Student Exhibits In New York Following Mentorship With Young Photographers Association

Sheridan’s third-year Bachelor of Photography student Christa Giula was one of 72 students from around the world who was selected to create a photographic series with the Young Photographers Alliance as part of their mentoring program. Selected students received coaching from professional photographers and photo editors to develop series on the theme escape. The project culminated in a Toronto show at the Spoke Club on Jan. 20th, and a joint show of all the international teams in New York’s Calumet Gallery Jan. 13 – 17, 2014. Over the past months, Christa put together her series called Portals, which uses beams of light cascading through windows to characterize the 2013 theme, escape. Her images are set in nature, and were lit primarily with only LED flashlights. Toronto photographers Michael Cooper and Dave Cox served as Christa’s mentors. “Every week we would meet in Toronto and present whatever progress we made towards… Read More

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