Atlanta Photography Group (APG) presents The Navel of the Moon, a solo exhibition of photographs of Mexico by Enrique Samson, in the Ted & Gloria Maloof Gallery. This exhibition runs concurrently with Reverie, with an opening reception on Saturday, June 1, 3-5pm.
Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is now taking submissions for Alan Avery Selects, APG’s feature exhibition for Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), the month-long, citywide photography festival. The exhibition will be juried by Alan Avery, owner and curator of Alan Avery Art Company, the oldest sustained art gallery in Atlanta, which represents works by exciting and technically proficient emerging, mid-career, and internationally established career artists.
Register now for our new Portfolio Review Preparation workshop with artist Beth Lilly. Lilly’s experience as reviewee includes some of the most prestigious venues including Houston FotoFest, Photolucida, Review Santa Fe Photo Festival, Paris Photo and more. Learn how to present your best professional self and grab your all-important reviewer’s attention during those few precious moments. Or use the class to clarify your artistic direction. Students are invited to travel together with Lilly to participate in PhotoNOLA portfolio reviews at class’s end where she will be on hand to guide the artists over the 2-day event.
Juried by Scott Speakes, Publisher & Founding Partner, okra. magazine, and Genie Gaither Jones, Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder, okra. magazine, Summertime is comprised of photographs depicting views of Summer, real and imagined, conceptual and concrete, and all points, in between. Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 3 - 5pm
APG favorite Barbara Griffin returns to lead August’s discussion. Barbara Griffin is an independent Creative Director, Producer and Photo Editor whose work ranges from photo shoot direction and production, exhibition curation to fine art photo book editing. Barbara serves on the Advisory council of Space for Arts, the only studio listings site built specifically for the photography community.
Join us for a special Gallery Relations workshop hosted by Spalding Nix of Spalding Nix Fine Art and Mary Stanley of Mary Stanley Studio, independent curator, art consultant/collector, and president of Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP). In this two-part workshop, Nix and Stanley will candidly speak on topics such as approaching galleries, developing relationships and networking, and professionally presenting your work.
Presented by Susan Todd-Raque, this workshop is designed to help participants craft well-written artist statements and bios that are accessible and concise for their viewers. Attendees will be introduced to key elements of writing an artist statement and bio, learn common pitfalls to avoid, and participate in a writing session to improve their current statements.
Atlanta-based photographer Greg Strelecki leads the Critique Group this June. A graduate of the Art Center in Pasadena, Strelecki is currently the photography department head at The Creative Circus, where he teaches and mentors young talent. Join us for feedback on a project or individual images you would like reviewed.
Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is proud to present Reverie. Juried by Tim B. Wride, the William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, this exhibition presents photographic-based images or projects that play on the concept of Reverie, defined as a state of being lost in one's thoughts; a daydream or a chain of thoughts.
Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is now taking submissions for our annual Airport Show. Juror Amy Miller will select 30 photographs to exhibit in the central atrium of the world’s busiest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). ATL has an average of 260,000 visitors a day, making this an opportunity to have your photographs seen by literally millions of travelers from all over the world.
Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is now accepting entries of photographic-based images or projects for our On The Verge exhibition, highlighting beginning and early career photographic artists. This exhibition is open to all artists, 35 or under. Juror Mary Stanley will select 45 photographs to feature in this exhibition.
As a photographer, what steps can you take when you share your creative work to ensure that it is properly protected? Join Jayma Leath and Rob Poston, from Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, to discuss the fundamentals of copyright law, fair use, and specific types of contracts that help keep you in control of your creative content.
Summer, one of four seasons, traditionally the second, marked by the longest and typically hottest days of the year due to the inclination of the Earth and thermal lag. Summertime, APG’s exhibition, aims to feature photographs depicting views of Summertime, be they real or imagined, conceptual or concrete, somewhere or anywhere, in between.
Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is proud to present High School Photo 2019. For this exhibition, we reached out to regional schools with active photography programs or classes to choose 10 of their best students and to submit their work. High School Photo 2019 will feature work from 7 regional counties.
Michael Reese returns to lead the Critique Group this May. Join us for feedback on a project you would like reviewed. Wine and light refreshments are served. Critique Group is for members only, but we welcome an exploratory visit. Participants are limited to 6 prints, sizes should be 8” x 10” up to no larger than 17” x 22.” If you’d like to present your work, put your name on the sign-up sheet when you arrive. Critiques are timed so everyone gets equal consideration. No work? No problem, observing is just as valuable.
Please join us for a talk with Southern Currents jurors Judith Pishnery and Beth Lilly, where they will discuss the process for selecting the artists and their images for the exhibition and take questions regarding the included photographs.
Christina Price Washington will lead the APG Critique Group on April 3rd. Join us for feedback on a project you would like reviewed. Wine and light refreshments are served. Her work has been featured in Slow Exposures, curated by Brett Abbott and Julian Cox – former curators of photography at the Paul J. Getty Museum; Rising Movers & Shakers of the Georgia Arts Scene at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Georgia; Art Basel Miami, FL.
Atlanta Photography Group presents Choice 2019. For this group exhibition in the main gallery, we are putting the power in the artists' hands, inviting members to choose what photographs they want to show. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see Atlanta’s up-and-coming talent.
Gain fresh perspectives with APG and associate curator Gregory Harris for an inside look at the High Museum’s current photography exhibitions: Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography and William Christenberry: Time & Texture. Harris will give an insider’s look at both exhibitions. It’s a great opportunity to visit and discuss the exhibitions and with the curator.
Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is proud to present Southern Currents, a group exhibition at Johns Creek Art Center, juried by current and former APG Executive Directors Judith Pishnery and Beth Lilly. Each artist featured in the exhibition presents their view of the South, which includes spaces, faces and places, from traditional to imagined.
Please join us for the opening reception for Southern Currents, a group exhibition at Johns Creek Art Center, juried by current and former APG Executive Directors Judith Pishnery and Beth Lilly. Each artist featured in the exhibition presents their view of the South, which includes spaces, faces and places, from traditional to imagined.
Elizabeth Turk returns to lead the Critique Group this March. Turk is a photography professor at the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her work is in the permanent collections of the High Museum of Art, Polaroid Corporate Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and others.
Join Atlanta Photography Group (APG) and SCAD/Atlanta for a special presentation by multidisciplinary artist Le’Andra LeSeur. LeSeur will give a brief introduction into her artistic journey and practice, to be followed by a screening of her project brown, carmine, and blue, which received the prestigious Juried Grand Prize at Artprize 10 in Grand Rapids, MI.
Please join us for a talk with Executive Director & Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography and Portfolio 2019 juror Paula Tognarelli, where she will discuss her process for selecting the artists and their images for the exhibition and take questions regarding the guidelines for the show itself.
Please join us for the opening reception for Portfolio 2019, an exhibition juried by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography. Five exceptional artists were chosen to represent the best of contemporary photography from a national call for entries.
APG is pleased to present Portfolio 2019, an exhibition juried by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography. Five exceptional artists were chosen to represent the best of contemporary photography from a national call for entries.
APG welcomes Rose M Barron as our February Critique Group leader. Barron’s photographs were recently featured in a solo exhibition, Sweet Dreams and Nightmares, in APG’s Maloof Gallery. Barron currently works at the Art Institute of Atlanta as a part-time adjunct professor in the Foundations and Photography depts.
Join artist and curator Beth Lilly as she presents the work of today’s most influential photographic artists. This three-part workshop will not only look at the work of both fast-rising and well-established artists but will also review and analyze how they present their photographs in exhibitions and on websites.