I have made a living from photography since 1978. Below are all listings that i have worked with. I am sure there are millions more.
Key words… Clarity of Goals and Continuity in your work.
Style / brand / vision.. a thread that runs through everything... A voice.
Don't look for the job.. create the job. Run up the down escalator. 7am - 7pm work days on your art.
FESTIVAL OF LIGHT Many great photo festivals
CRITICAL MASS !!! http://www.photolucida.org/
FotoFest Meeting Place
Finding your communities.
ART PHOTO INDEX
CAFE IS AARON SISKIN AND POLLACK KRASNER
COLORADO PHOTOGRAPHIC ART CENTER
www.CBCA.org Debra Jordy WATCH WHERE MONEY IN ARTS IS FLOWING.
http://www.coloarts.state.co.us GRANTS AND GOV. FUNDING NEWS ( HICKENLOOPER'S NEW ART DISTRICTS)
http://www.denverart.org/ ( DENVER’S BEST ART DEALERS)
NINE DOT ARTS
KNOW WHATS GOING ON IN YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY
Dikeou Collection and there art mailer.
ZING MAGAZINE .. a curatorial crossing.
Artplant, Hinterland, Super Ordinary Gallery, Gildar Gallery
Arts and Venues Denver Rudy Cerri
DENVER DIGERATI - Jumbo Tron big Screen on 14th st. Present to Ivar at Plus Gallery
ART DONATIONS .. how many have you done this year?
I do 15-20
In-Kind for Non-profits .. BNC and Central City Opera.. They have opened doors to many jobs for me.
http://www.fdncenter.org (great resource for art project funding)
NY FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS
http://www.nyfa.org (another great funding resource)
( Guggenheim fellowships )
http://www.pkf.org/ ( Pollock-Krasner Foundation )
www.annenberg.usc.edu/getty (GETTY FELLOWSHIPS)
CHERRY CREEK ART FESTIVAL and the circuit around the US
PAYPAL BUTTONS - SUPER EASY
http://photographmag.com (BEST PHOTO GUIDE PUBLISHED)
HELP - CONSULTATION
Mary Virginia Swanson !!!
How to Succeed in Commercial Photography:
Consultant Selina Maitreya
AMAZING MAGAZINE RESOURCE
AN OLD YAHOO PHOTO MAGAZINE LIST
http://zonezero.com ( GREAT, MIND, PUBLISHER AND ARTIST RESOURCE BY Pedro Meyer
MAKE A BOOK
Its the first thing i show a client.. BOOKS
LULU AND BLURB
Practice putting a book together. The software is really easy. Just the process of editing and placing images is a good.
START A SALON
Starting salons… picking people .. The Denver Salon
Getting together to inspire and show and tell. Talk about the arts.
This power in numbers which makes visibility of your work much higher and easier to obtain venues to show.
I have recently started a Collage Salon.
Currently The Big Picture.. trading files with people from around the world.
Wheat Pasting them around town and around the world.
Internet Salons … First was AOL Photography Forum .. the Fine Art Photography board FAB.
was did the first internet art show .. BOB .. then Off The Highway at Rule Gallery.
Wall St Journal at the first internet art show .. Denver Post .. Rocky Mt News.
DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH A FULL PAGE AD COSTS IN A NATIONAL NEWS PAPER LET A LONE A LOCAL?
Ok started friendster to myspace to Facebook..flicker tumblr ..model Mayheim ..
blog.spot … what works? Blog spot .. and learn sharing cloud docs.
A large amount of traffic and thus inquiries and work have come from keeping up with these free agents. There is software that will post your ideas and work on all your boards at once so time is not an issue.
Some internet tales …Ever heard of the The Long tale ? ..its the power of notch and special interest.
Stepping up to The Rise of the Creative Class ( see the book .. Hickenloopers platform to becoming mayor. Of where art is in our society to day.
Target marketing efforts… Find the community the Long Tail of your type of work and direction. Great information you can apply to yourself is out in the open. Research others work that is like yours and check their CVs to find where they are showing and selling
Galleries …never walk cold into a gallery.
New ideas in self-promotion pieces.
Events that art writers pick up.
Using alternative spaces for an event.
Wheat paste Xerox print outs.. xerox quality is astonishingly high
Large print outs newspaper size ..
If your making a self promotion piece WHY NOT make it art.
Less is more.
Keven O'Connell's SIMPLE XEROX handout
The tips and tricks of making a living as a fine art photographer.
Fine Art Photography in the commercial market place.
Using art as opportunities to open doors in today's photography market place.
Understanding the business of art photography.
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
Identifying appropriate exhibition venues for showing completed bodies of work.
Co-Op .. or APAD
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.
Shots Magazine , Blue Eyes Magazine , Zing Magazine , Photolucida , FotoFest ,Festival of Light
Cool Hunting , Media Bistro, Solargraphy
Corbis No Knock Gallery Italy , PhotoPol , Pop-ology , PH Magazine , Apogee Magazine
Denver Voice, World Wide Pinhole Day
Flak Photo Network, VERNACULAR PHOTOGRAPHY MAFIA, DEVELOP Photo, Art10
E-ART by Bruno Rossi, The Salon Romantique, Kopeikin Gallery
A BOOK ABOUT DEATH
A New History of Photography, Women and their Big Cameras,Wet Plate Collodion Photographer
Alternative photographic processes , LAP - Lovers of Analog Photography
KLASSIK MAGAZINE, Appropriate Punk Artist Group ,Urbanism, The Disfarmer Project
PLOVDIV photographic community-Bulgaria,Bruce Conner, Antiquarian Avant-Garde Art & Processes Art-Republic / Studio , Film Shooters+, Salon discussion board,The Dallas Cultural Landscape,ThirdEye Photography Society,Vintage Photo Postcards