Craig J Barber

Craig J. Barber (born 1947, Rochester, NY; lives La Conner, WA) works with both contemporary and alternative photographic processes and has spent over 30 years documenting rapidly changing cultural landscapes around the globe. He received a BA in photography from the SUNY Empire State College, New York. Barber’s photographs have been exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions at venues including the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY; Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA; and Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY; as well as internationally in France; Europe; and South America. His work is held in numerous public and private collections in the US including the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Kingston, NY; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; George Eastman Museum; and in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK. He has taught workshops and lectured throughout Central Europe, Ireland, Mexico and the United States. In 2006, Umbrage Editions published his photobook Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited.” Barber has been awarded grants and residencies from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Ithaca, NY; Polaroid Corporation, Minnetonka, MN; New York Foundation for the Arts; MacDowell, Peterborough, NH; Seattle Arts Commission, WA; Light Work, Syracuse, NY; and Glacier National Park, West Glacier, MT.