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Classes and Workshops in May and June

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Congratulations to April Wine & Critique Winner Yuriy Zaveryukha

At this month’s Wine and Critique event on Friday, April 17th, the winner of the contest was Yuriy Zaveryukha with this image of a cat-a-comb.


The next W&C will be on May 15th, and the contest theme is “Street Portrait.Look here for information on how to join our monthly Wine & Critique community.

June Workshop to “Picture Chicago Women”

Image_PicturingWomen_webJoin Women in Focus Chicago and the Chicago Photography Center for a street photography workshop, led by photographer and curator Susan Aurinko, on the theme of portraying women in Chicago. The workshop will run Saturday and Sunday, June 6th and 7th.

On the first day, participants will meet at CPC to discuss the project and look at some examples of what is meant by “Picturing Chicago Women.” Then participants will go out to shoot in a group, along with Susan. The selected locations will provide a rich variety of ethnicities and demographics.

The following day (Sunday), participants will gather again at CPC to edit their images. Participants will work in groups with the assistance of professional editors to determine the best of Saturday’s work. From these, one will be selected as the image included in the Picturing Chicago Women exhibit that will be presented by Women in Focus at a later date.

This workshop is limited to 16 participants.
(Because the workshop is limited, members of Women in Focus will have priority.)

Two-day workshop with Susan Aurinko
Saturday & Sunday, June 6 & 7
Cost: $200

Student/Faculty Exhibit opens April 24th


“Southern Illinois Farm” by Chicago Photography Center instructor Warren Perlstein

Come and join in the celebration of the Chicago Photography Center instructors and their students as they present some of their current work. We also hope that this exhibit will inspire you to take a class with one of these amazing photographers and instructors: Bryan McVey, Angie Garbott,Jim Kropp, Bob Long Jr, Bill Kirby, John Welzenbach, Jose Uribe, Jonathan Michael Johnson, Chuck Osgood, Warren Perlstein, Will Knight, and Matthew Gregory Hollis.

Friday, April 24th
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Photography Center



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