Luisa Caldwell

Select Solo Exhibitions & Projects:

2018   September, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (September)
2016   Triple C, Humanities Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY 
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:
2017  The Paisley Show, School of Visual Arts, NY,NY  
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, 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 PS 1, LIC, NY
1997   Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont
1996   Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

Selected teaching Experience:

2015     Brooklyn College, 3-d foiundation, Brooklyn, NY
2008-11 ArtReady Mentorship Program for Highschool teens, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2003     Tyler School of Art, fall semester, 3-d foundation, Elkins Park, PA
2002/03 Grace Church School, After School Program, New York, NY
             Collegiate School, substitute teaching-art, New York, NY
             Nightingale-Bamford School, substitute teaching-art, New York, NY


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

Select Bibliography:  
2017 Paisley, exhibition catalogue, Visual Arts Press, 2017
        Joy Sperling, What A World,, Feb 11, 2017
2016 Philip A Hartigan, From The Easel, , Mar 30, 2016
         Paul D’Agostino, Flipping Scripts, Art Notes from 2017,, Dec 28, 2016
         Leah Dilworth, Luisa Caldwell Triple C, exhibition catalogue essay, LIU
         Giada Crispiels, Wildlife of New York, Abbeville Press, 2016
         David Brody, Faux Faux and Hooker Shoes:Parlor Games in Bushwick, artcritical, Oct 
2015  "Why Is The Human Hand Sticking It's Fingers In Art Today?"  Noelle Bodick, BlouinArtinfo, Jan 20 
         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 Ayres,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 bookPeter 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, August
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