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Member News

Maria Budner : first place in Aging as Art

Peering into the Future by Maria Budner

Maria was honored with 5 photos and first place in the juried show Aging as Art  by The Council on Aging in Southern California. The show will be displayed in Bowers Museum in Santa Ana in Late Summer 2020, Newport Beach Central Library in Fall 2020 and at John Wayne Airport from Fall 2020 – Spring 2021.

BAPC Members dominate The Meaning of Green @ Gray Loft Gallery

Jurors Ann Jastrab and Jan Watten have selected 19 images from 14 BAPC photographers for the exhibit The Meaning of Green online at Gray Loft Gallery in Oakland, CA. The show will be online from September 11 to October 30 2020.

Works by BAPC artists Rose Borden, Maria Budner, Tamara Danoyan, Anthony Delgado, Gene Dominique, Richard Dweck, Dan Fenstermacher, Steve Goldband, Ellen Konar, Steve Raskin, Neo Serafimidis, Nathalie Strand, Nick Winkworth and alumna Susan Hillyard are all included.

Gene Dominique wins a Paris Prize

Sheltering in Place by Gene Dominique

Gene won a Paris Prize in Photography for the second year in a row (the results were announced yesterday).

His image Sheltering In Place has been awarded a Silver in the Fine Art / Still Life category for non-professionals in Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) . See Paris Prize 2020.

Anthony Delgado @ Pollux Gala Awards

Anthony Delgado has received an Honorable Mention in the 15th Pollux Gala Awards for Still Life singles.

Linda Fitch in Black and White Magazine

Kato River by Linda Fitch

Linda’s image “Kato River” has been honored with publication in the December 2020 Issue of Black and White. It was a winner in the Pinhole / Plastic Camera competition.

Nathalie Strand @ Pacific Art League

River Stix by Nathalie Strand

The Pacific Art League is has included River Stix by Nathalie Strand in their 99th Anniversary Exhibition: Beyond 20/20.  The show will be on view at Pacific Art League October 2nd, 2020 – December 31st, 2020

https://www.pacificartleague.org/outreach

Nick Winkworth @ A Smith Gallery

Nick Winkworth Geometry of Summer


Juror Richard McCabe has chosen Nick Winkworth’s image Geometry of Summer for inclusion in the exhibition “Light” at the A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas. Exhibition dates are October 2 to November 15, 2020 (viewing by appointment, due to Covid-19 restrictions). Reception is October 31, 2020 4PM CST on Facebook LIve.

 https://asmithgallery.com/exhibitions/light-3/

Upcoming Exhibition

Magnetic Pull @ ARC Gallery

January 16 – February 20, 2021
ARC Gallery

Curated by: Daniel Nevers and Jennifer Brandon

Recent Exhibitions

Marking Time

September 26 – October 26, 2019
Harvey Milk Photography Center

20th Anniversary Exhibition — Curated by Meg Shiffler

stARTup Art Fair/SF 2019

APRIL 26-28
Hotel del Sol

KG+ KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival

April 16 – April 21, 2019
Dohjidai Gallery of Art

BAPC members will exhibit at the annual KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival in Kyoto, Japan. More.

Of Dreams and Reality

September 15 – October 25, 2018

Location: 1275 Walnut Street Berkeley, CA 94709

Making of a Beautiful Bridge (Japan)

February 27 – March 4, 2018

BAPC members exhibited at the annual Photo Yokohama festival in Yokohama, Japan as part of a larger exhibition called Making of a Beautiful Bridge, organized by SAMURAI FOTO collective.