The Unseen: America’s Hidden Poor” Photo Exhibit and Food Drive Sponsored by Calumet Photographic

On the 15th of November 2012, exactly one week before Thanksgiving,, in partnership with Columbia College Chicago and Calumet Photographic, will open an exhibit of photographic and multimedia essays from across the United States. Produced by America’s premier photojournalists, the work will highlight the struggles and dreams of impoverished Americans, as those with little join those with a little more to give thanks.

Food Drive: Bring in 5 items of food to the opening reception and receive 10% off your next rental or 10% off any Calumet product. This offer is also good at any Calumet Photographic location through the month of November. Local donations will be made to the Chicago Food Depository.

Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday, November 15 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM


Thursday, November 15, 2012 – Tuesday, December 4, 2012


Columbia College Chicago
33 East Congress Parkway
(Entrance on Wabash Street)
Chicago, Illinois


Clarissa Bonet exhibit at Calumet Photographic

Come check out the latest exhibit hosted by Calumet Photographic (1111 N. Cherry Avenue Chicago, IL 60642) featuring local photographer, Clarissa Bonet, on display from August 1 through September 15, 2012.

Join us for refreshments and the opportunity to meet the lady behind the lens on Thursday, August 16 from 6-8 PM.

Clarissa Bonet’s “City Space” project portrays mostly anonymous people going about their daily lives in the midst of their urban environment. “I am interested in the physical space of the city and its emotional and psychological impact on the body,” says Bonet. “They reconstruct mundane events in the city that I have personally experienced or witnessed in public.”

Artist Reception | Thursday, August 16, from 6 – 8 PM

The gallery space is open to the public during regular store hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m.