Nene Humphrey


Selected Solo Exhibitions

New Directions Series, Carriage House Theater, Montalvo Art Center: Circling the Center Performance: Saratoga, CA
Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC
Proteus Gowanus, Circling the Center Video and Panel Discussion in collaboration Dr. Joseph LeDoux, Brooklyn, NY
Dixon Place Theater, NYC: Circling the Center Performance

McNay Art Museum; Frost Octagon Video Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Circling the Center Video Performance, Kentler International Drawing Space, NY

Sharadin Art Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA

Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC

Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC

Islip Art Museum, Long Island, NY
Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA

Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA*

Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Miss.*
Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA
Breneau University, Gainsville, GA

Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY, curated by Susan Edwards*
Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Salem College Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Colorado University Art Galleries, Boulder, CO , curated by Susan Krane

Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.*essay by Nancy Princenthal

Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, traveling to University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida*

Winthrop Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

Waterworks Art Center, Salisbury, North Carolina
Sculpture Center: Gallery Two, New York, NY

Alternative Museum, Matrix Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Jane Farer

Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin*

Haggar Center, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana

Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

55 Mercer Gallery, New York, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

Full SpectrumFu: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA*
Emergence & Structure, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, University of Florida, Gainesville. FL*
Seeing Ourselves, Muse/Center of Photography and The Moving Image, New York, NY.*

Migrations, Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, curated by Regine Bash Cabinet, Brooklyn, NY and Mass MoCa, North Adams, MA
Marked Differences, curated by Roberto Wadell, Brooklyn, NY
Myself, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, curated by Marjorie Vecchio*

ArtPark: 1974–84, UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, SUNY Buffalo, NY*
The National Academy of Design Invitational Exhibition, New York, NY
Anatomy Anatomical /Microbial /Microcosms, Central Booking, Brooklyn, NY

The Last Book, curated by Luis Camanzer, National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Works on Paper from the Contemporary Collection, High Museum, Atlanta, GA

Radius. Metaphor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“Phenomenal” Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio
2006 “Some Assembly Required: Extreme Evolutions, Mead Museum, Amherst, Mass*
“181 National Academy Invitational, New York, NY *
“Threads of Memory, Dorsky Gallery, NYC, NY*
“Couples” Palmer Museum, Univ. of Pa.*

“Traveler”, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
“Three Points of View” Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

“Thinking in Line-A survey of Contemporary Drawing”, University Gallery, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville. Curated by John L. Moore & Ron Janowich*
“Striking Comparisons” Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA
“Reduce/Reuse/Rexamine” Rotunda Gallery, NYC.NY.

"Site/Insight" PS1/MOMA, New York, NY Curated by Agnes Gund,

"Nene Humphrey, Mary Campbell”, Art Resources Transfer, New York,NY
"Sew Fine" Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY. Curated by Karen Shaw*
"Domestic Traces". Dorsky Gallery, NYC. (Three-person exhibit) Curated by Margaret Matthews Berenson*
"Prints from the Vermont Studio Press”, Robert Hull Flemming Museum, Burlington, VT

Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

"Months and Moons", ACA Gallery, New York, N.Y.
"Nene Humphrey/Benny Andrews: The Art of Family”, Ogden Museum, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, La. And The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT. Curated by Rick Gruber*

"Head to Toe: Impressing the Body”, University Gallery, Univ. of Mass. Amherst, Mass. Curated by Donna Harkavey and Margaret Mathews-Berenson
"Millennium Messages" org. by SITES, Washington, D.C.traveling to Everson Museum of Art, N.Y., Miami Univ. Art Museum, Ohio, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, L.I.Curated by Bobbi Coller*

“Nene Humphrey, Grace Knowleton”, Workspace Gallery, NYC.curated by Lesley Heller

“Close to Home”, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, N.Y.*
“The Art Exchange Show” Denise Gordon Co., New York, N.Y

"Essence and Persuasion, the Power of Black and White”, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY
"Object Lessons: Feminine dialogues with the surreal”, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass. curated by Jeffrey Keough and Ann Wilson Lloyd*
"New South, Old South”, Winthrop University Gallery, Rock Hill, S.C.
"In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the 90's", Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, N.Y.*

Project Room Installation with Ellen Driscoll, Threadwaxing Space, New York, N.Y.
"Fabricated Nature," Boise Art Museum, Boise Idaho and traveling*
"Sculpture Southeast", South Carolina Art Museum, Columbia, S.C.*

"Idiocognito", OIA/Police Building, New York, N.Y. and William Patterson College, Wayne, N.J.*
"Drawings from 55 Ferris Street", curated by Frederike Taylor, Jessica Berwind Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. and Wynn Kramersky Gallery, New York, New York.

"55 Ferris II," 55 Ferris Street, Brooklyn, New York. Curated by Frederike Taylor, essay by Nancy Princenthal*
"Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro North Carolina*
"Embracing the Void," Valencia College, Orlando, Florida. Curated Judith Page*

"Stark Contrast," Trenkmann Gallery, New York, New York
"Art of Our Times," High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia. Curated by Susan Krane

"Sculptor's Drawings," East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, Long Island, New York. Curated by Jennifer Cross*
"The Art of Drawing," Lehman College, Bronx, New York. Curated by Jane Farver*
"Recent Acquisitions," High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
"Small Works, Cast Iron," Sculpture Center, New York, New York
"Work on Paper: Contemporary American Drawings," High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia*
"Collector's Exhibition," Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

"Lines of Vision. Drawings by Contemporary Women," Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Brookville, New York, Blum Helman Warehouse, and traveling internationally. Curated by Dr. Judy C. Van Wagner*
"Objects/Figures," East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, East Hampton, New York. Curated by Jennifer Cross*
"Installation," Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
"Nene Humphrey/Phillipe Bent," Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York, New York

"Scale (small)," Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, New York
"Sculpture as Companion," Henry Feiwel Gallery, New York, New York
"Group Show," John Davis Gallery, New York, New York
"Black, Grey, White," Henry Feiwel Gallery, New York, New York
"Sculpture '88," White Columns, New York, New York
"Selections," Siegeltuch Gallery, New York, New York

"Three Sculptors," AIR Gallery, New York, New York
"The Blue Angel," Longwood Arts Center, Bronx, New York, traveled to Space 111, Birmingham, Alabama and AIR Gallery, New York, New York*
"Small Scale Sculpture/Large Scale Sculpture," Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia*

"Nature into Form," Oscarsson Siegeltuch Gallery, New York, New York

"Earth, Water, Light," Interart de St. Amand Gallery, New York, New York
"The Totemic Impulse," Gallery Schweitzer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

"Sculptors Drawings," Sculpture Center, New York, New York

"Sculpture," Greene Space Gallery, New York, New York, traveled to Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY at Purchase, New York*

"Sealed Orders," Mercer Union Gallery, Toronto, Canada

"Ambiance/Stimuli," Alternative Museum, New York, New York*
"Ritual and Landscape," Touchstone Gallery, New York, New York

"Inaugural Show," Touchstone Gallery, New York, New York

"Group Show", Touchstone Gallery, New York, New York

Selected Public Collections

Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Wilfredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
CRG Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Ogden Museum, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Morris Museum, Morristown,N.J
Haggar Center, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Best Products Inc., Richmond, VA
Herb and Dorothy Vogal Drawing Collection
Pennsylvania Museum of Art, PA
Washington University, St Louis, MO

Public Commissions

"Passages," Haggar Center, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana
"Red Road for Atlanta," Piedmont Park, A.A.F., Atlanta, Georgia

"Roadrise/Resting Space," Art on the Beach, Battery Park, New York, sponsored by Creative Time, Inc.
"Unending Roads," Mitchel Field, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

"Meadow Passage/Forest House," Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey*

"Enclosed Garden/Landscape," Artpark, Lewiston, New York*
"Four Mountains for a Grove of Trees," Ward's Island, New York, sponsored by A.R.E.A.*

Grants and Awards

2012 Montalvo Artist Fellowship, Montalvo, CA
2010 Agnes Gund Foundation Grant for Video Production, New York, NY
Artist Residency Grant for project production, Sharadin Art Gallery, Univ.of Pa, Kutztown, Pa
2009 Brown Foundation Fellowship, Dora Maar, House, France, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
2008 Patricia and Jerre Mangione Fellowship, MacDowell Colony, NH
2007 Smithsonian Institution Artist Research Fellowship
2003 Asian Cultural Council Artist Grant
2001 Berkshire Taconic Foundation Individual Artist Grant
1999 Anonymous Was A Woman Award Hambidge Center, CRG Corporation Fellowship, Rabun Gap, Georgia
1986 Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Bellagio, Italy
1983 National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant
1982 Karolyi Foundation Fellowship, Vence, France
1978 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, NH


BA St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana 1968
MA Goddard College, Boston, Massachusetts 1972
MFA York University, Toronto, Canada 1978