LOCATION: The Wyndham Blake Hotel and various locations in downtown Chicago
Filter Photo is pleased to announce the 5th annual Filter Photo Festival, a five-day photo extravaganza dedicated to inspiring and educating emerging, mid-career and professional photographers. The 2013 Filter Photo Festival’s diverse programming will include portfolio reviews, lectures, panel discussions, workshops, juried exhibitions, artist talks, a portfolio walk, networking events and receptions.
The Festival will take place September 25th-29th at the Wyndham Blake Hotel in historic Printer’s Row. Off-site event locations include the Fine Arts Building, Columbia College Chicago, Harrington College of Design, The Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Fort Dearborn Camera Club, LATITUDE, and David Weinberg Photography.
The Festival will provide fine art and documentary photographers an opportunity to connect with important curators, publishers, photo editors, educators and photographers.
Highlighted 2013 reviewers include:
Nancy Barr, Curator, Detroit Institute of Arts
Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography
Fred and Laura Bidwell, Founders and Directors, Transformer Station
Yan Li, Founder and Owner, High Noon Culture & Art Corp, China
Martha Schneider, Owner and Director, Schneider Gallery
Catherine Edelman, Director of Catherine Edelman Gallery
Wally Mason, Director and Chief Curator, Haggerty Museum of Art
A complete list of reviewers is available on our website.
11 workshops designed to spark creativity and insight in photographers of all levels will be taught by renowned photo educators Elizabeth Avedon, Aline Smithson, Kelli Connell, and Walker Blackwell, among others.
All Filter evening programs remain free and open to the public. Check out the complete 2013 Filter Photo Festival calendar on our website.