Resides in Brooklyn, NY



PSC/CUNY Grant for photography in the Canadian Arctic, 2019

Honorable Mention for my book Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams Prix de la Photographie (PX) Paris competition 2018

Finalist for the Lucie Foundation PhotoBook Prize 2017

Visura: The Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project, Honorable Mention 2015

Baruch College Women’s History Month - Phenomenal Women Award Nominee 2013

PSC/CUNY Professional Development Fund Grant for Photography: 2016, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2007

PSC/CUNY Grant for photography in Suriname, 2010

The Puffin Foundation Grant in Photography, 2008

Baruch College Travel Grant, 2007

New York Foundation for the Arts Artists’ Fellowship in Non-Fiction Literature, 2003

The Puffin Foundation Grant in Photography, 2002

New York Foundation for the Arts Catalogue Project Award, 2000

New York Foundation for the Arts Artists' Fellowship in Photography, 1998

YADDO Artist Residency, 1994

New York Foundation for the Arts Artists’ Fellowship in Non-Fiction Literature, 1993

Agfa Corporation (total funding for exhibition prints and book project), 1992-1993           

New York Foundation for the Arts Artists' Fellowship in Photography, 1989

Kodak Professional Photography Division, Materials Grant, 1988

Social Science Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1987                 

J.P. Getty Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1987

Ford Foundation Grant, 1981

Fulbright Grant in Photography for Peru, 1979-1981


U of Michigan, Lane Hall Gallery, Institute for Research on Women and Gender, "Maya Healers," Ann Arbor, 2018

Art2Art, Circulating Exhibitions, “Maya Healers,” available for exhibition as of 2014

Museum for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark, 2007

Hofstra University, Rosenberg Gallery, 1998

Stony Brook, SUNY, The Latin American and Caribbean Center, 1997

National Museum of Art, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1994        

Museum for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark, 1993

Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art, NYC, 1987

Taller Latino Americano, "Los Peruanos", NYC, 1984

Consejo Mexicano de Fotografia, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico, 1983

The Eleventh Street Photo Gallery, New York City, 1982

Museo de Arte Italiano, Lima, Peru, 1981 


Winners of Latin America Fotografía 7, Angel Orensanz Foundation, NYC, 2018

The Institute Library, "Wish You Were Here: Journals, Journeys and Expeditions," New Haven, CT, 2018

Hamilton and Arronson Galleries, "Uncertain Times" curated by Deborah Willis, Philadelphia, PA, 2018

Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, "Photography: A Focus on the Figure," NYC, 2017

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, "This Land is Our Home: Wiiliideh Yellowknives Dene," Yellowknife, Canada, 2015

GuatePhoto 15, International Festival of Photography, Antigua and Guatemala City, 2015        

FaculTV, New Media Artspace, Baruch College, 2014         

Atrium Gallery, Haverford College, “The Female Gaze,” Haverford, PA, 2014

FaculTV, New Media Artspace, Baruch College, 2014 

Museum for Fotokunst, “Laughter,” Odense, Denmark, 2008

Museum for Fotokunst, “Title Pulse”, Odense, Denmark, 2000

Williamsburg Art &Historical Center, Celebrating “YADDO ARTISTS”, NYC, 2000

The Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton, NJ, 1999

The Gallery, World Financial Center, “A Certain Slant of Light”, 1999

The Brooklyn Museum, NYC, "Photography in Latin America: A Spiritual Journey", 1996

FOTOFEST, Houston, TX, "Discoveries of the Meeting Place", 1996

The John Jay College Wall Gallery, "A View of One's Own: Six Women Photographers", 1992

Americas Society, Art Gallery, New York City, "Guaman Poma de Ayala", 1992

International Center of Photography, Permanent Collection Gallery, "New Acquisitions", 1991      

FOTOFEST, Houston, TX, "Testimonies", 1990

Traveling Exhibition, Curatorial Assistance, 1990-91


International Center of Photography, New York City

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Haverford College Collection, Comfort Gallery, Haverford, PA

Museum of Photographic Arts, Odense, Denmark


Guest Lecturer and visiting artist, Amity University, Gurgaon, India, January 2017

Doctor of Arts, New York University, 1983

Baruch College, C.U.N.Y., Adjunct Professor, Photography & Photojournalism, 1983 – present

Photo Editor, “Dollars & Sense: an online journal, Baruch College, CUNY, 2007– 2018

Curatorial Advisor and Visiting Artist, “Snapshot NYC” at William E. Macaulay Honors College, 2006 – 2010

Photographer for the NYC High School Journalism Website, 2009

International Center of Photography, 1996 – 1998


Plan International (Peru); CARE (Peru); UNICEF (Peru)

The Ford Foundation (Brazil and Peru); Pan-American News;

Catholic Relief Foundation (Peru, Brazil, Mexico, Egypt); 

The Dutch Government—International Development Project (Peru) Maryknoll Magazine (Peru, Brazil, Mexico) 

Journal of the Inter-American Foundation (Peru) 


The Blue Mountain Center: COMMONS: A Gathering of Stories & Culture, Jan. 2018 

IMS Explorer, Institute of Maya Studies, cover story, Vol. 47 Issue 2, Feb. 2018

Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams (Photographs and writing by Fran Antmann), Nirala Press, 2017

MIPJ: Media, Information, International Relations, and Humanitarian Affairs, print/digital/multimedia edition, Oct. 2016 Indigenous edition

Documentum, V.01 The Instagram series, Issue 2 Pictures, and Words, July 2016 Jan. 2016 Dec. 2015  Featured photographer of the month

 “The Female Gaze,” catalog which accompanies the exhibition at Haverford College, PA, 2014

Puente, Peru, October 2009, Sebastian Rodriguez, essay by Fran Antmann

The Furnaces of Time: Photographs by Fran Antmann and Sebastian Rodriguez Text by Fran Antmann (unpublished manuscript) 2008

Morococha - Sebastian Rodriguez, Museo de Arte de Lima, Peru, 2008, text by Fran Antmann

Katalog, Quarterly Magazine for Photography, "The Furnaces of Time” by Fran Antmann, Denmark, April 2007

Libro de Los Espejos edited by Gregorio Martinez, PEISA, Lima, Peru, “The Bronx”, 2003

Arctic/Andes: Photographs by Fran Antmann, 2001, New York Foundation for the Arts 

Bennington Alumni Magazine, Vol. 29, No. 2, cover story, “A Distance Traveled,” fall 1997

Medlemsavisen, No. 2, "Helvedet over kobberminen,” Denmark, Feb. 1993

Katalog, Quarterly Magazine for Photography, "The Mining Town of Morococha in the Photographs of Sebastian Rodriguez and Fran Antmann" Denmark, December 1992

Camera and Darkroom Photography, “Life in a Peruvian Village: The Photographs of Fran Antmann,” A.D. Coleman, Jan.1991

The Sunday Correspondent Magazine, “Morococha: In the Footsteps of Sebastian Rodriguez,” July 29, 1990




Fran Antmann

Fran Antmann is a documentary photographer, writer, and professor. Her photographic work has focused on the lives and culture of the indigenous people of Guatemala, Peru, Mexico, the Dene First Nation people of the Western Canadian Arctic and the Inuit of Baffin Island, Canada.
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