Gail Rebhan

Gail Rebhan is a Professor of Photography at Northern Virginia Community College. In 2016 she created a site-specific installation for the Washington Project for the Arts- Lobby Project. Her work was exhibited recently at the Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria, in “Mother of The Year: Between Empowerment and Crisis: Images of Motherhood from 1900 to Today.” Blue Sky Books published Sequences—Gail Rebhan in celebration of Blue Sky Gallery’s 40th anniversary. In 2012 and 2014, Rebhan received commissions from the JBG Companies (an investment management firm, owner, and developer) to create photo-collages that examine the cultural history of various sites throughout Washington, DC, and Arlington. Her work is in many public collections including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, J. Paul Getty Museum, and The Polaroid Collection at the WestLicht, Schauplatz für Fotografie, Austria. She works in photography, artist’s books, and video. Her work is in several books including Reconciling Art and Motherhood, Feminist Art and the Maternal, The M Word: Real Mothers in Contemporary Art, Pregnant Pictures, Our Grandmothers: Photographs by 75 Women Photographers, and Reframings: New American Feminist Photographies. Rebhan’s offset artist’s book, Mother-Son Talk, was produced at Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY. Exhibitions include: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany; American University Museum, Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC; Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, Maryland; and School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland. Her work has been discussed in, among others, Afterimage, n. paradoxa, The New Art Examiner, Washington City Paper, and The Washington Post. Rebhan has an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.