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genealogy. photography. and all the stuff in between.


show me | may 2012 exhibits {bay area photographer}

may is the show me month (lol) and i’m happy to report that i’ll be part of two exhibits that will feature some of my work.  here are the deets:

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women of the lens:  a reception and photo exhibit
sunday, may 6, 2012, 1-5pm
linen life gallery,  770 e. 14th street, san leandro, ca 94577

From the press release:  “The Association of Minority Professional Photographers (AMPP) will host “Women of the Lens” – A Reception and Photo Exhibit recognizing the work of Bay Area women photographers. This FREE event features artistry ranging from commercial to environmental by Nicka Smith, Cordetta Spells, Teri Williams, Emiola Omotayo, Jessica Quintal, Sheila Morgan, Traci Bartlow, Ajira Darch, Ashleigh Reddy and Patricia Patterson. This is a rare and not-to-be-missed opportunity to have engagement and dialogue with women photographers who will walk you through the inspiration behind their visual photograph displays.”

thriving through art: second kaiser permanente employee art showcase
monday, may 14 – friday, may 18, 2012, daily, 9am-5pm
1800 harrison street, oakland, ca 94612

this is the second year that i’m participating in this event through my day job.  tThe art featured will range from quilts to watercolors, poetry to photography, and more.  i’ll be on hand to discuss my pieces at this event as well.



Nicka Smith
Nicka Smith is a professional photographer, speaker, and documentarian with more than 16 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in African ancestored genealogy, reverse genealogy, and family reunion planning and execution. She is also an expert in genealogical research in the Northeastern Louisiana area, sharing genealogy with youth, documenting the ancestral journey, and employing the use of new technology in genealogy and family history research.


music notes: all things glasper


ooh, ladies first, ladies first – women of the lens exhibit


  1. I want to come to your KP showcase… is it open to the pub?

  2. admin

    Hi A! Of course. Come on by! :) It will be in the lobby so you won’t miss it.

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