Selected Solo Exhibitions


Zimmerman-Kratochwill Gallery, Graz, Austria, September-November, 2015

ShoshanaWayneGallery, Santa Monica, CA, November-January, 2014

Phillips Collection, Washington. D.C.  February 2013

Galerie de France, Paris, May 2012*

McKee Gallery, New York 2012*

ShoshanaWayne Gallery, Santa Monica, November 2009

McKee Gallery, New York, 2008*

Seomi Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 2006

Butler Museum, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland, 2006

Woodruff Center for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia, April, 2006, Project Room

McKee Gallery, New York, May, 2003, April, 2000, March, l997, September, l994*

Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, September, 2005, February, 2002, February l998

Paule Anglim Gallery, San Francisco, CA, September, 2002, May, l995

Whitney Museum , New York,  l999.

Studio La Citta, Verona, Italy, l995

Nathalie Obadia Gallery, Paris, March, l999, December, l994

Rocca Paolina, Perugia Italy, l996

Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI, ten-year survey, l998*

Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA, February, l996*

Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, New York, June, l990

PS l, Long Island City, New York, October, l982

* catalogue


Selected Group Exhibitions


"Defining Sculpture," Albright Knox Museum, New York, curated by Doug Dreishpoon, June 18, October 9, 2016

"A Weed is a Plant Out of Place", Lismore Castle, Lismore Co., Waterford, Ireland, curated by Allegra Pesenti, April 2, September 30, 2016

"Don't Panic; It's Organic," Zimmerman Kratochwill Gallery, Graz, Austria, January, 2016

“Four Sculptors,”McKee Gallery, New York, January, 2015

“Beastly Beauty,” New York Academy of Art, January, 2015, New York

“Nature’s Knot,” Luise Ross Gallery, December-January 2015, New York

“Aspects of the Self,: Moss Arts Center, March 21- April 27, 2014, Virginia Tech, Virginia

“Gravity of Sculpture, Part II,” curated by Saul Ostrow, Dorsky Gallery, New York, 2013

“Work from collection,” Sheldon Museum, Lincoln Nebraska

“Skin,” Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, March 2012

“Burning Bright,” Pace Gallery, October, 2012

“Sculpture/Video”, Dorsky Gallery, January, 2012

“B-19,” LIU gallery, May, 2012

“Toward a Philosophy of the Everyday”, Castle Gallery, New York, Septemer 2011

“Nature/Artifice,” the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, April, 2009 through February 2010

“Ouverture,” Moeller Fine Art, Berlin, April 28-Jue 20, 2009

“Dead Center/Marginal Notes:Peter Downsborough/Jeanne Silverthorne” Western Exhibitions Gallery, Chicago, 2008

“Small Bodies,” McKee Gallery, New York, April-May, 2007

“Humor’s Lines,” curated by Doug Dreishpoon, Maier Museum, Jan.-Apr., 2007

“Against the Grain,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, May, 2006

“Six Individuals,” Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska, November, 2005

“Floorplay,” Brooklyn War Memorial, November 11-December11, 2004.

“Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession,” Albright-Knox Gallery, Fall, 2004.

AFFAIR, Portland, Oregon, Fall, 2004

“Materials, Metaphors, Narratives:  Work by Six Contemporary Artists—Petah Coyne, Lesley Dill, Ken Price, Tom Sachs, Jeanne Silverthorne, Fred Tomaselli,”Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, October, 2003-January, 2004.

“Pioneering Spirits,” Scottsdale Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 2004

“Cool and Collected,” Weatherspoon Museum, Spring, 2004

“Chain Reaction,”  Williams College Museum, Massachusetts, Tang Museum, New York, 2001-2002*

“Aquaria,”  Landesgalerie am Oberosterrreichischen, Landesmuseum, Linz, and Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz, Austria, 2002*

“Locating Drawing,” Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas, 2001

“Le Corps morcele,” Fondation d’Art Contemporain, les Nesnuls, France, 2000

“Photasm,” Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York, 2000

“American Art Today:  Fantasies & Curiosities” The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida, 2000*

“Of the Moment:  Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, 2000

“The Likeness of Being,” DC Moore Gallery, New York, 2000

“l999 Drawings,”  Alexander and Bonin Gallery, New York, l999-2000

“Description Without Place,” Staff USA, New York, l999

“Loaf,” Baumgarten Gallery, New York, l999

“Skin,” Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece, l999*

“Unprivileged Spaces,” Boras Konstmuseum, Bildmuseet, Umea, and Edsvik Konstock Kultur, Sollentuna, Sweden, l999*

“A Pound of Flesh,” Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, l998

“The Edward R. Broida Collection,” Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida, l998*

“Technological Drift,” Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas, l997-98

“Deep Storage,” Munich, Berlin, New York, Seattle, l997-98*

“Rubber,” Robert Miller Gallery, New York, l998

“Gothic,” ICA Boston, l997*

“Frankensteinian,” Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, l997

“Across Lines:  Drawings by Contemporary Sculptors,” Hofstra University, New York, l997

“Metamorphosis,” Galleria Claudia Gian Ferrari, Milan, Italy, l997*

“Laughter Ten Years After,” Wesleyan University, Connecticut, Beaver College Art Gallery, Spruance Art Center, Pennsylvania, University of British Columbia, l996*

“Configura, Dialog der Kulturen,” Erfurt, Germany, l995*

“Verisimiltude and the Utility of Doubt,” White Columns, New York, l995

“For Appearance Sake,” Horodner Romley Gallery, New York, l994

“Reveillons,” Stux Gallery,New York, l994

“Drama,” Max Protetch Gallery, New York, l994

“Everyday Life, Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, California, l993

“Angie Anakis, Daniel, Devine, Alain Kirili, Jeanne Silverthorne, Jessica Stockholder, Franz West, Stephane Stener,” Nathatlie Obadia Gallery, Paris, l993

“Kurswechsel,” TransArt Exhibitions, Cologne, l993

“Surface Tension,” Michael Klein Gallery, New York, l993

“Jours Tranquilles a Clichy,”  Paris, l993

“Underlay,” 15 Renwick Street, New York, l993

”I Am the Enunciator,” Threadwaxing Space, New York, l993

“Daniel Devine, Alain Kirili, Jeanne Silverthorne,” Stux Gallery, New York, l993

“A Marked Difference,” Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, l992*

“The Curio Shop,” Threadwaxing Space, New York, l992*

“Love Gone Bad,” Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, l992

“The Politics of Still Life,” Real Artways and Trinity College, Connecticut,  Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, l992*

“New York Defrost,” The Living Room, Amsterdam,  l992

“Lili Dujourie, Jeanne Silverthorne, Pia Stadtbaumer, Rachel Whiteread,” Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, l992

“Shooter’s Hill,” AC Project Space, New York, l991

“Plaster at Last,” New York Studio School, New York, l991

“Physical Relief,” Hunter College, New York, l99l*

“Social Studies,” Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio, l99l*

“Vertigo Part II” Thaddeus Ropac Gallery, Salzburg, l99l*

“Rope,” Alcolea Gallery, Barcelona, l99l

“Bain Douche,” Simon Watson Gallery, New York, l99l

“Imelda’s Shoes,” Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, l99l

“Gender Out of the Garden,” Barbara Fendrick Gallery,New York, l990

“Vertigo,” Thaddeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, l990*

“Matter and Memory,” Marta Cervera” Gallery, New York, l990

“Fragments, Parts, and Wholes,” White Columns, New York, l990

“Group Exhibition,” American Fine Arts Gallery, New York, l989




Selected Bibliography


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Albertini, Rosanna.  “Moonlight in a Cup,” The Kite, November14, 2014

Arning, Bill.  “Two Serious Ladies. “  The Village Voice.  April 9, l996, p.82.

Arning, Bill. “Jeanne Silverthorne:  The Studio Stripped Bare Again.” Time Out-New York, September 2-9, l999.

Baker, Kenneth.  “Silverthorne Pipes Meaning into Existential Sculptures.”  San Francisco Chronicle, September 1, 2002.

Baker, Kenneth.  Review.  Art News,  November, 2002.

Bass, Ruth. Review.  ARTnews, January, l995.

Bertini, Sabina, “Jeanne Silverthorne,” Tema Celeste-Arte Contemporanea, Primavera, l996.

Bonomi, Giorgio. “Reality and Fiction in the Metaphysical Subjectivity of Jeanne Silverthorne.”  Titolo, translated by Jane Oliensis, anno XI< Fall 2000.

Boulbes, Carole.  “Jeanne Silverthorne.” Art Press, February, l995.

Camhi, Leslie, “Rubber Maid.” The Village Voice, March 25, l997.

Canning, Susan.  “Jeanne Silverthorne,” Sculpture, October, l996.

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“Chain Reaction,” Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown and the Tang Museum, NY, Distributed Art Publishers, NY,NY 2001.

Collins, Judy. “Sculpture Now.”  Phaidon, 2007.

Cotter, Holland, Review.  New York Times, September 16, l994

Cotter, Holland.  Review.  New York Times,  August 13, l999.

Delgado, Alvaro, “Jeanne Silverthorne,” feature, “Destino”

Dobryzynski, Judith.  “Anonymous Gifts for Art, So Women Creating It Aren’t.”  The New York Times, October 1, l997.

Douglas, Sara.  The Art Newspaper, February, 2002.

Dreishpoon, Doug, Sculpture Rodin to Now (working title), University of California Press, 2018

Dunne, Aidan.  “The Arts,” The Irish Times, Aug 17, 2006, p.14.

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Flynn, Tom.  “The Body in Three Dimensions.”  Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NY, NY,l998.

Frank, Peter.  “Art Picks of the Week:  Mowry Baden, Jeanne Silverthorne.”  LA Weekly, March l1-l9, l998.

Frankel, David.  “Jeanne Silverthorne, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris.”  Artforum, January 2000.

Frankel, David. “Jeanne Silverthorne, McKee Gallery,” Artforum, September 2008

Gaasch, Cynnie, “ArtVoice,” September 25, 2003

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Gelber, Eric.  “Arts and Letters,” The New York Sun, Thursday, April 6, 2007

Glueck, Grace. “The Antithesis of Minimalism’s Cool Geometry;  Fleshy Rubber.” The New York Times, Friday, February, l989.

Gleuck, Grace.  “Jeanne Silverthorne.”  The New York Times, May 12, 2000.

Goodman, Jonathan.  “Exhibitions, The Studio Stripped Bare, Again:  Jeanne Silverthorne.  Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue 26.

Gookin, Kirby.  Review.  Artforum, October, l990.

Harrison, Helen.  Review.  New York Times, November 14, l993.

Hillstrom, Laurie Collier and Kevin Hillstrom, eds.  Contemporary Women Artists, Detroit, St. James Press, l999.

Hohmeyer, Jurgen.  “Sklave in der Kiste,” Der Spiegel, September, l995.

Houdek, Richard.  “Complex Contraptions of Rube Golderg at WCMA.” The Berkshire Eagle, Friday, July 20,2001.

Isaac, JoAnna. Feminism and Contemporary Art:  The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Laughter, New York, Routledge, l996.

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Kelley, Ethan.   “Mechanical, Satirical.”  North Adams Transcript, July 21, 200l.

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Kimmelman, Michael.  Review.  New York Times, March 7, l997

Kirili, Alain.  “Who’s Afraid of Abstract Modeling?”  Tema Celeste, April-May, l992.

Korotkin, Joyce.  “The Likeness of Being.”  Art Review.  The New York Art World,  February 2000.

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Levin, Kim.  “Choices.”  Village Voice, March 4, l997.

Levin, Kim.  “Wired.”  The Village Voice, August 17, l999.

Licata, Elizabeth, “Well Worked Materials,” Buffalo Spree, Spree Arts, November 2003

Liebman, Lisa.  Review.  The New Yorker, June 25, l990.

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McAdam, Alfred. Review.  “Artnews,” Summer 2008

“The Margulies Collection,” The Martin Z. Margulies Foundation, Miami, 2009

Massaccessi, Rossano. “Verona, Alberto Garutti, Jeanne Silverthorne,” Art Leader, November-December, l995.

McQuaid, Cate.  “Homage paid to Hopkins, Goldberg.”  Boston Sunday Globe, August 26, 2001.

Meneghelli, Luigi, “Un passato che pulsa.” Cronaca Delle Arti, December, l995.

Miokovic, Alex and Heidi Nickisher, “Narrating the Visceral Object,” Rochester City News, Fall, 2003

Mizota, Sharon.  “Follow the Bouncing Exhibit.”  LosAngeles Times, November 6, 2009.

Myers, Holly.  “Bas-Relief abstractions Give New Form to Human Emotions.”  LosAngeles Times,  February 28, 2002.

Nahas, Dominique.  “Rubber.”  Review, February 15, l998.

Neel, Alex.  “Critic’s Picks,” Time Out-New York, July 29, August 5, l999.

Neff, Eileen.  Review.  Artforum.  October, l996.

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“New Yorker,”  Review.  May, 2003.

“New Yorker” Review. May, 2008

Newhall, Edith, “Art:  Galleries 57th Street Area,” New York, June, 9, 2003

Notizie, Verona. “Garutti-Silverthorne-Jessica Stockholder,” Flash Art, February-March, l996

O’Sullivan, Michael.  “Jeanne Silverthorne: Vanitas,”  Washington Post, February 7, March 7, 2013

Ostrow, Saul.  “Interview with Jeanne Silverthorne.”  Bomb Magazine, Summer, l990.

Pagel, David.  Review.  LA Times, December 24, 2014.

Prisant, Carol.  “If These Walls Could Talk,” New York, April 27, l998.

Princenthal, Nancy, Review.  Print Collector’s Newsletter, March-April, l992

Princenthal, Nancy.  Review.  Art in America,  November, l994.

Princenthal, Nancy. Review. Art in America,October, 2008

“Pure Wow,”  “Burning Bright:  A Short History of the Light Bulb,” November, 2012

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Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, 2010

Penny McCall Foundation Grant, 2002

Anonymous Was a Woman Grant, 1996

Fellowship, Civitella Ranieri Centre, Umbertide, Italy, l995

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship, l982

National Endowment for the Arts, l980



Public Collections


Museum of Modern Art, New York

Whitney Museum of Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Houston Museum

Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY

FNAC (Fondation Nationale d’Art Contemporaine), France

Denver Museum, Denver, Colorado


Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

Greensboro Museum

RISDI Museum, Providence, Rhode Island

Leeum.Samsung Museum, Korea

Sheldon Museum

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii



Teaching Positions

“Artist in Residence’ MA program Critical Theory and the Arts, 2014-15

Faculty, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, l993-present

Columbia University, Graduate School of Fine Arts, 2000-2008

Maine College of Art, Graduate School of Fine Arts, 2000-2008

External Examiner , National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland, 2002-2005

Sommer Akademie, Salzburg, Austria, l995-99

Co-founder of Theoretical Studies in Art, sponsored by White columns, New York, l993

Lecturer, Allliance of Independent Colleges of Art, l989-93

Lecturer, New York University, New York, l988-l996

Lecturer, Yeshiva University, New York l988-89

Lecturer, Chestnut Hill College, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania, l98l-84

Lecturer, Rosemont College, Rosemont, Pennsylvania, l982-83

Lecturer, Community College of Philadelphia, l978-88

Lecturer, Teaching Assistant, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, l975-77