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LACP’s Fifth Annual “The Creative Portrait” Exhibition

Jun 1, 2020 – Jul 15, 2020

Top Prize Winners:

First Place Prize Winners:
Osceola Refetoff – Julie & Mita – Arena Blanca, Bioko, Equatorial Guinea
Carl Shubs – Dorian Speaks

Honorable Mentions:
Jason Ward – Chick-fil-A
Ali LeRoi – Cerina in Blue
Dian Hymer – Public Market in Guanajuato
Bonnie Blake – The soft animal of your body

The Juror

Paul Kopeikin



The Los Angeles Center of Photography proudly presents its Fifth Annual “The Creative Portrait” exhibition, a beautiful collection of photography juried by Paul Kopeikin. 150 different photographers from around the world submitted for the exhibition, representing a total of 1,022 photographs. From these, the juror selected 40 images (from 32 photographers) for the online exhibition which will run June 1, 2020 – July 15, 2020. This is an annual call for entry exhibition.

The Juror

Paul Kopeikin ( has owned his eponymous Gallery in Los Angeles since 1991 and has produced over three hundred exhibitions, primarily of photography. He has shown the masters of the medium as well as contemporary artists using the photographic medium. He has participated in numerous international art fairs and regularly judges art related competitions and reviews. He is known for his unvarnished opinions and sarcastic wit.


Ali LeRoi, Bonnie Blake, Carl Shubs, Cia Forman, David Schulman, Dian Hymer, Eric Davidove, George Katzenberger, Ian Wright, Irene Bowers, Kathryn Weinstein, Janie Osborne, Jason Ward, Jim Newberry, Jo Ann Chaus, Joan Haseltine, Joanne Chase-Mattillo, John Waiblinger, Lee Jameson, Lisa McCord, Mara Zaslove, Maxine Eschger, Natasha Rudenko, Norma Cordova, Osceola Refetoff, Paul Blieden, Paul Kessel, Rebecca Moseman, Richard Chow, Robert Oehl, Robert Zahn, Signe Dupuy, Susan Kaufer Carey.