APG / Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Purchase Award
Lisa Volpe, curator of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), and Chip Standifer, Chairman of the Board of Atlanta Photography Group (APG) are proud to announce a new print purchase award program.
The purchase award cash prize of $2,500 will be awarded each year to an artist or artists picked by the photography curators at MFAH from among those exhibiting in APG’s annual Selects exhibition. The chosen work will become part of the permanent collection at MFAH if approved by the museum’s reviewing committees.
The MFAH/APG Purchase Award is generously sponsored by Edwin Robinson, and Julin Maloof and Stacey Harmer in memory of Gloria and Ted Maloof.
The juror for the inaugural 2023 exhibition is Coco Conroy, Gallery Director of Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta. Jackson Fine Art is a world-renowned gallery with a 33-year history of supporting artists and collectors.