Celebrate with us

20 years

serving the region as a non-profit organization!

Purchase your tickets for our 20th Anniversary Benefit and join us in celebrating photography, our programs and the Northwest! Join us October 18th, 6–10pm at 415 Westlake—dine, celebrate photographers, and contribute to our future alongside a community of collectors, advocates, and partners.

Our Benefit Exhibition: Northwest Focus is on view through October 16th at Photo Center. Spanning Edward S. Curtis to Imogen Cunningham to Isaac Layman, this exhibition touches on the history and future of our medium and our region. Additional participating artists include Carrie Mae Weems, Burt Glinn, Michael Kenna, Susie J. Lee, Jock Sturges, Eirik Johnson, and Paul Berger, among others; also books by Chuck Close, Robert Adams, and Lee Friedlander. The 50+ works in the exhibition are all available for purchase at our 20th Anniversary Benefit event, Friday, October 18th.

Tickets for our benefit event are $150, call Patricia Snavely at (206) 720-7222 x19 or click here to purchase.

Auction Highlights

Jeffrey Milstein Alice Wheeler Michael Kenna
Retail: $3,000
Pigment Print
“When I was a kid I loved planes and dreamed of flying. This photograph, as a typology of aircraft, opens up conversa- tions about the complexity and beauty of modern technology.” -JM
Retail: $1,400
Analogue C-Print
Wheeler is best known for her docu- mentation of the Pacific Northwest music scene inclu- ding Nirvana and Riot Grrl. Her portraits and photo essays have been featured in publi-cations and museums worldwide.
Retail: $2,200
Gelatin Silver Print
“I try to leave space in my photographs so that viewers can participate in the scene and even create their own story. Photographs can be invitations for people to use their own imagination based on their own experiences.” -MK
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Landscape and society: the influence of Robert Adams The making of photography books Introduction to assignment & Editorial
 Join Eirik Johnson for a lecture/discussion on the influence and work of Robert Adams. Scout your own view at Everett Slough and Spencer Island Park on October 20th.
This workshop will show you how photography books are made: from concept stages, to sequencing, editing, color proofing, printing, binding, and distribution. Whether you’re starting on a freelance project, or just looking for a way to focus your storytelling skills, in this workshop engage your subjects to the fullest.
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