Links and Resources
GALLERIES WORKING WITH THE BULLOCK ESTATE:
One of the oldest continuously operating art galleries devoted to photography. Began representing Wynn’s work in 2010.
Owner/Director – Ben
In 2009, this gallery was the first to exhibit the new prints of Wynn’s Color Light Abstractions.
Gallery Director – Tony
Photo Gallery International
PGI has been representing Wynn’s photography since the 1970s and has sponsored several exhibitions of his work.
Gallery Director – Akiko
See+ Art Space/Gallery
In 2010, See+ became the first gallery to sponsor an exhibition and represent Wynn’s work in China.
Gallery Director – Hua’er
A world-renowned photography gallery right on the Monterey Peninsula where Wynn lived and worked.
Gallery Director – Richard
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Mounting and custom framing services at Searle
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OTHER INTERESTING SITES:
American Photography Archives Group
Great resource organization for those who own and/or manage a privately held photography archive. The works of both Wynn
and Edna Bullock are represented through Bullock Family Photography LLC.
Published two monographs on Wynn’s work: Wynn Bullock Masters Series of Photography (1976/1999 – still
in print) and
The Enchanted Landscape (1993/1999 – out
of print, available here...).
Arrow Camera Digital Photo & Imaging Center
Tracing its roots back to Arrow Photo Finishing, a business established in 1943 by Wynn and his sister Mary, it morphed
into Arrow Camera when Hank Datter became the owner in 1952. The name Arrow Photo Finishing continued to be used by Wynn
for his photography concession at Fort Ord Army Base on the Monterey Peninsula from 1946 to 1960.
Mountain View, CA
Wynn’s book The Photograph As Symbol was its first major publication. Beautifully handcrafted by Jonathan Clark, it
was released the year after Wynn died and has since become a sought-after collectible.
Center for Photographic Art
Located in the space where Friends of Photography began in the late 1960s. Wynn was one of the founding members of that
organization and served as its first Exhibition Committee chair. At one time, the gallery space was named “The
Wynn Bullock Gallery”. The traveling exhibition of Wynn’s
abstract color work had its premiere at CPA in May 2010.
Printed the book Wynn Bullock: Color Light Abstractions (available here... ).
Foundation for Photographic Preservation
Provides services to photographers and their families who are seeking institutional homes for their creative work.
Gibbs Smith Publisher
Published the book Wynn Bullock: Photographing the Nude (1984 – out of print, a limited number
available here... )
Features the work of many prominent photographers on the Monterey Peninsula. In 2009, Wynn’s daughter Barbara Bullock-Wilson
was made an honorary member for her distinguished contributions to the arts and for advancing the West Coast legacy
Katarina Fagerström Levring
A Swedish photographer who creates some of the loveliest and most richly meaningful abstract images of flowers that we’ve seen.
Outstanding resource celebrating photography and the creative process. Published several articles and portfolios of
Wynn’s work and produced a series of “Special Edition” prints of Wynn’s images in the 1990s.
An incredible resource of information on fine art photography and the artists who create it.
Mac and Ava Motion Pictures Productions
Steven Rosen and Terry DeBono are the award-winning filmmakers who produced the film Roots of California
Photography: The Monterey Legacy. Includes the work of both Wynn and his wife Edna who began her own 20-year career
as a creative photographer after his death.
Monterey Museum of Art
A significant collection of Edna Bullock photographs, some of Wynn’s work, and a variety of Bullock archive materials
are housed here. The release of Wynn’s
book Photographing the Nude was hosted here in 1984.
Monterey Peninsula Photo Events
Gin created and continually updates this rich site of information on photographers and photographic activities in and
around the Monterey Peninsula.
Palm Beach Photographic Center
West Palm Beach, FL
Sponsors a wide variety of photographic workshops, exhibitions, and special events.
Published the book Wynn Bullock 55 (2001 – still in print, available here...).
Photocritic International – A.
The blog site of one of photography’s most interesting and insightful writers.
A directory of information and resources for people interested in and involved with photography.
Tracy Valleau Multimedia Services
Currently working on a new DVD project about Wynn.
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INSTITUTIONS WITH MAJOR COLLECTIONS:
Center for Creative Photography,
Wynn was one of five founding photographers whose work established the Center in 1975. It is the home of the largest
collection of Wynn’s work, including all his negatives.
de Saisset Museum at Santa Clara University,
Outside of the Bullock Family Photography Archive being established at UC Santa Cruz (see below), it has the most extensive
institutional collection of Wynn’s original Color Light Abstractions.
Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts,
Houses more than 100 of Wynn’s vintage prints in its permanent collections.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
San Francisco, CA
Another institution that houses over 100 of Wynn’s photographs in its permanent collections.
A VERY SPECIAL NEW RESOURCE
Bullock Family Photography Archive,
University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
The Special Collections and Archives Department of UCSC's University Library is the future home of the Bullock Family Photography Archive. This major holding will preserve for future generations the creative works of three members of Bullock Family: Wynn, his wife Edna who had a 20-year career as a creative photographer after Wynn died, and their daughter Barbara Bullock-Wilson, a UCSC alumna who played pivotal roles in both her parents' careers and who is continuing to manage the family estate with the help of her husband Gene Bullock-Wilson and the support and guidance of her sister Lynne Harrington-Bullock.
ARTISTS WITH PERSONAL TIES TO BULLOCK PHOTOGRAPHY:
Long-time friend and colleague of Wynn’s. Wrote the Introduction to Wynn’s only black & white portfolio (1973).
One of the founders of Spectrum Gallery in Fresno, CA, where she and Wynn's wife Edna had a joint show of their photographs in 1985.
Good friend and colleague of Edna’s and respected member of the Monterey Peninsula photographic community. In 1991,
she led a group of women photographers to the Soviet Union and organized an exhibition of their work that traveled
to various cities in the USSR. It was Edna’s first trip outside the U.S. and she was 76.
Considers Wynn a mentor and participated in photo expeditions with Edna after she became a photographer. Had his
work exhibited along with Wynn’s in a show at the Palm Beach Photographic Center in the 1990s.
Deeply respected Wynn as a fellow artist. As a friend, she enjoyed needling him on occasion. Made a wonderful portrait of him during the making of the Fred Padula film Two Photographers: Wynn Bullock and Imogen Cunningham.
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Photography teacher, workshop leader, and practitioner, Steve is a founding member of Spectrum
Gallery in Fresno,
CA, where the works of both Wynn and Edna have been exhibited.
Charles P. Farmer
As former co-owner of F Stops Here Gallery in Santa Barbara, CA, Chuck was involved with Edna's Nudes, the
1995 book and travelling exhibition project showcasing the imagery of Wynn's wife Edna.
Highly esteemed as one of the elders of the Monterey Peninsula photo community and a founding member of the ImageMakers.
Has presented workshops featuring Wynn’s creative journey and has quoted Wynn in monographs of his own imagery.
A kindred spirit to Wynn, Will draws inspiration from many sources and is a seeker of meaning.
Photographer and professional graphics designer who designed the book Wynn Bullock: Color
Light Abstraction (available here...).
Professor of Photography at California College of the Arts in Oakland, CA. Co-author of Wynn
Bullock 55 (Phaidon Press).
One of the most insightful and knowledgeable scholars of Bullock photography.
Met and befriended Wynn while Henry lived in Big Sur (1944–1962). Admired and wrote about Wynn’s work. Wynn did
a series of photographs of Henry, his wife Eve, and some of Henry’s friends.
Helped Wynn make Type-C prints of his Color Light Abstractions at the Lawson Jones’ color lab in San Francisco
during the early 1960s. In 1966, produced the film Two Photographers: Wynn Bullock and Imogen Cunningham. Named
his only child after Wynn.
Named after his father Fred ’s close friend and mentor Wynn Bullock, this Wynn has embraced filmmaking as his passion
Sir George Pollock
British photographer who began creating his extensive “Photography of Light” about three years after Wynn started making his “Color Light Abstractions”. Developed a friendship largely through an exchange of letters and audio tapes.
Wrote the essay for The Enchanted Landscape. Strong supporter of both Wynn’s and Edna’s work.
Credits both Wynn and Edna as important influences. Worked with Edna as a model in the 1980s.
Filmmaker and producer of the film Wynn Bullock: Photographer. (available here...)
Long-time admirer of Wynn’s work and author of an article about him that appeared in the May 1970 issue of Modern
Initially met Wynn in 1954 and remained friends with him until Wynn’s death in 1975. In 2002, wrote an article
for Photo Techniques Magazine celebrating the centennial of Wynn’s birth.
Another long-time friend of Wynn’s. Loved coming over to the Bullock home for Edna’s pot roast and spaghetti dinners.
An imagemaker with his own distinctive vision. Like the Bullock family, he and his wife Gina promote the amazing
photographic heritage of the Monterey Peninsula as well as actively support the next generation of photographers
through their Weston Scholarship program.
An important influence in Wynn’s creative journey during the late 1940s. Both men enjoyed a warm friendship that lasted
until Edward’s death in 1958.