Ralph Gibson Chair, Department of Contemporary Photography NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY
A major player in the development of modern fine art photography, Gibson studied photography while in the U.S. Navy and later at the San Francisco Art Institute, going on to serve as an assistant to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange and work with famous photographer and filmmaker Robert Frank. Today, Gibson’s work has been included in over 150 museum collections and published in over 40 monographs. He recently was honored with the Guild Hall Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Award in Visual Arts.
The words were simple, yet dramatically impactful: “We are all in the same boat, I have just been in it longer,” said the world renowned photographer Ralph Gibson this past Saturday at the New York Film Academy’s campus at Battery Place in New York City. The crowd eased back into their seats now relaxed and eager to listen to more... FULL ARTICLE
NYFA Open House
Each month the New York Film Academy’s various locations holds an Open House for applicants and those interested in learning more about the hands-on programs offered in each specific discipline. This past Open House at NYFA’s New York location offered an exclusive Photography Workshop with the Chair of Contemporary Photography, Ralph Gibson. FULL ARTICLE
One on One with Ralph Gibson
This week at the Los Angeles Campus of the New York Film Academy College of Visual & Performing Arts (NYFA), students in the photography program and beyond, were treated to a day of instructive activities by the internationally renowned photographer, Mr. Ralph Gibson, who is the Chair of NYFA Department of Contemporary Photography.
In a full room of prospective students, the New York Film Academy South Beach hosted an Open House with award-winning photographer Ralph Gibson and Medal of Honor recipient Colonel Jack Jacobs. Both Mr. Gibson and Colonel Jacobs have recently joined NYFA — Gibson as Chair of its Department of Contemporary Photography and Colonel Jacobs as Chair of Veteran’s Advancement Program.