Jack Lueders-Booth

Born June 3, 1935


 In 1970 left business career to pursue overriding interests in photography.


Taught photography at Harvard University from 1970 to 2000; received twelve Commendations for Distinguished Teaching, and was three times nominated   for university-wide (all undergraduate and graduate programs) The Harvard University Joseph P. Levinson Memorial Prize for Excellence in Teaching.  

In  2000 retired from full-time at Harvard to pursue own work taking adjunct faculty positions at (sequentially),

The School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,

The Rhode Island School of Design,

The Massachusetts College of Art,

The Art Institute of Boston.


Artist-in Residence, Dartmouth College, NH;

Visiting Artist, Yale University Graduate School of Art, CT

Visiting Artist, The University of Colorado Graduate School of Art at Boulder, CO;

Lecturer, The Maine Photographic Workshops, Rockport, ME


The Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

The David Rockefeller Study for Latin American Studies ,at Harvard University

The DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

The Fogg Museum at Harvard University, Cambridge MA

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University

The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

The Library of Congress, Washington, DC

The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago IL

The Museum of Modern Art, NYC

The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

The Smithsonian Institute (gift ofThe Library of Congress, Washington, DC)


Wheels IV (group with Karl Baden, Bill Burke, Ken Richardson, Andrew Warren)

The Orange Line project Boston Public Library  (four person)

The Smithsonian (group "American Prisons")

The Small Works Show, Sacramento Gallery, Cambridge, MA (group)

The Art Institute of Boston, Boston MA (two person with Jane Tuckerman)

The Burden Gallery, Aperture Foundation, NYC (group)

The Carpenter for Visual Arts at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (one person)

The Columbia College of Photography, Chicago IL (group)

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (one person)

The Hopkins Center of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (one person)

The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (group)

The Maine Photographic Workshops (one person)

Marion Art Center, Marion, MA (one person)

The Massachusetts College of Art (one person)

The Museum of Modern Art, NYC (group)

Northeastern University, Boston, MA (one person)

The Rhode Island School of Design (one person)

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (group)

The United States Senate Rotunda, Washington, DC (one person)

The University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO (one person)

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

American Photography: Best Books.

The Artists Foundation, Massachusetts (2)

Lucie Award

The Massachusetts Council for The Arts and Humanities (3)

The Maine Photographic Workshops

The National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for The Humanities

The Pine Pine Street inn Humanitarian Award

The Polaroid Foundation

 Nominated for McDowell Colony Residency


Urban Arts, Boston MA

Rowland Foundation

San Francisco Artist’s Association DIY Award

Nominated for The Dorothea Lange, Paul Taylor Prize, Duke University Center for Documentary studies (twice with Luis Alberto Urrea).


Across the Wire (with Luis Alberto Urrea)

By The Lake of Sleeping Children (with Luis Alberto Urrea)

Inherit the Land (awarded monograph with introduction by Luis Alberto Urrea and Afterword by Frank Gohlke)

John Lueders-Booth, Artist in Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH (exhibition catalogue)

New American Photography (exhibition catalog)

Photojournalism  (best of), Graphis Press

Other Selected Publications

 American Photography Magazine (best books)

Art in America (exhibition review)

Lucie Awards (fourth annual)

The Harvard Advocate (cover and interior)

Aperture Quarterly (2)

DoubleTake Quarterly, The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

Photographs from The Library of Congress American Folklife Center

The Stonefence Review, Dartmouth College

Thoughts on Landscape, writings of Frank Gohlke

The Village Voice (review mention)

Views – now The Lupe (cover and interior)

Weddings, National Endowment for the Art


Ed. M. Art Education, Harvard University Graduate School of Education 


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