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Fall 2018- 1 Day Workshops

Working with Archives


Saturday/ October 27, 12-4pm

 
Instructor: Rachel Fein-Smolinski
Cost: $60 members+ $80 non-member
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Workshop Description

In this three-part one-day workshop learn to use archive in your photographic practice. Using library research facilities, copyright, and what an archive is will be discussed in conjunction with a viewing of the Light Work Collection. Participants will then learn how to create artworks using their own sourced imagery to inspire and facilitate their creative practice.
 
Meet your instructor

Rachel Fein Smolinski  is an artist living and working in Syracuse, NY. She received a BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2014, and an MFA from the school of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University in 2017. The recipient of numerous residencies, and fellowships, she has exhibited in San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles, CA, Buffalo, Syracuse, and Ithaca, NY, and Berlin, DE.


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Keisha Scarville Portfolio Workshop

 
Friday/ November 2, 3-7pm

FREE


e-mail mlhodgen@syr.edu to sign up!

*Limited spots are available

 

Workshop Description

In this FREE one-on-one portfolio review of photography based work, Keisha Scarville will explore ideas of narrative structure, editing, and content. Registration is open to the public. Participants must sign-up and receive confirmation of their appointment. This event is in conjunction with the exhibition Keisha Scarville: Alma, on view November 1 – December 13, 2018

*Sponsored in part by Syracuse University Humanities Center as part of the 2018-2019 Syracuse Symposium.

Meet the artist

Keisha Scarville  is Keisha Scarville (b. Brooklyn, NY; lives Brooklyn, NY) weaves together themes dealing with transformation, place, and the unknown. She studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Parsons/The New School. Her work has shown at the Studio Museum of Harlem, Rush Arts Gallery, BRIC Arts Media House, Lesley Heller Gallery, Contact Gallery in Toronto, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Center for Photography at Woodstock, the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, Museum of Contemporary Diasporan Arts, and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. Scarville has taken part in residencies at Vermont Studio Center, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Program, BRIC Workspace Residency Program, and Light Work. Her work has been featured and reviewed in the New York Times, Vice, Transition, Nueva Luz, Small Axe, The Village Voice, and Hyperallgeric. Collections include the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. Currently, Scarville is a faculty member at the International Center of Photography in New York.

Hand-tinting B&W Photographic Prints


Saturday/ November 10, 12-4pm

 
Instructor: Amrita Stützle
Cost: $60 members+ $80 non-member
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Workshop Description

Learn the historical art of hand-tinting silver gelatin prints in this
hands-on one-day workshop. Topics covered will include hand colouring techniques, tools, and application styles. Bring your old B&W photographs to life with this fun and creative art form.
 
 
 
Meet your instructor

Amrita Stützle  is an Austrian born artist who works in photography and video. She received a BFA in Art Photography from the School of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. Her work takes a cinematic approach at investigating the contemporary American service industry and the fleeting American Dream. She is currently the Lab Manager at Light Work, a non-profit photography organization supporting artists since 1973.


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Cut, Copy, Paste: Strategies for Digital Collage & Manipulation


Saturday/ November 17, 12-4pm

 
Instructor: Ryan Arthurs
Cost: $60 members+ $80 non-member
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Workshop Description

In this one-day workshop learn how to create photography-based collages using digital tools. Topics covered will include a demonstration of contemporary conceptual impacts on collage making in conjunction with a technical demonstration on scanning best practices. Workshop participants are encouraged to bring their own materials; newspapers, magazines, advertisements
and, of course, photographs.
 
 
Meet your instructor

Ryan Arthurs is a visual artist living in Buffalo, New York. He received his M.F.A in Photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2012 and a B.F.A in Studio Art from Carleton College in 2005. Ryan was a printmaking artist-in-residence at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, Colorado in fall of 2017.
Ryan’s work was selected for exhibition in The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018 at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana. Recent solo and group exhibitions also include: Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, Room 68, Provincetown, Aviary Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Emerson College, Boston Young Contemporaries, Boston University and The Maine Museum of Art Triennial, Bangor, Maine.
Ryan was a photography teaching assistant at Harvard University in the Visual and Environmental Studies department from 2013-2016 and has also taught photography classes at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.


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