PRC Portfolio Review Program
Portfolio reviews with Nancy Burns at the Worcester Art Museum
This event has been postponed to May 16th. See updated info beow.
Saturday, May 16, 11am-2pm
Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609
The email SIGN UP period is NOW OPEN for our portfolio reviews with Nancy Burns, Stoddard Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Worcester Art Museum.
Deadline to apply: March 14, 2020
Notification to applicants: March 15, 2020
One-on-one portfolio reviews are a free benefit of PRC membership and are allotted one per programming year (September through August) to current members. Six members will be granted portfolio reviews and will be selected via lottery. To be eligible for a review email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and phone number. Members will be selected and notified one week before the scheduled review.
In 2012 Nancy Kathryn Burns joined the Worcester Art Museum as the Stoddard Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs. Since then, she has organized or co-organized 11 exhibitions including Leisure, Pleasure, and the Debut of the Modern French Woman (2011), Winogrand’s Women are Beautiful (2013), Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period (2016), Rediscovering an American Community of Color: Photographs of William Bullard (2017), and most recently Monet’s Waterloo Bridge: Vision and Process (2019). Burns received her MA at Brown University with a focus on European art after 1850. Before joining the Museum, she was a lecturer in the history of art at The College of the Holy Cross and Clark University.
The PRC Portfolio Review Series is an opportunity to individually discuss your work with professionals in the arts including curators, gallerists, critics, photographers, and more. Reviewers bring a wide variety of experience, aesthetic sense, focus, and expertise. To get the most benefit from your portfolio review, check the particular reviewer’s background and request to meet with those who best fit the art and objectives of your work. Each review is 20-minutes long and they are generally held on weekends. Current members are permitted one individual portfolio review per programming year.
To make the best use of your review, select a number of images from one or two series. Think about what you want out of the session, and let the reviewer know so you can get the most value from the experience. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled review. Prints are always preferable to digital images. If you prefer showing digital images, please bring your own viewing device to make sure that you and the reviewer will be able to see them.