Baccalaureate Adjunct Faculty
MFA in Photography from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst .
Terri Cappucci, MFA is a Documentary Photographer and Photo Preservationist located in western Massachusetts, specializing in alternative photography practices, including glass plate, tintype and handmade photographs. She began her career as a photojournalist and spent more than 15-years photographing freelance for the Boston Globe and the New York Times. Terri spent twenty-years photographing in the Kwa Zulu Natal, a coastal South African province, producing a photographic study on social and political changes in the country between 1994-2014. She received her BA in Photojournalism and MFA in Photography from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst . Along with being a practicing photographer, Terri has been an educator both on ground and online, for 16-years. She is currently working on her book which focuses on her experiences and photographs, during her years as a documentary photographer in South Africa.
In 2019, Terri established the “Somebody Photographed This” project, which entails cleaning, digitizing, preserving and archiving a collection of roughly 4000 glass plate negatives dating between 1860’s-1930’s, from the western Massachusetts area. This work can be seen in the links below.