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SUSAN LEOPOLD
Born Chicago, lives New York City

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2011
"Interiors Disrupted", Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2009
"Complex," Elizabeth Harris Gallery , New York , NY
“Castles and Untold Stories” Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY

2004
“Uncharted Perspectives” The Bronfman Center Gallery - New York University , NY

2003
“Susan E. Leopold: Mixed-Up Worlds,” MassMOCA Kidspace, North Adams, MA
"Tornado Room and Other Eccentric Spaces”, Suzanne H. Arnold Gallery,
   Lebannon Valley College , Lancaster, PA
“Mirrors and Motion,” The Discovery Museum, Bridgeport , CT

2000
“Adjoining Rooms,” 10th@18th.Ave.Window Project, New York, NY

1999
“Fractured Visions,” John Weber Gallery, New York , NY
Small Works Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

1998
"One Must Have a Mind of Winter," A site-specific installation. Dana Room,
  Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
Small Works Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

1997
"Fractured Still Life," Corner Window - Museum of Contemporary
  Photography Columbia College, Chicago IL
"Transvertical,” Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco , CA

1996
The Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
The New Image Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
John Weber Gallery , New York, NY
"Peep Show," The New York Kunsthalle, New York, NY

1995
The Rotunda Gallery, Site specific Installation, Brooklyn, NY

1994
"Photographic Worlds," Schneider Gallery, Chicago , IL (two person show)

1993
John Weber Gallery , New York , NY

1991
John Weber Gallery , New York , NY

1990
Mehrangarh Museum, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

1988
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
John Weber Gallery , New York, NY

1987
Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 1986

1986
John Weber Gallery , New York , NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2012
"Interiors Disrupted", The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2011
Fracturing the Burning Glass: Between Mirror and Meaning,
  Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, ME

2010
" Collecting for a New Millenium: Recent Acquisitions 2000-2010", The Hudson River
   Museum, Yonkers, NY
Celebrating the 10th Aniversary of Kidspace MassMoca - Kidspace, North Adams, MA

2008
"Site Specific 08" , Islip Art Museum, Islip , NY
"Stretching the Truth", John Michael Kohler Arts Center , Sheboygan , WI

2007-08
"Written on the Wind: The Flag Project", The Rubin Museum of Art, NYC, NY

2007
"Transformations: Photography and Imaging@25", New York University ,
   Gulf and Western Galleries, NYC, NY
"Black/White and Read", Center for Book Arts, NYC, NY and San Francisco
  Book Arts Center, San Francisco, CA

2006
"Math and New Media", New Image Gallery-James Madison University`,
  Harrisonburg, VA
"Got Cows: Cows in American Art" , Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
National Academy 181 St Annual Exhibition, Nation Acacemy, NYC, NY

2005
"In Practice", The Sculpture Center, Long Island City , NY
Snug Harbor Cultural Center: Site-Specific Installation, Staten Island , NY

2004
Gigantism, Gigantic Art Space, NYC, NY
Visual Arts Gallery: 101 Ways-curators: Jerry Saltz and Rachel Gugleberger, NYC, NY

2003
"January White Sale", Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago , IL
"Social Space", Cuchifritos, curated by David Gibson, NY , NY
Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Gulf and western Gallery Tisch School of the Arts, NYC, NY
“IV Salon de Arte Digital” Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana , Cuba “Reflex/Reflejo", Art & Idea, Mexico City , Mexico
"Visual Perspectives: 14 Years of the Virginia A. Groot Awards",
  Groot Foundation Space, Chicago, IL
"Art of the Miniature", Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn , NY 10009
"20/20 Celebrating 20 years of Innovative Exhibitions", The Rotunda Gallery,
  Brooklyn, NY

Memory and Metaphore, Henry Street Settlement Abrons Arts Center

Ragdale 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Fine Arts Building Gallery, Chicago , IL

“Moments of Clarity at Sotheby's” Parsons School of Design, NYC

Virginia A Groot Fundation - Scultpure Objects and Functional Art, Chicago , IL

2001
“Reflections: Fiftheenth Anniverary Show,” Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago
“Responses,” 8th Floor Gallery , New York University, NY , NY
“Expanding Tradition,” Lobby Gallery at Deutsche Bank, New York , NY
“Artists' Books & Related Work,” Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, NYC, NY
‘The Lake,' Malca Gallery , New York , NY

2000
“Inventing Space”, The Work Space, New York , NY
“Photo-Based Work,” Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago , IL
“In-sites VI: Making Our City Livable,” Henry Street Settlement, NY
“Collecting at the End of the Century,” Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago , IL

1999
(UN) BECOMING: The Art of Transformation, Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago , IL
“Memory Boxes,” Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery , Lebanon Valley College , Annville , PA
“Tangents: Connecting the Classroom to the Studio,” Henry Street Settlement, Abrons Art Center, New York , NY
“Water Works,” HBO Galleries , New York , NY

1999
“The Horse Show,” Smallworks Gallery, Las Vegas , NV
“Peek,” White Box Gallery, sponsored by FIT, New York , NY
“Recent Acquisitions” Megahan Gallery, Allegheny College , Meadville , PA

1998
"Structures," Nationsbank Plaza Gallery, Charlotte , North C.Carolina
"House/Scene": Traveling Exhibition, Germany sponsored - Children In Crisis
"The Naked City", Scott Pfaffman Gallery , NY , NY
"Introductions", The Small Works Gallery, Las Vegas , Nevada
"Matched Pairs", John Weber Gallery , New York , NY

1997
"En Masse," Gallery On View, New York , NY
"World Views" Deutsche Bank, organized by Liz Christianson with Creative Time, New York , NY
"What's Cool?" Arte Fiera'97, curated by Alessandra Galasso and Alessandra Galetta, Bologna , Italy
" COPIACABANA ", Museo Extremeno e Ibero-americano de Arte Contemporano, Barcelona , Spain
"The Hands Show" George Adams Gallery , NY , NY

1996
"Voyeur's Delight," Franklin Furnace, curators Barbara Rusin and Grace Roselli
"People in Glass Houses," Urban Glass, Bklyn , NY , curator Alison Sky
"Box," Fotouhi Cramer Gallery , New York , NY
"BareBones," Curated by Nina Yankowitz, TZ'Art & Co., New York , NY
Inaugural exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco , CA

1994
"Transtextualism," Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles , CA
"The Faux Show," New York , NY

1993
"The Illusionists", John Michael Kohler Art Center , Sheboygan , Wisconsin Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids , MI

"The Return of the Cadaver Exquis," The Drawing Center , New York .
Exhibition travels to the Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C.; The
Santa Monica Museum, Los Angeles; The Forum, St. Louis; The American Center, Paris

1992 "City by Day/City by Night III," Gallery Henoch , New York , NY
"Contemporary Wood Sculpture," Brooklyn Museum , Brooklyn , NY
Deson-Saunders, Chicago , IL
"Community, Spirit/Artistic Vision: Krasdale selects Brooklyn Artists"

1991
"Silent Interiors," Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle . WA
"Boxes," Renee Fotouhi Fine Art, East Hampton . N Y
Deson-Saunders, Chicago , IL
"Artists for Choice," curated by Josephine Gear, Ceres Gallery , New York , NY
"New Work by Gallery Artists," John Weber Gallery , New York , NY

1990
" New York at Night," Helander Gallery , New York . NY
"American Art Today: The City," curated by Dahlia Morgan, Florida International University Art Museum , Miami , FL

1989
"Miniature Environments," Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, NY
"Annual VII: Wall-Mounted Work," Mandeville Gallery, University of California , San Diego , CA
" New York : City by Day / City by Night," Gallery Henoch , New York , NY
"Boite Alerte," Renee Fotouhi Gallery , New York , NY

1988
"Boxes, Containers and Vessels," Atlanta College of Art , Atlanta , Georgia
"Homage to Edward Hopper: Quoting the American Realists," Baruch College Art Gallery, New York , NY 3.

1987-89
"The World is Round: The Artist and The Expansive Vision," traveling exhibition organized by the Hudson River Museum , Yonkers , NY ; curated by Marcia Clark: Delaware Art Museum , Wilmington , Delaware ; Parrish Art Museum , South Hampton , New York ; Arts and Science Center , Nashua , New Hampshire ; Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany , New York : College Art Gallery , State
University of New York , New Paltz , New York : The Hudson River Museum , Yonkers , New York 219 East 2nd Street #4B

1987
"Stage Sets," McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington D.C.

1986
"10 on 8" Window Installations, curated by William Olander, New York
"Fictional Spaces," curated by Jackie Battenfield, Brooklyn , New York
"Sculpture in Place," sponsored by Organization of lndependent Curators, Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City University of NY, New York
"The Gallery Show," Exit Art, New York , NY
"Off the Waterfront,"City Gallery/The Department of Cultural Affairs, NY
"The Artist and Her Subject," Bill Schiffer Gallery. New York , NY

1985
"The Second International Shoe Box Sculpture Exhibition Honolulu , Hawaii
"Small Works 9th Annual Competition," Allan Stone Gallery , New York , NY
“The Small Works Show," BACA Downtown, curated by Lynn Gumpert,
  Brooklyn, New York
"Brooklyn Waterfront Artists," Ammo Gallery, Brooklyn , NY
''Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition 6th Annual Show," Brooklyn , NY "Independent Curators Incorporated: Tenth Anniversary Benefit Exhibition,", New York , NY
"When Artists Make Toys," First Street Forum, St. Louis ; Objects Gallery, Chicago IL

1983-84
"New Sculpture: Icon and Environment," traveling exhibition organized and circulated by Independent Curators Inc., New York, curated by Susan Sollins: Richard F. Brush Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY; Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY; Museum of Art, Science and Industry Bridgeport, CT

1983
"Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition 4th Annual Show," Brooklyn , New York
"BACA Downtown-Brooklyn Waterfront Artists," Brooklyn , New York
"Terminal New York ," Brooklyn , New York

1982
"New Sculpture: Icon and Environment," curated by Susan Sollins, sponsored b
"The Women's Caucus For Art," New York , NY

1982
"Down and Out of New York : Documenting New York Guerrilla Shows," Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem , North Carolina

COMMISSIONS / PUBLIC PROJECTS

2005
Alleyways - MTA Arts for Transit, New York , NY

2003
Tornado Tower – Lebanon Valley College , Anneville , PA

2000
Waterway
- MTA Arts for Transit: Franklin Street Subway Station, New York , NY

1997
"Fractured Still Life," Corner Window - Museum of Contemporary
  Photography Columbia College , Chicago IL
"World Views" Deutsche Bank, organized by Liz Christianson with Creative Time,
  New York , NY

1996
"Peep Show," The New York Kunsthalle , New York , NY
Henry Street Settlement Art Partners Project - indoor mural JHS 22, New York , NY
Henry Street Settlement Art Partners Project - indoor mural PS. 15, New York , NY

1995
The Rotunda Gallery, Site specific Installation, Brooklyn , NY
Privacy & Mass Media, Hosted by Rick Moody, Sponsored by P.S. l Museum
‘Art At the Anchorage ,' Brooklyn , NY

1994
Henry Street Settlement Arts Partners Project - outdoor mural P.S.155 Queens , NY Labyrinthine World " a Limited Edition Artists Book - funded by Aurea Foundation, NYC, Milano , Italy

1991
Charas/El Bohio Community and Cultural Center

1989
Zone/Avenue B Billboard Project, Port Authority Bus Terminal. New York

1988
Navy Yard Boys and Girls Club Brooklyn , Bridge Street , Brooklyn , NY

1987
MTA Creative Stations, Arts for Transit, High Street, Brooklyn
Dr. White Community Center, Brooklyn , Gold Street

1985
Dr. White Community Center, Brooklyn, York Street , Brooklyn


FILM/SPECIAL PROJECTS

1995
Privacy & Mass Media, Hosted by Rick Moody, Writers Dinner Series Sponsored by
   P.S.1 Museum

1994
A Labyrinthine World of Correlations" a Limited Edition Artists Book - funded by
  Aurea Foundation, New York , NY / Milano, Italy

1993
"Promotional Copy" Edited by Robin Kahn, published by Mimi Somerby and S.O.S.
   lnternational in cooperation with Brat, and Arts Organization INC., New York

1993
"Distorted View Finders" - Limited Sculpture Edition - produced by Susan Leopold,

1992
"Susan Leopold" Images/art - New York , weekly television program by Bill Page -
  video Documentary

1991
"The Dream Maker" video documentary, by Lynne Loo, made for World TV Corp., April

PHOTOGRAPHIC PUBLICATIONS

l999
"The Cow Collection", Longmeadow Press, edited by Susan Fortrunado and
  Giema Tsakuginow; Photo: p.14

1999
Young Sisters and Brothers Magazine, June/July; Photo p. 70
Cow Calendar, Longmeadow Press; Photos: August

1998
World War 3 Illustrated- issue no. 25, , "Freaks, cults, saints, and revelations"; p.56 & 57

1997
Africa International, July- August; Photos: p. 76-77

1988
Travel and Leisure Magazine, December; Photos: p.99 & 102
Snow Lion Publication, "Tibetan Pilgrimage" Peter Gold, , book cover


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2006
Ruhling, Nancy A. Panache, “A Mansion Made for Art and Artists, April 28,

2005
Payne, Joshua, One Museum , two Approaches to Art ”New York Times” Aug, 20, Genocchio, Benjamin , New York Times, “Works that Suggest Kaleidoscopic Vision”
   Aug. 28,

2002
Ebony, David, “2000 Public Art in Review,” Art In America, Annual, pg 51

2001
von Ankum, Kathie, “Expanding Tradition,” FORUM, May 1, pg. 38
Johnson, Ken, “Invented Spaces,” The New York Times, January 19,

2000
Scott, Andrea, “Expanding Tradition,” THE NEW YORKER, May 14, pg. 26
Holland , Cotter, “Expanding Tradition,” The New York Times,” May 4, pg. 33
Worth, Alexi, THE NEW YORKER, Sept 4, , pg. 21

1999
Worth, Alexi, THE NEW YORKER, May 24, pg. 16

1998
Osberger, Madeline, “Take a Peek Inside Leopold's World,” Snowmass Village Sun,
  Sept. 9-15, , pg. 1,12
Schwartz, Joyce-Pomeroy with Karla Brady, "Defining Structures", (catalog)
Knowles, Laura, "Mind of Winter Persists Even if Reality is Elusive," Happenings,
  The Intelligencer Journal, January 9,
Daminger, Kathleen, "Artist's Multimedia Exhibit at F&M Creates Architectural
  Environment of Season, Lancaster New Era, January 15,

1997
Rowlands, Penelope, "Hosfelt Gallery'', Art and Auction June

1996
"Voyeur's Delight," NY SOHO , October
"Voyeur's Delight," New Observations Issue 112, FALL guest editors: Grace Roselli &
  Barbara Rusin, Cover & pg. 16

1995
Smith, Roberta, "Anchor and Balm For Restless Souls," The New York Times,
  Friday August 4,
The Print Collector's Newsletter, Sept. -Oct, p. 140- 141

1995
Levin, Gail, "Edward Hopper: His Legacy for Artists," Edward Hopper & The American
  Imagination, Whitney Museum of American Art in Association with W.W. Norton & Co.,
  New York , NY

1994
Foerstner, Abigail, 'Winter Exhibits Feature Visionary Images, Past and Present," Chicago Tribune,Friday, December 2,

1993
Kimmelman, Michael "The Exquisite Corpse Rises from the Dead", New York Times,   
  November 7. Pg.41

1993
"Just an Illusion", The Sheboygan Press, July 23,
Favina, Bob, "The Illusionists' Pull the Wool Over Our Eyes" The Sheboygan Press,
   7/18/93
Auer, James, " Sheboygan 's Artistic Double Header Challenges Our Ideas About   
  Reality", Milwaukee Journal, July 11
Johnson, Ken, Art in America, July

1992
Artforum, March, cover, p. 87

1991
Kidd, David Elliot, "The Art of Susan Leopold", Columbia : A Magazine of Poetry and
   Prose, Fall, p. 155-162
Miller, John, review, Artforum, Summer, p. 113-114
"Goings on About Town," The New Yorker, April 15, p. 13

1990
Speidel, Bill, "New Gallery," Seattle Guide,
Glowan, Ron, "Bank Gallery Opens Window to Artists' Array of 'Interiors',"
  The Key, Nov.23
Ament, Deloris Tarzan, "They're getting Inside Their Art," The Seattle Times,
  November 15,
Glowen, Ron, "The Eloquence of Empty Rooms," Artweek, vol. 21. no. 42, December 13, Prentice, Nora, "Susan Leopold: A Space of My Own," Span Magazine. New Delhi ,
  October
David, Esther, "Colorful Collages," The Times of India , Ahmedabad. May 16,
Waterman, Daniel, "Miniature Environment at the Whitney Museum ,” ARTnews,
  Feb, p.163

1989
Tallmer, Jerry, "Miniature Show: It's a Small World,” New York Post. September 8,
“Miniature Environments,” Village Voice, September 19,
“Small Scale Art Considered at Whitney Museum of American Art,”Sun Bulletin, Aug. 4, Russell, John,“Some Masterly Work of Microcosmic Stature,” The New York Times,
  Aug.11,
Gear, Josephine, Miniature Environments, exhibition brochure, The Whitney Museum of
  American Art, August
Christensen, Judith, "Slices of Art and Life," Artweek, May 6
Pincus, Robert L., "UCSD 'Annual VII' isn't off-the-wall art," The San Diego Union, May 4,
  p.C8
Woodward, Richard B., "Taking Toys Seriously: Mini Movement or Sideshow?,"
  The New York Times, Sunday, February 26,

1988
Rimanelli, David, "Susan Leopold at John Weber," Artforum, December, p. 122
Hayt-Atkins, Elizabeth , "Jack Goldstein and Susan Leopold at John Weber Gallery,"
  ARTnews, December, p. 154
Kay, Alfred, "When Art Takes Off in a Different Direction," The Sacramento Bee, July 17,

1987
Clark, Marcia, "The Expansive Vision" in exhibition catalog The World is Round,
  The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY,

1986
Brenson, Michael, "A Bountiful Season in Outdoor Sculpture Reveals New Sensibility,"
  The New York Times, Friday, July 18,
Rauschenbusch, Stephanie, "Inventing Secrets at Rotunda Gallery," Prospect Press,
  March 5, , pg. 18
Braff, Phyllis, "Small Scale Environmental Sculpture,"Antiques and The Arts Weekly,
  1/31/86, p.18

1984
Braff, Phyllis, "From the Studio, " The East Hampton Star, April 26

1983
Sollins, Susan, "New Sculpture: Icon and Environment," lndependent Curators Inc., NY,

1982
Sollins, Susan, "Views by Women Artists," New Sculpture: Icon and Environment,
  New Chapter of the Women's Caucus for Art , New York ,
Paul, Susan,"Mind Boggling Mixed Media Art and Performance Bag Marks
" Williamsburg's April All Fools Show," The Phoenix, April 8, , p.12


AWARDS/ GRANTS

2006
Agop Agopoff Prize, National Academy 181 st Exhibition, NYC, NY

2002-2003
May and Samuel Rudin Family Scholarship, New York University , New York , NY

2001
Tim Nye Scholarship, New York University , New York , NY

2000
MTA Arts for Transit, New York , NY
Anderson Ranch - Digital Photography Scholarship
Henry Street Settlement - Video Scholarship

1998
The New York Foundation for the Arts: Architecture/Environmental Structures
The Virginia A. Groot Foundation
The YADDO Corporation

1997
The Ragdale Foundation, Lake forest , IL

1996
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program
Wampler Art Professorship, James Madison University
The Diane Wood Middlebrook Fellowship

1995
The MacDowell Colony
The Catherine Boettcher Fellowship

1994
The MacDowell Colony

1989-90
The Indo-America Fellowship
The Retreat, The Sarabhai Family Residence, Ahmedabad. India
Kanoria Center for Art, Ahmedabad , India

1989
Fulbright Fellowship (declined to accept the Indo-American)

1987
Creative Stations, Metropolitan Transit Authority

1982
School of Visual Arts Rhodes Family Award

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles , CA
The Brooklyn Museum , Brooklyn , NY
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York , NY
First National Bank of Chicago , Chicago , lL
Progressive Corporate Art, Mayfield , Ohio
The University of Alberta Library , Alberta , Canada
Biblioteca Centrale Firenze, Florence , Italy
The University of Alabama , Tuscaloosa , Alabama
Allegheny College , Meadville , Pennsylvania
The Deutsche Bank, New York , New York
The Rockwell Group, Inc.

EDUCATION

2001-2003
Interactive Telecommunications Program, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU

1980-82
B.F.A., School of Visual Arts, New York

1980
Northwestern University, Evanston , IL

1978-80
Boston University , Boston, MA