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Save $20.00 with a 2022 Membership - New and Renewal of unexpired 2021 memberships or 2023 Membership - New and Renewal of unexpired 2022 memberships

Course Number: 234PHDR045

Dates: Wednesday, September 27 - November 15, 2023
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Meets: W from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM , 8 sessions

Fee: $200.00

There is only one opening remaining at this time.

Experience the magic found in creating an image, then watching it come alive right before your eyes in the darkroom. Students will learn the basics of exposing and developing black and white film, then taking those negatives into the darkroom to make prints. Basic printing techniques; contrast control, burning and dodging will be covered in detail with returning students progressing to more advanced techniques including flashing and split printing. The cost of supplies will be discussed during the first class.
Fee: $200.00

Save $20.00 with a 2022 Membership - New and Renewal of unexpired 2021 memberships or 2023 Membership - New and Renewal of unexpired 2022 memberships

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Non-member$ 180.00
Optional FeeDonation$ 1.00
Mandatory FeePhotography Lab Fee$ 20.00

Ann Clancy

Photograph of Ann Clancy Photograph of Steel Pipe in Corner by Ann Clancy
Ann's Classes

Ann Clancy teaches darkroom, beginner and intermediate classes for digital photography, advantaged vision, and a workshop in mobile photography. She has an interactive teaching style designed to increase student involvement. You can find additional examples of her work at

Miss Clancy has been a teacher of photography in the St. Louis and Atlanta area for over 45 years, with a Master of Education and Master of Fine Arts with a specialization in Photography. In addition to studying with Ansel Adams, she has participated in workshops and classes with renowned photographers Paul Caponigno, Roy DeCarva, Ernst Haas, Paul Kohn, Bob Kolebrenner, Katie Knight and Shinidi Kumanomido. During the summer of 2003, she participated in a workshop with Jonathan Bailey with the emphasis on GP-1 split toning and Mordancage.

In the year 2005, Miss Clancy took part in a workshop with Les McLean, a renowned teacher and photographer from Great Britain where the emphasis was on split printing.

In addition Miss Clancy has been a guest lecturer and judge at various camera clubs in both Atlanta and St. Louis. Miss Clancy has also been a part of the juror committee for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival and the Virginia Highlands Art Festival and the Atlanta Arts Festival. Most recently, for the year 2013 she has again been a part of the juror committee for both the Virginia Highlands and Atlanta Arts Festival.

Photograph of Sunflowers by Ann Clancy

At the present time, she is a photography instructor at The Spruill Center for the Arts. Teaching basic, intermediate and advanced darkroom skills. In the most recent years she has been offering classes in the use of digital cameras, both basic and intermediate sessions. This also includes learning to use Infrared techniques with digital equipment. In addition she also offers workshops and classes in advance photography classes, toning techniques (both basic and exotic), fabric printing and mounting and presentation of photographs.

In the coming year, the Art Center, with it's commitment to traditional process, will be offering various classes and workshops using Van Dyke, Platinum and Palladium printing techniques. In addition to formal class room instruction, Miss Clancy does consulting work with those unable to attend a structured class schedule.

Miss Clancy has been a winner of several nationally published newspaper sponsored photographic contests and had the honor of being the Best of Show winner at the St. Louis Artiest Guild yearly exhibition. She has had several Woman Shows and is shown frequently with other artists in the Atlanta area. Her most recent show was a 50 year review presented during Atlanta Celebrates Photography.

Miss Clancy cites Sally Mann and Ruth Berhardt as two of her favorite artists and biggest influences on her work.

And in her heart, Miss Clancy stands 6 feet tall.

Photograph of Waffel House by Ann Clancy
Date Day Time Location
09/27/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17
10/04/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17
10/11/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17
10/18/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17
10/25/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17
11/01/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17
11/08/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17
11/15/2023Wednesday7 PM to 9:30 PM RM 17


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