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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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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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Art & Law: Photographer (Artist) as Entrepreneur Wrap Up!

Our fourth Art & Law series event was onThursday, October 11, and focused on setting professional business goals, running a business practice, marketing tips, and a discussion about relevant business strategies. Thank you our co-sponsors SAIC Career and Professional Experience and Lawyers for the Creative Arts. Speakers included Irv Michaels, a creative business planner, photography agent and consultant, Patti…

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Photographing in the Field with Experimac West Loop

We co-hosted a workshop with Experimac West Loop on Wednesday, August 8. The event covered topics about how to get your photos from your camera, to your computer, and back to your studio safely.  Stay tuned for information about our next event Photographing in the Public Sphere on September 6! Images courtsey  Robert Erving Potter III

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Image credit: Robert Erving Potter III

Art & Law: The Photographer’s Contract Wrap-Up

Our third Art & Law series event was Thursday, August 9 and focused on defining key terms and best practices when it comes to photography services and licensing contracts. Thank you our co-sponsors SAIC Career and Professional Experience and Lawyers for the Creative Arts. Stay tuned for information about our next in the Art & Law program…

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Image credit: Robert Erving Potter III

Art & Law: Copyright Registratrion Wrap-Up!

The second Art & Law series was Thursday, July 12 and focused on copyright registration with IP Lawyers James E Griffith and Alain Villeneuve . Thank you our co-sponsors Crain’s Chicago Business, SAIC Career and Professional Experience, and Lawyers for the Creative Arts. Stay tuned for information about our next in the Art & Law program! Images courtsey  Robert Erving Potter III.

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Image credit: Robert Erving Potter III

Curator Tour at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center Wrap-Up!

On May 17, ASMP Chicago/Midwest members met at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center for a indepth look into the museum’s photography exhibitions including the current exhibit Speak Truth to Power featuring photography by ASMP legend Eddie Adams. Chief Curator of Collections and Exhibitions Arielle Weininger began the evening with a presentation of past, present, and…

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