Instructed by ICP Faculty Andy French
Monday, August 26 | 2-4 PM | $50 ($45 for SAC & ICP Members)
Walk on the wild side with animal ambassadors from the Quogue Wildlife Refuge! In this workshop instructed by ICP Faculty Andy French students will photograph live animals such as Great Horned Owls, Yellow-Footed Tortoises, and Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches in the style of National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. Through Photo Ark, Joel aims to document every species living in zoos and wildlife sanctuaries, inspire action through education, and help save wildlife. Students will use pop-up light boxes to take portraits of the animal ambassadors with their iPhones or SLRs.
Live subjects will include (subject to change):
If you are a SAC or ICP member, please call the Education Office at ICP to register at 212.857.0001.
Andrew French is a portrait and lifestyle photographer based in New York City. He shoots editorial and commercial work, inspired by the signature look of his daylight studio in Union Square. Clients include Food & Wine, TIME, House & Garden, and Esquire, among others.
Andrew’s work is largely influenced by many of the photographers he assisted early in his career including Mary Ellen Mark, Ruth Orkin and Ilse Bing. Passionate about photography and the creative process, he enjoys teaching and sharing his knowledge. He teaches private photography and lighting workshops and is on the faculty at the International Center of Photography and New York University.
Sponsored by Dan's Papers Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.
Come experience and enjoy a soothing, deeply relaxing, immersive Sound Meditation with Daniel Lauter, using hand selected exquisite crystal bowls and gongs, Tibetan and Himalayan bells, rain sticks, and more. Wellness @SAC has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the Michael and Annie Falk Foundation.