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Marilyn Minter, at Zuckerman Museum of Art

February 1st, 2017
As we begin the annual run-up to October's #acpfest, we thought it would be fun to gradually share info about a couple of artists whose work you might see this fall.

NYC-based artist Marilyn Minter currently has work on view at Kennesaw State University at the Zuckerman Museum of Art, in their "Gut Feelings" exhibition, open through May 7th.

"This exhibition brings together a group of contemporary artists in whose work food, feeding, and cooking are symbolic representations of exchanged emotion. Organized around main themes of abjection and desire; nourishment as power or control; and food as material of the body, Gut Feelings looks to food as a vessel for a wide range of relationships."
Ms. Minter also has an exhibition up at the Brooklyn Museum: Pretty/Dirty and has been in the news recently for being on the frontlines as an activist, organizing artists in response to our new political reality.



(Photo credits: top, "Orange Crush" 2009 © Marilyn Minter / Mike Jensen for the Zuckerman / Marilyn Minter and Marina Adams by Mark Sagliocco-Getty Images)

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[Video Preview] ACP 2011 Festival Event #100

September 8th, 2011
We couldn't be happier about collaborating with artrelish this fall to create a few video previews highlighting participating artists and venues that make up this year's photo festival. Our first preview, of Dorothy O'Connor's annual tableau vivant is viewable below.

ACP 2011 Preview: Dorothy O'Connor from Atlanta Celebrates Photography on Vimeo.

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Karen Schacham, “Couples” at Dewberry Gallery [video]

August 17th, 2010
More info: clatl.com
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Laura Noel on Flak Photo

November 4th, 2009
Atlanta photographer and ACP11 Portfolio Review participant Laura Noel is on today's version of Flak Photo.

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Sheila Pree Bright Interview on CNN

July 1st, 2009
Great to see this video on CNN of Sheila Pree Bright talking about her project "Young Americans". Sheila's also relaunched her web site and it looks great! Sheila Pree Bright "Young Americans" Story on CNN

(Ed note: Sheila is a current board member of ACP.
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Danielle Roney at Museum of Contemporary Photography

April 1st, 2009
Atlanta-based artist Danielle Roney is part of a group exhibition in Chicago called "The Edge of Intent" at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. Curated by ACP10 Portfolio Reviewer Natasha Egan, the show includes work by Liset Castillo, Dionisio González, Andrew Harrison, Tim Long, David Maisel, Simon Menner, Danielle Roney, Christina Seely, Eric Smith, and Joel Sternfeld.
"Moving from sand to animation, Danielle Roney’s (American, 1968) single-channel, three-section video eGoli imagines a fantastical landscape in a mythical “city of gold,” once an alias for Johannesburg, South Africa. During a 2007 residency in South Africa, the Atlanta-Beijing–based artist documented her experience through photographs, video, and sound recordings. Collaborating with animator Jeff Conefry, Roney crafts a hyper-real cyber city and its environs. The result implies a city struggling to find both its own ideal and its desire to become part of a global community. eGoli explores the African countryside and Johannesburg’s environs, and also the molecular structures of the city’s built environment."
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Artadia Short List

February 24th, 2009
The official announcement of the Artadia Atlanta short-list is out, with three local photographers making the grade. Congrats, all! (Photographers in bold, w/ links to their sites.)
The 15 Artadia Awards 2009 Atlanta Finalists are: Tristan Al-Haddad, Corrine Colarusso, Don Cooper, Ruth Dusseault, Sarah Emerson, Scott Ingram, Benjamin Jones, Stuart Keeler, Alexander Kvares, Fahamu Pecou, Rocio Rodriguez, Danielle Roney, Jerry Siegel, Larry Walker, and Angela West.
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Sheila Pree Bright – Loridans Arts Encouragement Award Winner

February 19th, 2009
We're pleased to note that Atlanta-based photographer Sheila Pree Bright (and ACP board member) was selected for a Loridans Arts Encouragement Award on February 16th from the Charles Loridans Foundation. Congratulations, Sheila!
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Kathryn Kolb Book Signings

December 10th, 2008

Local photographer Kathryn Kolb Kathryn Kolb @ Thomas Deans Fine Art has two more book signings this month, and one is tomorrow night, Thursday the 11th, at Charis Bookstore, in Little Five Points, from 6-8pm. On Sat, Dec. 20th, there'll be a signing at Out of the Blue, a boutique on main street in Blue Ridge, GA, from noon to 4:00pm.


 

 
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Sheila Pree Bright, in Cleveland

December 8th, 2008
There's a substantial article about Sheila Pree Bright's latest exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Tapping into common racial and socio-economic stereotypes, Bright challenges viewers to examine their own preconceptions and to consider the idea that relationships between race and lifestyle are often misrepresented in the mainstream media."
Ed note: Sheila is a member of ACP's executive board.
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