This workshop became a catalyst for a group of us to go in together and buy a lighting setup to share and use for our businesses. Knowing how to capture our own high-quality product photography is saving us thousands of dollars.
Stephanie Powell is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Photography Department and Pratt Institute and has over twenty years experience as a photographer, artist and educator. Her clients range from creative agencies to individual architecture, fashion and food and beverage brands. Stephanie is also an internationally exhibiting artist who has recently been featured in Flaunt magazine and I Heart Photography. She has an M.F.A. in Photography from the Art Institute of Chicago and a B.F.A in Studio Art from the University of Oregon.
Teaches: Photography Skills Workshop Series, Photography for Manufacturers
Pinar is Managing Partner of Eray / Carbajo, an architecture and design studio based in New York and Istanbul where she oversees business operations and product development processes. Previously, Pinar worked at New York Grant Company as a Senior Consultant, specializing in economic incentives and grants for real estate development, job creation and technology innovation. In 2013, she co-founded NYFU.com, an e-commerce site for functional furniture, which in 2015, merged with Lazzoni, a global furniture manufacturer and retailer. She has a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Bilkent University and MSc in Finance from Southern Illinois University.
Teaches: Marketing Collaborations Workshop
Chris is Associate Professor in the Arts and Cultural Management program at Pratt Institute and principal of The Vibrancy Group, an organization development consultancy specializing in indigenous cultures and community economic development. Chris holds a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development from Fielding Graduate University and a M.P.A. fro New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.
Richard is Professor of Design Management in Pratt Institute’s Graduate School of Art. His previous experience includes new product development, marketing and operations management with Fortune 500 companies including Montgomery Ward and Citibank-Diners Club, where he was responsible for new business ventures and product development. Richard has worked across sectors and industries including financial service institutions, labor organizations, construction management and building trades, technology companies, and non-profit organizations helping them to innovate and shape more strategic and sustainable futures.