Sunday, March 28, 2010


ASMP is offering a two-hour free workshop on registering your images with the copyright office.

The workshop is open to ASMP members and non-members.

The workshop will outline step-by-step the ASMP Best Practices for Registering Your
Photographs and each participant will set up a template to make future
image registration easy. This workshop is presented by ASMP Director,
Kate Baldwin.

Prior to the workshop, go to and set up an online account
with the Copyright Office.

Participants need to bring a laptop and their eCO username and password to the workshop.

This workshop is part of ASMP’s Registration ©ounts initiative. For more information, go here.
Workshop Topics:

* The importance of copyright registration
* Common mistakes
* Step by step guide to online registration


Wednesday, May 5, 2010
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Doors open half an hour earlier.

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, O’Donnel auditorium
Dallas, TX

This event is FREE, but please Sign Up to ensure a seat.
Pre-registration is required to be eligible for door prizes.

Thursday, March 25, 2010


Congratulations to the first graduates of our Associate of Applied Science in Photography program:

Chris Fries
Roderick Pena

If you would like to share your favorite memory or photo of these two guys, I'll be THRILLED to post them here. Just email me:

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Listen Up, People!

The Art Institutes and The Creative Group have teamed up to create meaningful contnt and relationships that will positively benefit the students of The Art Institutes nationwide.

The podcast series was designed with you in mind by The Art Institutes and The Career Blueprint Podcasts give you smart, insightful information from those in the know. Why not invest five minutes in yourself and your career? You're worth it!

Click the link below to hear Megan Slabinski, District President of The Creative Group give practical tips on finding early career jobs and internships that are the right fit for you.

Groundfloor Opportunities: Doorways to the Future

Monday, March 8, 2010

On Tuesday, March 2, we hosted an opening reception for our student photography exhibit.

Several industry pros were generous enough to contribute their time and serve as evaluators. Together, they picked "Best of Show."

Judges included (pictured left to right below) Todd Johnson - Managing Editor of D Magazine, James Bland, Philip Bower - lead Photographer and Studio Manager at Fossil, Courtney Perry -staff photographer at The Dallas Morning News, and Jason Janik. Not pictured, Alex Flores (Art Institute of Dallas Alum) - Art Director at The Dallas Observer.

Best of Show winning photographer, Samantha Whited, is pictured below with two of the judges, Philip Bower and Jason Janik.

The Student Photography Exhibit is in the Pegasus Gallery at The Art Institute of Dalas February 23 – April 1, 2010. The exhibit is free and open to the public!