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PPMT presents Keith Dotson in A Career in Black and White: How I Made a Career Selling Black and White “Fine Art’ Prints (Outside the Gallery System)

Location:

Pixel Connection

700 Rundle Ave, Nashville, TN 37210

Time:  6 PM on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

We will meet at Kebab Gyros Greek & Italian, 389 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37210, at 4:45 pm for dinner.
Guest are welcome.
Keith Dotson in “A Career in Black and White:  How I Made a Career Selling Black and White “Fine Art’ Prints (Outside the Gallery System)”
Fine art photographer Keith Dotson will discuss his work, all made in black and white, and how he has chiseled out a career selling prints in the era of digital screens.

Keith Dotson is a photographer living in the Nashville metro area who creates art for a global audience. Specializing in black and white photography, his favorite subjects include landscapes, cityscapes, abandoned places, and abstractions from nature. He is especially drawn to places with intrinsic mystique: historic places, old houses, and the soft light of gloomy days.

Keith’s photographs have been exhibited in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, Minneapolis, Toronto, Madison (WI), and Knoxville (TN). They have appeared in many movies and television shows, including regular sightings in Grey’s Anatomy.

In addition to private collections across the globe, from LA to Charleston and Dubai to Canberra, photographs by Keith Dotson can be found on the walls of major hotels, banks and financial services firms, high-tech companies, universities, medical clinics, fine restaurants, and even on the walls at Amazon’s Nashville office tower.

Among his collectors are celebrities from Nashville and Los Angeles, a NYT best-selling author, a cast member from the classic TV series Seinfeld, and a billionaire business tycoon who also formerly owned a stake in the Boston Celtics. In December 2020, a Judge in the Nashville (Davidson County) Chancery Court decorated her private chambers with ten black and white photographs by Keith Dotson.

One of his landscape photos even went on a European tour as a stage backdrop for a Danish pop singer.

Two of Keith’s photographs were featured in Ken Burns’ important 2022 book Our America: A Photographic History.

Keith is the author of the book Unloved and Forgotten: Fine Art Photographs of Abandoned Places, published in 2019, and The Wheeling Portfolio, published 2022.