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Meredith Davenport

Associate Professor

School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
College of Art and Design

585-475-6918
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Meredith Davenport

Associate Professor

School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
College of Art and Design

Education

BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology; MFA, Hunter College

585-475-6918

Areas of Expertise

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Invited Article/Publication
Davenport, Meredith. "“Midtown Plaza Portfolio”." Afterimage. (1015). Print.
Davenport, Meredith. "Memory City." Afterimage. (2014). Print.
Shows/Exhibits/Installations
Davenport, Meredith. Theater of War. 1 Apr. 2015. UnionDocs, New york. Exhibit.
Davenport, Meredith. Rick's Heart. Nov. 2015. Visual Studies Workshop Project Space, Rochester. Exhibit.
Davenport, Meredith. Compartmented. 7 Dec. 2015. The Sunday School Space, Rochester. Exhibit.
Davenport, Meredith. Theater of War. Sep. 2015. Fringefest/ Gallery R, Rochester. Exhibit.
Full Length Book
Davenport, Meredith. Theater of War. First ed. Bristol, United Kingdom: Intellect Ltc., 2014. Print.
Journal Paper
Davenport, Meredith. "Theater of War." Visual Communication Quarterly Volume 21 No.4. October-December 2014 (2014): 236-243. Print.

Currently Teaching

PHAR-102
4 Credits
This course will reinforce and build upon the skills learned in the first semester of Photographic Arts I. It will emphasize aesthetics, craft, visual problem solving and critical thinking skills - the foundations of the Photographic Arts curriculum. In this semester, the studio will be introduced as a space that can be used to create and control light. This course's curriculum will continue to emphasize both craft and visual problem solving required in high-level photographic imaging.
PHPJ-401
3 Credits
This course is an independent study project that demands the student execute the accepted Senior Project Proposal. Students will have the support and guidance of a faculty member. The process will result in the production of a visual media presentation, a book/hardcopy portfolio or a collaborative editing portfolio and a written statement and conclusion. Course will include weekly group presentations on various topics to include time management, research, planning, photographic and photojournalistic subjects.
PHAR-599
1 - 3 Credits
Photography Independent Study will provide students with the ability to study in a specialized area with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty adviser, will propose a course of study. Photography Independent Study students must obtain permission of an instructor and complete the Independent Study Permission Form to enroll.
PHAR-101
4 Credits
This course will provide an immersive introduction to the field of the photographic arts. It will emphasize both craft and visual problem solving. The course will explore: seeing and appreciating the quality of light, image capture, photographic vision, historical and contemporary genres of photography, best practices and workflow as well as an introduction to the critique forum and its practices.
PHPJ-402
3 Credits
This course will explore career options, assess individual skills and temperament, and establishes initial and long-term career goals for each student. Students develop portfolios with an emphasis on their established goals. Issues in new media and forms of presentation are addressed, as well as building a professional life beyond the entry-level job. Job research, resume development, preparation, application and interviewing skills are incorporated into an examination of the changes in media publications and their use of photographers and photographic images.

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