Photographing the Ashland Wisconsin Ore Dock, Winter 2009. Photo by Mike Zerby
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About David Husom
David Husom is a documentary photographer who has exhibited throughout the US and in Japan. His work was featured in Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Bruce Berman Collection at the in Los Angeles in 2007. On display were 10 prints from the Getty's collection of 23 images from 1978 to 1996 in their permanent collection. There is also a book of the same title that shows each of the works in the exhibit.
Exhibitions of his work include: New York; Newport RI; Anderson Center, Red Wing MN; Burden Gallery NY; Tubac (Arizona) Art Center; Sioux City Art Center, IA; FISEA at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design MN; Minneapolis Institute of Arts and Winona State University. One person exhibits include Minneapolis; Baldwin Gallery, Murfreesboro TN; E. J. Bellocq Gallery, Louisiana Tech University; Portland (Maine) College of Art and Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo TX. Two person exhibits with William Pringle Rodman, Anderson Center, Red Wing MN, Stephen Shore, Film in the Cities, St Paul MN, and Ann-Marie Rose, Izu Shimoda, Japan.
His photographs are in numerous collections including the , George Eastman House, , Weisman Art Museum, , San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, , Bruce Berman Village Roadshow Pictures Burbank CA, 3M Corporation, Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP, Minneapolis MN and the Federal Reserve Bank Minneapolis.
He has been published in Aperture magazine and Architecture Minnesota, where his portfolio of fairground images won an award from the Society of Publication Designers. His work is featured in the photography text book The Wonders of Photography by Dennis Curtin. An interview and his photographs are featured on the German website Two Way Lens.
Husom is a frequent conference speaker, including the Society of Photographic Education conference in New Orleans, Reinventing the Photographer in Chicago, SGO - Digital Photography in the 90's in Minneapolis, and ImageWorld Orlando. He has done visiting artist programs, lectures and workshops at a number of colleges including Middle Tennessee State University, University of Wisconsin in Green Bay, the Minneapolis College of Art & Design, the Winona School in Chicago, the Milwaukee College of Art & Design, and Wright State University OH.
He is the recipient of grants and fellowships from the McKnight Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Minnesota State Arts Board, Apple Computer and the University of Minnesota Office of Information Technology. He has appeared on KUOM and KSTP radio and WCCO and TPT television. He recently was on KARE 11 Breaking the News discussing documentary photography.
He has a BFA in Photography and Film with a minor in Drawing and Painting from the University of Minnesota where he studied with photographer Jerome Libeling. He has an MFA in Photography and Film with a minor in Art History from the University of Minnesota where he studied with filmmaker Allen Downs and art historian and artist Sidney Simon.
He is on the faculty of the University of Minnesota where he teaches new media, web design and documentary photography in the . He previously taught photography in the Art Department, General College and the School of Journalism at the University. He lives in rural Wisconsin, overlooking the Mississippi River near Red Wing Minnesota.