Paier College Of Art
Lorena graduated in May from Paier, a private college offering a two-year
program in photography.
"The program offers commercial as well as fine art photography courses.
I took, among other courses, black and white, product photography, history
of photography and historical processes."
"I'm holding two jobs--as a photo technician at Yale University's
of Medicine and as an assistant to a New York City fashion photographer."
"To be a fashion photographer in New York City. And I'd like
to travel around Chile, where I'm from, to photograph the country
for a book. And after I've learned as much as I can from different
experiences, I want to have a studio and darkroom at home, where I could
do my own fine art photography."
"John Sexton, Edward Weston, Walker Evans, and Ansel Adams. And
Joseph Boudreau, the director of the school's photography program.
He's very tough, he made me work very hard, but he made me stronger
and prepared me for the future."
I would like to photograph the home of the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.
I once photographed his house, but not the inside, and I would like to
do that. I've always loved his poetry, but I learned to appreciate
many of his poems even more by seeing the places he wrote about."
working in black and white with very dramatic lighting. I've been
doing figure studies, specifically the female form. Sometimes women are
exploited or demeaned in photographs, and I want to express their form
as something beautiful in itself and to show that it's okay to feel
good about the beauty that's in ourselves and others."
Lorena Tarrés was
recommended to us by Joseph Boudreau, head of the photography department
at Paier College Of Art.
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