Shari Mendelson

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2013 "Shari Mendelson", John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2011 "Finders Keepers", with Ilene Sunshine, Art Gallery, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI.

2010 "Translations From The Ubiquitous Largesse", with Paul Baumann, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008 "Here Comes The Sun", with Lori Ellison, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2000 "Squarey", with Susan Wanklyn, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, NYC

1998 "Artist’s Rendering", Saint Peter’s Church, NYC

1997 "Shari Mendelson", Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

1996 "Shari Mendelson", Black and Herron Space, NYC

1994 "Shari Mendelson: Sculpture", Mercer Gallery, Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

1992 "Shari Mendelson and Avi Adler", Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

1989 "Shari Mendelson:Sculpture", Littlejohn-Smith Gallery, NYC

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 "Trade Routes", curated by Tammy Pittman and Susie Silbert, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY

2015 "Dining and Discourse", curated by Kathryn Hall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2015 "Material Location", curated by Susie Silbert, Agnes Varis Art Center at Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY

2015 "3 WHO 3D", Valentine Gallery, Ridgewood, NY

2015 "A View from Camargo", curated by Saul Ostrow, FiveMyles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014 "FOG Art Fair", Todd Merrill Studio Contemporary, San Francisco, CA

2013 "Art Miami,", Todd Merrill Studio Contemporary, Miami, FL

2013 "The International Fine Arts & Antique Dealers Show", Todd Merrill Studio Contemporary, NYC

2013 "Women's History Month Invitational", VanDeb Editions, NYC

2012/13 "Modern Times", Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC

2012 "Beautiful Garbage", curated by Portia Munson, BYRDCLIFFE Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY

2012 "Freecycle", curated by Beatriz Olivetti, Jackson 1, Long Island City, NY

2012 "Small Sculpture (By Big People)", curated by Kate Teale, Big & Small/Casual Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2012 "Studio for the Absurd, Good-bye Amsterdam", curated by Virginia Pierrepont, M55, Long Island City, NY

2012 "Trash Talk", curated by Lisa Dahl, Art Connects New York/Spattered Columns, NY, NY

2011 "Discourse Matters", Dolphin, Kansas City, MO

2011 "Marie Celeste", curated by Liza Statton, Artspace, New Haven, CT

2011 "Williamsburg 2000", curated by Larry Walczak, Art 101, Brooklyn, NY

2011 "Upcycled", curated by Barbara Lubliner, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, NY, NY

2011 "It's All Good", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010 "Works on Paper", Big&Small/Casual Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2010 "Mendelson, Agid, Markley", curated by Mery lynn McCorkle and Tom Jancar, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2009 "Transform/Transmute", curated by Kendall Baker, The Visceglia Gallery, Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ

2009 "Radiant", curated by Carleen Sheehan, The Center Gallery, Fordham University, NYC

2009 "Tikkunim", Curated byTamar Benzikry-Stern, Howard House Fine Art, Seattle WA.

2008 "In-Site", curated by Jerelyn Hanrahan, Governors Island, NY

2008 "Artwalking: Bedford Avenue", Brooklyn, NY

2008 "Surfactant", Rupert Raven Contemporary, Newark, NJ

2008 "Peace", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008 "Geometric Abstraction", Mckenzie Fine Art, NYC

2008 "Supermarket 2008", Konstnärshuset , Stockholm, Sweden

2007 " Punchbowl", Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

2007 "The Seed Project ", Winkelman Gallery, NYC

2007 “Pillow Talk: Small Comforts in Hard Times”, curated by Mery Lynn McCorkle, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2005 "Medium Rare: Works on Paper", Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004 "All the Numbers I Know", curated by Meredith McNeal, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004 "200 Drawings: Annie Herron Selects from the Pierogi Flat Files", Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Carlsbad, NM

2003 "Mind’s Eye", curated by Mery Lynn McCorkle, SolwayJones, Los Angeles, CA

2003 "4-SQUARE", curated by Annie Herron and Larry Walczak, eyewash@Fish Tank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003 "Recession 2003 $99 Show", curated by Tim Thyzel, Cynthia Broan gallery, NYC

2002 "Atmosphere", Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

2002 "Funky Abstraction", curated by Jonathon Wahl and Linda Levit, Elsa Mott Ives Gallery, NYC

2002 "Round/Rounded", curated by Don Voisine, Konos, Brooklyn, NY

2001 "Aether" (traveling exhibition), curated by Linn Meyers, Untitled (Space Gallery) Gallery, New Haven, CT Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh,PA

2001"Cross Pollination" , curated by MeryLynn McCorkle and Susan Joyce, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Los Angeles Arboretum, Los Angeles, CA

2001 "Out of Hibernation", Im n Il, Brooklyn, NY

2000 "Selections", Eyewash, Brooklyn, NY

1999 "Rage for Art", Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

1999 "Valentine ‘99", curated by Annie Herron and Larry Walczak, Eyewash, Brooklyn, NY

1998 "Translucent", Transamerica Pyramid Lobby Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998 "The Art Exchange Show", Adam Baumgold, NYC

1998 "Visible/Invisible", White Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA- catalog

1997 "Art on Paper", Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University on North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

1997 "New York Drawers-The Pierogi 2000 Flat Files", Gasworks, London, England

1997 "New York Drawers-The Pierogi 2000 Flat Files", Cornerhouse, Manchester, England

1997 "Parallel Universes", curated by Amy Cheng, 8th floor Gallery, NYC

1997 "Redefinitions: A View From Brooklyn", Main Art Gallery, California State university, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA-catalog

1997 "Hair Do", curated by Nancy Brett, The Work Space, NYC

1997 "Surface and Shadow: Abstraction Revisited", Islip Art Museum, East Islip , NY

1997 "Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn", Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

1997 "...Just what do you think you’re doing Dave?", Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

1997 "The Art Exchange Show", Annie Herron Productions, NYC

1997 "On Air", curated by Paul Villinski, Saint Peter’s Church, NYC

1996 "Informed Choices", The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1996 "The Art Exchange Show", NYC

1996 "Multiples" Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

Fellowships and Awards

2015 Corning Museum of Glass, Visiting Artist Fellowship, Corning, NY

2014 Urban Glass, Visiting Artist Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY

2014 BAU/Camargo Foundation, Cassis, France

2011 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1997 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1990 Yaddo Residency

1989 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation

1987 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1987 The Guild American Crafts Award

Curatorial Projects

2012/13 "Modern Times", Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC

2005 "Medium Rare: Works on Paper", Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Museum/Public Collections

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA

Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania, AU

U.S. State Department

British Airways

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, NY, NY

Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH


1986 MFA State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, New York

1984 BFA Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

1981 Munson William Proctor Art Institute, Utica, New York