Creative Thinking

July 13, 2021 9:45 am

Contemporary Fine Art Photography: Discovering Your Voice with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • August 3, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 10, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 17, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 24, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm

Contemporary fine art photography transforms ideas into images, and images into a voice. The photographer acts as a channel to which this progression can evolve. This course will investigate this process and use of photography as a tool for individual expression.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 21, 2021 9:00 am

Finding a Language for Your Art with Camilla Brown (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • August 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 29, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, we will work to develop 150 words that summarizes your photographic practice – an “elevator pitch” of sorts. This short and concise summary will be extremely useful when applying for opportunities and publicizing your work.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 7, 2021 9:00 am

Writing Pictures: An Exploration of Text and Image – Part 1 with Joanne Dugan (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • September 7, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

This highly collaborative workshop will encourage and inspire students to combine text and image to tell their stories in a visual way.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 20, 2021 9:00 am

Breaking from Convention: Crafting Compelling Narratives from Your Personal Photographic Archive with Daniel Coburn (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • September 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 29, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This four-session, online workshop will provide you with new strategies for constructing a compelling narrative from a seemingly disparate collection of images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 22, 2021 6:00 pm

The Art of Photography: Your Creative Approach with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • September 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 29, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 6, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This class is designed to help you expand your approach to photography, to question the “how” and “why” of your technique, and to challenge and understand your creative process.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 23, 2021 6:00 pm

Photographing in the Social Landscape with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • September 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 30, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 7, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 14, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 21, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 28, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the Social Landscape as other photographers have seen it over that last hundred years.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 6, 2021 10:00 am

Our Inner Monologue with Jason Langer (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • October 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Over the course of six weeks, student will discover their “Inner Monologue” and identify key words which will lead to a creation images that will form the basis for their work to come in the following decades.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 9, 2021 1:00 pm

Artist as Subject: Strategies of Self-Portraiture with Jennifer McClure (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • October 9, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • October 16, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • October 23, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • October 30, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • November 6, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • November 13, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This class studies the history and techniques of self-portraiture, shooting at home, and reviewing photos as a class.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 16, 2021 9:00 am

Photography as Language: The Art of Visual Storytelling with David Hilliard (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • October 16, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 23, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop explores photography as a universal storytelling language.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 22, 2021 7:00 pm

Encaustic with Photographs with Amanda Smith & Kevin Tully (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • October 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This workshop explores the application of encaustic to digital pigment prints, transcending the photographic process by adding depth, luminescence and providing the opportunity for greater artistic expression.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 29, 2021 7:00 pm

Master Class: Creating the Digital Montage with Fran Forman (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • October 29, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 31, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore altering and enhancing existing images as well as incorporating visual materials into existing images to create dream-like montages using Photoshop.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 30, 2021 9:00 am

Finding Your Voice with Michael Crouser (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • October 30, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, Michael Crouser, an experienced fine art/commercial photographer and teacher, will help students progress with their personal vision.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 4, 2021 10:00 am

The Lyrical Photograph with Sal Taylor Kydd (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • November 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join photographer/writer Sal Taylor Kydd as you explore your personal narrative through the lens of memory. Through written exercises and photographic cues you will explore connections to the landscape and the natural world to your own personal narratives; through symbolism, myth and metaphor.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 5, 2021 7:00 pm

Studio Lighting and Photo Montage with Richard Tuschman (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • November 5, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this workshop we will uncover and explore the practical tools and long-term strategies necessary to achieve success on our quest to becoming more effective emotional messengers.

By Brandon Gannon |
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December 3, 2021 7:00 pm

Sharpening Your Photographic Vision with Sam Abell (Weekend-Intensive – In-Person Learning)


  • December 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this weekend-intensive workshop, Sam Abell will discuss his technique of seeing in layers, the importance of seeing well, and how to see with more discriminating power. The goal of this workshop is to help each participant discover where they are now and where their work can take them.

By Brandon Gannon |
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December 4, 2021 9:00 am

The Photo Book as Art with Susan kae Grant (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • December 4, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 11, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop introduces participants to the practice of creating handmade limited edition photographic artists’ books that balance form, content and materials in innovative ways.

By Brandon Gannon |
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