Faculty Presentations for Monday Oct. 17th will take place at Union Hall Theater, 2 Central Street in Rockport Village at 7:30 pm. These events are free and open to the public.
Monday: Sylvia Plachy
Sylvia Plachy was born in Budapest and lives in New York City. She has worked as an observer and photographer since receiving her BFA from Pratt Institute. Her weekly column in the Village Voice, Unguided Tour, 1990, which was a photo without a caption, evolved into her first book and won an ICP Infinity award. She is a Guggenheim Fellow, a CAP’s recipient, has won the Page One Award from Columbia School of Journalism for a photo essay on Three Mile Island and recently received a Lucie, awarded by the WIPI, legacy photography in the Look3 festival in Charlottesville Virginia in 2009. In February 2010 she was given the prestigious Dr. Erich Salomon award for lifetime achievement in photojournalism.