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Tom Olmscheid is a photojournalist in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. 


He was chief photographer for the Minnesota House of Representatives for over 35 years documenting many of the events at the State Capitol during that time.


Tom has also been a stringer for 33 years with a major wire service covering professional and college sports as well as political events in the Twin Cities. His images have appeared in USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and many other major cities periodicals. His image of May Town Hall on election day 2001 was included in Time Magazines first ever Best Pictures of the Year 2002.


Tom's photographs have been exhibited at the Minnesota IFP Gallery, Minnesota Center for Photography, the Minneapolis Photo Center, the Duluth Institute of Arts, Gallery 96, LERAC Gallery, and in the Fine Arts Center at the Minnesota State Fair. 

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