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November 18, 2012

The Coalition of Photographic Arts and the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts are pleased to present CoPA’s 6th Annual Midwest Juried Photo Exhibition, an annual opportunity for emerging and established artists from Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota to exhibit their contemporary photography.  This Year’s jurors are Annemarie Sawkins (former Associate Curator, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University) and Graeme Reid (Assistant Director, Museum of Wisconsin Art).

photo: "Peony 2" by Vicki Reed

 The Coalition of Photographic Arts and the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts are pleased to present CoPA’s 6th Annual Midwest Juried Photo Exhibition, an annual opportunity for emerging and established artists from Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota to exhibit their contemporary photography.  This Year’s jurors are Annemarie Sawkins (former Associate Curator, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University) and Graeme Reid (Assistant Director, Museum of Wisconsin Art).

 

About the Jurors:

Born in England, Annemarie Sawkins graduated from McGill University with a Master’s Degree and Ph.D. After 13 years as a curator at the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, she is now an independent curator and art consultant working on a major exhibition for the Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which opens in February of 2013. Annemarie often writes for exhibition catalogues and is a frequent juror, having critiqued everything from artists portfolios to short films.

September 24, 2013

Submissions are now open for the 7th Annual Midwest Juried Exhibition, to be held at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, 839 S. 5th St., Milwaukee WI 53204. This year's esteemed juror is Karen Irvine, curator and associate director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) at Columbia College Chicago.

Exhibition Dates: December 6, 2013 –January 18, 2014

Submissions are now open for the 7th Annual Midwest Juried Exhibition, to be held at Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, 839 S. 5th St., Milwaukee WI 53204

Exhibition Dates: December 6, 2013 –January 18, 2014

 

KAREN IRVINE, JUROR

Karen Irvine is Curator and Associate Director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago.

She has organized over forty exhibitions of contemporary photography at the MoCP and other institutions and written essays for numerous artist monographs and magazines. Irvine is a part-time instructor of photography at Columbia College Chicago. She received an MFA in photography from FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic, and an MA in art history from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Eligibility

This juried exhibition is open to all photographic artists who reside in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, and Iowa, who may submit up to four entries with a $40, non-refundable entry fee. There is no fee for active/paid CoPA members; this is considered a membership benefit.

January 18, 2013

'Pancakes and Booze' Underground Art Show.

CoPA member Michael Nowotny presents four images with pancakes.

Date: March 1st, 2013

Time: 8 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Location: Reggies Live 2105 S. State Street, Chicago, IL

 

'Pancakes and Booze' Underground Art Show.

Date: March 1st, 2013 Time: 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. Location: Reggies Live 2105 S. State Street, Chicago, IL

Michael Nowotny presents four images.  The CoPA banner will be prominently displayed in the gallery.   The event features over 75 artists.  You will see live painting, body painting and listen to live music as you are served all the pancakes you can eat for an admission of $5.00.

Pancakes and Booze was founded by Tom Kirlin. The first event was held in Los Angeles, CA. It has since grown to showings in Dallas, TX-Austin, TX-San Francisco, CA-Phoenix, AZ-Minneapolis, MN and now Chicago.

September 17, 2012

This juried exhibition is open to all photography artists who reside in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota or Michigan, who may submit up to four entries with a $35, non-refundable entry fee. There is no fee for active/paid CoPA members; this is considered a membership benefit. Entrants must be a current paid member as of Oct 15, 2012 in order to qualify for the member submission fee waiver. New memberships after Oct 15, will not qualify for the fee waiver.

Exhibition Jurors: Graeme Reid, Annemarie Sawkins

Graeme Reid - Born in Scotland, Graeme Reid graduated from the University of Glasgow and Indiana State University with Master’s degrees in 1990 and 1993 respectively. With nineteen years experience in arts management/curatorial work he is currently Assistant Director at the Museum of Wisconsin Art having previously worked at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, WI), the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette (IN) and the Swope Art Museum (Terre Haute, IN). Over the years he has curated over 120 group and solo exhibitions as well as worked on the development and installation of institutional collections. An experienced judge on a local, regional and national level and award winning writer on the arts, he has taught art history and the humanities at ISU and Purdue University and is a regular guest lecturer at various Wisconsin institutions.