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Myrtie Cope is an Atlanta photographer with a focus on architecture and nature.  Ms. Cope completed the Summer Intensive and Advanced Intensive certificate program at Rocky Mountain School of Photography. She is pleased to have both architectural and nature photos in several private and public collections around Atlanta including the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, Emory University Hospital, Broadstone Yards, and the Huntley on Park Avenue.

 

Her ongoing project photographing historic theaters in the Southeast - “Second Act” -was exhibited at the Atlanta Photography Group Gallery in 2017 and she was interviewed on GPB’s City Lights about the project.  Current exhibit is "My South" at A Novel Experience. Other recent exhibits include "The Poetry of Trees" at Smyrna Public Library Art Gallery, and "Okefenokee" at Judie Jacobs Gallery, and "Pixels and Patchwork" at A Novel Experience Bookstore,

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

  • Emory University Hospital Cancer Center Patient Rooms, Atlanta, Georgia

  • Emory Hospital Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia

  • “Picturing Georgia “ Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta Airport, International Concourse, Atlanta, Georgia, 

  • Wilma Lofts - Missoula, Montana

  • Working Buildings, LLC - Atlanta, Georgia

  • Broadstone Yards - Atlanta, Georgia

  • The Huntley on Park Avenue - Atlanta, Georgia

AWARDS

  • Second Place, "Tuscany at Dusk", SPS Celebrates Photography Exhibition at the Tucker Library, Jurors: Michael Maiao and Parish Kohanim

  • Fourth Place, "Canal Jam" in What a Wonderful World Exhibition at Emory Midtown Hospital, Jurors: Tony Cassadonte and Patrick Heagney

  • Second Place Architectural for "Umbrellas", Open Juried RPS Exhibition 2017, Juror: Barbara Griffin 

  • Second Place in Wildlife for “Ladybug on Ferns” and Norcross Cultural Arts Award for “Storm over the Blue Ridge”, Georgia Natural Photography Association, Juror: Rob Knight

  • Sponsor's Award for “Singing in the Rain”, Johns Creek Summer Serendipity Art Show

  • Third Place for “Seen Better Days”, Southeastern Flower Show - All Things Musical  

 

SOLO  AND DUO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2019 "My South" and "For the Birds" Joint Exhibit at A Novel Experience, Zebulon, Georgia

  • 2017  “Second Act - Inside the Fox Theatre and the Tivoli  Theatre” - Atlanta Photography Group Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia​

  • 2017 “Pixels and Patchwork” - A Novel Experience, Zebulon, Georgia​

  • 2016 “The Poetry of Trees” - Smyrna Public Library, Smyrna, Georgia​

  • 2011   “Okefenokee” - Dual Exhibit with Doug Powell, Judie Jacobs Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia​

  • 2009 “Two Views” - Dual Exhibit with Ledra Woodlee, Unitarian Universalist Church, Atlanta, Georgia​

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 

  • Ensemble Show at Spalding Nix Fine Art, Curated by Spalding Nix

  • Director's Cut 2019 - Atlanta Photography Group, Curated by Judith Pishnery

  • In the Absence of Color: Visions in Black and White, Callanwolde Art Center, Michael James O'Brien, Juror

  • Southern Currents - Atlanta Photography Group Exhibition, Jurors: Beth Lily and Judith Pishnery

  • Trees: Life in the Slow Lane, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont. Juror: Kat Kiernan

  • Botanicals Exhibition, A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas, Juror: Wendi Schneider

  • Summertime Exhibition, Atlanta Photography Group, Jurors: Scott Speakes and Genie Gaither Jones,  okra magazine

  • Flora at Southeastern Center for Photography, Greenville, South Carolina, Kate Breakey, Juror

2018  

  • Southeastern Photographic Society Exhibition at Tucker Public Library, Jurors: Michael Maio and Parish Kohanim

  • SPS Exhibition - What a Wonderful World at Emory Midtown Hospital, Jurors: Tony Cassadonte and Patrick Heagney

  • Trees Exhibition, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT,  Juror: Michael Pannier 

  • Water Exhibition, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT, Juror, Ann Jastrab

  • Open Call Exhibition, PhotoPlace Gallery Online, Juror: Douglas Beasley

  • Appalachian Treasures at the Bowen Center for the Arts, Dawsonville, Georgia, Jurors: Larry Winslett, Peter McIntosh, Horace Hamilton

  • Travel: Places and Faces, PhotoPlace online gallery, Middlebury, VT, Juror: Krista Rossow

  • 22nd Annual Open Juried RPS Exhibition 2018 for ACP 20, Roswell, Georgia, Juror: Judy Host

2017

  • Trees Exhibition, A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas, Juror: Michael Kenna

  • SlowExposures 2017, Concord, Georgia, Jurors: Arnika Dawkins and John Wall​

  • Open Juried RPS Exhibition 2017 for ACP 19, Roswell, Georgia, Juror: Barbara Griffin

2016

  • In Celebration of Trees Exhibition,  Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont, for the exhibit, Juror: Tom Zetterstrom.

  • Art of Georgia II: Portraits of a Community, Georgia Council for the Arts, selected to hang in the Governor's offices in the Georgia State Capital and also used as the cover photo for Georgia Budgetary Compliance Report, Juror: Karen Paty

 2015 

  • Northeast Atlanta GNPA, Norcross, Georgia, Juror: Rob Knight

  • Johns Creek Summer Serendipity Art Show, Alpharetta, Georgia

  • Women in Focus XXI, Mason Fine Art, Juror: Fay Gold

2014

  • SlowExposures 2014, Concord, Georgia, Jurors: Aline Smithson and Alexa Dilworth

  • Multiple images, Women in Focus XX at Mason-Murer Gallery, Jane Jackson, Juror

2013

  • The Art of Georgia-Celebrating Georgia's Landscapes and People, Georgia Council for the Arts to hang in Governor's offices in the Georgia State Capitol, Karen Paty, Juror

  • Women in Focus XIX at Mason-Murer Gallery, Brett Abbott, Juror

  • Women in Focus Portfolio Show at Seen Gallery, Decatur, Georgia, Jerry Cullom, Juror

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2014 - Architectural photos published in SouthXSoutheast Photo Magazine, January/February 2014

  • 2016 - "Saint Simons Pier" selected for Georgia Budgetary Compliance Report Cover

  • 2018 -   “Path to Silver Run” selected for book cover for "Family Roots" by Shannon Lord

Contact: 
mcopephoto@gmail.com
678-521-7652
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Myrtie Cope
"Second Act" Exhibition at APG Gallery
Installation of photos at Emory Cancer Center in the patient rooms.
Photo by David Kresses.
"The Poetry of Trees" Exhibition at Smyrna Public Library
"Path to Silver Run" was selected for the "Family Roots" book cover.