"My Photographs Are My Autobiography"
Aline Smithson shares her journey as a photographer, including the successes and
failures that have happened along the way. She will give insights into what it takes
to make it in the fine art photography world and feature some side projects she has
developed, such as her blog, Lenscratch and her photo collective, Six Shooters.
"After a career as a New York Fashion Editor, Aline Smithson is now represented
by galleries in the U.S. and Europe and published throughout the world. She has
exhibited widely including numerous solo and group exhibitions around the globe
and her work is held in a number of public collections. Her photographs have been
featured in publications including PDN, the PDN Photo Annual, Communication
Arts Photo Annual, Eyemazing, Soura, Visura, Fraction, Artworks, Diffusion,
Rangefinder, Lenswork Extended, Shots, Pozytyw, and Silvershotz magazines.
In 2014, Aline received the Excellence in Teaching Award by CENTER and her
work was selected for the Critical Mass Top 50 Portfolios. In 2012, Aline was
recognized with the Rising Star Award through the Griffin Museum of Photography
for her contributions to the photographic community. Aline founded and writes the
blogzine, Lenscratch, that celebrates a different contemporary photographer each
day and offers opportunity for exhibition. She curates and jurors exhibitions for a
number of galleries, organizations, and on-line magazines. In addition, she is a
reviewer at many photo festivals across the United States. She lives and works in
Los Angeles and is a founding member of the Six Shooter Collective.
Tuesday April 14th, 2015 7:30pm to 8:30 pm
Apple Store | Third Street Promenade
1415 Third Street Promenade,
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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