Cara Barer

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

The Islander, “Galveston Galleries” March 2006

 

The Houston Press, “Paper Chaser” September 21 – 27, 2006

 

Boston Globe, “Summer Reading” review, Aug.2, 2007

 

Craft Magazine, “Rock, Paper, Scissors” Volume 05, 2007

 

Dumbo Feather, pass it on, (Australia) “Book or a Byte?” Issue 12, Winter 2007

 

Wait Magazine, (Italy)

“La perfezione nella distruzione” (The Art of Destruction) Oct. 2007

 

Page Magazine, (Germany) “Fotografische Skulpturen” January 2008

 

Houston Modern Luxury, “Page Turner!” February 2008

 

Photonews, Germany, “Das Fotobuch” May 2008

 

New York Magazine, “The End,” pg. 38-39, September 22, 2008

 

Domus, “Books Under the Tree,” cover story, December, 2008

 

“Paper – Tear Fold Rip Crease Cut” pgs. 110-113, Black Dog Publishing, 2009

 

“Perfect Paper” Page One Publishing, 2009

 

“Playing with Books”  by Jason Thompson. pg. 122. Quarry Books 2010

 

“Book Art: Iconic Sculptures and Installations Made from Books” pg. 66-71,

Gestalten, 2011

 

Vogue Living, Australia, March/April 2012, pg. 79-80

 

The Washington Post, Lifestyle Blog, “Amazing Book Sculptors” March 2, 2012

 

Houston Chronicle, “Pictures Worth a Thousand Words” April 13, 2012

 

Harper’s Magazine, “New Books” September, 2012

 

The New Yorker, Photo Booth Blog, “Books as Muses” Oct. 10, 2012

 

Palace Costes, “Infomania,” pages 128-131, Issue # 44

 

Flair Magazine,  ”La Carta,” page 36, Issue #4, 2013

 

Tricycle Magazine, pages 56-59, Spring 2013

 

 

PUBLIC AND SELECT PRIVATE  COLLECTIONS

 

Bloomingdale’s, New York, NY

 

Cheniere Energy

 

Charles Schwab, CA

 

Susan Dudley, Austin, TX

 

Fred and Helen Dunbar, New York, NY

 

Linda Koehler, San Francisco, CA

 

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

 

Jamie Leigh and Rob Phillips, San Francisco, CA

 

Susan Magley, San Francisco, CA

 

Mid State Bank, OK

 

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

 

Neiman Marcus

 

Nordstrom’s, Nationwide

 

Camille Sourget, Paris, France

 

Danielle Steel, San Francisco, CA

 

Trinchero Winery, CA

 

Trump Hollywood, Miami, FLA

 

UCLA Special Collections. CA

 

VISA, USA

 

Wells Fargo Bank, TX

 

Susan Steinhauser

 

Davidoff

 

Gemma Desantos

 

Susan Spiritus

 

Frazier King

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

[S] Solo- / [G] Group- / [J] Juried-Exhibition

 

2016

 

New Work,

KLOMPCHING GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY [S]

 

"When the Ice Melts"

 Fotofest biennial,

Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, TX [S]

 

"Coast to Color"

Laura Korman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA [G]

 

2015

 

“Origins” Capture Photo Festival,

 Bau-Xi Gallery, Vancouver, Canada [S]

 

“Cartographica”

BAU-XI PHOTO, Toronto, Canada [S]

 

“COLORLAB”

BAU-XI Gallery, Vancouver, Canada [G]

 

“Unhinged: Book Art on the Cutting Edge”

Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA [G]

 

“Adaptation: Turning Books into Art”

Kalamazoo Institute of the Arts, Kalamazoo, MI [G]

 

2014

 

“Adaptation” Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI [G]

 

“Origins” Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada, [S]

 

“From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Paper as Art” Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture, Delray Beach, FL [G]

 

“Up Words” Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA [G]

 

“Meditations” Fotofest Biennial, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, TX [S]

 

“Redux” Fotofest Biennial, Design Works Gallery, Galveston, TX [S]

 

“Ex Libris” J.Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, FL [G]

 

“Book Ends” Carmel Center for Photographic Arts, Carmel, CA, 2 person show

 

2013

 

Solo show, KLOMPCHING GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY

 

“Back to the Future” Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead, NY [G]

 

“Out of Print” Pine Hills Library, Albany, NY [G]

 

Solo show, Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada [S]

 

“Between the Lines,” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA [G]

 

2012

 

“Bound and Unbound” Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA [S]

 

“Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: Life’s Fragile Nature” NG Gallery, Sydney, Australia [G]

 

“Time Capsules” Fotofest Biennial, DeSantos Gallery, Houston, TX [S]

 

New Work, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2 person show

 

2011

 

“Information Revisited” Encyclopedia Project, Maloney Art Gallery, Harrisburg, PA [G]

 

“Overload” Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA [S]

 

“Speak for the Trees” Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA [G]

 

“That Was Then, This is Now” Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA [G]

 

“Splash 2” KLOMPCHING GALLERY, Brooklyn, NY [G]

 

2010

 

“Photobook !” Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY, Best in Show [G]

 

“Book Arts” Paragraph Gallery, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO [G]

 

A Decade of Images, Women in Photography International, 2nd Place Award

 

 Barer/Lobato,  Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA, two person show

 

“Olive Branch” Foster White Gallery, Seattle WA [G]

 

“Perspectives” Foster White Gallery, Seattle WA [G]

 

“Tesserae” Fotofest 2010, Design Works Gallery, Galveston, TX [S]

 

“Cara Barer, New Work,” Hulse-Warman Gallery, Taos, NM [S]

 

“Information Revisited,” Encyclopedia Britannica Project, Belskie Museum of Art and Science, Closter, NJ [G]

 

“Unbound: A Short Survey of Book Art,” Bedford Art Center, San Francisco, CA [G]

 

“Altered Books: A New Object,” [Artspace] at Untitled, Oklahoma City, OK [G]

 

2009

 

Critical Mass, Top 50, Photolucida, [G]

 

“Becoming a Myth” DeSantos Gallery, [S]

 

“Palimpsests” Tarryn Teresa Gallery, Los Angeles, CA [G]

 

“Word” Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA [G]

 

“\'flo\: art, text, new media,” The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY [G]

 

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, UCLA campus, Susan Spiritus Gallery [S]

 

Assistance League, Williams Tower, Houston, TX [J]

 

2008

 

Wessel and Lieberman Booksellers, Seattle, WA [S]

 

"Circulation" Kunstler Gallery, Rochester, NY [J]

 

"The Book Project", Tatar Gallery, Toronto (Ontario), [S]

 

New Work, Hulse-Warman Gallery, Taos, NM [S]

 

“Chiaroscuro”, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA [G]

 

Assistance League of Houston, Third Place Award, Houston, TX [J]

 

Fotofest 2008, “Flux”, Design Works, Galveston, TX [S]

 

2007

 

“Book Works”, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX [G]

 

DIA Invitational, Denver, CO [J]

 

“Summer Reading”, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA [G]

 

Two Person show, Pine Street Art Works, Burlington, VT

 

“Metamorphosis”, De Santos Gallery, Houston, TX [S]

 

“The Book, Ever After”, College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX [G]

 

“Of Words, Paper, and Shapes”, Singer Gallery, Petaluma, CA [S]

 

2006

 

“Photography Now,” 100 Portfolios, Wright State University

 

Two Person Show, Pine Street Artworks, Burlington, VT

 

Fotofest Houston, Design Works, Galveston, TX [S]

 

Works on Paper, Mill Pond House, St. James, NY [J]

 

“Evolutions”, De Santos Gallery, Houston, TX [S]

 

Aperture Foundation, Summer 2006 Portfolio Pick, Honorable Mention

 

2005

 

Assistance League of Houston, Honorable Mention, Houston, TX [J]

 

Texas Photographic Society, 2nd Place award, Galveston, TX [J]

 

Circles of Confusion, pinhole exhibition, De Santos Gallery, Houston, TX

 

Review Santa Fe, juried portfolio review, Santa Fe, NM

 

Tomball College, Tomball, TX [S]

 

2004

 

The Big Show, Lawndale Arts and Performance Center, Houston, TX

 

Assistance League of Houston, Houston, TX [J]

 

2003

 

Visual Arts Alliance, Honorable Mention, Houston, TX [J]

 

2002

 

Fotofest Houston, Pinhole Exhibition,

The Arts Alliance Center, Clear Lake, TX

 

8th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition,

Texas Artists Museum, Port Arthur, TX [J]

 

2001

 

“New Prints from Texas”, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX [J]

 

1999

 

“One Night Hang”, 3rd Place, Houston, TX [J]

 

“Blue Prints”, Purse Building, Houston, TX [S]

 

1998

 

Texas A & M University, College Station, TX [G]

 

1997

 

Purse Building, Houston, TX [S]

 

1996

 

Solo Show, Purse Building, Houston, TX

 

Assistance League of Houston [J]

 

Dishman Competition, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX [J]

 

“The Big Show”, Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston [J]

 

1994

 

University of Texas, Health Science Center, Houston, TX [S]

 

 

ARTICLES

 

The Islander,

“Galveston Galleries” March 2006

 

The Houston Press,

“Paper Chaser” September 21 – 27, 2006

 

Boston Globe,

“Summer Reading” review, Aug.2, 2007

 

Craft Magazine,

 “Rock, Paper, Scissors”  Volume 05, 2007

 

Dumbo Feather, pass it on, (Australia)

“Book or a Byte?” Issue 12, Winter 2007

 

Wait Magazine, (Italy) “La perfezione nella distruzione”

(The Art of Destruction) Oct. 2007

 

Page Magazine, (Germany)

“Fotografische Skulpturen” January 2008

 

Houston Modern Luxury,

“Page Turner!” February 2008

 

Photonews, Germany,

“Das Fotobuch” May 2008

 

New York Magazine,

“The End,” pg. 38-39, September 22, 2008

 

Domus,

“Books Under the Tree,” cover story, December, 2008

 

Los Angeles Times,

“Making Words Sensuous,” pg. D14, Oct.9, 2009

 

Downtown Oklahoma,

“Major Revisions,” pgs. 14-15, July 2010

 

Humbolt 153, Goethe-Institut,

“Traduccion de la Cultura,” pg. 57, 2010

 

Reforma Newspaper, (Mexico)

“Libros de Tercera Mano” Culture Section, April 2010

 

SF Weekly (San Francisco)

“The Revolution Will be Photographed” pg. 19, November, 2010

 

“Pictures Worth a Thousand Words”

Houston Chronicle, April 13, 2012

 

Seattle Times,

“Artist turns Books into Art” July20, 2012

 

“An Altered Book” by Alexandra Chasin,

Post Road, 2015

 

“Cara Barer at Klompching Gallery” by Jean Dykstra,

Photograph Magazine, March/April 2016 pg. 84

 

 

BOOKS

 

“Paper, Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut” pgs. 110-113,

Black Dog Publishing, United Kingdom,2009

 

“Perfect Paper” pgs. 70-71,

Page One Publishing, Singapore, 2009

 

“Papercraft” pg. 155,

Gestalten, Germany, 2009

 

“Playing With Books” pg. 122,

Quarry Books, 2010

 

“Art Made From Books”  pgs. 48-53,

Chronicle Books, 2013

 

“Paper Play” pgs. 122-123,

Ginko Press, 2014

 

 

COVERS

 

“Bound to Please,” by Michael Dirda, 2005

 

Columbia Journalism Review, The Books Issue Oct. 2007, Award - Certificate of Excellence from Print Magazine

 

Trama Editorial, “Texturas,” Dec. 2007, Spain

 

Wait Magazine, Oct, 2007, Italy

 

Literal Magazine, Spring 2008, Mexico

 

Courrier International, March 19, 2008, France

 

Domus, December, 2008, Italy

 

Columbia University, Spring Catalog 2009

 

Le Monde, diplomatique, October, 2009, France

 

“Method and Madness,” by Alice LaPlante, 2009

 

“Beg, Borrow, Steal,” by Michael Greenberg, 2009

 

“The Late Age of Print,” by Ted Striphas, 2009

 

“Ringelblums Vermachtnis,” Samuel D. Kassow, 2010

“Art Made From Books”  Chronicle Books, 2013

 

“Barely Composed” by Alice Fulton, W.W. Norton, 2015

 

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