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Other: Bob Nyquist 
Dates:  1924, 16 July - 2000, 4 March
Died:  US, OR, Eugene
 
  

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Approved biography for Robert C. Nyquist
(Courtesy of Christian Peterson)

 
  
Born on July 16, 1924, Bob Nyquist was a young participant in the Twin Cities pictorial scene in the 1940s. He began photographing while attending high school in north Minneapolis and was probably introduced to the local camera clubs by Clarence Bros, whose wife taught at Nyquistís school.
 
He graduated from what is now the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in about 1943, the one year his prints were accepted at the Minneapolis Salon of Photography. The museumís print by him, WTCN, is a bold image of a radio tower with the stationís call letters superimposed over it, at a dramatic angle. By the late 1940s, he had joined the Minneapolis Color Photo Club and was making slides. These were accepted at the Minneapolis salon in 1949 and 1953. Four years later, he was the committee chairman for color slides for the salon. He also had his slides accepted in the Sixth El Camino Real International Color Slides Exhibition (Los Angeles) in 1953 and the Rochester International Salon of Pictorial Photography in 1955.
 
Nyquist served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Subsequently, he was a commercial photographer and teacher at the Minneapolis Vocational High School. He moved to Ohio in 1957 and to Oregon around 1968. By 1982, he was working at Goldsworthy Engineering in Eugene, and five years later he and five other workers at Burley Design Cooperative obtained a U.S. patent for a bicycle trailer hitch. Robert C. Nyquist died in Eugene, on March 4, 2000. 
  
Christian A. Peterson Pictorial Photography at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (Christian A. Peterson: Privately printed, 2012) 
  
This biography is courtesy and copyright of Christian Peterson and is included here with permission. 
  
Date last updated: 1 June 2013. 
  
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