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Getting Shown: Preparing for Art Festivals, Art Shows

Have you developed a body of work but aren’t sure what to do next? Join seasoned photographer and HCP instructor Laszlo Perlaky and get the tools you need to start applying to art festivals and shows!

There is no more need for intimidation. In this class, students will learn how to set up their portfolios and apply for art festivals and art shows. Additionally, students will be introduced to resources for finding opportunities and learn how to select, submit, mat, frame, and present their images. Perlaky will provide feedback for artist statement writing, mat boards, frames, easels, and image hanging based on his years of experience. The class will cover indoor and outdoor shows, natural and artificial lighting. Photographers of all levels are welcome!


Registration & Fees:
$75 Regular price
Members enjoy a 20% discount


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Attention: This class has been moved online in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please register as you normally would, and Houston Center for Photography staff will update you with information and a link to take this course at it’s scheduled time. 

To participate in an online course, students will need access to a desktop, laptop, or tablet with an internet connection. If you have any questions about navigating our new system, please email education@hcponline.org for more information.



Class meets on Sunday, May 23rd
2:00 - 5:00 pm CT


Present, Professional Development

What to Bring to Class

Access to a computer with an internet connection
Pen & Paper


Laszlo Perlaky