Brett L. Erickson

Brett L. Erickson specializes in making fine-art images of the Great Plains and American West, and he encourages his students to commit themselves to considered photographic artisanship of exceptional digital prints. Using practices he learned through intensive study from his own photographic mentors—as well as from his own experiences as a professional journalist and photographer—he has been imparting this philosophy to students in photography, photojournalism, online design, and mass media at Hastings College and in workshops since 2003. This is Brett's second year teaching for The Workshops. His web site is