The Photography & Digital Arts major is designed for students who are interested in working across multiple image-based disciplines. Students learn to utilize various forms of media as contemporary art-making tools, including, but not limited to: photography, video, animation, media-based installation, hand-made imagery, social media and emerging technologies.
Photography in high school wasn’t black and white for Naomieh Jovin. It was mostly white. “In my high school, works that were shown to you were Richard Avedon and Annie Leibovitz and just white art,” said the senior Photography & Digital Arts major. “And I guess I reciprocated that, and then I wasn’t happy that I was doing that.” Naomieh, who is Haitian American, said the student body at her school, the Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush in Philadelphia, was predominately...
Photography & Digital Arts faculty member David Guinn completed a large-scale mural at the Wissahickon Train Station in Philadelphia. He also worked with local artist Drew Billiau and teamed up with Mural Arts Philadelphia and the Knight Foundation to create an electric light mural as part of the “Percy Street Project” in South Philadelphia.
100% of 2017 Photography & Digital Arts graduates are employed in their field of study!