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Rona Pondick

2014 Krampf Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
2013 Sonnabend Gallery, New York
2012 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
2010 Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY, Metamorphosis: Rona Pondick
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Editions Space, Salzburg, Rona Pondick: The Metamorphosis of an Object
2009 Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, Rona Pondick: The Metamorphosis of an Object
Howard Yezerkski Gallery, Boston

2008 TR3, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Rona Pondick, Head in Tree and other works 1999–2008
Die Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, Rona Pondick
2006 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
2004 Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Taura, Japan, Rona Pondick, 1987–2001
2003 Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Sculpture 1992–2003
2002-03 DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands
2002 Galleria d’Arte Moderna Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
2001 Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1999 Rupertinum Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Salzburg, Positionenreihe 7
1998 Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston
1997 Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, tree head room
1996-97 Brooklyn Museum of Art, Lobby Project, Brooklyn, New York, Mine
1996 Brooklyn Academy of Music, Next Wave Festival (site: Brooklyn Museum of Art), Brooklyn, New York, Mine (conceived and directed by Rona Pondick and Robert Feintuch; collaborators: Sara Rudner, Jennifer Tipton, and William Matthews)
Susan Inglett, I. C. Editions, New York
Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston
1995 Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, New Art 4
Jose Freire Fine Art, New York
1993 Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston
Jose Freire Fine Art, New York
1992 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Pink and Brown
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Transepoca, Milan
1991 Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania, Scrap, a site-specific installation
Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles
fiction/nonfiction, New York, Foot and Mouth
1990 Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, mamamamama
1989 The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Currents
fiction/nonfiction, New York, Bed Milk Shoe
Hillman Holland Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
1988 Sculpture Center, New York, Beds
fiction/nonfiction, New York
2015 Bruce Silverstein Gallery, New York, de-FORMATIONS
National Academy Museum, New York, SELF: Portraits of the Artists in Their Absence
New York Academy of Art, New York, Beautiful Beast
2014 Red Bull Studios, New York, Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior
National Academy Museum, New York, Beyond the Classical: Imagining the Ideal Across Time
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, State University of New York at New Paltz, New York, Dick Polich: Transforming Metal into Art

Museum of Biblical Art, New York, Back to Eden, Contemporary Artists Wander the Garden
Ca’Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venic, Italy, From Rauschenberg to Jeff Koons
Leila Heller Gallery, New York, Look at Me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present (traveled to Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY)
National Academy Museum, New York, The Paradox of Sculpture
2013-14 Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, You are Here
2013 Centre Pompidou, Paris, Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain
Armory Art Gallery at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Two Trees: Rona Pondick and Jennifer Steinkamp
Dedalus Foundation, Industry City, and The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY, Come Together: Surviving Sandy
Ca’Pesaro, Galleria Internazionale d’Arte Moderna, Venice, Italy, The Sonnabend Collection
Krampf Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
RH Gallery, New York, A Discourse on Plants
2012 Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy, Changing States of Matter
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art, and Jewish Thought
2011-12 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Everyday Disturbances
2011 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, One Room Show
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Venice, Italy, Ileana Sonnabend: An Italian Portrait
Chelsea Art Museum, New York, Highlighs of CAM
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, Circa 1986
Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria, Froschbärfant und andere Tiere in der Kunst
Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey, Fundamentally Yours: Visual Art and Neuroscience
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Naked
Macao Museum of Art, Macao, China, Speaking with Hands 

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Never Let Me Go
Valentina Bonomo Roma, Rome, Italy, American Dream
Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, Simmons Collects: Celebrating Women Artists
Worcester Art Museum, The Museum’s Collection of Art Since the Mid-20th Century
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, One Room Show

2010 Royal Institution of Australia, The Science Exchange, Adelaide, Australia, The Uncanny Valley
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, Odd Bodies: Selections from the Permanent Collection
2009-11 Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan, Speaking with Hands
2009-10 Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Medicine and Art: Imagining a Future for Life and Love
2009 Fundament Foundation, park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands, Stardust
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea, The Buhl Collection: Speaking with Hands
2008 Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, Human Nature(s)
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, Origins
Sonsbeek 2008, Arnhem, Netherlands, Sonsbeek 2008: Grandeur
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France, Goya. Les Caprices & Chapman, Morimura, Pondick, Schutte
Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New York, The Florence and Daniel Guerlain Collection: Dessins
2007 Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Exposures: The Contemporary Self-Portrait
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Unnatural: Neeta Madahar and Rona Pondick
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Uncontained
2006 Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany, Eccentrics
CAM Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, Ego
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
2005 Chelsea Art Museum, New York, Francisco de Goya: Los Caprichos and Here Comes the Bogey-Man
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, Figure It Out
Fondation pour l’art contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Annecy, France, Collection 2
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Head Count
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Kunst der Gegenwart Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Austria, Visions of America: Contemporary Art from the Essl Collection and the Sonnabend Collection
2004 Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Some of Their Parts
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio, Making the Body in Contemporary Sculpture
Galerie St. Etienne, New York, Animals and Us: The Animal in Contemporary Art
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
2003 DaimlerChrysler, Berlin, A Dialogue of Two Collections: Ileana Sonnabend, New York and DaimlerChrysler
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Skulptur 03
Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany, Triennial 9 Form and Contents: Corporal Identity—Body Language (traveled to Museum of Arts and Design, New York)
Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville, Florida, Skin: Contemporary Views of the Body
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
2002 Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection (traveled to Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio)
Deutsche Bank, New York, Text/Textile
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
2001 Yale University School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut, Alumni Choice
2000 Sonnabend Gallery, New York, Sculpture
Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France, Sharing Exoticism
Koldo Mitxelena Cultural Centre, Donostia–San Sebastian, Spain, Acts of Resistance
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, Anniversary Exhibition
Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Blondies and Brownies
1999 Kunsthaus Mürzzuschlag, Mürzzuschlag, Austria, Der Anagrammatische Körper (in cooperation with Neue Galerie Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz; traveled to Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany)
Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, Calendar 2000
Parsons School of Design, New York, Drawing in the Present
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, The Body in Question: Tracing, Displacing and Remaking the Human Figure in Contemporary Art
PaineWeber Art Gallery, New York, Comfort Zone: Furniture by Artists
1998 Susan Inglett, I. C. Editions, New York, Multiples + Editions
The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, Contemporary Sculpture and Sculptors’ Drawings
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, Art on Paper
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands, What Remains MCMLXXXXVII
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Inner Eye: Contemporary Art from the Marc and Livia Straus Collection (traveled to Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia)
Landesgalerie Oberösterreich Landesmuseum, Linz, Austria, Sculpture Figure Women: Forms of Representation of the Female Body (traveled to Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz, Germany)
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Mirror Images: Women, Surrealism, and Self-Representation (traveled to Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, From Head to Toe: Concepts of the Body in Twentieth-Century Art
1997 Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California, Lust
2nd Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa, Alternating Currents
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, No Small Feet
Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, Frankensteinian
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, Sous le manteau
Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, New Grounds: Prints and Multiples
1996 Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Millennium Eve Dress (traveled to Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio)
The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, The Persistence of Pop
Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, Florida, Body Language
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, Embedded Metaphor (traveled to Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut)
Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, Virginia, B.A.B.Y.
UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party in Feminist Art History
Jewish Museum, New York, Too Jewish? Challenging Traditional Identities (traveled to Jewish Museum, San Francisco; UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum and Cultural Center, Los Angeles; Contemporary Museum, Baltimore)
The Institute for Contemporary Art (Clocktower Gallery), New York, Home/Salon (Salon of the Present)
University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, Frankenstein
1995 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Altered and Irrational
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Intersections: The Personal and the Social in the Permanent Collection
Armory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The Figure/The Body: American Art 1945–1995
New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey, The Outer Layer
Elga Wimmer, New York, Women on the Verge (Fluxus and Not)
Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, Autour de Roger Vivier (traveled to Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan)
The South Bank Centre, London, Fetishism: Visualizing Power and Desire (traveled to Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton; Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham; The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich)
Configura 2, Erfurt, Germany, Dialog der Kulturen
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg and Paris, The Muse? Transforming the Image of Women in Contemporary Art
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, Inside Out: Psychological Self-Portraiture
Rosemont College Art Gallery, Rosemont, Pennsylvania, Foundations: Underwear/Under Where?
Herter Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, Imperfect (traveled to Tyler Art Gallery, Philadelphia)
Huntington Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Object Lessons: Feminine Dialogue with the Surreal
Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Robert Feintuch, John O’Reilly, Rona Pondick
1994 Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina, Thirteenth Annual Exhibition of Art on Paper
Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Puber Alles (Why Am I Who I Am?)
Turman Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, Object Bodies
UCLA Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, Bad Girls
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, In the Lineage of Eva Hesse
1993 Palazzo della Stelline, Milan, Normality as Art
Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany, Über-Leben
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Legend in My Living Room
William Weston Clark Emison Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, Object Bodies
The Drawing Center, New York, Return of the Cadavre Exquis
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, Regarding Masculinity
Art Finds: Marsha Fogel Gallery, East Hampton, New York, Venice Comes to the Hamptons
Biennale di Venezia, Venice, “I Love You More Than My Own Death: A Melodrama in Parts by Pedro Almodovar”
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Collects Yale
Exit Art, New York, 1920
Elisabeth Kaufman, Basel, Switzerland, Korper I, Annette Messager, Giuseppe Penone, Rona Pondick, Wilfried Riess, Klaudia Schifferle, Anselm Stalder
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, Fall from Fashion
Thread Waxing Space, New York, I Am the Enunciator
1992 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Corporal Politics
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Effected Desire
Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, Spielholle, Aesthetics and Violence
Fullerton Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, California, Bedroom Eyes: Room with a View
Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, The Edge of Childhood
AB Galerie, Paris, Erotiques
Thread Waxing Space, New York, Mssr. B’s Curio Shop
Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, Hands and Eyes (Modeled Sculpture)
fiction/nonfiction, New York, The Whole Part: John Coplans, Rona Pondick, and John Wesley
Kunsthalle, New York, Psycho
The Gallery of the Art Institute of Chicago, Power Play
1991 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1991 Whitney Biennial
Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, Experiencing Sculpture: The Figurative Presence in America, 1870–1990
Solo Press, New York, Sense and Sensibility
Blum Helman Warehouse, New York, Plastic Fantastic Lover (Object A)
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, The Childhood Show
Galería Fernando Alcolea, Barcelona, Rope
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, Forbidden Games
The Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York, Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?
1990 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Vertigo II
Greenberg/Wilson Gallery, New York, Collaborations
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, Vertigo
Asher-Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, The Home Show
Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, Diverse Representations
Emily Sorkin Gallery, New York, Body, Once Removed
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, Detritus: Transformation and Construction
Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, Spellbound
White Columns, New York, Fragments, Parts, and Wholes: The Body and Culture
1989 Hillwood Art Gallery, CW Post Campus, Long Island University, Brookville, New York, and BlumHelman Warehouse, New York, Lines of Vision: Drawings by Contemporary Women
Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, Summer Group Show
fiction/nonfiction, New York, Invitational with Gallery Artists
Doug Milford Gallery, New York, Invitational
Simon Watson Gallery, New York, Erotophobia: A Forum in Contemporary Sexuality
Emily Sorkin Gallery, New York, Form and Fetish
Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, New York, On the Cutting Edge
Greenberg/Wilson Gallery, New York, Towards Form
1988 Santa Barbara Museum of Art, University of California at Santa Barbara, California, Collaborations in Monotype: Garner Tullis Workshop (traveled to Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin; Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio)
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, Girls Night Out (Femininity as Masquerade)
Simon Watson Gallery, New York, Invitational
White Columns, New York, Sculpture 1988: A Salon of Small-Scale Work
Lyman-Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut, New Artists/New Drawings
Galerie Alfred Kren, Cologne, Germany, The Other New York: Sculpture by Maureen Connor, Rona Pondick, and Kate Ritson
1987 Sculpture Center, New York, Small Works
Zabriskie, New York, Summer of 1987
fiction/nonfiction, New York, Contemplating Things: A Sculpture Group Show in Two Parts; Part One: Polly Apfelbaum, Jill Levine, and Rona Pondick
Zabriskie, New York, Peter Flaccus, Helen Miranda Wilson, and Rona Pondick
Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, The Level of Volume
1986 Sculpture Center, New York, Emerging Sculptors: 1986
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, Invitational
Richard Green Gallery, New York, Transformations
John Davis Gallery, Akron, Ohio, Invitational
Parsons School of Design, New York, Sculptors’ Drawings
1985 Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey, Mystery Show
Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, Friends of the Gallery
Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, Working with Wood
1984 Madeleine Carter Fine Arts, Brookline, Massachusetts, Exhibition One: Jill Levine, Marilyn Levin, Rona Pondick
Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, Exceptional and New
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, Bronze Sculpture
2000 Cultural Department of the City of Salzburg, Kunstlerhaus
1999 Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship
1996 Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship
1992 Guggenheim Fellowship
1991 Mid-Atlantic Arts Grant
1988 Art Matters Inc.
New York State Council on the Arts (for Beds installation)
Artists Space Grant
1985 Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant
1977 Fannie B. Pardee Prize in Sculpture