Fine Art

April 1, 2023 10:00 am

A Tread Through Projects and Ideas with Rodrigo Valenzuela (Webinar)


  • April 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Rodrigo Valenzuela, 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and Associate Professor and Head of the Photography Department at UCLA, for a webinar on exploring personal projects. Rodrigo will present how he treads ideas and material among each project and reveal the details of his research and material experimentation.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 17, 2023 10:00 am

Transforming Your Photographs with Kate Breakey (In-Person Learning – Five Sessions)


  • May 17, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 19, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 20, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 21, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

In this workshop, you will be introduced to some digital techniques using Lightroom and Photoshop and output images on a variety of papers. You will be instructed in the application of oil paints, pigments, pencils, and inks or pastels in combination, to extend your photographic image.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 30, 2023 9:00 am

Keeping the Channels Open: Infusing Your Practice with Mindfulness with Joanne Dugan (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • May 30, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 13, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 20, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 27, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

In this new class you will use mindfulness techniques and intimate class discussions to bring the focus back to yourself, what you truly want to do with your precious creative time and to answer the question: “What should I be doing next?”

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 3, 2023 9:00 am

The Contemporary Landscape with Brad Temkin (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • March 3, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 17, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 31, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

How do we see and perceive the contemporary landscape beyond the marks that humanity has left on it? What can the landscape, in all its forms and iterations, teach us about ourselves? Under Brad Temkin’s expert guidance, we examine these questions in depth while learning to create pictures that are poetic and beautiful.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 17, 2023 10:00 am

Cyanotype: Wet and Traditional with Jill Enfield (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 17, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 24, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 15, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We will start with learning how to make digital negatives and move on to making cyanotypes on watercolor paper or fabric. We will also explore working with photogram materials to use with wet cyanotypes and then toning. Discussions will be on best images, paper, fabrics, and differences in chemical dilutions as well as toners.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 10, 2023 7:00 pm

The WORK of Art with Lori Vrba & Tobia Makover (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • March 10, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 12, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lori Vrba and Tobia Makover lead this workshop with big ideas for expanding how we consider and pursue a viable career in the photographic arts. Examine the radical shift from the traditional notions of fine art success to what is now a game-changing movement in the exhibition, curatorial, and marketing arenas.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 23, 2023 7:00 pm

Three Simple Lines: Meditation and Writing Haiku with Natalie Goldberg (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • June 23, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 24, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • June 25, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Haiku brings us closer to ourselves and to the world. In three short lines, it can shake us awake, give us the experience of an entire lifetime. It can also give us refuge and clarity—something we all long for, whether or not we realize it, especially in these times we’re living in.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 21, 2023 7:00 pm

Fiction and Nonfiction for All Levels with Sarah Schulman (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • April 21, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • April 23, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the multi-talented novelist, playwright, nonfiction writer and screenwriter, Sarah Schulman, in this creative writing class focusing on fiction and nonfiction for all levels. A distinguished professor of the Humanities at College of Staten Island and fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities, Sarah has developed a pedagogy in which she works with prose writer at all levels – from stone beginners to those who have published several books–in a way that is beneficial and fun for every student.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2023 9:00 am

Hand Coloring Black and White Photographs with Laurie Klein (Online Learning – Four Sessions) – Feb 18


  • February 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 25, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hand coloring a black and white photograph is an art form all by itself. This online class introduces you to the history, aesthetics and technical aspects of hand coloring as well as the many techniques for shooting and finishing images printed in the digital era.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2023 10:00 am

Standing with Nature: Personal Vision as a Public Commitment with Arno Rafael Minkkinen (Webinar)


  • February 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this workshop we will build a framework for a cohesive vision capable of handling variance and freshness, a vision that can continue for months, years, even decades ahead.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 21, 2023 9:00 am

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


  • February 21, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • February 28, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 14, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 21, 2023
    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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May 6, 2023 9:00 am

Still Life Lighting Basics with Ann Elliott Cutting (Online Learning – Two sessions)


  • May 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for a two-day, hands-on-learning of still life lighting basics from the comfort of your home!

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 13, 2023 10:00 am

Now What? Creative Solutions for Mid-Career Photographers with Aline Smithson (Webinar)


  • May 13, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

You’ve entered shows, perhaps you’ve attended a portfolio review, but you are treading water and your career is not moving forward. Aline will suggest ideas for rethinking this journey, putting you in the driver’s seat to keep the momentum going.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 25, 2023 10:00 am

Landscaped: Topographies of Desire, Trauma and Resilience with Morgain Bailey (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 15, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This new workshop supports photographers who seek to develop new and ongoing projects that investigate and explore landscape photography through a poetic documentary lens.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 6, 2023 9:00 am

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 2 with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 13, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 20, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 27, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 11, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this class, we’ll continue exploring the obstacles and limitations imposed by cameras, lenses, and “film”, and we’ll use lectures, presentations and assignments to learn techniques that overcome and exploit those troublesome realities.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 16, 2023 9:00 am

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 1 with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 16, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 23, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 2, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 9, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 16, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 23, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the specifics of camera vision in such areas as motion, time and focus.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 22, 2023 10:00 am

Branding to Sell Your Fine Art Work with Brooke Shaden (Webinar)


  • April 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar we will examine and deconstruct the three major tenets of branding: visual, communication, and personal.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 18, 2023 10:00 am

Pixels, Paint, Pastel and Pencil: Altering Images with Kate Breakey (Webinar) – June 18


  • March 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Kate Breakey will show you how to extend your vision further and make your images total unique using a variety of art media to hand-color inkjet prints.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 24, 2023 10:00 am

The Wet Plate Collodion Workshop with Allan Barnes (In-Person – Two sessions)


  • June 24, 2023
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • June 25, 2023
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This two-day workshop serves as a hands-on introduction to this demanding but beautiful photographic process, invented by Frederick Scott Archer in the mid-19th Century.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 8, 2023 9:00 am

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning – Six Sessions) – Feb 8


  • February 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 15, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 22, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 1, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 15, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This six-week workshop will begin to explore the world of portraiture, the basics of natural and artificial lighting, and the psychology of dealing with people in front of your camera.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 12, 2023 9:00 am

Publishing a Photo Book with Harvey Stein (Online Learning – Seven Sessions)


  • April 12, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 19, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 26, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 3, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 17, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seven-week workshop is a nuts and bolts exploration of the steps necessary to successfully approach publishers and what to do when they say yes.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 6, 2023 10:00 am

Silver and Gold Leafing Workshop with Marcy Palmer (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • March 6, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 20, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 27, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • April 3, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Marcy Palmer to learn about artwork created with silver and gold leaf, as well as the techniques to make your own silver or gold leafed artwork.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 17, 2023 1:00 pm
February 27, 2023 9:30 am

Portfolio Development Workshop with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • February 27, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • March 27, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • April 24, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 22, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • June 19, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • July 10, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop, designed specifically for fine art photographers, focuses on developing artists’ portfolios over a six-month period of time.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 2, 2023 9:30 am

Poetry of Abstraction with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • May 2, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 9, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 16, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 23, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This online workshop gives participants the skills to identify key abstract elements and skills to create compositions that bear little or no resemblance to the subject at hand.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 4, 2023 9:00 am

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


  • May 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 11, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 25, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 1, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Designed for those who are new to self-portraiture, as well as those who might need a push with current self portrait projects, 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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February 11, 2023 10:00 am

An Alternative Vision: Reimagining the Photo with Gerald Slota (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 25, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is about experimenting with a hands-on approach and pushing the boundaries of what a “typical” photograph is supposed to be. We explore different techniques in creating original imagery (this includes experimenting with different cameras and other visual sources and using multiple images of various sizes), work spontaneously with chance, and turn mistakes into advantages.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 7, 2022 9:00 am

The Contemporary Landscape with Brad Temkin (Online Learning – Five Sessions) – Oct 7

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  • October 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 28, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 4, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

How do we see and perceive the contemporary landscape beyond the marks that humanity has left on it? What can the landscape, in all its forms and iterations, teach us about ourselves? Under Brad Temkin’s expert guidance, we examine these questions in depth while learning to create pictures that are poetic and beautiful.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 12, 2022 10:00 am

The Provocative Photograph: Crafting Compelling Visual Narratives with Holly Lynton (Online Learning – Six Sessions)

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  • September 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 15, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 22, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 29, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 3, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will provide participants with innovative strategies to produce images that are provocative, enigmatic, and lyrical. Students will learn how to depict people, places, and histories in unprecedented ways.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 3, 2022 9:00 am

Artist as Subject: Strategies of Self-Portraiture with Jennifer McClure (Online Learning – Six Sessions) – Nov 3

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  • November 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Designed for those who are new to self-portraiture, as well as those who might need a push with current self portrait projects, 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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