Alison Wright – Public Lecture at Pace Academy, Wed., Nov. 29, 7pm

November 21st, 2017

Events at Participating Venues in Early August

August 1st, 2017
While the festival doesn't officially kick-off until October, there are plenty of events in September, and even a few this week, in August! Here's a quick snapshot of events through the end of this weekend:

© Travis Rhodes

Roswell Photo Society Juried Exhibit Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
Exhibition: Aug. 1st through Aug 1st, 2018 @ Greater North Fulton Chamber / 11605 Haynes Bridge Rd., Alpharetta, 30009

Scott Cunningham - From the Baseline: 40 Years Beneath the Rim
Opening Reception: Thurs., Aug 3rd, 7-10pm, Westside Cultural Arts Center / 760 10th St., NW, Atlanta
RSVP Required

© Sinziana Velicescu, North Hollywood, CA, 2015, Archival Inkjet Print, 28”x28”

Fast Forward // Rewind
Opening Reception: Fri., Aug. 4th, 6-9pm @ MOCA GA / 75 Bennett St., Atlanta, 30309
Tickets required

© Tiffany Smith

"Sistagraphy presents New & Emerging Artists" an exhibition juried by Michi Meko
Opening Reception: Sat., Aug. 5th, 5-7pm, @ West End Performing Arts Center / 945 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., SW, Atlanta 30310

© Peter Essick

Fernbank Forest: Designed by Nature
Exhibition: Sat., Aug. 5th through Nov. 12th @ Fernbank Museum of Natural History / 767 Clifton Rd., NE, Atlanta 30307

Carolyn Meltzer exhibition at Atlanta Photography Group Gallery, opens Fri. Dec. 16th

November 28th, 2016
20161128_meltzer"Road to Nowhere" 2016 @ Carolyn Meltzer
Carolyn Meltzer has an opening reception at Atlanta Photography Group Gallery, on Friday, Dec. 16th, 6:30-9pm.

Nine: Art of the Photo, opening reception at pb&j gallery, Saturday, 7pm

October 12th, 2016
Longtime #acpfest participating venue pb&j gallery (in downtown Kirkwood!) has an opening reception on Saturday night that was mistakenly left out of our This Week update.

Check out their group show on Saturday night!

SPS Opens at Callanwolde, Thursday, Sept. 8th

September 6th, 2016
callanwoldeJohn Razza
Opening Reception:
Sept. 8th, 7-9PM
"The Southeastern Photographic Society (SPS) was founded in 1976 by photography students at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. In celebration of its 40th anniversary, SPS is pleased to return to Callanwolde Fine Arts Center for Visions, a juried exhibition featuring photographs by SPS members. Visions was juried by Callanwolde Art Gallery Director, Christina Bray, and Atlanta fine art photographer, Robin Davis. SPS promotes the development of photographic skills and artistic expression among members through activities such as lectures, image critiques, demonstrations, and field work. Members range from beginning photographers to professionals. Each sees the world through a unique perspective and seeks to share that vision through the medium of photography. For additional information about SPS, visit All are welcome! Please join us for the Opening Reception. Admission is free."

Joshua Rashaad McFadden’s “Colorism” on the Atlanta BeltLine

September 15th, 2015

A quick "ride-by" of Joshua Rashaad McFadden's photo-installation for Art on the Beltline, 2015, sponsored by Arnika Dawkins Gallery.

"A photographic art installation designed to combat and bring awareness to the issue of colorism in the African American community by promoting a more positive self-image for all women of color."
Joshua has a solo-exhibition as part of ACP 2015 at Spruill Gallery, opening on Thursday, Sept. 17th. And he'll be participating in the "On Being Black" group show at Arnika Dawkins Gallery in October.

Joshua Rashaad McFadden's

“Uncommon Beauty” at Studio 905 on Juniper – through Nov. 22nd

November 12th, 2014
Check out the post on Artsy featuring artists from "Uncommon Beauty", currently on view at Studio 905 on Juniper. The exhibition has been extended and will be open through Nov. 22nd.

Photo from Thomas Dodd


November 2nd, 2014
A big thanks to #weloveatl & Ponce City Market for helping us celebrate photography and close out #acpfest at their exhibition space on Thursday night. Big thanks to ACP volunteers Jan, Zuri, James & Donna for their efforts, and a double thank-you to New Belgium Brewing, Red Bull & DJ Jay Envy for making the event a real party. #weloveatl raised $3,800 for the Atlanta Food Bank through print sales! Now that's a reason to celebrate!

Invite for Atlanta Speech School Photography Opening on Thursday

October 15th, 2014

Two Events at Participating Venues on Sunday, including @hammondshouse

October 9th, 2014
In addition to this week's events at participating venues, there are two events on Sunday. The first is a new addition to the online Festival Guide, an opening reception for Chester Higgins and Clarence Davis at Hammonds House Museum from 2-5pm. And the second is a reminder about the Juried Show at Atlanta Artists Center from 4-6pm.

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