Saturday, June 30, 2012

Photo Workshop: Deadline 10 July 2012


The Sheldon Art Galleries announces a Master Class Photography workshop with Odell Mitchell, Jr. in conjunction with the exhibit Odell Mitchell, Jr. Retrospective, Saturday, July 14 from 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Gallery of Photography.

Mitchell will discuss his experiences in the world of photojournalism and will provide portfolio feedback and tips for improving work. Bring up to six prints to discuss. $65 per person, lunch included. $20 student tickets available, student I.D. required day of workshop. Space is limited. Call Rebecca Gunter at 314-533-9900 x18 by July 10 to reserve your place.

The exhibition highlights photographs by Odell Mitchell, Jr., from both his professional career and personal work made over the last 30 years. A native of East St. Louis, IL, he was an award-winning photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for 24 years. Mitchell traveled throughout the United States, Mexico and Africa, covering major news stories, sporting events, fashion and features. In addition to his career at the Post-Dispatch, Mitchell has taught seminars on photography and has been a judge in various photographic competitions. He currently teaches photography to college and high school students. Mitchell¢s photos have been published in national magazines, books, and exhibits.

Gallery hours are Tuesdays, Noon – 8 p.m.; Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Noon – 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and one hour prior to Sheldon performances and during intermission. Admissionto the galleries is free. For more information on the exhibition, visit the galleries’ website at


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