Professional Development Workshop from EnFoco on JUNE 28 in NYC

From the En Foco website:

Artistic & Professional Development Workshops

“Successful Strategies for Professional Photographers”

Instructor: Lauri Lyons

June 28, 2008, 12-2 p.m.

Open to all, this seminar is designed to build solid career-building skills for emerging photographers in the fine art and commercial arenas. It will answer frequently asked questions such as:

  • How do I get my work published?
  • How can I get funding for my projects?
  • What does a good portfolio look like?

Successful Strategies will provide the essential tools to organize, plan, promote your artistic vision and achieve your goals consistently. Participants will be also receive handouts of key points and resources, and a goodie bag.

Topics Covered: Portfolio Presentation & Feedback, Structuring Your Goal, Writing Sponsorship Proposals and Artist Statements, Working with Non-Profit Organizations. This is a great way to prepare your work for our Portfolio Review Sessions in September!

Location: Calumet Photographic
22 West 22nd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10010
Date: Saturday, June 28, 2008, 12 noon-2pm
Cost: $25 for members; $50 for non-members

Space is limited, so…
BUY NOW to guarantee your spot.

Cancellations accepted ten days in advance of workshop date, for full reimbursement. En Foco credit given up to five days before workshop.

Lauri Lyons, was born in the Bronx, New York. She earned a BFA for Photography from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and then came to En Foco for an internship, which led to her first New York City exhibition as a Touring Gallery Artist. In the years following, Lyons worked as a Photo Editor for Magnum Photos, The Source Magazine, B.E.T, and Essence Magazine. She has created and photographed essays in Brazil, Mexico, West Africa, and the United States. Her photographs and essays have appeared in such publications as Fortune, Stern, The Fader, Trace, Vibe, and The London Observer. Her advertising clients include Pepsi and McDonald’s. Lyons’ work has been exhibited at the International Center of Photography, Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Civil Rights Museum. Flag: An American Story (Vision On Publishing) is her first published book. ‘In The Frame’ is an award winning documentary film about her work as a photographer, featured in October 2006 at Angelica Film Theatre in New York City. She is a faculty member of the International Center of Photography, the Rhode Island School of Design, the Educational Alliance, and is the Director of Photography for the Leave Out Violence youth program. She is commercially represented by Getty Images.


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