Daylight Books released A Crack in the World with original essays by renowned author Susan Griffin and Jasmine Moorhead, owner of Krowswork gallery in October 2016. Krowswork also exhibited A Crack in the World along with By Fire in a solo exhibit which opened November, and included a book panel with Kyne, Griffin and Moorhead. Kyne spoke about A Crack in the World in Brooklyn, NY at Photoville 2016: The Making of a Photo Book. The cover image for the book was chosen for Crusade for Art's Verso Print sale. Reviews for the exhibit and book can be found in the following publications: KQED Arts: A Plant's Eye View of the World, Musée Magazine, Lenscratch, The PhotoBook, Life Force Magazine, F-Stop, and L'Oeil De La photography. Kyne was interviewed for Moore College of Art's magazine, Moore Women Artists by Andrea Hammer.
By Fire was also exhibited at SF Camerawork's HEAT! in 2016. The exhibit was juried by Jim Casper, Editor and Publisher, LensCulture; Pete Brook, Writer and Curator, Founder: Prison Photography; Seth Curcio, Associate Director, Pier 24; Janet Delaney, Artist and Educator; and Heather Snider, Executive Director, SF Camerawork. By Fire was also chosen by Michael Kirchoff for Black & White (& Blue) at Darkroom Gallery in Vermont.
Images from the At the Museum series were chosen by Sandra S. Phillips, Norman Maslov and Richard Koci Hernandez for exhibit at SF Camerawork in San Francisco, CA, by John A. Bennette for Musings at the Photo Center NW in Seattle, WA, by Laura Moya for Alternative Realities at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury, VT, by Rene de Guzman for Accident at PHOTO in Oakland, CA, and by Jeremy Morgan for Art as Liminal Space. At the Museum was exhibited as a solo show at Gallery 1044 in San Francisco, CA and was also shown at The Olive Hyde Art Gallery in Fremont, CA. Marky Ramone Go interviewed Kyne for Resource Magazine: Photographer of the Day: The Dynamic Composition of Barbara Kyne's At the Museum Series.
William T. Wiley and Mary Hull Webster chose Barbara’s work for The Oakland Museum of Art's exhibit, What is Art For? Recently, PHOTO gallery in Oakland, CA showed work curated by Stephen Wirtz. Other venues include The Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, CA, The Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA and The Kala Institute in Berkeley, CA. Work was chosen for inclusion in the book publications of Curiouser and Curiouser: Photographic Dreams and Fictions, by Blue Mitchell, curator of Plates to Pixels, and Dreams: Illusion and Fantasy by Jessica Johnston, Assistant Curator, Department of Photography at George Eastman House.
Kyne received an Honorable Mention in the Professional Category at PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris and In Photographer's Forum Magazine and was invited to create a Portfolio Account on LensCulture, which The Guardian calls, "One of the most authoritative and wide-ranging sites."
Teaching experience in photography and art includes City College of San Francisco, Merritt College, Laney College, College of Alameda, Lebanon Valley College and Civic Arts Education in Walnut Creek, CA where Barbara was also the Photography Program Coordinator.
Education includes a BA in photography from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA, and an MA in Studio Arts from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, CA.
Selected bibliography includes The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Oakland Tribune, The East Bay Express and Artweek, for which she also contributed as a writer and photographer.
Barbara and her partner Fran Lowe divide their time between Oakland and Mariposa, California.