The 8th NAPƒS meeting of 2017 will be held Thursday, August 3rd starting at 7PM.
The meeting location is United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, Tx. 78727 – MAP
7:00-7:15PM Meet & Greet
7:15-7:30PM Open meeting
7:30-9:00PM Presentation, Competition
Submission Deadline: Midnight, Saturday, July 29, 2017
August’s competition is open themed and will be judged by Amy V. Cooper, our August speaker.
Submissions are divided into two classes and each club member is free to choose which class to enter. For more info, read this post about classes.
The monthly NAPƒS competition is meant to be fun, inspirational, and educational. The judging and associated critiques are positive, supportive, and a useful learning tool.
A reminder – you must join NAPƒS to take part in 2017 competitions. The cost of membership is only $24 and your annual contribution is used 100% in support of club operations and activities.
Speaker – Amy V. Cooper
Amy Cooper will give a presentation about her history and how she got started as a photographer and then photo editor, art buyer, and now image consultant, agency owner and artist representative. She will include a slideshow photos that she took while on staff at MTV as well as work from some of the artists she now represents.
About Amy V. Cooper
Amy Cooper was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she fell in love with photography while studying fashion design at Louisiana State University. She moved to New York City in 1997 to continue studies in photography at Parsons School of Design. While in New York, she worked as a photographer and editor for Elle Décor Magazine and MTV Networks. Cooper moved to Austin, Texas in 2008 to reunite with her family and began working as an art buyer and digital asset manager in the advertising industry. In 2016 Cooper opened her own artist representation agency, Trove Artist Management, with the mission of empowering women and culturally diverse artists.
Editor/Art Buyer portfolio.