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Best Practices: Is The Gallery Model Broken? A Conversation ExploringThe Artist/Gallery/Collector Relationship

A conversation exploring the artist/gallery/collector relationship. Does gallery representation define success for a fine art photographer? Does the brick and mortar model still matter? What role does social media now play? What will be the new paradigm? 

Panelists: Mary Virginia Swanson, Independent Consultant.  Bill Schwab, Artist, Founder of Photostock and North Light Press.  Dennis Kiel, Director of the Dishman Art Museum.  Rick Wester, of Rick Wester Fine Art Gallery.  Maggie Triplette, Patron and Collector.


Moderator: Lori Vrba

  • Center for Documentary Studies
  • Duke University
  • 1317 W. Pettigrew Street, Durham