The curriculum was developed and will be led by photographer, writer, and educator, Stephen Frailey, Chair Emeritus of the School of Visual Arts.
Known for his work with major fashion brands and boundary-pushing monograph "MOM", Charlie Engman, a fashion and fine art photographer, will review each participants portfolio and provide mentorship to help them navigate their goals.
The Business of Photography
A four-part series
Learn essential business information and practices in the areas of gallery, magazine, book, and agency from a renown professional in each field.
Introduction to NFTs
With Mark Dorf
Known for his work in the digital art space, Mark Dorf will present the fundamentals of NFTs.
Known for using photography to explore human relationships and identity, American portrait photographer Richard Renaldi will review each participants body of work and provide guidance to explore individual goals.
Well-recognized for her portraits and fine art work that often feature anthropomorphized animals that have been digitally manipulated with painterly effects, Jill Greenberg will lead a conversation about each participants work to determine its strengths and weaknesses.
Intro to Large Format
A two-part series
American fine art photographer and Guggenheim Fellow, Greg Miller will provide an introduction to large format photography.
Celebrated for his images that evoke the comic and tragic sensibilities of the real world, New York-based visual artist Tim Davis will mentor participants through their creative process and provide individualized feedback on their portfolio of work.
Recognized for presenting stark and intimate portrayals of family, relationships and the changing, aging and ever-evolving human body, Elinor Carrucci will guide the class participants into a more clear understanding of their own work, and its relationship to their individual goals.
Erik Madigan Heck
One of the most innovative and exciting young artists in contemporary fashion photography, Erik Madigan Heck will personally critque each participants body of work and provide guidance on achieving their goals.
With Marcel Saba
Marcel Saba, Founder of editorial photography agency Redux Pictures, helps navigate the future of working for hire in print media.
A four-part series with Lyle Rexler
A nimble critique format seeking to have a meaningful consequence on moving a body of work further quickly.
Peter Van Agtmael
Known for his deeply affecting, sometimes surreal images, Peter van Agtmael will mentor participants and help them move their portfolios of work forward to realize their goals.
Celebrated as the first Black photographer to shoot a cover for Vanity Fair, Dario Clamese will personally appraise each participants body of work and provide guidance on realizing their individual goals.