September 23-24, 2011 •  IHM Retreat Center, Santa Fe, NM

Call (505) 984-8353 to register or RSVP for public seminars.

PORTFOLIO BOOTCAMP: GET MORE OUT OF YOUR WORK

Portfolio Bootcamp is a unique weekend workshop and portfolio review dedicated to helping serious photographers refine and direct their creative edge and ignite their brands. Esteemed presenters will work with you to maximize your impact for awards, portfolio reviews, fund-seeking campaigns, and meetings with industry professionals.

Plenary presentations are followed by intimate classroom discussions and end with one-on-one portfolio reviews where attendees receive invaluable advice on editing, sequencing, presenting, and preparing to engage an audience. Presentations and panel discussions will cover:
• Storytelling Techniques

• Building Your Network
• Motivating Your Audience
• Funding Opportunities
• Follow up

Located at the historic IHM Retreat Center in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains in Santa Fe, NM, participants can stay on campus for an immersive and inspired experience.

SCHEDULE

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

 

3:00-6:00pm

Registration

5:00-7:00pm

Welcome Reception

7:00pm

Introduction and Presenter Panel Discussion


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

9:30-10:45am

Artist Statements with Joanna Hurley and Katherine Ware

11:00-12:00pm

Breakout Sessions

12:00-1:00pm

Lunch

1:00-2:00pm

Igniting a Personal Brand with Robin Fisher-Roffer

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  - $15

2:15-4:45pm

Individual Portfolio Reviews

2:30-4:00pm

Portfolio Sharing

5:30-7:00pm

Presenting Your Work: A Round Table Discussion
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

7:15-9:30pm

Dinner and Closing Reception

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 (Optional)

10:00am-12:00pm

Tour of the New Mexico Museum of Art and O'Keefe Museum

12:00pm-4:00pm

On your own in Downtown Santa Fe
Check out the Santa Fe Wine & Chili Fiesta

 

PRESENTERS

Breakout classrooms include (3) presenters a curator, editor and publishing expert.

Maggie Blanchard Director, Twin Palms Publishers

David Bram

Founder and Editor, Fraction Magazine

Rob Haggart Founder and Editor of aphotoeditor.com
Joanna Hurley President HurleyMedia, Co-Founder of Radius Books
Melanie McWhorter Book Division Manager, photo-eye Books and Prints
Michele Penhall Curator of Prints and Photographs, UNM Art Museum
Robin Fisher-Roffer CEO, Big Fish
Amber Terranova Photo Editor, Photo District News
Katherine Ware Curator of Photography, New Mexico Museum of Art

 

TUITION

$445. Payment plan and half scholarships still available. Email programs@visitcenter.org.

• Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner

• (2) one-on-one portfolio reviews
• Branding Expert, Robin Fisher-Roffer's new "Vook" (book) available for your iPad or iTunes
• One year CENTER membership