(650) 704-7005

bobholmgren@gmail.com

 

My photographic practice has consisted of both fine art and commercial photography. Much of my commercial photography was for national magazines extensively covering Silicon Valley.  For the past ten years, I have shot primarily with an inexpensive toy camera.  

 

Education

MFA, San Francisco Art Institute
BS, Southern Illinois University

 

Awards

National Endowment for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship, 1984
American Photographer, New Faces, top award fine art category, 1984 
Society of Publication Designers, Gold Award, 1992

 

Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (link)
Michigan State University, Kresge Gallery, East Lansing, MI
Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN (
link)
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan

 

Publications (fine art related)

Camera Magazine (Swiss), 1972, 74
Glass Eye (Japan), 1976 
American Photographer, 1984
Making of a Collection, Photographs from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1984
Communication Arts, 1992, 1996, 1997
The 2nd Tokyo International Biennale, 1997
Photography, London and Upton, 6th edition, Longman 1998 
AG, The International Journal of Photographic Art and Practice (UK), 2006
Hebe Magazine, #4, June 2010 (Spain)
Square Magazine, 3.2, 2012 (UK)