Faculty Presentations the week of June 27 will take place at Union Hall Theatre, 2 Central Street in Rockport Village at 8:00 pm.
Monday, June 27: Tillman Crane & Bruce Strong
Tillman Crane is a large format photographer specializing in platinum prints. Artist, teacher, philosopher and photojournalist, he has been professionally involved with photography for over 30 years. Known for his beautiful images of structure, from quiet corners to industrial giants, towering stones to carved effigies, Tillman combines his gift of seeing with craft built on years of experience. Tillman has four limited edition books whose images work together to provide a glimpse of this artist’s world: Tillman Crane/Structure (2001), Touchstones (2005), Odin Stone (2008), and A Walk Along the Jordan (2009).
To learn more about Tillman, please visit www.tillmancrane.com
Bruce Strong is a multimedia storyteller who has shot in nearly 60 countries, with Sudan added to the mix most recently. Bruce was on staff at The Orange County Register in Southern California for 11 years and has freelanced for a variety of international publications and non-profit organizations. Bruce's work has earned numerous awards and two fellowships—The Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellowship at the University of Michigan and the Knight Fellowship at Ohio University.
To learn more about Bruce, please visit http://www.mainemedia.edu/instructors/photo/bruce-strong
Tuesday, June 28: Michael Zide & David Turner
Michael Zide has created a body of work that has been featured both internationally and in galleries from New York City to Los Angeles over the past 30 years. Portfolios of his landscape photography have appeared in magazines such as Silvershotz, Black and White, Today’s Photographer, Fotomagazin and Photo/Design, while manufacturers of the finest digital coffee table books such as Graphistudios continue to use collections of his work to show off the lush tones of their printing process.
To learn more about Michael, please visit http://www.michaelzidephotography.com/
David Turner started his career in Milan, Italy shooting features for top fashion magazines. Twenty years later he is still a favorite among fashion designers and is known for his magical portraits of Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and many more. David has used his extraordinary talent in both the fashion and still life field, and has been a major contributor to W Magazine, Harpers Bazaar and Seventeen Magazine.
To learn more about David, please visit http://www.davidturnerphotography.com/