Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2016
Fred Giampietro Gallery Project Space with Farrell Brickhouse and American Folk Art in Common-Ground, New Haven, CT

2015
Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY, with Mie Yim

2010
Make/Believe, Dubhe Carreno Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007
I am what is around me, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY

2004
Twenty-one Torsos and Twenty-four Feet, Garth Clark Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Inter/Views, New Jersey Center for Visual Art, Summit, NJ

2001
Into the room of dream/dread I abrupt awake clapping, Jane Hartsook Gallery, New York, NY

Into the room of dream/dread I abrupt awake clapping, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

1997
Work in Progress: Elise Siegel, The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

1993
Second Skin, Halsey Gallery, School of the Arts, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, (curated by Rene Paul Barilleaux)

1987
Solo Exhibition, Laurie Rubin Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2016
NY, NY: Clay, Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY (curated by Judith Schwartz)

Earth, MC Gallery, New York, NY, (curated by Don Porcaro)

2015
(self contained), Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Nina Felshin)

Who, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY (curated by Lesley Heller)

Object/’Hood, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY (curated by Gelah Penn and Inna Babaeva)

2014
The Human Condition: The Stephen and Pamela Hootkin Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

2012
Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

2008
Confrontational Ceramics, Westchester Arts Council’s Arts Exchange, White Plains, NY (curated by Judith Schwartz)

Voices, NCECA Invitational Exibition, Pittsburg, PA (curated by Holly Hanessian and Kate Lydon)

Wired, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Educational Alliance, New York, NY

2005
Trans-Ceramic-Art, 3rd World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea

2003
From the Neck Up, Garth Clark Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Scarecrows/Higher Elevations, A project of College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME

1995
The Outer Layer, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ

A Distinct Grace, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO (travels to Firehouse Art Gallery, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY, 1996, and to Hollins College Art Gallery, Roanoke VA, 1998)

Material Identities – Elise Siegel, Claude Simard, Carolee Thea, Nicholas Alexander Gallery, New York, NY

Fashion is a Verb, The Museum at FIT, New York, NY

1994
Disembodied: Recent Sculpture by Lesley Dill, Leslie Fry and Elise Siegel, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT (curated by Janie Cohen)

1993
Empty Dress
– Clothing as Surrogate in Recent Art, Traveling exhibition circulated by Independent Curators Inc, opening at the Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY (curated by Nina Felshin)

The Rag Trade (right off the rack), InterArt Center, New York, NY (curated by Saul Ostrow)

Aiming, The Shooting Gallery, New York, NY

1920, The Subtlety of Subversion, The Continuity of Intervention, Exit Art, New York, NY

American Art Today – Clothing as Metaphor, Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL (curated by Dahlia Morgan)

1992
The Forceful Gesture – Contemporary Drawings, Valencia College, Orlando, FL (curated by Judith Page)

Fashion, Trenkmann Gallery, New York, NY

War, Trenkmann Gallery, New York, NY

1991
CoVariants: Abstract Painting & Sculpture, Tribeca 148 Gallery, Organization of Independent Artists, New York, NY

1989
Emerging Sculptors, Sculpture Center, New York, NY

Made In New York: Encounters with Contemporary Sculpture, Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA (curated by Judd Tully)

1988
Black, Gray and White, Henry Feiwel Gallery, New York, NY

Nomadic Visions, Art Gallery, Southeastern Massachusetts University, North Dartmoth, MA (curated by Lasse Antonsen)

1987
Alternative Supports, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI (curated by Judith Tolnick)

1986
Transformations, Richard Green Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Stephan Westfall)

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Awards                                                                                                                           

2016
Virginia A. Groot Foundation Award

2014
Anonymous Was A Woman Award

2007
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1988
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
MacDowell Art Colony Fellowship

1986
Yaddo Art Colony Fellowship

1982
Canada Council Art Bank Purchase

1981
Canada Council Grant

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Bibliography

Antonsen, Lasse. Nomadic Visions. Art Gallery,
Southeastern Massachusetts University,
North Dartmonth, MA, 1988 (catalog)

Barrileaux, Rene. Work in Progress: Elise Siegel.
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MI, Oct. 1997 (brochure)

Cohen, Janie. Disembodied. Robert Hull Fleming Museum,
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, March 1994 (brochure)

Day, Geffery. The State. Columbia, SC, Nov 1993

Felshin, Nina. Art Journal. Spring 1995

Felshin, Nina. Empty Dress. Neuberger Museum,
Purchase, NY, 1993 (catalog)

Felshin, Nina. Second Skin. Halsey Gallery,
College of Charleston, SC, 1993 (brochure)

Montvidias-Kutkus, Kristina. Charlston Arts. Dec 1993

Princenthal, Nancy. Into the room of dream/dread I abrupt awake clapping. Jane Hartsook Gallery,
New York, NY, 2001 (brochure)

Princenthal, Nancy. Art in America. March 2005

Scott, Sue. Art Papers. Jan-Feb 1994

Shuster, Robert. The Village Voice. May 1, 2007

Sofer, Ken. Art News. May 1987

Taplin, Robert. Art in America. December 2001

Tolnick, Judith. Alternative Supports. David Winton Bell Gallery,
Brown University, Providence, RI, 1987 (catalog)

Tully, Judd. Made in New York, Williams Center for the Arts,
Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 1989 (catalog)

Welch, Adam. Clay in Art International, 2005-2006

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Education

1980-81
Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, BC, Post-graduate study in sculpture

1972-74
Emily Carr College of Art, Vancouver, BC, BFA

1969-71
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

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