The McDowell Tech Advertising & Graphic Design program will have a Student Art Show during the month of February at MACA (McDowell Arts Council) in downtown Marion, NC.
The reception will be Wednesday, February 8 from 5:00-7:00 pm. There will be a live body painting demonstration and free refreshments. Come out and meet these talented students.
Below is the event poster (art by MEC student Ansleigh Avila) and a photo from the last reception that we did a live body painting (Graphics Certificate student Maribell Sarate is a professional body painter).
Second year photography student, Alexis Yelton, works with Ana Martinez while shooting an assignment for a Commercial Photography assignment at McDowell Tech.
©2017 Gail Higgins
First-year photography student, Gail Higgins’ photograph for the Winter Storm assignment in the Intermediate Photography class at MTCC.
Mauney’s first Life magazine cover.
Former Life magazine staff photographer Michael Mauney visited with students in the photographic technology department at MTCC recently to view student work and to show his own work from his prolific career.
Michael Mauney describes working with the Leica film camera to Christoper Jayne, left, and other photography students.
Mauney got his start in photography at The Charlotte Observer in NC. After moving to Chicago, he worked for Life magazine as staff photographer. In addition to his time at Life, he worked for People and Fortune magazines, and also did photography for many of the country’s largest corporations. Today Michael lives near Asheville, NC, and continues to do work for national corporations such as Walgreens, and for institutions such as The Duke Endowment and Foundation For The Carolinas.
©2016 Araya Hansen
First-year students in the Fundamentals Class practiced using slow shutter speed techniques to show motion. This photograph was taken at 1/2 second, f/11, 100 ISO.
©2016 Michael Lavender
MTCC hosted the McDowell County Schools’ Fifth Grade Career Fair recently at the Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center. Second year photography student, Kim Higgins, talked with potential future photographers during the event.