Betsy Schneider is a photographer and filmmaker who explores and documents transformations of individuals and families over time and place. She is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow and her recent work, To Be Thirteen, is a book by Radius and a major museum exhibition. Betsy is the founder and coordinator of the ASU Online BFA in Digital Photography and a Faculty Affiliate at Emerson College. She lives in the Boston area and has recently taught in person at Harvard, MassArt and Hampshire College.
Betsy's Upcoming Workshops
Students are new to photography and new media and have no formal training in photography, video, multimedia or animation. Students have basic computer literacy.
Photography students have a basic understanding of photography principles and technology and are comfortable using an SLR camera in manual mode. New Media students have a basic understanding of video, multimedia or animation software. Students have basic computer skills and are comfortable using a Macintosh computer.
Jun 28 - Jul 2, 2021
Making the Personal Resonate
This workshop calls upon students to explore the most meaningful and accessible inspiration, encouraging them to consider their life experiences as fodder for photographic expression. Explore how to best use personal experience and relationships in a way that permits one’s photography to resonate with a broader audience and tap the cultural zeitgeist. With particular emphasis on the expressive and aesthetic potential of color, students discover the most effective tools and approaches for their passion, ideas, skill sets and personal stories.