Archive for June, 2015

NEWSPACE Members! We Want to Show Your Work


Our open call for NEWSPACE NOW!: 2015 Members’ Salon is now up and running. All current members are welcome to participate in the exhibition! One work from each member will be selected to reflect the diverse makeup of our broad community. Submissions are due Monday, August 17. The exhibition will be on view October 2 to October 31. Click here for directions on how to submit your work.

Would you like to show your work at NEWSPACE? Become a member today to submit your work for the upcoming Members’ exhibition!

Early Registration Discount Ends Today

Today, June 30th, is the last day to take advantage of the Early Registration Discount on all Summer Classes!

Now’s the time to…

  · learn how to use your camera,
· get back into the darkroom,
· perfect your digital editing and printing

· become proficient in studio lighting,
· refine your photographic methods, or
· expand your creative vision.

Don’t forget about the kids…Newspace Summer Youth Camps are filling fast! Don’t wait to secure a seat for your budding photographer!

To take advantage of this discount, use Member Code: sum15

Newspace Receives Three New Grants

Newspace is honored and thrilled to have recently received significant support from The Kinsman FoundationThe James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation, and The Meyer Memorial Trust. These grants will support the Newspace Exhibition and Public Programs and allow us to hire a full-time Development Director!

Newspace is a 501c3 nonprofit. Grants, donations, memberships, and corporate sponsorships allow us to connect and inspire people by offering an accessible place to create, learn, and engage in the evolution of the image.

If you believe in the power of photography as a tool for creative expression, join these foundations in their support of Newspace and our programs. Membership contributions and donations ensure that Newspace classes are accessible, exhibitions and public programs are always free, and thetools to create photography are available to students, working artists, and the general public.

Gallery Updates

CAPTURED 2015 press!

Our summer exhibition CAPTURED 2015 is now up in the gallery through August 1! Don’t miss the chance to see one of American Photo’s 10 Best New Photography Exhibits of Summer 2015! CAPTURED 2015 features intriguing bodies of work by artists Gary BeeberDebi CornwallKatie HarwoodSarah-Marie LandHye-Ryoung MinChristopher RauschenbergIsaac Sachs, and Joel Stevenett.

Photosynthesis: A Therapeutic Photography Group

Stop by our gallery to also view work produced by participants of the Photosynthesis group. Through a partnership between Newspace Center for Photography, Trillium Family Services, David Douglas High School, Teresa Meir Photography and the Art Institute of Portland, a free therapeutic photography group was offered to David Douglas High School students this spring. Group participants learned about and engaged in portrait photography, fine art photography, street photography, pinhole camera creation, film developing, cyanotype image creation, and editing with Photoshop and Lightroom.