Archive for March 21, 2009

Registration now open for En Foco’s PORTFOLIO REVIEW SESSIONS in NYC on JUNE 20

More “Artistic and Professional Development” educational events from En Foco!

From the En Foco website:

“Artistic & Professional Development Workshops Portfolio Review Sessions

June 20, 2009 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This En Foco program offers one-on-one reviews with several arts professionals on the same day, in a supportive, nurturing and affordable environment. Reviewers can advise about opportunities and/or provide guidance on career development. This is an outstanding opportunity for ALL photographers to have their work critiqued by curators, editors, educators and other arts organizations.

Whether you’re ready for Chelsea galleries, or just looking for feedback and advice, we have reviewers to suit all needs – you just have to be serious about your craft (call if you have questions). In between sessions, you’ll be able to relax in the photographer’s creative lounge and share your work with peers.

This workshop is only available to current En Foco Members (ALL are welcome to join). Each review session lasts for 20 minutes; photographers are guaranteed a minimum of three reviews and receive a ‘gift bag.’ Upon registration, participants will receive an article written by photo marketing expert Mary Virginia Swanson, on how to best prepare themselves for the Review.

NOTE:  Reviewers will be added on a daily basis. Those confirmed to date (3/17/09) are:

  • Stella Kramer, Photography Consultant
  • Elizabeth Ferrer, Rotunda Gallery (am session only)
  • Hannah Frieser, Light Work
  • Charles Guice, Charles Guice Contemporary
  • Julia Herzberg, Art Historian and Curator
  • Michael Itkoff, Daylight Magazine
  • Danielle Jackson, Magnum Photos
  • Lesley Martin, Aperture
  • Ariel Shanberg, Center for Photography at Woodstock

LOCATION: Calumet Photographic, 22 West 22nd Street New York, NY

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION- BY MAY 31st
$110 = Members current through July 09
$110 + $50 = Non-Members (ALL are welcome to join)”

For more information, including how to register for your desired reviewers, contact En Foco:

Tel: 718-931-9311
E-Mail:
info@enfoco.org

And, when visiting En Foco’s website, don’t miss this recent blog post by Angie Buckley entitled:

Investing in Yourself: Exhibiting on a Tight Budget

CALL FOR ENTRIES AT EN FOCO:
JUNE 24:
People/Places/Things, an international photo competition celebration En Foco’s 35th Anniversary (get your work seen by 8 amazing curators; great prizes from Canson, Olympus and others; open to all photo-based artists of any nationality/ethnicity; entry fee is a membership to En Foco);
JULY 31:
New Works Photography Awards Fellowship #13 (juror Anne Tucker, curator at Museum of Fine Arts/Houston; open to artists of color);
ONGOING:
Nueva Luz photographic journal, and Touring Gallery community exhibition program. Click here for submission tips.
Note: It is FREE to submit to all En Foco calls for entry, with the exception of the 35th Anniversary competition.

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