Galina Kurlat

Galina Kurlat was born in Moscow in 1981 and emigrated to the United States shortly after the fall of communism in 1989. She received her Bachelor of Media Arts Degree from Brooklyn´s Pratt Institute in 2005, she currently lives and works in Houston, TX.

Her work has been exhibited nationally and is in a number of private collections. Recent awards include: Critical Mass Finalist in Portland, OR; Photo Media Center Open Juried Exhibition Award in Erie, PA; Honorable Mention in the Prix De La Photographie in Paris, France; and The Art of Photography Show in San Diego, CA.

Her work has been featured in the following publications: The Center for Fine Art Photography, Promotional Image, Low-Tech Juried Exhibition; FotoFest 2010 Biennial Catalogue, Contemporary U.S. Photography, Exhibition Catalog; The Art of Photography Show, Exhibition Catalog; Resurrection: A New Look at Old Photopraphic Processes, Exhibition Catalog; PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris, Exhibition Catalogue; Moment: une revue de photo, Magazine.

Frequently Teaches
Photography I: Learning the Basics
After Dark: Photographing at Night
Studio Lighting
Natural Light Portraiture
Alternative Process: Cyanotypes
Alternative Process: Wet Plate Collodion