Mpls Photo Center Staff
The Staff of the Mpls Photo Center is here to serve the needs of our members and the greater photographic community. We welcome the opportunity to arrange tours of the Center's facilities and answer any question you might have about membership, education, talks, lectures and events.
Founder, Director of Membership & Education
Orin is a graduate of Minneapolis College of Art & Design and has 35 years of experience as a photographer, graphic designer and art director. He is a 2006 recipient of the McKnight Photographic Fellowship Award and continues to explore people oriented documentary projects. Orin founded the Mpls Photo Center in September of 2008 with a vision to be the place, for photographers to meet, socialize, learn, grow, create and exhibit.
Co-Founder, Member Relationship & Operations
Abby comes to the Mpls Photo Center with a strong background in business. She works with Center members to ensure that they have a smooth and rewarding experience at the Center. Abby comes equipped with a great understanding of working with people and helping them succeed, so if you need help or know where something is, just ask Abby. She will direct you to the Staff Member, Instructor, or equipment you require.
Facilities Manager, Member Relations
Jonathan Pavlica graduated from The Art Institutes International Minnesota with a BFA in photography. Jonathan helps to handle day to day operations and takes pleasure in helping out our members and clients from lighting to printing, exhibit books for the our Call for Entries and hanging our gallery exhibits. You can find him either in the the studio his office or assisting our instructors. If you need help with anything don’t hesitate to ask him.