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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

February’s Virtual Artist Talk – Javid Kamali

Join us next Tuesday (2/15) for our Photo Tuesday Artist Talk, featuring Javid Kamali, showcasing his body of work entitled The Last Line of Defense: a visual narrative of the pandemic by an ICU physician. Kamali states that “the Covid-19 pandemic has created a healthcare crisis almost as invisible as the virus itself. ‘The Last Line Read more about February’s Virtual Artist Talk – Javid Kamali[…]