Santa Fe First Friday Professional Practice November 10 – December 9, 2012
Registration Deadline is 11/7/2012
This professional practice workshop takes you step-by-step from developing a small exhibition portfolio to exhibiting your work on Santa Fe Drive during First Friday. It is an opportunity to have literally hundreds of people view your work in a group show, presented professionally in Anthony Camera’s gallery/studio located at 9th & Santa Fe, in the heart of the Denver’s vibrant Santa Fe Arts District. CPAC director Rupert Jenkins and Westword portrait photographer Anthony Camera will discuss their professional practice, review your past work in class, guide you towards a shared theme, advise you on printing and presentation, choose final prints, install, and publicize the show.
Note: Pre-screening required. Students must submit portfolio of 10-12 images via email at the time of registration before being accepted into the class. Email portfolios to email@example.com
*Maximum students: 10.
A 50% deposit is required at the time of registration – should you not be accepted, the deposit will be refunded.
Sat Nov 10 11-2 (bring portfolio, discuss, choose exhibition theme. Visit local galleries to meet curators/owners if time)
Sat Nov 24 11-2 (bring in new work for show. Discuss. Make selections. Visit local galleries to meet curators/owners)
Sat Dec 1 11-2 (discuss installation and publicity needs. Make labels, etc. Presentation by professional framer)
Th Dec 6 6-9 (install show)
F Dec 7 6-9 (exhibition reception)
SA Dec 8 12-5 (sit show – optional)
Sunday Dec 9 11-2 (de-install work, debrief)
About the instructors:
RUPERT JENKINS is an arts professional, curator, and writer/editor specializing in photography who has lived in Denver since August 2005. He is a former Chair and current Executive Director of CPAC. His most recent curatorial projects are Situating Robert Adams (November 2011 for CPAC), Warhol in Colorado (co-curator/contributing catalog editor, January 2011 for the University of Denver’s Myhren Gallery), and Double Diptych (March 2011 for Vertigo Art Space, Denver). Before moving to Denver, Jenkins directed the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery (1995-2005), and was Associate Director of San Francisco Camerawork (1989-1995). While in those positions he curated, juried, wrote on, and organized numerous exhibitions of photography and other media.
ANTHONY CAMERA is a Denver, CO-based photographer specializing in editorial portrait and advertising photography. With over 20 years of experience, he has shot for many publications nationally but is best known for his work with Denver’s alternative weekly, Westword magazine. Camera is well known as a fine-art photographer working in the studio and on location. He has recently been interviewed by The Nervous Breakdown, Action Figures, and the Untitled Arts Show, and has been acknowledged by CORE Media as Denver’s “Best Commercial Photographer”. He also makes a mean gluten free, vegan, dairy free, broccoli casserole that is safe for those with peanut allergies and made from reclaimed food….MmmMMmm delicious. And yes, Camera is his real last name
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