Prof. Ron DiRito Talks at the MAA

September 29, 2011

Photography and Video Professor Ron DiRito will be presenting a panel discussion on photography alongside Jim Fitts and Larry Volk on ‘The Changing Landscape of Photography’ Sunday, Oct. 2, at 4:15 at the Marblehead Arts Association. The discussion follows the opening reception of the October photography exhibit ‘It Started in a Camera’.
The reception starts at 2 pm is free and open to the public.

Before coming to Montserrat, Ron DiRito worked as a freelance photographer for various newspapers, magazines and photo agencies. His photographs have appeared in periodicals around the world, including Time, Newsweek, and Vanity Fair, L’Espresso, Paris Match, and the World & I.  As an artist Ron has also received numerous awards for his photography, including: a New England Foundation for the Arts/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Fellowship in Photography; a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship in Photography; a Visual Arts Fellowship in Photography from the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs. His work is exhibited nationally and is held in many public and private collections. In 2001 he was awarded the Carlos Dorrien Faculty Excellence Award for teaching at Montserrat.

For more information on the exhibit visit the MAA!