Our Programs

Workspace Residency


Each year, BAXTER ST at CCNY invites emerging photographers living in New York City to apply for the BAXTER ST at CCNY Workspace Residency Program.

This residency offers local photographers much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the CCNY community and programs.

Call for Curators

Open Call Emerging independent curators are invited to submit exhibition proposals for Spring 2018. Please note that there is a small stipend available for both curators and artists. BAXTER ST at CCNY does not provide a production budget for guest curated exhibitions. Rules: Curatorial Proposals may have up to four artists, and may not include the […]


Already a Member? BAXTER ST at CCNY members can manage their account by login into Wild Apricot. Workspace Memberships Although BAXTER ST at CCNY has closed its space on 37th Street, we are pleased to announce an agreement with the International Center for Photography (ICP) whereby our members can use ICP’s darkrooms. We offer two different levels of […]

From the Blog

Photography and The Black Panther Party

Photography and The Black Panther Party

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Qiana Mestrich | No Comments

Sadie Barnette’s Do Not Destroy solo show opened last week at Baxter St to a roaring reception. It’s not every day that you get to see a gallery show that features the classified FBI documents of an ex-Black Panther Party member. That Panther is Rodney Barnette, who founded the Compton, California, chapter of the Black […]

In Memoriam: John Berger and Uses of Photography Quotes

In Memoriam: John Berger and Uses of Photography Quotes

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Qiana Mestrich, Uncategorized | No Comments

Earlier this month, noted art critic John Berger passed away. His death immediately sparked ripples of mentions throughout photography and art communities online. Though his writings may have been eclipsed by the more-celebrated musings of Walter Benjamin and Susan Sontag, Berger’s observations on the propagation of the photographic medium are nonetheless as crucial and still […]

The Black Female Self in Landscape

The Black Female Self in Landscape

Posted by on Jan 12, 2017 in Qiana Mestrich | No Comments

A recurring theme within contemporary art photography has been the imperative to address the biased or unavailable historical representation of the Black, female body. Since the 1990s’ artists like Carrie Mae Weems, Renee Cox, Xaviera Simmons and now Nona Faustine, have used photography to recognize Black womanhood in all its unattested complexities. In the photographs […]

Our Mission

One of New York’s oldest arts organizations, the Camera Club (CCNY) has been a home for photographers to develop their craft, providing both a working facility and collegial environment for discussion and the exchange of ideas.


Current Workspace Residents

Amanda Gutierrez Amanda Gutierrez

My work focuses on the relationships between the concepts of memory, home, and landscape.


Katarina Jerinic Katarina Jerinic

My projects begin from observations made while walking in the city and simultaneously wandering through ideas about landscape.


Nandita Raman Nandita Raman

I’m moving through the city, wishing to reclaim it, to make this heady and almost mythical city my own.


Keisha Scarville Keisha Scarville

My work is about narratives that are triggered by absence.