Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) May 23, 2013
CENTER is pleased to announce the 13th Annual Review Santa Fe, a juried portfolio review conference in support of gifted and committed photographers. Every year, 100 photographers travel from all over the world for this internationally renowned event where photographers meet with top publishers, editors, curators, gallerists and others.
Review Santa Fe offers several events free and open to the public. Hosted on the historic and beautiful IHM Retreat CENTER campus, 50 Mt. Carmel Road, Santa Fe, NM, 87505.
Friday, June 7, 6–8 p.m.
All 100 photographers open their portfolios to the public in a unique expo/exhibition-style format for a lively evening of face-to-face interactions with the artists. The Portfolio Viewing provides collectors and photo lovers with a rare opportunity to connect with some of the best photographers from around the globe covering today’s important social, environmental, political and aesthetic issues.
Exhibit & Tours*
Friday, June 7, 6–8 p.m. & Saturday 8, 3–5 p.m.
The public is invited to come the historic property and see the exhibitions hosted in tandem with Review Santa Fe featuring work from the 2013 Choice Award winners and Review Santa Fe alumni. Concurrent is the CENTER International Grant Winners exhibit at the Center for Contemporary Arts (CCA) from May 24 – June 30, 2013.
Seminars: Contemporary Photographic Practice *
Saturday, June 8, 2–3 p.m.
Sunday, June 9, 10:30–12:30 p.m.
Topics include How to Sustain a Long Career and New Methods for Engaging Audiences. On Sunday, distinguished guest and Guggenheim Fellow, John Gossage, will present his work followed by a panel discussion with NPR Senior Multimedia Producer, Keith Jenkins; Daylight Magazine & Books Director, Michael Itkoff; and others.
- Sunday Seminar will have a sign language interpretation provided.
Participants will arrive from 24 U.S. states and nine countries, including Spain, Japan, Denmark, Mexico, and Singapore. Additionally, over 40 leading photo professionals will serve as reviewers at the event to seek out new talent, including representatives from NPR, TIME Magazine, National Geographic, the Whitney Museum, J. Paul Getty Museum, and many more. Many now well-recognized photographers, such as Julie Blackmon and Alec Soth, launched their careers at Review Santa Fe.
This is the first year that CENTER has received an Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of this program. Art Works grants support the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and the strengthening of communities.
CENTER is a Santa Fe-based 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization founded in 1994 that honors, supports and provides opportunities for gifted, committed photographers. It is the aim of CENTER to help photographers identify and accomplish their creative goals through feedback, support and professional development programming. http://www.visitcenter.org.
For high-resolution files, interviews and more information, contact Elliott Teller, Manager, Development & Programs at eteller(at)visitcenter(dot)org.
Review Santa Fe is supported, in part, by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works, and by New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Contact: Elliott Teller 505-984-8353 eteller(at)visitcenter(dot)org