Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

2019Sounding Body-Listening Body, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Joy, Still, Grace Farms Foundation, New Canaan, CT
2018Sine Body, ICA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2017Void Weaves, Bone Scores, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
2016Blue Sky with Rainbow, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, AU
In Harmonicity, The Tonal Walkway, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA
2015Co-Portraits (photography), Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
2014How Deep is Your, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
2013Terrain, curated by Jacqueline Grandjean, Oude de Kerke, Amsterdam
How Deep is Your, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2012How Deep is Your, deCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
Gravity, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Miracle, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
2011Digital Empathy, Public Project, The High Line, NYC
Terrain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Thick and Thin, Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, NY (with Ken Landauer)
Loop, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI
2010Close, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
Terrain, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
2009The Sound of Light, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Open, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Terrain, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
2008Terrain, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
2007Placements (photography), Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
Hope, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Julianne Swartz, Finesilver Gallery, Houston, TX
2006Affirmation, Commission for the BBC Radio 3, UK
Breaches and Leaks, Reg Vardy Gallery, University of Sunderland, UK
Attractions, Suspensions and Dislocations, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2005 Managed Flow Echo System, Turchin Center for the Arts, Boone, North Carolina
Partial Excavation (in pink), Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Partial Excavation (in pink), Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Bubble Portraits, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
2004 Currents - Julianne Swartz, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Speculative Mechanics *persistent optimism, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
2003Line Drawing, Project Room, Artists Space, NY, NY
2002Garden Details Imported and Compressed, Shroeder-Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2001Landing ~ the Bubble, 123 Watts, New York
2000Shadow House, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York
1999Shadow House, The Robert Lehman Gallery at Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY
1997Numinous, Lombard–Fried Fine Arts, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020Stories of Abstraction: Contemporary Latin American Art in the Global Context, Phoenix Art Museum
Tiny Things, September Gallery, Hudson, NY
Unapologetic, Scottsdale Museum for Contemporary Art
Acoustic Resonance, The Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
2018Crossing the Garden, Museum of Contempoary Art Bu Shi, curated by Xiaomin Xie, Shanghai, China
2017Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Resonant Spaces, Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
Common Exchange, curated by Dina Deitsch, Cambridge Common, MA
2016Explode Everyday: An Inquiry into the Phenomena of Wonder, curated by Denise Markonish, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
2015When You Cut Into the Present, the Future Leaks Out, curated by Regine Basha, Bronx Borough Courthouse, Bronx, NY
2013More Love, curated by Claire Schneider, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
2012Good Night, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2011My Friend and I, 21 rozendaal, Enschede, The Netherlands
2008Project Marfa, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
We Interrupt This Program, curated by Marcia Tanner, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
2007Voice and Void, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
20062006 Liverpool Biennial, Tate Museum, Liverpool, England
Recent Acquisitions, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
New York Interrupted, curated by Dan Cameron, PMK Gallery, Beijing, China
2005The Empire of Sighs, curated by Andrea Pollin, Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
Press Play, curated by Georgina Jackson, Green on Red Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2004Counter Culture, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. NY
2004 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
4 und 4 selected,curated by Anne Ellegood, Muller Dechiara Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2003Breaking Away, P.S.1 Institute for Contemporary Art, Queens, NY
Plastic Gardens, Cristinerose/Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
NY/LA, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Main Space = Project Space, Artist Space, New York
Still Motion, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002The Microwave, Cristinerose/Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York
Magnitude (in collaboration with John Yau), The Educational Alliance, New York
Liminal Spaces, curated by Cassandra Coblentz, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale, NY
Periphera, Murray Guy Gallery, New York
2001Interval: New Art for a New Space, Sculpture Center, New York
Brooklyn!, curated by Dominique Nahas and Michael Rush, Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, FL
Let's Get To Work, curated by Gavin Wade, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2000Luminous, curated by Brian Wallace, Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Pop Mechanics, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Millennium Bugs, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
1999Artist in the Marketplace, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY
Architecture in Glass, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1998The New York Biennial of Glass, Robert Lehman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1997Numinous, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York, NY
Current/Undercurrent, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
1996Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC


2020Foundation for Contemporary Arts Fellowship in Music/Sound
2015 Anonymous Was A Woman Award
UrbanGlass, Visiting Artist Fellowship
Bard Research Fund, for research with Markus Greiner (physicist, Harvard University)
2010Academy of Arts and Letters, Academy Award in Art
2008Joan Mitchell Foundation, Painters and Sculptors Award
2005New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship in Sculpture
2003Art Omi International Residency Program, Ghent, NY
P.S. 1 Museum, National and International Studio Program
2002Public Art Fund, New York, NY
2000Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France, Residency Grant
1999The Richard Kelly Foundation Grant for Work with Light
Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture Fellowship
1998The New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence Grant
Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
1997Special Editions Grant, The Lower East Side Print Shop, New York, NY


2017Welish, Marjorie, Wired for Sound: Julianne Swartz at Josee Bienvenu, ArtCritical, Dec.
Reiman, Joshua, The Shape of Sound: An Interview with Julianne Swartz, Sculpture Magazine, May, Vol. 36. No. 4
2016Smee, Sebastien, At Mass MoCA, Wondering about Wonder
Markonish, Denise, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Explode Everyday, exhibition catalog (illus.)
Leach, Mark, Whispers, Chants, hums wrap around viewer in UNCC’s Swartz exhibition, Charlotte Observer, Feb 11
2015 Ganis, William V, Exhibition Review, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Sculpture Magazine, May Vol. 34 No. 4.
2013Kalb, Peter R.,Exhibition Reviews Indianapolis Museum of Art, Sculpture Magazine, May Vol. 34 No. 4.
Carlock, Marty, Julianne Swartz: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Sculpture Magazine, January/February, Vol. 32 No. 1.
2012Smee, Sebastien, Works as Fragile as We See Ourselves, The Boston Globe, Sept. 15 (illus.)
2012-2013 Museum Previews, Julianne Swartz, Art in America, Annual 2012-2013
Art Around Town, Gravity at Josee Bienvenu, The New Yorker, June 3
Saltz, Jerry, Critics Pick, Julianne Swartz, New York Magazine, June 11-18 (illus.)
2011Kwon, Liz, Julianne Swartz, The International Magazine of Space Design, Nov. (illus)
Johnson, Ken, Sculptural Surprises Grace the Streets, New York Times, Aug 18
Browne, Alix, High Notes on the Highline, T magazine, New York Times, June 7
Art Around Town, Summer Preview, The New Yorker, June 3
2010Lokke, Maria, Julianne Swartz at Mixed Greens, The New Yorker, Oct. (illus)
Tikhonova, Yulia, Julianne Swartz at Josee Bienvenu, Sculpture Magazine, Jan (illus.)
2009Weiner, Emily, Critic's Picks New York, Julianne Swartz, Artforum, February (illus.)
2008Nahas, Dominique, Hope, Sculpture Magazine, May (illus.)
2007Trummer, Thomas, Aldrich Museum, Voice and Void exhibition catalog (illus.)
Hall, Emily, Julianne Swartz at Josee Bienvenu, Artforum, Sept. (illus.)
Weiner, Emily, Julianne Swartz, Time Out New York, June 28 (illus.)
Saltz, Jerry, Critics Pick, Julianne Swartz, New York Magazine, May 26 (illus.)
Art Around Town, Julianne Swartz at Josee Bienvenu, The New Yorker, May 28
Baker. RC, Best in Show, The Village Voice, May 22
Gelber, Eric, Julianne Swartz at Josee Bienvenu, The New York Sun, May 24
Hanley, Bill, Humanizing Time, Rhizome News, May 28
2006Tate Museum, Liverpool Biennial 2006 exhibition catalog (illus.)
Sussman-Susser, Deborah, Julianne Swartz at Lisa Sette, Art in America, Nov. (illus.)
Key, Philip, Art that Talks to You, Liverpool Daily Post, Sept. 14 (illus.)
Cameron, Dan, New York Interrupted exhibition catalog (illus.)
Genocchio, Benjamin, The Minds Eye, (It's all a Blur), The New York Times, March 19
2005Labelle, Charles, Julianne Swartz at Josee Bienvenu, Frieze, March (illus.)
Schwendener, Martha, Julianne Swartz at Josee Bienvenu, Artforum, Feb. (illus.)
Macadams, Barbara Magnetic Resonances, ARTnews Feb. (illus.)
Colby College Art Museum, Currents 1, Julianne Swartz, exhibition catalog
2004Saltz, Jerry Critical Call The Village Voice, October 1 (illus.)
Fels, Sophie, Julianne Swartz, Speculative Mechanics Time Out New York, Oct. 14 (illus.)
The New Yorker, Speculative Mechanics, Persisitant Optimism, Oct. 25
Marcus, David, Telephoning From Skid Row NYArts, Oct. 1 (illus.)
Moynihan, Colin, Exhibit Offers a Peek into Lives of Outsiders, The New York Times, Aug 1, (illus.)
Kennedy, Randy, The New Museum's Non-Museum, The New York Times, July 25 (illus.)
The New Yorker, Art around town July 12, 19, (illus.)
Weyland, Jocko 2004 Biennial Preview, Time Out New York, March 4 (illus.)
Smith, Roberta Art that Speaks to You. Literally, The New York Times, March 7
Kimmelman, Michael, Touching All Bases at the Biennial The New York Times, Mar. 12<
Pearlman, Ellen, Artbeat, The Brooklyn Rail, March
Gopnik, Blake, 2004 Biennial Selections, The Washington Post, March 14
Whitney Museum of American Art, 2004 Biennial, exhibition catalog (illus.)
2003Scott, Andrea Project Spaces, The New Yorker, March 31
Honigram, Ana, Garden Details, Sculpture Magazine, Jan-Feb (illus.)
2002Rush, Michael, Best Buys, Artnews, July
Heartney, Eleanor, Brooklyn!, Art in America, April (illus.)
Turner, Elisa, Brooklyn Artnews, July
2001Smith, Roberta, Interval, New York Times, Sept. 28
Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art, Brooklyn!, exhibition catalogue
Turner, Elisa, Brooklyn!, The Miami Herald, October 28
Shostrom, Jan, Brooklyn!, Palm Beach Daily News, October 12
Johnson, Ken, Clenchclutchflynch, New York Times, June 22
Julianne Swartz, The New Yorker, January 15
Dannatt, Adrian, “Choice in New York,” The Art Newspaper, January
Valdez, Sarah, Landing the Bubble, Time Out New York, May 24-31
Lewis, Zachary A Thread of Tolerance, Patriot Daily News, April 18
Lewis, Zachary, Link is the thought, not the actual thread, Patriot Daily News, April 22
Open City, #13,(cover and project)
2000Griffin Tim, Luminous, exhibition catalogue
123 Watts Gallery, Microwave two, exhibition catalogue
1999Cotter, Holland, Artist In the Marketplace, New York Times, July 21
Bronx Museum, Artist In the Marketplace, exhibition catalogue
1997Melrod, George, The New Art, New York Art & Antiques, Summer (illus.)
Weatherspoon Gallery, Art on Paper, exhibition catalog
Levin, Kim, Choices, Art, Village Voice, 20, April
Raynor, Vivien, Diverse Visions, New York Times, July 8(illus.)


2002M.F.A - Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, Sculpture
1999Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1989B.A. - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Photography and Creative Writing