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Advanced Photography Workshop With Peter Brown

Experienced photographers grow creatively by offering and receiving critiques on independent projects in a supportive environment. Instructor approval is required to register.

Peter Brown's camera

In this course for experienced photographers, award-winning photographer Peter Brown critiques and provides direction for your work. After selecting a project for the semester, bring your work to class for consideration by Mr. Brown and other class members. Many previous students in these open and supportive sessions have had their work shown in galleries and published in magazines and books. Each session includes discussions on contemporary or historical photography. Technical help is provided, but the primary purpose of the course is growing your photographic vision and applying it to your ongoing body of work. All types of photography are acceptable, but work must be presented to the class in print form.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
GPHO1301.S18.1 Peter Brown On-campus 6:30–9 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2018
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FORMAT: On-campus
SCHEDULE: 6:30–9 p.m.
START DATE: Feb. 15, 2018

Instructor: Peter Brown

Peter Brown, M.F.A., holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fine arts from Stanford University and has taught in the art departments at Stanford University and Rice University. His photographic awards include the Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize, the Alfred Eisenstaedt Award and the Imogen Cunningham Award, as well as fellowships from the Carnegie Foundation, the Graham Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. His photographs are in collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Menil Collection; the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Amon Carter Museum, among others. Mr. Brown has authored several photography books, and his photos have been published in many national magazines. He received the first Glasscock School of Continuing Studies Teaching Award in recognition of his 30 years as a community instructor. In 2014, the Peter T. Brown Gallery was dedicated in his name at the Anderson-Clarke Center.

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: Feb. 15, 2018

End Date: May 17, 2018

Schedule: 6:30–9 p.m.

Length: 10 Thursdays (Class does not meet every week. Dates provided during application process.)

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $410

Rice Alumni: $369

CEUs: 2.5

Note: Limited enrollment. Instructor approval is required to register for this course. Please see MORE INFORMATION below.

NOTE 1: Instructor approval is required to register for this course. Please email cpcoord@rice.edu for more information about the application process and course schedule. Applicants are required to submit a short written description of potential projects, along with a portfolio of work. This popular course has a limited number of spaces available for new students.

NOTE 2: Instructor Peter Brown’s Deardorff camera, which he uses in combination with digital photographic methods in his own artwork.

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