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Henry Horenstein. Horenstein has worked as a photographer, teacher, and author since the early 1970s, his career as a teacher started at Harvard in 1974. He is an author of over 30 books, including many monographs (HONKY TONK, HUMANS, CREATURES, AQUATICS, CANINE, RACING DAYS). His newest book, CLOSE RELATIONS, recently published by powerHouse Books, is a collection of photographs he made as a student studying under Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). His textbooks have been widely used by hundreds of thousands of photography students over the past 30 years. Horenstein lives in Boston where he continues to photograph, exhibit, publish, and teach at RISD, where he is professor of photography. He is known for being one of the most influential photography educators in the United States.
Dr. Juliet Hacking. Dr. Hacking is the Programme Director of the MA in Photography (Contemporary and Historical) at Sotheby's Institute of Art in London. The MA is unique in that it allows students to study photography entirely as a branch of art history and visual culture, while also developing their skills of professional practice (as curators, gallerists etc). . Juliet joined the Institute in 2006 from Sotheby's auction house (London) where she was the Head of the Photographs Department (from 2003). Prior to joining the auction house as a cataloguer in 2000, she worked as a researcher at the National Portrait Gallery (London). She was the curator of the N.P.G. exhibition Princes of Victorian Bohemia: Photographs by David Wilkie Wynfield and wrote the accompanying book (NPG/Prestel 2000). She trained as an art historian at the Courtauld Institute (B.A., M.A., PhD) specialising in nineteenth-century British photography, and has taught as a Visiting Lecturer at the Universities of Derby and Reading and at the Courtauld Institute.Learn about the competition
I have a lot of vinyl records. I was thinking about painting all of them white and letting the students paint them how they want. I think it needs more instruction though. Is there an artist who paints on records that I could teach them about or maybe some type of technique? Any suggestions on how I can build up on this idea?
I'm a substitute teacher and I'm looking for ideas for elementary school. I'm looking for something that involves only paper and pencil, so some type of drawing activity would be nice. Any suggestions?
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Am I the only one who pines away in isolation at a remote college, dying to talk to others about the challenges of teaching and the dismal job market?
Are there others out there teaching a particluar course for the first time, and sort of winging it?
Am I the only one who, for the first time in her (admittedly short) teaching career, is facing the challenge of mediocre or uninterested students?