Alaska Photographic Center

promoting fine art photography in Alaska since 1983

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[…]

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[…]

Virtual Tour of APU’s Rarefied Light 2022 Exhibition

Thanks to all of you who dropped by the opening for Rarefied Light 2022 at Alaska Pacific University during November’s First Friday last week! If you were unable to drop by, you still have several weeks to make your way over to the Carr Gottstein and ConocoPhillips Galleries at APU, but we will also be providing Read more about Virtual Tour of APU’s Rarefied Light 2022 Exhibition[…]

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[…]

September’s Virtual Artist Talk – Ben Huff

Apologies for the late date change, but we’ve had to postpone the Ben Huff talk until 9/28 at 7pm! Please join us for the first APC Virtual Artist Talk of the 2022-2023 season this upcoming Wednesday night (9/28) at 7pm when we’ll have Ben Huff of Juneau with us. Ben Huff will be sharing pictures Read more about September’s Virtual Artist Talk – Ben Huff[…]