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Sheila Pree Bright’s #1960Now at Center for Civil & Human Rights, starting Friday

January 11th, 2017
Sheila Pree Bright will have a temporary exhibit of her #1960NOW project at the Center for Civil and Human Rights opening on Friday!

"'1960Now' is a participatory and interactive exhibition interpreting intergenerational views of activism through social engaged art. I would like to inspire dialogue that's most needed in this critical moment in our country between races, genders and generations." — Sheila Pree Bright
(Note: Sheila is currently on the board of Atlanta Celebrates Photography.)

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APG “Portfolio 2017” Exhibition Opening on Friday, Juror’s Talk from flakphoto on Saturday

January 9th, 2017
Atlanta Photography Group presents “Portfolio 2017,” their most prestigious annual exhibition. Andy Adams, an independent curator and director of Flak Photo, selected the work of six artists from over a hundred submissions by APG members worldwide. From this exhibition, APG will fund the purchase of one portfolio for acquisition into the permanent collection of the High Museum of Art.

David Diodate, Birmingham, AL
Emily Earl, Savannah, GA
Samantha Geballe, San Francisco, CA
Rashed Haq, Houston, TX
Elena Nikitina, Moscow, Russia
Mark Sawrie, Muncie, IN

Opening reception will be Friday, January 13, from 6-9pm, and Andy Adams will give a talk the following day, Saturday, January 14, at 11am.

(photo caption: "Alycia" by Emily Earl)
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Teri Darnell Exhibition and Artist’s Talk on Saturday, 10am

January 3rd, 2017
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David Foster – Meet the Artist & Exhibition of “Nature’s Essence”

January 3rd, 2017
Intrepid Atlanta nature photographer David Foster has a new exhibition at Atlanta Friends Meeting with a "Meet the Artist" event rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 28th, from 1-4pm.

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Little Hearts of Africa at The B Complex, Friday Night

November 8th, 2016
Samantha Yancey, whose photo you might know from the cover of Inspired Georgia, is having a one-night exhibition/fundraiser for PetitHearts at The B Complex on Friday night!

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Elena Vizerskaya exhibition with free concert by William Ransom at Emory, Nov. 5th

October 27th, 2016
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APG/High Museum of Art Purchase Award Presentation – Nancy Floyd – Nov. 10th

October 17th, 2016
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"Please join us and High Museum of Art Assistant Curator of Photography Gregory Harris on Thursday evening, November 10 from 6-8pm for a special reception as we present this year's APG/High Museum Purchase Award winner, Nancy Floyd.

Three pieces from Atlanta-based artist Nancy Floyd’s series “Weathering Time” were selected by Brett Abbot, Curator of Photography and Head of Collections at the High Museum of Art for their permanent collection. Significant as a documentary, visual archive, and personal journal, Floyd’s series was also recently awarded the important John Gutman Award.

Each year, in conjunction with its Portfolio Exhibition, APG funds the purchase of works for acquisition into the permanent collection of the High Museum. This year's award crowd-funded in 2015 (yay! thank you!), and going forward, the 2017-18, the award will be jointly funded by the truly generous Ted & Gloria Maloof and Edwin Robinson, who began the program in 2013.

This reception is free and open to the public so let's all come together to support Nancy Floyd's wonderful talent and dedication!" - Facebook Event Page
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Flux Projects – Hank Willis Thomas – Wednesday, 7pm

October 16th, 2016
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"Flux Projects will host a lecture by Hank Willis Thomas, conceptual artist and co-founder of For Freedoms, the first artist run super PAC. Thomas will speak about the creation of and inspiration behind For Freedoms as a collaborative and civically-minded artistic project, which involves over 50 artists, and the many activation it is has executed across the country to encourage discourse surrounding the upcoming 2016 presidential election.

The lecture is held in conjunction with For Freedoms' current collaboration with Flux Projects called Yard Sign Activation. The project will be installed in Freedom Park at the corner of Freedom Parkway and North Highland Avenue from October 16 – November 11. More on the project here."
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Jessica Hines – Artist’s Talk at MOCA GA, Wednesday

September 26th, 2016
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Jessica Hines, who is included in "Edge to Edge" the Chip Simone-curated exhibition at MOCA GA, will be giving an artist's talk this Wednesday, Sept. 28th, at 7:30 (reception at 6:30).

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“From Jay Z to Young Thug: The Stories Behind the Lens” at A3C Festival, Oct. 7th

September 19th, 2016
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Check out A3C's Oct. 7th event, "From Jay Z to Young Thug: The Stories Behind the Lens" featuring Cam Kirk and Jonathan Mannion.

"Since moving to Atlanta from Prince George's County, Maryland nearly a decade ago, photographer/videographer Cameron "Cam Kirk" Kirkland has become an important name in hip-hop by building an impressive portfolio featuring some of the hottest artist in the game. The DMV transplant has worked with all of Atlanta’s popular emcees including Young Thug, Gucci Mane, Young Scooter, Migos, Young Jeezy, 2 Chainz, T.I. and more. Cam Kirk has also had the opportunity to work with other big names in hip hop such as Jay Z, Drake, Schoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar.

Cam Kirk got into photography at an early age, helping his father with some projects. A busy college schedule was not enough to stop him from moving towards his passion. Cam Kirk continued to hone his talents and get new jobs while enrolled at Morehouse College as a business marketing major."
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