Photo Workshop New York (PWNY) is an educational program organized by the center of photography Spazio Labo’ (Bologna, Italy) with a strong focus on emerging photographers and on providing affordable education and scholarships. PWNY brings together each year internationally acclaimed photographers and artists to teach intensive workshops in New York City or abroad.
The aim of PWNY is to provide international photographers with opportunities to develop their skills within the vibrant international photo community with some of the leading photographers, editors and curators in the field.
Intensive workshops that focus on project development, editing and fast-paced storytelling combined with presentations by acclaimed professionals in the field makes PWNY a unique and invaluable workshop experience. PWNY workshops are open to everyone — of any age, nationality and level of photographic experience.
Past teachers and special guests include Tom Roma, Davide Monteleone, Stefano De Luigi, Donna Ferrato, Maurizio Garofalo, Amy Stein, Erica McDonald, Maggie Steber, Donald Weber, Andrew Sullivan, Jamie Permuth, Phillip Toledano, Jason Eskenazi, Alex Webb, Rebecca Norris Webb, Landon Nordeman, Ashley Gilbertson, Robin Schwartz, James Estrin, James Pomerantz, Chrisanne Johnson, Ken Schles, Juliana Beasley, Jay Carrier, Daniel Arnold, Glenna Gordon, Jake Price, Carolyn Drake, Andres Gonzalez, Jessica Backhaus, Michael Ackerman, Adam Panczuk, Adam Cohen, Joseph Michael Lopez, Michael Christopher Brown, George Georgiou and Vanessa Winship.
Photo Workshop New York was founded in 2010 by Roberto Alfano and Laura De Marco, the founders of the center of photography Spazio Labo’ in Bologna, Italy.