2015 Festival Guide

Sorting by Date :: Week of Sept. 28th

Tricia Raffensperger
© Tricia Raffensperger
Favorite Things: Juried Exhibit by The Roswell Photographic Society
Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
Featuring work by: Kaneesha Brownlee, Celia Durand, Will Fagan, Jan Frankowski, Joyce Glass, Steve Grundy, Roger Howard, Tom Hughes, Carlos Jansenson, Gittel Price, Felipe Qui, Tricia Raffensperger, Howard Ramey, Mary Rosevear McNeal, Sharon Samford, Martina Schmidt, Carol Shoemaker, Leonid Slutsker, Michelle Wittmer Grabowski

Exhibition Sep 28 - Sep 26, 2016

The Roswell Photographic Society (RPS) is the largest Photography Club in metro Atlanta and the busiest too.They offer ten venues to exhibit, show and sell your images. We meet on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center located at 830 Grimes Bridge Road in Roswell, GA 30075. Meetings are from 7 pm - 8:30 pm, are FREE and open to anyone to attend! Social Time begins at 6:30 PM.

Our first meeting of the month features a speaker presenting on a variety of photo-related topics and our second meeting is photo review where a seasoned professional critiques and judges entries by our membership around a particular theme.

RPS also sponsors exhibits, workshops and field trips. www.roswellphotosociety.org

Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
11605 Haynes Bridge Rd., #100, Alpharetta, GA 30009 - Google Maps
(770) 993-8806
Mon-Thu: 8:45am-5pm
Fri: 8:45am-4:30pm
ACP Listing #: 21

Timothy H. McCoy
© Timothy H. McCoy
The Mark of Time / Albumen and Palladium Prints by Timothy H. McCoy
Arnold Art Gallery
Featuring work by: Timothy H. McCoy

Artist's Reception Oct 11 2- 4pm

This exhibition of contemporary photographs references the historical and the psychological past. The points of departure are the vintage processes of gold-toned albumen printing and of palladium printing on translucent vellum.

The albumen portfolio, Long, Long Journey to the Sea, traces the course of a particle of water from its birth, falling as rain in the mountains, gathering in pools and flowing through waterfalls, rivers, and swamps, eventually emptying into the sea. The Journey begins in the Great Smoky Mountains and continues through the Appalachian Mountains to the Okefenokee Swamp, ending in the sea off Jekyll Island, GA. This journey is a powerful metaphor for the course of human life. Between birth and death, the watercourse way and the human path interact with both natural and man-made phenomena which alter their trajectories.

The palladium portfolio, Sanctuary, focuses on cultural remnants left behind. The symbolic content of these images is meant to be archetypal-presenting some archaic concern embedded in the human psyche. "Sanctuary" is one such concern, and it embodying hope and refuge in response to fear and loss. As examples of "sanctuary," these images feature ruins, sites of religious pilgrimage, and the refuge to be found in nature.

Exhibition Sep 28 - Oct 30

Arnold Art Gallery
Shorter University, 315 Shorter Avenue, Rome, GA 30165 - Google Maps
(706) 233-7283
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
ACP Listing #: 72

Juliana DeRosa
© Juliana DeRosa
Featuring work by: Juliana DeRosa

Exhibition Sep 29 - Nov 14

Auburn University Student Juliana DeRosa explores the many details of the age old craft of hand building pottery through photography. Her refreshing approach to the simple art of sculpting clay has rendered a body of work that speaks volumes to how clay can be transformed from mud to simple and ornate vessels. Juliana's attention to detail and love of her craft is captured through the lens of her camera. The masterful mix of texture, glaze and lighting provide for a perfect blend of Primitive meets Modern. She specifically focuses on the transition of the mud into the finished vessel. Juliana's exhibit, "Mud " reflects on the simplicity of the sculptured objects and reveals a natural beauty that only Mother Earth could provide.

26 East Andrews Dr., Atlanta, GA 30305 - Google Maps
(404) 365-9858
Tue-Sat: 11am-5pm
ACP Listing #: 22

Paul H. D'Amato
© Paul H. D'Amato
The Atlanta Artist's Center 11th Photography Exhibit at the Buckhead Library
The Buckhead Library
Featuring work by: Aleta Aaron, H. Gay Allen, Cheryl D'Amato, Althea Brown, Chet Burgess, Paul H. D'Amato, Nathan Dean, Mikki Root Dillon, Judith Dunne, Erin-Elizabeth Durham, Clay Fisher, Louise George, Al Johnson, Nafisa Valita Sheriff, Saul Torres

Artist's Reception Oct 10 3- 5pm

The Atlanta Artists Center is sponsoring for the 11th year, annual photography exhibit at the Buckhead Library, an artist's choice 75 piece exhibit. The AAC photographers are joined by student photographers who entered this years "Summertime in Buckhead", the Buckhead Library teen photo contest. The public is invited to view photographs at their leisure and join in the free reception in the library Community Room on October 10th.

Exhibition Sep 30 - Nov 2

The Buckhead Library
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Sistem, 269 Buckhead Ave, Atlanta, GA 30305 - Google Maps
(404) 814-3500
Mon-Tue: 10am-6pm, Wed-Thu: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 10am-6pm
ACP Listing #: 67

My Atlanta Exhibition
Ponce City Market

Oct 1 11am- 2pm

Exhibit your photographs at Ponce City Market - open to the public!

Sat, Sept. 26: 10am-4pm
Photographers of all ages are invited to hang their best photo(s) at our Ponce City Market pop-up gallery.

Hours for viewing:
Thursday & Friday 11am- 2pm (October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22)
Saturday 10am - 4pm (October 3, 10, 17)
Sunday 12pm - 4pm (September 27, October 4, 11, 18)
Fri, October 23rd & Sat, October 24th, photographs removed 10am-1pm

This is an opportunity for photographers of all ages and with all levels of experience to exhibit their work and to compete for prizes. You are invited to hang your best photo; the best you've ever taken, or the best you've taken this week!

The general public (yes, you!), Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools and Senior Centers are encouraged to participate. Prizes will be awarded in nine categories, judged by the staff of Creative Loafing.

Photographs must be hung on Saturday, September 26th, between 10am and 4pm, and must be picked up Friday, October 23rd or Saturday, October 24th, between 10am and 1pm. Please bring unmounted, un-matted photographs, as images will be adhered to the wall with painter's tape. Framed photographs cannot be used.

This event is free and open to the public. Parking on-site, or arrive via the BeltLine.

In Partnership with Ponce City Market and Creative Loafing.

Ponce City Market
Pop-up Gallery (across from Anthropologie - North Avenue entrance)
675 Ponce de Leon Ave., NE
Atlanta, GA 30308 - Google Maps
ACP Listing #: 23

Rusty Miller
© Rusty Miller
Rusty Miller, The Compassionate Photographer
Susan Todd-Raque, L.L.C.
Featuring work by: Rusty Miller

Call for Appointment Oct 1 - Oct 31

Born into one of Buckhead's families, Rusty Miller had an acute photographic eye and compassion for the people living the Old Fourth Ward, Summerhill and Vine City communities, documenting life there during the same time as the Civil Rights activities in downtown Atlanta. Available for viewing will be vintage silver gelatin prints and new never seen prints from original negatives. By appointment only, 404.273.5103 or info@SusanTodd-Raque.com.

Susan Todd-Raque, L.L.C.
2660 Lenox Pointe, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324 - Google Maps
(404) 273-5103
By Appointment Only
web: www.SusanTodd-Raque.com
ACP Listing #: 24

Celia Durand
© Celia Durand
The Magic of Light
MarketPlace 120
Featuring work by: Celia Durand

Exhibition Oct 1 - Oct 30

Celia Durand's Digital Photo Art new series: The Magic of Light.

When the light discovers the beauty of a flower, magic happens...

MarketPlace 120
562 Wylie Road SE, Suite 24, Marietta, GA 30067 - Google Maps
(678) 540-7511
Mon-Sat: 10am-7pm
Sun: 12-5pm
ACP Listing #: 25

Laura Noel
© Laura Noel
Laura Noel Open Studio
Laura Noel Studio
Featuring work by: Laura Noel

Open Studio Oct 1 - Oct 03

Drop in for a visit to see new and never before seen photographs, paintings and installations. Also, twenty years worth of framed and unframed photographs from older bodies of work will be for sale at reasonable prices to fund new projects. All titles and artist books published by All's Fair Press will also be available. Hours: Thursday, October 1 through Saturday, October 3, 10 AM - 5 PM. Friday, October 2, the studio will be open from 6-9 PM for drinks and light snacks. The studio is available at other times - please phone for an appointment. Noel is a 2015-16 Walthall Fellow and has exhibited her work across the US, as well as in Germany and China. Noel's work often deals with issues of technology, time and American individuality. Recently she has begun to make one of a kind photograms constructed from obsolete technologies such as typewriters and rotary dial phones.

Artist's Reception Oct 2 6pm -9pm

Laura Noel Studio
710 Longwood Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 - Google Maps
(404) 488-7722
Thu: 10am-5pm
Fri: 10am-9pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
ACP Listing #: 26

Corinne Adams
© Corinne Adams
Wing & A Prayer Studio
Featuring work by: Corinne Adams

Open Studio Oct 1 1- 5pm

I have always been drawn to containers -- bottles, boxes, jars, vases, bowls -- even baskets and gourds. I have carved gourds, built dream boxes and spirit houses, collected assorted glass bottles and delighted in arranging them in new configurations. So what happens when you put a photograph in a bottle? A book? A box? Something precious is held more closely, protected, questioned and assigned valued. The collaboration innately invites the viewer to an intimate conversation. Like a good marriage, the two partners join to produce something new and unexpected. These pairings of photographs and containers evolved in a stream-of-consciousness process. They feel like my dreams, easy to decode on the exterior but with many possible layers of meaning. I invite you to the conversation, knowing that you bring your own container of ideas to the table. As you engage your imagination and become my partner, new thoughts and dreams will be transported into the container that is our world. In the end, they cannot be contained.

Wing & A Prayer Studio
3725 Powers Ferry Road NE, Behind Sardis United Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA 30342 - Google Maps
(678) 576-4450
Thu: 1-5pm
Fri: 10am-4pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
ACP Listing #: 27

Arthur Ratliff
© Arthur Ratliff
Passport to China
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Central Library
Featuring work by: Brad Perkins, Arthur Ratliff

Opening Reception Oct 1 5- 7pm

Here's your passport to see China today. Visit the small towns where time has stood still and the ancient culture prevails. See the explosive growth of Shanghi, the world's largest and fastest growing city. Welcome aboard.

Exhibition Sep 20 - Oct 30

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Central Library
126 Carnegie Way, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30303 - Google Maps
(404) 740-1700
Mon-Thu: 10am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 10am-6pm
web: www.afpls.org
ACP Listing #: 28

Gayle Stevens
© Gayle Stevens
Everything Must Go
AIR Serenbe
Featuring work by: Jessica Ashley, Pinky Bass, Rob Brinson, BreeAnne Clowdus, Aaron Coury, Gail Foster, Frank Hunter, Jessie Mann, Greg Newington, Carla Royal, Gayle Stevens, Thomas Swanston, Ali Wittorf

Opening Reception Oct 1 6- 8pm

Everything Must Go presents images made by artists who have attended the Artist in Residence Program at Serenbe, as well as artists who continue to support the mission and work of the program.

Exhibition Oct 1 - Jan 1, 2016

Fall Art Stroll & Home Tour Oct 11 1pm - 5pm

Purchase tickets at airserenbe.com

AIR Serenbe
Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268 - Google Maps
(678) 834-9886
ACP Listing #: 29

© Zeng Yi
ACP Lecture Series Presents: Zeng Yi
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Featuring work by: Zeng Yi

Oct 1, 6pm

Thu, Oct 1, 6pm exhibition viewing, 7pm lecture, 8pm reception

This lecture, presented with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum and Lumieere, is in support of the exhibition: "The People's China...Village Life by Master Photographer Zeng Yi". World-renowned photographer, Zeng Yi, has spent a lifetime telling the story of the common people of China. Born in 1949 in Jinan, the capital of the Shandong Province in Eastern China, and now the curator, professor and research supervisor of Shandong College of Art and Design, Professor Zeng is one of the established leaders of the arts in China.

Zeng Yi has won numerous international awards and his work has been exhibited in the United States, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, South Korea and Taiwan. He has written extensively on the visual arts and organized numerous international exhibitions, including Asia's largest exhibition of Picasso paintings in 2004. He was selected by the Chinese Ministry of Culture as a planning director of the Beijing International Photography Week in 2013, and is taking a lead role in conducting Photo Beijing in 2015.

Admission is free. Free parking on site. Please use the entrance to the Museum (not Carter Center entrance).

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307 - Google Maps
(404) 865-7100
ACP Listing #: 30

Zeng Yi
© Zeng Yi
The People's China - Village Life by Master Photographer Zeng Yi
Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Featuring work by: Zeng Yi

Opening Reception Oct 1 7- 8pm

World-renowned master photographer, Zeng Yi, has spent a lifetime telling the story of the common people of China through his photography. Zeng Yi told the story of their lives; President Carter sought to change their lives.
Professor Zeng's master works will be on exhibit at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library from October 1, 2015 through January 17, 2016. Come and meet the China you have not yet met.

Exhibition Oct 1 -Jan 17, 2016

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307 - Google Maps
(404) 865-7100
Mon-Sat: 9am-4:30pm
Sun: 12-4:30pm
ACP Listing #: 31

© #weloveatl
#WELOVEATL Gallery at Paris On Ponce
Paris On Ponce
Featuring work by: #weloveatl

Opening Reception Oct 1 7- 10pm

#weloveatl inspires and empowers people in the Atlanta area to come together and share their love of the city through photography and other visual art.

For the fourth year in a row, #weloveatl is mounting a participatory photography show showcasing new work from Atlanta-area photographers. Explore the photographic stories shared by other Atlanta citizens, and then add your own by submitting your own images on Instagram using #weloveatl. Over the course of October, the gallery exhibition will evolve and grow with newly curated images and installations.

ABOUT #weloveatl:
#weloveatl inspires and empowers people in the Atlanta area to come together and share their love of the city through photography and other visual art. We strive to connect, support and build Atlanta's photography community online and off and curate and present the work of that community in non-traditional galleries and installations throughout the city in order to promote love of Atlanta and support local non-profits throughout the city. Started in Oct 2012 as a way to curate images from the Instagram community for an art show at Young Blood Gallery, the #weloveatl movement has grown to include 200,000+ images tagged and 15,000+ people connected by a love of their city.

Exhibition Oct 1 - Nov 8

Paris On Ponce
716 Ponce de Leon Place N.E., Atlanta, GA 30306 - Google Maps
(404) 249-9965
Mon-Sat: 11am-6pm
Sun: 12-6pm
ACP Listing #: 32

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