Darek Fortas

Photographic Artist

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About me

Award winning photographic artist and commercial photographer.


  • Events
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Commercial Photography
  • Picture Editing
  • Retouching
  • Design
  • Editorial
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Problem Solving
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history



Darek Fortas Photography

Jun 2005
  • Photographic Artist and Commercial Photographer


Member of Panel of Experts Member

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Click to edit position descriptionFully operational from the 1st of January 2006, the Executive Agency operates under supervision from its three parent Directorates-General of the European Commission: - Education and Culture (DG EAC), - Communication (DG COMM) and - EuropeAid Development and Cooperation (DG DEVCO). Its role is to manage European funding opportunities and networks in the fields of education and training, citizenship, youth, audiovisual and culture. Mission: 1/ The Agency is responsible for most management aspects of the programmes, including: drawing up conditions and guidelines for funding opportunities; evaluating applications, selecting projects and signing project agreements; financial management; contacts with beneficiaries; monitoring of projects (intermediate and final reports, and controls); on-site project visits. 2/ Information and support to applicants and beneficiaries 3/ Dissemination and exploitation of projects' results 4/ Contribution to European Knowledge and expertise


Photo Editor

Prism Phootography Magazine

Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
  • - Analysis and evaluation of data gathered from Google Analytics and Facebook - Dealing with a variety of organisations & businesses (directly, phone & e-mail) to ensure Prism Photo Magazine brand recognition - Analysis of submitted images, developing magazine’s content - Photographer’s portfolio review, dealing with artist’s agents and obtaining rights to use images - Managing magazine’s integrity and on-line content - Commissioning photography related articles & interviews - On-line and direct marketing on behalf of Prism Photography Magazine - Dealing with magazines, advertisers and partners - Organising mailing lists and managing newsletters


Click to Edit Position Titlevisual Arts Jury Member

Neu/now Festival

Dec 2012 - May 2013
  • The NEU/NOW Festival is an innovative international platform for talented graduating artists (or those who have recently graduated) – coming out of Higher Arts Education Institutions and Universities across Europe and beyond – to present themselves to a wider international audience within a professional arts context. The Festival features the most excellent new artists now entering the professional arts arenas and is an international showcase for emerging creative talent.



MA Fine Art Photography

Royal College of Art

Aug 2014 - Jun 2015
  • Fine Art Photography



BMW Residency Award at Mus

BMW Residency Award


Royal College of Art Bursary Award, London, UK



Adam Mickiewicz Institute Grant, Warsaw, Poland


MAC International 2014 Art Prize, Belfast, Northern Ireland (shortlisted)

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Camera Clara Prize, Fondation Gr

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Propeller Fine Art Award, Dublin, Ireland


The Foam Paul Huf Award 2012 nominee, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Foam Paul Huf Awards


Culture Ireland, International Culture Programme Grant, Dublin, Ireland


Visual Art Project Award, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland


PhotoIreland Festival 2012 portfolio review winner, Dublin, Ireland


2nd Alliance Fran


Dublin Institute of Technology Medal, Dublin, Ireland