other stuff





Here are a few things I have been involved with lately:

Clumpies Ice Cream mural

NCR mural

Xfinity // Atlanta Braves T-Shirt

10 Artists 10 Bottles - Coca-Cola

Delta Airline's Big Thank You Event

AJC Personal Journey's

WABE radio interview

Creative Loafing interview

Weather Channel / Samsung collaboration








Past events



Xfinity Store Event
Free BlackCatTips Atlanta Braves shirts

September 15th 11am-2pm

1905 Scenic Hwy S #420, Snellville, GA 30078

I will be handing out free Atlanta Braves / BlackCatTips t-shirts. If you missed the give-a-way at the SunTrust Park event, then this is your second chance.


BlackCatTips // Atlanta Braves
T-Shirt give-a-way at Xfinity Rooftop Lounge

July 29th 2018 - 1pm

SunTrust Park // Braves vs Dodgers game

Free while supplies last to all game day ticket holders.


Live Free Art Show
at Facet Gallery

July 14th 2018 - 8pm-12am

684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312

I will have 1 fancy painting in this group show.


Hambidge Center Gala
at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC)

May 5th 2018

VIP, Host and Sponsor Party – 6-7pm
Hambidge Art Auction – 7-10pm

351 Peachtree Hills Avenue NE, Suite 423, Atlanta, Georgia 30305

I will have some art up for bids in their auction gala.

Read all the details here.


Good Gracious Show #11
at the Switchyards downtown Club

April 28th 2018 - 8pm

351 Peachtree Hills Avenue NE, Suite 423, Atlanta, Georgia 30305

I will be doing a little bit of talking or telling.

Get tickets here.

Here is the FaceBook event page.


Atlanta Audubon Bird Fest
Open House and Earth Day Celebration

April 21th 2018 - 11am - 1pm

Blue Heron Nature Preserve
4055 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30342

I will be meeting and greeting from 11am-1pm. They will be selling the t-shirt I created for this year's Bird Fest.


The Atlanta Gallery Collective
Now extended through March 31, 2018
Ponce City Market, Second Floor

Here is an article about the event.

Happy to announce my art will be featured in this event.

Ten of Atlanta's premier contemporary art galleries are joining together to curate one beautiful space inside Ponce City Market!

Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Hathaway, Jackson Fine Art, Kai Lin Art,
Marcia Wood Gallery, Mason Fine Art, Matre Gallery, Spalding Nix Fine Art, Tew Galleries, Whitespace



October 28, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Woodruff Park Main Lawn, 91 Peachtree St NW

I will be a judge for the dog halloween costume parade!

Read all the details here.


Elevate 2017
October4-21, Downtown Atlanta

I will be painting an outdoor mural for the Elevate 2017.


October 9-11, Downtown Atlanta

I will be painting an mural for INIT at the APTA Expo
at the Georgia World Congress center. Booth #2803


Speaking at PeachDish Headquarters
September 20th

I will be speaking at Peach Dish's headquarters in Atlanta. I recently made some art for their delivery truck so keep your eyes open for a big blue alligator driving around Atlanta soon!

Instore Appearance at Mizuno Experience Center
The Battery at SunTrust Park 

Saturday, September 23rd - 3-7pm

I will be in-store painting on Mizuno products and talking with friendly folks before the evening Braves game.

A new BlackCatTips / Mizuno t-shirt will be for sale!
Stay tuned on social media for a 20% off code for all Mizuno store products.


Xfinity / Atlanta Braves / BlackCatTips Event

Sunday, September 24th

Last 2017 Atlanta Braves Home Game at SunTrust Park

Xfinity Rooftop Lounge - 1-3pm

A special BlackCatTips/Braves Baseball Hat will be available at the Xfinity Rooftop lounge during the last home Braves game. Give-a-way starts at 1pm! While supplies last.


Xfinity Flagship Store Grand Opening at The Battery at SunTrust Park

Sunday, September 24th / 3-4pm
945 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

I will be at the new store talking with folks and handing out shirts Sunday afternoon. 

Come by for a free BlackCatTips/ Xfinity Elephant Party T-shirt! While supplies last!



A BlackCatTips Solo Show
Spalding Nix Fine Art

Show runs June 24 - September 1

The Galleries of Peachtree Hills (adjacent to ADAC)
425 Peachtree Hills Avenue, NE,
Suite 30-A, Building 5
Atlanta, GA 30305

Read the AJC review here.

Artist Talk

Maybe you missed it, but you can watch the talk here.

A presentation by street folk artist  
Kyle "BlackCatTips" Brooks

Atlanta Decorative Arts Center (ADAC)
351 Peachtree Hills Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

6:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Presentation



Paint Love Artist Challenge
Ponce City Market

May 20, 6-9pm


HIGH Museum First Friday

May 5, 6-9pm




Hambidge Artist Residency

March 2017


Mural Bike Rack Dedication

I painted a bike rack for the city of Atlanta.
They are having a ribbon cutting dedication ceremony in Little Five.

December 3 2016 // 2-3pm

Fidley Plaza
Little Five Points
Atlanta, GA


Colony Square Christmas Trees

I painted one of many Christmas Trees For Colony Square.
It will be on display the month of December.
They are having a Launch Event for the project December 2nd, 2-6pm.

thru December ay Colony Square
Midtown Atlanta


It's A Poster Show

Group poster show at Octane Westside Atlanta.

December 2 2016 - 7pm -11:59pm


The Streets

Party for The Streets magazine 2016 print collection release.
I will be painting/writing a poem at the event.

December 3 2016 // 6-8pm

Spalding Nix Fine Art
425 Peachtree Hills ave.
Building 5, Suite 30-A
Atlanta, GA 30305


Georgia Conservancy Annual Fundraiser at
SweetWater Brewing Co.

November 19 2016


Color ATL Kick-Off Party
Atlanta based Coloring Book

October 27 2016

Paint Love Fundraiser
Live Painting

October 23 2016

Just South of Love: A BlackCatTips Solo Show

Art Institute of Atlanta

Opening August 13th - 6-10pm

Lecture August 17th - Noon

6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, NE 100 Embassy Row, Atlanta, Georgia 30328

Show runs through September 17

*** Creative Loafing published an article about the show. Read it here. ***

Creative Mornings Atlanta

August 26


Colony Square Mural

14th and Peachtree Streets
Midtown Atlanta

June 20-23



Presented by Monday Night Brewing & Edgar Allan

July 9


Forward Warrior 2016

Wylie Street Mural Festival
Cabbagetown Atlanta

June 11-12


WonderRoot CSA Season 8

Read more here

March - May 2016


BlackCatTips Solo Show — The Sun Is Shiny

Paper Ghost Studio

April 16 - 6-10 pm

See a recap of the opening here.



Mural and Workshop in Rabun County

I will be painting and doing a talk and workshops for the library system in Rabun County, Georgia.

73 Jo Dotson Circle, Clayton, GA 30525

April 7-8


LionHeart Framing Show

I will have 4 new watercolor paintings in a grpup show.

804a North Highland Avenue, Atlanta

April 8 - 7-11 pm




Ginger Pride Parade

BlackCatTips will be Grand Marshall

Rome, Georgia

March 19 - 11am - Heritage Park



Inky Mixtape

February 13 - 8pm

A collaborative pass-around, back-and-forth, esquisite corpse style project between
3 screenprinters and a painter.

40 unique hand-made posters for sale with a portion going to a good cause

It was a great event. Check out some photos here.

Location: Edgar Allan - GoatFarm - Atlanta, GA


Mini BlackCatTips Art Sale at Doggy Dogg

December 19 - Noon - 3pm 

Come see me at Doggy Dogg in Decatur. Weather permitting, I will have all my remaining BlackCatTips BEAR Heads and a selection of hand painted magnets for sale. I will have some paintings with me for sale as well.

Come hungry and have my friend James HotDog make you lunch! See you there.

310 East Howard - Decatur (across from Kimball House)


Atlanta Medical Center Reception for the LUNA-TICK Mural

1st Floor - Front Lobby at Boulevard Entrance

December 3, Thursday, 2015 - 6-8 pm


I Promised I Wouldn't Do This

An art show by Barry Lee & friends

I have a painting I made with Barry just for this here show.

Octane Coffee - Westside Atlanta

December 4, , Friday, 2015 - 7-10pm



Paper Ghost Art Show

I'll have a few paintings in the show.
Come on out for a fun time.

1393 McClendon Ave, Atlanta, GA

December 5th - 6:00 - 10:00pm



FireLight 2015

Georgia Conservancy fundraiser event at Sweetwater Brewing.

Fundraiser event for the Georgia Conservancy's Stewardship Trips Program.

All ticket levels feature BlackCatTips artwork! BEAR Heads magnets, stickers and more.

Get your tickets today and see here for all the details.

November 21, Saturday, 2015

Will I see you there?

Art on the 45

I'll be live painting at the Atlanta BeltLine
event to be later auctioned of that evening.

October 16th - 6:30 - 10:00pm

Paper Ghost Spooky Art Show

I'll have a couple paintings in the show.

October 17th - 6:00 - 10:00pm

ParkLife Festival

I'll be live painting at the ParkLife Festival
in Atlanta's Piedmont Park.

October 18th - 2:00 - 8:00pm

Super Nova South

I'll be speaking on a panel discussing
Social Media: Private is the new Public

October 6th - 1:30 pm

Old 4th Ward Festival & Lantern Parade

I'll be painting for Sweetwater Brewing—
glow in the dark paint if we are lucky.

September 12th - afternoon time


HomeSpun Series- Atlanta Film Festival

The Plaza Theatre - 1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA, 30306

July 30th 7:30pm

See more info and tickets here.


Kick Start Your Creativity with Steve Mckenzie's & BlackCatTips

July 25th - 9-11am

999 Brady Avenue Northwest  #1  Atlanta, GA 30318

Get tickets here.



MailChip Coffee Hour

July 17th


Forward Warrior

June 20 - 21

Mural event in Cabbagetown, Atlanta.


Design Collective + MoDA Panel: Design for Healthy Living

May 20 - 6-8 pm 

A discussion on public art and healthy living.


Sweetwater Brewing Company

May 21 - 4:20 -7:30 pm 

Painting in conjunction with Waterkeeper Hefeweizen Return Party

195 Ottley Dr NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324


Paper Ghost Studios is having two art shows soon.
I will have a painting or two in the each. You should come out.

April 10 & May 8 
1393 Mclendon Ave. NE


Paper Ghost Studios is having an art show this Friday.
I will have a painting or two in the show. You should come out.

Feb. 13, 7-9 pm.  
1393 Mclendon Ave. NE


Open Studio

December 14 & 21
2-4 pm
Stop by to look at art, have a drink and wish some Christmas cheer.

East Atlanta Strut
Saturday September 27
East Atlanta, GA

Art on the BeltLine 2014
August 2014
I will be painting a mural for the Atlanta BeltLine near Park Tavern
at Monroe & 10th street.

Just Finished! Check it out here!

Stone Soup Ten
See the Stone Soup Ten. 10 new paintings by BlackCatTips
Snacks and a cash bar, come on!

Friday July 25
7-9 pm

584 Woodward Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312


Forward Warrior - Cabbagetown
June 7
Atlanta, GA

Shaky Knees Festival Painting
May 10
Atlanta, GA

March 15, 6-10pm
Atlanta, GA

BlackCatTips Needs More Room ChristmasTime Sale

Sunday, December 8th -1-4pm

I need more room. I filled it all up with art. I have a lot of paintings big and small-- old and new --
that I need to find homes for. Some you have seen and some you have not.

RSVP me - - to get information and location.

Rules: You swing by between 1 and 4 on Sunday afternoon. Take a look. Have a sip. Walk
into a tiny room or two filled with paintings. There will be no named prices. I will have a table with
paper and pen. You write a price and I say yes, or real close...No reasonable offer refused!
I need room and you need art. Go!


Oakhurst Arts & Music Festival
October 12 2013
Decatur, GA

Candler Park Fall Fest
September 28-29 2013
Atlanta, GA

East Atlanta Strut
September 21 2013
East Atlanta Village

Art on the BeltLine 2013

A collaborative project with Molly Rose Freeman
Atlanta, GA
August 2013

(Exhibit will run September - November)

Sublime Donuts

Mural Painting
Atlanta, GA
June 2013

Renaissance Hotel - Rooftop 866 Lounge

A Birthday Muffin! - Mural
Atlanta, GA
July 10 2013 - 5-10pm

Kyle Brooks Art Camp

Turning Sun School
Atlanta, GA
July 22 -26 2013


Blackcattips: Festival of the Bears

Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters
1530 Carroll Dr. NW Ste. 100, Atlanta, GA
May 30, 2013 - 7 - 10pm

A Blackcattips Art Show at Batdorf & Bronson Roasters. Live music from MuleSkinner MacQueen Trio and The A.B. Temperature. Coffee and espresso. King of Pops will also be there.
So come check out Blackcattips artwork as well a special limited edition print for sale. Also, a couple of special guest artists. You don't wanna miss it. See you soon.


3rd Annual Art for a Cause Gala
A benfefit for the Jay Shapiro Legacy Arts Foundation
I will have a painting up for auction. This one.

Atlanta, GA
May 9, 2013 - 6:30 - 9:30pm

Mason Murer Gallery 
199 Armour Drive 
Atlanta, GA 30324 

Kirkwood SpringFling
Weather Permitting, I will be painting live at the festival.

Kirkwood, Atlanta, GA
May 11, 2013 - 1-3pm
Bessie Branham Park 

30 Artists in 30 Days | An event benefiting One Love Generation
I will have a painting up for auction. This one.

Atlanta, GA
May 3, 2013 - 7-9pm

Kai-Lin Art Gallery 
999 Brady Avenue Suite 7
Atlanta Georgia 30318 


Sam Flax 30/30

I will be doing an instore painting demo.

Sam Flax Peachtree St. Atlanta.

April 2, 2013

A Day At The Office Mural

Boys & Girls Clubs 75th anniversary - 3 Doors Project

Midway Pub Mural
Stay tuned and keep an eye on the Midway Pub in East Atlanta.


Art on the BeltLine
I am painting the other side of the Inman Park - Highland Avenue Bridge.


Jake & Pete's Christmas-Time Party Spectacular
Atlanta, GA
December 1, 2012

Fundraiser Art Show at the GoatFarm for DrawChange
Atlanta, GA
November 17, 2012

David & Dennis' Thanksgiving Repast Party
Atlanta, GA
November 18, 2012

Mountain Park Arts and Craft Show
Roswell, GA
November 11, 2012

Chomp and Stomp
Atlanta, GA
November 3, 2012

The Midway Pub Halloween Arts & Crafts Market
East Atlanta Village
Atlanta, GA
October 25, 2012 - 4-8pm

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine 2012
I will be painting under the Highland Avenue Bridge in Inman Park.
Atlanta, GA
October, 2012

Oakhurst Arts Festival
Oakhurst Village
Decatur, GA
October 13, 2012

Sharpie Slam 2012
The Loft/ Center Stage - 7-9pm
Atlanta, GA
October 10, 2012

Atlanta InTown Magazine
Cover Art and Interview
September, 2012

East Atlanta Strut
East Atlanta Village
Atlanta, GA
Sept. 15, 2012

Creative Loafing 40th Birthday Party
The Goat Farm
Atlanta, GA
September 19, 2012