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Wed Oct 11, 2017, 06:30 AM

OK, I just found out...

...I was accepted for an art gallery at Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. Opening is planned for December 17. I am very excited! I will be producing photos on canvas prints, landscapes, architecture, and wildlife.

This is small but very nice fine arts gallery. I get 50%, the Gallery keeps 10%, and 40% goes to a charity of my choice (I am seriously considering the Southern Poverty Law Center, a choice which they agree with strongly).

I am not a photographer by profession, but my job as a development economist lets me travel all over the world, so I get tremendous opportunities. I have some stunning African landscapes.

I had my first real camera when I was about 15 (a Canon F1), had my own color darkroom, and have always been an enthusiast.

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GetRidOfThem Oct 11 OP
samnsara Oct 11 #1
GetRidOfThem Oct 11 #3
redstatebluegirl Oct 11 #2
GetRidOfThem Oct 11 #4
Trueblue Texan Oct 11 #5
GeorgeGist Oct 11 #6
Phoenix61 Oct 11 #7
Mira Oct 11 #8
barbtries Oct 11 #9
CTyankee Oct 11 #10
GetRidOfThem Oct 11 #16
Scarsdale Oct 11 #11
kstewart33 Oct 11 #12
lillypaddle Oct 11 #13
mnhtnbb Oct 11 #14
CrispyQ Oct 11 #15
niyad Oct 11 #17
alfredo Oct 11 #18
AJT Oct 11 #19
Lint Head Oct 11 #20
Solly Mack Oct 12 #21
raven mad Oct 12 #22
Dyedinthewoolliberal Oct 14 #23
Dark n Stormy Knight Oct 17 #24

Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 06:33 AM

1. congrats!!!! what a great way to validate your work....

...don't price your art work too low. I always added the 40% the gallery got to my cost and ppl paid it!

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Response to samnsara (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 06:37 AM

3. Thanks!

Prices will be $500 to $2,500, the latter for a larger installation (wall panel consisting of 9 prints, Parthenon of the Acropolis in Anthens, B&W)

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 06:35 AM

2. Congratulations!

WE will be in DC during that time, I will look for it! I always go to the art galleries and shops while my husband is in meetings.

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Response to redstatebluegirl (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 06:37 AM

4. It will be by invitation

It is the Aisling Fine Arts group. Shoot me your details via a private message, and I'll get you on the list.

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 06:44 AM

5. Congratulations!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 07:43 AM

6. Good on you!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 07:50 AM

7. Congratulations!

Looks like you have a second career if you are ever interested.

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 08:28 AM

8. Congratulations!

from me and I bet many in our photography group.

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 08:48 AM

9. congratulations

that's a coup!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 08:49 AM

10. As someone who treasures the art of photography, congrats and best wishes for your

future endeavors.

Will you post some of your works here at DU? I would love to see them...

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 01:08 PM

16. Yes I will at some point... n/t

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 08:50 AM

11. Congratulations!

Enjoy the accomplishment, and be proud.

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 09:00 AM

12. Bravo.

Best of luck in preparing your exhibit. Let us know how it goes.

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 09:16 AM

13. What an honor.

Good for you!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 10:25 AM

14. Fabulous! What an exciting opportunity.

You will have to let us know the specifics once it is up. Some of us might be able to stop by and see your work!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 12:20 PM

15. Congratulations!

How exciting!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 01:22 PM

17. congratulations!!! how absolutely wonderful!!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 03:00 PM

18. Good for you!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 04:06 PM

19. That's fantastic. You must be very talented.

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Wed Oct 11, 2017, 09:57 PM

20. Excellent!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 12:48 AM

21. Very cool.

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 04:36 AM

22. Awesome! Send us links!

SPLC is one of the best, and wow wow, CONGRATS!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Sat Oct 14, 2017, 09:10 PM

23. I hope you'll participate in our contests!

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Response to GetRidOfThem (Original post)

Tue Oct 17, 2017, 08:16 PM

24. That's fantastic!

Congrats.

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