The print-on-demand revolution as well as an increasing number of small presses interested in photography titles has opened up new publishing possibilities for artists. In this informative and richly illustrated presentation, Mary Virginia Swanson will demystify the process of making a photobook.
This 2.5 hour seminar will offer insights into maximizing your review experience by providing advice on researching the industry professionals you will be meeting with, preparing your physical materials to present, adding structure to your twenty-minute meetings and preparing a “leave-behind".
A comprehensive 12-week online educational series for photographers to gain a working knowledge of topics of critical importance to their creative practices. Participants will meet Saturdays and will be guided through essential research and business practices to succeed in our post-pandemic world.
Whether you are a new enthusiast who is serious about making photographs, a student about to enter the market place or a sage professional, this webinar will provide an overview of marketing your photographs in our post-pandemic world.
Aug 08, 2021, 4:00 PM CDT – Aug 12, 2021, 1:00 PM CDT
Wild Rice Retreat, 84860 Old San Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814, USA
This retreat will lead participants through the essential steps of thorough research and wise decision-making to create photographic work that is authentic in both its creation and presentation with the strongest possibility of sponsorship, exhibition and publication.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Tucson/St. Phi, 4250 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
This Arizona Workshop organized by MVS is scheduled for May 16 - 22, 2021 at the Homewood Suites St. Philips / University in Tucson. Complete details TBA (take our early 2021), join the Mailing list to receive complete details as they become available.
Apr 21, 2021, 8:00 AM EDT – Dec 01, 2021, 5:00 PM EST
I am proud to be included in the Guest Presenters in CPW's Professional Practices Artist Network, a monthly lecture series from April - December, with a range of special guests who will share their insights and expertise. My talk on "Best Business Practices" will take place on October 27th.
In this informal, hour long program, they will share share their knowledge and passion on the topics of personal vision, image presentation and promotion. A 30-minute question and answer session with both speakers will follow their presentations.
In this updated, illustrated lecture I will introduce strategies for using social media platforms including Instagram to engage followers in your creative practice and move your career forward. Joining us will be Barbara Tannenbaum and Geoffrey Koslov.
Jan 30, 2021, 11:00 AM CST – Feb 07, 2021, 9:00 PM CST
Fotofest will be rebroadcasting our wonderful conversation "Preparing for Online Portfolio Reviews" on 1/30, 02/03, and 02/07 at various times. If you purchase a ticket to this rebroadcast you will have access to viewing all of the rebroadcast dates.
Online portfolio reviews present new and different benefits and learning curves in comparison to face to face, in-person reviews. With many organizations expanding their review programs to the online environment, make sure your digital portfolio and online etiquette are primed to get the most.
Oct 19, 2020, 11:00 AM EDT – Oct 24, 2020, 5:00 PM EDT
La Luz Workshops
As artists, we derive great joy from bringing a personal project to completion. Sharing the work with others completes the creative cycle. In this online workshop, participants will gain insights from MVS + a diverse range of industry experts on advancing their project. FEW SPACES REMAIN.
An opportunity to discuss your current photographic project with Mary Virginia Swanson. Each participant will share work from their project in a 20-minute session with Swanson and fellow industry professionals. Open to 8 participants who attended the event on October 3.