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Welcome to the Center for Photographic Art – the second oldest members’ photography gallery organization in the country. A short walk from Ocean Avenue in Carmel, California brings you to the venerable gallery originally occupied by the Friends of Photography, established in 1967, and launched by iconic artists Ansel Adams, Cole Weston, and Wynn Bullock. Today, CPA continues to serve as a valuable asset to its members, the community, and the greater world of the photographic arts.

Current and Upcoming Events

8 x 10 Fundraising Exhibition

September 8 - November 4

SOTA Online Juried Competition: The Human Spirit

September 26 @ 8:00 am - November 7 @ 5:00 pm

2018 International Juried Exhibition

November 10 - December 22

Thank you to our business sponsors:

Freestyle Photographic Supplies
Hayashi Wayland
McCall
Monterey Peninsula Foundation
Rotary Carmel by the Sea

The artists whose work appears on this website retain all rights to their work. Their work appears here with permission.