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Barbara Kasten (b. 1936 in Chicago, Illinois)
Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois

 

Education

1970
M.F.A., California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California

1959
B.F.A., University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

 

Solo Exhibitions

2024
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK (forthcoming summer)

2023
Figure/Chair, 1972-1973, Bortolami, New York, NY
Present Continuous, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England
Spatial Dissidence, Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany

2022
ARCHITECTURAL FICTION, DOCUMENT, Chicago, IL
Barbara Kasten: Works, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
SHIFT, Bortolami, New York, NY

2021
Barbara Kasten, Case Chiuse, Milan, Italy

2020
Scenarios, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Barbara Kasten: Works, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Chroma, Hannah Hoffman Gallery at Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Intervention, Paramount Studios Back Lot, Frieze LA, Los Angeles, CA
Barbara Kasten: The Crown Hall Project, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL

2019
Abstract Horizons, Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany
Constructs 1981 1982, Bortolami, New York, NY
Mies Birthday Party: Bauhaus Descendants, Mies Van der Rohe Society at Illinois Institute of Technology, S.R. Crown Hall, Chicago, IL

2018
Parallels, Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany
Futuro, ARCOmadrid, Madrid, Spain
Barbara Kasten/Chicago, Artist/City, Bortolami, S.R. Crown Hall Residency, IIT, Chicago, IL

2017
Parti Pris, Bortolami, New York, NY
Barbara Kasten: Intervals, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England
Feature: Barbara Kasten, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Art Basel, Switzerland

2016
I want the eyes to open” – Josef Albers, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles
Staging Architecture, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany

2015
Barbara Kasten: Stages, curated by Alexandra Klein, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 2015: The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Chicago, IL, curated by Ellen Alderman; 2016: Museum of Contemporary Art, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Bennett Simpson
Set Motion, Bortolami, New York, NY

2013
Scenes from Places Beyond, Recent Works and Video Installation, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012
Behind the Curtain, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011
Barbara Kasten: Experimental Work from the 1970s, Pacific Standard Time, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
Ineluctable, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
A Matter of Perception, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe, Germany
REMIX: Barbara Kasten w/ Lucky Dragons, Applied Art, Chicago, IL

2010
Shadow = Light, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
AbstractingLight, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

2009
Through a Glass Darkly, SubCity Projects, Chicago, IL

2007
Barbara Kasten: Constructs 1979-1983, Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago, IL 

2006
Constructs, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Abstractions and the Neo-Cubist Order: Photographs of Barbara Kasten, Tampa Gallery of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL
Shadow Traces, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA 

2002
Barbara Kasten: Reflections of Egypt, Art Museum, University of Memphis, TN 

2001
Constructs: Works from 1979 to 1986, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA 

2000
Barbara Kasten: Mythic Figures, Smallworks Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 

1999
Barbara Kasten, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Mythical Figures, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA 

1997
Tanagra Goddesses, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
Barbara Kasten and Robert Beckmann, Small Works Gallery, Las Vegas, NV 

1996
Buried: Goddesses, Temples & Amphoras, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
Barbara Kasten: Through the Lensand back, Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA
Barbara Kasten: Goddesses, Temples & Relics, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
Barbara Kasten: Buried, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

1995
Barbara Kasten 1992-1994, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
Parchman Stremmel, San Antonio, TX

1993
Barbara Kasten, Place Sazaby/Gallery RAM, Los Angeles, CA
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

1992
d.p. Fong and Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Barbara Kasten: El Médol, Tinglado 2, Tarragona, Spain 

1991
PARCO Exposure Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
The Pueblos Series, URBI et ORBI Galerie, Paris, France
Barbara Kasten: A Retrospective 1980-1990, Photo Forum, Pittsburgh, PA
Barbara Kasten: Works from 1986-1990, Spirit Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1990
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Cliff Dwellings, Ehlers-Caudill Gallery, Chicago, IL 

1989
Barbara Kasten: Architectural Sites, International Center of Photography, New York, NY; The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Krygier/Landau Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA 

1988
Barbara Kasten: Architectural Sites, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA 

1987
Fine Arts Gallery, Edward Crown Center, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Separate Realities: The Photographs of Barbara Kasten, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Architectural Sites, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Richard Green Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Barbara Kasten, KiMo Theater, Albuquerque, NM 

1986
Foster Goldstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
Barbara Kasten, Yurakucho Asahi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Keihan Gallery of Arts and Science, Osaka, Japan (exhibition catalog)
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

1985
G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Recent Photographic Constructions, Vision Gallery, Boston, MA
Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Barbara Kasten Constructs, Port Washington Library, Port Washington, NY
Barbara Kasten, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Exact Seeing, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA
Toward an Interconnectedness of All Things, Wright State University, Dayton, OH (exhibition catalog)
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA 

1984
Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Barbara Kasten, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

1983
Barbara Kasten, Carol Taylor Art, Dallas, TX
Barbara Kasten: New Work in Cibachrome and Polaroid, Bernie’s Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA 

1982
Centric 2: Barbara Kasten, installation/ photographs, curated by Constance W. Glenn, The Art Museum and Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Barbara Kasten: Photographs, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Barbara Kasten: Contemporary Photographs, Herbet F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT

1981
Barbara Kasten: Constructions, Polaroid Photographs, International Museum of Photography George Eastman House, Rochester, NY 

1978
Barbara Kasten: Non-Camera Blueprints, The Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA 

1977
Barbara Kasten Painting, Simon Lowinsky Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1976
Barbara Kasten: Photographic Drawings, Jack Glenn Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
The Phoenix Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY 

1974
Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, CA 

1973
Barbara Kasten: Seated Forms, Isabelle Percy West Gallery, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA 

1972
Fiber Sculpture, Galeria Rzeźby, Warsaw, Poland 

1971
Fiber Sculpture, Anneberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

 

Two-Person Exhibitions

2017
Generations: Jessica Stockholder / Barbara Kasten, curated by Douglas Fogle and Nicola Lees, MiArt, Milan, Italy

 2013
Barbara Kasten & Sara Barker, Mary Mary, Glasgow, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London, UK 

2012
Barbara Kasten and Justin Beal: Constructs, Abrasions, Melon and Cucumbers, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
Tektonika: Barbara Kasten & Magicgruppe Kulturobjekt, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany 

2011
Constructions, Barbara Kasten and Alexandra Leykauf – Carl Freedman Gallery, London, UK 

1986
Barbara Kasten/Gwenn Thomas, Reynolds/Minor Gallery, Richmond, VA 

1984
Barbara Kasten/Timothy Lamb, Film-in-the-Cities Gallery, St. Paul, MN 

1982
Stanley Bowman/Barbara Kasten, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 

1974
Barbara Kasten and Leland Rice, Ross-Freeman Gallery, Northridge, CA 

1971
Fiber Sculpture by Barbara Kasten and Image Banners by Maggie Brosnan, Financial Plaza of the Pacific, Honolulu, HI

 

Group Exhibitions

2024
Inaugural Exhibition, The Campus, Hudson, NY
ICP at 50: From the Collection, 1845–2019, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Revolutions: Art from the Hirshhorn Collection, 1860–1960, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

2023
Kadel Willborn at Galerie Karin Guenther, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany
Long Story Short, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
A History of Photography: Selections from the Museum’s Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Mapping an Art World: Los Angeles in the 1970s-80s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture into Photography, Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles, CA
On Living – With Taste, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Re-Inventing Piet. Mondrian and the Consequences, curated by Andreas Beitin and Elena Engelbrechter, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Shades of Daphne, curated by Stephanie Cristello, Kasmin, New York, NY
Reckless Rolodex, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2022
Only One Step From Heaven, La SIRA, Asnières-sur-Seine, France
Is it true?, Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, Design Museum of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2021
Women in Abstraction, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; 2022: Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
Two Scenarios for a Collection, FracNormandie, Rouen, France
Underexposed: Women Photographers in the Collection, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
In Good Company, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL 

2020
small is beautiful: (A)rtschwager to (Z)augg, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
Bluets, Chicago Manual Style, Chicago, IL
Words at an Exhibitionin ten chapters and five poems, The Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
The Polaroid Project-At the Intersection of Art and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Freize LA Paramount Studios Back Lot, Los Angeles, CA
Feminizing Permanence, St Marys College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA
Photography tested by Abstraction, Frac Normandie Rouen, Rouen, FR
89th Exhibition of Visual Artist Members, The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2019
After Virginia, CHART, New York, NY
Daguerreotype, Autochrome, Polaroid 1/1, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
Color Mania The Material of Color in Photography and Film, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
The Polaroid Project The Intersection of Art and Technology, Musée McCord, Montreal, Canada
Construct NYC, Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania
Studio Photography: 1887 2019, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY
The Sensation of Space, The Warehouse, Dallas, TX
In The Hot Seat, KMAC Museum, Louisville, KY
Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber, Making New Time, Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE
How We See: Materiality of Color, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO
The Expanded Photograph, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM 

2018
How We See: Photobooks by Women, 10×10 Photobooks, Reading Room Exhibition, New York Public Library, New York, NY
The Invitational, David Moos Art Advisory, Toronto, Canada
Kinship, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
West by Midwest, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
You Stand on the Ground Floor, 601Artspace, New York, NY
Kleine Geschichte(n) der Fotografie (#1), Sprengel Museum Hannover, DE
Generations Female Artists in Dialog Part 1, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, DE
Bauhaus and America: Experiments in Light and Motion, Landschaftsverband Westfalen-Lippe – Museum Für Kunst Und Kultur, Münster, DE
Brought to Light: Revelatory Photographs in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Collection, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
The Polaroid Project The Intersection of Art and Technology, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
The Polaroid Project The Intersection of Art and Technology, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany
The Polaroid Project The Intersection of Art and Technology, WestLicht Museum for Photography and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Vienna, Austria
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art, Tate Modern, London, UK
Virginia Woolf an Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings, Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, UK
Under Cover: Where Collection and Archive Meet, The University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach, California
The Beauty of Lines. Masterpieces from the Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla collection, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, France 

2017    

The Polaroid Project The Intersection of Art and Technology, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas; 2018: WestLicht Museum for Photography and Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Vienna, Austria; 2018: C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany; 2018-19: National Museum of Singapore, Singapore; 2019: Musée McCord, Montreal; 2020: MIT Museum, Cambridge Massachusetts.
Feature, Art Basel. Galerie Kadel Willborn, Basel, Switzerland
Leaving the Still Image, Farewell Photography Biennial, Wilheim-Hack-Musuem, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
L’Été plus vaste que lEmpire, Wentrup Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Enter Stage Left: the craft of theatre in art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College, Cork, Ireland
Polaroids: The Disappearing, Nathalie Krug Gallery, New York, NY
Photo Kenetics: Movement, Body & Light in the Collections, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, DE
University of Disasters, Bortolami, New York, NY
Light Play: Experiments in Photgraphy 1970 to the Present, Study Center for Photographs and Works on Paper, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Extended Compositions, Kunstquarter Bethanian, Radialsystem V, St. Johannes Evangelist Church, Berlin, Germany; Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt Biel/ Bienne, Switzerland in co-operation with University of Arts, Bern, Switzerland

2016
An Image, Art Centers South Florida, Miami, FL
Montage, curated by Alex Kitnick, Off Vendome, New York, NY
Rotation 2015, California Museum of Photography Sweeney Art Gallery, Culver Center of the Arts, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA
On Space and Place: Contemporary Art from Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and Vancouver, DePaul Art Museum in collaboration with ART21, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Abstract Object, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
and, something like fire dancing, Susan Hobbs, Toronto, Canada
Less is a Bore. Reflections on Memphis, curated by Julia Höner, KAI 10, Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany
Staged Spectacle and Role Playing in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Munich, Germany
Level 2: In the Studio, TATE Modern, London, UK
Gist & Gesture, Kavi Gupta, Chicago, IL
Every Day I Make My Way, Minerva, Sydney, Australia Camera of Wonders, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico; Museo de Arte Moderno, Medellin
Still Life with Fish: Photography from the Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
Tales of Ratiocination, Campoli Presti, London, UK
MoCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Chicago and Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
Vitreous Humour, Kansas Gallery, New York, NY 

2015
Markus Amm, Barbara Kasten, Jaromir Novotny, Dirk Stewen, Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany
The Human Apparatus, Klemm’s, Berlin, Germany
Camera of Wonders, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
Celebrating Photography at the National Gallery of Art: Recent Gifts, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA
Cyanotypes: Photographys Blue Period, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
The Architectural Impulse, curated by Warren James, Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York, NY
Extended Compositions, Kunstquarter Bethanian, Radialsystem V, St. Johannes Evangelist Church, Berlin, Germany
Imagine Reality. RAY 2015 Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt / RheinMain, Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt, Germany      
Part Picture, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
Colors of the Southwest, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Women and Abstraction, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 

2014
A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio, Museum of Modern Art, NY
1980s Style: Image and Design in The Dorsky Museum, Sara Bedrick Gallery, Museum at SUNY New Paltz, NY
Photo Lab, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
The Material Image, curated by Debra Singer, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
The Will to Architecture, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The Invented Image: Photographs from the Collection, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, FL

2013
The 5th Dimension, Ricou Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
DECENTER: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, Abron Arts Center, Henry
Street Settlement, New York, NY; 2013: Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Think First, Shoot Later, Photography from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities Department of Light Recordings,
Section IV: Lens Drawings, curated by Jens Hoffman, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
Beyond the Object, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
Prague Biennial 2013, Prague, Czech Republic
Black Rabbit, White Hole, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
A Democracy of Images: Photographs From the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
The Stand In (Or a Glass of Milk), Phase 1: An Unbiased Teal, Public Fiction, Los Angeles, CA
Colors! American Photography Transformed, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
Histories/Photographies, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
See the Light Photography, Perception, Cognition: The Marjorie and Leonard Vernon
Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Pommery Experience #11, An Odyssey: 30 Years of FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France

2012
Construct, Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK
Towards a Warm Math, On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York, NY
Second Nature: Abstract Photography Then and Now, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
Lost Lines, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Verlangsamte Performance, curated by Wilhelm Schurmann, Van Horn, Dusseldorf, DE 

2011
Channel to the New Image, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
Untitled Document, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
From Polaroid to (IM)POSSIBLE, Masterpieces of Instant Photography, The WestLicht Collection, Vienna, Austria
Distilled Moments, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA

2010
NADA, Miami Basel Art Fair, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
Just A Matter of Time, Galerie Kadel Willborn, Karlsruhe, Germany
Immaterial, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
Let There Be Geo, A & D Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Terminus Ante Quem, Shane Huffmman, Barbara Kasten, Anthony Pearson, Erin Shirref, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
In a Paperweight, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
Group Show, Monique Meloche, Chicago, IL
LISTE, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland, James Fuentes, New York, NY
Starburst: The History of Color Photography in the 1970s, The Cincinnati Museum of Art, OH; 2010: Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Karl Haendel & Walead Beshty, Sheree Hovsepian, and Barbara Kasten, Monique Meloche, Chicago, IL

2009
Contemporary Abstractions, Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY
A Twilight Art, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY
Constructivismes, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; 2009: Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY; 2010: The Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ; 2011: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL; 2012: Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR; 2012: Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR; 2012: Clay Center for the Arts, Charleston, WV; 2013: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
Polaroid: Exp 09.10.09, Atlas Gallery, London, UK
Picturing the Studio, School of the Art Institute Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL 

2008
Re-Considering Color, Postmodern Classical II, The City College, CUNY, New York, NY
Contemporary Abstractions, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY 

2007
Lagunas Hidden Treasures: Art from Private Collections, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA 

2006
Polaroid Collection, Alinari National Museum of Photography, Florence, Italy 

2005
Conceptual Photography from the Collection, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
The New Chicagoans, Iron Street Studios, Chicago, IL 

2004
In the Center of Things: A Tribute to Harold Jones, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ 

2002
Go On Being, Our Blue Star, Tokyo Fuji Art Museum, Japan
Through the Looking Glass, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
American Perspectives: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection, Photographic Resource Center and the Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA 

2001
Zeros and ones: Digital Photography, Moser Performing Arts Center Gallery, College of St. Francis, River Forest, Joliet, IL
Photograms from the 20th Century, Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
City 2000: Chicago in the Year 2000, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 

2000
American Perspectives: Photographs from the Polaroid Collection, Tokyo Metro Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Architectural Constructs in Contemporary Photography, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Exhibition Highlights, 1995-2000, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
First Works, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Thomas Joshua Cooper, Anna Fox, Barbara Kasten, Seydou Keita, Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg, Museum of Contemporay Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
Cameraless Wonders, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

1999
Contemporary Classicism, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Marjorie & Leonard Vernon Collection, Santa Barbara Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
Ancient History, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
An Eclectic Focus: Photographs from the Vernon Collection, Santa Barbara Museum of Art Santa Barbara, CA
Innovation/Imagination: 50 Years of Polaroid Photography, Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco, CA

1998
Masterpieces of Photography from the Merrill Lynch Collection, James A. Michener Art Museum, Bucks County, PA
4 P: platinum, pixilated, pinhole, polaroid, Caldwell University, Caldwell, NJ
Photographs Multiple Roles, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL 

1997
Connexions and Disconnexions: Filiaci, Kasten, Thomas & Tanger, Nuova Icona, Venice, Italy
Eye of the Beholder: Photographs from the Avon Collection, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
New Realities: Hand-Colored Photographs 1839 to the Present, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY; 1997: Boise Art Museum, ID; 1998: James A. Michener Museum of Art, Doylestown, PA; 1998: DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; 1998: Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT
Masterpieces of Photography from the Merrill Lynch Collection, James A. Michener Museum of Art, Doylestown, PA

1996
Image de la mere, Le Forum des Halles, Paris, France
This is A Set-Up: Fab Photo Fiction, Bowling Green State University, Fine Art Center Galleries, Bowling Green, OH
The Painted Photograph, University of Wyoming, WY; DeCordova Museum, MA 

1995
Bit by bit, postphotographic imaging, Hunter College, New York, NY
Targeting Images, Objects + Ideas, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL          

1994
Experimental Vision: The Evolution of the Photogram Since 1919, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
The Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection: Tradition and the Unpredictable, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Seurat Grows Up, Maine Coast Artist, Rockport, ME
Portraitof My Mother, French Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland; London, UK
Defining Color, TZ Art & Co., New York, NY
Metamorphoses: Photography in the Electronic Age, The Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology, NY; Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston; Tampa Museum of Art; Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA; San Jose Museum of Art, CA; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO; Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
Stilled Pictures-Still Life, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Tradition and the Unpredicatable: The Allan Chasanoff Photographic Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX 

1993
American Made: The New Still Life, Isetan Museum, Tokyo, Japan; 1993: Hokkaido Obihiro Museum of Art, Hokkaido, Japan; 1993: Royal College of Art, London, UK 

1992
20th Century Photography, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
Proof: Los Angeles Art and the Photograph, 1960-1980, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA; DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA; The Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, CA; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL; Tampa Museum of Art, FL; Des Moines Art Center, IA
California, The Cultural Edge, Directors Guild of America, Los Angeles, CA
New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
San Jose Art in Public Places Program, Hilton Hotel and Tower, San Jose, CA
Set and Setting, Berland Hall Gallery, New York, NY 

1991
Site Work: Architecture in Photography Since Early Modernism, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, UK
To Collect the Art of Women, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Focus on Photography 1980-1990, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA
20th Anniversary Exhibition, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

1990
Constructed Spaces, Photographic Resource Center, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA
Das Konstruierte Bild, Kunstverein Munchen; Kunsthalle Nurnberg; Forum Bottchectruse, Bremen; Badischer Kunstverein; Germany
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY 

1989
The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980’s, National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C.; 1989: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; 1989: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Abstraction in Photography, Zabriskie Gallery, NY
Photographs from Private Twin Cities Collections, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Art of the 80s from the Collection of Chemical Bank, Montclair Art Museum, NJ
The Modest Still Life Photographed, Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Gallery of Art, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Decisive Monuments, Ehlers Caudill Gallery Limited, Chicago, IL
Six Ideas in Photography: A Celebration of Photographys Sesquicentennial Drawn from the Collection of Frederick P. Currier, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Benefit for the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Constructed Realities: The Art of Staged Photography, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany; tranveld to Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany; Forum Böttcherstrasse, Breman; Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
Beyond Photography, Krygier/Landau Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Decade by Decade: Twentieth-Century American Photography from the collection of the Center for Creative Photography, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ
Artists of the 80s: Selected Works from the Maslow Collection, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA 

1988
Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Anwal Kamal Collection of Art, Cummer Gallery of Art, Jacksonville, FL
Selections 4, Photokina ’88, Polaroid Gallery, Cologne, West Germany
The Art of Persuasion: A History of Advertising Photography, International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Lorrin and Deane Wong Collection, Ettinger & Reynolds Galleries, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
8 Visions: Works by 8 Contemporary American Women, Tokyo, Japan
John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Icons & Explorations: The Goldstrom Family Collection, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA 

1987
Photography and Art: Interactions Since 1946, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, FL
Through the Lens: Forty Years of Photography, Fresno Arts Center and Musuem, CA
A Visible Order: Recent Photographic Still Lifes, Gallery 400, College of Architecture Art, and Urban Planning, The University of Illinois at Chicago, IL; Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA
The Composed Exposure, Jeffrey Linden Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
ART AGAINST AIDS, benefit for The American Foundation for AIDS Reserarch, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
The Spiral of Artificiality, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
28 Great Photographers of the World in Tokyo, Escape Printemps, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
Fabrications: Staged, Altered, and Appropriated Photographs, International Center of Photography, New York, NY; Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Light, Olympia & York, Park Avenue Atrium, New York, NY
Selections from the John Weber Gallery, New York, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
The Composed Exposure, Jeffrey Linden Gallery, Hollywood, CA 

1986
Art and Advertising: Commercial Photography by Artists, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Artists in Mid-Career, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Franicsco, CA
Photographic Fictions, Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, Stamford, CT
CrossCurrents II, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Poetics of Space: Contemporary Photographic Works, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
A Southern California Collection, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Context as Content, The Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY
Out of the Darkroom, Art of the Darkroom, Euphrat Gallery, De Anza, Cupertino, CA
The Back Room, Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Vital Space, Mokotoff Gallery, New York, NY
A Visible Order, Lieberman & Saul Gallery, New York, NY 

1985
Images of Excellence, International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Paris-New York-Tokyo, Tsukuba Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan; Miyagi Museum of Modern Art, Sendai, Japan
Extending the Perimeters of 20th Century Photography, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA
PHOTOGRAMS, The John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Illuminating Color: Four Approaches in Contemporary Painting and Photography, Pratt Manhattan Center Gallery, New York, NY; in collaboration with the Pratt Institute Gallery, Brooklyn
Beautiful Photographs: Work by Twenty-Two Photographs, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY
Messages from 1985, Light Gallery, New York, NY 

1984
Photography in California: 1945-1980, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Akron Art Museum, OH; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Museum Folkwang, Essen, West Germany; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
Contemporary Constructs: 20 Los Angeles Photographers, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies/Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA; Canon Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
101 Photographs: Selections from the Arthur and Yolanda Steinman Collection, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA
Selections 2, Photokina 1984, Cologne, Germany 

1983
Big Pictures By Contemporary Photographers, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Photographers Invite Photographers, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL
Habitats, The Clocktower, New York, NY
In Color: Ten California Photographers, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Three-Dimensional Photographs, Castelli Graphics, New York, NY
Photography: The Constructed Image, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York, NY
The Alternative Image II: Photography on Nonconventional Supports, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
The Big Picture: 20 x 24 in. Polaroids, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington; Akron Museum of Art, OH

 1982
Color as Form: History of Color Photography, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY
Studio Work: Photographs by Ten Los Angeles Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Poland USA Exchange, ARC Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
20 x 24 Polaroid, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
California Photography, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
New New York, University of Fine Arts Galleries, School of Visual Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; Metropolitan Museum and Art Centers, Coral Gables, FL
Still Life, Clarence Kennedy Gallery, Cambridge, MA
6 American Photographers, Friends of Photography, Photokina 1982, Cologne, Germany
Selections 1, Photokina 1982, Cologne, Germany
An Artistic Conversation, 19311982: PolandUSA,organized by Pontus Hultén, ARC Musée dArt Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland; Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland; Museum of Modern Art, Lodz, Poland 

1981
Still Life: Photographs from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Verbatim: Light Dialogues, Grossmont College Art Gallery, El Cajon, CA
Altered Images, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ
Media Relief, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Form As Content, Visual Studies Workshop Galleries, Rochester, NY
Fabricated to be Photographed, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 

1980
Reasoned Spaces, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Color Photographs: Fernandez, Fulton, Kasten, Rome, Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, NY
Situational Imagery, Fine Arts Gallery, University of California, Irvine, CA
NEA Purchase Award Artists, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Alternative Visions, The Santa Fe Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe, NM
Photographic Scale, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA
Photographys Response to Constructivism, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Contemporary Photographs, Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 1979
Attitudes: Photography in the 1970’s, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
The Altered Photographs, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, PS 1, Long Island City, NY
The New Season: Nine Contemporary Photographers, Witkin Gallery, New York, NY
L.A. Drawing, Teaching Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Southern California Invitational 1979, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Prints: New Points of View, Western Association of Art Museums and the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
Uniquely Photographic, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI 

1978
Interchange, Fine Arts Gallery, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA
Wall to Wall, Center for Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL 

1977
Callis, Kasten, Zimmerman, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
A Point of View: Recent Works by Four Los Angeles Artists, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
A Womens Exhibition, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
American Art Movements, 18751975, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Photogram, Center for Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL 

1976
New Acquisitions
, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1975
The Gallery as Studio, Florence Rand Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA 

1974
Heavy-Light: Womens Photographic Exhibit, Pasadena City College Gallery, CA

1973
Super Cream: An Invitational Womens Photographic Exhibit, Mackenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
Fiber Works: An Exhibition of Works by Twenty Fiber Artists, Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA 

1971
Photo Media, Museum of Contemporary Crafts of the American Crafts Council, New York, NY
Photo Image in Printmaking, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Photography Invitational 1971, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK; The Memphis Academy of Arts, Memphis, TN
San Francisco Art Institute Centennial Exhibition, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Dimension of Fiber, California College of Arts and Crafts Gallery, Oakland, CA
Edition 71, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center, CA
Fetish Show, Edward Sherbeyn Gallery, Chicago, IL
Master of Arts/Master of Fine Arts 1971, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
Object Makers 1971, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT 

1970
California Photographers 1970, Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis; Oakland Museum, Great Hall, Oakland, CA; Pasadena Art Museum, CA
Concord 7th Art Annual, Concord, CA
Media 70, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center, CA
National Decorative Arts Invitational, Wichita, KS
Southwest 70, Los Angeles, CA

1969
Reflections Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

Special Projects

2020
Composition PM/XX, 2020, Printed Matter Benefit photograph, New York, NY
Futurism, Public Art Commission, Toronto, Canada
Four Flags 2020 Project, Chicago Manual Style, Chicago, IL
Plan Your Vote, Vote.org, Election Promotion, United States

2019
The New Bauhaus: The Life and Legacy of Moholy-Nagy. Artist commentary. Opendox Productions, Director: Alysa Nahmias (2019 Release).
Connections: 48 Years, MAS Context, online transcribed lecture, lecture co-presented by the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Photography Department at Columbia College Chicago.

2018
Barbara Kasten/Chicago, Artist/City, Bortolami, S.R. Crown Hall Residency, IIT, Chicago, IL
“Extended Play” – Barbara Kasten: Beauty Was a Problem, Art21. Video premiered May 30, 2018, PBS.
Creative Chicago: An Interview Marathon, Art Design Chicago 2018, The Chicago Humanities Festival with Hans Ulrich Obrist, September 29, 2018, Navy Pier, Chicago.

2016
Art In The Twenty-First Century, Season 8, Episode 1 Chicago, Art21. Video premiered September 16, 2016, PBS.
Sideways/Corner, Video Projection on Myerson Symphony Center, Soluna International Music & Arts Festival, Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, Texas

1999
Mein Dualis, 20×24” Polaroid membership print, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

1997
Printed Moments, marketing promotion, LEXMARK International
Temple VIII, membership print, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Splendor of Tenochtitlan, photograph, LIFE Magazine, Special Issue: The Millennium

1995
El Medol as an Iris Print, MUSE-X Editions, Los Angeles, CA

1994
Metamorphoses: Photography in the Electronic Age, Aperture portfolio
Tarentella, Photography Consultant, ITVS feature film directed by Helen De Michiel (1995 Release)

1993
The Visit, Art Director and Lighting Designer, Women of the Calabash Music Video, Conduit Communications, Atlanta, GA
Absolut Images portfolio, Photographers + Friends United Against Aids, American Photo (May/June 1993)

1992
San Jose, mural, Art Program Commission, Hilton Hotel and Towers and The City of San Jose, CA
House Without Walls, portfolio for New York City Relief, The Buhl Family Foundation, New York, NY

1991
High Heels and Ground Glass, video, 29 minutes, produced by Deborah Irmas and Barbara Kasten, June 29th Productions

1989
Juxtaposition: Pollock-Krasner Triptych, Pollock Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY, edition of 50 

1988
The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Annual Report, New York

1985
“Esquire Collection,” Esquire 104 no. 3 (September 1985): 47–119 

1983
KOCE-TV/CBS Telecourse. The Photographic Vision, Ten California Photographers. – Exh. Cat. Guide to the Photographic Vision. New York: Holt, Reinhart & Winston.

 

Museum Collections

Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Gallery, Mito, Japan
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
California Museum of Photography, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania
Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Norway
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Art Gallery New South Wales, Sydney Australia
Helen Forsman Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
Hammer Museum, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Huntington, San Marino, California
International Center of Photography, New York, New York
International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Museum of Modern Art, Lodz, Poland
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Onassis Foundation USA, New York, New York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Sammlung Goetz, Münich, Germany
Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Tampa Museum, Tampa, Florida
Tate Modern, London, UK
WestLicht Museum, Vienna, Austria
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

 

Awards and Recognition

2023
Anonymous Was A Woman Award 

2022
Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Award (book)

2020
Graham Foundation Grant-Stephanie Cristello Editor-Barbara Kasten: Architecture & Film (2015-2020) book, SKIRA, Italy

2019
Union League Club Distinguished Artist Award, Chicago, IL

2018
Hyde Park Art Center Gala Honoree, Chicago, IL

2016
Silver Camera Award, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago

2012
Professor Emerita Columbia College, Chicago

2009-11
Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago

2006-8
Distinguished Artist, Columbia College Chicago

2005
Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago

1998
Graduate International Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago

1996
Artist in Residence, EKLISIA, Gumusluk, Turkey

1995
Visiting Artist Residency, Cornell Council for the Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
USIA Arts America Cultural Specialist, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia
Artist in Residence EKLISIA, Gumusluk, Turkey

1991
Apple Digital Photography Grant Artist in Residence, Musee de Pont Aven, Pont Aven, France
Artist in Residence, Musée de Pont-Aven, Pont-Aven, France

1985
Capp Street Project Residency, San Francisco, California

1982
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship

1982
Polaroid Collection Program

1981
National Endowment of the Arts Grant; Project Director, Videotape Documentary, “High Heels and Ground Glass” Coast Community College District

1977
National Endowment of the Arts, Photography Fellowship

1971
Fulbright Hays Fellowship, Poland