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Atlanta Celebrates Photography Festival Guide - Viewing Listings on 2010-10-09
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Gittel Price
© Gittel Price
Gittel Price: Decade
Roswell Tea House
Featuring work by: Gittel Price

Exhibition: Wed, Sep 1, to Sat, Oct 30 2010

A ten year collection of images of Roswell. Come have tea and see Roswell in many different Lights and Seasons.

Other: Sat, Oct 9, 11am - 1pm

Meet the Artist.

 

Roswell Tea House
108 Magnolia Street
Roswell, GA 30075  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed: 11:30am - 3pm
Thu, Fri, Sat: 11:30am - 4pm
p: (770) 643-5813
web: http://www.roswellteahouse.net
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/618
ACP Listing #: 029

Chi Peng
© Chi Peng
Chi Peng, "Between No Longer and Not Yet"
Kiang Gallery
Featuring work by: Zhang Dali, Chi Peng, Danielle Roney

Exhibition: Fri, Oct 8, to Thu, Dec 23 2010

CHI PENG, Beijing.
Between No Longer and Not Yet, a solo exhibition of five new large format staged color photographs, brilliantly capturing the essence of a state of mind or a mood, which may be hard to remember, constantly shifting between mood and memory; one never truly knows or understands what state of mind he or she is in. Was it temporary mood; or was it permanent memory or something in between?

Image credit: Chi Peng, "Mood is Never Better Than Memory December"

: Sat, Oct 9, 11am - 12pm

Kiang Gallery
1011 A Marietta St
Atlanta, GA 30318  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Thu, Fri: 11am - 5pm
Sat: 12am - 5pm
p: (404) 892-5477
web: http://www.kiang-gallery.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/438
ACP Listing #: 109

Parish Kohanim
© Parish Kohanim
Connecting to Beauty Through Photography
Parish Kohanim Fine Art Gallery
Featuring work by: Parish Kohanim

Other: Fri, Oct 8, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Parish Kohanim, shooting professionally for over 25 years, has lead a stellar career, bringing his dramatic eye to everything from his commercial work to portraiture, still-life and his signature painterly style. Kohanim was one of the original Canon "Explorers of Light", a prestigious select group of 50 of the world's best photographers. Parish travels the US and abroad as a lecturer, bringing his speeches to major cities and universities. Parish has chosen to concentrate on beauty, which is readily apparent when viewing his work.

His most recent project involves collaborating with Cirque duSoliel performers, celebrating and capturing with his camera the beauty and astounding capabilities of the human form. These photos will appear in his up-coming book "Luminosa". Join us as we delve into the artistic world of photography and be a part of an "OPEN FORUM" with Parish Kohanim on Friday, October 8th 6:30 - 9:30 pm and Saturday, October 9th 4-7pm for the "Artist's Lecture".

: Sat, Oct 9, 4pm - 7pm

Parish Kohanim Fine Art Gallery
1130 West Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 892-0099
web: http://www.parishkohanim.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/577
ACP Listing #: 110

Dorothy O'Connor
© Dorothy O'Connor
Tableau Vivant
Dorothy O'Connor's Studio
Featuring work by: Dorothy O'Connor

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 9, 7pm - 10pm

O'Connor is an Atlanta photographer who constructs magical dreamscapes in her garage out of found materials retrieved from eBay, thrift stores, her own front porch and whatever the wind blows in. Her ongoing series of color photographs documents these fabricated scenes that are both autobiographical and fantastical. This installation marks the third time O'Connor has invited her audience into one of her worlds. There will be a 20 minute performance at 8pm and another at 9pm.

Dorothy O'Connor's Studio
1371 Fairbanks Street
Atlanta, GA 30310  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Sat: 7pm - 10pm
p: (404) 307-8692
web: http://www.dorothyoconnor.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/465
ACP Listing #: 125

Courtesy of George and Susan Whiteley
© Courtesy of George and Susan Whiteley
The Face of America: Early Photographic Portraits from the Collections of George and Susan Whiteley
Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 9, to Sat, Jan 29 2011

Exceptional and rare images from the dawn of photography highlight this exhibition that covers the birth and growth of the medium through nearly three decades, 1840 – 1865. The major technological advances in photographic processes are represented, including daguerreotypes and ambrotypes, along with innovative stylistic techniques in the development of portraiture. A variety of subjects are displayed, from family pets, post-mortem scenes, occupational and military subjects, and the work of 19th-century master photographers.

These unique, historical images have been passionately collected for over thirty years by Atlanta residents George and Susan Whiteley. The Face of America is a featured exhibition of this year’s Daguerreian Society annual symposium hosted by the Atlanta History Center in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.

This exhibition is free to the public. For more information on the exhibition, please call 404.814.4000 or visit AtlantaHistoryCenter.com. For more information on the Daguerreian Society, please call 412.221.0306 or visit www.daguerre.org.

Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
130 West Paces Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30305  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am - 5pm
p: (404) 814-4000
web: http://AtlantaHistoryCenter.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/514
ACP Listing #: 119

Janerio Morgan
© Janerio Morgan
ATLANTA PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY SALON
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
Featuring work by: Roy Gordon, Jim Harrison, Jack Martin, Al McLeod

: Sat, Oct 9, 7pm - 9pm

Awards reception. Free. The public is invited. Learn more about APS at:
www.atlantaphotographic.org

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 2, to Sat, Oct 30 2010

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 for color, black & white and best in show. Free. The public is invited. Learn more about APS at www.atlantaphotographic.org.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
1911 Cliff Valley Way
Atlanta, GA 30329  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 1pm - 4pm
Sun: 9am - 2pm
p: (404) 634-5134
web: http://www.uuca.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/551
ACP Listing #: 123

Terry Check
© Terry Check
Ghost Town
Paige Harvey Art Studio
Featuring work by: Terry Check

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 9, to Sat, Nov 6 2010

Many years ago, two tropical storms struck the Sonoran Desert in California, and turned the Salton Sea upside down including the community, Bombay Beach. Part of the town was either under water or half-buried in mud. Life never returned to normal. A ghost town remains along the beach. Homes were destroyed, family mementos washed away and livelihoods vanished. Wreckage and memories linger for all to wonder about "Ghost Town".

Raised in Utica, NY and of Polish decent, Terry has photographed people and places for the past forty years. Beginning at an early age and advancing to PR photographer at MVCC, he exhibited his work “Collegiate Profiles” at a local gallery. While at Case Western Reserve University, he did commercial photography for a local studio. After graduation, he worked as an environmental engineer and continued pursing his photography ... people less their facades.

Wherever people gather or their memoirs linger behind, Terry strives to capture the moment transcending time and place. His work searches for the individual’s meaning of life on earth and thereafter. Noticing what others don’t ... reaching without consequences to expand his photography.

: Sat, Oct 9, 6pm - 9pm

Paige Harvey Art Studio
130 Cone St.
Atlanta, GA 30303  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 577-4261
web: http://paigeharveyart.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/571
ACP Listing #: 120

Mark Maio
© Mark Maio
Fine Art Digital Piezography B&W printing with Mark Maio
Serenbe Photography Center
Featuring work by: Mark Maio

Workshop: Sat, Oct 9, 9am - 5pm

Learn step by step how to print your B&W digital images for museum collections (or just for your own living room) with master digital printer Mark Maio, founder of Digital Imaging Institute for Science and Medicine. Participants in this workshop will learn how to craft B&W photographic prints with a classic fine-art aesthetic, using digital tools and the Piezography printing process. This course will address input procedures, both capture and scanning, color/tone management, monitors, the Piezography ink system, printing papers, and how this all applies to museum quality, fine art digital B&W output. Knowledge of Photoshop required. (Limit 12)

$195. Includes all materials and lunch at the Blue-Eyed Daisy Bakeshop.

For more details: www.SerenbePhotographyCenter.com or call 770-463-9098

Serenbe Photography Center is located in Serenbe Community, in the Chattahoochee Hill Country, approx. 40 minutes south of downtown Atlanta.

Serenbe Photography Center
9110 Selborne Lane
Suite 220
Palmetto, GA 30268  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 10am - 6pm
p: (770) 463-9098
web: http://www.SerenbePhotographyCenter.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/574
ACP Listing #: 121

DornBrothers
© DornBrothers
The Chronicles of Follicles
MINT Gallery
Featuring work by: Nate Dorn, Travis Dorn

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 9, to Sun, Oct 31 2010

“A man’s face can grow it’s own art. It is a canvas for which the owner can decide how he wants to present himself. Obviously some men have more to work with than others (which can be a either a blessing or a curse). Why grow facial hair? Why not? The associations and stereotypes that surround different style of facial hair is quite amazing, there generally is only a few degrees of difference between the iconic look of a Greek god and a homeless man, between an officer and a porn star, between a hippy and a confederate general. Facial hair is more then just hair on the face, it says something about the man behind it, it’s a very personal choice. In The Chronicles of Follicles series, the Dorn Brothers explore and play with those associations and iconic symbols in a surreal and fictional way."

The large print photos have a cinematic tone to them and the subjects in the series range in age, occupation, nationality, and beard length.

: Sat, Oct 9, 6pm - 10pm

MINT Gallery
684 B John Wesley Dobbs Ave
A, GA 30312  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Sat: 3pm - 10pm
Sun: 6pm - 10pm
web: http://mintgallery.blogspot.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/584
ACP Listing #: 118

Chris Verene
© Chris Verene
"Family" Chris Verene
Marcia Wood Gallery
Featuring work by: Chris Verene

Book Signing: Sat, Oct 9, 1pm - 5pm

Marcia Wood Gallery hosts Chris Verene for an exhibition opening, artist talk and book signing of Family, the second monograph of photographs of the twenty year ongoing Galesburg series. The first monograph Chris Verene was published in 2000. Both books are published by Twin Palms Publishers. This is the first exhibition of new images in the Galesburg series in Atlanta since 2007. The opening and book signing are 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

: Sat, Oct 9, 3pm - 4pm

"Family" Chris Verene

Marcia Wood Gallery hosts Chris Verene for an exhibition opening, artist talk and book signing of Family, the second monograph of photographs of the twenty year ongoing Galesburg series. The first monograph Chris Verene was published in 2000. Both books are published by Twin Palms Publishers. This is the first exhibition of new images in the Galesburg series in Atlanta since 2007.

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 9, to Thu, Nov 4 2010

Marcia Wood Gallery
263 Walker Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30313  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 11am - 6pm
p: (404) 827-0030
web: http://marciawoodgallery.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/585
ACP Listing #: 122

Steve Aishman
© Steve Aishman
Laura Poitras: O’ Say Can You See? and Steve Aishman and Jaimie Warren: Recent Photographs
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
Featuring work by: Steve Aishman, Laura Poitras, Jaimie Warren

: Sat, Oct 9, 8pm - 10pm

O’ Say Can You See? is Laura Poitras’s film installation that documents the moment of innocence when America waited for the dead to arise. Filmed in September 2001 at Ground Zero in New York, with audio recorded at the Yankees come-from-behind Game 4 World Series victory in October 2001, it is a meditation on loss and revenge.

Atlanta-based Steve Aishman and Kansas City-based Jaimie Warren are photographers who create portraits and still lifes that speak to conditions of friendship, food, popular culture, and absurdity. Their works are presented in a two-person exhibition focusing on their use of staged scenarios and snapshot aesthetics.

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 9, to Sun, Dec 12 2010

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
535 Means Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 11am - 5pm
Thu: 11am - 8pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm
p: (404) 688-1970
web: http://www.thecontemporary.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/589
ACP Listing #: 126

Jerry Atnip
© Jerry Atnip
Re:View
The Gallery at A Novel Experience
Featuring work by: Jerry Atnip

: Sat, Oct 9, 7pm - 9pm

Exhibition: Fri, Oct 1, to Sun, Oct 31 2010

Re:View

Nashville photographer Jerry Atnip brings symmetry and balance to images that present us with a slightly different view of the world in which we walk. The collection reveals things that normally go unnoticed, making us take a second look at the extraordinary in the ordinary.

A Novel Experience welcomes Jerry back to Pike County, site of the annual SlowExposures Photography Exhibition where his work garnered critical praise in 2008. The gallery is pleased to present the first solo show of his work in the Atlanta metro area.

The Gallery at A Novel Experience
426 Thomaston St.
Zebulan, GA 30295  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon: 10am - 5pm
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am - 7pm
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/659
ACP Listing #: 124

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