Craig Barber is a photographer who uses antiquarian processes and focuses on the cultural landscape. His work has focused on Viet Nam, Havana, and the Catskill region of New York State, documenting cultures in rapid transition and fading from memory.
Barbers work has been exhibited throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America and is represented in several prominent museum and private collections including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Brooklyn Art Museum; the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY; and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Artes, Buenos Aires, Argentina, among others.
He has received grants from the Seattle Arts Commission, the Polaroid Corporation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2006 Umbrage Editions published his book, “Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited.”
Barber has been photographing for over 35 years and teaching for 20 of those years. He has taught classes and workshops throughout the United States, Europe and Latin America. Some of these places include: the International Center for Photography in New York, the Center for Photography in Woodstock, NY, Charles University in Prague, CZ.
He lives and works in Woodstock, NY.