Author Archives: Aline Smithson

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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Paradise Out Front at The Southern Gallery

In conjunction with Eliot Dudik’s exhibition, Paradise Road, The Southern Gallery , there is a second exhibition curated by Eliot, Paradise Out Front. I am thrilled to be sharing wall space with these talented photographers: Ben Alper, Ian van Coller, Mark Dorf, Matt Eich, Frances Jakubek, Thalassa Raasch, Jared Ragland, Justin James Reed, Anastasia Samoylova, [...]

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The Personal Project at Filter Photo in Chicago

Part of our Professional Development workshop series, this one-day workshop is for photographers who are interested in creating work with intention and beginning a long-term project. Aline will provide you with new ways of considering your world, approaching and exhibiting photography, and spark ideas for mining your lives for inspiration. In today’s fine art photography [...]

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Presenting Your Work to the Fine Art Market at the Southeast Center of Photography

May 20-21st, 2017 Join me at the Southeast Center for Photography in Greenville, South Carolina for a two day workshop that will help participants garner a deeper understanding of the Fine Art Photography Market and learn best practices for presenting work. Aline will help photographers prepare for portfolio reviews, consider submissions to calls for entry, [...]

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Upcoming Workshops at the Los Angeles Center of Photography

Upcoming workshops at the Los Angeles Center of Photography SHOOTING WITH INTENTION June 16, 17, 18th, 2017 Today’s fine art photography market asks for more than beautifully, well crafted images. Curators, gallerists and editors are looking for work created with intention and/or work focused around an idea or concept. In addition, they are looking for [...]

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Artists 4 Artists Sale!

ARTISTS FOR ARTISTS HOLIDAY PRINT SALE EXCLUSIVE & LIMITED EDITION PHOTOGRAPHS & BOOKS FOR UNDER $200 NOVEMBER 25, 2016 — JANUARY 4, 2017 I am offering the Limited Edition of Self & Others for a special sale at a one time price of $100. The book can be purchased here. I am also offering a [...]

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All Women Are Dangerous

All Women Are Dangerous a new exhibition presented by Building Bridges Art Exchange & Fabrik Magazine Curated by Marisa Caichiolo & Chris Davies Co-Curated by Daniel Alfonso Opens January 7th, 2017 – February 15th, 2017 Opening reception: Saturday, January 7th, 6pm – 9pm RSVP: buildingbridgesax@gmail.com Including work by Bootsy Holler – Lisa McCord – Eleonora Ronconi – [...]

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