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Photographs by Holden Richards

Holden Richards is a native North Carolinian currently residing in Hillsborough. His photography is inspired by walking the landscapes and byways of Orange, Durham and Alamance Counties. These locations and their subjects predominate his photographic work. The images and prints are created using vintage medium and large format film cameras and printing and developing in the traditional wet darkroom.

Holden is a current Getty Images Contributor who has had is work featured print including Paris edition of Plateform Magazine and The Oxford American as well as appearing in corporate advertising campaigns through Getty. His work has been recognized and included in shows juried by curators from SECCA and the Mint Museum of Art among others. He was recently selected 10th Biennial of the Photographic Image Exhibit of East Carolina University in 2017.

Recent Activity

  • Selected for the 10th Biennial of the Photographic Image Exhibit of East Carolina University, 2017
  • Kallitype "Old 86" selected for inclusion in Looking Glass Magazine January, 2017
  • Selected for the Biennial Exhibit of the Greenville, North Carolina Museum of Art, 2016
  • Selected for Penland School of Crafts Winter Residency in Photography, January 2016
  • Participated in portfolio review as part of CLICK photography 2015. Reviewers: Alexa Dilworth: Center for Documentary Studies, Roger Manley: Director of the Gregg Museum of Art, Linda Johnson Dougherty: Curator of Contemporary Art at the North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Selected for Penland School of Crafts Winter Residency in Photography, January 2015
  • Work Juried into "Pixel and Grain" Exhibition October, 2014, Juror Jeff Whetsone, professor of Photograph at the University of North Carolina
  • Studied View Camera at Penland School of Crafts June 2014 with Jim Stone
  • Selected for the North Carolina Artists Exhibition, Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, March 2014
  • Block Gallery Exhibition, Raleigh Arts Commission juried exhibition, September, 2013
  • Work featured in the Oxford American Magazine June, 2013
  • Inclusion in the juried show and sale "Art of the Auction" North Carolina Museum of Art, May 2013
  • More images seleced a Getty Photography Contributor, 2012
  • Inclusion in the juried show and sale "Art of the Auction" North Carolina Museum of Art, May 2011
  • Published on CityPulse's Citylab website 2012 (9 Images)
  • Published in The International Analogue Photographic Society Book, "Unlimited Grain - Landscapes" 2011 (2 Images)
  • Inclusion in "Hopscotch & Sparkcon Present: Momentís Note, photographs of North Carolina music"
  • Finalist in Black + White Photography Magazine "Photographer of the Year" Landscape category
  • Solo Gallery Showing,"Time + Light" Raleigh Times Gallery - Raleigh, August 2011
  • "Scope, The North Carolina Landscape," Visual Art Exchange juried exhibition, Raleigh, NC, 2011. Juried by Allie Pitcher, Special Curatorial Assistant, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA
  • Inclusion in the juried show and sale "Art of the Auction" North Carolina Museum of Art, May 2011
  • Solo Gallery Showing,"Work From the Center" Arts Center Carrboro, April 2011
  • "21st Annual N.E.W. Show" (never exhibited works), Visual Art Exchange juried exhibition, Raleigh, NC, 2010. Juried by Steven Matijcio the curator of contemporary art at the SECCA.
  • Work featured in the premier edition ART/SEE Magazine 2010
  • Selected as a Getty Photography Contributor, 2010
  • "Scope, The North Carolina Landscape," Visual Art Exchange juried exhibition, Raleigh, NC, 2010. Juried by Jonathan Stuhlman, the Curator of American Art at the Mint Museum of Art. (Received Merit Award)
  • Solo Showing Crook's Corner Chapel Hill 2009
  • Featured in PLATEFORM magazine, Vol. 1 Issue 3. France, 2009
  • Inclusion in the "Picturing Wake: Our County in Photographs" for the Wake County Libraries 2009
  • "50 Photographers 50 Images" at Crocker's Mark Gallery Juried by Dr. Richard Zakia, Photography Professor Emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology, 2008
 










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