Joan Barker, "Walking West, Montauk, NY", 2001, Gelatin Silver Print.

Joan Barker, “Walking West, Montauk, NY”, 2001, Gelatin Silver Print.

Joan Barker

New Paltz, NY

An area college teacher and artist, Barker has always been involved with the Center in the truest sense of community. She has brought her students for gallery talks, lectures, and to lend hands at our annual benefit auction. CPW recognized her own creative work as a photographer and she has taught a Workshop and was the recipient of a Photographers’ Fund Fellowship in 1996 and 2001. She has shown her work at SF Camerawork, the Center for Creative Photography, and the California Museum of Photography.