Welcome to the Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts (RICPA)
Do you love photography? Are you looking for a way to connect with other photographers? Do want to advance your skills? Exhibit your work? Get more involved in photo-based media. Join our mailing list and then Become a member of RICPA!
The Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts was founded to inspire creative development and provide opportunities to engage with the community through exhibitions, education, publication, and mutual support of photo-based work. RICPA exists to advance careers, stimulate dialogue, encourage inquiry while facilitating the communication of ideas supporting all photo-based work.
The RICPA exists to create a diverse and supportive community for individuals interested in learning or working in the Photographic Arts. We strive to provide an environment conducive to the free exchange of ideas in an open and cooperative space. Members should share a passion for creating, appreciating, or learning about all forms of photo-based media. We work to provide a platform for artistic expression, that fosters dialogue and drives innovation in the photographic arts.
Programming and activities
RICPA has dedicated individuals working towards realizing the mission and managing the programming to that end. Our programs reach the local Providence audience and far beyond. You will soon see the full calendar of exhibits, workshops, salon presentations, and other events that will be of great interests to photographers and to those who appreciate the art of photography.