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Saya Woolfalk: A Cabinet of Anticipation, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Saya Woolfalk: Augmented Visionary Reality Outpost, Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia
Saya Woolfalk: Expedition to ChimaCloud, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Visionary Reality Outpost, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Hybrid Digital Home, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Lessons From the Institute of Empathy, Seattle Art Museum

ChimaCloud and the Pose System, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Saya Woolfalk: Life Products and the ChimaCloud, Mead Museum of Art, Amherst, Mass.

Saya Woolfalk: Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska
ChimaCloud, Times Square Midnight Moment
ChimaCloud, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, N.Y.
Saya Woolfalk: To Dream the Electric Dream, SCAD Museum, Savannah, GA

The Pollen Catchers’ Color Mixing Machine, Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling, New York
Saya Woolfalk: ChimaTEK: Hybridity Visualization System, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta

Saya Woolfalk Videos: 2005 – 2014, WPA, Washington, D.C.
Saya Woolfalk: ChimaTEK: Hybridity Visualization Mandala (performance), Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
ChimaTEK, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia
Saya Woolfalk, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Saya Woolfalk, Emerson-Dorsch Gallery, Miami

Alcott Gallery, UNC Chapel Hill, N. Carolina
The Empathics, Flecker Gallery, SUNY Suffolk, N.Y.
The Empathics, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK
Chimera, Third Streaming, New York

The Empathics, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, N.J.

No Place, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, N.J.

Institute of Empathy, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Conn.
The Institute for the Analysis of Empathy, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, Mass.

No Place, University at Buffalo Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, Buffalo, N.Y.

Saya Woolfalk: Three Videos, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers, Newark, N.J.

No Place: Wonders from that World, Zg Gallery, Chicago

Jumble Patch: Transitional Love Objects, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York
Trousseaux: Love Object, SubCity, Chicago

Lovescape, Zg Gallery, Chicago
Paradise Imagined, 12 x 12 New Artists/New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


Pouring into an Array of Characters, Galerie im Turm, Berlin, Germany
New Age, New Age: Strategies for Survival, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago
Parallels and Peripheries, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Furies, Fairies, Visionaries, Pen + Brush, New York

In This Imperfect Present Moment, Seattle Art Museum
Parallels and Peripheries, ArtCenter South Florida, Miami
hyphenative, SU Art Galleries, Salisbury, Maryland
In Times of Perseus, Sargent’s Daughters, New York
Next Art Tainan, Soka Art Center, Tainan, Taiwan

The Embedded Message, Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Virginia
Color: Coded, The New Art Center, Newton, MA
Multiple Modernisms, The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia
(self), Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
Works on Paper 2017, The Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, N. Carolina
Dialogues in Drawing, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco

American Histories, Pi Artworks, London
Bedazzled, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx
Past Present Future, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan
Sisters of the Moon: Feminism, Art, and Magic, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Lexington
Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Brooklyn Museum

Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Fowler Museum, Los Angeles
Anthems for the Mother Earth Goddess, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
Between History and the Body, The 8th Floor (The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation), New York
Les Oracles, XPO Gallery, Paris
Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, Seattle Art Museum

Rockaway! MoMA PS1, Long Island City, N.Y.
Herland, 60 Wall Gallery, New York
Brides of Anansi: Fiber and Contemporary Art, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta
PaperWork: Drawings, Prints, and Collages, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York

The Shadows Took Shape, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Migrating Identities, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Approximately Infinite Universe, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Nu Age Hustle, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Masqueraders are the Ancestors of Protestors, IMC Lab + Gallery, New York
Space is the Place, Disjecta, Portland, Oregon
nowhere differentiable, Simon Center for Physics and Geometry, Stony Brook University
Metaphysical Interventions, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York
Interwoven: Art.Craft.Design, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, Virginia

Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville
Traveled to Winnipeg Art Gallery, Manitoba, and Glenbow Art Museum, Clagary, Canada
Super HUMAN, Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT and Aljira Center for the Arts, Newark, N.J.
MIE: Portraits, Freight+Volume, New York
Journey of Peace, Concordia College, Bronxville, N.Y.
All Good Things Become Wild and Free, HF Johnson Gallery of Art at Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Bunny Redux, The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
The Bearden Project, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (catalogue)
The February Show, Ogilvy and Mather, New York
Uncovered, Eden Rock Gallery, St. Barths
Playboy Redux, Copro Gallery, Los Angeles

Hand+Made: The Performative Impulse in Art, Craft and Design, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Threads: Senga Nengudi, Saya Woolfalk, Rashawn Griffin, and Shinique Smith, Eli Klein Fine Art, Beijing, China
The Sitting Room: 4 Studies, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia
Collected: Reflections on the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Transhuman Conditions, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia
Losing Yourself, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore
Playboy Redux, Rotofugi Gallery, Chicago
Companion, The Elizabeth Foundation, New York

AIM 29: Living and Dreaming, The Bronx Museum of the Arts
Super Girl, Nexus Art Place, Baltimore
The Open, Deitch Studios, Long Island City, N.Y.
Losing Yourself, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Back to the Garden, Deutsche Bank Art Gallery, New York
More Art Less Filler II, Space 204 Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Playing Around, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont
Making It, Deutsche Bank Art Gallery, New York
2012+, The Drop Urban Art Infill, New York
Pulse, Taller Boricua / Puerto Rican Workshop, New York
Next Post,Rupert Ravens Contemporary, Newark, N.J.
If I Didn’t Care: Generational Artists Discuss Cultural Histories, The Park School, Baltimore

New Intuitions: Artist-In-Residence, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
In Transit, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York
Storytellers, Paperwork Gallery, Baltimore
Once Upon A Time, Ise Cultural Foundation, New York

Simulasian, Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York
Kazuo Ohno 101: Three-Week Butoh Parade, Japan Society, New York
Jamaica Flux, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, N.Y.
Yokohama Boogie: Under the Influence, ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan
U Can’t Touch Dis: The New Asian Art, Zone Chelsea, New York
Young Sculptors Competition, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Float, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Whitney ISP, Artists Space, New York

Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, N. Carolina
Saya Woolfalk and James Fotopoulos, Momenta Art, Williamsburg, N.Y. (curated by Eric Heist)
Treemendous, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, N.Y.
Dead of Winter, Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art, Peekskill, N.Y.
Peace King Mother Nature, Second Gallery, South Boston, Mass.
YEA! Young Emerging Artists, Westchester Arts Council, White Plains, N.Y.
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA 2004 and 2005 Recipient Exhibition, CUE Art Foundation, New York
The Jaundiced Eye, Scope-NY, entrance installation
d'Afrique d'Asie, Artist Commune, Hong Kong
Chimaera, Tenri Cultural  Institute, New York
National Psyche, Lab Art Space, San Francisco
The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York

Greater New York 2005, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, N.Y.
Production of Escapism—a project by Rashid Johnson, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art
Holiday Windows, Exit Art, New York
d'Afrique d'Asie, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York
Working Process: a glimpse into the artist's studio practice, Zg Gallery, Chicago
Sinister, The Museum at the Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University

Scary/Cute, Flux Factory, Queens, N.Y.
Social Seduction, The Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The Chicago 11, Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida
Spring Fever, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque
Unlucky in Love, School of the Art Institute, Chicago

As Small As Possible, Zg Gallery, Chicago
December Group Show, G-2 Gallery, Chicago
Remark/Remarket, 1926 Halsted Gallery, Chicago
Project Room: Richard Levy Gallery, Scope Art LA, Los Angeles
Group Exhibition, 2003, Stray Show, Chicago
Artwindows 2003, G'Bani, Chicago
Fieldwork; in honor of national women’s history month, 1926 Halsted, Chicago

National Juried Exhibition, Ceres Gallery, New York
unfoldingobject: critical selections. Miranda Fine Arts & Henaine Fine Art, Port Chester, N.Y.
EA50: HEREart’s 6th Annual Emerging Artists Show, HEREart, New York
Exhibition to Benefit Breast Cancer Research, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York

Annual Group Exhibition, The Museum at F.I.T., New York
Juried Exhibition, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence


Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, Screening Series, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

B3 Biennale of the Moving Image, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

ChimaTEK: Hybridization Visualization Mandala, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
ChimaTEK: Dinner Party Upload, Brooklyn Museum

Hybrid Cosmology, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, Oregon

Empathetic Plant Alchemy, Newark Museum Dreyfuss Planetarium, Newark, N.J.
Ritual of the Empathics, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, N.J.
Lecture of the Artist: Empathetic Plant Alchemy, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville
Hybrid Cosmology, Newark Museum Dreyfuss Planetarium, Newark

Empathic Imaginaries, Harvestworks, Soho Gallery Night, New York

Ethnography of No Place, Zoom in on the Blur, Bas Fisher Invitational, Miami
Ritual of the Empathics, Performa09, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

Ethnography of No Place, Brooklyn International Film Festival, Experimental Film div

Coloring Book Cart featuring: The Cleaners, Kitchen Highline Block Party, The Kitchen, New York
The Cleaners, Resistance and the Law: Radicalism, Extremism, Legitimacy, Co-Optation,
Harvard Law School Conference, Cambridge, Mass.

The Cleaners, Art Parade, Deitch Projects, New York
Pessoa da Rua, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Pessoa da Rua, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, Brazil

Love Monster, Metro Color Collision at Frisbee Art Fair, Miami
Terra de Lixo, Federal University of Maranhão, São Luis, Maranhão, Brazil
Winter Garden, Sculpture Space, Utica, N.Y.

One Night Stand, Performing Art Chicago

Chrysler Museum of Art
Davis Museum at Wellesley College
Deutsche Bank, New York
Everson Museum of Art
The Ford Foundation, New York
JPMorgan Chase Bank, New York
Mead Art Museum
Montclair Art Museum
Newark Museum
Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Seattle Art Museum
Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Tufts University
Weatherspoon Art Museum