July News

Upcoming Contests and Notifications

  • OCAF Member’s Show: Many of our members are also OCAF members and have work currently being displayed at OCAF in Watkinsville. The show is quite good and well worth the trip.
  • APG member Wade Sheldon has 5 coastal landscape prints in the show Warm Days, Cool Nights, a 4-artist exhibition hosted by Classic Galleries at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. The show was curated by the Lyndon House, and will run from June 4 to December 10, 2017. An opening reception will be announced soon.
  • Photographic images by Ken StoreyBeth Richardson, and Richard Farber are currently on display at Aurum Studio on E. Clayton St. in downtown Athens. The ending date of the show has not been announced, so stop by soon.
  • APG members Chuck Murphy and Jena Johnson are having a joint photography exhibit, Meet Your Neighbours: The Unseen World in Your Own Backyard. You are all welcome to the opening reception. It’s at the State Botanical Garden: Sunday, August 27, 2-4 pm. At 3 pm. They will give a brief presentation about the creatures in the photos and the fun they had in creating the images. The show will be up Aug 27-Oct 8.
  • Many of you have heard that there will not be a Lickskillet Artists Market this year due to scheduling conflicts. Lickskillet will resume next year and hopefully be better than ever.
Gear for Sale
  • Canon 5D Mark III: APG Member Bob Woodall has a Canon 5D Mark III body, battery & charger, neck strap, original box, and David Busch’e guide book for sale for $1299.99. Contact Bob at

December APG Members BBQ, Pot Luck & Flea Market

This is our annual BBQ & pot luck dinner for paid members and their guests. This is one of the benefits of joining the group. Please read all bullet points, even if you are not a paid member.

  • If you have not already signed up then please R.S.V.P. to Judy Glenn ( no later than December 10th.
  • You are allowed to bring one guest (let Judy know if you are bringing a guest).
  • APG will provide meat, drinks, plates, cups, and utensils. Those attending need to bring a side dish and/or dessert.
  • No Creative Challenge but please bring your five favorite family-friendly images from 2015 so we can loop them during the dinner. If you are participating, you can bring your photos on a flash drive, or email them the day before the meeting to 1024 pixels on the longest side is sufficient. Please, no more than 2048 on the longest side. sRGB color space is fine.
  • New this year – if you are not yet a paid member you may pay $10 at the meeting and join us. You still must R.S.V.P. to Judy Glenn by Dec. 10th. This only covers your admission to the potluck dinner. Everybody will still have to pay $15 in January to cover their 2016 membership.
  • Also new this year – PHOTO FLEA MARKET/INDOOR YARD SALE: Have some unused photo gear? Convert it to cash for the holidays! At the potluck dinner, we’ll have some tables at the back of the room where you can display your surplus photo gear and offer it for sale to, or swap with, other members. We will have blank price tag stickers at the meeting, or you can create your own before the meeting. Just include your name and asking price on the tag. This is a great opportunity to trade unused items for actual money, and to pick up some bargain items you never knew you needed!