Replacement Instagram

In light of Instagram mistakenly disabling our @acpfest account which we've used and loved for many years, we had to fire-up an alternate account to share the word about all the incredible photo-related events & exhibitions during #acpfest.

We're currently @acpfest.2019 and there's no way of knowing if it's a permanent home or a temporary "burner" account. We wish we knew!

If you don't think the same can happen to you -- ACP's a non-profit photography festival that was prevented from accessing our audience on the world's largest platform (for photography) without warning, reason, or notification.

If it can happen to us, it can happen to anyone.

List of Venues from ACP 2018/2017

While you're preparing your ideas for fantastic photo-based events & exhibitions for ACP 2019, we thought it might be helpful to include a list of venues from the past two years that have participated in ACP.

Click through on any of these listings for more information -- we can't guarantee the venues are interested in participating again, but the list gives a holistic overview of the kind of spaces across the city that have been keen to host photography events and exhibitions!

11th Street Northwest 93, 2 City Plaza 11, 368 on Ponce 62, 630 Kensington Farm Dr. 87, Akasa Salon 29 29, Ambient+Studio 30 83 106, Anna Lee's 5 09, ANNE O ART 81, Arnall Golden Gregory 106 93, Arnika Dawkins Photographic Fine Art Gallery 103 96, Art Farm Studio 55, Art Institute of Atlanta 85 60, Artists Atelier of Atlanta 99, ArtLab Gallery 31, Arts Clayton Gallery 43 61, Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail 01, Atlanta Beltline Westside Trail 02, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center 23, Atlanta Friends Meeting 65 65, Atlanta Legal Aid Society 35 50, Atlanta Photography Group Gallery 33 56 104 45 51, Atlanta Preservation Center - The Grant Mansion 59, Atlanta School of Photography 44 67, Auburn Avenue Research Library 2 112, Binders Art Supplies and Frames - Ponce City Market 38 109 31 90, Blue Heron Nature Preserve 97, Blue Mark Studios 53 70, Booth Western Art Museum 03 12, Brickworks Gallery 63 64 76, Buckhead Library 14 20, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center Photography Dept. 111 51 18, Calle Latina 37, Camayuhs 113, Center for Civil and Human Rights 108, Chatt Hills Gallery at Serenbe 49, Chattahoochee Nature Center 46 72, Clarkston Community Center 110, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre 96, Colombian Consulate in Atlanta, Georgia 205, Commercial Row at Margaret Mitchell House 18, Condesa Coffee 43, Consulate 101, Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII), Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design at Georgia State University 92, Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County 40, D Cafe And Catering LLC 42, David J. Sencer CDC Museum 05, Decatur Public Library 77 77, DeKalb History Center Museum 78, Design Within Reach 114, Different Trains Gallery 69, Digital Arts Studio 78 88, Dunwoody Nature Center 87, EBD4 67, Emory Schwartz Center, Chace Gallery 45 54, Emory University - White Hall 90, Emory University Hospital Midtown 56 46, Emory University School of Medicine 110, Emory University-Robert W. Woodruff Library 79, Ernest G. Welch Galleries @ GSU 53 30, Fall Line Press 15 92, Fernbank Museum of Natural History 07, First Baptist Church of Decatur 48 32, Garage Projects 79 95 104, Garcia | Wilburn 9 22 59, Georgia Museum of Art 82 83, Georgia State University Perimeter College 36, Georgia State University, Library South, 8th Floor Gallery 21, Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center 84 85, Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association 204, Grange Hall at Serenbe 15, Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce 7 10, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art 102, Hapeville Historic Depot Museum and Visitors Center 52 102, Harmony Place Spiritual Centrer (Big Blue Barn) 61, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport 19 23, Hathaway Gallery 26 86 112, Heritage Sandy Springs Museum 14, Hi-Lo Press 82, High Museum of Art 74 75 08 27 88, Highpoint Episcopal Community Church 37, Honey Bubble 35, Hotel Clermont 34, Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library 04, Jackson Fine Art 68 201 28, Janet Day Gallery 58, JavaVino 72, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum 49 103, Keller Knapp Realty, Decatur Office 25, Kibbee Gallery 66, Landmark's Midtown Art Cinema 57, Larry Marchant Gallery 54, Little Tree Art Studios 47, Lumière 47 48 97 19 98, MACoM, Metro Atlanta Community Mikvah 27, Margaret Mitchell Library 73, Markay Gallery 71, MARTA Red Line 41, Mason Fine Art 10 11 91 34 206, Michael C. Carlos Museum 4 13, Muse & Co. Fine Art 76, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia 26 68 06 24, Narvie J.Harris Museum and Wheat Street History Center 80, North Park Gallery 107, Pace Academy Fine Arts Center 107 111 33 94, Parish Kohanim 89, Park Studios Atlanta | NAPCP Headquarters 22, PB&J gallery 73 101, Piedmont Park Dog Park 6, PULP 39, R.F. Strickland Center 16 16, Roswell City Hall 24 28, Roswell Visual Arts Center 66 84, Sacred Thread Yoga 42, SCAD Atlanta 38, SCAD Atlanta - Gallery 1600 58, SCAD Atlanta - Trois Gallery 57 105, SCADshow 91, South Cobb Arts Alliance / Mable House Arts Center 40, South x Southeast PhotoGallery 39, Spalding Nix Fine Art 202 8, Spelman College Museum 12 70, Spruill Gallery 109 17, Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, West Wing Gallery 207, Swan Coach House Gallery 25 32, Sweet Melissa's 36, The AIDS Memorial Quilt Visitor Center 200, The Art Place Gallery at Mountain View 55, The B Complex Gallery 21 94, The Bakery 17, The Booth Western Art Museum 1 69, The Club House 89, The Columbus Museum 71, The Fairmont 50, The Humid 63, Thomas Deans Fine Art 62, Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library 3, Westside Cultural Arts Center 60 86 75, Westview Studios 203, Whitespace Gallery 108 114, Wing & A Prayer Studio 41 52, Woodruff Arts Center - Beauchamp Carr Gallery 20 80 95 100, Young Collectors Club 105

ACP Festival Guides & Getting Ready for #acpfest 2019!

There's no time like the present to think about how you can participate (as an artist, or a venue) in ACP 2019!

If you're planning an exhibition for later this year, taking a look at ACP Festival Guides from past years can be a big help. There are lists of venues you can contact, and generally, they offer a great way to understand the scale and scope of what it means for Atlanta to Celebrate Photography!

Here are the last few years of Festival Guides, in PDF form. Have a look - we hope they inspire you to participate in 2019!

Listings are now open and will close Sunday, June 30th, at 11:59pm


Camera Recycling Drive Begins Today!

Carrie Mae Weems – Lecture at Emory, April 8

Carrie Mae Weems - Lecture at Emory, April 8
Carrie Mae Weems - Lecture at Emory, April 8 - RSVP Required

Upcoming SCAD Thesis Shows

Here's an incredible list of exhibitions from SCAD students coming this Spring, primarily at Garcia/Wilburn Gallery at TULA.

Garcia/Wilburn Gallery

Hsuan Chung
April 03th - 09th, 2019 
Opening April 03th, 6 PM - 9 PM
Garcia | Wilburn Gallery 
75 Bennett St NW ste M-2, Atlanta, GA 30309

Chat Sirichanvimol 
What May Come
Garcia | Wilburn Gallery
75 Bennett St - NW, Suite M-2, Atlanta, GA 30309
April 11th- 20th, 2019
Opening Reception: April 11th, 6pm
Artist Talk: April 11th, 7pm
Closing Reception: April 20th, 11am - 6pm

Chetta Davis
Garcia | Wilburn
75 Bennett St NW ste M-2, Atlanta, GA 30309
April 21- 27

Non-Photo Show (Painting/Installation)
April 30-May 9th

Astin Shrader
Träuma: A Visual Study in Dream Therapy
Garcia/Wilburn Gallery
75 Bennett St NW ste M-2, Atlanta, GA 30309
Opening reception on Monday, May 13th
SCAD reception 5:00-6:00
Public reception 6:00-8:00

Caroline Howell
75 Bennett St NW ste M-2, Atlanta, GA 30309
May 20-27
Opening Thursday May 23rd, 6-9pm

Other Locations

Virginia Jackson Carr
A Fragmented Being
March 29 - May 4, 2019
Opening Reception: 7 - 10  pm
SCAD Reception: 6 - 7 pm 

Daniel D. Edwards
Black Outlined Blue
Narvie J. Harris Museum of Art
18 William Holmes Borders Senior Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Opening: Friday, April 26th @ 7PM—9PM
Exhibition Dates: April 26th—June 6th

Catherine Grant Wilmer
Coming Home
Trois Gallery, SCAD Atlanta
May 9-June 3
Opening/Reception: Thursday, May 9 @ 5-7pm
Artist Talk: Thursday, May 9 @ 6pm

Parker Reinecker
Running from the Sun
Trois Gallery
April 22nd to May 3rd
Reception Thursday April 25th 

Final 2019 FENCE Deadline! March 27

The LAST CHANCE to submit is Wednesday, March 27, 11:59 PST ($45/series) There will be no extensions and no exceptions after this time.

Calling all photographers! The largest outdoor photo exhibition in N. America is coming back to Atlanta. Don't miss your chance to exhibit your work in Atlanta + 7 major cities. Additional prizes include a solo exhibition at Photoville, a $5000 cash project support grant, a Leica camera and Leica Akademie masterclass.

LAST CHANCE to submit is March 27

Kate T. Parker “Heart of a Boy” Event, April 7

Atlanta-based photographer Kate T. Parker has a new book (about boys!) coming out this spring with an event on April 7th at Mason Fine Art. Image above linked to Amazon, or call Little Shop of Stories at (404) 373-6300!

April 7, 2019
Mason Fine Art Gallery with Little Shop of Stories
415 Plasters Ave., NE Suite 100 Atlanta, GA
4pm talk/signing with Emily Giffin
"Man up. Boys don’t cry. Tough it out. These are phrases virtually every boy hears at some point during his life. For generations, we have taught our boys the most important trait they can have is to be stoic and unemotional—and traits that do not fit that mold should be suppressed.

THE HEART OF A BOY challenges this notion. Filled with powerful, moving photographs accompanied by thoughtful quotes from each subject, it celebrates the the many ways there are to be a boy - the sensitive and the strong, the creative and the silly, the kind and the curious. Meet Mason, age 6, who pronounces “I like to try new things. I believe in myself.” Matias, age 9, who exclaims “It’s not about what you look like, it’s about your heart.” And Ryan, age 7, who says “I want to be president because I am helpful, kind, and nice."

Sign-up for Art Streiber’s Masterclass, Saturday, April 27!

"Art Streiber’s "The Big Picture: Career Management & Marketing Masterclass"

Want to learn from one of the best? On Saturday, April 27, Art Streiber, a Los Angeles-based freelance photographer/director specializing in portraiture, reportage, entertainment, and advertising photography, will be in Atlanta for "Career Management and Marketing" – a day-long masterclass for today's modern photographer.

Immediately following this three-part masterclass, all participants are invited to join in a cocktail hour from 4:30-5:30pm.

Sign-up today! -

Lisa Tuttle, solo exhibition at Poem88, opens Feb. 23

Lisa Tuttle: Mock Proposal
February 23 to March 30, 2019
Reception: Saturday, February 23, 5-7:30 pm

For her first solo exhibition at Poem 88, Lisa Tuttle presents a series of images that correct Confederate monuments toward an historical accuracy.

Tuttle says about the work:
"It really began as a hypothetical proposal but the more I work on it, the more I think that it is completely feasible. “Mock” can also imply ridicule, and that is not my intention. A bit tongue-in-cheeky perhaps but increasingly a serious, alternative albeit subversive proposal. Historical observance of the defeat and surrender of the CSA (April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Courthouse and the dissolution of the CSA government on May 4, 1865 in Washington, Ga./Wilkes County.) If “historical” significance prevents their removal, then perhaps we might observe a different, but accurate, historical significance!"

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