Welcome to the Center for Photographic Art (CPA) – Tracing our roots back to the Friends of Photography, founded in 1967, we remain the second oldest members’ photography gallery space 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

Portfolio Reviews

May 30, 2020 - January 27, 2021

Online Artist Talk: Loli Kantor

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

1 Day Only Portfolio Review with Susan Burnstine

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Online Artist Talk: Melanie Walker

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Online Artist: Talk Aline Smithson

December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Exhibition – Jerry Takigawa: A Retrospective

January 9, 2021 - February 14, 2021

Online Workshop: Susan Burnstine

June 1, 2021 @ 9:45 am - 12:15 pm

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