Fall Marketing Workshop with Mary Virginia Swanson: November 6-9, Tucson, Arizona

I am pleased to announce my upcoming Fall Marketing Workshop in Tucson, Arizona with special guest presenters LISA M. ROBINSON and KEN ROSENTHAL. Registration opens today.

Who should attend? This workshop is an ideal overview for photographers wishing to promote their work to the fine art market with a goal of print sales and publication. If you haven’t yet completed a body of work, gaining insights on the industry at this stage is encouraged.

This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the fine art photography market and how one can effectively target galleries, collections and publishers most likely to respond to their work. An understanding of presenting work to industry professionals via competitions and portfolio review events, as well as the value of attending Gallery Expos will be discussed. Examples of successful promotional tools with be shared. I will bring to the workshop an extensive library of reference materials and examples of successful self-promotion examples to share with participants. The final session on Sunday morning will be on publishing your work, and will held at my home utilizing my personal library for discussion and demonstration.

Friday afternoon we have scheduled a special “Print Viewing” of masterworks from the Archives, as well as discussion with Denise Gose, Rights and Reproductions Manager at the Center for Creative Photography on the University of Arizona campus.

Saturday afternoon special guests Lisa M. Robinson and Ken Rosenthal will be presenting on their individual careers as artists, followed by a visit to Etherton Gallery (on view will be The Figure Illuminated, photographs by Flor Garduño, Alvin Booth and Ralph Gibson).

The workshop begins Thursday, November 6th at 6 p.m. and concludes at noon on Sunday, November 9th.


Please visit this link to the Fall Marketing Workshop page on my website for complete course details including optional consultation sessions with myself, and an optional studio tour Lisa & Ken following the close of the workshop. Special discounted rates at nearby hotels within walking distance have been arranged for participants; come to beautiful Southern Arizona this fall – an informative and inspiring time will be had by all!

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