6:00pm - 8:00pm
Workshop: Editing Your Portfolio

En Foco’s Editing Your Portfolio Workshop offers a two hour long seminar filled with tips on how to build a strong, cohesive body of work, followed by an interactive group critique and discussion of sample portfolios. Participants are encouraged to bring a work-in-progress portfolio, some prints, their CV and artist statement. Topics covered include: the importance of image quality and consistency of images, tips on how to write a strong artist statement, and portfolio presentation.

Register here: http://photoville-enfocoportfolio-629.eventbrite.com/


4:00pm - 5:00pm
Talk: Foot in the Door

Getting your "Foot in the Door," is a two-hour seminar for emerging photographers and photo-based artists looking to prepare themselves for new opportunities, and take their marketing to the next level. Topics include: the importance of submission requirements and image quality; building and presenting a cohesive body of work; artist statements, bios, and resumes; creating eye-catching support and marketing materials; following up effectively; and reviewers do's and don'ts (from an informal survey).

About En Foco:
En Foco is a non-profit organization that nurtures and supports contemporary fine art and documentary photographers of diverse cultures, primarily U.S. residents of Latino, African and Asian heritage, and Native Peoples of the Americas and the Pacific. This year is En Foco's 37th Anniversary, and it has remained a leader in documenting the artistic journeys created by artists often overlooked by the mainstream art world. Through our visual arts programs, including Nueva Luz photographic journal, artists are free to explore or reinvent cultural traditions, challenge preconceived notions, and engage audiences in a manner that honors all.