ACP's executive director, Amy Miller, will be judging APG's Airport Show this year. Entries due June 18th!
"Lauded photojournalism organization World Press Photo (WPP) released its second “State of News Photography” report in November 2016, a document that addressed many key issues affecting contemporary photojournalists. Most striking was the fact that of the nearly 2,000 news photographers surveyed internationally, a mere 15 percent were female. Also concerning was the revelation that 65 percent were from Western nations, specifically Europe, the United States and Australia. These two statistics reveal that the vast majority of news images are produced by Western-born men. This is the dominant point of view through which the entire world continues to see and understand itself."Atlanta-based photographer Sarah Hobbs has work currently on view at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, and here's a write-up about the exhibition: "Obsession permeates artist Sarah Hobbs' distressing habitats.
"For three months this spring, The Hambidge Center will re-imagine Atlanta’s bustling city center into a creative enclave of working studios, installations and experimental projects. With a major renovation planned later in the year, Colony Square has partnered with the Hambidge Center to provide inspired artists and thinkers a unique opportunity to explore and share their work."Also due on the 23rd is this call for entries for Atlanta Jazz Festival & Chastain Arts Center.
"The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts was established in 2001 in honor of William H. Johnson, an American artist known primarily for his Scandinavian landscapes and his witty and poignant depictions of African-American daily life.Our friends at Atlanta Photography Group have a call for entries: Where Are We? that's looking at "the constant changes in both the social and physical landscape of today’s world, including environmental and climate change issues, and political and social movements such as gentrification and immigration." Juror for the show is Alan Rothschild of the Do Good Fund.
Recognizing that minority artists often need economic assistance, the foundation seeks to encourage artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for the 2017 William H. Johnson Prize.
The prize is awarded annually to an early-career African-American artist working in the area of painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, installation, and/or a new genre. For award purposes, "early career" is a flexible term that should be interpreted liberally to include artists who have finished their academic work within twelve years from the year the prize is awarded. Age is not determinative, and artists who have not earned BFAs or MFAs are still eligible, so long as they have not been working as an artist for more than twelve years.
The 2017 prize recipient will receive $25,000. The winner will be announced in December 2017. RFP is here with a Nov. 16th deadline."
Tenth Anniversary - Puppy Love Juried Exhibition 2017
Puppy Love's good intent is for both dogs and photographers - to help support rescue organizations (CoCo's Cupboard, Inc. & Atlanta Humane Society) who do the heavy lifting with our cold hard cash and publicity, and to provide a great venue for photographers to showcase their work. Join us in helping this happen!
Puppy Love is open to all photographers ages 18 and older, and from anywhere on Planet Earth. There is no restriction as to where the images are made. Digital and film are both fine.
If you are juried into the show you will be expected to deliver your image(s) to Hathaway Contemporary in Atlanta on or before January 15th. You must include return shipping fees when you deliver the image. Sizes and framing options will be given to you when you are notified. All images must be for sale. Photographers will receive 50% of the sale price, with Hathaway Contemporary receiving 50%.
Judging this year is Amy Miller, Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography
"Atlanta Photography Group is looking for strong, cohesive bodies of work for our most prestigious exhibition: Portfolio. Although there is no theme, images submitted should represent a single project, idea, or vision. We will consider still images from all processes, both traditional and digital. As we receive submissions, APG will post some of the images to our Instagram, tumblr and twitter. This year’s juror, Andy Adams, will select one body of work each from 6-8 artists for exhibition in the APG Gallery this January, 2017.
All exhibiting artists will be eligible for the 2017 APG/High Museum of Art Purchase Award of $2500, which includes admittance into the High Museum permanent collection."
Atlanta Photography Group Extended Deadline for Portfolio 2017, Nov. 20th
"APG Now Taking Entries for Portfolio 2017!
APG is looking for strong, cohesive bodies of work for Portfolio 2017 – an exhibition that will be both in the fabulous APG gallery and on our website. For each submission, we will select our favorite image and post on APG's social media.
There is no theme but submitted images should represent a single project, idea, story, or vision. This year’s juror, Andy Adams, director of FlakPhoto and independent producer/curator/publisher, will select one body of work each from 6-8 artists for exhibition in the APG Gallery opening January 13 2017. APG will publish a catalog of the show and each exhibiting artist will receive a copy.
APG/High Museum Purchase Award
All exhibiting artists will be eligible for the 2017 APG/High Museum of Art Purchase Award of $2500. APG will fund the purchase of two works for acquisition into the permanent collection of the High Museum of Art.
Deadline: November 13
Juror: Andy Adams
Requirements: Must be a member of APG to enter
Go To APG Website for info or to enter
"Atlanta Photography Group will begin taking submissions for Arnika Dawkins Selects July 5 – August 21. The show will be featured in Atlanta Celebrates Photography’s Festival Guide and APG will offer two $500 awards and entry into the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia’s permanent collection.
Juror Arnika Dawkins is the owner of her eponymous fine art photography gallery established in Atlanta in 2011. The gallerist shows work by talented emerging and mid-career artists with a specialization in showing fine art photography by African Americans and images of African Americans. Active in the Atlanta arts community, she is fine art photographer and avid collector. She obtained Master of Arts in Digital Photography from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
There is no theme for this exhibition. You can submit anywhere from 2-8 images. You must be a member of APG to enter. Deadline for entries is August 21. Show runs Oct 7 – Nov 1."
"The Atlanta Photography Group will begin taking submissions for their 6th annual “Airport” exhibition May 16. Juror Amy Miller, the Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography, will select two photographs each from 15 photographers to exhibit in the central atrium of the world’s busiest airport: Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The ATL has an average of 260,000 visitors a day making this an opportunity to have your photographs seen by, literally, millions of travelers from all over the world!
Amy Miller holds a BFA from University of Georgia and an MFA in photography from Pratt Institute. Amy worked at the Alan Klotz Gallery in New York and was the Gallery Director for Fay Gold Gallery in Atlanta. Amy became Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography in 2007. Ms. Miller has been a reviewer for many national portfolio review events, served as juror for numerous art and photography competitions, and curated numerous exhibitions, including an exhibition for a photography festival in China.
Deadline for entries: July 4. Entries will be accepted up to 12 midnight
Notification of Acceptance: July 28
Delivery Deadline for Accepted Artwork: August 20
Exhibition Dates: September 30 – November 30 2016"