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Virgin Atlantic Airways headlines Atlanta's Stonehurst Place new in-flight destination guide
Atlanta Luxury Bed & Breakfast Inn selected for inclusion in Virgin Atlantic Destination Guide: Atlanta.
By: Stonehurst Place
Stonehurst Place leads the short list of accommodations featured in the film. Virgin Atlantic describes Atlanta as "the gateway to the South" and "one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S with a buzzing cosmopolitan scene and laid back suburbs."
"Stonehurst Place is an absolute pleasure and joy to stay in. An elegant, historical house, beautifully curated from top to toe, that provides a ridiculously comfy night's sleep combined with possibly one of the best breakfasts I've ever eaten," says Chris Black of S+O Media and producer of the video for Virgin Atlantic. "There is no better retreat after a day in Atlanta, that is if you can bear to tear yourself away from Stonehurst Place at all!"
The in-flight video featuring Stonehurst Place highlights the boutique bed and breakfast's art collection with a spotlight on British artist Nina Mae Fowler, whose stunning piece Lucia (Knockers V) graces the inn's Music Room. "It is such an honour to have my work hanging in Stonehurst Place, alongside great artists such as Nan Goldin. It was so exciting when the work was acquired for the owner on Christmas Eve 2014, as a surprise. I thought wow, what an amazing present for the unknowing recipient. Since then we have become great friends; Barb and Karen continue to collect and support my work. I love to think of the pieces hanging in the communal spaces at Stonehurst Place and being viewed by people who have not seen my work before - the staff are all briefed on the artworks so if anybody asks, they have some background information to offer. I am looking forward to a new project I am currently working on with Barb for Stonehurst Place that for now ... is under wraps!"
About Stonehurst Place
Built in 1896, multi award-winning Stonehurst Place is Atlanta's only eco-friendly, luxury Bed & Breakfast Inn. Because it belonged to the same family for its first 100 years, this luxury inn retains much of its original layout, features and hardware. Guests are treated to the unique combination of restored features of the home and modern luxuries such as heated Carrara marble floors, deluxe two-person spa tubs, and Corian®-clad walk-in showers. Owner and interior designer Barb Shadomy's environmentally friendly work restored and renovated Stonehurst beyond it's original grandeur, incorporating solar panels and other green features into this eco-friendly Atlanta bed & breakfast inn. For information on Stonehurst Place features, rates and amenities, call +1 404 881 0722 or visit www.StonehurstPlace.com.
For StonehurstPlace media inquiries please contact Lori Woroschuk of Prairie Dog Media, +1.404.784.1249 or loriw@PrairieDogMedia.com
About Virgin Atlantic
For information please contact the Virgin Atlantic Press Office on +441293747373.
About S+O Media
London's S+O Media has been developing works in broadcast television for over twenty years. Their works are in branded content, commercials, documentary, drama, entertainment, features, music and short film. And banana cake. S+O can record and output in any format, for any platform. They love technology, and embrace the creative freedom it gives them to capture beautiful images for clients. Visit and learn more at www.somedia.tv.
About Nina Mae Fowler
Nina Fowler was born in London in 1981. She graduated with a First in Sculpture from Brighton University in 2003. In 2008, she was nominated for the BP Portrait Prize with her painting of the Royal Ballet dancer, Carlos Acosta. In 2010 and 2015 her work was shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize. Shortlist nominations include The Young Masters Prize and The Aesthetica Art Prize, as well an Oxford University commission to depict Prof. Richard Dawkins and writer Hermione Lee. Fowler's work is admired and collected by British film, music and fashion luminaries such as John Maybury, Jude Law and Caroline Issa. 2013 saw Fowler's first museum exhibit in the group show "Starke Frauen" (Strong Women) at Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg. 2015 saw London's The Cob Gallery publish a monograph of her work to date titled 'Nina Mae Fowler: Measuring Elvis', including texts on Fowler's practice from leading academics and cultural figures. Contributors include curator Sandy Nairne, playwright Polly Stenham, counterculture author Barry Miles and actress Sienna Miller. Fowler's work is included in private and public collections throughout Europe, the USA and Asia, including Atlanta's Stonehurst Place. Fowler lives in Norfolk with award winning painter Craig Wylie and their son Orson, where Stonehurst Place owner Barb Shadomy loves to visit them. Visit and learn more at www.NinaFowler.com.
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