APS coordinates a variety of compelling and engaging exhibitions in various locations to promote the art of printmaking. Exhibitions include a mix of invitational and juried including APS's own Annual Members Exhibit and Atlanta Print Biennial. The Atlanta Print Biennial brings the work of noteworthy international artists to Atlanta. The exhibits explore a diverse range of themes and invite broad, individualized interpretations.

Exhibitions are free and open to the public.


2016 Emerging Artist Residency Exhibit
Featuring Residency Artists:
Isaiah Jones + Yanique Norman + Sasha Schilbrack-Cole
July 1 - 31, 2016 Extended Through September 30, 2016
Reception & Artists' Talk July 23 7-9pm
Portal Gallery

 

Past Exhibits - 2015:

Pressing Matters VI: 2015 Atlanta Printmakers Studio Annual Members Exhibition
December 2-31, 2015
Binders Ponce City Market Gallery
Opening Reception: December 11th, 5-7:30pm

ATLANTA PRINT BIENNIAL
November 1 - 30, 2015–  Extended through December 4, 2015
Kai Lin Art
International Juried Exhibit
Juror: Art Werger

Selections from the Atlanta Printmakers Studio
September 25 – November 7, 2015
Closing Reception November 5 5:30-8pm
Chastain Arts Center
135 W Wieuca Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30342

ARRIVALS::  DEPARTURES
January 16 - March 18, 2015
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atrium Gallery Selected artists from the Atlanta Printmakers Studio explore the theme of Arrivals and Departures in their prints.

2014 Print Big! Banners March 2015
Binders Limelight Gallery
Showing the 2014 Pring Big! banners with a theme of Opposites Attract

2015 Emerging Artist Residency Exhibit
Featuring Residency Artists:
Nuno Nunez + Saira Raza + Stacie Rose
July 1 - October 1, 2015
Closing Reception September 24 7-9pm
Portal Gallery

Defying Gravity
August 15 - October 2, 2015
Aviation Community Cultural Center
3900 Aviation Circle, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30336
Exhibition is a combined exhibition of the Atlanta Printmakers Studio Hartsfield Airport shows.

 

Past Exhibits - 2014:

OPPOSITES ATTRACT PRINT EXCHANGE EXHIBIT
December 1 - 31, 2014
Opening Reception: December 7, 3-7pm
Portal Gallery adjacent to Atlanta Printmakers Studio
The exhibit features all the prints from the "Opposites Attract" Print Exchange. Artists were invited to interpret this concept Opposites Attract.

TRANSFERRED: INK TO PAPER/TEACHER TO STUDENT EXHIBIT
August 7 - December 14, 2014
Opening Reception: August 7, 6:30 - 8:30pm
Blue Mark Studios, Atlanta, GA
This exhibition showcases the educational mission of the organization by exhibiting works created by instructors and their students, in cyanotype, etching, relief, screenprinting, book arts, letterpress, and alternative lithography processes.

PRESSING MATTERS V ANNUAL MEMBERS EXHIBIT
October 3 - November 21, 2014
Reception: Friday October 3, 5-9pm
2 Rules Fine Art, Marietta, GA
Best in Show: Fighting Cocks, Chris Neuenschwander
Honorable Mentions:
Once Were Warriors, Jerushia Graham
There’s Always Time for Tea, Lauren Koch
Maude, Belle & Uncle Marlow, Daryl White

EMERGING ARTIST RESIDENCY EXHIBIT
July 1 - October 15, 2014
Opening Reception and Artist Talk: July 18, 6:30 - 9:30pm
Portal Gallery adjacent to Atlanta Printmakers Studio
Hannah Evans + Eric Neubauer + Katie Ridley Murphy
The exhibit entitled features prints completed during the 6 month residency. The artists utilized the processes of etching, drypoint, screenprint, monoprint, and book arts.

CREATING AN IMPRESSION: Works From Atlanta Printmakers Studio
May 10 - June 16, 2014
Opening Reception: May 10, 7:00 - 9:30pm
Art Station, Stone Mountain, GA
An educational exhibition on printmaking processes including displays of plates, proofs and final prints examine the steps taken to create prints using processes such as relief, intaglio, lithography, screen prints, and book making.

 

Past Exhibits - 2013:

2012 Print Big! Banners

February 2013
Reception: Friday Feb 7, 6-8pm
Binders Limelight Gallery

“FLIGHT” EXHIBIT AT THE ATLANTA AIRPORT
March 15 - May 1, 2013.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atrium Gallery
Selected artists from the Atlanta Printmakers Studio explore the theme of flight in their prints.

EMERGING ARTIST RESIDENCY EXHIBIT
July 1 - July 31, 2013
Opening Reception and Artist Talk: July 11, 6:30 - 9:30pm
Portal Gallery adjacent to Atlanta Printmakers Studio
“Head-Space” with Ann Stewart, Jason Kofke, and Patrick Di Rito
The exhibit entitled features prints completed during the 6 month residency. The artists share tangential connections in their subject matter and utilize the processes of etching, aquatint, and photogravure.

“PRESSING MATTERS” ANNUAL MEMBERS SHOW
September 5 - 27, 2013
Reception: Thursday Sept. 5, 6-8pm
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville and Douglas County

ATLANTA PRINT BIENNIAL
November 15 - December 7, 2013
International Juried Exhibit hosted by Barbara Archer
Juror: Beauvais Lyons, University of Tennessee
Details and Prospectus coming soon
This is the second Atlanta Print Biennial, an international juried exhibit of hand pulled prints and works on paper produced by renowned artists from around the world. The selected prints were chosen from over 400 entries.

 

Past Exhibits - 2012:

FLOW AT HAMBIDGE CENTER IN RABUN GAP, GA
June 23 – September 8, 2012
Reception June 23rd, 6-9pm
Artists from the Atlanta Printmakers Studio explore the flow of water, nature, energy, and time.  The printmakers featured in this exhibit are also fellows of the Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences:  Terri Dilling, Rich Gere, Joey Hannaford, Tim Hunter, Susan Ker-Seymer, Eleanor Neal, Debrah Santini, Stephanie Smith, Marie Weaver, Judy Winograd.
www.hambidge.org

EMERGING ARTIST RESIDENCY EXHIBIT AT PORTAL GALLERY
July 2012
Reception July 12, 7-9pm
Features work by the 2012 residents: Talia Bromstad and Amanda Lilleston
(Gallery is adjacent to the print studio)

“PRESSING MATTERS III” ANNUAL MEMBERS EXHIBIT AT CHASTAIN ARTS CENTER
August 9 – September 29, 2012
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
www.ocaatlanta.com/chastain/city-gallery-chastain
Annual exhibit open to all members of Atlanta Printmakers Studio
1st Prize: Blue Zoo, Bre Gobin
Honorable Mentions:
I and My Distant Others, Faith McClure
Trees, Steve Dininno
Arabia Triptych, Nancy Hunter
Lloyd Benjamin, owner of Get This! Gallery in Atlanta was the judge.

MOCA GA - SELECTIONS FROM THE EMERGING ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Aug 11th – Sept 27, 2012
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia will be showing a selection of artwork the ongoing Emerging Artist Residency Program at Atlanta Printmakers Studio.  Artists include Jessica Caldas, Mariana Depetris, Hannah Skoonberg, Whitney Stansell and Cynthia Thompson.  
www.mocaga.org

FULTON COUNTY LIBRARY MAIN BRANCH
July 18 - Sept 12, 2012
Aug 16th Reception 6:30-8:30  
Exhibit of 19 Print Big Banners and the “Folium Darwinii” Printmaking Portfolio.
Margaret Mitchell Square, Downtown Atlanta

DECATUR BOOK FESTIVAL
Sept 1-2, 2012
Showing the 2012 Pring Big! banners with a theme of reading and literature
Decatur Square

 

Past Exhibits - 2011:

ATLANTA PRINT BIENNIAL
INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
at Barbara Archer Gallery
Nov. 5 - Dec. 3, 2011
Juror: Beth Grabowski

The inaugural Atlanta Print Biennial, organized by the Atlanta Printmakers Studio, is an international juried exhibit of hand pulled prints and works on paper produced by renowned artists from around the world. The selected prints chosen from over 750 entries from the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan will be on display at Barbara Archer Gallery.  Special thanks to Kennessaw State University for their partnership as registrar for this exhibit!

PRESS:
ArtsCriticalATL - Cathy Fox
Creative Loafing Culture Surfing - Debbie Michaud
Jezebel Magazine - Kate Abney

APS EMERGING ARTIST RESIDENCY EXHIBIT
at Portal Gallery (adjacent to our print studio)
Featuring the work of Jessica Caldas and Ann Otterness
July 2 - August 2, 2011
Artist Talk and Reception, Thursday July 14, 7-9pm

APS MEMBERS EXHIBITION “Pressing Matters II”
at Hudgens Center for the Arts
June 9 - September 3, 2011
Reception - June 9, 6-8pm
This years members show is hosted by the Hudgens Center for the Arts.
Congratulations to CHRIS NEUENSCHWANDER, who received Best of Show. Honorable Mentions to HANNAH SKOONBERG, JAN DIPIETRO and PEDRO GONZALEZ

PRINTMAKERS PARADISE - Vol.3
at Southwest Arts Center
February 11-April 1, 2011
Reception - February 19, 6-9pm
915 New Hope Road, SW, Atlanta, GA, 30331
This exhibit features selected steamroller banners from Print Big! 2010 and prints from the “Folium Darwinii” print exchange portfolio.

ATLANTA JURIED PRINTMAKING EXHIBIT
at Chastain Arts Center
January 21 - February 11, 2011
Chastain Arts Center, 135 W. Wieuca Road NW,  Atlanta, GA30342
This exhibit features work that incorporates at least one hand-pulled printmaking process. The show was juried by Carol Thompson, curator of African Art at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.
Congratulations to OMAR RICHARDSON (Atlanta, GA), who received the Juror’s Award. Honorable Mentions to RICHARD HRICKO (Philadelphia, PA),
WALT PADGETT (Grant’s Pass, OR), and DARYL WHITE (Atlanta, GA)

 

Past Exhibits - 2010:
GALLERY WALK AT TERMINUS
Selected Prints, Curated by Marianne Lambert
July 21 - October 8, 2010
Lobby of Terminus 100 Building
Corner of Peachtree St. and Piedmont Rd. in Buckhead
26 artists from Atlanta Printmakers Studio were selected for this show. More info at: www.gallerywalkatterminus.com

Residency Exhibit at Portal Gallery
July 8 - August 7, 2010
Featured the three participants in the Emerging Artist Residency: Mariana Depetris, Cynthia Thompson and Hannah Skoonberg. Portal Gallery is adjacent to the print studio at 675 Metropolitan Parkway SW, #6026.

PRESSING MATTERS: ATLANTA PRINTMAKERS STUDIO MEMBERS EXHIBITION, June 18 - July 17, 2010
Abernathy Arts Center
254 Johnson Ferry Road NW, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Past Exhibits - 2009:
Feb. 13 - March 17, 2010, The Seen Gallery, Decatur, GA
Folium Darwinii
Exhibition of the print portfolio “Folium Darwinii”. Artists from APS and Asheville Bookworks created prints about the life and ideas of Charles Darwin, and the impact they have had. Catalog of the entire portfolio is available.

Jan. 23 - Feb. 19, 2010, Southwest Arts Center
“Printmakers Paradise 3”
Educational Exhibit of Prints and Plates from the Atlanta Printmakers Studio and the Southwest Arts Center.
Recent Prints from the Caversham Arts Center Also on Exhibit.

April 10-Sept. 12, Sunrise Bank of Atlanta
Selected Works from Atlanta Printmakers Studio
April 10 - Sept 12, 2009, Reception:  Thursday, June 4th
APS was invited by FCAC president Charles Green to show at his bank.

July 9 - August 1, 2009, Portal Gallery
Emerging Artist Residency Exhibit
This exhibit featured work created during the 2009 Emerging Artist Residencies. Participants: Betsy Medvedovsky, Whitney Stansell and Jenny Zhang.

March 31-May 1, Hand-Pulled Prints:  Work From The Atlanta Printmakers Studio
March 31-May 1, 2009
Arts Clayton, Jonesboro, GA

Feb 24 - March 28, Activist Artist Collectives Show
The 2008 Art of Democracy political poster exhibit presented artist perceptions of the state of American Politics. It is being shown as part of an activist artist show in Sewanne.

Feb. 20 - April 3, APS Members Show
“Multiple Impressions 2 “
Group show at the Averitt Center for Arts in Statesboro, GA
Reception on Friday, February 20, 7pm

 

Past Exhibits - 2008:
Art of Democracy Exhibit Locations around Atlanta:
This poster exhibit allowed artists to address their perceptions of the state of the American Political scene. www.artofdemocracy.org
The Portal Gallery (September 21-30)
675 Metropolitan Parkway, SW #6026 Atlanta, GA 30310

Eyedrum (October 18-November 8)
290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 8 Atlanta, GA 30312

Wonderroot Community Center (October 4-November 1)
982 Memorial Drive SE Atlanta, GA 30316

Java Monkey (November 1-30)
205 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 5 Decatur, GA 30030

Aug 15 - Sept 25, 2008 - “Taking Off” Portfolio Exhibit
Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur
The first APS Members Portfolio Exchange was exhibited in the gallery at AIA’s new location in Decatur.

February 7 - March 3, 2008 - “Taking Off” Portfolio Exhibit
Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View
210 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30303
Atlanta Printmakers Studio exhibited its first Members Print Exchange at the Sun Dial, as part of the Paint in the Pods exhibition series.

 

Past Exhibits - 2007:
Sept 22 - Oct 19, 2007 - Elementals Exhibit
APS participated in an exhibition hosted by the SCAD-Atlanta Printmaking Department at Blue Tower Gallery.

September 7-29, 2007 - Printmakers Paradise Exhibit
A printmaking exhibit in partnership with the Fulton County Arts Council Southwest Arts Center

January 18 - March 10, 2007 - Printmaking Exhibit
Reception: January 18, 6pm-8pm
Atlanta Printmakers Studio members exhibition at Swan Coach House Gallery, curated by Marianne Lambert

 

Past Exhibits - 2006:
Feb 22 - March 22 - APS Founding Members Show
Gainesville State College
This was our first exhibit, open to all APS founding members.