Nov. 20: Open Board Meeting

Nov. 20: Open Board Meeting

Posted by on Nov 17, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

APA Midwest invites anyone who wants to learn more about the organization to attend our open board meeting on Wednesday, November 20 at 6:00 p.m. We will be finalizing plans for Artist’s Perspective Gallery Show on Dec. 6, 2013 and start the planning process for 2014. We will be serving dinner and drinks and this ...

Artist’s Perspective: Selections Announced

Artist’s Perspective: Selections Announced

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Blog | One Comment

APA Midwest is excited to announce the selected artists for our inaugural Artist’s Perspective gallery show on December 6th, 2013 at the Chicago Art Department. Susan Aurinko (Chicago Artists Coalition), Teresa Rad (TBWA/Chiat Day) and Kristen Walsh (Arnold Worldwide) have completed the judging process for our inaugural curated show of personal photography work. Our generous ...

APA Awards: Call for Entry

APA Awards: Call for Entry

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

The APA AWARDS 2013 Annual Photo Competition is here – call for entries is from July 30 through September 4. American Photographic Artists’ most exciting and prestigious annual event is open to photographers from around the world. Members and non-members alike are invited to submit their best work for an excellent chance at over $107,000 ...

Steve Grubman: Farewell Good Friend

Steve Grubman: Farewell Good Friend

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

By now many have heard the news, Chicago-based photographer Steve Grubman has lost his battle with cancer. I am in shock – finding trouble to put into words the tremendous loss I feel. I did not know Steve well but when our path’s crossed he was intently interested in what I had going on in ...

Commarts Photo Annual Recognition

Commarts Photo Annual Recognition

Posted by on Jul 7, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

APA Midwest would like to recognize four amazing local photographers selected for Communication Arts Photography Annual 2013. Paul Elledge, Mark Wiens, Sandro, and Todd Baxter should be extremely proud of their accomplishment – their work stood out in a crowded field. This years annual received over 5,000 submissions with 130 projects selected from the distinguished ...

APA Short Video Contest Winner: Manta

APA Short Video Contest Winner: Manta

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

“Manta” by Connor Simpson was selected Best of Show in this years APA Short Video Contest. This short video thriller comes up aces on all levels. The foreboding sound track sets the stage in the opening sequence, followed by scenes taking place on a claustrophobically small set with tight camera movements and quick edits; upon ...

APA Short Video Contest

APA Short Video Contest

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

APA’s 2nd Annual Short Video Competition is underway and will be taking submissions from April 8 through May 26. This is an open call for entries from anyone who has a short video from 60-seconds to 5-minutes in the can. Over $15K in cash and gear up for grabs; not to mention 15-minutes in the ...

APA Print Swap Holiday Party Recap

APA Print Swap Holiday Party Recap

Posted by on Dec 16, 2012 in Blog | One Comment

The APA had a great time kicking off the holiday season Friday night, December 7. Brian Kuhlman graciously opened his studio to the APA Midwest, which was transformed into a winter wonderland with the help of Brian’s staff Eric and Colin. APA members were joined by other industry creatives, and all of the party guest ...

Harrington College: Faculty Search

Harrington College: Faculty Search

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

Harrington College of Design is currently looking for adjunct faculty, for its Digital Photography AAS and Commercial Photography BFA programs. Both of the programs are technically based and teach the business of photography alongside the art and science of photography. We are currently seeking instructors for two classes: Wedding and Portraiture, the ideal candidate is ...

Recap: Portfolio Review, Big Success

Recap: Portfolio Review, Big Success

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Blog | One Comment

APA Midwest held its last portfolio review of 2012 on November 7 and the turnout was a big success. Emerging and professional level photographers had the opportunity to get their work reviewed by graphic designers at Chicago’s leading design firms. Callie Lipkin, APA’s Midwest Chapter Chairperson said, “bringing in a team of A-list design professional ...