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Artist, photographer, writer and historian, Anthony Barboza is self taught. He began his photographic career in 1964 with the Kamoinge Workshop. In 1969 he opened a commercial photo studio in New York City and continues to do advertising and editorial spreads for magazines a span of over thirty years.

A partial list of clients include Clairol, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Addidas, Absolut Vodka, Senegal Tourist Board, Columbia Records, Nissan, Miramax Films, Warner Bros., MacDonalds, ABC Television Network, JCPenney, Colgate, Reebok, Seagram's, Revlon, AT&T, Verizon, Spike Lee Prod., Aetna Life Insurance and many others.

Publications include photojournalistic and editorial spreads for The New York Sunday Magazine, The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, Life Magazine, Essence, National Geographic, Harpers Bazaar, Vogue, Elle, Elle Decor, Home, Vanity Fair, Black Issue Book Review, GQ, Glamour, Playboy, McCall's, Esquire, Modern Maturity and countless others.

Art/Publications include Color of Fashion (Stuart Tabori & Chang), Artist and Influence Vol.XIII (Hatch-Billops Collection), Double Take #2 (Jazz Portfolio) Duke Univ.), Day In The Life of Africa, Israel, & Hollywood, (Collins Publ.), KHAKI "Cut from the Original Cloth" (Tondo Books), Black Beauty (Pavillon Books, London), Jazz: A History of America and the Film Series by Ken Burns(Knopf Publ.) Committed to the Image:Contemporary Black Photog.(Brooklyn Museum of Art) just to name a few.

In the fall of 1984 he directed two 30 second spots for Dentsu Adv. of Japan titled Miles Davis Presents Van Liquor "Its a Miracle".

Barboza has lectured at International Center of Photog., Oberlin College, Ohio Univ., Museum of School of Fine Arts of Boston, Lowell Univ., Rochester Institute of Tech., Rhode Island School of Design, Wadsworth Antheneum of Hartford and a guest instructor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.
Grant recipient for Photog. in 1974, 1976 New York State Council of the Arts , the National Endowment for the Arts in 1980 and NYFA-New York Foundation for the Arts in 2002. In 1980 he self published a book titled "Black Borders" with text by Ntozake Shange & Steven Barboza.

In 1997 as a guest of the country of Taiwan he was included in an International Group Exhibition of Photog., throughout the world. He is included in the permanent collections at Museum of Modern Art NYC, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Studio Museum of Harlem, Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Tx; Howard Univ.; Polariod Collection, Polaroid Corp.; Univ. of Ghana, Univ. of Mexico, The New Jersey State Museum and many others. Most recently he has exhibited at the Robert Mann Gallery, N.Y.C.; Photokina, West Germany; Smithsonian Institute, Wash.D.C.; Galerie im Haus 19, West Germany; Brooklyn Museum (asst. Curator and Exhibitor); Drew Univ.; Studio Museum of Harlem, and M.O.M.A.

His current work in progress is titled "Black Dreams/White Sheets.

ADDRESS: 915 Gloucester Ct. • Westbury,N.Y. 11590

WORK PHONE: Tel: (516)876-1939

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