Chronology

 
1938 Born, Portsmouth, N.H.
   
1997 I studied with Mary Ellen Mark in Oaxaca, Mexico who taught me the value of developing a photo essay.
   
2002 Received and continue to receive strong support for Campo Adentro project from Constantine Manos and Prof. Ricardo Viera.
   
2008 Published monograph "Cuba:Campo Adentro".
   
2009 Return to el campo to photograph aftermath of hurricanes, September 2008.
   
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Awards

 
2009 The Best Photography Books of the Year PHotoEspana, Madrid Spain
   
2009 "Best Books of the Year", Photoeye Books
   
2007 Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition, Cash Award, Denton, Texas
   
2006 Critical Mass Finalist/Photolucida, Portland Oregon
   
2006 Silver Eye Fellowship Honorable Mention, Pittsburgh PA
   
2006 Spotlight Portfolio Award, Black and White magazine
   
2006 Texas Photographic Society Juror's Merit, Texas
   
2006 Duke/Honickman First Book Prize, Finalist, Duke University
   
2006 Honorable Mention 12th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum, Winchester MA
   
2006 Juror's Award, Photography 25, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown NJ
   
2006 Fleisher Challenge Award, Philadelphia PA
   
2006 Lucie Awards Honorable Mention, New York NY
   
2005 Aperture Portfolio Review Top Tier Picks 2005, Aperture.org
   
2005 Silver Eye Fellowship Honorable Mention, Pittsburgh PA
   
2005 Honorable Mention/Photo Review National Competition, Philadelphia PA
   
2005 Juror's Choice Award, Santa Fe Center for Photography, Santa Fe, NM
   
2005 The Photo Project, Texas Photographic Society, Galveston Arts Center Galveston Texas
   
2004 Finalist Duke/Honickman First Book Prize, Duke University
   
2002 Window of Opportunity Grant, Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia PA
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2012 Cuba:Campo Adentro, Portland (ME) Museum of Art, Portland ME
   
2011 Cuba: Campo Adentro, Fototeca Nacional, Pachucha Mexico
   
2010 Cuba:Campo Adentro, The Gabarron Foundation Carriage House Center for the Arts, New York NY
   
2009 Cuba: Campo Adentro, ZoneZero Gallery, web
   
2009 Cuba: Campo Adentro, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland Oregon
   
2009 Campo Adentro, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doyleston PA
   
2008 Cuba: Campo Adentro, Contemporanea Fine Arte, Miami Florida
   
2007 Campo Adentro, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh PA
   
2007 Cuba: Campo Adentro, Lehigh University Virtual Reality Website, LUAG.org
   
2007 Afuera y Adentro:de la Habana a Pinar del Rio, El Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas, Havana Cuba
   
2006 Campo Adentro, Mass College of Art, Boston MA
   
2006 Campo Adentro, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia PA
   
2005 Campo Adentro, Hampshire College, Amherst MA
   
2004 Campo Adentro, Fototeca, Havana, Cuba
   
2004 Campo Adentro, UNEAC Gallery, Pinar del Rio, Cuba
   
2002 Salisbury Beach, Fototeca, Havana, Cuba
   
2001 Versos de Cuba, University City Arts League, Philadelphia PA
   
2000 Salisbury Beach, Maine Photo Co-op Gallery, Portland ME
   
1999 Salisbury Beach, University City Arts League, Philadelphia PA
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2010 I-95 Triennial, UMaine Museum of Art, Bangor ME
   
2010 Daydream Nation, Philadelphia Center for Photographic Arts, Philadelphia PA
   
2010 Latin Pavilion, NY Photo Festival 2010, Brooklyn NY
   
2010 Annual Invitational, Woodemere Museum of Art, Philadelphia PA
   
2010 Photography 29, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown NJ
   
2009 Three Concerned Photographers, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester MA
   
2009 New England Photography Biennial Exhibition 2009, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham MA
   
2009 Los Mejores Libros del Ano, PHotoEspana, Madrid Spain
   
2009 Images from the Permanent Collection, SouthEast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach FL
   
2008 Texas Photographic Society National 16, FotoFest, Houston, Texas
   
2007 Generations of Caring, Method Hospital for Performing Arts, Houston, Texas
   
2007 Joyce Elaine Grant Photograpy Exhibition, Texas Women's University, Denton, Texas
   
2007 Viajeros:North American Artists' Images of Cuba, Society for Photographic Education, Miami FLA
   
2006 Fellowship 2006, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh PA
   
2006 100 Years of Photography of Havana, 9th Havana Bienal, Havana, Cuba
   
2006 Texas Photographic Society Members Show, Houston Foto-Fest, Houston, Texas
   
2006 12th Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum, Winchester MA
   
2006 Photo Forum 2006, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas
   
2006 Texas Photo. Soc. National Competition, Texas Galleries, Texas
   
2006 The Photo Project, Texas Photographic Society 2005-07, Fotofest, Galveston Art Center
   
2006 The Perkins Center Annual 2006, 2000-2002, 1998, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown NJ
   
2005 The Photo Review Best of Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia PA
   
2005 Viajeros/Images of Cuba, Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA
   
2005 Annual Fellowship Award, The Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh PA
   
2002 The Print Center International Photography Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia PA
   
2002 Photography '02 PA Photographers, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown PA
   
1998 Soho Photo Gallery Annual Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York NY
   
1998 Photography '98 PA Photographers, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown PA
   
1998 The Print Center International Photography Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia PA
   
Maryland Federation of Art Annual Competitions 1998-2000, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis MD
   
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Collections

Fototeca, Havana Cuba
Private Collections, Cuba, Germany and the United States
Johnson and Johnson Corporate Art Collection, New Brunswick NJ
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas
Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem PA
James A. Michener Museum of Art, Doylestown PA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland Oregon
SouthEast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach FL
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Bibliography

XV Years of Mary Ellen Mark's Photography Workshop in Oaxaca. Photographs by Mary Ellen Mark et al.. Editorial Arte Oaxaca & Editorial C, 2011 (photo-eye Cat# ZE576)
 
The Smile at the Heart of Things. Brian H. Peterson. James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown PA, 2009
 
Cuba: Campo Adentro. Susan Bank. Leica Fotografika International, 2009
 
Cuba: Campo Adentro. Susan Bank and Brooks Jensen. LensWork Issue #82, 2009
 
Cuba: Campo Adentro. Susan Bank. Sagamore Press, Philadelphia PA, 2008 (photo-eye Cat# ZD491)
 
Cuba: Campo Adentro. Susan Bank. Shots Fall 2008 Portfolio Issue, 2008
 
You and The Singing Knives. Frank Stanford. Lost Roads Publishers, 2008
 
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Education

 
1956 - 1960 Barnard College, BA
 
1958 - 1959 University of Edinburgh, Scotland, History
 
1961 - 1963 San Francisco State College, Secondary School Education
 
1974 - 1976 Villanova University, MA Education
 
1991 - 1996 University of the Arts, Photography
 
1997 Maine Photographic Workshop/Oaxaca
  Studied with Mary Ellen Mark
1998 Maine Photographic Workshop/Oaxaca
  Studied with Mary Ellen Mark
2000 Maine Photographic Workshop/Cuba
  Studied with Constantine Manos




Favorite Photography Books

Exiles, Josef Koudelka, (photo-eye Cat# AP343)
 
The Americans, Robert Frank, (photo-eye Cat# PK463)
 
Looking at Photographs, John Szarkowski, (photo-eye Cat# BF145)
 
Koudelka, Josef Koudelka
 



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