Arthur Ratliff is a local historian, national explorer and world traveler. His latest exhibits showcased photos from Myanmar, China,  Ethiopia and South Africa.

He was an Outings leader for fifteen years with the Sierra Club.He lead hikes in Georgia, North and South Carolina.

He is an active volunteers in the Decatur/Avondale community. He has received many awards including  the Decatur Hometown Hero, Junior Achievement Volunteer of the Year, Decatur Education Foundation Volunteer of the year and Outstanding volunteer for Leadership Dekalb.


He holds the designation of Lifetime Master Gardener while continuing to visit and support gardens throughout the country. 

He resides in Avondale Estates, GA USA and served his community as an agent for State Farm Insurance from 1990 to 2021