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“Suburbia” - Photography

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Jump, jump! Everybody jump! Bill Owens is a legendary Northern California photographer famous for his 1973 “Suburbia” series documenting the East Bay Area. These photos were made at a trampoline park in Livermore, California in 1973, installed here for the first time as a large-scale triptych, reminding us to bounce as needed.

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Bill Owens
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Bill Owens was born in San Jose, CA September 25, 1938. Bill with his cameras is known as the foremost chronicler of Suburbia, made famous with the publication of his book by that name in 1972.

In 1983 after working several years as a photojournalist, publishing a series of books and producing two children Bill began his brewing career. He established Buffalo Bill’s, one of the nation’s first Brew Pubs which he operated until he sold it in 1994.

From 1993 to 1995 Bill published BEER the magazine. Moved by the spirits Bill went on to found The American Distilling Institute (ADI), the oldest and largest organization of small batch, independently owned distillers in the United States which he continues to lead and cultivate.

Astonishingly, all the while Bill has continued to make, exhibit and sell his photographs.