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.
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.
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.
Atlanta Photography Group (APG) today announced the appointment of Judith Pishnery as the executive director of the organization. Serving as the chief operating officer of Atlanta’s oldest photography art center, Pishnery will work closely with the Board of Directors to direct and administer all programs, operations and policies in addition to supervising professional staff and volunteers.Read More
APG is proud to announce an upcoming partnership and event with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s and reflect on the role of visual culture and photography in past, present, and future of civil rights history in America. This discussion will feature an artist talk by nationally acclaimed activist and photographer, Joshua Rashaad McFadden, and a panel discussion with Gregory Harris, Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art, and Pastor Ralph B. Watkins of Wheat Street Baptist Church. Event is planned for Tuesday, March 20. More details to come.
We are thrilled to announce that APG executive Director Beth Lilly has work in an exhibition at the High Museum of Art. What Is Near: Reflections On Home features five photographs from her every single one of these stories is true series, in which she staged and photographed memories from her childhood experiences and dreams, casting friends and relatives to play the parts. Update: The show is now up through September 11, 2016.