Timeline

1953
Born in Odessa, USSR
1965–1969
Odessa School of Art
1970–1971
Professional School of Mosaics and Wood Carving, Odessa
1979
Receives M.F.A. from V.I. Mukhina College of Art & Design, Leningrad, USSR
1980
Lerman emigrates from Russia to New York, United States
1981
Receives James Wilburt Johnson Sculpture Award, Washington, D.C.

Exhibitions

2007
Small Bodies, McKee Gallery, New York
2006
Collage in Russia, 20th Century, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersberg
2006
“New Sculpture”, McKee Gallery, New York
2005
Leonid Lerman, Freedman Gallery, Albright College Center for the Arts, Reading, Pennsylvania
2005
Sculpture: An Intuitive View, McKee Gallery, New York
2005
Twentieth Century Sculptors of Russian and Eastern European Origin, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York
2004
Drawing Today, New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, CT
2003
“The Last Man”, McKee Gallery, New York
2002
Rochini Arte Contemporanea, Terni, Italy
2002
National Academy of Design Museum, New York
2001
A Private Reading: The Book As Image & Object, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York
2000
Group Show, McKee Gallery, New York
2000
Christopher Wilmarth and Leonid Lerman: from the Edward R. Broida Collection , Audrey
1999–2000
Manifestations of the Human Spirit, Joshua Lowenfels, The Baldacchino, New York
1999
“Shape of Night”, McKee Gallery, New York
1998
The Edward R. Broida Collection, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
1998
Shaping Space: Drawings by Six Contemporary Sculptors, Dunedin Fine Arts Center, FL
1998
Sculpture, McKee Gallery, New York
1998
Faculty Show, Sculpture Center School, New York
1995
"Heroes and Heroines: From Myth to Reality", New Jersey Center for Visual Arts NJ
1995
"5+5", Ernest Rubenstein Gallery NYC
1995
"Prospekts: Contemporary Russian Art from New York", Chase Manhattan Bank - SoHo branch NYC
1994
"Ideal Landscapes: Artists from the Former Soviet Union", de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
1994
"Landscape of a Victory", McKee Gallery NYC
1994
"Complex Presentiment", Modernism San Francisco, CA
1993–1994
"Old Symbols / New Icons in Russian Contemporary Art", Stuart Levy Fine Art NYC
1993
"Monumental Propaganda", Courtyard Gallery, World Financial Center NYC
1993
McKee Gallery, NYC
1990
Russian Museum Leningrad, USSR
1990
Trietiakov Gallery Moscow, USSR
1990
Drawing Center NYC
1989–1990
"Transit: Russian Artists Between the East and West", Fine Arts Museum of Long Island Long Island, NY
1989
Riskin-Sinow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989
Sculpture Center Gallery, NYC
1988
“On the Edge”, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
1987
Tradition 3 Thousand Gallery, NYC
1986
Paulo Salvador Gallery, NYC
1985
C.A.S.E. Museum of Russian Contemporary Art Jersey City, NJ
1984
Sculpture Center Gallery
1984
Paulo Salvador Gallery
1984
"Now" Gallery, New York
1983
Terminal, New York, Brooklyn, New York
1982
Centre des Congres de Quebec, Canada
1978
Menage Exhibition Hall, Leningrad