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with Kelli Connell


The business aspects of being an artist can be overwhelming and sometimes artists don’t know where to begin. Making compelling work is just the first part of the equation. This workshop will demystify the business of being a fine art photographer and provide guidance for strategies best suited to your work.

Topics covered will include getting your work out there, maintaining good records, applying for grants and other opportunities. With the insight and tips provided, this workshop will support your goals and future plans as a working artist.

This workshop is limited to 30 participants. Please see the Health and Safety protocols for additional information.

On Second Thought, 2019

Image courtesy of the artist

Kelli Connell is an artist whose work investigates sexuality, gender, identity and photographer / sitter relationships. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the J Paul Getty Museum among others. Recent publications include PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice (Aperture) and the monograph Kelli Connell: Double Life (DECODE Books). Connell has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, MacDowell, and The Center for Creative Photography. Kelli Connell lives in Chicago where she teaches at Columbia College Chicago. 

Registration opens May 25th for Filter Photo Members and June 1st for the General Public

Date: September 17, 2022
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm CT
Cost: $95
Location: 21c Museum Hotel Chicago, 
55 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611

Refunds will be processed with a 15% fee. No refunds will be given after September 1st.

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