Find your voice in photography.
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The class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform
Class meets Mon/Wed/Fri 9:45am-12:30pm EDT
Led by well-known champions of photography—Cig is a photographer and educator; Bill is a collector, dealer, and writer—this new three-day online workshop covers how to engage with photographs, problem solve, and, ultimately, get what you want. Students will share their imagery as part of a group discussion and work through a series of provocative exercises designed for photographers who want to clarify their approach to a life in photography: how they think and talk about their work, how they edit and present, and how they build a network. The goal of the class is for students to leave with a specific set of short and long term goals for their life in photography.
Images: ©Cig Harvey
Instructor: Cig Harvey
Cig Harvey is an artist whose practice seeks to find the magic in everyday life. Harvey’s work is rich in implied narrative, deeply rooted in the natural world, and devoted to the topics of belonging and familial relationships. Her work has been reviewed and featured in The New York Times, BBC, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Vice, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Marie Claire Italia, and New York Magazine. She is the author of three sold-out books, You Look At Me Like An Emergency, Gardening at Night, and You an Orchestra You a Bomb. Her work is in the collections of major American museums including the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the International Museum of Photography and Film at the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York. In 2017, Cig was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Teaching Award from CENTER an international organization that honors, supports, and provides opportunities for gifted and committed photographers. In 2020 Cig was awarded the Maine in America Award, presented by the Farnsworth Art Museum’s Board of Trustees in honor of an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to Maine’s role in American art.
Instructor: W.M. Hunt
W.M. Hunt is a photography collector, curator and consultant who lives and works in New York. Hunt has been looking at and talking about photography for over 40 years. He is the author of "The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious” and “Hunt’s Three Ring Circus”, “Huddled Masses”, and “Troop/Troupe” as well as the essays for many artist monographs. He was founding partner of the gallery Hasted Hunt; he teaches at the School of Visual Arts, Aperture, and ICP; and he has served on the boards of Photographers + Friends United Against AIDS, AIPAD, The Center for Photography at Woodstock and the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund. Photography changed his life. It gave him one.