Traffic Box Art: Karen Renee

Another one of our Artists, Karen Renee, was one of the 4 APP Artists to have their work featured on the Traffic Boxes around Athens. Her artwork is located on the corner of College and Union Street near Ohio University’s Schoonover Center. We wanted to hear what Karen had to say about the experience.   […]

Autumn Potluck

Athens Photographic Project just had their Autumn Potluck on Monday November 21 from 12:00-2:00. Artists and staff came to eat and celebrate the holiday season. Classes will resume on Monday November 28th.    

Fall Field Trip

Instructors Kim and Josh took artists to Lancaster on Friday November 19th to experience galleries located in that town. Artists attended a clay workshop at the Blue Shoe Art Gallery. They also visited the Ohio Glass Museum and other galleries located in the heart of Lancaster, Ohio. Past field trips have included photo hikes in […]

Pop-Up Exhibition

APP ArtistsĀ had been working for over a month to create the pop up exhibit of earth and art. They used two different types of photo transfer material, emulsion transfer and wheat paste. Emulsion transfer takes the ink of the photo and transfers it to the surface. With this process the texture of the surface can […]

Traffic Box Art

Chris Leonard, one of many Athens Photographic Project Artists, was selected to have his work displayed on the traffic box that resides of the corner of Court and W. Washington street in Athens, Ohio. We wanted to hear from Chris, and see what he thought of that process.   1. What was the process of […]

Public Art Project, Public Comment

The Athens Photographic Project and the City of Athens hosted a public comment on October 7 at 12:00pm. The comment was in regards to the upcoming public art collaboration with APP and the City of Athens. There will be an installation set for 2017 that will cover the side of the uptown parking garage that […]

Intermediate Field Trip

Hello! Our last update from Athens Photographic Project was about our Advance group going on a field trip. Now it is time to hear from the Intermediate group about theirs! Our intermediate group took a trip to the Kennedy museum. Objectives: Visit an art exhibit at a regional art gallery or museum, understand the purpose […]

Week 22 : Advance Group Field Trip

Greetings from Athens Photographic Project! It’s been a while since we have had an update from our Advance Photography group and we’ve been up to some pretty exciting stuff!   On Wednesday March, 2nd we met at 10am to start our journey to Portsmouth, Ohio! We visited the murals of Robert Dafford, The Southern Ohio […]

Spring 2016 Week 2: Advance 3rd Year Group

Hello all! After a month of “hibernation” we are back at it at Athens Photographic Project! HereĀ is an update from our advance 3rd year group in our second week of classes. For week two, we did an in class photo walk with the theme : “Noticing the details of Winter.” Below are some pictures taken […]

NEWS: Annual Exhibition May 2016

VISIBLE Athens Photographic project hosted its annual exhibition, “Visible” in May of 2016. More than 300 people were in attendance at the gallery opening. APP typically holds their exhibitions at the Dairy Barn, however, APP just recently bought a building (set for renovations in 2016-2017) and the Executive Director, Nate Thompson, decided to have the […]

NEWS: Exhibition at Stuart’s Opera House

Images from APP’s 2014 “Revealing Light” spring exhibition were recently featured in the lobby of Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville. Artists, their families, and community members attended a small opening reception on October 31, held as part of the town’s monthly “Final Fridays” arts event. Photos by Lauren Pond

NEWS: “Revealing Light” Exhibition

From May 9 – May 15, 2014, introductory and advanced APP artists presented their work in the program’s annual exhibition at the Dairy Barn in Athens. Photos by Lauren Pond Here is the official write-up from the Athens News: “Through this Thursday, the Athens Photographic Project (APP) is presenting new work by artists who participated […]


    Congratulations to the Athens Photographic Project artists for having a full exhibition of their photographs featured at the 2013 NAMI National Convention in San Antonio, TX! APP Artists/Mentors Beth Klaus and Sandy White accompanied APP Director Nate Thomson at the Convention, which attracts a national audience of mental health consumers, family members, providers […]