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This April Shutter Hub Creative Director Karen Harvey will be joining the Photographic Resource Center in Boston Massachusetts to offer one-on-one portfolio reviews with their current members. The PRC Portfolio Review Series is an opportunity to individually discuss your work with professionals in the arts including curators, gallerists, critics, photographers, and more. Reviewers bring a wide variety of experience, aesthetic sense, focus, and expertise.


The Photographic Resource Center is a dynamic organisation exploring, interpreting and celebrating the photographic arts. They host exhibits, presentations and gatherings that support the creation and understanding of light-based media, and inspire their members, educational institutions, and the photography community with new work, ideas and methods.

Find out more about the portfolio review opportunity, here.


Karen Harvey is the Creative Director of Shutter Hub, the UK based photography organisation providing opportunities, support and networking for creative photographers worldwide. Harvey founded the organisation to create a supportive community for photographers and to provide a platform for the development of ideas and careers. She is dedicated to creating fair access to photography and opening up opportunities for everyone. She loves to see work by creative photographers who are looking for support and direction, who want to exhibit their work, develop their networks, and connect with others.

Harvey has spoken at industry events and locations such as FOAM Museum, London Art Fair, FORMAT Festival, and the Festival of Creative Industries; curated exhibitions at London Photomonth, Cambridge University, and St Bride Foundation, to name just a few in the UK, and taken shows to Belgium, Denmark, France, Israel, Portugal, Romania and The Netherlands. She’s reviewed portfolios in the UK, Europe, Canada, the US and Israel; at Unseen Amsterdam, FORMAT International Photography Festival, Belfast Photo Festival, London Photomonth, The Photographers’ Gallery, Getty Images Gallery, Exposure Photo Festival, Griffin Museum of Photography and the Photographic Resource Center, and more.

Karen Harvey is a consultant, curator and collaborator who works to bring innovative ideas and fundamental kindness to every project. She has won awards for photography, writing and community development. In 2019 she was named the Digital Influencer of the Year at the Holland Press Awards. Harvey is experienced in working with museums and galleries, developing exhibition spaces, and collaborating with organizations such as The National Archive, English Heritage and Cambridge University. She also founded and co-directs the charitable organization Toiletries Amnesty.



Not a Shutter Hub member yet? Join here  for opportunities to promote your work online and in exhibitions, access selected opportunities, events, seminars and workshops, meet up and share photographic experiences, and become part of our growing community…