Richard Barnes has held solo exhibitions at institutions including the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, the Carpenter Center at Harvard University, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, and the University of Michigan Art Museum. His works can be found in numerous public and private collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Barnes was a recipient of the Rome Prize in 2005, and his photographs of the cabin of Ted Kaczynski, aka the “Unabomber”, were featured in the 2006 Whitney Biennial and awarded the Alfred Eisenstadt Award for Photography. Barnes received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. He is based in New York.