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educator , photographer

Kevin Ernest Bubriski, American Photographer, educator. Fellow Fulbright Foundation, Nepal, 1989-1990, Guggenheim Foundation, 1994-1995; National Education Association grantee photography, 1988.


Bubriski, Kevin Ernest was born on November 29, 1954 in North Adams, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Stanley William and Dagmar Ernestine (Neuburg) Bubriski.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Bowdoin College, 1975.


Field assistant Ross Ice Shelf, United States Antarctic Research Program, 1974. Water systems volunteer Peace Corps., Nepal, 1975-1978. Water projects contractor Nepal National Parks, Kathmandu, 1975-1978.

Contributing photographer Archive Photos, New York City, 1983-1989. Photographer, associate Film Study Center Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985-1987. Freelance photographer Shaftsbury, Vermont, since 1987.

Photography instructor Harvard University, 1992, Williams College, 1993, Oklahoma Arts Institute, 1990, 93. Photographic workshops Nepal, 1988, 91, 92, 93.


  • Kevin Bubriski's book, Portrait of Nepal, won the Golden Light Documentary Award in 1993 and his work has been featured in several publications, including the New York Times and the LA Times.


  • Other Work

    • One-person exhibitions inlcude Interch. Court, New York City, 1982, Sante Fe Center Photography, 1984, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1986, American Cultural Center, Kathmandu, 1987, 90, Port Washington (New York ) Public Library., 1988, Dayton (Ohio) Art Institute, 1989, Elvehjem Museum Art University Wisconsin, Madison, 1989, Museum Photographic Arts, San Diego, 1990, Erie (Pennsylvania) Art Museum, 1991, Herbert F. Johnson Museum Art Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1991, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, 1991, Carpenter Center, Harvard University 1993, Williams College Museum of Art, 1994, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, 1995, National Arts Club, New York City, 1995, others.

      Group exhibitions include San Francisco Camerawork, 1982, Polaroid Corporation (traveling show), 1986, 88, Smithsonian Institute (traveling show) 1987-1988, Santa Barbara Museum Art, 1988, University Oklahoma, 1989, I.C.P. Permanent Collection Gallery, New York City, 1991, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, 1992, Carpenter Center Harvard University, 1993, others. Represented in permanent collections Bowdoin College Museum Art, Carpenter Center Visual Arts Harvard University, Center Creative Photography, Tucson, International Center Photography, New York City, International Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, Museum Photographic Arts, San Diego, San Francisco Museum Modern Art, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Author: Portrait of Nepal, 1989-1990.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: wind surfing, Himalayan trekking.


Married Laura Brimm McKeon, May 13, 1987. Children: Tara, Ryan.

Stanley William Bubriski

Dagmar Ernestine (Neuburg) Bubriski

Laura Brimm McKeon

Ryan Bubriski

Tara Bubriski