APG is pleased to welcome Erin Scott as our new Program Manager. Erin received her BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute College of Art and has served internships with Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco, Arnika Dawkins Gallery in Atlanta, and Atlanta Contemporary. Erin taught photography at The Children's School, and before that, as a volunteer event photographer, documented the underground hip-hop culture in Madrid, Spain. As Program Manager, Erin will focus on developing new educational programs, furthering our Speaking of Photography series, and managing other events.
In an effort to extend our mission in creating opportunities for photographers and artists in our community, Atlanta Photography Group is pleased to announce a major new initiative: Frame Loan Program. Open to all Atlanta area artists/photographers, for a small rental fee you will be able to choose from a wide selection of durable frames for your forthcoming exhibition or event. APG members receive discounts on rental fees. This program officially launches Tuesday, November 2. Stay tuned for details.
Thanks to everyone who came to the great artist talk with 2017 Student Prize solo exhibition artists Ben Bowden Lee and Peyton Fulford. And thanks again to judges Daniel Fuller, Annette Cone-Skelton and Gregory Harris. (Photos by Wes Nolan)
We're very happy to announce that Lumière Gallery Director Tony Casadonte has joined the APG Board. For over thirty years, Casadonte has had a diverse career in photography and been active in the Atlanta fine art photography community.Read More
APG is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2017 Student Prize, a major new initiative to support the work of young photographic artists in Georgia. The prize is an exhibition in the APG Gallery for the two winners: Peyton Fulford (Columbus State University) presenting her series Infinite Tenderness, intimate portraits of young adults, and Ben Lee (Georgia State University) presenting his series, The Feeling of Being OK, an installation of appropriated imagery objects and text.Read More
APG is adding a new position to the organization staff to expand our services and outreach into the community. The Program Manager is a part-time contract position to provide leadership and coordination for the planning, development, implementation and assessment of APG educational, outreach and public programs.Read More
We are pleased to announce that APG has been awarded two separate grants for the 2017-18 year. The City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs awarded $3,500 and the Georgia Council for the Arts awarded $10,000. APG will use these funds to expand its programming and community outreach.Read More
There was fierce competition for the People's Choice Award at our 30th Annual Push-Pin party on last Thursday evening. Attendees were given sets of six star stickers with which to vote on their favorite photographs.Read More
Photos by John SchaferRead More