MIP es una institución educativa totalmente dedicada al campo de la fotografía; con un conjunto de instructores excepcionalmente talentosos y talentosos, artistas que creen en la magia de la creación de imágenes como una experiencia práctica.
Es un lugar de reunión para almas centradas en la imagen que incluye un área de galería permanente para exhibiciones y conferencias de fotografía, instalaciones de primer nivel para que los estudiantes aprendan mientras trabajan con equipos de última generación, un cuarto oscuro para procesar e imprimir películas en blanco y negro, Un estudio profesional totalmente equipado, cómodas aulas y áreas de descanso.
MIP es lo mejor de ambos mundos: está bien basado en la tradición cinematográfica / analógica, pero definitivamente a la vanguardia de la tecnología y los procesos de la era digital. Es espacio y posibilidades para cualquiera que quiera construir un sólido conocimiento teórico y técnico de fotografía. Nuestros cursos y talleres están abiertos a todo lo que quieras aprender en este campo. Ya sea aficionado o profesional, tenemos un programa para usted.
Muñoz holds a BFA in Communication Design from Parsons School of Design, New York (1988). Her experience includes working in design studios and ad agencies in New York, Bogotá and Caracas. She has taught at Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Fotográficos (CIEF) and at Organización Nelson Garrido (La ONG) in Caracas, Venezuela. As an internationally exhibiting visual artist she investigates notions about memory, death and the psyche. Muñoz is also a commercial photographer and an on-site and online educator.
Oriol Tarridas was born in Barcelona, Spain. His diversified and proven experience as a Photographer spans more than twenty years. He studied at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City, worked at Magnum Photos in NYC (1994-1995). He was Chief Photographer and Editor of newspaper El Mundo in Barcelona (1995-2003) and has worked since 1990 as a free-lance photographer for many important European and US firms.
A multifaceted creator, recipient of a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Florida native, Matt Stock have become well known for mastering a technique called: Painting with Light in the Dark®. Matt finds
inspiration in the natural elements of water, earth and sky. As a photographer, his focus on conservation is complemented by his ongoing work with national and state parks, non-profit organizations, and museums, making sure he is an active mind contributing to raise awareness about threatened places and cultures.
Marco Bell was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1983. Bell (MFA Photography, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, 2015) is an internationally-awarded photographer and visual artist with a deep interest in socially-engaged artistic practices. Bell’s work has been exhibited and awarded internationally (USA, Venezuela, Hungary, China, New Zealand, Mexico). He currently lives in Miami, where he works as an art educator, editor for the New York Journal of Photography and full-time architecture and fine arts photographer.
For the past 5 years, Parra has been involved with the visual education of young and interesting talents, mostly students of the Miami Ad School in the Wynwood Art District, as well as through several private workshops in both San Francisco and Miami. He has developed his vision, “by blending elegance and sensuality with my love for bold design to create images and elaborate stories that range from the seemingly mundane to the conceptual for the Advertising and Leisure/Luxury markets”.
Jorge A. Castillo
Photographer, editor, instructor, professor. Graduated in Communications Design from the University of Essen, Germany in 1993. He is Professor of Photography at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV) in Caracas, Venezuela, since 1996. He has exhibited his work in several galleries in Venezuela and abroad. Between 2001 and 2007 he led the transition from analog to digital of the photography department of El Nacional newspaper, in Venezuela. He is currently dedicated to architectural photography.
Photographer with studies at the International Center of Photography in New York, Art Institute of Boston. His experience as a photography professor goes back to 1993 for Image Foundation CONAC- UNESCO, Venezuela. Pro-Diseño Institute, Escuela Foto Arte, and Cubo 7, which he co-founded, in Caracas – Venezuela. He is the Founder Director of the Miami Institute of Photography.
Gabriela Gamboa, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bachelors in Art and Design from the University of Chicago and a Masters of Fine Arts at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She began her teaching career, being one of the creators of the video department for the nascent Instituto Superior de Artes Armando Reverón in Venezuela. She is currently a professor at the Centro de Estudios Fotográficos and shares her time between her studio in Caracas and being a visiting artist and lecturer in other parts of the world. Gabriela has received a number of awards and residencies, including the Juan Lovera Prize at the Michelena Bienale 2002.
With more than 20 years of experience in the audiovisual field, Rafael Núñez has worked as cinematographer in film productions and prestigious TV channels (HBO, Discovery, ESPN, Gourmet Channel). He has collaborated as a filmmaker in video Award winning art projects that been exposed across museums and galleries around the world. He teaches courses and seminar, and he is the current remote audio-visual coordinator for “SOS TELEMEDICINA” in Venzuela’s Central University’s School of Medicine.
Paul Perdomo holds a BA in Visual Arts (film & video) from the University of California San Diego-UCSD- (2002) After graduation Paul attended Brooks Institute of Photography and concentrated in Commercial Photography Studies (2004). Paul is a diversified and experienced photographer/videographer. His career started in Los Angeles, California, and now He resides in Miami, FL.
María A. Cardona
María Alejandra Cardona, born in Venezuela, raised in Miami, Florida, her culture was strongly based on immigration and language barriers; she began to explore how to document the world and untold narratives by immersing herself in various communities. Maria Alejandra has obtained a bachelors in multimedia photojournalism from Columbia College Chicago.You can find Maria Alejandra’s published work in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, REUTERS, the Associated Press, and more.