Por·trait  SLAM noun

  1. A collaborative event for models & portrait photographers

  2. An opportunity for local businesses to support & creative community 

  3. An explosion of imagery produced from a single event 

The first Portrait Slam was hosted at the historic Elks Lodge in downtown Medford, Oregon in September 2018. Local models and photographers explored every nook and keyhole of the then-vacant property. We've been hosting slams in communities across the PNW ever since, including:

  • Salem, OR: The Gray Lab

  • Eugene, OR: Shelton McMurphey Johnson Museum, B&R Auto Wrecking

  • Grants Pass, OR: The Loft: A Creative Space

  • White City, OR: Industrial Complex

  • Central Point, OR: Hanley Farm, B&R Auto Wrecking,

  • Medford, OR: Medford Elks Lodge, Secret Warehouse, Lady Geneva B&B, Lotus Hair Body & Soul, Inn at the Commons, Lodge on Central, Hafer House

  • Ashland, OR: Galacticamp, Skylark Assisted Living & Memory Care

  • Redding, CA: Redding School of the Arts

  • Chico, CA: Chico Air Museum

  • Grass Valley, CA: St. Joseph's Cultural Center & Museum

  • Auburn, CA:  Park Victorian Hotel

  • Roseville, CA: Scandia Fun Park

  • Sacramento, CA: Making Strides Sacramento


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