Fine Art Photographer, Somerville, MA
John has been a photographer since the age of 7. Retired from a career writing construction specifications for architecture firms, he is able to spend much more time on his own photography. In the last few years John has started to build a photography collection, focusing on photographers active in the 1960s through 1980s. He may also be found in his local café reading the New Yorker.
Greig Cranna is a professional photographer and the owner of BRIDGE Gallery in North Cambridge, Massachusetts. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he eventually settled in New York City where he began his photography career in 1976. His clients in New York included The Council on Foreign Relations, The Japan Society, The International Typeface Corporation and ABC News, and the U.S. Dept. of Energy. After relocating to Boston in 1982 he began shooting education, architecture, and agriculture. He’s spent more than forty years in the Canadian Provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador shooting salmon aquaculture, seabird research, ecotourism and environmental education.
John’s photography career spans 30 years of weddings, events, commercial work, fine art, and photojournalism. His photographs have been published by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Downbeat Magazine, Boston Phoenix, and MIT’s Technology Review.
His “Self Portrait, age 6” was selected by The Cambridge Arts Council and Arts On The Line for inclusion in a permanent mural at Ashmont Station in Dorchester. Other special achievements include grants from the Somerville Arts Council and Polaroid Foundation to work with homeless teenagers; a grant from Community Supported Art for The Mass Ave Cambridge Project; a Mass Cultural Council artist-in-residence, and profiles of his work by Channel 5 and Channel 68, The Boston Globe, and the Cambridge Chronicle.
John has had one-person shows at Milwaukee’s Charles Allis Museum, the Somerville Museum, Depot Square Gallery in Lexington, The Gallery at 125 High Street, Boston, the Cambridge Center for Adult Education, and Club Passim.
Passing on his knowledge, John has taught at Boston Community Schools, the Cambridge Photo Co-op, and Cambridge Center for Adult Education. From 2012 to 2017, he chaired North Cambridge Arts (NoCA), an organization of 50 local artists.
Liam MacCormack is a Boston, MA born artist who studied photography at Lesley Art + Design. Interested in the interplay of physical and metaphysical space, his work deals with how our environments alter our mental perceptions and vice versa. MacCormack currently runs the photography lab at Worcester State University and previously apprenticed for renowned atelier, Palm Press. He has been exhibited both nationally and internationally. MacCormack spends his days liberally, chasing light and ghosts with his cat Sampson.
Eric is an artist, cinematographer and photographer based out of Worcester Massachusetts. He holds his MFA in studio arts from Maine College of Art and is the photo lab manager and faculty member at Worcester State University. He is currently pursuing a career as a fine art photographer and has shown nationally including the Fitchburg Art Museum, the Griffin Museum of Photography, The Hallmark Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Portland Maine.
Suzanne is a fine art photographer with a BFA from the Pratt Institute. She worked as a photography editor at U.S.News & World Report and acting picture editor at Yankee magazine in the 1990s. With the arrival of two sons she left publishing, and turned her photographic attention to her growing children, their cousins and friends and built a three-part personal portfolio exploring their growth from toddlerhood to their teens. Révy recently completed her MFA in photography at the New Hampshire Institute of Art and is currently on the faculty at the New England School of Photography.
Brian’s photography concerns how we live and the evidence of what we are doing. He explores this primarily through landscape, focusing on the ever-changing lines between rural, suburban and urban spaces. Recently, he began making pictures in Detroit, watching a city transform itself from rubble and ruin to vibrancy and life. He’s also begun turning his camera towards his own life and how he and his family fill the space in which they live.
Brian studied at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and at Lesley Art + Design. His work has been shown locally and nationally, and is in many private collections. Currently, he manages the photography labs and teaches at Lesley Art + Design, where the PRC is a resident partner.