Atlanta Press Club members and friends are invited to a special viewing and discussion of Profiles of Poverty, a photo exhibit depicting the challenges faced by the 1.8 million Georgians who live in poverty. The exhibit features photos from some of the state’s most talented photojournalists.
St. Vincent de Paul Georgia and Georgia Power are the presenting sponsors of this exhibit.
Soft drinks and snacks will be provided.
Directions and information on parking can be found here.
Renee Brock is an Atlanta photojournalist whose photography regularly appears in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Brock worked for the Marietta Daily Journal and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
For Profiles of Poverty, Brock documented the medically uninsured at a free health screening in Southwest Atlanta.
Joeff Davis is an acclaimed Creative Loafing photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone and USA Today. He is the winner of a 2013 Atlanta Press Club Award of Excellence for Print Photography.
For Profiles of Poverty, Davis’ photos, all originally published in Creative Loafing, demonstrate the realities of Atlanta’s homeless men and women.
Stephen Morton is an photojournalist currently based in Savannah, Georgia. His regular clients include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press and USA Today.
For Profiles of Poverty, Morton accompanied Savannah-Chatham County police officer Tom Gentner on a regular patrol of Savannah’s more than 20 homeless camps.
David Tulis is an Atlanta-based photojournalist who currently covers news, sports and political assignments for Associated Press, United Press International and AFP wire services.
For Profiles of Poverty, Tulis documented the struggles of recently homeless single mom, Chanda Baptist.
John Glenn is veteran photojournalist whose career has spanned work at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Sun-Sentinel, USA Today, Gannett News Service and the Airline Pilots Association Magazine. He is currently an independent photojournalist based in Atlanta. He is a past president of the Atlanta Press Club and CEO of J. Glenn Photography.
For Profiles of Poverty, Glenn traveled throughout Downtown Atlanta and Vine City to capture homeless and low-income individuals as they struggle not only to get by, but to survive.He also served as the curator of Profiles of Poverty.
Atlanta Press Club members receive complimentary admission to this event.
Nonmember price – $10
To register, click here or call 404.577.7377.
Payment must accompany reservations, and there is a 48-hour cancellation policy.