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Visual Art Documentation

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Recognizing the critical importance of capturing high-quality images of artwork in many creative careers, Robert Chase Heishman will introduce artists to the aesthetic and technical knowledge that informs his work as an art documentation professional.

Following a concise lecture, Robert will lead participants through a series of hands-on demonstrations including lighting, photography, and post-production tailored for the work of visual artists.

CAC welcomes you to join us at 5:30pm for social time with refreshments, with the program beginning promptly at 6:00pm

Learning Objectives
  • Understand photographic basics and how to use a DSLR camera
  • Develop an awareness of the thought processes that guide professional documentation photographers’ decision-making
  • Gain hands-on experience with lighting artwork, including professional and DIY methods
  • Learn foundational principles underlying post-production software and how to implement them
Guest Facilitator

Robert Chase Heishman is an artist living and working in Chicago. He holds his MFA in Studio Art from Northwestern University (2012), and BFA in Photography and Art History from the Kansas City Art Institute (2008). Concurrent to his art practice, Heishman is the owner and operator of an art documentation business specializing in exhibition + artwork documentation for galleries, artists, curators, consultants, and collectors.

Chicago Artists Coalition
2130 W. Fulton Street (look for our dedicated entrance at 2132 W. Fulton Street!)
Chicago, IL

$20 General Public | $10 CAC Artist Members | FREE for BOLT, FIELD/WORK, HATCH, and LAUNCH Residents

Online registration for this program is now closed. Registration is available at the door prior to the event!