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Awards

2013
Smithsonian Artist’s Research Fellowship

2007
Danish Arts Council Fellowship

2005
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

2003              
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2001              
Tiffany Foundation
Joan Mitchell Foundation
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1994
National Endowment for the Arts

1993
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
Marie Walsh Sharpe Arts Foundation Studio Grant

1991
Mid-Atlantic Arts Council Grant

1990
Prix de Rome
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

1989
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1988
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Little Dot, with New York Ballet Theater, Dancespace, New York, NY

2011
Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010
Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2006
Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA

2005
The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY 

2004
Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY

2003
Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York, NY 

1993
Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA
University of North Dakota, Fargo, ND
Queens Museum, Bulova Center, New York, NY
California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA

1992
SKEP, New York, NY
Victoria Munroe Fine Art, New York, NY

1990
Victoria Munroe Gallery, New York, NY
Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

1988
Christian A. Johnson Memorial Gallery, Middlebury College, VT

Performances

2013-14
Bodycast, an Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Frances McDormand, Crowley Theater,
Marfa Contemporary, Marfa, TX, Hammer Museum, LA, CA, Henry Art Museum, Seattle, WA,
Commonweal, Bolinas, CA, BAM Next Wave Festival, NY, NY.

2010-2012
When a Priest Marries a Witch, an Artist Lecture by Suzanne Bocanegra Starring Paul Lazar,
Museum of Modern Art, NYC, Wexner Center, Columbus, OH,
Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY, Performing Garage, NYC. The Chocolate Factory, NYC,
James Cohan Gallery, NYC, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, Princeton University,
The Prelude Theater Festival, NYC, Fusebox Festival, Austin, TX

2011
First-Person Shooter, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2010I
Write the Songs, commissioned by the Drawing Center and River to River Festival, Winter Garden,
World Financial Center, New York City.

2009-2011     
Rerememberer, Judson Memorial Church,NY,NY, Theatre Republique, Copenhagen, Denmark, 

2008
Deck, Bang on a Can Marathon, Winter Garden and 2009, Miller Theater, New York, NY 

2006
Work, collaboration with David Lang, performed by Real Quiet, Muzik 3 Festival, La Jolla, CA,
New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas, New Haven,CN; Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival,Santa Fe,NM.

Group Exhibitions

2014
I Was a Double, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

2008
Famiily and Friends, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Flatfiles, Frederike Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
Parts of the Puzzle, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

2007
In The Belly of the Whale, Tracy Williams, Ltd; New York, NY
New Directions in American Drawing, traveling exhibit, Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA:  
Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA; Knoxville Museum, Knoxville, TN

2006
Birdwatching, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Inside, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD

2005
5 Projects/Wave Hill, Wave Hill, Bronx, NYtr
D.E.N. Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA
The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
Pattern Language, traveling exhibit, Tufts, Boston, MA ; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC; Textile and Fashion Museum, London, UK
Food, Shelter, Clothing, Inter-Faith Center, New York, NY   

2004
National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Art on Paper 2004, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
Curator's Choice, Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, ME

2003
Fine Lines, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CAIn the Making:Contemporary Drawings from a Private Collection, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA
Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Apex Gallery, New York, NY
637 Running Feet, Queens Museum, New York, NY

2002
Artist to Artist, Ace Gallery, New York, NY
What's the Use?, (with J. Morgan Puett) University of Michigan Museum, Anne Arbor, Michigan

2001
Free Exchange, (with J. Morgan Puett) Serpentine Gallery / Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Domestic Culture, Institure for Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine

1999 - 2001            
Secret Victorians, traveling exhibition organized by the Hayward Gallery, London
Firstsite, Colchester (UK); Arnolfini, Bristol (UK); Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (UK);
Middlesbrough Art Gallery, Middlesbrough (UK); City Art Museum, Brighton (UK);  
Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA ; Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia           

1999              
A/C Project Room, New York, NY
School Reunion, ( with J. Morgan Puett), Antony Wilkinson Gallery, London

1997                          
Muhlenburg College, Martin Art Gallery, Allentown, PA

1997                      
Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY

1996                          
Place, E. S. Van Dam Gallery, New York, NY

1995
Project Exhibit, Maryland Institute of the Arts, Baltimore, MD
Collective Histories, Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
In Three Dimensions, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, NY
Accumulation, The Work Space, New York, NY
Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Art in General,  three person show, New York, NY  
Franklin and Marshall College, PA
Margulies Taplin Gallery, two person show, Miami, FL

 

Costumes

2013
Ich, Kurbisgeist, by Sibyl Kempson. Staged by Big Dance Theater at The Chocolate Factory,NY, NY and New York Live Arts, NY, NYBessie Nomination.

2012
Love Fail by David Lang, performed by Anonymous 4 at BAM, Kennedy Center, UCLA, Festival of Arts and Ideas.

 

Publications

I Write the Songs, cataglogue published by the Tang Museum, 2011

The Suzanne Bocanegra Recipe Card Collection, Esopus Magazine, NY,NY, Spring,2010.

Rereremberer, catalogue published by Danish Arts Council, 2011.

 

Teaching

2008-2009Parson’s School of Design, NY, NY, adjunct fine arts instructor, senior projects seminar

1988-1999Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, visiting assistant professor of art, painting 

1998Cooper Union, NY, NY, adjunct painting instructor

 

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