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September 09, 2009
Gwinnett Tech Photography Graduates Present Portfolio Show
Student Showcase Opens Sept. 12; View at ART Station and in Campus Media Gallery
The 2009 graduates of Gwinnett Technical College’s Commercial Photography program will display their work in a portfolio presentation, starting with an opening celebration from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., on Sept. 12, at ART Station in Stone Mountain.
The portfolio presentation includes portrait, still life, photojournalism, landscape and fine arts projects from each student. The show will continue at ART Station through Oct. 31, and will then move to Gwinnett Tech’s on campus Media Gallery beginning Nov. 5 for additional public viewing.
“This show is the culmination of two years of hard work for our commercial photography students,” said Kim Harkins, commercial photography program director, Gwinnett Tech. “The show will highlight their collegiate body of work and showcase their unique points of view.”
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate in applied science degree in commercial photography, which includes a specialization in digital imaging. The program, which can be completed in two years, provides a rich multi-disciplinary environment for digital and traditional media instruction, research and practice. Lab and studio areas are equipped with cutting-edge digital equipment, Apple computers and Epson printers, along with traditional studio equipment and lighting.
ART Station is located at 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain, Ga., 30086, in the historic Village of Stone Mountain. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org. The portfolio show is held in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
For more information about the Gwinnett Tech Commercial Photography program or any of the college’s degree, diploma or certificate options, call 770-962-7580 or visit www.gwinnetttech.edu.
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Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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