ACP Festival Guides & Getting Ready for #acpfest 2019!

May 20th, 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


Upcoming SCAD Thesis Shows

March 27th, 2019

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

March 21st, 2019
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

March 21st, 2019

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."

Street View Photography from Doug Rickard through Jacqui Kenny

October 25th, 2017

After seeing Google's promotion today of Jacqui Kenny's @streetview.portraits project, we wrote a little bit about Street View-based photography projects, and discovered two projects that used the exact same screen-grab.

Mary Anne Mitchell Exhibition in Niceville, FL

May 10th, 2016
Atlanta-based photographer Mary Anne Mitchell has an exhibition opening in Florida on May 23rd at Holzhauer Gallery.

"May 23 – July 16 Holzhauer Gallery Mary Anne Mitchell, Meet Me in My Dreams

In the Holzhauer Gallery will be Meet Me in My Dreams, an exhibition of works by Mary Anne Mitchell, an Atlanta-based Artist. Meet Me in My Dreams explores the relationship between visual art and the written word through original poetry and a collection of photographs.

Mitchell creates her images using long exposures, wet plate collodion, and digital scanning. Wet plate collodion involves preparing a glass plate with collodion (a chemical solution) and shooting the photograph directly onto the plate. The process was developed in the 1850s and quickly became popular because it produced a multi-use glass negative; it remained the primary means of photography through the 1880s.

Mitchell uses this traditional process to shoot long-exposure photographs that create movement and give the images an ethereal atmosphere. She then scans these plates and prints them on a larger scale to intensify the organic characteristics inherent in the process. The exhibition of Mitchell’s black-and-white dreamscapes will include both plates and prints.

Visitors to the Holzhauer Gallery will even have the opportunity to experience Mitchell’s work as one might have in the 19th century: included in the exhibition are several stereoscopic viewers through which the photographs can be experienced in three dimensions.

Mary Anne Mitchell is an Atlanta-based artist whose work is derived from her experiences and visual dreams that move her to create. The images depict situations, often mysterious, which draw the viewer into a narrative. Mitchell’s work, primarily photographs shot using traditional black-and-white processes, has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions across the United States. Her art can be found in private and corporate collections across the US and Canada.

Meet Me in My Dreams will conclude with a Closing Reception on Saturday, July 16, 6-7:30 pm, where visitors can meet the artist. The Mattie Kelly Arts Center Galleries are open Monday through Friday, 10 AM – 4 PM, and 90 minutes prior to curtain during NWF State College’s summer musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The Galleries are always free and open to the public."

Myott Studio’s Annual Givaway

August 26th, 2015


Come by or tell all your artist friends or anyone creative about our artpark Open House Scrap and Discarded Frame Giveaway on Saturday, August 29th, 9:00am - 1:00pm. Help us reduce clutter by taking away old frames and finding new homes for them. All old frames and scraps are FREE and there is no limit to what you can take. We will have scraps of Matboard, Acrylic, MDF & Dibond. Hope to see you there - See attached info for more details!

Parking in front or along the street:
Myott Studio
1360 Boyd Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30318

Chip Simone’s “Advanced Photography Seminar”

May 27th, 2015
Atl-based photographer Chip Simone has launched an "Advanced Photography Seminar" that's definitely worth a look if you're looking to develop and further your photographic efforts.

"The Advanced Photography Seminar is an eight-week mentoring program for emerging photographers who are serious about nurturing their personal vision. It is directed by Atlanta photographer Chip Simone, a prominent member of the Atlanta photography community for more than 40 years."

ACP Auction Preview: Ones2Watch – Niv Rozenberg

October 8th, 2014
As we ramp-up to the ACP Photography Auction next Friday, and while bidding's open on the live auction items over on Paddle8, we wanted to introduce you to the artists included in Ones2Watch, the silent auction portion of the evening, curated by Mary Stanley Studio.

Automonuments | Automonuments #4, 2010 | 30"x45" | Digital C Print
Niv Rozenberg is a Brooklyn based photographer originally from Israel. He holds an MFA in Photography from Parsons, The New School for Design, and is a former recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship. Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibition at Simon/Neuman² Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and the 2014 BRIC Biennial. Recent commissions include the Frieze Art Fair New York Campaign. His work has been published in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Tel-Avivian, Greenpointers, among others. Niv uses photography and digital manipulation to explore complexities within the urban environment, emphasizing the tension between form and function to create a new reality.
"My work explores complexities within the urban environment, by focusing on the essential large-scale and unavoidable congestion. In Automonuments I use photography and digital manipulation in order to isolate visual perspectives of high-rise buildings mainly in New York City. This exaggerated view allows me to break the visual and spatial congestion of the city by creating an archetypal form, isolated from function and separated from the city’s total urban structure. Duplicating and stitching one level of a building to another emphasizes the tension between form and function as well as between the individual and the global. This work does not document reality but reconstructs it, creating a view that cannot be seen, an intensification of reality."

Preview the ACP Photography Auction on Paddle8!

September 29th, 2014
If you haven't yet picked-up your tickets for the ACP Photography Auction, you might enjoy a preview of the live auction, currently available on Paddle8. Online bidding (a new thing for us!) will be available on Oct. 2nd. Stay-tuned!
Paddle8  Atlanta Celebrates Photography
Friday, October 17th @ Mason Murer Fine Art: Bahouth / Bullock / Bunnen / Callahan / Chaize / Chiara / Fink / Fokos / Hagedorn / Holland / Kahn & Selesnick / Levy / Maier / Parks / Renaldi / Siegel / Simone / Skees / Sokolsky

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