How effective is Social Media for an Artist?

I have been wondering a lot about the relevances of social media for myself and other artists, and perhaps more specifically about staying on Facebook/Instagram. First, the basic question, why use social media (e.g. Facebook/Instagram, Twitter, etc) by an artist? For an established artist who has multiple galleries that represent them, constant demand for exhibitions,... Continue Reading →

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LACP Portfolio Review prep

The LACP Exposure Weekend will start tomorrow morning here in Los Angeles and I am getting the last minute preparations completed. At some moments, the above photograph, Disassociation, may well visually describe how I am feeling; a bit frantic with what seems like still too many things to do. Even with my background in project management... Continue Reading →

Selling loose prints at Fabrik Projects

My gallery, Fabrik Projects, has started making available loose, unmated prints available for sale. When I was asked to submit a few photographs my initial response was if I were to participate, which ones? First; participation. At one time I had thought of a bin of loose prints, even adequately protected for handling, as something... Continue Reading →

Book talk at PPA last night

Last night was a fun, interactive and interesting discussion about Photographic Books as Art at the Pasadena Photographic Arts (PPA). I was a presenter in the PPA's Forum Series of artist, curators & photographer talks. A nice thank you to Douglas Hill and Bill Wishner for their invitation, providing a very nice introduction and for... Continue Reading →

2019 LACP Book Competition

I have the pleasure of being one of the two judges, along with Gerry Clausing, Associate Editor of PhotoBook Journal, for the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) first Photo Book Competition. Cool! There are two basics & very broad photobook catagories: 1) Self-published (blurb, lulu etc) and all hand-made artists books 2) Published works... Continue Reading →

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