560 Gallery: Fine Art Photographers’ Marketing Tools

Creative professionals in a wide range of industries require fine art photographs for use in their everyday practice. Photographers who have good marketing tools can make it easy for curators, consultants, publishers, editors, art advisors, jurors and collectors to see value in the work and help artists move forward in their careers. At this event, through discussion, presentation, examples and hands-on activity, participants learn the most important promotional offerings they can create and use to keep art world eyes looking at their work.

Whether it’s sequencing a portfolio, submitting a project PDF for feedback, engaging and informing online fans, navigating a sale, or acknowledging a curator the necessary techniques evolve over time. Current research provides workshop participants with info and motivation to focus their efforts, develop current marketing tools, and shine in the spotlight.

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$50/person. Includes a 20% off print promo code from PrintMaker Studio, coffee and breakfast. Tickets are available via EventBrite.

Sally Buck is an award winning photographer and art educator living in Vancouver, Canada. As a street photographer, she’s interested in public spaces; as a sailor she’s an explorer of dynamic shorelines. Using photo montage as her practice, and photography to investigate her raw materials, she aims to capture the superimposed qualities of transitional spaces, the slide of multiple climates and cultures. Buck earned a Master’s degree in Visual and Performing Arts in Education at the University of British Columbia and a B.A. (Honours) degree in Art History at Queen’s University, Canada. Her photographs and photomontages have been published editorially and exhibited in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. As an art educator, she’s taught art interpretation and photography at learning centres, galleries and museums including the Peggy Guggenheim Foundation in Venice, Italy and the Vancouver Art Gallery in Canada.

John Goldsmith is a Detroit-born artist and fine art printer currently living and working in Vancouver, Canada. He has a Master’s Degree in Physical Chemistry from Indiana University where he used light to investigate properties of matter. During this time, he began taking darkroom and photography classes at the Hull House in Chicago, IL to develop his own art practice. He was an invited artist for the inaugural Capture Photography Festival in 2013 and the 2016 award winner for a public art display on the Canada Line. His photographs have been featured at exhibitions including the Format Festival (UK), Third Floor Gallery (Wales), and the Head On Photo Festival (Australia) and regularly featured in print and online publications. In 2020, John started PrintMaker Studio, a fine art print studio located in Vancouver, Canada.

Anna Kasko is a Canadian born artist currently living and working on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations of Vancouver, BC. She holds a BFA in photography from Emily Carr University. Kasko’s practice is based predominantly in the documentary aesthetic. She has worked in film photography and the wet process until 2012 when she switched to the digital medium. Her work has been exhibited and published across Canada and can be seen in private collections within Canada and internationally.

560 Gallery has implemented a number of measures to ensure the health and safety of visitors, staff, and volunteers.

The information below outlines these measures, and we welcome you to email [email protected] or call 604.789.6984 if you would like further information.

Admission is contactless as tickets are by online presale. Masks are encouraged but not required. We will not provide masks for visitors. Doors into the gallery will be propped open to minimize touch points and allow for better airflow. Please note that visitors that are feeling sick are asked to return home and visit when healthy. Staff monitor visitor numbers to ensure maximum capacity is not exceeded and safe social distancing can be maintained. Enhanced cleaning measures have been implemented for all high touch areas including doors, handrail, and other common area items including furniture.

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