August 26, 2014

August 26| 7:30 | Rockport Opera House | Downstairs | Free and Open to the Public

Susan Burnstine

Susan Burnstine is an award winning professional fine art and commercial photographer based in Los Angeles who builds homemade cameras and lenses primarily made out of plastic, vintage camera parts and random household objects. Susan is represented in galleries across the country, widely published throughout the world , frequently jurors and curates exhibitions and has also written for several photography magazines, including a monthly column for Black & White Photography (UK). Susan’s first monograph Within Shadows earned the Gold award for PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris in the Professional Fine Art Books category and was selected for the 2011 Photo Eye Booklist.

Susan will be teaching Creating Visual Narratives at MMW + C

 

 

David H. Wells

David H. Wells a free-lance photographer affiliated with Aurora Photos and photo educator in Providence, Rhode Island. He specializes in intercultural communications and the use of light and shadow to enhance visual narratives.

His work has been featured in one-person exhibits at Brown University, U.C. Berkeley and Harvard University. His work has been part of group exhibitions at the Houston FotoFest and the Visa pour l'Image Festival in Perpignan, France. He has been an Artist in residence at the Visual Studies Workshop and the Light Works Photography Center.

He has taught classes at the University of Pennsylvania and workshops at the International Center for Photography in NYC and Maine Media Workshops. Recently he was featured in Photo District News as one of "The Best Workshop Instructors."

His photo-essays have been funded by fellowships from Nikon/NPPA, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the MacArthur Foundation's Program of Research and Writing on International Peace and Cooperation, the Alicia Patterson Foundation and the Fulbright Foundation. His project on the pesticide poisoning of California farm workers was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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David will be teaching The Humanistic Photo Essay at MMW + C

 
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