Leslie Wayne

 
 

 
American born in Germany, 1953
Lives and works in New York, NY


[ EDUCATION ]

1984        BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
1971-73   University of California, College of Creative Studies, Santa Barbara, CA



[ AWARDS & HONORS ]

2006
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Painting

2004
Buhl Foundation Award

1994
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Artists Grant

1993
Hillwood Art Museum, New York State Council on the Arts Projects Residency Grant

1992
Yaddo, Artists Residency Fellowship

1990
Artists Space, Exhibition Grant

1985
Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Artists Grant
Artists Space, Exhibition Grant
Change, Inc., Artists Grant



[ SOLO EXHIBITIONS ]

2008
- No Going Back, Solomon Projects. Atlanta, GA

2007
- Trouble in Paradise, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

2004
- The Object of Time: Charting a Decade, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Crossley Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL (catalogue)

2003
- Analogues of Reality: Sight and Fantasy, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

2002
- Leslie Wayne: Love in the Afternoon and Don Porcaro: Oracles, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY (catalogue) - Two Years in the World, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

2001
- Breaking & Entering, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany

2000
- Under My Skin, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)
- Re-entering, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

1999
- Insides Out, Haines Gallery, San Fransisco, CA
- Galerie Doris Wullkopf, Darmstadt, Germany

1998
- Breaking & Entering, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
- Folding Time, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA
- Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1996
- Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
- Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
- Galerie Lyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

1994
- Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
- Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany

1993
- Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

1992
- 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

1990
- 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY



[ SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS ]

2007
- Making and Finding, The Foundation To-Life Inc. New York, NY, curated by Katy Siegel

2006
- Selections from the Permanent Collections Since the 1950's, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
- -poiesis, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

2004
- A Coat of..., Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY
- A Charge to Keep, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY

2003
- A Legacy of Diversity: New Prints 2003/Winter, International Print Center, New York
- Overview. Highlights of the Collection Foundation Cartier, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden
- Collector's Vision, II, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL
- New York Abstract, Klein Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2002
- Beyond Pale: Material Possibilities, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

2001
- Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
- In Cold Blood: Art in an Age of Violence, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

2000
- The Blue Space, London, UK
- Absolut Bottled Secret, Santa Monica Museum of Art, CA

1999
- Galore: The Continuous Painting Wall, Birmingham Museum of Art, AL
- Pushing Paint, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
- Dimension, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
- Beyond Bounds-Beyond Borders, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City, MO
- Zwischern Raum #2, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
- InSite: Constructing the JCCC Collection, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
- Absolut Secret, Royal College of Art, London, UK

1998
- Painting Language, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
- From Here to Eternity: Painting in the 90's, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
- The Corcoran Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
- Small, Jeffery Coploff Gallery, New York, NY

1997
- Theories of the Decorative: Abstraction and Ornament in Contemporary Painting, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Scotland and Edwin A. Ulrich Museum, Wichita State University, KS (catalogue)
- Absolut Secret 1997, Royal College of Art, London
- A Game of Chance, Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
- The Resonance of Paint, Dunedin Fine Art Center, FL (catalogue)
- Applied Surfaces, Personal Rituals, Freddy Fong Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA
- New Abstraction, Margulies Taplin Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
- Don Porcaro, Works on Paper; Leslie Wayne, Paintings, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1996
- The Uneasy Surface: Points of Turbulence in Contemporary Art, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI (catalogue)
- Essence: Twenty Abstract Painters, Radix Gallery, New York, NY
- In This Time and Place, College Art Gallery, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY
- Formal Abstraction/New York, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
- Black-Grey-White, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany

1996
- Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1995
- 44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting: Painting Outside Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (catalogue)
- Art at the Edge: Tampering-Artists and Abstraction Today, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)
- Transatlantica: The America-Europa Non Representiva, Museo Alejandra Otero, Caracas, Venezuela. (catalogue)
- Human/Nature, The New Museum for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
- Paper Works, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
- Mit Sicherem Griff, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer Dusseldorf, Germany
- Paper View, Cohen Berkowitz Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
- Art Without Borders, Ecole du Versant, Larouche, Quebec, Canada
- A Grand Affair, Art Initiatives, New York, NY
- Untitled Painting, Gallery 148/Art Initiatives, New York, NY
- Domestic Policies, College Art Gallery, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

1994
- Painting, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
- Reveillon '94, Stux Gallery, New York, NY
- Review, Preview, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
- Visions of Six, Gallery A, Chicago, IL
- The Pleasures of Paint, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
- Matter Matters: Navigating the Terrain of Contemporary Painting, Proctor Gallery, Bard College, Annandale, NY
- Neun Ausstellungen und Sechs Editionen, Sommer 1992 bis Sommer 1994, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany (catalogue)

1993
- Review, Preview, , Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
- Irony and Ecstasy, Salama Caro Gallery, London (catalogue)
- Summer Group Exhibition, John Goode Gallery, New York, NY
- Thick and Thin, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
- Inaugural Show, The Painting Center, New York, NY
- Introductions, Bill Bace Gallery, East Hampton, NY
- Art from New York, Hiroshima Museum, Japan (catalogue)
- Beau Dommage, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY
- Silent Echoes, Tennisport Arts, Long Island City, NY
- East Coast West Coast: Five Abstract Painters, Nancy Drysdale Gallery, Washington, DC

1992
- OIA Benefit Show, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY
- Margulies-Taplin Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
- Kinder! Macht Neues!, Galerie Rolf Ricke, Koln, Germany (catalogue)
- Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
- Robert Morrison Gallery, New York, NY
- Large Drawing, 450 Broadway, New York, NY
- Painters, Trenkmann Gallery, New York, NY
- The 1.5 Show, Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, NY
- Four Person Alumni Show, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1991
- Artwork/Artworkers, AC Project Room, New York, NY
- Salon '91, Organization of Independent Artists, New York, NY

1990
- Interart de St. Amond Gallery, New York, NY
1986
- Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY
- Reconstruction: Six Young New York Sculptors, Carlson Gallery, University of Bridgeport, CT
- Four from 549, Interart de St. Amand Gallery, New York, NY
- 50 West Gallery, New York, NY

1985
- Fifth Holiday Invitational Exhibit, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
- Women's Invitational Project Number One, Spartanburg Day School, Wofford College and Converse College, Spartanburg, NC (catalogue)
- 50 West Gallery, New York, NY
- Art Workers' Art, New York Institute of Technology, New York, NY, and Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1984
- A Little Erotica, Pinnacle Gallery, Rochester, NY

1974
- Women in America, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA (catalogue)
- Talisman Prints, Laguna Beach, CA


[SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ]

2005
New American Paintings - Number 56, The Open Studios Press.

2004
Benatti, Michelle. "University Galleries Mark 40th with Varied Exhibits", The Gainesville Sun, October 7.
Costello, Kevin. "Couple's Art Complements, Contrasts", December 5.

2003
Koplos, Janet. "Leslie Wayne and Don Porcaro at the Dorsky Museum," Art in America, March, p. 128.
Gronlund, Melissa. "Leslie Wayne," ARTnews, February.

2002
Fintz, Jeanette. "Leslie Wayne, 'Love in the Afternoon' and Don Pocaro, 'Oracle' at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art." The Artful Mind, September.
Zimmer, William. "When the Subject of Painting is the Manipulation of the Paint." The New York Times, February 24.

2001
Ewald, Gúdrun. "Fabriss: Leslie Wayne in der Galerie Bugdhan und Kaimer." Kunst, Une.
Meister, Helga. "Lavbabrei der Farbe: Leslie Wayne stwllt bei Bugdahn and Kaimer aus." Westdeutsche Zeitung, June.
Ortner-Giertz, Carolin. "Gehautet und zersabelt: Leslie Wayne in der Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer." Rheinische Post, June 6.

2000
Berman, Greta. "Women Headline the Fall Art Season on New York City." The Juilliard Journal, October.
Fox, Catherine. "Abstract Realities," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, November 17, p. 8.

2000
Feaster, Felicia. "Inside Out," Creative Loafing, November 18, p. 47.
Halasz, Piri. "Chic & Un-Chic," New York Arts, November, p. 11.
Halaz, Piri. "Retro and Pioneer," From the Mayor's Doorstep, October.
Johnson, Ken. "Art in Review," The New York Times, September 22, p. B31.
Moos, David. "Dimension," Art Papers, March/ April.
Robertson, Jean and Craig McDaniel, Painting as a Language, Harcourt Brace.

1999
Amy, Michaël. "Leslie Wayne at Jack Shainman," Art in America, May, p. 157-8.
Scherr, Apollinaire. "Leslie Wayne at Haines Gallery," Express, April 9, p. 48.
Baker, Kenneth. "Painter Wayne's in Touch with Her Inner Clown," San Fransisco Chronicle, April 3, p. C1.
Cullum, Jerry. "Exploring Many Dimensions," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 24.

1998
Muchnic, Suzane. "Leslie Wayne at L.A. Louver," ARTnews, October: 149.
Pagel, David. "Leslie Wayne at LA Louver," Los Angeles Times, June 19.
Thorson, Alice. "Imposing Pain on Paint," The Kansas City Star, April 3.

1997
Thorson, Alice. "New Realities of Abstraction," The Kansas City Star, November 30.
Holman, Rhonda. "Ornament Reborn," The Wichita Eagle, October 26.
Beaumont, Susanna. "The Ornamental Effect," The List 97, August 15-21.
Searle, Adrian. "Emperor's New Clothes," The Guardian, August 12, p. 10.
Gale, Iain. "Surface Tension," Scotland on Sunday, August 24 p. 20.
Wallace, Gregory. "The Uneasy Surface...," Art New England, February/March, p. 48.

1996
Melrod, George. "Abstract Visions: Painters use color, form, and texture to create sensuous, self expressive geographies," Art and Antiques, November, p. 27.
La Gaceta de Canarias, "Leyendecker inaugura la temporada con Leslie Wayne," September 27.
"La Americana Leslie Wayne expose en Leyendecker, El Dia, October 16.
Plagens, Peter. "Peeling Paint. A Washington Museum Asks: What's In a Picture?" Newsweek, January 15.
Risatti, Howard. "Painting Outside Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Artforum, April, p. 106.
"Goings on About Town: Leslie Wayne," The New Yorker, December 16, p. 20.

1996
Ostrow, Saul. "History is Now: The Corcoran Gallery's 44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Painting," The New Art Examiner, March.
Wilkinson, Jeanne. "Leslie Wayne at Jack Shainman Gallery," Review, December 1.
Nahas, Dominique. "Leslie Wayne at Jack Shainman Gallery," Review, December 1.
Parmalee, Terry. "Other KOAN Critics Rate the 44th Biennial," KOAN, February, p.11.
Van Siclen, Bill. "Scratching the surface of art's materials," The Providence Journal-Bulletin, September 13, p. E7.
Howell, George. "44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting," Art Papers, March/April, Vol. 20. Issue 2.

1995
Jocks, Heinz-Norbert. "Der reine spuk gegluckter Malerei Bughdan & Kaimer: Leslie Wayne schalt Farben," Westdeutsch Zeitung, April 12.
Farben, Klose, Antje. "Leslie Wayne in der galerie Bugdahn und kaimer: Plissierter Engels-Zorn," Rheinische Post, April 10.
"Five Abstract Artists in Atlanta," Antiques and the Arts Weekly, December 22.
Cullum, Jerry. "'Tampering' With Issues of Our Times," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 27.
"High's 'Art at the Edge' Series to Feature Emerging Painters," Georgia Daily Tribune News, October 27.
Edelman, Robert. "Leslie Wayne at Jack Shainman," Art in America, April.
Lewis, Jo Ann. "Painting outside the Lines: Corcoran's Biennial Show Leaves The Canvas Behind," The Washington Post, December 23.
Locke, Donald. "Paper Weight," Creative Loafing, November 11.
Shaw-Eagle, Joanna. "Painting Beyond Traditional Limits," The Washington Times, December 24.

1994
"Atlanta's High Museum Presents 'Tampering'," Chattanooga Free Press, November 19.
Tully, Judd. "Record Attendance at ARCO; U.S. Dealer's Welcome," ARTnewsletter, Vol. XX, No. 14, March 7.
Fox, Cathy. The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 25.
Jocks, Heinz-Norbert. "Die Substanz der Phantasie," Westdeutsch Zeitung, June 11.
McCraken, David. "Sampler of Abstraction from New York is Down to Earth," Chicago Tribune, February 25.

1993
Guiliano, Charles. "Perspective/ Optic Talk," Art New England, June/July.
Flemming, Lee. "Abstract Painters at Drysdale," The Washington Post, February 6.
Gibson, Eric. "Imported Works Make What's Here Look Good," The Washington Post, February 4.

1993
Schwabsky, Barry. "Leslie Wayne," Artforum, October.
"Goings on About Town: Inaugural," The New Yorker, October 4.

1992
Schwabsky, Barry. "North South East West, Leslie Wayne," Tema Celeste, Autumn.


[SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS ]

Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
British Airways
Colleczion Thyssen Bornemisza (promised), Madrid, Spain
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
The Capital Group, Los Angeles, CA
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France
The Foundation-To-Life, Inc., Mount Kisco, NY
Harvard University, Business School, Cambridge, MA
Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
King and Spalding, New York, NY
Le Coleccion Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Herman Miller, Inc., New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
The Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Saks Fifth Avenue, Tampa, FL and Palm Beach, CA
Scott Memorial Study Collection, Bryn Mawr College, PA
Sprint
The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
Thomas Group, Philadelphia, PA
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
 
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