Profile: Jerry Atnip
Jerry has been a commercial and fine art photographer since 1977, when he began as Partner and Creative Director of an ad agency in Nashville, as well as the Director of its photography department. His images have been published in 40 countries, and since 2003, he’s held over 75 exhibitions and been presented with over 90 awards. He is also a teacher, workshop director, curator, juror and frequent lecturer. He is on the boards of several Arts & Photography organizations, including Atlanta Celebrates Photography and Slow Exposures Photofestival. His work is collected by museums, corporate and private collectors and he is an Exhibiting Member of The National Arts Club in New York.
Jerry is a founding member of Southlight Salon.
MOST MEMORABLE SOUTHLIGHT MOMENT
Beating Nick at pool in Folly Beach
FAVORITE NICK DANTONA MEAL
NY Strip finished with a spicy rub and topped with horseradish; sauteed mushroom caps; asparagus soup; mixed salad, and toasted sourdough bread. For dessert, Rachel’s tasty cake, complimented by fresh strawberries, topped with whipped cream. (All my favorite food groups)
PHOTOGRAPHIC EVENT THAT IMPACTED ME THE MOST
Richland Fine Art gallery owner Anne Goad suggesting me for my first fine art permanent installation with Jack Spencer.