Posts Tagged ‘Mary Virginia Swanson’

PPE 2015: Mary Virginia Swanson’s Tips on Funding Your Photo Project

Posted by on Saturday October 24, 2015 | Uncategorized

In her seminar “How to Fund Your Long-Term Project” at PhotoPlus Expo, Mary Virginia Swanson shared a variety ideas for researching and securing support from government, corporate and philanthropic entities. Swanson, a consultant, author and the executive director of the LOOK3 festival, encouraged photographers to think about everything they need to finish a project, and to achieve... More

Educator, Consultant Mary Virginia Swanson Named New Executive Director of LOOK3

Posted by on Tuesday September 8, 2015 | Uncategorized

The board of directors of LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph today announced they have hired Mary Virginia Swanson, a long-time photo educator, workshop leader, author and consultant to photographers and arts organizations, to be its new executive director. She succeeds Victoria Hindley, who had been executive director of the non-profit photography organization based in Charlottesville,... More

PhotoPlus Expo 2014: So, You Want to Publish a Photo Book

Posted by on Monday November 3, 2014 | Business

During her PhotoPlus seminar titled “To Be Published, or Self Publish,” Mary Virginia Swanson, consultant and co-author of Publish Your Photography Book, ran through the steps involved in producing and marketing a photo book, but again and again she returned to the questions  photographers need to ask themselves before they even consider publishing their work... More

PDN Video: Mary Virginia Swanson on Selling Prints to Corporations

Posted by on Thursday July 10, 2014 | Business, Fine Art, PDN Video Picks

Mary Virginia Swanson on Selling Prints to Corporations from PDNOnline on Vimeo. The corporate market for fine art prints has expanded on two fronts, says art photography consultant Mary Virginia Swanson. Corporations and corporate art consultants are both big purchasers of art, including photographic prints, for the walls of hotels, healthcare facilities, office buildings, and... More

PDN Video: How to Get the Most Out of a Portfolio Review

Posted by on Monday December 23, 2013 | Fine Art, PDN Video Picks

Portfolio review events geared toward photographers have proliferated in recent years, and they’re “a great place to meet a peer group, and start a dialogue about your photographs,” says photography consultant Mary Virginia Swanson. But at a cost of several hundred dollars, not including travel expenses, portfolio reviews are an investment. In this video Swanson... More

PPE 2012: How to Survive and Conquer Portfolio Reviews

Posted by on Thursday October 25, 2012 | Business, Fine Art

Portfolio reviews can be costly or, depending on what you make of them, cost effective. This idea—set forth by Center For Photography at Woodstock Executive Director Ariel Shanberg—was the focus of a panel this afternoon at Photo Plus Expo that aimed to help attendees understand how they can maximize their time and money during portfolio... More