Upcoming Events

January 21-25, Tucson: Finding Your Audience: Marketing Master Class (FULL)

January 21, 2015toJanuary 25, 2015

WHO: Photographers wishing to take their work to the next level.

WHERE: Homewood Suites by Hilton at St. Philips Plaza in Tucson, Arizona (discounted room rate for participants)

Tuition: $1100 | $900 for MVS Workshop Alumni*

Join us in Tucson at the start of the new year to jump start your creativity and marketing awareness!

Below are but a few of the many topics we will discuss:

  • Understanding the fine print collecting market and how to maximize your investment in exhibitions and portfolio reviews to best engage this audience.
  • The role of a photo book in moving your career forward.
  • Strategies towards securing support for your long-term projects via grants, fellowships, corporate sponsorship, etc.
  • Enhancing your self-promotion efforts towards targeted, current, and evolving markets.
  • Understanding granting commercial licensing of your fine art images, and how to assess value.

While much of our time will be spent in the classroom or meeting with guests, we will schedule time for participants to share work informally with our group, always a highlight.  Further details will be announced as they are confirmed.

For more details click here.

Like this year, 2015‘s discussions and seminars will be at an ADVANCED level; acceptance is by application only.
Class size is limited and is FULL.

In January 2014, Finding Your Audience: Marketing Master Class, was deemed a great success by participants – read their testimonials on the lower portion of this page.

January 30 – February 2, Los Angeles: MVS Available for Consultations

January 30, 2015toFebruary 2, 2015

MVS will be available for a limited number of in-person consultations while in Los Angeles for the LA Art Book Fair.  If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at assistant@mvswanson.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.

March 4, New Haven: MVS Presenting Marketing Lecture

March 4, 2015

Understanding the Value of Your Work Within Multiple Markets
American Society of Media Photographers, Connecticut

One of the most exciting recent developments for photographers is the growth of new markets for their work. Whether a fine print is shown in a museum or in a corporate office, reproduced as book cover illustration or featured within product advertising, the value of that photograph is different for each buyer. In this seminar, Mary Virginia Swanson will provide an overview the value of your work within today’s diverse photography marketplace.

Lecture will be held at Yale University. Exact location, time, and cost of this lecture will be announced soon.

In partnership with ASMP, on March 5th MVS is offering a limited number of one-time, one-hour private consultations at the discounted rate of $200 to current ASMP CT members who register for her seminar. Further details here (PDF). Contact Kelsey Vance at assistant@mvswanson.com for scheduling.

March 6-7, NYC: MVS Available for Consultations

March 6, 2015toMarch 8, 2015

MVS will be available for a limited number of phone and in-person consultations while in New York City.  If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at assistant@mvswanson.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.

March 11-16, New Orleans: MVS Available for Consultations at SPE

March 11, 2015toMarch 16, 2015

MVS will be available for a limited number of consultations before and after the Society for Photographic Education‘s National Conference in New Orleans.  If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at assistant@mvswanson.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.

March 17-19, Boynton Beach, FL: MVS Available for Consultations

March 17, 2015toMarch 19, 2015

MVS will be available for a limited number of consultations while in southern Florida.  If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at assistant@mvswanson.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.

March 20-23, Naples, FL: MVS Available for Consultations

March 20, 2015toMarch 23, 2015

MVS will be available for a limited number of consultations while in southern Florida.  If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact Kelsey at assistant@mvswanson.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.

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