Author Archives: Aline Smithson

The CURRENTS Exhibition at the Ogden Museum

Honored to have six pieces in the CURRENTS 2017 Exhibition at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. The exhibition is in conjunction with the PhotoNOLA Festival. Opening Dec 7 – Feb 4th, 2018

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Private Mentoring, Portfolio Reviews, or Consultations

I work with photographers all over the world, doing private tutorials via Skype, telephone, or in person if you live in Southern California. Sessions usually last an hour and can be on a regular or as needed basis. My specialty is helping photographers focus their visions and get their work into the fine art market. [...]

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The Big Picture:Two Days of Workshops

I am so excited to not only attend the upcoming Still Life Exhibition at the South x Southeast PhotoGallery in Molena, Georgia, but also to teach a two day workshop. Please join me! Part I, January 19th, 9-4 South x Southeast PhotoGallery Molena, Georgia For this two part workshop, Aline will spend the 1st day [...]

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Cuba with Intention: Capturing Camagüey Workshop

I am beyond excited to be teaching the workshop, Cuba with Intention: Capturing Camagüey Workshop in Camaguey, Cuba along side Carrie McCarthy from February 4 – 12, 2018, through the Santa Fe Workshops. If you have ever taken a workshop with this stellar organization, you know that everything is well-considered, thoroughly organized, with people on [...]

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Work from In Case of Rain featured on the 2017 The Fence

Very excited to have work featured in the “Play” section of THE FENCE.  This innovative way to share photography wraps it’s way around 7 cities:  Brooklyn, Boston, Atlanta, Houston, Santa Fe, Durham, and Denver. If you feel compelled, it would be amazing to have you vote for my work in the People’s Choice Awards!  Vote [...]

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People I Don’t Know at the 2017 Shanghai Photo Festival

Excited to have my fifth solo show in China at the 2017 Shanghai Photo Festival. Thanks to Kirk Crippens and Guo Jing, Director, Shangtuf Image and Art Club, China.

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The Big Picture: Creating Meaningful Work and Presenting it to the Fine Art Market at the Maine Media Worshops

The Big Picture: Creating Meaningful Work and Presenting it to the Fine Art Market August 20 -26th, 2017 Throughout this five-day workshop, Aline will present current trends and genres in fine art photography that will help spark new ideas and inspire you to not simply take photographs, but to conceive projects based on your ideas, personal experiences, [...]

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Self & Others at the TILT Gallery

Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography at the TILT GALLERY Scottsdale, Arizona Opening reception: Thursday, February 2, 2017, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm Artist reception: Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm during Scottsdale’s ArtWalk The artist will be present for conversation exhibition will remain on view until Saturday, February 25, 2017

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Next Step 1 at the Los Angeles Center of Photography

Next Step One instructs the emerging photographer on how to present work to the fine art and documentary markets. It also provides an insight into the world of photography and helps photographers package themselves and their work in a professional manner. Throughout the course new work will be encouraged and portfolios will be shaped and [...]

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Taking the Next Step in Fine Art Photography at the Pacific Northwest Art School

Looking forward to teaching a three day workshop at the Pacific Northwest Art School on beautiful Whidbey Island, in Washington. Join me from September 22,23,24, 2017 in this magnificent setting. Participants will learn how to build and write a résumé, how to construct a bio, and how to title and write personal statements about their [...]

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