Current Exhibition

A Quiet Place

Featuring Richard Xuereb

Mr. Xuereb's Artist Statement:

"Is there somewhere where you have been, that you keep visiting in your mind when you want peace and serenity? The world is full of them. All you have to do is seek out and find your Quiet Place.

These are a few of mine."

An opening party will be held on Saturday, May 30th, from 5-8 p.m.

On view from May 30 - June 28, 2015.


Best of the Boroughs; New York City

Second Annual Smart Device Show

Juried Virtual Photography Exhibition Online Gallery and Exhibited on CPG Gallery Monitors

"Best of the Boroughs; New York City" is an opportunity to explore the city, in all its iterations, via the devices that we carry around with us day and night. Be as conservative or as creative as you like, but you must use at least one app on your digital device to process each submission.

This national juried competition challenges you to illustrate, through photography, what makes the boroughs you live or work in (or have lived or worked in) THE best borough of New York City. The challenge is to capture images with digital devices and to utilize one or any combination of the emerging apps, software, gadgets and technologies available on and for smart phones & smart devices.

$650 in Cash Awards

Juror: TBA

Deadline: Entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. PST June 19, 2015.

Awards will be announced at 6 p.m. at a dual-show opening reception at the CPG Gallery on July 11th, 2015.

Eligibility: This call for submission is open to all creators (under 18 years of age must have parental permission) working on smart phones and smart devices. All work must be captured and edited on a smart phone or a smart device. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Open to all residents of Metro New York City (New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.)

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Member News

Robin George & Willie Chu

CPG members Robin George & Willie Chu are exhibiting work at the SIABC Gallery in a show entitled "No Cure for the Curious."

Portraits of CPG members, taken for a recent project by George & Chu, are on view in this show.

Show dates: April 3 - May 3, 2015.
Opening Party: Sunday, April 12th, 1-5 p.m.

SIABC Gallery
73 Wave Street
Staten Island, NY



Joan Velazquez

CPG member Joan Velazquez will be displaying her photography in ELEMENTS Art Expo NYC on May 2nd, 2015 (rain date May 3rd,) at The Conference House and Park in Tottenville, Staten Island.

The day-long event will be held from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission is FREE. Parking and food available.

A preview reception will be held May 1st from 7-9 p.m. Tickets - $50.
Call 718-9084-6046 for information and to order preview tickets.

The Conference House and Park
7455 Hylan Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10307



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Can You See Me Now

CPG's International Juried Show

CPG challenged participants in this international juried show to explore how they defined themselves, the people they relate to and the world around them using technologies available on smartphones & smart devices.

$1000 in cash prizes were awarded.

Can You See Me Now Slideshow.




Lighthouse Stories and Tales of the Sea

First National Juried Photography Show

"Lighthouse Stories and Tales of the Sea" is a celebration of the great lighthouses and the bays, waterways and seas - coastal and inland - located throughout the world. This exhibit seeks, through photography, to pay homage to the great visual stories, tales, and history of lighthouses and waterways throughout the world.

The juried show was on exhibit from March 7-29, 2015, at the National Lighthouse Museum.

$2500 in cash prizes were awarded.

Lighthouse Stories and Tales of the Sea Slideshow.

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A Little About CPG

The Creative Photographers Guild is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization of photographers, from novice to professional, whose mission is to bring the universally expressive power of photography to the community.

The Guild also aims to provide a vibrant avenue for the promotion and appreciation of the creative and innovative world of photography to the greater New York community, especially Staten Island.

In service of those goals, the Guild opened the CPG Gallery in March of 2009 on Staten Island's arts-oriented North Shore.

Members also seek other venues in which to exhibit photographs, promote public awareness of the unique artistic qualities of photography, support other artists and arts projects, and share skills and information with the community at large.

All are encouraged to visit the gallery and speak with the photographers, one of whom is always on hand for discussions.

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Visit the CPG Gallery at 814 Richmond Terrace (entrance on Tysen Street), Staten Island, New York. The gallery is open Saturday and Sunday from 1:00-5:00 pm., or by appointment.


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