Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK
10.20.18 - 1.06.19
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
08.31.18 - 03.31.19
Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
09.04.18 - 11.11.18
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
10.27.18 - 01.27.19
Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY
08.26.18 - 2.18.19
Honolulu Biennial, Honolulu, HI
03.08.19 - 05.05.19
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."
Arthur Ivan Bravo reviews my NYC solo show at Derek Eller Gallery in the Nov/Dec 2018 painting issue of the magazine.
Hovey Brock writes: "The ten shimmering gouaches at Ellen Lesperance’s solo show at Derek Eller Gallery introduce an artist whose execution and ideas complement each other with rare precision."
Jennifer 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."
My essay on the visual tactics of the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp acivists, "Considerations of Equity in Feminist Visual Tactics," is published in a new book by Routledge (edited by Elizabeth Garber, Lisa Hochtritt, and Manisha Sharma).
Solo exhibition at Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Group exhibition: The New Museum, New York, NY
September 2017 - January 2018
Solo exhibitions at the Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon with corresponding novel publication (available below)
August - November, 2017
Traveling group exhibition: The Drawing Center, New York, NY; Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
Solo exhibition at Gallery Anne De Villepoix, Paris, FR
2-person exhibition, The Armory, Pasadena, CA
My 130 page, soft cover novel with illustrations by artist Jeffry Mitchell, printed by Container Corps, Portland, Oregon in a signed and numbered, 2017 limited edition of 250. Still available.