The Collage Portrait

“Photography is the simplest thing in the world, but it is incredibly complicated to make it really work.” – Martin Parr

Image by Nydia Hartono

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Patient N. 7, 2014-2016 image by Alma Haser


The Collage Portrait: Students will be able to use a digital or analog device, such as a cell phone, camera, or iPad, to design, create, and edit a collage portrait. The collage portrait, or photomontage, may use a variety of materials. 

Time Frame Estimate: 2-4 weeks

Students will be required to;

Helpful Video links:

Articles on Collage & Photomontage:

Photo Project Rubric – based on New York State Learning Standards for the Arts

Advanced Accomplished Proficient Incomplete
-Exceeded all requirements.  -Met all or most requirements. -Met some requirements.  -Did not meet requirements.

Extra – Extra Credit 

  • Feeling ambitious! Create a 5 minute video using Screencast-o-matic  and then share it on Vimeo. Include your final image(s), in the order you wish viewers to see them, with a detailed description of each.  You may read your artist statement aloud, speak slowly and clearly.