Andre Ruesch's teaching philosophy stresses the benefits of subjecting oneself to the spontaneous, dedication to artistic process, and constructive feedback from peers.
Professional Title: Chair, BFA Photography Department, Associate Professor of Photography
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Photography, Critique, Portfolio Development, International Exchange
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Photography
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Underwater Photography, Extreme Photography, Photographic Portraiture, Advanced Photographic Projects
Education: MFA, University of New Mexico (1996); MA, University of New Mexico (1992); BA, Napier College (1988)
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When we see in unanticipated and reconsidered ways, a world of possibility emerges that is limited only by our own imaginations. Through our commitment to engage in the process of image-making, we enter into a dialogue of reciprocity where we support and challenge each other in creative endeavors through exploration, critique, and learning.
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Tara Sellios, Class of 2010 - “The best thing about Lesley University is having so many resources—from studio space to materials to supportive teachers—to help you reach your goals.”
Sloat, an instructor at Lesley University, discusses the photo program and his teaching philosophy in the Spring 2013 issue of PDNedu magazine