revelle imageBarbara Jo Revelle is a photographer, film/video maker, installation and public artist.  She is a Professor and the Director of the Photography Area at the University of Florida, Gainesville, where she served as Director of the School of Art and Art History from 1996-2000.  She was Director of the Photography and Electronic Media Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder, for 13 years prior to moving to Florida. 

Revelle has taught art making in many places around the country for more than 30 years, including San Francisco Art Institute, UCLA, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago; Arizona State University and N.Y. State University College in Buffalo.  Revelle has exhibited nationally and internationally in over 130 group and 35 solo shows including shows in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Japan, Mexico, Germany, France, Sweden, Australia and England. Revelle’s work is owned by 41 public collections here and abroad including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, the Bibliotheque National in Paris, France, the Eikoh Hosoe Collection, Tokyo, Japan, the Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden, the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Her work has received critical attention in Art Forum, Z Magazine, Ten/8, Art Week, Afterimage, the New Art Examiner, Rhizome, Leonardo, and many other journals, as well as many important books including Contemporary Art and Multicultural Education, published by Routledge with the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Revelle has been the recipient of 31 grants and fellowships including a major NEA.  In 1991 she completed a two-city block long photo-based, computer generated tile mural - “A People’s History of Colorado”, one of the largest public art murals in the world.  Since that time she has completed five other major photo-based public art projects around the country.

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