Tag: Arizona

January 22-26, Tucson: Finding Your Audience: Advanced Marketing Workshop with MVS

Finding Your Audience: Advanced Marketing Workshop
January 22-26, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona

Join Mary Virginia Swanson at the start of the new year to jump start your creativity and marketing awareness. In this advanced level workshop through lectures, class discussions site visits, and special guest faculty, you will take away and apply to your creative practice:

  • An understanding of the fine print collecting market and how to maximize your investment in exhibitions and portfolio reviews.
  • The role of a photo book in moving your career forward.
  • Strategies towards securing funding for your long-term projects.
  • Enhancing your self-promotion efforts towards targeted, current, and evolving markets.

For more information go to mvswanson.com/workshop within this site.

Acceptance to this workshop is required for attendance. As of this posting several spaces remain, click here to apply now.

The discounted room rate of $95/night + tax expires Sunday, December 22, 2013.

November 1st, Tucson: CCP’s Photo Friday: Hollywood


Mickey Pallas © 1995 Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona Foundation 94.57.54

Center for Creative Photography
Photo Friday: Hollywood
Friday, November 1, 2013, 11:30-3:30
Free and open to the public.

“Hollywood, self-proclaimed movie capital of the world, is home to the famous and infamous alike. From glamour shots to mug shots, photographers and photography played a pivotal role in making Hollywood what it is today. The November 1 Photo Friday looks at Hollywood through the lenses of well-known photographers in the Center’s collection. Included are works by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Robert Cummings, Nickolas Muray, W. Eugene Smith, Peter Stackpole, Edward Steichen, Edward Weston, Garry Winogrand, and Max Yavno.”

Center for Creative Photography
Volkerding Print Viewing Room
1030 N. Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona

November 6th, Phoenix: Artist Talk by Binh Danh “In memory of…”


© 2013 Binh Danh

Phoenix Art Museum
Artist talk by Binh Danh, In Memory Of…
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 7:00 pm

Free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

Binh Danh, Assistant Professor of Photography at Arizona State University, has emerged as an artist of national importance with work that investigates his Vietnamese heritage and our collective memory of war, both in Viet Nam and Cambodia. He is also the inventor of the chlorophyll printing process, in which photographic images appear embedded in leaves through the action of photosynthesis.”

This lecture is presented by INFOCUS.

Phoenix Art Museum, Singer Auditorium
NE corner of McDowell Road & Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

October 18th, Phoenix: INFocus Photobid 2013 Silent Auction

Phoenix Art Museum | INFocus
INFocus Photobid 2013 Silent Auction
Friday, October 18, 2013, 5:30-9:00 pm

“Photography has become one of the most dynamic and talked-about fields in the contemporary art world. Whether you are a seasoned collector or just starting out, PhotoBid 2013 is a fun, welcoming event where you can mingle with people who share a passion for photography and bring home an original work of art – all for a great cause!

Organized by INFOCUS, the photography support organization of Phoenix Art Museum, and curated by Dr. Rebecca Senf, the Norton Family Curator of Photography at the Center for Creative Photography and Phoenix Art Museum, PhotoBid 2013 features more than 50 signed limited-edition prints and books by acclaimed photographers from throughout Arizona and the United States. Collectors have the opportunity to bid on these museum-quality photographic prints, which include landscapes, portraits, still lifes and abstractions spanning a diverse variety of media – from black-and-white to color, and from traditional to digital – with a range of prices for every budget.

PhotoBid 2013 auction items may be viewed in person Oct. 5 to 18 at Phoenix Art Museum’s Norton Photography Gallery. Bids may be placed online starting Aug. 15 and in person at the PhotoBid 2013 silent auction on Friday, Oct. 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests at the silent auction will enjoy live music, appetizers and a cash bar. The event also features a raffle with tickets priced at just $20 and extraordinary prizes such as signed, limited-edition photographs and books.

Admission to the silent auction is $25 and includes a complimentary cocktail and raffle ticket. Purchase tickets here.”

A preview exhibition can viewed at the Phoenix Art Museum, Norton Photography Gallery or online here.

Phoenix Art Musem
Norton Photography Gallery
Central Ave and McDowell Ave
Phoenix, Arizona

September 5th, Tucson: Lecture by MVS “Understanding the Value of Your Work Within Multiple Markets”

Understanding the Value of Your Work Within Multiple Markets
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Social hour with light refreshments, 5:30-6:30

6:30 Lecture with Q&A and a discussion to follow
Free for all students with school ID | $5 for ASMP members | $15 for non-members

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.

Meckler Studio
121 South Fourth Avenue (1/2 a block south of Broadway)
Tucson, Arizona

Click here to download the flier (PDF).

April 17th, Phoenix: “An Introduction to Photographic Print Processes, Their Vulnerabilities and Long-term Preservation”

Phoenix Art Museum
Lecture by Jennifer Jae Gutierrez: An Introduction to Photographic Print Processes, Their Vulnerabilities and Long-term Preservation
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Free and open to the public.

“Jennifer Jae Gutierrez is currently the Arthur J. Bell Senior Photograph Conservator at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Gutierrez earned a Master of Science degree from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC), specializing in photograph conservation. From 2004 to 2012 she taught undergraduate- and graduate-level courses for the University of Delaware’s Art Conservation Department and beginning in 2010 she served as Associate Director for WUDPAC.

With Debra Hess Norris she edited Issues in the Conservation of Photographs published by the Getty Conservation Institute in 2010, and she has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences about photograph conservation and conservation education. Gutierrez has been actively involved in several photograph conservation training initiatives including the Preservation of Photographic Collections in Historically Black Colleges and Universities project, and the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg Russia: Education and Training in Photograph Conservation Program.

Here is a short interview with Jae in the University of Arizona employee paper: uaatwork.arizona.edu/story/employee-qa-photograph-conservator-jae-gutierrez.”

This lecture is sponsored by INFOCUS.

Phoenix Art Museum, Singer Auditorium (enter through the Administration Building lobby)
NE corner of McDowell Road & Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona

February 19th, Tucson: Nathan Lyons with Jessica McDonald, “A Life in Photography”


© 2013 Nathan Lyons

The Center for Creative Photography
Artist Talk by Nathan Lyons with Jessica McDonald:
A Life in Photography

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public.

Jessica S. McDonald will speak with photographer, curator, and educator Nathan Lyons about his career and role in the expansion of American photography. As a curator, theorist, educator, artist, and advocate, Nathan Lyons has played a central role in the expansion of photography over the last five decades. After producing seminal exhibitions and publications as curator at George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, in the 1960s, he founded the Visual Studies Workshop, an independent arts organization where his innovative programs trained a new generation of photographers, critics, curators, and historians.”

CCP Auditorium
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona 85721

Deadline January 28th: Light Sensitive 2013

Art Intersection
Call for Entries: Light Sensitive
Deadline: Monday, January 28, 2013

“Art Intersection is pleased to invite artists to submit work for consideration in Light Sensitive, a national juried exhibition of analog photography. This annual exhibition celebrates the traditional methods of making images in the darkroom. Past work has included c-prints, platinum, cyanotype, gelatin silver, gum bichromate, wet plate collodion tintypes, and other printing processes. While the final print must be made using analog techniques the use of computer generated digital negatives/positives in the creation of the print is acceptable.

Two or three artists will be selected from the exhibition as best in show for an additional exhibition sometime in 2013-2014.

Juror: Kate Ware, Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe.


  • Work accepted for review must utilize media that is based in analog photographic processes. The final print must be produced in a manner other than digital printing. Prints may be created from digital negatives.
  • Three–dimensional work and artist books will be considered if they have an analog photographic basis.
  • All two-dimensional work must be framed and ready to hang. We have pedestals without covered protection for three-dimensional work. Please include instructions on displaying your work.
  • The works submitted must be the sole creation of the exhibiting artist(s). Submission of collaborative work is encouraged.
  • Artists must be at least 18 years old.

Submission Guidelines

  • Up to 5 images: JPEG format, 300 dpi, 5-inches on the short side. Work that is not submitted in JPEG format will not be reviewed. JPEG filenames should match the titles as they appear on the title list and include the last name of the artist.
  • A registration fee of $40 (non-member) or $30 (Photographer or Patron member).
  • Short artist statement about the submitted piece(s)
  • Short bio
  • An abbreviated process/method description of the manner the print(s) were produced.
  • A title list in a separate document that includes contact information along with the title, date, media, and dimensions of submitted work.

How To Submit

By email:

  • Go to artintersection.com and locate: “Light Sensitive” on the Events page. Pay your registration fee using a credit card, debit card or PayPal.
  • Include all the items in your email (see “What to Submit”) and in the subject line please write “Submission to Light Sensitive”.
  • Send the email to info@artintersection.com with all required items attached.

By mail or hand delivery:

  • In a proper envelope address your submission to:
  • Art Intersection
    Submission for Light Sensitive
    207 N. Gilbert Rd, Suite 201
    Gilbert, AZ 85234
  • Include a check or money order for the registration fee made out to Art Intersection, or pay through the website.
  • Include a CD/DVD of JPEGs (see “What to Submit”) and pdf files with your artist statement, short bio, process description, and title list.

*Submission materials will not be returned. Do not submit original artwork.

Exhibition dates: 9 March – 23 April 2013.”

Click here to download a PDF of the full prospectus.

November 14th, Tucson: Conversation & Book Signing with Mark Klett & Byron Wolfe

Center for Creative Photography
Conversation and Book Signing with Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Free and open to the public.

“Norton Family Curator Rebecca Senf leads collaborative artists Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe in a discussion of their working process, their recent Grand Canyon project and book, and what’s on their horizon.  Conversation will be followed by an opportunity to purchase the new “Reconstructing the View: The Grand Canyon Photographs of Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe” with an essay by Rebecca Senf.”

© 2012 Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe

CCP Auditorium
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona

October 18th, Tucson: “Richard Misrach: Recent Projects” Artist’s Talk and Book Signing

© 2012 Richard Misrach

Center for Creative Photography
Artist Talk and Book Signing: Richard Misrach: Recent Projects
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm

Free and open to the public.

“In the 1970’s, exhibiting artist Richard Misrach helped pioneer the renaissance of color photography and large-scale presentation that are widespread practice today. Best known for his ongoing epic series, Desert Cantos, a multi-faceted approach to the study of place and man’s complex relation to it, he has worked in the landscape for over 40 years.

Recent projects include: Golden Gate, Richard Misrach, Aperture, Spring 2012; Petrochemical America, Richard Misrach and Kate Orff, Aperture, Fall 2012; Destroy This Memory, Richard Misrach, Aperture, Fall 2010; and 1991, Richard Misrach, Blind Spot, Fall 2011. Misrach’s photographs are held in the collections of over fifty major institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.”

CCP Auditorium
1030 North Olive Road
Tucson, Arizona


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