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Michael Schäfer

Michael Schäfer was born in Sigmaringen in 1964. He studied in Dortmund, Leipzig, Simon Fraser University –Vancouver, B.C. and is a graduate of the class of Joachim Brohm. He taught at the HGB – Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts from 1999 – 2002. Since that time he has continued his work and exhibited widely in Germany and Europe.

Inaugural MFA Thesis Exhibition - What Happens When You're Lost -

The International Limited-Residency MFA in Photography at the Hartford Art School is pleased to present its first MFA thesis show entitled: What Happens When You’re Lost
The show features the work of 15 graduating MFA candidates: Andrew Bruah, Tim Carpenter, J Carrier, Nelson Chan, J Bennett Fitts, Leo Goddard, Susan Hayre, Tricia Hoffman, Doug Lowell, Georg Parthen, Bryan Schutmaat, Robert Seto, Charlie Simokaitis, Jennifer Timmer Trail, and Carl Wooley.

Summer Sessions 2012 a BIG Success!

This summer was an amazing one for our newly designed MFA program…we were totally full up and running with 3 cohorts. We graduated our first class of 15 MFA candidates; their show was amazing as was our inaugural graduation ceremony. Here are some highlights from the summer of 2012 – A special thanks to all who made it so memorable:

Recent Graduate publishes Elementary Calculus with MACK Books

Congratulations to J Carrier on the publication of Elementary Calculus with MACK Books, just weeks after completing his MFA course work with us.
Please follow the link to learn more about this amazing project!

What Happens When You're Lost

Please join us for the opening of "What Happens When You're Lost" - the Class of 2012's MFA Thesis Exhibition. Thursday November 1, 2012 at 25 CPW Gallery in New York City, NY. The opening will be held from 6-9pm.

Meet the graduates as well as current students and staff - all are happy to answer any questions you have aout this unique and innovative international limited-residency MFA in Photography program at Hartford Art School!

Alumnus Bryan Schutmaat's work featured on CNN Blog

Congratulations to recent graduate Bryan Schutmaat. His thesis work was recently featured on CNN's Photo Blog.