|L: Jennifer Schwartz, Creator/Director of Crusade for Art|
R: David Bram, Editor, Founder & Curator of Fraction Magazine
Saturday, November 15, 2014 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Eastern Time)Phone: 2027875900 Email Us
Jennifer Schwartz, Creator/Director of Crusade for Art (www.crusadeforart.org)
David Bram, Editor, Founder & Curator of Fraction Magazine (www.fractionmagazine.com)
In this two-hour seminar, David Bram and Jennifer Schwartz will discuss the importance of maintaining a consistent, professional and recognizable brand. The components of a great portfolio website will be outlined, and participating photographers will leave with an easy and effective social media strategy.
About the Presenters:
David Bram and Jennifer Schwartz first met at PhotoNOLA in 2010, where they recognized a shared passion for helping photographers get exposure and recognition for their work and began creating programs to do just that through the organization they co-founded, Flash Powder Projects.
David is the editor, founder, and curator of Fraction Magazine, an online venue dedicated to fine art, contemporary photography. Fraction Magazine brings together diverse bodies of work by established and emerging artists from around the globe. Fraction Magazine was founded in 2008, is published on a monthly basis, and has shown portfolios from more than 300 photographers.
David has reviewed portfolios at over 25 national events including Review Santa Fe, Fotofest, PhotoLucida, PhotoNOLA, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Medium, and Filter. He was a juror for Review Santa Fe in 2010 as well as a frequent juror for Critical Mass. He was a reviewer at Fotofest Moscow in August 2011 and a curator at the Lishui Photography Festival in China in November 2011. In September 2010, David was the recipient of the Griffin Museum of Photography’s Rising Star Award.
Jennifer Schwartz is the creator/director of Crusade for Art, a non-profit organization focused on cultivating demand for art, specifically fine art photography. Jennifer believes in empowering photographers to be innovative and create audiences for their work. She formerly owned and directed a fine art photography gallery in Atlanta, the Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, for five years.
Jennifer regularly participates in portfolio reviews such as PhotoNOLA, PhotoLucida, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, FotoFest and others. She was invited as a curator to the Lishui Photo Festival in Lishui, China in 2011 and travels around the country giving talks, guest-lecturing at universities, leading workshops and hosting photographic retreats. In the Spring of 2013, she traveled around the country in a 1977 VW bus, engaging audiences with photography.