Strictly Business 2020 Presenters. Image Credit: Alyce Henson

Strictly Business 2020 Event Wrap-Up!

Workbook, Inseus, mHUB Chicago, and ASMP Chicago/Midwest presented Strictly Business 2020 on January 18! Thank you to the invaluable individuals who attended, volunteered, sponsored, and presented at the event. We so enjoyed coming together with such a passionate group of photographers and photography industry professionals to celebrate the art form and learn from each other.…

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Alex Garcia, A small boat advisory in the Caribbean nearly upends the travelers on a boat traversing to an otherwise inaccessible area off the Nicaragua coast.

Alex Garcia on Storytelling, Continual Growth, and Cuba Workshops

Pulitzer Prize and Cannes Lions Titanium Lion Winner Alex Garcia‘s Strictly Business 2020 talk focuses on diversifying clientele, avoiding being commoditized, and speaking to his transition from an on-staff photojournalist to working to being a storyteller in stills and video with clients in corporate, non-profit and advertising worlds. With a new year and new 2020…

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Inseus Founder Ashley Nelson on Mindfulness

Inseus (@inseusmindfulness) Founder Ashley Nelson shares insight into her work and mindfulness practice in anticipation of her talk Mindfulness as the Unlock– your Super Power! at Strictly Business 2020. Her Q&A defines mindfulness, builds leadership skills, and looks at those who challenge us as sources from inspiration. Learn more next Saturday, 1/18 at Strictly Business…

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Alex Wallbaum & Evan Sheehan on Social Media, Collaboration, & Future Use Studio

Photographers and digital content creators Evan Sheehan (@evantsheehan) and Alex Wallbaum (@alexwallbaum) join us for a conversation about their work, collaborative practice, and social media strategies on Saturday, January 18 at Strictly Business! Evan and Alex offer a look into their work, ideas surrounding their social media presence, tips on successful collaborations, and Future Use…

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A Moment with Martine Séverin

Fashion & Lifestyle Photographer, Martine Séverin leads an interactive workshop titled Letting Your Purpose Drive Your Work at ASMP Chicago/Midwest’s Strictly Business 2020 on January 18, 2020 at mHUB Chicago! We caught up with Martine to ask a few questions about her business, practice, and for a peek inside her plans for the workshop. See her…

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Image credit: Ari Neiditz

Henryk Ross Exhibition Opening at Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

ASMP Chicago/Midwest is incredibly honored to be community partners with the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center for their newest exhibition Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross on view now through January 12, 2020. Our members got a first look at the exhibition during the opening celebration on September 22, 2019! Thank you…

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Photography by Ian Lefebvre

Community Partners for Henryk Ross Exhibition at Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

We are excited to announce that ASMP Chicago/Midwest is a community partner for the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center’s upcoming exhibition Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross. We are honored to be a partner, and look forward to sharing behind the scenes looks at the exhibition and supporting programming that opens…

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An Evening with CPS Lives-Documenting Chicago Public Schools Event Wrap-Up!

Dodd Camera and ASMP Chicago/Midwest presented an evening with CPS Lives founder Suzette Bross and photographers Janet Mesic-Mackie and Eileen Ryan on May 7. The three gave insight into the collaborative project CPS Lives and their ongoing projects with students, faculty, and staff at Chicago Public Schools.  In addition to information about the organization, the trio talked about their…

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Image Credit: Megan E. Doherty

ASMP Chicago/Midwest Portraiture Master Class with Sandro 2019 Images

Thanks to all of the photographers who joined us for our 2019 Portraiture Master Class with Sandro! Day one started with a trip to the Museum of Contemporary Photography for a private viewing of Sandro‘s photographs alongside works by other portrait photographers including Irving Penn, Robert Mapplethorpe, Lisa Lindvay, and Clarissa Bonet. Back at Sandro’s studio,…

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Art & Law: Practice Pointers Selling Art— the Gallery and Legal Perspective Wrap-Up!

Our fifth Art & Law series event was a conversation with Arica Hilton of Hilton Amus Gallery on Thursday, November 8. Hilton provided insight to how gallerists select artists and advice on how to develop in the industry as a photographer, fine artist, video or multimedia artist. Marci Rolnik Walker of Lawyers for the Creative Arts will…

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