Conversation with Klompching Gallerists – Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching
Monday, July 20, 4:00-5:00pm PST
$10 / Space is limited so don’t delay!
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Join us for an exciting conversation with New York gallery owners, Darren Ching and Debra Klomp Ching. Artist and current CPA board member, Frank Yamrus, will moderate this informative talk about curating, teaching, writing, artist career advice, the importance of portfolio reviews and learning how to work with galleries, as well as what kind of photography they like and they show in their gallery.
Darren Ching is the owner of the Klompching Gallery. His involvement in photography spans over 20 years, including jurying and curating numerous photo competitions and exhibits. He’s written, participated on panel presentations, conducted workshops and lectured on the subject. As an educator, he’s been Adjunct Faculty member at SVA, External Examiner for MICA, and guest critic at RISD and Parsons. Formerly, the Creative Director of PDN, establishing its design and judge for PDN’s 30. Additionally, he is an accomplished designer, and a consultant to photographers.
Debra Klomp Ching is the co-owner of the Klompching Gallery. She has been working with photography since the 1980s—is an experienced curator, portfolio reviewer, private consultant, lecturer, writer, and art dealer. She holds a BA (Hons) in Photographic Studies, and an MA in Critical History and Theory of Photography. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of the School of Visual Arts in NYC, and is active as a juror/judge for photography awards, including the recent Arnold Newman Portrait Award (2018), among others.