ABOUT FILTER PHOTO
Filter Photo is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Chicago, Illinois.
Filter Photo’s mission is two-fold: first, to serve and support the photographic communities of Chicago and the Midwest; and second, to highlight Chicago as a vital center of the national photographic community.
Since 2009, Filter Photo has organized the annual Filter Photo Festival, a multi-day celebration of photography that includes workshops, lectures, exhibition receptions, artist talks, and other diverse programming. A primary component of the Festival are the portfolio reviews, through which photographers are able to connect with national and international curators, gallery directors, editors, and other elite professionals.
In 2015, Filter Photo opened Filter Space, a permanent gallery and project space located in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. Filter Space hosts regular social, educational, and professional development activities, including exhibitions, workshops, and lectures.
Filter Photo is dedicated to an open, inclusive, accessible, and supportive environment for all of its patrons, staff, and volunteers. Visitors in need of accommodations are invited to contact us in advance of your visit so we can arrange accommodations to support your experience.
Learn more about Filter here!
FILTER PHOTO STAFF
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Doug Fogelson | President
Jeff Phillips | Secretary
Marcia Mahoney | Treasurer
Jane Fulton Alt
Cecil McDonald, Jr.
Sarah Hadley, Founder and Past Executive Director
James Pepper Kelly, Past Managing Director