Geir and Kate Jordahl to speak at Napa Valley College for PhotoEye@NVC 2015-2016 Lecture Series!
April 21st at 6pm in the NVC Boardroom, 1500 McPherson Admin Bldg
Geir and Kate Jordahl are award-winning editors and photographers. They bring their love of books and passion about images to the creation of a variety of visual projects. Kate is a professor of Photography at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills and Geir is Director of PhotoCentral Programs, Hayward. They are educators, workshop leaders, curators and images makers. Their work is in many collections and they exhibit globally. They founded “True North Editions” in 2012 as a collaborative effort to give voice to unique work by artist working authentically. They have worked together as a team since 1980 and their work is represented by Modernbook Gallery, San Francisco. Their book projects include “Searching for True North" with Modernbook Editions, “Native American Ceremonial Dancers” and “The Village: Bill Owens – Jamaica” as well as the “one poem” books published with Dreaming Mind Studio. Awards include a Gold Medal/Best of Show in the PubWest Book Design Awards, a Silver Medal in Prix de Paris and in the Independent Publishers Book Awards for "Searching for True North" and a Silver Award Photography and a Bronze Award Art in the PubWest Book Design Awards for "Native American Ceremonial Dancers." PhotoEye@NVC is a quarterly photo lecture series organized by the Napa Valley College Photography Department featuring in-person presentations by noted photographers and other contemporary image makers in which they are invited to share their ideas and artistic practices with students and the general public. Graciously funded with support from the Janice E. & Bernard Charlup Photography Endowment held by Napa Valley College Foundation Napa Valley College 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway Napa, CA 94558 707/256-7110. www.napavalley.edu For more information and full schedule of 2015-16 PhotoEye@NVC lecutures, please visit the NVC Photography Department's website or call 707-256-7502.