Joe Cameron “Touching Air”

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January 28 – March 12, 2017 in the Alper Initiative for Washington Art gallery; American University Katzen Center  EXHIBITION DESCRIPTION To talk about Joe Cameron’s art is to talk about several arts. Few photographers have ever been more interested in drawing and design, or more steeped in imagery whose analogues are poetic, musical and […]

Documentary, “Mirror to the World”

Valerie Makepeace, from her ‘American Roadside Retro’ series

April 7 – May 14, 2017 Frank Van Riper Photoworks is proud to announce that ‘Mirror to the World,’ the acclaimed annual exhibition of documentary photography from around the world, will open this year on Friday, April 7th at the Photoworks Gallery at Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo, Md. This will be the ninth—and final—incarnation […]

Sightlines: Photoworks Faculty and Students Exhibit

Karen Keating, Wedding Dress

January 27 – February 26, 2017 Reception and gallery talk: February 11, 4:00-6:00 pm Photoworks newest exhibition focuses on the crucial relationship between teacher and student, showcasing work from our esteemed faculty and introducing some of their talented students. Though a distinct style emerges from each artist, we also see traces of influence, as Photoworks […]

United/Divided: A Juried Photography Exhibition

Photo by Robert Miller

Juror: Robert Miller, Deputy Director of Photography, The Washington Post Exhibition Dates: March 3 – April 2, 2017 Reception: Saturday, March 11, 2017, 5-7PM Photoworks Gallery presents United/Divided, a juried exhibition of photography. As an art space dedicated to local photographers, Photoworks is in a unique position to initiate a visual dialog exploring the connections […]

“MY WORLD” 2016 INAUGURAL VIDEO ART EXHIBITION

"Behind the Counter" | Image by Cara Brostrom, Photographer | In partnership with "Moving Colors of Life," a film by Risa Horn, Video Artist

Photoworks is pleased to showcase nine female visual artists who use video to reveal the personal, the intimate and the artistic.  Desires, dreams and fears are all visually explored in Photoworks’ Video Competition and Exhibition, curated by Na’ama Batya Lewin. “My World” is a world of healing, birth and growth; a world that questions why […]

Two Upcoming Photo Lectures Series!

1.  ARNOLD NEWMAN LECTURE SERIES ON PHOTOGRAPHY Lorna Simpson September 10, 2016 at 12:00 PM Lorna Simpson, artist East Building Auditorium www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/calendar/lectures/arnold-newman-lecture-series.html (Arnold Newman Lecture Series on Photography) 2.  WOMEN PHOTOJOURNALISTS OF WASHINGTON (WPOW) photographers Gabriela Bulisova and Becky Harlan will discuss their individual projects. Bulisova’s Inside Outside focuses on men reentering their communities and […]

Call For Entries! “My World” 2016 Inaugural Video Art Exhibition

'My World' 2016 Inaugural Video Art Exhibition

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2016 Inaugural Video Art Exhibition Photoworks Gallery @ Historic Glen Echo Park NA’AMA BATYA LEWIN, JUROR Lewin is a photographer and video artist whose work has been screened across the US, including the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, California, and Photoworks Gallery at Glen […]

Multiple Exposures Gallery Photo’16 Call for Entries

Multiple Exposures Gallery Photo'16 Call for Entries

Submission Deadline June 30th, 2016 After an highly acclaimed and successful Photo ’15 competition and exhibit, Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia is pleased to announce Photo ’16, a national, juried photographic competition. We are extremely pleased that Sam Abell, long-time National Geographic photographer who contributed some of the […]

“Ambiguity of Light”

Valerie Makepeace

Valerie Makepeace Coffee and Critique Exhibition Exhibit Dates: December 16, 2016- January 22, 2017 Reception/gallery talk: Friday December 16, 7:30- 9:30 “Coffee & Critique” is an informal group of photographers who meet monthly at Photoworks to show off their work and share feedback with each other and with Photoworks faculty. It’s a great venue for […]

Photo Slam 2015 Award Winners Exhibit

I Can Drink You Down, by Marisa White

The Photo Slam 2015 Award Winners Exhibition showcases the work of the winners of the Photoworks 2015 Photo Slam.  At this event, photographers submit work in hopes of winning an exhibition in the Photoworks Gallery.  It is a fun filled evening.  The 2016 Photo slam is Sunday, November 13,  don’t miss it! The 2015 Photo […]