Arlene Gottfried

Born: Brooklyn, NY

Lives and Works: New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions:

"Bitter Sweet" Soho Photo New York, June 2 - July 4, 2009
"Bitter Sweet" Alice Austen House, March 6 - May 11, 2008
"Midnight" BCA Gallery The Gatehouse, Bedford, England, October 9, 2006
"Midnight" Space Gallery   London, June 9 -July 16 2005
"Midnight" Internationale Fototage, Mannheim, Germany June 16 -July 10. 2005.
"The Eternal Light" Associazione Culturale Magister Ludi , Milano "2003"
"The Eternal Light"& Midnight, Baldwin Art Galleries, Tenn.   "2003"
"The Eternal Light" Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, Mo. 9 / 02- 1 /03
"The Eternal Light" Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA   2002
"The Eternal Light," Leica Gallery,   Tokyo, Japan. 2001
"The Eternal Light," Leica Gallery,   New York,   NY.   1999
"The Eternal Light," Maison Valdotaine de Photographie, Aosta, Italia. 1998
"One Woman Show," York College, Jamaica, NY. 1998
"The Eternal Light," Musee Arthur Batut, Labrugiere, France. 1997
"The Eternal Light," Il Diaframma Galleria, Milan, Italy. 1996
"The Eternal Light," FNAC Galeries Photo, Montparnasse, Paris, France. 1995
Centro Colombo Americano, Medellin, Columbia. 1994
"The Eternal Light," Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida. 1993
"Bacalaitos and Fireworks," Union Square Gallery, New York, NY. 1991
Guta de Carvalho, Lisbon, Portugal. 1990
Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, New York, NY. 1990
"Puerto Rico," Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY. 1983
Midtown Y Gallery, New York, NY. 1983
"Portraits," Alternative Museum, New York, NY. 1980
"Coney Island," Foto Gallery, New York, NY. 1977

Selected Group Exhibitions:

Slide Luck Alice Austen House July 19,2014
"East Village, Our Village" The Lower East Side Club September 11- October 11, 2014
nyc, c 1985  May 23 - July 3, 2013 Clamp Art ew York, New York
"The Fence at Photoville" Brooklyn, NY Boston, MA June-September 2013
"A Gathering Of Images" Leica Gallery June 6 - August 10, 2013
"Brooklyn Half Marathon" United Photo Industries, Dumbo, Brooklyn May 14 -     2013
"Street Photography 2013" Soho Photo April 2- May 4 2013
"Central Park", Leica Gallery June 8-August 4, 2012
"Divas", Robert V. Fullerton art Museum September 25 – December 13, 2008
"Acts of Faith", Noorderlicht, The Netherlands. 2007
"Midtown Y", New York Public Library. 2007
"One on One", Minneasota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, MN. 2007
"70's Disco", powerHouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY. 2007
"Images of Color", Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC. 2006
"Salon Exhibition", Bellevue Hospital Center, NYC. 2006
"Holiday Exhibition", Galerie Lichtblick, Cologne Germany. 2006
"Night Life New York",   Tanqueray Ten-NYFA. 2003
"Game Face," Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 2001
"Women in Documentary Photography," Springfield Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio. 2000
"Dancing Through Time," Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy. 2000
"New York Now 2000," The Museum of the City of New York. 2000
"The Power of the Photograph," Hudson Guild, New York, NY. 1999
"A Summer Wedding," Leica Gallery, New York, NY. 1998
"Inside These Walls," Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas. 1998
"Living for the City," Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. 1997
"Snapshots," FNAC Galeries Photo, Paris, France. 1992
"Bacalaitos and Fireworks," Centro de Estudios de Fotografos, Vigo, Spain. 1992
"Women Photographers: New York/Tokyo," Nikon House, New York, 1989
"Inside Out Self Beyond Likeness," Newport Harbor Art Museum, 1980-82
"Portraiture in Light," Rheinisches Landes Museum, Bonn, Germany. 1982
Cafeteria Show, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. 1982
"New York at Night," Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY. 1983


Album Metropolitan Section N.Y. Times September 7, 2014 " Her Villages"
"Bacalaitos & Fireworks ", powerHouse Books, New York. 2011
"Sometimes Overwhelming ", powerHouse Books, New York. 2008
"International Photo Magazine Edition 7 ", 2008
"Nash Editions Photography and the Art of Digital Printing", Nash Editions. 2007
The New Yorker Magazine, New York, NY. 2006
"Midnight", powerHouse Books, New York. 2003
"The Spirit of Family, " Al & Tipper Gore , Henry Holt, New York. 2002
"The Eternal Light", Dewi Lewis Publishing, Manchester, England . 1999
The New York Sunday Times Magazine, New York, NY. 1982 -
Newsweek, New York, NY & Tokyo, Japan., Arabic   2000, 2005
New York Magazine, New York, NY. 1972.  2004
Life Magazine, New York, NY.     1988 - 1997            
American Photography 16, New York, NY. 2000
Della Republicca, Milano, Italy. 2000
DoubleTake, Boston, Massachusetts. 1996 & 1998
The Observer, London, England. 1992 & 1998
Fotopractica, Italy. 1992
Fortune Magazine, New York, NY. 1984 -
The Independent Magazine, London, England. 1992, 1993 & 1999
Leica Fotografie International, Germany. 1992
Meaning of Life, Time/ Life Books, 1992
People, New York, NY. 1994
"Gods Yes is Louder than My No" - 1994
Popular Photography, New York, NY. 1994
London Sunday Telegraph Magazine, London, England. 1991
La Fotografia, Barcelona, Spain. 1991
London Sunday Telegraph Magazine, London, England. 1991
Photo District News, New York, NY. 1993
L'Uomo, Italy, Milano. 1993
Parade, New York, NY. 1990
Mothers and Daughters, Aperture, 1987
The Family of Children, Ridge Press, New York, NY. 1977
The Americas Review, Arte Publico Press, Houston, Texas. 1986
Lichtbildwisse Das Portrait in Fotografie, Germany
Rolling Stone, New York, NY. 1982


The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX. 1992, 2006
Jorge Paiva private collector , Brazil   2004
Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania, 2002
Lehigh University, Pennsylvania 2002
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY. 2001
Maison Valdotaine de Photographie, Aosta, Italia. 1998
Musee Arthur Batut, Labrugiere, France. 1997
The New York Public Library, New York, NY. 1997
FNAC Galeries Photo, Paris, France. 1991 & 1996
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY. 1994
Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida. 1993
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France. 1992
The New York Public Library, New York, NY. 1992
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas. 1992
Maison Europeene de la Photographie, Paris, France. 1991
Johnson & Johnson, New Jersey. 1980
Chase Manhattan Banks, New York, NY. 1979
& various private collections.


Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Artist Summer Institute 2011
Hasselblad Masters Finalist, 2008
The Manhattan Community Arts Fund - Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 2001
Bernice Abott International Competition of Womens Documentary
Photography, Purchase Award 2000,
American Photograpy 1984, 2002
Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards for Magazine Photography, finalist 1999 & 2000
Maine Photographic Workshop, 1994
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, 1994
Excellence in Photojournalism, Society of Newspaper Design, 1984
Creative Artists Public Service Award Fellowship, 1982

Lectures and Teaching:

Working The Street 2014 York College March 21, 2014, Four Woman Photographers Recording Urban Life
Open Show 2013 Half King Bacalaitos & Fireworks
Look 3 The Books and Singing presentation 2012
La Tertulia Bookstore Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico 2012
Professional Women Photographers 2012
Greenwich Village Historical Society 2012
SOHO Photo 2012
B&H Photography 2011
Westbeth Artists Community  2011
Powerhouse books Arena 2011
School of Visual Arts November 20, 2008
Soho Photo – Park West Camera Club November 17, 2008
Minneasota Center for Photography. 2007
Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. 2007
York College, City University of New York. 1998 - 2006
Empire State College, New York, New York. 1984, 2006
Space Gallery, London, England. 2005
Internationale, Fototage, Mannheim, Germany. 2005
Lehigh University, 2001
Haverford College, Distinguished Visitor, 2001
International Center of Photography, 2001
School of Media London College of Printing, "NEW DOCUMENTARY," January, 2000 - London, England.
York College, City University of New York, 1998-2000, 2001
New York University, New York, NY. 1994 - 2001
Il Diaframma Galleria, Milano, Italy. 1996
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania. 1995
Queensborough Community College - Women on Photography. 1994
Professional Women Photographers, New York, NY. 1994
El Tiempo, Bogota, Colombia. 1994
Universidad National de Medellin, Colombia. 1994
Club Photographic de Medellin. Medellin, Colombia. 1994
Instituto de Bellas Artes de Carthagena, Colombia. 1994
Universidad de Jorge Todeo Lozano Carthegena, Colombia. 1994
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. 1985
New School for Social Research, New York, NY. 1984


Fashion Institute of Technology