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.
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.
Athens, GA photographer Carl Martin will lead us on a journey chronicling his 25 year photographic practice, and give us a preview of his highly anticipated monograph, Carl Martin: The Book, to be published by Fall Line Press later this year.
Know South / No South Juror and Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum in New Orleans Richard McCabe will discuss his process for selecting the artists and their images for the exhibition and take questions regarding the impetus for the show itself.
Building upon the Exhibitions 101 workshop, this panel discussion is designed to give photographers at all levels in their careers, valuable insight and confidence on how to take their work and artistry to the next level. This discussion is free and open to the public.
Please join APG and the Center for Civil and Human Rights for I Am A Man: Photography and Activism in the Post-Civil Rights Era featuring artist and activist Joshua Rashaad McFadden. This event commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's assassination, and revisits the role of photography and visual culture in the civil rights movement.
An APG favorite, Barbara Griffin returns to lead February'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.
P. Seth Thompson received a BA in film and video from Georgia State University in 2005 and a MFA in photography from SCAD-Atlanta in 2012. From 2011-2013, He worked as curatorial assistant in the department of modern and contemporary art at the High Museum of Art. During this time, he assisted on a wide range of group and solo exhibitions.
APG executive director Beth Lilly will lead the December Critique Group meeting. As director, Beth Lilly produces over 9 exhibitions a year as well as workshops, speakers, critique groups and events. An exhibiting artist and curator for 25 years, she also served for 15 years as a photo editor and then Director in Turner Broadcasting’s photography department.
APG is pleased to announce its first Portfolio Review session. Participating artists will receive concise and constructive feedback on their personal portfolios. Each review includes a 30 minute session with one of our two reviewers: APG Executive Director Beth Lilly and Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) Board President Barbara Griffin. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.
APG invites you to participate in a discussion with Ervin Johnson, assisted by Atlanta gallerist Arnika Dawkins, about technical aspects of his work, his creative process, the role of art in social change, and how his projects evolved in reaction to contemporary events.
Winners of the 2017 Student Prize will speak about their solo shows on exhibition in the APG Main Gallery: Infinite Tenderness by Peyton Fulford (Columbus State University) and The Feeling of Being OK by Ben Lee (Georgia State University).
APG members are invited to join the monthly meetings of Design Salon. Salon goals are cultivating our understanding and use of basic design theory; challenging our photographic paradigms; and celebrating individual achievements and growth. Design Salon is chaired by H. Gay Allen
Design Salon presents their Summer Showcase Comfort Zone: In and Out. Everyone is invited to attend the presentation of award ribbons and join the group for a party at a nearby elegant eatery. This show take place at the Buckhead Library.
APG Executive Director Beth Lilly leads the June Critique Group. An exhibiting artist for over twenty years, Lilly’s recent exhibitions include the High Museum of Art, the Zuckerman Museum, Whitespace Gallery, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the Center for Fine Art Photography, MOCA GA, and the New Mexico Museum of Art.
Alan Rothschild, juror for Where Are We, is the founder and president of The Do Good Fund, Inc., a non-profit organization that focuses on building a museum-quality collection of photographs taken in the American South by well-known and emerging photographers working in the region.