In this camp students learn about serial and narrative photography as they create worlds of their own: Inspired by artist like Lori Nix, Jonah Samson, John Baldessari, Edward Ruscha, Thomas Demand, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Olafur Eliasson among others, students will create dioramas using crafts and recycled materials to develop a unique body of work. As campers photograph their creative worlds they will learn the basics of storyboard, layout and composition.
Snacks will be provided.
No prior knowledge needed.
What to Bring:
- Camera: Point-and-Shoot or DSLR Recommended
- Thumbdrive to save your work
- Recycled materials such as: paper, plastic, cardboard, yarn, thread, sticks and leaves etc.
About Felisa Prieto
Felisa Prieto studied fine arts with emphasis on photography at Broward College in South Florida under photographer Teresa Diehl. In 2007, Prieto transferred to The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she received a scholarship and two grants to finish her career as an Installation and Environmental Artist. She worked at the Art Institute of Weston in South Florida as the Head of the Photography and Mix-Media departments, and as a Ceramic Instructor. Felisa volunteered for the Houston Center for Photography assisting the visiting artists with the technical implementation of an itinerant exhibition; and for the Bronx Museum assisted the resident artist create a mural with the help of the children in the community, teaching them how to draw and paint.
Registration for courses and workshops takes place through HCP's website on a first-come first-serve basis. HCP members receive discount on all of our education events. If this is your first time taking a course or workshop at HCP you will need to create a profile online; make sure to add the camp participant's name at the "student name" field. Registration will be complete upon receipt of the filled student form.