APA New York: Career Development & Networking Day

Thu 08th Dec, 2022 – Thu 08th Dec, 2022

By APA Admin in New York

Thu 08th Dec, 2022
Thu 08th Dec, 2022

Soho Photo Gallery 
15 White Street 
New York, NY 10013


Free in-person event


All day long you’ll be able to drop in and out, not only to see the juried exhibit on view at the legendary Soho Photo Gallery, but for these APA events where you’ll be able network with industry professionals and learn more about commercial photography best business practices.

APA Open House

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Socialize with APA board members and partners. Ask questions about marketing, copyright, or the best place to get gear. This event is a meetup for peers and photo professionals to network and talk shop.

Working with a Photo Agent

Moderated by Juliette Wolf-Robin, APA National Executive Director

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

What is the role of a photo rep/agent? When do you need a rep? How do you find a rep? In this panel discussion, three top artist reps will discuss this and more.

The reps participating are: 

  • Stacy Fischer, Director of Events, Owner of Exposure NY
  • Pat Bates, Director of Programming, Owner, Pat Bates & Associates
  • Gregg Lhotsky, Director at Large, Global Managing Director, B&A

APA National Board Members Tell Tales

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Dana Hursey, Inti St Clair, and Jill Broussard talk about the state of the industry, what they've learned from being on the APA Board, thoughts on community building, and where they see APA's future.

Trends in Commercial Photography

Moderated by Juliette Wolf-Robin, APA National Executive Director

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A panel of five art producers, photo editors, and creatives will discuss one of the great mysteries – the who, why, and how of getting the job! They'll talk about hiring trends, what makes a photographer's presentation stand out, and how photographers are picked.

Get the inside scoop from these esteemed industry decision makers:

  • Kaia Hemming – Director of Art Production Y&R
  • Jillian Sellers – Hearst Visual Editor
  • Tania Pirozzi – Freelance Producer -W+K
  • Renne Jung – Area 23 - Producer
  • Luis Aguilera- TBWA – Creative Director
  • Lisa Oropallo – Havas, Art Buying Manager


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