Photo Editing for Artists

Marisa Vitiello is an artist, designer, and educational consultant. As an artist, she has collaborated with Degenerate Art Ensemble to make costumes for a performance of Philip Glass’s Einstein on the Beach, commissioned by Robert Wilson. She has also been the lead artist on projects receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, National Science Foundation, and Environmental Justice Network in Action (a program of Seattle Public Utilities). As an educational consultant, she has overseen multiple local and international media collaborations for the Adobe Youth Voices program. She was the Instructional Designer for Pomegranate Center’s Fellow’s Program, making it possible to teach Urban Planners and Architects how to build gathering spaces with communities. She has designed three books for the Giraffe Heroes Project, an organization that honors people who stick their necks out for common good. She has also worked as an arts administrator, directing programs that engage public school students in creating public art works. Her focus is on civic engagement, art making, and getting good stuff done.
10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.
All Levels Welcome
Gage Georgetown
Laptop computer with Gimp and Photoshop installed:

  • Gimp is free and can be downloaded at
  • A 30 day free trial of Photoshop is available at
    Mouse (optional)
  • Bring photos of your art to process
Want to get your images prepped to submit to galleries or put on a website? In this hands-on workshop, you will practice using the tools that are most relevant to processing images of your artwork in Photoshop and Gimp. In addition, you will be introduced to Bridge, a great software for organizing your photo archives. Bring photographs of your work to learn to process.