4 Artists Share Tips for Using Instagram to Grow Your Art Practice

I’ve been posting a lot of work on my “ART” instagram lately. I find that keeping a separate instagram site for my artwork helps me focus on promoting it.  Even if i”m more active on the my other account for daily discoveries. I found the article below from “Artsy” inspiring for continuing the process. Please follow… Read More 4 Artists Share Tips for Using Instagram to Grow Your Art Practice

A Treasure Trove – Photographer Interviews & Lectures

I so enjoy, along with my colleagues at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) ,  developing our PHOT52 Photographers and Their Images lecture series. This series, held live every Spring in San Francisco, CA is recorded, edited and closed captioned thanks to CCSF and is part of our expanding vimeo archive. The series is free… Read More A Treasure Trove – Photographer Interviews & Lectures

CCSF Photography Online Lecture Archive

Each semester, the CCSF photography department hosts a one unit college lecture series called “PH52 Photographers and Their Images” where Professional photographers present and discuss their work in technical and aesthetic terms, a unique opportunity for students to learn about notable photographers and discuss topics in a question and answer format. Some lectures may be viewed on… Read More CCSF Photography Online Lecture Archive

The Value of a Professional Photographer, or: ‘Can I Have All the Unedited Photos?’

Published May 06, 2016 by Caleb Kerr Every photographer has gotten the question after a successful shoot: “The photos look great, but can I get the rest of them just in case I need them later? You don’t need to edit them or anything.” If you’re here for the short answer, the answer is no,… Read More The Value of a Professional Photographer, or: ‘Can I Have All the Unedited Photos?’

“Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People”

To recognize Black History Month – I am sharing the fabulous film “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People”  directed by Thomas Allen Harris, which I have screened with my students at the City College of San Francisco (available in our library on DVD) and via PBS. This is a… Read More “Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People”

Artist Spotlight: Matt Lipps

Looking Through Pictures http://www.mattlipps.com In this series, Lipps explores the genre of still life photography in relation to the mise-en-scène of theater as a space for figures, props, objects—and photography itself—to perform. With a broad cast of characters culled from various high and low sources, the “actors” range from the familiar to the formal (including… Read More Artist Spotlight: Matt Lipps