Exhibitions and Publications
Photography - Current Report 2, exhibition circulated by the Museum of Modern Art, New York
Ben Schultz Memorial Collection exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York
December 17, 1968 - March 10, 1969
One-man exhibition of 44 photographs: Eastern Kentucky and San Francisco: Photographs by William Gedney, Museum of Modern Art, New York. 43 of the photographs are available online.
13 Photographers, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn
Vision and Expression, George Eastman House, Rochester (illustrated catalog)
Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Kindred Spirits - Eleven Photographers, Rochester Institute of Technology.
First Annual CAPS Portfolio exhibition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York City
Photography Faculty, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn
1978 - 1980
Mirrors and Windows, American Photography since 1960, curated by John Szarkowski, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Guggenheim Award Show, Pratt Institute Gallery, New York
The Young Rebel in Photography, 1950 - 70, organized by Edward Robinson, Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 23 - October 13, 1992.
June 25, 1999 - 31 July 1999
William Gedney: The Single Future of the Night, Gallery 292, 120 Wooster Street, New York, NY
January 21, 2000 - May 16, 2000
Short Distances and Definite Places: The Photographs of William Gedney, a retrospective exhibition, organized by Sandra Phillips, Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco. 89 of the photographs featured in the exhibition are available online.
January 28, 2000 - March 4, 2000
William Gedney: Kentucky 1964 & 1972, Gallery 292, 120 Wooster Street, New York, NY
Publications: Books, Magazines and Newspapers
Photography in the Twentieth Century, Horizon Press
Village Voice, January 16, 1969, review by A. D. Coleman.
Modern Photography, April 1969, review by Julia Scully.
The Camera, Time-Life Books
The Art of Photography, Time-Life Books
Camera Mainichi, March 1971,12 page portfolio, Tokyo, Japan.
The New York Times, May 1971, "From Benares to Brooklyn Via Gedney".
Seiko, July 1973, 16 page portfolio, Tokyo, Japan.
Elliot Carter, New York Public Library
One of fifteen photographers included in a limited edition portfolio of original prints (50 copies) published by the New York State Council on the Arts.
Human Behavior, Time-Life Books.
Horizon, January 1977, New York
New Republic, September 9, 1978, New York
1978 - 80
Mirrors and Windows, American Photography since 1960, by John Szarkowski, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Aperture #105, Winter 1987, seven pages of photographs taken in India.
DoubleTake, Issue 6, publishes a portfolio of photographs made in Kentucky
India: A Celebration of Independence, 1947 to 1997, Aperture, New York
Duke University David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library Web site:, Selections from the collection, "William Gale Gedney: Photographs and Writings," http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/gedney/
Grants and Fellowships
1966 - 67
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship for Photography
One of six American Photographers chosen to document the work of the Social Security Administration. Assigned to Hays, Kansas.
1969 - 71
Fulbright Fellowship for Photography in India
1972 - 73
New York State Creative Artist Public Service Program Fellowship (C.A.P.S.) grant for Photography.
1975 - 76
National Endowment for the Arts grant in Photography
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Many private collections