Douglas Hill
, Los Angeles California United States
 
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Contact details
Tel: 213 819-5856
Brief Summary
Photographer with extensive experience documenting architecture and interior design for books, magazines, portfolios, websites and many other applications. Also a fine art photographer. Has designed a number of HTML websites incorporating his photographic skills. Interested in creating work that blurs the line between the commercial and fine art worlds. 
Clients
Angeleno Magazine, LACD (Lisa Adams Closet Design), Troy Adams Design, Timothy Arbenz Architects, Artistica Furniture, Barry Beer Design, Nick Berman Design, Bestor Architecture, Janek Bielski Architect, Brantner Associates, Coastal Living Magazine, Robb Report, Ralph Gentile Architects, G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Balcony Press, Design Partnership, Jezek Associates, Power Strip, Magnitude Strategy+Design, Linda Murray Interior Design, Wertheimer Architects, Posse Furniture, Reed Architectural Group, Ritz Interiors, Ergo Design Works, Schlocker Associates, Sterling Publishing, Montana Avenue Interiors, Totah Design Inc
Professional Experience

Education:
            University of California, Los Angeles

            California Institute of the Arts, Valencia

List of Exhibitions:

Solo shows:
            "Poured In Place: 72 LA River Bridges"
            Craig Krull Gallery – March/April 2007
            Santa Monica, CA

            "Studio Backlots"
            Craig Krull Gallery - April/May 1999
            Santa Monica, CA

            Prairie State College Gallery - April 1982
            Chicago Heights, IL

            The Photography Place - December 1982
            Philadelphia, PA

            BC Space - December 1980
            Laguna Beach, CA

            ARCO Center for Visual Arts - September 1979
            Los Angeles, CA

            Soho/Cameraworks Gallery - May 1978
            Hollywood, CA

            Soho/Cameraworks Gallery - February 1977
            Hollywood, CA

            California Institute of the Arts - March 1974
            Valencia, CA

 

Group shows:
            "This Side of Paradise: Body & Landscape in Los Angeles Photographs" – June 2008
            Huntington Library – San Marino, CA

            "New & Improved" – June 2008
            Los Angeles Center for Digital Art - Los Angeles, CA

           "The Art of Photography" – April 2007
            Lyceum Theater – San Diego, CA

            "Best of Show" - October 2006
            International Photography Awards - London, UK

            "Utopia" - September 2006
            Millard Sheets Gallery - Los Angeles, CA

            "Snap to Grid" - September 2006
            Los Angeles Center for Digital Art - Los Angeles, CA

            "Snap to Grid" - September 2005
            Los Angeles Center for Digital Art - Los Angeles, CA

            "Looking at Los Angeles" – June 2005
            Arclight Gallery, Hollywood, CA

            "Recent Gifts: For Eye & Mind" – August-November 2004
            Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

            "Snap to Grid" – September 2004
            Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

            "Personal.ads" – January 2004
            Louis Stern Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

            "Downtown Dogs" – June 2003
            Gallery Asto, Los Angeles, CA

            "L.A. Light" – December 2001 – December 2002
            curated by the Pasadena Museum of California Art
            presented at California Tan, Los Angeles, CA

            "Architecture in Photography" - October 2000
            Stephen K. Josephsberg Gallery, Portland, OR

            "Concrete River" - February-March 2000
            Los Angeles River Center, Los Angeles, CA

            "Standing Still" - October-November 1997
            Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

            "Wedding Days" - June 1997
            G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

            "L.A. Cityscapes" - May 1997
            Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

            "Gallery Salon" - December 1996
            Craig Krull Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

            "American Landscapes" -  April 1982
            The Simon Gallery, Montclair, NJ

            "The New Color" - October 1981
            International Center for Photography, New York, NY

            "Year 200: New Views of Los Angeles" - February 1981
            Mount Saint Mary's College, Los Angeles, CA

            "Farbwerke" - August 1980
            Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland

            "Gallery Artists" - August 1980
            Jeb Gallery, Providence, RI

            "Annual Members' Show" - August 1980
            Friends of Photography Gallery, Carmel, CA

            "Members' Photographs" - April 1980
            Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA

            "Fotographie im Alltag Amerikas" - September 1979
            Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zurich, Switzerland

            "Photo as Document" - May 1979
            California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

            "Photographic Directions: L.A. '79" - January 1979
            Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, CA

            "National Juried Postcard Show" - August 1978
            Soho/Cameraworks Gallery, Hollywood, CA

            "Annual Members' Show" - July 1978
            Friends of Photography Gallery, Carmel, CA

            "Erotica" - December 1977
            Soho/Cameraworks Gallery, Hollywood, CA

            "Private Edition" - January 1977
            Soho/Cameraworks Gallery, Hollywood, CA

            "Friday Photo Group" - May 1973
            California State University, Northridge, CA

Publications:
            "This Side of Paradise: Body & Landscape in Los Angeles Photographs"
            (Merrell Publishing) 2008
            Jennifer A. Watts, Claudia Bohn-Spector & Douglas R. Nickel
            Illus. p. 175

            "Looking at Los Angeles"
            Marla Hamburg Kennedy, Ben Stiller, David L. Ulin, Jane Brown, eds.
            (Metropolis Books) 2005
            illus. pp. 30-31

            American Photo - March/April 1999
            "The Set Shot: A Hollywood Son Documents the Dream Factory"
            illus. p. 36

            Hermes (Orion Press) - May 1997
            "Stars and Stripes Forever"
            illus. pp. 144-145

            "24 Hours in the Life of Los Angeles"
            (Alfred Van Der Marck Editions) 1984
            illus.pp.118-119

            Afterimage - February 1982
            "The New Color" p.4; illus.p.5

            "The New Color" (Abbeville Press) 1981
            Sally Eauclaire, ed.
            p.145,159; illus.p.139,142

            Obscura (Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies)
            May/June 1981
            "Year 200: New Views of Los Angeles"

            Artweek - March 1981

            Camera (C.J. Bucher, Ltd.) - February 1981 No.2
            "Year 200: New Views of Los Angeles" (catalog)
            pp.40-41; illus. pp. 23-26

            Artweek - September 1979

            Artweek - May 1978

            Camera (C.J. Bucher, Ltd.) - May 1978 No. 5
            "Document: The American Point of View"
            p.24; illus. cover; pp.25-32

            Artweek -  December 1977

Collections:
            Huntington Library
            San Marino, CA

            J. Paul Getty Museum
            Los Angeles, CA

            Bruce & Nancy Berman
            Los Angeles, CA

            Museum of Photographic Arts
            San Diego, CA

            Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

            Center for Creative Photography
            University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ

            Center for Motion Picture Study
            Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Beverly Hills, CA

            Cedars-Sinai Hospital
            Los Angeles, CA

            Portland Art Museum
            Portland, OR


Awards and Recognition
photography, photographer, website design, editorial photographer, fine art photographer
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