Online | Making Work…Finding a Gallery with Alice Sachs Zimet | January-Feb

Online – Making Work…Finding a Gallery with Alice Sachs Zimet

Date  | Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and February 1, 6, 8, 2024

Time  |   4 – 6 PM (MST)

Location |  Online

Cost  | $430 Member and $480 Non-Member

Skill Level  |  All Levels

Instructor  |  Alice Sachs Zimet


Alice Sachs Zimet is President, Arts + Business Partners (ABP), a consulting boutique specializing in the fine art photography marketplace. ABP offers a variety of virtual workshops and webinar options geared towards collectors, photographers and anyone interested in learning more about the fine art photography marketplace.

As a collector, advisor, and educator, Alice began to collect fine art photography in 1985 and has amassed a museum-quality collection of over 300 images from 20th Century masters to the present. Alice is Chair, Photography Curatorial Committee, Harvard Art Museums; Chair, Acquisitions Committee, International Center of Photography (ICP); Board Member, Magnum Foundation; Advisory Board Member: Center of Photography at Woodstock (CPW) and American Photography Archives Group (APAG). She is on Faculty at Christie’s Education, the ICP School and Maine Media College + Workshops, where she teaches workshops on how to collect photography and how photographers can better access the marketplace. Zimet pioneered the field of corporate sponsorship as Director, Worldwide Cultural Affairs, The Chase Manhattan Bank (20 years). Here, she used the arts as a strategic marketing tool across 14 countries and 20 US cities to generate $2 Billion in new business for the bank. She is Adjunct Professor, New York University’s Graduate Program, Arts Administration teaching Corporate Sponsorship and the Arts. Alice holds a Bachelor’s and a Master’s in Art History, began her career at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and continues to live, work and collect in New York City.

Course Description:

Taught by a pioneer collector, this class is designed for photographers with a body of work ready to be shown. The 8-part virtual series provides hands-on strategies and practical tips to advance your practice, gain representation, and get your work collected. Each session focuses on a different subject ranging from the questions collectors ask to how to promote and present yourself. The last three sessions include peer critique while students present their work, pitch and promotional materials. Students should be prepared to participate and to engage. Participants will walk away more readily prepared to access it the commercial art market.

This seminar will be recorded and made available to registered participants only.