Barbara Karant is widely known in the design, art, and architecture communities for the artistic beauty and the level of photographic quality she demands in her work. She trained at RISD (BFA) and the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA). In addition to her commissioned interior and architectural work, Barbara has taught at, been published by, exhibited at, and been awarded by some of the nation's most prestigious museums, galleries, magazines, and institutes. Barbara’s imagery has been published in Architecture, Interior Design, Metropolis, Architectural Digest, Metropolitan Home, Chicago Magazine, Domus, Architectural Record, Bark, Esquire, Interiors, and The New York Times. Her photography is represented in a variety of private and institutional collections including The Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, The St. Louis Art Museum, The Stanford University Art Museum, The Sheldon Museum of Art and The Chrysler Museum, to name a few. Additionally, she has been a Lecturer in the Dept. of Fine Arts at Loyola University and an adjunct professor at both Harrington College of Design and Columbia College in Chicago. She is the photographer/author of three books, WITHIN THE FAIRY CASTLE, GREYHOUNDS, and SMALL DOG BIG DOG.
Barbara's ArtPrize Entries
These are Barbara's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.