Artist Resources & Communities



American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)

A trade organization for professional photographers. The website offers information about such topics as licensing, copyright, pricing, and model releases. Members who pay to join the group can post a portfolio in their searchable database.

http://asmp.org/

ASMP videos on Vimeo

Video tutorials on a range of subjects from camera scans to photo restoration to monitor calibration.

http://vimeo.com/user2609404/videos

Appalachian Photographers Project

Work by photographers who live in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

http://appalachianphoto.org/

Artinfo

Site with gallery guide, job opportunities and news about art and culture.

http://www.artinfo.com/

Art Paper Invitations

Paper invitations of contemporary art exhibitions from the world’s leading art galleries.

http://www.artpaperinvitations.com/

Art Practical

Online arts magazine based in San Francisco. Offers news, reviews, and calls for exhibitions and papers.

http://www.artpractical.com/

Artsadmin

Offers advisory service, resources, and funding opportunities for artists. (UK)

http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/home/

ArtSlant

Contemporary art network with opportunities for artists to publish profiles, learn about events, galleries and museums, and read about jobs and other resources.

http://www.artslant.com/

Art Support

Online resource of articles about the business of art and photography including information about artist copyright, artist grants, photography events, and photography magazines.

http://art-support.com/

Art Warehouse Berlin

A virtual exhibition room for Berlin artists and a resource of current art events in Berlin, with special attention to works not seen in any galleries, everyday art, and art on the streets.

http://berlinart.net/

The Association of Photographers (AOP)

A London based membership based organization of professional photographers, assistants and students that gives business and copyright advice, grants awards and runs a gallery.

http://home.the-aop.org/

Brighton Photo Fringe

Supports photographers and lens-based artists with opportunities, projects and exhibitions, including a biannual city-wide festival of over a hundred exhibitions, projects and events in partnership with Brighton Photo Biennial.

http://www.photofringe.org/

Center for Photographic Art

A gallery, educational organization, and community of people who practice photography. Located in Carmel, California.

http://www.photography.org/

Chicago Artists Coalition

A non-profit arts advocacy and career organization based in Chicago.

http://chicagoartistscoalition.org/

College Art Association (CAA)

Promotes exchanges of ideas and information about art, art history and arts education. Publishes artist writings and provides resources for funding and professional development.

http://www.collegeart.org/

CONTACT

CONTACT is an annual month long festival of photography with over 1000 local, national and international artists at more than 200 venues across Toronto. CONTACT is devoted to fostering an appreciation of the art and profession of photography.

http://scotiabankcontactphoto.com/

designboom

Online resource for industrial design, and also addresses art and architecture. Resources include a blog, competitions and interviews.

http://www.designboom.com/eng/

DIY Photography

Online resource of tips for making cheap, affordable photography equipment, plus reviews and techniques.

http://diyphotography.net/

e-artnow

An electronic information service founded in Prague, Czech Republic that distributes e-mail announcements about new exhibitions, publications, events, calls for applications, residencies, projects etc.

http://www.e-artnow.org/

e-flux

An international network that reaches more than 50,000 visual art professionals. Its news digest distributes information on contemporary art exhibitions, publications and symposia.

http://www.e-flux.com/

FlakPhoto

A daily photography website that celebrates the art & culture of photography online. Produced by Andy Adams, the site highlights new series work, book projects and gallery exhibitions.

http://www.flakphoto.com/

Foundation Center

A national nonprofit service organization for grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public. The Center maintains a comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants.

http://foundationcenter.org/

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography is a non-profit artist-run centre in Toronto, Canada committed to the advancement of photographic art. Gallery 44 offers exhibition and publication opportunities to national and international artists, education programs, affordable production facilities for artists working with traditional black & white processes, and access to digital equipment.

http://www.gallery44.org/

InLiquid Art + Design

A Philadelphia based nonprofit organization that enables an online collection of work by artists, and provides visual arts information and resources.

http://www.inliquid.com/

International Center of Photography (ICP)

Located in New York City, the ICP’s museum and school offer exhibitions, online collections, and lecture series.

http://www.icp.org/

Invisible Ph T Grapher Asia

A collective of photographers in Asia with a common interest in street photography and visual journalism. Has a forum, interviews, archive, blog, portfolios, etc.

http://invisiblephotographer.asia/

Light Work

Light Work, located in Syracuse, New York, has an artist-in-residence program, exhibitions, publications and a collection of photographic works.

http://www.lightwork.org/

Mother of All Art and Art History Links Pages

A collection of website links related to art and the study of the arts. Includes directory of Art History Departments, Fine Art Schools and Departments, Art Museums, Research Resources, Resources for Visual Collections, Image Collections and Online Art.

http://www.umich.edu/~motherha/

My Artspace

A social networking site for artists and art professionals. Artists may create profiles, exchange ideas and participate in competitive forums.

http://www.myartspace.com/

One, One Thousand

An online publication focusing on photography produced in the American South by emerging and established photographers.

http://oneonethousand.org/

Philadelphia Photo Arts Center (PPAC)

A nonprofit photography organization that offers educational programs, exhibitions, lectures and equipment access in the Philadelphia region.

http://www.philaphotoarts.org/

PhotoBlog

A resource designed to help people locate photoblogs.

http://www.photoblogs.org/

Photographic Resource Center

Located at Boston University, the PRC is a non-profit organization that presents exhibitions and educational programming.

http://www.bu.edu/prc/index.htm

Photography now

An online directory of photography and video art, focusing on exhibitions, institutions and events.

http://www.photography-now.com/

Photomediations Machine

A curated online space where the dynamic relations of mediation as performed in photography and other media can be encountered, experienced and engaged. The site is both an archive of mediations past and a site of production of media as-we-do-not-know-them-yet.

http://photomediationsmachine.net/

PhotoWings

A resource of online galleries, photo collections, publications, collectives, and more.

http://www.photowings.org/pages/index.php?mnH1

Pier 24 photography

An exhibition space devoted to photography. Pier 24 also houses the Pilara Foundation Collection and offers artist lectures and videos.

http://www.pier24.org/

Printeresting

Online resource for print-related media.

http://www.printeresting.org/about-2/

Res Artis

Provides information about over 300 artist residencies and exchanges, grants awards for artists, and offers support for emerging artist-in-residence centers.

http://www.resartis.org/en/

re-title.com

A resource of services and opportunities for artists and art professionals.

http://re-title.typepad.com/

Rhizome

Online organization that supports artistic practices that engage technology by encouraging collaborations, exhibition, events, discussion, archives and potfolios.

http://www.rhizome.org/

Society for Photographic Education (SPE)

Organization that provides a forum for the practice, teaching, and criticism of photography and related media through conferences, publications and online resources.

http://www.spenational.org/

Tiny Vices

Online gallery and image archive founded by Tim Barber in 2005. View or submit portfolios and read news of exhibitions.

http://www.tinyvices.com/

Trans Artists

The biggest source of information on artist-in-residence opportunities worldwide, with more than 1200 residency opportunities, including first-hand artists' residency experiences, research, contacts, and advice. Their “Do It Yourself” Studio Swap site has postings for temporary international studio swaps.

http://www.transartists.org/

Wooloo

An online platform for artists to connect with other artists, curators and projects. Wooloo invites artists to create and publish and an artist profile, to locate and publish open calls,

http://www.wooloo.org/