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  • The Halide Project 1627 North 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States (map)

Join us in celebrating The Halide Project's third annual juried showcase of contemporary handcrafted photography from across the region and the globe with a Juror Talk by Kat Kiernan of Don’t Take Pictures Magazine and Panopticon Gallery, refreshments sponsored by Castellino’s Italian Market and Moore Brothers Wine Company, special announcements, exciting prizes, and more.

“This exhibition encompasses the scope of contemporary handmade photography with photographs that use the science of chemistry and the art of illusion to make magic from the mundane.” -Kat Kiernan

FEATURING: Michael Ast, Nataliya Borysenko, Tim Bowman, Ryann Casey, Monika Cichoszewska, Neil Curran, Susan DiPronio, Nicholas Fedak II, Ryan Gillespie, Robert Gordon, Judyta Grudzien, Fiona Howarth, John Jackson, Nicolas Jenkins, Paul Karabinis, Jing Lin, Alina Marin-Bliach, Roger Matsumoto, Lindsey Palmer, Hannah Pitstick, Amelia Powers, Josh Raftery, Caitlyn Soldan, Ryan Strand Greenberg, Natalia Tcherniak, Svava Tergesen, Andrew Tershakovec, Rachael Warriner, and Joan Wheeler

Prizes are sponsored by Indie Photo Lab, The Photo Review, and Artblog. One grand prize winner receives a $250 cash award and is invited to show a larger body of work in The Halide Project’s annual invitational small group show in the spring.

Don't miss additional workshops and events offered throughout the show! Details and registration at


Friday, December 7th, 5-9pm
Preview during First Friday

Saturday, December 8th, 5-9pm
Opening Reception and Juror Talk with Kat Kiernan

Tuesday, December 11th, 2-4PM
Visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Study Room

Saturday, January 5th, 12-3pm
Wet Plate Collodion Demo with Chris Morgan

Thursday, January 17th, 2-4PM
Studio Visit at the Fabric Workshop and Museum

Saturdays January 26th & February 2nd, 1-4PM
Fabric Cyanotype Two-Session Workshop with Jackie Neale

Sunday, January 27th, 12-4pm
Members-only Coffee Closing Party

Open Gallery Hours: Thursday-Sunday 1-5pm and by appointment. *closed December 20th – January 2nd

1627 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
Voicemails received at (484) 534-8833

Earlier Event: December 8
Astral Excursions