Jennifer Thoreson, Photographer
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Lectures & Education

LECTURES & EDUCATION

Lectures and Artist Talks

Jennifer is a devoted teacher and lecturer who truly enjoys sharing her experience, and working with other artists and photographers. Her programs are insightful and personal, and she is a very open, generous instructor.

When talking about her work and process, she reveals honest and sincere personal life experience, and inspires audiences to look inward to create more meaningful, complex work. 

Jennifer has taught groups of artists and professional photographers worldwide for over 12 years, and she is a widely respected teacher and public speaker. She is available for artist talks and topical programs for universities, groups, and organizations. 

Jennifer has also served as a juror for photographic organizations,  and is available as a judge for photographic competitions and juried exhibitions. For further information, please write her a note.

Schools and Universities

Jennifer is an enthusiastic educator, and loves to work with groups of students in classroom environments. Jennifer has taught photography courses at the University of New Mexico, and has guest lectured for numerous schools and organizations. 

She is available for guest lectures, artist talks, critiques, and classroom visits via Skype. For further information, please write her a note

Jennifer generously shares her ideas and experience with students, and is happy to respond to inquiries. Students in High School and University programs are welcome to email questions and short interviews to aid in class assignments and coursework.

Private Mentoring

Jennifer is a dedicated teacher and mentor, and is available for personalized instruction. She works one on one with artists, and helps to identify large themes, break down meaning, and assign language to an individual’s artistic style and process. 

Through critique and evaluation, and in-depth discussion with artists, she can help to edit work to it’s strongest core, perfect technique, and begin to unify ideas for conceptualizing and producing new work. 

Jennifer works with artists both in-person and through online meetings via Skype. She is available for brief portfolio reviews, and extended six month mentorships. For further information, download a PDF detailing her mentoring programs.

Workshops

Jennifer teaches small, intimate workshops each summer at the Motherwell Ranch, a mountain lodge near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Her workshops provide both in-depth photographic instruction and a renewing retreat experience, and are widely sought after. 

Workshops vary in topic and content; full descriptions will be available on this page once dates are determined and announced. Currently, we are looking into dates for summer of 2017. Workshops usually fill to capacity within a few days of announcement. If you would like to be added to the mailing list for priority information on upcoming workshops, please send us a note here.

Jennifer also offers private workshops from her home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For further details, download a PDF that provides a full description and pricing information.