Print theme: Open
Judge: Jennifer Sakai. Her presentation is titled “Color in the Landscape” and will touch upon her work and influences.
JENNIFER SAKAI is a fine art photographer and educator that resides in the Washington D.C. area. She received her BFA at the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University in Boston Massachusetts, and her MFA in photography from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond Virginia. She has taught at the Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, and Virginia Commonwealth University prior to teaching at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Fine Art Photography at the Corcoran School of Art at The George Washington University.
Professor Sakai’s research consists of the exploration and examination of the landscape in the photographic medium. She has two current series: the first “Hillover Road, east-west” is a study of the light, color and surface as shown through the vernacular of Eastern Long Island.
Her second series Poston Provenance addresses the topography and emotional connection to the concentration camp where her relatives were held during WWII, and the family’s eastward migration after the war.
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