Current Exhibition

EXPOSED: Nude Studies

Featured Guest Photographer, Kristopher Johnson

Kristopher Johnson first picked up a camera in 1977. Not really knowing what he was doing he began to take photos. At the age of 19 he took his first nude photo - and so it began. Exposed: Nude Studies is survey of nudes taken from 1982 to present.

CPG members members join Kris Johnson in exploring his theme of nudes.

Exhibit dates: June 25 – August 7, 2016.

Opening party: SUNDAY, June 26th, from 5-8 p.m.

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Member News

CPG Members Show in Art Lab's 'Midsummer's Night: Summer Solstice'

CPG members Virginia Ross, Paul Nueckel, and Doug Schwab are showing work in the Art Lab's exhibit 'Midsummer's Night: Summer Solstice,' in Staten Island,NY.

The exhibit is up from June 11 – July 3, 2016.

Art Lab
1000 Richmond Tarrace, Bldg G
Staten Island, NY 10301
Gallery Hours: Mon-Thu, 10am – 8pm
Fri-Sun, 10am – 5 pm

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Richard Xuereb

CPG member Richard Xuereb's Cactus and Lava, Galapagos 1f is one of eight photos chosen by the Galapagos Conservancy to be featured as downloadable screensaver images.

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Can You See Me Now

CPG's International Juried Show

CPG challenged participants in this international juried show to explore how they defined themselves, the people they relate to and the world around them using technologies available on smartphones & smart devices.

$1000 in cash prizes were awarded.

Can You See Me Now Slideshow.




Lighthouse Stories and Tales of the Sea

First National Juried Photography Show

"Lighthouse Stories and Tales of the Sea" is a celebration of the great lighthouses and the bays, waterways and seas - coastal and inland - located throughout the world. This exhibit seeks, through photography, to pay homage to the great visual stories, tales, and history of lighthouses and waterways throughout the world.

The juried show was on exhibit from March 7-29, 2015, at the National Lighthouse Museum.

$2500 in cash prizes were awarded.

Lighthouse Stories and Tales of the Sea Slideshow.

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A Little About CPG

The Creative Photographers Guild is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization of photographers, from novice to professional, whose mission is to bring the universally expressive power of photography to the community.

The Guild also aims to provide a vibrant avenue for the promotion and appreciation of the creative and innovative world of photography to the greater New York community, especially Staten Island.

In service of those goals, the Guild opened the CPG Gallery in March of 2009 on Staten Island's arts-oriented North Shore.

Members also seek other venues in which to exhibit photographs, promote public awareness of the unique artistic qualities of photography, support other artists and arts projects, and share skills and information with the community at large.

All are encouraged to visit the gallery and speak with the photographers, one of whom is always on hand for discussions.

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Visit the CPG Gallery at 814 Richmond Terrace (entrance on Tysen Street), Staten Island, New York. The gallery is open Saturday and Sunday from 1:00-5:00 pm., or by appointment.


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