CPA News

Due to N.C. and Town of Cary COVID-19 requirements,
CPA meetings at The Cary Theater and Cary Arts Center are CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    Online Virtual Meetings
  • Until further notice, all current and future meetings will be virtual meetings using Zoom or other designated technology. CPA member meetings will be hosted by CPA via Zoom. Some other meetings may be hosted by other organizations, and/or may use other technology.

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Current CPA Newsletter (pdf): October 2021    

October 2021 CPA Headlines
See the Current CPA Newsletter above for details

    From the President:
    Exciting News!

      Cary Photographic Artists Treasurer’S Report
      John Lapp, CPA Treasurer discusses September, 2021 Treasurer's Report

        From the CPA Exhibits Chair: Henry Rinne
      • Call for Artists: The Annual Member's Show at Cary Arts Center will be open for submissions on a first come first served basis starting October 4, 2021.
      • CPA 14th Annual Open Juried Photographic Exhibit The exhibit will hang October 29, 2021 through December 17, 2021 in the Cary Senior Center, 120 Maury Odell Place. Registration Deadline through CaFE: Sunday, October 24, 2021. There is no on-site registration on Delivery Day.

      • JJ.J. Raia has one photo from North Carolina included in the 2022 Sierra Club Engagement Calendar
        Also, J.J. had two acceptances into the 67th Annual Durham Art Guild juried exhibition at the Sun Trust Gallery in Durham.

      • The Focus Group exhibit is part of “Click “: The Focus On What Speaks to Me
        Mike Guin, Barbara Guin, Alan Clark, Jo Bolton, Don Ducey, Harry O'Connor, Brenda Wynne

      • One of Fran Derespinis’ photos was accepted into the Click! Photography Festival "Persevere": An Outdoor Exhibition and Projection event that will be at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

      • Mike Weitzman is having an exhibit of approximately 30 of his works (many on Canvas and metal) at the Herb Young Community center in Cary. Mike’s show “Landscpaes and Beautiful Images” will run from November 4th, 2021 through January 22nd, 2022.

      • Melissa Theil has been rated one of the top 50 photographers on's leaderboard for the past 4 months.

      • Jon Meyer’s image, “The Three Faces of Eve,” was juried into the Durham Art Guild’s 67th annual juried show.

      • CPA’s monthly critique session is happening again on ZOOM. Thursday, October 21st, 4:30pm to 6:30pm (our regular 3rd Thursday time slot).

      • Where: Sylvan Heights Bird Park,
        Meet at the parking lot in front of the Visitors Center, between 8:45AM and 9:00AM
        When: Saturday, October 23, 2021
        Address: 500 Sylvan Heights Park Way, Scotland Neck, NC 27874
        See GPS note and admission in October Newsletter

        CHECK THIS OUT: Various events, photo news, meetups, and classes: See the October 2021 Newsletter above for details and links.