MVS On the Road
*To book a consultation session in any of the cities announced below, please fill out the client fact sheet.
May 23-28, New York City: MVS Available for Consultations
|May 23, 2013||to||May 27, 2013|
MVS will be available for a limited number of in-person and telephone consultations (EDT) in New York City in late May. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a session. Please read “How We Work Together” and complete the Client Fact Sheet if this will be your initial consultation. Sessions are confirmed in the order requests are received.
May 31 – June 1, Stockholm: Fine Arts Portfolio Reviews at Stockholm Photography Week
|May 31, 2013||to||June 1, 2013|
Ms. Swanson has been invited to be a portfolio reviewer for Stockholm Photography Week’s Fine Arts Portfolio Reviews. The reviews are being held at the Swedish Museum of Photography on May 31st – June 1st. Registration is open for the reviews until Sunday, May 5th.
June 11, Charlottesville, VA: MVS Available for Consultations
|June 11, 2013|
Ms. Swanson will be available for a limited number of in-person consultations in the afternoon while in Charlottesvilla, Virginia for LOOK3. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at email@example.com to schedule a session. Please read “How We Work Together” and complete the Client Fact Sheet if this will be your initial consultation. Sessions are confirmed in the order requests are received.
June 11-15, Charlottesville, VA: MVS Presenting at LOOK3 Education Week
|June 11, 2013||to||June 15, 2013|
LOOK3 Education Week
Sustaining Your Long-Term Photography Projects Through Fundraising and Sponsorship
MVS’s session will be presented in the morning on June 11 & 12.
In this seminar, Mary Virginia Swanson will describe methods to support completion, publication, and exhibition of your photography projects. She will explain different types of monetary grants available through corporate and private foundations, and government agencies. The value of partnering with a fiscal agent for foundation support, in-kind donations, and sponsorship will be explained. Throughout the seminar, Ms. Swanson will share resources for fundraising and describe her research methodology to secure financial support for your photography project.
Registration is required to attend this presentation.
About LOOK3 Education Week
“Education Week kicks off on June 11th and runs until the end of the Festival on June 15th:
- Day 1 and 2: Choose 4 of 6 courses on a range of professional and creative topics.
- Day 3: Choose either three 20-minute portfolio review sessions or one 1-hour editing session.
- Registration includes an invitation to the Education Week party.
- LOOK3 FESTIVAL PASS IS INCLUDED IN THE EDUCATION WEEK TUITION. The Education Week Festival Pass grants access to all talks, projections, and exhibits from June 13-15: the perfect way to end this intense week of inspiration, collaboration, and creativity.
- The Education Week Festival Package (June 11-15) is $795.
- Cancellation Policy: A full refund, less a $100.00 processing fee, will be given for refund requests made BEFORE April 30, 2013. From May 1, 2013 on, no refunds will be given.
To Register: Please review the available courses, portfolio reviewers and editors. Fill out our Education Week Schedule Builder Survey to select your classes, instructors, and times. Finally, after you’ve completed your schedule, you will be directed to our ticketing page to purchase your Education Week Pass, then you’re officially signed up!”
June 17-20, Tucson: MVS Available for Consultations
|June 17, 2013||to||June 20, 2013|
Ms. Swanson will be available for in-person and telephone (PDT) consultations in Tucson. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a session. Please read “How We Work Together” and complete the Client Fact Sheet if this will be your initial consultation.
June 21-24, Los Angeles: MVS Available for Consultations
|June 21, 2013||to||June 24, 2013|
Ms. Swanson will be available for in-person consultations in the Los Angeles area. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at email@example.com to schedule a session. Please read “How We Work Together” and complete the Client Fact Sheet if this will be your initial consultation.
September 23-26, Santa Fe: MVS teaching at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops
|September 22, 2013||to||September 26, 2013|
MVS will be teaching a four-day workshop in the Fall 2013 season at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.
Plan now to join us in Santa Fe! Space is limited. Registration for the SFPW Fall season will open soon; call the SFPW office at (505) 983-1400. extension 11, to hold your space in this workshop.
“Finding Your Audience: An Introduction to Marketing Your Photographs”
This 4-day workshop is designed to provide serious photographers with insights and practical knowledge to navigate and access today’s diverse marketplace.
Mary Virginia Swanson will discuss the following topics through illustrated lectures:
- The fine print collecting market through galleries, art consultants and online sales venues
- Market research and strategies to reach your target audience(s).
- Effective website design and content to effectively reach your audience.
- The importance of promotional materials in multiple formats to clearly convey your brand.
- The value of investing in juried exhibitions, portfolio reviews and other industry events.
- The role of a publication in advancing your career.
- Understanding commercial licensing of your fine art images, and how to assess value for granting these rights.
In addition to classroom sessions, Mary Virginia will lead participants on special site visits with industry professionals in the gallery, museum and publishing arenas.
Sessions begin Monday morning September 23rd, and conclude at 5 pm on Thursday, September 26th. Please plan on arriving in Santa Fe no later than Sunday evening, September 22nd.
Known for being current on marketing opportunities and industry trends, Ms. Swanson’s lectures and workshops are frequently updated. Count on gaining current perspectives!
For those interested in attending this Santa Fe Workshop, it may interest you to know that Dottie Lopez is teaching a Photoshop just prior to MVS’ workshop (Sept. 20-22) and Sam Abel’s The Next Step, a 5-day workshop begins September 30th. Contact SFW for full details.