Fred Cray

(B. 1957- Lives Brooklyn, NY)




Yale Graduate School of Painting

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 1979

Middlebury College, BA. 1979

Yale Summer School of Music and Art 1978



Solo Exhibitions

2017   Janet Borden Inc, Brooklyn, NY

2014   Janet Borden Inc., NY

2010   The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Ct.

2009   Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, In.

2008   Janet Borden Inc., NY

2006   Schneider Gallery, Chicago

2003   Janet Borden Inc., NY

2003   Schneider Gallery, Chicago

2001   Schneider Gallery, Chicago

2001   Richard Anderson Gallery, NY

2000   Richard Anderson Gallery, NY

2000   The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Ct.

2000   Janet Borden Inc., NY

1996   Pittsburg Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, Pa.

1996   Middlebury College Library, Middlebury, Vt.

1994   The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Ct.

1992   The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Ct.

1991   BACA Downtown, Brooklyn, NY

1991   Level 3 Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.

1990   University of Colorado, Boulder

1987   Real Art Ways, Hartford, Ct.

1985   Emporia Arts Council, Kansas

1983   The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Ct.

1982   Middlebury College, Johnson Gallery, Vt.

1978   The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Ct.


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017   The Hotchkiss School  ( 3 Person Exhibition with Bob and Sandy Haiko)

2015   NY Public Library (Public Eye)

2012   Cleveland Museum (DIY). Cleveland

2012   George Eastman House (Wm. Hunt Collection) Rochester  

2011   Phyllis Weston Gallery, Cincinnati, Oh

2009   New Orleans Museum of Art (Art of Caring), La

2007   Foam, Amsterdam

2005   Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

2004   Jack The Pelican Presents, NY

2003   International Center for Photography, NY

2003   Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

2001   Brooklyn Museum (New Acquisitions)  2001

2K- 17    Janet Borden Inc., Various annual Gallery exhibitions

2000   Middlebury College, Vt

2000   Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

1999   White Columns, NY

1998   Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY

1998   Open Space Gallery, Allentown, Pa

1998   Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pa

1998   Janet Borden Inc., NY

1993   Montage 93, Rochester, NY

1992   White Columns, NY

1992   Photogroup Fakt, Prague, Czechoslovakia

1991    Adalbert Stifter, Munich, Germany

1990   BACA Downtown, Brooklyn

1990   Alexandria Museum, Louisiana

1990   California Museum of Photography, Riverside, Ca.

1989   Center for Creative Photography, Az.

1989   California Museum of Photography, Ca.

1988   Society of Photographic Education, Boston, Ma.

1988   California Museum of Photography, Ca.

1988   Vision Gallery, London

1986   Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY

1986   Nolo Contendere, NY

1986   Simon Cerigo, NY

1986   Vox Populi, NY



Selected Collections:

Berkeley Art Museum

Brooklyn Museum

California Museum of Photography

Center for Photography, Bombay

Center for Photography, Woodstock

Cleveland Clinic

George Eastman House, Rochester

Wm. Hunt (Dancing Bear)

Sir Elton John


Middlebury College Museum of Art

Museum of the City of New York

New Orleans Museum of Art

New York Public Library

Pfizer Collection

The Polaroid Collection

Saks Fifth Avenue

Smith College Museum of Art

Yale University Art Gallery





Peter S. Reed Foundation, 2004

Guggenheim , 2003-4

Pollock-Krasner, 2003


select uniquephotograph works are available at:

all other work inquire at:



Selected Publications:

The Art of Caring, New Orleans Museum, 2009

The Unseen Eye, Aperture and Thames and Hudson

Various Auction, Exhibition, and Museum Catalogs



Berlin 2010

Changing the Guard 2014

Conversations 2014

Cray Cray 2015

Devices 2011

Dissolve 2017

Movies 2010

Porn 2011

Red 2010

Rome 2011

Self 2009

Self(2) 2010

Silhouettes 2016

Transparency 2018

Uniforms 2009

Unique Photographs . 2013

Words 2009

# 2016

An incomplete journey 2017

 Dark Dog 2018

Splendo Solis 2018