In Montgomery, 40-50 images of food and shelter will be displayed at the Museum. The themes of food and shelter apply to everyone, and photographs based on these themes help illustrate the wide range of lifestyles in the South. A goal of this collaboration is to look at contemporary Southern photographs from the perspective of those essential necessities of life that are pictured in diverse ways in The Do Good Fund collection.
In collaboration with The Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, MACOA will display a selection of photographs from The Do Good Fund that address food insecurity, homelessness, affordable housing, and related concerns.
Mark Steinmetz Looking South, Photographs from the Do Good Fund, is an elegant and quiet collection of black-and-white photographs “drawn from the artist’s decades-long career photographing the southeastern United States, primarily in Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi.”
The exhibit is open by appointment and for Click! Photography Festival programming events.
Troy University’s International Arts Center was established in 2016 and houses the Fred “Nall” Hollis Museum, which features an extensive collection of Nall’s works from the 1960s to the present. Alabama Art: Inside Out presents portraits from Nall’s Alabama art series, alongside works from the depicted artists. Two of The Do Good Fund’s William Christenberry photographs are included in this eclectic exhibition.
Inspired by Eudora Welty's observation that “one place understood helps us understand all places better," curators Amy Miller of Atlanta Celebrates Photography and The Do Good Fund founder, Alan Rothschild, selected photographs for One Place Understood that, taken together, illustrate a place that is “The South:” a place on the map, an environment, and stories that are simultaneously simple and complex. Universally comprehended, and yet deeply personal, these images provide an opportunity for viewers to understand the South, and perhaps all places, better.
Adolescence, Photographs from The Do Good Fund, Spartanburg County Public Libraries, Spartanburg, SC
TAMARA REYNOLDS, Untitled, 2013-019
The Margaret Mitchell House in Atlanta, GA hosts color photographs from The Do Good Fund's collection by American South documentarian, William Ferris. Images like his S.M. White & Son Crossroads Store from 1974 will be on view through November 26, 2017.
Athens, GA - January - March, 2016, A Conversation with Photographer Billy Weeks on Gordon Parks, February 16th, Russell Special Collections library; Bill Ferris Global Georgia lecture sponsored by the University of Georgia’s Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, Georgia Museum of Art, February 18th; Portfolio Reviews and Photographers Panel, Lyndon House, February 19th, featuring Baldwin Lee, Mike Smith, Mark Steinmetz, Jill Frank, Michael David Murphy and panel moderator Marni Shindelman. More details on all of the Athens exhibitions and events available here.