Regula Franz

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Regula Franz

Regula Franz is a Documentary Photographer and Educator who holds a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from VCU School of the Arts in Richmond. She is originally from Basel, Switzerland, where she received a B.A. in English, Linguistics, Anthropology and Art History. Interested in indigenous cultures and adventure travel, she has been photographing all over the globe, mostly in Southeast Asia and Latin America  She was awarded several artist-in-residencies at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado, where she had in-depth training in Fine Art Digital Printing and Digital Software.  In 2013, she received the prestigious Teresa Pollak Award for Excellency in the Arts. Her mid-career monograph ‘Beyond Journey’ was published in 2015 by Herekeke Arts Center, New Mexico, where she has been a Visiting Artist since 2009.  In 2015, she started leading Photo Tours and taught photography in Vienna, Austria with VCU Department of World Studies and her own company Viennart. She is now dividing her time between sojourns in Europe, winters in Southeast Asia and Mexico, and teaching in Richmond, VA in the summer and fall.

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