KEVIN’S FULL RÉSUMÉ

education

  • Bennington College, Bennington, VT Masters of Fine Arts, 1997
  • Anthropology Film Center, Santa Fe, NM, 1981
  • Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine Bachelor of Arts, 1975 Magna Cum Laude

photography grants and fellowships

  • Hasselblad Masters Award, 2004
  • Visiting Fellow, CTAH, Williams College, 2001
  • Artist Residency, Anderson Ranch, CO, 2001
  • Vermont Arts Council, Opportunity Grant, 1999
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, Photography, 1994–95
  • Asian Cultural Council Fellowship, 1994–95
  • Fulbright Fellowship, Nepal, Research Grant in Photography, 1989–90
  • National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant in Photography, 1988
  • Nepal Photography Project, Film Study Center, Harvard University, 1985–88

photographic collections

  • Bennington Museum, Bennington, Vermont
  • Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
  • Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
  • Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
  • DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln , MA
  • Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • International Center of Photography, New York, NY
  • International Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, MA
  • LaSalle Bank Collection, Chicago, IL
  • Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA
  • Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
  • New York Historical Society, New York, NY
  • Oklahoma Arts Institute, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI
  • David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Collection, Chicago, IL
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
  • Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
  • Vermont State House Art Collection, Montpelier, VT
  • Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

teaching

  • Williams College, Documentary Photography, Winter 1993, 1996, 1999–2010
  • Union College, 2007, 2009–2010
  • Hallmark Institute, 2007, 2008 and 2009
  • Green Mountain College, Photography, 1998–2000
  • Bennington College, Photography, 1995–96
  • Harvard University, Introduction to Still Photography, Summer 1992
  • Oklahoma Arts Institute, Adult Institutes in the Arts, 1990, 1993 and 2003
  • Nepal Photographic Workshops, Fall 1991–1993

one person exhibitions

  • “Mustang in Black and White,” Norlin Library, Boulder, CO, September 2017
  • “Look into My Eyes,” VERVE Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe, NM, Feb-Apr 2016
  • “Portraits of Nepal,” Bhai Dega Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, November 2015
  • “Nepal 1975-2011,” Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, Jun/Jul 2014 and VERVE Gallery of Photography, Santa Fe, NM, Jun-Sep 2014
  • “Sacred Sites: Syria, Jordan, and Egypt,” Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT, August 2010
  • “Himalayan Shamanism,” The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, January-March 2010
  • “Japan,” Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT, January 2010
  • “Portrait of Nepal,” Museo Ken Damy, Brescia, Italy, December 13, 2008–February 25, 2009
  • “Nepal in Black and White,” Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY, March–October 2008
  • “Nepal,” International Biennial of Mountain Photography, Aosto, Italy, August 17–September 30, 2008
  • “Molly Stark School Portraits,” Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT, December 2007
  • “Nepal: Thirty Years 1975-2005,” Union College, Schenectady, NY, September–November 2007
  • “Bridging People/Bridging Cultures,” Hallmark Museum of Contemporary Photography, Turners Falls, MA, 2006
  • “Ninth Month – Ninth Ward” (two person show), Gallery 2306, Birmingham, AL, 2006
  • “Rocks and Ruins,” Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, September 9th–October 15, 2005
  • “Pilgrimage: Looking at Ground Zero,” Gallery at the VAULT, Springfield, VT, September 2005
  • “Tibet,” Indigo Gallery, Kathmandu Nepal, February– March 2005
  • “Independence of Thought – Freedom of Speech,” Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT, February–Nov. 2004
  • “The Tibetans and the Uighurs,” Amy E. Tarrant Gallery, Flynn Center, Burlington, VT, Jan–Feb.2003
  • “Vintage Works,” Flat Street Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, January 2003
  • “Looking at Ground Zero,” DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, September 2002–February 2003
  • “History Responds,” New York Historical Society, New York, NY, July–September 2002
  • “Nepal and Tibet Photographs,” Russian Cultural Center, Kathmandu, Nepal, December 2002
  • “Reflections of Asia,” Kismet Gallery, New York, NY, October 2002
  • “Kashgar,” Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT, July 2002
  • “Pilgrimage: Looking at Ground Zero,” Arts Atrium Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY, Feb–March 2002
  • “Elders of North Bennington,” Vermont Arts Exchange, VT, October 1999–May 2003
  • Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, November 2001
  • “Butoh of Kudo Taketeru,” President’s Gallery, Bennington College, September-October 2001
  • Addison Ripley Gallery, Washington, DC, June–July 2000
  • Telluride Mountain Film Festival, Telluride, CO, May 2000
  • Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT, August–September 1999
  • “Butoh,” Freeman Center for East Asian Studies, Wesleyan Unversity, Spring 1999
  • “Tibet Photographs,” ArtAsia Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan, December 1997–January 1998
  • “Butoh at the Crossroads,” Flynn Theatre Gallery Space, Burlington, VT, Fall 1997
  • “Eastern Horizons,” Left Bank Gallery, Bennington, VT, Aug-Sept. 1997
  • “Butoh — The Color Portfolio,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, August-September 1997
  • Agnes Gallery, Birmingham, AL, May–July 1996
  • Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Canada, October–December 1995
  • National Arts Club, New York, NY, June 6th–July 16th 1995
  • “Family and Self Image,” Elm Street Arts, March 9th–April 3rd 1995
  • Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, MA, January 18–March 5 1995
  • Photographic Resource Center, Boston University, MA, January 20–March 5 1995
  • Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, July 1994–January 1995
  • Photo-eye Books & Prints, Santa Fe, NM, May–July 1994
  • Shannon White Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, January–March 1994
  • Oklahoma Arts Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, December 1993
  • Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont, Burlington, November-December 1993
  • Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, October 1993
  • “Introductions,” Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, July 1991
  • “In Tibet,” Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY; The University Gallery, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts; Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts; and Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania, 1991
  • “Portrait of Nepal,” Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, Fall 1991
  • “Kathmandu Valley,” American Cultural Center, Kathmandu, Nepal, October 1990
  • Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, January–March 1990
  • Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, May–July 1989
  • Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH, April 1989
  • Port Washington Public Library, Long Island, NY, December 1988
  • “Portraits from Nepal’s Himalaya,” American Cultural Center, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1987
  • “Nepal 1985,” Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA and Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, 1986
  • “Albuquerque,” Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, NM, 1984
  • “Portrait of Nepal,” The Interchurch Center, New York, New York, 1982 and Nick Potter, Santa Fe, NM, 1981

group exhibitions

  • “The Quality of Place: Photography, Space and Specificity,” Bennington Museum, VT, June–August 29, 2009
  • “We Are Vermont: Contemporary Portraits in Photography,” Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT, February-March 2008
  • “Far Sighted – Distant Lands, Peoples and Cultures,” Albany International Airport, NY, October 2007–March 2008
  • “Representing America: Ties that Bind and Lines that Divide,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, December 2007
  • “A Mix of Six,” Gallery 668, Battenville, NY, August 2007
  • “Hanging from the Rafters,” Pownal, VT, July 2007
  • “In the Realm of Gods and Kings: Arts of India,” The Asia Society, New York, NY, September 14, 2004–January 2, 2005
  • “New York, New York,” Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, January 2005
  • “Politics and Protest,” Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, October-December 2004
  • “Je t’envisage – Making Faces,” Hayward Gallery, London, June 24th-September 5th 2004
  • Musée de l’Elysée (Lausanne), February 5–May 23 2004
  • Culturgest, Lisbon (Portugal), October–December 2003
  • “Twentieth Century Photography: Recent Acquisitions,” Boston Museum of Fine Arts, January–July 2004
  • “Wanderers, Travelers and Adventurers: Images of Exploration from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Photographic Arts,” Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, April 9–August 1, 2004
  • Gallery at Mumm, Napa, CA, September 2003–March 2004
  • “Masters’ Exhibition,” Hasselblad Center, Stockholm, Sweden, October–December 2003
  • “Witness and Response: September 11 Acquisitions at the Library of Congress,” Library of Congress, Roosevelt Building, Washington, DC, September 7–October 26, 2002
  • Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN, September 13–October 27 2002
  • “New york after New York: Photographs from a Wounded City,” Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland, June–September 2002
  • “Faces,” Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Fall 2001
  • “Annual Exhibition,” DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, June–August 1999
  • “Japan,” Chaffee Center for the Visual Arts, Rutland, VT, June 1999
  • “Occupying the Street,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, March 1999
  • “Regional Selections,” Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, July-Aug.1998
  • “Sacred Art: Sacred Beliefs,” Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center, MA, October-December 1997
  • “Memory and Mourning,” University Art Museum, SUNY-Albany, September–November 1997
  • “The Working Community,” Vermont Arts Exchange, N. Bennington, VT, June-December 1997
  • “Liberal Arts Lens,” Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, October–December 1995
  • Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL, June–July 1995
  • “Recent Acquisitions,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, January-April 1995
  • “Other Places, Other Times,” Bowdoin College Museum of Art, ME, 1993
  • “Looking at Death,” Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1993
  • “New Acquisitions,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 1993
  • “Contemporary Photojournalism,” ICP/Uptown, NYC, April–June 1991
  • “The New Expeditionary Photographer,” University of Oklahoma, October 1989
  • Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA, August 1988
  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art, February 1988
  • “Selections 4,” Polaroid Corporation (traveling group show), 1988
  • “Generations,” Smithsonian Institution (traveling group show), 1987-88
  • “Selections 3,” Polaroid Corporation (traveling group show), 1986
  • “NYC x 5,” Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1985
  • “International Photographers,” Eaton/Shoen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1982
  • “Asia,” San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA, 1982

photographic publications

  • Aramco World, “Miniature Painters of Lahore,” June/July 2009
  • Aramco World, “Mushaira: Pakistan’s Festival of Poetry,” Sept/October 2008
  • Aramco World, “Hearts of the New Silk Roads” (Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan), January/February 2008
  • Aramco World, “A Cypress in the Sahara” (Algeria), September/October 2007
  • “Watching the World Change – The Stories Behind the Images of 9/11” by David Friend, pp213-14
  • The Montague Reporter, “Bearing Witness” by Christopher Sawyer-Laucanno, July 13, 2006
  • Aramco World, “Mt. Ararat for Sport” (Turkey), November-December 2005
  • The Explorers Journal, “Bali,” Fall 2005
  • Himalayan Times, “Stark and Spare Bubriski” by Shweta Malla, March 19, 2005 page 10
  • Nepali Times #238, “Kevin’s Eye” by Aarti Basnyat, March 11-17, 2005
  • ECS Magazine, “Tibet and Nepal: A Kevin Bubriski Retrospective,” pages 52-57
  • The Kathmandu Post, “Kevin Bubriski: Return of an ex-PCV Photographer,” February 19, 2005
  • Kantipur, “Kevin, Karnali and Tibet” (Nepali), February 18, 2005, page 15
  • Vermont Life, “Vermont Heroes,” Spring 2005
  • Hasselblad Forum “Masters Award – Kevin Bubriski,” January 2005
  • Aramco World, “SUQ: Four Thousand Years Behind the Counter in Aleppo” (Syria), March 2004
  • Vermont Life, “Vermont Heroes,” Spring 2004
  • Art New England, “Tibet Photographs” by Brett Chenkin, June/July 2003
  • Photography in New York, “Visual Literacy” by A. D. Coleman, January/February 2003
  • Aramco World, “Agadez: Sultanate of the Sahara” (Niger), January/February 2003
  • Art New England, “Spotlight 9/11” by Barbara O’Brien, December/January 2003)
  • Boston Globe, 9/11 Arts Feature, September 2002
  • Los Angeles Times 9/11 Book Round-Up (Sept. 1, 2002); New York Post 9/11 Book Round-Up (August 4, 2002); American Photo 9/11 Feature (September/October 2002)
  • Gotham, Review with Interior Photos, September 2002
  • The Village Voice, “Pick of the Week,” August 15 2002
  • DoubleTake, Special Edition World Trade Center portfolio, December 2001
  • Aramco World, “Kashgar” (Xinjiang, China), November/December 2001
  • Vermont Life, “Farming the Diversified Way,” Fall 2001
  • Aramco World, “Beyond the Monsoon” (Malacca, Malayasia), July/August 2001
  • Aramco World, “A Gift of Ghazals” (Kashmir poetry), July/August 2001
  • Aramco World, “Sharing the Shade” (Gourma, Mali), September/October 2000
  • Aramco World, “Roots Deeper than Oil” (Baku, Azerbaijan), January/February 2000
  • Discover Magazine, “Elephants of Gourma” (Mali), Spring 2000
  • Aramco World, “Islam on the Roof of the World” (Lhasa, Tibet), January/February 1998
  • Aramco World, “Grameen Bank Micro Credit” (Bangladesh), Spring 1999
  • New York Times, “Kevin Bubriski” by Charles Hagan, July 7 1995
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education, “Portfolio – SADHU,” November 2 1994
  • Camera & Darkroom, “Book Reviews,” March 1994
  • Bowdoin Magazine, “Ears and Eyes of the Artist,” Spring 1994
  • Los Angeles Tmes Magazine, “Himalayan Passage,” November 7 1993
  • Photo District News, “In Print,” October 1993
  • American Photo, “Time Travel: Kevin Bubriski’s Nepal,” November 1993
  • World View, “Book World – Somber witness to change in Nepal,” Fall 1993
  • View Camera,”Working with a Master – Kevin Bubriski,” May 1993
  • Summit “Nepal Portfolio,” Spring 1992
  • The Explorers Journal “Nepal’s Karnali Zone: Land Without Rice,” December 1989
  • New York Times, “Faces of Nepal: Photographer in a Far Land” by Phyllis Braff, January 1989
  • Selections 4, The International Polaroid Collection, 1988
  • International Center of Photography 1988 Annual Report p. 43
  • American Way Vol. 21, “A Present Time Becoming the Past,” July 15 1988
  • Zoom, Special Issue: “Images from Polaroid Land,” November 1987
  • The Explorer’s Journal, “Nepal’s Vanishing Culture,” June 1985
  • Popular Photography Annual 1985, (Nepal portfolio), September 1984

film and video work

  • “Frontline,” PBS, “Faith and Doubt at Ground Zero,” 9/11 (portfolio of still images)
  • “In the Name of Shiva!” Hi-8 video, Kumbh Mela, India, 2001
  • “Seven Days in Tibet,” Hi-8 video on Khampas of Gyalthang, Yunnan, China, 1999
  • “Willow Park Carnival,” Hi-8 video (winner – Vermont Independent Video Festival 1997)
  • Catamount Access Television S-VHS Productions, July 1994–2000
  • “Swayambunath” and “Pashupatinath” VHS video productions, 1991 and 1994
  • “Mr. Mike is on the Mountain” (Nepal advisor), British TV Channel 4 London, England, 1989

overseas work

  • Helvetas/Integrated Development Systems (photographer/writer), Nepal, 1989
  • United National Development Program (photographer), Bangladesh, 1984
  • Nepal National Parks (water projects contractor), Kathmandu, Nepal, 1979
  • American Peace Corps Nepal (remote areas water systems technician), Nepal, 1975–1978
  • U. S. Antarctic Research Program (field assistant), Ross Ice Shelf , Antarctica, 197

photographic work

  • Mexico, Italy, Jordan and Syria, 2009
  • Pakistan, India and Ireland, 2008
  • Morocco, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, 2007
  • Egypt and Algeria, 2006
  • Kathmandu, Annapurna region and Everest Marathon, Nepal, 2005
  • Tuscany, Italy and Mt. Ararat and Anatolia, Turkey, 2004
  • Ireland, Peru, and Syria, 2003
  • Street Portraiture: NYC, Washington, DC, and Vermont Peace Movements, 2001-2007
  • Documentation of Nepal’s Himalayan people. Coverage with 4″ x 5″ view camera and other formats includes: Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Gorkha and Manang Districts – 1984; Humla, Jumla and Mugu Districts (Karnali Zone) and central Tarai – 1985; Kanchanpur District (southwest Tarai) and Kathmandu Valley – 1986/87; and Janakpurdham (east Tarai) and Newari monuments of Kathmandu – 1988/90. Also: Tibet – 1987, 1993, and 1994 and Kumbh Mela (Allahabad and Benares) India – 1989 and 1995, Tibet 1987-1997

books

  • “Portrait of Nepal,” ninety two duotones and text by Arthur Ollman, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, Fall 1993 (winner of the Golden Light 1999 Documentary Book Award and 1994 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award)
  • “Power Places of Kathmandu,” one hundred and eight color plates, text by Keith Dowman, Inner Traditions International, Rochester, VT and Thames & Hudson, London, 1995
  • “Pilgrimage: Looking at Ground Zero,” seventy five duotones with afterword text by Richard B. Woodward, powerHouse Books, 2002
  • “Michael Rockefeller – New Guinea Photographs, 1961,” – author and curator, Peabody Museum Press, Harvard University 2006 (ForeWord Magazine, Book of the Year Awards BRONZE winner in the Photography Category; The Independent Book Publishers Association, Benjamin Franklin Awards, WINNER for Interior Design 1-2 Color)
  • “Human Documents: Eight Photographers,” photography editor, Peabody Museum Press, Harvard University 2008

website

kevinbubriski.com

languages

English, Nepali

travel

Nepal, Tibet, India, Bangladesh, Burma, Korea, China, Mali, Niger, Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Peruvian Andes and Antarctica