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Pradip Malde
© Pradip Malde
Pradip Malde: The Third Heaven
University Art Gallery, University of the South
Featuring work by: Pradip Malde

Exhibition: Tue, Sep 3, to Fri, Oct 18 2013

Taken in Haiti between 2006 and 2012, Pradip Malde's beautiful color photographs of sunlight and foliage, open doorways and peeling paint, inspire quiet meditation on the problems faced by the country.

University Art Gallery, University of the South
68 Georgia Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat, Sun: 12pm - 4pm
p: (931) 598-1223
web: http://gallery.sewanee.edu
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1392
ACP Listing #: 006

Booth Photography Guild
© Booth Photography Guild
Booth Photography Guild Annual Exhibition
Booth Western Art Museum

Exhibition: Tue, Sep 3, to Sun, Nov 10 2013

The Booth Photography Guild offers educational opportunities related to all aspects of digital photography. The Guild is open to anyone interested in photography – no matter his or her skill level. Monthly meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Booth Western Art Museum. This annual juried exhibition features 50 images from 255 submissions by photographers who are members of the Booth Photography Guild.

Opening Reception: Sat, Sep 7, 2pm - 5pm

BPG Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony

Join Booth Photography Guild members and for an Opening Recption of their annual exhibition in the Museum's Borderlands Gallery. From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. At 4:00 pm in the Booth Theatre, guests and members are invited to the Awards Ceremony.

Booth Western Art Museum
501 Museum Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat: 10am - 5pm
Thu: 10am - 8pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm
p: (770) 387-1300
web: http://www.boothmuseum.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1426
ACP Listing #: 013

Charles St. John Dyer
© Charles St. John Dyer
Photography Through Alternative Processes
Monroe Art Guild
Featuring work by: Charles St. John Dyer, Allen Grubbs, Emily B. Hall, Jan Kapoor

Exhibition: Tue, Sep 10, to Sat, Oct 19 2013

A variety of alternative processes will be on display, including Cyanotypes, Tintypes, Ambrotypes, Glass Negatives, Van Dyke prints, and images created with pinhole cameras. The purpose of the event is to introduce and educate viewers about the 19th century photographic process.

Featured Artists:
Charles St. John Dyer (wet plate collodion, ferrotype, ambrotype, glass negatives, van dyke prints)
Allen Grubbs (Master of van dyke prints)
Emily B. Hall (wet plate collodion, ferrotype)
Jan Kapoor (multi-exposure pinhole, cyanotypes)

This exhibition is sponsored by the Social Circle Better Hometown Friendship Festival in Social Circle, Georgia.

The Clique Photography Guild will also be displaying their digital photography. The Clique Photography Guild is a wonderful group of women both professional and aspiring photographers who love to socialize, teach, share, and learn.

Opening Reception: Sun, Sep 15, 2pm - 4pm

Monroe Art Guild
205 South Broad Street
Monroe, GA 30655  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10am - 5pm
Sat: 11am - 2pm
p: (770) 207-8937
web: http://www.monroeartguild.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1350
ACP Listing #: 016

Tonia Hughes
© Tonia Hughes
Tonia Hughes: Recent Works
The Rankin Arts Photography Center
Featuring work by: Tonia Hughes

Exhibition: Thu, Sep 19, to Mon, Oct 14 2013

Tonia Hughes’ photography and video installations have been exhibited nationally and regionally. Although much of her work is rooted in socio-political discourse, her most recent exhibition represents a new direction for her. This body of work includes sound bites, videos, photographs, mixed media pieces, and collections of found objects, and is an expression of Hughes’ personal experiences of loss and domestic violence.

Opening Reception: Thu, Sep 19, 6pm - 9pm

The Rankin Arts Photography Center
1004 Broadway
Columbus, GA 31901  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 2pm - 8pm
Fri, Sat, Sun: 9am - 12pm
p: (706) 507-0870
web: http://rankinartsphotography.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1467
ACP Listing #: 024

Cynthia Henebry
© Cynthia Henebry
SlowExposures Photography Festival
R.F. Strickland Center

Exhibition: Fri, Sep 20, to Sun, Sep 29 2013

The 11th annual photography festival features exhibitions, workshops, satellite shows, and social events that celebrate the rural American South. Located one hour from Atlanta, the events are housed in historic buildings that tell the story of this cotton-growing region of the Lower Piedmont. The main exhibition features 70 images by over 50 photographers chosen by 2013 jurors Rob McDonald of Lexington, Virginia and Kevin Miller of Daytona Beach, Florida. Opening weekend events include an Invitational Show curated by John Bennette of New York, a Paul Conlan retrospective, Holga Wet Plate Collodion workshop by Gayle Stevens, the Sunday Jurors Talk and Opening Reception, a satellite show of Rob McDonald's latest work and the inaugural "Dinner on the Grounds" at the Whiskey Bonding Barn. All of the exhibitions are open during the second weekend along with Photo 101 and 102 classes presented by the staff of The Showcase School of Photography.

Panel Discussion: Sun, Sep 22, 11am - 12pm

2013 Jurors Talk

2013 Jurors Rob McDonald and Kevin Miller discuss their process in selecting 70 images from over 850 submitted for this year's show.

Opening Reception: Sun, Sep 22, 12pm - 1pm

SlowExposures Opening Reception

Join 2013 Jurors and Photographers at our Opening Reception following the Jurors Talk. Anderson Scott will sign his highly-acclaimed book, "Whistling Dixie". Meet and talk to the participating 2013 photographers at the main exhibition in the inaugural "J.A.M." (Jurors and Artists Mingling) after brunch!

Artists Talk: Sun, Sep 22, 1pm - 3pm

J.A.M.

Join 2013 Jurors and Photographers at J.A.M. (Jurors and Artists Mingling) in an informal "meet and greet" as they discuss their images at the main exhibition.

R.F. Strickland Center
144 Main Street
Concord, GA 30206  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Fri: 2pm - 5pm
Sat: 11am - 5pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm
p: (770) 567-3600
web: http://www.slowexposures.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1347
ACP Listing #: 030

Exhibition: Fri, Sep 20, to Sun, Sep 29 2013

Southern Memories, Part 3

John Bennette presents his third and final installation of "Southern Memories" at the Whiskey Bonding Barn during SlowExposures. Entitled "Fin, Fur, Feathers and Foliage" the show will bring together images from photographers across the country in the historic Whiskey Bonding Barn. The Opening Reception will be on Saturday, September 21st from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Whiskey Bonding Barn
9263 Old Zebulon Road
Molena, GA 30258  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Fri: 2pm - 5pm
Sat: 11am - 5pm
Sun: 12pm - 5pm
p: (770) 567-3600
web: http://slowexposures.org

Wynne Ragland
© Wynne Ragland
4th Annual Simple Pleasures Photography Competition
Center for Performing & Visual Arts of Coweta County
Featuring work by: Various Artists, Paul Conlan

Exhibition: Sun, Sep 29, to Tue, Oct 29 2013

Artist and photographer Richard Scott Hill will serve as judge for the 4th Annual Simple Pleasures Photography Competition to be held at the Centre for Performing & Visual Arts of Coweta County in Newnan, Georgia (www.thecentreonline.net). Mr. Hill is the author of Digital Photography, The Creative Process, and is world renowned for his artistic works which are included in many museums, corporate and private collections, among them the High Museum of Art in Atlanta and the Pushkin Museum of Art in Moscow.

Noted as one of the strongest photography shows in Georgia at its inaugural show in 2010, both amateur and professional photographers are provided an opportunity to compete on a level playing field as judging is blind and based solely on merit of work. A People's Choice Award is given in addition to CASH PRIZES.

Simple Pleasures 2013 opens with a reception at 3 o'clock in the afternoon on Sunday, September 29, 2013 and hangs through October 29 when a closing reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. The People's Choice Award Winner will be announced at that time and Judge Richard Scott Hill will speak.

Portfolio Reviews will be conducted on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. www.simplepleasuresfoto.com

Simple Pleasures is proud to present a memorial show of works by Paul Conlan, a Coweta County photographer who garnered numerous awards for his poignant images of life in the South.

The theme of the competition is life's "simple pleasures," the interpretation of which is left to photographers submitting work for the competition.

Opening Reception: Sun, Sep 29, 3pm - 5pm

Closing Reception: Tue, Oct 29, 7pm - 9pm

 

People’s Choice Award Winner will be announced and Judge Richard Scott Hill will speak.

Center for Performing & Visual Arts of Coweta County
1523 Lower Fayetteville Road
Newnan, GA 30265  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9am - 5pm
p: (770) 254-2787
web: http://www.simplepleasuresfoto.com
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1487
ACP Listing #: 040

Timothy McCoy
© Timothy McCoy
SANCTUARY: Palladium Prints by Timothy H. McCoy
The Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville/Douglas County
Featuring work by: Timothy McCoy

Exhibition: Thu, Oct 3, to Fri, Oct 25 2013

Timothy McCoy attended Boston’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts and has studied with Frederick Sommer, Dick Arentz, Joyce Tenneson and John Sexton. He has exhibited widely throughout the U.S., most recently at The Gallery at Penn College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

“Sanctuary” is one of those archaic, archetypal structures inherent in the human mind, rather than being based on personal experiences. Sanctuary embodies hope and refuge in response to fear and loss—here seen through the lens of time. The unconventional beauty of the alternative photographic process of palladium printing on translucent vellum underscores the archetypal symbols referenced in this work.

Opening Reception: Thu, Oct 3, 6pm - 8pm

Artists Reception: Sun, Oct 6, 3pm - 5pm

Gallery Talk & Tour

During the exhibit, the artist will offer a demonstration of the antique printing process and use of his large format camera, an 8 by 10 inch Deardorff field camera.

The Cultural Arts Center of Douglasville/Douglas County
8652 Campbellton Street
Douglasville, GA 30134  [map: Google Maps]
p: (707) 949-2787
web: http://artsdouglas.org
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1522
ACP Listing #: 048

Sarah Spivey
© Sarah Spivey
North Georgia Technical College's Annual Photography Exploration Project
North Georgia Technical College

Exhibition: Mon, Oct 21, to Thu, Oct 24 2013

Senior photography students at North Georgia Technical College will be pushing beyond their comfort level boundaries. Images of landscape and nature will always be a part of our show, but this project also includes real fine art portraiture and hard hitting documentary images. Come to north Georgia to experience something different.

Opening Reception: Mon, Oct 21, 3pm

North Georgia Technical College
Visual Tech Building - Gallery
1500 Hwy, 197 North
Clarkesville, GA 30523  [map: Google Maps]
hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 9am - 5pm
p: (706) 754-7700
web: http://northgatech.edu
permalink: http://festivalguide.acpinfo.org/listings/view/1483
ACP Listing #: 099

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