Sprüth Magers Berlin London
Lives and works in Colorado Springs, USA


1943 Born in Chicago, USA


Education


1971 California State University, Los Angeles

1967 Waseda University, Tokyo, JP

1966 California State University, Los Angeles


Awards and Grants


2014 Art Matters Grant, New York

2013 Arts Advocacy Award, Arts Business Education Awards, Pikes Peak Art Council, Colorado Springs

2011 Artist in Residence, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2010 Lifetime Achievement Award, Women’s Caucus for the Arts, New York

2009 Panelist, ’Black Women, But Are They Feminist?’, College Art Association, Los Angeles

2008 Panelist, ’Modern Art in L.A.: African-American Avant-Garde’, 1965-1990, Getty Center, Los Angeles

2006 Artist in Residence, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia

2005 Anonymous Was A Woman Award, Philanthropy Advisors, New York

2005 Biennial Award, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York

2005 Finalist, Ordway Prize, Penny McCall Foundation, New York

2005 Invitational Artist Residency, “Kamp Kippy” Acadia Summer Arts Program, Mount Desert, IS

2002 Website of the Week Awarded to www.mountainmovingday.org, Artwomen.org

2001 Panelist, ’The Black Aesthetic: 1960-2001’, University of California, Riverside

2001 Guest Speaker, ’The State of Feminism in Visual Culture’, Colorado University, Colorado Springs

2000 Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

1997 Visiting Artist, School of Art & Art History, University of Illinois, Chicago

1997 Visiting Artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore

1996 Guest Curator, Guest ’Whisper! Stomp! Shout! A Salute to African American Performance

1996 Art’ Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs

1994 Distinguished Service Award, Board of Regents, University of Colorado

1991 Co-President, Performing Arts for Youth Organization, Colorado Springs

1986 Co-Curator with Charles Abramson, 1+1=3, Gallery 1199, New York

1974 Set Designer, Dead Center, Sounds in Motion Dance Co. New York

1974 Grant (Sculpture), Creative Artists Public Service Program (CAPS), New York State Council on the Arts

1965 Orchesis Dance Scholarship


Performances


2012 ’re.act.feminism’, Galerija Miroslav Kraljević, Zagreb, HR; traveled to Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, DK

2012 ’Walk Tall’, Billy Wilder Theatre, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; in collaboration with: Maren Hassinger and Ulysses Jenkins

2011 ’Video Studio Playback’, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

2011 ’Clifford Owens – Anthology’, Museum of Modern Art, New York; in collaboration with: Truth and Sweep

2010 ’Remembering Parker’, This Long Century, Online Art Magazine

2006 ’Side by Side’, Nomadic Nights Series, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, FR; in collaboration with: Maren Hassinger

2002 ’Mountain Moving, Day-Ritual: Celebration Women’s History Month’, www.mountainmovingday.org (ongoing)

2001 Developed personas ’Propecia Leigh’, ’Harriet Chin’, and ’Lily Bea Moor’ for other media explorations (ongoing)

1999 ’Walk a mile in my shoes’

1999 ’Mail Art and Long Distance Conceptual Exercises’; in collaboration with: Maren Hassing

1998 Developed persona of ’Propecia Leigh’ for photography work (ongoing)

1995 Lecture/Performance, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff

1995 ’Making a Scene of Ourselves – The Black Arts: Nappy Ruminations on Life in America’, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

1995 ’Singing the Circle: Four Women Creating Themselves’ (radio performance); in collaboration with: Kim Campbell, Stacy Dyson, Felicia Rose Caton Garcia and

Jane Hilberry; sponsored by: Colorado College, Colorado Springs

1989 ’Double Think Bulemia, Mouth to Mouth: Conversations on Being’ (radio performance)

1988 ’A Series From A to Z, Mouth to Mouth: Conversations on Being’ (radio performance)

1986 ’Nature’s Way’, Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara

1984 ’Four’, Cotton Exchange, Los Angeles; in collaboration with: Chrono, Maren Hassinge and Ulysses Jenkins

1983 ’Chance Unfrozen’, Other Visions Studio, Los Angeles; in collaboration with: Cheryl Banks and Roberto Miranda

1983 ’Spooks Who Sat By the Door’, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach

1982 ’Blind Dates’, White Dog, New York; presented by: Just Above Midtown Gallery, New York; in collaboration with: Blondell Cummings and Yasuno Tone

1982 ’Flying’, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles; in conjunction with: the opening of Afro-

1982 ’American Abstractions’, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles; in collaboration with Maren Hassinger, Ulysses Jenkins and Franklin Parker

1982 ’Men’, Watts Towers Art Center, Watts

1981 ’Air Propo’, Just Above Midtown Gallery, New York; in collaboration with: Cheryl Banksand Butch Morris

1980 ’C.C. Rider’, Central Park, New York; in collaboration with: Charles Abramson

1980 ‚Alive Performance’, California State University, Los Angeles; in collaboration with:Maren Hassinger and Franklin Parker

1980 ’Bird’, Jewish Home for the Aged, Reseda

1980 ’Get Up’, Paper Mill, Los Angeles; in collaboration with: Houston Conwill, MarenHassinger and Franklin Parker

1978 ’Ceremony for Freeway Fets’, L.A. Freeway Underpass, Los Angeles; presented by: Brockman Gallery, Los Angeles; in collaboration with: David Hammons and Maren Hassinger

1977 ’Costume Study for Mesh Mirage’, Studio Performance, Los Angeles

1977 ’Répondez S’il-vous-plaît’, Just Above Midtown Gallery, New York

1977 ’Performance Piece – Nylon Mesh and Maren Hassinger’, Woods Gallery, Los Angeles