In this intensive five-day workshop, participants will be provided with an invaluable overview of the business of the fine art photograph, conducted by Debra Klomp Ching of the Klompching Gallery. It is specifically appropriate for those photographers who are seeking gallery representation and/or consigning photographs for exhibition/sale. Participants will leave with an understanding of how galleries function, pricing/ editioning of artworks, essential record-keeping, key marketing advice and materials, and an overview of how to professionally engage with galleries and art dealers.
Debra Klomp Ching is the co-owner of the Klompching Gallery. In addition to owning and operating the gallery, she is a freelance consultant, writer, curator and educator. Her writing has been published in several publications, including being a guest editor for Photography Quarterly (issue No. 99) and the commissioning editor/publisher of (re)collect - Jonathan Shaw (2006). In 2010 she co-curated The Architecture of Space, an exhibition of contemporary U.S. photography for the Flash Forward Festival (Toronto). She is an experienced portfolio reviewer, and attended several festivals including Rhubarb-Rhubarb, FotoFest Meeting Place, Review Santa Fe, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, New York Times Portfolio Review Day and Photolucida. She is a regular judge for photography awards and competitions, including the LensCulture Emerging Talent Award (2017), San Francisco Bay International Photography Show(2018), the Arnold Newman Portrait Award (2018), and is the co-founder of the Rhonda Wilson Award.