Concentrate on producing your fine art or documentary project.
Date: Jan 8 – Mar 12
Workshop Fee: $549
Class Size: 8
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Students in this course concentrate on producing a project, either fine art or documentary, during the term. Students may work in digital still, chemical darkroom processes and video. Emphasis is placed on content, story and excellent printmaking and edit dynamics. This course includes group and individual critiques, the creation of new images and stories through significant field work and culminates in a final edited group of sequenced photographs or edited video piece.
Class meets Monday afternoons, 1:30PM – 5:00PM, January 8 – March 12.
Header Image Credit: Brenton Hamilton
Instructor: Brenton Hamilton
Brenton Hamilton holds his MFA in photography, earned in 1992, from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He is the Chair of the Professional Certificate in Visual Storytelling program at Maine Media College. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft, Historic Processes, and the History of Photography at Maine Media College. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and for his students.
Brenton’s own work is inspired by the 19th century and has become a principal area of research and inspiration both as a historian and a printmaker. Devoted to the cyanotype, Brenton’s embellished images are exhibited nationally and are held in the permanent collections at the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine and the Farnsworth Museum in Rockland, Maine. Current projects include publishing OBSCURA, a quarterly magazine devoted to contemporary issues and on going studio work. Brenton's work is represented by TILT Gallery in Scottsdale Arizona and in Maine at Susan Maasch Fine Art in Portland. In January, 2017 The University of Maine Museum of Art installed a mid-career retrospective of his decades of practice.