For more than four decades, Maine Media Workshops has enjoyed an unparalleled reputation as one of the most inspiring places in the world to learn the art and craft of visual storytelling.
Maine Media students represent 44 countries and our alumni have gone on to establish significant careers in the media arts.
Maine Media students and alumni range in age from 14 in our Young Artist program, to artists in the prime of their careers, and those in their 70’s, 80’s and 90’s who continue to find inspiration here each year.
Elizabeth Greenberg is an artist and educator living in midcoast Maine. She received her BFA in Photography from Rhode Island School of Design. Following undergraduate school, Elizabeth spent her first summer in Maine at The Maine Photographic Workshops (now Maine Media Workshops), thus beginning a long-term relationship with a place she still calls home. Elizabeth served as Arnold Newman’s teaching assistant in Maine one summer and was subsequently hired as his assistant and studio manager. She continued to work for Arnold Newman for a number of years. Elizabeth continued to work in New York and established a career in the world of commercial photography.
Elizabeth taught her first class in 1994, and was inspired to pursue a career in arts education. In 1998 Elizabeth returned to graduate school and was awarded an MFA in Visual Arts from Vermont College in 2000.
In addition to teaching summer workshops and courses in photography and professional development at Maine Media Workshops + College, Elizabeth has also taught at The New School for Social Research, NYC, The Baum School of Art, Allentown, PA and Lafayette College, Easton, PA.