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Editing and Sequencing Workshop with Emily Belz

September 17 @ 9:00 am 1:00 pm

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Photographers are regularly faced with editing and sequencing their work whether for portfolio, exhibition, website, juried show submission, or grant proposal. In this workshop we will look at the art of evaluating photographs and arranging them in a meaningful way for presentation. Beginning with the work of other photographers, we will examine the question of what makes a strong photograph, both as a single image and within a group. Next we will turn our attention to your photographs, sharing, editing, and sequencing them as a group. Students
should arrive with a group of 15-35 printed photographs they would like workshopped.

Course:             Editing and Sequencing Workshop
Dates:                Sunday Sept 17 and Saturday/Sunday Sept 23/24 2023 (3 sessions)

Times:               9 am – 1 pm EST 

Location:             in person at the Griffin Museum of Photography 67 Shore Road, Winchester MA 01890

Participants:     maximum:12  

Course Fee:     $495 members $545 non-members ( those who register as a non–member will receive a complimentary 1 year membership) 

Level:                Intermediate to Advanced


About the Instructor:

belz teacher headshotEmily Belz is an independent photographer, educator, and curator based in Lincoln, MA. Her photographs focus on domestic and place-based still lifes, telling stories through the traces, objects, and slants of light that have been left behind. Belz has exhibited her photographs widely in both solo and group exhibitions at venues including the Newport Art Museum, the Danforth Museum, the Griffin Museum, and the Center for Fine Art Photography. She is represented by Gallery Kayafas in Boston and will have a solo show there is February 2023.

Belz holds a BA in photography and art history from Hampshire College (1997); an MA in community-based art education from the Rhode Island School of Design (2009); and an MFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art (2017). She teaches classes and workshops at the Griffin Museum of Photography (Winchester, MA) and is on the faculty at Lasell University (Newton, MA). Belz works privately with artists as a mentor and specializes in reviewing and sequencing portfolios.

With 20+ years in the art world, Belz brings this experience to her role as a juror for photography competitions and reviewer for regional portfolio reviews. She enjoys curating exhibitions in collaboration with emerging artists in Boston and New England.


Featured image: Emily Belz photo by Sylvia Stagg-Guiliano


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September 17
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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