Thursday, February 20th – 6 to 8pm
Are you a photographer with a great series ready to share with the wider world? Looking for advice on how to hone your marketing efforts? Or just want to get feedback on your work?
Join photographer and filmmaker Miska Draskoczy for a workshop on how to take that next step from dedicated hobbyist to professional artist. Topics covered will include navigating the submissions process to galleries, contests and group shows, how to attend and prepare for portfolio reviews, and creating effective biographies, artists statements, and websites. A wealth of links and information will be shared to get students on a path to wider exposure for their work.
Participants are encouraged to bring a portfolio of images from a current project or series, either prints or on a tablet or laptop, and a draft of a current bio and artist statement if available.
This workshop is FREE & open to the public. All ages are welcome.
If possible, please R.S.V.P to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-251-6051.
To help support these types of events at VCP, please consider making a donation at the door.
LOCATION: Vermont Center for Photography – 49 Flat Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301
DATE: Thursday, February 20th – 6 to 8pm
WHAT TO BRING: Portfolio of prints (Laptop is OK), draft of biography and artist statement (optional, though suggested).
Miska Draskoczy fell in love with cameras at age 14 and has been behind them ever since. His career has included diverse projects such as co-founding a conceptual arts organization, directing surreal sci-fi shorts, writing and developing a Slamdance shortlisted horror feature, and creating a documentary web series about objects in people’s homes. Miska’s photography has been widely exhibited in the US and abroad and is the recipient of numerous awards. His urban wilderness series, Gowanus Wild, was shown on THE FENCE at PHOTOVILLE 2013 in Brooklyn, NY, recently featured on The New Yorker’s Photo Booth blog, and exhibited as a solo show at the Vermont Center for Photography. In addition to his personal projects Miska works as a director, editor, and animator through his production company snow23, and is an avid rock and ice climber.