Artist Biographies

Erik Almas

Erik Almas was born in Trondheim, Norway, and moved to San Francisco to study photography at the Academy of Art at the age of 22. He graduated in 1999 with the distinction of “Best Portfolio” in that year’s Spring Show. In 2004, the Academy awarded him an Honorary Degree of Outstanding Alumnus. He has since produced advertising campaigns for such clients as Toyota, Hyatt, Puma, Pfizer, Microsoft, Nike, and Spanish Tourism. Erik’s work has been featured in Communication Arts—Photo Annual, Photo District News Photo Annual, American Photography, and on the cover of Graphis Photo Annual 2010. He has been recognized twice by Luerzer’s Archive as one of the 200 Best Advertising photographers worldwide. He now resides in ...

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