Graciela Iturbide to be featured in the new season of ART21

Here’s a preview of Graciela Iturbide, who’ll be giving a lecture as part of the ACP Lecture Series on Oct. 24th at Woodruff Arts Center. She’ll be featured this fall on ART21! And here’s a brief Huffington Post piece about her latest work.

Canon in Action (in Atlanta!) Sept. 27-28

“The Canon In Action Tour is a brand-new educational roadshow that will unleash your creativity. Gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to create the images you’ve always dreamed of by attending the Saturday Seminar, a hands-on Sunday Workshop, or both.

$10 discount off of the Saturday Seminar only. *Discount Code: CIAMZED10

Canon In Action Tour

This Week with ACP (9/16)

This week, the festival gets underway with plenty of events & exhibitions at participating venues around Atlanta, and beyond! As you’ve probably noticed, we’re going for a more visual approach this year with these posts; we hope they help you decide which events you’d like to attend.

Please forward, share, and we can’t wait to see you out and about! #acpfest

“Sapelo Oddities” at Georgia Perimeter College, opens Wednesday

Guillermo Srodek-Hart opens at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Thursday

Claire Rosen opens at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Thursday

“The Aishmans” opens at Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, Thursday

SlowExposures Photography Festival, Friday through Sunday, in Concord & Zebulon

McNair Evans exhibition at SlowExposures, Friday through Sunday, in Concord

Meryl Truett opens at SlowExposures, Friday night in Zebulon

Viktor Zyryanov opens at Callanwolde, Friday

“Masters in Photography” at Lumière, Friday

Ruud van Empel opens at Jackson Fine Art, Friday

Carolyn Carr opens at Jackson Fine Art, Friday

Kahn & Selesnick at Jackson Fine Art, Friday

Sandrine Arons at Further Contemporary, Saturday

(Photo credits for each image detail available upon clicking through to the Festival Guide.)

photoSLAM in College Park, Thurs., Oct. 2nd

Here’s a flyer for ACP event #046 in your Festival Guide, the photoSLAM in College Park! For more information, please contact Shelia Turner.


Kathryn Kolb’s “Dynamic Symmetry” at APG on Wednesday

Kathryn Kolb's

ACP Photography Auction – Buy Tickets Now!


Upcoming Exhibitions & Openings

We often receive notices about events & exhibitions that are not officially part of the Festival, and here are a few of those!

Duke's Creek Ethereal
© David Foster

David Foster – an award-winning local nature photographer, and ACP Festival regular – has a new solo exhibit, entitled “Joy”, currently at the Clarkston Community Center [3701 College Ave., Clarkston]. The exhibit includes a number of new images along with an array of viewer favorites. You are cordially invited to the Meet the Artist reception next Wednesday, September 17th, from 5:00 to 7:00pm. The exhibit continues at the Clarkston Community Center until October 28th.

Local photographer Judy Kuniansky has photographs in this show at Georgia Perimeter College, which opens tonight (Thursday!) in Clarkston:


Layers – a curated exhibit of works by members of Women’s Caucus for Art of Georgia: August 11 — September 26, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 6:00-8:00 PM
in the 4th Floor Jim Cherry Learning Resources Center Gallery
Library Building – Building L — Clarkston Campus

Georgia Perimeter College
Clarkston Campus
555 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021

And photographer Mary Anne Mitchell is participating in a group show that opens on Friday night at Cherrylion Gallery.


A Crib Sheet of This Weekend’s Events!

As the Festival begins to ramp-up, we’ll be starting our “This Week w/ ACP” emails and blog posts on Monday, Sept. 15th, but we wanted you to be aware of the events that will be taking place this weekend.

Here’s a crib sheet of openings, exhibitions and events from Friday, 9/12 through Monday, 9/15. Each (cropped) photo below clicks through to a corresponding listing with full details (and photo credit!) in the online Festival Guide. We can’t wait to see you out and about!

001_1704_orig_Thompson-1P. Seth Thompson: This Message Has No Content @ Sandler Hudson, Friday
002_1706_orig_CARL-MARTIN-PUBLIC-GESTURE-2012-FVACP-SalesmanFPhototopos 1 @ Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries on Friday
003_1755_orig_laurie-tropo-ACPPhotography + @ Xchange Gallery at The Arts Exchange on Friday
004_1766_orig_Mark-Mitchell-APG-ATL2013APG@ATL – Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport on Friday
005_1668_orig_MelroseAbbey-RoyGordon-4Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition @ Booth Western Art Museum on Saturday
006_1634_orig_hGeorgiaCameraClubCouncil-LogoVersion3StackedSolid1600pxNorth Georgia Shootout! @ Reinhardt University on Saturday
007_1676_orig_TerminusAtSunset-spsSoutheastern Photographic Society ACP Show @ Tudor Square Event Space on Saturday
008_1690_orig_GailFoster-10008-WishSeries-PhotographedTempSculptureRcyMat-x-2010“New Meanings, New Stories: A Photographic Exploration of Found Objects by Gail Foster” @ R Alexander Fine Art on Monday
009_1725_orig_Women-on-Bus-Miller-ACPThe Photographs of Rusty Miller @ Susan Todd-Raque LLC on Monday

Photograph Magazine Looks at Brett Abbott’s Successes at The High Museum

Photo of Brett Abbott by Chip Simone

Great to see this piece “The Curators” in Photograph Magazine by Jean Dykstra, which takes a look at Brett Abbott’s extraordinary efforts (and great successes!) as curator of photography at the High Museum of Art. Go, Brett!

Deadline for APG’s Lucinda Bunnen Selects – Sept. 13th!

Here’s another way to participate in the photo festival, by entering APG’s “Lucinda Bunnen Selects” which is a participating event & venue in ACP 2014!


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