A Complete Guide to Portfolio Reviews

with Brenda Biondo and Rupert Jenkins

Brenda Biondo: Once Upon A Playground. Pub: ForeEdge. $150 Subscriber level

Brenda Biondo Rocket Ship (Boulder, CO), 2007. From the Once Upon a Playground series 10 prints from an edition of 25. Printed 2014 Archival inkjet print, 17.75 x 11 in. image printed on 19 x 13 in. paper $250 Collector print

Tuesday, January 20
6-8:30 pm
Location: CPAC Gallery, 1513 Boulder St. Denver
Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Tuition: Free for members, free for non-members

A Complete Guide for Portfolio Reviews is a workshop featuring photographer Brenda Biondo and CPAC Executive Director Rupert Jenkins. This session will focus on everything you need to know to prepare for a professional portfolio review: what to bring, questions to ask, and tips to get the most out of your review. This special presentation will prepare participants for MoP’s Portfolio Review Weekend.

Call 303-837-1341 to reserve your place or email [email protected]

Can’t make it? Here are additional resources to help you prepare:





Brenda Biondo

Brenda Biondo is a photographer whose work focuses on three distinct areas: constructed abstractions; conservation and land-based issues; and the way cultural artifacts move from the past into the present. Brenda’s work has been exhibited in shows throughout the country and published in numerous print and online publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Denver Post and Lenscratch. Her photographs are in the collection of the Library of Congress, the Museum of Photographic Arts and numerous corporations and private collectors. Her book of photographs, Once Upon a Playground, was published by the University Press of New England in May 2014. A native New Yorker, she’s been a resident of Colorado since 1999, and currently lives in Manitou Springs with her husband and two children. Brenda is represented by Goodwin Fine Art in Denver.


photo by John Davenport

photo by John Davenport

 RUPERT JENKINS is the Director of CPAC and has worked as a professional in the photography field since 1982. He moved to Denver from the Bay Areas in 2005 and has organized numerous photography exhibitions and events for CPAC, most recently shows by David Taylor (Tucson, February 2014), Sharon Harper (Boston) and Vivian Keulards (Holland) in January 2013; Michael Furman (Denver), Tsutomu Yamagata (Japan), and Hector Mediavilla (Spain) in September 2013. He also curated “Hal Gould: A Retrospective” for Redline, Denver (2008); “The Family Stage” for the Victoria H. Myhren Gallery at DU (March 2009); “Double Diptych” (March 2011 for Vertigo Art Space, Denver); and “Photo Book Arts” for Abedecarian Gallery, Denver (March 2013).

He has reviewed portfolios for Photo Alliance in San Francisco, the Society for Photographic Education, and CENTER Santa Fe, and was a meeting place reviewer at Houston Fotofest in March 2014. Several interviews with Rupert can be found on the Untitled Art Show podcast website.