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.
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.
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.
Endowment for the Arts Grant in Sculpture
Visiting artist at Brock
University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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,
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
various sculpture courses at Bard College,
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York;
The Cooper Union, New York;
and continued to teach at New York University;
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,
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
installation, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, October 5–June 21,
1996. Done in conjunction with an online project.
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.