Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Providence RI US
Updated: 2017-09-19 17:24:39



Born:    Mt. Prospect, Illinois. Lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island





1996    Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program, New York, NY

1991    MFA, Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1986    BFA, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL



2009    Lisa Young: Curated by Cabinet Magazine, Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY

2000    Sky Views, Community College of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

1993    Hover, Miller/Block Gallery, Boston, MA

1991    Lisa Young: Recent Work, Trustman Gallery, Simmons College, Boston, MA



2018    upcoming: Please Save the Date, Lendroit Galerie, Rennes, France

2017    Poetics of Verticality, Spektrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Tiny, Gallery South, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA

2015    New Faculty Exhibition, Raizes Gallery, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

            Faculty 2015, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Chase Center, Providence, RI

2014    Horizon, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

Bridge, Drive By Projects, Watertown, MA

2013    Balls to the Wall, DODGEgallery, New York, NY

Decenter: An Exhibition on the Centenary of the 1913 Armory Show, Henry Street Settlement's Abrons Arts Center (digital gallery website), New York, NY

S'Long As It's Yours, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ

Secrets, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO

Faculty 2013, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Chase Center, Providence, RI

2012    Published by the Artist, Curated by Brad Ewing, International Print Center, NY

            re/spond re/peat, Soapbox Gallery, Curated by Audra Wolowiec, Brooklyn, NY

2011    Chat Room, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Verge Art Brooklyn, Cue Art Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY / MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Faculty 2011, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Chase Center, Providence, RI

2010    Transport, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2009    Art Miami Basel/Aqua Art, 5 Traverse Gallery, Booth 15, Miami, FL

Pixilerations V.6 Media Festival, organized by Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

On Clouds, Observatory, Brooklyn, NY

I Like Winners: Sports and Selfhood, Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

            Faculty 2009, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Chase Center, Providence, RI

2008    Videos in Progress, Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, RI

2007    Transcendence and Temporality, MECA/ICA at the Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

            Fortune Hunting: Art, Archive, Appropriation, poster project for Digital Humanities Conference, Oulu, Finland


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2007 Interactive web archive created with the Brown University Scholarly Technologies Group

   Weblog exhibition, (curator: Shane Brennan)

Instruction Sites, Arts in Bushwick Public Spaces: maps@Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY (curator: Audra Wolowiec)

            Pixilerations V.4 Media Festival, organized by Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Faculty 2007, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence

International Flipbook Festival, awarded Best Documentary, (traveled): Reg Vardy Gallery, School of Arts, Design, Media & Culture, University of Sunderland, UK; Space 1026 Philadelphia, PA; Little Cakes, New York, NY; Western Front Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2006    Test Site: Billboard at 6150 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  (Curator: Clockshop/Julia Meltzer) 

2005    Ecopoetics on Plasma, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Meteorologic Phenomena, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

            What the Book, (traveled) Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY and Flux Factory, Queens, NY

Project Mobilivre/Bookmoblie, Artexte, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2004    Topography of Absence, Asian American Art Center, New York (curator: Katarina Wong)

Immersion, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA  (curator: Gary Sangster)

Featured Webspace Artist (April), Artist Space, New York

2003    My Mother Is An Artist, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Educational Alliance, New York, (curator: Sheila Pepe)

New Editions 2003: Summer, International Print Center, New York

2002    Different Class, Debs & Co., New York

New Editions 2002, Pace Prints, New York

Print Publisher Spotlight: Pace Prints, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA

Transformations/Transgressions, University of Rhode Island, North Kingstown, RI

2001    Brand New Prints, Karen McCready Fine Art, New York

New Editions 2001, Pace Prints, New York

2000    Joint Venture: The Editions of Karen McCready & Jean-Yves Noblet, International Print Center, New York

Focused Reality, Karen McCready Fine Art, New York

1999    Outer Boroughs, White Columns, New York

1998    Cross Currents, (traveled) I Space, Chicago, and Macintosh Museum, Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

            Alumnae Traveling Fellowship Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1996    Whitney Museum ISP Open Studios, Whitney Independent Study Program, New York

1995    Bit by Bit: Postphotographic Imaging, Hunter College, New York

The Abstracted Image in Photography, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston

1994    Negative Energy, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

            Boston Now, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

1992    11 Artists/11 Visions, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA

1993    Multiples: Photographic Images, Trustman Art Gallery, Simmons College, Boston

1992    Three Choices: Annette Lemieux, Ellen Rothenberg, Lisa Young, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston



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2015    Van Siclen, Bill, RISD Faculty Biennial an Abundance of Creative Firepower,” Providence Journal, February 25

2014    Wulff, June, Pick of the Day, “Bridge: Drive By Projects,” Boston Globe, January 15

2012    Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice. Modrak, Rebekah with Anthes, Bill, editors: Routledge. Book and website:

2011    Critic’s Pick, “Chat Room,” Time Out New York, editors, April 29

2009    Wilson, Michael, “Lisa Young at the Cue Art Foundation,” Artforum International: Critics’Pick, January 7

“Galleries/Chelsea: Lisa Young,” The New Yorker: Goings on About Town, editors, January 26

Miller, Geralda, Reno Gazette Journal, “Sheppard Exhibition Examines Relationships with Sports,” January 18

            Wulff, June, “Our Pix/Pixilerations v.6,” The Boston Globe, September 24

2008    Najafi, Sina, and Kastner, Jeff, “Repeat After Me: Transcendence is a Machine,” Lisa Young/Cue Art Foundation (exhibition catalog)

            Sawon, Magda, “Lisa Young at the Cue Art Foundation,” Chelsea Art Galleries, December 18

            Lowenfeld, Jonah, “The Beauty of it All: Lisa Young at the Cue Art Foundation,” NY Art Beat, December 10

            Jenks, Debra,“ Perfection When We Least Expect It: Cue Art Foundation,” Chelsea Now, December 19-25

            Pearce, Emma,” Artist Lisa Young Putters Around/CUE,” New York Magazine: Vulture/Art Candy, December 23

2005    Willis, Holly,“ Atomic Billboards,” LA Weekly, Wednesday, January 18

            Laurel Graeber, “A Shower or Creativity,” The New York Times, August 5

2004    Shrier, Sonya,“ What the Book: Flux Factory,” The Brooklyn Rail, November

            “Letting Go Of Spiritual Experience,” Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, pp. 32-33, Fall

            McQuaid, Cate, “Immersion,” The Boston Globe, December 14

2003    “Perfect/Imperfect,” Umbrella, Volume 26, No. 1, p. 17, editors, May

            Levan, Lori Don,“ My Mother’s an Artist,” NYArts/Berliner Kunst: International Edition, June

“Galleries/Soho: “My Mother’s An Artist,” The New Yorker: Goings on About Town, editors, May 26

Buddick, Ariella,“ Apprentices/Curators of Their Mother’s Art,” Newsday, New York City Edition, May 9

2003    Perez, Rebecca,“ My Mother’s An Artist,” Gotham Gallery Watch, May 2003

2002    “Different Class,” The New York Times Weekend Fine Arts: Chelsea Galleries, editors, February 1

“Transformations/Transgressions.” Focus Rhode Island, WRNI, Rhode Island Public Radio, November

2000    Sheets, Hilarie, M., “Brand New Prints at Karen McCready,” ARTNews, pp. 158-159, December 2

1998    Temin, Christine, “Traveling Scholars’ Work in the Raw,” p. E4, The Boston Globe, February 10

1996    Aletti, Vince, “Voice Choices: Lisa Young/Stroke,” The Village Voice, April 9

1994    Raynor, Vivien, “In Hartford, Alive and on the Cutting Edge,” The New York Times, November 20

Stapen, Nancy, “On The Edge/Lisa Young: Planes, Air Balloons and Athletes,” ARTNews, p. 176, May

1993    Stapen, Nancy, “Fractured Photographs,” Boston Globe, p. 62, September 23

“Test of Character: DeCordova Artists/Visions,” Miles Unger, Art New England, p. 61, October/November

Columbia University Research Center for Arts and Culture, Jeffri, Joan, editor: The Painter Speaks: Artists Discuss Their Experiences and Careers, Greenwood Press

1992    Stapen, Nancy, "Galleries Show Their Finest Artists for Fall" Boston Globe, October 15

Temin, Christine, "To Boston With Love…NEA/NEFA Fellowship Recipients" Boston Globe, December 23



2015    “Common Objects of Mystery,” Singer Editions, Printer, portfolio of 50 ink jet prints, edition of 5

2012    “Functioning Effectively in the Moment,” unlimited edition, self-published, exhibited at the Soapbox Gallery

2011    “Common Objects of Mystery,” Limited edition tote bag, published by the Cue Art Foundation

2010    “Happiness,” The Encyclopedia Project, Vol. F-K, Collaboration with Simon Charlow, (Rutgers University)

2008 (interactive web archive project)

2006    “Hot Cocoa,” Artists Cookbook, Allison Wiese, Editor, Apex Art New York, NY (Phantom Captain)

2003    “You and I: Fortunes,” Xerox project, Atopia Journal 3.66

            “Calendar,” artist book, edition of 100

2002    “Transcendence: Puffy,” pull-out artist book project, Cabinet Magazine Issue No. 6.      

“perfect/imperfect,” artist book, available at Printed Matter, NY, and Art Metropole, Toronto, Ontario, edition of 100

2001    “Canyon of Heroes/Tickertape,” Pace Prints, Publisher, Iris Print, edition of 30

2000    “Ornithography,” Pamplemousse Press/Karen McCready Fine Art, Publisher, Iris print, edition of 12

1999    “Pleasurecraft,” Singer Editions, Printer, portfolio of 6 Iris Prints, edition of 25



Artexte, Montreal, CA

Brown University, Providence, RI

Cornell University Library, Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, Ithaca, NY

Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

Lesley University, Moriarty Library Artist Book Collection, Cambridge, MA

Microsoft Corporation

Museum of Modern Art, Artist Book Collection, New York, NY

Neuen Museum Weserberg, Bremen, Germany

New York Public Library, New York, NY

Newark Public Library, Newark, NJ

Rhode Island School of Design, Artist Book Collection, Providence, RI

U.S. Department of State



2009-2010       Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Fellowship, Film and Video

2008-2009       Getty Research Institute, Scholar Associate, Los Angeles, CA

2008                Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Program, June

2005                Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Fellowship, Photography

                        Nominee, Anonymous Was a Woman

2004                Nominee, Tiffany Foundation Fellowship

2003                Finalist, Percent for Art Program, New Haven, CT

1998                Clarissa Bartlett/Ruth A. Sturdivant Alumnae Travel Grant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1992                National Endowment for the Arts/New England Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Works on Paper



Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA

Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

Brown University, Providence RI

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

Columbia University, New York, NY

DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY

Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

MECA Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

Smith College, Northampton, MA

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Temple University at The Library Company, Philadelphia, PA

University of Nevada, Reno, NV

University of Rhode Island, South Kingston, RI

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Wellcome Trust, London, UK



Pierogi 2000

White Columns

Artists Space/Irving Sandler Artist File



2015 -                          Lesley University, College of Art and Design, Assistant Professor

2008 – 2015                Rhode Island School of Design, Photography Department

2014                            Vermont College of Fine Arts, MFA Artist-Teacher

2012 – 2013                Maine College of Art (MECA), MFA Studio Advisor

2005 – 2008                Brown University, Visual Art Department


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