Author Archives: Aline Smithson

Artist’s Talk at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center 4/29

Join me for an Artist’s Talk on April 29th at the Philadelphia Photo Arts…sign up HERE!  

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On Saturday, April 10th, 2021, a new exhibition, It’s NEGATIVE, opens at MiM Gallery in Los Angeles, running through May 29th. Curated by artist Labkhand Olfatmanesh it features work by artists by Alex Turner, Aline Smithson, Jonas Yip, Odette England, Rafael Soldi, Tarrah Krajnak, Tomiko Jones, and Tooraj Khamenehzadeh. There will be an in-person opening [...]

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2021 CPA Members’ Juried Exhibition

Thrilled to be included in the 2021 CPA Members’ Juried Exhibition with work selected by Juror Susan Burnstine Exhibition Dates: April 10 – May 9, 2021 Saturday, April 10, 4–6pm Virtual opening and walk-through with Juror Susan Burnstine and Director Ann Jastrab. Awards will be announced during this virtual reception! Please join us as we [...]

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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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OPEN SHOW LA #60: California Love at the Los Angeles Center of Photography

OPEN SHOW LA #60: California Love at the Los Angeles Center of Photography SHOW DATE: Tuesday, Nov 17th, 5:00pm – 6:30 pm VENUE: LACP (Zoom session) Sign up HERE. I’ll be sharing my project, Hollywood and Home! OPEN SHOW LA #60 is happening Tuesday, November 17th, at 5pm! In celebration of the launch of the new book “California Love [...]

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Online Artist Talk: Aline Smithson

Online Artist Talk: Aline Smithson Friday, December 18, 2:00-3:30pm (Pacific) Hosted by the Center of Photographic Arts Aline will share the artist’s talk, My Photographs are my Autobiography, discussing her journey as a photographer and things she has learned along the way.

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Keeper of the Hearth: Picturing Roland Barthes’ Unseen Photograph

So excited to have work featured in this wonderful publication by Odette England and also will also have work traveling to the Houston Center of Photography for an exhibition next year. Camera Lucida (La Chambre claire) written by French literary theorist Roland Barthes, is arguably one of the most influential books about photography. Published in [...]

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Selected for Critical Mass Top 50

So excited to have my portfolio, Fugue State, included into the 2019 Critical Mass Top 50 Portfolios of the year. Thank you to Photolucida and to all the jurors for their time and efforts.

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Now What? Creative Solutions for Mid-Career Photographers with Aline Smithson (Webinar) 6/26

You’ve entered shows, perhaps you’ve attended a portfolio review, but you are treading water and your career is not moving forward. Aline will suggest ideas for rethinking this journey, putting you in the driver’s seat to keep the momentum going. She will also consider the changing photography landscape in these stressful times.   GO HERE to [...]

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Intentional Photography: Creating Personal Projects from Places You Know Best

I’m coming to the mid-west and I’m excited! The amazing Wild Rice Retreats in Bayfield, Wisconsin, has invited me to their beautiful campus. I’ll be teaching the workshop: Creating Personal Projects from Places You Know Best from May16 -20, 2021 Reconsider how you create images, interpret your life and world, and bring depth and meaning [...]

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