Calling all photographers! Submit to The Fence 2018, a public art exhibition series spanning 7 major cities in the US and Canada! A unique opportunity for your photography to be seen by over 6 million people, and to win a $5,000 project support grant, a Leica Camera Package, a solo exhibition at Photoville 2018, and more!
Details and Submission: http://fence.photoville.com
"Monday, Feb. 19 - Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits exhibition opens in the Carter Museum. This exhibition of more than 48 portraits created by renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh features iconic photographs of Americans who have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as business, medicine, entertainment, politics and the arts. Among the portraits included were those of artist Georgia O’Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I. M. Pei and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The exhibition runs through May 20, 2018 and is included at no extra charge in the normal museum admission.
Tuesday, Feb. 20 - Karsh is History - Film Screening and exhibit tour. Join us for a free screening of the documentary "Karsh is History" about legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh as told through his breathtaking portraits. Following the hour long film, visitors will be able to tour the new exhibition Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits. (7pm in the museum theater)"
"Atlanta Photography Group is pleased to present "Portfolio 2018", an exhibition juried by Sam Barzilay. Six exceptional artists were chosen to represent the best of contemporary photography from a national call for entries. Each artist featured in the exhibition offers a diverging approach to environmental portraiture- ranging from the surreal, to the intimate, and encompassing everything from staged narratives to social documentary work. Opening reception is Friday, February 9, from 6-9pm. Artists and Projects:
Vanessa Filley: "A Nursery Rhyme"
Michael W. Hicks, "No Man’s Land"
Kasey Medlin, "Blush"
Dale Niles, "Solidifying Roots"
Erin L. Scott, "3 Feet High and Rising"
Cherie E. Truesdell, "Dirt"
Juror Talk: Saturday, Feburary 10, 11am-12pm
Juror Sam Barzilay will present a talk on Saturday February 10 at 11am. Barzilay will talk about the works he selected and more broadly, contemporary trends in art photography. Currently serving as Creative Director of United Photo Industries – a New York based art-presenting organization promoting a wider understanding of photography – Sam Barzilay is also the co-founder of Photoville, a photographic gathering that has rapidly become among the largest and best-attended photo festivals in North America. Sam is also one of the founding producers of the T3 Photo Festival, in Tokyo, Japan."
"Carrie Mae Weems Lecture, February 4, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Auburn Avenue Research Library
101 Auburn Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30301
Seating is limited. Registration is required."
"PUSH-PIN Party & Exhibition: Join APG and Atlanta School of Photography for the 31st Annual PUSH-PIN party, where photographers are invited to pin up their best prints at one of our biggest events of the year. Enjoy food, beverages, and unique party features before the announcement of first, second, and third place prizes. Registration for artists begins at 6:30pm, and doors open at 7pm. For more information, visit: The Atlanta Photography Group."
This year, our ACP Public Art project "Everyday Atlanta" on MARTA featured the work of high school students from Riverwood and Tri-Cities, and our Open Exhibition included students from 23 schools (and 300 photographers) across the metro-ATL area.