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Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York


Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York


Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

Herter Art Gallery, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts


Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York


Judy Ann Goldman Fine Arts, Boston


Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York


Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Carol Ehlers Gallery, Chicago


Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee


Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia

Carlsten Art Gallery at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, Wisconsin


Ehlers Caudill Gallery Ltd., Chicago

Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee


Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee


Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee


University of the Arts, Mednick Gallery, Philadelphia


Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee


Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee

ISIS Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana


J. Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin


B.C. Space, Laguna Beach, California


Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee


Perihelion Galleries, Milwaukee



Stretching the Truth, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin


Utopian Mirage: Social Metaphors in Contemporary Photography and Film, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

Renatured: Works by Tom Bamberger and Kyoung Ae Cho, Inova/Kenilworth, Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Shifting Terrain: Contemporary Landscape Photography, The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut


Pairs, Groups, and Grids, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Out There: Landscape in the New Millennium, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland


Outside, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York

About Face, The Art Institute of Chicago

Poster Project 2004, The Suburban, Oak Park, Illinois

A More Perfect Union, Downtown for Democracy, Max Fish and Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York

Spacemakers, Lothringer-Dreizen, Munich, Germany

Artists Interrogate: Politics and War, Milwaukee Art Museum


Extreme Landscape, The Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, New Jersey

The View from Here: Recent Pictures from Central Europe and the American Midwest, City Gallery of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic (Traveled to: Riffe Gallery, Columbus, Ohio; Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio; Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis; Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania)


Regarding Landscape, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto; Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal, Canada

The View from Here: Recent Pictures from Central Europe and the American Midwest, Ludwig Museum / Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary

Imaginary Homelands: Reconstructed Narratives in Digital Landscape, Center for Photography, Woodstock, N.Y.

Ideal Avalanche, The Pond, Chicago


At the Edge: The Horizon Line in Contemporary Art, Dorsky Gallery, New York


The Art Institute of Chicago

Photography About Photography, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York


Blind Spot 13, Robert Mann Gallery, New York

Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago


American Photography: Recent Acquisitions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Midwest Landscape: 8 Photographers, Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago


Gallery Artists, Michael H. Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Blind Spot: The First Four Years, Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York


Summer Salon II, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York


Picture Perfect, Elhers Caudill Gallery, Chicago

Amenities, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design


Image Making: Photographic Selections from the Permanent Collection, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.


Group Show, Elhers Caudill Gallery, Chicago


Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. (Traveled to: Baltimore Museum of Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio)

Vertical Axis: Photographs from Central States, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago


A Decade of Acquisitions, Milwaukee Art Museum


New Acquisitions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

100 Years of Wisconsin Art, Milwaukee Art Museum

Individuals: New Art from Wisconsin, 333 Gallery, Chicago

Photography on the Edge, Haggerty Museum, Milwaukee


Portrayals, International Center of Photography – Midtown, New York (Traveled to: Herron's Gallery, University of Indiana, Indianapolis; Sewal Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Third Triennial, Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin

Mother/Daughter, Burden Gallery, New York


Contemporary American Portraiture, ASA Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico


Rated X, Neikrug Photographica, New York

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of the Photographic Arts, San Diego
Madison Art Center
Milwaukee Art Museum
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Bank of America
Citibank, N.A.
First Bank Minneapolis
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
Thelan, Reid & Priest, New York
Weil, Gotshal, Manges, New York
Progressive Corporation, Cleveland
Williams and Connolly LLP, Washington, D.C.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP, Washington, D.C.
Hanley-Wood LLC, Washington, D.C.
Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa

“Tom Bamberger,” The New Yorker, December 4, 2006

Tranberg, Dan. “Landscape,” Cleveland Plain Dealer, June 27, 2005

Glueck, Grace. “Tom Bamberger,” The New York Times, October 15, 2004

“Findings,” Harper's Magazine, November 2004

Colman, David. “Tom Bamberger,” Elle Decor, August-September 2004

Camper, Fred. “Nature Under Construction,” Chicago Reader, February 6,2004

Schumacher, Mary Louise. “Doing It Our Way,“ American Style, June 2004

Bishoff, Dan. “Familiar Landscapes Through an Extreme Eye,” The Sunday Star Ledger, August 10, 2003

Genocchio, Benjamin. “Landscapes that Push Boundaries,” The New York Times, September 14, 2003

Lehmann, Henry. “Placeless Landscapes,“ The Gazette, Montreal, October 12, 2002

“Tom Bamberger,“ The New Yorker, June 17 & 24, 2002

“Nature Photography,” New York Sun, May 29, 2002

Newhall, Edith. “Taking The Long View,” New York Magazine, June 10, 2002

Snodgrass, Susan. “Poised to Soar?,” Art in America, May 2002

Johnson, Ken. “Tom Bamberger,” The New York Times, March 16, 2001

Aletti, Vince. “Buena Vista,“ Village Voice, April 20, 1999

Goodman, Jonathan. “Tom Bamberger,” Art in America, November 1999

Johnson, Ken. “Tom Bamberger,“ The New York Times, April 23, 1999

Karlins, N.F. “Landscape, Sliced and Diced,” Chelsea Clinton News, April 1–7, 1999

Blind Spot 13, Summer 1999

Camper, Fred. “Surface Tension,“ Chicago Reader, May 22,1998

Weinstein, Michael. “Carol Ehlers Gallery,” New City, May 21, 1998

Aletti, Vince. “Summer Salon II,” Village Voice, August 1, 1995

Auer, James. “Photographer Bamberger Brings 19th-Century Sensibility to Today,” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 21, 1995

Blind Spot 6, Fall 1995

Hagen, Charles. “Summer Salon II (pictures we like),” The New York Times, August 18, 1995

Luhrssen, Dave. “Inhabiting the Landscape,” Shepard Express, May 25, 1995

Moriarty, Judith Ann. “Landscapes,” Art Muscle, August-September 1995

Grand, Stanley. “Tom Bamberger Photographs 1978-1992,” Carlsten Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 1993

“Images of Retrospection,” Stevens Point Journal, January 2, 1993

Auer, James. “Bamberger Aims Camera Deftly,” Milwaukee Journal, September 13, 1992

Foerstner, Abigail. “Bamberger Brings out the Mystery in Mundane Suburbia,” Chicago Tribune, November 6, 1992

Paine, Janice. “An Edgy Vision of Suburban Life,” Milwaukee Sentinel, October 2, 1992

Weinstein, Michael. “Tom Bamberger,“ New City, November 12,1992

Foerstner, Abigail. “Inaugural Exhibit an Attention-getter for Midwest Artists,” Chicago Tribune, September 13, 1991

Galassi, Peter. Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort, exhibition catalogue, The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1991

McDermott, Alice. “Dark Domestic Visions? So What Else Is New?” The New York Times, October 13, 1991

Auer, James. “Bamberger's Photographs Improving with Age,” Milwaukee Journal, September 9, 1990

Blau, Dick. “Talking Pictures: Family Photo,” Frame Work, Vol. 3, Number 1, 1990

Norman, Geraldine.“Fair Provides a Snapshot of Photographic In-Crowd“ The Independent, London, June 18, 1990

Paine, Janice. “Bamberger Show Habit Forming,” Milwaukee Sentinel, September 14, 1990

Blum, John C. “Persons, Places, and Things,” Art Muscle, March 15, 1989

Auer, James. “Photos that Challenge,” Milwaukee Journal, March 12, 1988

Donohoe, Victoria. “Tom Bamberger at Sol Mednick Gallery,” Philadelphia Inquirer, March 4, 1988

Peterson, Brian. “Tom Bamberger,” After Dark, March 2, 1988

Sobel, Dean. “100 Years of Wisconsin Art,” exhibition catalogue, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1988

Auer, James. “As the Camera Caught Us,” Milwaukee Journal, January 11, 1987

Blum, John. “Tom Bamberger,” Art Muscle, January 15, 1987

“Of People and Places,” The Floyd and Josephine Segel Collection of Photography, catalogue, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1987

"Mother/Daughter," Aperture, New York, 1987

Multiple Exposures, exhibition catalogue, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1987

“Portrayals,” International Center for Photography – Midtown, New York, 1987

Auer, James. “Personal Comment,” Milwaukee Journal, October 26, 1986

Jensen, Dean. “New Show Proves Consistency of Tom Bamberger's Vision,” Milwaukee Sentinel, October 24, 1986

Strini, Tom. “Tom Bamberger’s Camera Works Magic with Portraits,” Milwaukee Journal, September 16, 1984

Nicholson, Chuck. “Tom Bamberger Photographs,” Art Week, January 22, 1983

Jensen, Dean. “Photography Beyond Reality,” Milwaukee Sentinel, February 26, 1982


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