Throughout its existence the art of photography has been linked to western technological growth and industrialization. What better place to explore your own photographic vision than The Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark. The Carrie Furnaces were the heart and soul of U.S. Steel’s Homestead Works during most of the twentieth century and remain the only examples of pre-World War II furnace technology in existence today. The former industrial site is now the setting for photo safaris appropriate for both novice and experienced photographers alike. The 3-hour photo safaris are led by Ivette Spradlin, a Cuban-American photographer, video artist, and educator.
The 3-hour photo safaris are led by Ivette Spradlin, a photographer, video artist, and educator. She received her BFA in Photography from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia and her MFA in Photography from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has shown her work nationally and internationally, and has taught photography and digital imaging at colleges and universities in and around Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.