NOTE: Our SUMMER PROGRAM for CHILDREN is canceled, along with all SPRING In-House classes.
Digital Photography Ages 9-12 1F19
Explore digital photography, alternative printing techniques, and a wide range of processes. Enjoy indoor & outdoor photoshoots (weather permitting), hands-on individual and group projects, and go home at the end of the session with prints and completed 2D projects. Class explores basic photography principles and elements, experiments with various concepts and subjects, and creates opportunities for self-expression. Students are welcome to bring a digital camera to class, though not required (see more info in materials list below). All levels are welcome. Send your child for more than one term to do new projects each time.
Robin Radin is a Boston based photographer whose career as an exhibiting artist and educator has spanned nearly forty years. She received her B.F.A. from Tufts University and the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts in 1983, and her M.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art in 1992. Her photographs have been exhibited and published nationally. Radin’s work has been presented in over fifty venues, some of which include The Danforth Museum of Art-Framingham,MA, The Institute of Contemporary Art-Boston, MA, The Cambridge Art Association-Cambridge, MA, Bunker Hill Community College-Boston, MA, The Photographic Resource Center-Boston, MA, The Aidekman Art Center at Tufts University-Medford, MA, The Center For Photography-Woodstock, NY, The Museum of Anthropology-California State University, The Print Club-Philadelphia, PA, Museum of Fine Arts-Florida State University, The Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts-Racine, WI, South Shore Art Center-Cohasset, MA, Nexus Contemporary Art Center-Atlanta, GA, The Dean’s Gallery at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Texas Woman’s University, Fort Scott Community College-Fort Scott, KS, and The Garvey Art Center at Friends University-Wichita, KS. In 2010, in collaboration with writer Lynne Anderson, her photographs were included in the book Breaking Bread: Recipes and Stories From Immigrant Kitchens, published by the University of California Press.
Radin’s work has been reproduced in numerous exhibition catalogues and has been reviewed in a variety of newspapers and magazines, including The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Art New England, The Bay State Banner, The Chicago Reader, and The Woodstock Times. Twice her work has been featured on the Boston Neighborhood Network News cable TV program as well as on a WBZ (CBS) special about Jamaica Plain Open Studios. Not only has Radin exhibited annually in Jamaica Plain Open Studios since its inception twenty-five years ago, she has also served on the board of The Jamaica Plain Arts Council for over eighteen years, and she administers the fundraising efforts for that organization. Radin is a 2003 recipient of the Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant in Photography.
Materials & Tools:
If possible, bring a camera to class. Any digital camera is welcome, including point and shoot cameras, cell phones with cameras, and DSLR cameras. Bringing a camera to class is not required, but if a student wants to learn more about their camera they can during this class. All students will have access to school cameras. All other materials will be supplied.