The Business of Fine Art Photography with Mark Sink
Join Mark Sink for an informative evening on how to make a living as a fine art photographer. Sink has been earning his living through photography since 1978. Having enjoyed success in both the commercial and fine art photography worlds, he will talk about the various ways that thinking different has opened doors to a successful career in both worlds.
Topics Mark will cover include:
- the many free resources available to artistic photographers and the many avenues to create visibility and cash flow.
- separating the work you love from the work that pays the bills
- visibility as a fine art photographer
- new ideas in self promotion pieces
- identifying appropriate exhibition venues for showing completed bodies of work
- how to balance fine art photography with commercial photography
- how to stay creative, recognize the strengths in your work, and build upon those strengths
- using art as an opportunity to open doors in today's photography market place
- identifying photographs for interior designers, retail environment and commercial projects and files that have potential for sales in advertising markets.
May 24, 2012
Doors open at 6pm
Presentation begins at 7pm
Lite refreshments provided
351 W 45th Ave
Denver, CO 80216
Doing well in commercial photography, Mark found himself creatively empty. He returned to the gallery scene and immersed himself in his personal work. He now offers profound advice on how to balance the two worlds for creative fulfillment and financial success.
A co-founder of and curator with MCA Denver, he currently is a independent curator and is on the exhibition committee at Redline Gallery and the organizer of the successful Month of Photography event. A Denver native, he resided in New York for a decade where he worked with Vogue Magazine, Leo Castelli gallery, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and many other notable figures in the art world. His personal work is in numerous museum collections as well as gallery solo and group shows around the world.