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Guest instructor Bonny Lhotka will teach this special workshop in which participants will experiment with using digital images to make photographic objects, creating digital prints as something other than works of ink on paper. Working with alternative image-capture methods, participants will print images onto transfer film and transfer the inkjet print to a variety of substrates, including metal, glass, wood, acrylic, glass, and paper. The image transfer processes that Lhotka has developed are inspired by historical photographic processes.
Bonny Pierce Lhotka is an artist, photographer, printmaker, and author. She has written three books as well as articles for books and magazines. She is the recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award for Technology in the Arts. Her work is in the collection of the Smithsonian, US Department of State, US embassies, and both private and corporate collections. She is represented by Walker Fine Art in Denver, Colorado. She is the inventor of the DASS Art image transfer processes.
Audience: Limited to twelve, this three-day workshop is specifically designed for artists, art or commercial photographers, students, teachers and others looking for different applications for this wonderful process. No experience necessary.
Tuition: $885 members, $910 non-members
Cancellation Policy: Withdrawal from the workshop 30 days before the session start date will receive a refund minus a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations made less than 30 days before a workshop start date. If the workshop is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, the entire class will be fully refunded. The George Eastman Museum is not responsible for airline ticket cancellation costs or fees.
Location and Scheduling: Daily sessions begin at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. The workshop is held at the George Eastman Museum, 900 East Avenue, Rochester, NY. Directions can be found here.
Lodging: Lodging is not included in the cost of the workshop; participants must make their own arrangements. The host hotel for workshops held at the George Eastman Museum is the East Avenue Inn & Suites, eastaveinn.com. This hotel is about a fifteen-minute walk from the museum. The East Avenue Inn & Suites also provides transportation to and from the airport. Room rates begin at $119 per night. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 559-8039. When calling to make a reservation, please mention you are taking a workshop at the George Eastman Museum to get this special rate.
During the workshop, the museum may take and use images, still or video, for educational and promotional purposes.