WORKING WITH GALLERIES
WORKING WITH GALLERIES
A two-day intensive workshop, in which photographers will learn the essential tools to work professionally and successfully with galleries.
FEBRUARY 9–10, 2019
LIMITED TO 8 PLACES
The Working With Galleries workshop, is for fine art photographers who are either seeking gallery representation or consigning photographs with galleries for exhibition and/or sale.—and require the tools to seriously and professionally position themselves to fulfill this significant step in their career. Importantly, it also addresses the key tools needed to make the gallery/artist relationship successful, once forged.
This two-day intensive workshop consists of formal presentations, group discussion/critique and hands-on exercises.
Formal presentations are given on the Anatomy Of A Gallery, Presenting Yourself And Your Work, The Gallery/Artist Relationship, Key Assets Needed, Pricing/Editioning Of Photographs.
Hands-on exercises encompasses the drafting/editing/writing of statements—artist, project, biography. Planning out of a pricing/editioning model and implementing appropriate record-keeping for sales, inventory and other key information.
Group Discussion and Critique includes an assessment of existing marketing materials, use of social media, and tips on approaching gallerists, among other topics. During the workshop, no question is too big or too small.
Workshop Schedule is 10:00 am – 6:00 pm on both days, and is led by Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching.
Venue: Klompching Gallery, 89 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Darren Ching is the co-owner of Klompching Gallery. Mr. Ching's involvement with photography includes panel presentations, jurying of competitions, consulting, design, and contributing to both online and print publications on the subject. Until the Spring of 2015, he was Creative Director of PDN, and served as a perennial juror for the PDNs 30. He was an Adjunct Faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in New York for four years, and continues as a guest critic for different institutions including MICA, RISD and SVA .
Debra Klomp Ching is the co-owner of the Klompching Gallery. She has been working with photography since the 1980s—is an experienced curator, portfolio reviewer, private consultant, lecturer, writer, and art dealer. She holds a B.A. with Honors in Photographic Studies, and an M.A. in Critical History and Theory of Photography. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of the School of Visual Arts in NYC and is active as a juror/judge for photography awards, including the recent LensCulture International Emerging Talent Awards (2017), San Francisco Bay International Photo Show (2018) and the Arnold Newman Prize (2018) among others.