Akron, Ohio is fortunate to boast the talent of photographer Bruce Gates amongst the creative pool of artists living in the area. Bruce is a professional photographer and the creative visionary behind the Studio 526 found on Grant Street near Akron’s busy university district.
Bruce earned both an Associate in Applied Sciences and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the prestigious Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester New York.
Through his work as a professional photographer, Bruce has garnered some of the advertising industry’s highest awards while producing corporate photography for such Fortune 500 companies as Coca-Cola, The Goodyear & Tire Company, PPG Industries, FedEx Custom Critical, Microsoft Corporation and The Home Shopping Network.
In addition to his high-profile national efforts, Bruce’s original work has been showcased in numerous art exhibits including Solo Shows at the Image Transfer Gallery in Portland and The Vox Gallery in Akron, Ohio, as well as numerous Juried art shows, including the Gasparilla Art Festival in Tampa and the Coconut Grove Art Festival in Miami. In recent years, Bruce has also taught Advertising Photography at The University of Akron.
“The Studio 526 provides a creative space in and of itself”, says Gates. “Not only does it house our advertising facilities, we also have a gallery space where I show
my personal work and the work of Local and National Artists.
A unique aspect to the Studio 526 is our 7000 sq ft studio space capable of shooting almost any type of project. It is complete with state-of-the-art Digital equipment and a Chimera light box measuring ten foot by thirty foot, that is perfect for producing amazing lines of light along larger objects such as cars and trucks. The studio is also available for rent.
For more information, contact Bruce Gates at: 1-330.715.2021
or visit our websites www.studiorental526.com,www.gatesphoto.com