PhotoVox: May 2024 – Virtual Presentation with Independent Curator Frances Jakubek


Virtual Presentation

“Visualizing the Exhibition” with Frances Jakubek

SPEAKER | Frances Jakubek

WHEN | Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 6:30PM (MST)

WHERE | ONLINE (through Zoom – link in registration email)

COST | Free for CPAC members*; $10 for non-members

ABOUT | For May’s online PhotoVox, Frances Jakubek will cover the steps and materials needed to conceptualize and produce a physical exhibition. This presentation will cover image selection and presentation choices, including printing and framing, packing and shipping advice, as well as visualizing the layout of a show. With an emphasis on text to support the photographs, this discussion will outline commonly requested information associated with proposing an exhibition. 


Frances Jakubek is an image-maker, independent curator, and consultant for artists. She is the co-founder of A Yellow Rose Project, past Director of the Bruce Silverstein Gallery in New York City, and past Associate Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography in Massachusetts.

Recent curatorial appointments include The Southeast Center for Photography, Critical Mass, British Journal of Photography, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Save Art Space, Photo District News, and The Curated Fridge. Frances has reviewed internationally, including the FORMAT Photo Festival, Filter Photo, Medium, PhotoNOLA, Month of Photography Denver, Photographic Resource Center, and Photoville.

Jakubek has been a panelist for the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Photography fellowships, speaker for SPE National and Colorado Photographic Arts Center, and lecturer for the School of Visual Arts, Boston University, University of New Mexico, and Washington and Lee University. She has taught workshops for The Center for Fine Art Photography, Maine Media, The Southeast Center for Photography, and the University of Iowa. She is currently on the Board of Directors at the Griffin Museum of Photography and has her studio based in Worcester, Massachusetts.


PhotoVox is a monthly program offered by the Colorado Photographic Arts Center to help you strengthen your artistic voice with the support of other photographers and artists in the Denver Metro community. Meetings are held monthly at either CPAC’s downtown gallery or virtually on Zoom, and feature discussions led by local arts and community leaders. Three sessions per year are dedicated to portfolio sharing.