March 12 – April 14

Opening Reception:
Thursday, March 12, 11 am – 2:30 pm

Artists’ Talk:
Thursday, March 12, 12 pm

SWC Art Gallery Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Made possible by a grant from the Southwestern College Foundation

Free Medium of Photography Lectures in 2020!

Free Lectures in 2020!

Each of our spring 2020 workshops includes a lecture, offered FREE to the public. We invite $10 donations to help support Medium Photo, but will not turn anyone away for lack of funds. Join us this spring for an inspiring lecture in San Diego!

Douglas Stockdale — Artist’s Books as Art Objects, March 21, 7:00pm at You Belong Here

scott b. davis — A Desert Rat Gilded in Platinum, March 27, 7:00pm at You Belong Here

Drew NikonowiczApril 17, 7:00pm at Safelight Labs

A Conversation with Erica DeemanApril 25, 7:00pm at You Belong Here

Joni SternbachMay 15, 7:00pm at You Belong Here

For more info, go to:

Sign Up Today-Frist Annual Women of Color Conference This Friday-Go thru My Learning Plan (Space is Limited)

Good afternoon,

We welcome all employees to join us for the First Annual Women of Color Conference. All participants must register thru My Learning Plan. No on-site registration will be available.

We have a great program with amazing Keynote Speakers and workshops. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided along with a goodie bag (swag).

Sign Up today

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Free Special Event at SWC tomorrow {4 March} 10 AM – 1 PM

Good afternoon,

We want to share with everyone about a free special event for our students happening tomorrow at SWC for all interested in:

San Diego State University (SDSU)
University of San Diego (USD)
University of California San Diego (UCSD)
Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU)
California State University San Marcos (CSUSM)

Although this event is intended for Military/Veterans/Military affiliated students, everyone is welcome to attend!

Free lunch is being provided at 11:30 for all participants.

Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
Location: Building 64, Room 238 North & South (Formerly L-238 N/S) Meet with University Representatives & current student Veterans.

Walk ins are welcome!

Information about Transfer Admissions, VA benefits, for all Military-connected students.

{The forum is tailored to military connected students (active duty, reservists, veterans, and military spouses and children} However, ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.


JD White
Coordinator, Veterans Resource Center (Room 18A – 101)
Vice Chair, Region 10, Veterans Consortium of Southern California Website: Office: 619-421-6700 extension: 5458 |Cell: 760-828-8331

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Please share & support the Southwestern College Veterans Scholarship Fund by purchasing a brick through our “Walk of Honor” program which preserves and honors the brave women and men who have served and sacrificed for the United States of America.

Link to the Walk of Honor program and purchase page provided here:


University Transfer Fair at SWC 3.4.2020.pdf

Reminder: Attend Palm Springs Photography Festival On Us – apply by 8am on 2/20

Hi SWC Photo & Digital Students:

This email is going out to students who have filled out the student information form for the SWC Photo & Digital Imaging Program in Spring 2020.
This is an opportunity for Students to Attend Palm Springs Photography Festival. You must be currently enrolled in a Photo & Digital program class at SWC in order to be eligible.
We have 3 spots available.

2 spots will be reserved for students who are taking advanced classes: Art 206, 207, 210, 211, or 212 this semester.

1 spot will be open for students currently taking any of our classes. In addition to the courses above, this includes Art 192, or Art 205. This also includes a student taking a 214 series or 215 series lab as long as they are pursuing our AA in Photography & Digital Imaging or our Certificate In Professional Photography.

The Palm Springs Photography Festival will take place May 3-7.

Participants need to be able to leave SWC in the morning on May 3rd. We will return the evening of May 7th.

To use the van, you need to be able to attend that entire time.

The Strong Workforce Grant is covering the following:
Daily Registration Fee from May 3-7th.
“All seminar pass” for activities May 4-7
Here is a list of the Seminars:


Hotel stay (1 person per room) for 4 nights, May 3-6.

Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner on May 3rd-7th (only covers up to $45 per day)
Van Rental for the whole group to travel from Chula Vista to Palm Springs and back. Anyone not staying the entire time would have to provide their own transportation.

Also, included is 1 four-day workshop or 4 of one-day workshops. You will need to pick your preferences of workshops at the time you send in your application. Once accepted, the workshops cannot be changed.

The available workshops are listed here:

Workshops do fill up, so they are subject to availability.

For a complete list of the schedule:

Main Festival Website:

Students who qualify will have their names put into a box. The winners will be chosen at random.

To apply, click on the google form below. If you have questions, email me. Thanks.

Micajah Truitt
Professor of Photography & Digital Imaging
Chair of Visual Arts
Student Art Gallery Coordinator
Academic Technology Committee Chair
619-421-6700 (ext 5648)

APA Partner FWD: American Photography 36 Contest Deadline Extended

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APA | SD presents: Making the Move to Motion: Screening and Roundtable Discussion | February 20th, 2020

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Making the Move To Motion:
Screening and Roundtable Discussion
Thursday, February 20th, 2020

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Have you made the move to making movies?
Now’s your chance to show off your directorial dexterity at the upcoming screening roundtable discussion ‘Making The Move To Motion.’ Send us your 5-minute (max) motion project (on any topic) and join us on Thursday, February 20th for APA San Diego’s silver screen event. Popcorn and beverages will be served.

The most interesting and accomplished pieces will be selected and shown large, so compress to impress.

All levels of photographers and cinematographers are encouraged to join the night’s discussions.

To submit, please send a link to by February 17th.

We will screen as many submissions as possible.

1080p | .mp4 | Limit 2 submissions per person | Max 5 minutes long, including credits We are professionals and license our photos,
so be sure to license any music, etc., in your video

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Doors open at 6:30 PM, Event starts at 7:00 PM
Riverdale Studios
6314 Riverdale St., San Diego, CA 92120 | 619-280-9900
APA | SD Members: Free
Students & Affiliates: $5.00
Non-members: $10.00
(+$5.00 more at the door)
Purchase your tickets online HERE.

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