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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. 

EVENT OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Deadline is February 19th, 2017.

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.

Upon selection, 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. 

The names below are confirmed reviewers with more added soon!

Reviewers for 2107

click on a name for links/information- additional reviewers to be added                                                                                                    

Patrick Aguilar, Curator, and Co-founder, Owl & Tiger Books, San Francisco , CA                       David Bornfriend, Curator, and Co-founder, Owl & Tiger Books, San Francisco , 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, Afrtist & Educator, Penn State School of Visual Arts, PA                                    Ed Grazda, Photographer, New York, NY                                                                                               Allie Haeusslein, Associate Director, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA                                           Michael Itkoff, Cofounder, Daylight Books, Hillsborough, NC                                                             Ann Jastrab, Gallery Director RayKo Photo Center                                                                                          Rupert Jenkins, Independent Curator, Editor, Non-Profit Arts Manager,  Denver, CO                           Anne Kelly, Director, PhotoEye Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico                                                           Stefan Kirkeby, Owner, Smith Anderson North Gallery and Casemore|Kirkeby Gallery                             Amelia Lang, Executive Managing Editor Books, Aperture, New York, New York                                       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                                                         Scott Nichols, Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                                           Jan Potts, Owner, Corden Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                                   Alex Ramos, Gallery Director, Leica Store & Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                                       Laura Sackett, Creative Director, LensCulture, San Francisco, CA                                                     Stuart Schwartz, Photographer and Founder, The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA                                  Thom Sempere, Director, PhotoAlliance, San Francisco, CA                                                                            Paloma Shutes, Photo Editor, The California Sunday Magazine, San Francisco, CA                           Aline Smithson, Founder and Editor, LENSCRATCH, Los Angeles, CA                                        Heather Snider, Director, San Francisco Camerawork                                                                             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                                                                   Judy Walgren, Editorial Director, Viewfind, San Francisco                                                                  Lewis Watts, Photographer and Emeriti Educator, UC Santa Cruz, CA                                                           Steve Woodall, Collections Specialist, Achenbach Foundation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisc0                   

Any questions:


telephone: 415.425.5608






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