Instructor, photographer, fine and new media artist
Kira Carrillo Corser: Artistic Director, award-winning photographic artist, writer and video-producer with over 26 years’ experience, including 8 years teaching at California State University Monterey Bay. She has a Master of Fine Arts Degree and a BS in Journalism. Her photography has shown in major museums, including the Smithsonian and the Museum of Photographic Art, as well as in many state capitals and the U.S.Senate and Congress Buildings.
She is an award-winning photographic artist, writer and video-producer with over 26 years’ experience, including 8 years teaching at California State University Monterey Bay, specializing in Service Learning courses and community arts. She founded and developed the Visual Literacy component in courses in the Institute for Human Communication at CSUMB.
She is a trained and experienced supervisor in K-12 afterschool art studies, as well as over 15 years experience in collaborative projects and curriculum development. Her recent experience includes planning and shooting for a video for statewide use in California State University faculty advancement concerning current changes in assistive technology for learning disabled students.
Her nationally traveled collaborative exhibitions, along with 3 books and 9 videos, have been supported in part by the California Wellness Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, The California State University System, The AT&T Pebble Beach Charities Monterey Peninsula Foundation, The March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The James Irvine Foundation, the California Women’s Legislative Caucus and others.
Her photography has shown in many major museums, as well as state capitals and the US Senate and Congress buildings in Washington DC. She has lived in Monterey County for 18 years.