Willie Cole

WILLIE COLE

b. 1955 Somerville, NJ

Lives and works in Mine Hill, NJ

 

EDUCATION
1979    The Art Students League, New York, NY

1976    BA The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017     Making Everything Out of Anything: Prints, Drawings and Sculptures by Willie Cole, Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, Indiana             

             Willie Cole: Made in Newark, CoAD Gallery at NJIT, Newark, New Jersey

             Willie Cole: On-Site, Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire (traveling);

             Arthur Ross Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
 

2016     Willie Cole: On-Site, David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland (traveling)

 

2015     Willie Cole: Aquaphallic, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

Willie Cole, Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA Flawlessly Feminine, Women Who Graced the Cover and Works by Willie Cole, The Diggs Gallery of Winston-Salem State University, Salem, MA

Willie Cole: Transformations, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

2014     Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works The College of Wooster

              Art Museum, Ebert Art Center, Wooster, OH (traveling); Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell

              College, Grinnell, IA; Houghton College, NY


2013     Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works, Albertine

Monroe- Brown Gallery, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI (traveling); Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

             “If wishes were horses…”, Alexander and Bonin, New York

              Willie Cole: Illuminations and Transformations, Schneider Museum of Art at Southern Oregon University, Ashland

              From Water to Light, Prospect Street Firestation Gallery, Newark, NJ

 

2012    E Pluribus Unum, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

            Deep Impressions: Willie Cole Works on Paper and Sculpture, Rowan University Art

            Gallery, Glassboro, NJ

 

2011    Deep Impressions: Willie Cole Works on Paper, The James Gallery, The City University of New York;

            Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis; Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
 

2010    Willie Cole, College Art Gallery at the College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

            POST BLACK AND BLUE, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY


2008    Anxious Objects: Willie Cole’s Favorite Brands, Frye Art Museum, Seattle,
            Washington (traveling); Stanford University, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, CA

 

2007    Living Room, Finesilver Gallery, Houston, TX
             Anxious Objects: Willie Cole’s Favorite Brands, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester,
             New York (traveling); Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama

 

2006     Anxious Objects: Willie Cole’s Favorite Brands, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey

             (traveling); Sheldon Memorial Art Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska

 

2006    Real Players: Game Installations by Willie Cole, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

            Sole to Soul, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY

            Another Man’s Treasure, Visual Arts Exhibition, African American Ball, Lexington, KY
            AFTERBURN, Willie Cole: selected works 1997 – 2004 (traveling), Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

 

2005    Willie Cole, Huntington Museum of Art, WV

            AFTERBURN, Willie Cole: selected works 1997 – 2004 (traveling), California African-American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004     AFTERBURN, Willie Cole: selected works 1997 - 2004, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY (traveling)


2003    Sources & Metamorphoses, Tampa Museum of Art, Florida

            Willie Cole, Picture Gallery of the Saint-Gaudens Memorial, Cornish, New Hampshire

            International Balls, John and June Allcott Gallery, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 

2002    Before and After, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY

           The Elegba Principle, The Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

 

2001    Game Show: Installations and Sculptures by Willie Cole, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

 

2000    new work, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY

            New Work: Willie Cole, At the Crossroads, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

 

1999    Iron Works, The Avram Gallery, Southampton College, Long Island University, New York, NY

            New Jersey Artist Series: Willie Cole, From the Wayside, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

 

1998    Perspectives 1: Willie Cole, Birmingham Museum of Art, AL

            New Concepts in Printmaking 2: Willie Cole, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

            Recent Work, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

1997    New Sculpture, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY

            Vendredi 12, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France

 

1995    Our Daily Bread, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

            Iconic Structures

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, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia; Center for Research in Contemporary Art University of

            Texas at Arlington

            5 to 10: Willie Cole in Collaboration with the Fabric Workshop, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia

            The Elegba Principle, Capp Street Project, San Francisco

 

1994    Labor of Love, presented by The Contemporary at The Baltimore Museum of Industry, Brooke Alexander, New York, NY

 

1993    Residue, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

1992    Currents 51: Willie Cole, The Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

            See No Evil, The Newark Museum, New Jersey, NJ

            Brooke Alexander, New York, NY

 

1991    Household Gods and Domestic Demons, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

            From Our House to Your House, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC

 

1990    Special Projects, Institute for Contemporary Arts, P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York, NY

 

1989    Artists-in-Residence, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

 

1986    Dogs on Paper, Educational Testing Service Corporation, Princeton, NJ

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017     Other Side: Art, Objects, and Self, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, New York

             Flaming June VII: Flaming Creatures, GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA
 

2014    Draped Down, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

            Mass: Production to Appeal, Taplin Gallery, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ

            The 1st International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Cartagena de Indias

            Out of the Ordinary, Bascom Center for the Visual Arts, Highlands

            Schritt und Tritt / At Every Turn, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden, Germany

 

2013    Lasting Legacy: The Journey of YOU, Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center, New York, NY

           Employing Voice, Embracing Agency: Celebrating Contemporary African American Artists, Fine Arts Center Gallery, Fulbright College of Arts and                           Sciences, University of Arkansas

           Against the Grain, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC (traveling); Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY; Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale,               FL

           Stimuli, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY

 

2012   Expressing the Social Conscience: Art Prints and Human Rights, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY

           The Grand Tour, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY

          The Haberdashery, Eric Firestone Gallery, Easthampton, NY

          E Pluribus Unum, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

          (Welcome to) Six Flags – Trouble in Paradise, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, AL

          Art in the Atrium's 20th Anniversary Exhibit, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ

 

2011    Reconfiguring an African Icon: Odes to the Mask by Modern and Contemporary Artists from Three Continents, The Museum of Metropolitan Art, New York

            Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York

            Good Old Days, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, AL

            Pattern ID, Akron Art Museum, Ohio; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City

            Embodied: Black Identities in American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery,

            Yale University Art Gallery, David C. Driskell Center, University of Maryland, College Park

 

2010    Until Now: Collecting the New (1960-2010), Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota

 

2009-11 The Perfect Fit—Shoes Tell Stories, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts

            What Matters, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts

 

2009    I HAVE A DREAM: International Tribute Exhibition to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,

Organized by Sitges City Council, Sitges, Spain, The Gabarron Foundation - Carriage House Center for the Arts, New York; Museum of African American History, Detroit;  Martin Luther King National Historic Site, Atlanta; Rosa Parks Museum, Birmingham, Alabama; Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, Tennessee; NBC Towers, Chicago, Sitges; Museu Maricel, Marbella; Sala de Exposiciones de San Pedro Alcantara, Madrid; Espacio Conde Duque, Valladolid; Fundación Cristobal Gabarrón, Zaragoza; La Lonja, Andorra; Sala d'Exposicions del Govern d'Andorra, Avilés; Centro Municipal de Artes y Exposiciones de Avilés, Sevilla; Fundación Tres Culturas, Granada; Palacio los Condes de la Gabia Murcia; Casa Pintada Mula, Gran Canarias; Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Lanzarote; Fundación Cesar Manrique

            Digging Deeper: Willie Cole and Hank Willis Thomas, The Amistad Center for Art &

            Culture, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut

            Matrix: contemporary printmaking, Florida State University

            Whaddaya Wanna Be, a Flower?!, Alexander and Bonin, New York

            Re-Addressing Identities: Clothing as Sculpture, Katonah Museum of Art, New York

            Concepts and Global Visions/Selections from the AT&T Collection: Contemporary

            Paintings and Sculpture, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

            Unbounded: New Art for a New Century, The Newark Museum, New Jersey

 

2008-09 Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts & Design, New York

 

2006-09 Nature/Culture: Artists Respond to Their Environment, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania;

           Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey; Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus; Mansfield Art Center, Oregon;

           Lakeview Museum of Arts and Science, Peoria, Illinois

 

2008   Stay alive till ’95, Alexander and Bonin, New York

           On the Margins, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis

           Working History: African American Art & Objects, David F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

 

2007-08 Mask, James Cohan Gallery, New York

 

2007    Don’t Look.” Contemporary Drawings from an Alumna’s Collection (Martina Yamin, Class of 1958), Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College

            Repicturing the Past/Picturing the Present, Museum of Modern Art, New York

            Singularity in the Communal Tide; Culture and Identity in the Moment, Pierro Gallery of South Orange, New Jersey

            Tuttavia Povero!, Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, New Jersey

 

2006    Newark Between Us, Newark Arts Council, New Jersey

            Intersections: Shifting Identity in Contemporary Art, J.M. Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

            Paper Trail: African American Art on Paper, High Museum of Art, Atlanta

            3D: An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

            Unstitched, Unbound: Imprints for Change, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York

            Extreme Materials, Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York

            13th Annual African American Ball, Lexington, Kentucky

            Unstitched, Unbound: Imprints for Change, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York

            Generations, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach

 

2005-06 Linkages & Themes in the African Diaspora: Selections from the Eileen Harris

             Norton and Peter Norton Art Collections, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco

 

2005    A Sense of Place: Contemporary African-American Art, University Art Gallery,

            University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

            The Superfly Effect, Jersey City Museum, New Jersey

            editions, Alexander and Bonin, New York

 

2004    Telling Tales: Narrative Threads in Contemporary African-American Art, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington

            Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Arts Gallery, New York

            Echoes of Africa, American Hertiage Gallery, Walt Disney World, Florida

            the gallery selects…, Alexander and Bonin, New York

            Sculpture and Form, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

            Domestic Odyssey, San Jose Museum of Art, California

            cat, bite, & stroke: Techniques in Printmaking, Firehouse Art Gallery, Nassau Community College, New York

            Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida;

            Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA; McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio

            Double Jeu, Québec: Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec

 

2003    Crosscurrents at Century’s End, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington,    Seattle; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Flordia;

            Tampa Museum of Art,  FL; Chicago Cultural Center

            Undomesticated Interiors: Photographing Undomesticated Interiors, Smith College  Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts

            Celebrating Sculpture: Modern and Contemporary Works from Dallas Collections, Dallas Museum of Art

 

2002    SCULPTURE, Alexander and Bonin, New York

            Imagine, You Are Standing Here in Front Of Me., Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

            Shadows and Silhouettes: The Dangerous Faces of Willie Cole and Juan Logan, Memphis College of Art, Tennessee

            The Culture of Violence, University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick,                          Massachusetts

 

2001    Everything and Anything, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York

            (Self) Portraits, Alexander and Bonin, New York

            Burn: Artists Play With Fire, Norton Museum of Art: West Palm Beach, Florida; Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina

            The Quiet in the Land, Everyday Life, Contemporary Art and Projeto Axé, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Brazil

            Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, and More… On Collecting, Independent Curators International, Western Gallery: Western Washington University, Bellingham,              Washington; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio; South Bend Regional Art Museum, Indiana;                      Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

 

2000    Full Serve, Mixed Greens, New York

            Hard Pressed: 600 Years of Prints and Process, International Print Center New York

            5th Biennale de Lyon

            In The Shadow of the Flag, Tippy Stern Fine Art, Charleston, South Carolina

            Strength and Diversity: A Celebration of African American Artists, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 

1999    Beyond the Frame: Willie Cole and Renée Stout, Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee

            Drawings; Alexander and Bonin, New York

            shoes shoes shoes, Frederick Taylor/TZ’ Art Gallery, New York

            The Comforts of Home, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, Virginia

            Contemporary Narratives in American Prints, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut

            Black Image and Identity: African-American Art from the Permanent Collection, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Lincoln, Nebraska                  (brochure)

            Multiplicity¸ Angles Gallery, Los Angeles

 

1998    Alternative Measures, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York (ex. broch. with essay by Susan M. Canning)

            The Biennial at Ben Shaw Galleries: Lines of Direction, William Patterson University, Wayne, New Jersey

            Figuration/Abstraction, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

            Histories (Re)membered Selections from the Permanent Collection of The Bronx Museum of Art, PaineWebber Art Gallery, New York

            Paper +, Dieu Donné, Papermill, New York

            Photographs, Alexander and Bonin, New York

 

1997    Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York

            The New Jersey Arts Annual, The Newark Museum, New Jersey

            No Small Feat, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

            Performance Anxiety, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (catalogue); Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, SITE Sante Fe (1998)

 

1996    John Ahearn, Willie Cole, Mona Hatoum and Paul Thek, Alexander and Bonin, New York

            B.A.B.Y, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, Virginia

            Love's Labor Lost, The City Gallery at Chastain, Atlanta

            Sculpture from New Jersey, New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit

            New Art on Paper 2: Acquired with Funds from the Hunt Manufacturing Co., 1989-1995, Philadelphia Museum of Art

            Subversive Domesticity, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas (catalogue with essay by Dana Self)

            Thinking Print: Books to Billboards 1980-95, Museum of Modern Art, New York

            Video Sans Titre, Galerie Froment & Putman, Paris

 

1995    Archaeological Urban Dada, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion (catalogue with essay by Eugenie Tsai)

            Hot, K & E Gallery, New York

            Prison Sentences: The Prison as Site/The Prison as Subject, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia

            Resonance, Roland Gibson Gallery, State University of New York College at Potsdam

            Color in Space: Pictorialism in Contemporary Sculpture, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

            SHOES, Pfizer International, organized by the Art Advisory Service, Museum of Modern Art, New York

 

1994    Promising Suspects, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut (catalogue with essay by Bernard A. Rosenberg)

            From Head to Toe: Hair and Shoes, Bronx Council on the Arts, Longwood Arts Gallery, New York

            Guys Who Sew, University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara

            re:visioning the familiar, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut (catalogue with essay by Kenneth Miller and                        Traven Pelletier)

            Points of Interest, Points of Departure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

            Other Visions: Composite, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York (brochure with essay by Catherine Bernard)

            Sea Change, Josh Baer Gallery, New York

            Old Glory: The American Flag in Contemporary Art, The Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art

            House Sweet House, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit

            Nor Here Neither There, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

            Resurrections: Objects with New Souls, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs

            Bespoke, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

 

1993    Made in the U.S.A., Caldic Chemie B.V., Rotterdam, Netherlands

            Fall From Fashion, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut

            Mettlesome & Meddlesome: Selections from the Collection of Robert J. Shiffler, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

            Matthew Benedict, Willie Cole, Jim Hodges, Doris Salcedo, Brooke Alexander, New York

            New Jersey Arts Annual, The Newark Museum, New Jersey

            Sculptures & Multiples, Brooke Alexander, New York

 

1992    Dream Singers, Story Tellers: An African American Presence, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton; The Tokushima Modern Art Museum, Japan; Otani                      Memorial Art Museum; Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui City (catalogue)

            Recycled Lives: Collages from the Weatherspoon Collection, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina

            Material Revisions, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont

            4th Annual Printmaking Fellowships Exhibition, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

            Assemblage, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

            The Stories Exhibit: Beyond Words, The Henry Street Settlement, New York

 

1991    Drawings, Brooke Alexander, New York

 

1990    Force of Repetition, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton

            Group Show, Sandra Gering Gallery

            Social Studies, 4 + 4 Young Americans, Allen Memorial Gallery, Oberlin College, Ohio

            International Sculptors '90, Indoor/Outdoor, Washington, DC

            Suggestive Objects, Art in General, New York

 

1989    Director's Choice, Artworks, Princeton, New Jersey

            Selections from the Artists File, Artists Space, New York

 

1988    Art Junction International, Palais des Exposition, Nice

            Ten Thousand Mandalas, Franklin Furnace, New York

 

1987    Imagery of Black America: Personal and Political Statements, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey

 

1986    Dog Days of August, Littlejohn-Smith Gallery, New York

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY – Solo Exhibition Brochures and Catalogues

2017     Pagel, David. “No wallflowers here: Sparks fly when art mingles on the walls of 'Flaming  

             June VII',” Los Angeles Times, June 27, 2017

 

2013    Sims, Patterson. Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works, ex. cat. Michigan: Gwen Frostic School of Art

 

2012    Willie Cole: New Prints (essay by Mason Riddle), ex. cat. Minneapolis: Highpoint Editions

            Willie Cole: Deep Impressions, ex. cat. Glassboro: Rowan University Art Gallery

 

2006    Sims, Patterson. Anxious Objects: Willie Cole’s Favorite Brands. ex. cat. Montclair, New Jersey: Montclair Art Museum

            Another Man’s Treasure. ex. cat. Lexington, Kentucky: African American Ball

 

2004    Afterburn: Willie Cole: selected works 1997-2004 (essay by Nancy Princenthal), ex. cat.    Laramie: University of Wyoming

            Willie Cole: Sources & Metamorphoses (essay by Elaine D. Gustafson), ex. broch. Tampa,

            Florida: Tampa Museum of Art

 

2001    Game Show: Installations and Sculptures by Willie Cole (interview with Marysol Nieves),  ex. broch. New York: The Bronx Museum of the Arts

 

1999    Bernard, Catherine. Willie Cole: Iron Works. ex. cat. Southhampton: Avram Gallery,   Long Island University

 

1998    Moos, David. Perspectives Willie Cole. ex. broch. Birmingham, Alabama: Birmingham   Museum of Art

 

1996    Weitman, Wendy. New Concepts in Printmaking 2: Willie Cole. ex. broch. New York:   Museum of Modern Art

 

1995    Seidel, Miriam.  Iconic Structures 1990-1995. ex. broch. Philadelphia: Rosenwald-Wolf   Gallery, The University of the Arts

 

1992    Wylie, Charles. Willie Cole. (Current 51) ex. broch. Saint Louis: Saint Louis Art Museum

 

1991    Leach, Mark. Willie Cole: From Our House to Your House. ex. broch. Charlotte, North Carolina: Mint Museum of Arts: ARTCurrent

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2000    Timehri Award for Leadership in the Arts, Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

 

2006    David C. Driskell Prize, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

 

2004/5  Lamar Dodd Fellowship, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 

2002    The Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial Fellowship

 

2000    Artist-in-residence, John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry Program, Sheboygan, WI

 

1999    The Quiet in the Land 2: Everyday Life, Contemporary Art, and Projecto Axé, Bahia, Brazil

 

1996    Joan Mitchell Foundation Award

 

1995    The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant

            Artist-in-residence, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA

 

1994    Wheeler Foundation Grant

            Artist-in-residence, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA

            Artist-in-residence, The Contemporary, Baltimore, MD

 

1991    The Penny McCall Foundation Grant

            Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking Fellowship, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

1989    Artist-in-residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

The College of New Jersey

Pixels, 2009

City of New York, Public Division of School Facilities

Gateway to Knowledge, 1996

City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs

African Headrest, 1996

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY

Illinois Holocaust Museum, Chicago, IL

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Chrysler Museum of Art, New York, NY

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

Columbus Museum, Columbia, OH

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth

Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE

FRAC Lorraine, Metz

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MS

The Montclair Art Museum, NJ

Newark Museum of Art, NJ

New Britain Museum of American Art, CT

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

New York Public Library, New York, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Allen Memorial Art Gallery, Oberlin, OH

Orlando Museum of Art, FL

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for the Visual Arts at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, PA

Philadelphia Museum of Art

 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Toronto

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, MA

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

Worcester Art Museum, MA