Classes:

Introduction to Photography - Outside the Lens at Chaparral High School 2014- 2015

Elements of Photography - Outside the Lens at O'Farrell Charter School 2014 - 2015

Photo Basics - Dewey Elementary 2015 

Teaching Residencies: 

Kids in Residence - Lux Institute 2014

Workshops: 

Photo Basics - Outside the Lens At Liberty Station 

Summer Camp:

Landscape and Architectural Photography - Outside the Lens / MCASD 

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Street Photography - Outside the Lens / La Jolla Historical Society 

 

#Trending - Outside the Lens / La Jolla Historical Society 

Background: 

Alex holds a Masters Degree in Digital Art from the Pratt Institute and B.A. in Arts and Technology from California State University San Marcos. Alex found his way into the mainstream photography world working for Art Partner, Art and Commerce, and IMG Models working as a producer and art director amongst many of the greats such as Mario Testino and Steven Meisel. 

Currently Alex works as Creative Strategist and Media Educator for Outside the Lens serving to empower youth through digital media to create change within themselves and the world . Since joining Outside the Lens, Alex has developed new curriculum, paired with digital print facility, Chrome Digital, and served as art director all design projects. 

On the teaching spectrum Alex has built and fostered relationships with students of all ages - K-12 to Adult, with specialization working with at risk youth. 

In addition Alex is currently responsible for creating a new storefront to house student and local artist work, pairing building artist collaborations including work with Steve Harrington and Aaron Chang, and developing the backend of a web based portal .