Roxy Paine




Impossible Blossom, September 5, 2016, The New School of Art, New York, NY

False Narratives, June 24 - July 31, 2016, Pierogi, New York, NY

Built,World, June 7—September 4, 2016, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out, March 2016 - February 2017, Denver Art Museum, Denver CO


Social Ecologies, Rail Curatorial Projects, December 5, 2015 - February 21, 2016, Industry City, Brooklyn NY. 

Devotion, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery, Co-curated by Will Corwin, November 21, 2015 - January 17, 2016, NY, NY.

20 Years / 20 Shows, SITE Santa Fe, March 12 - May 31, Santa Fe, NM.

Sweet Sensation: UConn Reads 'The Omnivore's Dilemma, William Benton Museum of Art, February - March, curated by Jean Nihoul 


Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY.

Imagine Art in Nature, House of Sweden, Washington, DC, September 25, 2014 - February 24, 2015.

Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior,  Red Bull Studio New York, October 10 - December 14, curated by Phong Bui and Rail Curatorial Projects.

Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State, London.

Temporal Domain, Peters Projects,  Santa Fe, NM, July 18, 2014 - August 23.

Bloodflames Revisited, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, June 26 - August 15, curated by Phong Bui.

The Hidden Passengers, Apex Art, New York, NY, May 22 - July 26, 2014, curated by Avi Lubin.

Committed to Paper: Master Drawings and Prints by Sculptors, Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI, January 31 - April 27.


Out of Hand, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY, 

Gravity of Sculpture: Part II, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Out of the Ordinary, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.


Lifelike, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Color in Flux, Westerburg Museuum fur modern Kunst, Bermen, Germany

Nod Nod Wink Wink: Conceptual Art in New Mexico and Its Influences, The Harwood Museum of Art,
Taos, New Mexico


The Secret Life of Trees, Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Zuoz, Switzerland

Out of the Woods, Leslie Tonkonow, New York

17th Biennale of Sydney: The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age,
Sydney, Australia


Reflection, Refraction, Reconfiguration: Mediated Images from the Collection of Polly and
Mark Addison
, University Art Museum, Colorado State University, CO

Remote Proximity: Nature in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

The Rose at Brandeis: Works From the Collection, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University,
Waltham, MA


Bending Nature, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus

OH Bizarre Perfection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Freedom: Den Haag Sculptur 2008, The Hague, The Netherlands

Public Art Projects: Art Basel 39, Basel, Switzerland

Paragons: New Abstraction from the Albright-Knox Gallery, Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of
Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario


Delicatessen, Florida Atlantic University Dorothy F. Schmidt Center Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida

Art Machines/Machine Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; traveling to Museum Tinguely, Basel,
Switzerland (through July 2008)

Molecules that Matter, Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY; traveling to the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster,
Ohio (through May 2009)

The Outdoor Gallery: 40 Years of Public Art in New York City Parks; The Arsenal Gallery in Central
Park, New York, NY

Drawings from the Collection of Martina Yamin, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College,


Recent Acquisitions, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 28, 2006 - March
25, 2007

Meditations in an Emergency, MOCAD, Detroit, Michigan, Oct. 28, 2006 - April 29, 2007

A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

Garden Paradise, curated by Lacy Davisson Doyle and Clare Weiss, The Arsenal Gallery in Central
Park, New York, NY

American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and
Letters, New York, NY, March 7 – April 9

Uneasy Nature, curated by Xandra Eden, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina,
Greensboro, NC, February 18 – May 28


Ecstasy: In and About Altered States, organized by Paul Schimmel with Gloria Sutton, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)

The Empire of Sighs, Numark Gallery, Washington D.C.

Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Sculpture, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

Flower Myth. Vincent van Gogh to Jeff Koons, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen/Basel, Switzerland

MATERIAL TERRAIN: A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place, curated by Carla Hanzal,
commissioned by Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO. Traveling to Santa Cruz Museum of Art
and History, Santa Cruz, CA; University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN; Lowe Art Museum, University
of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, February 2005 through December 2007 (catalogue)


PILLish: Harsh Realities and Gorgeous Destinations, curated by Cydney Payton, Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver, CO, through January 2, 2005

Paintings That Paint Themselves, or so it seems, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East
Lansing, MI

The Flower as Image, Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst, Humlebæk, Denmark

Summer Show, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

Between The Lines, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

Natural Histories: Realism Revisited, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ, May 29-
September 12


Work Ethic, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, October 12, 2003 through January 11, 2004; and at
the Des Moines Center for the Arts, May 15 through August 1, 2004

UnNaturally, organized by Independent Curators International (iCI), curated by Mary-Kay Lombino.
Traveled to Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; H & R Block Artspace
at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO; Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Copia: The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts, Napa, CA; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, January 2003 through November 2004 (catalogue)

INTRICACY, Curated by Greg Lin, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Great Drawing Show 1550-2003 A.D, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, April 12 through May 31

Decade, Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, New York, April 11 through May 19


Early Acclaim: Emerging Artist Award Recipients 1997-2001, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art,
Ridgefield, Connecticut, September 22 through December 31

The Whitney Biennial in Central Park, curated by Tom Eccles, organized by the Public Art Fund, New York in collaboration with The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Painting Matter, James Cohan Gallery, New York, May 3 through June 15


2001 Brooklyn!, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, September 4 through November 25

Arte y Naturaleza, Montenmedio Arte Contemporaneo (NMAC), Outdoor Sculpture Garden, Cadiz, Spain,
June 2 through October 2 (catalogue)

Present Tense 6, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, May through December

01.01.01: Art in Technological Times, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, March 3 through July 8

Waterworks: U.S. Akvarell 2001, curated by Kim Levin, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden, May 19 through September 2 (catalogue)

All-Terrain, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, VA, February 22 through April 29

A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities – Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, California College of Arts and Crafts, January 17 through March 3

Give and Take, Serpentine Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum, January 30 through
April 1

Making the Making, Apex Art, New York, January 5 through February 3


From a Distance: Approaching Landscape, curated by Jessica Morgan, Institute of Contemporary Art,
Boston, July 19 through October 8

WILDflowers, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, July 18 through October 3

Working in Brooklyn: Beyond Technology, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, July 1 through September 12

5th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art: Sharing Exoticism, Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France, June 27 through
September 24

Vision Ruhr, Dortmund Coal Factory, Dortmund, Germany, May 11 through August 20

The Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London, April 4 through May 21

Sites Around the City: Art and Environment, curated by Heather Sealy Lineberry, Arizona State
University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ, March 4 through June 4

Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center in collaboration with The
Museum of Modern Art, February 27 through April 16

Visionary Landscape, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, January 8 through February 19

The End, Exit Art/The First World, New York, January 29-April 8

As Far As the Eye Can See, Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA, January 29 through March 7


Best of the Season: Selected Work from the 1998-99 Gallery Season, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, September 26 through January 9



Interlacings: The Craft of Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT, September 10 through November 21

22/21, Emily Lowe Gallery/ Hofstra Museum, Hempstead, NY, September 8 through October 25, Elise Goodheart Fine Art, Sag Harbor, NY, July 24 through August 16, 1998, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA, July 17 through August 5

Nine International Artists at Wanas 1998, Wanas Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden, May 24 through Oct 18

Landscapes, Meyerson & Nowinski, Seattle, WA, January 8 through March 1



Redefinitions, A View From Brooklyn, California State University, Fullerton, CA, November 9 through December 11, 1997

Sculpture, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY, July 10 through August 29, 1997

Summer of Love, Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, New York, NY, July 2 through August 2, 1997

Artists Respond to 2001: Space Odyssey, Williamsburg Art and Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY, June
21 through July 26, 1997

Benefit for Pat Hearn, Morris-Healy Gallery, New York, NY, February 26 through March 9, 1997

9 to 5 at Metrotech: The Public Art Fund, Brooklyn, NY, October 30, 1997 through May 31, 1997

Best of the Season 1996-97, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, September 14 through
January 4, 1997 (catalogue)

Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, July 25, 1997 through
January 25, 1998


Imaginary Beings, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY, December 2 through January 27, 1996

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, November
12 through January 21, 1996 (catalogue)

Human/Nature, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, April 20 through May 18, 1996

Better Living Through Chemistry, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, March through April 1996

Inside Out, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY, September 15 through October 7, 1996

Currents in Contemporary Art, Christie’s East, New York, July 22 through July 31, 1996

Inside: The Work of Art, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA, June 16 through October 13, 1996

Wish You Were Here, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY, March 1 through 30, 1996

New York State Biennial, New York State Museum Albany, NY, February 8 through May 26, 1996

NY Withdrawing, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, January 13 through February 17, 1996

Multiples, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY, December 2, 1995 through January 15, 1996


Lookin’ Good-Feelin’, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, December 5 through December 9, 1995


Red Windows: Benefit for the Little Red School House, Barney’s Windows, New York, NY, November through
December 1994

Spring Benefit, Sculpture Center, New York, NY, April 19, 1994

Garden of Sculptural Delights, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY, March 2 through April 23, 1994

Free Falling, Berlin Shafir Gallery, New York, NY, January 22 through February 19, 1994


UNTITLED (14), Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, NY, November 13 through December 23, 1993

INFLUX, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL, November 3 through December 4, 1993

4 Walls Benefit, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY, November 1993

Fantastic Wanderings, Cummings Art Center, New London, CT, October 9 through November 10, 1993

Extracts, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY, August 8 through September 19, 1993

Popular Mechanics, Real Art Ways, Hartford Ct, June 19 through July 16, 1993

Outside Possibilities ‘93, The Rushmore Festival at Woodbury, NY, June 5 through July 4, 1993

The Nature of the Machine, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, April 3 through May 30, 1993 (catalogue)

Out of Town: the Williamsburg Paradigm, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL,
January 22 through February 28, 1993 (catalogue)


Fever, Exit Art, New York, NY, December 14, 1992-February 6, 1993


Group, Jimenez-Algus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, September 13-October 13, 1991

Entropy, Generator 547, New York, NY, August 2-September, 5, 1991

Tweeking the Human, Brand Name Damages and Minor Injury Galleries, Brooklyn, NY, June 7 through 31, 1991

The Ego Show, Minor Injury, Brooklyn, NY, April 5 through May 2, 1991


Desire and Deception, Brand Name Damages, Brooklyn, NY, October 9 through 21, 1990

Group Show, Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY, September 3 through 26, 1990

Roxy Paine & David Fasoldt, Brand Name Damages, Brooklyn, NY, March 29 through April 16, 1990