Q & A: Beate Sass

Beate Sass was born in Boston, Massachusetts but has lived in Minnesota, Chile, and Geneva. She spent her formative years in Albuquerque, New Mexico and identifies strongly with the Southwest. Her work is greatly influenced by the light, the landscape, and the culture of New Mexico. Sass was chosen by Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) Amy Miller to exhibit two of her photographs in the central atrium of the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, as part of this year's Airport Show.

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Q & A: Kristina Ford

Kristina Ford is from Lilburn, Georgia. She grew up near the corner of Lilburn and Snellville and attended high school at Brookwood. Her father worked downtown for Bellsouth when it was still around. She is one of her mother's two daughters. Growing up, the suburbs were a peaceful place for her family but not as good a place for Ford to find her niche. ("I’ve always fervently had my sights on Atlanta.") Her work explores the tensions inherent between harmony and discord and the spatial relations between objects. Ford was chosen by a select jury as one of the four winners of APG's inaugural Student Prize exhibition.

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Q & A: Kelli Couch

Kelli Couch was born and raised in LaGrange, Georgia. She is the oldest of four sisters and one brother. She has two step-sisters and five step-brothers. She is married and the mother of two. Couch graduated from the University of West Georgia with a BFA in Photography and is set to begin her second year of grad school at Georgia State University. She was chosen by a select jury as one of the four winners of APG's inaugural Student Prize exhibition. Her work is warm, kind, and full of family, with a welcome spoonful of the darkly comic.

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