Robert & Shana ParkeHarrison


Robert ParkeHarrison
1994: University of New Mexico, M.F.A.
1990: Kansas City Art Institute, B.F.A.

Shana ParkeHarrison
1991-94: University of New Mexico
1986: William Woods College, B.F.A.


Gautier’s Dream, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Selections from the Architect’s Brother, Dicke Art Gallery, Trinity University, San Antonio, USA

Measuring the sky, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France
Wall at WAM, mural installation, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Selections from the Counterpoint Series, Russell Hill Rogers Gallery at Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, USA

The Architect’s Brother: Photogravures by Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Selections from The Architect’s Brother, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA

Beginnings, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Selections from Counterpoint, David Floria Gallery, Aspen, USA

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Slusser Art Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Visual Arts Gallery, Interlochen Arts Academy, Interlochen, Michigan, USA
Selections from the Counterpoint Series, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, USA
Recent Works, Galerie au Simons Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA
Selected Works, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut, USA

Restoration: Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Counterpoint, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA

2008–2002 Traveling solo exhibition
• The Architect’s Brother
Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, USA, 2008
Baum Gallery of Fine Art, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, USA, 2007
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia, USA, 2007
Sheldon Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA, 2007
Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, 2006
Figge Museum of Art, Davenport, Iowa, USA, 2006
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, USA, 2005
Mois de la Photographie, Montreal, Canada, USA, 2005
University of Wyoming Museum of Art, Laramie, USA, 2005
DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA, 2005
Galerie im Stadtmuseum, Jena, Germany, 2004
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego Jena, USA, 2004
George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York, USA, 2002

Gray Dawn, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison: Recent Works, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, USA
Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison: New Works, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison: Recent Works, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Recent Work,Gallery of Photography, Dublin
Recent Work, Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Ireland

Recent Works, Sirius Art Center, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland
Recent Works, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland
Recent Works, Marion Center for the Arts, College of Santa Fe, USA

Recent Works, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, USA
Procession, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, USA
Passages, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Recent Works, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
Recent Works, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, Oregon, USA
Current Works, San Francisco Art Institute’s McBean Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Collaboration, Salve Regina University Art Gallery, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
New Images, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, USA

Procession, Obsolete, Venice, California, USA

The Sentinels, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, USA

Kingdom, Canter Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Earth Elegies, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, USA

Promisedland, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Promisedland, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, USA

Industrialscapes, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, USA


Paris Photo, Paramount pictures studios Los Angeles, Slete Gallery, Los angeles, USA
Art Brussels, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Brussels, Belgium

Art Cologne, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Cologne, Germany

L’Objet Nuage, Musée Réattu, Musée des Beaux Arts d’Arles, Arles, France
International Biennial of Photography, FOTOGRAFICA, Bogota, National Museum of Photography, Bogota, Columbia

Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France
Mediations Biennale 2012, Poznan, Poland
Fantastic 2012, Lille3000, Lille, France
Conference of the Birds, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, USA
Performing for the Camera, ASU Art Museu, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, USA

2011- 2012
Mondes inventés, Mondes habités, MUDAM, Luxembourg, curated by Marie-Noëlle Farcy
 and Clément Minighetti
SECOND SPACE OPENING, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve Paris, Paris, France
Cloudscapes : Photographs from the collections New Mexico Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
Image That !, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

• The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama
Nobel Museum, Stockholm, 2011
Brukenthal National Museum, Sibiu, Romania, 2010
The Frost Museum, Florida International University, Miami, USA, 2010
Fundación Canal, Madrid, Spain, 2009
Tokyo, Japan, 2008
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA, 2008
Emory Visual Arts Gallery, Atlanta, USA, 2007
Rubin Museum of Art, New York, USA, 2007
The School of Visual Arts, New York, USA, 2007
Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, USA, 2007
UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles, USA, 2006

Couples, Ferrin Gallery, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA
Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, USA

Clouds in Photography, Musée Malraux, Le Havre, France
Beyond Appearances, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York, USA
Artist as Performer, Houston Center for Photography, USA

• Imaging a Shattering Earth: Contemporary Photography and the Environmental Debate
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, USA, 2009
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada, 2008
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Canada, 2006
Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, USA, 2005

A Mind at Play, Art Institute of Chicago, USA
Dress Code: Clothing as Character, Cushing-Martin Gallery at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts, USA
Working Men, Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland – Curator: Paul Ardenne et Barbara Polla

• Envisioning Change
Field Museum, Chicago, USA, 2008
Ministry of Culture, Monaco, 2008
BOZAR / Centre for fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium, 2008
Nobel Peace Center, Oslo, Norway, 2007- Curator: Randy Jayne Rosenberg

Contemporary, Cool and Collected, The Mint Museums, Charlotte, USA – Curator: Carla M. Hanzal
A New Reality: Black and White Photography in Contemporary Art, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum,
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
NY C Photo, Phillips de Pury, New York, USA
Mockumentaries, Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York
Flight of Fancy, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, USA
Faculty Exhibition, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Opening Exhibition, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas, USA
Imaging a Shattering Earth:
Contemporary Photography and the Environmental Debate, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada

Red Dot, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, USA
C on Cities, Venice Biennale of Architecture, Venice, Italy
Hand in Hand: Domestic and Creative Partnerships in the Digital Age, Minneapolis Center for Photography, Minnesota, USA
Seeing the Light, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, USA

Dreamscapes, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
Landscape, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

57 on 57th, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, USA

Deamweavers, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, USA
Group Show, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Silver Images: The Photography Collection at 25, Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art and Flight, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, USA

• Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, USA, 2004
Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois, USA, 2003
International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA, 2003
New York Historical Society, New York, USA, 2003

L’artiste mis en scène, La Galerie Filles de Calvaire, Brussels, Belgium
Role Play in Self-Portrait Photography, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, USA

New Acquisitions/ New Work/ New Directions 3: Contemporary Selections, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA
Recent Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Zen and the Art of Photography, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, USA

The Alchemy of Light, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, USA
Crafted Image: 19th Century Techniques in Contemporary Photography, Boston University Art Gallery, Massachusetts, USA
Re-Thought and Re-Seen: 21st Century Photographers/19th Century Processes, University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA

American Photography: Recent Additions to the Hallmark Photographic Collection, Nelson Atkins Art Museum, Kansas City, USA
Celebrating Contemporary Art in New England: Recent Acquisitions, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
Expanded Vision: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA
More Than One: Prints and Portfolios From Center Street Studio, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA
Photograph & Monograph, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, USA
Self Developed, Eyre Moore Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA

DeCordova Annual Exhibition, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, USA
Generations, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri, USA
Idea Photographic: New Mexico, 516 ArtSpace, Albuquerque, USA
New Voices/New Visions, University Art Center, University of California, San Diego, USA
Taken from Nature, The Art Gallery of Petersborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
The 3rd Tokyo International Photo-Biennale: Fragments of Document and Memory, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan

More Than One: Prints and Portfolios From Center Street Studio, Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond, Virginia, USA
Telling Stories: Narrative Impulses in Contemporary American Photography, George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York, USA

Current Fictions: Work By Emerging Artists, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

Contemporary New Mexico Artists: Sketches and Schemas, SITE Santa Fe and University of Nebraska, USA
Pushing Image Paradigms, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA


Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Agfa Division, Bayer Corporation, Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, New Mexico
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Figge Museum of Art, Davenport, Iowa
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver, Jacobson Attorneys at Law, New York, New York
Galerie im Stadtmuseum, Jena, Germany
George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, New York
The Hallmark Fine Art Collection, Hallmark Cards Corp, Kansas City, Missouri
Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Texas
The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago
The Joseph and Elaine Monsen Collection, Seattle
Los Angeles County Museum, California
Luminos Photography Corporation, Yonkers, New York
McNeese State University Art Museum, Lake Charles, Louisiana
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C.
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas
New York Public Library, New York
Photographic Resource Center, Boston
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland
Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum, Providence
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts
Vassar College, Frances Lehman LOEB Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York



Horizons. London, Ivory Press.
ParkeHarrison, Robert and Shana. Counterpoint (monograph). Santa Fe, New Mexico: Twin Palms Publishers.

Art in Action: Nature, Creativity and Our Collective Future. Foreword by Achim Steiner. San Francisco: Natural World Museum and Earth Aware Editions,.
Contemporary, Cool and Collected (exhibition catalogue). Text by Carla M. Hanzal and Robert Hobbs. Charlotte, North Carolina: Mint Museums.

The Missing Peace: Artists and the Dalai Lama (exhibition catalogue). Foreword by The Dalai Lama. San Francisco: Earth Aware Editions.
Noble, Laura. The Art of Collecting Photography. Worthing, West Sussex: AVA Publishing

John, Wood, ed. Book of Life: Photography by Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison (monograph). Introduction by Lance Speer. Poems by Morrie Creech. South Dennis, Massachusetts: S. Albahari.
New, Jennifer. Drawing from Life: The Journal as Art. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton Architectural Press.

John Wood, ed. Listening to the Earth: Photography by Robert ParkeHarrison (monograph). Poems by Morrie Creech. South Dennis, Massachusetts: 21st, The Journal of Contemporary Photography.
Stephan, Erik and Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Exhibition catalog, For The Architect’s Brother, Galerie im Stadtmuseum, Jena.

Marien, Mary Warner. Photography: A Cultural History. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc. Publishing.
Stapp, William F. Portrait of the Art World: A Century of ARTnews Photographs (exhibition catalogue). New Haven: Yale University Press
Wolf, Sylvia. Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940–2002. New York: Prestel Books.

The Architect’s Brother (monograph). Text by W.S. Merwin, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Twin Palms/Twelve Trees Press (Editions 2–7 in subsequent years)
Fragments of Document and Memory. Text by Arthur Ollman. The 3rd Tokyo International Photo-Biennale, 1997.

Adlmann, Jan Ernst. Contemporary Art in New Mexico. New York: Craftsman House.
Edmunds, Kristy. Pushing Image Paradigms (exhibition catalogue).

Adlmann, Jan Ernst. An Impresario of Dreams (exhibition catalogue). Roswell, New Mexico: Roswell Museum.


Jessica Schreibstein, Surreal Scenes Make Big Environmental Statements, The picture Show, National Public Radio Website, April.
Jonathan Stead, “The Architect’s Brother: Jonathan Stead on an intriguing series by Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison,” AG: The International Journal of Photographic Art & Practice, Spring 2011/#63
Corey Dzenko, “Everyman’s Actions: The White Male Body in Performance Photographs,” Athanor XXVIII (A Project Publication of the Museum of Fine Arts Press, Florida State University of Art History).

Artist Portfolio. The Georgia Review (Summer 2009).

A Magazine, no. 7 (2008). Curated by Chris Van Assche.
Artist Portfolio in connection with Die Macht, die uns lenkt, GEO kompakt, nr.15
The New Yorker, March.
Lettre, Special Anniversary Edition (June).

C Photography Magazine, 5th edition, 2007.
Artner, Alan. “Two Artists Click with Collaborative Photos.” The Chicago Tribune, May 18.
Shuster, Robert. “The Icon’s Icon.” The Village Voice, July 31.
Zoom Magazine (January).

C Photography Magazine, 2nd edition.

“Diplomatique: L’alibi politique des utopias technologiques.” Le Monde (January): 12.
Harpers Magazine (October).

Artist Portfolio. GEO Magazine (December).
Houston, Jason and David Whitman. “Balancing Act.” Orion Magazine (January/February).
Kuspit, Donald. “The Art of Being Seen: Artist’s Self-Portraits.” Art New England (April).
Temin, Christine. “He’s Out to Save a World of his Own Making.” Boston Globe, September 19.

Gaston, Diana. “Robert ParkeHarrison at George Eastman House” (exhibition review). Art in America (January).
Salzberger, Roswitha. “The Architect’s Brother.” PhotoNews: Zeitung Fur Fotografie, October.
Wolinski, Natacha, “Sur La Terre Comme Au Ciel.” Beaux Arts Magazine (February).

Boxer, Sarah. “Following A Shifting Gaze As Portraiture Evolves” (exhibition review). The New York Times, November 22.
Masi, Bruno. “ParkeHarrison Monde A Part.” Liberation, December 15.

Campeau, Sylvain. “Ecophile.” CV Photo, no.49 (Winter 1999).
Goldberg, Vicki. “Everyman Tries to Save the Earth, One Image at a Time” (exhibition review). The New York Times, February 4.
Grundberg, Andy. “Photography Book review.” The New York Times, December 3.
“Trash.” Orion: People & Nature (Autumn 2000).

Clemmer, David. “Critical Reflections.” THE Magazine (April/May).
Mobley-Martinez, T.D. “The Wizard of Pause.” Albuquerque Tribune, March 12.
Pulkka, Wesley. “Review.” Albuquerque Journal, March 14.
Wood, John. “A Grand and Solitary Epic.” 21st: The Journal of Contemporary Photography, Volume two, 1999.

Amison, Peggy. Interview. Photo Metro (July).

Bensley, Lis. Interview. Santa Fe New Mexican (18–24 April 1997).

Diane Armitage. “Review.” THE Magazine (September).

Adlmann, Jan Ernst. “Report from Santa Fe: Going Mainstream.” Art in America (January): 52.
Van De Walle, Mark. “Aperto.” Flash Art (Summer 1995): 78–79.
Van De Walle, Mark. “Critical Reflections: Cardboard Sky” (exhibition review). THE Magazine (January/February).
Van De Walle, Mark. Exhibition Review. Artforum (March): 95–96.