About Andy Prisbylla

Andy Prisbylla is a writer and documentary photographer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He compares his work to that of an advocacy journalist, where his role is to not only cover an issue but champion its viewpoint and purpose to the best of his ability. You can view his portfolio at www.andyp.org.
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The South Bronx on Fire: Photography Exhibit Chronicles a Borough on the Rebound

  In September 2012, six photographers from the South Bronx, New York will come together in a show of photographic unity, in honor of the borough that raised them. The Seis Del Sur exhibition, comprised of images by noted photographers Joe Conzo, David Gonzalez, Ricky Flores, Angel Franco, Edwin Pagan and Francisco Molina Reyes II, chronicles a […]

Q&A with Liz Belfer and Lea Faminiano: Designing Superheroes for Cities

  A youth development program located in New York City, Guardians of the City, encourages schoolchildren to become involved in their community by combining social issues with public art. The goal of the project is “to empower children to take ownership of their community and raise awareness for positive change.” (Check out our previous post about the program here.) […]

Positive Pictures: Germaine Watkins and the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild

  As a photography instructor at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Germaine Watkins explains why it’s essential to connect with his students. “It’s important, because that’s what was done with me when I was a student, and I’m trying to replicate that from my experience,” he said. “It helps them out to see that other people […]