9.03.2009

TONY MENDOZA: Bob (2006- )

Photograph (c) Tony Mendoza/All rights reserved

Photograph (c) Tony Mendoza/All rights reserved

Photograph (c) Tony Mendoza/All rights reserved

TONY MENDOZA is a Cuban-American photographer. Born in Havana, he moved to Miami with his family in 1960, graduated from Yale with a Bachelor of Engineering, Harvard with a Master of Architecture, before becoming a full time photographer in 1973.

Mendoza has received three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Guggenheim Photography Fellowship as well as two Creative Writing fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council. His photographs have exhibited in major museums around the country. His most well known book Ernie is a photographic memoir centered around a cat he encountered when he moved in to an apartment in New York City. Mendoza is currently an instructor of photography at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Galleries.

Tony Mendoza Website

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5 comments:

little augury said...

Oh what a sucker I am for these types.Bob is fierce. GT

Betty Manousou:cutand-dry.blogspot.com said...

Hi Elizabeth,
He is really an amazing photofrapher. Cute photos.Just passing by yo say hi and i wanted you to know that i'm already following you. I'd love to visit my blog, too.

JMW said...

The way he has captured that dog's eyes is amazing. Great images.

Lyn said...

Mendoza..really gifted..would love to find an exhibit of his photos..will look for "Ernie"..thanks!

Rose C'est La Vie said...

Who would have thought I'd get excited about dog pictures but this unsentimental view of them is
excellent.