ATHICA Athens Institute for Contemporary Art Inc.

aka ATHICA   |   Athens, GA   |

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ATHICA Athens Institute for Contemporary Art Inc.

EIN: 91-2171315


Athens Institute for Contemporary Art (ATHICA) is an independent, all-volunteer non-profit arts space that promotes and supports innovative contemporary art and artists in all disciplines in northeast Georgia through exhibitions, education, residencies, and events. Supported and administered by artists and for artists, ATHICA brings energy, variety, and innovation to the Northeast Georgia region through its programs and exhibitions.

Ruling year info



Ms Lauren Fancher

President, ATHICA Board

Jon Vogt

Main address

675 Pulaski St. Suite 1200

Athens, GA 30601 USA

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Subject area info

Public arts

Cultural awareness

Visual arts

Performing arts


Population served info

Children and youth


Artists and performers


NTEE code info

Visual Arts Organizations (A40)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

Humanities Organizations (A70)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs and results

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Assets info

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Financial data

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ATHICA Athens Institute for Contemporary Art Inc.

Revenue & expenses

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Contributions, Grants, Gifts $0
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $48,000
Program Services $0
Administration $0
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $0

ATHICA Athens Institute for Contemporary Art Inc.

Balance sheet

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Total Assets $0
Total Liabilities $0
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Net Assets $0


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Ms Lauren Fancher

Lauren Fancher is an artist and writer in Athens, Georgia. She has a BFA in Drawing and Painting and MEd in Interactive Design and Development from UGA. After a career in higher education and technology, managing online services and strategies for libraries and learning, she currently serves as the Director of ATHICA: The Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, a non-profit artist-run arts center serving Athens for over 20 years.

President, ATHICA Board

Jon Vogt

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ATHICA Athens Institute for Contemporary Art Inc.

Board of directors
as of 10/03/2023
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Board chair

Lizzie Saltz


John English

Conceptual Artist, Freelance Writer, Professor Emeritus Grady Journalism, University of Georgia

Elliot Gootman

Retired Math Professor, University of Georgia

Mary Miller

Peabody Awards Archivist, University of Georgia

Katherine Hodges

Freelance Photographer

Sage Rogers

Graduate Student

Krysia Haag


Michael Lachowski


Lizzie Zucker Saltz

No Affiliation

Katherine McQueen

Graphic Designer

Judy McWillie

Professor and Artist

Beth Sale

Curator at Gainesville College