Born: 1952, Paterson, NJ
BA: 1973, Bennington College, Bennington VT
ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2017 Flatiron Project Space, New York,NY, Pass Age Tress Pass
2016 Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY Slipping Systems
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
“Paisley” curated by Peter Hristoffe Flatiron Project Space
“Cowgirls” Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY
“Improvised Showboat #9”, curated by Zachary Keating and Lauren Britton
“Tightrope Walking Over Delusions Swampland” curated by Michele Araujo at Studio10, Brooklyn
“On The Money” Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY
“Plus One” Center for Contemporary Art Bedminster, NJ, curated by Wes Sherman
“100 Portraits” Selena Gallery LIU, Brooklyn, NY
“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
“Come Together; Remembering Sandy” curated by Phong Bui, Brooklyn, NY
American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC Invitational Show
“Octet,” Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
“Egobusters,” CAM Gallerie, Istanbul
“The Recognitions,” Fireplace Project, Easthampton,NY, curated by David Salle
Michael Steinberg Gallery, “Something Different Every Day”
Dieu Donne Papermillâ€¨, “War is Over,”
Sideshow, Brooklyn, New York.
Rubin Museum of Art, Sidewalk Installationâ€¨, Rubin Museum of Art,
“Flag Project”, organized by Kiki Smith, Arlene Shechet
Lohin-Geduld Gallery, NYC- “Seismic Disturbance”
Interfaith Center, NYC-“Immersion” curated by Tara Ruth
Educational Alliance, NYC – “My Mother’s an Artist“ curated by Sheila Pepe
“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
"Watercolor in the Abstract", a traveling museum show curated by Alex Muse with Pamela Auchincloss
Nature Morte, New Delhi, India
Debs & Co., NYC - "Stars of Track and Field"
Debs & Co., NYC - "Very Large Array"
Brooklyn Museum -"Current Undercurrent"
E.S. Vandam, NYC - "Shadow Traffic"
View Room Exhibitions, NYC - "Set off" Neiman Center at Columbia Universit
Pierogi 2000, NYC - "The Art Exchange Show"
Lombard Freid, NYC - "Wheel of Fortune", Curated by Amy Lipton
O'Hara Gallery, NYC - "Small Paintings", Curated by Michael Walls
Manhattan Art Project, NYC
Cristinerose Gallery, NYC - "Chasing Angels"
E.S. Vandam, NYC - "East/West"
Workspace, NYC - "Flooding Camera"
E.S. Vandam, NYC-"Painting"
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
Pratt Manhattan, NYC - "The Nature of Science"
Ewing Gallery, U. of Tennessee
International House, NYC -"Detour" curated by Sandra Antelo-Suarez
Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, "New Directions", Curated by Elaine King
John Post Lee Gallery, NYC - "Ho, Ho, Ho"
Sandra Gering Gallery, NYC - "Specific Metaphysics"
Scott Hanson Gallery, NYC - "Small Scale Work"
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
GI Javits Center, NYC - "Four Corners of Abstraction", Curated by Bill Arning
Wolff Gallery, NYC - "Real Pictures"
Carl Solway Gallery, OH - "Dreams of the Alchemist"
Four Walls, NJ - "Claudia Hart, Suzanne Joelson, Deborah Kass, Pat Steir"
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
Lorence Monk Gallery, NYC
P.P.O.W Gallery, NYC
Wolff Gallery, NYC
Philadelphia College of Art, Phil., PA - "Portrait Show", Curated by Henry McNeil Jr.
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
Edward Thorp Gallery, NYC
Cheltenham Art Center, Phil., PA - "The Raw Edge"
The Drawing Center, NYC - Anniversary Show
ProvincetownArtAssociation, Provincetown, MA
Josef Gallery, NYC - "Moonlighting", Curated by Carole Ann Klonarides
The Drawing Center, NYC - "Selections"
BIBLIOGRAPHY: (* written by artist)
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/)
Joe's Art of The Day, blog
Octet, Pera Museum Publication
Vector, Issue 2
Flag Project, Rubin Museum Publication
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
Time Out, New York Review of Judith Linhares. April
Perry, Vicky. “Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques” Watson-Guptill Publications/New York
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
National Academy of Design: The 177th Annual. Exhibition Catalogue, 2002
Esplund, Lance, "Suzanne Joelson at Debs & Co.", Art in America, June, 1 1999
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
Portrait de Femme, Unknown, catalogue essay for Vorarlberger Kunstuereins, Bregenz, Austria
N.A.P Text Vl N2
Chasing Angels, Exhibition Catalogue with essay by G. Roger Denson
Exquise Cadavre, Drawing Center Publication
10 yrs., 29 Artists, U. Of TN exhibition catalogue
Winter Issue, Tema Celeste, guest editor
Autumn Issue, Tema Celeste, guest editor
Empty Situations, Arts Magazine, February
Misconstructions, Deconstruals, CAA Art Journal, Spring Issue
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 cuadrosâ€¨ abstractos", ABC
Clot, Manel - "Suzanne Joelson", El Pais, June 23
Zaya, Octavio - Casa Vogue
Epstein, Elaine - "Visual Correspondence", Pequod 28/29/30
Zaya, Octavio - "Suzanne Joelson", Balcon
Ostrow, Saul - "Round Table Projects", Bomb, Spring/Summer
"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
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
Cohen, Ronny - "Review", Artforum, May
Pincus-Witten, Robert- "Entries-Propadeutica", Arts, March
Review", Philadelphia Examiner, November
Costume Designer: Robert Kovich and Dancers
Costume Designer: David Gordon Pick Up Company
Scenic Artist for Backdrops: "Dance", Lucinda Childs, Philip Glass and Sol Lewitt
Masks for John Cage Performance, Waiker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
Scenic and Lighting Designer for Nina Weiner & Dancers
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
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