Dominique Bollinger was born in Lyons, France, in 1950. He lives near Rome since 1986 and has been making photographs for over 40 years. During the 1980s, Bollinger travelled in the U.S and Mexico, photographing the landscape in color. In 1982, he won the “Prix Kodak de la critique photographique” in Paris, for a landscape series in color from the region of “Cévennes” in France and in 1998 First Prize G.R.Namias, Milano, Italy.
Since moving to Rome in 1986, the artist has worked almost exclusively in black and white, capturing the architecture and landscape of his adopted country.
He opened his own gallery in Tuscany, near Siena, in 2010, and began a serie on Val d’Orcia landscapes with special 8x10” camera.
Recent exhibitions include shows at Fotosphere Gallery, New York; Flo Peters Gallery, Hamburg, Germany; Gallery Benninger, Cologne, Germany; The International Photography Gathering, Aleppo, Syria.
His work has been published in UK, USA, Australia, Italy, France. Among the permanent collections holding Bollinger’s work are Centre Georges Pompidou and Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, Musée N. Niepce, Chalon, France; Museo della fotografia, Caltagirone, Italy ; and numerous private collections in the U.S and Europe.
He has done commercial works with Ikea, Patek Philippe, Pioneer.