Barbara Kyne is a Northern California photographer. Among other awards, Barbara recently achieved Honorable Mention in the Professional Category at PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris.
Daylight Books is releasing A Crack in the World with original essays by renowned author Susan Griffin and Jasmine Moorhead, owner of Krowswork gallery in October 2016. Krowswork will also exhibit Kyne's work in a solo exhibit, opening on First Friday, November 4, followed by a book panel with her and Susan Griffin on Saturday, November 5 at 2:30 PM.
The By Fire series of ten photos was exhibited at SF Camerawork's HEAT! in July. 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.
Images from the At the Museum series were chosen by Sandra S. Phillips, Norman Maslov and Richard Koci Hernandez for recent 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.
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 Krowswork in Oakland, CA 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.
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.