Reiner Leist


Currently an Assistant Professor at Hunter College in New York City, German photographer Reiner Leist taught Intro to Photography, Photography and Related Media, and Introduction to the Visual Arts while he was a Visiting Lecturer in the Visual Arts Program.


2004 Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin “American Portraits” (July 14 – September 30)

Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg, “American Portraits” (Feb 28 – May 2)

2003 Städtische Galerie im Stadtteater Ingolstadt “American Portraits”

2001 Galerie Walter Storms, München “360‰”

2000 Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg, “Window”

1999 Kunst+Kommunikation, München “Window”

Städtische Galerie Harderbastei, Ingolstadt “Window”

1997 Goethe Institute, New York “Window”

1995 Meridian Int. Center, Washington, D.C. “South Africa: Blue Portraits”

Städtische Galerie Harderbastei, Ingolstadt 1995 “South Africa: Blue Portraits”

1994 Galerie Marktschlösschen, Halle “South Africa: Blue Portraits”

Goethe Institut, Rotterdam “South Africa: Blue Portraits”

Old Town House Museum, Cape Town “South Africa: Blue Portraits”

Market Gallery, Johannesburg “South Africa: Blue Portraits”

Fotomuseum München, 1993/1994 “South Africa: Blue Portraits”

1992 Michaelis Gallery, Cape Town “Crosscomposition”


2004 Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College New York “Hunter Faculty Photography Exhibition”

2002 Chuo Library Musashino, Tokyo, “Green Library” (Public Art Project)

1996 National Arts Club, New York, ” Building Bridges, Part II” (Group show)

1992 Fotografie an der Akademie, Photography at the Academy, Munich

1990 Nico Malan State Theatre Cape Town, Die Park by Botho Strauss, set and photography

1989 National Arts Festival Grahamstown, South Africa, Macbeth by Heiner Müller, set and Photography


360‰, Nazraeli Press (upcoming) Text by Jonathan Santlofer

American Portraits, Prestel Publishing, 2001 Texts by Vicki Goldberg, Claus Leggewie, Christoph Menke

Window, Nazraeli Press, 1998 Text by Reinhard Matz

South Africa: Blue Portraits, Nazraeli Press, 1993 Text by Wulf Herzogenrath