APC’s 40th Anniversary Party – March 26th

Great news! Our upcoming 40th Anniversary Party will have two locations, interconnected via Zoom! Show up in Anchorage (Akela Space) or Fairbanks (UAF Pub) on March 26th from 5-7pm and meet up with photographers statewide! Bring prints for a print exchange and portfolios / work to share with all the attendees. Light hors d’oeuvres and Read more about APC’s 40th Anniversary Party – March 26th[…]

2024 Juror Lecture & Workshop

JUROR INFORMATION The juror for 2024, Aline Smithson is an interdisciplinary artist, filmmaker, educator, and editor based in Los Angeles, California. Her practice examines the archetypal foundations of the creative impulse and she uses humor and pathos to explore the performative potential of photography.Smithson has exhibited widely including over 50 solo shows at institutions such Read more about 2024 Juror Lecture & Workshop[…]

February’s Artist Talk: John Hagen

Artist Talk: John Hagen Join us online or in-person at Anchorage’s Akela Space to meet and listen to our February Artist Talk by John Hagen! John Hagen is an Iñupiaq, Unangax̂, and Irish photographer based in Anchorage, Alaska. Hagen is primarily a landscape photographer. He has roots in Haines, Alaska and Bristol Bay. People, place, and the Read more about February’s Artist Talk: John Hagen[…]

November Artist Talk: Jeff Chen

Please join us on the 21st of November at 7pm via Zoom to welcome Jeff Chen, our November Featured Artist! Jeff Chen 陳奕正 is a Taiwanese American photographer and multimedia producer with roots in Ka-gī and Maryland. He’s lived on Dena’ina lands in Anchorage, Alaska, since 2012. Digital storytelling is one way he likes to Read more about November Artist Talk: Jeff Chen[…]

2023 Rarefied Light award winners announced

The Rarefied Light 2023 exhibition kicks off with an opening reception at the IGCA – International Gallery of Contemporary Art in Anchorage on October 6th, 5-8pm. The Anchorage exhibit includes work by juror Jennifer Spelman showing concurrently. The Alaska Photographic Center (APC) is a statewide organization formed in 1983, with a mission to promote fine Read more about 2023 Rarefied Light award winners announced[…]

March Artist Talk: Bjørn Olson

Photo Tuesday Artist Talk: Bjørn Olson on 3/21/23 at 7pm via Zoom Please join us for the second Photo Tuesday Artist Talk of 2023, featuring Bjørn Olson. His talk is entitled “Photographing Alaska at Human Speed”. Bjørn Olson will be sharing a slideshow from a variety of his human-powered wilderness adventures throughout Alaska.  Filmmaker, photographer, Read more about March Artist Talk: Bjørn Olson[…]

2023 Rarefied Light, Juror Lecture & Workshop

JUROR LECTURE: Jennifer Spelman – 2023 Rarefied Light JurorJuly 13th , 7pm on ZoomPhotographing Cuba: 50 Trips to a Complicated Paradise In over 50 trips to Cuba Jennifer Spelman has been allowed to set complicated politics asideand instead develop friendships.  Time spent with coconut farmers, ballerinas, fishermen andmusicians have shaped her understanding that to be Cuban Read more about 2023 Rarefied Light, Juror Lecture & Workshop[…]

February’s Virtual Artist Talk – Seth Kantner

Please join us for our third Photo Tuesday Artist Talk featuring Seth Kantner! Seth will be presenting via Zoom on 2/21 at 7pm and the talk will be accessible through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89291766475?pwd=Yk83aDBSYmlBczd5TXVqa1pzSEhZUT09 Seth Kantner was born and raised in the wilderness of northern Alaska and homeschooled on the land. He has worked as a Read more about February’s Virtual Artist Talk – Seth Kantner[…]