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Workbook Presents

In Conversation: Andy Anderson and Rob Haggart

Saturday, March 1 / 10:45 am - 12:00pm

Location: Long Center Kodosky Donor Lounge

Join Rob Haggart, award-winning photo editor and founder of popular photography blog, and Andy Anderson, acclaimed commercial and editorial photographer, for a frank one-on-one conversation. Andy and Rob will talk about Andy's career, how he got his start, the challenges he's faced, how he stays true to his vision and more. Q&A to follow.

Andy Anderson began his photography career as the first staff photographer for Mens Journal and currently shoots for some of the biggest and best advertising agencies in the world on brands such as Adidas, Asics, The US Army and Marines, Diners Club International, Dodge RAM, Emirates Air, Barbados Tourism, Fiji Tourism, GoRV, Harley Davidson, Hummer, Kodak, Liberty Mutual, Hyatt, Nike, Verizon, Visa, Western Union and numerous state tourism campaigns. His editorial clients include Outside, Stern, Audubon, Conde Nast Traveler and Town & Country to name a few.

Andy grew up in St. Cloud, Florida and currently lives in Mountain Home, Idaho with his wife and kids. When not traveling on assignment, he can often be found in his Airstream trailer with his bird dog on a hunting or fly fishing trip. Andy believes advertising in its highest form is art and brings an enthusiasm for adventure and life to both his personal and commercial work. He is hired for his ability to infuse this into his lifestyle, location landscape, portrait and automotive imagery.

His work has been recognized by numerous award shows, The New York Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, and Graphis and was nominated for Life Magazine Eisie Award for excellence in photojournalism. He was a finalist for the MPA Kelly awards for Creative Excellence In Magazine Advertising and winner of the Gold Addy Award for self-promotion in print advertising. The Forbes Gallery has work of his in their permanent collection and his work was featured in an exhibition at The Art Institute of Boston. He was given the opportunity to be one of twelve select photographers invited to document the XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City.

Moderated by Rob Haggart, former Director of Photography for Mens Journal and Outside magazines where he received recognition for his work from Ad Week (creative team of the year), PDN, ASME, SPD, CA, Graphis and American Photography. He is currently the editor and founder of the popular photo industry blog and the founder and CEO of, a software company that builds portfolio websites for photographers. He was recently awarded the Focus Award for a Rising Star from the Griffin Museum of Photography and is on the Board of Directors at Center in Santa Fe.

This event is now SOLD OUT. Check with the registration desk at The Long Center day-of to see if seats become available.

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