Barbara Miner

  • Lecturer, Photography & Imaging


MFA, Photography/Multimedia, UW-Milwaukee


Barbara Miner is an award-winning writer, photographer and multimedia artist. She received a Master of Fine Arts in 2023 the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her artwork has appeared at galleries and exhibitions throughout Wisconsin, recently winning 1st place at the “Being” exhibition at the Rahr Art Museum in Manitowoc. Her most recent interview on WUWM, Milwaukee’s NPR station, focused on her exhibition “Shadows of Industrialization.” Written opinions and articles have been in publications ranging from the New York Times to the Los Angeles Times and Milwaukee Magazine. She is also author of the book Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education in an Iconic American City (New York: New Press, 2013.)

WUWM - New multimedia project shows how deindustrialization changed the economy & spirit of Milwaukee

Recent Work