Nicole Houff

  • MEMBER TYPE

    Individual Artist
  • Artist Medium

    Photography
  • Email

    nicole@nicolehouff.com
  • Website

    http://nicolehouff.com/
  • Studio Building

    Betty Danger's
    Betty Danger's 2501 Marshall St. NE
    Minneapolis, MN 55418
    Other
  • SOCIAL MEDIA


To put it simply: I’m a Minneapolis photographer with a mild obsession with Barbie. Influenced by imagery from the 50s and 60s, I create scenes with the dolls in studio that have a sense of whimsy mixed with a little sarcasm. To me, Barbie is a positive, strong and empowering figure and I try to utilize her to create conversation. And to answer your question, I only have around 40 dolls.

I have lived in Minneapolis for over 18 years with my husband. I have a BA from Macalester College with a major in Studio Art and a minor in Political Science, supplemented with an Associate Degree from Minneapolis Community and Technical College in Photography and Digital Imaging.

My work has been shown at a variety of galleries, festivals and exhibits including: Mpls Photo Center, Gamut Gallery, Intermedia Arts, Nash Gallery, Robbin Gallery, MN State Fair, Uptown Art Fair, and the Twin Cities Pride Festival.

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