Terry Abrams Photography 


About        published Work

All photographs on this website are ©Terry Abrams, 2017, and may not be copied or used without permission

Terry Abrams has been teaching photography since 1975, when he moved to Europe to establish photography programs for an American college in Europe. He subsequently lived overseas for 13 years in England, Spain, Germany and the Azores Islands. During this time he travelled extensively throughout Europe, teaching Art, Photography, Conversational German and Basic Skills.

In 1988, Terry moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan and began teaching photography at Washtenaw Community College, where he is a full-time faculty member. As Department Chair for seven years, he guided the School of Visual Arts through the transition from darkroom to digital photography and into a new building and lab facility designed for digital imaging.

Terry has also been a Lecturer in Photography at The University of Michigan and conducts photography workshops at The Maine Photographic Workshops in Rockport, Maine. He co-produced the Great Lakes Digital Conference from 2003-2005, and taught workshops alongside the major innovators in digital photography, including Thomas Knoll, the inventor of Adobe Photoshop.

Throughout his career, Terry continues to be a student of photography. He has had the good fortune to study with Arnold Newman, Paul Caponigro, Michael Kenna, John Sexton, John Paul Caponigro, Lewis Kemper and others.

Terry Abrams has a BFA Degree in Photography from The Maryland Institute College of Art and Design, and an EdM Degree in Educational Leadership from Boston University. He also earned a Certificate in Photography from the Agfa-Gevaert Institute in Munich, Germany.

In 2005, Terry was selected to participate in a Fulbright-Hays Group Project led by the University of Michigan  to travel, photograph and study Islamic culture in Morocco and southern Spain. In 2010, he was hosted by the Turkish Cultural Foundation to travel and photograph throughout Turkey as a Cultural Tour participant.

In addition to teaching, Terry creates photographs using the latest digital  technology. His images are reproduced in books and appear regularly in exhibitions.