About

20150803-RBE_339.jpg

Established in 1987, Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is an artist-initiated 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization providing opportunities and support to the fine art photography community.

Mission

APG's mission is to provide opportunities for photographers to further their artistic development, advance and sustain an inclusive and vibrant photographic community for all individuals interested in contemporary photograph, and to promote and support contemporary photography as a significant art form.

These goals are supported through a wide range of activities that are overseen by a Board of Directors.

History

In 1987, a motivated group of photographers and collectors founded Atlanta Photography Group as a member-supported nonprofit organization to bring more opportunities for photographers to exhibit in Atlanta. Initial meetings were held in members' homes on a monthly basis to share information and to show and critique work. The first gallery exhibition space opening in downtown Atlanta in 1988. Receiving 501(c)3 status that same year, APG is Atlanta's oldest photography art center.  APG moved to its current location at the Tula Art Center building in 2002.

Programs

APG hosts critiques, discussions and meetings every month at the gallery. These monthly meetings provide members with opportunities to receive valuable feedback on their work, discuss photography with their peers, and increase their knowledge of the photographic medium.

  • Critique:  Meets every first Wednesday at 7:30pm at APG Gallery. See Events for more information.
  • Speaking of Photography: Quarterly speaker series featuring  artists and arts porfessionals in the APG Gallery. See Events  for more information.
  • Design Salon: Meets on the second Sunday of each month, from 2 - 4pm. See Events  for more information.

Gallery

APG hosts photographic exhibitions throughout the year in its gallery space at the Tula Art Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Most shows are juried by well-known photography curators, gallery owners and experts. APG is free and open to the public, Tuesday – Saturday, 12 – 4pm or by appointment.