Fellowships and Grants

2015     Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Grant
2012     New England National Scenic Trail, National Park Service, Artist-in-Residence
                 Kittredge Fund, Grant
2010     Sudbury, Assabet, and Concord Wild and Scenic River Stewardship Council, Wild and Scenic River Grant
2008     Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park, Woodstock, VT, Fellowship
                  Laurel School, Cleveland, OH, Scholar-in-Residence
2002     MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH, Fellowship
1999     Buhl Foundation, New York, NY, Grant
1995     John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship
1993     New England Foundation for the Arts, Individual Artists’ Fellowship
1986     Bernheim Foundation, Louisville, KY, Fellowship
1985     Ruttenberg Fellowship, Friends of Photography, San Francisco, CA


Amon Carter Museum, Ft. Worth, TX
Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Hallmark Collection, Hallmark Corporation, Kansas City, MO
Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
New Britain American Art Museum, New Britain, CT
North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
Paul Sack, San Francisco, CA
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Polaroid Collection, Polaroid Corporation, Cambridge, MA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Princeton Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.


Behold. Seoul, Korea : Datz Press, 2014
Betula Populifolia. 2015
Chasing the Light. Carlisle, MA : Nightwood Press, 2002. Poem by D’Anne Bodman
Elsewhere. 2010. Text by D’Anne Bodman
The Meadow. Santa Fe : Radius Books, 2015. Essays by Margot Anne Kelley
Natural Histories. Santa Fe : Radius Books, 2013.
Summer Days and Some Nights; The Water’s Edge. Fiddlehead Press, 2015.
Trees: National Champions. Cambridge, MA and London :  MIT Press, 2005.

Selected Exhibitions

2017     Heaven, Wind, Stars and Poems, Datz Museum, South Korea
2016     Overgrowth, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
2015     Darkness, Datz Museum, South Korea.
                 Quiet Wonder, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
                 Flow, Datz Museum, South Korea.
2014     The Singing and the Silence: Birds in Contemporary Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
2013     To Be At the Farther Edge: Photographs Along the New England Trail: Barbara Bosworth. Mead Art Museum, Amherst College; 
                 Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum; New Britain American Art Museum, New Britain, CT
                 Big Pictures, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX
2012     Natural Histories: Photographs by Barbara Bosworth. Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA
                 America In View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now. Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design.
2011     Beautiful Vagabonds: Birds in Contemporary Photography, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
2010     San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA [recent acquisitions]
2008     Earth and Sky, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
                 Human Nature, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
2002     A City Seen, Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH
2000     Barbara Bosworth, Princeton Art Museum, Princeton University
1999    The Altered Landscape, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
1998    Hot Spots, Nassauischer Kuntstverein, Weisbaden, Germany
                Expanded Visions: the Panoramic Photograph, Addison Gallery of American Art
1996    Meeting Places: Photographs by Barbara Bosworth, Missoula Museum of Art, Missoula, MT
                Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the Present, San Francisco MOMA
1992    Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary Landscape Photography, National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.
1988    Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
1985    America’s Uncommon Places, National Trust for Historic Preservation University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Teaching Positions

Professor, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA,1984-Present
Visiting Professor, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Fall semester, 2010
Chair, Photography Department, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2009-2010
Chair, Media and Performing Arts Department, Massachusetts College of Art,1999-2002, 2008-2009
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Assistant professor/visiting artist,1986