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Tenneson: NYC Studio Intensive
THIS CLASS IS FULL
Come spend a day sharing pictures, ideas, and stories with Joyce Tenneson, one of the most respected and influential fine art and editorial photographers of our time. In the intimate setting of her New York City studio, Tenneson will show you her own work, including pictures from her new book Wise Women, and will share with you her story, experiences, and multi-faceted career. Joyce will review your work and focus on each photographer's personal style. She will help you discover new directions to explore, both personally and professionally, and fresh possibilities for your images - including steps into a professional career or how to break into the art scene. Open discussions will be tailored to the participant's questions, concerns, and hopes, and will include ways to bridge the gap between the personal and the commercial.
JOYCE TENNESON is among the most respected photographers of our time, and has been described as one of America's most interesting portrayers of the human character. Her work, a combination of portraiture and mythology, has been shown in over 150 exhibitions worldwide, and is part of numerous private and museum collections. Tenneson's photographs have appeared on countless covers for magazines such as Time, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Premiere, Esquire and The New York Times Magazine. She is also a much sought- after portrait photographer with clients in Europe, Japan, and the United States. Ms. Tenneson is the author of seven books, her latest, Wise Women, was published by Bullfinch/Little, Brown in April 2002.She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the International Center of Photography's Infinity award. In addition, she has been named Photographer of the Year by the international organization, Women in Photography. A recent poll conducted by American Photo magazine voted Tenneson among the ten most influential women photographers in the history of photography. Tenneson is the founder of the non- profit organization The Light Warriors, dedicated to fostering creative and spiritual growth. You can visit Joyce on the Internet at www.Tenneson.com. Joyce lives and works in New York City.
should bring: a portfolio of 10 - 20 images.
|Andrea Modica: Telling Stories - Personal Portraits||September 7- 8|
In this two- day workshop you'll find the time and Andrea's encouragement to concentrate on using photography to tell visual stories about people, events, and lives- in both literal and emotional journeys- for posterity, fantasy, and fiction. Learn how to feel comfortable while making the images of people you want to make- be it of close family members, the life of an unknown (to you) community resident, or models. Photographing people can help reveal your own stories and open you up (to fears / differences / personalities), while forging new common grounds with your subject.
Making new work in the colorful environs of Woodstock, you can picture multi- aged, creative families and explore both traditional and non- traditional photographic approaches to portraiture. Andrea will engage you in meaningful reviews of your work and goals with discussions investigating fine art and editorial work, interpretation and style, and address ethical and legal issues pertaining to the use of portraits in publications and exhibitions. This workshop is open to students at all levels.
ANDREA MODICA works with an 8x10" camera to slow down the process of picture making and to create intimate dramas. One of her images taught her that, until that moment, she had been photographing like a tourist. Learning to contemplate the fictitious town of Treadwell in upstate NY, she made pictures that were mysterious and portrayed the anguish of adolescence and the idea of growing up. The photographer balances sadness with empathy and brings a spiritual dimension to her work. Modica's images include photographs of a halfway house, a Catholic girls school, and a minor league baseball team. Her platinum prints turn her images into fantasies and fairy tales. Andrea's photographs have been compared to those of Diane Arbus, Julia Margaret Cameron, and her friend, Sally Mann. A graduate of Yale University, her work has been shown at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and International Center of Photography. New York Times, Elle, New Yorker, American Photo, and Vanity Fair have featured her work and she has three monographs, Treadwell, Minor League, and Human Being. The Edwynn Houk Gallery in NYC represents her work.
Please bring: 10
examples of recent personal work, camera, and lots of film.
|Robert Glenn Ketchum: The Radiance of Light||September 14- 15|
We are honored to offer you the opportunity to spend two days with Robert Glenn Ketchum, the foremost environmental photographer, to photograph the crisp light and majesty of the Catskill Mountains in the peak of the autumn season. This class will combine lectures, discussions, and field trips in the mountains and surrounding areas to provide practical applications of ideas.
Ketchum will focus this workshop on seeing. His objective is to help you better understand light and its relation to film and to begin to study the differences between the three- dimensional world from which pictures are often taken, and the two- dimensional world where they are reproduced. Which in turn will also include better understanding composition and use of light. A principle objective is to help you feel more comfortable with your technical equipment so that it will not be a burden on your picture making process. All formats, black-and-white, color, and non- traditional imagery welcome. Drawing on the instructor's broad experience in the medium, Robert will also review your portfolio and share his expertise on exhibitions, publishing, and the pursuit of a professional career.
ROBERT GLENN KETCHUM was
recognized by Audubon Magazine as one of the 100 champions of conservation
who shaped the environmental movement in the 20th century, was
listed by American Photo as one of the 100 most important people in
photography, and named Outstanding Photographer of the Year for 2001 by
the North American Nature Photography Association. The diversity of these
acknowledgments reflects a unique 30- year career. Ketchum has
unrelentingly dedicated his art to addressing issues of natural resource
management and habitat protection and combined his work with personal
activism. Author of numerous publications, his book The Tongass: Alaska's
Vanishing Rain Forest has been credited with helping to pass the
significant Tongass Timber Reform Legislation, for which he was given the
United Nations Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award. His work is
represented in most major museum collections in the US. Since 1968, he has
had over 500 shows worldwide. This fall Aperture will release his new
book, Rivers of Life: Southwest Alaska, the Last Great SalmonFishery.
a portfolio of 10 - 20 photographs, camera, and plenty of your
|Mark Citret: The World Around Us||September 21- 22|
Citret, a San Francisco based photographer, who has been photographing
landscape and architecture (which he considers to be one and the same) for
more than thirty years, will lead you on a journey of discovery. This
workshop is for photographers who wish to create expressive images using
light and structure and mine a rich and exhaustible vein- the world around
us. For every photographer there are images lurking out in the world that
only they would make. This statement is based on the belief that each of
us does indeed have our own take on the universe we inhabit.
In this hands- on class you'll learn to make pictures of spaces and places that no one else would make and learn to identify and trust your own vision. Field trips- to make new pictures- will offer sites of structural richness and visual intrigue. You'll have the opportunity to view Citret's work, share your images, and gain meaningful insight on the craft necessary to express your ideas. In a world of countless images it is tricky to distill out seductive distractions and get into one's own essential way of seeing. Mark will give you a map to begin your journey and provide the guidebook so you will feel confident about trusting your eye. Participants in this class should have a good working knowledge of their cameras and understand basic exposure.
MARK CITRET, a student of the visionary Ruth Bernhard, makes his living as an architectural and fine art photographer and teaches at the Universities of California at Berkley and Santa Cruz. A teacher since 1973, Citret had the good fortune to have worked with Ansel Adams, both in the field and in the darkroom. Citret has photographed extensively in the Catskill Mountain area, as well as in California, the National Parks, Italy, France, and the Czech Republic. His work is represented and shown by Howard Greenberg Gallery in NYC, Paul Kopeikin Gallery in LA, Weston Gallery in CA, and Halsted Gallery in Birmingham, MI, additionally his images are in the collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, and University of Arizona's Center for Creative Photography. An exquisite monograph of his photographs, Along the Way, was published in 1999 by Custom and Limited Editions in San Francisco, CA. His website is www.mcitret.com.
Please bring: a
portfolio of 8 - 12 prints, camera, plenty of you favorite film, (tripod
and cable release optional but encouraged). Suggested reading prior to
class: Art & Fear, by David Bayles & Ted Orland, Capra
Press, Santa Barbara, CA.
|Teresa Engle Moreno: The Fine Print - Creative Solutions||September 21- 22|
to the fine art of the black- and- white print, this workshop will provide
you with the technical information to create the best prints possible from
any negative (which can sometimes be less than perfect)! In this two- day
class you learn step- by- step instruction in fine printing with an emphasis
on finding creative solutions to technical problems. Through discussions
centering on your work, fine prints, and intensive darkroom work, Moreno
will help you discover how to make the prints youve always dreamed of
and focus on those negatives and prints that present challenges.
in a fully equipped darkroom, with an enlarger for each participant, your
work will be directed toward creating final prints. You will learn about
use of warm and cold toned multigrade papers, single bath developers, and
the use of split filtration, burning and dodging, bleaching, and other
printing techniques. Engle will show you how to make your prints archival
and share toning, washing, drying, and spotting methods and include
finishing details and presentation of the final print.
TERESA ENGLE MORENO is a fine art black- and- white printer who specializes in making modern prints from vintage negatives. Educated at the University of Arizona / Center for Creative Photography, she began printing as assistant to Lucien Clergue. She then worked in Hamburg, Germany for P.P.S. Gallery / F.C. Gundlach printing for the archives of Raoul Hausmann, Herbert List, and Maholy Nagy, as well as commercial, fashion, and photojournalistic prints. Moving to NYC in 1985, she began printing privately for the Robert Capa Estate under the supervision of Cornell Capa. During this time she was also printing for Andreas Feininger and Dorothy Norman. Other clients include Martin Munkacsi Estate, Howard Greenberg Gallery, Soho Triad, Magnum, Bruce Davidson, Inge Morath, Peter Fetterman Gallery, and Aperture. She teaches fine printing classes for the International Center of Photography, summer workshops in France for ICP's Summer Site program, and Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles.
should bring: photographs with corresponding negatives to work on (as
well as new images that are yet unresolved as far as a creative direction)
|NYC Portfolio Review Panel THIS CLASS IS FULL||September 27|
In this very special event you'll have the opportunity to show your work to some of the most distinguished and important professionals in photography today. Held at the remarkable site of the Buhl Foundation, in a supportive setting, one- on- one reviews with each panelist and informal shared group sessions will provide you with vital feedback, new directions, and perhaps that jolt of inspiration to take the next step. Reviewers include:
MARIANNE COURVILLE is
an artist and the curator of the Buhl Collection in NYC, which is
scheduled to be exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in 2003. Prior to
current work, Ms. Courville was the associate director of James Danziger
Gallery in NYC. Marianne's
photographs are shown at the Bonni Benrubi Gallery and are in the
collections of the Whitney Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of
Modern Art, among many.
SARAH HERMANSON- MEISTER is the associate curator in the department of photography at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. Ms. Meister was awarded the Lee Tenenbaum Award for outstanding scholarship and research in 2001 for her exhibition The Observer: Cartier-Bresson after the War as well as her work in implementing the new collections management system. She is currently organizing the first artist's project related to the Museum's expansion.
SARAH MORTHLAND is the director of the Sarah Morthland Gallery in NYC. Her interests include a broad range of historical and contemporary photographic perspectives, as illustrated by the gallery's exhibitions. Additionally, Ms. Morthland is the co- director of Archive Consulting & Management Services for the preservation of photographic collections and estates, and an affiliate of Penelope Dixon & Associates, appraisers of fine art and documentary photographs.
KATHY RYAN is the
photo editor of New York Times Magazine. Under her direction the
magazine has won numerous photography awards, including those from the Art
Directors Club and World Press Photo. Ms. Ryan was the 1997 recipient of
Canon's Picture Editor of the Year award and has led workshops
worldwide and served on many juries, including Golden Light Awards and
Leica Medal of Excellence.
WESTER, the director of photography at the Gagosian Gallery in NYC,
possesses over twenty years of experience in the field. Before working
with the gallery, Wester served as the senior vice president and
international department head of Photographs for Christie's International
Auction House. Additionally, Mr. Wester was a private dealer and
10 - 20 images for review, bio or resume, and optional statement.
|Tanya Marcuse: The Body||September 28- 29|
In this two- day hands- on workshop we will immerse ourselves in ideas and visions of the body. Representations of the body in art are as ancient as art itself, yet this topic has taken on a renewed urgency in the last few decades of identity politics, HIV- AIDS, feminist inquiry, and the quest for beauty.
We will begin by sharing portfolios, looking at work, discussing images of the body in art and photography, and exploring historical, conceptual and aesthetic approaches to making photographs of the body. Our discussions will include nakedness versus nudity, the fragmented figure, the body as political battleground, spirituality, and desire. Filled with new ideas, pictures, and inspiration we'll spend afternoons photographing with models on location. You'll leave the workshop with a greatly enriched sense of the endless expressive possibilities of photographing the body and an informed sense of the critical discourse surrounding images of the body.
Tanya Marcuse is a fine- art photographer whose work explores the figure in a highly original manner, including ancient figure sculpture, wedding attire, and nude studies. She received her MFA from Yale University Art School. Her photographs have been exhibited widely at venues including the Yoshii Gallery, where her work is represented, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Alternative Museum, all in NYC; the Ralls Collection in Washington DC, and Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art in Boston. Reviews of her work have appeared in the New York Times, New York, Village Voice, Artnews, Art in America, and Art Forum; and her images have been published in books Manifest Vision by James Luciana, and Pregnant Pictures by Laura Wexler and Sandra Mathews. Her photographs are in the collections of the Corcoran Museum of Art in Washington DC, the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale, CPW, and numerous private collections. Awards include a 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship, the George Sakier Memorial prize, Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to live with and photograph a small South American Indian group, and a National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts award, among many. Tanya currently teaches photography at Simon's Rock College of Bard. She has also taught at Dutchess Community College, Vassar College, Bard, and the Center.
*PORTFOLIO REVIEW REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION Please send 10 - 15 slides or prints (no larger than 11x14") (labeled with your name, image title, date, size), SASE or return postage for material return, and your completed registration form. You will be notified of status within 7 business days after receipt of material. Note: portfolios will be reviewed throughout the season and may be send at early as March 25, 2002.
should bring: 15 - 20 examples of work for review, including
photographs of the body if you have them, camera(s), plenty of your
favorite film. Tri- pod is recommended.