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PORTFOLIO REVIEW
November 16, 2014 9:00am
Midtown Location, convenient to transportation
New York, NY
Instructor/Leader: Harvey Stein and Nancy Burson
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  • Pay through PayPal and bring receipt to event
  • email Adele Epstein at adele@arayadigital.com to schedule time slot.

There are still spaces available for the portfolio reviews which will be held on Sunday, November 16.  Each participant will see 2 reviewers, Harvey Stein and Nancy Burson for 25 minutes each.  Note that feedback will be tailored to your needs – portfolio  and image development, how to get your work to a wider (and paying) public and/or specific market information.   

Note that an additional day (Saturday, November 15 will be scheduled if demand)
 
Each participant will see BOTH reviewers, separately, for 25 minutes each.  Each attendee’s appointments will be scheduled consecutively, at designated intervals, allocated on first-come, first-serve basis.
 
Scope of Review:  This is a participant-driven review.  The reviewers will focus on whatever is most useful for the participants, including overall portfolio and image development, how to get the work to a wider and paying (!) public, specific market information
 
How to Sign Up: email Adele Epstein at adele@arayadigital.com to schedule your time slot and pay through paypal through the "SIGN UP" button above.

 
What to Bring:  Attendees should plan to bring 15-30 prints, although you may choose to bring more or less.   There should be one or several thematic contexts to the work.  It is helpful to bring work on a project you wish to develop, either in terms of further shooting, or for commercial/fine art purposes.
 
The reviewers will also examine images on computers or tablets
 
The Fine Print: Please read carefully and note the following regarding this event:
                                   
1. Plan to be on site 15-20 minutes prior to your scheduled times.
2.  Timing of appointments is exact and appointments cannot be extended if you are late.
3.  Payment is due on sign up, or no later than 48 hours after sign-up.  Checks or Paypal accepted (cash too!).  If funds are not received and you have not contacted Adele Epstein to arrange payment, your slot will be made available to other participants.
4.  Cancellations/Refunds:
a.  If you are unable to keep your scheduled slot, please notify Adele Epsteinimmediately at adele@arayadigital.com
b. If you cancel up to and including October 24, you will receive a full refund less a $20 cancellation fee.
c. If you cancel from October 25 on, and we can fill the slot from a waiting list, you will receive a full refund less a $20 service fee. If we cannot fill the slot from a waiting list, you will not receive a refund.  You may, however, transfer your slot to someone else, for a $20 service fee (Note that if transferee is a non-PWP member, the incremental pricing will apply).
 
 
About the Reviewers:
                                     
Harvey Stein
 
Harvey Stein is a professional photographer, teacher, lecturer, curator and author of six books of photographs: Parallels: A Look at Twins, E.P. Dutton (1978); Artists Observed, Harry Abrams, Inc. (1986); Coney Island, W.W. Norton, Inc. (1998);  Movimento: Glimpses of Italian Street Life, Gangemi Editore, Rome (2006);  Coney Island 40 Years, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd,  (2011) and his newest book, Harlem Street Portraits, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, (2013).   He is the Director of Photography at Umbrella Arts Gallery and has curated/juried 33 exhibits since 2007.
 
Stein’s photographs have been widely exhibited in the United States and Europe—77 one-person exhibits and over 155 group shows to date. His photographs are in more than 56 permanent collections, including the George Eastman House, Bibliotheque Nationale, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the International Center of Photography.
 
He teaches his own photo workshops throughout the world (India, Europe, South America, Mexico, Southwestern U.S.) and is a long time faculty member of the International Center of Photography. Some of his work can be seen at www.harveysteinphoto.com.
 
Nancy Burson
 
Acclaimed artist/photographer Nancy Burson’s work is shown in museums and galleries internationally. “Seeing and Believing”, her traveling 2002 retrospective originating at the Grey Art Gallery, was nominated for Best Solo Museum Show of the Year in New York City by the International Association of Art Critics. She has served as a visiting professor at Harvard and was a member of the adjunct photography faculty at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for five years. She is currently teaching “Vision and Style” at the New York Film Academy in NYC.


Burson combined art and innovation in a way that challenged photographic truth at the birth of digital manipulation. She is best known for her pioneering work in morphing technologies which age enhance the human face and still enable law enforcement officials to locate missing children and adults. Her Human Race Machine, which allows people to view themselves as a different race, is used nationwide as an educational diversity tool that provides viewers with the profound visual experience of being another race.


Her new TogetherAllOne concepts and designs encompass everything from interactive children’s books to large public sculptures, lighting installations and videos. These ideas, which are just entering the marketplace, all promote the concept of global unity.
She has collaborated with Creative Time, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and Deutsche Bank in completing several important public art projects in NYC. These projects include the poster project, "Visualize This" (Creative Time, 1991), the billboard, 'There's No Gene For Race" (2000), the poster/postcard project "Focus on Peace", commissioned for the first anniversary of 9/11, and “Looking Up” and “Truth”, at the 60 Wall St. Atrium, 2005.
www.nancyburson.com



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