Alaska Photographic Center

promoting fine art photography in Alaska since 1983

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[…]

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[…]

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!

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[…]

September Artist Talk: Lindsay Saunders

We’re excited to announce that Lindsay Saunders ( @lindsayinalaska ) of Two Rivers will be featured as our September Artist Talk and will be in a new hybrid format! You read that right, we’ll be returning to some in-person APC Artist Talks with our September meet-up – one that will be held in Fairbanks for Read more about September Artist Talk: Lindsay Saunders[…]

Artwork Preparation Demo / Q&A for Rarefied 2023

If you recently found out that your work was selected for the 2023 Rarefied Light exhibition, you might have some questions about artwork presentation. Where should you get it printed? How/When do you print on your own? Why should you mat your prints? What sort of frames should you use? All these questions (and many, Read more about Artwork Preparation Demo / Q&A for Rarefied 2023[…]