High Museum of Art, “Georgia Artists,” (Atlanta, Ga. spring 1972)
Wellesley College, Photography Within the Humanities, (Wellesley, MA, April, 1975)
Museum of Fine Arts, “Biennial Exhibition,” (Santa Fe, NM, August, 1975)
Corcoran Gallery, “I Shall Save One Land Unvisited: Eleven Southern Photographers” (Washington, DC, September 1978) National exhibition tour 1978-1981 including The High Museum of Art (Atlanta, 1980) and the International Center of Photography (New York, 1980)
Arles Photography Festival, “Eleven Santa Fe Photographers , (Arles, France, July 1982)
Addison Gallery of American Art, “Tradition, Transition, New Vision,” (Andover, Ma., May - June, 1983)
Museum of Fine Arts, “The Essential Landscape,” (Santa Fe, NM, June, 1985)
Princeton University, “The Photograph and the American Indian”, (Princeton, N.J. September 1985)
The Museum of New Mexico,”Acequias and Sangrias,”, (Santa Fe, NM., March 1986 - March 1987
City Gallery of Contemporary Art, “North Carolina Arts Council Fellowship exhibition” (Raleigh, NC, June, 1989)
The Burden Gallery, “New Southern Photography: Myth or Reality,” (New York, fall 1989)
Scheinbaum and Russek Gallery, “River of Traps,” (Santa Fe, NM, August, 1990)
The Burden Gallery, “Our Town”, (New York September 10 - November 7, 1992)
The Taylor Museum, “Sacred Land: Indian and Hispanic Cultures of the Southwest,” (Colorado Springs, Co, 1992)
Burden Gallery, “Aperture Fortieth Anniversary Exhibition, New York, 1992
High Museum of Art, “Printed Light,” (Atlanta, Ga., November 1993 - February 1994
Bonni Benrubi Gallery (New York, April-May 1994)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, “photographs from the permanent Collection, New York, November 1994
Whitney Museum of American Art, “Perpetual Mirage: Photographic Narratives of the Desert West” (New York, June 1996)
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, “Transition/Dislocation” (Cleveland, Ohio, fall 1996)
National Arts Club, “Hope Photographs” (New York, February 1997)
Gallery of Southern Photography, “Dixie Dreams (New Orleans, Louisiana, July 1997)
Museum of Photographic Arts, “The View Camera in Contemporary Photography (San Diego, Ca., September -December, 1997)
The Art Museum, Princeton University, “The West: Recent Acquisitions of American Photography” (Princeton, NJ., June - September 1998)
Scheinbaum and Russek Gallery, “The West Through a Window,” (Santa Fe, New Mexico November/December 1998)
J. Paul Getty Museum, “William Eggleston and the Color Tradition”, (Los Angeles, Ca., October, 1999 - January, 2000). More about the exhibit.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, “Customized: Art inspired by Hot Rods, Low Riders, & American Car Culture.” (Boston, Ma. October - December, 2000)
North Carolina Museum Of Art, “Interiors,” (Raleigh, NC., September - December 2000)
Wellesley College, “Surrounding Interiors: Views Inside the Car.” (Wellesley, Ma. Winter 2001).
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Museum of Photographic Arts, “Photographers, Writers and The American Scene,” (San Diego, Ca., March -June 2002)
Blue Sky Gallery, “Havana 1998” (Portland Oregon, September 2003) with Adam Bartos
The Sheldon Art Galleries, “Visionary Places and Intimate Places” (St. Louis Mo. September 2003 - January 2004)
The International Center of Photography, “Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of The American Self” (New York December 2003 - March 2004)
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, ” Glorious Harvest: Photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection (Philadelphia, Pa. June - October 2004),
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, “As They See It: Georgia Photographers” (Atlanta, Ga. October - November 2005)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection, (Los Angeles, Ca. October 24th 2006-February 25th 2007)
North Carolina Museum of Art, Contemporary North Carolina Photography from the Museum’s Collection, Raleigh, NC. September 3, 2006-February 11, 2007
The Light Factory, “Generations TBA: Photographs by Alex Harris and Margaret Sartor,” Charlotte, North Carolina, February 16, 2007 through April 26, 2007
Duke University “Learning to See” photographs by Alex Harris, William Noland, and Tom Rankin, Allen Building gallery, February-June, 2007
Center for Contemporary Art, “Chopped, Chromed, Customized,” Munoz Waxman Gallery (Santa Fe, New Mexico, August 25-October 21, 2007)
Southeast Center for Contemporary Art, “Photo Grids” (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, October 26, 2007-January 27, 2008)
Telfair Museum, “Fast Forward: Three Decades of Contemporary Art from the North Carolina Museum of Art,” (Savannah Georgia, January 23, 2007 - April 27, 2008)
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Canvassing the Neighborhood, New Mexico Artists’ views of neighborhoods, April 3, 2009 – June 14, 2009
Pavilon Populaire, Les Suds Profonds de L’Amérique. An exhibition by Alex Harris and Clarence John Laughlin “New Orleans: Ruine, Mythe, Chaos.” (Montpelier, France, October 21, 2010 - January 30, 2011), Clermont-Ferrand, France, March 16-June 4, 2011
J. Paul Getty Museum, A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now May 17 to October 2, 2011
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, It’s About Time: 14,000 Years of Art in New Mexico, May 11, 2012 – January 2014.
Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, New Mexico, “Works from the Permanent Collection,” May 2012-September 2012
Ackland Museum of Art, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, print study gallery, “Jacobo Romero and the River of Traps,” September 2012 – December 2012.
Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina, Light Sensitive February 14th - June 9th 2013
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, Close to Home, August 18, 2013-Feburary 9, 2014
North Carolina Museum of Art: Bull City Summer, February 2014
Power Plant Gallery, Durham, North Carolina, In Practice, Works by Duke Arts Faculty, October 4-December 13, 2013
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta Ga., “The Bunnen Collection of Photography,” September 7. 2013 – February 2, 2014.
Big Town Gallery, Viva Cuba!, May 6-July 12, 2015
North Carolina Museum of Art, Director’s Cut: Recent Photography Gifts to the NCMA, April 4, 2015-September 13, 2015.
Cassilhaus Gallery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Actual Size: Exploring the photographic contact print, curated by Frank Konhaus, December 15, 2015 - March 15, 2016
Rubenstein Photography Gallery, Duke University, Durham, NC., Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait, March 5, 2016 - June 26th, 2016
New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Lowriders, Hoppers, and Hot Rods: Car Culture of Northern New Mexico, May 1, 2016 – March 5, 2017
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Con Cariño: Artists inspired by Lowriders, May 21-2016 – October 9, 2016
North Carolina, A Sense of Home. The Bascom, Highlands, NC, March 4, 2017 - May 28, 2017, from the collection of The Do Good Fund
Created By Light: Photographs from North Carolina Collections, Cameron Museum of Art, Wilmington, NC. September 16, 2017 through February 11, 2018
Nasher Museum of Art and Duke University: “Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont,” October 04, 2018-February 10th, 2019.
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston: “Southbound://Photographs of and About The New South,” October 19, 2018 - March 2, 2019.
The New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Social and Sublime: Land, Place, And Art from April 13, 2019 to November 17, 2019
Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, May 9th,2019-August 18th, 2019: New Blood - Recent Discoveries from the Cassilhaus Collection