We are pleased to announce that the Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved the 2019 Contracts for Services Awards, and Atlanta Photography Group (APG) was awarded $6000. We will use these funds to expand our programming and community outreach. Look for more details as this exciting year progresses and thanks to everyone at Fulton County Arts & Culture.
We are very happy to report that renowned artist and long-time APG supporter/board member Lucinda Bunnen has an upcoming exhibition of her photography at Marcia Wood Gallery, here in Atlanta, GA. A Spring Walk in My Woods will have an opening reception on Thursday, June 13, 7 - 9pm, and the exhibition will run from June 13 - July 13, 2019.
In the APG Gallery: What About Us?, a group exhibition curated by Donna Garcia and Virginia Jackson Carr, which highlights female artists working in Georgia and reflects the perspective of today’s world through their art. Opening Reception is May 21, 5 - 9pm, with an Artist Talk at 7pm. Show is up May 20 – May 25. This event is free and open to the public.
Dale Niles was born in Norfolk, Virginia and raised in small North Carolina towns. She currently lives in Fayette County, Georgia. Niles has been the recipient of many awards over the last 10 years. She was a Critical Mass Top 200 recipient in 2018. Her series Animal Lives Redux was selected for The Fence exhibits in October 2018 and, most recently, won a bronze award at the Tokyo International Foto Awards. She is also one of the recipients of APG’s 2018 Virginia Twinam Smith Award, for her image “Fish Plates and Bourbon,” which was featured in the exhibition Rachel Reese Selects.Read More
In the APG gallery: Photographer Michael Parvin presents Objects Once Familiar, 40 photos from his series of over 300 images. This exhibition coincides with the completion of his book, Objects Once Familiar, created with Ron Valdiserri. Opening reception is this Friday, March 22, 6 - 9pm, and the show is up March 19 – 23. This event is free and open to the public. Parvin and Valdiserri will be on hand to sign books at the reception.
Thanks to everyone who came out for the opening reception of Portfolio 2019. Also thanks to Juror Paula Tognarelli and to all the wonderful artists: Courtney Asztalos, Jerry Takigawa, Kris Vervaeke, Nina Monrreal, and Shinya Masuda. And in case you couldn’t make it, exhibition is up through March 16.
All photos by John Schafer
Thanks to everyone who came out and pinned prints at our 32nd annual PUSH-PiN party. Also thanks to Aperturent for the gift cards, Monday Night Brewing for the brews, DaVinici’s for the pies, and to our esteemed judges, Barbara Griffin and Tony Casadonte. And in case you couldn’t make it, exhibition is up through Jan 25.
APG is pleased to announce the 5 artists chosen by juror Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography, for our annual Portfolio exhibition. Portfolio 2019 will feature cohesive bodies of work from: Courtney Asztalos, Jerry Takigawa, Kris Vervaeke, Nina Monrreal, and Shinya Masuda. Opening reception is Friday, February 8, 6 - 9pm, with a Juror Talk the following Saturday, at 1pm.
We are pleased to announce that Caroline Chamberlain’s photo “The Unnoticed No.2” is our 32nd annual PUSH-PiN People's Choice Winner. Chamberlain wins a waived entry fee into a juried APG exhibition, and a $50 tuition credit to an APG Workshop. Congratulations, Caroline! PUSH-PiN is up through Jan 25.
For our exhibition Student Prize 2018, on view till January 5th 2019, APG's Esther Griffin will be talking with the artists about their work and their upcoming career as a photographer. Student Prize is a juried exhibition for photography students who were nominated by their faculties. From all nominees, winners were chosen, and their work is on view in the group show. Next up is Tony Smart.Read More
For our exhibition Student Prize 2018, APG's Esther Griffin will be talking with the artists about their work and their upcoming career as a photographer. Student Prize is a juried exhibition for photography students who were nominated by their faculties. From all nominees, winners were chosen, whose work is on view in the group show. Next up is Haley Bowlt.Read More
We are busy making plans for our 32nd Annual PUSH-PiN party, set to happen Friday, January 11, 2019. We’ll provide the pins, pizza, and beer (courtesy by Monday Night Brewing), so you make sure to have your best prints ready for one of our biggest nights of the year. This year’s PUSH-PiN will feature 2 special judges to select awardees: Barbara Griffin, Independent creative director, producer, photo editor and popular APG Critique group leader, and Tony Casadonte, Gallery Director of Lumière and APG board member.
For our exhibition Student Prize 2018, APG's Esther Griffin will be talking with the artists about their work and their upcoming career as a photographer. Student Prize is a juried exhibition for photography students who were nominated by their faculties. From all nominees, 4 winning artists were chosen, whose work will be on view in the group show. First up is Andrew Turner.Read More
Congratulations to Dale Niles and Tom Meiss, recipients of the 2018 Virginia Twinam Smith Purchase Award, for their photos "Fish Plates and Bourbon" and "Crates," which were included in Rachel Reese Selects and chosen by Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) director Annette Cone-Skelton for inclusion in the permanent collection of MOCA GA.
Congratulations to APG member Janet Holmes (whose work is featured in this year’s Airport Show), the People's Choice Winner of The Fence 2018, for her portrait series Is This My Beautiful House?, “Which explores how we decide which animals are family, and which are food through portraits of chickens living in their rescuers homes.” Holmes will receive a Leica Camera and access to a Leica Akademie master class.