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We are SO pleased to announce that Alaska Positive juror, Larry McNeil will be hosting a lecture on October 22nd at 7pm in the Auditorium at the Anchorage Museum, as part of APC’s Photo Lecture series (yes, normally on Tuesdays!)

Larry McNeil’s art is about the intersection of cultures, American mythology, irony, and satire, and embodies a distinctive sense of American identity. He is from the Dakl’aweidi Kéet Gooshi Hít, Killer Whale Fin House in Klukwan, Alaska, which is one of the oldest Tlingit clan houses on the Northwest Coast.
He has won numerous fellowships, including the Van Deren Coke Fellowship from the University of New Mexico, Eiteljorg Fellowship, an Arts and Humanities Fellowship as well as awards from the National Geographic All Roads Program and a New Works Award from En Foco.

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Alaska Positive is the statewide juried photographic exhibition organized and toured by the Alaska State Museum. Its purpose is to encourage the practice of photography as an art form in Alaska. The exhibition will open in Juneau and travel throughout Alaska concluding a statewide tour in 2017.

For more information about Alaska Positive, check out the Alaska State Museum website!