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How to See + Make Photographs


  • Kehler Liddell Gallery 873 Whalley Ave New Haven United States (map)
“Smoke,” by Kim Weston

“Smoke,” by Kim Weston

Join photographer Kim Weston for this 6-week photography workshop. Beginning February 6th – March 13th, this class will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm. Basic photography skills are expected.

About the Workshop: This workshop is about creating and looking at photographs – how to see them, analyze them, and how to take them to get what you want. Students should come with open minds and patience. Visuals will be shown in the first part of the workshop, followed by students showing their work. Students will be asked to bring printouts of their images to be critiqued. A small body of work will be developed by the end of the workshop. The first class will be discussion-based, but please bring your camera. Pre-registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-see-and-make-photographs-tickets-54763193185.

About the Instructor: Kim Weston is a fine art photographer with a graphic design and painters background living in New York and Connecticut. She received her BFA from Cooper Union and is a recent MFA graduate from ICP-Bard College in Advanced Photographic Practice. Photography has allowed Kim Weston to teach, freelance in the commercial industry and be a visual artist. She questions how we can see the world when illusions surround us. Art promotes presence and an opportunity to see what’s true in our spirit and the discrepancy in our everyday. The gestures seen in her images are the product of chance and intention. kimwestonimages.com

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is presented by ArtEcon Initiative (www.ArtEconInitiative.org). Our mission is to produce free, or low cost, accessible arts and community programs in the Westville-West Rock neighborhoods of New Haven, CT. Your class fee goes directly towards supporting the additional costs of an in-depth workshop. If you have the means, we would be grateful for any and all additional contributions, so that we can continue to offer accessible programs.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS! This workshop is made possible with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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