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Lavender Art Show The Gender and Sexuality Alliance of ARC is looking for art from the LGBTQ+ and allies in the community. Submit your work on May 9th & 10th. Details are listed at the Kaneko Gallery and at our blog.

International Photo Competition The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) is now accepting submissions for its 9th annual “International Photography Competition.” The deadline for entry is April 6th. Get the details at:

Student Film Photography Awards is a grant that is open to all students who demonstrate dedication to film photography. The deadline is 3/31/19 and the website is:

Communication Arts Photo Contest Comm Arts Magazine is having their yearly photo contest due March 8th 2019. There is a Student category for submissions. To see complete rules, previous entries, etc go to:

Viewpoint Yosemite Show Viewpoint Gallery is looking for photographs of Yosemite for it's April 2019 show. The deadline is February 24th, 2019. More information can be found at:

Art Scholarships Professors Sarah Mattson and Brandy Worsfold will be hosting a workshop on how to apply for arc and other art scholarships. Feb 7th @ 12:15 in FA 510.

Interview with Duane Michals Crocker Art Museum, Oct 8th. Photo icon Duane Michals will be sitting down to an interview at the Crocker. You can find more infomation or buy tickets at their website at:

Every Picture Tells a Story: Free Photography Lecture Series 7 - 9 p.m., Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Viewpoint Photographic Art Center. These free lectures are for college and high school students only, and will be held at Viewpoint, located at 2015 J Street. The first lecture--"Every Picture Tells A Story"--on September 20th features Charles P. Farmer, who will share a number of his images, discuss the stories each tells, and explain how they can be informative, humorous and in some cases both. 

PPSV Lecture Series: September 20 – “Business Best Practices – Photographers Risk Management & Insurance – by Howard Burkholz of Allstate PPSV Image & Gear Talk – PPSV’s Photo Lecture Series. Held before both the regular Program Meetings and Digital Image Competitions, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at 2003 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825. These presentations have been expanded to a full hour for 2018. The programs are taught by some of PPSV’s most experienced and recognized professional members.

ARC Design Hub/Makers Lab Internships for Photographers The Design hub is hiring photographers for internship opportunities at ARC. Not only is it great experience and resume material, if you meet the requirements the internship can transfer into a paid internship after a few weeks! Check out the Internship Description at this link, and Randy Schuster's contact page for more information.

Perspectives Photo Show Reception Viewpoint Photographic Art Center and the Crocker Art Museum come together to showcase photographic works by college and high school students in Sacramento.  This is a special exhibition for the inaugural Photography Month Sacramento, and multiple ARC students are exhibited. Reception: Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 1-2:30 PM
@ The Crocker Art Museum, 216 O Street Sacramento, CA 95814

Photo Month Artist at ARC We are hosting on of these events, called The Passion of the Process by artist Luther Gerlach. He's giving a lecture April 12th at 7pm in Raef Hall, room 160.and Saturday, April 14th from 2-4pm he’s doing a demo of his photography process on the “Darkroom Bus” in the ARC Front yard. Both events are free!

The Professional Photographers of the Sacramento Valley is having Tim Engle, a top commercial photographer in our region, talk during the evening lecture program on April 11th at 2003 Howe Avenue, Sacramento. Our department has a student membership program, so the first 5 students who show up are free. Details at:

George Lepp, a Canon Explorer of Light will be giving a lecture and presentation of his work on April 5th from 6-8 on the CRC campus. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be located in Winn 150 (the Winn Center Community Room).

De Young Field Trip The Art Department is taking a field trip to the de Younge Museum in San Francisco. For more information or to sign up (it's free!) go to the Kaneko Gallery. This trip is offered April 4th, from 7am-3pm by two ARC buses and free entry to the museum.

Women of Color Dialogue Series Thursday Mar 22 1-2PM, Aquarium Room, The HUB (ARC Student Center) In honor of Women's History month, UNITE is hosting a writing workshop with the emphasis on women empowerment. Come through and participate in this interactive workshop that will improve your writing skills. All are welcome!

Photo Mural Artists Feb 13th Please join ARC Unite tomorrow for a discussion with photographer Flor Olivo and muralist Ruby Chacón in the HUB at 12-1:30 PM. Flor and Ruby will discuss their collaboration process of their current exhibit at the Kaneko Art Gallery, along with their artistic influences. In addition, a new mural project at ARC will be discussed with Ruby, who will be looking for students interested in this exciting new project for our campus.

PDN Photo Contest Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, has been covering the professional photographic industry for over two decades. In addition to special award of monetary value, the PDN Photo Annual provides entrants with immeasurable exposure in the industry. Go to for all submissions, details, rules, categories, etc.

Become a Beacon Tutor Get paid to help beginning students with photoshop, lightroom and bridge. $10.50/hour, as of January 1, 2017. Go to the LRC and ask for the Beacon Program area for more information on how to apply and what the requirements are.

Free Student Lecture Series
Viewpoint Gallery is offering a free student lecture series, exploring different topics in professional and artistic photography. Student lectures are intended to supplement a student's school experience by offering talks and demonstrations on areas of photographic interest, topics and techniques. Lectures and demonstrations are given by people experienced in their field. Viewpoint strives to make these lectures relevant to areas of study. Suggestions for speakers are always welcome. For more information, contact