Marilyn Bridges Photography

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MARILYN BRIDGES

Education | Awards & Honors | Photographic Books | Public Institutional Collections
International Institutional Collections | Corporate Collections | Television Appearances
Workshops & Lectures | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions

 

Marilyn Bridges is an internationally renowned aerial landscape photographer. Her photographs have been shown in over 300 exhibitions worldwide and are included in over 80 museums and private collections. They have also appeared in major magazines, including Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, Life, Archaeology, Smithsonian, and The New York Times.


Education:

MFA 1981 Rochester Institute of Technology

BFA 1979 Rochester Institute of Technology

Arts Students League, New York City

 

Awards & Honors:

Guggenheim Fellowship 1982.

CAPS Grant 1983.

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, 1984.

Fulbright American Scholars Grant (research and photography in Peru), 1988-89.

Elected Fellow of The Explorers Club, 1988.

Makedonas Kostas Award (Greece), 1989.

Eastman Kodak Photography Grant, 1990.

Medal of Arles, Recontres Internationals de la Photographie, Arles, France, 1991.

Mission Photographique Transmanche Grant, (France), 1995.

MET, Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi Grant ( Belgium), 1999.

WINGS TRUST, Women of Discovery Award, 2003.

Institute for Aegean Prehistory Grant (Crete) 2008-2009.

 

Photographic Books:

MARKINGS: Aerial Views of Sacred Landscapes. Aperture, New York, 1986; 2nd Edition, 1990.
(German edition) Für die Götter: Luftaufnahmen heiliger Landschaften. Zweitausendeins, Frankfurt, 1990.

THE SACRED & SECULAR: A Decade of Aerial Photography. International Center of Photography, New York, 1990.

PLANET PERU: An Aerial Journey Through a Timeless Land. Aperture, New York, 1991.
(German Edition) Planet Peru: Reise über ein zeitlosen Land. Zweitausendeins, Frankfurt, 1991.

EGYPT: Antiquities from Above. Bullfinch Press, Little Brown & Co, Boston, 1996.
(German edition) Ägypten: Das Reich der Pharaonen aus der Luft betrachtet. Kindler, München, 1996.
(French edition) L’Egypte vue du ceil. Editions Seuil.

VUE D’OISEAU, Mission Photographique Transmanche, Cahier 21, Centre Régional del la
Photographie Nord Pas-de-Calais, 1996.

THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND: Across America by Air. Aperture, New York, 1997.

VOL AU-DESSUS DE LA WALLONIE. Editions MET, Musée de la Photographie a Charleroi, Belgium, 1999.

FLIGHTS THROUGH TIME. Lodima Press, Revere PA, 2007.

 

Selected Public Institutional Collections:

Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

Akron Art Museum, OH

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

Baruch College, New York, NY

Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL

Boston Museum of Fine Arts, MA.

Bowdoin Museum of Art, ME

Brown University, Providence, RI

Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Cincinnati Art Museum, OH

City College of New York, New York, NY

Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

Columbia University, New York, NY

Cooper Union, New York, NY

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Georgetown University, Washington DC

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN

International Center of Photography, New York, NY

George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

Lehigh University, PA

Library of Congress, Washington DC

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, MA

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY

Museum of the City of New York, NY

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Museum of New Mexico, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

National Museum of American Art, Washington DC

New School for Social Research, New York, NY

New York Public Library, New York, NY

Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND

Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Pomona College Museum of Art, CA.

Princeton University Art Museum, NJ

Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Smith College Museum of Art, MA

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC

Tufts University, Medford, MA

University Art Museum, Binghamton University, NY

University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

University of Baltimore, MD

University of Delaware Museum of Art, DE

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

University of New Mexico Art Museum, NM

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, PA.

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Yale Art Museum, CT

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International Institutional Collections:

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

Centre Regional de la Photographie Nord Pas-de-Calais, France

Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles, France

Frac Lorraine Museum, France

Hellenic Centre of Photography, Athens, Greece

Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium

Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

National Museum of Anthropology, Lima, Peru

National Museum of Modern Art, Porto, Portugal

Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, London

 

Corporate Collections:

Aperture Foundation, New York, NY

Avon Collection, New York

Bank of America Collection, Chicago, IL

Bell & Murphy, Houston

CellMark, Göteborg, Sweden

Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY

Citibank, New York, NY

Danish Tourist Board, New York and Copenhagen

Dow Jones, New York, NY

JIPAM, Montpellier, France

Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, New York

Ogilvy & Mather, New York

Onassis Foundation, New York, NY

Oriental Photo Distributing Company, Huntington Beach, CA

Parnassus Foundation, NJ

Readers Digest, Pleasantville, NY

Seagrams Collection, New York, NY

Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles

Snell & Wilmer, Phoenix, AZ

Texaco, Houston, TX

Union Bank of Finland, Helsinki

 

Television Appearances:

BBC, News

CNN, "Eye on America"

CNN, News

"The Morning Show," CBS

Charles Kuralt's "Sunday Morning", CBS

"The Today Show", NBC

"National Geographic Explorer", Discovery Channel

 

Selected Workshops & Lectures:

Phoenix Museum of Art, AZ 2013

National Arts Club, NYC 2011

Explorers Club, New York, NY 2010

National Arts Club, NYC 2010

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, PA 2009

The Explorers Club, New York, NY 2008

Santa Guilia Museum, Brescia, Italy 2006

University of Kentucky Art Museum 2006

Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY 2005

Maine Photography Workshops 2005

Palm Beach Photography Center, FL 2004

National Arts Club, NYC, 2003

Palm Beach Photography Center, FL, 2003

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, June 1992

Escuela de Bellas Artes de Cuzco, Peru, semester course, 1989

Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA, April 1988

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, March 1988

The Explorers Club, New York, NY, March 1988

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, April 1987

Recontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France, 1984

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, February 1984

Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA, May 1983

International Center of Photography, New York, New York, February 1983

Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, February 1982

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Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2013

Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL

Phoenix Museum of Art, AZ

Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

Binghamton University Art Museum, NY

2012

Pomona Museum of Art, Claremont, CA

Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2011

Bowdoin Museum of Art, Maine

California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2010

Throckmorton Fine Art, New York, NY

2009

Penn Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Onassis Foundation Cultural Center, New York, NY

2007

ArteF Fine Art Photography Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

Throckmorton Fine Art, New York, NY

2006

Santa Guilia Museum, Brescia, Italy

2005

Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY

Palm Beach Photography Center, FL

2004

Robert Rauschenberg Gallery. Fort Myers, FL.

2003

National Center for American Art, Texas

House of Moscow, Russia

National Arts Club, New York, NY

Theatre Royal de Namur, Belgium

Throckmorton Fine Art, New York, NY

2002

Rose Lehrman Arts Center, PA

Musee National, Lithuania

Russian Museum of Photography, Nizhny Novgorod,Russia

Bruxelles Museum, Prague

Saint Lambert Museum, Leige, Belgium

2001

Centre Wallonie, Paris, France

University of Rhode Island, Photography Gallery, RI

2000

Lycee de l'Escaut 1, Valenciennes, France

1999

Musee de la Photographie a Charleroi, Belgium

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

1998

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN

1997

Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Collège Louise Michel, Nord Pas-de-Calais, France

Grand Palais, Lille, France

Museum at Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

1996

Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL

Centre Régional de la Photographie, Nord Pas-de-Calais, Douchy, France

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL

1995

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY

Bergen Museum of Art & Science, Paramus, NJ

Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada

1994

Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University, University, PA

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA

Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, Cincinnati, OH

1993

Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC

Louisiana Arts & Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Kingman Museum of Natural History, Battle Creek, MI

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, Arvada, CO

University Museum, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

1992

Kansas City Museum, Kansas City, MO

Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

1991

Saginaw Art Museum, Saginaw, MI

Millikin University, Decatur, IL

Musée Francaise de la Photographie, Bièvres, France

Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Museum of Art & Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, IL

School of Fine Arts, Lisbon, Portugal

1990

International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Centro de Estudos de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal

Albrecht Art Museum, St. Joseph, MO

Gibbes Art Museum, Charleston, SC

Dallas Art Institute, TX

University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY

1989

Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA

Museum of Revolution, Beijing, China

Municipalidad de Miraflores, Lima (exhibition traveled throughout Peru)

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD

Reading Public Museum, PA

1988

Sheldon Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN

Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

1987

Canton Art Institute, OH

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Tampa Museum of Art, FL

McMillen Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Overseas Press Club, NY

George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

1986

Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL

Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, NY

Wichita Falls Museum and Art Center, TX

University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, NY

Middle Tennessee University, Murfreesboro, TN

1985

Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi

Morris Museum of Arts and Sciences, Morristown, NJ

Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KS

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI

Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY

Putnam Museum, Davenport, IA

1984

Strecker Museum, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA

Nikon Foto Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

1983

Tucson Museum of Art, AZ

New York Academy of Sciences, NY

Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada

1981

MFA Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

1979

MFA Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

1978

American Museum of Natural History, NY

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Selected Group Exhibitions:

2013

Pompidou Museum, Metz, France

Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY

2012

Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, Switzerland

2011

Princeton University Art Museum, NJ

Galerie der Stadt, Sindelfingen, Germany

2010

Museum de Arte Contemporaneo, Vigro, Spain

University Art Museum, California State University

Frac Lorraine Museum, France

Moscow Museum of Fine Art, Russia

2009

Throckmorton Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY

Yale Art Museum, New Haven, CT “First Doubt”

Centre Regional de la Photographie Nord Pas de Calais, France

2008

Hofstra University Museum, Hempstead, NY “Women Photographers”

2007

Aperture Foundation Gallery, New York, NY “Aperture at 55”

Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA “Contemporary Aerial Photography”

2006

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

2005

National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC

BildForum, Mannheim, Germany “Internationale Fototage Mannheim”

2004

Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver

2003

AXA Gallery, Equitable Building NYC “The New World’s Old World”

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ

Nevada Museum of Art, NV

Preus Fotomuseum, Karljohansvern, Norway “The Altered Landscape”

Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College New York NY

2001

Gallery of Fine Art, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

Musee de la Beaux Arts de Dunkerque, France, “160 ans de la photographie”

2000

Albin O. Kuhn Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Centre Regional de la Photographie, Nord-Pas de Calais

Art Institute of Boston, MA “Giza: 19th & 20th Century Photographic Views”

1999

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT

Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark

1998

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Rico Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997

Tufts University Gallery, Medford, MA

International Center of Photography, NY “Eye of the Beholder: Photographs from the Avon Collection”

San Francisco Museum of Art, CA

1996

Musée de la Photographie à Charleroi, Mont-sur-Marchienne, Belgium “Les Trois Grandes Égyptiennes”

1995

Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, Chippenham, England “Centenary Photographic Exhibition 1895-1995”

Seagram's Gallery, New York

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL

1994

Museum of Modern Art, NYC

1993

Musée des Beaux Arts, Reims, France

Museo de Arte Contemporano Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico “Through Foreign Eyes”

1992-1993

Traveling exhibition – “ This Sporting Life, 1878-1991”

- High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

- Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, TX

- de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA

- Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

- Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Zoological Museum, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL “The Ancient Americas”

1990-1993

Traveling exhibition - “Money Matters: A Critical Look at Bank Architecture”

- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

- Chicago Historical Society, IL

- Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

- Vancouver Museum

- National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

- Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

- Columbia University, NY

1989

University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, Norman, OK

Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

1988

Harvard School of Design, Cambridge, MA

Aspen Art Museum, CO

1987

Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

1987-1990 Traveling exhibition– “Diamonds are Forever”

- New York State Museum, Albany, NY

- Norton Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

- Museum of Art and History, San Juan, PR

- Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

- Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City

- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

- Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

- Chicago Public Library and Cultural Center, IL

- Oakland Museum, CA

- New York Public Library, NY

Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN

Scottsdale Center for the Arts, AZ

1986

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, UT

University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Traveling exhibition, 1986-87

- Johnson & Johnson, World Headquarters, New Brunswick, NJ

- Light Factory, Charlotte, NC

- San Angelo Museum of Fine Art, TX

- Glassboro State College, NJ

- Photographic Archives, University of Louisville, KY

International Cultural Centrum, Antwerp, Belgium

American Center, Brussels, Belgium

1985

Musée des Beaux Arts, Tours, France

Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York, NY

Addison Gallery of American Arts, Andover, MA

George Eastman House, Rochester, N

Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

1984

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Nikon House Gallery, New York

1983

Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

1983-86

Traveling exhibition in UK

- The Photographers' Gallery, London

- Lotherton Hall, Leeds

- Fotogallery, Cardiff

- National Museum of Photography, Film, and Television, Bradford

- MacLaurin Art Gallery, Ayr

- Wakefield College of Art

- University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

DLI Museum, Durham Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, VT

Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, WA

Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA

1983-87

Traveling exhibition, – “Living with the Volcano”

- Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

- Missoula Museum of the Arts, MT

- Springfield Museum, OR

- College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, ID

- Salt Lake City Public Library, UT

- University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

- Witman College, Walla Walla, WA

1982

American Museum of Natural History, New York

1982-83

Traveling exhibition

- Museum of Modern Art, New York

- Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo

- University of Hawaii, Honolulu

1981

Light Gallery, New York

Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

National Museum of Modern Art, Porto, Portugal

MFA Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY 1979, 1978, 1980

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