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Cath Barcan

Cath Barcan

Cath Barcan BA (Visual Arts), BFA (Hons first class), MFA (Research), Grad Dip VET

Cath is currently Head Teacher of Commercial Photoimaging and teaches photography and professional practice within the Fine Arts curriculum. Her exhibition practice is based around photography, with occasional forays into other media. She has been exhibiting artwork for over twenty years. She has recently been included in national prizes such as the Josephine Ulrick Photographic Award, and the National Photography Prize. Her images explore heightened or theatrical environments, and are frequently concerned with the fine line between beauty and kitsch. You can view her work at www.cathbarcan.com

Head Teacher of Commercial Photoimaging

Catherine.Barcan@tafensw.edu.au 

Phone: 02 9208 9325

Craig Daalmeijer-Power

Craig Daalmeijer-Power

Acting Head Teacher of Visual Arts, Design & Photography at NADC. Craig has an avid interest in photography since using a Kodak Box Brownie as a 5yr old and with later influences from Ansel Adams, David Hockney and M.C. Escher, it is evident that the beautiful and the experimental as well technique and style are important qualities in his work. Served in the Defence Force as an Imagery Specialist, pioneering new techniques and approaches using digital imagery, videography, 3D and publication. His interests are in typography, Digital Publishing, drawing, infra-red photography, handcolouring, Polaroid transfers, landscapes, and technical challenges.

craig.daalmeijer-power2@tafensw.edu.au  

Phone: 02 9208 9513

Sally Colechin

Sally Colechin

After freelancing for twenty years; shooting film stills and thoroughbred racehorses, documenting theatre, working in government imaging agencies, co-ordinating community art projects for publication, and maintaining my exhibition practice, I began teaching part time at S.I.T. in the Diploma of Photography. I have a passion for exploring lumiere, and a need to share that in my classes. I have also enjoyed participating in Curriculum Development through course writing for TAFENSW with colleagues. I continue my journey by exploring the art of on-line teaching/learning.

sally.colechin@tafensw.edu.au

Phone: 02 9208 9491

Peter Helm

Peter Helm

Technical Officer. Peter has worked for thirty eight years in photography, with twenty of those in professional studios and darkrooms primarily shooting, processing and printing black and white film. Particularly interested in archival processing of black and white film and print, urban landscape and neo-anthropological photography. Collects and uses older style roll film and large format film cameras and photographs using film, paper and chemicals – the traditional way and to archival standards.

peter.helm@tafensw.edu.au

Phone: 02 9208 9528

Nicola Read

Nicola Read

Nicola Read has qualifications in both photography and business studies and has worked as a freelance commercial and wedding photographer since 1986. Nicola has commercial experience,  which includes advertising, corporate, public relations and industrial photography. She has taught many aspects of photography in various TAFE and community colleges.

nicola.read@tafensw.edu.au

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