We are thrilled to welcome a new faculty member, Aaron Gustafson. Aaron brings an exciting perspective on the medium and will be teaching two classes this summer quarter. He will be offering Photography I: Digital and Land, Water, Lens, a class which explores the influence of natural and urban landscapes in photography, film and fine art.
Aaron Gustafson received the Dean’s Scholarship and earned an MFA from Parsons School of Design, New York. He was an artist in residence at the Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada. He gained international recognition for his projects “Bonus baby” and “Freefall 4×5,” and received a 1st place award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Gustafson’s work has been featured in GUP International Photography Magazine, Poncz Magazine, 10×15, DIGIFOTO Pro and i heart photograph. His pictures have been exhibited at the Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China, at Trace Gallery, Cornwall, UK, and at 25CPW, New York. He is a managing photo editor for Microsoft Corporation, and is a member of the band Post Harbor.