Instructor: Laurie Schorr
Supplies: DSLR or mirrorless camera, fully charged with a memory card free of spaceNotebook
When:Saturday, June 15, 201910:00 AM - 5:00 PM (45 min break at 1:00 PM)
Cost:$130 per person Payment is due in person or by phone: 704-920-2787 NOTE: This class needs a minimum of six students. If cancellation is required, it will be made at least 48 hours in advance. In the event of a class cancellation, payment will be fully refunded.
Payment Due: June 7, 2019
Reservations:Reservations are required and are on a first come, first serve basis
Ages 12+Class is limited to 12 students
Lunch: There will be a 45 min break for lunch. Please bring your lunch or visit one of the nearby restaurants.
About Laurie Schorr:Laurie Schorr grew up along Long Island Sound surrounded by car parts and cuckoo clocks. Her father was an avid photographer and shared his love of fixing cameras and spending hours in the darkroom. She has been teaching photography through outreach and public school systems since 2003, and currently lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. She works as Education Director at The Light Factory and is a Teaching Artist with Studio 345, and has been teaching for Art Institute Charlotte since 2015. Laurie has a BA in Visual Arts and Art History from Roger Williams University and an MA in Art and Art Education from Columbia University Teachers College. She has 16 years of teaching experience in both historical processes and contemporary practices in photography.
Laurie has received numerous grants and awards for her photographic work and teaching, including a 2016 North Carolina Arts Council Residency for Holga and medium format photography, the 2014 North Carolina Regional Artist Project Grant, finalist in 2014 PhotoLucida Critical Mass 200, the 2013 North Carolina Arts and Science Council Award, and Best Emerging Artist in Photography GLAAD OutAuction in NYC in 2009. Laurie's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including the 2016 Chiang Mai Photography Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand.