MVS On the Road
To learn from MVS, attend one of her public appearances listed below, or attend one of her upcoming workshops. If you are considering meeting privately with MVS, know that she frequently adds a day or two to the agenda of her personal appearances around the country to work with photographers (priority given to existing clients).
October 22 & 23: MVS participating in the CLICK! Triangle Photography Festival in North Carolina
|October 22, 2016||to||October 23, 2016|
On Saturday afternoon October 23rd (education panel 2 pm) and all day Sunday October 24th (portfolio reviews) MVS will be participating in the CLICK! Triangle Photography Festival on its closing weekend portfolio reviews.
Registration for the Reviews opens AUGUST 20th at 10 a.m. PDT.
Friday, October 21: MVS Speaking at PhotoPlus EXPO in NYC; 20% discount code
|October 21, 2016|
On Friday, October 21st from 4:30 – 6:30 MVS will be presenting a two-hour seminar entitled “To be Published, or Self-Publish?” at PhotoPlus Expo 2016. Her offering is Seminar #FC4 in the Seminar Schedule. Click here to register and receive a 20% discount:
Visit the seminar page on www.photoplusexpo.com to see the full list of educational offerings:
September 25 – 30: MVS available for in-person consultations in NYC
|September 25, 2016||to||September 30, 2016|
MVS will be available for a limited number of in-person consultations in NYC between September 25 – 30, immediately following attending Photoville. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, or wish to book an initial consultation, please feel free to contact her directly at email@example.com to schedule a session. Sessions are confirmed in the order requests are received.
September 1-20: MVS available for in-person consultations in Arizona
|September 1, 2016||to||September 20, 2016|
MVS will be available for a limited number of in-person consultations in Arizona between September 1 – 20. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, or wish to book an initial consultation, please feel free to contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a session. Sessions are confirmed in the order requests are received.
August 26-30: San Francisco/Richmond
|August 26, 2016||to||August 30, 2016|
MVS will be available for a limited number of in-person consultations while visiting family in the San Francisco. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, or wish to book an initial consultation, please feel free to contact her directly at email@example.com to schedule a session. Sessions are confirmed in the order requests are received.
August 16-19, Minneapolis: MVS Available for Consultations
|August 16, 2016||to||August 19, 2016|
MVS will be available for a limited number of in-person consultations with existing clients while visiting family in the Minneapolis. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, or wish to book an initial consultation, please feel free to contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a session. Sessions are confirmed in the order requests are received.
July 24-29, Santa Fe: Marketing Your Photographs Workshop
|July 24, 2016||to||July 29, 2016|
MARKETING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS
Host: Santa Fe Photographic Workshops
Where: Santa Fe, New Mexico
This workshop is designed to provide serious photographers with insights and practical knowledge to navigate and access today’s diverse marketplace. A portfolio of images and overview of professional experience will be reviewed for consideration of participation.
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.
For more information and to register for this course, visit http://santafeworkshops.com/workshop/marketing_your_photographs_3/.
July 16-18, NYC: MVS Available for Consultations
|July 16, 2016||to||July 22, 2016|
MVS will be available for a limited number of in-person consultations with existing clients while in New York City. If you have worked with Ms. Swanson in the past, please feel free to contact her directly at email@example.com to schedule a session. Sessions are confirmed in the order requests are received.
June 13-19, Charlottesville, VA: LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph
|June 13, 2016||to||June 19, 2016|
The LOOK3 FESTIVAL OF THE PHOTOGRAPH features artist presentations and exhibitions by legendary photographers, as well as outdoor projections, community events, and educational initiatives. Everything takes place along Charlottesville’s historic pedestrian corridor known as the “Downtown Mall”, and at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. LOOK3’s world-class exhibition program is free and open to the public, as is the Friday Evening Projections and many special events.
2016 LEGACY ARTISTS
Nick Brandt (UK) | Graciela Iturbide (Mexico) | Yuri Kozyrev (Russia) | Frans Lanting (The Netherlands)
2016 PROJECT ARTISTS
Olivia Bee | Shelia Pree Bright | Mary F. Calvert | Binh Danh | Doug DuBois | Radcliffe “Ruddy” Roye
These artists address issues including preserving natural history, wildlife sustainability, global migration, community activism in America, our National Parks, sexual abuse against women in the military, and celebration of youth culture.
LOOK3 EDU will offer educational seminars focusing on creativity and entrepreneurship. Photographers at all levels, as well as instructors of photography, will benefit from the presentations by key industry leaders. Student passes are available.
- Tuesday evening, June 14th, PDN is bringing its celebrated “PDN 30 Emerging Photographers Panel” to LOOK3 for the first time.
- Wednesday, June 15th, a full day of programming is dedicated to “Creativity Meets Technology.” Moderated by James Estrin of the NY Times’ Lens Blog, the audience will be guided through the diverse range of opportunities to create, share and publish work today.
- Thursday, June 16th, a new program, ARTISTS: MEET YOUR MARKETS offers a roster of speakers in the morning who will address the diverse paths to generate income from your work (gallerist, magazine photo editor, museum curator, photobook publisher, media company, advertising agency art buyer, licensing agency, in-house corporate curator, corporate art consultants and more).
- Thursday afternoon during the new LOOK3 PITCH, these professionals will be joined by an expanded group of colleagues for scheduled meetings with artists to discuss their work in relation to particular businesses.
“FOCUS ON PHOTOBOOKS” includes the Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards Short List, Blurb Book Salon and The Photobook in Practice from the Indie Photobook Library. All those registered can sign up to participate in our POP UP BOOK FAIR too! There’s too much planned to list her, visit look3.org for the full schedule.
Free Community Events include a Print Share evening at the launch of the Festival (6/13), PDN 30’s Emerging Photographer Panel (6/14), an evening projection at Telos Pavilion (6/18), and FAMILY PHOTO DAY on Father’s Day (6/19) where family portraits will be taken and children can engage in activities related to photography.
For the full schedule visit: www.look3.org/schedule.
Passes are on sale now with “Early Bird” rates offered through April 15th at www.look3.org/admission.
STUDENTS: If you register by April 15 you can attend the full festival including all ticketed events for $200! Plan now to gather your friends and come to Charlottesville!
May 13 – July 5: Office Closed
|May 13, 2016||to||July 5, 2016|
MVS is in Charlottesville, Virginia through the end of June, the office will be closed during this time while her energies are fully dedicated to preparing for the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, June 13-19, 2016. Join her at the Festival this year where they have a fantastic and diverse line up of photographers on the ticket and innovative educational programming for artists at all stages of their careers. Details at www.look3.org.
MVS will resume scheduling meetings with clients in early July. Requests for consultations will be scheduled in the order they were received. As always, priority goes to existing clients.