Photographer Barbara Karant is nationally known in the design, art, and architecture communities for the artistic beauty and the level of photographic quality she demands in her work. Trained at RISD and The Art Institute of Chicago, she has worked commercially for many years. In addition to her interior and architectural work, her personal imagery is represented in permanent collections including The Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago, The St. Louis Art Museum, The Stanford University Art Museum, The Chrysler Museum, and The Sheldon Museum, to name a few. Barbara's photography is also represented in numerous private collections across the country.
Additionally, she has been a Lecturer in the Dept. of Fine Arts at Loyola University and an adjunct professor at Harrington College of Design and Columbia College, Chicago.
She is the author of two dog books GREYHOUNDS and SMALL DOG BIG DOG.
In Barbara’s spare time she is passionately committed to working to educate the public on the marvels of living with the retired racing greyhound and actively involved with their placement through Greyhounds Only, Inc.