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BEVERLY SEMMES: Rabbit Hole 4 February 2016 – 12 March 2016

Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC


Cups, 2015 Ceramic, epoxy and fleece Dimensions vary


Plan, 2016 Edition of 3 Crepe 57 x 37 in.


Installation View, Susan Inglett Gallery, 2016


Black Dot Ghost, 2015 Wool, velvet and rayon 83 x 28 in.


Red Dot Ghost, 2015 Polyester, velvet and wool 80 x 28 in.


Yellow Ghost, 2015 Fleece, felt and crepe 100 x 57 in.


Green Ghost, 2016 Fleece, tulle, felt and crepe 102 x 58 in.


Installation View, Susan Inglett Gallery, 2016


(detail)

Blue Velvet Ghost, 2016 Velvet, felt and crepe 79 x 30 in.


(detail)

Sky Blue Ghost, 1996 Wool and velvet 78 x 30 in.


Furs, 2016 Laminated fur and crepe 92 x 50 in.


Object #4, 2015 From series of eight unique pieces Ceramic and black fur pelt 4 ¾ x 7 x 4 ¼ in. cup ¼ x 8 x 8 in. saucer


BEVERLY SEMMES Born in Washington, DC Lives and Works in New York, NY Yale School of Art, MFA 1987 New York Studio School 1983-84 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1982 Boston Museum School, Tufts University, BA, BFA 1982 SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2016 2015 2014

2013  2011 2008 2007 2006 2005

2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

1998 1997 1996

“Car Wash Collective,” Incident Report, Hudson, NY (upcoming) “Rabbit Hole,” Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC “Handle,” Galerie Lefebvre et Fils, Paris, France “Beverly Semmes: FRP,” Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY; traveling to the Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, IA “FRP,” Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo NY “FRP,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Beverly Semmes,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland “FRP,” Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC “1992-1994,” Shoshana Wayne, Santa Monica, CA “Beverly Semmes,” Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy “The Feminist Responsibility Project,” Rowan University Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ “Starcraft,” Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN; traveling to the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; Eleanor D Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA; Sarah Moody Gallery, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL “Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?,” (Collaboration with Ingrid Schaffner), Testsite, Austin, TX “Pink Arms, Pairs and Bumps,” Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX “Beverly Semmes,” Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy “Certainly (Chartreuse) / Really (Red),” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Blood Shot Pot,” Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA “Hole/Pot/Dot,” Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY “Ice Queen,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “La Flor del Paraiso 2,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC “Hole/Pot/Dot,” Editions Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY “La Flor del Paraiso,” Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark “In the O,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC “Sea Green Petunia,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Beverly Semmes,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC “Beverly Semmes,” Ginza Artspace, Shiseido Co., Tokyo, Japan “Watching Her Feat,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA “Photographs,” Susan Inglett Gallery, NYC “Super-8 Films,” GAGA, NYC Kunstverein Ulm, Ulm, Germany “Not Here,” Ezra & Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT “Recent Photographs + Video,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Beverly Semmes,” Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA “Beverly Semmes,” Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy “Stuffed Cat,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH “Directions: Beverly Semmes,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. “Beverly Semmes: Big Silver,” Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; traveling to the Norton Gallery of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; Michael Klein Gallery, NYC “She Moves,” Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, NYC


1995 1994

1993 1992 1990

“Beverly Semmes: Yellow Pool,” Kemper Museum for Contemporary Art and Design, Kansas City, MO “Beverly Semmes,” Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME “Beverly Semmes,” The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL “Beverly Semmes,” Michael Klein Inc., NYC “Beverly Semmes,” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France “Beverly Semmes,” Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy “Beverly Semmes,” James Hockey Gallery, WSCAD, Farnham, UK “Beverly Semmes,” Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton, UK Camden Arts Centre, London, UK “Beverly Semmes,” ICA, Philadelphia, PA 5501 Columbia, Contemporary Culture Inc., Dallas, TX Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC “Beverly Semmes,” The Sculpture Center, NYC “Special Projects,” P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City, NYC “Beverly Semmes,” Artists Space, NYC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2016 2015

2014

2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008

2007 2006

2005

“NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Flying Over The Abyss,” NEON & The Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Rethymnon, Crete, Greece “Come As You Are: Art of the 1990’s,” Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ ; traveling to the Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA; The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI; The Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX “Body Double,” Samsøn, Boston, MA “Manna: Masterworks from the Tufts University Permanent Art Collection,” curated by Amy Ingrid Schlegel, Tisch Family Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA “Almost But Not Quite,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “One Work,” Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY “Material World,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO “Vessels,” The Horticultural Society of New York, NYC “SHOP: Anew,” Underline Gallery, NYC “Beverly Semmes & Freddie Brice,” Kerry Schuss Gallery, NYC “Tuesdays & Saturdays, Nicole Cherubini & Beverly Semmes,” Samsøn Projects, Boston, MA “SHOP: Like you Mean it,” Underline Gallery, NYC “When Dog Turns to Wolf,” David Krut Projects, NYC “Tenth Anniversary Exhibition,” Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX “Summer Interval,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Art, Pret-a-Porter,” Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany “Dirt on Delight,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; traveling to the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN “Motion Blur,” Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden “Great Women Artists: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY “Focus: The Figure,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO “Something New,” Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX “Psychotic Reaction,” KS Art, NYC “Sheldon Survey: An Invitational, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE “Post Dec,” Joseloff Gallery, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT “The Bong Show (Or This is Not a Pipe),” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC “Ice Queen,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “DressCode,” Historisches und Völkerkundemuseum, St. Gallen, Switzerland “Transitional Objects: Contemporary Still Life,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY “An Inner Glow,” Kunstverein Kunsthalle, Linden, Germany “ME-tissages,” Museum voor Industriele Archeologie en Textiel, Ghent, Belgium “Sommergäste,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Clothesline: Art, Clothing, Identity,” Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM “Pairs, Groups, and Grids,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC “On Conceptual Clothing,” Kirishima Open-Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan “Art-Robe,” Unesco, Paris, France    


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2003

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2001 

2000 1999

1998

 

“On Conceptual Clothing,” Musashino Art University and Library, Tokyo, Japan Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA “About Sculpture,” The Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY “Corporeal identity - Body Language: The Moving Image,” Donnell Media Library in conjunction with the Museum of Art & Design, NYC “Imago: 10 Ans d'acquisitions du FRAC Franche-Comte,” Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dole, France “New Material as New Media: The Fabric Workshop and Museum at 25 Years,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA “Wrapture,” Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA “Me, Myself & I: Looking at Portraiture,” CRG Gallery, NYC “Into the Woods,” Julie Saul Gallery, NYC “Art Unlimited,” Basel 2002, Basel, Switzerland “Knockout Fairground,” Washington Square East Gallery, NYC “Rapture: Art’s Seduction by Fashion 1970-2002,” The Barbican Centre, London, UK “New York, New Work, Now,” The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH “Primal Screams and Song: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NYC “Dangerous Beauty,” The Jewish Community Center, NYC “Objects of Desire,” Jan Abrams Fine Arts, NYC “Recent Acquisitions,” The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. “Zwischenraum #5: Sculpture and Object,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Objective Color,” Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT “Uncommon Threads,” Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY “Sonsbeek 9: Locus/Focus,” Arnhem, The Netherlands “Untragbar: Mode als Skulpture,” Museum für angewandte Kunst, Cologne, Germany “About the Bayberry Bush,” The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY “Issue 17: World View,” Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA “Skowhegan Faculty 2001,” Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, ME “The First 10 Years: Selected Works from the Collection,” The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland “New Work: Recent Additions to the Collection,” Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA “Brooklyn Collects,” The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL “Ellipsis,” Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NYC “The Likeness of Being: Contemporary Self-Portraits by Sixty Women Artists,” DC Moore Gallery, NYC “Multiples,” Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Düsseldorf, Germany “Beauty Now,” Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany “Textil,” Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany “Regarding Beauty,” Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. “The Rubell Family Collection of Contemporary Art,” Cornell University, Ithaca, NY “The Body in Question,” Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY “School Reunion,” Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK “A Space to Grow,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland “Almost Warm and Fuzzy; Childhood and Contemporary Art,” Des Moines Art Center, IA; traveling to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA; Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona; MoMA PS1, NYC; Cleveland Center for the Arts, Cleveland, OH; Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN “Masters of the Masters,” Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH “L'entrelacement et l'enveloppe,” La Villa du Parc, Annemasse, France “The Secret Life of Clothes,” Artium Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan “Fashion Happening,” Gallery K, Washington, D.C “Fashioned,” White Box, NYC “Cathedral City,” St. Ann's Church, Manchester, UK “Pusan International Contemporary Art Festival,” Pusan Metropolitan Art Museum, Pusan, South Korea “Seven Year Itch,” Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL “Douzième rencontres Video Art Plastique,” Centre d'art contemporain de Basse-Normandie, Caen, France


VISITING ARTIST LECTURES AND RESIDENCIES 2002-2016 Boston School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA Brandeis University, Waltham, MA Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Haverford College, Haverford, PA Hollins University, Roanoke, VA  Hunter College, NYC Hunter University, NYC ICA, Philadelphia, PA Kent State University, Kent, OH Maine College of Art, Portland, ME Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA  Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ Musachino Art University, Tokyo, Japan Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA New York University, NYC Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA Princeton University, Princeton, NJ Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Art, St. Louis, MO SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY Towson State College, Towson, MD Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN Vermont Studio School, Johnson, VT  Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN Watershed Center for Ceramic Art, Newcastle, ME   AWARDS   Anonymous Was A Woman Award, 2014 NYU Excellence in Teaching Award, 2004 AICA USA Award, 2001 New York Foundation for the Arts, Sculpture, 1997 National Endowment for the Arts, Sculpture, 1994 Mid-Atlantic Foundation Fellowship, Sculpture, 1991 Artists Space Grant, 1989 Art Matters Grant, 1988 Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship, 1987 Yale School of Art Fellowship, 1985-87  

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA Blind Spot Magazine, New York, NY Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO Franklin and Marshall College, (commission), Lancaster, PA Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland JP Morgan Chase, New York, NY L’Hoist Collection, Brussels, Belgium Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA Musachino Art University Library (commission), Tokyo, Japan Musée Dole, Dole, France Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA Progressive Corporation (commission), Mayfield Village, OH RISD Museum, Providence, RI Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, CT      


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BEVERLY SEMMES Rabbit Hole  

4 February 2015 - 12 March 2016

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