Events

  • Make Photographs, Make A Living: Developing Commercial & Editorial Careers
    Tuesday, August 4, 6-8pm Click HERE to view the event recording. Join the PRC for an evening of discussion with a panel of five local photographers who will share how they started and sustained their careers and how they continue working during the COVID 19 pandemic. Topics will include finding the right markets for your work, the… Read More »Events
  • New England Portfolio Reviews 2020
    The New England Portfolio Reviews went live on Zoom August 1 & 2, 2020. Thank you to Keynote Lecturer Cristina de Middel who spoke on July 31, 7pm Thank you to all of our reviewers and participants for joining us on the wild ride of an online weekend-long portfolio review event. We hope you enjoyed… Read More »Events
  • Sunday Studio Demos – iPhonography with Erik Gehring
    NEW DATE : Sunday, August 16, 3-3:45pm iPhonography with Erik Gehring iPhonography has quickly become an art form unto itself.  This demo will go through some of the myriad features and apps that will help you explore your artistic vision with this 21st century device, and create instantaneous, spontaneous art that was simply not possible ten… Read More »Events
  • PRC Nights Online with Steve Bennett
    Tuesday, August 18, 5-7pm Experimental Digital Collage PRC Nights Online featuring Steve Bennettalong with Paul light and Stephen Sheffield Free and open to the public. Click HERE to register and receive the Zoom link via email. Photomontage may have come to prominence with Hannah Höch but digital media has turned it on its head. Neuroscientist… Read More »Events
  • Sunday Studio Demo – Cyanotype with Susan Murie
    Sunday, August 30, 3-3:45pm Cyanotype with Susan Murie Staying creative and making photographs has been a challenge these past few months. Join us on Sunday, August 30th for a presentation with celebrated alternative processes photographer Susan Murie and be inspired by a demonstration of making cyanotypes. In this demo you will see how paper is… Read More »Events
  • PRC Nights Online with Harry Scales
    Wednesday, July 15, 5-7pm Photographing ProtestVirtual PRC Nights featuring Harry Scales along with Matthew Kamholtz and Ellen Feldman Harry Scales is a Fine Art & Editorial photographer working in New York & Boston recently graduated from the New England School of Photography’s full-time program. Influenced heavily by photographers who’ve made their work on the streets… Read More »Events
  • Staged Fictions
    featuring Asia Kepka along with, Eileen Powers, Jaina Cipriano and Nadine WallackApril 22, 2020, 5-7pm Thank you to our presenters and all who attended! Staged Fictions: PRC Nights on April 22nd was all about work created through still life or set design or using costumes. Before sheltering in place, or experimenting in the confines of… Read More »Events
  • Architectural Photography Virtual PRC Nights
    featuring Greig Cranna, Steve Dunwell, Ravneet Marwaha, Diana Cheren Nygren Tuesday, June 30, 5-7pm Anyone can take a picture of a building, but it takes someone who understands the fundamental relationship of space to form, light on shape, and the scope of structure to environment to fully capture architecture as image. Architectural Photography is a… Read More »Events
  • Studio Demo with Suzanne Révy, sequencing photographs
    Sunday, June 14, 3-3:45pm A tight edit and a visual cohesive sequence can elevate a portfolio.Looking at your work with an objective eye is difficult, and you have to be willing at times to reject some of your favorites in order to strengthen a portfolio. Révy will pare down a large selection of images, and… Read More »Events
  • Scenes from Home
    Virtual PRC Nights featuring Chris Maliga, Larry Volk, and Matthew Monteith Thank you to our presenters and all who attended!Tuesday, May 26, 5-7pmScenes from HomeVirtual PRC Nights featuring Chris Maliga,Larry Volk, and Matthew Monteith The global stay-at-home advisories have changed life as we knew it in untold ways. For artists the restrictions are especially poignant… Read More »Events
  • Postponed: PRC Afternoon Nights with Jesseca Ferguson
    This event has been postponed. Please keep an eye on our newsletter for updates.   Join us for this special PRC Nights event, in the afternoon! Artist Jesseca Ferguson works with pinhole photography, 19th century photo processes and collage and will be presenting her work in an informal setting inspiring discussion. Along with her work… Read More »Events
  • Portfolio reviews with Nancy Burns at the Worcester Art Museum
    This event has been postponed to May 16th. See updated info beow. Saturday, May 16, 11am-2pm Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609 The email SIGN UP period is NOW OPEN for our portfolio reviews with Nancy Burns, Stoddard Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Worcester Art Museum. Deadline to… Read More »Events
  • Book Talk with Arno Rafael Minkkinen, December 18, 2019, 6:30pm, University Hall
    We are thrilled to announce that Arno Rafael Mikkinen is coming to the PRC to discuss his latest monograph featuring work from the past five decades. Join us for this special event on Wednesday, December 18 at 6:30pm in the University Hall screening room on the lower level, 1815 Mass Ave, Cambridge. Image credit: ©Chehalis… Read More »Events
  • Portfolio reviews with Carrie L. Cushman, Davis Museum Linda Wyatt Gruber Curatorial Fellow in Photography
    Saturday, January 25, 11am-2pm Lunder Arts Center, 1801 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, lower level room 011 The email SIGN UP period is NOW OPEN for our next portfolio review day with Carrie L. Cushman! Deadline to apply: January 17, 2020 Carrie L. Cushman is the Linda Wyatt Gruber ’66 Curatorial Fellow in Photography at the Davis Museum… Read More »Events
  • Andrew Mroczek and Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo present, FATHERLAND: Culture, Violence, and the Peruvian Landscape
    February 4, 2020 6:30-8:30pm Andrew Mroczek and Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo present, FATHERLAND: Culture, Violence, and the Peruvian Landscape University Hall, lower level screening room 1815 Mass Ave, Cambridge The work of collaborative artists Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo and Andrew Mroczek, Director of Exhibitions at The Lesley University College of Art and Design, focuses on aspects of… Read More »Events
  • Student Photo Slam
    Caterina Maina: caterinamainaphotography.com Diana Carbone: https://dcarbonephotography.squarespace.com/ Marilyn Boatwright: https://boatwrightm.wordpress.com/ The 2019 Student Photo Slam was on Sunday, December 8th. All photo students from our Institutional Member schools were invited to share their work and the following students presented: Diana Carbone and Snejana Vasiltsova from Lesley College of Art and Design, Marilyn Boatwright and Caterina Maina from MassArt, and… Read More »Events
  • PRC Nights with Rachel Loischild
    Wednesday, November 13, 6:30-8pm Lunder Arts Center, 1801 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, lower level room 003 Join Rachel Loischild for an evening of art and conversation at our next PRC Nights on November 13th at 6:30pm in the Lunder Arts Building at Lesley University, lower level room 003. The PRC invites members whose work fits with… Read More »Events
  • Portfolio reviews with Jessica Burko, PRC Program Manager and Curator
    Saturday, November 16, 11am-2pm Lunder Arts Center, 1801 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, lower level room 011 The email SIGN UP period is NOW OPEN for our next portfolio review day! Saturday, November 16th, 11am – 2pm with Jessica Burko, PRC Program Manager and Curator. One-on-one portfolio reviews are a free benefit of PRC membership and are allotted one… Read More »Events
  • Visualizing Masculinity, October 16th, 2019
    Join Eric Nichols for an evening of art and conversation at our next PRC Nights on October 16th at 6:30pm in the Lunder Arts Building at Lesley University, lower level room 003. The PRC invites members whose work fits with the theme of Visualizing Masculinity to present alongside Eric who will lead the evening. If you are a member of the PRC, and would… Read More »Events
  • Between Thinking and Dreaming
    Opening Reception: Friday, September 20, 5-7pm Lower Level Gallery in University Hally, 1815 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge Join us in celebrating the PRC’s 2019 Member Invitational Exhibition featuring Jake Belcher, Sage Brousseau, Jo Ann Chaus, Daniel Jackson, and Jess Voa; photographers that interpret journeys of change and loss, blockage and maturity, love and endings. This exhibition was… Read More »Events
  • Volunteer Appreciation Event
    Wednesday, September 18, 6-9pm Lunder Arts Center, 1801 Mass Ave, Cambridge, room 003 We want to celebrate YOU! Join us for the *PRC Volunteer Night on Wednesday, September 18, 6-8pm, at Lunder Arts Center, Room 003 (lower level). This night is all about celebrating and thanking volunteers who have helped the PRC in so many… Read More »Events
  • Catalyst Conversations: The Eye’s Mind
    Sunday, October 6, 2-3:30pm Join this renowned panel of artists and experts as they consider and debate issues surrounding vision, perception, photography and science. Has the history of photography influenced our reasoning? How do scientific ideas evolve? How do we represent ideas and the impact of science? How do we make sense of the world… Read More »Events
  • PRC Lecture at NESOP
    Join us on October 22, 2019 for a lecture by award-winning photographer Yoon S. Byun at New England School of Photography.  Yoon has dedicated his career to telling the stories of people from all walks of life. He was part of The Boston Globe team awarded the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of… Read More »Events
  • The Photograph as Object, September 10, 2019
    Have your photographs become three-dimensional? We want to see them! Join new PRC Program Manager Jessica Burko for an evening of sharing and conversation at our next PRC Nights on September 10th at 6:30pm in the Lunder Arts Building at Lesley University. The PRC invites members whose work fits with this theme to present alongside Jessica who will lead our conversation for… Read More »Events
  • Special PRC Night on 6/20/19: ‘Recently’ Art Collective
    Join us for a special PRC Night with photographers from the art collective Recently showing and discussing their work.
  • Sign-Up Open for Members and Poets Slam on Saturday, May 11
    Some presenter slots still available for Saturday’s stimulating, thought-provoking and fun evening when photographers and local poets show and talk about their work. Sign up now. Come see the slam.
  • Film Screening and Panel Discussion: ‘RISK: Women on the Front Line’, 4/11/19
    Don’t miss this exciting and a rare opportunity to learn first-hand and directly from the photojournalists themselves what drives them to the front line of conflict zones…and keeps them returning.
  • PRC Student Photo Slam This Saturday, 3/30/19
    Come see more than a dozen college-level photography students from multiple schools showcase and discuss their work Saturday at University Hall in Porter Square, Cambridge. The event is free and open to the public.
  • ‘Diptychs and Triptychs’ with Emily Belz, 3/21/19
    How do you show the passage of time? Tell more than a single-shot story? A joke? An allegory? Any number of other concepts? Join us for a lively evening of conversation, photo viewing, and connection hosted by guest presenter Emily Belz.
  • Expanded Theme: ‘Reflections on War and Patriotism’ with Hector Rene, 4/23/19
    The words war and patriotism conjure immediate images in our minds. What are your photographic reflections on the subject? Join us for a lively evening hosted by guest presenter Hector Rene. A few slots are still open for members to present their work related to the theme.
  • 2/19/19 Artist’s Conversation: Jack Lueders-Booth on His ‘Chinatown to Jamaica Plain’
    Join us at Gallery Kayafas as Jack and interviewer Karen Shafts examine his 1985 project documenting the neighborhoods most affected by the replacement with a subway of Boston’s oldest and busiest elevated train.
  • An Evening with Tabitha Soren and Bridget Quinn, 1/31/19
    Mark your calendar for a very special evening of conversation with two powerful women, hosted by the PRC this Thursday, January 31.
  • ‘Environmental Portraits’ with Paris Visone, 11/27/18
    Join us for a lively evening of conversation, photo viewing, and connection on the theme of environmental portraits, hosted by guest presenter Paris Visone. In addition, four PRC members, who have signed up ahead of time, will show their theme-related work for discussion.
  • Oliver Wasow ‘Friends, Enemies and Strangers’ Talk & Booksigning, 11/5/18
    Together with Lesley MFA in Visual Arts and the Griffin Museum, the PRC co-sponsors Oliver Wasow’s talk and booksigning, including discussion by Mark Alice Durant about his Saint Lucy Books, which published Wasow’s new book. Event starts at 5:30 p.m.
  • Dana Salvo Reviews PRC Member Portfolios, 11/19/18
    Dana Salvo, owner of the Clark Gallery in Lincoln, MA, will review the portfolios of five PRC members on Monday, November 19th, from 1-5 p.m, at Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center. Eligibility for an annual portfolio review is a benefit of PRC membership.
  • Shana Dumont Garr Reviews PRC Member Portfolios, 10/15/18
    Shana Dumont Garr, Curator at the Fruitlands Museum/The Trustees, will review PRC Members’ portfolios on Monday, October 15th. Eligibility for an annual portfolio review is a benefit of PRC membership.
  • Lecture & Booksigning: Lisa McCarty, ‘Transcendental Concord,’ 10/17/18
    McCarty’s new book documents the spirit of the literary, social, and philosophical Transcendentalist movement, and includes her photographs of the sites in Concord, MA where the Transcendentalists lived and wrote in the mid-19th century.
  • ‘Still Life’ with Yorgos Efthymiadis, 10/24/18 – Sign up now open!
    Join us for a lively evening of conversation, photo viewing, and connection on the theme of Still Life, featuring the work of guest host Yorgos Efthymiadis and PRC Members. PRC Nights are free and open to all.
  • PRC and Griffin Museum Host New England Portfolio Reviews, Nov. 3 & 4
    The PRC, in collaboration with the Griffin Museum of Photography, hosts the New England Portfolio Reviews at Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center, November 3 & 4, 2018.
  • Members Benefited from Arlette Kayafas’s Observations, 9/17/18
    Tamar Granovsky: “Arlette asked me questions that made me look harder at the photographs I had included for her review; because of this I realized that I had an understanding of one image, in particular, that I had never had before.”
  • Live Portfolio Review, ASMP-NE event hosted by the PRC, 9/25/18
    Admission is open to all for this unique, live critique of six ASMP members’ portfolios by Jim Fitts and Cary Wolinsky, two Boston-based practitioners that have a combined 70 years’ experience in the photo industry.
  • Laura Blacklow Lecture and Booksigning, 9/20/18
    Boston-area photographer, educator, and author Laura Blacklow presents “Contemporary Artists Using Historical Photo Processes,” and signs the new edition of her book “New Dimensions in Photo Processes: A Step-By-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques”
  • A Special ‘Lo-Fi & Slow Photography’ PRC Night, 9/18/18
    Sign Up is now open for the kick-off of the PRC Nights Fall season: “Lo-Fi & Slow Photography” with Marky Kauffmann, in partnership with the Somerville Toy Camera Festival, and hosted by the Washington Art Center.
  • Arlette Kayafas Reviews PRC Member Portfolios, 9/17/18
    Arlette Kayafas, Director of Gallery Kayafas, will review the portfolios of five PRC members on Monday, September 17 as a benefit of their PRC Membership.
  • Members Reflect on Paula Tognarelli’s Reviews
    Jessica Burko: “Paula was positive, made great suggestions, and encouraged me to push the boundaries of the current photographic lexicon.”
  • Erin Becker Offered Thoughtful Portfolio Advice on 7/30/18
    “Erin’s comments about my work were cogent and to the point, partly about better curating my own work but, more deeply, about looking hard at what I shot and why.” PRC Member Marc Goldring
  • Paula Tognarelli Reviews PRC Member Portfolios, 8/13/18
    All five slots are now filled for a portfolio review with Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director & Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography. Thanks to all members who applied.
  • Erin Becker Reviews PRC Member Portfolios, 7/30/18
    Erin Becker, Director of the Cambridge Art Association, will review the portfolios of five PRC members on Monday, July 30th, from 1-5 p.m., at Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center. Members can apply now…
  • Announcing Reviewers for August Through October
    In the coming months, PRC members have wide-ranging opportunities to apply for a portfolio review by highly experienced and well respected experts. Coming up: Paula Tognarelli, Arlette Kayafas and Shana Dumont Garr.
  • Members Reflect on Portfolio Reviews with Lisa Crossman
    “I appreciated how Lisa challenged me to hone in closer on what I wanted to communicate with my pictures and to think more expansively about how I could present them.”—Elizabeth Albert
  • Lisa Crossman Reviews PRC Member Portfolios, 6/18/18
    Lisa Crossman, Curator at the Fitchburg Art Museum, reviewed the portfolios of PRC members on Monday, June 18, at Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center.
  • Hauptmann Took Us Down the ‘Street,’ 6/12/18
    Hank Hauptmann hosted the PRC Night on Street Photography: “It’s like writing. Everyone can write a shopping list, but not everybody can write a poem…”
  • ‘Street Photography’ with Hank Hauptmann, 6/12/18
    Join us Tuesday, June 12th for a lively evening of conversation, photo viewing, and connection on the theme of street photography, hosted by guest presenter Hank Hauptmann. We’ll be returning this month to the Washington Street Gallery for a special Night. Thanks to the Washington Art Center for hosting us! Nights at the PRC are… Read More »Events
  • Lecture: Greg Marinovich, ‘A Negative (of) Memory’, 5/16/18
    Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, filmmaker and author presents his thoughts: “Our memories, both personal and communal, are so fraught with what we wish to remember or forget, that sometimes all that remains is a negative to remind us of the truth…”
  • ‘Nights’ with Stephen DiRado Shows Wide Ranging ‘Portraits’
    Stephen DiRado generously hosted a special “PRC Nights: On the Road in the Afternoon” at his home in Worcester, MA, on May 12. The well-attended gathering featured Stephen’s work and that of PRC members Lisa Cohen, Lee Kilpatrick, and Sandra Matthews on the theme of Portraits.
  • ‘Portraits’ with Stephen DiRado, 5/12/18 in Worcester
    Join us for a special Nights in the Afternoon hosted by Stephen DiRado at his home in Worcester, 2:30 p.m., May 12. It promises very lively conversation and photo viewing on the theme of Portraits.
  • Pete Souza, Obama’s Chief Photographer, Speaks 4/26/18
    Pete Souza, the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Obama, speaks April 26th in an event co-sponsored by the PRC with Harvard Book Store. This is Souza’s last Boston visit for awhile.
  • ‘Family Pictures’ with Elizabeth Albert, 4/25/18
    Join us April 25th for a lively evening of conversation on the theme of “Family Pictures” hosted by guest presenter Elizabeth Albert at the Lunder Arts Center, Porter Square, Cambridge. Like all Nights at the PRC, the event is free and open to all.
  • Bruce Myren Reviews Member Portfolios Friday, 4/20/18
    PRC Acting Executive Director Bruce Myren will review the portfolios of five PRC members on Friday, April 20, from 1-5 p.m., at Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center. Pre-registration required.
  • We Had a Winner with Edie Bresler!
    Edie Bresler: “[It’s said] with great power comes great obligation. Your power is your camera and your creativity. So, what are you going to do with it?”
  • Erin Carey Reviewed PRC Member Portfolios 3/26/18
    Boston-based artist, curator and writer Erin Carey conducted the PRC’s Monthly Portfolio Review on March 26 for five PRC members at Lesley University’s Lunder Arts Center. Stay tuned for the next Monthly Portfolio Review.
  • ‘Conceptual Documentary’ with Edie Bresler, 3/28/18
    Join us March 28th for a lively evening of conversation on the theme of “Conceptual Documentary” hosted by guest presenter Edie Bresler at the Lunder Arts Center, Porter Square, Cambridge. Like all Nights at the PRC, the event is free and open to all.