Mac Holbert Imagician of Art Authority
Mac Holbert, senior Imagician at Art Authority in Ashland Oregon, whose mission is to partner with internationally renowned art authorities - museums and artists - to make the world's art accessible through innovative software solutions and museum quality reproductions.
Graham Nash and Mac Holbert
Mac is a prolific lecturer as he conducts workshops on digital output (digital imaging and fine art printing) and is a friend to artists striving to get the most out of inkjet printing.
Nash Editions was the worlds first professional fine art digital printmaking studio since opening tis doors in Manhattan Beach, California. Nash Editions has attracted leading artists such as David Hockney, Pedro Meyer, Peter Alexander, William Claxton, Francesco Clemente, Eileen Cowin, Elliott Erwitt, Carol Flax, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Heinecken, Robert Glenn Ketchum, Douglas Kirkland, Mark Klett, George Krause, Martina Lopez, Danny Lyon, Sally Mann, Joyce Neimanas, Jenny Okun, Olivia Parker, Marc Riboud, Jamie Wyeth, and many others. .... and established unparalleled international reputation for fine art photographic digital printing.
Graham and Mac with the Iris printer.
Mac is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2007 lifetime achievement award and the 2000 Computerworld Smithsonian Medal for his pioneering work in digital printmaking.
He also founded the Image Collective in 2010 to provide multiple services for cultural heritage organizations including assisting with project that utilize their collections. The Image collective exists to serve and preserve and celebrate the worlds images through its research, education and related activities with the goal of benefiting all images - still and moving - analog and digital - both great and humble.
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