BOD voting begins
  • November 22, 2014: Meet the Candidates Town Hall (location and time TBA)
  • December 5, 2014: BoD voting closes
  • December 13, 2014: December FAI BOD meeting. 3:00 PM (location TBA)


***Please note that these dates are subject to change. In the event of a date change, announcements will be made.

Alchemy Missed Connections - Lost & Found

Hey Alchemists!  Did you lose something at the burn?  Or find something?  Did you have an unforgettable interaction with someone but don't know how to get in touch with them?  If so you should check out the Alchemy Missed Connections - Lost & Found facebook group.  If you lost something and you'd like to see if it turned up at the Lost & Found station that was set up at Connexus, search the group for the post by Sunshine Davidson and comment with the item you lost.  

Alchemist Vol 8, No 14 – Tips and Tricks



Volunteer Commendations

We want to give a big thank you to all of the volunteers who have signed up for their continued efforts. Assembling Alchemy and Euphoria would not be possible without volunteers.

Alchemy and Euphoria have undergone some major restructuring in the past couple of years, and are now owned by a new Georgia non-profit corporation: Flashpoint Artists’ Initiative (FAI), Inc.!

Alchemist Vol 8, No 13

Euphoria & Alchemy 2015 Dates
Hungry Catepillar
Temple Sunrise Project
Survival Guide
Volunteer update
Funded Art & Scavenger Hunt
Flame Effect Guidelines & Registration

The FAI Board of Directors and Events Committee would like to announce the following dates for 2015:

Euphoria will be held April 30 - May 4, 2015 @ Cherokee Farms
Alchemy will be held October 1 - October 5, 2015 @ Cherokee Farms
So mark your calendars, start saving for tickets, and start planning your art. Ticket information and other details will be released later, stay tuned to The Alchemist for that announcement.

Theme Camp Early Entry Request Deadline Approaching!

A friendly reminder from your placement team: The deadline for theme camps to submit their early entry requests is September 20th.  Follow this link to complete the form: http://goo.gl/Oi28ru

Each camp can request early admittance for up to five people.  Please use legal names.  Early entry begins on Wednesday Oct 1st at noon and closes at 9pm.  

Questions?  Email placement@alchemyburn.com