Sharon Lawless

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   Reusable, Robert Henry Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
2015   Slightly Ajar, Robert Henry Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
2013   Steady-State, Robert Henry Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
2010   RHV Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
2009   Lesley Heller Gallery:  Viewing Room Project, New York, NY
2005   Holiday, Brooklyn, NY
2003   28th St. Studio, New York, NY
1986   Jus de Pomme Gallery, NewYork, NY
1984   Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York, NY
1980   Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1978   1708 East Main Alternative Space, Richmond, VA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016   NOMENCoLorATURE, curated by Paul D'Agostino; Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2012   Even Gravity Has its Ups and Downs, curated by Mark Carter; Arena I, Santa Monica, CA
          Cut and Paste, curated by RHV Fine Art; Muriel Guepin Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011   The Incipient Image, curated by Stephen Maine; Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
           Holiday Salon, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
2009   Friends, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, NY
2007   Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2006   Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
2005   Inaugural Exhibition, Holiday, Brooklyn, NY
2003   Mapping it Out, curated by Lesley Heller; The Work Space, New York, NY
2000   Work Now, Artists’ Museum, Washington, DC
           Winter Show, The Painting Center, New York, NY
1998   Founders’ Exhibition, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
1995   Pleasant Pebble, curated by Mary Jones; The Work Space, New York, NY
1993   Habitations, The InterArt Center, New York, NY
          The Return of the ‘Cadavre Exquis’, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
1992   The Salon Show, Art in General, New York, NY      
1991   Selected Sheets, Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY
1988   10th Anniversary Exhibition, 1708 E. Main, Richmond, VA
1987   10 Years of Southeast Seven, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
1986   1986, Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York, NY
1985   Abstraction/Figuration, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
1984   Selected Works, Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York, NY
1983   Alumni of the Masonic Temple, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1983    Six Painters, The Virginia Museum, Richmond, VA
1982   Pleasures and Pastimes, curated by Ragland Watkins; Concord Contemporary NY
1980   Southeast Seven lll, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
1979   21 Billboards by 21 Artists, Richmond, VA
1979   The Lamp Show, Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA
           Artists‘ Portraits of Artists, Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA
1978   Inaugural Members’ Exhibition, 1708 East Main, Richmond, VA
          Curator, Invitational Exhibition, 1708 East Main, Richmond, VA

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2016   Pollock- Krasner Foundation Grant
2006   Nominee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
1992   Adolph Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Artists’ Grant
1990   New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Painting
1990   MacDowell Colony Fellowship
1979   National Endowment for the Arts/SECCA Artists’ Fellowship

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Paul D'Agostino, Best of Brooklyn Art 2015: The Past Conditional Edition, Brooklyn Magazine, December 21, 2015
John Haber, Politics Off the Wall; Haber’s Art Reviews (haberarts.com), March 13, 2013
Allison Galgiani, Top Picks From Bushwick Gallery Armory Late Night; Bushwick Daily, March 14, 2013
Emma Whitford, Design News; New York Magazine, February 6, 2013
John Goodrich, Sculptors Draw; NY Art Beat,  August 25, 2009
Stephen Maine, Dateline Brooklyn; artnet Magazine,  January 2006
20 Years of Art in Virginia, 1708 Gallery Anniversary Catalogue, 2000  
Michael Brenson, review of Selected Works; New York Times, May 4, 1984
Morris Yarowsky, Some Notes on Virginia Artists in New York; Arts in Virginia,Winter 1983
Nancy Smith, Exhibition Proves’Knockout’; Charleston, SC News and Courier, July 27, 1980
Sandra L. Langer, The Rising South: A Critical Overview; catalog, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 1980
Review of 21 Billboards by 21 Artists; Arts in Virginia, Winter 1980 (Author unknown)
Deborah Perlberg, Reviews: Richmond; Artforum, February 1980
Morris Yarowsky, Younger Artists of Virginia: Painters and Sculptors in Richmond; New Virginia Review, 1979
Robert Merritt, Gender Isn’t an Art Issue, Curator Says; Richmond Times-Dispatch, November 1978

EDUCATION

1976   MFA, University of Cincinnati (Painting)
1974   BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University (Painting and Printmaking)

Images

Past exhibitions

Sharon Lawless: Reusable
October 27 – December 22, 2017

Sharon Lawless: Slightly Ajar
April 24 – May 31, 2015

Steady-State by Sharon Lawless
February 15 – March 17, 2013

Sharon Lawless
April 4 – May 16, 2010

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Dec 22 - Dec 30

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