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11th Annual |  OUR WORLD PORTFOLIO REVIEW                                                        San Francisco, California

March 10-12, 2017

Our World | Addressing the Creative Ways We Explore, Portray, Express and Connect              Communities Through Images.

 This event brings together top photography editors, publishers, curators, gallerists, and educators representing small, mid-sized, and major venues from around the U.S. and abroad to meet with engaged photographers, review their portfolios, encourage their careers and exchange opportunities.  

A fantastic opportunity to show your photographs to professionals who publish, exhibit, write and teach.

Get new ideas, make connections, and find opportunities.

Held at the San Francisco Art Institute.

We have an alliance with LensCulture, a site that shares our goals of supporting contemporary photography throughout the world. We will use the LensCulture entry tool for submissions.           Click the button below to create an account and upload your application. 


Accepting admissions on a rolling basis– apply early to secure your space.                                                                                                                                               

 To guarantee a high quality experience, the work is pre-screened and the number of participants limited.

During the weekend of March 10-12, 2017, the selected photographers will each have ten, twenty-minute sessions with different reviewers over the course of two days, with ample opportunity for further networking.

The weekend’s activities include a Friday evening lecture open to the general public.

 Initial application fee: $45.00 for up to 20 images for screening.

If selected, additional fee: $650.00 for full participation to meet with ten reviewers.

(payment plans available)  

We are actively arranging for our review team for 2017.  We expect many of these professionals to return and also will be adding some new names but as guideline...

Reviewers from 2016 included:

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Patrick Aguilar, Curator, and Co-founder, Owl & Tiger Books, San Francisco , CA                Robert Aufuldish, Book Designer and Professor, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA            Jacqueline BatesPhotography Director, The California Sunday Magazine, San Francisco, CA         David Bayles, Artist, Educator, Author, Eugene, OR                                                                      David Bornfriend, Curator, and Co-founder, Owl & Tiger Books, San Francisco , CA              Steven Brock, Photographer and book artist, San Francisco, CA                                         Debra Bloomfield, Educator and Photographer, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA                             Liz Bordow, Art Director, Palm Press, Berkeley, CA                                                                        Alessandra Capodacqua, NYU Florence and Fondazione Studio Marangoni, Florence, Italy             Linda Connor, Photographer & Educator, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA            Elizabeth Corden, Owner, Corden Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                   Janet Delaney, Educator and Photographer, UC Berkeley and San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA Monique Deschaines, Director, EUQINOMprojects & Board of Directors, SF Camerawork           Crista Dix, Founder and Director, Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA                                               Taj Forer, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                                    Lonnie Graham, Photographer & Educator, Penn State School of Visual Arts, PA                       Allie Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA                                 Geoffrey Hiller, Photographer & Editor, Verve Photo, Portland, OR                                                       Birney Imes, Photographer, Owner, The Commercial Dispatch Newspaper, Columbus, MS  Michael Itkoff, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                                       Rupert Jenkins, Independent Curator, Editor, Non-Profit Arts Manager,  Eugene, OR                       Sangyon Joo, Director of the Datz Press and the Datz Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea                         Anne Kelly, Director, PhotoEye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico                                                        Dennis Kiel, Director of the Dishman Art Museum, Beaumont, Texas                                                  Emily Lambert, Associate Director, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                            Amelia Lang, Managing Editor Books, Aperture, New York, New York                                              Linde Lehtinen, Assistant Curator, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art , San Francisco, CA           Ken Light, Director, Center for Photography, Adjunct Professor U.C. Berkeley                                 Melanie Light, Writer, Publisher, Editor, Orinda, CA                                                                   Christopher McCall, Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA                                                  Ramekon O'Arwisters, Curator of Exhibitions San Francisco Airport Museums, SF, CA                         Ted Orland, Artist, Educator, Author, Santa Cruz, CA                                                                             Jan Potts, Owner, Corden Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                   Alex Ramos, Gallery Director, Leica Store & Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                            Kirsten Rian, Independent Curator, Writer, Artist, Portland, Oregon                                                         Laura Sackett, Creative Director, LensCulture, San Francisco, CA                                                     Stuart Schwartz, Photographer and Founder, The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA                                     Meg ShifflerDirector, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA                          Thom Sempere, Director, PhotoAlliance, San Francisco, CA                                                           Gordon Stettinius, Founder and Director Candella Books, Richmond, VA                                                       Ada Takahashi, Principal, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                              Brian Taylor, Director, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, CA                                                        Thea Traff, Associate Photo Editor, The New Yorker, New York, NY
Anne Veh, Art Consultant & Independent Curator, San Francisco, CA                                                       Lewis Watts, Photographer and Emeriti Educator, UC Santa Cruz, CA                                              Steve Woodall, Collections Specialist, Achenbach Foundation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco




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