Exhibiting your photographic work is an exciting prospect, but pitching the idea, curating the images and advertising the show takes work. In this round-up, we’ve collected five templates and mock-ups that help make the process easier.
Clean and classic, the Art
Gallery Mockup for Adobe Photoshop is a great way to show off your photographs
with museum or gallery style lighting. It’s easy to place your photos using
smart objects: just paste your work into the smart layers and adjust to suit.
Try something a little different by creating a video mockup of
your proposed exhibition. This template for Adobe After Effects is modern and
simple, and the added movement really enhances your offering and sets you apart.
Advertise your exhibition with this eye-catching flyer
template for Adobe Photoshop. There are two designs to choose from, and it’s
easy to swap out or customise images and text.
This pack contains ten poster options, each a separate PSD
file designed to hold high resolution photos. Some of the options will allow
you also to include ‘visitors’ to your exhibition.
A funky and modern PDS template, Art Exhibition Design is
for those who want to show their work in a more relaxed, informal
setting: a community space or trendy café, for example.
Each asset here is from Envato Elements, where you can download unlimited resources
for a monthly subscription.
Tuts+ Tips for Exhibiting Your
- If your portfolio
is up to date, you’ll have an easier time choosing
images to exhibit. Try and get an objective opinion – you’re too close to
your own work sometimes to be able to make the right choices.
- When it comes to a
venue, you may have one in mind already. If not, think about starting with
places like artist-run spaces, who’ll understand what you’re about and will be able
to guide you in the right direction.
out how best to print your images. You want a balance between something
that’s professional and looks great, and affordability.
you’re working as a photographer, chances are you’re insured (and if not,
you should be!) but be sure to double-check your insurer will cover an
exhibition. It’s worth checking with the venue what their insurance covers,
- Shout about it. It’s
no good exhibiting if nobody knows about it! Make sure you advertise it through
whatever channels you’re able: the venue, your own social media, flyers,
posters and so on.