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Linda Lester
© Linda Lester
Roswell Photographic Society's Annual Open Juried Competition And Exhibition
Visual Arts Center
Featuring work by: Various Artists

Exhibition: Fri, Oct 9, to Fri, Jan 1 2010

This Juried Exhibit is open to all photographers. It is juried by image category and ribbons and awards are given in each. The Roswell Photographic Society is one of the oldest and largest photography groups in the Atlanta area, offering photo classes, workshops and field trips. Club membership is free. Entries will be judged by category. Awards and ribbons will be given within each category.

To enter this competition, please go to the website www.roswellphotosociety.org and download an entry form.

: Fri, Oct 9, 7pm - 9pm

Visual Arts Center
1045 Woodstock Rd., Building D
Roswell, GA 30075  [map: Google Maps]
p: (770) 594-6122
web: http://roswellphotosociety.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/330
ACP Listing #: 101

Tyrhonda Mack
© Tyrhonda Mack
The NPU-V Photovoice Project: Taking It to the Streets
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Featuring work by: Various Artists, Lisa Tuttle

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 10, to Fri, Oct 30 2009

Large-scale photographs and narratives on the subject of abandoned properties by youth from the Pittsburgh, Mechanicsville and Peoplestown neighborhoods will be shown, along with documentation and video from this summer’s “The Audacity of Hoops” events, presented by the grassroots advocacy group The Dirty Truth Campaign and Atlanta artist Lisa Tuttle.

Featuring work by Dirty Truth Campaign, Lisa Tuttle, Peoplestown youth, Mechanicsville youth, & Pittsburgh youth.

Funded in part by The Open Society Institute. For questions or further information, please contact Margaret Hooker (770) 355-6115 mph_cia@yahoo.com or Lisa Tuttle 404-660-9694 lisatuttle@comcast.net
dirtytruth.org or Facebook: Dirty Truth Campaign/303 Community Coalition, Inc.

: Sat, Oct 10, 4pm - 7pm

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
967 Dewey Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Thu, Fri, Sat: 3pm - 7pm
p: (404) 752-6574
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/311
ACP Listing #: 102

Margery Diamond
© Margery Diamond
Journeys and Visions
Co'm Dunwoody
Featuring work by: Margery R. Diamond, JoAnn Goldenburg

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 10, to Sun, Nov 15 2009

Margery Diamond, Photographer, presents Inside Vietnam, a photographic essay imaging the culture, geography, and charm of Vietnam today. Three weeks traveling throughout Vietnam opened her heart to an increased understanding of the Vietnamese people. Her images depict the architecture, ethnic minorities, pagodas, beaches, markets, families, and cities. She brings you a meaningful picture of this heritage.

Margery holds a B.S. in Education from Georgia State University and is GA certified with TSS and ESOL endorsement. She has studied with Showcase School of Photography, Charles Needle, and David Liebman. She is a member of Georgia Nature Photographer's Assoc. and Mosaic Outdoor Club of America.

Jo Ann Goldenburg continues her series on water reflections, which captures a painterly vision through photography. The collection features both abstract and traditional images. The combination of water and light provide her subject matter and give her photographs an impressionistic quality.

Jo Ann is an architectural photographer and works with numerous architects and designers in the Atlanta area. She holds a BFA in Journalism from Valdosta State University. She has completed courses in digital editing and photography at Savannah College of Art and Design, and Southeastern Center for The Arts.

: Sat, Oct 10, 2pm - 4:30pm

Co'm Dunwoody
5486 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue: 11am - 10pm
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 11pm - 10pm
web: http://www.jagphotography.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/145
ACP Listing #: 103

Stephanie Dowda
© Stephanie Dowda
This Time
Kibbee Gallery
Featuring work by: Stephanie Dowda

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 10, to Sat, Oct 31 2009

Every moment is an attempt. All our experiences are a hope propelled by the possibility of being. This Time is a photography installation exploring the chances contained in the moments of our lives. These moments are real and fictitious and This Time explores those relationships through mixed media and photography.

: Sat, Oct 10, 6pm - 9am

: Sat, Oct 31, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

This Time, Artist Talk and Closing Reception

Join Stephanie Dowda is a discussion about memory and permanence at Kibbee Gallery.

Kibbee Gallery
688 Linwood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 839-0331
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/348
ACP Listing #: 104

Traci Browning
© Traci Browning
A Taste of Local Atlanta
Taste Smart Kitchen and Home Essentials
Featuring work by: Traci Browning

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 10, to Sat, Oct 31 2009

Work by Traci Browning: Much of my life has been spent in nature, most recently spending six months of the last two years traveling, hiking, and photographing the US and abroad. One constant has always been a camera to document my adventures and share them with others. After settling in Atlanta, I had the same desire to document the icons found in my newly adopted hometown. These places represent many shared laughs, numerous good conversations, and good times for locals and visitors alike. Come to Taste in Decatur to see the exhibit featuring local Atlanta images and nature images in a shop that specializes in locally made products.

: Sat, Oct 10, 7pm - 10pm

A Taste of Local Atlanta

Come meet the artist, view the work, and enjoy Taste.

Taste Smart Kitchen and Home Essentials
416 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 10am - 7pm
Fri: 10am - 8pm
Sat: 10am - 9pm
p: (404) 370-1863
web: http://www.tastedecatur.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/318
ACP Listing #: 105

Jim Harrison
© Jim Harrison
Atlanta Photographic Society Salon
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
Featuring work by: Ru Britton, Enrique Duprat, Margaret Foust, Roy Gordon, Jim Harrison, Ron Holt

: Sat, Oct 10, 7pm - 9pm

Free. The public is invited.

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 1, to Mon, Oct 26 2009

Atlanta Photographic Society Salon

This group exhibition showcases the creative photography of over a dozen Atlanta Photographic Society (APS) members - both professionals and award winning amateurs. View 70+ fascinating images: color and black & white, of nature, people and the manmade. Awards are given for color, black & white and best in show. Enjoy this visual treat whenever the church is open. I-85 Access Road North, N. Druid Hills exit.
Free. Many works for sale. Learn more about APS at www.atlantaphotographic.org.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
1911 Cliff Valley Way
Atlanta, GA 30329  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 634-5134
web: http://www.uuca.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/153
ACP Listing #: 106

Vicki Ragan
© Vicki Ragan
Mingei World Arts
Featuring work by: Vicki Ragan

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 10, to Fri, Nov 6 2009

Black and white photos taken at fiestas in Mexico by artist-photographer Vicki Ragan. Her works are in international museum collections and permanent installations nationally. Ragan and husband Shepard Barbash have several books in print about Mexican art and artists, including Oaxacan Woodcarving: The Magic in the Trees (1993) and Changing Dreams: A Generation of Oaxaca's Woodcarvers (2008).

: Sat, Oct 10, 7pm - 10pm

Mingei World Arts
427 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 10am - 6pm
Fri, Sat: 10am - 7pm
Sun: 11am - 6pm
p: (404) 371-0101
web: http://www.mingeiworldarts.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/213
ACP Listing #: 107

Judy Kuniansky
© Judy Kuniansky
Potpourri: Photographs by Judy Kuniansky
Featuring work by: Judy Kuniansky

: Sat, Oct 10, 7pm - 10pm

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 1, to Sat, Oct 31 2009

425 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 6:30am - 12am
Sat, Sun: 7:30am - 12am
p: (404) 378-5002
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/253
ACP Listing #: 108

Jamie Squire
© Jamie Squire
The Seen Gallery
Featuring work by: Jamie Squire

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 10, to Wed, Nov 4 2009

Jamie Squire is a Kansas City-based editorial and commercial photographer specializing in sports. His assignments have taken him all over the world and to almost every one of the 50 states. Jamie has covered many top international events for Getty Images. He often shoots on assignment for specific editorial clients such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, ESPN Magazine, Time, and Sports Illustrated. He has done commercial and advertising work for major corporations including Coca Cola, Nike, Reebok, and USA Network.

Jamie's work has garnered numerous awards throughout the industry including selections into the Communication Arts Photo Annual, first prize in the documentary picture story category awarded by the New York Press Photographers Association, and first prize in the sports action and sports feature story categories awarded by the White House Press Photographers Association. In 2003, he was chosen to participate in the America 24/7 book project, a one-week photographic exploration into daily life in America. In this exhibit, Jamie takes the viewer on these journeys with him, capturing both the synchrony and the kinetic energy of sports photography

: Sat, Oct 10, 7pm - 10pm

The Seen Gallery
415 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun: 11am - 6pm
Fri, Sat: 11am - 8pm
p: (404) 377-0733
web: http://www.theseengallery.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/307
ACP Listing #: 109

Susan Springfield
© Susan Springfield
Uwoduhi Nahnai: The Historic Beauty of Cherokee County, Georgia
The Great Frame Up
Featuring work by: Susan Springfield

: Sat, Oct 10, 7pm - 9pm

Join the artist for a wine reception and dialogue.

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 3, to Sat, Oct 31 2009

Uwoduhi Nahnai: The Historic Beauty of Cherokee County, Georgia

Cherokee County, Georgia is steeped in history. Uwoduhi Nahnai means "beautiful place" in the Tsalagi, or Cherokee, language; indeed, the land the Tsalagi once roamed is a beautiful place. This exhibition reflects that beauty and rich history with images of historical sites captured throughout the county.

The Great Frame Up
110 Bluffs Pkwy. Ste 103
(behind Home Depot)
Canton, GA 30114  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10am - 6pm
Thu: 10am - 8pm
p: (770) 479-1440
web: http://www.canton.thegreatframeup.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/303
ACP Listing #: 110

Blake Williams
© Blake Williams
Featuring work by: Robin Bernat, Blake Williams

Film Screening: Sat, Oct 10, to Sun, Oct 11 2009

Saturday and Sunday nights at 8 pm.

“Wishes” is a collaborative film by Blake Williams and Robin Bernat. Sumptuous imagery combined with Argentine tango music and dance become vehicles to explore a universal subconscious desire for wish fulfillment. Shot in high-definition digital video, Bernat, poet Alice Lovelace, bandoneon player Osvaldo Barrios and Julian Ingram perform a wistful narrative about lost love and an illusive reunion. “Wishes” includes the participation of the Tango Junkies. Directed by Blake Williams.

Screening in conjunction with i45: The Galleries of Inman Park, Old Fourth Ward, and Little Five.

814 Edgewood Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30307  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 11am - 5pm
p: (404) 688-1892
web: http://www.whitespace814.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/252
ACP Listing #: 111

Greg Newington
© Greg Newington
Serenbe Celebrates Photography Stroll
Featuring work by: Various Artists

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 10, to Sun, Oct 11 2009

Serenbe Celebrates Photography with various exhibitions at the shops and art galleries.

9110 Selborne Lane
Palmetto, GA 30268  [map: Google Maps]
web: http://www.serenbe.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/293
ACP Listing #: 112

Pinky MM Bass
© Pinky MM Bass
Pinky M. M. Bass
Featuring work by: Pinky M M Bass

Exhibition: Sun, Oct 11, to Sat, Nov 14 2009

Pinky M. M. Bass (born 1936) is an American photographer, known for her work in pinhole photography.

Bass, a resident of Fairhope, Alabama, has exhibited at a number of museums including the Ashville Art Museum, Birmingham Museum of Art, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Huntsville Museum of Art in Huntsville, Alabama, the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in Montgomery, Alabama, Mobile Museum of Art in Mobile, Alabama, National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C., the Philadelphia Museum of Artand the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem, North Carolina among others.

: Sun, Oct 11, 5pm - 7pm

9077 Selborne Lane
Palmetto, GA 30268  [map: Google Maps]
p: (770) 463-9440
web: http://www.studioswan.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/203
ACP Listing #: 113

Paul Hagedorn
© Paul Hagedorn
Italian Portfolio by Paul Hagedorn
Hotel Palomar Atlanta - Midtown
Featuring work by: Paul Hagedorn

: Wed, Oct 14, 8pm - 9pm

Photographer and adventurer Paul Hagedorn exhibits images mostly from his latest visit to the Veneto region of Italy. Warm, romantic evenings and early mornings are captured and reproduced in cinematic, large format works that entice the observer to relax and enter these fact/fictional spaces created by the artist's eye. Hagedorn's unique use of encaustic on the photograph's surface give the artworks a mythical yet historical presence, a nod to the region's Renaissance era.

Exhibition: Tue, Oct 6, to Thu, Nov 5 2009

Hotel Palomar Atlanta - Midtown
866 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 10am - 10pm
p: (678) 412-2400
web: http://www.hotelpalomar-atlanta.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/295
ACP Listing #: 114

Society for Photographic Education
Southeast Regional Conference

SCAD - Atlanta

Other: Thu, Oct 15, to Sun, Oct 18 2009

The SPE Southeast Regional conference features artist image-maker presentations, industry trade innovations, and academic lectures that address educational issues. There will be approximately 16 presentations over the three day period. Highlights include keynote speaker Gregory Crewdson speaking Thursday night at the Rialto Theatre, Honored Educator George Blakely from Florida State University speaking Friday evening at SCAD Atlanta, and photographer advocate Mary Virginia Swanson speaking Sunday morning at SCAD Atlanta. The conference also features a member show at the MOCA-GA Annex space and casual portfolio sharing throughout the event. Attendees can register for the entire event or by the day. Information regarding fees, speaker bios, forms, parking, and more can be found at www.spese09.blogspot.com.

SCAD - Atlanta
1600 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309  [map: Google Maps]
web: http://www.spese09.blogspot.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/352
ACP Listing #: 115

Ting Ying Han
© Ting Ying Han
Mary Stanley Studio

Turner Theater at Atlanta Botanical Garden
Featuring work by: Ting Ying Han, Michael David Murphy, Christopher Wood

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 15, 5pm - 10pm

Screening of the video work from Obsession, an exhibition of photography and video work curated by Mary Stanley, to be held during the Fest of Ale event at Turner Theater, Atlanta Botanical Garden. Video work focusing on artists’ obsessions, and those of their subjects, with nature and other environmental themes. Exhibition presented at Atlanta Botanical Garden. [atlantabotanicalgarden.org]

Screening is free, but Garden admission is required.

Turner Theater at Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Ave, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Thu: 5pm - 10pm
p: (404) 892-3211
web: http://www.marystanleystudio.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/346
ACP Listing #: 116

Frank Hunter
© Frank Hunter
Frank Hunter: Neoclassic Landscapes
Thomas Deans Fine Art
Featuring work by: Frank Hunter

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 15, to Sat, Nov 14 2009

New and previously unseen older images by one of America's great platinum/palladium photographers, Frank Hunter, combine technical virtuosity with aesthetic profundity in a provocative exhibition that challenges notions of what makes art "contemporary." An exhibition not to be missed.

: Thu, Oct 15, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Opening Reception, Frank Hunter: Neoclassical Landscapes

Reception to greet the artist.

: Sat, Oct 17, 10am - 11:30am

Thomas Deans Fine Art
22-B Bennett St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30309  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 11am - 5pm
p: (404) 352-3778
web: http://www.thomasdeans.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/282
ACP Listing #: 117

Steve McCurry
© Steve McCurry
Two Distinctively Different Styles of Photography
Besharat Gallery
Featuring work by: Parish Kohanim, Steve McCurry

: Thu, Oct 15, 6:30pm - 9pm

Exhibition of Photographs by Steve McCurry and Parish Kohanim, two world renowned photographers with two distinctly different styles of photography. Meet the photographers behind the diverse spectrum of photographs. All welcome to attend, become inspired, and enjoy refreshments. Exhibition runs from October 15th through November 1st, 2009.

: Fri, Oct 16, 7pm - 9pm

Two Distinctively Different Styles of Photography: Round Table Discussion

A round table discussion with two world renowned photographers with two distinctly different styles. Talk with Steve McCurry and Parish Kohanim in person. Find out what drives them, how they get such stunning shots, and maybe they will share some of their secrets. Open to all interested in photography.

Steve McCurry
Traveling the world over the last two decades, photographer Steve McCurry has looked directly into the human faces of thousands from all corners of this globe. Portraits solidifies the glances and gazes that tell their story of resilience. from Kabul to New York and countless places between, he has shot some of the most compelling portraits of our time.

Parish Kohanim
Consistently original, diverse, inventive and timeless are the hallmarks of Parish’s photography. His use of colors, whether vibrant or pastel, as well as the representation of myriad tonalities in his stunning black and white images have become his distinctive and unique signature and style. His works have been repeatedly featured in many major prestigious publications worldwide, and he has photographed numerous celebrities and luminaries. His upcoming book “Luminosa” has been a collaboration with Cirque du Soleil performers celebrating the beauty and astonishing capabilities of the human form.

Besharat Gallery
175 Peters St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30313  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am - 5pm
p: (404) 524-4781
web: http://www.besharatgallery.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/274
ACP Listing #: 118

Kate Crosby
© Kate Crosby
Not Only the Names Have Changed
Picaflor Gallery
Featuring work by: Kate Crosby

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 15, to Sat, Nov 21 2009

Atlanta has multiple streets that change names as the socio-economic status of its inhabitants change. The street name changes have historical and racial implications as old as the city itself. This body of photography by Atlanta native Kate Crosby analyzes imagery behind these name changes and focuses on the larger issue of gentrification in our ever-changing city.

: Thu, Oct 15, 8pm - 10pm

Picaflor Gallery
195 Arizona Ave Suite 3
Atlanta, GA 30307  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 12pm - 8pm
Sat: 12pm - 5pm
p: (404) 247-6432
web: http://www.picaflorstudio.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/197
ACP Listing #: 119

John Dowell
© John Dowell
A Sense of the City
Gallery Walk at Terminus
Featuring work by: John Dowell, Paul Hagedorn, Marilyn Suriani, Virginia Twinam Smith

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 15, to Fri, Jan 15 2010

In this exhibition the work of four photographers who have been documenting Atlanta, both recently and in the past, were invited to portray their sense of the city. Each has his/her own perspective and each has concentrated on a different aspect of Atlanta that interests them.

Gallery Walk at Terminus
3280 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 8am - 7pm
p: (770) 435-5180
web: http://www.terminus-atlanta.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/329
ACP Listing #: 120

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