Exhibition: Shoccara Marcus - Ascending . . . . Meet the Artist: Sept 19
Aug
10
to Oct 5

Exhibition: Shoccara Marcus - Ascending . . . . Meet the Artist: Sept 19

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The Atlanta Photography Group presents “Ascending”, a solo exhibition by Shoccara Marcus, in the Ted & Gloria Maloof Gallery.

Reception & Meet the artist/artist talk: Sept 19, 6:30-8:30pm

Ascending is a series of images that exhibits the elevation of energy and passion in dance. Traveling through different states such as New York, North Carolina, and country’s such as Trinidad and Tobago and more, Ascending exemplifies how the background of an environment becomes a dancer's uninterrupted stage. This series features some of most amazing dancers living from one moment to the next.

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Exhibition: On The Verge . . . . Closing Reception: Oct 5
Aug
23
to Oct 5

Exhibition: On The Verge . . . . Closing Reception: Oct 5

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“On The Verge”, a group exhibition in the Atlanta Photography Group’s Main Gallery was juried by Mary Stanley from a selection of entries from photographic artists, worldwide, who are 35 or under. 

Exhibition: Aug 23 – Oct 5
Juror Talk & Reception: Aug 29, 6:30-8:30pm
Closing Reception: Oct 5, 3-5pm

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Exhibition: APG > ATL: Airport 2019
Sep
12
to Nov 6

Exhibition: APG > ATL: Airport 2019

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Atlanta Photography Group presents APG > ATL: Airport 2019, a group show juried by Amy Miller, the Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. This exhibition features multiple works by APG artists, one of the city’s premiere photography organizations. From a national call for entries, Miller selected 30 photographs for this exhibition on view at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, Atlanta, the world’s busiest airport - Sept 12 > Nov 6. An annual highlight of the Festival, the exhibition welcomes 260,000 travelers a day to the city. If your plans bring you to the airport, be sure to stop by the main atrium for an oasis of calm among the travelling chaos this Fall during ACP.

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Critique: Ashley Kaushinger - Lightleaked
Oct
2
7:00 PM19:00

Critique: Ashley Kaushinger - Lightleaked

Ashley Kauschinger is an artist, educator, and Founding Editor of the online photography magazine, Light Leaked. She received her BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design and her MFA from Texas Woman's University. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as the Light Factory and the Chiang Mai Art Museum. She has been published in Chinese Photography Magazine, PDN Photo Annual, and Lenscratch, among others. Her work is in the collections of Vanderbilt University and the Sir Elton John Collection. Ashley has previously taught photography at the University of South Carolina and Maine Media Workshops + College. She currently lives and works in Atlanta, GA.

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Speaking of Photography: A Conversation- APG's roots and Atlanta's vibrant photographic community
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

Speaking of Photography: A Conversation- APG's roots and Atlanta's vibrant photographic community

Join Atlanta Photography Group (APG) for a special conversation with Chip Simone, John McWilliams & Nancy Marshall. This conversation marks the beginning of a series of conversational events that will highlight the roots of the Atlanta Photography Group and the beginning of Atlanta’s vibrant photographic community.

Conversation: October 18, 6-7:30pm at MocaGA

Free and open to the public, limited seating is available.

Immediately following this event will be the opening reception for Alan Avery Selects & Sweet Ride: John McWilliams and Nancy Marshall.

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Exhibition: Sweet Ride - Nancy Marshall & John McWilliams
Oct
18
to Nov 30

Exhibition: Sweet Ride - Nancy Marshall & John McWilliams

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In their photo essay “Sweet Ride - Low Country Travelers of Charleston County”, Nancy Marshall and John McWilliams explore the history, mission, and significance of the Low Country Travelers, an African American car club in the South Carolina town of McClellanville. This exhibition is in the Ted & Gloria Maloof Gallery at APG.

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Exhibition: Alan Avery Selects
Oct
18
to Nov 30

Exhibition: Alan Avery Selects

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Atlanta Photography Group presents ALAN AVERY SELECTS, its annual feature exhibition, with dynamic photographic works selected by this year’s prominent guest curator, Alan Avery, owner & curator of Alan Avery Art Company in  Atlanta, Georgia.

Selects is known for featuring a distinguished level of nationally recognized and emerging artists who represent a wide range of photographic mediums and styles.

The exhibition is free and open to the public.

Exhibition: October 12 - November 30
Opening Reception: October 18, 7:30-9:30pm
Juror Talk: October 19, 1:30-2:30pm

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Field Trip: ParisPHOTO
Nov
6
to Nov 10

Field Trip: ParisPHOTO

SOLD OUT - Gain fresh perspectives into what’s trending with contemporary photography with the Atlanta Photography Group (APG) at ParisPhoto. This field trip is a wonderful way to experience the vibrant, creative, photography culture of Paris, and gain insight into the current trends in collecting and creating fine art photography. With a long history in the origin and creative development of photography, Paris offers a wealth of opportunities. Executive Director, Judith Pishnery is organizing the field trip around ParisPhoto, the premiere photography fair, which hosts 200+ photography galleries, dealers, publishers and events, showing the very best in the photographic arts.

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Critique: Chris Dant
Sep
4
7:00 PM19:00

Critique: Chris Dant

Chris Dant is a visual artist who explores the ideas of empathy, shared experience, family history and loss through the use of the photographic medium. Chris received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of North Texas and his Master in Fine Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame. Dant received the Walter R. Beardsley Award for Best in Show, for his MFA Thesis Exhibition, Worthy Sons, from the Snite Museum of Art in Notre Dame, Indiana.

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Critique: Barbara Griffin
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Critique: Barbara Griffin

APG favorite Barbara Griffin returns to lead August’s discussion. Barbara Griffin is an independent Creative Director, Producer and Photo Editor whose work ranges from photo shoot direction and production, exhibition curation to fine art photo book editing. Barbara serves on the Advisory council of Space for Arts, the only studio listings site built specifically for the photography community.

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Exhibition: Summertime
Jul
13
to Aug 17

Exhibition: Summertime

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Juried by Scott Speakes, Publisher & Founding Partner, okra. magazine, and Genie Gaither Jones, Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder, okra. magazine, Summertime is comprised of photographs depicting views of Summer, real and imagined, conceptual and concrete, and all points, in between. Opening Reception: Saturday, July 13, 3 - 5pm

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Workshop: Portfolio Review Preparation
Jul
9
to Aug 18

Workshop: Portfolio Review Preparation

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Register now for our new Portfolio Review Preparation workshop with artist Beth Lilly. Lilly’s experience as reviewee includes some of the most prestigious venues including Houston FotoFest, Photolucida, Review Santa Fe Photo Festival, Paris Photo and more. Learn how to present your best professional self and grab your all-important reviewer’s attention during those few precious moments. Or use the class to clarify your artistic direction. Students are invited to travel together with Lilly to participate in PhotoNOLA portfolio reviews at class’s end where she will be on hand to guide the artists over the 2-day event.

Workshop Dates: Aug 18, Sept 15, Oct 13 & Nov 17  from 10am – 2:30pm
ONLY 2 PLACES still available!

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Call For Entry: Alan Avery Selects
Jul
8
to Aug 26

Call For Entry: Alan Avery Selects

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Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is now taking submissions for Alan Avery Selects, APG’s feature exhibition for Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), the month-long, citywide photography festival. The exhibition will be juried by Alan Avery, owner and curator of Alan Avery Art Company, the oldest sustained art gallery in Atlanta, which represents works by exciting and technically proficient emerging, mid-career, and internationally established career artists.

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Workshop: Gallery Relations & Portfolio Reviews
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Workshop: Gallery Relations & Portfolio Reviews

Join us for a special Gallery Relations workshop hosted by Spalding Nix of Spalding Nix Fine Art and Mary Stanley of Mary Stanley Studio, independent curator, art consultant/collector, and president of Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP). In this two-part workshop, Nix and Stanley will candidly speak on topics such as approaching galleries, developing relationships and networking, and professionally presenting your work.

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Workshop: Artist Statements & Bios 101
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Workshop: Artist Statements & Bios 101

Presented by Susan Todd-Raque, this workshop is designed to help participants craft well-written artist statements and bios that are accessible and concise for their viewers. Attendees will be introduced to key elements of writing an artist statement and bio, learn common pitfalls to avoid, and participate in a writing session to improve their current statements.

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Critique: Greg Strelecki
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Critique: Greg Strelecki

Atlanta-based photographer Greg Strelecki leads the Critique Group this June. A graduate of the Art Center in Pasadena, Strelecki is currently the photography department head at The Creative Circus, where he teaches and mentors young talent. Join us for feedback on a project or individual images you would like reviewed.

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Exhibition: Reverie
Jun
1
to Jul 6

Exhibition: Reverie

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Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is proud to present Reverie. Juried by Tim B. Wride, the William and Sarah Ross Soter Curator of Photography at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, this exhibition presents photographic-based images or projects that play on the concept of Reverie, defined as a state of being lost in one's thoughts; a daydream or a chain of thoughts.

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Call For Entry: Airport Show 2019
May
23
to Jul 14

Call For Entry: Airport Show 2019

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Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is now taking submissions for our annual Airport Show. Juror Amy Miller will select 30 photographs to exhibit in the central atrium of the world’s busiest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). ATL has an average of 260,000 visitors a day, making this an opportunity to have your photographs seen by literally millions of travelers from all over the world.

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Call For Entry: On The Verge
May
23
to Jul 18

Call For Entry: On The Verge

Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is now accepting entries of photographic-based images or projects for our On The Verge exhibition, highlighting beginning and early career photographic artists. This exhibition is open to all artists, 35 or under. Juror Mary Stanley will select 45 photographs to feature in this exhibition.

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Workshop: Copyright Intro with Georgia Lawyers for The Arts
May
22
6:30 PM18:30

Workshop: Copyright Intro with Georgia Lawyers for The Arts

As a photographer, what steps can you take when you share your creative work to ensure that it is properly protected? Join Jayma Leath and Rob Poston, from Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, to discuss the fundamentals of copyright law, fair use, and specific types of contracts that help keep you in control of your creative content.

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Call For Entry: Summertime
May
10
to Jun 9

Call For Entry: Summertime

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Summer, one of four seasons, traditionally the second, marked by the longest and typically hottest days of the year due to the inclination of the Earth and thermal lag. Summertime, APG’s exhibition, aims to feature photographs depicting views of Summertime, be they real or imagined, conceptual or concrete, somewhere or anywhere, in between.

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Critique: Michael Reese
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Critique: Michael Reese

Michael Reese returns to lead the Critique Group this May. Join us for feedback on a project you would like reviewed. Wine and light refreshments are served. Critique Group is for members only, but we welcome an exploratory visit. Participants are limited to 6 prints, sizes should be 8” x 10” up to no larger than 17” x 22.” If you’d like to present your work, put your name on the sign-up sheet when you arrive. Critiques are timed so everyone gets equal consideration. No work? No problem, observing is just as valuable.

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Critique: Christina Price Washington
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

Critique: Christina Price Washington

Christina Price Washington will lead the APG Critique Group on April 3rd. Join us for feedback on a project you would like reviewed. Wine and light refreshments are served. Her work has been featured in Slow Exposures, curated by Brett Abbott and Julian Cox – former curators of photography at the Paul J. Getty Museum; Rising Movers & Shakers of the Georgia Arts Scene at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Georgia; Art Basel Miami, FL.

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Field Trip: High Museum Photography Exhibitions with Gregory Harris
Mar
28
9:45 AM09:45

Field Trip: High Museum Photography Exhibitions with Gregory Harris

Gain fresh perspectives with APG and associate curator Gregory Harris for an inside look at the High Museum’s current photography exhibitions: Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography and William Christenberry: Time & Texture. Harris will give an insider’s look at both exhibitions. It’s a great opportunity to visit and discuss the exhibitions and with the curator.

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Exhibition: Southern Currents
Mar
9
to Apr 20

Exhibition: Southern Currents

Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is proud to present Southern Currents, a group exhibition at Johns Creek Art Center, juried by current and former APG Executive Directors Judith Pishnery and Beth Lilly. Each artist featured in the exhibition presents their view of the South, which includes spaces, faces and places, from traditional to imagined.

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Opening Reception: Southern Currents
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Reception: Southern Currents

Please join us for the opening reception for Southern Currents, a group exhibition at Johns Creek Art Center, juried by current and former APG Executive Directors Judith Pishnery and Beth Lilly. Each artist featured in the exhibition presents their view of the South, which includes spaces, faces and places, from traditional to imagined.

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Critique: Elizabeth Turk
Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Critique: Elizabeth Turk

Elizabeth Turk returns to lead the Critique Group this March. Turk is a photography professor at the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her work is in the permanent collections of the High Museum of Art, Polaroid Corporate Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and others.

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Speaking of Photography: Le'Andra LeSeur
Mar
1
11:45 AM11:45

Speaking of Photography: Le'Andra LeSeur

Join Atlanta Photography Group (APG) and SCAD/Atlanta for a special presentation by multidisciplinary artist Le’Andra LeSeur. LeSeur will give a brief introduction into her artistic journey and practice, to be followed by a screening of her project brown, carmine, and blue, which received the prestigious Juried Grand Prize at Artprize 10 in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Exhibition: Portfolio 2019
Feb
8
to Mar 16

Exhibition: Portfolio 2019

APG is pleased to present Portfolio 2019, an exhibition juried by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography. Five exceptional artists were chosen to represent the best of contemporary photography from a national call for entries.

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