APG’s Workshops are designed to provide photographic artists with the essential knowledge and tools to succeed in their professional and creative practices. Whether you are a working photographer or hobbyist, APG is committed to supporting the development of each individual, no matter where you are in your artistic career. Space is limited, so register early for upcoming workshops.
This workshop, led by Atlanta-based photographer Michael Reese, is designed for artists trying to finish a photographic project. Through critique, portfolio reviews, and assessment of personal goals, Reese will guide participants in making critical decisions that will take their projects to completion.
This workshop is designed to help participants craft well-written artist statements that are accessible and concise for their viewers. Participants will be introduced to key elements of writing an artist statement, learn common pitfalls to avoid, and engage in a writing session to improve their current statements.
Susan Bridges and Forest McMullin lead a special two-part workshop, discussing how to approach galleries and professionally present your work, followed by a 15-minute portfolio review session.
Big River Bindery’s Andrew Huot leads this two-part workshop devoted to creating book structures useful for photographers, printmakers, and collage artists making imagery one side of sheets of paper. These structures allow the artist to print, draw, or collage on single sheets before binding, ideal for photographers using photo paper to print their images.
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.
This workshop will help to explain and clarify various archival presentation techniques, including matting, mounting, floating, and framing. Instructor and Atlanta-based photographer Allison Jarek will also give in-depth demonstrations on how to cut your own mattes and mount your prints using an archival positionable mounting adhesive.
A one-day Clamshell Box-building workshop with instructor Andrew Huot from Big River Bindery. A Clamshell Box is an ideal way to present books, prints, and photographs. Constructed of book board and covered with cloth and paper, this box contains two trays that lay flat to present as well as protect your artwork.
This crash course, a part of our Exhibit Wise series, gives you all the basic information you need to know as a professional artist including the must-haves for presenting and promoting your work as well as ideas on pricing, framing and shipping work.
This workshop is designed to take a photographer from an introductory exposure to Lightroom 6 up to an intermediate-to-advanced level in the Develop module, via multiple image editing exercises. Participants will learn how to unlock the vast trove of image data contained in raw format photo files to create powerful and compelling photographic fine art images.