Eldon, Mo.
Jeenah Moon / MPW.69
Apply Now for MPW.70

MPW.70 will be held Sept. 23 - 29 in Mountain Grove, Missouri. This south-central community of 4,672 in Wright County will be the 50th different community to host MPW in our 70 years of having the workshop. Our headquarters will be in the downtown Event Center and we have already experienced tremendous support from local government officials and the local newspaper.

We are now accepting applications and may admit some participants early, but scholarships will not be awarded until after the application deadline of July 2.

Please let us know if you have any questions.

David Rees, Jim Curley, & Brian Kratzer
Workshop Co-Directors

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About MPW

The Missouri Photo Workshop has been documenting small town America for over six decades. Learn about the history of the workshop and the philosophy of its founder Cliff Edom, the father of photojournalism.

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MPW.69 Faculty

Dennis Dimick
Eyes on Earth

Melissa Farlow
Freelance Photographer

MaryAnne Golon
The Washington Post

Torsten Kjellstrand
University of Oregon

Yunghi Kim
Freelance Photographer

Jim Curley
Co-Director

David Rees
Co-Director

Kim Komenich
San Francisco State University

Bill Marr
The Nature Conservancy

Randy Olson
Freelance Photographer

Peggy Peattie
Freelance Photographer

Eric Seals
Detroit Free Press

Brian Kratzer
Co-Director

Duane Dailey
Director Emeritus

Year-by-Year

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