Critique: Eric Kunsman [ONLINE]

Critiques
Date(s) - 09/09/2020
Time(s) - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Eric Kunsman joins APG to lead the SEPTEMBER -ONLINE- meeting of the Critique Group.

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We are delighted to have Eric Kunsman join us to lead the Atlanta Photography Group – Critique Group for SEPTEMBER 2020 – with our online version.

Eric T. Kunsman was born and raised in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. While in high school, he was heavily influenced by the death of the steel industry and its place in American history. The exposure to the work of Walker Evans during this time hooked Eric onto photography. Eric had the privilege to study under Lou Draper, who became Eric’s most formative mentor. He credits Lou with influencing his approach as an educator, photographer, and contributing human being.

Eric holds his MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia and holds an MS in Electronic Publishing/Graphic Arts Media, BS in Biomedical Photography, BFA in Fine Art photography all from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.

Currently, he is a photographer and book artist based out of Rochester, New York. Eric works at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) as a Lecturer for the Visual Communications Studies Department at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf and is an adjunct professor for the School of Photographic Arts & Sciences.

In addition to lectures, he provides workshops on topics including his artistic practice, digital printing, and digital workflow processes. He also provides industry seminars for the highly regarded Printing Applications Lab at RIT. His photographs and books are exhibited internationally and are in several collections. He currently owns Booksmart Studio, which is a fine art digital printing studio, specializing in numerous techniques and services for photographers and book artists on a collaborative basis.

Eric’s work has been exhibited in over 35 solo exhibitions at such venues as Nicolaysen Art Museum, Hoyt Institute of Fine Art, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, and numerous university galleries. His work has also been a part of over 150 group exhibitions over the past 4 four years including exhibitions at the Center for Photography, A. Smith Gallery, SPIVA, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, Spartanburg Museum of Art, Atlanta Photography Group, CEPA Gallery, Site: Brooklyn, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and many more.

Eric was named one of 10 B&W photographers to watch of 2018 by BWGallerist, B&W Best Photographers of the Year 2019 by Dodho Magazine, and won the Association of Photography (UK) Gold Award for Open Series in 2019, Finalist, Top 200 Critical Mass 2019, Top 15 Photographers for the Rust Belt Biennial. His Project Felicific Calculus was also awarded a Warhol Foundations Grant through CEPA Gallery in Buffalo, NY. Eric’s work has also been published in magazines such as; LensWork, Dodho, B&W Photography along with online articles by Analog Forever Magazine, Catalyst: Interview, Texas Photo Society, and others. He is currently represented by HOTE Gallery in Los Angeles, CA and Malamegi in San Daniele del Friuli (Udine), Italy.

Critique Group Guidelines

ONLINE for SEPTEMBER 2020 – Read info and Register
Critique Group is for APG members only, but we welcome an exploratory visit.

If you’d like to present your work or just join us for this online version – registration is required.

  • This ONLINE critique is limited to 12 photography reviews and up to 100 total participants.
  • Preference for critique participation will go to current APG members.
  • The dropbox link to upload images will be sent to the first 12 photographers to register, with a wait list.
  • Link to upload is usually sent about 24-48 hours before the scheduled critique.
  • The ZOOM meeting link will be sent to all those registered.
  • Critiques are timed so everyone gets equal consideration. No work? No problem, observing is just as valuable.

Image Requirements

  • Upload up to 10 imagesJpegs only
  • 2100 pixels on the long side
  • Include ALL metadata
  • Must be registered
  • Deadline to upload images – September 9 @ 9am

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