Public Collections

  • American Telephone & Telegraph, New York, NY.
  • Aterrana Foundation, Vaduz, Liechtenstein.
  • Brooklyn Union Gas, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Champion Paper, Stamford, CT.
  • Dannheisser Foundation, New York, NY.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI.
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY.
  • Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.
  • Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT.
  • Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO.
  • Margulies Foundation, Miami, FL.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.
  • MIT, List Visual Art Center, Cambridge, MA.
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.
  • MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
  • Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV.
  • Newark Museum, Newark, NJ.
  • The New School, New York, NY.
  • New York Public Library, New York, NY.
  • North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND.
  • Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL.
  • PECO Energy, King of Prussia, PA.
  • Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR.
  • Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL.
  • South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD.
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012 Park Avenue Armory, Installation in the Field and Staff Period Room, curated by Kristy Edmunds, New York, NY.
  • 2011 Yellowstone Art Museum, Carol Hepper: Inside the Between, curated by Robert Manchester, catalog with essays by Elanor Heartney and Dr. Leda Cempellin, Billings, MT.; Traveling to; South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD.
  • Callicoon Fine Arts, Strong Language, Callicoon, NY.
  • 2008 Galeria Ramis Barquet, A part Together, catalog with poem by Michael Coffey, New York, NY.
  • 2006 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Carol Hepper, Selections 1996-2005, Portland, OR.
  • 2004 Coastal Carolina University, R. Bryan Art Gallery, Translucency, brochure with essay by Will Hipps, Conway, SC.
  • 2003 Burapha University, University Library, Andaman Sea, Chonburi, Thailand
  • 2002 Maryland Institute College of Art, Decker Gallery, Carol Hepper: Translucency and Light, Curated by Will Hipps, brochure with essay by Will Hipps, Baltimore, MD.
  • 2000 Williams Center For the Arts, Williams Center Gallery, Reverse Osmosis, Lafayette College, curated by Michiko Okaya, catalog with essay by Stuart Horodner, Easton, PA.
  • Hopkins Center, Jaffe-Friede & Strauss Galleries, wet paint, Dartmouth College, catalog with essay by Nancy Princenthal, Hanover, NH.
  • Frederieke Taylor Gallery, Strange Island, New York, NY.
  • 1999 Elizabeth Leach Gallery Portland, OR.
  • 1998 Soma Gallery, LaJolla, CA.
  • 1996 PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art), Portland Paintings, Residency and Open Studio, catalog with essay by Kristy Edmunds, Portland, OR.
  • Hill Gallery, John Duff, and Carol Hepper, Birmingham, MI.
  • 1995 Orlando Museum of Art, Skin/Deep, Curated by Sue Scott, brochure with essay by Sue Scott, Orlando, FL.
  • Mississippi Museum of Art, Works in Progress, curated by Rene Paul Barilleaux, Jackson, MS.
  • Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR.
  • 1994 Hartman & Company, LaJolla, CA.
  • Michael Lord Gallery, Milwaukee, WI.
  • 1993 Galerie Waltraud Matt, Eschen, Liechtenstein
  • Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
  • Margulies Taplin Gallery, Carol Hepper, Sculpture, Wesley Kimler, Paintings, Boca Raton, FL.
  • 1992 Worcester Art Museum, Insights: Carol Hepper, curated by Donna Harkavy, brochure with essay by Donna Harkavy, Worcester, MA.
  • Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, MI.
  • Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
  • 1991 Rosa Esman Gallery, catalog with essay by John Howell, New York, NY.
  • 1989 Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY.
  • Vaughan + Vaughan Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
  • 1988 Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY.
  • Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI.
  • 1987 Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, SD., traveling to University of South Dakota, Brookings, SD., brochure with essays by Cynthia Nadelman and John Day
  • 1984 Ritz Gallery, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.
  • 1982 Institute for Art and Urban Resources, P.S.1, New York, NY.

Performance

  • 2000 Island, a collaborative project with dancer/choreographer Molissa Fenley, premiered at The Kitchen, New York, NY., traveling to: Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA., Raymond S. Kravits Center, West Palm Beach, FL.

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Crossing the Dateline, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2016 Newark Museum, Abstracting Nature, Newark, NJ.
  • Kunstraum, Liminal Lyrics, curated by Hedwig Brouckaert, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2015 Eastern Center of Art and Culture, Inspire, an exhibition in conjunction with the International Research and Creative Works Conference, Burapha University, Chomburi, Thailand.
  • 2013 Wave Hill, Glyndor Gallery, Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthology, Bronx, NY.
  • 2012 Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Collectie Piet en Ida Sanders, Een leven met kunst, Scheidom, The Netherlands
  • New School Art Collection & Shiela C. Johnson Design Center, Things That Go Bump, Sculpture from the New School Art Collection, curated by Silvia Rocciolo, New York, NY.
  • Rooster Gallery, Fictitious Truths, Exercises in Realism, Curated by Kara L. Rooney, New York, NY.
  • 2011 University Art Museum University of California, GOLDMINE: Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold, Curated by Christopher Scoates catalog with essays by Christopher Scoates, Long Beach, CA
  • Dallas Art Fair, Callicoon Fine Art, Dallas, TX.
  • 2010 North Dakota Museum of Art, Shared Histories, Grand Forks, ND.
  • 2009 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Cool, Collected & In Context, curated by Xandra Eden, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • 2008 Galeria Ramis Barquet, ARCO 2008, Madrid, Spain
  • 2007 Nevada Museum of Art, Enigma; Absence + Presence in Contemporary Art, Reno, NV., curated by Ann Wolfe
  • North Dakota Museum of Art, Introductions: Artists Self Portraits, traveling throughout North Dakota until 2008
  • 2006 Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Some Assembly Required, Amherst MA. curated by Trinket Clark, catalog with essay by Trinket Clark
  • Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Extreme Materials, Rochester, NY. curated by Maria Via
  • North Dakota Museum of Art, Land and Spirit, Grand Forks, ND.
  • 2005 Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Landmark, Portland, OR. catalog with essays by Kristy Edmunds and Stuart Horodner
  • Marlborough Chelsea, L.C. Armstrong, Carol Hepper, Francisco Lerio, Carrie Moyer, Rick Siggins, Steven Talasnik, curated by Kim Wauson, New York, NY
  • Elizabeth Leach Gallery, 2D from 3D; Contemporary and Historical Drawings by Sculptors, Portland, OR.
  • 2003 North Dakota Museum of Art, Bugs and Such, Grand Forks, ND., curated by Laurel Reuter
  • Frederieke Taylor Gallery, A Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, New York, NY.
  • 2002 Mead Art Museum, Fairchild Gallery, The Belles of Amherst: Contemporary Women Artists in the Collections of the Mead Art Museum and The University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 2001 Bucknell University Campus, Outdoor installation of Sap Green, Lewisberg, PA., curated by Stuart Horodner
  • 2000 University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Abstract Notions: Selections from the Permanent Collection, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
  • 1999 Boca Raton Museum of Art, The Artist as Collector: The Collection of Francie Bishop Good and David Horvitz, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Fine Arts Center Galleries, University of Rhode Island, Elusive Traces, curated by Judith Tolnick, brochure with essay by Judith Tolnick, Kingston, RI.
  • 1997 Neuberger Museum of Art, 1997 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, (outdoor installation), Purchase, NY., curated by Judith collischan, catalog with essay by Judith Collischan.
  • 1996 Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, Community of Creativity: A Century of MacDowell Colony Artists, traveling through 1997 to: National Academy of Design, New York, NY., Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KA., catalog with essays by; Robert Storr and Tom Wolf.
  • Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, In The Flesh, Ridgefield, CT., Curated by Jill Snyder, catalog with essays by Jill Snyder and Maxine Sheets- Johnstone.
  • Arkansas Art Center, National Drawing Invitational, Little Rock, AK. curated by Townsend Wolfe, catalog.
  • 1995 The White House, Twentieth Century American Sculpture at The White House, Exhibition II, Washington, D.C., curated by Townsend Wolfe.
  • Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Art on Paper, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Curated by Thomas H. Kochheiser, catalogue with introduction by Thomas H. Kochheiser.
  • 1994 Boise Art Museum, Fabricated Nature, Boise, ID., Curated by Sandy Harthorn, catalog with essay by Sandy Harthorn
  • Laumeier Sculpture Park, (Installation), Saint Louis, MO., on view through 1997
  • 1993 Portland Art Museum, Material Identity, Sculpture Between Nature & Culture, Tony Cragg, Heide Fasnacht, Carol Hepper, Jene Highstein, Portland, OR., Curated by John S. Weber, catalog with essay by John S. Weber.
  • Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, The Fine Art of Patronage, Bloomfield Hills, MI.
  • 55 Ferris Street, 55 Ferris Street III, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Frederieke Taylor, catalog with essay by Frederieke Taylor.
  • DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park (Installation), Lincoln, MA.
  • TZ'Art & Co, NATURALUNNATURAL, New York, NY.
  • Jessica Berwind Gallery, Philadelphia, PA., Drawings from 55 Ferris Street; traveling to New York, NY (Wynn Kramarsky).
  • 1992 The Phillips Collection, A Dialogue With Nature: Nine Contemporary Sculptors, Washington, D.C., curated by Linda Johnson, catalog with essay by Linda Johnson. On exhibit through 1993.
  • Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Breakdown!, Waltham, MA. Curated by Susan Stoops, catalog with essay by Susan Stoops.
  • University of Colorado, 20th Year Visiting Artists Invitational Exhibition, Boulder, CO., catalog.
  • 1991 Walker Art Center, Material Matters: Permanent Collection Sculpture since 1980, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Nassau County Museum, American Narrative Painting and Sculpture, Rosyln, NY., catalog with essay by William Lieberman.
  • The New Museum, Benefit, New York, NY. catalog.
  • Jacksonville Art Museum, The Nature of Sculpture, FL. Curated by Bruce Dempsey, catalog with essay by Bruce Dempsey.
  • Florida International University, New Directions: American Art Today, Miami, FL. catalog with essay by Eleanor Heartney.
  • Hill Gallery, Sculpture, Painting, Drawing, Birmingham, MI.
  • Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Outrageous Desire: the Politics and Aesthetics of Representation in Recent Works by Lesbian and Gay Artists, New Brunswick, NJ., catalog with foreword by Monica Dorenkamp, introduction by Geoffrey Hendricks, essays by: Jonathan Weinberg and Marcia Salo.
  • 1990 L.A. Louver Gallery, Sculptors' Drawings, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Mandeville Art Center, Seven Sculptors, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
  • The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, Hunter College, Formulation and Representation: Recent Abstract Sculpture, New York, NY., curated by Susan Edwards, catalog with essay by Susan Edwards.
  • 1989 Walker Art Center, Recent Acquisitions, Minneapolis, MN.
  • 1988 Aldrich Museum of Art, Innovations in Sculpture 1985-1988, Ridgefield, CT., curated by Ellen O'Donnel, catalog with essay by Ellen O'Donnell.
  • 1987 The Sculpture Center, Natural Inflections: Inside/Outside, New York, NY., Curated by Douglas Dreishpoon, catalog with essay by Douglas Dreishpoon.
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Emerging Artists 1978-86: Selections from the EXXON Series, New York, NY., Curated by Diane Waldman, catalog with essay by Diane Waldman.
  • Robeson Gallery, Rutgers University, Contemporary Syntax: Edge and Balance, New Brunswick, NJ., curated by Allison Weld, catalog with essay by Allison Weld.
  • Contemporary Art Center, Standing Ground: Sculpture by American Women, Cincinnati, OH., Curated by Sarah Rogers, catalog with essay by Sarah Rogers.
  • 1986 The Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, AMERICA: Art and the West, traveling to: The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia, curated by Celeste M. Adams, book with essays by Celeste M. Adams & Dr. Ron Tyler.
  • Sculpture Center, The Sculptural Membrane, curated by Douglas Dreishpoon, catalog with essay by Douglas Dreishpoon, New York, NY.
  • 1983 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New Perspectives in American Art: 1983 EXXON National Exhibition, New York, NY., curated by Diane Waldman, catalog with essay by Diane Waldman.

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 Park Avenue Armory, Artist-In-Residence, September, 2011 - October, 2012, New York, NY.
  • South Dakota State University, Department of Visual Arts Van Zante Visiting Artist, Brookings, SD.
  • 2007 Pilchuck Glass School, Artist-in-Residence, Stanwood, WA.
  • 2003 Burapha University, Guest of the Faculty, Residency & Exhibition, Chonburi, Thailand
  • 2000 Lafyette College, Detwiller Visiting Artist, Easton, PA.
  • Dartmouth College, Studio Art Exhibition Program Artist-In-Residence, Hanover, NH.
  • 1998 Bucknell University, ‘Hide and Seek’ a Summer Residency, Lewisburg, PA., curated by Stuart Horodner
  • South Dakota State University, Department of Visual Arts Van Zante Visiting Artist, Brookings, SD.
  • 1996 PICA / Portland Institute for Contemporary Arts, Residency Fellowship, Portland, OR.
  • 1993 Atelier 11 Foundation Grant, Triesen, Liechtenstein
  • 1992 Yaddo Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 1991 Edward F. Albee Foundation, Residency Fellowship, Montauk, NY.
  • Macdowell Colony, Fellowship, Peterborough, NH.
  • 1990 National Endowment for the Arts, Grant in Sculpture
  • 1989 New York Foundation for the Arts, Grant in Sculpture, New York, NY.
  • Macdowell Colony, Fellowship, Peterborough, NH.
  • 1988 Djerassi Foundation, Fellowship, Woodside, CA. Agnes Bourne Fellowship in Sculpture
  • 1987 Macdowell Colony, Fellowship (Jean and Louis Dreyfus award) Peterborough, NH.
  • 1986 Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, Individual Grant, New York, NY.
  • Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Individual Grant, New York, NY.
  • Edward F. Albee Foundation, Residency Fellowship, Montauk, NY.
  • 1985 South Dakota Arts Council, Individual Artist Grant
  • 1984 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Individual Artist Grant, New York, NY
  • Governor of South Dakota, Governor‘s Award for Creative Achievement in the Arts, Pierre, SD.
  • 1983 South Dakota Arts Council, Individual Artists Grant, Pierre, SD.
  • 1982 P.S.1, Exhibition Fellowship, Projects Room, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Queens, NY.
  • Jerome Foundation, Exhibition Fellowship, WARM Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Betty Brazil Memorial Fund, Betty Brazil Memorial Grant, Tarrytown, NY.
  • 1981 South Dakota Arts Council, Individual Artists Grant, Pierre, SD.

Teaching Positions

  • 2005 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ., Visiting Faculty, Advanced Sculpture (Spring).
  • 1999 Harvard University, Cambridge Ma., Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Intermediate Sculpture (Spring).
  • 1989 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ,, Visiting Faculty, Sculpture (Fall).
  • State University of New York, Purchase, NY., Visiting Faculty, sculpture (Fall).
  • 1988 Maryland Art Institute, Baltimore, MD., Visiting Faculty, Sculpture (Spring).
  • 1984 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY., Drawing Instructor (Spring).
  • 1980 Standing Rock Community College, Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, Fort Yates, ND., Drawing Instructor.

Lectures, Panels and Workshops

* indicates videotaped lecture

  • 2012 Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT. & South Dakota Museum of Art, Brookings, SD. Gallery discussion in conjunction with Carol Hepper: Inside the Between
  • 2010 Vermont Studio Center, Visiting artist lecture and studio visits(and 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003), Johnson, VT.
  • *North Dakota Museum of Art, Shared Histories, panel discussion with participating artists; Tim Schouten and Keith Berens, Moderated by curator/ museum director; Laurel Reuter, Grand Forks, ND.
  • *South Dakota Art Museum, Public lecture and South Dakota State University student seminars, Van Zante Visiting Professorship in the Visual Arts, Brookings, SD.
  • 2006 Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Gallery talk in conjunction with Some Assembly Required, Amherst MA.
  • 2003 Maryland Institute College of Art, Rinehart School of Sculpture, visiting artist (and 1988), Baltimore, MD.
  • North Dakota Museum of Art, Gallery talk in conjunction with the opening of Bugs and Such, Grand Forks, ND.
  • 2000 Maryland Institute College of Art, Public Slide Lecture and gallery talk in conjunction with Translucency and Light, Baltimore, MD.
  • University of California, Davis, public lecture and weeklong workshop.
  • Lafayette College, Williams Center For the Arts, slide lecture in conjunction with the Detwiller Visiting Artist Fellowship, Easton PA.
  • Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Public Lecture in conjunction with the exhibition Wet Paint, Jaffie Fried and Strauss Galleries, Hanover, NH.
  • 1998 *17th International Sculpture Conference, Laumeier Sculpture Park, Chicago IL., panelist, moderator: Dr. Beej Smith, Director; other panelist: Patrick Dougherty.
  • *South Dakota Memorial Art Museum, Public lecture and South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD., student seminars, Van Zante Visiting Professorship in the Visual Arts.
  • 1997 *National Academy of Design, New York, NY., an artist panel discussion moderated by Brendan Gill in conjunction with Community of Creativity: A Century of MacDowell Colony Artists.
  • 1996 *Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT., public lecture in conjunction with In the Flesh
  • 1995 Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL., public lecture, studio visits printmaking workshop (produced artists’ book: Hot and Cold Running Water).
  • Freedman Gallery Center for the Arts, Albright College, Reading, PA., panelist in conjunction with In the Flesh, moderator: Jill Snyder, other panelists: Harry Philbrick and Jack Whitten.
  • Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI., public lecture in conjunction with John Duff & Carol Hepper at Hill Gallery.
  • *Portland Art Museum, Portland OR., public lecture in conjunction with The Third Dimension, Sculpture and Culture.
  • *Orlando Museum of Art, FL., public lecture in conjunction with the exhibition Skin/Deep: Carol Hepper
  • 1994 Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL., public lecture & sculpture workshop
  • 1993 Portland Art Museum, Portland OR., public lecture in conjunction with Material Identity: Sculpture between Nature and Culture
  • 1992 Portland State University, Portland, OR., public lecture and studio visits
  • Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA., public lecture and workshop in conjunction with Insights: Carol Hepper
  • Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI., public lecture & studio visits
  • Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI., public lecture in conjunction with solo exhibition at Hill Gallery
  • 1990 Brandeis University, Waltham, MA., public lecture and studio visits
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, CO., public lecture and studio visits
  • 1989 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN., public lecture in conjunction with Material Matters: Permanent Collection Sculpture since 1980
  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst, public lecture & studio visits
  • 1988 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI., public lecture & studio visits (1986 and 1987)
  • 1987 Williams College, Williamstown, MA., public lecture.
  • Women’s Sculpture Conference, Cincinnati, OH., panelist, ‘Art outside of the Museum’
  • Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL., public lecture and week-long residency
  • University of South Dakota, Vermilion, public lecture in conjunction with solo exhibition in the University of South Dakota Galleries
  • 1984 South Dakota State University, Brookings, public lecture & studio visits
  • 1983 University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, public lecture

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