EXHIBITIONS

Recent Projects:

2005/Present

Founded the No Strings Foundation.  Tim Wride executive director.  Simple to fund photographers.  Annual grants and catalogues.

2005

J. Paul Getty Museum: lecture on Roger Fenton photographic show.

2003/Present

“Silent Waves” – Digital images of beach, waves and sky. Colored grits and single prints mounted between aluminum and plexiglass responding to the emotion of color in an abstract sense. A compilation of a summer living on the everchanging Livingston Beach in Southern California.

2003 / 2004

“Italian Gardens” – A series of images taken in the spring and summer of 2003 of eleven privately owned gardens in Italy. Among them La Mortella (Ischia), Il Biviere (Sicily) and of the Villa Reale in Marlia, originally laid out by Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister in the English style.

2002 / 2003

“Digital Nudes” – Digital images of the human form in motion.

1999 / 2001

“Vestiges” – International traveling show with accompanying book and portfolio of albumen prints. A collaborative project with German photographer Martin Blume. French and German castle ruins from the 11th to the 13th century juxtaposed against images of the Anasazi ruins in the Southwest of the United States. This series shows the similarities and differences of the cultures living on both sides of the Atlantic.

Books Published

2007 Silent Waves-Limited Edition-The Photo Department, Malibu, CA
California Gardens-Wade Publishing, London England
2006 Italian Gardens-Braus Editions, Germany
2005 Retrospective From Miami to Malibu-braus Editions, Germany
Vestiges-Douglas Busch & Martin Blume-144 pages , 52 photographs in Duotone,
30 x 30 cm, Stuttgart 2005, Hardcover, English/French/German, ISBN: 3-89506-252-9
1994 Tides in Time-The Photo Department, Santa Monica, CA
1992 In Plain Sight-The Photo Department, Rockford, IL

Selected Photographs and Articles Published:

Photo District News: No Strings Foundation
International Photo Techniques
Camera Arts
Modern Photography
Photo Vision
Professional Photographers of America Technical Photography
N.Y. Times Art Review
Chicago Tribune
New York Photo District News
British Journal of Photography Photographic Collector Magazine
Popular Photography
Rockford Magazine
Janesville Gazette
Rockford Register Star
Die Rheinpfalz, Germany
Dernieres Nouvelles d’Alsace, Germany
Dernieres Nouvelles d’Alsace, France
Edenkobener Rundschau, Germany
Foto and Labor, Germany
Darkroom Photography
Photo Vision
Cucina Bella E Buona #76
Il Nouvo Bagno #27
HG TV Design Challenge 10 April 01
Robb Report March and April 2005
Western Interiors 2005

Selected Museum Collections:

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Illinois State Library
Rockford Art Museum
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Denver Art Museum
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art
Grinnel College Art Museum
Danforth Museum of Art
George Eastman House
Portland Museum of Art
University of California, Santa Cruz

Selected Corporate Collections:

McDonalds Corp.
United Banks of Colorado
St. Frances Hospital
The Best Company
Ziffren and Ziffren
General Litho
Jannes Arts Publishing Co.
Liebovich Steel Corp.
Eastman Kodak Corp.
Cedar Sinai Hospital
Polaroid Corp.
Rodenstock Optical Corp.
City of Rockford
Denver Chamber of Commerce

Selected One-Man Exhibitions:

2006 Art Moscow, Russia May 2006
Silent Waves: Caprice Horn Gallery, Berlin, Germany May 2006
Retrospective: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA (to be determined)
Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Vestiges: Vertretung des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz und der Europaischen Union, Berlin, Germany December 2006
Vestiges: Mainz Museum, Germany December 2006
Italian Gardens: Museum fuer Europaische Gartenbaukunst, Duesseldorf, Germany, May 2006 A book will acompany the traveling show
Vestiges: Landes Museum Koblenz, Festung Ehrenbreitstein, Germany April 2006
2005 Hack Museum, Retrospective Ludwigshafen, Germany
Vestiges: Maison de l’Archeologie, Niederbronn-les-Bains, Frankreich, France October 2005
Vestiges Buró Trifels, Annweiler am Trifels, Germany September 2005
Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Focus Gallery, Carmel, CA
1999 Mannheim City Gallery, Mannheim, Germany
Group V, Braunfeld, Germany
1998 Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, IA
Group V, Braunfeld, Germany
1997 Photo Classics Gallery, Munich, Germany
Lotus Gallery, Salzburg, Austria
1996 451 Gallery, Rockford, IL
Borrone Gallery, Menlo Park, CA
1995 Fact Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
Linderman Gallery, Germany
1994 G.Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
X-ibit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 Steven Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1991 Earl McGrath Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990 Art Services, San Francisco, CA
X-ibit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1989 James Madison University, Harrisionburg, VA
1989 continued City Hall, Rockford, IL
Weiss-Morris Gallery, Rockford, IL
Gallery Ten, Rockford, IL
1988 Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL
Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Union League Club, Chicago, IL
J.R. Kortman Gallery, Rockford, IL
1987 Ida Public Library, Belvidere, IL
Denver Chamber of Commerce, Denver, CO
United Banks of Colorado, Denver, CO
1986 Florissant Valley College, St. Louis, MO
Carson-Sapiro Gallery, Denver, CO
Fermilabs, Chicago, IL
A-Space Gallery, Madison, WI
University of Maine, Portland, ME
1985 Burpee Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Viterbo College, LaCrosse, WI
1984 Tracy Felix Gallery, Colorado Springs, CO
Victor School of Photography, Victor, CO

Selected Group Shows:

2002 A Century of Photography, Cedar Rapids Art Museum, IA
2000 Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA
1989 Art in the Embassies, Washington, DC
Busch Gallery, Rockford, IL
1988 Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Art Institute, Chicago, IL
1987 Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO
1986 US Department of State, Washington, DC
The LLoyd Gallery, Spokane, WA
The Architectural Center, Chicago, IL

Past Projects and Photographic Development:

1994 Published “Tides in Time”, a catalogue for the traveling show with the same name and worked on “Flesh as Canvas”, a year long project photographing tattood people across America, sponsored by Eastman Kodak Co.

1992 “LA Overlook” – freeways of Los Angeles, exhibited at Steven Cohen Gallery, CA. MFA Degree at University of Illinois. Published “A Right of Passage” and “In Plain Sight” which was awarded “Best Book by a Small Publisher”.

1991 Started Midwest Landscape Project. MFA work at University of Illionois.

1990 510 East State Street, Rockford, IL. Restoration of historic registry from 1880, which was awarded best city remodel in 1990. Finished restoration of 12,000 Queen Ann Building in Rockford, IL, which became his studio, darkroom and living quarters. Started portrait project with Daniel Voll (play write) which incorporates interviews with photography.

1989 “Societorial Nudes” Series consisting of seven walls measuring 9′ x 16′. Each wall had twelve images measuring 30″ x 50″ sequenced together. Opened at the Busch Gallery and the Weiss-Morris Gallery, Rockford, IL.

1988 Smithsonian Institution acquired four Busch prints for collotype show- “Imperishable Beauty”. Beginning of the shooting of “Societorial Nudes”.

1987 “Contrasts” – a photographic study of three communities in North Central Illinois. This exhibition traveled to five museums and ended at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, IL.

1986 “The Denver Photographic Project,” exhibition and portfolio.

1985 “Victor Colorado Landscapes” – eight 12″ x 20″ black and white contact prints in a limited edition portfolio of 25 sets. Thirteen continuous tone lithographs published and distributed by Jannes Art Publishing, Chicago, IL. Six limited edition collotypes in sets of 300 (signed and numbered) published by Black Box Photographics. Closed deGolden Busch Camera Co. Did photographic trip to four corners area with Carl Canfield.

1984 Publisher and executive editor of Viewpoint, the SuperLarge™ Format Newsletter, circulation of over 5,000. Delivered three lecture-seminars at the International “Photo-Expo” Convention in New York City on SuperLarge™ format instant imaging techniques for Kodak, Polaroid, and Agfa-Gevaert.

1983 Executive director for the Keith Photographic Foundation, founded by international photographer and columnist Simon Nathan. Responsible for organization of international traveling shows, discovery and requisition of new artwork, structuring and promotion of workshops. Was curator of a $750,000 collection of existing photographs in the permanent collection.

1982 Left family jewelry business. Founded deGolden Busch, Inc., which he ran as president. Designed all deGolden Busch SuperLarge™ format view cameras, FocuShield™ ground glass protectors, FilmLok™ filmholders, and archival washers. Obtained patents on products, all of original design.

1981 Trip to four corners area.

1975 Moved to Rockford, IL, to run family jewelry business.

1974 Moved to New York City; Scranton, PA; Boston, MA, to work with Chelsea Wholesale, Finley Departments as a diamond picker. Became assistant boutique buyer, before managing stores in Scranton. Continued photographing during this period.

1973 Graduated University of Illinois with BFA in Art and got voted one of ten outstanding seniors. Moved to Carmel, CA, to become Morley Baer’s asstistant. Worked with Al Weber on workshops in Death Valley. During this period befriended Ansel Adams, Wynn Bullock, Brett Weston, Huntington Witherall, Imigene Cunningham, Minor White, Ralph Gibson and others.

1951 Born November 11th to Enid Gottlieb and William Goldworn, Miami Beach, FL.

Architectural and Design Projects:

2004 Horse Ranch (12 acres)0 Marquez, Pacific Palisades, CA. Residential (RE40), type 5 construction (architectural design of 8,000 sq. ft. home, guest house, barn, riding rinks, trails, landscape design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

2003 Bruce Residence, Malibu, CA. Residential Estate (architectural design, coastal approval, permits, construction adminiatration / supervision, landscape design).

1016 North Bundy Drive, Brentwood, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction
(architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

Horse Ranch (7.5 acres)4098 Mandeville Canyon Road, Brentwood, CA. Residential (RE15), Main house, guest house, 3 car garage, barn, and arena (architectural design, permits, construction, administration / supervision).

2002 339 N. Bowling Green Way, Brentwood, CA. Residential (R1), (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

Landfair Apartment Building, Westwood, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration)
Fremont Residence, Pacific Palisades, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction
(architectural design, permits, construction administration).

2001 Haggis Residence, 342 10th Street, Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

815 Leonard Road, Brentwood, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

Baquet Residence, 24th Street, Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

2000 Awarded California Contractor’s Licence #791171
2518 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

1411 Cloverfield Blvd, Santa Monica, CA. Commercial (C4), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

Villa Pacifica, 2126 3rd Street, Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

Pottery Studio, Georgina, Santa Monica, CA. Architectural design.
1999 Conzono Residence, 26th Street, Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction, (architectural design, permits, construction administration).

310 Amalfi Drive, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

1998 Lehrhoff Residence, 14100 Attilla Road, Santa Monica Canyon, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

1997 Nathan Residence, 726 Marguerita Ave., Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

1996 Newton Residence, 401 9th Street, Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

1995 1410 24th Street, Santa Monica, CA. Six unit apartment complex with studio. Residential (R3), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

Copeland Court, Santa Monica, CA. Residential (R1), type 5 construction (architectural design, permits, construction administration / supervision).

1993 10355 West Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA. Commercial (C1), type 5 construction of Artist Loft Spaces (architectural design, permits, construction administation / supervision).