Connections @ Silver Eye: Tom Gitterman
Connections @ Silver Eye creates opportunities to engage with our exhibitions and contemporary photography in meaningful and compelling ways. This series of lectures, discussions, and workshops will connect people who are interested in learning more about the photographic arts to curators, gallerists, artists, publishers, editors, and critics from beyond the region.
Throughout the year, Connections @ Silver Eye invites influential and informative people in the field of photography to speak about their passion, share their expertise, and engage with the Silver Eye community. Connections @ Silver Eye encourages professional and technical growth for artists, practical advice and guidance for collectors, and sharing of scholarship and research that enriches the field.
Portfolio Reviews (w/ Tom Gitterman)
October 27 – 29, 2017
Connections: Reviews creates opportunities for Western Pennsylvania based artists to meet and show work to curators, gallerists, publishers, editors and collectors from outside the region. Silver Eye invites several interesting and influential people in the field of photography to meet with artists on a one-to-one basis and review and discuss their work.
Connections: Review is the perfect way to seek practical advice for a completed body of work, or to have a fresh pair of eyes for feedback on work in progress.
Book your portfolio review with Tom Gitterman on Silver Eye’s website.
The Commercial Art World for Artists
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 5:00 pm
Tom Gitterman pulls back the curtain on the commercial art world and shares practical information for artists about how galleries operate. Learn strategies that artists can use to prepare their portfolios and to approach commercial galleries for exhibitions and representation. Gain useful perspective on the state of the market and how to situate your work within it.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Collecting Photography (But Were Afraid to Ask)
Sunday, October 29, 2017, 2:00 pm
Buying fine-art photographs can seem overwhelming, and it can be challenging to feel confident when considering a purchase. Join gallerist Tom Gitterman as he leads a discussion on the fine art photography market and field. Learn the basics of collecting and gain greater appreciation for the nuances of the medium. Understand the jargon, printing processes and where the value lies. This event is the perfect primer for people interested in exploring the PGH Photo Fair or Silver Eye’s Benefit Auction.
These events are co-presented with the PGH Photo Fair.