Shooting From The Heart: Finding Passion and Purpose in Your Life and Relationships

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Personal growth intersects with photography in this guided encounter with your own creative genius

Stuck...personally, creatively, professionally?

Shooting From The Heart® pierces obstacles and unleashes blocked potential to reclaim your creative life. Come with a working knowledge of your cell phone camera (you won't believe how creative the tool is that you hold in your hand every day), and a willingness to explore your deepest source of inspiration...yourself. Prior photography experience is not necessary. Leave with experience, knowledge and insight that will continue to inspire vitality and creativity living.

 (Reading requirements, Shooting From The Heart, by instructor Rob Goldman as a foundational component)

Instructor: Bill Roberts, Rob Goldman

Four Tuesdays: October 9, 16, 23, 30

7 pm-9 pm, Wasch Center, Butterfield Room

 Off-site daylong: December 8, 2018


Bill Roberts, Rob Goldman

ROB GOLDMAN is a photographer, community-engaged artist, educator, author and speaker. His work interweaves aspects of art, education, social awareness and social action to foster personal and professional development while building community.   Mr. Goldman’s photographs have been celebrated in gallery exhibitions and national magazines including Cosmopolitan, Time, Brides and Mademoiselle, and used by major corporations including Google, Club Med, Microsoft, AT&T, Marriott, Braun and Seagrams, to name a few.   He is the founder and director of the Center for Creative Development, a nonprofit organization that is home to several youth empowerment and community engagement programs including the “I Matter” Project (most recently in partnership with the city of New Haven), Just Like Me and Art in Transit. He is also the founder of the Stepping Stone Gallery for Contemporary Photography and Art That Matters, an artist community and gallery, both on Long Island.   Rob's projects, programs and lectures are offered at universities, museums, art institutes and corporations, focusing on creativity, personal and professional development, leadership and transformative education. He is the author of Shooting From The Heart: Creating Passion and Purpose in Your Life and Work.  Rob holds a BS in Photography from Rochester Institute of Photography and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College. 


BILL ROBERTS Wesleyan ‘63, was the minister of the First Church for 20 years. He left the parish ministry in 1989 and worked for KPMG and Prudential before beginning his own consulting firm. He has writ­ten two books: Initiation to Adulthood: An Ancient Rite of Passage in Contemporary Form (1982) and Crossing the Soul’s River: A Rite of Passage for Men (at Midlife) (1998).