Guy Mendes

Current exhibitions:
WAY OUT THERE—THE ART OF SOUTHERN BACKROADS at the High Museum in Atlanta opens March 2 and runs through May 19.
On Saturday, March 9th at 2 pm there will be a conversation with Roger Manley and Guy Mendes, along with High Museum curators Katherin Jentleson and Gregory Harris, discussing their travels with Jonathan Williams.
On March 1st Institute 193 is publishing WALKS TO THE PARADISE GARDEN—A LOWDOWN SOUTHERN ODYSSEY, by Jonathan Williams, Roger Manley and Guy Mendes.
The book is available from
Institute 193 is hosting an opening and book-signing for MISCELLANEOUS—photographs by Roger Manley and Guy Mendes on Thursday, March 14th from 6-8 pm.

His photographs by have appeared in Aperture, Newsweek, the Smithsonian, Mother Jones, Playboy, The New York Times, Garden & Gun, Southern Accents, Bomb and the quarterlies Parnassus and Conjunctions.

Guy has exhibited at the International Center for Photography, the Aperture Gallery, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the High Museum, the University of Kentucky Art Museum, the University of Louisville Photographic Archives, the Speed Art Museum, Zephyr Gallery and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Design.

His prints are in the collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, the University of Kentucky Art Museum, Fidelity Investments, Maker’s Mark Distillery and Commonwealth Bank. Private collections include those of Ashley Judd and Willie Nelson.

Guy Mendes is represented by the Institute 193 in Lexington, and POEM 88 in Atlanta.