Student Show at ASoP on Friday, Feb 16

"ASoP Anniversary Student Show
Opening Reception February 16th 2018
February 16 - April 21
1135 Sheridan Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA, 30324 - 404-996-6978

On and Off the Walls – Photo Class w/ Laura Noel in the Permanent Collection of the High Museum, Starts Feb. 21

"Gain an intimate perspective on the High Museum's acclaimed collection of historical and contemporary photographs and see photographic treasures not on public display! This course uses photographs from the High’s permanent collection and the current exhibition "A Fire That No Water Could Put Out": Civil Rights Photography to provide insights into important ideas and movements in photography."

ACP 2018 Survey – Tell Us What You Think

ACP is 20 years old this year! 

As one does on a major birthday, we're feeling a little reflective. We want to know how we can be better. How can we serve YOU better and design programs in direct response to your needs. We want to know what you like, and what you don’t.

Photography is important to you, and you are important to us, so PLEASE take this opportunity to help build a better photo festival, one that you will love for the next 20 years.

The Future of America, opens at Hudgens, Saturday, Feb 17

KLIQUE – Documentary Series about Atlanta Photographers

So fantastic to find out about Klarque Garrison's 12-episode docu-series about Atlanta-based photographers called Klique. Here's a playlist. Great to see these folks and Demetrius Williams who you may remember from PhotoBattle 2017!

Like #weloveatl and ATL Photo Night, it's always inspiring to find locally-grown initiatives like Klique spring-up to celebrate Atlanta photographers all year-round!

Episode 1: Joi Pearson
Episode 2: Brian L. Christian
Episode 3: Ty Myrick
Episode 4: Kat Goduco
Episode 5: Corey Cottrell
Episode 6: Drea Nicole
Episode 7: Omega Ruth Jr.
Episode 8: Megan Dougherty
Episode 9: Kayla MaDonna
Episode 10: Demetrius Williams
Episode 11: River West

The FENCE – Earlybird Deadline, March 13th!

2018 will be ACP's 5th consecutive year exhibiting The FENCE here in Atlanta, and the call for entries is up, with an early-bird deadline of March 13th. 7 major cities are participating this year; Brooklyn, Boston, Santa Fe, Denver, Durham, Calgary & Atlanta!

Calling all photographers! Submit to The Fence 2018, a public art exhibition series spanning 7 major cities in the US and Canada! A unique opportunity for your photography to be seen by over 6 million people, and to win a $5,000 project support grant, a Leica Camera Package, a solo exhibition at Photoville 2018, and more!

Details and Submission:

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits at the Carter Museum, opens Feb. 19

© photo of Marian Anderson by Yousuf Karsh
"Monday, Feb. 19 - Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits exhibition opens in the Carter Museum. This exhibition of more than 48 portraits created by renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh features iconic photographs of Americans who have distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as business, medicine, entertainment, politics and the arts. Among the portraits included were those of artist Georgia O’Keeffe, physician and virologist Jonas Salk, singer Marian Anderson, actress Grace Kelly, businesswoman Elizabeth Arden, architect I. M. Pei and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. The exhibition runs through May 20, 2018 and is included at no extra charge in the normal museum admission.

Tuesday, Feb. 20 - Karsh is History - Film Screening and exhibit tour. Join us for a free screening of the documentary "Karsh is History" about legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh as told through his breathtaking portraits. Following the hour long film, visitors will be able to tour the new exhibition Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits. (7pm in the museum theater)"

Portfolio 2018 – Friday, Feb. 9, 6-9PM

© Cherie E. Truesdell
"Atlanta Photography Group is pleased to present "Portfolio 2018", an exhibition juried by Sam Barzilay. Six exceptional artists were chosen to represent the best of contemporary photography from a national call for entries. Each artist featured in the exhibition offers a diverging approach to environmental portraiture- ranging from the surreal, to the intimate, and encompassing everything from staged narratives to social documentary work. Opening reception is Friday, February 9, from 6-9pm. Artists and Projects:

Vanessa Filley: "A Nursery Rhyme"
Michael W. Hicks, "No Man’s Land"
Kasey Medlin, "Blush"
Dale Niles, "Solidifying Roots"
Erin L. Scott, "3 Feet High and Rising"
Cherie E. Truesdell, "Dirt"

Juror Talk: Saturday, Feburary 10, 11am-12pm

Juror Sam Barzilay will present a talk on Saturday February 10 at 11am. Barzilay will talk about the works he selected and more broadly, contemporary trends in art photography. Currently serving as Creative Director of United Photo Industries – a New York based art-presenting organization promoting a wider understanding of photography – Sam Barzilay is also the co-founder of Photoville, a photographic gathering that has rapidly become among the largest and best-attended photo festivals in North America. Sam is also one of the founding producers of the T3 Photo Festival, in Tokyo, Japan."

Carrie Mae Weems, public lecture at Auburn Avenue Research Library, Feb. 4

Carrie Mae Weems has an exhibition, "From Here I Saw What Happened And I Cried & Selected Works" currently on view at Hammonds House, and will be giving a public lecture on Feb. 4.

"Carrie Mae Weems Lecture, February 4, 2018
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Auburn Avenue Research Library
101 Auburn Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30301
Seating is limited. Registration is required."

Yousuf Karsh – American Portraits at Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum, Feb. 19

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