JUSTIN KIMBALL                       413-218-2396    justinkimballphotography.com    jfkimball@amherst.edu



 M.F.A. Photography, Yale University School of Art

B.F.A. Photography, Rhode Island School of Design



            Elegy, Essay by Stanley Wolukau Wanambwa, Radius Books, 2017

            Pieces of String, Essay by Douglas Kimball, Radius Books, 2012

Where We Find Ourselves, Introduction by Richard B. Woodward, C.A.P. Columbia College, 2006


            The Photographer in the Garden, Eastman Museum/Aperture, 2018

            Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals, Carnegie Museum of Art, 2015

            America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now, RISD Museum of Art, 2012

            Photography and Play, by Erin C. Garcia, Getty Publications, J.P. Getty Museum, 2012

            Mead Museum Collection Guide, “Lewis Hine” p.174, Amherst College, 2011

            Blue Sky 05/06, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2006

            The Physical Print, A Brief Survey of the Photographic Process, Richard Benson, Yale, 2005

            Photography, Barbara London and John Upton, 8th edition, Prentice Hall, 2004

            Spirit of Family, Al and Tipper Gore, Holt Publishers, 2002

Selected Magazines, Journals and Reviews

Exit 71 Quarterly, Jardin/Garden, Prodicciones de Arte y Pensamiento SL, 2018

Photograph, Justin Kimball: Elegy at The Gershman Y, Philadelphia, review by Lev Feigin, 2018

Broad Street Journal: Justin Kimball, Elegy, Left Behind, review by Pam Forsythe, 2018

The Wall Street Journal, Justin Kimball: ‘Elegy’ Review: Documents of Decay, A photographer catalogs the victims of deindustrialization between 2012 and 2016, review by William Meyers, Dec. 23, 2017

Boston Globe, Lived Space: Looking at Architecture from the Inside Out, by Robert Campbell, 2018

PDN Annual Awards 2017, Elegy, Winner, photo book category

ZEKE, The Magazine of Global Documentary, Elegy, review by Glenn Ruga, 2017

           Boston Globe, Elegy, review by Cate McQuaid, 2016

            Fraction Magazine, Favorite Books of 2016, Elegy, review by Laura Greenwald

Saint Lucy, The Seven: Elegy, by Mark Alice Durant, 2016

Photo District News, Notable Books 2016, Elegy, review by David Walker

What You Will Remember, Best of 2016, Elegy, review by Elin Spring

Photograph Magazine, review, Where We Find Ourselves, by Edie Bresler, 2014

Fraction Magazine, review, Pieces of String, review by Lauren Greenwald, 2013

            Photographers Forum, review, Pieces of String, 2013

            Photo-Eye, video review, Pieces of String, by Melanie McWhorter, 2013

            Art New England, November/December Issue, 2013

            Photo District News, November Issue, two-page spread and interview, 2011

            Harper’s Magazine, June 2006 Issue.

            Photo Metro Magazine, Volume 18, Issue 162, 2001

            DoubleTake Magazine, Fifth Anniversary Issue 2, 2000


  Guggenheim Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Aaron Siskind Individual Photographer Fellowship

Project Development Grant, Center, Santa Fe NM

            Philadelphia Museum of Art, Photography Competition, Winner

            Artists Resource Trust, Berkshire Taconic Foundation

            PDN Annual 17, Elegy, Winner, photo book category

            John Anson Kittredge Educational Fund, Harvard University

Massachusetts Cultural Council Artists Fellowship, Finalist

Art Photographers Index, International online index, by invitation only

Faculty Research Award Program, Amherst College

            The L. Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Award, Nominee, Diana Gaston, Fidelity

            John Gutmann Photography Fellowship, Nominee, San Francisco, CA

            Critical Mass, Finalist, Photolucida, Portland, OR

            Project Competition 2001, Honorable Mention, Santa Fe Center for the Arts

            Society of Publication Designers, DoubleTake Magazine, cover story

            Photo Metro 18th Annual Competition, San Francisco, CA

            Gordon Parks Competition, Finalist, Fort Scott, KS

            Faculty Foundation Grant, Rhode Island School of Design

            Ward Cheeny Award, Yale University School of Art

            Mayer Study Grant, Gerald Mayer Foundation, Holyoke, MA


 Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson AZ

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI

deCorvoda Museum, Lincoln, MA

George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

Global Collection of Photography, Weeks Gallery, JCC, Jamestown, NY

Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

J. Paul Getty, Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art, South Hadley, MA

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston TX

Museum of Photographic Arts, Tampa, FL

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC

Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MS

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Portland Museum of Art, Portland ME

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton NJ

Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA

Southwestern Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

The Henry Museum of Art, Seattle OR

The High Museum of Art, Atlanta GA

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Yale Art Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT


 2018     Elegy, Rhode Island School of Design Museum. Providence, RI

             Elegy, Gershwin Y/ Philadelphia Photography Art Collective, Philadelphia, PA

2017     Elegy, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA

2016     Elegy, Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston MA

2014     Pieces of String, Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI

            Where We Find Ourselves, Carroll and Sons, Boston MA

            Pieces of String, Month of Photography LA, Doyle Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, CA

             Pieces of String, Drury Gallery, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

2013     Pieces of String, University Art Gallery, UMass, Dartmouth, New Bedford, MA

2012     Pieces of String, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

2010      Then and Now, Rhodes Art Center, Northfield Mount Hermon School, Northfield, MA

2008     Where We Find Ourselves, Mednick Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2007     Where We Find Ourselves, Foster Gallery, Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, MA

2006     Where We Find Ourselves, Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

              Where We Find Ourselves, Eli Marsh Gallery, Amherst, MA

              Where We Find Ourselves, Weeks Gallery, Jamestown, NY

              Where We Find Ourselves, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

2001       Surroundings, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT

2000     Surroundings, Photography Gallery, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA



2018     From Starfield to MARS: Paul Manship and His Artist Legacy, Photographs by Barbara Bosworth, Justin Kimball, S. Billie Mandle, and Abelardo Morell

Lived Space: Humans and Architecture, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

In the Garden, (Traveling) George Eastman House International Museum Photography, Dickson Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN

View Finder: Landscape and Leisure in the Collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Effects That Aren't Special: The 40th Photography Regional, curated by Tim Davis, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY

New Acquisitions, Bell Art Gallery, Brown University

(un) Expected Families, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA

2017     Child’s Play, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

             New Acquisitions, Portland Art Museum, Portland OR

2016     In the Garden, (traveling) George Eastman House International Museum Photography, Rochester, NY

New England Photographers, 2016 Flash Forward Festival, Magenta Foundation           

             The Curve, A Global View of New Photography, Colorado Photographic Art Center

             The Curve, A Global View of New Photography, Santa Fe Center Contemporary Art

2014     Breaking Ground: Contemporary Photography, William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA

             Halcyon Days: The Camera in the Garden, Portland Art Museum, Portland, ME

              Awardees 2014, Massachusetts Cultural Council, New Art Center, Boston, MA

2013     Unfolding Images: Photography Book Exhibition, CAC, New Orleans, LA

             The Ubiquity of Photography, Dada Post Gallery, Berlin, Germany

             Art of the White Mountains, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA

             Erasures, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse Art Gallery

Memory Theater, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

             The Fence, Rose Kennedy Greenway, Flash Forward Photography Festival, Boston, MA

             The Fence, Brooklyn Bridge Park, (DUMBO) Brooklyn, NY

2012     Flesh and Bone: Photography and the Body, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI

2005      Global Collection of Photography 2005, Weeks Gallery, JCC, Jamestown, NY

               Eye on Water, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

2003     By the Sea, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

2001     Project Competition 2001, on-line exhibition, Santa Fe Center for the Visual Arts, NM

Photo Metro: The 18th Annual Exhibition, Curated by Duane Michals, SFAC Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2000     Awards Exhibition, Gordon Parks Competition, Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, KS


2018     Addison Gallery of American Art, Artist Talk: Starfield through Contemporary Lenses,  Justin Kimball and Abelardo Morell

Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, A conversation considering the underlying political conditions, historic precedents, and aesthetic choices coloring the work takes place in the exhibit, “Justin Kimball: Elegy,” between photographer Justin Kimball BFA and Dr. Maria Morris Hambourg, founding curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Department of Photographs

2017     University of Kansas, Lawrence, Hallmark Distinguished Lecture Series, Artist lecture/visiting critic

            Greenfield Community College, Artist lecture

2016     UMass Amherst, Panel: Binding Light: photography and its relationship with the book

Carroll & Sons Gallery, Boston, Elegy, a conversation, Stanley Wolukau Wanambwa and Justin Kimball

            Rhode Island School of Design, Outside Evaluator Graduate thesis reviews

2014     Salve Regina University, Artist lecture

             Wesleyan University, Artist lecture

Orange Coast College, Artist lecture

            Middlebury College, Artist lecture

             Marlboro College, Artist lecture

2013     Rhode Island School of Design, TC Coley Lecture Series

            Rhode Island School of Design, Outside Evaluator Graduate thesis reviews

            University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Artists lecture

2008-12 Rhode Island School of Design, Outside Evaluator annual senior thesis reviews

2010     Bard College at Simons Rock, Artist lecture

2007     Noble and Greenough School, Artist lecture

2007     Rhode Island School of Design, Artist lecture

2006     Greenfield Community College, Artist lecture

              Dartmouth College, Artist lecture and outside evaluator senior thesis reviews

              Society for Photographic Education Conference, Chicago IL.

              Hampshire College, Artist lecture

2005     Wesleyan University, Artist lecture

2004     University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Artist lecture

2001     Marlboro College, Outside evaluator senior thesis reviews

1998     Georgetown University, Artist lecture

1993     Smith College, Artist lecture