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

Lee Nelson and Linda Fitch @ PHOTO
April 17th, 2014 to May 17th, 2014

FITCH-Yesnaby-ScotlandLee Nelson and Linda Fitch will be showing images as part of the exhibition Oakland and Beyond: Sense of Place at PHOTO gallery in Oakland.
Opening reception: April 17th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Linda Fitch @ Texas Photo Society
April 4th, 2014 to April 27th, 2014

FITCH-HighTide-BAPCLinda Fitch’s image “High Tide, Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy” was accepted into this years TPS 23: The International Competition. Juried by Susan kae Grant, Professor of Photography & Book Arts at Texas Woman’s University. The show opens at the A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, Texas from April 4 to April 27, 2014.

Susan Hillyard @ Minneapolis Photo Center
March 14th, 2014 to April 27th, 2014

(C)susanhillyard_131016.001Susan Hillyard will participate in the exhibit The Visual Narrative at the Minneapolis Photo Center. Juried by Susan Burnstine. Opening Reception March 14th from 6:30 to9:30pm. 2400 North Second Street, Minneapolis MN.

Malcolm Easton @ George A. Spiva Center for the Arts.
March 8th, 2014 to May 4th, 2014

Malcolm Easton exhibits in the Photospiva National Competition, juror Dornith Doherty. George A. Spiva Center for the Arts, Joplin, MO.

Adrienne Defendi, Linda Fitch & Erin Malone @ Rayko Photo Center
March 5th, 2014 to April 29th, 2014

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Adrienne Defendi, Linda Fitch and Erin Malone will participate in RayKo’s 7th Annual International Juried Plastic Camera Show. Adrienne Defendi exhibits an image from her series “A Beautiful Death”. Linda Fitch will exhibit her piece “Gondola, Venice, Italy”. Erin Malone ewill exhibit her piece “Dawn at Poison Glen, Donegal County, Ireland” from her recent Ireland work.
Opening Reception, Wednesday, March 5, 6-8 pm
428 Third Street, San Francisco, CA

Charlotte Niel @ Gray Loft Gallery
February 14th, 2014 to March 14th, 2014

Niel_Charlotte_1Lolas copyCharlotte Niel’s images, “Lola’s” and “My Aunt Rae’s” will be part of the show “Home” juried by Ann Jastrab from Rayko Photo Center at the Gray Loft Gallery. Artist Reception: Friday, February 14th (Jingletown 2nd Friday) 6pm-9pm. Gallery Hours: Saturdays 1pm-5pm. 2889 Ford St. 3rd Floor, Oakland, CA

Adrienne Defendi, Linda Fitch and Kay Taneyhill @ A Woman’s Eye Gallery
February 1st, 2014 to February 23rd, 2014

KayLindaAdrienne_BAPCImageAdrienne Defendi, Linda Fitch and Kay Taneyhill are part of the collaborative exhibition Affinities: A Collaboration, presented by the group Illuminata. (Their photo group Illuminata also includes former BAPC members Roxanne Worthington and Charlotte Kay.)
Reception Sunday, February 2, 1-4pm
Artist Discussion, Sunday February 23, 2 pm
A Woman’s Eye Gallery. 679 Portola Drive, San Francisco

Ari Salomon @ 4×5 Gallery
January 25th, 2014 10:00pm to March 1st, 2014 10:00pm

Ari Salomon will have a solo exhibition of his series Motion Studies at 4×5 Gallery in San Francisco.
Artists Reception: Saturday January 25, 5-8pm
442 Haight St., San Francisco, CA 94117

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BAPC Members Peer Review
June 3rd, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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BAPC Members Peer Review
May 1st, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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SF Camerawork

BAPC Members Peer Review
April 2nd, 2014 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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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.