BORN b. 1952, New York City, NY
   
   
EDUCATION
   
1978 MFA | State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
   
1975 BFA | Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
   
   
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   
2018 Solo Exhibition, Amon Carter Museum of Art, Fort Worth, TX
   
2017 Dings & Shadows, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2015 Polaroid 20 x 24 Self-Portraits, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2014 Let There Be Light: The Black Swans of Ellen Carey, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connective State, Willimantic, CT
   
2009 Struck by Light: Ellen Carey (1992-2009), Saint Joseph University Art Gallery, West Hartford, CT
   
2004 Photography Degree Zero/Matrix #153, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT (brochure)
   
2002 Mourning Wall/Birthday Portrait, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (brochure)
  Photography Degree Zero: New/Now, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
   
2001 Mourning Wall, Pamela Auchincloss Project Space, NY, NY
   
2000 Mourning Wall/Family Portrait/Birthday Portrait, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
   
1997 Family Portrait/ Birthday Portrait, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
   
1992 Back to the Future: The Work of Ellen Carey, The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC (catalogue)
   
1987 Ellen Carey: Survey 1978-1986, International Center for Photography, NY, NY
   
1986 Self-Portraits in Polaroid 20 X 24, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
   
1985 Concord Gallery, New York, NY
   
1984 Texas Gallery, New York, NY
   
1983 Memorial Union Art Gallery, University of California, Davis, CA
   
1982 University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
   
1981 Painted Photograph: Figures & Forms, Concord Gallery, New York, NY
   
1978 Painted Self-Portraits, HallWalls, Buffalo, NY
   
1976 Ellen Carey & Cindy Sherman: Photo Bus Show, CEPA Gallery, Niagara Frontier Transit System, Buffalo, NY
   
   
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   
2019 The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, MIT Museum, Cambridge, MA (forthcoming)
   
2017 The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, WestLicht Museum for Photography, Vienna (forthcoming)
  re:collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
  The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
   
2016 Changed, Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY
  Next Wave Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
  Fresh: KCAI Alumni, The Epsten Gallery, Kansas City Art Institute, KS
  Photography is Magic, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY
  big nothing, curated by Richard Caldicott, Sous Les Etoiles, New York, NY
  Stopping Down, two-person show with Judy Coleman, Be-hold, Yonkers, NY
  Chemistry: Explorations in Abstract Photography, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY
  Collected, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA
  The Unbearable Lightness - The 1980s, Photography, Film, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age, George Eastman Museum (GEM), Rochester, NY
   
2015 The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  Photography Sees the Surface, curated by Aspen Mays, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
  Part Picture, curated by Chris Wiley, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MoCCA), Toronto, Canada
   
2014 Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (Catalogue)Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (Catalogue)
  After Life, Luckman Gallery/Fine Arts Center, California State University/Los Angeles
   
2013-2014 The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY; Norton Museum, Palm Beach, FL; curator Mary-Kay Lombino; book w/illustrations/tour/reviews
  A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; brochure with illustrations; SAAM curator: Merry Foresta
   
2009-2014 The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography, Aperture Foundation, NY
   
2012 Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-Garde in the 1970s, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; catalogue w/illustrations/reviews; AKAG curator Heather Pesanti
  Focus: New Photography Acquisitions, New Britain Museum of American Art, CT
   
2011 Process(ing), Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, FR
  The Minimalist Aesthetic, The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
  Recollection: Thirty Years of Photography at The New York Public Library, New York, NY
   
2009 Color Field Photography, The Princeton Arts Council, Princeton, NJ (brochure)
   
2006 femme brut (e), Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT (catalogue)
  The Persistence of Geometry, Cleveland Museum of Art, OH (catalogue, cover ill)
  Shifting Terrains, Wadsworth Atheneum Musem of Art, Hartford, CT (brochure)
   
2003 This is Not a Photograph, DePaul University (Chicago); UNorth Texas (Denton); Bowling Green University (OH); UC La Jolla Art Gallery (CA); Bayle Art Museum, Charlottesville (VA); College Art Gallery, Northfield, MN (catalogue); Pamela Auchincloss Projects, NY
   
2002 American Visions: Highlights from the Photography Collection, Whitney Museum, NY (book)
   
2000 American Perspectives: Photographs from The Polaroid Collection, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of photography, Tokyo, Japan (book)
   
1997 Eye of the Beholder: The Avon Collection, International Center for Photography, NY, NY
   
1996 From Transition to Abstraction, Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY
   
1995 Moholy-Nagy and Present Company, Museum at The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
  Abstract Photographs, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
   
1994 Issues and Identities: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Photography, Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Life Lessons, The Museum at the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (brochure)
   
1994-1993 Fiction of the Self, curated by Michael Coblyn and Trevor Richardson, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC; Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA; Palazzo de Exhibitions, Rome, Italy; Museum of Modern Art, Nice, France (catalogue/tour 1993 – 1994)
   
1993-1991 Departures Photography 1923–1990, Independent Curators Inc. (ICI) by Edmund Yankov/Andy Grundberg, catalogue/tour: Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA; Denver Museum of Art, CO; Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA (1991–1993)
   
1991 Mixing the Medium: Beyond Silver Photography, Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (brochure)
  The Ruttenberg Collection, Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
   
1990 Selections 5, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France (catalogue)
   
1989 Fotografie, Wissenschaft und neue Technologien, Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, GR (catalogue)
  The Photography of Invention: American Pictures of the 1980’s, National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (tour / book)
   
1988 Appropriation and Syntax: Uses of Photography in Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  Complexity and Contradictions, Zilka Art Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
  New Surrealism, The Catskill Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY (catalogue)
   
1987 Poetic Injury: The Surrealist legacy in Postmodern Photography, Alternative Museum, NY
  Portrayals, International Center of Photography Midtown, NY, NY (catalogue)
  Spirals of Artificiality, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY (catalogue)
   
1986 Modern Art at Harvard, Sackler Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  P, 303 Gallery, NYC
  Self Portrait/Photography (1840–1985), National Portrait Gallery, London UK (catalogue)
   
1985 KCAI Centennial, The Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
   
1984 HallWalls/Ten Years, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (catalogue)
  The Heroic Figure, 17th Saõ Paulo Biennial, Rio de Janeiro Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (SA & NA tour/catalogue); curated by Linda Cathcart
   
1983 Contemporary Self-Portraiture in Photography, MIT Hayden Art Gallery, Cambridge, MA
  Three Dimensional Photographs, Castelli Graphics, New York, NY
  Pace/MacGill, NY, NY
   
1982 Altered States, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
  Contemporary Photography as Phantasy, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA (tour/catalogue)
  Photo Start, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY (catalogue)
  Some Contemporary Portraits, The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
   
1981 Carey, Dwyer, Simmons, Skoglund, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
  The Markers, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
  Photo, Metro Pictures, NYC, NY
  Points of Departure, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, NYC, NY
  Contemporary Photography, Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
   
1980 HallWalls/Five Years, The New Museum, NYC, NY (catalogue)
  The Hoffer Memorial Collection, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
   
1979 Altered photographs, P.S.1/Center for Urban Resources, Long Island, City, NY
  Ellen Carey, Larry Williams, Marcia Resnick, Chicago Center for Contemporary Photography, IL
   
1977 In Western New York, Albright-Knox Gallery (AKAG), Buffalo, NY (catalogue)
  Where N/ When, HallWalls, Buffalo, NY
   
1976 Images of Women, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
  Recent Portraiture, Renaissance Society of University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (brochure)
   
1975 Colorado National, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  Five Women Photographers, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
   
1974 First Light, Humboldt State University, Eureka, CA
  Subject: Women, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Lawrence, KS
   
   
ARTISTS TALKS & LECTURES
   
2017 Artist Lecture, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
   
   
BOOKS, CATALOGUES, PERIODICALS
   
  Bannon, Anthony. Painterly Photographs. Washington Projects for the Arts (WPA), D.C.; March15-May 1, 1980; catalogue with illustrations
  "Cathcart, Linda L. The Heroic Figure. Rio De Janeiro Museum of Modern Art, Brazil; U.S. Information
  "Cathcart, Linda L. The New Photography. The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX,
  Cathcart, Linda L. HallWalls: Five Years. New Museum, NY; Washington Projects for the Arts (WPA), Washington D.C.; A Space, Toronto, CAN; Upton Gallery, SUNY at Buffalo, NY; 1979-1980; catalogue/ill
  Coke, Van Deren. The Markers. San Francisco MoMA CA; May 29-July 26, 1981; catalogue w/ill
  Coleman, A. D. Photofusion. Pratt Manhattan Center, NY; January 12-31,1981; catalogue w/illustrations
  Coleman, A. D. The Grotesque in Photography. Ridge Press and Summit Books; March 1977; book w/ill
  Denson, G. R. Figures: Forms and Expressions. Albright-Knox Art Gallery (AKAG), Buffalo, NY; November 30, 1981-January 3, 1982; catalogue/illustrations
  Denson, Robert. Poetic Injury: The Surrealist Legacy in Post-Modern Photography. The Alternative Museum, NY; pp. 14, 20, 36; catalogue/ illustrations
  Fleischer, Donna. The Black Swans of Ellen Carey: Of Necessary Poetic Realities. Akus Gallery (ECSU) Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU), Willimantic, CT; January 9-February 20, 2014; cat/ill
  Frascella, Lawrence. Aperture. Technology and Transformation, Aperture Foundation, NY; #106, Spring1987, back cover
  Grundberg, Andy. Mourning Wall. Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (2000); Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Colombia College, Chicago, IL; 2000 revised 2002; brochure with illustration
  Grundberg, Andy. American Visions: Highlights from the Photography Collection. Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; July 2002; book/ illustrations
  Grundberg, Andy. See: A Journal of Visual Culture. Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, CA; cover, issue 1:4, 1995; periodical
  Grundberg, Andy. Content and Discontent in Today’s Photography. Independent Curators Incorporated ICI/NY; 1985; brochure w/ill
  Grundberg, Andy and Ed Yankov. Departures: Photography 1923-1990. Worcester, MA (catalogue)
  Grundberg, Andy and Jerry Saltz. Abstraction in Contemporary Photography. Emerson College, Boston, MA; catalogue with illustrations
  Hagenberg, Roland. Soho, Egret Publications. NY; 1987; book w/illustrations p. 137
  Hagenberg, Roland. Untitled ’84. Pelham Press, NY; 1984; book w/ill p. 50
  Hagenberg, Roland. East Village. Pelham Press, New York, NY; 1985, Art City; book w/illustrations
  Hartshorn, Willis. Ellen Carey: Survey 1978-1986. International Center of Photography,NY; brochure w/ill
  Hirsch, Robert. Exploring Color Photography: From Darkroom to the Digital Studio. McGraw Hill, NY; book with illustrations pgs. 11 & 309
  Hitchcock, Barbara. The Polaroid Book. Taschen, Los Angeles, CA; book with illustrations
  Honnef, Klaus. Lichtbildnisse, Rheinisches, Landesmuseum, Bonn, GER: March -June 1981; book w/il
  Hunt, Bill. Delirium, Aperture Foundation, NY; 1997; magazine/periodical with illustrations
  Jacobs, Joseph. Faces Since the 50s. Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA; March 11-April 17, 1983; catalogue with illustrations
  Laster, Paul and Renee Ricardo. The Spiral of Artificiality, HallWalls, Buffalo, NY; catalogue; pgs. 4 8 ill
  Liebowitz, Herbert. Parnassus: Poetry In Review, Poetry in Review Foundation, NY; 1986; book p.248, ill
  Lingwood, James. Self Portrait: Photography 1940-1985. National Portrait Gallery, London, UK: book ill
  Lombino, Mary-Kay. The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation, The Frances Lehman Loeb Center for the Arts, Poughkeepise, NY; book Delmonico-Prestel, NY, pgs. 44, 46, 47, 64-67, 221
  Luciana, James. Black and White Photography: An International Collection. Rockport Publishers, Gloucester, MA, 1999; book with illustrations
  McCaughey, Patrick. The Colt 4, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT;1992;catalogue w/ill
  Miller, Denise. Photography’s Multiple Roles. Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Columbia College, Chicago, IL: 1998; book with illustrations; pg.20
  Naef, Weston. New Trends. Shevsha Publishing Company, Tokyo, Japan; June 1984; book w/illustrations
  Ottman, Klaus. Strange Attractors: The Spectacle of Chaos. Kaos Foundation, Chicago, IL; brochure w/ill
  Parker, Fred. Contemporary Photography as Phantasy. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA; June 19-August 15, 1982; catalogue with illustrations
  Peasanti, Heather. Wish You Were Here: The Buffalo Avant-garde in the 1970s, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery (AKAG), Buffalo, NY; March 30-July 8, 2012; catakogue with illustrations; pgs. 28-37,103-110
  Pickover, Dr. Clifford. Mazes of the Mind. St. Martin’s Press, NY; 1991; book w/illustrations
  Potter, Tina. Dark Décor. Independent Curators Incorporated/ICI, NY; 1995; catalogue w/illustrations
  Rexer, Lyle. Photography’s Antiquarian Avant-Garde. Harry N. Abrams Inc., NewYork, NY: 2002; book w/illustrations, pgs. 128-129; 138-139
  Rexer, Lyle. The Edge of Vision: the Rise of Abstraction in Photography, Aperture Foundation, NY; 2009; book with illustrations: pgs. 147-169.
  "Richardson, Trevor. Fictions of the Self:The Portrait in Contemporary Photography. Weatherspoon
  Roberts, Pamela. A Century of Colour Photography: From the Autochrome to the Digital Age. Carlton Books Ltd., London, UK; 2007; book with illustrations; pgs. 189, 247
  Rohrbach, John. Color: American Photography Transformed, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX; University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 2013; pgs 230 (ill) & 436n31
  Rosenbloom, Naomi. A History of Women Photographers, Abbeville Press, NY: 1994; book/ill
  "Rosoff, Patricia. Innocent Eye: A Passionate Look at Art, Tupelo Press, North Adams, MASS; 2012
  Spagnoli, Jerry, Casting the Light. Catalogue with illustrations
  "Sobieszek, Robert A. and Deborah Irmas. The Camera “I”: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey
  Stainback, Charles. Portrayals. International Center of Photography: ICP/Midtown, NY; 1987; catalogue with illustrations; pgs. 18, 33, 38
  Verre, Phillip. Photo Start. Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY; September 14 – December 5, 1982; catalogue
  Stokes, Lowery Sims. The Persistence of Geometry: Form, Content and Culture in the Collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art; catalogue w/illustrations; cover and pg.115
  "Walsh, Michael. Back to the Future: The Photography of Ellen Carey. The National Academy of
  Westerbeck, Colin. The Intuitive Eye: The Ruttenberg Collection, Chicago, IL (catalogue) ---Fotografie, Wissenschaft Une Neue Technologien, Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, GER; 1989; pgs.78-81 ill.
  Fotografie, Wissenschaft Une Neue Technologien, Kunstmuseum, Dusseldorf, GER; 1989; pgs.78-81 ill.
  Young American Photographers, Lustrum Press, NY; 1974; book
  Artfinder, Special Photography Issue. Egret Publications, NY; catalogue illustrations; pg. 71
  Selections 5, Photokina, Cologne, GER; 1990; book with illustration
   
   
ARTICLES, ESSAYS, REVIEWS
   
2017 Ollman, Leah. "Review: Ellen Carey's Photograms Turn Plain Paper Into a Topographic Head Trip." Los Angeles Times, April 10
  Neely, Hallie. "Woman Crush Wednesday: Interview with Ellen Carey." Musée Magazine, May 17
   
2016 The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology, MIT & FEP Big Nothing, The New Yorker, August 1, 2016
  Furman, Anna. Pushing the Outer Limits of Photography, The Cut, July 25, 2016
  Kordic, Angie. These Abstract Photographers Redefine Perception of the Real, Widewalls, June 14
  Barry, Tim. Interview with Ellen Carey, Poet with a Lens, Less années 1980, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Aesthetica, March 30
  Los Angeles: Ellen Carey, Self-Portraits Polaroid, L’oeil de la Photographie, January 6
   
2015 Mining ‘Color’s Mother Lode,’ PDN Photo of the Day, December 2
  Griffin, Jonathan. Ellen Carey, Frieze, November 26
   
2014 Fleischer, Donna. The Black Swans of Ellen Carey: Of Necessary Poetic Realities, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU), Willimantic, CT (essay)
   
2012 Kino, Carol. Renaissance in an Industrial Town. New York Times, Sunday, May 6; ill.
   
2005 Rexer, Lyle. Abstract Photography. Art on Paper, NY: March/April, color ills.
   
2004 Marsh, Joanna. MATRIX 153: Ellen Carey-Photography Degree Zero. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT; brochure w/ illustrations.
   
2003 Baker, Kenneth. Ellen Carey in Berkeley, Art Review. San Francisco Chronicle; Jan, ill.
   
2002 Profile: Rob and Nancy Grover. Art On Paper, NY; July/August, ill
   
2001 Pollack, Barbara. Mourning Wall, National Reviews. ArtNews; February, p. 159
  Rexer, Lyle. Ellen Carey at Real Art Ways. Art in America, NY; June, ill
  Rosoff, Patricia. The Unbearable Lightness of Being Ellen Carey: Energy Producing Brightness.
  Schwabsky, Barry. Mourning Wall at Real Art Ways. Art On Paper, NY; April/May, ill
   
2000 Miller-Keller, Andrea. Whitney Biennial Curators Interview, ArtForum, NY, March
  Perrée, Rob, Weer Kunst In Het Warenhuis?, Kunstbeeld, Amsterdam, February, pgs. 37-39, ill
  "Zimmer, William. A Family Album with No Pictures, New York Times, NY; Dec. 10, p.
   
1999 Glueck, Grace. Female. Curator; Vince Aletti, Wessel & O’Connor Gallery; The New York Times, NY; September 17 p. 26, ill
  Helfand, Glen. Marco Breuer, Ellen Carey, San Francisco Bay Guardian, CA; March 10-16
  "Jenkins, Steven. Phenomena: The Poetics of Science. Camerawork: Journal of
   
1998 Boxer, Sarah. Beauty in a Variety of Disguises. The New York Times, NY; Sep 19
  Newhall, Edith. The New York Magazine, NY; September 14, p. 129
  Crossley, Mimi. The New Photography, The Houston Post, TX: p.6E
  Schwabsky, Barry. Ellen Carey: Pulls-Ricco/Maresca Gallery, Artforum, NY: Vol. 37
   
1996 Aletti, Vince. Voice Choice, Ellen Carey. Village Voice, New York, NY; November 26, p. 9
  Chambers, Karen. Ellen Carey. Review, New York, NY; December 1, pp. 30-31
  McNally, Owen. The Art of Acquisition. Hartford Courant, CT; January 21
   
1995 Dorsey, John. Capturing the Abstract in Photographs. The Sun, Baltimore, MD, ill
   
1994 Aletti, Vince. Voice Choice: Ellen Carey. Village Voice, NY; December 27; p.5
  Hagen, Charles. Ellen Carey: Jayne Baum Gallery. The New York Times, NY; December 23, p. 26
  The Camera I, Photographic Self-Portraits from Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA: July/August ill
   
1992 Wilson, Janet. Ellen Carey’s Revealing Disguises. The Washington Post, DC; Aug 22, ill
  The portrait and self-portrait, The Center for Photography at Woodstock Newsletter, NY
  Photographs by Ellen Carey Now on Exhibit. Arts in the Academy, Washington, DC
   
1991 Hagen, Charles, A Group with Night on Its Minds, The New York Times, NY; August 23
   
1990 Grundberg, Andy. Abstraction Returns to Haunt Photography. New York Times; Feb. 26
   
1989 Jones, Bill. Born Again: Seeing the End of Photography. ARTS, NY: October, pp 72 – 28, ill
  Lehman, Edith. Reflections: Woman’s Self-Image in Contemporary Photography. Images Ink, Vol. 4 #1,pgs. 26-27, ill
  Zimmer, William. Photographs with Surprises. New York Times, NY; April 30, p.22, ill.
   
1988 Calnek, Anthony. Chaos in New York, Contemporanea Magazine, NY; July-August, pp 20-21, ill
   
1987 Ottman, Klaus. Photo Mannerisms, Flash Art, Milan, Italy; Nov/Dec; #137, p.72 ill
   
  Stretch, Bonnie Barrett. Contemporary Photography. Art and Auction, NY; Vol. IX #10, pgs. 145-146, ill
  Westfall, Stephen. Reviews: Ellen Carey at ICP & Simon Cerigo. Art in America NY; November, Vol. 74, #11, ill
  Technology and Transformation, Aperture, NY: Spring 1987, #106, back cover ill
   
1986 Caley, Shaun. Review: Ellen Carey at Art City, Flash Art, Milan, Italy; #129, Summer p.72, ill
  Cork, Richard. Photography-Seeing the Self. Vogue, London, UK:Vol.143, #10, p. 14, ill
  Frailey, Stephen. Context as Content: Contemporary Photography and its Function in Esquire Magazine. Center Quarterly, Woodstock, NY; Vol.7 #3; Spring pp. 6-9, ill
  "Siegel, Jeanne. Geometry Desurfacing: Ross Bleckner, Alan Belcher, Ellen Carey, Peter
  Knode, Marilu. Ellen Carey at Pace/MacGill Gallery, Manhattan Arts, NYC, NY, Oct.16
  Kalil, Susie. Photographic Cross Currents, Artweek, NY;Vol. 2, February 7
   
1979 Lifson, Ben. Redundant Kisses, Engaging Ambiguities. The Village Voice, NY; June 11
   
   
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
   
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  Baltimore Museum of Art
  Benton Art Museum, University of Connecticut (UCONN), Storrs, CT
  Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
  Center Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR
  Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
  Dallas-Fort Worth Art Museum, TX
  Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  Heckscher Museum, Huntington, LI, NY
  International Center of Photography (ICP/NY), NY, NY
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
  Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Columbia College, Chicago, IL
  Museum of Fine Arts (MFA), Houston, TX
  National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
  Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
  New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA), New Britain, CT
  New York Public Library (NYPL), New York, NY
  Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  Perez Museum, Miami, FL
  Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
  Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum, Providence, RI
  Ruttenberg Foundation, Chicago, IL
  San José Museum of Art, San José, CA
  Sir Elton John Photography Collection, Atlanta, GA
  The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT