Photographic Areas of Focus
Abstract, Advertising & Commercial, Fine Art, Still Life
United States of America
At the age of 13, Hugh Kretschmer was introduced to photography by his father, a photo-instrumentation engineer for NASA, from the Mercury through Apollo missions. Hugh received a BFA from Art Center College of Design, graduating with honors, and then moved to New York City to start his commercial career. His client list includes Old Spice, Penn & Teller, Sony, Honda, Yamaha, Purina, National Geographic, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, GQ, Esquire, Oprah, and New York Times Magazine. His images have been recognized by The International Photography Awards, American Photography, Communication Arts, PDN, Graphis, and the SPD. His work has been exhibited in Berlin, Seoul, São Paulo, Serbia, New York, and Los Angeles. His photographs are on permanent display at the 911 Museum, New York, and in the archives at the Library of Congress. Hugh has also lectured and led workshops at Eddie Adams Workshop in Jeffersonville, NY, Gulf Photo Plus, Dubai, and Fotorama, Serbia. He teaches photography part-time at Art Center College of Design, UCLA Extension, and the Los Angeles Center of Photography.