I am very glad to announce that I am now represented by the gallery ARTITLED! Contemporary Art. The gallery is located at Rogstraat 28, 5373 AV Herpen, in The Netherlands.
There is an article written by Olivier Delhoume about my photographic work in the latest issue of Artpassions Magazine, revue Suisse D’Art et de Culture, Geneva, Switzerland, March 2011. The article is available as a PDF file in French and English.
There is a new interview on Neutral Density Magazine’s website. Click here if you would like to read the interview.
I will be quite busy this spring, participating in several art fairs in Europe and USA. ARTITLED! Contemporary Art will be showing a collection from my New York City series at Artantique in Utrecht, The Netherlands, April 16th to 25th, and at The Affordable Art Fair Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 12th to 15th. The sizes of these prints are 81x81cm. My panorama images from this serie are also included, with print sizes up to 120x50cm, in a limited edition of 6.
Susan Spiritus Gallery will be exhibiting some of my work at San Fransisco Fine Art Fair, May 20th to 22nd, 2011. The art fair will be held at Festival Pavilion, Fort Manson Center, San Fransisco, California, USA.
AD-Galerie will be exhibiting a selection of my work at artbygenève, April 29th to May 3rd, 2011. The art fair will be held in Geneva Palexpo, Switzerland.
My solo-exhibition, Focus on Light, will be opening on January 14th, 2011 at AD-Galerie in Geneva, Switzerland. I will be attending the opening reception from 5 pm to 8 pm. The exhibition will be running from January 14th to February 25th, 2011. There is an article in the Swiss newspaper Le Temps regarding the exhibition at the AD-Galerie. The article is available as a PDF file in French.
Susan Spiritus Gallery will be exhibiting some of my work at Photo LA, January 13th – 17th, 2011. The 20th Anniversity Edition of Photo LA will be held at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main Street, Santa Monica, California, USA.
There is an interview regarding my work from New York City in Blur Magazine, issue 20, December 2010. Click here if you would like to read the interview as a PDF file. (It will take a little while to upload)
I am very pleased to announce that I am now represented by the gallery Swedish Photography in Berlin, Germany. The gallery is located at Oranienburger Strasse 27, a prime location on one of Berlin’s most famous streets, in the heart of the city center. The gallery Swedish Photography is owned by curator Nina Grundemark.
I am also pleased to announce that one of my images won 1st place in the category Nature for professional photographers, in the International Photography Awards 2010. I also received 8 Honorable Mentions in several other categories.
My solo-show, Focus on Light, will be opening on October 1st at ArtPhotoCollection gallery in Gothenburg, Sweden. The exhibition is part of the annual cultural event called Culture Night. The ArtPhotoCollection gallery is situated in the center of Gothenburg, just a few minutes walk from the famous Hasselblad Center. The owners of the ArtPhotoCollection gallery, Lars Bengtsson and Kerstin Fiedler, have an extensive background with the Hasselblad camera company. They are also the founders of Hasselblad Masters, the most prestigious awards in the photography industry. I will be attending the opening reception from 6 pm – midnight. The exhibition will be running from October 1st to October 27th, 2010.
I am very pleased to announce that I am now represented by Susan Spiritus Gallery in Newport Beach, California, USA. For the past 30 years Susan Spiritus has been a leader in the field of fine art photography, representing some of the most well known and highly respected photographers.
A new portfolio from New York City is now published on the website. A huge snowstorm covered Manhattan with several inches of snow the day after I arrived. I was lucky to get some nice photos from a beautiful snow-covered Central Park.
I’m very honored to announce that I had seven nominations in the 5th annual Black & White Spider Awards. I was awarded an Honor of Distinction in the category Silhouette, and an Honorable Mention in the category Nature.
I’m pleased to announce that my Turning Torso Collection was awarded 2nd place in the category Advertising Architecture, and 3rd place in the category Fine Art Architecture for professional photographers in PX3 – Prix De La Photographie Paris, France 2009.
I’m happy to announce that I won 1:st price in the National Geographic International Photography Contest. The winning image, called Amish Women, was taken on a ferry boat between Cape May, New Jersey and Lewes, Delaware last summer.
I’m very happy and honored to announce that I was awarded two Black & White Spider Awards – Merit of Excellence – in the categories Fine Art and Nature. The winning images will be published in the World’s Greatest Black & White Photography, Vol 2, and included in the Masters of Photography International Exhibition.
I’m also very proud to announce that I’m a Merit Award Winner in the Black & White Magazine Single Image Contest 2009. The awarded photograph will be published in the Special Issue of Black & White Magazine scheduled to arrive on newsstands worldwide the first week of December, 2008.
My solo exhibition, Water Works, is opening tonight, October 30, at galleri ikon here in Stockholm, Sweden. I will attend the opening reception from 5-9pm. The exhibition is running from Oct 30th to Nov 23rd, 2008.
I’m very pleased to have my work included in the anniversary issue of SHOTS, no: 100, summer 2008. This well-reputed magazine is an independent journal for fine art photography, based in Minneapolis, USA.
My image Rock Group was selected as the First Prize in Pilsner Urquell’s promotion for photography in conjuction with the fine wine retailer Oddbins in the UK. The image was taken on a blustery day in January 2007, just a stone throw from the swedish director Ingmar Bergman’s house at Hammars in Fårö, Sweden. The image was selected among 300 winners of International Photography Awards 2007.
Prix De La Photographie Paris (PX3) announces winners of the 2008 Competition:
Håkan Strand of Sweden was Awarded: First Prize in category Nature for the entry titled, Little Lighthouse, and Second Prize in category Fine Art for the entry titled, Water Works. In addition to these two Awards, Håkan Strand also received 6 Honorable Mentions. The jury selected 2008’s winner from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries.
I’m also pleased to announce that I am a Merit Award Winner in Black and White Magazine Portfolio Contest 2008. The awarded images will be published as a 2-pages feature in a special issue of Black and White Magazine, USA, scheduled to arrive on newsstands worldwide the first week of June 2008.
I’m very pleased to announce that the scandinavian magazine CAMERA NATURA will be featuring an 8 page spread with an interview in the first issue of 2008.
I’m also happy to announce that I was selected to the “Top 50” of the finalist group of Photolucida Critical Mass 2007. Portland, Oregon, USA.
International Photography Awards (IPA) announces winners of the 2007 Competition:
Håkan Strand of Sweden was Awarded: 1st and 2nd place in Fine Art Category, Landscape, for his Waterfront Studies. One of his award winning photographs was also selected for the Best Of Show. The 2007 Best of Show exhibition debuts at the Splashlight Studio Party on October 13th, in New York City before traveling to 8 cities internationally. The Best of Show was curated by Anthony Bannon, Director of George Eastman House in Rochester, NY, USA. Håkan Strand also received three Honorable Mentions in the category Nature.
I had a collection of black and white dark room prints and a short narrative published in the May issue, 2007, of the brittish magazine, Black & White Photography.