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APG / High Museum of Art Award Presentation

Emily Earl, "El Rocko Lounge"

Emily Earl, "El Rocko Lounge"

APG will present the annual $2,500 APG / High Museum of Art Purchase Award to this year's winner Savannah-based artist Emily Earl in a special reception at the APG Gallery. Seven pieces from Earl’s series Late Night Polaroids were selected by Assistant Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art Gregory Harris to be included in their permanent collection. Celebrate with us for drinks, bites and a presentation by Harris and APG executive director Beth Lilly. This program is funded by the generous donations from Edwin Robinson and Ted & Gloria Maloof.

Photographer Emily Earl has spent the last fifteen years documenting the faces that make up her mysterious and distinctive hometown of Savannah, GA. Earl is a founding member and Director of Public Relations & Special Events at Sulfur Studios, a community art space in Savannah. Founded in 2014 and located in the Starland District, Sulfur Studios provides artists with affordable studio, gallery and performance space. Earl received a BFA in Photography in 2007 from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Earlier Event: August 13
Design Salon
Later Event: August 24
Exhibition: Student Prize + 72 Hours