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2018 SPE Media Festival now accepting submissions!
SPE Midwest Chapter includes:
Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria Riverfront Hotel & Conference Center - East Peoria, IL | October 12 - October 15, 2017
We are excited to host this year's Midwest SPE Chapter Conference! Located in the geographic center of our SPE region, we look forward to seeing members from every state in the Midwest come out in full force to Peoria, Illinois. The bulk of the programming will take place at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria. Exhibitions and receptions will take place across Peoria including at the Bradley University Galleries, Riverfront Museum, Contemporary Art Center, Prairie Center for the Arts, and Peoria Library Downtown. Hands-on workshops will be given throughout the weekend at Bradley University's Heuser Art Center. Featured speakers and exhibitions at Developing Spaces/Places include Guggenheim-award winners Penelope Umbrico, David Taylor, Wendel White, William Fox, and esteemed 2017 Midwest Regional Honored Educator Judy Natal.
Schedule of Speakers
Check out our schedule of amazing presentations -- invited speakers, imagemakers, lectures, and workshops -- at conference details.
Bridge SPE Membership
Are you a recent photo grad? Register for the conference through the new Bridge SPE membership level to help individuals who have graduated from a degree program within the last two years and/or currently seek employment opportunities to stay professionally engaged.
Are you looking for a new process to bring back to your school? We're incredibly excited that our free alternative process workshops are quickly filling up! Slots for these workshops are limited and pre-registration is required. Check out:
Share your work through one-on-one professional and student portfolio reviews. Slots for reviews are limited and pre-registration is required.
Special thanks to:
Bradley University, Illinois State University, Jacob and Lorrie Bunn, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria Public Library, Illinois Community College, Prairie Center of the Arts, Bradley University Parent's Association, Bradley University Intellectual and Cultural Activities Committee, Bradley University Instructional Technology and Media Services, and Bostick and Sullivan.