JUSTIN KIMBALL   

EDUCATION

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

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

 

PUBLICATIONS

Monographs

            Elegy, Essay Stanley Wolukau Wanambwa, Radius Books, 2017

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

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

Books

            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, 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, R. 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, Newspapers

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

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

Boston Globe, Elegy, Review by Cate McQuaid

           ZEKE, the magazine of global documentary, Elegy, review by Glenn Ruga

           Fraction Magazine, Favorite books of 2016, Elegy Review by Laura Greenwald

Saint Lucy, The Seven. Elegy. Mark Alice Durant

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, Pieces of String

Boston Globe, review, Pieces of String

Fraction Magazine, review, Pieces of String, Lauren Greenwald

           Photographers Forum, review, Pieces of String

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

           Art New England, November/December Issue

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

           Art New England, November/December Issue

           Harper’s Magazine, June 2006 issue.

           Photo Metro Magazine, Volume 18, Issue 162

           DoubleTake Magazine, Fifth Anniversary Issue 21

GRANTS AND AWARDS

           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

COLLECTIONS

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

Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC

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

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

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Lived Space: Humans and Architecture, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

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

(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

 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

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

            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

            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. Museum of Art, RISD

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

2001    Photo Metro, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2000    Gordon Parks Competition, Fort Scott Community College, Fort Scott, K

VISITING CRITIC AND ARTIST LECTURES

2018    Rhode Island School of Design Museum, A conversation considering the underlyingpolitical conditions, historic precedents, and aesthetic choices coloring the work takes place in the exhibit, Justin Kimball: Elegy , between photographer Justin Kimball (RISD BFA 1985, Photography) and Dr. Maria Morris Hambourg, founding curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Photographs.

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

            Greenfield Community College, Artists lecture

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

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

            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    TC Coley Lecture Series, Rhode Island School of Design

            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 senior thesis reviews

            Bard College at Simons Rock, Artist lecture

            Noble and Greenough School, Artist lecture

            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