Artists Michael Stipe and Douglas Coupland Set Personal Auction Records

Vancouver, BC, May 14, 2024 – A 1993 photo of Kurt Cobain’s hand sold at a Vancouver auction for $75,000, a record for Michael Stipe’s photographic work. A canvas oil painting titled Northwest Passage also set an auction record for Douglas Coupland at $150,000. The funds raised were in support of the non-profit organisation, Capture … Continued

Meet our new Team Members

Capture Photography Festival is pleased to announce the appointment of Faune Ybarra as the Festival’s new TD Assistant Curator of Engagement and Katja Lichtenberger as Grant and Development Coordinator. Executive Director Emmy Lee Wall states “We are excited to welcome Faune and Katja to our team. Faune’s deep commitment to making art accessible to all … Continued

Capture x Booooooom 2024 Public Art Open Call

We’re excited to announce that we are continuing our partnership with Booooooom to curate a public art installation which will be mounted at the Broadway–City Hall Canada Line Station in Vancouver. This is an international open call for photographers and artists making lens-based work. The selected artist will be part of the 11th annual 2024 … Continued

2024 Selected Exhibitions Jury Announcement

Capture is pleased to announce the jury that will be evaluating submissions for the 2024 Selected Exhibitions Program. In addition to Emmy Lee Wall, Capture’s Executive Director and Chief Curator, the 2024 Capture Selected Exhibitions Jury includes: Emilie Croning Curatorial Assistant, Arts of Global Africa and the Diaspora, Art Gallery of Ontario Emilie Croning, who … Continued

AGM Cancellation

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Capture Photography Festival is cancelling its AGM scheduled for September 13, 2023, at 10 a.m. We will provide notice of a rescheduled date as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding. Sincerely, The Capture Team

We are Hiring a TD Assistant Curator of Engagement

Reporting directly to Capture Photography Festival’s Executive Director, the TD Assistant Curator of Engagement assists with researching, developing, planning and executing public programs, events and public-facing communications to offer meaningful engagement with all aspects of the Festival. This role is intended for someone seeking growth opportunities within an arts organization. This position is made possible … Continued

We are Hiring a Grant and Development Coordinator!

Reporting directly to Capture Photography Festival’s Executive Director, the Grant and Development Coordinator researches, develops and writes grants for the Festival.  This position also supports all development activities including researching and preparing sponsorship proposals, donor funding requests and foundation applications. This position will support all development-related events. The goal of this position is to help … Continued

Capture Call For Events 2023 | Now Open

Artist Talk with Dana Qaddah, for Roof d’état, Capture 2022 Events. Now’s the time to start thinking about your Event proposals for this year’s festival ! Capture Photography Festival is accepting Event proposals for inclusion in the non-juried Event program. The 2023 Capture Photography Festival runs from April 1–30. We welcome proposals for innovative events, artist talks, … Continued

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