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[…]

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!

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!

Rarefied Light 2022 Award Recipients

This year’s competition drew 460 photographs from 70 Alaskan artists. Dan Burkholder has selected 55 entries that will travel the state until 2023. Congratulations to all who were invited to exhibit their work for this traveling exhibition! Stay tuned to our social media and website as we begin to share details on this traveling exhibition, Read more about Rarefied Light 2022 Award Recipients[…]

Rarefied Light 2018 // Awards

The Rarefied Light 2018 exhibition will kick off with an opening reception at the Anchorage Museum on September 28th from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Rarefied Light is Alaska’s largest annual fine art photography exhibition. This year we received 610 entries by 91 artists. Guest juror Arthur Meyerson, selected 50 photographs by 34 artists for inclusion in Read more about Rarefied Light 2018 // Awards[…]

Rarefied Light Juror’s Choice // First Friday Opening Reception

Each year, our Rarefied Light juror is asked to select two artists whose work is featured in an invitational group exhibit. This year, juror Henry Horenstein chose Christine Eagleson and Tara Horton Their work will be on display at Blue Holloman Gallery Jan 5th – Jan 30th 2018 Please join us for a First Friday Read more about Rarefied Light Juror’s Choice // First Friday Opening Reception[…]

Rarefied Light 2017 // First Friday Opening Reception

First Friday Opening: Nov 3rd, 5-7 pm  Conoco Phillips & Leah J Peterson Galleries – Alaska Pacific University 4101 University Drive, Anchorage Please join us for the opening reception of Rarefied Light – Alaska’s largest annual fine art photography exhibition. Guest juror Henry Horenstein, selected 43 photographs for inclusion in the exhibition. A tribute to former Read more about Rarefied Light 2017 // First Friday Opening Reception[…]