Exhibition: Eyes on Atlanta: Black Contemporary Photography

Date(s) - 04/18/2022 - 04/30/2022
Time(s) - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Atlanta Photography Group


Atlanta is a city rich in diverse culture. In 2022 APG will launch a series of micro-exhibitions focused on the lens-based artists within the varied communities that make up our member base at APG. The lens-based exhibitions will be curated and on view from 7-14 days in our gallery in between our flagship exhibitions.

Darnell Wilburn, APG’ s Director of Media and Cultural Outreach will spearhead this initiative called Eyes on Atlanta: Windows into our Community. This initiative will kick off with the first micro- exhibition curated by Wilburn, Eyes on Atlanta: Black Contemporary Photography,  April 18th –April 30th.  Opening Reception is April 21, 2022 from 6pm-8:30pm.

Curator’s Bio – Darnell Wilburn,
Director of Media and Cultural Outreach,
Atlanta Photography Group, Atlanta, GA

Darnell Wilburn is a documentary and editorial photographer, curator and educator based in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Cincinnati, he has worked with clients such as Cincinnati Magazine and Black Enterprise. Darnell has a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Savannah College of Art and Design, hand since moving to Atlanta has worked with clients such as Essence, Marie Claire Australia, and GoDaddy.com.  Darnell worked as a faculty member at the Art Institute in Atlanta, Georgia and was a co-founder of the Garcia | Wilburn Fine Art Gallery in Buckhead, Atlanta. The Wilburn/Garcia partnership continues through the collaboration production of the Modern Art and Culture Podcast.

Darnell Wilburn is passionate about social justice work and has volunteered for a number of years with “Kate’s Club” an Atlanta-based organization providing support for children grieving the loss of loved ones. His personal documentary interests have touched on his own experience with the project titled The Sociology of the Black Woman, and a long-term project about immigration during the height of the political immigration suppression of 2016.

Web Site:  Darnell Wilburn

Exhibition: April 18 – April 30, 2022
Opening Reception and Artist/Curator’s Talk: In-Person at the APG Gallery
Thursday, April 21, 2022 from 6pm-8:30pm
Artist/Curator’s Talk Begins at 6:45

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