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Jessica Stockholder Installation

Acrylic and oil paint, wood, wool, lights without bulbs, stool made of branches, wheels, papier-mâché, duct tape, cloth
46x 78 x 32 in
116.8 x 198.1 x 81.3 cm

Artist Biography, Jessica Stockholder

Born in Seattle, Washington grew up in Vancouver, Canada.

Attended a four-month program at The Camden School of Art in London, England, then the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada where she studied with Judith Lodge.

Awarded a tuition scholarship to the University of Victoria.

BFA from the University of Victoria.


Wood, magazine rack, papier-mâché, luggage, wheels, light fixture, mirror, cloth, metal lath, wire, electrical wire
58 x 24 x 25 in
147.3 x 61 x 63.5 cm

Collection Eileen and Richard Ekstract, Sagaponack, New York


Studied painting, then switched to sculpture with Jake Berthot, Judy Pfaff, Ursula von Rydingsvard, David von Schlegell and George Trakas, at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, with a tuition scholarship.

One-person exhibition, installation In-side out at the Art Culture Resource Center, Toronto, in July.

MFA in sculpture and the Susan H. Whedon Award from Yale University and moved to New York City.

National Endowment for the Arts Grant in Sculpture

Visiting artist at Brock University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

New York Foundation for the Arts Grant in Painting.

Contingent Realms: Four Contemporary Sculptors
, Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York, September–December.



Lamp parts, blue bulb, yellow cord, hardware, mirror, wire mesh, fabric, acrylic paint
68.3 x 27 x 97 in
173.4 x 61 x 246.4 cm

Collection Carol and David Appel, Toronto


Whitney Biennial 1991, Recording Forever Pickled Too, installation, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, April 2–June 30.

Taught undergraduate and graduate level sculpture courses

at New York University, New York, and the School

of Visual Arts, New York.

Lectured and visited studios at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island

Began teaching various sculpture courses at Bard College,

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; The Cooper Union, New York;

and continued to teach at New York University; resident

artist at Skowhegan School, Skowhegan, New York.

Lectured and visited studios at CalArts, Valencia, California

Painting Outside Painting: 44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting,
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., December 16–February 19, 1996.

Your Skin in this Weather Bourne Eye-Threads & Swollen

Metal stud, angle iron, plastic mesh, paper with plaster and Celluclay, lamp shade, Styrofoam, pillow, plastic and metal furniture, acrylic paint, newspaper, electrical cable ties, four coat hooks
96 x 55 x 63 in
243.8 x 139.7 x 160 cm

Collection Susan and Michael Hort, New York


 Perfume, installation, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, October 5–June 21, 1996. Done in conjunction with an online project.

John Solomon Guggenheim Fellowship Award, Visual Art

Lectured, participated in panel discussions and was a visiting artist in many locations, including: Atelier Calder, Tours, France; School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; University of Texas, Austin, Texas; Fundaci¢ “la Caixa”, Barcelona, Spain.

La Biennale di Venezia: 47th Esposizione Internazionale d’arte, Recording Forever Pickled, installation, Corderie Building, Venice, June 15–November 9.

Released an artist book entitled Jessica Stockholder: 9 Installations, published by Edition du Centre d'art imprimé, Paris, France. Edition of 75, signed / numbered.


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