About the Instructor
Janusz Kawa was born in Warsaw, Poland and studied photography and film at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has worked for many years as a fashion photographer in Paris and New York, and his photographs have appeared in major world publications such as French Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Australian Vogue American GQ, New York Times Magazine and Interview. He’s known for his portraits of world-renowned artists such as Morgan Freedman, Luciano Pavarotti, Ann Sophie Mutter, Louise Bourgeois, Daniel Day Lewis among others. He exhibits his personal work internationally and is faculty at The School of Visual Arts (SVA) and at International Center of Photography (ICP), as well he also conducts private workshops through Photo Retreat. He is dedicated to providing students with strong technical skills, as well as the essentials of tapping into the creative spirit. To view his work visit: www.januszkawa.com.