Andrew P. Smith has been a photography educator in Jamaica with ten years of experience in lecturing photography at the tertiary level. He has been a full-time lecturer in photography and journalism at the B.A. Communication Arts & Technology programme at the University of Technology, Jamaica since 2012. He has also served as adjunct lecturer in photography at: the Edna Manley College for the Visual & Performing Arts, the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at the University of the West Indies, and the Northern Caribbean University.
Apart from lecturing at the tertiary level, Andrew has conducted recreational and educational workshops to a variety of groups in both Jamaica and England. The latter opportunity arose when he was selected to participate in the 2002 Liquid Light photography exchange programme between Jamaica and the East Midlands. Andrew has conducted leisure workshops at Sanaa Studios in Kingston and TVET training at the Media Technology Institute. He has conducted in-house photography training sessions for the Jamaica Library Service, the National Health Fund and the Jamaica office of the Inter-American Institute for Agriculture (IICA). Andrew currently conducts the River Breeze Photography workshops in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica.
The following are testimonials from participants of the workshops at Sanaa Studios:
“Excellent course. I was satisfied with the workshop and the instructor was very thorough in his delivery.” Diedre Chang. 2011
“Field trips are a great experience to see the true Jamaica.” Laura Jean Persard-Hunter. 2011