Solo, The Baltimore Museum of Art,
01.26.20 - 06.26.20
03.13.20 - 04.25.20
Derek Eller Gallery Booth
Randall's Island Park
New York, NY
05.07.20 - 05.10.20
Rose Art Museum
02.07.20 - 09.13.20
SMFA/Boston, Tufts University Galleries
Curated by Kate McNamara
Solo, Derek Eller Gallery
New York, NY
Elizabeth Buhe reviews my current exhibition, writing: "Lesperance’s generous engagement with these symbols, and her citation of their past, encourages their continued use as mighty tools of potentially subversive expression."
Sarah Cascone's list of "21 Highly Anticipated, Mind-Expanding, Museum Exhibitions to Seek Out Across the US in 2020."
"'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.
I am honored to have been selected as the 2020 Frederick Hammersley Artist-in-Residence at the Tamarind Institute, and look forward to a summer of lithography in Albuquerque.
Claire Lehmann reviews my NYC solo exhibition at Derek Eller Gallery in the magazine's December 2018 issue.
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."
Frye Art Museum,
August 2019 - January 2020
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
June - September 2019
Group exhibition: De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, UK; Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
2018 - 2019
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
NOW AVAILABLE! This 100-page, soft-cover book is 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. Printed in January 2020 by Creative Print Group, Baltimore, MD, and available in an edition of 500.
Not available for International shipping.
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