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Helen Kolikow Garber, American photographer, artist. Named Photographer of Year, Publicity Club Los Angeles, 1997; recipient Grand prize, 20th Century Photo Contest, 1994, Honorary Mention award, Nikon Photo Contest, 2001, Commendation award, Mayor Los Angeles, 2007, 3rd Place International Photo award, Architectural History, 2008.


Garber, Helen Kolikow was born on August 9, 1954 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Alex and Geraldine (Rubin) Kolikow.


Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1976.


  • Avocations: traveling F C.


  • Other Work

    • Cover and 45 interior photographs in Parents at Last, 1998. Photography work has appeared in Photo District News, B&W Magazine, Focus Magazine, American Photo, Popular Photography, New York Times, New York Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Travel Holiday. One-woman shows include Santa Monica Museum Flying, 1990, Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, Samuel Dorsky Museum Art, New Paltz, New York, 2007, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, New York.

      Represented in permanent collection at Brooklyn Museum Art, Portland (Oregon) Art Museum, Museum City New York, Yale University, Peter Palmquist Archives, Gearge Eastman House International Museum Film and Photography, New York, Samuel Dorsky Museum Art, New Paltz. Author: Venice Beach, California Carnivale, 2005. Artist: Venice Family Clinic, Venice Community Housing, Santa Monica Conservancy, Los Angeles Conservancy, American Cinematheque, Habitat for Humanity, English Springer Rescue of America, George Eastman House, International Museum Film & Photography, Feminist Press, City College of New York, Focus on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.


Director, group installation GroupSC, 2009, GroupLA, 2008, An Intimate View Los Angeles FADA Los Angeles Art Show, 2010. Member Autumn Lights Festival, Los Angeles, 2010, Month of Photography, Los Angeles, 2010. Director, urban noir American Academy Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, 2010.

Co-director Night View Collaboration, 2007—2010. Panorama FADA Los Angeles Art Show, 2010, Pico Art Festival, Santa Monica, California, 2009, Month of Photography, Los Angeles, 2009, Venice Art Walk, 2007. Photographer, night view Los Angeles Venice Biennale of Architecture, 2006.


  • Other Interests



Married Stuart H. Garber, August 12, 1979.

Alex Kolikow

Geraldine (Rubin) Kolikow

Stuart H. Garber