NENE HUMPHREY
564 Sackett Street Brooklyn, NY. 11217
P: 917-892-7987
E: humphreynene27@gmail.com
www.nenehumphrey.com
www.circlingthecenter.com


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2013 New Directions Series, Carriage House Theater, Montalvo Art Center: Circling the Center Performance: Saratoga, CA
Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC
Proteus Gowanus, Circling the Center Video and Panel Discussion in collaboration Dr. Joseph LeDoux, Brooklyn, NY
Dixon Place Theater, NYC: Circling the Center Performance

2011 McNay Art Museum; Frost Octagon Video Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Circling the Center Video Performance, Kentler International Drawing Space, NY

2010 Sharadin Art Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA

2009 Pinnacle Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2009 Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC

2007 Lesley Heller Gallery, NYC

2005 Islip Art Museum, Long Island, NY
Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA

2004 Pei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA*

2002 Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Miss.*
Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA
Breneau University, Gainsville, GA

1999 Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY, curated by Susan Edwards*
Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Salem College Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

1998 Colorado University Art Galleries, Boulder, CO , curated by Susan Krane

1996 Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.*essay by Nancy Princenthal

1993 Halsey Gallery, College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, traveling to University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida* 

1992 Winthrop Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Sandler Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1990 McIntosh Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

1988 Waterworks Art Center, Salisbury, North Carolina

Sculpture Center: Gallery Two, New York, NY

1986 Alternative Museum, Matrix Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Jane Farer

1985 Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Wisconsin*

1984 Haggar Center, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana

1983 Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

1981 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, New York


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2012 Full SpectrumFu: Prints from the Brandywine Workshop: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA*
Emergence & Structure, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL, University of Florida, Gainesville. FL*
Seeing Ourselves, Muse/Center of Photography and The Moving Image, New York, NY.*

2011 Migrations, Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, curated by Regine Bash Cabinet, Brooklyn, NY and Mass MoCa, North Adams, MA
Marked Differences, curated by Roberto Wadell, Brooklyn, NY
Myself, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, curated by Marjorie Vecchio*

2010 ArtPark: 1974–84, UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, SUNY Buffalo, NY*
The National Academy of Design Invitational Exhibition, New York, NY
Anatomy Anatomical /Microbial /Microcosms, Central Booking, Brooklyn, NY

2009 The Last Book, curated by Luis Camanzer, National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2008 Works on Paper from the Contemporary Collection, High Museum, Atlanta, GA

2007 Radius. Metaphor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“Phenomenal” Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio
2006 “Some Assembly Required: Extreme Evolutions, Mead Museum, Amherst, Mass*
“181 National Academy Invitational, New York, NY *
“Threads of Memory, Dorsky Gallery, NYC, NY*
“Couples” Palmer Museum, Univ. of Pa.*

2005 “Traveler”, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
“Three Points of View” Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2004 “Thinking in Line-A survey of Contemporary Drawing”, University Gallery, Univ. of Florida, Gainesville. Curated by John L. Moore & Ron Janowich*
“Striking Comparisons” Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA
“Reduce/Reuse/Rexamine” Rotunda Gallery, NYC.NY.

2003 "Site/Insight" PS1/MOMA, New York, NY Curated by Agnes Gund,
2002 "Nene Humphrey, Mary Campbell”, Art Resources Transfer, New York,NY
"Sew Fine" Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY. Curated by Karen Shaw*
"Domestic Traces". Dorsky Gallery, NYC. (Three-person exhibit) Curated by Margaret Matthews-Berenson*
"Prints from the Vermont Studio Press”, Robert Hull Flemming Museum, Burlington, VT 

2001 Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

2000 "Months and Moons", ACA Gallery, New York, N.Y.
"Nene Humphrey/Benny Andrews: The Art of Family”, Ogden Museum, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, La. And The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT. Curated by Rick Gruber*

1999 "Head to Toe: Impressing the Body”, University Gallery, Univ. of Mass. Amherst, Mass. Curated by Donna Harkavey and Margaret Mathews-Berenson
"Millennium Messages" org. by SITES, Washington, D.C.traveling to Everson Museum of Art, N.Y., Miami Univ. Art Museum, Ohio, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, L.I.Curated by Bobbi Coller*

1998 “Nene Humphrey, Grace Knowleton”, Workspace Gallery, NYC.curated by Lesley Heller

1996 “Close to Home”, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, N.Y.*
“The Art Exchange Show” Denise Gordon Co., New York, N.Y

1995 "Essence and Persuasion, the Power of Black and White”, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY
"Object Lessons: Feminine dialogues with the surreal”, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Mass. curated by Jeffrey Keough and Ann Wilson Lloyd*
"New South, Old South”, Winthrop University Gallery, Rock Hill, S.C.
"In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the 90's", Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, N.Y.* 

1994 Project Room Installation with Ellen Driscoll, Threadwaxing Space, New York, N.Y.
"Fabricated Nature," Boise Art Museum, Boise Idaho and traveling*
"Sculpture Southeast", South Carolina Art Museum, Columbia, S.C.*

1993 "Idiocognito", OIA/Police Building, New York, N.Y. and William Patterson College, Wayne, N.J.*
"Drawings from 55 Ferris Street", curated by Frederike Taylor, Jessica Berwind Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. and Wynn Kramersky Gallery, New York, New York.

1992 "55 Ferris II," 55 Ferris Street, Brooklyn, New York. Curated by Frederike Taylor, essay by Nancy Princenthal*
"Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro North Carolina*
"Embracing the Void," Valencia College, Orlando, Florida. Curated Judith Page*

1991 "Stark Contrast," Trenkmann Gallery, New York, New York
"Art of Our Times," High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia. Curated by Susan Krane

1990 "Sculptor's Drawings," East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, Long Island, New York. Curated by Jennifer Cross*
"The Art of Drawing," Lehman College, Bronx, New York. Curated by Jane Farver*
"Recent Acquisitions," High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
"Small Works, Cast Iron," Sculpture Center, New York, New York
"Work on Paper: Contemporary American Drawings," High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia*
"Collector's Exhibition," Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

1989 "Lines of Vision. Drawings by Contemporary Women," Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Brookville, New York, Blum Helman Warehouse, and traveling internationally. Curated by Dr. Judy C. Van Wagner*
"Objects/Figures," East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, East Hampton, New York. Curated by Jennifer Cross*
"Installation," Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
"Nene Humphrey/Phillipe Bent," Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York, New York

1988 "Scale (small)," Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, New York
"Sculpture as Companion," Henry Feiwel Gallery, New York, New York
"Group Show," John Davis Gallery, New York, New York
"Black, Grey, White," Henry Feiwel Gallery, New York, New York
"Sculpture '88," White Columns, New York, New York
"Selections," Siegeltuch Gallery, New York, New York

1987 "Three Sculptors," AIR Gallery, New York, New York
"The Blue Angel," Longwood Arts Center, Bronx, New York, traveled to Space 111, Birmingham, Alabama and AIR Gallery, New York, New York*
"Small Scale Sculpture/Large Scale Sculpture," Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, Georgia*

1987 "Nature into Form," Oscarsson Siegeltuch Gallery, New York, New York

1985 "Earth, Water, Light," Interart de St. Amand Gallery, New York, New York
"The Totemic Impulse," Gallery Schweitzer, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1984 "Sculptors Drawings," Sculpture Center, New York, New York 

1983 "Sculpture," Greene Space Gallery, New York, New York, traveled to Visual Arts Gallery, SUNY at Purchase, New York* 

1982 "Sealed Orders," Mercer Union Gallery, Toronto, Canada

1981 "Ambiance/Stimuli," Alternative Museum, New York, New York*
"Ritual and Landscape," Touchstone Gallery, New York, New York

1980 "Inaugural Show," Touchstone Gallery, New York, New York

1978-9 "Group Show", Touchstone Gallery, New York, New York

Public Commissions:
1984 "Passages," Haggar Center, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana
"Red Road for Atlanta," Piedmont Park, A.A.F., Atlanta, Georgia

1983 "Roadrise/Resting Space," Art on the Beach, Battery Park, New York, sponsored by Creative Time, Inc.
"Unending Roads," Mitchel Field, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

1981 "Meadow Passage/Forest House," Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey*

1980 "Enclosed Garden/Landscape," Artpark, Lewiston, New York*
"Four Mountains for a Grove of Trees," Ward's Island, New York, sponsored by A.R.E.A.*

Grants and Awards:
2012 Montalvo Artist Fellowship, Montalvo, CA
2010 Agnes Gund Foundation Grant for Video Production, New York, NY
Artist Residency Grant for project production, Sharadin Art Gallery, Univ.of Pa, Kutztown, Pa
2009 Brown Foundation Fellowship, Dora Maar, House, France, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
2008 Patricia and Jerre Mangione Fellowship, MacDowell Colony, NH
2007 Smithsonian Institution Artist Research Fellowship
2003 Asian Cultural Council Artist Grant
2001 Berkshire Taconic Foundation Individual Artist Grant
1999 Anonymous Was A Woman Award
Hambidge Center, CRG Corporation Fellowship, Rabun Gap, Georgia
1986 Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Bellagio, Italy
1983 National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Grant
1982 Karolyi Foundation Fellowship, Vence, France
1978 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, NH


Education:
M.A. Goddard College, Boston, Massachusetts 1972
B.A. St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana 1968
M.F.A. York University, Toronto, Canada 1978

Selected Public Collections:
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Wilfredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba
The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
CRG Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Ogden Museum, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Morris Museum, Morristown,N.J
Haggar Center, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Best Products Inc., Richmond, VA
Herb and Dorothy Vogal Drawing Collection
Pennsylvania Museum of Art, PA
Washington University, St Louis, MO


Teaching Experience/Visiting Artist
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
New York University, NYC, NY
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Goodman Banks Visiting Artist, Kingswood-Oxford School, Hartford, Ct
University of Connecticut Graduate Program, Storrs, Ct. 2000
Rhode Island School of Design, Visiting Artist 2000
Rhode Island School of Design: Graduate Program Sculpture. 1999-
Massachusetts College of Art Visiting Artist, 1999
Brandeis University, Visiting Artist, 1999,2001
Hunter College, Visiting Artist 1999
Vermont College of Norwich University, Montpelier, Vt. Graduate Program.1998-
Advisory Panel Member: Rencontres Choregraphiques International/Danspace, NYC, and N.Y 1997
Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. Visiting Professor: Sculpture 1998
University of Colorado, Boulder, Co. Visiting Artist, 1998
Massachusetts College of Art, Visiting Artist 1995
Parsons School of Art and Design, New York, N.Y. 1992-1998
College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C. Visiting Artist, 1993
Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt. Visiting Artist, 1992
Valencia Community College, Orlando, Fl. Visiting Artist, 1992
Winthrop College, Rock Hill, S.C. Visiting Artist, 1992
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI Visiting Artist, 1985
Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame. Visiting Artist,1984
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, N.S., Visiting Artist, 1982
Illinois State University, Normal, Ill. Visiting Artist, 1982
St. Ann’s School, Brooklyn, N.Y. Courses taught: Sculpture I and II, Three Dimensional Design,” Body as Metaphor”(sculpture). 1982-1998
Art in Public Places Program Consultant, Washington State Arts Commission, Seattle, Wash., 1981-82
Art Instructor: McDougall Center for Boys, Brooklyn, N.Y. and Manhattan Psychiatric Hospital, Ward’s Island, N.Y. 1979-80.Art Workshops developed for social workers working with disturbed children at Rhode Island State Hospital and Westerly Art Center, Westerly, R.I., 1974-79
York University, Toronto, Ontario, and Instructor: Foundations course for freshman (drawing, sculpture, painting), 1977-78
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Ct. Instructor: Drawing, Design, Sculpture, and grant writing for special funded projects with inner city youth.