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Matt Ward
© Matt Ward
Decatur Digital Photography Meetup Exhibit
Dekalb County Public Library

: Mon, Oct 3, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Come enjoy the works of all the exhibiting artists. This is an open reception for the artists, friends, families, and others who are interested.

Exhibition: Sat, Oct 1, to Wed, Nov 30 2011

 

Featuring work by various members of the Decatur Digital Photography Meetup. A collection of photos taken during the past year and specially selected for this exhibit.

Dekalb County Public Library
Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Branch
5234 LaVista Road
Tucker, GA 30084  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue: 10am - 8pm
Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am - 5pm
p: (770) 270-8234
web: http://www.meetup.com/Decatur-Digital-Photography-Meetup/
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/710
ACP Listing #: 075

Ilia Varcev
© Ilia Varcev
PHOTOGRAPHS OF RECORD
Arnold Art Gallery
Featuring work by: Ilia Varcev

Exhibition: Mon, Oct 3, to Thu, Oct 27 2011

Bulgarian by birth, Czech educated, but Southern by the grace of God, Ilia Varcev is a photographer of record. Whether dizzying, bucket-crane architectural views of modern skyscrapers, agitated political rallies, exuberant public celebrations, intimate vignettes of his Eastern European homeland, or simply people on the street, Varcev’s photographs internalize reality, providing us a glimpse of structure and meaning in a world in flux. Recent forays into manipulation by the artist play off the veracity of his photographs.

: Thu, Oct 27, 11am - 1pm

Arnold Art Gallery
Shorter University
315 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 1pm - 5pm
p: (800) 868-6980
web: http://www.shorter.edu/academics/arts/calendar.htm
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/739
ACP Listing #: 078

Corinne Adams
© Corinne Adams
"Fly Away"
Pace Academy - Fine Arts Center
Featuring work by: Corinne Adams

Exhibition: Mon, Oct 3, to Mon, Oct 31 2011

The idea of flight inspires. We long to be a bird. We travel into space. We follow a balloon as it floats into the sky. It feels good to plant our feet on the earth and call it home, but it feels even better to soar. With air beneath our feet and open space around us, we get a new perspective on things. We imagine. The 96-foot-long exhibition wall in Pace Academy's Fine Arts Center has inspired me to create an installation piece which is a photographic poem about winged (and other) flights of fancy. I hope that this blend of traditional photography and mixed media imagery - in a fluid collage format - will inspire you to fly away.

: Thu, Oct 6, 6pm - 8:30pm

Pace Academy - Fine Arts Center
966 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30327  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am - 4pm
p: (404) 262-1345
web: http://www.paceacademy.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/788
ACP Listing #: 076

Terry Check
© Terry Check
Ghost Town
Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech
Featuring work by: Terry Check

Exhibition: Mon, Oct 3, to Fri, Nov 25 2011

Terry Check, a fine art photographer, uncovers buried memoirs in Bombay Beach, CA. Many years ago, two tropical storms struck the Sonoran Desert in California, and turned the Salton Sea upside down including the community of 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 in Ghost Town.

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 with consequences to expand his photography. In addition to Ghost Town, Terry exhibits other work from several collections.

Exhibition is open from 6 - 9 pm during the performing art shows on 10/7, 10/14, 10/23 and 11/13; and by appointment as listed below.

: Fri, Oct 28, 8pm - 10pm

Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech
349 Ferst Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30332  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am - 5pm
p: (404) 894-4219
web: http://jenna.knight@arts.gatech.edu
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/840
ACP Listing #: 077

Sistagraphy
© Sistagraphy
Sistagraphy Presents "Kaleidoscope"
The Beignet Connection
Featuring work by: Sistagraphy Members

: Fri, Oct 7, 6pm - 8:30pm

Kaleidoscope explores the concept of many facets coming together to create beautiful images.

Exhibition: Mon, Oct 3, to Sat, Nov 5 2011

The Beignet Connection
349 Decatur St. SE
Bldg1, Suite 1C
Atlanta, GA 30312  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 7am - 9pm
Fri, Sat: 7am - 11pm
Sun: 9am - 5pm
p: (404) 525-5293
web: http://www.sistagraphy.org/
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/873
ACP Listing #: 091

Andrew Feiler
© Andrew Feiler
SHOTS 11
The Showcase School of Photography
Featuring work by: Students of The Showcase School

: Fri, Oct 21, 6pm - 9pm

Exhibition: Mon, Oct 3, to Fri, Dec 2 2011

SHOTS 11

A juried exhibition of 75 images created by students of The Showcase School of Photography. Judges this year are Sheila Pree Bright and TW Meyer. Call for hours.

The Showcase School of Photography
1135 Sheridan Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30324  [map: Google Maps]
p: (404) 965-2205
web: http://www.theshowcaseschool.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/693
ACP Listing #: 127

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