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Matthew Decker, junior, had his video Seaside Heights licensed by Darlow Smithson Productions for the Discovery Channel for a documentary they are producing on Superstorm Sandy. His video, which was produced in our Multimedia and Photography course, can be viewed here.
Stephanie Dore, alumni, is the photography teacher and advisor for the photography magazine Perspicacity at The Hewitt School. Their 2012 edition won first place and the Outstanding Photography award from the American Scholastic Press Association and a silver medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The magazine can be viewed here.
Paul Jamrogwicz, senior, worked with the Academy of Natural Sciences to photograph live animals for their Live Animal Month. He photographed an owl, fox and tortoise among other animals. His work appeared on the cover of their quarterly magazine, Frontiers, on their website and on the banners that hung outside of the museum in November.
Michael Froio, facility manager and professor, has two upcoming lectures to present his imagery and research. From the Mainline: Exploring the former Pennsylvania Railroad Today at 7:30 PM on January 28th at the West Jersey Chapter of the NRHS, 625 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights NJ. His second lecture is at The Library Company of Philadelphia on March 7th at 6pm, Understanding the Pennsylvania Railroad: Contemporary Photographs in Response to the Historic Works of Willam H. Rau. To register, contact Program Coordinator, Alison McMenamin. (1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia).
Andrea Modica, professor, is part of a current group exhibition, The Kids Are All Right, at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin until January 20th. She recently had a photograph from her Treadwell series acquired by the Portland Museum of Art and two of her photographs have been included in publications, We Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America and the journal Water Stone Review. In October, Modica was part of a lecture series at The Print Center where she joined The New Yorker's art critic Vince Aletti in an informal discussion about the male nude.
Paul Runyon, program director and professor, recently completed the photography for Pies and Tarts with Heart by vegan chef Dynise Balcavage. The book includes over 60 color images.
Corinne Ryan, alumni, won the Juror's Choice Award in the Kiernan Gallery's Encore: A Look at Music contest. Corinne is featured on their blog and has two photographs up on the online exhibition and the physical exhibition in Lexington, VA until January 26, 2013.
Amanda Tinker, professor, currently has work up in three group shows: The Family at the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography (February 2nd), Picture This: What We Photograph at the MPLS Photo Center (March 3rd) in Minneapolis and Alternative on view at the Heilongjang Art Museum in China until January 23rd.
Jason Varney, alumni, has a six page travel feature on Washington, D.C. in the January issue of Travel + Leisure and just launched a newly redesigned website which features new client work from projects with GQ, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, and more. He recently photographed The Latin Road Home with Jose Garces and regularly appears in Philadelphia Magazine.
Kylie Wright, professor, will be doing a Q&A session at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center after the film screening, Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters on Saturday, January 26th at 6pm. Collaborating with Crewdson since 2000, Kylie worked on both the "Twilight" and "Beneath the Roses" series. Kylie also appears in the film.