Christine Richman

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Get You Creativity On!

As we grow up, our native creativity may become dulled and underused. The GOOD NEWS is that we can recover it! In this session, you will participate in exercises for getting past creative blocks, explore ways to access your creativity, and learn how to inform, inspire and motivate yourself. (As a short session, there will be demos and hands-on participation as individuals in an audience.)

Chris Richman is an award-winning photojournalist and fine art photographer, who has covered sports, events, and performing arts for media outlets, visitors’ bureaus, colleges and universities. Chris’ photographs have won awards from the NC Press Association, Carolina Nature Photography Association, Cary Photographic Artists, the Professional Imaging Group of Eastern North Carolina, the Professional Photographers of North Carolina (PPNC) and the Professional Photographers of America (PPA), including the PPNC 2018 & 2019 Photographer of the Year and the PPNC 2019 Service Award.

Her twenty years as a senior research scientist, her decades of teaching and leadership in the informal science education arena and her years of editorial sports and event photography give her an eye for composition and story-telling. She is known for her precise black and white flower photography and her creative composite images.

In addition to coaching photographers through personal photography projects, Chris is a mentor, a frequent speaker, offers photo critiques and juries competitions for photography associations across the US.

She is a Certified Professional Photographer and holds Master of Photography, Master Artist, and Craftsman degrees from PPA, and the PPNC Fellowship designation. She successfully completed the PPA Judges Workshop in 2019.