Medium Festival Of Photography – Artist Lectures And More – sign up by 8am on 4/18

We are proud to announce we have opportunities for students to attend the Medium Festival Of Photography this semester. Because of a StrongWorkforce Grant, we are able to provide the registration fees for the lectures and events below.

May 4-8th
Full Festival Details:
Lafayette Hotel & Swim Club in San Diego
2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104

3 Students will receive a Student Festival Pass.

The 2022 Festival Pass includes all lectures with guest artists and the tour of exhibition spaces in Tijuana on May 8. Festival Pass holders receive the following:

  • Access to all artist lectures on Saturday, May 7, including the keynote lecture with Lyle Ashton Harris at 7pm
  • Tour of artist studios and exhibition spaces in Tijuana on May 8 (valid passport required)
  • Open portfolio night from 6:30 – 9:30pm on Thursday, May 5
  • Canvas tote with 2022 Medium Photo graphic

Details here:

10 Students will receive tickets to the Lyle Ashton Harris Lecture (Keynote Speaker), 5/7, 7:00 pm
– This includes a separate student only roundtable meeting with Lyle on 5/7, 3pm

5 Students will receive tickets to the Amanda Marchand Lecture (Second Sight Award), 5/7, 9:30 am

5 Students will receive tickets to the Don Bartletti Lecture, 5/7, 11:00 am

Before signing up for this event, everyone should read the following Covid Protocols:
To protect the safety of everyone attending the event, proof of vaccination is required for all eligible individuals to attend the Medium Review and Festival of Photography. We ask attendees to wear masks for all indoor events, given the spread of the Covid BA.2 variant in spring 2022.

Medium Photo will continue adhering to all local Health Department guidelines. While we don’t know what these guidelines will include in May 2022, they may include a negative Covid-19 test within 72 hours prior to attendance. Updated information will be shared closer to the Festival.
More Info here:
Due to limited spots on this grant, there is a sign-up process. If more people request a lecture or event, then spots available, the winners will be chosen at random.
Use this google form to sign up. You can request one event or all the events.
Please sign up by 8:00am on 4/18/22.
The winners will be announced on 4/19/22.
Thank you.

Untitled 2021 | A Photographic Exhibition: Meet Our Jurors

APA | San Diego
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Image by 2020 Finalist © Stacy Keck

Anna Goldwater Alexander, Director of Photography of WIRED
Anna has been producing photo shoots and commissioning WIRED photographers for over twenty years. She took a hiatus from WIRED as the Photo Director at Dwell Media from 2011-2013. Anna has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from the University of Arizona. She resides in Novato, California with her husband, two children, two cats and Trout the dog.

Mark Gallo, Creative Director, traina
Mark leads the creative development of brand systems, digital experiences and advertising campaigns for national and global brands including Microsoft, Facebook, Thermo Fisher Scientific and UC San Diego. Prior to joining Traina, Mark ran his own studio in San Francisco where he collaborated with agencies and brands such as Visa, Symantec, Clorox, and VMware. Over his 25+ year career, Mark’s strategic mindset and consummate craftsmanship have earned him recognition in several national and international design publications as well as numerous design competitions. Mark’s passion lies in helping clients uncover their story, and articulate their brand in ways that are unique, authentic and impactful.

Untitled is an annual competition and exhibition designed to showcase the best work of APA members and beyond – Images that show your unique vision, creative passion, and individualistic style, titled or untitled. This contest is open to all photographers at any level and there are no categories. All entries will be curated by our jurors, the top 20 images will be selected for a one-night exhibition and prizes will be awarded to the top three winners.

20% of the entry fees will benefit Outside the Lens.

While an APA membership is not required to enter, members receive discounts on entries as well as sponsor benefits and discount pricing for gear and services throughout the year. Join Now, memberships start at $50/year!
You can find full details and submission guidelines here.
Deadline to enter is 11:59PM PDT October 10th, 2021.

Enter Your Work

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