Instructors

Dan Balilty

Dan Balilty (b. 1979) is a photographer, cinematographer, and music producer born in Jerusalem and based in Los Angeles.

Laurie Klein

Laurie Klein is recognized worldwide for her infrared photography. Her work embodies a soft passionate style that most often depicts the human experience in nature. Her work has appeared in hundreds of publications and has a life-long record of gallery exhibitions. She has been teaching for over 30 years. Laurie has authored 4 books, including Hand Coloring Black and White Photography, The Female Form with Digital Infrared and co-author of 2 editions of Infrared Photography: Artistic Techniques for Brilliant Images. (She is working on a new book of hand coloring in the digital age.)

Sarah Schulman

Sarah Schulman is a novelist, playwright, screenwriter, nonfiction writer and AIDS historian. Her 20th book, LET THE RECORD SHOW: A Political History of ACT UP, New York 1987-1993 (FSG), swept all the gay book awards and even got some nods from the straight establishment.  Sarah is an Endowed Chair in Creative Writing at Northwestern University.

Tobia Makover

Tobia Makover is a mixed media artist.  She starts with an image, the soul of her work, then encompasses many layers of medium that she paints, carves, torches and then preserves in wax and resin through an encaustic process that dates back to the 1st Century, BCE.  Her work has expanded to mixed media, object, and installation art. 

Natalie Goldberg

Natalie Goldberg is the author of fifteen books, including the classic bestseller Writing Down the Bones, which has changed the way writing is taught in the United States; the beloved memoir Long Quiet Highway; the novel Banana Rose; Living Color, about her painting; and her legacy book, The True Secret of Writing.  Her latest is Three Simple Lines: A Writer's Pilgrimage to the Heart and Homeland of Haiku.  She has taught writing as a practice for the past forty-five years nationally and internationally. She lives in northern New Mexico.

Sam Abell

Sam Abell's thirty-year career has been dedicated to achieving artistic expression through documentary photography.

David Alekhuogie

David Alekhuogie received his MFA from Yale University and post-bac BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Thomas Alleman

Thomas Alleman is a commercial, editorial and fine art photographer living and working in Los Angeles.

Debe Arlook

Debe Arlook is an American artist working in photography. Through color and diverse photographic processes, Arlook’s conceptual work is a response to her surroundings and the larger environment, and depicts the inner and outer worlds of human relationships. Studies in filmmaking and psychology inform these views.

Elizabeth Avedon

Elizabeth Avedon has a rich history in photography, collaborating with museums, publishing houses, galleries and artists.

Morgain Bailey

Morgain Bailey (she/they) is a visual artist who is passionate about documentary landscape, personal poetics and environmental portraiture.

Allan Barnes

Allan Barnes is an editorial and fine art photographer from Detroit, Michigan.

Kat Bawden

Kat Bawden is a documentary and editorial photographer and teacher living in Los Angeles.

Peter Bennett

Peter Bennett is the owner of Citizen of the Planet, LLC and has been shooting environmental and unique travel imagery for over twenty-five years.

Sherrie Berger

Sherrie Berger is co-founder of Scarletworks, a photographer?s agency with a commitment to giving back.

Jonathan Blaustein

Jonathan Blaustein is an artist, writer, and educator based in Taos, New Mexico.

Sean Blocklin

Sean Blocklin is a photographer and lab manager, who moved from Jersey City to sunny California to spend more time in a darkroom.

Jérôme Brunet

Jérôme Brunet has shot a veritable who’s who in the Blues, Rock, and Soul genres.

Susan Burnstine

Susan Burnstine is an award-winning professional fine art and commercial photographer who builds homemade cameras and lenses using plastic, vintage camera parts, and random household objects.

Shawn Bush

Shawn Bush is a Lens based artist Shawn Bush grew up in Detroit MI, a city whose civic history and geographic location has profoundly influenced the way he thinks about space within the American sociopolitical landscape.

David Calicchio

David Calicchio specializes in fashion photography. His work has been published both nationally and internationally.

Joanne A Calitri

Joanne A Calitri is a freelance editorial and documentary photographer, and video post-production filmmaker.

Keith Carter

Keith Carter is one of the most influential and renowned fine-art/editorial photographers working today.

Elinor Carucci

Elinor Carucci is a New York photographer currently teaching at the graduate program of photography at School of Visual Arts.

Michael Chinnici

Michael Chinnici is a New York-based photographer, author, creative director, and designer. He specializes in documentary photography, including visual storytelling, environmental portraits, and people.

Daniel Coburn

Daniel W. Coburn was born in San Bernardino, California in 1976. His work and research investigate the family photo album as one component of a visual infrastructure that supports the construct of the American Dream.

Michael Crouser

Michael Crouser was born in 1962 in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1962 and graduated from Saint John's University (Collegeville, MN) in 1985. He began making photographs in earnest at the age of fourteen when he set up a darkroom in his parents' basement, started assisting in Minneapolis commercial photo studios after college, and soon thereafter opened his own studio, shooting for a variety of advertising and editorial clients.

Ann Elliott Cutting

Ann Elliott Cutting is an award winning editorial, conceptual advertising and fine art photographer.

Anna Mia Davidson

Anna Mia Davidson is an award winning social documentary photographer based in Seattle, born in NYC. In her childhood home darkroom she learned to master the fine art of photography from her father, a Magnum Photography Collective photographer.

Eliot Dudik

Eliot Dudik is an American photographer and book artist with works in institutional and private collections across the globe.

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