Faculty Presentations the week of August 22 will take place at Union Hall Theater, 2 Central Street in Rockport Village at 8:00 pm. These events are free and open to the public.
Monday, August 22: Connie Imboden & Bridget Besaw
Connie Imboden’s photographs are represented in the permanent collections of many museums in the US and Europe, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, France and the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany. Her work has been exhibited in an extensive range of group and solo shows at galleries and museums around the world.
Bridget Besaw tells the story of the human connection to the natural world. The primary inspiration for her work is environmental protection. During her years as a newspaper and magazine photographer Bridget won numerous national press awards for stories on the depletion of natural resources. Among publications Bridget created feature stories for: Newsweek, Forbes, Fortune, and Nature Conservancy Magazine.
Tuesday, August 23: Eddie Soloway & Jay Maisel
Eddie Soloway’s photographs are the expression of his passion and commitment to the natural world. His eye has developed during a lifetime of exploring the earth’s wild places. Former positions in educational workshop design, wilderness program development, and custom fine photographic printing have further honed his expertise. In 1998, Eddie was the first recipient of the Excellence in Photographic Teaching Award presented by the Santa Fe Center for Photography.
Jay Maisel's name is synonymous with color photography that uses light and gesture to create images for advertising, editorial, and corporate communications. His work also appears in books and in private and corporate collections. His awards include two from ASMP, Lifetime Achievement and Photographer of the Year; the International Center for Photography's Infinity Award; and induction into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame.
Wednesday, August 24: Michael Clark & David H. Wells
Michael Clark is an internationally published outdoor photographer specializing in adventure sports, travel, and landscape photography. He produces intense, raw images of athletes pushing their sports to the limit and has risked life and limb on a variety of assignments to bring back stunning images of rock climbers, mountaineers, kayakers, and mountain bikers in remote locations around the world.
David H. Wells is a free-lance documentary photographer affiliated with Aurora Photos. He specializes in intercultural communications and the use of light and shadow in enhance visual narratives. Portfolios of his work have appeared in American Photography Four, Camera and Darkroom, Communication Arts Photography Annual, Graphics: The Human Condition, Photo District News, Photo Magazine, Photographers International and Zoom.