Birthplace: Verdun, France, 1965.

Education: Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, M.F.A. Painting, 1987.



2002 Project for Cabinate magazine

1996 John Simon Guggenheim Grant

1995 The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

1995 Penny McCall Foundation Grant

1995 Magazine cover project for Art magazine, March issue

1994 Centerfold project for Frieze magazine, November-December issue

1986 The European Honors Program: Rhode Island School of Design Year in Rome Award



2003 Cornell University Museum of Art, Ithica, NY
The Kinsey Institute of Art, Bloomington, IN

2002 Shoshana Wayne Gallery Santa Monica, CA

2000 Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Noga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

1999 Entwistle Gallery, London

1998 Behavior, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1997 Entwhistle Gallery, London, England

1996 Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Galerie Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, (with Jason Fox)

1995 Centraal Museum Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, California

1994 Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

1993 Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Trial Balloon, New York

1992 Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California




Retrospectacle: 25 years of Collecting Modern And Contemporary Art.,
Denver museum of Art, Denver, CO. curated by Dianne Vanderlip


Back Room, Leo Koenig Gallery, New York, NY
The Lunatics Have Taken over the Asylum, Works On
Paper, Inc. Los Angeles CA
Super Natural Playground, Marella Arte
Contemporanea, Milan Italy


Threads of Vision: Toward a New Feminine Poetics, Cleveland Center for
Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Waterworks, The Nordic Watercolor Museum, Sweden
Fast Food for Thought Cartoon ‘n Art, Art Scan Gallery


Picturing the Modern Amazon, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NewYork
Art from the Guadalajara Workshops, Mexican Cultural Institute, Guadalajara
The Fart Show @ Dirt Gallery Los Angeles CA
2000 1/2: going forward looking back, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
The Likeness of Being, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
Prophecies, Swiss Institute, New York
Zona F, Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló, Castelló, Spain
Deja Vu: Reworking the Past, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
Here Kitty, Kitty, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA


I’m a Virgin, The Waiting Room at the School of Art and Design,
University of Wolverhampton, Great Britain
The American Century: Art & Culture 1900 - 2000 Part II,
1950-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
54 x 54 x 54, Museum of Contemporary Art, London
Pictuing the Modern Amazon, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Two Doors-True Value, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland


Can’t We All Just Get Along, Deven Golden, New York
Codex USA, Entwistle Gallery, London
Deal and Reality, Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria
From The Corner of the Eye, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
some WOMEN/PRETTY girls, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Animal Tales: Contemporary Bestiary and Animal Painting, Whitney Museum at Champion, Stamford, CT
The Wolfsonian Mural Project, Miami (organized by The Drawing Center, NewYork)
Gay Games Amsterdam 1998, poster project, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam


HEART, MIND, BODY, SOUL: American Art in the 1990’s, Selections from the
Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
New Work- Drawings Today, San Fransisco Museum of Art, San Fransisco
Drawn & Quartered, Karen McCready Fine Art, New York
Woven in Oaxaca, A/D Gallery, New York
Women’s Work, SECCA, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem ,NC
Just What Do You Think You’re Doing Dave, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn , NY
Form and Function of Drawing Today, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Fracturing the Gaze, Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX
The Gaze, Momenta Art, New York
Dissolution: Made in the U.S.A., Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
(curated by Margaret Murray)
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
The Road Show, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York.
Vraiment: Féminisme et l’art, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
(curated by Laura Cottingham)
Sex/Industry, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York (curated by John Yau)
20 x 15”, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York
The Name of the Place, Casey Kaplan, New York (curated by Laurie Simmons) 


"Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art," Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece, (travels to Museu d'art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain, & Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany)

"a/drift," Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale- on-Hudson, New York (curated by Joshua Dector)

"Be Specific," Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California (curated by Michael Duncan)

"Gender, fucked," Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington (curated by Catherine Lord)

"The Comic Depiction of Sex in American Art: Nicole Eisenman, Erika Rothenberg, Jimmy Shaw, Benjamin Weissman, Sue Williams," Galerie in Haus 19, Munich

"Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's "Dinner Party" in Feminist Art History," Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, UCLA, Los Angeles

"Defining the Nineties: Consensus-Making In New York, Miami and Los Angeles," Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida (curated by Bonnie Clearwater)

"Real Fake," Neuberger Museum, SUNY at Purchase, New York

"Screen," Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York (curated by Joshua Decter)

"Playtime," Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford, CT.

1995 "A Glimpse of the Norton Collection as Revealed by Kim Dingle" Santa Monica Museum of Art, California

"Art on Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina

"Pervert," The University of California at Irvine, Irvine, California

"Picassoid," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

"Inside Out: Psychological Self Portraits," Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut

"Way Cool," Exit Art, New York

"Odschon Malerei (Painting)," Gallery Mittelstrasse 18, Potsdam, Germany

"Komix," Brooke Alexander Editions, New York

"Whitney Biennial," The Whitney Museum of American Art,
New York

"Toys Art Us," Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York

"Seduction and Betrayal," Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria (curated by Shoshana Blank and Bonnie Clearwater)

"New Museum Benefit Show," The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York



"Watt," Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Kunstverein Munich, Germany

Kunsthaus Vienna, Austria

Sonnabend Gallery, New York

White Columns, New York

The Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

"The Seventh Wave," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

"Sex," Adam Baumgold Fine Arts, New York

"Bad Girls," The Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland

"Return of the Cadavre Exquis," The Drawing Center, New York

"Bad Girls," Wright Art Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, (curated by Marcia Tanner)

"Arrested Childhood," The Center for Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida, (curated by Bonnie Clearwater)

"Wenn die Kinder sind im Dunkeln," Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria (curated by Birgit Jurgenssen)



"Bad Girls," The Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England

"Bad Girls," Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England

"bODD," Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

"The Seventh Wave," John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, England, (curated by Stephen Foster)

"Urban Analysis," Barbara Braathen Gallery, New York, (curated by Maynard Munroe)

"Eau de Cologne 83 - 93," Monica Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany

"Coming to Power," David Zwirner Gallery, New York

"1920," Exit Art/The First World, New York

Elizabeth Koury Gallery, New York



"Fever," Exit Art/The First World, New York

"Wall Drawings," The Drawing Center, New York

"Part Fantasy," Trial Balloon, New York

"The Lesbian Museum: 10,000 Years of Penis Envy," Franklin Furnace, New York

"Imagining Indians," Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, New York, (curated by Fred Wilson)



Jack Tilton Gallery, 49 Greene Street, New York NY 10013 212-941-1775


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