Luisa Caldwell

Select Solo Exhibitions & Projects:

2013   Full Spectrum MSB Gallery, NYU Langone Medical Center NY,
New York 
   Light Change, Memorial Sloan Kettering Infusion Gallery, Brooklyn,
New York

2012   Inverted Rainbow, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

2011   Sweeet, Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, NY, NY
           Primavera, Bowery Arts + Science Art Wall @ Bowery Poetry Club, 
New York, NY   
    Umbrella Organization & Pyramid Scheme, Bloomberg SP11
Randall’s Island, NY                                                                                                              

2009   Jetfire, temporary public sculpture, Heckscher Museum,
Huntington, NY
           Nature Box, temporary public sculpture, collaborative project with
                 CEC Artslink Workshop, Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2007    Luisa Caldwell, Swarovski- Parcours St. Germain de Pres, 
Paris, France                                                                                                                               

2006    Floralisitc, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York, NY

2004    Arabesque, Florence Lynch Gallery, New York
           Jetfire, temporary outdoor public sculpture, Village Green,
Summit, NJ

2002    Barney’s New York, Window Project, New York
           Whose House, Florence Lynch Gallery, New  York, NY

1999    Cow Palace, SculptureCenter, Artist-in-Residence, New York, NY

Select Group Exhibitions:

2015  Talk To The Hand, LYNCH THAM, NY, NY
  RESPOND, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                                                                  

2014   Social Photography IV, Carriage Trade at Emily Harvey Foundation, NY  
   Redacted, PIEROGI XX, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY     
   POP CULTURE: Selections from The Weisman Foundation,
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida                                                                                                                                             

2013   Gathering Place by No Longer Empty, West 8th St, NY, NY

2012   Luisa Caldwell & Merylyn McCorkle, bConte, Brooklyn, NY

2011   Everything’s Coming Up Roses, WG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
          Urban Legend, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
          Our House in the Middle of Our Street, Maison des Arts, Malakoff, Paris

2010   Franconia Sculpture Park, summer group show, MN
          Sculpture Key West, West Martello, Key West, Florida
          Stuck Up, Islip Museum, Islip, New York

2009   Back To The Garden Deutsche Bank Galleries, New York, NY
          Twin Twin III, Big & Small/Casual Gallery, LIC, NY
          You Are What You Eat, MASSMoCA,Kidspace  North Adams, MA
          Shrink Wrap. Alliance Gallery, Narrowsburg, PA

2008   Sculpture Key West, West Martello, Key West, Florida
          Art & Illusion:Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation
                 Blue Line Gallery, Roseville, CA
          London Confidential, Mews 42, London

2007  Delicatessan Florida Atlantic University Galleries, Boca Raton, Florida
          Rendez-vous, La Nouvelle Athene, Paris, France
          The Eclectic Eye, Contemporary Art Center New Orleans (CACNO) 
New Orleans, LA 
  Sugar Buzz, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York                                                                                                                                      
2006   Slick, Vanessa Suchar/Le Salon For Art Collectors, Paris, France  
   Photos & Phantasy, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art 
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 
  Site92, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                                            

 2005   Art and Illusion, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
            Traces d’Enfance, Galerie, RX, Paris, France
    Sculpture Key West, Ft. Zachary Taylor, Key West, FL

2004   Convergence, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium

2003   The History of the  Lagoon As it Once Was, Site-Specific Project
                 Cannareggio, Extra 50 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

1999   Fin-de-Siecle Salon, P.S. 122, New York, NY

1998   Pets, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY
          Ferrocious, The Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997   Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art,  
Brooklyn,  NY
 From The Ground Up, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY 
Emerging Sculptors #10, Sculpture Center, New York, NY                      

 Permanent Public Commissions:

2009   MTA Arts for Transit Commission East 180th St. Bronx
($200,000), NYC
2007   Percent for Art Public Commission ($68,000),  Dept. of Cultural Affairs 
PS 244, Queens, NY

Select Awards & Grants:

2014 Excelsior Award for Public Architecture, 
American Institute of Architecture  
New York State with Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects for  
East 180th St Subway Station                                                                                                                                                    

2013  NY Landmark Conservancy Stewardship Award with 
Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects for East 180th St Subway Station

     Preservation League of New York State, 
Excellence in Preservation Award,  
with Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects 
for East 180th St Subway Station 

  The Victorian Society 
Excellence in Historic Preservation Award 
with Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects
for East 180th St Subway Station    

2010   Jerome Foundation Grant, sculpture production grant 
for Franconia Sculpture Park, MN

1999   BCAT/Rotunda Gallery Video Workshop, Full Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY

1998   Manhattan Graphics Center Workshop, Full Scholarship, New York, NY

1996   The Jerome Foundation Award, Emerging Artist Residency Program
                 Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

1991   Artists Space Grant New York City, NY

Select Residencies & Visiting Artist:

2014  Boca Raton Museum of Art, Teen Sculpture making Workshop 
Boca Raton, Florida
  Brooklyn College, Visiting Artist, MFA Critiques, Brooklyn, NY

2012  Alfred University, Visiting Artist, Studio Critiques, Alfred, NY

2011   College of the Atlantic, Maine, student installation workshop

2010   MASSMoCA Iron Chef at Kidspace, Hunter Theater, 
MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA

2009   CEC Arts Link VisArt Workshop Residency, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
          Artist Residency, Kidspace/MASSMoCA, N.Adams, MA

2007   Visiting Artist, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL

2004   PS 1/MoMA Summer Celebration, collaboration w/ Robert Hickman

1997   Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont

1996   Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY


1987  MFA Sculpture, University of Iowa
1986  BA Art History, University of Iowa

Select Bibliography:      

2015    "Why Is The Human Hand Sticking It's Fingers In Art Today?"  
Noelle Bodick, BlouinArtinfo, Jan 20 
   "Talk To The Hand at LYNCH THAM 
WG, January 26
    "New York City's Prettiest Subway Station is in The Bronx", Nick Carr, January 
    "In The Studio With Luisa Caldwell" 
Jan Castro,, April 1                                           

2014  "New York's Underground Art Museum"
Sandra Bloodworth & William 
The Monacelli Press, photo, page 244
   "Unflagging Commitment",
Barbaralee Diamonstein-Speilvogel,
The Huffington Post, Feb 24
    "Imaging a NYC Flag for the 21st Century"
Sam Roberts, The NY 
Times, Feb 6
     Social Photography III, exhibition book
Peter Scott, Carriage Trade
   "Luisa Caldwell",    

2013   "100 Years Later, A Landmark Railroad Is Revived"
    David Dunlap
The NY Times, Friday, Feb. 1
   "Wild Dogs of Williamsburg", Genia Gould, Illustration,
WG News + Arts December 
   "Beautifully Restored East 180th St, Aaron Marks, March 15

2012  "Arty Facts", Kracht, Gigi, VIEWS, Baur Au Lac, article w photo

2011  “Bienvenue A La Maison”, Le Parisien, May 26, 2011  
         “Everything’s Coming Up… Diverse, Delightful”, Schmerler, Sarah,
                   WG News, review w/photos, May 16, 2011

2010  “Stuck on Art”, Parks Steve, NY Newsday, April 7, 2010, review + photo
          Sculpture Key West, catalogue, Wei, Lilly, image and description

2009   Public Art for Public Schools, Michele Cohen
  The Monacelli Press, Pg. 215
   “Exhibit Hits You Right In The Sweet Spot”, Cate McQuaid
The Boston Globe, October 25, 2009

2008   “Art at Land’s End”, Wilkin, Karen, article, Art in America, September
          Sculpture Key West , Mary Ceruti, catalogue

2007   Delicatessen, Diana Shpungin,  catalogue image and essay,
Florida Atlantic University, Boca raton, FL
   “Art With Marching Orders”, Melena Ryzik-video, Sept.10
   Sweet’Art ou l’Art de la Gourmandise, Judicael Lavrador, 
Beaux Arts, Paris
   Sugar Buzz”, Martha Scwendener, Art in Review, 
NYTimes, May 11
    “Fattening Goodies in All Their Glory”, Benjamin Genocchio, photo,
  NYTimes, Sunday, April 8, 2007

2006   “Site92”, Ken Johnson, The New York Times, Fri., Feb 24
           “Luisa Caldwell, E.K. Clark, Floralisitc”, M, Summer 2006

2004   “Art Market,” Eileen Kinsella, RG. Charles, article with photo
ARTnews, December
          “FIAC,” Ana Berlin, ArtMagazine Oct. 28
          “Artists in New York”, Kathy Chang, Discovery: Cathay Pacific, July
          “Rendezvous avec l’art contemporain,”  Frederique Jourdaa
Le Parisien, Oct 21
          “La FIAC en Image” Le Quotidien Le Journal des Arts Oct 2
          “Art in Flight”, Laurel Graeber, NYTimes, Fri., July 23

2003   “Handmade in New York,” Shax Reigler, House & Garden, June

2002   Florence Lynch Gallery Presents…, Carolyn Gray Anderson, catalogue 

2001   "The Long View," Elizabeth Pochoda, House & Garden,
article w/photo, Aug.

2000   Artforum, photograph, September

1999   "Luisa Caldwell-Cow Palace," The New Yorker, Oct. 4
           "Luisa Caldwell, Cow Palace," Ken Johnson, The NY Times, Fri. Sept. 17

1997   "Sculpture Adorns the Urban Terrain," Roberta Smith, NYTimes, Aug 8
           "Site-Specifics," Helen A Harrison, NYTimes, review, June 8
           "Brookworld," Janet Koplos, Art in America, review, December
           "Sculpture That Basks in Summer," Holland Cotter
NYTimes, August 9 

Deutsche Bank, Capitol One Bank, Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation,
Conde Nast, NYC Metropolitan Transit Authority, Tennis Express,
NYC Department of Education, Sprint Corporation Art Collection,
Weisz & Yoes Architecture, and private collections

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