PREPARING FOR REVIEWS

October 25 -26, 2017, 10am-5pm

Drury Plaza Hotel
828 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Preparing for Portfolio Reviews is a two-day workshop dedicated with Elizabeth Avedon to helping photographers refine and perfect their portfolios to maximize their time in reviews and other professional meetings.

The workshop will explore the nuances in presenting multiple projects to different reviewers, customizing your professional presentations, and the most effective methods for highlighting your strengths as an image-maker. With a comprehensive view of the industry, the instructor will focus on honing and amplifying your visual voice, and will discuss editing and sequencing your work for different clients. This workshop also includes a one-on-one portfolio editing and sequencing session.

REGISTRATION
$255 members/$275 non-members
Space is limited, pre-registration required

Price Options

For assistance or to register offline: call 505-984-8353 or email programs@visitcenter.org

INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY

Elizabeth Avedon

ELIZABETH AVEDON is a photography book and exhibition designer, independent curator and writer. She is a sought after consultant for photographers; editing, sequencing, and advising towards their exhibition, book, and portfolio projects. She is the former Director of Photo-Eye Gallery, Santa Fe; Creative Director for The Gere Foundation; and received numerous awards and recognition for her exhibition design and publishing projects, including the retrospective exhibition and book, “Avedon: 1949–1979” for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, among others; “Richard Avedon: In the American West” for the Amon Carter Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and The Art Institute of Chicago; and exhibition designs for the Estate of Diane Arbus, the Menil Collection, Texas and the Leica Gallery, New York.

Ms. Avedon is a jurist for the 2017 8th Edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award in Paris; curated the 22nd Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition for the Griffin Museum of Photography and APA-LA’s 2017 “Off The Clock” exhibition. Additionally, she is a reviewer for The New York Times LENS Portfolio Reviews; Photolucida; Review Santa Fe; the Landskrona Fotofestival Review, Sweden; CPW’s Woodstock Review; Filter Photo Festival, and juried and designed the black/white publication, “fossils of light + time,” for the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography. Her writings on photography include, the recent essay for Dornith Doherty’s monograph, “Archiving Eden” (Schilt Publishing, 2017) and “Self Portrait: My Impressions of Vivian Maier” for John Maloof’s “Vivian Maier: Self Portraits” (powerHouse Books). As a contributor to “L’oeil de la Photographie,” she profiles notable leaders in the world of Photography, such as Joel-Peter Witkin, W.M. Hunt, Anne Wilkes Tucker, among many others.


Career Reviews / Professional Development

CAREER REVIEWS: Sustainability strategies in Today’s Market

October 25 – 26, 2017, 10am-5pm

Drury Plaza Hotel
828 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501

CENTER presents a special two-day intensive examining successful strategies for developing and sustaining a photographic practice in today’s market. The presenters – Mary Anne Redding, Curator, Turchin Center for the Arts and Christy Havranek of Huffington Post – are experts in editorial and curatorial practices with extensive national and international networks. Registration is required and seating is limited.

Presentation topics include fundraising for your project, advanced proposal writing and project statements, outstanding marketing and promotional techniques, and transmedia. The second day is dedicated to group discourse followed by individual review sessions with the team of advisors to strategize about advancing and sustaining your photographic career. This workshop is geared toward serious mid-career photographers and educators.

REGISTRATION
$295 members/$325 non-members
Space is limited, pre-registration required

Price Options

For assistance or to register offline: call 505-984-8353 or email programs@visitcenter.org.

INSTRUCTORS BIOGRAPHIES

Mary Anne Redding

Mary Anne Redding
Curator, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC
www.tcva.org

Mary Anne Redding is the Curator at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. The Turchin Center hosts six galleries and provides opportunities for exhibitions and site-specific installations in all media. Past Review Santa Fe participants have been included in group exhibitions and awarded one-person installations. Redding has more than thirty years’ experience working as a curator, archivist, librarian, educator and arts administrator. She has written and published numerous essays on photography and contemporary art.


Christy Havranek

Christy Havranek
Photo Director, The Huffington Post
www.huffingtonpost.com

Christy Havranek is the Photo Director at the Huffington Post. With over 15 years experience in photo and digital media, she has previously worked in a variety of industries, all centered on photography: Frommer’s Travel, NBC Universal, Polo Ralph Lauren and Bloomsbury USA, among others. HuffPost regularly licenses photo essays across a variety of national and international news and lifestyle topics, which appear on our global platform.

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