Widely regarded as the world’s first digital printmaking studio focused solely on photography, Nash Editions has established an international reputation for fine art photographic digital output. Prior to Nash Editions, Mr. Holbert was the Tour Manager for such music groups as Crosby, Stills & Nash, Peter, Paul & Mary and Carole King. He has long been active in the environmental movement helping to produce benefits for the Cousteau Society, Greenpeace, the Algalita Foundation and others. In 2000 Mac was honored by being named a Computerworld Smithsonian Award Laureate for his pioneering work in digital printmaking.
Mr. Holbert has lectured extensively and conducted workshops on digital output, digital imaging/scanning and fine art printmaking on the Epson large format printers. He is a Beta tester for Epson America, X-rite, NEC, Adobe and other software and hardware manufacturers. In 2008, Mr. Holbert became a senior partner in Pixel Genius where he helps to develop enhancement plug-ins for imaging software. He has achieved numerous awards such as:
- Lifetime Achievement Award – Digital Imaging Marketing Association
- Visionary Award – PhotoImaging Manufacturers & Distributors Association
- Nominated as Printmaker of the Year – 2003 Lucie Awards
- Smithsonian Laureate for his pioneering work in digital printmaking.
- The Center for Photographic Art Technical Contribution Award.
Mac has imaged and printed for:
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, Aperture Magazine, Lewis Baltz, Harry Benson, The Boston Public Library, Horace Bristol, Jerry Burchfield, Canon USA, John Paul Caponigro, William Claxton, Leonard Cohen. Bruce Dale, Henry Diltz,, Douglas Dubler, Jeff Dunas, George Eastman House, Epson America, Eric Fischl, George Eastman House, Richard Gere, The Getty Museum, Lynn Goldsmith, Greg Gorman, Lois Greenfield, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Stephen Hannock, Robert Heinecken, Greg Heisler, David Hockney, Walter Iooss, Jeff Jacobson, David Kennerley, Val Kilmer, Douglas Kirkland, George Krause, Les Krims, Marty Kroft, Gerd Ludwig, Danny Lyon, Jay Maisel, Phil Marco, Steve McCurry, Joe McNally, Ken Merfeld, Pedro Meyer, Arthur Meyerson, MGM, Morrison Hotel, James Nachtwey, The National Gallery UK, Joyce Neimanus, Leonard Nimoy, Olivia Parker, Neal Preston, Chris Ranier, Jack Reznicki, San Diego Museum of Photography, Santa Barbara Museum, Howard Schatz, Jeff Schewe, Mark Seliger, John Shaw, Stephen Shore, Rodney Smith, Smithsonian Institute, Tyler Stapleford, Dave Stewart, Elisabeth Sunday, Tim Tadder, Maggie Taylor, Joyce Tenneson, Amy Toensing, Arthur Tress, Pete Turner, Jerry Uelsmann, Vincent Versace, Warner Bros, Devek Weiner, Robert Weingarten, Stephen Wilkes, Billy Dee Williams, Jamie Wyeth.