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.
Gain fresh perspectives into what’s trending with contemporary photography with the Atlanta Photography Group (APG) at ParisPhoto. This field trip is a wonderful way to experience the vibrant, creative, photography culture of Paris, and gain insight into the current trends in collecting and creating fine art photography. With a long history in the origin and creative development of photography, Paris offers a wealth of opportunities. Executive Director, Judith Pishnery is organizing the field trip around ParisPhoto, the premiere photography fair, which hosts 200+ photography galleries, dealers, publishers and events, showing the very best in the photographic arts.
Register now for our new Portfolio Review Preparation workshop with artist Beth Lilly. Lilly’s experience as reviewee includes some of the most prestigious venues including Houston FotoFest, Photolucida, Review Santa Fe Photo Festival, Paris Photo and more. Learn how to present your best professional self and grab your all-important reviewer’s attention during those few precious moments. Or use the class to clarify your artistic direction. Students are invited to travel together with Lilly to participate in PhotoNOLA portfolio reviews at class’s end where she will be on hand to guide the artists over the 2-day event.
Workshop Dates: Aug 18, Sept 15, Oct 13 & Nov 17 from 10am – 2:30pm
ONLY 2 PLACES still available!
Join us for a special Gallery Relations workshop hosted by Spalding Nix of Spalding Nix Fine Art and Mary Stanley of Mary Stanley Studio, independent curator, art consultant/collector, and president of Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP). In this two-part workshop, Nix and Stanley will candidly speak on topics such as approaching galleries, developing relationships and networking, and professionally presenting your work.
Presented by Susan Todd-Raque, this workshop is designed to help participants craft well-written artist statements and bios that are accessible and concise for their viewers. Attendees will be introduced to key elements of writing an artist statement and bio, learn common pitfalls to avoid, and participate in a writing session to improve their current statements.
As a photographer, what steps can you take when you share your creative work to ensure that it is properly protected? Join Jayma Leath and Rob Poston, from Georgia Lawyers for the Arts, to discuss the fundamentals of copyright law, fair use, and specific types of contracts that help keep you in control of your creative content.
Gain fresh perspectives with APG and associate curator Gregory Harris for an inside look at the High Museum’s current photography exhibitions: Look Again: 45 Years of Collecting Photography and William Christenberry: Time & Texture. Harris will give an insider’s look at both exhibitions. It’s a great opportunity to visit and discuss the exhibitions and with the curator.
Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier walks participants through the standard grant application process, including a writing workshop session that addresses common questions, and how to submit project grant to an agency.
Join artist and curator Beth Lilly as she presents the work of today’s most influential photographic artists. This three-part workshop will not only look at the work of both fast-rising and well-established artists but will also review and analyze how they present their photographs in exhibitions and on websites.
In this two-part workshop, Dawkins and Casadonte will speak on topics such as approaching galleries, developing relationships and networking, and professionally presenting your work. Following discussion, each artist will have the opportunity to meet with Dawkins or Casadonte for a 15-minute portfolio review session.
Led by Atlanta-based photographer and educator Allison Jarek, this workshop will help to explain and clarify various archival presentation techniques, including matting, mounting, floating, and framing. Jarek will also give in-depth demonstrations on how to cut your own mattes and mount your prints using an archival positionable mounting adhesive.
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.