Alyson Shotz, biography

Born 1964 in Glendale, Arizona. Lives and works in New York, USA.

EDUCATION
1991

University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, MFA

1987

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, BFA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

 2016

Alyson Shotz: Plane Weave, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Alyson Shotz, Weave and Fold, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Art in the Garden – Alyson Shotz, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

2015

Light & Shadow, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC

2014

Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum, Hamilton College, NY

Derek Eller Gallery, NY

Carolina Nitsch Project Room, NY


2013

Invariant Interval, Visual Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin

Geometry of Light, Eli and Edythe Broad Museum

Fluid State, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Chroma, Derek Eller Gallery, North Room, New York, NY


2012

Fluid State, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

Alyson Shotz: Selected Work, Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden

Ecliptic, Phillips Collection, Washington, DC

Interval, Galeria Vartai, Vilnius, Lithuania


2011

Geometry of Light, Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo

Fundamental Forces, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm and Umeå

Fundamental Forces, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Wavelength, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Bloomberg Philanthropies, New York, NY


2010

Sightings #1: Alyson Shotz, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

Standing Wave, Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus


2009

Drawing Through Space, The Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University

Phase Shift, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

2008

New Work: Shotz, Kempinas, Temple, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Augustus Saint Gaudens Foundation, Cornish, NH

Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


2007

Infinite Space, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Summer Installation, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Topologies, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, IN


2006

Topologies, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI


2005

C2, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

Light, Sound, Space, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

A Moment in Time and Space, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY


2004

Cross Sections, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

The Shape of Space, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX

The Simple Forms, Ingalls & Associates/Lemonsky Projects, Miami, FL


2003

A Slight Magnification of Altered Things, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga, NY

Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY


2002

Lemon Sky Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Susan Inglett, New York, NY

 

1999

Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA


1997

Lemon Sky Projects, Los Angeles, CA


1996

Susan Inglett, New York, NY

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2015

Art Basel Parcours, Basel, Switzerland
Intersections: Fifth Anniversary, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D
Espirit Dior, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Wellin Collects, Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Natural impulses, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Material Fix, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Taking Form: Quality in Clay, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2014

Fact of the Matter: Artists of Socrates Sculpture Park, Curated by John Hatfield, Socrates Sculpture Park at 1285 Ave. of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY

Blue: Matter, Mood and Melancholy, 21C, Cincinnati, OH

Imperfect Surface: Dieu Donné Paper Invitational, Dieu Donne, New York, NY

Regarding the Forces of Nature, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Bowdoin, ME

Simply Drawn: Gifts to the Columbus Museum from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky, Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

Pattern Follow The Rules, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver


2013

Pattern Follow The Rules, curated by Ali Gass, Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, East Lansing, MI

Summer of Photography, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY

Force of Nature, curated by Diana Campbell, Phoenix Market City Public Art Program, Chennai, India

Espirit Dior, Grand Palais, Paris, France

Play Things, The New York Public Library, New York, NY (forthcoming)

Sequent, Crown Point Press Gallery, San Francisco, CA (forthcoming)


2012

Sculpture Biennial, Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden

Light and Landscape, curated by Nora Lawrence, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY

Systemic, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY

Sculpted Matter, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

Motion and Emotion: Contemporary Art from Gerhard Richter to Chakaia Booker, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

Art in the Fields, The Fields Sculpture Park, Art OMI, Ghent, NY


2011

The More Things Change, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

The Limits, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada

Fracturing the Burning Mirror, ICA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Storm King at Fifty, 5+5: New Perspectives, Storm King Arts Center, Mountainville, NY

Picturing Technology: Land and Machine, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI


2010

Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum, New York 

Material World, MASS MoCA , North Adams, MA

Storm King at Fifty, 5+5: New Perspectives, Storm King Arts Center, Mountainville, NY

10 Years Carolina Nitsch Editions 2000-2010, Project Room, New York, NY 

Ways of Seeing: EV Day, Richard Dupont, Alyson Shotz, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY 

Face Your Demons, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Wall to Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Transparency and Trans-formations: American Art at the Residence, Stockholm, Sweden


2009

Living Color, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Age of the Marvelous, Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London

New York New Drawings, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain

Reflecting Transformation, No Longer Empty/Caledonia Storefront, New York, NY 

Under the Influence, Girls Club Collection, Miami, Fl

Sparkle and Glitter, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

New Work, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA


2008

Currents: Recent Acquisitions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC

In Pure Land, Isis Gallery, London

Landscapes for Frankenstein, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY 

Boson Exotic, Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, NJ

Making Visible, the Invisible: Abstract Art from MMOCA’s permanent Collection, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

MultiXply, A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

New Prints 2008, IPCNY, New York, NY

2007

The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Written in Light, Bloomberg LP, curated by Zeljka Himbele, New York, NY

NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

All You Desire, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY


2006

Light x 8, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

Deep Freeze, Mehr Gallery, New York, NY

Art Basel, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY

ArtRock, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

Garden, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Richmond, VA

3D: An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Carl Solway Gallery, Cinncinnati

Dan Fisher/Alyson Shotz, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Uneasy Nature, Weatherspoon Art Museum, North Carolina

Inaugural Group Show, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY


2005

Labyrinths, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, RI

Sculpture- Alyson Shotz, Tara Donovan, Kirsten Hassenfeld  , Beverly Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

Repeat Performance, Anthony Grant Gallery, New York, NY

Blooming, Carl Solway Gallery, Cinncinnati, OH

Art Basel/ Miami, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Alyson Shotz/Julianne Schwartz, Mixed Greens, New York, NY


2004

Needful Things: Contemporary Multiples, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Ohio

SPECTRUMS: Newer Media Imaging in Photography and Photo-Related Artwork,

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Art Basel, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art, New York, NY

¬reGenerations: Environmental Art in California, Armory Center for the Arts, LA

Editions Spotlight: Carolina Nitsch, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA


2003

Unnaturally, curated by Mary-Kay Lombino, ICI Tour: Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa; Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California; H&R Block Space at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City; Copia Center for the Arts, Napa,CA, Lowe Art Museum, Miami

Yard: an Exhibition about the Private Landscape that Surrounds Domestic Architecture, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

Larger Than Life: Women Artists Making it Big, Susquehanna Art Museum, PA

Strange Worlds, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY

Supercool, Katherine Markel Fine Arts, New York, NY


2002

Mirror Mirror, MASS MoCA, MA

Fictions in Wonderland, Beverly Reynolds Gallery, VA

Into the Woods, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

Dangerous Beauty, curated by Manon Slome, JCC, New York, NY


2001

Digital Printmaking Now, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

Plant Life, K.S. Art, New York, NY

Being There, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY

Material Whirled, Art in General, New York, NY

Sensing the Forest, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Mixed Greens at Space 101, Brooklyn, NY

Let’s Get to Work, Susquehanna Art Museum, PA


2000

Pastoral Pop, The Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris, New York, NY

Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, NY

Wildlife, organized by James Cohan Gallery, at Reynolds Gallery, VA

Editions Spotlight: Muse-X Editions, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

The Living End, curated by Ingrid Schaffner, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, CO

Blurry Lines, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, WI

Not a Theme Show, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD

Showroom, RCCA: The Arts Center, Troy, NY

Photasm, Union College and tour to Hunter College, NY


1999

Sound Foundations: Audio in Video, Bard College, Center for Curatorial Studies, NY

Zingmagazine Curatorial Video Crossing, Sudhausarbar/Warteck PP, Basel, Switzerland

Best of the Season, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield

Nature is Not Romantic, Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, NY

Comfort, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


1998

Media Library, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY

New Video from The Outpost, The Kitchen, New York, NY

Pop-Surrealism, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

Coming Off The Wall, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA


1997

Dead-Fit Beauty, Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, NY

Giftland V: Consumerism , Printed Matter, New York, NY

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


1996

Giftland V: Democra$y, Printed Matter, New York, NY

Alem de Agua: Copiacabana, el Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo, Badajoz, Spain

Anxious Times, Weber State University, Salt Lake City, UT


1995

August 28, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA

Fools Day, 12 Warren, NY


1994

The Natural World, A/C Project Room, New York, NY

 

PERMANENT SITE-SPECIFIC COMISSIONS

2013

Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

MTA Arts for Transit Station, Smith and 9th Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY


2011

University of South Florida, Carol and Frank Morsani Health Center Tampa, Fl.


2010

Ohio University, ARC building, Athens, Ohio


2009

Louis Vuitton, Kobe, Japan


2008

The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH


2006

Memorial Sloan Kettering Research Center, New York, NY (Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, NY)

University of Houston, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Houston, TX (Architect: Lake Flato, TX)


2005

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (Architect: Renzo Piano)

 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUES AND BEOCHURES

2011

Alyson Shotz: Geometry of Light. Espace Louis Vuitton, Tokyo (exh. cat)


2010

Material World: Sculpture into Environment. Susan Cross. MASS MoCA (exh. cat)

Sightings: Alyson Shotz, Nasher Sculpture Center. Jed Morse. (exh. brochure)


2009

The Age of the Marvellous. All Visual Arts, London (exh. cat.)

New York New Drawings. Elizabeth Finch. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain (exh. cat.)

Alyson Shotz. Text by Katie Stone Sonnenborn, interview by Anja Chavez. Derek Eller Gallery (exh. cat)


2008

New Work: Zilvinas Kempinas, Alyson Shotz and Mary Temple. Text by Ali Gass. San Francisco Museum of Art (exh. brochure)

MultiXply. Text by Annika Marie. A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (exh. brochure)


2006

Alyson Shotz: Topologies. Text by Jane Simon. Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University (exh. brochure)

Uneasy Nature. Text  by Xandra Eden. Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (exh. cat.)

Alyson Shotz: C2. Text by Emily Hall. Kevin Bruk Gallery (exh. brochure)


2005

Alyson Shotz: Light, Sound, Space. Text by Jessica Hough. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (exh. brochure)


2004

A Slight Magnification of Altered Things. Text by Ian Berry. The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum (exh. cat.)

The Nature of Things to Come. Text by Matthew Guy Nichols. Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (exh. cat.)


2003

Unnaturally. Text by Mary Kay Lombino. Independent Curators International, New York, NY (exh.cat)


2002

Dangerous Beauty. Text by Manon Slome. JCC, New York, NY (exh.cat)


1999

Nature is Not Romantic. Text by Tracy Adler and Heidi Zuckerman. Hunter College, New York, NY (exh. cat.)

Alyson Shotz: Marvels of the Universe. Text by Jonathan VanDyke. Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA (exh. brochure)


1998

Coming Off the Wall. Text by Jonathan VanDyke. Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA (exh.brochure)

Pop-Surrealism. The Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT (exh. cat.)


1997

On Paper. Text by Amy Cappellazzo. Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina (exh. cat).

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


2014

Brown, Kathan, Alyson Shotz, San Francisco Arts Quarterly (Feb.-April, 2014, issue 15)

Andress, Sarah. “Alyson Shotz: Sequent, Sequent II, Topographic Iteration, Sledgehammer/Glass/Light”, Art in Print (January-February): 19-20


2013

Considine, Austin. “Amidst Cuts, Indianapolis Museum Partners with Alexander Hotel.” Art in America (March 4, 2013)

Granberry, Michael. “Art Notes: Contemporary Artist Alyson Shotz is the Dallas Cowboys’ Latest Addition.”

Dallas Morning News (September 6, 2013)

Lee, Nayun. “The Culmination of Feminine Sublime Beauty, Unnatural Structure of Nature.” Public Art Magazine (Korea) (#076): 82-89.

Mayer, Gabriel. Architecture, Glass, Art, Franz Mayer of Munich Mayer’sche Hofkunstanstalt, Munich, Hirmer Verlag

Spector, Roseanne. “A Latticework of Irridescent Color and Light.” Inside Stanford Medicine (May 20, 2013)


2012

Hanson, Sarah. “In the Studio.” Art + Auction (May 2012)

Hodara, Susan. “Finding in Sunlight a Sound and a Taste.” The New York Times (June 22, 2012): 10

Johnson, Ken. “Capturing the Sunshine, Releasing the Bees,” The New York Times (September 21, 2012): 31

Jonsson, Dan. “The International Sculpture Biennial in Boras.” Dagens Nyheter, Sweden (July 12, 2012).

Sapoka, Kestutis. “What did the Hurricane Ruin?”Kulturos Barai, Lithuania (Nr.11, 2012): 48-50

Spector, Roseanne. “Artist’s Glass Experiments Shattering, in a Good Way.” Inside Stanford Medicine (April 9, 2012)

Sullivan, Robert. “Full Spectrum: A Light and Landscape Exhibition at Storm King.” Vogue.com (May, 14, 2012)

Vogel, Carol. “An Art Filled Hotel in Indianapolis.” The New York Times (March 9, 2012)


2011

Ban, Ryuji. “A Unique Space Guided by Light.” Sankei Express (October 18, 2011)

Bryant, Eric. “Light and Space.” Art +Auction (December 2011): 48

Dahlqvist, Dennis. “Spegelkuber förvrider och oroar seendet.” Svenska Dagbladet (September 2011): 7

Hanson, Sarah. “Remain in Light.” Artinfo.com (December 23, 2011)

Heaton, Paul. “Tripping the Light Fantastic.” Tokyo Art Beat (October 1, 2011)

Honigman, Ana Finel. “Windows to the World.” Interview (October 11, 2011)

Kulturnyhternas kritikerlista [Culture news critics list] (September 2, 2011)

Liddell, Colin. “Geometry of Light.” Japan Times (November 17, 2011)

Madestrand, Bo. ”Konstens nya världar.”Dagens Nyheter (August 25 2011): 6

Masukawa, Chiharu. “Places to go in September.” Vogue Japan (August 28, 2011)

Mediell, Sara. ”7000 spikar lyfter tråden ur väggen.” Västerbottens-Kuriren (August 29, 2011)

Poellinger, Clemens. ”Konsthösten välfylld av samtiden.” Svenska Dagbladet (August 28, 2011): 4-5

Masayo Wako/ Shiro Takagi, “Women Artists and Their Exhibitions”, Waraku, 10/10/11

Sano, Naofumi. “Geometry of Light at Espace Louis Vuitton.” Figaro Japan, (September 20, 2011)

Scott, Andrea “Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller.” The New Yorker (March 14, 2011)

Shimanuki, Taisuke. “Art Navi: AS Interview.” Bijutsu Techo (October 17, 2011)

Shotz, Alyson. “Triple Infinity” (artists project), Esopus #17 (November 1, 2011)

SVT (Swedish Television), Kulturnyhterna, August 25 2011 19:00, (interview/review)

SVT (Swedish Television), Västerbottensnytt, ”Konstnären Alyson Shotz intar Umeå.” (September 1, 2011)


2010

Barker, Godfrey. “Market Forces.” London Evening Standard Magazine (March 19, 2010): 15

Carter, Rebecca. “Alyson Shotz Investigates Materiality, Sculpture Architecture and Sound.” D Magazine (November 23, 2010)

Chou, Kimberly. “Weathering the Storm.” Art in America (May 4, 2010)

Esplund, Lance. “A Five-Decade Marriage of Nature and Art.” The Wall Street Journal (July 10, 2010)

Janette, Misha. “Revamps, re-openings, relocations and the return of Fashion Week.” The Japan Times (March 11, 2010)

Reis, Katy M. “Alyson Shotz: Standing Wave.” NYFA Current Magazine (May 20, 2010)

Ryan, Hugh. “Storm King Turns Fifty.” The Daily Beast (June 4, 2010)

Sheets, Hilarie M. “Turning Piano Wire into Light.” Artnews (January 2010)

Yamamoto, Kazumi. “Louis Vuitton Kobe Maison.” Casa Brutus Japan (May 2010): 144-145

Yates, Christopher. “Shimmery installation toys with perception.” The Columbus Dispatch, (February 7, 2010) 

“Louis Vuitton Opens New Kobe Maison that Weds Art and Luxury.” China Post (March 17, 2010)


2009

Cole, Olivia. “London’s Guerilla Art.” The Daily Beast (October 26, 2009)

Cotter, Holland. “On the Piers, Testing the Waters in a Down Market.” The New York Times (March 6, 2009)

Kessels, Erik. “Fascinatie.” Adformatie Netherlands (March 5, 2009)

Rosenberg, Karen. “Alyson Shotz: Phase Shift.” The New York Times (March 13, 2009)

Rushworth, Katherine. “Space, Light and Life.” The Post-Standard, Syracuse, NY. (November 29, 2009)

Sexton, Elaine. “Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller.” Art in America (September 2009): 150


2008

Chavez, Anja. “Sculpture Today: A Conversation with Alyson Shotz.” Sculpture Magazine, (November 2008): 24-29 [ill.]

Davies, Lucy. ”Art +Sound: Simon Fisher Turner.” Daily Telegraph.co, London

Newhall, Edith. “Photos and Sculpture at Locks:Techno Treatment by Alyson Shotz.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (February 1, 2008)

Rosenberg, Karen. “Landscapes for Frankenstein at Sara Meltzer.” The New York Times (August 1, 2008)

Stockwell, Craig. “Art Reviews: Alyson Shotz,” Art New England, October/November, p. 57


2007

Cameron, Dan. ArtWorks: The Progressive Collection. (D.A.P./The Progressive Collection, 2007)

Kazakina, Katya. “Bead Cocoons, Blavatsky Asleep, Leipzig Turbulence: Chelsea Art.” Bloomberg.com (March 2, 2007)

Smith, Roberta. “Space Exploration, Conducted on a Spiral.” The New York Times (July 20, 2007): front page, The Arts [ill.]

Vogel, Carol. “The Week to Come: Art.” The New York Times (April 8, 2007): A4

Wolin, Joseph. “The Shapes of Space” Structural Elements: The Space is in the Building.” Time Out (August 16, 2007)

“Portraits of the Artists.” Jane Magazine (January 2007): 124


2006

Baker, Alyson and Ivana Mestrovic, eds. Socrates Sculpture Park. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006)

“Artists at Work.” New York Magazine. (May 2006): 9

“Rocking Art at Rockefeller Center.” The New York Sun Vol.122 no.18 (May 10, 2006): front page [ill.]


2005

Brundage, Brita. “Reflections/Deceptions.” Fairfield Weekly (March 10, 2005).

Dunlop, Beth. “Rene Gonzalez Architect, Transforms a Warehouse.” Interior Design (June 1, 2005)

Genocchio, Benjamin. “Quiet Dazzle and Chaotic Chimes.” The New York Times (March 6, 2005)

Goodman, Jonathan. “Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller.” Sculpture Magazine vol.24 (October 2005): 75-76

Johnson, Ken. “Alyson Shotz: A Moment in Time and Space.” The New York Times (April 1, 2005)

Newhall, Edith. “Alyson Shotz at Locks Gallery.” Artnews (January 2005)

“Gallery’s New Artist-in-Residence Aims to Connect Viewers with Nature.” Yale Bulletin vol.34, no.12 (December 2, 2005)

“Goings on About Town: Galleries Chelsea: Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller.” The New Yorker (April 11, 2005)


2004

Allen, Jane Ingram.“Expanding Space/Engaging Viewers: Mirrors and Reflective Materials in Contemporary Sculpture.” Sculpture Magazine vol.23, no.9 (online). (November 2004)

Fahl, David. “Alyson Shotz’s The Shape of Space glitters in a closed gallery.” The Houston Press (May 17, 2004)

Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “Through a Glass Lightly.” Sallyport: The Magazine of Rice Univ. vol.61, no.1 (Fall 2004)

Pagel, David. “Reality and Irony Collide.” The Los Angeles Times (January 2, 2004)

Sozanski, Edward J. “Abstract Works Still Near to Their Organic Roots.” The Philadelphia Inquirer (October 1, 2004)

Triff, Alfredo. “The Simple Forms.” Miami New Times (April 8, 2004)

Turner, Elisa. “Alyson Shotz: The Simple Forms.” Miami Herald (April 4, 2004)


2003

Bennet, Lennie. “Fooling Around with Mother Nature.” St. Petersburg Times (January 26, 2003)

Boyce, Roger. “Neither Here nor There: Mirror Mirror at Mass Moca.” Art New England (February 2003): 16

Brake, Alan G. “Message in a Bottle.” Interior Design Magazine (June 3, 2003): 275

Laird,Tessa. “Gallery Walk.” Art on Paper (March 2003): 74

Pratt, Kevin. “Yard.” Artforum (September 2003): 229 [ill.]

Van Der Weg, Kara. “Yard.” Contemporary Visual Arts, no. 57 (Fall 2003)

Smith, Roberta. “Impressions of the Yard, Visual and Olfactory.” The New York Times  (June 27, 2003): E28 [ill.]

“Goings on About Town: Galleries Chelsea: Alyson Shotz at Derek Eller.” The New Yorker (May 12, 2003)


2002

Dawson, Jessica. “Edgy Art in Richmond.” Washington Post (December 26, 2002): C1

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choice.” The Village Voice (February 19, 2002): 104

Ollman, Leah. “Pseudo Nature is Hip but Sterile.” Los Angeles Times (December 13, 2002)

Proctor, Roy. “Pacesetting Space.” Richmond Times Dispatch (October 27, 2002): H1

Roberts-Pullen, Paulette. “Visual Pranks.” Style Weekly (October 30, 2002): 27

“Featured Artist.” www.artkrush.com

“Into the Woods.” The New Yorker (August 12, 2002): 17


2001

Cotter, Holland. “Mixed Greens at Space 101.”The New York Times (May 18, 2001): E29

Krajewski, Sara. “Blurry Lines.” New Art Examiner (March 2001)

Parker, Lauren. “Knock Knock.” Smock Magazine no. 3 (Spring/Summer 2001): 107

Rothbart, Daniel. “A Walk in the Woods.” NY Arts (September 2001): 22-23

Wehr, Anne.  “Artistic Growth.” Time Out New York (April 26, 2001)


2000

Budick, Ariella. “Shifting Landscapes.” Newsday (August, 20, 2000)

Clifford, Katie. “Alyson Shotz.” The New Art Examiner (February 2000): 53

Goodman, Jonathan. “Pastoral Pop.” Contemporary Visual Arts no. 31 (Fall 2000)

Johnson, Ken. “Pastoral Pop.” The New York Times (July 11, 2000): E34

Kino, Carol. “The Emergent Factor.” Art in America (July 2000): 47

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choice.” The Village Voice (August 16, 2000)

Nagy, Peter. “Against Nature.” Time Out New York (August 24, 2000): 52

Naves, Mario. “It’s Not Nice to Fake Mother Nature.” The New York Observer (August 28, 2000)

Proctor, Roy. “Modern Nature.” Richmond Times Dispatch (November 12, 2000): H2

“On View: Paradise Paved.” New York Magazine  (August 7, 2000)

“Pastoral Pop.” The New Yorker (August 7, 2000)


1999

Cullen, Sandy. “Artist Finds Change Lies Hidden in the Details.” Harrisburg Patriot-News (January 17, 1999)

Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review.” The New York Times (October 8, 1999): E37

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choice.” The Village Voice (October 5, 1999)

Schmerler, Sarah. “Reviews.” Time Out New York (October 21, 1999): 74

Smith, Roberta. “Art Rediscovers a Home on the Upper East Side.” The New York Times (May 30, 1999): E31


1998

Bradberry, Grace. “The Most Exclusive Fashion Magazine in the World.” The London Times (April 8, 1998)

Ford, Tom, ed. Visionaire Magazine (April 1998)

Hirsch, Faye. “Reflective Mimicry.” On Paper (March-April): 41

Pignatelli, Benedetta. “Visionaire.” Specchio (May 1, 1998): 94-95

Spaid, Sue. “L.A. Undercover.” Art Papers (March-April, 1998): 16


1997

Cotter, Holland. “Dead-Fit Beauty.” The New York Times (February 28, 1997): C32

Nahas, Dominique. “Dead-Fit Beauty.” Review (February 15, 1997): 30


1996

Fujimori, Manami. “Graceful Touch in High Tech Age.” Tokyo, BT Magazine (July, 1996): 113

Hirsch, Faye. “Gene-Seeds.” On Paper (September-October): 30-31

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choice: Alyson Shotz at Susan Inglett.” The Village Voice (April 23, 1996)

Schwendener, Martha. “Alyson Shotz at Susan Inglett.” Art in America  (December 1996): 104

Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review.”The New York Times (April 26, 1996): C27


1995

Kahn, Robin, ed. Time Capsule. Creative Time and S.O.S intl., New York, NY


1994

Levin, Kim. “Voice Choice: The Natural World.” The Village Voice (August 16, 1994): 65

 

AWARDS

2014

Stanford University Research Fellow, Stanford University


2012

Sterling Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University


2010

Pollock Krasner Foundation


2007

Saint Gaudens Memorial Fellowship


2005-06

Yale University Artist in Residence, Yale University Art Gallery


2004

The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Program


1999

Pollock-Krasner Foundation


1996

Art Matters Foundation


1990

MOCA, Northwest Annual Award

 

VISITING ARTIST AND LECTURES

2013

University of Texas, Austin, TX


2012

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC


2011

Ohio University, Athens, OH

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY


2010

Boston University, Boston, MA

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY


2009

Williams College of Art, Williamstown, MA

Penn State University, PA


2008

Hirshhorn Museum of Art, Washington, DC


2007

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY


2006

Yale University, New Haven, CT

University of Wisconsin, Madison


2005

Philadelphia College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA


2004

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Queens College, NY


2003

Skidmore College, NY

Columbia University, NY

Corcoran Museum, Washington, DC


2001

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO


1999

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


1998

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Davis Museum of Art, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Kunst am Bau Foundation, Germany

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Louis Vuitton, Kobe, Japan

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

Misumi Collection, Tokyo

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

New York Public Library, New York, NY

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT