Current Exhibition

Schaghticoke: You Can Go Home Again

Opens Saturday, October 7th, 2017.
Opening Party: Saturday, October 14th, 2017; 5-8 p.m.

Opening Party: Saturday, SEPTEMBER 9, 2017; 5-8 p.m.

Schaghticoke~You Can Go Home Again stems from a visit to the small rural community at the northern most edge of Rensselaer County in upstate New York where I grew up. Attending a class reunion, suddenly I was looking at the area with a different set of eyes. While growing up many of the local sights there were taken for granted. No longer mundane, they are sights of great beauty.

The photos evoke memories from everyone's childhood and teenage years, but seen with a difference perspective.

    - Gail Middleton, featured photographer

Exhibit Dates: October 7 – November 12, 2017.

Entrance is FREE, donations accepted.


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The Really Affordable Art $how

Virginia Ross has an image hanging in the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition(BWAC)'s juried 'The really Affordable Art $how' exhibit. The show aims to draw in budding and established art collectors.

Juror: Laura Phipps, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

The exhibition remains on view through October 15, 2017.

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition(BWAC)
481 Van Brunt St., Door 7
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Admission is FREE; donations accepted.

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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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