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School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Art : Art Faculty

Elyse Shapiro

Adjunct Professor


Elyse began her career as a photojournalist and now works as an event and corporate photographer. She has taught photography throughout Connecticut for over 30 years, presently at Silvermine Guild of Art in New Canaan and Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.

As a freelance photographer Elyse's commercial work has appeared in American Photographer, The New York Times, Modern Bride and Westport Magazine, as well as numerous websites and annual reports. In her personal work she is fascinated with the architecture and artifacts of deserted places.