Established in 1987, Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is an artist-initiated 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization providing opportunities and support to the fine art photography community.
APG’s mission is to provide opportunities for photographers to further their artistic development, advance and sustain an inclusive and vibrant photographic community for all individuals interested in contemporary photograph, and to promote and support contemporary photography as a significant art form. These goals are supported through a wide range of activities that are overseen by a Board of Directors.
In 1987, a motivated group of photographers and collectors founded Atlanta Photography Group (APG) as a member-supported nonprofit organization to bring more opportunities for photographers to exhibit in Atlanta. Initial meetings were held in members’ homes on a monthly basis to share information and to show and critique work. The first gallery exhibition space opening in downtown Atlanta in 1988. Receiving 501(c)3 status that same year, APG is Atlanta’s oldest photography art center. In 2002, APG moved to its current location at the Tula Art Center.
APG hosts exhibitions throughout the year in its gallery space in Ansley Mall between CVS and LA Fitness. Most shows are juried by well-known photography curators, gallery owners and experts. APG is free and open to the public, Tuesday – Saturday, 10 – 4pm or by appointment.
APG hosts critiques, discussions, meetings, and workshops every month at the gallery, providing members with opportunities to receive valuable feedback on their work, discuss photography with their peers, and increase their knowledge of the medium.
Online Critique: Quarterly critiques with internationally recognized reviewers is always free to members. Click here for more information and to view upcoming Critique Sessions.
Speaking of Photography (SOP): Quarterly speaker series featuring artists and arts professionals in the Gallery. Click here for upcoming meetings of SOP.
Workshops: Ongoing courses designed to provide photographic artists with the essential knowledge and tools to succeed in their professional and creative practices. Click here for upcoming Workshops.