Don’t miss the 20th Annual APA SF Something Personal Gallery Exhibition & Holiday Party!

Mon 13th Nov, 2017

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Invitation only, private event. Online RSVP is required to attend. RSVP info is below.

APA SF 20th Annual Something Personal Gallery Exhibition & Holiday Party
Monday, December 11, 2017    5:00 - 11:00 PM
SOMARTS BAY GALLERY, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco

Free admission, but online RSVP is required. Cash bar, please bring your photo identification

The 2017 Something Personal Exhibition Judges

Anna Alexander, Director of Photography, WIRED

Suosdey Penn, Creative Director, Chemistry Club

Jess Shay, Print Producer / Art Buyer, Argonaut

Alejandro Chavetta, Creative Director, Astro Studios


Celebrate with the Northern California photographic creative community at the December 11th APA Holiday Party! Mark your calendar, and be ready to immediately RSVP when you are invited!
This year, we were able to book an amazing Gallery, SOMARTS, in the heart of San Francisco.
Everyone in the Northern California creative photo community is likely to be there.

RSVP info for Creatives

As usual, all of the top Creatives, from all of the finest Bay Area agencies and design firms will receive special printed (and email) invitations.

If you are a Creative, and haven't attended one of our recent Something Personal parties, you can request an invite here. Be sure to include your company name and title, please. Note: In this case, a "Creative" is defined as: an Agency Partner, Creative Director, Art Director, Art Buyer, Art Producer, Print Producer, Photo Editor, Designer, etc.

This well-established event has steadily become the annual Bay Area gathering for Art Producers, Art Directors, Creative Directors and Agency Partners who know we’ll be unveiling 100 impressive new personal work from many of the world’s most intriguing pro photographers. Connect with your colleagues!

RSVP info for APA Members

Aside from being a top Creative, or an Exhibitor, the best way to make sure you receive an early exclusive invitation is to be an APA SF member.

All APA SF members will receive prioritized, non-transferable email invitations -- members are entitled to the first opportunity to RSVP. We will only be able to accept a limited number of RSVPs for this exclusive Invitation-only private event. Join APA today!

General RSVP info

If space permits we may be able to invite everyone on our email lists who is not an Exhibitor, Creative, or current APA SF Member.
Check back here as we get closer to the event date, and be on the look out for your special email invitation. To sign up for our general email list, please click here.

Celebrate with APA...

Get inspired. Make crucial connections for 2018.
Mingle. Catch up with old friends and make new ones.
Savor festive craft beer and fine wines from our CASH BAR. (Bring your photo ID.)
See you at the best West Coast photo community event of the entire year!

The key to your success is your photographic style.

Looking for Information for Exhibitors? Please click here.



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