A lifelong fascination with objects - finding and photographing them - is at the heart of Holly Stewart’s work. Her food photography and still life images reveal the simple, yet extraordinary truths in the objects of the everyday world. Since opening Holly Stewart Photography, Inc. in 1991, she has collaborated on both editorial and commercial projects, including print and film advertising for such ad campaigns as Nike, Got Milk?, E-bay, Elizabeth Arden, Gordon Biersch Beer, Sprint, Sony and Bank of America . The "Nuts" Cookbook for Diamond Walnut. She just fisnished a cookbook for Clarks and Potter Publishing, “Sweet & Skinny” due out next May 2011. Her studio and location photography for a variety of magazines includes: Esquire, Metropolitan Home, Coastal Living and C Magazine.
In addition to her product photography, Holly has built a diverse body of portraiture work ranging from corporate portraits to lifestyles campaigns. A list of clients includes Pacific Bell, Barclays Global Investors, Birkenstock and KeraVision , an annual report project, which spanned several cities across the U.S. and Europe.
Holly worked on the Campaign to Restore the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Photographing beautiful and unusual plants for both print and film for the new Conservatory advertising campaign.
Her work has drawn local and national attention and awards, including recognition in CA Magazine, Graphis, The San Francisco Show, AR100 and The Addy Award, the International Photography Awards Show and Black & White Spider Awards.
ADDY AWARD, AR100 AWARDS, CA MAGAZINE, GRAPHIS MAGAZINE, INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS (IPA), THE SAN FRANCISCO SHOW, BLACK & WHITE SPIDER AWARDS, PRINT, GRAPHIS ANNUAL, CA DESIGN ANNUAL, CA ADVERTISING ANNUAL, THE WHITE AWARD, PHOTO/DESIGN AWARD, PHOTOGRAPHER'S FORUM MAGAZINE FIRST PLACE, MEAD PAPER AWARD, BEVERAGE & FOOD ADVERTISING & PROMOTION AWARDS, AMERICA ADVERTISING FEDERATION, TYPE DIRECTORS CLUB, PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP