Upcoming APA-LA Events Photography Workshops
My Photographs Are My Autobiography



"My Photographs Are My Autobiography"


Aline Smithson shares her journey as a photographer, including the successes and

failures that have happened along the way. She will give insights into what it takes 

to make it in the fine art photography world and feature some side projects she has

developed, such as her blog, Lenscratch and her photo collective, Six Shooters.


"After a career as a New York Fashion Editor, Aline Smithson is now represented

by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world. She has 

exhibited widely including numerous solo and group exhibitions around the globe

and her work is held in a number of public collections. Her photographs have been

featured in publications including PDN, the PDN Photo Annual, Communication

Arts Photo Annual, Eyemazing, Soura, Visura, Fraction, Artworks, Diffusion,

Rangefinder, Lenswork Extended, Shots, Pozytyw, and Silvershotz magazines.


In 2014, Aline received the Excellence in Teaching Award by CENTER and her

work was selected for the Critical Mass Top 50 Portfolios. In 2012, Aline was

recognized with the Rising Star Award through the Griffin Museum of Photography

for her contributions to the photographic community. Aline founded and writes the

blogzine, Lenscratch, that celebrates a different contemporary photographer each

day and  offers opportunity for exhibition. She curates and jurors exhibitions for a

number of galleries, organizations, and on-line magazines. In addition, she is a

reviewer at many photo festivals across the United States. She lives and works in

Los Angeles and is a founding member of the Six Shooter Collective.


Tuesday April 14th, 2015    7:30pm to 8:30 pm

Apple Store | Third Street Promenade
1415 Third Street Promenade,
Santa Monica, CA 90401



This event is first come seating but you can also register for

this event directly on the Apple Store website at: 



Thank you to our generous sponsors!














APA LA's OFF the CLOCK One reception



Join us for a fun evening at the Santa Monica Airport.  The 100 selected images by curator Melvin Sokolsky, will be on display for just one evening before moving to TBWA\CHIAT\DAY, Deutsch, Ignited  & Saatchi & Saatchi LA; exceptional exposure to creatives at four of the top agencies in the US!  Don't miss this ONE night chance to come by and see for yourself what the photography community is shooting when Off The Clock.


RECEPTION: April 25, 2015



Santa Monica Art Studios

Hangar Gallery South

3026 Airport Avenue

Santa Monica, CA 90405




Thank you to our generous sponsors!







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