6 Nov 2017

Competitions Portfolio 2018: APG/High Museum Purchase Award

Atlanta Photography GroupAtlanta, Georgia, United States

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Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: December 10, 2017 – The Atlanta Photography Group (APG) is looking for strong, cohesive bodies of work for our most prestigious exhibition: Portfolio. Although there is no theme, images submitted should represent a single project, idea, or vision. We will consider still images from all processes, both traditional and digital. Work must have been created in the last ten years. Also, work cannot have shown in past APG exhibitions.

All exhibiting artists will be eligible for this year’s APG/High Museum of Art Purchase Award of $2500, which includes admittance into the permanent collection of the High Museum

Sam Barzilay is the Creative Director of United Photo Industries, a New York based art organization, and the co-founder of Brooklyn photo festival Photoville. He is also one of the founders of the T3 Photo Festival, in Tokyo, Japan. Barzilay holds a Master in PhotoJournalism from the University of Westminster (UK) where his studies focused on curatorial and photo-editing practices. Over the past decade, he has worked alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the global photographic community… see more

You can submit from 10 or 20 images. You must be a member of APG to enter (starting at $25).


Notifications: Dec 22, 2017
Deadline to Deliver Work: Jan 26, 2018
Show Dates: Feb 9 – Mar 17, 2018
Opening Reception: Fri. Feb 9, 6pm
Juror Talk: Sat. Feb 10, 11am
Closing: Mar 17, 2018

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 promote and support contemporary photography as a significant art form, to provide opportunities for photographers to further their artistic development and to develop and sustain an inclusive and vibrant photographic community for all individuals interested in contemporary photography.

APG hosts photographic exhibitions throughout the year in its gallery space at the Tula Art Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Most shows are juried by well-known photography curators, gallery owners and experts.

Atlanta Photography Group
Tula Art Center
75 Bennett Street, NW
Gallery B-1
Atlanta, GA 30309
t: (404) 605-0605

Opp Categories: + Open to One Medium and Photography Only. Opp Types: Competitions. Opp Tags: Deadlines 11 Nov thru Dec, Open to U.S. Artists Only, and Special Opportunities. Income: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition – Group, Exhibition – Solo, and Purchase.

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