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Siren Song: Exploring Poetry & Photography with Erin Carey – 9 sessions ONLINE

April 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$450.00 – $500.00
Black and white image of birdhouses

Over the course of 9 sessions we will explore the relationship between the written word and visual art,  investigating methodologies for creative process and visual formats. On a weekly basis we will engage in thoughtful dialog based on selected readings and slide lectures, considering how narrative, tone, mood, and metaphor can be translated into visual language. Creative writing and shooting exercises will be provided as fodder for image making which will feed the weekly critique of assignments.  Prior experience in creative writing is not a prerequisite, photographers armed with imagination and a willingness to try new things are encouraged to enroll.


*This is an intermediate level course suitable for artists of all ages and experiences who have a thorough understanding of the basics of exposure, camera controls, white balance, the histogram and image processing. This course will focus on art concepts and creative exercises, students will need to be able to shoot and process images independently on a weekly basis.

Max # Students: 10

Meeting on Zoom: Tuesdays 6: 00 – 9:00 pm EST

Class will meet: April 6 , 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25 and  June 1

Instructor: Erin Carey

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Erin Carey is an independent curator, educator and artist based in New England, having earned her B.A. in Art History and Criticism from Sarah Lawrence College and her M.F.A. in Studio Arts from Tufts University and SMFA Boston. She is the former Academic Director and Gallery Director at New England School of Photography, where she had the privilege of working with more than one hundred artists from around the U.S and Europe, exhibiting diverse photographic projects and collaborating on public programming with regional institutions and educators. Erin is a regular contributor to regional portfolio reviews for emerging professionals and undergrads in Boston and has been featured as a juror at Photoville’s The Fence (2016 and 2019), Dodho Magazine of Barcelona (2020) and currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Griffin Museum of Photography. Her photographic work explores the nuances of the American landscape and its vernacular and has been exhibited regionally, in New York and online. Her most recent project, A Spring that Love Remembered, debuted in the summer of 2020 and addresses the landscape of loss and the experience of ecstatic time.

To see Erin’s work, visit her website. 

Featured Image: ©Erin Carey 2021


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April 6, 2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$450.00 – $500.00
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