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"Don't Know Much About History," (group exhibition) ArtSpace, 50 Orange St., New Haven, CT
"Deborah Bright and Ivana George," The Contemporary Arts Collective, 301 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV

"Disturbing the Peace" (Deborah Bright, Martha Rosler, Susan Meiselas, Clarissa Sligh, Connie Samaras, Joanne Leonard, Pat Ward Williams, Donna Ferrato, Carol Jacobsen, and Holly Hughes), Denise Bibro Fine Arts, 529 W 20th St., 4th Fl., New York, NY

"Photography and the Feminine," Photography Gallery, Senac University, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
"Queer Eye," Harbor Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Boston.


"New Faculty," Visual and Environmental Studies Program, Harvard University.

"Deborah Bright and Ivana George," Walters Gallery, Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, MA.


“Bang! Weapons and War.” Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY.
“On Location.” Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
“Identities.” Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ


“Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self.” International Center of
Photography, New York, NY


“Review/Preview: Work by David Hilliard, Jocelyn Lee, Abelardo Morell, Deborah Bright, Virginia Beahan and Laura McPhee.” Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
“Evidencing: Drawing with Light and Pixels.” College of New Jersey Art Gallery, Trenton, NJ


“Paradise In Search of a Future.” CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
“Horse Tales: Two Centuries of American Cultural Icons.” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
“Backroom.” jennjoy gallery, San Francisco, NY


“What Will You Miss?” School of Art and Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA


“Summer Show.” Debs and Co., New York, NY
“Stay: Transience and Sentimentality.” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
“Expanded Visions: Panoramic Photographs.” Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
“Troubling Customs.” Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario
“Troubling Customs.” School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
“Subjects.” Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
“Work/Space.” Hartnett Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY


“New England Women Photographers.” Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
“Public Views: Landscape.” Laura Knott Gallery, Bradford College, Bradford, MA


“Work/Space.” Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
“Gender, fucked.” Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
“Warworks: Women, Photography and the Iconography of War.” Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa
“Beyond the Print.” NewSpace Gallery, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT
“Lesbian and bisexual lives; hidden lives revealed.” Fort Point Arts Community Gallery, Boston, MA


“Fellows in Visual Arts.” Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA
“No Place to Hide.” Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Global Sweatshop.” Art In General, New York, NY
“Warworks: Women, Photography and the Iconography of War.” Victoria and Albert Museum, London (traveled to Nottingham, Wolverhampton, Sheffield and Paisley)
“Warworks: Women, Photography and the Iconography of War.” Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam


“Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.” Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, NY
“Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.” Peter Madero Gallery, New York, NY
“Lesbian Voices In the Arts.” Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
“Stonewall: Breakthroughs.” 494 Gallery, New York, NY
“Telling. . .Stories.” Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
“REAL STORIES: Revisions in Documentary and Narrative.” Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany


“2 Much: The Gay and Lesbian Experience.” Lucy R. Lippard, curator. UMC Fine Arts Gallery, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
“REAL STORIES: Revisions in Documentary and Narrative. “Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
“New Acquisitions.” Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


“A Relatively Narrow Space: Perspectives on Self Representation.” Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
“REAL STORIES: Revisions in Documentary and Narrative.” Museet for Foto Kunst, Odense, Denmark
“Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography.” National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
“Landscape, Politics and Culture.” University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
“Body Takes.” Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, Ontario
“Curdled Nature.” Artists Foundation Gallery, Boston, MA
“On A Queer Day You Can See Forever.” Eye Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“The Country Between Us: Contemporary American Landscape Photographs.” Huntington Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA


“Working: Six Media Installations.” Artists Space, New York, NY
“Lost Illusions: Recent Landscape Art.” Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
“Outrageous Desire: The Aesthetics and Politics of Representation.” Walters Hall Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Women In and Around the Documentary Tradition.” Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
“Stolen Glances: Lesbians Take Photographs.” Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
“Stolen Glances: Lesbians Take Photographs.” Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge, England
“Visible For A Change.” Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA


“Sexuality and the Politics of Obscenity.” Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI
“Polemical Landscapes.” California Museum of Photography, University of California at Riverside, CA
“Four Photo Feminisms: Deborah Bright, Diane Neumaier, Martha Rosler, Clarissa Sligh.” Walters Hall Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


“Landscape At Risk.” Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX
“Fix It.” Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY


“That’s What It’s All About.” Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
“Boston Area Women Artists.” Salem State College, Salem, MA


“Boston Now: Projects.” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA


“Expanding Commitment: Diverse Approaches to Socially Concerned Photography.” Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
“Photomosaics: The Landscape Reconstructed.” Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
“Images of War.” Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY


“Wide Perspectives.” Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago, IL
“This Is Not About the Artist’s Ego.” Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Chicago Photographers Project.” Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
“Artists Call Against Intervention in Latin America.” Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Chicago, IL


“Tenth Anniversary Show.” San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
“A Year in Grant Park.” Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago, IL
“Midwest Photographers Exhibition.” Lightfantastic Gallery, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
“Chicago: The Architectural City.” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


“Unseen Light: Contemporary Color Photography.” Buscaglia-Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara, NY
“New Acquisitions.” California Museum of Photography, University of California at Riverside, CA
“Five Photographers.” Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL


“Chicago Photographers.” Wicker Park Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Recent Acquisitions.” Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL


“Midwest Photography Invitational.” University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI
“Illinois Photographers 1980.” Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL


“Upper Midwest Color Print Show.” Elvehjem Museum, Madison, WI


“Illinois Photographers 1978.” Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

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