NADA Miami, Booth 5.11
Ice Palace Studios, Derek Eller Gallery
12.05.19 - 12.08.19
Adams and Ollman Gallery,
11.07.19 - 12.21.19
The Frye Art Museum,
09.21.19 - 01.05.20
The Baltimore Museum of Art,
01.26.20 - 06.26.20
Published in conjunction with the solo exhibition, Ellen Lesperance: Velvet Fist at The Baltimore Museum of Art, with help from the Oregon Arts Commission and the Ford Family Foundation. PRE-ORDER NOW BELOW!
"'We Were White and Sleepy Before' -- the Baltimore Museum of Art's Radical Makeover" by Kelly Crow announces the museum's 2020 initiative to exhibit and purchase works only from women artists.
A multigenerational survey of strategies of pattern and decoration in art and design with a foreword by Jill Medvedow and texts by Jenelle Porter, Elissa Auther, Amy Goldin.
Claire Lehmann reviews my NYC solo exhibition at Derek Eller Gallery in the magazine's December 2018 issue.
Jillian Steinhauer writes on my September 2018 solo exhibition at Derek Eller Gallery, NYC: “Speaking about Greenham, a former protester once said, 'We weaponized traditional notions of femininity.' Ms. Lesperance continues the crusade in the realm of art."
Jen Kabat wrote a features about my work in the September 2017 issue of frieze magazine: "...Lesperance transmits messages about history, feminism and labour through the art of knitting."
I am thrilled to have been awarded a 2017 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation biennial Grant.
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
06.26.19 - 09.22.19
Group exhibition: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK; Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
2018 - 2019
Group exhibition: Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
10.20.18 - 1.06.19
Solo exhibition: Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Group exhibition: Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
September - November 2018
Group exhibition: The New Museum, New York, NY
September 2017 - January 2018
PRE-ORDER. This 100-page book is being published on the occasion of the solo exhibition Ellen Lesperance: Velvet Fist at the Baltimore Museum of Art. It contains an introductory essay, over eighty examples of Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp protest knitwear, and a glossary of symbolism. It is being printed by Creative Print Group, Baltimore, MD, and it will be available in January of 2020 in a limited edition of 500.
Not available for International shipping.
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