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Benita Carr
© Benita Carr
The Narrative Nude & Photographic History of Nude Imagery
Serenbe Photography Center
Featuring work by: Benita Carr, Susan Todd-Raque

Workshop: Sat, Sep 25, to Sun, Sep 26 2010

Nationally recognized fine art photographer Benita Carr, leads a 2-day workshop (Sat/Sun) focusing on creating portraiture using the body and nude as an expressive tool to convey an idea, emotion and sense of inner being. The goal is to find and render a more complex visual dynamic than just pure shape and form, conveying a story about the interiority of the person that wears it. Various camera techniques, photographic strategies, and locations will be demonstrated and explored in order to go beyond the classical nude study and into the realm of visual narrative. $575. Includes model fees, Dinner & Dialogue with Susan Todd-Raque, and lunch Saturday & Sunday.

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.

Other: Fri, Sep 24, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Dinner & Dialogue with Susan Todd-Raque

Susan Todd-Raque, well-known independent curator, scholar, writer, lecturer and critic on art history and the photographic arts, gives a kickoff Dinner & Dialogue presentation Friday evening with a survey and discussion of portraiture and the nude in photographic history. Dinner follows at the Hil restaurant. $25. lecture only, $42. prix fixe dinner begins at 5:45pm at Serenbe's Hil restaurant.

Serenbe Photography Center
9110 Selborne Lane
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/612
ACP Listing #: 058

Bill Kettering
© Bill Kettering
Gallery 4463 Celebrates Photography
Gallery 4463 Celebrates Photography!
Featuring work by: Bill Graham, Damien Guarnieri, Tom Kells, Bill Kettering

Exhibition: Wed, Sep 29, to Fri, Oct 29 2010

From landscapes to surreal, a wealth of images, a variety of styles sum up this breathtaking exhibit. Each artist brings years of experience and a fresh approach to his craft. Gallery 4463 in Acworth Ga, just 30 miles north of downtown Atlanta on I-75 is a premier artist-run fine arts gallery featuring over 30 members. Displaying a wide variety of media and style, with new exhibits every first Saturday of the month.

Directions to the Gallery on our website: gallery4463.com

: Sat, Oct 2, 6pm - 9pm

Artist's Reception

Free and Open to the Public.

Gallery 4463 Celebrates Photography!
4463 Cherokee St.
Suite 100
Acworth, GA 30101-4985  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Wed, Thu, Fri: 3pm - 8pm
Sat: 12:30pm - 8pm
Sun: 1:30pm - 4pm
p: (404) 808-9971
web: http://www.gallery4463.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/564
ACP Listing #: 063

Bethune Elementary School
© Bethune Elementary School
Our World Community In Focus
International Plaza Shopping Center Area
Featuring work by: Various Artists

Exhibition: Fri, Oct 1, to Fri, Oct 29 2010

In the shadow of the world’s busiest airport, businesses and restaurants in the International Plaza Shopping Center area, on Old National Highway in College Park, showcase images from established photographers and from area school children, reflecting the community’s diversity and cultural offerings. For details, visit Old National Merchants Association at http://onma.us

International Plaza Shopping Center Area
4800 block Old National Highway at I-285
College Park, GA 30337  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 862-2081
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/556
ACP Listing #: 083

Laura Noel
© Laura Noel
Alls Fair Exhibition
To Be Announced
Featuring work by: Laura Noel

Exhibition: Fri, Oct 1, to Sat, Oct 30 2010

We can't tell you WHERE yet but the WHO is Laura Noel; the WHAT is a guerilla style exhibition hung in a public place somewhere in Metro Atlanta. The WHEN is all of October. Visit www.allsfairphoto.com on October 1 to find out the location of the show.

To Be Announced
Somewhere inside the perimeter
Atlanta, GA 30305  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 488-7722
web: http://www.allsfairphoto.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/621
ACP Listing #: 070

APG
© APG
APG@ATL: The Airport Show
Atrium Gallery, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Featuring work by: Corinne Adams, Iwan Bagus, Anne Berry, Lucinda Bunnen, Trey Cambern, Leslie Clements, Lisette deBoisblanc, Bob Demchuk, Gail Des Jardin, Desiree Edkins, David Foster, Debra Frieden, Valerie Gruner, Debra Jansen, Yvonne Klocek, Martin Krohne, E. Wright Ledbetter, Jan Lewin, Mark Maio, Ann Moller Janerio Morgan, Larry Paulsen, Gittel Price, Alan Schrank, DeWane Stone, Todd Suttles, David Swann, Carole Usdan

: Sat, Oct 2, 2pm - 4pm

Artists Reception at Houlihan's in Airport Atrium.

Exhibition: Fri, Oct 1, to Wed, Nov 17 2010

APG@ATL: The Airport Show

Big, bold, brash and beautiful.  Come see the best of the Atlanta Photography Group in an exhibition of large-scale work lighting up the Atrium Gallery at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Jurored by Amy Miller, Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography. Images printed by Digital Arts Studio.

Atrium Gallery, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
6000 North Terminal Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30320  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 605-0605
web: http://www.apgphoto.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/536
ACP Listing #: 089

Rob Nixon
© Rob Nixon
"Neorealism" - New Visions from Old Snapshots"
Little Tree Gallery
Featuring work by: Rob Nixon

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 2, to Sun, Oct 31 2010

This exhibit of deconstructed, fragmented, and manipulated found photographs grew as much from Rob Nixon’s work as a writer as from an interest in visual arts. In his plays, Nixon frequently deals with the idea of narrative, how we structure random events into stories through which we seek to impart meaning and order to our lives and the world around us. The snapshot photographer similarly acts as a creator of narrative, choosing what subjects and moments of real life to capture and present a form that can be told/read/seen over and over, not only representing but often superceding the reality on which it's based. Playing off the image's susceptibility to manipulation and falsification, just like the elements in storytelling, these pieces explore how, even in the most casual, mundane snapshot, the choice of framing and the composition within it always implies what has been left out, not seen, not told, not intentionally represented, including what lies outside the frame as well as what has been relegated to the background, the shadows, and the margins in order to privilege the subject—the story—the photographer most wants to capture. And in doing this, new visions emerge from the “facts” of reality.

Little Tree Gallery
2830 Franklin Street
Avondale Estates, GA 30002  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Thu: 12pm - 6pm
Fri: 12pm - 5pm
Sat: 12pm - 4pm
p: (404) 297-9960
web: http://www.littletreeartstudios.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/625
ACP Listing #: 093

Susan Todd Raque
© Susan Todd Raque
Collecting Photography: Discussion and Gallery Crawl
Susan Todd-Raque, L.L.C.
Featuring work by: Various Artists

Art Walk: Sat, Oct 2, 11am - 1pm

Collecting photography is changing. Come learn about strategies to collecting and then go to look at what is in selected galleries. Go to www.SusanTodd-Raque.com for more information.

Susan Todd-Raque, L.L.C.
Curatorial + Sales + Investments
P.O. Box 550911
Atlanta, GA 30355  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 273-5103
web: http://www.SusanTodd-Raque.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/643
ACP Listing #: 094

Ilia Varcev
© Ilia Varcev
Photographs by Ilia Varcev
Jim Cherry Learning Resource Center Gallery, 4th Floor
Featuring work by: Ilia Varcev

Exhibition: Mon, Oct 4, to Fri, Dec 3 2010

‘I’m not an artist, I just take pictures.’ says Bulgarian born Ilia Varcev. ‘I stumble on something and take a picture of it,’ he says, adding that ‘if you want to take pictures you carry a camera and plenty of film.’ A mechanical engineer, Ilia learned photography from helping his older brother work in his home darkroom when the family lived in Czechoslovakia. Escaping the Cold War he made his way to the U.S. in 1966, arriving in Atlanta in 1977 when his car broke down en route to Washington DC. He has been here ever since, carrying that camera.

: Wed, Oct 6, 5pm - 8pm

Jim Cherry Learning Resource Center Gallery, 4th Floor
Georgia Perimeter College
555 N. Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 8am - 9pm
Fri: 8am - 4:30pm
Sat: 10am - 2pm
Sun: 2pm - 6pm
p: (678) 891-3556
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/460
ACP Listing #: 100

Nicolette Dunn
© Nicolette Dunn
Douglasville Celebrates Photography: Sweetwater Camera Club
Cultural Arts Center
Featuring work by: Members of the Sweetwater Camera Club

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 7, to Fri, Oct 29 2010

Douglasville Celebrates Photography this year with the Sweetwater Camera Club, a satellite of the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County, Inc., which hosts monthly lectures, field trips and contests for its Douglas County-based membership. The exhibit features selected works by some of Douglasville's most talented image-makers.
The mission of the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is to nurture, guide and stimulate the enjoyment of and participation in the arts among Douglas County residents by providing an atmosphere conducive to the arts, broadening the spectrum of quality exhibits and performances available to the community, and fostering individual interactions with the arts through a wide range of satellite organizations. The Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville/Douglas County is located at 8652 Campbellton Street in historic downtown Douglasville, Georgia, about 20 miles from Atlanta and just off I-20 west (exit 36).

: Thu, Oct 7, 6pm - 8pm

Cultural Arts Center
8652 Campbellton Street
Douglasville, GA 30134  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am - 5pm
p: (770) 949-2787
web: http://www.artsdouglas.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/627
ACP Listing #: 105

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

David Young
© David Young
Nine – A group photography show
pb&j gallery
Featuring work by: Dylan Bailey, Bob Burkhardt, John Clemmer, Peggy Dana, Tresha Glenister, Ijumo Hayward, Joey Potter, Rob Simmons, David Young

Exhibition: Fri, Oct 15, to Fri, Nov 26 2010

Nine – A Group Photography Show is an exhibit featuring the work of nine talented photographers spanning diverse fields, specialties and subject matter. Styles range from traditional straightforward imagery to contemporary techniques. The exhibition will hang until Nov 26.

: Fri, Oct 15, 7pm - 10pm

Opening Reception

Admission and parking is free and drinks and hors d'oeurves will be served.

pb&j gallery
35 Howard St., SE
Atlanta, GA 30317  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 12pm - 5pm
p: (404) 606-1856
web: http://www.pbj-gallery.com/shows.php
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/451
ACP Listing #: 135

Stuart Keeler
© Stuart Keeler
Public Art and Photography: a workshop and panel discussion
Serenbe Photography Center

Workshop: Sat, Oct 23, 9:30am - 12pm

How can you, as a photographer, undertake a public art project? Or how do you, as a commissioning organization, think about photography as a public art medium?

Join us for a presentation of local, national and international public art projects – both temporary and long-term – which incorporate lens-based art in innovative ways. A visual presentation of traditional and non-traditional approaches to public art practice and photography will be followed by a panel discussion among photographers, artists who use photography, curators, fabricators and administrators. Learn about some of the many opportunities, resources, materials and vendors available to photographers in the public art field.

Free workshop, open to photographers and artists of all levels of experience, arts organizations, and anyone with a general interest in the field (reservations required by October 21). Followed by networking and optional box lunch.

To RSVP, ask questions or receive further information, contact Fulton County Public Art Program, Lisa Tuttle, 404-612-5780 lisa.tuttle@fultoncountyga.gov

This workshop is co-presented by the Fulton County Public Art Program and the Foundation Center-Atlanta.

www.fultonarts.org
www.foundationcenter.org

Serenbe Photography Center
9110 Selbourne Lane
Suite 220
Palmetto, GA 30268  [map: Google Maps]
p: (770) 463-9098
web: http://www.serenbephotographycenter.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/599
ACP Listing #: 155

Sistagraphy
© Sistagraphy
Autonomy: a conversation with self
Southwest Arts Center Performance Theatre Gallery

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 23, to Sun, Jan 2 2011

Southwest Arts Center and Fulton County Arts and Culture present a new works exhibition which concentrates on the notion of women's identities, lives and cultures as seen through the lens of members of Sistagraphy: the Coalition of African-American Women Photographers.

www.sistagraphy.org

Southwest Arts Center Performance Theatre Gallery
915 New Hope Road
Atlanta, GA 30331  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 613-3220
web: http://www.fultonarts.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/603
ACP Listing #: 154

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