Friday, February 24, 2012

EN FOCO-Artistic & Professional Development Workshops-Editing your Portfolio – February 28, 2012 - Register today!

Artistic & Professional Development Workshops
Editing your Portfolio – February 28, 2012

En Foco’s Editing Your Portfolio Workshop offers a two hour long seminar filled with tips on how to build a strong, cohesive body of work, followed by an interactive group critique and discussion of sample portfolios. Participants are encouraged to bring a work-in-progress portfolio, some prints, their CV and artist statement.

Topics covered include: the importance of image quality and consistency of images, tips on how to write a strong artist statement, and portfolio presentation.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (along with current En Foco Membership): email if you have questions. First come, first served (as long as membership is in effect; everyone is welcome to join or renew). The course is limited to 15 participants so each person gets the most benefit.

Location: Dwyer Cultural Center
258 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York 10027
(Entrance on 123rd Street between St. Nicholas Ave & Fredrick Douglass Blvd)
New York, NY 10027
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 6–8pm
$20 for En Foco members
$70 for non–members (includes a $50 level Photographers Membership)

Need to check out the membership benefits? CLICK HERE


Reimbursements (minus a $5 processing fee) can be provided up to 10 days before event.

Dee Campos received a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Humboldt State University in 2008, and a Master of Fine Arts in photography at Pratt Institute in 2010. She worked at First Street Gallery in Eureka, CA, assisting in curating and installing exhibitions, and has also interned with En Foco's exhibition programs since 2008. As the Programs Associate, Dee works on developing workshops for En Foco in addition to curatorial responsibilities with En Foco's Touring Gallery program. Dee has also been a Teaching Assistant for Undergraduate and Graduate level photography courses at Humboldt State University and Pratt Institute.

Hilary Thorsen received a Bachelors degree in art history and Spanish from Cornell University, New York in 2007, a Masters degree in Photography History and Criticism from Sotheby’s Institute of Art in London in 2009, and is currently pursuing a second Masters degree in Library & Information Science at Pratt Institute. She studied Latin American photography and art during a year abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Previously she interned at the Aperture Foundation in the exhibitions department, at Sotheby’s London in the magazine department, and for British fashion photographer Jim Lee. Hilary became En Foco's Program Associate in July 2010, and her responsibilities include coordinating En Foco's Permanent Collection and New Works.

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