At WestConn: Alternative Photo Processes Class Set

Western Connecticut State University adjunct Professor of Art Bruce Dunbar will offer a four-day Alternative Photographic Processes Workshop from July 15 through July 18. Mr. Dunbar will cover specific historical processes introduced in the 19th century for photographic printing that include cyanotype, Van Dyke brown and Kallitype.

DANBURY — Western Connecticut State University adjunct professor of art Bruce Dunbar will offer a four-day Alternative Photographic Processes Workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 15 through Thursday, July 18 at the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension. The workshop is recommended for adults who are interested in a hands-on experience exploring the history of photography. 

Sessions will cover specific historical processes introduced in the 19th century for photographic printing that include cyanotype, Van Dyke brown and Kallitype. 

Students will learn techniques for application of these processes in working with digital photo negatives.

Recipient of an master’s degree in photography from New York University, Mr. Dunbar has shown his photographs and mixed-media works at numerous solo and group exhibitions in Connecticut and New York City. 

In addition to his faculty position at WCSU, he serves as a photography instructor at the Silvermine School of Art, conducts workshops for the Art Explorer Program at Weir Farm and participates in the arts group Lamia Ink! in New York.

The workshop will meet at the Photo Suite in VPAC Room 343. Enrollment is open to the public at a registration fee of $365, including all materials. Class size is limited to 10 students.

Advance registration is required and may be completed online through July 8 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/alternative-photographic-process-workshop-intensive-tickets-60706359355.

Those seeking additional information may contact the Department of Art at 203-837-8403 or the Office of University Relations at 203-837-8486. 

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