Starting At $23
Art Print Notes:
There are some landmarks that are as much about a time as a place. And I think the Atlanta Roxy fits that category. When I moved to Atlanta in the late 90’s, the Roxy was one of the music venues in town. I have to admit, though, that I never saw a show here. In my years in Atlanta, there was one band I had planned to see and they had to cancel at the last minute. But I know my experience is not the norm as the Atlanta Roxy is one of those places that I always seem to encounter people with memorable stories about a night out there.
The Atlanta Roxy opened as the Buckhead Theater in 1930. Built in the fashionable Neo-Baroque style it was one of the first purpose-built theaters for movies with sound in the Atlanta area. It would change hands several times before becoming the Atlanta Roxy, a place to see live music in the now infamous Buckhead bar district.
By the time I left Atlanta, it’s time as the Roxy was passing into history. It had been closed for renovation and I’m ever so glad I got pictures of that colorful and vibrant marquee before it fled the scene. When renovations were complete, it re-opened again as the Buckhead Theater and with a much more sedate appearance when compared to the music venue of my memory.
Neighborhoods change, buildings change, but our memories last us a life time. And even though I don’t have personal memories of the Atlanta Roxy, I still look at it and remember listening to the local rock stations advertise what was on that night at the Roxy. It takes me back to that era as much as the city of Atlanta itself.
I included the Roxy in my series of Atlanta landmarks because, at the time, it was part of the local fabric of the city. Now this art print has become a nostalgic look back to boot.
Wonder what past print buyers think?
DeAnn just called me so very excited, she received the picture. She thinks it’s just beautiful.
Thank you so much and I’m sure you will be hearing from her too.
It was my father’s birthday present. Thank you Mark. It brought back wonderful memories for him.
Best part of my day = getting my prints in the mail!!!!!!!!! Yahoo!!!!!
Absolutely delighted! They are perfect!
Received the print today! It’s gorgeous! I really can’t thank you enough.
I’ll frame it and hang it in my apartment in NYC as soon as I get back.
Love it… the print arrived today and looks awesome!!
Now I just need to get a suitable frame and get it up where it can be enjoyed.
I gifted my father with this piece (Troy’s Snack Shack Print) and he loves it! He thought the man in the doorway was him.
The print is absolutely breathtaking! I immediately went and had it framed, I just couldn’t wait to display it.
I’m excited to show off your work to my friends and family. You are one of the most talented photographers I’ve seen and it’s a pleasure to own your work.
I purchased this pair of Tisdale artwork (Dawn Divides and Contemplating Life) for a wedding gift. The couple are getting married this summer in a facility on the Chattahoochee in Roswell, GA. This pair of photos on canvas is going to mean so much to them. I could not be more pleased to give them as a gift to my son and new daughter-in-law.
I treated myself last year to two of your lovely works of art. The telephone box & the Scottish cottage on a country lane. Love them!
I took the photograph of the house to be framed and the young lady who helped me choose the mats and frame was so taken with the photography that she asked for your name so she could see more on the web.
If you hear from an Erica I want a commission!
I ordered a framed print of the Macon County Clinic and Nurses house . My mother… worked there from 1956 until the clinic closed. … It is a beautiful artwork and looking forward to seeing her face when she gets this gift on Christmas. Thanks for the Great GIFT!!
Yes! I got my tractor print in the mail today, and I love it! It is beautiful. It is vibrant and ….perfect… and I am going to frame it and hang it asap! I love it. Thank you Mark! You are an amazing photographer.
I just concluded my ordering of 11 metal prints of your Atlanta images.
Thanks for your help and artistic talents!
Originally I purchased these cards to give for Easter, but they are so beautiful I decided to frame and keep them for myself.
Mark Tisdale’s work is excellent.
The cards are very high quality. Images are sharp and colors are vibrant!
Just wanted to let you know, for Christmas, my sister got me a GIANT photo from you of the mountains and sheep in Connemara (Ireland).
It is really beautiful and I love it. Gotta have it matted and framed next.
Received my red phone box cards today. Thank you – they are lovely. Look forward to purchasing from you in the future.
Got my print today – Beautiful! Thanks! : )
Can’t wait to get it framed and on the wall.
My daughter sent me this print as an early Mother’s Day gift. It arrived today and I love, love love it!
The Lighting in this print is stunning! Thank you!
…thanks to Facebook and finding Mark E Tisdale, a special print will become a memory in my parents’ home this Christmas…
Beautiful! Love it! Five stars!!! Many thanks! 🙂
I just dropped it off at the framing shop on Friday and had a look at it… It’s absolutely beautiful.
I purchased it to replace a painting of Paris and to be honest the way that you have captured Dublin on the river at night makes it look more beautiful than Paris.
Beautiful photo, you are very talented.
It’s simply beautiful! The colors are so vibrant and powerful.
I framed the picture of our house and put it under the tree for Sid.
He loved it!
I got my prints today! I had them done on wood and I love them! Mark was so kind to work with me on what I wanted!
…it is a surprise for my daughter when she comes home from college.. …and I can’t wait for her to see it!! Nice surprise for her finishing her first year and doing amazing!
I got my print today, thank-you so much.
I love it!
I love my “Toomers Drugstore” and “Auburn Supper Club” prints from Mark. He does an amazing job and every painting has detail and awesome colors. His Auburn prints are a must have for fans that love Auburn as much as I do!
Atlanta Skyscrapers – Bank of America Plaza
Bank of America Plaza, currently the tallest of the Atlanta skyscrapers, was built during a building boom in the 1980s and 1990s which saw the creation of much of the city’s modern skyline. In fact, this street perspective of that … Read More
Big Bethel Church – Sweet Auburn – Atlanta Art Print
There’s a lot of history on the streets of Atlanta like Big Bethel Church seen in the Sweet Auburn artwork here. Big Bethel AME is the oldest church in the Sweet Auburn neighborhood. The historic church was founded in the … Read More
Checkmate – King And Queen Towers – Atlanta Art
If you’re here, you’re probably hunting for a memorable print of the landmark King and Queen Towers in Sandy Springs, Georgia. This one was the end-result of a passion to capture something striking and different from the usual. During my … Read More
The Old Roxy On Roswell Road – Atlanta Landmark Art Print
I moved to Atlanta in the the late 1990’s and by that point in time the old Roxy on Roswell Road was already one of the well-known concert venues in town. I’m still not sure how it was a decade … Read More