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Monday, July 7, 2014

Jul 7

July 7| 7:30 | Rockport Opera House | Upstairs | Free and Open to the Public

 

 

Cig Harvey  

Cig Harvey’s photographs have been exhibited widely and are in the permanent collections of major museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the International Museum of Photography, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. She was a recent finalist in Prix Virginia, an international photography prize for women, and had her first solo museum show at The Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway, in the spring of 2012 in conjunction with the release of her monographYou Look At Me Like An Emergency, Schilt Publishing, 2012. In addition to teaching workshops and regularly lecturing on her work and process at institutions around the world, Cig is a full-time Assistant Professor of Photography at the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. She is known for her high energy, creative teaching style and brings a profound sense of optimism to all that she does.

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Cig will be teaching The Personal Story at MMW + C

 

 

Gregory Heisler 

Gregory Heisler is a photographer and educator renowned for his technical mastery and thoughtful responsiveness.  His enthusiasm, curiosity, and drive are manifested in his hands-on approach to all aspects of the image making process.

His iconic portraits and innovative visual essays have graced the covers and pages of many magazines, including LIFE, ESQUIRE, GENTLEMEN'S QUARTERLY, GEO, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, ESPN, and THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, yet he is perhaps best known for his more than seventy cover portraits for TIME magazine.  He has also photographed advertising campaigns for such clients as American Express, Benson & Hedges, Dewar's, Merrill Lynch, and Nike.

Private portrait commissions are another important focus of Gregory's work.  The first photographic portrait for New York's City Hall was his lithographic print of Mayor Edward I. Koch. Most recently, Gregory completed large-scale portraits of noted authors and actors on display at the National Arts Club in New York City.

Among the many kudos he has received are the Alfred Eisenstadt Award and the Leica Medal of Excellence.  Gregory has been profiled in AMERICAN PHOTO, COMMUNICATION ARTS, ESQUIRE, LIFE, and numerous industry periodicals.

As a sought-after speaker and educator, he has taught at scores of workshops and seminars throughout the country and overseas.  Gregory is currently Artist-in-Residence at Hallmark Institute of Photography.

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Gregory will be teaching Light Work at MMW + C