About

Marcia Bricker Halperin is a Documentary Photographer who has been photographing the characters and landscapes of NYC since the 1970s. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she received an Master of Fine Arts in photography from Brooklyn College. In photographing she hopes to relate a human story of a specific time, capture a places’ essence, and freeze details of life.


Select Exhibitions

2018     The Invisible Jew, Detour Gallery   Red Bank, New Jersey

2017      NY Times Lens Blog feature and Metropolitan section Album

2017      Spoke the Hub Works on the Wall, Brooklyn, solo exhibition, artist’s talk 

2016     Queens Museum, photographic documentation included in the exhibition   
                   Maintenance Art of Mierle Laderman Ukeles               

2016     Essex Street Market, exhibition of market photos from the 1970s 

2014     The Jew as the “Other”, Yiddish NY Festival, Abrazzo Interno Gallery

2008     Click! A Crowd-Curated Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum

2007      Honorable Mention, My Brooklyn exhibition, Brooklyn Public Library

2007      Diversity of Devotion photo-documentary project

2006     Open house NY photography exhibit

1993      Images of Jewish Life, Klutznick Museum, Washington, D.C.

1982      Midtown Y Photo Gallery, 14th Street, NYC, solo exhibition


Recognition

2012     BRIC Media Arts Fellowship

2009     NYS Council on the Arts/Department of Cultural Affairs Community Arts Regrant awardee

2007     Adventures on a Tzitza String, official documentary selection, Coney Island Film Festival

2007     Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking, Brooklyn College Film Festival

2003     Bertelsmann Foundation Innovative Educator

1979      Voice Choice, review by Fred McDarrah


Collections 

Brooklyn Historical Society, Marcia Bricker Photographs Collection, Brooklyn New York 

Brooklyn Museum

City Lore Photo Archive

Walter and Naomi Rosenblum Collection

Daniel Cowin Photography Collection 

International Center of Photography


Photography Work Experience

CETA Artist’s Project, 1978-1980

Art and Photography instructor - Brooklyn College, Kingsborough Community College, and Educational Alliance Art School 

Documentary Production Assistant, Run for your Life, directed by Judd Ehrlich, 2008

NYC Department of Education, multimedia and technology 

Photographer, Spoke the Hub Dancing


Using Format