ATLANTA September 25, 2019 – The Atlanta Photography Group (APG) today announces the photographic exhibition “ALAN AVERY SELECTS”
Title: ALAN AVERY SELECTS
Exhibition Dates: October 12, 2019 – November 30, 2019
Opening Reception: Oct 18, 7:30-9:30pm
Juror Talk with Alan Avery: Oct 19, 1:30-2:30pm
The exhibition is free and open to the public.
The Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is pleased to present ALAN AVERY SELECTS, a group exhibition in the Atlanta Photography Group’s Main Gallery. The exhibition was juried by Alan Avery, owner and curator of Alan Avery Art Company in Atlanta, GA. from a selection of entries by photographic artists. Mr. Avery chose 52 exceptional photographs from a national call for entries with Atlanta’s premier nonprofit photographic gallery.
Selects is known for featuring a distinguished level of nationally recognized and emerging artists who represent a wide range of photographic mediums and styles.
The Virginia Twinam Smith Purchase Award is an important part of this exhibition. APG will offer two artists one $500 award each for the purchase of their photograph for acquisition into the permanent collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.
Alan Avery is the owner and curator of Alan Avery Art Company. He is responsible for reviewing and recommending artists for long-term representation and career development. Over his 35 years as one of the leading art dealers in Atlanta, Avery is credited with forging relationships and placement of numerous works of art with many leading institutions and museums across the country. During his 30+ year career Avery has brought to the city major exhibitions of some of the most important artists of our time, including Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Joan Miro, David Hockney, Alexander Calder, Chuck Close, Fredrick Hart, Jim Dine, Helen Frankenthaler, and Kara Walker.
“My goal is to bring together collectors with works of fine art while developing the collectors awareness of technique, composition, and experience. Art education and appreciation is a responsibility that I take seriously and hope that collectors learn to recognize works of art as a soulful experience rather than just items of decoration.”
Ann E. Moller
Jo Ann Chaus
John S Howe
Sandra Chen Weinstein
Shane K Gooding
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About the Atlanta Photography Group:
Established in 1987, Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to developing and sustaining an inclusive and vibrant photography community. Through its exhibitions and programming, members and audiences alike benefit from the exceptionally high level of support and opportunities that APG provides.
APG is generously funded by the LUBO Fund, the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, and the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA also receives support from its partner agency, the National Endowment for the Arts.
APG Gallery is free and open to the public: Tuesday – Saturday 12 – 4pm
75 Bennett St NW, B1 Atlanta GA 30309.
If you have any questions or concerns, contact Judith Pishnery at judy@AtlantaPhotographyGroup.org or call the gallery 404-605-0605
Figure 1 – Anne Berry – Porcupine Fingers
Figure 2 – Lewinale Havette – Persist
Figure 3 – Sandra Chen Weinstein – Barbara and Jess
Figure 4 – Theo Gould – Motherhood
Figure 5 – Chris Anderson – Fishing Boats