Nicholas Whitman at Horseneck Beach, Spring 2011. Nicholas Whitman

After graduating from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1978 Nicholas Whitman was commissioned to photograph collections at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. During his tenure he brought order and interest to the museum’s superb photographic holdings.

In 1986 he moved to freelance practice.

Returning to the Berkshires in 1990 he has since provided imagery for many of the regions cultural institutions. Including the Bennington Museum, Berkshire Museum, Berkshire Theater Group/Colonial Theatre, Chesterwood, Olana, MASS MoCA, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williams College Museum of Art, and Williams College.

Whitman’s Williams College winter study Landscape Photography class has run continuously for well over a decade.

In concert with commissioned work Whitman continues to mine numerous veins of expressive photography. Several of which have resulted in books, gallery shows and museum exhibitions.

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