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[…]

March’s Artist Talk: Adan Hernandez

Join us online or in-person at @akelaspace for March’s Artist Talk with Adán Hernandez this Tuesday at 7pm! A little about this month’s photographer: Born and raised in Anchorage. Although I have no formal photography training I have a lifelong love of taking pictures.I love shooting on any camera I can get my hands on. Read more about March’s Artist Talk: Adan Hernandez[…]

2024 Rarefied Light, Juror Lecture & Workshop

RAREFIED LIGHT SUBMISSIONS OPEN MARCH 4 – JUNE 4 via CALL FOR ENTRY Alaska Photographic Center invites you to enter your photography and participate in Rarefied Light 2024, Alaska’s largest juried photography exhibition. The Call for Entry, Prospectus and Submission Process can all be found through callforentry.org . JUROR INFORMATION The juror for 2024, Aline Smithson Read more about 2024 Rarefied Light, 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[…]

January’s Artist Talk: Bax Bond

APC is excited to announce our January Photo Tuesday Artist, Bax Bond, who will be sharing his work with us this next Tuesday (1/16) at 7pm via zoom! During the day, Bax Bond is a research professional at the Alaska Center for Energy and Power. In his free time, he is also a landscape photographer. Read more about January’s Artist Talk: Bax Bond[…]

December’s Virtual Walk-through of RL 2023

Join us online for a virtual walk-through of the 2023 Rarefied Light exhibition in Fairbanks, hosted by APC Board Member J. Jason Lazarus and Fairbanks Arts Association. Get a chance to see Alaska’s finest photographers talk about their work as we tour the exhibition in Fairbanks!

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[…]

Opening Reception for Rarefied Light 2022 in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE: Please join us for the opening reception for Rarefied Light 2022 this Friday, November 4th, from 4:30-6pm at Alaska Pacific University‘s ConocoPhillips and Carr Gottstein Galleries. We’re looking forward to sharing the 55 pieces selected by juror Dan Burkholder before they start traveling the state. We hope to see you there!

April’s Virtual Artist Talk – Bob Hallinen

Don’t miss next week’s Photo Tuesday Artist Talk by Bob Hallinen, our 2021 Rarefied Light Best of Show recipient. Hallinen will be featuring a variety of work in a presentation called “Tiele: Mud, Feathers and Bricks”, featuring work shot around Anchorage. This virtual artist presentation will be on Tuesday, 4/19, at 7pm. Hallinen started his Read more about April’s Virtual Artist Talk – Bob Hallinen[…]