Faculty Presentations the week of July 25 will take place at Union Hall Theater, 2 Central Street in Rockport Village at 8:00 pm.
Monday, July 25: Sean Kernan & Steven Fierberg
Sean Kernan runs a successful studio, and in addition he teaches, writes, and lectures on creativity and photography. Sean has published two monographs, The Secret Books (with Jorge Luis Borges) and Among Trees. His work has been exhibited in the US, France, Mexico, Greece, Korea and Italy, and published in numerous periodicals such as Communication Arts, Graphis, the New York Times Magazine and View Camera.
To learn more about Sean, please visit http://www.seankernan.com/
Steven Fierberg, ASC recently completed principal photography on Ed Zwick’s Love and Other Drugs, which features Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal in a passionate love affair. Just prior, he used the (in)famous RED camera to film director Joel Schumacher’s poignant Twelve. Steven created the look and feel of HBO’s hit series Entourage, shooting the first 25 episodes. Steven’s dramatic cinematography has also been seen in Steven Shainberg's provocative Secretary, winning a special jury prize from the Sundance Festival for originality.
To learn more about Steven, please click here.
Tuesday, July 26: Susan Bloom & Emily Schiffer
Susan Bloom is known for her fine art photography. She is Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Art History at McDaniel College, in Westminster, Maryland. Sue's book, Digital Collage and Painting, by Focal Press, was released in 2006, and has been translated into Chinese and Russian. This 608 page book is seen as the Bible for digital collage and painting manipulation and is used as a text in college’s with a digital fine art curriculum. Sue is also the author of Digital Painting in Photoshop.
To learn more about Susan, please visit www.suebloom.com
Emily Schiffer founded the My Viewpoint Youth Photography Initiative in 2005 on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, where she continues to teach and shoot. Emily has exhibited her photographs internationally and has won numerous awards such as the 2010 Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Portraiture. Her work is in the permanent collections of The Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Japan, Foto Baryo, Philippines, and The Center for Fine Art Photography, US.
To learn more about Emily, please visit http://www.emilyschiffer.com/
Wednesday, July 27: Matt Smolinsky & Jay Gould
Matt Smolinsky began his professional career as a photojournalist working on newspaper staffs in New York, Michigan, and Massachusetts. His photographs have been published and exhibited in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, where his work is currently represented by the Kim Young-Seob Gallery. In 2009 Matt co-founded a non-profit organization called Obscura, where he serves on the board of directors.
To learn more about Matt, please visit http://www.obscuraweb.org
Jay Gould is a Louisiana-based artist and assistant professor of photography at Louisiana Tech University. His work has won numerous national awards, such as the Berenice Abbott Prize for an emerging photographer, the Jeannie Pierce Award, and First Place at the Newspace Center for Photography’s International Juried Exhibition. Gould’s work is widely exhibited around the country, making solo and group exhibition appearances at the University of Notre Dame, The Julia Dean Gallery in Los Angeles, the Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Griffin Museum, just to name a few.
To learn more about Jay, please visit http://jgould.net/