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ALBERTA'S PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL 

Exposure photography festivalFebruary 1 - 28,  2017

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ALBERTA'S PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL 

Exposure photography festivalFebruary 1 - 28,  2017

Thank YOU TO ALL THE ARTISTS, GALLERIES, SPONSORS AND VOLUNTEERS for MAKING OUR 2016 FESTIVAL SO AMAZING. we look forward to seeing you IN 2017.

The Exposure Photography Festival is a registered non-profit society established in 2004 to encourage the participation in, examination of, and appreciation for the medium of photography. It is dedicated to engaging multiple audiences’ interests in photography including beginners, amateurs and professionals through participation in, and access to dialogue about photography as a rich art form.

2016 is the 12th year of Alberta’s only photography festival. Run by a dedicated board of directors from Calgary and the Bow Valley, the Festival hosted over 25,000 attendees of all ages and skill levels at various festival events and exhibitions in 2015. Most of the Festival’s event and activities are free for the public to access.

Exposure’s mission is to link our community to industry news in the national and international photography communities. 

Photo credits:
Dianne Bos, "Stampede Midway 3 Calgary (2004)"
The Banff Centre Collection

Larry Louie, "Basketball in the Cemetery"

Brady Simpson, "Playing Cards"


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Photo: "Ghost Project" - Sara Grawbarger­Kuefler

Photo: "Ghost Project" - Sara Grawbarger­Kuefler

 

Festival Coordinator

The Exposure Photography Festival is seeking a Festival Coordinator for its annual celebration of photography held each February. In addition to the key competencies of self motivation, ability to anticipate challenges, effective project management, superb communication and interpersonal skills, fiscal accountability and a sense of humour, the Coordinator is someone who:
• has a keen interest in photography;
• sees value in building the Alberta photography community (a team builder);
• has strong organizational skills;
• understands the need for creative social networking;
• can work with diverse groups of people (from artists to business people);
• has writing, marketing and media relations experience;
• is comfortable with sales and dealing with receivables;
 • values the direction of a working Board;
• is sensitive to deadlines;
• sees opportunities to grow the Festival.
The Festival Coordinator reports directly to the Chair of the Festival and works collaboratively with a volunteer board and contract staff. 
Payment
The Festival Coordinator is paid a flat fee of $10,000 for their services. The fee schedule is based on an hourly rate of approximately $35.00 per hour at approximately 35 hours per month. This is an average, recognizing that the coordinator will work more hours in the months leading up to the Festival and fewer hours in slower months.
Primary Services to be provided by the Festival Coordinator
1. Writing and coordination of public relations communications copy, including social networking. 
2. Maintain the upstanding, positive, and approachable public face of the Festival. 
3. Provide central contact for Exposure Festival inquiries.
4. Contact potential participants for the Exposure Festival to exhibit photography, and solicit listings, advertisements and sponsorships. This includes but is not limited to: • commercial, private, and public galleries • artist run spaces • cultural institutions • universities and colleges • other local photography groups, such as CAPIC, and any other organizations and/or associations having common grounds and interest with the Exposure Festival
5. Organize content for the Exposure Festival Guide (on-line and/or print); edit the Festival Guide in conjunction with the Board; and be responsible for the accuracy of the final edited copy of the document that goes to print. 
6. Research costs, determine time lines for submission, printing, distribution and publication of the Guide.
7. Collect copy material and payment for listing in the guide and website, and follow up on Exposure receivables. 
8. Distribute and disseminate press releases and set up media interviews with participants. 
9. Plan and organize Exposure events with the Festival Board. 
10. Organize methods of obtaining feedback on Exposure from participants and audience. 
11. Prepare and submit a written report on the Exposure Festival within thirty days of the Festival’s completion. 
12. Maintain existing client base (guide advertisers and event sponsors) and build new markets through research and outreach including but not limited to camera stores, companies, manufacturers, receptive businesses and individuals. 
13. Attend Festival board meetings. 
14. Maintain close communication with the Board Chair, including periodic progress reports.
 15. Work with consultants that the Board may hire from time-to-time. 
16. Oversee any subordinate program coordinators, e.g., the Emerging Photographers Program.


 Application Details
All interested applicants are asked to email a letter of interest and resumes to: exposurefotofest@gmail.com
by 4:30 pm on Friday, September 30, 2016.
 Only qualified applicants will be called for an interview. 

 
 
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Emerging Photographers Program


2016
Emerging Photographer Showcase is now closed

 

The 2016 Emerging Photographer Showcase is now CLOSED, please stay tuned for details on the 2017 Emerging Photographer Showcase.

A big congratulations to the winners of the Exposure 2016 Emerging Photographer Showcase. 

1st Place - Philip Kanwischer
2nd Place - Elizabeth Hak
3rd Place - Katy Whitt

Thanks to everyone who participated, including our judges: Tourism Calgary, McLaren McCann and Swerve Magazine.

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Emerging Photographers Program


2016
Emerging Photographer Showcase is now closed

 

The 2016 Emerging Photographer Showcase is now CLOSED, please stay tuned for details on the 2017 Emerging Photographer Showcase.

A big congratulations to the winners of the Exposure 2016 Emerging Photographer Showcase. 

1st Place - Philip Kanwischer
2nd Place - Elizabeth Hak
3rd Place - Katy Whitt

Thanks to everyone who participated, including our judges: Tourism Calgary, McLaren McCann and Swerve Magazine.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

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Vincent Varga (Chair)
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

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Vicki Chau (Secretary)
EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society

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Brandy Dahrouge
(Co-chair)
The Banff Centre

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Greg Gerla
Greg Gerla Photography

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Christine Klassen
Christine Klassen Gallery
 

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Grant Waddell
Grant Waddell Photography

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Dona Schwartz
University of Calgary

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Britta Kokemor-Quinlan
Jager & Ko. Photography

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