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Solo Exhibitions


2017


Derek Eller Gallery, NYC
James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA (forthcoming)

2016


Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, "Scattering Screen"
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, "Plane Weave"
Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, "Weave/Fold"

2015


Galeri Andersson/Sandstrom, Stockholm, Sweden, "Light and Shadow"
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC, "Force of Nature"

2014


Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, "Force of Nature"
Derek Eller Gallery, NYC, "Time Lapse"
Carolina Nitsch Project Room, , NYC, "Topographic Iterations"
Tspace , Rhinebeck, New York

2013


Visual Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin, "Invariant Interval"
Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, MI, “Geometry of Light”
Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, NYC, “Fluid State”
Derek Eller Gallery, North Room, NYC, "Chroma"

2012


Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN, “Fluid State”
Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden, “Alyson Shotz: Selected Work”
Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, “Ecliptic”
Galeria Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania. “Interval”

2011


Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo, “Geometry of Light”
Galeri Andersson/Sandstrom, Stockholm and Umeå, “Fundamental Forces”
Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, NYC, “Fundamental Forces”
Derek Eller Gallery, NYC , “Wavelength”

2010


Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, "Sightings #1"
Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, “Standing Wave”

2009


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art , San Francisco, CA, “New Work: Shotz, Kempinas, Temple”
The Warehouse Gallery at Syracuse University, "Drawing Through Space"
Derek Eller Gallery, NYC, “Phase Shift”

2008


Augustus Saint Gaudens Foundation
Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

2007


Summer Installation, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
“Infinite Space”, Derek Eller Gallery, New York
Richard E. Peeler Art Center, “Topologies”, DePauw University, IN

Selected Group Exhibitions


2016


"Indestructible Wonder", San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
"140 Artists-15 years", Galleri Andersson/Sandstrom, Umeå, Sweden
"Through a Looking Glass", Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, SUNY Stony Brook, NY

2015


"Art Basel Parcours", Basel, Switzerland
"Intersections: Fifth Anniversary", The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
"Espirit Dior", Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
"Coordinates:, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
"Wellin Collects", Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
"Natural impulses", Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Material Fix" John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
"Taking Form: Quality in Clay", James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

2014


"ArtBasel Film Library", curated by David Gryn, ArtBasel Miami, Miami, Fl
"One is Many: Portfolios and Sets", Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
"Expo Video", Curated by Astria Suparak, Expo Chicago, Chicago, IL
"Summer Outdoor Installation", The DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
"The Thing Itself", Yancey Richardson Gallery, NYC
"Women and Print: A Contemporary View", Scripps College, Claremont, CA
"Birds", Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, NYC
"Espirit Dior", Shanghai Sculpture Art Space, Shanghai, China
"Imperfect Surface: Dieu Donné Paper Invitational", Dieu Donné , NYC
"Fact of the Matter", curated by John Hatfield, Socrates Sculpture Park at 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, NYC
"Blue: Matter, Mood and Melancholy", 21C Museum, Cincinnati, OH
"Regarding the Forces of Nature", Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Bowdoin, ME
"Simply Drawn: Gifts to the Columbus Museum from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky", Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
"Pattern: Follow the Rules", Museum of Contemporary Art Denver , Denver, CO

2013


"Pattern: Follow the Rules", curated by Ali Gass, Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, East Lansing, MI
"Works from the Permanent Collection", Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
"Summer of Photography", Carolina Nitsch Project Room, NYC
"Force of Nature", curated by Diana Campbell, Market City Public Art Program, Chennai, India
"Esprit Dior", The Grand Palais, Paris, France
"Play Things", The New York Public Library, NYC
"Sequent", Crown Point Press Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012


"Sculpture Biennial", Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden
"Light and Landscape", curated by Nora Lawrence, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville,NY
"Systemic", Carolina Nitsch Project Room, NYC
"Sculpted Matter", Paul Kasmin Gallery, NYC
"Motion and Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter to Chakaia Booker", Bowdoin College Museum of Art
"Art in the Fields", The Fields Sculpture Park, Art OMI, Ghent, NY

2011


"The More Things Change", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
"Storm King at Fifty, 5+5: New Perspectives", Storm King Arts Center, Mountainville, NY
"The Limits", Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada
"Fracturing the Burning Mirror", ICA, Portland Maine
"Picturing Technology: Land and Machine", MMOCA, Madison, WI

2010


"Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum", The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY
"Material World", MASS MOCA , North Adams, MA
"Storm King at Fifty, 5+5: New Perspectives", Storm King Arts Center, Mountainville, NY
"10 Years Carolina Nitsch Editions 2000-2010", Project Room, NY, NY
"Ways of Seeing: EV Day, Richard Dupont, Alyson Shotz", Carolina Nitsch Project Room, NY, NY
"Face Your Demons", Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
"Wall to Wall", Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Transparency and Trans-formations: American Art at the Residence", Stockholm, Sweden

2009


"Living Color", Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
"Age of the Marvelous", Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London
"New York New Drawings", Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain
"Under the Influence", Girls Club Collection, Miami, Fl
"Reflecting Transformation", No Longer Empty/Caledonia Storefront, NY, NY
"Sparkle and Glitter", Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"New Work", Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

2008


"Currents: Recent Acquisitions", Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
"In a Pure Land", Isis Gallery, London
"From Nature", Carolina Nitsch Project Room, NY, NY
"Landscapes for Frankenstein", Sara Meltzer Gallery, NY, NY
"Boson Exotic", Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ
"Making Visible, the Invisible: Abstract Art from MMOCA’s permanent Collection", MMOCA, Madison, WI
"MultiXply", A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
"New Prints 2008", IPCNY, NY

2007


"The Shapes of Space", The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City
"Written in Light", Bloomberg LP, NY curated by Zeljka Himbele
"NeoIntegrity", Derek Eller Gallery, NY "All You Desire", PPOW Gallery, NY

Selected Bibliography


2016


Chad Dawkins, "An interview with Alyson Shotz on her new work in San Antonio", Glasstire.com, 7/1/16
Edith Newhall, “Plane Weave at PAFA”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6/19/16
Shaun Brady, “Alyson Shotz’s newest exhibition shimmers at PAFA”, Metro Philadelphia, 4/21/16
"Installation Marks Unveiling of commission by influential artist Alyson Shotz", Art Daily, 4/29/16
Stevel Stoll, “No Mans Land”, Orion Magazine, Jan-Feb.2016 (photo), p.23

2015


Jenny Danielsson, “All Lights on Alyson Shotz”, ARTLOVER magazine, Sweden, nr.25, vol.7, pg.25
Clemens Poellinger, “Alyson Shotz: Light and Shadow”, Svenska Dagbladet, Stockholm, 8/23/15
Natalie Hegert, “Baseltopia: Searching for Utopia (And Dystopia) at ArtBasel 2015”, Huffington Post, 6/21/15
Enrico, “Art Basel in Basel 2015: Parcours. Interview with Curator Florence Derieux,, Vernissage TV, 6/26/15
Nicholas Forrest, "Art Basel's Parcours 2015 sites 23 Artworks in Munsterplatz", Blouin Artinfo, 5/29/15
Lilly Wei, “Alyson Shotz: Wellin Museum of Art” , Sculpture Magazine (May, 2015) p.75-76
Brian Boucher, "Art Basel's Parcours to Feature a 1995 New York City Street With Teenagers", Artnet News, 5/27/15
Jan Dalley, “Art Fairs: what’s not to like?”, The Financial Times (Weekend), London, 5/10/15
Katherine Rushworth, “’Force of Nature’Alyson Shotz’s show at Hamilton College raises the bar”, Syracuse Post Standard, 3/1/15, p.T12
Monica Moses, “Free Range Art”, American Craft Magazine (online), 3/16/15

2014


Brian Boucher, “Exhibitions: Alyson Shotz at Carolina Nitsch”, Art in America.com, 10/23/14
"Goings on About Town: Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller" The New Yorker, 11/4/14
Tyler Green, "Interview with Alyson Shotz", The Modern Art Notes Podcast, 10/10/14
Ashton Cooper, "24 Questions for Sculptor Alyson Shotz", Blouin ArtInfo, 9/24/14
Alexander Mahany, “10 Cool Trends in Contemporary Ceramic Art,” Artnews.com, 6/9/14
Alyson Shotz (catalogue), with contributions from Diana Al-Hadid, Lisa Freiman, Alison Gass, Jennifer Gross, Josiah McElheny, Jed Morse, David Norr, Carrie Mae Weems, Derek Eller Gallery, 2014 (cat., 80 pages)
Ayden M. Grout, "Three Chelsea Picks: Shotz, Bartley and Kurland", Eyes Towards the Dove, 10/5/14
Carter Ratcliff and Mary Kay Lombino, "Alyson Shotz: Interval", Tspace (exh.brochure)
Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayers, "New York's Underground Art Museum" (catalogue), Monacelli Press, 2015,
Robson, Julien, editor. "Great Meadows The Making of Here" (catalogue), Berlin: Hatje Cantz
Herve Mikaeloff, "Espirit Dior at Shanghai Sculpture Space", France: Stiletto Editions (exh. cat)
Sarah Andress, "Alyson Shotz: Sequent, Sequent II, Topographic Iteration, Sledgehammer/Glass/Light”, Art in Print (January-February), pp. 19-20
Kathan Brown, "Alyson Shotz", San Francisco Arts Quarterly (Feb.-April, 2014, issue 15)
Hilarie Sheets, “Ian Berry: Teaching Students How to See”, Artnews, 1/20/14

2013


Austin Considine, “Amidst Cuts, Indianapolis Museum Partners with Alexander Hotel, Art in America, 3/4/13
Nayun Lee, “The Culmination of Feminine Sublime Beauty, Unnatural Structure of Nature”, Public Art Magazine (Korea), #076, p. 82-89
Roseanne Spector, “A Latticework of Irridescent Color and Light”, Inside Stanford Medicine, 5/20/13
Michael Granberry, "Art Notes: Alyson Shotz is the Dallas Cowboys' Latest Addition", Dallas Morning News, 9/6/13
Gabriel Mayer, Architecture, Glass, Art: Franz Mayer of Munich Mayer’sche Hofkunstanstalt, (catalogue), Munich, Hirmer Verlag

2012


Ken Johnson, “Capturing the Sunshine, Releasing the Bees” The New York Times, 9/21/12, p.c31
Kestutis Sapoka, “What did the Hurricane Ruin?”, Kulturos Barai (Lithuania), Nr.11, 2012, pp. 48-50
Dan Jonsson, “The International Sculpture Biennial in Boras”, Dagens Nyheter, Sweden 7/12/12
Susan Hodara, “Finding in Sunlight a Sound and a Taste”, New York Times, 6/22/12, p.we10
Sarah Hanson, “In the Studio”, Art + Auction, May 2012
Robert Sullivan, Full Spectrum: A Light and Landscape Exhibition at Storm King, Vogue.com, 5/14/12
Carol Vogel, An Art Filled Hotel in Indianapolis, The New York Times, 3/9/12

2011


Eric Bryant, “Light and Space”, Art +Auction, pg.48, 12/11
Sarah Hanson, “Remain in Light”, Artinfo.com, 12/ 23/11
Alyson Shotz, “Triple Infinity” (artists project), Esopus #17, 11/1/11
Colin Liddell, “Geometry of Light”, Japan Times, 11/17/11
Ana Finel Honigman, “Windows to the World”, Interview, 10/11/11
Taisuke Shimanuki, “Art Navi: AS Interview”, Bijutsu Techo, 10/17/11
Ryuji Ban, A Unique Space Guided by Light, Sankei Express, 10/18/11
Masayo Wako/ Shiro Takagi, “Women Artists and Their Exhibitions”, Waraku, 10/10/11
Paul Heaton, “Tripping the Light Fantastic”, Tokyo Art Beat, 10/1/11
Naofumi Sano, Geometry of Light at Espace Louis Vuitton, Figaro Japan, 9/20/11
Chiharu Masukawa, “Places to go in September”, Vogue Japan, 8/28/11
SVT (Swedish Television), Kulturnyhterna, August 25 2011 19:00, (interview/review)
Bo Madestrand, ”Konstens nya världar”, Dagens Nyheter, p. 6, August 25 2011
Clemens Poellinger, ”Konsthösten välfylld av samtiden”, Svenska Dagbladet, pp. 4-5, 28 August,
Dennis Dahlqvist, “Spegelkuber förvrider och oroar seendet”, Svenska Dagbladet, p. 7, 1 September 2011
Sara Mediell, ”7000 spikar lyfter tråden ur väggen”, Västerbottens-Kuriren, August 29, 2011
Kulturnyhternas kritikerlista [Culture news critics list], September 2, 2011
SVT Västerbottensnytt (Swedish Television), ”Konstnären Alyson Shotz intar Umeå” September 1,
Andrea Scott, “Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller”, The New Yorker, 3/14/11

2010


Rebecca Carter, “Alyson Shotz Investigates Materiality, Sculpture Architecture and Sound”, D Magazine, 11/23/10
Lance Esplund, “A Five-Decade Marriage of Nature and Art”, The Wall Street Journal, 7/10/2010
Kimberly Chou, Weathering the Storm”, Art in America, 5/4/10
Hugh Ryan, “Storm King Turns Fifty”, The Daily Beast, 6/4/2010
Kazumi Yamamoto, “Louis Vuitton Kobe Maison”, Casa Brutus Japan, May 2010, p.144-145
“Louis Vuitton Opens New Kobe Maison that weds art and luxury”, China Post, 3/17/10
Godfrey Barker, “Market Forces”, London Evening Standard Magazine, 3/19/10, p.15
Christopher Yates, “Shimmery installation toys with perception”, The Columbus Dispatch, 2/7/10
Hilarie M. Sheets, “Turning Piano Wire into Light”, Artnews, January 2010
Misha Janette, “Revamps, re-openings, relocations and the return of Fashion Week”, The Japan Times, 3/11/10
Katy M. Reis, “Alyson Shotz: Standing Wave”, NYFA Current Magazine, 5/2010
Jed Morse, Sightings: Alyson Shotz, Nasher Sculpture Center, exhibition brochure
Susan Cross, Material World: Sculpture into Environment, (exh. Catalogue), MASS MOCA

2009


Olivia Cole, “London’s Guerilla Art”, The Daily Beast, October 26, 2009
Elaine Sexton, “Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller”, Art in America, September, 2009, p.150
Karen Rosenberg, “Alyson Shotz: Phase Shift”, The New York Times, Friday March 13, 2009
Holland Cotter, “On the Piers, Testing the Waters in a Down Market”, The New York Times, Friday, March 6, 2009
Erik Kessels, “Fascinatie”, Adformatie Netherlands, March 5, 2009
Katherine Rushworth, “Space, Light and Life”, The Post-Standard (Syracuse), 11/29/09
The Age of the Marvellous, (ex. cat.), All Visual Arts, London, England, 2009
Elizabeth Finch, New York New Drawings, (ex.cat.), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain

2008


Anja Chavez, “Sculpture Today: A Conversation with Alyson Shotz”, Sculpture Magazine, November 2008, (cover image and pgs. 24-29)
Lucy Davies,” Art +Sound”: Simon Fisher Turner”, Daily Telegraph.co, London, UK
Ali Gass, “New Work: Zilvinas Kempinas, Alyson Shotz and Mary Temple”, San Francisco Museum of Art, brochure essay.
Karen Rosenberg, “Landscapes for Frankenstein at Sara Meltzer”, The New YorkTimes, Friday Aug.1
Stockwell, Craig. "Art Reviews: Alyson Shotz," Art New England, October/November, p. 57
Edith Newhall, “Photos and Sculpture at Locks:Techno Treatment by Alyson Shotz”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb.1

2007


Roberta Smith, “Space Exploration, Conducted on a Spiral”, The New York Times, Fri.July 20, front page, Arts, with photo
Joseph Wolin, “The Shapes of Space” Structural Elements: The Space is in the Building”, Time Out, issue 620, 8/16/07
Carol Vogel, “The Week to Come: Art”, New York Times, Sunday, April 8, p. A4
Katya Kazakina, “Bead Cocoons, Blavatsky Asleep, Leipzig Turbulence: Chelsea Art”, Bloomberg.com, March 2
Dan Cameron, "ArtWorks: The Progressive Collection", New York: D.A.P (catalogue)

Permanent Public Projects


Stanford University, Li Ka Shing Center For Learning and Knowledge, Palo Alto, CA
Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX
Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago, Chicago, IL
MTA Arts for Transit Station, Smith and 9th Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
University of South Florida, Carol and Frank Morsani Health Center Tampa, Fl.
Ohio University, Academic and Research Center, Athens, Ohio
Louis Vuitton, Kobe, Japan
The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio
Memorial Sloan Kettering Research Center, NY, NY (Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, NYC)
University of Houston, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Houston, TX (Architect: Lake Flato, TX)
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia (Architect: Renzo Piano)

Awards


2014-2015 Stanford University Research Fellow, Arts Institute, Stanford University
2012 Sterling Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University
2010 Pollock Krasner Foundation
2007 Saint Gaudens Memorial Fellowship
2005-06 Yale University Artist in Residence, Yale University Art Gallery
2004 The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
1999 Pollock-Krasner Foundation
1996 Art Matters Foundation

Visiting Artist and Lectures


Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Paul J. Cronin Memorial Lecture, Mass College of Art, Boston, MA
Cantor Center for the Arts, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
University of Texas, Austin, Austin, TX
Stanford University, Dept. of Chemical and Systems Biology, Palo Alto, CA
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC
Boston University, Boston, MA
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Williams College of Art, Williamstown, MA
Penn State University, PA
Hirshhorn Museum of Art, Washington, DC
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, NYC
Yale University, New Haven, CT
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Selected Public Collections


Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltmore, MD
Blanton Museum of Art, UT Austin, TX
Eli and Edythe L. Broad Collection, MI and LA
Davis Museum of Art, Wellesley, MA
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
Kunst am Bau Foundation, Germany
LA County Museum of Art, Los Angles, CA
Louis Vuitton, Kobe, Japan
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Marciano Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Misumi Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
New York Public Library, NYC
The Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

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