Artist: Jay Pierstorff

Jay helps people improve their photography and digital image editing teaching a number of popular classes geared for photo enthusiasts of all skill levels, at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute. Originally born in Idaho, Jay lives year round in Tucson, AZ 
Jay specializes in teaching digital cameras and media as they bring new power and possibilities to image making. Jay’s classes take advantage of the "learn by doing" approach including the popular "Behind the Scenes Photowalk.".Jay has experience as a professional photographer, videographer, photographic retoucher, photo lab, sound reinforcement & audio recording technician and professional musician. He brings many traditional skills to modern, digital processes. Jay graduated from the Glen Fishback School of Photography in Sacramento, CA and learned photo retouching at Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, CA.

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Artist: Joshua Quarrell

Joshua has had a love of photography since he was a child with a 110 film camera.  To him, "Seeing life in a picture was a memory that one day may fade in your mind, so you can hold onto your memories longer".  As he grew up his fascination with photography did too.  He graduated with a Bachelors of The Arts in Video Production and Film Making.