Member News

Jerry Takigawa
Jerry Takigawa was selected for Photolucida’s 2020 Critical Mass Top 50. More info >

Takigawa’s Yes. Yes. image from Balancing Cultures was included in What Will You Remember’s first Viewfinder edition, Palimpsest, guest curated by Karen Haas, Lane Family Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. More info >

Takigawa’s Balancing Cultures will be featured in Now You See Me, an exhibition on Asian American artists at Foto Relevance in Houston running October 2 to November 13. More info >

Sandra Chen Weinstein

Member photographer, Sandra Chen Weinstein, was awarded the FIRST PLACE PRIZE for her image, “Sweet Dream” from her series “Refuge in America” in the 21st Annual Will’s Creek Exhibition at the Allegany Arts Council’s Saville Gallery.  Juror: Jessica Beck, Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA. Exhibition: August 29 – September 26, 2020.  More Info >

In addition, Sandra  was awarded 2nd Place in the Texas Photographic Society’s International Competition by juror Elizabeth Avedon. The TPS 29 exhibition is on view at The Silos at Sawyer Yards in Houston October 3, 2020 – January 9, 2021 and then travels to The Center for Contemporary Arts in Abilene, TX. Exhibition on view in Abilene January 21 – March 20, 2021. More Info >

Sandra Chen Weinstein’s image, “Rodrigo,” is not only in the current CPA members’ show, but it is also the winner of American Photography (AI-AP) 36. The book will be released November 2020. Sandra’s interview by Pro Photo Daily discussing her work, “Transcend” can be read in this Spotlight also on AI-AP. Her image, “Alejandro and Alexander” from her “Transcend” project has been selected by juror Alexa Dilworth for the Griffin Museum of Photography’s 26th Annual Juried Exhibition.

Jerry Takigawa
Balancing Cultures Photograph EO 9066 at Griffin Museum of Photography
The Griffin Museum of Photography, in Winchester, MA, presents its 26th Annual Juried Exhibition. Juror Alexa Dilworth is publishing director and senior editor at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, where she also directs the awards program, which includes the CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Writing and Photography and the Dorothea Lange—Paul Taylor Prize, and the DocX lab. Exhibition award recipients are: Leslie Jean-Bart, Astrid Reischwitz, Bruce Wilson, Ken Beckles, Christa Blackwood, Cody Bratt, Dennis Geller, Rachel Jessen, Margaret McCarthy, Nancy Nichols, Dale Niles, Eleonora Ronconi, and Jerry Takigawa. The exhibition will run July 18–August 30, 2020. For more information about the exhibition and ancillary programs click here >

Sarah Hadley
My first monograph Lost Venice was just published by Damiani.
It is available on my website or through PhotoEye.

Mary Aiu
Mary Aiu’s equine collection will be on display March 6th – April 23, 2020 in her solo exhibition, “Held by a Horse,” at the Pacific Grove Art Center.
Opening reception March 6th, 7-9pm. More info > 

Fritz Liedtke
Photographer Fritz Liedtke will share his 30 years of experience leading a 3 day workshop on location portraiture and lighting.
To receive the early bird discount Sign up by March 14 >

Sandra Chen Weinstein’s work Anna from SHE project selected to Exposure Photography Festival at Contemporary Calgary Gallery Canada on Jan. 31- April 29. 2020. In addition, “Sahara” selected for Best in Show and exhibited at PHOTOLA for Round Hole Square Peg 4 booth Jan.30- Feb 3. And to West Hollywood Long Hall Gallery Feb. 8 – March 10. 2020. Selected works from SHE project will be exhibiting at The Baldwin Gallery “Trust The Story”  on February 12 – March 12, 2020.

Frame Destination 10% CPA Member Discount
CPA Members will receive a 10% discount at Frame Destination. For information on how to take advantage of this special offer Click Here >.

David Craven
I am exhibiting 34 of my Pictures in the Redwood City Hall of Justice, starting January 3rd.  The title of the show is:
“As the light drifts across the landscape.”  It will be up until January 27th

Jane Olin
Jane Olin received two recent recognitions, two awards from the International Photography Award (IPA) and four awards from the Julia Margaret Cameron competition. Her JMC recognized work will be exhibited at the new gallery FotoNostrum in Spain in March 2020. She will be traveling to Barcelona to attend the opening.

Kindred Spirits, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA
Please join several CPA members, including our executive director, for the closing reception of Kindred Spirits, a group show of analog photography, at the Gray Loft Gallery in Oakland on November 9th from 4-6:30pm.  Congratulations to Norma Cordova, Vince Donovan, JM Golding, Ann Jastrab, Ernie Luppi, Eben Ostby, Jenny Sampson, Judy Walgren, Anne Walker, Jan Watten, and Yelena Zhavoronkova. More info >

Ellen Konar & Steve Goldband
Ellen Konar & Steve Goldband exhibit their inkjet print on handmade Kozo paper Arborescence in the Awagami International Mini Print Exhibition at Awagami’s ‘Hall of Awa Japanese Paper Museum’ in Tokushima, Japan. This work was a semi-finalist in the competition, which has predominantly been traditional woodblock, etching and lithography until last year when digital processes are welcomed. For information click here.

Nolan Preece
The University of Nevada Galleries – The Lilley in Reno, Nevada is presenting a solo exhibition of Nolan Preece chemigrams from October 24 through December 20, 2019. Opening reception – October 24, 5 – 7pm, talk at 5:00.

The Viewpoint Photographic Art Center in Sacramento, CA is presenting a solo exhibition of Nolan Preece chemigrams from November 8 through December 7, 2019. Opening reception – November 9, 5 – 9pm.  For more information, click here to visit Nolan’s website.

Tony DeVarco
Two works by CPA member photographer Tony DeVarco were selected for the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts 7th International Open Call: Neal Rantoul, Juror.  The pieces in this exhibition were selected through an international call for entries. This exhibition is a showcase for contemporary photography.  A total of 66 photographers were selected from almost 700 submissions representing 21 States, Finland, and England. The exhibit runs from September 19th through October 11, 2019. For more information click here >

Jerry Takigawa’s False Food photograph reviewed
Chicago writer and educator Beth McDermott has written an insightful essay entitled An Aerial View: Jerry Takigawa’s F-374 in the September issue of After the Art. McDermott teaches creative writing and literature courses at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, IL, where she’s an Assistant Professor of English, faculty for the first-year experience, and coordinator of the St. Francis Writers’ Conference. Read the essay here >

Brian Taylor’s cyanotypes at SFMOMA
Brian Taylor’s cyanotypes were on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in their exhibition: From the Permanent Collection: Cyanotypes, from October 2019 – February 2020. The exhibition included rare prints from Anna Atkins, ES Curtis and others. Brian’s recorded conversation with SFMOMA Curator Shana Lopes serves as the audio guide for the exhibition.

CPA members at the Triton Museum of Art
Triton Museum of Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection: PhotographsAugust 17 through October 27
Reception: September 13, 2019. Congratulations to these CPA members whose work is include in the exhibition: Richard Cannon, Margaret Stanton Murray, Beverly Rayner, Brian Taylor, and Tracy Valleau.

Meredith Mullins
Meredith Mullins is pleased to have her work (and an interview) published in the July issue of the UK-based design magazine DESTIG. The issue also, coincidentally, has an article about Carmel. Read the interview >