Speaking of Photography
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. Johnson utilizes photo-based mixed media to reimagine his cultural and racial identity via photography and video. His most recent body of work, #InHonor, is a series of photo-based mixed media portraits made to honor Blackness as it exists in its various forms and speaks to the violence and destruction occurring across America, in the form of police brutality.
APG has partnered with MOCA GA to host a panel discussion featuring six APG members in the Edge to Edge exhibition curated by Chip Simone.
Kathryn Kolb leads an eye-and-mind-bending venture into how structure and composition works in photographs or any two dimensional art.
Andrew Thomas Lee has worked with restaurants, chefs, architects, and designers all over the country, as well as publications like Esquire, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, People magazine, Atlanta magazine, Garden & Gun, and The Wall Street Journal.
Tony Casadonte of Lumiere Gallery will host a screening of the acclaimed documentary Berenice Abbott: A View of the 20th Century and show prints by Abbott from Lumiere's collection.
Jennifer Schwartz is the creator/director of Crusade for Art, a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage new audiences with art. She is also the co-creator of Flash Powder Projects, a photographer-focused, collaborative venture and publishing company.
Andrew Feiler is a fifth-generation Georgian. Having grown up Jewish in Savannah, he and his art have been shaped by the rich complexities of the American South and of being a minority in the South: history and culture, geography and race, tradition and conflict, injustice and progress.
Artist Bill Yates will present work from his highly acclaimed project Sweetheart Roller Skating Rink and other work for a very special Speaking of Photography. The evening will begin with a wine and cheese reception in the gallery at 6:30pm and his presentation will begin at 7:30pm in The Atrium.
Christina Price Washington holds a Master of Fine Arts as well as Art History from Georgia State University and was a Rising Movers & Shakers of the Georgia Arts Scene 2011 at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
Nancy Floyd has been an exhibiting artist for thirty years in numerous venues including Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA; Flux Projects, Atlanta, GA; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center; White Columns, New York, NY; and California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA.
Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier will be speaking at APG about her current project, The Other Side of Far Zora Neale Hurston’s Eatonville.
Marni Shindelman is the new chair of photography at UGA. She received her MFA from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University (Oxford, OH). University of Georgia. She received her MFA from the University of Florida and a Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Miami University (Oxford, OH). She will be speaking about her collaborative practice with Nate Larson investigating the data tracks we amass through networked communication.