Win Knowlton, American (1953 - )

1953
Born in Boston
1978
B.F.A. Parsons School of Design, NYC
1977
Winchester College of Art, Winchester, England
1974
Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

AWARDS
1999
New York Foundation for the Arts Grant
1996
Studio, American Center, Paris, France
1996
Kaplan Foundation Grant, NYC
1995
Augustus St. Gaudens Fellowship, Cornish, NH
1994
Residency at Kohler Co., Kohler, WI
1991
Guggenheim Fellowship, NYC
1988
Residency at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
1980
Studio, Institute for Art & Urban Resources at PS1, NYC
1979
Studio, Institute for Art & Urban Resources at the Clocktower, NYC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2002
Birds Blocks Bamboo, PS1 Project, NYC

Knowlton Mfg., Paul Rodgers/9W, NYC
1998
Win Knowlton, Bill Maynes Gallery, NYC
1995
Win Knowlton: Trees, Bill Maynes Contemporary Art, NYC

Augustus St. Gaudens Fellowship Exhibition, Cornish, NH

Recent Works, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, India
1993
New Sculpture, Eugene Binder Gallery, Dallas, TX
1991
Description Without Place, BlumHelman Gallery, NYC
Win Knowlton, Eugene Binder Gallery, Dallas, TX
1990
New Sculpture, BlumHelman Gallery, NYC
Win Knowlton, Vaughan & Vaughan, Minneapolis, MN
Win Knowlton, Eugene Binder Gallery, Cologne, Germany
1989
New Drawings, BlumHelman Gallery, NYC
1988
Win Knowlton, Galerie Montenay, Paris, France
1987
Win Knowlton, New Sculpture, BlumHelman Gallery, NYC
1986
Projects, Museum of Modern Art, NYC
1981
Win Knowlton: Sculpture and Drawings, The Clocktower, NYC

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2001
Beauty and the Beast, Paul Rodgers/9W, NYC
2001
Outlooks, Paul Rodgers/9W, NYC
1995
Win Knowlton/Joel Meyerowitz Collaboration, DNA, Provincetown, MA
1993
Win Knowlton, Wes Mills, Sarah Schwartz, Laura Carpenter Fine Arts, Santa Fe,NM
1993
Invitational Exhibition of Paintings & Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC
1992
The Retangled Bank, E.M. Donahue Gallery, NYC

The Figure, BlumHelman Gallery, NYC
1991
Forbidden Games, Jack Tilton Gallery, NYC

Out of Sight, Institute for Art & Urban Resources (PS1), NYC

Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
1990
Within, Baumgartner Galleries, Inc., Washington, D.C.

Drawings, Vaughan & Vaughan, Minneapolis,MN

It Must Give Pleasure: Erotic Perceptions, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, NYC
1989
For the Collector: Important Contemporary Sculpture, Meredith Long & Company, Houston,TX

Selections from the Collection of Marc and Livia Straus, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1988
Abstract Expression, Recent Sculpture, The Lannan Museum, Lake Worth, FL

The Irrational Element, Loughelton Gallery, NYC

Scale (small), Rosa Esman Gallery, NYC

Three Decades: The Oliver-Hoffmann Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Innovations in Sculpture 1985-1988, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
1987
Metaphor, Kent Gallery, NYC

Atlantic Sculpture, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Drawings, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986
Group Sculpture Exhibition, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

Fabricated, Not Found, Loughelton Gallery, NYC

Drawings, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
1985
Sculpture and Drawing, Manhattan Art, NYC

Selections 29, The Drawing Center, NYC
1983
A More Store, Jack Tilton Gallery, NYC
1982
Selections, Artists Space, NYC
1980
On Ward’s Island, Organization for Independent Artists, NYC

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Arkansas Arts Center
Brooklyn Museum
Detroit Institute for the Arts
Fogg Museum
Hirshhorn Museum
Kohler Art Center
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery
Neuberger Museum
Walker Art Cente

BIBLIOGRAPHY
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"Beauty and the Beast," The New Yorker, August 20 &27, 2001
Taplin, Robert.
"Win Knowlton at Bill Maynes," Art in America, October, 1998
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"Win Knowlton at Bill Maynes," The New Yorker, May 11, 1998
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"Win Knowlton," New York Magazine, May 11, 1998 (illustrated).
Ziolkowski, Thad
"Win Knowlton," Artforum, November 1995, page 93.
Bricker Balken, Debra
"Win Knowlton at Bill Maynes," October 1995, Art in America,
page 126.
Melrod, George.
"Win Knowlton," Sculpture, September-October 1995, page 39.
Cotter, Holland.
"Win Knowlton: trees," The New York Times, June 9, 1995, page C24.
Tyson, Janet.
"Liking the Inner Mind and the Outer World," Fort Worth Star
Telegram, April 1, 1991, page E3.
Mahoney, Robert.
"Win Knowlton at BlumHelman," Flash Art, Summer 1991,
page 132-3.
Kuspit, Donald
"On Being Boxed In," Sculpture, November/December 1991,
page 30-37
Brenson, Michael
"Win Knowlton," The New York Times, March 9, 1990, page C32.
Cyphers, Peggy
"New York In Review," Arts Magazine, May 1990, page 116.
Johnson, Ken
"Win Knowlton at BlumHelman Warehouse," Art In America,
September 1990, page 191
Cyphers, Peggy
"New York In Review," Arts Magazine, January 1989, page 107
Clearwater, Bonnie.
Abstract Expression, Recent Sculpture, The Lannan Museum
Lake Worth, Florida, 1989, (exhibition catalogue)
Tuchman, Phyllis.
Three Decades: The Oliver-Hoffmann Collection, Museum of
Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1989, (exhibition catalogue)
Brenson, Michael.
"Fossilization Evolves Into Metaphor for Our Age," The New York
Times, January, 31, 1988, pages 31-33
Bataillon, Françoise.
"Win Knowlton: Galerie Montenay," Art Press 124, April 1988,
page 82.
McLaughlin, Jeff.
"The Berkshires: Harmony in Summer Closing Scenes," The Boston
Globe, August 19, 1988, pages 25, 32-33.
Masheck, Joseph.
Atlantic Sculpture, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
1987, (exhibition catalogue)
Brenson, Michael.
"Metaphor," The New York Times, February 20, 1987, page C27.
Russell, John.
"Win Knowlton," The New York Times, October 31, 1987, page C28.
McDaniel, Bob. Projects: Win Knowlton, Museum of Modern Art,
New York, 1986, (brochure)
Brenson, Michael.
"Art: Knowlton’s Work on Show at the Modern," The New York
Times, March 28, 1986, page C30.
Larson, Kay. "Win Knowlton: Museum of Modern Art," New York.
Magazine, March 31, 1986, page 80
Yau, John.
"Win Knowlton: Museum of Modern Art," Artforum, Vol. 24,
Summer 1986, page 121-22.
Princenthal, Nancy.
"Win Knowlton at MoMA," Art In America, November 1986,
pages 168-69
Larson, Kay.
"Art," New York Magazine, November 1, 1982, page 60.
Shearer, Linda.
Selections from the Unaffiliated Artists File, Artists Space, New York,
1982, (exhibition catalogue)


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