High Museum Award

Each year our annual Portfolio exhibition features 6-8 series chosen by a nationally recognized curator from submissions. The High Museum of Art has the opportunity to select multiple pieces for its own collection and the winning artist receives from APG an award of $2500. This award was crowd-funded in 2016, but for 2017-18, the award is jointly funded by Ted & Gloria Maloof and Edwin Robinson, who began the program in 2013.

 
 
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2017

Emily Earl, "El Rocko Lounge"
from her series, Late Night Polaroids

From the exhibition, Portfolio 2017, juried by Andy Adams, independent curator, publisher and founder of FlakPhoto.

 
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2016

Nancy Floyd, "1982 / 2012"
from her series, Weathering Time

From the exhibition, Portfolio 2016, juried by Lisa Suttcliffe, Curator of Photography and Media Arts at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Wisconsin.

 
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2015

Laura Noel, "Mikki On Her Porch"
from her series, Smoke Break

From the exhibition, Portfolio 2015, juried by Richard McCabe, Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans Louisiana.

 
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2014

Beth Lilly, "Bipolar"
from her series, every single one of these stories is true

From the exhibition, Portfolio 2014 juried by Karen Irvine, Curator and Assistant Director at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago Illinois.

 
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2013

Svjetlana Tepavcevic, “Means of Reproduction No. 1191”
from her series, Means of Reproduction

From the exhibition, Portfolio 2013, juried by Paul Martineau, Associate Curator, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles California.