R. Mac Holbert is the co-founder of Nash Editions. Widely regarded as the worldâ€™s first digital printmaking studio focusing solely on photography, Nash Editions has established an international reputation for fine art photographic digital output. Conceived in 1989, and opening its doors in 1991, Nash Editions celebrates its 17th anniversary this year.
Prior to Nash Editions, Mr. Holbert was the Tour Manager for such music groups as Crosby, Stills & Nash, Peter, Paul & Mary and Carole King. He has long been active in the environmental movement helping to produce benefits for the Cousteau Society, Greenpeace, the Algalita Foundation and others.
Mr. Holbert has lectured extensively and conducted workshops on digital output, digital imaging/scanning and fine art printing on the IRIS and Epson large format printers. He is a Beta tester for Epson America, X-rite, NEC, Adobe and other software and hardware manufacturers.
Mr. Holbert has printed several seminal digital fine art exhibits that have been widely exhibited including:
|1994||Metamorphoses: Photography in the Electronic Age for the Aperture Foundation|
|1995||Nagasaki Journey: The Photographs of Yosuke Yamahata|
|1996||Nash Editions at the Butler Museum of American Art|
|1998||Digital Frontiers, Photographyâ€™s Future at Nash Editions for the George Eastman House|
|2001||Epsonâ€™s:America in Detail, The Photographs of Stephen Wilkes|
|2001||Vanishing Pollinators: Photographs of Carll Goodpasture at the National Zoo, Washington, DC|
|2002||Telling a Crow Story: The Photographs of Richard Throssel for the National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY|
|2003||The Photographs of Pat York for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Los Angeles, CA|
In December of 2006 Peachpit Press (New Riders) released a book on Nash Editions: Nash Editions:Photography and the Art of Digital Printing. (www.NEtheBook.com)
Mr. Holbertâ€™s clients have included William Claxton, Robert Heinecken, Stephen Shore, David Hockney, Douglas Kirkland, Eric Fischl, Danny Lyon, Pedro Meyer, Joyce Neimanas, Olivia Parker, and Maggie Taylor.
|2007||Lifetime Acheivement Award â€“ Digital Imaging Marketing Association|
|2006||Visonary Award – PhotoImaging Manufacturers & Distributors Association|
|2003||Nominated as Printmaker of the Year â€“ 2003 Lucie Awards|
|2000||Smithsonian Laureate for his pioneering work in digital printmaking.|
|1999||The Center for Photographic Art Technical Contribution Award.|
Additional information at: www.nasheditions.com