Wednesday May 6 @3pmET
Join Tom Kennedy and curator, educator, and consultant J. Sybylla Smith for a discussion about developing inspired ideas into impactful images, expanding your visual vocabulary, and learning about specific steps to empower the creative process.
Bring your questions for Q&A after the presentation.
Meet Guest Speaker J. Sybylla Smith
J. Sybylla Smith is an independent curator, educator and consultant who has featured over 110 international artists in 27 solo or group exhibitions in the past decade. Held in various traditional and non-traditional settings which include a Boston-based satellite gallery of the Grifﬁn Museum of Photography and Digital Silver Imaging, Harvard University Ed Portal and Photoville in Brooklyn, NY. Exhibits have traveled to Japan, Columbia and Mexico.
Smith created a concept development curriculum, Concept Aware® which offers a framework of essential elements of creative practice illustrated with contemporary photography. Pending publication, she teaches in workshop formats nationally and online. As guest editor, author and book reviewer she has published articles on photography, contemporary art and gender parity in the arts. As an adjunct professor, guest lecturer and thesis advisor she has worked with The School of Visual Arts NYC, Harvard University, Wellesley University, Emerson College, Tufts Museum School of the Fine Arts and Emmanuel College. As a visiting lecturer Smith presents on women photojournalists, gender parity in photography and the creative practice. She consults with individual artists, arts organizations and educational institutions to develop exhibitions, educational programming and dynamic collaborations.