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Southern Culture Beautifully Represented

John Sumner is a highly accomplished art photographer and Hambidge Fellow working in Atlanta, Georgia, under the company name Jsumnersart.com. His candid Southern culture prints have been shown in various exhibitions and received numerous awards.

His black and white photographs and color images have appeared in regional, national, and international publications, including American Photo International, Parade, and in the B&W Special Issue, he was the winner of the coveted Silver Award. He also has works featured in numerous public and private permanent collections, such as the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame, the mayor's corridor in Atlanta City Hall, MOCA, and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

Exhibitions:

• Gallery 214—Montclair, NJ
Rhonda Schaller Studio—New York, NY
APG—Atlanta, GA
Hunter Museum of American Art—Chattanooga, TN
Cultural Arts Center—Douglasville, GA
Nassau Community College—New York, NY
Atlanta Celebrates Photography—Atlanta, GA
Savannah College of Art—Savannah, GA

The Center for Photography—Woodstock, NY
Huntsville Museum of Art—Huntsville, AL
Schatten Gallery—Emory University
Nexus Art Gallery—Atlanta, GA
Asheville Art Museum—Asheville, NC
Amsterdam Whitney International - Chelsea, NY
Erie Art Center—Erie, PA


Recent Accomplishments:

Black & White Magazine, First Place Photojournalism—2012, 2014
Booth Western Art Museum, Annual Booth Photography Guild Exhibit, Second Place—2014
Marietta/Cobb Museum, Collage Exhibit, Exhibiting Artist—2014

Slow Exposures, A Juried Exhibition Celebrating Photography of the Rural South—2013, 2014
Lucinda Bunnen Selects APG, Exhibiting Artist—2014
Amy Miller Selects AAC, Exhibiting Artist—2014

 
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Rave Reviews

"John's photographs are pure intensity of mood by simplification of form."
—Geoffrey Perrin, Gazette Magazine

"He operates from a very sympathetic viewpoint ... an interesting attribute for a photographer."
—W.C. Burnett, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"The best southern photographs I've seen in the region."
—Ben Aphelbaum, Author, Collector, and Art Scholar

"I have admired John's work for many years. He has a skill ability for reaching into the souls of individuals he photographs. He is also dedicated to his art to capture the person...souls. He has become the photographer of the Southern lifestyle and I am delighted to endorse him."
—Dr. Anne Uhry Abrams, Ph.D.


Associations & Memberships:

Booth Western Art Museum | Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art | APG's Lucinda Bunnen Selects | Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA) | University of Notre Dame


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