Born: 1952, Paterson, NJ
BA: 1973, Bennington College, Bennington VT
ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2003 New York Academy of Science, New York, NY The Microbe Paintings
1999 Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
1998 Debs & Co., New York, NY
1994 Lipton Owens Co., New York, NY
1990 White Columns, New York, NY
Fernando Alcolea, Barcelona, Spain
1988 Wolff Gallery, New York, NY
1987 McNeil Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1986 Wolff Gallery, New York, NY
1984 Freidus Ordover Gallery, New York, NY
1983 Portico Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1982 Olsen Gallery, New York, NY
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014 “Ein Svei Dry Cat” Kinzle Foundation Berlin
“Painting In the Expanded Field” curated by Liselott Johnsson, Byrd Gallery of Art, Georgia Regents University
"The Last Brucennial" curated by The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
2013 “Come Together; Remembering Sandy” curated by Phong Bui, Brooklyn, NY
2010 American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC Invitational Show
2009 “Octet,” Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 “Egobusters,” CAM Gallerie, Istanbul
2007 “The Recognitions,” Fireplace Project, Easthampton,NY, curated by David Salle
2006 Michael Steinberg Gallery, “Something Different Every Day”
Dieu Donne Papermill
“War is Over,” Sideshow, Brooklyn, New York.
2004 Rubin Museum of Art, Sidewalk Installation
Rubin Museum of Art, “Flag Project”, organized by Kiki Smith, Arlene Shechet
Lohin-Geduld Gallery, NYC- “Seismic Disturbance”
2003 Interfaith Center, NYC-“Immersion” curated by Tara Ruth
Educational Alliance, NYC – “My Mother’s an Artist“ curated by Sheila Pepe
2002 “Assilah Arts Festival,” Morocco
Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Ma.
National Academy of Design: The 177th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition -
Ellin P. Speyer Prize recipient
2001 " Watercolor in the Abstract", a traveling museum show curated by Alex Muse with
2000 Nature Morte, New Delhi, India
1999 Debs & Co., NYC - "Stars of Track and Field"
1997 Debs & Co., NYC - "Very Large Array"
Brooklyn Museum -"Current Undercurrent"
E.S. Vandam, NYC - "Shadow Traffic"
1996 View Room Exhibitions, NYC - "Set off" Neiman Center at Columbia University,
Pierogi 2000, NYC - "The Art Exchange Show"
1995 Lombard Freid, NYC - "Wheel of Fortune", Curated by Amy Lipton
O'Hara Gallery, NYC - "Small Paintings", Curated by Michael Walls
Manhattan Art Project, NYC
1994 Cristinerose Gallery, NYC - "Chasing Angels"
E.S. Vandam, NYC - "East/West"
Workspace, NYC - "Flooding Camera"
E.S. Vandam, NYC-"Painting"
1993 4 Walls Brooklyn - "Fear of a Jewish Planet"
Drawing Center, NYC
Amy Lipton Gallery, NYC
Richard Anderson, NYC - "Songs of Retribution", Curated with Nancy Spero
1992 Pratt Manhattan, NYC - "The Nature of Science"
Ewing Gallery, U. of Tennessee
International House, NYC -"Detour" curated by Sandra Antelo-Suarez
1991 Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, "New Directions", Curated by Elaine King
John Post Lee Gallery, NYC - "Ho, Ho, Ho"
1989 Sandra Gering Gallery, NYC - "Specific Metaphysics"
Scott Hanson Gallery, NYC - "Small Scale Work"
1988 Kresge Art Museum, Ml - "Art of the 1980's: Artists from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection"
White Columns, NYC
University of Tennessee, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville
McNeil Gallery, Philadelphia, PA- "ln Her Own Voice", Curated by Saul Ostrow
IGI Javits Center, NYC - "Four Corners of Abstraction", Curated by Bill Arning
1987 Wolff Gallery, NYC - "Real Pictures"
Carl Solway Gallery, OH - "Dreams of the Alchemist"
Four Walls, NJ - "Claudia Hart, Suzanne Joelson, Deborah Kass, Pat Steir"
1986 Diane Brown Gallery, NYC - "RISD in New York"
Wolff Gallery, NYC - "New Work on Paper"
S.L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada - "Ultrasurd", Curated by Collins and Milazzo
Simard-Halm and Shee Gallery, LA, CA "Painterly Abstraction", Curated by Charles Kessler
Ruthven Gallery, OH - "New York East Village Exhibition"
Mandlezoom, Montal to di Castio, Italy, Curated by Antonio d'Avossa
1985 Lorence Monk Gallery, NYC
P.P.O.W Gallery, NYC
1984 Wolff Gallery, NYC
Philadelphia College of Art, Phil., PA - "Portrait Show", Curated by Henry McNeil Jr.
1983 Newcastle, England - "New York, New York"
Olsen Gallery, NYC, Curated by Nicole Klagsbrun
Concord Gallery, NYC
Leila Taghinia Milani Gallery, NYC
Middle Collegiate Church, NYC -"Resurrection Show"
Paiais Des Beaux Arts, Brusseis, Belgium
1982 Edward Thorp Gallery, NYC
Cheltenham Art Center, Phil., PA - "The Raw Edge"
The Drawing Center, NYC - Anniversary Show
1981 ProvincetownArtAssociation, Provincetown, MA
Josef Gallery, NYC - "Moonlighting", Curated by Carole Ann Klonarides
1980 The Drawing Center, NYC - "Selections"
BIBLIOGRAPHY: (* written by artist)
2014 Come Together; Surviving Sandy, Skira Dedalus Fndn Publication edited by Jack Flam(http://cometogethersandy.com/suzanne-joelson/)
Bethany Ides, Bomb Magazine * (http://bombmagazine.org/article/2000055/bethany-ides/)
2009 Octet, Pera Museum Publication
Vector, Issue 2*
2007 Flag Project, Rubin Museum Publication
2006 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2005 Awards Catalogue
Time Out, New York Review of Judith Linhares. April
Perry, Vicky. “Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques” Watson-Guptill Publications/New York
2004 Sandra Ban. “Seismic Disturbance”, Art News
Time Out,New York Review of Carroll Dunham,November *
Time Out, New York, Piece on Rubin sidewalk installation
Fo A rm, artist project
2002 National Academy of Design: The 177th Annual. Exhibition Catalogue, 2002.
1999 Esplund, Lance, "Suzanne Joelson at Debs & Co.", Art in America, June, 1 999
1998 Worth, Alexi (uncredited), "Suzanne Joelson at Debs & Co.", The New Yorker, December 21, 1998
Johnson, Ken, "Suzanne Joelson (In Brief)", The New York Times, December 11, 1998
Mahoney, Robert, "Suzanne Joelson", Time Out/New York, December 10, 1999
Mumford, Steve, "Suzanne Joelson at Debs & Co.", Review, December 1, 1999
Westfall, Stephen, "Paint Stream of Consciousness", Family catalogue, November 19, 1998
1995 Portrait de Femme, Unknown, catalogue essay for Vorarlberger Kunstuereins, Bregenz, Austria *
1994 N.A.P Text Vl N2 *
Chasing Angels, Exhibition Catalogue with essay by G. Roger Denson
Exquise Cadavre, Drawing Center Publication
1993 10 yrs., 29 Artists, U. Of TN exhibition catalogue
Winter Issue, Tema Celeste, guest editor *
1992 Autumn Issue, Tema Celeste, guest editor *
Empty Situations, Arts Magazine, February *
1991 Misconstructions, Deconstruals, CAA Art Journal, Spring Issue *
1990 Zaya, Octavio-"NSEW", Tema Celeste, November
Leigh, Christian - Catalogue for Barcelona Show
Boadella, Albert, DdB, July Review
C.O. "Una Esrtanya Llegenda Ancestral", AVUI, July
Danot y Llacer, "Gracia Santificante", Districte #20
Fontradona, Oscar - "Suzanne Joelson Las infecciones son muy paredicas a los cuadros
Clot, Manel - "Suzanne Joelson", El Pais, June 23
Zaya, Octavio - Casa Vogue
Epstein, Elaine - "Visual Correspondence", Pequod 28/29/30
1988 Zaya, Octavio - "Suzanne Joelson", Balcon
Ostrow, Saul - "Round Table Projects", Bomb, Spring/Summer
1987 "In Her Own Voice", Bomb, Fall*
Donohue, Victoria - "A Painter Who Chooses to Work in the Round", Philadelphia Inquirer, May 8
Saltz, Jerry - Beyond Boundaries, Alfred van der Marck Editions, New York
1986 Brown, Diane - "RISD in New York", Diane Brown Gallery, NYC,
Collins and Milazzo - "Ultrasurd", S.L. Simpson gallery, Toronto
Indiana, Gary - "Opinionated Survey of the Week's Events", The Village Voice, March 26
Kessler, Charles and Halm, Will 4Painterly Abstractions: Eight New York Artists", Simard Halm & Shee Gallery
d'Avossa, Antonio - Mandiezoom exhibition catalogue, published by Electra Milano
Sichel, Andy - "Hindsites", Downtown, April 19
Westfall, Stephen - "Suzanne Joelson", Art in America, September
1984 Cohen, Ronny - "Review", Artforum, May
Pincus-Witten, Robert- "Entries-Propadeutica", Arts, March
1983 Review", Philadelphia Examiner, November
1981 Costume Designer: Robert Kovich and Dancers
1979 Costume Designer: David Gordon Pick Up Company
Scenic Artist for Backdrops: "Dance", Lucinda Childs, Philip Glass and Sol Lewitt
1978 Masks for John Cage Performance, Waiker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
1977 Scenic and Lighting Designer for Nina Weiner & Dancers
1976 Lighting Design and Scenic Artist for Theatre du Slience, France
Costume Designer,Assistant to Charles Atlas, Scenic Artist and Stage Manager for Merce Cunningham Dance Co.,
executed designs by Graves, Johns, Rauschenberg and Warhol
1974 Lighting Design for Choreographers including David Gordon, Deborah Jowitt,
Rosalind Newman and Grand Union
2010 American Academy of Arts and Letters, Purchase Prize
2005 The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
2002 National Academy of Design
1987 National Endowment for the Arts