Allison Stansfield is an artist and teacher from Massachusetts. She received her B.F.A. from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, where she studied photography. Allison is the co-author of the best-selling textbook Digital Photography with Henry Horenstein, and teaches photography at St. Sebastian's School in Needham, MA. Her personal work is best described as minimalist landscape, and recently she has been photographing the nebulous subjects of light and air.
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Jesse Stansfield is an artist and educator from Massachusetts. He earned his B.A. in photography from Brooks Institute of Photography, and is currently an M.F.A. candidate at Lesley University College of Art and Design. He teaches darkroom and digital photography at Salem High School in Salem, MA. His personal work focuses on issues of culture and politics in and around the landscape, and most recently is interested in ethnographic observation of the recreational users of the tidal marsh on the north shore of Massachusetts. Jesse will be returning for his second year at Maine Media Workshops and couldn't be more excited.
Jaime Erin Johnson
Jaime Johnson grew up in Mississippi where the sounds of wild animals outside her window became her daily melody.
Jaime received her BFA from the University of Mississippi in Imaging Arts and her MFA in Photography from Louisiana Tech University. Johnson was awarded Honorable Mention for her experimental short, Flutter in the 11th Annual Oxford Film Festival in 2011. Jaime was named a finalist for the 2015 Clarence John Laughlin award and her work has been shown nationally in venues such as the Center for Fine Art Photography, The SOHO Photo Gallery in New York, The New Orleans Photo Alliance, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art .
Her work has been published in ShotsMagazine, Don't Take Pictures, Light Leaked, and Seites, and her series Untamed recently won the Grand Prize in Character: Portraits and Stories that Reveal the Human Condition, sponsored by Maine Media Workshops.