FEB 24 - MAR 2, 2013
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Hal Gould Vision in Photography Award


We are proud to announce that photographer/curator Mark Sink is the inaugural "Hal Gould Vision in Photography Award" recipient. A presentation ceremony, with Hal and Mark in attendance, will take place during our 50th anniversary fundraising dinner Thursday, March 28, 7 pm, at Table 6 restaurant in Denver. The award, which will be made annually, recognizes people who have made significant contributions in the region to raising awareness, value, and appreciation of the photographic arts.
Our March 28 event includes the award ceremony, guest speakers, fine print auction, photo booth portraits by Laura Shill, and a superb three-course meal inclusive of wine and beer. The award itself is being crafted for CPAC by sculptor Yoshitomo Saito.

Last year's event sold out quickly and we expect even more interest this year. Book your place today by registering here
Phōs: Light Today
Opening Reception Feb 28, 6-9 pm
Our new exhibition, curated by Conor King, is a multidisciplinary exhibition examining the ways in which artists use and represent light. Phōs brings together a collection of artists exploring new possibilities in the mediums of photog-raphy, sculpture, painting, drawing, video, and installation.

Duane Michals
Thursday, March 7. Doors open at 6:30 pm
At the Denver Art Museum. Internationally-renowned photographer and DU alumni Duane Michals discusses his eight-decade life and career as a self-described "expressionist." 

Presented in partnership with the Denver Art Museum and the University of Denver School of Art & Art History.   
Photo: Vivian Keulards - 2012 Best of Show
2013 Members' Show
Submission Deadline: March 22, 5 pm MST
Exhibition opens Friday, May 3

Guest juror Andrea Wallace, Director of Digital Media and Photography, Anderson Ranch, will be selecting work for our members show!

$300 Purchase Award + 3 artists will be chosen to have featured exhibitions during the summer at CPAC's new location in central Denver. 
Preparing for Portfolio Reviews
Tuesday, March 5, 6.30-8.30 pm. A special seminar timed for SPE Chicago and Denver's Month of Photography reviews, March 23-24.Mark Sink, founder of Denver's MoP and Tomiko Jones, Asst Professor and Area Coordinator of Photography for Metro State University, Denver, will join CPAC director Rupert Jenkins for this special prep session. 
Register for March Classes Now
Portraiture- An Introduction to Lighting
Anthony Camera will teach you how to use ambient light, simple location strobe and get an introduction to studio lighting. The class begins by teaching students the fundamentals of lighting and introduces them to studio lighting equipment. Register Here

Introduction to Digital Photography
Whether you haven't taken the camera out of the box yet, or you have been taking pictures for a while, this class will get you up to speed on the basics. We'll discuss digital photography and how you can improve your skills. Students will come away with a much better understanding of how their camera works. Instructor: Dave Barry. Register Here

Getting Started with Adobe Lightroom
Join George Jardine for an introductory class for digital photographers who want get started on the right foot with Adobe Lightroom.  You'll learn the basics of file system organization, and understanding the benefits of using Lightroom vs. an ordinary file browser. Register Here
Winter Landscapes with Evan Anderman
 A multi-part seminar learning the specialized techniques required for successful winter photography.  Begin with discussing technique, equipment options, and how to meet the challenges of making photographs in all-weather conditions.  Register Here
Using Lightroom with Photoshop
Gain an in-depth understanding of the benefits of using Adobe
Photoshop with Lightroom. In this class taught by George Jardine you will learn when you need to jump to Photoshop, and how to 
use Lightroom to its best advantage to manage all your raw and Photoshop files together in one library.  Register Here
CPAC Directors & Staff
Colorado Photographic Arts Center