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ONE AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019

Through Thick & Thin, Kerry Schuss, New York

2016

New Paintings and Works on Paper 2015–2016, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2014

A Story of Red and other Works, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2008

Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2005

Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2002

Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2001

Judy Ann Goldman Fine Arts, Boston

Sketches, Art Resources Transfer, New York

2000

Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

1999

Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

1997

Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Akademie Schloß Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

1996

Akademie Schloß Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany

1994

Patrick Callery, New York

1991

Berland/Hall, New York

1990

Julian Pretto/Berland Hall, New York

1989

Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago

1989

Julian Pretto/Berland Hall, New York

1988

Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago

1986

Wolff Gallery, New York

1984

Wolff Gallery, New York

 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Notebook, 56 HENRY, New York

Through Thick and Thin, Kerry Schuss, New York

2018

Out of Control, Venus Over Manhattan, New York

2016

Drawing, Kerry Schuss, New York

2013

Julian Pretto Gallery, Minus Space, New York

2011

Betsy Kaufman: Many Paintings, Robert Watts: Some Objects, Lawrence Weiner: 3 Videos, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Plot: Plan: Process: Works on Paper from the 1960s to Now, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

2010

The Jewel Thief, Tang Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (curated by Jessica Stockholder and Ian Berry)

Off The Grid: Betsy Kaufman, Oditi Donald Odita, W.C. Richardson, G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.

2004

The Fine Line (Between Something and Nothing), Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Colored Pencil, KS Art, New York

2003

“Ballpoint Inklings,” KS Art, New York (in association with Geoffrey Young)

Drawing, G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.

2002

Watercolor in the Abstract, The Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, N.Y.; Michael C.Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery, SUNY College at Fredonia, N.Y.; Butler Institute of American Art,Youngstown, Ohio; DePauw University, Greene Castle, Ind.; Ben Shahn Gallery, WilliamPatterson University, Wayne, New Jersey; Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama,Tuscaloosa; Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, N.Y.

2001

Paintings, 123 Watts, New York

2000

Solitude in the Museum: 10 Years of Solitude, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany

Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, France

1999

Pattern, James Graham & Sons, New York

Pencils of Nature: A Dialogue, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Do Paintings Dream of Veronese Green?, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York

The Passion/Passions of Art, Richard Anderson Fine Art, New York

1998

Disappearing Act, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

Asian Inspiration, The Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island

1997

On the Wall, TIAA-CREF, New York (organized by Viart Corp.)

Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, N.Y.

1996

Seven Strangers, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, California

New York, Andrea Pintsch, Munich, Germany

Margaret Lipworth International, Boca Raton, Florida

1995

Like Young: 12 New York Artists, Three Rivers Arts Festival, an activity of the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York

Partly Sunny Tomorrow, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

1994

Six Artists Selected from the Artists File, Artists Space, New York

1993

Painting as Paradigm, Stark Gallery, New York

1992

Berland/Hall, New York

Neurotic Art Show, Artists Space, New York

Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York

1991

Ornament, John Post Lee Gallery, New York

1990

Nature/nature, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago

1988

The Renaissance Society, Chicago

Art of the 1980s: Artists from the Eli Broad Family Foundation Collection, Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Mutations, Anina Nosei Gallery, New York

1987

Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago

Romanticism and Classicism, Queensborough Community College, New York

Elliot Smith Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri

Wolff Gallery, New York

Classical Myth and Imagery in Contemporary Art, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, N.Y.

1986

New York on Paper, Wolff Gallery, New York

Current, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle

 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery

Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany

JPMorgan Chase

The Capital Group

Citibank, N.A.

Eli Broad Family Foundation

Bank of America

Progressive Corporation

Goldman Sachs

Merrill Lynch

Amerada Hess Corp.

Arthur Anderson, Inc.

G. Heilman Brewing Co.

Pepsico

Prudential Insurance Co.

West Collection at SEI

Comcast

 
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