Author Archives: Aline Smithson

The Director’s Prize at the Griffin Museum of Photography

  So excited and honored to receive The Director’s Prize for Griffin Museum of Photography’s 27th Juried Exhibition, from Director Paula Tognarelli. The award receives a solo exhibition and an exhibition catalog for a solo exhibition. The date of the exhibition is in the Fall of 2022. The Director’s Prize photograph will be included in [...]

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Artist’s Talk at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center 4/29

Join me for an Artist’s Talk on April 29th at the Philadelphia Photo Arts…sign up HERE!  

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It’s Negative at the Mim Gallery

On Saturday, April 10th, 2021, a new exhibition, It’s NEGATIVE, opens at MiM Gallery in Los Angeles, running through May 29th. Curated by artist Labkhand Olfatmanesh it features work by artists by Alex Turner, Aline Smithson, Jonas Yip, Odette England, Rafael Soldi, Tarrah Krajnak, Tomiko Jones, and Tooraj Khamenehzadeh. There will be an in-person opening [...]

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2021 CPA Members’ Juried Exhibition

Thrilled to be included in the 2021 CPA Members’ Juried Exhibition with work selected by Juror Susan Burnstine Exhibition Dates: April 10 – May 9, 2021 Saturday, April 10, 4–6pm Virtual opening and walk-through with Juror Susan Burnstine and Director Ann Jastrab. Awards will be announced during this virtual reception! Please join us as we [...]

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Private Mentoring, Portfolio Reviews, or Consultations

I work with photographers all over the world, doing private tutorials via Skype, telephone, or in person if you live in Southern California. Sessions usually last an hour and can be on a regular or as needed basis. My specialty is helping photographers focus their visions and get their work into the fine art market. [...]

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Photographing with Intention Far from Home

Join me October 6 – 11, 2021 in San Miguel Allende  for Photographing with Intention Far from Home with the Santa Fe Workshops! Travel photography is often focused on capturing all the exciting “shiny objects” we see when we’re away from home, but the joy of creating photographs far from home becomes much richer when [...]

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OPEN SHOW LA #60: California Love at the Los Angeles Center of Photography

OPEN SHOW LA #60: California Love at the Los Angeles Center of Photography SHOW DATE: Tuesday, Nov 17th, 5:00pm – 6:30 pm VENUE: LACP (Zoom session) Sign up HERE. I’ll be sharing my project, Hollywood and Home! OPEN SHOW LA #60 is happening Tuesday, November 17th, at 5pm! In celebration of the launch of the new book “California Love [...]

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Online Artist Talk: Aline Smithson

Online Artist Talk: Aline Smithson Friday, December 18, 2:00-3:30pm (Pacific) Hosted by the Center of Photographic Arts Aline will share the artist’s talk, My Photographs are my Autobiography, discussing her journey as a photographer and things she has learned along the way.

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Keeper of the Hearth: Picturing Roland Barthes’ Unseen Photograph

So excited to have work featured in this wonderful publication by Odette England and also will also have work traveling to the Houston Center of Photography for an exhibition next year. Camera Lucida (La Chambre claire) written by French literary theorist Roland Barthes, is arguably one of the most influential books about photography. Published in [...]

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Selected for Critical Mass Top 50

So excited to have my portfolio, Fugue State, included into the 2019 Critical Mass Top 50 Portfolios of the year. Thank you to Photolucida and to all the jurors for their time and efforts.

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