As a part of the APG’s off-site, community engagement, artists are invited to submit entries for Southern Currents, a juried exhibition at John’s Creek Art Center. The Center can host a broad range of sizes and types of photographic art. Current and former APG Executive Directors, Judith Pishnery and Beth Lilly, will serve as jurors and will select the images for exhibition.
Join artist and curator Beth Lilly as she presents the work of today’s most influential photographic artists. This three-part workshop will not only look at the work of both fast-rising and well-established artists but will also review and analyze how they present their photographs in exhibitions and on websites.
APG welcomes Rose Barron as our February Critique Group leader. We recently featured Barron’s photographs in a solo exhibition, Sweet Dreams and Nightmares, in our Maloof Gallery. Barron currently works at the Art Institute of Atlanta as a part-time adjunct professor in the Foundations and Photography depts.
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.
Please join us for the opening reception for 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.
Please join us for a talk with Executive Director & Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography and Portfolio 2019 juror Paula Tognarelli, where she will discuss her process for selecting the artists and their images for the exhibition and take questions regarding the guidelines for the show itself.
APG welcomes Ryan Nabulsi to lead his first critique group session. Nabulsi is based in Atlanta where he freelances and teaches at Gwinnett Technical College. His work tends to experiment with photographic possibilities merging analog and digital technologies to create unexpected forms.
APG is proud to present Student Prize 2018, a juried group exhibition supporting the work of student photographic artists in Georgia: Haley Bowlt (University of North Georgia), Tony Smart (Georgia State University), and Andrew Turner (Columbus State University).
APG is looking for strong, cohesive bodies of work for our most prestigious exhibition: Portfolio 2019. Although there is no theme, images submitted should represent a single project, idea, or vision. We will consider still images from all processes, both traditional and digital.
Our annual Small Works show + Holiday Artist Market showcasing photography-based items, which could be any artist-crafted, photo-based item, including notecards, unframed prints, jewelry, mixed media, books, etc, just in time for the holidays. All items are for sale at gift giving prices and available to take home at the time of purchase. Join us for the gallery exhibition and market and a bit of holiday cheer.
In this two-part workshop, Dawkins and Casadonte will speak on topics such as approaching galleries, developing relationships and networking, and professionally presenting your work. Following discussion, each artist will have the opportunity to meet with Dawkins or Casadonte for a 15-minute portfolio review session.
Forest McMullin returns to lead the Critique Group this November. McMullin is a freelance photographer, consultant, and photographic educator based in Atlanta, Georgia. For over twenty-five years he has been providing distinctive photographs to Fortune 500 corporations, graphic design firms, advertising agencies, and numerous business and general interest magazines.
Led by Atlanta-based photographer and educator Allison Jarek, this workshop will help to explain and clarify various archival presentation techniques, including matting, mounting, floating, and framing. Jarek will also give in-depth demonstrations on how to cut your own mattes and mount your prints using an archival positionable mounting adhesive.
Part two of the Directions in Contemporary Photography workshop is structured around understanding the institutions, galleries, publications, and blogs that collect and disseminate the world of photography around us.
For this non-juried Small Works show, members are invited to bring framed prints to the Gallery to sell during the holiday season, and, rather than waiting until the end of the exhibition, buyers will be able to take home their artwork directly after purchase. Special to this year’s exhibition will be an Artist Market for your photography-based gift items, which could be any artist-crafted, photo-based item.
Led by Atlanta-based photographer and eductor Alex Christopher Williams, this workshop is an introduction into photography's contemporary issues, materials, practices, presentations and styles. This class deconstruct the fundamental elements of a photograph, while reviewing a list of photographers who exemplify each element.
Please join us for the opening reception of Rachel Reese Selects + Rose Barron: Sweet Dreams and Nightmares. Juried by Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Telfair Museum, Rachel Reese, Selects features work from 27 artists. Sweet Dreams and Nightmares features new work by artist Rose Barron inspired by historic paintings and literary references.
APG presents its annual selects exhibition, featuring work curated by Rachel Reese, the Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Telfair Museums in Savannah, Georgia. Concurrently, in the Ted & Gloria Maloof Gallery, APG presents Sweet Dreams and Nightmares, a solo exhibition of new work by artist Rose Barron.
APG’s new executive director Judith Pishnery leads the October meeting of the Critique Group - at its new time of 7pm. Pishnery received her MA and MFA graduate degrees from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). She has served on the board of APA, the Advisory Board of ACP and has been involved on the Board of Directors of ACP since 1998.
Endia Beal is a North Carolina based artist, educator and activist, who is internationally known for her photographic narratives and video testimonies that examine the personal, yet contemporary stories of minority women working within the corporate space.
Artist Talk for The Past is Present, an exhibition curated by Executive Director Beth Lilly concerning the documentation of the past to aid memory in the future, and featuring work by Frank Hamrick, Deborah Jack, Deborah Orloff, Zachariah Szabo, and Johanna Warick.
This two-day resource workshop is led by photographer and master printmaker John Dean, and will consist of discussions, presentations, and hands-on demonstrations of various alternative printmaking methods that combine 19th century photographic processes with 21st century digital workflows and materials.
Join us for a special opening reception for Photo Buckhead, as Michael James O'Brien gives a juror talk, and awards 1st, 2nd, 3rd place, and honorable mention awards and cash prizes to artists.
As part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), APG presents an exhibition in the central atrium of the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Juror Amy Miller, Executive Director of ACP, selected 15 artists from hundreds of submissions for this annual exhibition.
APG favorite Barbara Griffin returns to lead September's discussion. Griffin is an independent Creative Director and Photo Editor. She serves as Board President for Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), a non-profit arts organization which produces the largest annual community-oriented photo festival in the U.S.
As a part of our participation in Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP), members of APG were invited to submit entries for this juried exhibition at the award-winning Mack Scogin Merrill Elam-designed Buckhead Library. Juror Michael James O'Brien will select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners for cash prizes.
APG is pleased to announce The Past Is Present, an exhibition curated by Executive Director Beth Lilly concerning the documentation of the past to aid memory in the future. The Past is Present examines personal histories and those of family and other historical pasts.
Please join us for the opening reception of Beate Sass: A Good Life. Following the death of her mother five years ago, Sass began photographing her father, capturing moments in his daily routine during her visits to New Mexico, her childhood home.