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.
MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art),
Los Angeles, CA
Lewis and Clark College, Hoffman Gallery
01.23.20 - 03.15.20
SMFA/Boston, Tufts University Galleries
Curated by Kate McNamara
Solo, Derek Eller Gallery
New York, NY
"'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.
Sarah Cascone's list of "21 Highly Anticipated, Mind-Expanding, Museum Exhibitions to Seek Out Across the US in 2020."
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.
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.
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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