Online | Access the Commercial Market with Alice Sachs Zimet | October

Online | Tips to Access the Commercial Market with Alice Sachs Zimet

Date  | Thursday October 26, 2023

Time  |   4PM – 6PM (MST)

Location |  ONLINE

Cost  |  $60 Member and $65 Non-member

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.

Skill Level  |  All skill levels welcome


This workshop will provide further discussion into breaking into the commercial art market.

Course Description:

This 2-hour seminar will offer photographers an inside perspective from a pioneer collector on accessing the fine art marketplace. It also offers a sneak peek at the upcoming, 8-part workshop which will take a deeper dive into gaining gallery representation (Finding Gallery for your Work coming in January 2024). In this session, learn the questions collectors ask, and how this might impact your practice. We’ll discuss how to find the ‘right’ gallery for you and your work, the proper etiquette when approaching a gallery for representation (including what not to do), and creating marketing materials to circulate your name and work in the marketplace.

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