As an adult, I found the exchange laughable, but as I went on to say, this isnt the place for ego(to some extent) and the language was offensive, not to mention uncalled for. I see that SuzanneR has taken care of that, and I applaud her for her sage judgement.
Originally Posted by TEX
Have you considered doing an Arts Festival in your area? I've received numerous gallery offers as a result of them. Local gallery owners often attend them, looking for artists who fit their galleries. If they see work leaving your booth, it is especially helpful, as they see there is a market for your work.
Funny, I own an art gallery and wanted to open a second gallery that only offered wet darkroom photography. I did not get a single response that was interested in such a nutty idea.
I was planning to buy a beautiful 2 story century old building at the the end of an historic bridge that draws a lot of tourists.
Ah well, such goes life.
The following venue is in your backyard (Houston Center for Photography); well-respected, from a curatorial and academic direction:
The following festival in Houston is not unlike the Festival in Arles, France, but on a smaller scale. Also worth investigating:
The following publication (and accompanying website) lists exhibitions nationwide -- I subscribe to it, and use it extensively:
Hope these prove to be good places to start, for you...
Originally Posted by Robert Jones
what is the pretentious "anything is art, especially crap" crowd ?
"art" and " photography" are pretty much open ended.
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Originally Posted by lightwisps
let me know where to send things for review !