37 Midwest Photographers take the Spotlight

CoPA’s 7th Annual Midwest Juried Photo Exhibition

December 6, 2013 – January 18, 2014

Opening Reception: Friday, December 6th from 5 – 9pm with a gallery talk and award presentations by Karen Irvine at 7pm
Closing Reception: Winter Gallery Night, Friday, January 17th from 5 – 9pm

WPCA is proud to host the Coalition of Photographic Arts’ (CoPA) Annual Juried Photo Exhibition, including the work of 37 photographers from Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa.

This year’s juror, Karen Irvine, is the 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. Prizes include: 1st Place: $300, 2nd Place: $200, 3rd Place: $100, and a few Honorable Mention.

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