Michael Long is the founder of Austin Photography Workshops. He received a MFA from the University of Colorado and a BFA from the College of Santa Fe, both in photography. He also studied painting with Richard Pousette-Dart at the Art Students League of New York. Michael has taught at University of Colorado, Eastern New Mexico University, University of Hawaii, Santa Fe Community College, PHOTOsynthesis, Austin Museum of Art, Rockland Center for the Arts, and Dar al-Kalima College, in Palestine. His work has been exhibited nationally and in Italy, Colombia, Mexico, and the Netherlands. This is his fourth year teaching for The Workshops.