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Selected One-Person Exhibitions


2015     Megaliths by Moonlight, Umbrella Arts, New York, NY

2015     100 Portraits: Women Artists, Salena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

2014     Barbara Yoshida: Women Artists, BWA Galeria Sztuki w Olsztynie, Olsztyn, Poland

2012     Gallery Tomos, Tokyo, Japan

2011     Ryu Gallery, Fujinomiya, Shizuoka, Japan

2010     Barbara Yoshida: 80 Portraits, Muzeum Narodowe w Gdąńśku (National Museum), Gdąńśk, Poland

2010     Gallery 1401, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010     Erlin Galéria, Budapest, Hungary

2007     Nessim Galéria, Budapest, Hungary

2007     ART9 Galéria, Budapest, Hungary

2006     Safe-T-Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006     Kaunas Photo Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania

2003     George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME

1999     Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

1998     St. John's University, Queens, NY


Selected Two-Person Exhibitions


2008     Lorinda Knight Gallery, Spokane, WA

2002     Silver Eye Center for photography, Members Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

1993     A/c Projectroom, New York, NY

1988     Galerie Edison, The Hague, Netherlands

1988     Galerie Biervliet, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Selected Group Exhibitions & Distinctions


2020    "Then and Now 2020," Gdansk Gallery of Photography, Muzeum Narodowe w Gdąńśku (National Museum), Gdąńśk, Poland

2016    "Voyage of the Beagle," Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, NY, curated by Peggy Cyphers

2015     16 INTERBIFEP (International Biennial Festival of Portraits Tuzla), International Portrait Gallery Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

2015     "Off the Grid," Umbrella Arts, New York, NY

2015     Metro Show (with Umbrella Arts), Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY

2011     "The View Project," Naples Museum of Art, and Palm Beach Photographic Center, Naples, FL, curated by Joyce Tenneson

2009     International Invitational Works on Paper, University of Hawai'i, Hilo, HI

2009     "Night Moves: Exploring the Horizon," Safe-T-Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008     "photographers: network Selections 2008," Atelier Friedrichstrasse Siegen, Siegen, Germany

2007     "Night Vision: Printing Darkness," Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

2006     Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards 2006, in both the Nature—Landscape and Fine Art—Landscape categories for the series
                    "Moonlight;" selected from over 15,000 entrants from around the world

2006     "Multiple Encounters: Indo-US Print Exhibition," Red Earth Art Galleries, Baroda, India

2006     Photography Now: one hundred portfolios, a DVD-ROM created and distributed by Wright State University, Dayton, OH; selected from nearly 1,300
                    photographers representing 60 countries

2006     Honorable Mention, 2006 HCP Photography Fellowship, sponsored by Houston Center for Photography; online exhibition, juried by Wendy Watriss
                    and Fred Baldwin

2006     "The Earth," FotoFest at Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX; exhibiting artist

2005     Le Mois de l'Estampe," Atelier Lacourière Frélaut, Paris, France

2005     "New Prints 2005/Spring," International Print Center, New York, NY, juried by Kiki Smith

2004     Fifth International MiniPrint Triennial, Lahti Art Museum, Lahti, Finland

2004     III Biennale d'Arte Fotografica del Mediterraneo, online exhibition

2004     "Viewpoint 2004," Bosque Conservatory Photography Show, Clifton, TX, juried by Roy Flukinger

2004     Toledo Friends of Photography 2004 National Photographic Exhibition, University of Toledo's Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH, juried by Albert

2003     "TPS 12: The National Competition," juried by Stephen Perloff

2003     2nd International Photography Exhibition, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

2003     "Time and Space," Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

2003     4th Egyptian International Print Triennale, Galleries of the Sector of Fine Arts, Cairo, Egypt

2002     The 12th Space International Print Biennial, Sungkok Museum, Seoul, Korea

2002     5th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints, Inocho, Agawa-gun, Kochi-ken, Japan

2001     The Fifth Bharat Bhavan International Biennial of Print-Art – 2001, Lalit Kala Academy, New Delhi, India


Selected Reviews and Blogs


"100 Portraits: Women Artists, Photographs by Barbara Yoshida," The Wall Street Journal, April 4, 2015, by William Meyers

"100 Portraits of Women Artists by Barbara Yoshida," Feature Shoot, February 16, 2015, by Ellyn Kail

"Photographer Captures 100 Female Artists In Their Homes and Studios," The Huffington Post, February 5, 2015, by Priscilla Frank

"Moon Viewing: Megaliths By Moonlight by Barbara Yoshida," F-Stop: A Photography Magazine, November 23, 2014, by Richard Storm

"Barbara Yoshida: Moon Viewing, Megaliths by Moonlight," L'Oeil (online), October 15, 2014

"Photographing Stone Age Sentinels to the Stars," Atlas Obscura (blog), September 5, 2014, by Allison Meier

"11 Photographs of Mysterious Megaliths: Smithsonian Magazine (online), July 3, 2014, by Erin Corneliussen

"Otherworldly Photos of Mysterious Megalithic Stones," (online), June 29, 2014, by Jordan G. Teicher

"Kobiety Artystki," Art & Business, January 14, 2014, online magazine:  review of exhibition at BWA Galeria Sztuki w Olsztynie, Olsztyn, Poland

"Wyjście z cienia," Warto!, March 2014, pp. 6-7:  review of exhibition at BWA Galeria Sztuki w Olsztynie, Olsztyn, Poland

"Feminoteka u Opatów: Wystawa fotografii Barbary Yoshidy," Polska Dziennik Baltycki, September 2, 2010:  review of exhibition at Muzeum Narodowe w

"Hold-fény képek: Barbara Yoshida," Fotómuvészet, LI. évfolyam, 2008. l. szám, pp. 62-71:  review of exhibition at Nessim Galéria with nine full-page

"Szemednek szegzett...," Élet És Irodalom, November 9, 2007:  review of exhibition at Nessim Galéria

"Mystical megaliths by moonlight," Budapest Sun, November 8, 2007:  review of exhibition at Nessim Galéria

"From Here to Eternity and Back," St. Augustine Record, August 15, 2003:  review of "Time and Space" exhibition at Southeast Museum of Photography, with
               section devoted to my seven large photographs in the exhibition

The New York Times, January 5, 2003:  review of "Naked" exhibition at Art Upstairs @ GHB, mentioning my photograph

"Into the Woods," Printmaking Today, Vol. 10 No. 4, Winter 2001:  review of artist's book, Knot Nots: A Fairytale, with reproduction of "Knot Hole" photogravure

The Village Voice, December, 1992:  review of A/c Projectroom exhibition


Selected Publications

What Artists Wear, Penguin Books, September 2020: photograph of Jenny Holzer

Contemporary Identities International Art Magazine, Issue 6, June 2020: three photographs from my series, "Women Artists' Portraits" + essay by Zoltán Somhegyi

Fleas on the Dog online publication, Issue 6, June 2020: my short play, "Language Games,"

Hedda Sterne, catalog for exhibition "Vertical-Horizontal," Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England, 29 January - 21 March 2020: photograph of Hedda Sterne

website for the MOOC project, an Open Online Course on Feminism, Art, and Jewish Consciousness for the Division of Multidisciplinary Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan
             University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 2019: photograph of Deborah Kass

Frieze Art Fair, London, England, October, 2017: photograph of Marilyn Minter exhibited with Minter's work

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting, ed. by Sabine Breitwieser for the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Prestel, 2015: photograph of Carolee Schneemann

Painting Beyond Pollock, by Morgan Falconer, Phaidon Press Limited, London, 2015: photograph of Elizabeth Murray

Moon Viewing: Megaliths by Moonlight, Marquand Books, Seattle, 2014: monograph with 39 of Yoshida's photographs, an essay by Lucy R. Lippard and a
             foreword by Linda Connor

Catalog for exhibition of Nancy Graves, Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany, October, 2013: photograph of Nancy Graves

The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, exhibition catalog for The Linda Lee Alter Collection, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts,

              November 17, 2012 - April 14, 2013: photograph of Nancy Spero

Night and Low-Light Photography: Professional Techniques from Experts for Artistic and Commercial Success, Watson-Guptill, August, 2008:  five moonlight
               photographs and text about my photographic process

Newsletter of the International Dark-Sky Association, Issue #66, August, 2006:  photograph of "Grandson Menhir—Moonlight, Grandson, Switzerland"

"Photographing Summer Nights," Double Exposure online magazine, July 1, 2006:  photograph of "Ales Stenar Stone Ship—Moonlight, Ystad, Sweden"

Luna Córnea, No. 27, 2004 (S84 ISSN 0188-8005), pp. 271, 272:  two photographs

Annual Report: 2003-2004, The MacDowell Colony:  photograph of The Lodge by moonlight

The Colorado Review, summer 2000, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, Colorado State University literary magazine:  cover photograph

Exploring Color Photography, 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill, 1997:  photograph of Iris print

Contact Sheet 81, Light Work, summer, 1994:  two photographs with essay

Daily News, December, 1994:  full-page photograph with exhibition information

ARTnews, October, 1993:  photograph of Beverly Pepper


Interviews and Links


PBS TV:  segment on "NYC Arts" featuring my exhibition, 100 Portraits: Women Artists, Apri 17, 2015

Globo News,  the main cable news channel in Brazil: interview for a special news segment about the representation of women in the arts; at my exhibition, 100

                Portraits: Women Artists, March 25, 2014

NY1 TV:  interview with Roger Clark at my exhibition, 100 Portraits: Women Artists, March 3, 2015

Interview with Chris Flisher about my book, Moon Viewing: Megaliths by Moonlight, for "Turning of the Wheel" radio show, November 21, 2014

Interview with Susan Silas and Chrysanne Stathacos for MOMMY, containing 15 photographs + a short video clip, December, 2012:


Brooklyn Museum / Feminist Art Base:

Interview with Malgorzata Zerwe for Radio Gdąńśk, Gdąńśk, Poland, September 2, 2010, in conjunction with solo exhibition at Muzeum Narodowe w Gdąńśku

Interview with Duna TV, Budapest, Hungary, October 26, 2007, in conjunction with solo exhibition at Nessim Galéria

Interview with Istvan Dekan, Editor in Chief of fotovilag Hungarian website for photography, October 25, 2007, in conjunction with solo exhibition at Nessim


Interview with Duna TV, Budapest, Hungary, May 18, 2007; interview in conjunction with solo exhibition at ART9 Galéria

Interview with Pamela Crimmins for Art Critical, with four photographs:  July, 2006

Interview with Interlochen Public Radio, Interlochen, MI during artist's residency at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 1996




Columbia University, New York, NY (Japanese language)

M.A., Hunter College, City University of New York, NY (painting)

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (painting)

Art Students League, New York, NY (anatomy)

Internationale Somerakademie für Bildende Kunst, Salzburg, Austria

B.A., University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Teaching workshops in Van Dyke Brown technique, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY


Selected Collections


Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL; Museet for Fotokunst Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark; Muzeum Narodowe w Gdąńśku (National Museum), Gdąńśk, Poland; Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN; The Huntington Gardens Art Collection, San Marino, CA; George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, Bar Harbor, ME: Kaunas Photo Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania; International Collection of Portaits, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina; The Demarco Skateraw Project, Scotland; New York Public Library, New York City; Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ; Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA; Light Work; The MacDowell Colony; Polaroid Corporation; Sony USA; The University of Dallas; Arkansas State University










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