Update September 2004
WIPI is happy to annouce that Sylvia Plachy, Hungarian born photographer will receive our Distinguished Photographers Award in collaboration with the IPA 2004 Lucie Awards in New York City, on October 18th. Check the website home page for PR updates and bio info which should be uploaded by Sept. 15.
we've been so busy and our website is now over 700 pages full of wonderful
information and contacts to talented women working in the field of photography.
We will be updating the site in July, just as soon as we finish the
virtual * visual call for entries. We will also be updatiang the Member
Link section. During August/September, we will create a cross reference
file of photo classifications. So if you are a current member, please
visit the Survey page and resubmit
an undated survey for our data bank and online listing.
WIPI is has created a new online call for entries "Decisive Moments" a WIPI tribute to the late Henri Cartier-Bresson. The deadline is December 1st and the gallery will be uploaded in mid January.
Take a moment to visit our galleries and cruise through the archives for articles about a variety of well known member photographers incredible and interesting work. See our member PhotoProfiles and visit the Historical bibliography of the Women In Photography International Archive founded by the late Peter E. Palmquist in our Reference Library. Our online resrouce section is full of important contacts. We've accomplished many wonderful projects over the past 4 years, including our 20th Anniversary Tea Time exhibition and presence at Stephen Cohen's photo l.a. 2002 and 2003 and 2004!. We appreciate all who have volunteered or sponsored us in our goals to bring visibility to women working in the photographic arts.
Distinguished Photographers Award nominees included:
WIPI Is looking for an umbrella for the organization!
Women In Photography International - Changes & Expansion Women In
Photography International is currently seeking to expand its professional
network by merging with a university or foundation that has an established
history of commitment to the photographic arts.
to serving an international network of photographers, Women in Photography
International has been devoted to preserving and perpetuating a west
coast presence for women working in the photographic arts with it's
extend outreach throughout the USA and Internationally. It's with this
in mind that we "fling down the gauntlet" to west coast universities,
museums and educational agencies (with accredited histories of commitment
to the work of women photographers) ~ challenging them to "pick up"
the 20 year legacy of Women in Photography International, the nonprofit
organization, and move forward!
letters, Starting July 2000 WIPI News archive