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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

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

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

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

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

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

Gregory Crewdson
© Gregory Crewdson
ACP 11 Lecture Series Presents Gregory Crewdson
Georgia State University's Rialto Center for the Arts
Featuring work by: Gregory Crewdson

: Thu, Oct 15, 7pm - 9pm

Gregory Crewdson received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1985, and an M.F.A. in photography from Yale in 1988. Crewdson's work has been included in many public collections, most notably the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He has received numerous awards including the Skowhegan Medal for Photography, the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship and the Aaron Siskind Fellowship.

Crewdson has published several books of his photographs including Hover with ArtSpace Books, Dream of Life with the University of Salamanca, Spain, and Twilight with Abram. Most recently, Hatje Cantz published a book of his work entitled Gregory Crewdson from 1985 to 2005. Crewdson is Senior Critic in Graduate Photography at the Yale University School of Art.

Presented in conjunction with the Society for Photographic Education’s Southeast Regional Conference (SPE se), and GSU’s Rialto Center for the Arts.

This event is free and open to the public.

Georgia State University's Rialto Center for the Arts
80 Forsyth St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30303  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 413-9800
web: http://www.rialtocenter.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/363
ACP Listing #: 006

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