Christopher James is an internationally known artist and photographer whose paintings and alternative process images have been exhibited in galleries and museums in the U.S. and abroad, His work has been published and shown extensively, including shows in the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, George Eastman House, and Philadelphia Museum of Art. His book, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes, received unprecedented critical acclaim and was the winner of The Golden Light Technical Book of the Year award, and is, in it’s second edition, recognized as the definitive reference text in alternative process image making. The third edition will be published in 2013. Having taught at Harvard University for 13 years, Christopher is presently university professor and director of the MFA in Photography program at The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. He is also a graphic designer and a professional scuba diver. This is Christopher’s tenth year teaching at The Workshops. His web site is www.christopherjames-studio.com.