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Selected Solo Exhibitions


150 Media Stream, Screen to Screen (eBay, Craigslist), Chicago, IL


Monument, BRIC, New York, NY

Sunset Portraits from Flickr Sunsets, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA


Screen Light, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL

Range, David Smith Gallery, Denver, CO


Future Perfect, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Silvery Light, Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY


Aldrich Museum, CT

Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, VT

Museum of Contemporary Photography, UC Riverside, CA

Culver Digital Mural Project, ARTSblock, UR Riverside, CA

Justine M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada


RVB Books, Paris, France


Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, KY

LMAKprojects, New York, NY

Olson Gallery, Bethel University, St. Paul, MN

Alt. + 1000 Festival de Photographie, Mountains, Moving: Of Swiss Alp Postcards and Sound of Music, Rossinière, Switzerland

Percent For Art, and New York Department of Cultural Affairs, Cabinet 1526-2013, permanent installation for PS/IS 71, SI, NYC


Vevey, Ville d’Images, Cameras from the Smithsonian History of Photography Collection, billboards, Vevey, Switzerland


Discovery Award Nomonee Exhibition, From Signal to Ink, Rencontres d’Arles, France

Paraty Em Foco, Future, Paraty, Brazil


LMAKprojects, As Is, New York, NY

P/M Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Pearson International Airport, “Universal Sunsets” site-specific installation, Toronto Contact Photography Festival, Canada

Brooklyn Academy of Music, “Leonards for Leonard”, site-specific installation, Brooklyn, NY


Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA, May


P/M Gallery, “Honeymoon Suites”, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Bernard Toale Gallery, “Honeymoon Suites”, Boston, MA


Julie Saul Gallery, “Out of Place: Mirrors and Doors from Catalogs” New York, NY


Julie Saul Gallery, “From Catalogs”, New York, NY


Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, “Art Now”, Montgomery, AL


Julie Saul Gallery, “Between Body and Object”, New York, NY


Julie Saul Gallery, “Photographs”, New York, NY


International Center of Photography, “Variants”, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions


Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

A History of Photography, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York

Maan / Moon, Fotomusuem, Antwerp, Belgium

Dallas Medianale, The MAC, Dallas, TX


Civilization: The Way We Live Now, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

Anna Atkins Refracted: Contemporary Works, The New York Public Library, New York, NY

Moons: A Science and Art Collaboration, ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA

New Territory: Landscape Photography Today, Denver Art Museum, Colorado

Trienniale of Contemporary Prints, Musée des Beaxu Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland

Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 to Today, ICA, Boston, MA


Monument, Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

The Cult of the Book, Musée des Beaux Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland

Screens: Virtual Material, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Women in Color, Rubber Factory, New York, NY


Photography and Contemporary Experience, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Strength in Numbers, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Global Positioning Systems, Pérez Art Museum, Miami FL

Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions, Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX

Touch the Sky, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY


Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Triennial of Photography, Hamburg, Germany

Gallery University Stellenbosch, Think of Number 6, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Louisiana Museum of Art and Science, Star Bright, Baton Rouge, LA

Bernard A. Zuckerman Museum of Art, Forget Me Not, Kennesaw, GA

Boulder Museum of Conetemporary Art, Flatlander, Boulder, CO

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, A History of Photography, Houston, Texas

Ivorypress Space, Books beyond Artists: Words and Images, Madrid, Spain

Motorenhalle, DIGITAL_ANALOG.INDIFFERENCE, Dresden, Germany

Selections from Alt+1000, Geneva, Switzerland

Sextant et plus, FOMO, Marseille, France


XPO Gallery, Paris, France

Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA

University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

BRIC Arts Media House, Brooklyn Biennial, Brooklyn, NY

Museum of Modern Art, A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio, New York, NY

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Heavenly Bodies, Santa Barbara, CA

Beit Ha'ir Museum, Tel Aviv - Jaffa, Israel

Children’s Museum of the Arts, Cabinets of Wonder, New York, NY

Orange County Museum of Art, California Landscape into Abstraction, Newport Beach, CA

Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas TX

David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University, Muncie IN

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA


McNay Museum, San Antonio TX

Rockland Center for the Arts, Systems, West Nyack, NY

Night Contact, New London Multimedia and Photography Festival, London, UK

Kasseler Kunstverein, Offline Art: Hardcore, curated by Aram Bartholl, Kassel, Germany

Photo Festival, Lodz, Poland

Le Mois de Photo a Montreal, Drone: The Automated Image, curated by Paul Wombell, Montreal, Canada

Grand Central Terminal Centennial Celebration Exhibition, MTA and Arts for Transit, New York

Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, From Here On, Barcelona, Spain

Foto Colectania, Artist as Collector, Barcelona, Spain

Somerset House, Landmark: The Fields of Photography, curated by William Ewing, London, England

Louisiana Art and Science Museum, The Edge of Vision, Baton Rouge, LA


Aperture Foundation Gallery, “Aperture Remix”, New York, NY

319 Scholes Gallery, “Collect the WWWorld”, curated by Domenico Quaranta, Bushwick, NY

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, “Picture Takers”, Summit, NJ

Daegu Photography Biennale, “Repositioned Personal” curated by Karen Irvine, Korea

Foto Museum, “From Here On”, Antwerp, Belgium

Photographers’ Gallery, “World in London” Olympic Project, London, UK

Photographers’ Gallery, “Born in 1987: The Animated GIF”, London, UK

Galerie West, “Let Us Keep Our Noon”, The Hague, The Netherlands

Work Gallery, “Critical Dictionary”, London, England

Benton Museum of Art, “Screenshots”, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, "The Edge of Vision", Lewis & Clark College, Portland OR


Pace Gallery, “Social Media”, New York, NY

Hagedorn Foundation Gallery, “The New Photograph”, Atlanta GA

Rencontres d’Arles, “From Here On”, curated by Fontcuberta, Parr, Schmid, Kessels, Cheroux, Arles, France

Public Surface, “Un Place”, Stockholm, Sweden

MassMoCA, “Memery: Imitation, Memory, and Internet Culture”, North Adams, MA

Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, "The Edge of Vision", Winter Park, FL


Voorkamer, “Meer”, Lier, Belgium

Galerie West, “Carry-On”, organized by David Horvitz, The Hague, The Netherlands

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

American University Museum, “One Hour Photo”, organized by Adam Good, Washington, DC

Eastern Michigan University, “Open Book”, MI


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, "Between Spaces", Long Island City, NY

Pingyao International Photography Festival, "The Edge of Vision", Pingyao, China

Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, "Collecting Images", Germany

Aperture Foundation Gallery, "The Edge of Vision", New York, NY

Special Projects, Pulse-Art Fair, New York, NY


Rotunda Gallery, "In/formation", Brooklyn, NY

KS Gallery, "Psychotic Reaction", New York, NY

Cambridge Gallery, "Site Visits", Cambridge, Ontario

New York Photography Festival, "The Ubiquitous Image", curator Lesley Martin, NY


Gallery of Modern Art, ”The Leisure Class”, Brisbane, Australia

The Photographic Resource Center ‚ “Ad / Agency”, Boston, MA

McDonough Museum of Art, “The End(s) of Photography”, curator Saul Ostrow, Youngstown, OH

Anthology Film Archives, “Wish List”, collaboration with Kelly Egan


Art Basel Miami, Special Projects, curator Natalie Kovacs, Miami FL

Rotunda Gallery, “Time’s Arrow”, curator Janine Cirincione, Brooklyn, NY

Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY

Gallery 44, “Pixelware”, Toronto, Ontario

Wallspace, “Handmade”, New York, NY

Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, "Neither Here Nor There: Perceptions of Place”

Dazibao, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Massachusetts College of Art, “Feed”, Boston, MA

Memphis College of Art, “Site and Situation”, Memphis, TN


CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Beaker Gallery, Tampa, FL

Rotunda Gallery, “Clear Intentions,” curator Robert Morgan, Brooklyn NY


Santa Barbara Museum of Art, “photoGENEsis:opus”, Santa Barbara, CA

Katonah Museum of Art, “What’Hot and New in 2002”, Katonah, NY


Islip Art Museum, “Eccentric Photography”, East Islip, NY


Dunedin Fine Art Center, “Synecdoche: Multiple Image Art Work”, Dunedin, FL

Rotunda Gallery, “Wunderkammer: Wonderworks”, Brooklyn, NY

Spaces Gallery, “Painting Function: Making It Real,” curator Saul Ostrow, Cleveland, OH


Denver Art Museum, "A Fine and Private Place: Monuments & Memory”, Denver CO


The Museum of Modern Art, "Object and Abstraction: Contemporary Photographs", NY

International Center of Photography, "Eye of the Beholder”, New York


Creative Time, Art in the Anchorage '96, The Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage

Numark Gallery, "Images of the Information Superhighway", Washington, DC

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida


The Bruce Museum, "Content and Discontent" organized by ICA, CT


The Ansel Adams Center for Photography, "The Abstract Urge", San Francisco, CA


Museum of Modern Art, "Multiple Images", New York, NY

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, "The Alternative Eye", Loretto, PA

Jan Kesner Gallery, "Allure", Los Angeles, CA


Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

The Museum of Modern Art, "More Than One Photography", New York, NY

Art In General, "The Results Are In", New York, NY


P.S. 122, "Fearful Symmetry", New York, NY


The Drawing Center, Selections 41, New York, NY

Selected Awards and Grants


Pilchuck Glass School, Artist in Residence


John Gutmann Photography Fellowship

Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship


Guggenheim Fellowship

Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant


Deutsche Bank Fellowship - New York Foundation of the Arts


Anonymous Was A Woman Award


Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer’s Fellowship

Harvestworks, Scholar Residency


New York Foundation of the Arts, Fellowship


New York Foundation of the Arts, Catalog Project Grant

Selected Museum Collections

Berkeley Art Museum, CA

Crocker Art Museum, CA

Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawaii

International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

New York Public Library, NY

Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL

Orange County Museum of Art, CA

Perez Art Museum Miami, FL

Portland Art Museum, OR

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

Selected Bibliography


Susan Hodara, “Art and Its Inspiration Side by Side at the Aldrich”, The New York Times, July 11, 2015

Teju Cole, “On Photography”, The New York Times Magazine, April 19, 2015

Philip Gefter, “This is a… Photograph?”, Departures, May 15, 2015

Kate Palmer Albers, “Accessing the Landscape”, in Broken, Art and Theory Publishing, University of Gothenburg, 2015

J.A.P. Alexander, “Perspectives on Place”, Boomsbury Publishing, 2015

Jamie Waters, review, The Financial Times, April 25, 2015

Richard Klein, “Penelope Umbrico: Shallow Sun”, exhibition essay, Aldrich Museum, Spring 2015

Jacob Schiller, Wired Magazine, March 13, 2015


Clément Chéroux, essay for monograph, “Out of Order”, RVB Books Paris, Fall 2014

Sharon Mizota, “Penelope Umbrico’s Skewed Digital Vision”, LA Times, October 17, 2014

William A. Ewing, “Landmark: The Fields of Landscape Photography”, Thames and Hudson, UK 2014

Julie Jones, Michel Poivert, “Histoires de la Photographie”, Jeu de Paume / Le Point du Jour, 2014

Ken Iseki, "Photograph Lives Thousands of Lives", IMA Living with Photography Magazine, Vol.8, Japan, 2014

Clément Chéroux, “Face au Flux”, Artpress2, Trimestriel no. 34, Aug/Sept/Oct 2014

“Printed Web #1”, Paul Soulellis, Library of the Printed Web, 2014

“On the Appropriation of Images found Online”, Screendump #2, Geldhoff and Krijgsman, Eriskay Collection, NL, 2014

“Heavenly Bodies”, exhibition catalog, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Nazraeli Press, 2014


Kate Palmer Albers, “Abundant Images and the Collective Sublime”, Exposure Magazine, Fall 2013

“The Itinerant Languages of Photography”, Fontcuberta, Cadava and Nouzeilles, Princeton University Press, 2014

Jonny Weeks, “Sunsets: The Marmite of the Photography World”, The Guardian, December 18, 2013

Ellen Gammerman, “How Our Camera-Phone Nation is Inspiring Artists”, The Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2013

Miles Little, “On World TV Day”, Light Box, Time Magazine, November 21, 2013

Jessie Wender, “Technology and Photographic Art”, The New Yorker, Photo Booth, November 18, 2013

Blake Hannon, “Photographer Mines the Internet to Make Her Own Images”, The Lexington Herald Leader, October 17, 2013

Eloi Desjardins, "Rentrée Automnale 2013 Le Mois de la Photo at Fonderie Darling", Un Show de Mot'arts, September 20, 2013

"This Week in Photography", Wired, September 14, 2013

Photo District News, “Photo of the Day”, September 9, 2013

Joseph Henry, "Five Picks from Montreal's Mois de la Photo", Blouin Art Info, September 6, 2013

Canadian Art, Montreal's Mois de la Photo: Auto Focus, September 6, 2013

Jacques Doyon, "Drone: L'Image Automatisée", Ciel Variable, Fall 2013

Ana Kinsella, “Repeat Until Infinity”, artist profile, Bon Magazine, issue 24, Autumn / Winter 2013

Bill Kouwenhoven, Paul Wombell, Hotshoe, Winter, 2013

Drone: The Automated Image, exhibition catalog, Paul Wombell, Mois de la Photo a Montreal, Kerber Verlag, 2013

From Here On, Kessels, Schmid, Cheroux, Parr, Fontcuberta, exhibition catalog, RM Verlag, Spain, 2013

Afterimage, Society for Photographic Education, transcript of 2012 featured speaker presentation, Spring 2013

Jerome Delgado, "Un Mois ou Trop Plein ou Trop Simple", Le Devoir, September 28, 2013

John Pohl, Moments of Reflection, Mois de la Photo a Montreal, The Montreal Gazette, September 13, 2013

L'Oeil de Links, Video Interview, 3bis.21, Canal+, Paris, France, June 2013

Susannah Schouweiler, "Penelope Umbrico’s Mountains, Moving”, Knightarts, St. Paul, MN, April 24, 2013

David Little, exhibition essay, “Encounters on Distant Mountains”, Bethel University, St Paul, MN, April, 2013

Art Gallery Magazine, “Profile: Penelope Umbrico: A Photographer of the Internet”, Issue 172 , China, March 2013

Natalis Farre, "El fin de la fotographia tradicional", El Periodico,Barcelona, February 25, 2013


Art That Iterates, exhibition catalog, Macy Art Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2012

Screenshots, exhibition catalog, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, 2012

Bauhaus Dessau Magazine, “The Avant-Garde at the Net”, issue 4, Germany, December 2012

Odyssey Magazine, “Penelope Umbrico”, issue 16, Tel Aviv, Israel, Summer 2012

Art in America, Cover, March 2012


Davis Evans, ed. “Critical Dictionary”, Black Dog Publishing, London UK, 2011

Faye Hirsch, “Inky Screen”, Art in America, December 2011

Marcel Feil, “In Conversation with Penelope Umbrico”, Foam International Photography Magazine, #21, Amsterdam, Winter 2011

Adam Jacques, “Solar Flair”, The Weekend Australian Magazine, November 2011

Sujong Song, “ Penelope Umbrico”, Monthly Photographer, Vol. 525, Korea, October 2011

Silas Marti, "Artistas embaralham realidade e ficção e questionam autoria", Folha de Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 13, 2011

The Economist, “When the Virtual is More Real Than the Physical”, September 16, 2011

Bryan Gresko, “Social Media Opens at the Pace Gallery, ” The Huffington Post” September 20, 2011

Domus, “Social Media at Pace Gallery” September 15, 2011

Foam International Photography Magazine, Artist Project for “What’s Next,” #3/4, Amsterdam, Summer 2011

Irina Rozovsky, “500 Words: Penelope Umbrico”,, July 2011

Adam Jacques, “Portfolio: Penelope Umbrico”, The Independent, UK, July 17, 2011

Conor Risch, “Fishing the Photo Stream: Penelope Umbrico’s (photographs)”, Photo District News, June 2011

John Seven, “The Art of Sun Worship”, The North Adams Transcript, MA, April 1 2011

Conveyor Magazine, “The Digital Sublime: A Dialog with Penelope Umbrico”, Issue #1, Spring 2011

The New York Times Magazine, cover and inside spreads accompanying “Ghosts In the Machine”, January 9, 2011


Faye Hirsch, exhibition review, Art in America, November 2010

Blake Gopnik, The Washington Post, Sunday May 23, 2010

R.M Vaughan, The Globe and Mail, Saturday May 24, 2010

Area, “Seile”, Number 22, Paris, France, Summer 2010

“San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 75 Years of Looking Forward”, SFMOMA, 2010

Jessica Dawson, 'One Hour Photo', The Washington Post, May 7, 2010

The Multiplication of Being, or a Reflective Abyss? Lyle Rexer, Tate Etc., Issue 19, Summer 2010

Lay Flat : 02 Meta, ed. Michael Buhler Rose and Shane Lavalette, 2010

Martha Schewendener, The Village Voice, January 19, 2010

“The Digital Eye”, Silvia Wolf, Prestel Publishing and Henry Art Gallery, Spring 2010

Foam International Photography Magazine, Artist Portfolio, #21, Amsterdam, Spring 2010


PAGE Magazine, Hamburg, Germany, August 2009

The Times Literary Supplement, July 31, 2009

Foam International Photography Magazine, Lesley Martin, #19, Amsterdam, Summer 2009

"The Edge of Vision", Lyle Rexer, Aperture, May 2009


“Site Visits”, exhibition catalog, Esther Shipman, Cambridge Galleries, Ontario, Canada, 2008

Prefix Photo Magazine, Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art, Toronto Canada, November 2008

Dumbo Feather, Pass It On, "Sun, Sun But Different", Samantha Proudly, Issue 16, Australia, Winter 2008,

"In/Formation", Exhibition Catalog, Elizabeth Ferrer, Rotunda Gallery, NY, November, 2008

Foam International Photography Magazine, Martin Parr, #15, Amsterdam, Summer 2008

Mary Panzer, Wall Street Journal, May 22, 2008

Ken Johnson, The New York Times, May 16, 2008

Gae Savannah, Flash Art Online, January 2008

Jennifer Tobias, "Mainstream/Slipstream: Indie Publishing", Princeton Architectural Press

Greg Cook, The Boston Phoenix, January 7, 2008


Cate McQuaid, Boston Globe, Thursday May 31, 2007


Canadian Art Magazine,, January, 2006


R. M. Vaughan, National Post, Canada, December, 2005

Montreal Mirror, January, 2005

Ici, Montreal, January 2005


Cabinet Magazine, Issue 14 / "Doubles", August, 2004

"Site and Situation", exhibition catalog, Memphis College of Art, 2004

ReThinking Marxism, vol. 16 no. 1, Routledge Press, January, 2004

Kate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, January 30, 2004

Richard Huntington, The Buffalo News, January 2, 2004


Odili Donald Odita, Art US, Fall, 2003

Hidenori Kondo, PS122 Gallery, Artwurl internet magazine, interview, Spring 2003


Aletti, Vince, The Village Voice, New York, April 2002; February 1998; October 1995; April 1993; June 1992


Sheryl Conkelton, essay for "Out of Place: Mirrors and Doors from Catalogs", December, 2001

Helen A. Harrison, The New York Times, Arts and Entertainment, (Long Island), May 12, 2001

"On Concept: 10 Photo-based Artists from New York", A Magazine, Tokyo, Japan, 2001


"Painting Function: Making It Real", exhibition catalog, Saul Ostrow curator, January, 2000


Morgan, Robert C., "Signs Within the Inventory", catalog essay, 1998


Adams, Kelly, interview for "Between Body and Object", Montgomery Museum, 1997


Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, August 9, 1996

Protzman, Ferdinand, The Washington Post, January 27, 1996


Raynor, Vivien, The New York Times, Arts and Leisure, (Conn), Sunday, July 30, 1995

Grundberg, Andy, essay for "Content and Discontent in Today's Photography", 1995


Aukeman, Anastasia, Art in America, January, 1994


Marimo, Meiri, Nikkei Magazine, Japan, June, 1993


Hartshorn, Willis, essay for "Variants", International Center of Photography, May, 1992

Faust, Gretchen, Arts Magazine, New York, April, 1992

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