[Extended Deadline] ACP 2014 Portfolio Review

July 27th, 2014
If you're rushing to get together your 3 to 5 jpgs to send-in for the ACP 2014 Portfolio Review, you have an extra four days to sign-up. The registration deadline is Thursday, July 31st, 11:59pm. This year’s distinguished panel of reviewers includes:
Elizabeth Avedon - Independent Curator, Contributor L'Oeil de la Photography, NY
Brie Castell – Owner, Castell Photography Gallery, Asheville, NC
Arnika Dawkins - Owner, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Parker Eshelman – Photo Editor, The Wall Street Journal, NY
Greg Harris - Assistant Curator, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
W.M. Hunt – Photography Collector, Curator and Consultant, NY
Michael Kochman - Artistic Director, Image, Turner Broadcasting, Atlanta, GA
Paul Kopeikin – Owner, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Brenda Massie - Director, Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Jeff Rich - Photographer, Curator of Oxford American Magazine's Eyes on the South, Asst. Professor University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Storm Janse van Rensburg - Independent contemporary art curator, Berlin, Germany
Jennifer Schwartz – Founder, Crusade for Art, Atlanta, GA
Anna Skillman - Owner, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
Rick Wester – Owner, Rick Wester Fine Art, NYC, NY

Roving VIP's (on site the day of the reviews, and additional opportunity to get exposure for your work):
Matthew Rond - Photo Editor, Image Management, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and contributing editor for CNN Photos blog
Mary Stanley - Owner, Mary Stanley Studio, founder Young Collectors Club
Dan Winters - Photographer

Thank You & Share Your Thoughts!

November 4th, 2013

ACP Thanks You for making the Atlanta Celebrates Photography 2013 Festival a memorable 15th Anniversary!

With your dedicated help and inspiration (photographers, venues and audiences) we are all making Atlanta an international center for photography. During the ACP Festival, there were over 130 photo-related events and exhibitions showcasing the work of well over 700 photographers at over 125 venues throughout metro Atlanta and beyond. Think about all of that creative energy!

The ACP community presented so many ways to think about and encounter photography. Congratulations to all the participating venues and photographers for their work in planning outstanding photography events. You are the heart and soul of ACP!

We listen to YOU for ways to make the festival better each year. If you attended ANY part of the ACP Festival, we want to hear from you. Your feedback is crucial. Please take 2 to 3 minutes to complete this survey. Let your voice be heard!

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We'd like to thank ALL OF OUR SPONSORS for all they have done for ACP this year and ALL of our amazing volunteers. Many Atlanta businesses supported ACP with in-kind goods and services, event partnerships and venues. We could not do what we do without you. Please see below for a list of our sponsors and let them feel the love.

Even though the Festival is over, we update our Facebook page and blog year-round, showcasing photography happenings and opportunities for enthusiasts and artists 365 days a year.

Thank you all for such a memorable Festival!


[Last Day to Enter] Roswell Photographic Society – Call for Entries

September 10th, 2013
Roswell Photographic Society has a Call for Entries for its 17th Annual Open Juried Competition and Exhibition, which will be judged by Tony Casadonte of Lumiere Gallery.

Check out the the details, today is the last day to enter, and the competition is open to all photographers, not just members of RPS.

Focusing on Photographs: Identification & Preservation at Atlanta University Center

September 18th, 2012
The Conversation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts are presenting a symposium on "Photographs: Identification and Preservation" on October 23rd and 24th. Hosted and co-sponsored by Atlanta University Center & Robert W. Woodruff Library, the weekend will "focus on the fundamentals of identifying and caring for photographic collections. Through lecture and hands-on demonstrations, topics will be intertwined over the course of the program to give participants a holistic view of identifying photographic materials, housing and caring for these collections, developing appropriate handling and display procedures, and establishing safe storage environments." More information about this program and online registration will be available soon at

[Save the Date] ACP Photography Auction – Sept. 14th!

July 3rd, 2012
Atlanta Celebrates Photography

Martin Parr’s “Up and Down Peachtree” Features Two Photos from the 2010 ACP Photography Auction

June 14th, 2012
Magnum Photos has a gallery of 93 images from Martin Parr's latest book project "Up and Down Peachtree", and it's great to see the following two images that were taken at our Photography Auction Gala in 2010. Can you name the auction attendees in Parr's photos? Martin Parr at ACP Auction 2010, from "Up and Down Peachtree"
© Martin Parr / Magnum Photos Martin Parr at ACP Auction 2010, from "Up and Down Peachtree"
© Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

[Video] Dave Bias from The Impossible Project at Big Studio

October 19th, 2011

Dave Bias Talk from Jennifer Schwartz on Vimeo.

ACP 2011 Photography Auction Catalog (PDF) Now Available!

August 31st, 2011
If you haven't already purchased your tickets to the sixth annual ACP Photography Auction gala (and even if you have!), you'll want to check out the ACP 2011 Photography Auction Catalog (pdf) to see what will be available on Friday, Sept. 23rd at King Plow Arts Center.

We hope to see you there!

Atlanta Photography Group’s Calls for Entries

September 9th, 2010
Deadlines are nearing for Atlanta Photography Group's two calls for entries:
Atlanta Photography Group - Call For Entries
Annette Cone-Skelton Selects
Deadline for Entries: Saturday, September 11, 2010
Entry Fee: $35/members $70/nonmembers
ACP Festival Guide Listing #053
Submit one or two FRAMED photographs for review by Annette Cone-Skelton. Ms. Skelton will select and curate a dynamic show for exhibition in the APG gallery. Work selected for this show will be exhibited in the APG Gallery and promoted in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
Atlanta Photography Group - Call For Entries
Juror: Dr. Anthony Bannon
Director of the George Eastman House
International Museum of Photography and Film
Deadline for Entries: October 9, 2010
Entry Fee: $35/members $70/nonmembers
The show will feature work of four to six photographers. We are looking for a strong, cohesive body of work from each photographer. The exhibit is open to any style, subject, method or installation that can be accommodated in our gallery. There is no theme. Selection is at the sole discretion of the Juror.

The show will feature work of four to six photographers.
We are looking for a strong, cohesive body of work from each photographer. The exhibit is open to any style, subject, method or installation that can be accommodated in our gallery. There is no theme. Selection is at the sole discretion of the Juror.

ACP 12 Exhibitions Currently Open and This Week’s Openings

September 8th, 2010
With the launch today of the online Festival Guide, we wanted to draw attention to a few events and exhibitions that are currently on view, plus those that are opening this week.

This Week:
* Evenly Yoked: Bradley McCallum & Jacqueline Tarry, opening at Spelman College Museum of Art on Thursday, Sept. 9th, at 6:30pm
* After: Images From Haiti at ECIT Gallery | Level 2, Exhibition begins Friday, Sept 10th.
* David Hilliard & Joseph Guay at Jackson Fine Art, opens on Friday, Sept. 10th at 6pm.
* Candida Höfer at ACA Gallery of SCAD, Woodruff Arts Center, exhibition begins Sept. 10th
* Portfolio Show & Senior Portfolio Show from Gwinnett Tech students at ART Station, Opening Reception, Saturday, Sept. 11th, 6:30pm.

Bob Kolbrener ... Picturing the West at Lumière, through Sept. 25th
Peter Sekaer ... In Context at Lumière, through Oct. 9th
Amalgam at Quinlan Visual Arts Center through Oct. 9th
Two Exhibitions at Mason Murer Fine Art through Oct. 2nd
Doctor Photography at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery through Oct. 9th
Africa's History in a Name at Level 2 Gallery | Robert W. Woodruff Library through Feb. 13th
Rock & Roll Mosaics at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery through Sept. 26th
The Sartorialist at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery through Sept. 28th
Mike Nalley - "Last Exit" at Zucot Gallery through Oct. 30th
Gittel Price: Decade at Roswell Tea House through Oct. 30th
Beyond The Mountains: The Interior Life of Afghanistan at Sharptop Arts Association through Oct. 3rd
Diane Kirkland: Ossabaw Island at A Novel Experience through Oct. 1st
Exit the Ring at The Plaza Theater through Oct. 5th

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