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Writing an Exhibition Statement

When preparing your proposal for submission to the Capture Selected Exhibition Program, you will be asked to provide, among other details, an exhibition statement. Whether you are new to writing this type of text, or looking to brush up your skills, the Capture team has put together the following notes to assist your journey. (While … Continued

New Executive Director Emmy Lee Wall!

Capture is pleased to announce the appointment of Emmy Lee Wall as Executive Director of the Festival. We are excited to see the new and innovative directions that Emmy takes Capture in, for the 2020 Festival and beyond! Wall has a long-standing engagement with Capture, having curated Ensuing Pictures for the Festival’s inaugural presentation in … Continued

Capture is hiring an Executive Director

Capture Photography Festival returns in April 2020, and we’re looking for an Executive Director to help us get there! Reporting directly to the Capture Photography Festival Society Board of Directors and working alongside the Director/Curator, the Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the Capture Photography Festival and other … Continued

2019 TD Curator Highlights

Capture Photography Festival is proudly presented by TD Bank Group. The following short essay was first published in the 2019 Capture Magazine.   This year at Capture, the lineup of Vancouver artists will inspire you to think about Vancouver’s history, representation, and identity and the ways in which these contemporary artists are expressing themselves through … Continued

Tell us your thoughts! Take the Capture 2019 audience survey

Take our short audience survey about your Festival experience and be entered into a draw for the above Capture Limited Edition by Vancouver photographer Scott Massey. TAKE THE 2019 CAPTURE AUDIENCE SURVEY Image: Scott Massey, Spectrum Study 4 (infrared), 2014, 11.5” x 12.5”, archival pigment print, Courtesy of the artist, Edition of 50, $100

Volunteer with Capture 2019

Capture Photography Festival 2019 is fast approaching! Capture runs April 3–30 in galleries and venues across Metro Vancouver, including Featured Exhibitions, Selected Exhibitions, Public Art, Events, and a Youth Program. It is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada, attracting thousands of attendees across dozens of venues! Capture thrives as a result of … Continued

Capture stands in solidarity with VAG CUPE 15

Update: On February 11 at 5 pm, the strike officially ended with VAG CUPE 15 reaching an agreement with the Gallery. You can read about it on Canadian Art: “Strike Ends at Vancouver Art Gallery”   Capture Photography Festival stands in solidarity with the members of VAG CUPE 15, who have been working for nearly … Continued

Canada Line Competition shortlist announced

Capture in partnership with the Georgia Straight have accepted submissions of lens-based work for the King Edward Canada Line Station Public Art competition, and a jury has determined the shortlist! The final work will be decided by public vote on the Georgia Straight website. The selected artist will have their work installed on the facade … Continued

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