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[…]

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[…]

April Artist Talk: Jenny Irene Miller

Please join us for the third Photo Tuesday Artist Talk of 2023 featuring Jenny Irene Miller! Jenny Irene Miller (Inupiaq, b. Nome, Alaska) is an artist working primarily with photography. Her work focuses on identity, community, place, refusal, and access. Jenny lives and works on Dena’ina Ełnena in Anchorage, Alaska. Jenny holds an MFA in Read more about April Artist Talk: Jenny Irene Miller[…]

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!

October’s Virtual Artist Talk – Jovell Rennie

Please join us next Wednesday for our second Virtual Artist Talk of the 2022-2023 season when we’ll have Jovell Rennie of Anchorage with us. Rennie’s early photographic work focused on sharing his experiences of Alaska with a global audience through social media (Instagram & Twitter), web (Buzzfeed, CNN, Complex, Highsnobiety) and print based outlets. He Read more about October’s Virtual Artist Talk – Jovell Rennie[…]