Phil Chang
The Photo Center Northwest


The Conversations open dialogues on subjects of interest; these are not formal presentations but group explorations. Please join us with questions, thoughts, and ideas to share. All sessions are FREE. This quarter, join writer Rebecca Brown and Michelle Dunn Marsh for a series of public conversations to provoke dialogue around photography: Picturing / Words Tuesday January 28, 6:30pm Appearance / [...]

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Call for Entries: City Metro Panorama Photo-Mural Project

  Photo Center NW and King County Metro invites you to submit your photographs to the 2014 City Panorama Photo-Mural Project. DEADLINE: March 31, 2014 This project began in 2010 through a partnership between PCNW and King County Metro as a way to incorporate the beauty of photography into public [...]

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Artists using cameras record information beyond what our eyes and brains can process, helping us to better understand our environment through the alchemical wonders of the photographic medium. Marking the 175th anniversary of the announcement of photography and its myriad forms in the 21st century, Process is a celebration of photographic works that explore unique methodologies and question how we define photography today. Artists included in this exhibit reflect the present and future of photography, exploring material, duration, and the relationship between image and object.

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Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition

CALL FOR ENTRIES! The Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is pleased to announce Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, Whitney C. Johnson. This year the theme is documentary. An artist statement is encouraged with your entry. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at PCNW August 2014. All photo processes are welcome.

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Materials, Process & the Object in Photography Visual Community Activism Composite & Montage
Apr 3 – Jun 5 with Dan Hawkins
Designed to be in dialogue with our spring exhibition Process, this course will explore the possibilities of the photographic artifact, from traditions in alternative processes to Avant Garde innovation and contemporary practice.
Mar 31 – Jun 9 with Annie Marie Musselman
Explore how photography can be a tool for community engagement and positive social change while focusing on developing projects, navigating collaborative relationships with organizations, and elevating exposure for finished work.
Apr 3 – Jun 5 with Juan Aguilera
From landscapes to portraits, learning to composite images can add distinctive elements and drama to your work. Explore the use of digital techniques to express complex new concepts, dreams that can’t be captured by a single photo.
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Digital Imaging I: Photoshop Fundamentals Creative Night Photography World Wide Pinhole Day Workshop
Apr 2 – Jun 4 with Juan Aguilera
Explore the digital darkroom using familiar photographic concepts, as well as new digital tools. Learn basic editing functions, and move into more complex operations with layers, masks, color correction and printing.
Apr 18 – May 21 with Janet Neuhauser
Shooting at various locations around Seattle, students will learn to make images that reflect the amazing color, light and compositions available at night in the urban landscape.

April 27 with Janet Neuhauser
Join instructor Janet Neuhauser at PCNW on April 27th for World Wide Pinhole Day! Janet will lead students in the making and use of pinhole cameras, working with everyday objects like soda pop cans and metal tins.
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