Born 1941 in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada

Education

1964 Yale University Summer School of Art and Music, New Haven, CT
1965 B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1967 M.F.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Awards

1973
New York State Council of the Arts
1974
National Endowment for the Arts
Mather Award, Art Institute of Chicago
1977
Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant
National Endowment for the Arts
1978
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Grant
1979
Brandeis University Creative Artist’s Award
1984
National Endowment for the Arts
1994
Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters, University of Newfoundland
1995
Honoree, Sculpture Center, New York
1996
Honorary Alumni Award, Massachusetts College of Art
2003
Skowhegan, New York
2016
A2A Award, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

One Person Exhibitions

2014
Jackie Winsor: With and Within, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (11/19/14 – 4/5/15)
2008
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (10/25 - 11/28/08)
1997
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York (10/26/97 - 3/3/98)
1996
Jackie Winsor: Sculpture Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, Quebec (5/4 - 6/15/96)
1995
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (9/15 - 10/21/95)
1992
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (9/8 - 10/3/92)
1991
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (11/22/91 - 1/19/92); traveled to: Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California (2/2 - 3/29/92); North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina (4/25 - 7/12/92); Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts (8/15 - 11/1/92); Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio (11/21/92 - 1/17/93)
1989
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (11/2-30/89)
1988
Centre d’Art du Domaine de Kerguehennec Bignan, Locmine, France (7/5 - 9/4/88)
1987
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California (11/21 - 12/19/87)
1986
Sculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (2/6 - 3/1/86)
1985
Margarete Roedrer Fine Arts, New York, New York (with Richard Deacon)
1983
New Sculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1982
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (2/27 - 3/29/82)
Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio (6/5 - 8/29/82)
1981
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia (9/1 - 10/11/81)
1979
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York (1/12 - 3/6/79); traveled to: The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada (5/5 - 6/24/79); The Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas (9/14 - 10/21/79)
1978
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
1976
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (10/2 - 11/21/76); traveled to: Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, Oregon (12/17/76 - 1/22/77); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California (2/24 - 4/10/77)
1973
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1971
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Canada
1968
Douglass College Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Group Exhibitions

2017
Anti-Form as das Fingerspitzengefühl, Klaus von Nichtssagen Gallery, NY (11/3/17—TBD)
2016
Trees in the Forest, curated by Kari Rittenbach, Yale Union, Portland, OR (7/23-9/4/16)
FORTY, organized in Celebration of MoMA PS1;s 40th Anniversary by P.S.1 Founder Alanna Heiss, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens, NY (6/19-8/28/16)
Excitement, curated by Rudi Fuchs, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands (5/27-10/2/16)
Revolution in the Making, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles, CA (3/13 – 9/14/16)
Permanent Collection Galleries, organized by Ann Goldstein, The Arts Center of Chicago, Chicago, IL (ongoing)
2013
Répétition: 1960–1975, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (1/19 – 2/9/13)
2012
Cellblock II, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY (12/1/12 – 2/2/13)
Carte Blanche á Paula Cooper Gallery, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France (10/19 – 11/24/12)
2011
Four Sculptors, curated by Ann Landi, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY (5/25-6/25/11)
112 Greene Street: A Nexus of Ideas in the Early 70s, Salon Contemporary, New York, NY (1/12-2/19/11)
2009
Four at the Start, curated by Alice Aycock, Salomon Contemporary Warehouse, East Hampton, NY (7/5 – 7/31/09)
2008
Decoys, Complexes and Triggers: Feminism and Land Art in the 1970’s, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY (5/4-7/31/08)
2007
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (11/21/07-7/28/08)
2005
Selected Recent Acquisitions and Highlights of the CU Art Museum’s Permanent Collection, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (9/8- 10/21)
Artists on the Edge: Douglas College and the Rutgers MFA, Mabel Smith Douglas Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (3/9-6/6/05)
2003
An International Legacy: Selections from Carnegie Museum of Art, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City (5/16-8/10/03); Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada (1/9-4/4/04); Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama (1/7-4/3/05)
The Show Show, Palazzo Zorzi, Venice, Italy (June-July 2003)
2001
Shadow Dancing: 1975-79, D’Amelio Terras, New York (1/9 - 2/10/01)
2000
Lives and Works: The Exhibition, Ceres Gallery, New York, New York (1/4/00 - 1/29/00)
1999
Powder, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado (2/25 - 4/11/99)
1998
Masters of the Masters Butler Institute of American Art, New York, New York (4/4 - 5/17/98)
Sculpture: Donald Judd, Sherrie Levine, Sol LeWitt, Tony Smith, Jackie Winsor Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (9/6/98 - 10/10/98)
Crossroad, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands (9/12/98 - 11/29/98)
Three Generations: Yayoi Kusama, Jackie Winsor, Zoe Leonard Patricia Faure, Los Angeles, California (9/19-10/17/98)
1997
An Exhibition of Work by Curators of the Visual Arts Gallery 1979-97 Visual Arts Gallery, School of Visual Arts, New York (5/15 - 6/7/97)
1996
More Than Minimal: Feminism and Abstraction in the 70s, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts (4/20 - 6/30/96)
15 Degrees from Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, New Jersey (2/28 - 3/31/96)
1995
Karo-Dame, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland (5/28 - 7/30/95)
25 Years: An Exhibition of Selected Works, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California (9/23 - 10/28/95)
In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the 1990s, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York (10/29/95 - 1/14/96)
The Material Imaginations Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York (11/22/95-1/96)
1994
Sculpture, Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York (1/22/94 - 3/2/94)
percept/image/object, Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, California (2/26/94 -3/15/94)
30 Years, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut (5/15/94 - 9/18/94)
Evolutions in Expression: Minimalism and Post-Minimalism From The Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut (5/12/94 - 7/6/94)
Holiday Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (12/3-23/94)
1993
25 Years (Part I), Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (10/23/93 -12/18/93)
1992
Group Exhibition, RubinSpangle, New York, New York (2/15/92 - 3/14/92)
Reverb 1960s - 1970s, Horodner Romley Gallery, New York, New York (3/14/92 - 4/11/92)
Then & NOW, Philippe Staib Gallery, New York, New York (4/23/92 - 5/30/92)
Contemporary Master Works, Feigen, Inc., Chicago, Illinois (5/15/92 - 6/20/92)
Process to Presence: Issues in Sculpture 1960-1990, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6/3/92 - 7/17/92)
1991
Selection from the Permanent Collection, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (1/26/91 - 2/24/91)
El Sueno de Egipto, El Centro Cultural/Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico (2/21/91 - 5/26/91)
Cruciformed: Images of the Cross Since 1980, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio (9/6/91 - 11/3/91)
1990
Sculpture, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California (6/9/90 - 7/14/90)
Grids, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, New York (9/15/90 - 10/13/90)
Group Exhibition, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, New York (12/20/90 - 1/19/91)
1989
Encore, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (1/20/89 - 3/11/89)
Jackie Ferrara, Jene Highstein, Richard Tuttle, Jackie Winsor, Michael Klein Gallery, New York, New York (2/16/89 - 3/18/89)
Making Their Mark, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio (2/22/89 - 4/2/89); travelled to: New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana (5/6/89 - 6/18/89); Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado (7/22/89-9/10/89); Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (10/20/89 - 12/31/89)
Towards Form, Greenberg Wilson, New York, New York (3/4/89 - 4/1/89)
Changing Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (Summer)
Art in Place: Fifteen Years of Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (7/7/89 - 10/29/89)
Floor Works, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California (9/16/89 - 2/18/90)
Minimalism and After, Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, Texas (10/20/89 - 12/2/89)
Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (12/2/89 - 12/23/89)
Cross, BlumHelman Gallery, New York, New York (12/13/89 - 1/10/90)
1988
(C)overt: A Series of Exhibitions, P.S.1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, New York (1/17/88 - 3/6/88)
1988: The World of Art Today, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (5/6/88 - 8/28/88)
Eleven Artists from Paula Cooper, Mayor Rowan Gallery, London, England (5/20/88 - 6/22/88)
Art After Silence, Walters Art Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (6/16/88 - 7/30/88)
Sculpture Since the Sixties from the Permanent Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York, New York (8/18/88 - 8/9/89)
Sixteen Cubes, University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts (9/10/88 - 10/19/88)
Innovations in Sculpture, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut (9/24/88 - 12/31/88)
Enclosing the Void, Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York, New York (11/10/88 - 1/25/89)
Changing Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (12/6/88 - 1/21/89)
1987
The Idea of North, 49th Parallel (Centre for Contemporary Canadian Art), New York, New York (1/31/87 - 2/28/87)
The Success of Failure, Laumeier Sculpture Garden and Park, St. Louis, Missouri (2/15/87 - 3/22/87); traveled to: University Art Gallery, North Texas State University, Denton, Texas (8/31/87 - 9/25/87); Johnson Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont (10/25/87 -12/13/87); University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona (1/31/88 - 3/12/88)
Standing Ground: Sculpture by American Women, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (3/27/87 - 5/10/87)
Alternative Supports: Contemporary Sculpture on the Wall, David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (4/25/87 - 5/25/87)
Art Against Aids: A Benefit Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (6/4/87 - 7/4/87)
Changing Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (12/2/87 - 1/30/88)
1986
Contemporary Installation, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York (4/11/86 - 10/7/86)
Works from the Paula Cooper Gallery, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California (10/15/86 - 11/15/86)
The Purist Image, Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (11/2/86 - 11/29/86)
Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (12/10/86 - 1/15/87)
1985
Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (2/2/85 - 3/2/85)
Builtworks/Installations, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York (2/5/85 - 3/10/85)
The Box Transformed, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, New York (2/15/85 - 4/25/85)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts (3/85 - 5/85)
Selections from the William J. Hokin Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Sculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (5/4/85 - 7/19/85)
A New Beginning: 1968-1978, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
Abstract Relationships, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, New York (6/6/85 - 7/12/85)
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California (Spring 1985)
Gordon Collections, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Imagenes de Cajas, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico (7/18/85 - 9/8/85)
Sculpture by Women in the Eighties, University Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (11/7/85 - 12/8/85)
Transformations in Sculpture, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York (11/22/85 - 2/16/86)
Changing Sculpture Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (11/23/85 - 1/4/86)
1984
Artists Call Against U.S. Intervention in Central America, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (1/14/84 - 1/28/84)
American Women Artists Part II: The Recent Generation, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, New York
American Art Since 1970: Painting, Sculpture and Drawings from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Fiber Crosscurrents, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin (6/3/84 - 8/12/84)
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. (10/14/84 - 1/6/85)
Primitivism in 20th Century Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
American Art Since 1970, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina
L’Art du Vannier, Musée d’art et d’essai, Paris, France
The Success of Failure, Diane Brown Gallery, New York, New York
Eight Artists from Paula Cooper Gallery, The Contemporary Art Gallery, Seibu, Tokyo, Japan (12/6/84 - 12/31/84)
1983
Objects, Structures, Artifice: American Sculpture 1970-1982, SVC/Fine Arts Gallery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida (4/1/83 - 5/30/83)
1983 Sculpture Invitational, Oscarsson Hood Gallery, New York, New York
20th Century Process and Presence, Whitney Museum of American Art, Philip Morris, New York, New York (4/8/83 - 5/11/83)
Minimalism to Expressionism: Painting and Sculpture from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (6/2/83 - 9/18/83)
1983 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Art: The Textile Reference, Artifacts Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana (10/21/83 - 11/26/83)
Jackie Winsor/Barry Ledoux, Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (12/2/83 - 1/15/84)
1982
Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (4/10/82 - 5/82)
An Exhibition Celebrating the 20th Year of the Rutgers MFA Program, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey (5/8/82 - 6/20/82)
Currents: A New Mannerism, Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida and University of South Florida Art Galleries, Tampa, Florida
Recent Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Surveying the Seventies: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Works in Wood, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Recent Aspects of Allover, Harm Bouckaert Gallery, New York, New York (9/9/82 - 10/2/82)
Postminimalism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut (9/19/82 - 12/19/82)
Sculptors at UC Davis: Past and Present, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, California (9/20/82 - 10/29/82)
1981
Sculptural Density, Visual Arts Museum, New York, New York
Art in Our Time: HHK Foundation, Virginia Museum, Richmond, Virginia
Fiber in Collusion, Banff Center for the Arts, University of North Dakota Art Galleries, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Contemporary Artists, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1980
Invitational, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
The Norman Fisher Collection, Jacksonville Art Museum, Jacksonville, Florida
1979
1979 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Born in Boston, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts (2/18/79 - 4/22/79)
The Decade in Review, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
The Minimal Tradition, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Soft Sculpture, Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland (11/16/79 - 2/4/80)
Contemporary Sculpture: Selections from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
1978
Indoor/Outdoor, P.S.1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, New York
1950 to the Present, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Fading Bounds in Sculpture, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (9/14/78 - 11/5/78)
Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
The Presence of Nature, Whitney Museum of American Art/Downtown Branch, New York, New York
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1977
1977 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Opening Exhibition, Ellen Johnson Gallery of Contemporary Art, Oberlin College, Ohio
Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York (Summer)
For the Mind and Eye: Art Work by Nine Americans, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey
Ideas in Sculpture, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
A View of a Decade, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois (9/10/77 - 11/11/77)
Strata: Nancy Graves, Eva Hesse, Michelle Stuart, Jackie Winsor, The Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia (10/9/77 - 11/6/77)
Twelve from Rutgers, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (11/6/77 - 12/18/77)
1976
Recent Work, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont
The Liberation: Fourteen American Artists, Aarhus Museum of Art, Aarhus, Copenhagen (traveled)
Four for the Fourth, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
1975
A Response to the Environment, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (3/16/75 - 4/26/75)
The Condition of Sculpture, The Hayward Gallery, London, England
1974
Questions/Answers, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York
Painting and Sculpture Today: 1974, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana (5/22/74 - 7/14/74)
71st American Exhibition, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Spring Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
Painting and Sculpture Today, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (9/12/74 - 10/26/74)
Fall Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
Recent Acquisitions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Recent Acquisitions, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Drawings and Other Work, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1973
Biennial Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Soft as Art, New York Cultural Center, New York, New York
Art in Evolution, Xerox Square Exhibit Center, Rochester, New York (5/73)
Four Young Americans, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
The Emerging Real, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York
Images, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
8th Biennial of Paris, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
New Space Opening May 5, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
Drawings and Other Work, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
1972
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
American Women Artists, GEDOK, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
Group Exhibition Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, New York
12 Statements: Beyond the 60s, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan
Invitational, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Ten Women Artists, Douglass Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
1971
Twenty-six by Twenty-six, Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York
26 Contemporary Women Artists, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Performance Piece, 112 Greene Street, New York, New York
1970
Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany
Sculpture Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
1969
American Abstract Artists, Riverside Museum, New York, New York Galerie Ricke, Cologne, Germany
1968
Soft Sculpture, American Federation of Artists (travelling exhibition curated by Lucy R. Lippard)

Updated: September 20, 2017