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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014      Robert Klein Gallery, Boston , "Survey" 

              Fort Collins Museum of Art, Fort Collins, Colorado, "Downstream:Colorado River Photographs"

2012      The Autry National Center, Los Angeles, "The Marks We Make: Western Panoramas"
 Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY, "Dakota Survey"

2010     Light Work, Syracuse, NY, "Downstream: Colorado River Photographs"

2009     Huntington Library and Art Galleries, San Marino, CA, "Downstream: Colorado River Photographs"

2008     Nicole Fiacco Gallery, Hudson, NY, "Selected Photographs"
 Michael Dawson Gallery, Los Angeles, "Downstream: Colorado River Photographs"

2003     Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, "Trees"

2002     Klotz/Sirmon Gallery, NY

1997     Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, "Shiprock and Beyond"

1996     Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Selections from the Colorado River Series"

1994     Troyer Fitzpatrick Lassman Gallery, Washington, DC, "Selections from the Mulholland Series"

1993     Schneider Bloom Loeb, Chicago
 Paul Kopeikin Gallery, "From Montana to Mulholland"

1991     Witkin Gallery, New York

1990     Sandra Berler Gallery, Washington, DC, "Desert/Sky/Lines"

1988     Witkin Gallery, New York, "Night Images"

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018     Beinecke Library, Yale University 

2013     Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, "A Democracy of Images"

2011     National Museum of Women in the Arts: "Photography from the Bank of America Collection"

2010     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, "The View from Here"

2008     The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA: "This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in Los Angeles Photography"
 The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, "Ten: Gifts of SBMA PhotoFutures"

2006     The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, "Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection"
 Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, "Road Trip"
 Saint Louis Art Museum, "Recent Landscape Photography: The Intimate and the Sublime"

2005     Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, "Contemporary Desert Photography: The Other Side of Paradise"
 ArcLight Cinema, Hollywood, CA, "Looking at Los Angeles"

2004     Klotz/Sirmon Gallery, New York, "An Embarrassment of Riches"
 Ontario International Airport, CA, "Perspectives on the Southern California Landscape"

2003     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, "Pirkle Jones and the Changing California Landscape"
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "Landscape Photography after Ansel Adams"
 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, "A Decade of Collecting"
 Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York, "Sylva"
 Samuel Harn Museum, "The Land Through a Lens: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum"

2002     Milwaukee Museum of Art, "Gustav Le Gray in Context"

2001     The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC, "In Response to Place"
 Huntington Library, San Marino, CA, "The Great Wide Open: Panoramic Photographs of the   American West"
 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, "Photographic Odysseys"
 Parts Gallery, Minneapolis, "Purple Mountains Majesty Revisited"
 Rockwell Museum of Western Art, Corning, NY, "Re-presenting Representation V"

2000     Alan Klotz/Photocollect, New York, "Debuts and Updates"
 University of Wyoming, Laramie, "Landscape 2000: Late Twentieth Century American Landscape Photography"

1999     Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, VA, "Creating the North American Landscape"

1998     Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, "Expanded Visions: The Panoramic Photograph"

1997     Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, "Under the Dark Cloth: The View Camera in Contemporary Photography"
 Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, "Photographs from the National Museum of American Art"

1996     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, "Crossing the Frontier: Photographing the Developing West, 1849 to the Present"
 Whitney Museum of Art, "Perpetual Mirage: Photographic Narratives of the American West"

1995     Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "P.L.A.N. Photography Los Angeles Now"
 Colorado Gallery of the Arts, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO, "Real Visions"
 Gail Gibson Gallery, Seattle

1994     Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "New Acquisitions/New Work/New Directions2"

1993     National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, "On Location: Landscapes and Cityscapes in American
          Photographs from the Museum's Collection"

1992     National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC: "Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American
          Landscape Photography"

1990     Helander Gallery, New York

1988     Seagram Corporation, New York

1987     Cowles Annex Gallery, New York, "Stanford Artists in New York"
 HBO Headquarters, New York, "Bar Scenes"

1985     Photocollect Gallery, New York, "Flora"

1984     Brooklyn Museum, "Recent Acquisitions"

1983     Museum of the City of New York, "Recent Acquisitions"

1981     Witkin Gallery, New York, "New York"
 Photocollect Gallery, New York, "Six Photographers"

1980     Museum of the City of New York, "Recent Acquisitions"



COLLECTIONS

Beinecke Library, Yale University 
Los Angeles County Museum of Art 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 
The Huntington Library, San Marino, California 
Santa Barbara Museum of Art 
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles 
Smithsonian American Art Museum 
The Corcoran Gallery of Art 
The Library of Congress 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 
Milwaukee Museum of Art 
The Santa Barbara Museum of Art 
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego 
Brooklyn Museum 
Museum of the City of New York 
The City of Phoenix, Arizona 
US Department of State, American Embassy, La Paz, Bolivia 
California State Supreme Court, San Francisco 
Goldman Sachs and Co, New York 
Bear Stearns & Co, New York 
Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, New York 
First Boston Corporation, New York 
St. Luke’s Hospital Corporation, New York 
Nynex Corporation, New York 
Boune of New York 
Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
Texas Instruments, Houston 
Texaco Corporation, Houston 
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 
Sullivan and Cromwell, Washington 
Covington and Burling, Washington 
Robbins Kaplan Miller Ciresi, Washington 
O’Melveny and Myers, Los Angeles 
Freemont Insurance Group, Los Angeles 
Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles 
Coastcast Corporation of Southern California 
Prudential Insurance Company, Los Angeles 
Gibson, Dunn, and Krutcher, Los Angeles 
Consolidated Natural Gas Company Foundation, Pittsburgh 
LaSalle National Bank, Chicago 
Microsoft, Seattle


AWARDS AND COMMISSIONS

2011  The Autry Center for the American West Theo Westenberger Prize, for "transforming

           the way we see the American West"

2000  The Nature Conservancy, for photographing the Cosumnes River Preserve,  one of the  

           "Last Great Places"

BOOKS AND CATALOGS

Both Sides of Sunset, Photographing Los Angeles, Metropolis Books, 2015, (cover image)

Downstream: Encounters with the Colorado River, University of California Press, 2008 (monograph) 

This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in Los Angeles Photography, 2008 
Where We live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection, 2006 
Contemporary Desert Landscape: The Other Side of Paradise, 2005 
Looking at Los Angeles, D.A.P., 2005 
The Land Through a Lens: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2003 
In Response to Place, Bulfinch Press, 2001 
The Great Wide Open: Panoramic Photographs of the American West, Merrell, 2001 
Landscape 2000: Late Twentieth Century Landscape Photography, University of Wyoming, 2000 
Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 – Present, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1996 
Treasures of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1995 (catalog and CD-ROM) 
P.L.A.N. Photography Los Angeles Now (CD-ROM), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1995 
Nature Through Her Eyes, The Nature Company, 1994 
Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography, University of New Mexico Press, 1992 
New Landscape, Chikuma Shobo, Tokyo, 1991 
Women Photographers, Abrams, 1990



PRESS

TiltedArc.org, November, 2014, Interview in the "Women in the Landscape" series

BOOM, A Journal of California, Fall, 2014,"Twenty-First-Century Sublime", essay by Amy Scott

Artscope, July 29, 2014, "Karen Halverson Survey at Robert Klein Gallery"

Boston Globe, July 23, 2014, "Seeing without Judging"

New Republic, July 3, 2014, "The Limits of Human Domination, in the American West and Beyond"

Two Way Lens Blogspot, August 30, 2012

Orion, "Mulholland's View", (portfolio), essay by William L. Fox, July | August, 2009 

Blood Orange Review, August 2007 
Los Angeles Times, "Trees Tenderly Photographed", March 7, 2003 
LA Weekly, "Art Pick of the Week", February 28 – March 6, 2003 
Archipelago.org, from the Library of Congress, 2003 
ZOOM, September/October, 2002 
The New Yorker, June 17 & 24, 2002 
NY Arts Magazine, September, 2001, "The Road to San Marino: Manifesting Destiny" 
Los Angeles Times, "The Wide, Wide West", June 17, 2001 
Westways, "Shot on Sight: Exploring the Human Imprint on the Landscape", March, 1997 
Newsweek, "Shooting the West", August 5, 1996 
Artweek, "End of the Road: Environmental Landscape Photography", July, 1996 
Los Angeles Times, "Mighty Colorado", May 9, 1996 
Artnews, February, 1995 (cover image) 
Asahi Camera Photography Journal, Tokyo, August, 1994 
Washington City Paper, "Lens of the Beholder", February 4, 1994 
Photo Review, Winter, 1993 
New City, Chicago, November 11, 1993 
Los Angeles Times, "Focusing on Mulholland Drive’s Split Personality", February 14, 1993 
Los Angeles Daily News, "The Long and Winding Road", February 5, 1993 
Buzz, January/February, 1993 (portfolio)



LECTURES

The Autry National Center for the American West, Los Angeles, 2012

Beinecke Library, Yale University, 2010 

Syracuse University Library Associates, 2010 

St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, 2010 
Denver Society for Literature and Art, 2009 
Los Angeles Valley College, 2007 
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Panel Discussion, 2006 
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Gallery Talk, 2003 
Huntington Museum, Pasadena, California, 2001, Panelist, "The Great Wide Open" 
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, 1999, Guest Artist 
National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, 1998, Panelist "The Legacy of Ansel Adams: 
          Landscape Photography and Environmental Advocacy" 
Los Angeles Public Library, 1996, Guest Lecturer 
Arizona State University, 1996, Guest Lecturer, "Women and Landscape Photography" 
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, 1991, Guest Artist



EDUCATION

B.A. Stanford University 
M.A. Brandeis University 
M.A. Columbia University