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Stefani Byrd + Wes Eastin
© Stefani Byrd + Wes Eastin
Stefani Byrd + Wes Eastin: Slow Cadence
Columbus Museum
Featuring work by: Stefani Byrd, Wes Eastin

Exhibition: Sun, Jul 31, to Sun, Jan 1 2012

The Columbus Museum presents a multi-media exhibition consisting of three photo and video installations that explore how ways of speaking affect people’s lives and the changing relationship between Southerners and the land.

One segment focuses on the effect accents have on our interpretation of the spoken word. A classically trained actor recites a short segment from William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. The same segment will be recited using various regional American and international accents to see how the accents effect the way we evaluate the words.

A bank of TVs will feature stories from people living in the region recounting their personal experiences with accents and how it has impacted their life.

A video will take a cinematic view at the relationship that southern natives have with the land and visually connect the slower pace of rural life with the slower way of speaking. Slow Cadence is the debut solo exhibition of Atlanta residents and video artists Stefani Byrd and Wes Eastin (American, both b. 1984).

Columbus Museum
1251 Wynton Road
Columbus, GA 31906  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10am - 5pm
Thu: 10am - 9pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm
p: (706) 748-2562
web: http://www.columbusmuseum.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/871
ACP Listing #: 004

Robert Matre
© Robert Matre
Golf In Context
Quinlan Visual Arts Center
Featuring work by: Robert Matre

Exhibition: Thu, Aug 18, to Sun, Oct 9 2011

More than just a game, Robert Matre celebrates the glory of golf as "an adventure of the spirit".

: Thu, Aug 18, 5:30pm - 7pm

Quinlan Visual Arts Center
514 Green Street, N.E.
Gainesville, GA 30501  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 4pm
p: (770) 536-2575
web: http://www.quinlanartscenter.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/817
ACP Listing #: 005

Richard Ediger
© Richard Ediger
Left of Reality
Montaluce Winery and Le Vigne Restaurant
Featuring work by: Jill Ediger, Richard Ediger

Exhibition: Fri, Sep 9, to Mon, Nov 28 2011

Some of us like to see things like they really are while some are attracted to a more phantasmagorial view. On the other hand, a visage just slightly off kilter, where we’re not sure exactly what we’re seeing, may have a different kind of appeal. With a glass of wine in hand, take a photographic trip that has elements more akin to the Left Bank than the Right Bank.

Montaluce Winery and Le Vigne Restaurant
501 Hightower Church Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun: 12pm - 5pm
p: (706) 867-4060
web: http://www.montaluce.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/798
ACP Listing #: 017

Larry Winslett
© Larry Winslett
Stone Mountain - Natural Wonder
Stone Mountain Park
Featuring work by: Larry Winslett

Exhibition: Thu, Sep 15, to Tue, Nov 1 2011

The images in this exhibit highlight the natural wonders of Stone Mountain Park. The park is one of Georgia's most important natural sites. The photos are by nature photographer Larry Winslett and represent nearly thirty years of exploring the park.

Stone Mountain Park
US Highway 78 West
Stone Mountain, GA 30086  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 12pm - 6pm
p: (770) 498-5658
web: http://www.stonemountainpark.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/697
ACP Listing #: 025

David Boyd, Jr.
© David Boyd, Jr.
SlowExposures 2011
R.F. Strickland Center

Exhibition: Fri, Sep 16, to Sun, Sep 25 2011

The ninth annual juried exhibition presents images from over 40 photographers that celebrate the complexity and contradictions of the rural South. Workshops, seminars, satellite shows housed in historic buildings throughout Pike County, one hour south of Atlanta.

Jurors talk with Elisabeth Biondi and Peter Essick. Collectors Lecture with Alex Novack. The SlowExposures Ball. Sylvia Plachy presents "Dancing with Ghosts". Portfolio Review. John Bennette's invitational show "Southern Memories: Portraits" at the Whiskey Bonding Barn. Photo Book Workshop with Elizabeth Avedon.

See slowexposures.org for times and ticket information.

Other: Sun, Sep 18, 12pm - 1pm

Jurors Talk

2011 Jurors Elisabeth Biondi and Peter Essick discuss the selection process and exhibition images in this year's show. Open to all.

: Sun, Sep 18, 3pm - 5pm

Lunch & Learn with Sylvia Plachy

Sylvia Plachy presents "Dancing with Ghosts," a discussion of her work and what makes a good photograph. The $20 ticket price will also include box lunch at 1:30 and beverages.

R.F. Strickland Center
Main Street
Concord, GA 30206  [map: Google Maps]
p: (770) 567-3600
web: http://www.slowexposures.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/757
ACP Listing #: 026

Exhibition: Fri, Sep 16, 5pm - 7pm

Southern Memories: Portraits

John Bennette of NYC curates the second of his three part invitational show "Southern Memories." Join John for a lecture and reception on at the Whiskey Bonding Barn in Pike County.

Whiskey Bonding Barn
9263 Old Zebulon Road
Molena, GA 30258  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Fri: 2pm - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm
p: (770) 567-3600
web: http://www.slowexposures.org

Other: Fri, Sep 16, 4pm - 5pm

Collector's Talk with Alex Novak

Cutting edge discussion on the art of collecting photography with internationally-known art dealer Alex Novak. Tickets: $75

Historic New Hebron Baptist Church
570 New Hebron Church Road
Concord, GA 30206  [map: Google Maps]
p: (770) 567-1103
web: http://www.slowexposures.org

David Simonton
© David Simonton
David Simonton: Selections from The Ellis Island Portfolio
A Novel Experience
Featuring work by: David Simonton

Exhibition: Fri, Sep 16, to Sat, Oct 29 2011

From 1892 through 1954 more than 12 million immigrants passed through Ellis Island, America's immigration station located in New York Harbor. In 1988, David Simonton was invited to participate in the Ellis Island Project: Documentation/Interpretation. From September 1988 to June 1989 David had complete access to the island's 33 buildings in exchange for pictures documenting the restoration. His moving images reflect what he calls "a perfect synergy: an incredible subject, buildings steeped in history, beautiful light, and a project that encouraged interpretation." Join us in welcoming David to A Novel Experience during the opening weekend of the SlowExposures Photography Festival.

: Sun, Sep 18, 9am - 11pm

A Novel Experience
426 Thomaston Street
Zebulon, GA 30295  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon: 10am - 5pm
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am - 7pm
Sun: 9am - 5pm
p: (770) 567-1103
web: http://www.anovelexperience
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/761
ACP Listing #: 033

Phil Winter
© Phil Winter
Through The Lens: Visions of the Southern Appalachians
Windermere Lodge

Exhibition: Sat, Sep 24, to Sun, Sep 25 2011

The second annual Through The Lens juried, fine art photography exhibit will display photographs by approximately 60 photographers on the theme Visions of the Southern Appalachians. The photographs will tell a story of the Southern Appalachians Through The Lens of the photographer. Expect landscapes, people, animals, buildings, and anything else unique to the region.

Our juror and judge this year is Larry Winslett, a well-known Atlanta area nature photographer who has specialized in photographing the Southern Appalachian Mountains. His work has been featured in many publications and is on permanent display in four exhibits at Stone Mountain Park.

Our new venue this year is the gorgeous Windermere Lodge in south Forsyth County.

We look forward to seeing you at Through The Lens 2011.

Other: Sat, Sep 24, 4pm - 6pm

Windermere Lodge
4444 Front Nine Drive
Cumming, GA 30041  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 12pm - 6pm
web: http://www.sawneeart.org/throughthelens.html
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/766
ACP Listing #: 042

North Georgia Camera Club Council
© North Georgia Camera Club Council
North Georgia Camera Club Council Shootout
North Georgia Camera Club Shootout (NG3C)
Featuring work by: North Georgia Shootout

Other: Sat, Oct 1, 7am

Camera clubs and their members will descend on Cartersville, Georgia in The Great North Georgia Camera Club Shootout. Clubs will be assigned topics and then spread out over the community to photograph. Images will be sorted and edited and turned in on the day with every club trying to be a winner. There will be awards for indidvidual shooters as well as team awards for the clubs. Host of this event is the Booth Photo Guild at the Booth Westeran Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia. Prizes will be provided by Showcase Camera and Video. There will be vendors during the day and free workshops for your enjoyment. If your club is not a member of the North Georgia Camera Club Council, you'll miss out on this great one day event. Check out our website at ng3c.org and get all the details. Email Kim Bates at kbphotoart@comcast.net for membership and other details. You must be pre-registered to participate.

North Georgia Camera Club Shootout (NG3C)
Booth Western Art Museum
Gilmer Street
Cartersville,, GA 30120  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Sat: 7am - 6pm
p: (770) 617-7595
web: http://www.ng3c.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/816
ACP Listing #: 059

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

Todd Suttles - SuttleImages.Com
© Todd Suttles - SuttleImages.Com
Southern Appalachain & Fine Art Photography of Todd Suttles
Blue Ridge Arts In The Park - Fall 2011
Featuring work by: Todd Suttles

Art Walk: Sat, Oct 8, to Sun, Oct 9 2011

Drop by, meet the artist and view fine art photography of native Atlanta photographer & well known stylist Todd Suttles. Todd's work will be on view during the Blue Ridge "Arts in the Park Fall Festival" from 10-5 Saturday & Sunday on October 8th & 9th.

Todd's "Forster" was one of the images included in last year’s "Atlanta Airport Show" during Atlanta Celebrates Photography 2010 (Jurored by Amy Miller, Executive Director of Atlanta Celebrates Photography).

Most recently, June 2011, Todd's "NeverMore" was included in the APG Ted Maloof Gallery show: In Your Dreams (Jurored by Dr. Jerry Cullum ).

Please see: www.SuttleImages.com for more

Blue Ridge Arts In The Park - Fall 2011
Downtown City Park
420 West Main Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Sat, Sun: 10am - 5pm
p: (706) 632-2144
web: http://www.blueridgearts.net
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/832
ACP Listing #: 103

Lucinda Bunnen
© Lucinda Bunnen
The Master, The Teachers, and The Students - Photography Today
The Hudgens Center for the Arts
Featuring work by: Lucinda Bunnen

: Thu, Oct 13, 6pm - 8pm

The Master: Lucinda Bunnen
In her artist's statements for the two collections displayed in this exhibit, Bunnen states that she will often "let go of my preconceptions and let chance and intuition take over. Being stuck with what you know often keeps you from seeing what you don’t know. With no premeditation, spontaneity can take over, which is the keystone of my best work." For the H2O All About Water collection, Bunnen focused her keen eye and artist's perceptions on a pond that others perceived as 'sick,' and discovered a wealth of beauty. Similarly, in the Mexico collection, Bunnen turned her eye and open mind to the colorful exteriors of buildings in that country and unveils the abstract beauty in their surfaces.

The Teachers: Bruce Bowman, Alexandra Kates and Becky Raffalovich
This three-man exhibit features works by Gwinnett County photography teachers, Cory Bolt, Becky Raffalovich and Breyon Willis, in an educational exhibit showcasing alternative photographic processes.

The Students: 7th Annual Shuttersense Exhibit
A 'lightly juried' exhibit of photographic works, this annual competition is open to Gwinnett County student photographers in both public and private schools.

Exhibition: Thu, Sep 22, to Sat, Nov 19 2011

The Hudgens Center for the Arts
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300
Duluth, GA 30097  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat: 10am - 5pm
p: (770) 623-6002
web: http://thehudgens.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/870
ACP Listing #: 109

Robin Davis
© Robin Davis
Haunted Savannah with Robin Davis
Savannah Photography Workshop
Featuring work by: Robin Davis

Workshop: Fri, Oct 14, to Sun, Oct 16 2011

This inspiring weekend workshop provides the basic skills and confidence to successfully use the digital SLR camera to create artful travel photography.

We will explore techniques to capture the mood and mystery of the special places we will visit in beautiful, ghostly Savannah GA.

To sign up online, visit serenbephotographycenter.com and click "Photography Workshops 2011"

Savannah Photography Workshop
 
Savannah, GA 31401  [map: Google Maps]
p: (770) 463-9098
web: http://serenbephotographycenter.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/854
ACP Listing #: 115

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