We are a nonprofit organization committed to building a community of photographers. Our work ranges from fine art to documentary, color to black and white, traditional darkroom to digital imaging. We nurture each other’s professional and artistic growth through member activities such as artist talks, portfolio reviews, workshops, salons, and exhibitions. Please visit the gallery to view our members work. If you’re interested in joining, please review the membership information. And please check out our public programs—all are welcome to attend.

Member News

Linda Fitch @ SF Open Studios
November 8th, 2014 11:00am - 6:00pmNovember 9th, 2014 11:00am - 6:00pm

FITCH-535-13-VS-BAPCLinda Fitch will be participating in Art Span’s SF Open Studios as part of the 2014 Studio Nocturne group at Fort Mason.
Artist Reception: November 7 – 6:30pm – 9 pm
Fort Mason Center Building D First Floor

Ari Salomon @ SF Camerawork Auction
November 1st, 2014 11:00am

Ari Salomon will have one photo in SF Camerawork’s 2014 Benefit Auction
Doors open at 11:00am; Bidding starts at 1:00pm. SF Camerawork, 1011 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

Malcolm Easton @ The Piedmont Center for the Arts
November 1st, 2014 to November 30th, 2014

Malcolm Easton will have two pieces in the 2014 Juried Art Show at The Piedmont Center for the Arts, 801 Magnolia Avenue, Piedmont, CA. Jurors: Carin Adams and Caitlin Haskell. Artists Reception: November 1, 5-8 pm.

Eric Larson & Erin Malone @ Fall SF Open Studios
October 25th, 2014 10:00am - 6:00pmOctober 26th, 2014 11:00am - 6:00pm

Eric Larson and Erin Malone will be guest artists during SF Open Studios at Arc Studios and Gallery and will have work on display and available for sale during the weekend.
Preview opening Friday October 24, 6-9pm
Arc Gallery & Studios
1246 Folsom Street @ 8th Street, SF, CA

Irene Imfeld @ Smith Andersen North Gallery
October 25th, 2014 to November 20th, 2014

Irene Imfeld received the grand prize distinction in the PhotoAlliance juried exhibition Fauna, juried by William Wegman. The exhibition will be at Smith Anderen North Gallery, 20 Greenfield Avenue, San Anselmo, CA 94960. Opening Reception October 25th, 2014 6:00-9:00pm.

Ingeborg Gerdes and Kirk Thompson @ Portland Art Museum
October 18th, 2014 to January 11th, 2015

Ingeborg Gerdes and Kirk Thompson, who previously had solo shows at Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, are included in the gallery’s forty-year retrospective, Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 40, at the Portland Art Museum. The show, curated by Julia Dolan and Christopher Rauschenberg, is on exhibit at the Museum from October 18, 2014 to January 11, 2015.

Ralf Hillebrand @ Emery Arts
October 11th, 2014 to November 2nd, 2014

01_image for 28th EMERY ARTRalf Hillebrand has one image in the juried annual art show “28th Emery Arts” in Emeryville.
Opening event October 10th, 6pm to 9pm, 6121 Hollis Street, Suite 900, Emeryville, Ca

Ralf Hillebrand @ PHOTO
October 9th, 2014 to November 8th, 2014

02_book cover_PHOTORalf Hillebrand participates in a 4 artist show, Autumn Mix, at PHOTO in Oakland. He will show photographs from his book project “Americans”. Artist opening reception October 16th, 6pm to 8pm.

BAPC Public Events

Upon Reflection
December 18th, 2014 9:00pm to January 10th, 2015 9:00pm

Curated by Stephen Wirtz
Start the holiday celebrations with the Artists Reception on Thursday, December 18, 6:00 to 8:00. The exhibit will include an Open Portfolio Night with artists presenting work on First Friday, January 2.

473 25th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

BAPC Annual Membership Show
October 4th, 2014 to October 31st, 2014


6121 Hollis Street

Show Opening:
October 9, 5 – 7 PM

Member Events

Members and invited guests only.
BAPC Members Peer Review
December 9th, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Members and invited guests

BAPC Members Peer Review
November 13th, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Members and invited guests
SF Camerawork

BAPC Members Peer Review
October 8th, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Members and invited guests
SF Camerawork

Ongoing Member News

Prints from Anthony Hall’s Subdued Spaces series, and Erin Malone’s In Paths Untrodden and From the Edge of Here series are available in the Marketplace at Rayko Photo Center in San Francisco.

Ari Salomon’s Interface series and other images, selected images from Adrienne Defendi, selected images from Erin Malone’s Grass Studies, From the Edge of Here and In Paths Untrodden series and images from John Martin’s Opera series are available at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery in San Francisco.

Heather Polley’s series Vanitas is available at CordenPotts Gallery in San Francisco.

Several BAPC members have samples of their work available at PHOTO in Oakland, CA.

Interested in joining our photographic community? We are seeking people with a passion for photography. For more information, please read about how to join or contact: membership@bapc.info.