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Wendy Klemperer

393 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11206, U.S.A.
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WENDY KLEMPERER                                                        

www.wendyklemperer.com

 

EDUCATION:             Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME, ‘84

                                    Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY    B.F.A. Sculpture   ‘83

                                    Harvard-Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA     B.A. Biochem  ’80

 

PERMANENT PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS :

2014The Ram, SUNY at Farmingdale campus, NY

2014 Osprey Landing, Martin’s Point Bridge, Falmouth, ME

2013 Calling Elk, Four Corners Art Center, Tiverton, RI

2012 Large Elk, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME

2011 Glimpse: Ten Sculptures, Portland International Jetport, Portland, ME

2011 Spartan Buck, City of Westminster, CO

2010 Lao Hu (Tiger) Sias Inernational University, Xinzheng, Henan Province,China

2009 Prey: Wolves and Deer, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME

2007 Red Deer Running, Key Plaza, Bangor, ME

2005 Chain Hound Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

2005 Gathering: Deer at the Water, LL Bean Company, Freeport, ME

2004 Running Elk, Slashing Panther, California State University at Bakersfield,CA

2003 Black Elk, Somersby Landing Sculpture Park, Newburyport, MA

2003 Pair of Deer, Suffield Academy, Springfield, MA

2002 Urban Pastures, Newmark Real Estate, 560 Broadway, NY, NY

2002 Andalusians, Andalusia Foundation, Bensalom, PA     

2001 Circle of Wolves, Henry Lay Sculpture Park, Louisiana, MO

2001 Lions at the Gate, Pratt Institute Sculpture Park, Brooklyn, NY

Finalist, Call for Public Art: Park at Police Cove, Barrington, RI 2013

Finalist, Call for Public Art: Montana State University Animal Biosciences Building

Finalist, Call for Public Art: Wyoming University Biodiversity 2014

Finalist,Call for Sculpture, Scouters Mountain Park, Happy Valley, Oregon

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS :

2015                            Shadow Migrations, Court Square Park, Queens, NY

2014                            Wendy Klemperer: Sculpture and Drawings, SUNY at Farmingdale, NY

                                    Pursuit, Henry’s Rooftop Bar, The Roger Smith Hotel, NY, NY

                                    Gericroix Installation, New Hope Outdoor Sculpture, New Hope, PA

2013                            Restraint and Release, Museum of Art, University of New                                                                Hampshire, Durham, NH

                                    Outdoor Sculpture, Tiverton Arts Ctr, Tiverton, RI

2012                            Waxing Wild, Storefront Bushwick, project space, Brooklyn, NY

                                    curated by Deborah Brown

2011                            Sculpture by Wendy Klemperer, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME, curated by June LaCombe/SCULPTURE (through Sept. 2012)

2010                            Re-Imagined: Sculpture by Wendy Klemperer, Maine Audubon, Falmouth

2009                            Re-Imagined: Sculpture by Wendy Klemperer, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME,curated by June LaCombeSCULPTURE

2008                            Shadow Migration, 38 Cameron Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                                    Wax and Steel, Union College Gallery, Schenectady, NY

2007                            The Leopard, 38 Cameron Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2000                            Suspended Animation, Gallery of South Orange, NJ                        

1999                            Urban Pastures , Bridgewater/Lustberg Gallery, 560 Bway, NYC

1998                            Anima Mundi, Bridgewater/Lustberg Gallery, NYC

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2015                            Lost Cat, Cape Cod Museum, Dennis MA

2014                            Pierogi XX: Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi Gallery, Bklyn, NY

                                    Back in Situ, or Turns, curated by Paul D’Agostino, Centotto, Bklyn, NY

                                    Vapors and Squalls, or Mediums, curated by Paul D’Agostino, Centotto,

                                    Brooklyn, NY

                                    Family Style, curated by Julie Torres, (Formerly) Pocket Utopia, NY, NY

                                    Second Family, curated by Julie Torres, 2 Rivington St Gallery, NY, NY

                                    North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show, curator J. Churchirillo, VT

                                    Pollinators, June LaCombe/SCULPTURE, Coastal Maine Botanical                                                Gardens, ME

                                    Sculpture at Maine Audubon, June LaCombe/SCULPTURE, Falmouth

                                    Beasts of Burden, curated by Jane O’Hara, Harvard/Allston Educational                                         Portal for the Arts, Allston, MA

                                    Derby Party and Benefit Exhibition, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

                                    NurtureArt Benefit, (participated 2008-2014), The Boiler, Bklyn, NY

2013                            Bestiary, Smart Clothes Gallery, NY, NY

                                    Portraits of Fern, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY  

                                    Sculpture Garden, Vermont Arts Council, Montpelier, VT

                                    Outdoor Sculpture, Ocala, FL

                                    Equus, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Outdoor Sculpture, St John’s Sculpture Park, Portland, OR

2012                            My Wildlife as an Animal, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Ctr, NY, NY

                                    Sculpture Garden, Onderdonk House, Brooklyn, NY

                                    curated by Deborah Brown and Lesley Heller (upcoming)   

                                    Steel and Stone, June LaCombe/SCULPTURE, Pownal, ME

                                    On the Wing, June LaCombe/SCULPTURE, Maine Audubon, Falmouth

                                    NurtureART Benefit, Charles Bank Gallery, NY, NY

                                    Sculpture Now 2012, Lenox, MA

                                    Group Show, Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

2011                            Between Earth and Sky, June LaCombe/SCULPTURE, Pownal, ME

                                    Outdoor Sculpture, Southern Vermont Arts Ctr, Manchester, VT

                                    Sacred Land (Featured Artist), Sculpturefest, Woodstock, VT

                                    Sites for Sculpture, curated by Pam Brown Dowling College, Oakdale, NY,

New Year/New Work/New Faces, Storefront Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn

Curated by Jason Andrew and Deborah Brown

So Happy Together, Norte Maar, Brooklyn NY

curated by Jason Andrew and Julie Torres

NurtureArt Benefit, Chelsea Art Museum, NY, NY

Derby Party and Benefit Exhibition, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

The Birds and Beasts Were There: A Celebration of Animal Life,

Cahoon Museum of American Art, Cotuit, MA

2010                            Outdoor Sculpture, Southern Vermont Arts Ctr, Manchester, VT,

Curated by Jocelyn Grayson

What Matters Most? Benefit for Ecoartspace, Exit Art, NY, NY

Derby Party and Benefit Exhibition, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

NurtureArt Benefit, ZieherSmith Gallery, NY, NY

2009                            The Sculpture Show,Tower Hill Botanical Gardens, Boylston,MA                                                     Animal Attractions,The Fells, Sunapee, NH 

                                    Crest Hardware Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Sculpture Invitational, Millbrook Gallery, Concord, NH

                                    Return, June LaCombe/SCULPTURE, Pownal, ME

Derby Party and Benefit Exhibition, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

2008                            Sculpture for New Orleans, curators Lundberg and Manjarris,LA                                                      Water and Gravity, June LaCombe/ SCULPTURE, Pownal, ME

Outdoor Sculpture: Harmony/Nature, Courthouse Gallery, Ellsworth, ME

                                    Structures, Redmond-Bennet Gallery, Dublin, NH

Nature and Balance 2, Arsenal Ctr for the Arts, Watertown, MA

Medley, Visions West Gallery, Livingston, MT

                                    Crest Hardware 10th Anniversary, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Metal-Morphosis ll, Ernest Rubinstein Gallery, NY, NY

Derby Party and Benefit Exhibition, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Gallery in the Garden, curated by Eileen Tognini, Hawk Mountain, PA

2007                            Where Nature and Culture Meet, Maine Audubon Society and Coastal Maine Botanic Garden, June LaCombe/SCULPTURE

Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, curated by Janet Riker, Stockbridge, MA

Nature and Balance, Arsenal Ctr. for the Arts, Watertown, MA

Go Figure, curated by Eric Johnson,The Fells, Sunapee, NH

Sculpture Invitational, Millbrook Gallery, Concord, NH

Visions West Gallery, Livingston, MT

DUMBO Outdoor Sculpture, Jan Larsen Art, Brooklyn, NY

Art in Bushwick Benefit, Lumenhouse, Brooklyn, NY

2006                            River Elk, New Hope Arts Outdoor Sculpture, New Hope, PA

                                    Catattack, Sculpture Visions Public Sculpture, Chapel Hill, NC

                              Cervidae, ArtinPlace Public Sculpture, Charlottesville, VA

Coming to Our Senses, June Lacombe/SCULPTURE, Coastal Maine Botanic Gardens, Boothbay Harbor, ME 

Sparring Stallions, Crosby Coughlin Fine Art, North Salem, NY

6th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Polk Museum, Lakeland, FL

2005                            Faculty/Student Exhibit, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Educational Alliance Art School, 197 E. Broadway, NY, NY

                                    Selections, Jan Larsen Art, 63 Plymouth St, Brooklyn,                                                                      Outdoor Sculpture, Port Warwick  Sculpture, Newport News, VA

                                    Sculpture Installation, Hotcakes Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

                                    Sculpture in the Public Arena, Sculpture Now, Great Barrington, MA

Touchstones, JuneLaCombe/SCULPTURE,Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay Harbor, ME and Hawk Ridge Farm, Pownal, ME

Sculpture Invitational, Hargate Gallery, St Paul’s School and the Millbrook Gallery, Concord, NH

2004                            Sculpture In and By the River, Sculpture Now, Housatonic River, MA

Artscape Public Art, Pittsfield, MA

2003                            Sculpture Takes Over, Rockland Ctr. for The Arts, Nyack, NY

                                    Faculty Exhibit, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, Ed. Alliance, NY, NY

                                    Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Curated by Janice Kean                                                Dorgan, Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, MA                                 

                                    17th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture ,Appalachian State Univ.,Boone, NC

                                    Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition, Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

2002                            Six Sculptors, LIU campus, curated by K. Gilrain, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Earthworks, North Carolina Zoological Park, Ashboro, NC

2001                            Sculpture Installation, Artscape Public Art, Pittsfield, MA                   

                                    The Sculpture Path, Forest Hills Educational Trust, Boston, MA

                                    Celebration, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY, 2001

                                    Sculpture in the Garden, Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA

                                    Contemporary  Sculpture At Chesterwood 2001, Stockbridge,                                                         The Madison Mile: Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture, Madison, CT

2000                            Chain-hounds: an Installation, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

                                    The Dog and Pony Show, The Workspace,96 Spring St, NY, NY    

                                    Sculpture Installation, Convergence Festival, Providence, RI

                                    Bridgeport Sculpture Festival, by Peter Lundberg, Bridgeport, CT

                                    Checked, organized by Cindy Tower, Museum of Modern Art

                                    (action on coat check room), NY, NY

1999                            Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, curated by Janice                                                           Conner, Chesterwood Museum,Stockbridge, MA

                                    Examining the Equine, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia,

                                    Virginia Beach, VA

                                    The Horse Show, Sylvia White Gallery, 560 Broadway,NY, NY

                                    Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Millbrook Gallery, Concord, NH

                                    Sculpture Installation, City of Poughkeepsie Sculpture Park, NY

1998                            Signs, Forms, Systems: Site-Specific Outdoor Sculpture,

                                    North 9th St and Kent Ave, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Escape Velocity, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

                                    Indoor/Outdoor Sculpture, Greene Gallery, Guilford, CT

1997                            Crest Hardware and Soho Hardware, curated by Gene Pool, NY

1996                            Brookworld: Installations by 25 Brooklyn Artists in a Soho Tenement                                               Building, curated by Cindy Tower, 24 Thompson St, NY, NY

                                    Nine Sculptors Outdoors, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

My Pretty Pony  and  Summertime,with Chris Schiavo and Kara      Cressman, screened at Four Walls,Brooklyn, NY,

                                    The Kitchen,NYC and Artist’s Space, NY, NY

1995                            Sculpture Survey Show, curated by Mariella Bisson, One Main St                                                   Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY

                                    Exposure and Vulnerability, Empire-Fulton Ferry SP,Brooklyn, NY

                                    Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Gallery, 39 Mercer St, NY, NY

                                    All  Media Summer  Exhibition, Contemporary Artist’s Ctr,N.Adams,MA

1994                            11211: Williamsburg Artists, Jadite Gallery, 413 W.50th st, NY, NY

                                    Art-Terre: A Site-Specific Art Exhibit, Buckingham, Canada

1993                            Four-Walls Fundraiser, David Zwirner Gallery, 97 Green St, NY, NY

                                    NY/93/50, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY, NY

                                    Outdoor Sculpture , OIA sponsored exhibition, Ward’s Island, NY

                                    Wild Kingdom, Bridgewater/Lustberg Gallery, NY, NY

1992                            Reclaiming Land: an Exhibition of Site-Sculptures, Stone Quarry                                                     Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY

                                    The Neurotic Art Show, Four Walls, Artist’s Space, NY, NY

                                    New Dimensions, Bridgewater/ Lustberg Gallery, NY, NY

1991                            In the 3rd Dimension,  Bridgewater/Lustberg Gallery, NY, NY

1990                            Habitat and Plein Air, AMMO, 135 Plymouth St, Bklyn, NY

                                    Alumni Show, Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, Harvard U, MA

 

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS:

                                    Clare Weiss Emerging Atist Award, NYC, 2016

                                    Franconia Sculpture Park Open Studio Fellowship, MN 2015

                                    Artist in Residence, Staniusalaus National Forest, Sonora, CA, 2014

                                    Residency, St. John’s Sculpture Park, Portland, OR, 2013

                                    Artist in Residence, Denali National Park, AK, 2013

                                    Residency Fellowship, SIAS University, Zhengzhou, China, 2008, 2010

                                    Residency, Salem Art Works, Salem, NY, 2007

Sculpture Prize,Warwick Sculpture Fest, Newport News, VA, 2005

                                    Sculpture Prize, Rosen Sculpture, Appalachian State U,Boone,NC, 2003

                                    Lotos Grant, Pratt Institute Outdoor Sculpture, Brooklyn, NY 2001

                                    Merit Award, Chesterwood Museum and Sculpture garden, 1999

                                    Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, 1998