Duke University, B.A. Plant Biology, 1973

   Univ. of Michigan, Ph.D. Plant Development, 1980

Teaching Experience

TA and Lecturer in Biology   

     University of Michigan, 1974-1982

         incl. 6 summers teaching/research at UM Biological Station

Science Faculty, Loomis Chaffee School, 1986-2013

     Biology: Appointed Seymour Loomis Faculty Chair in Science

Research Experience

University of Michigan

     Thesis work: Developmental Biology

     Research Associate: Univ. of Michigan Medical School

     Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

          Development of the retina in goldfish

Harvard Medical School

     Summer Program, 2006 and 2007

          Research intern with students from LC

               development of monoclonal antibodies

               biology of stem cells

University of Pennsylvania

     Summer Program, 2008, 2009, 2010

          Research intern with students from LC

               biology of stem cells and cell culture


  Holcombe, Jeffrey W., 1976. “The Bryophyte Flora of Thuja Seedbed  Logs in a Northern White Cedar Swamp.” The Michigan Botanist  (15): 173-182.

  Holcombe, Jeffrey W., 1979. “Sphagnum angermanicum in New  Hampshire. The Bryologist 82(4): 616-618.  

Johns, P.R., and J.W. Holcombe (1982) Ontogeny of rods and cones in  larval goldfish. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. [Suppl.l21:204.  

Holcombe, Jeffrey W., 1984. “Morphogenesis of Branch Leaves of  Sphagnum magellanicum Brid.” Journ. Hattori Bot. Lab 57: 179- 240. 

  Holcombe, Jeffrey W., 2004. “Environmental Dance Photography: A History of Two Linked Artistic  Perspectives.”  Interdisciplinary Humanities 21: 45-61.  

Selected Juried Shows and Exhibitions

1980 - 1982 Gallery of the Ann Arbor Art Association, Michigan   

1981 Detroit Metropolitan Dance Project Photography Show   

1983 Artworlds Center for the Arts, Ann Arbor, Michigan   

1985 New England Arts Biennial, Amherst, Massachusetts   

1986 Town Gallery, East Longmeadow, Massachusetts: exhibiting member   

1987 Western New England College gallery: two person show   

1988 Barnes Gallery, the Loomis Chaffee School: two person show   

1996 Exposures '96: West Hartford Art League, Ulsacker Award   

2002 Film “Dancing the River Highway” selected by the New York Public Library and the National Museum of Taiwan for their collections   

2004  Momentum Dance Photography Show, Simsbury, CT – First Place, Adult Division   

2004-2013 Annual Community Art Shows, Richmond Art Center of Loomis Chaffee School   

2009   Koresh Artist Showcase, Philadelphia, one person show of dance photography  

2011-2016 PhotoSynthesis Resource Center and Gallery, Manchester, CT  Annual Membership Shows   

2012  Faculty: taught a class in Digital Photography for the Loomis Summer Program   

2013 American College Dance Festival, University of Massachusetts. Presentation of “Dancing the Appian Way” seminar

2014 Marlborough Arts Center & Museum, Marlborough, CT. Spring Photography Show   

2014 Dancing the Appian Way. Book published: http://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Appian-Way-Jeff-Holcombe/dp/132020757X  

2015 Arts Center East, Vernon, CT- Annual Photography Exhibition- Best In Show award    

2016 Arts Center East, Vernon, CT- Annual Photography Exhibition- Honorable Mention   

2017- present-  Abstract Micrographs and Dance Photography at Agonist Gallery

Website: www.agonist.gallery

email: jeff@agonist.gallery 

STOCK PHOTO AGENCIES- contributing member   2015- present:  iStock/Getty, Shutterstock, Fotolia/Adobe, Alamy, ageFotostock, Dreamstime and 123RF