This workshop will cover the basics of creating personal management systems for an archive of digital assets, or digital files created for art production, and the basic functions of Adobe Lightroom software. Topics covered will include how to create an organized archive, how to connect that archive to digital editing software, and how the program can be used to manipulate and print images.
Steph Foster is an interdisciplinary artist specializing in photography, with interests in video, installations, music, digital fabrication, sculpture and performance. His studio practice combines sounds and music with visual media to tell stories of mass incarceration and reconciliation within urban communities.
Steph has participated in the Steinhardt Summer Studio Residency at New York University in 2018. In 2019, Foster presented and performed at the Design Indaba Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. He has been invited to speak at Boston University, University of Michigan, and Brown University. Steph’s works has been exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, and the Brooklyn Museum.
Steph holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (2019) and a BA in Studio Art from Michigan State University (2015). He is a recipient of the 2019 Snider Prize from the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the 2020 Stinnett Philadelphia Museum of Art Collection Award. Steph is the founder and director of Athenaeum Editions, an independent book publisher and production studio in Philadelphia.
Date and Times:
4-Week Course, 2 hours/Week
Wednesdays 5-7pm EST
Start Date: Wednesday, July 13th