Timeline

1953
American born in Germany
1971–1973
University of California Santa Barbara, CA, College of Creative Studies, Painting
1984
BFA (Honors) Sculpture, Parsons School of Design, New York
1993
Projects Residency Grant: New York State Council on the Arts, Hillwood Art Museum
1994
Artist's Grant: Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation
Lives and works in New York, New York

Exhibitions

2010
Precious, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY
2010
One Big Love, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY (solo)
2010
Halsey Institute for Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC (solo)
2009
This...is your..., This...is my..., UTSA Satellite Space, San Antonio, TX
2009
New Abstraction Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
2009
Better Half The Educational Alliance, New York, NY
2008
Material Color curated by Mary Birmingham, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
2008
Art in Richard Meier on Prospect Park. Richard Meier on Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY
2008
No Going Back Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA (solo)
2008
The Idea of Nature 33 Bond Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Revision, Reiteration, Recombination: Process and the Contemporary Print, University of Central Florida, Orlando and College of Visual Art, St Paul, curated by Leslie Wayne
2008
Couples, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
2007
Making and Finding, curated by Katy Siegel. The Foundation To-Life, Inc. New York, NY
2007
Trouble in Paradise, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City (solo)
Red Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, GA. Leslie Wayne and Don Porcaro
2005
Byron Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO. Surface
Governor’s Island, New York. The Muster
2004
University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Crossley Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, “The Object of Time; Charting a Decade” (solo)
Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY. A Coat Of…
2003
Analogues of Reality: Sight and Fantasy, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA (solo)
2002
Don Porcaro and Leslie Wayne, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY (catalogue) (solo)
Beyond Pale: Material Possibilities, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Two Years in the World, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
In Cold Blood: Art in the Age of Violence, Samue Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
Breaking & Entering, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
2000
Under My Skin, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA (solo)
Re-entering, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
The Blue Space, London, England
Absolut Bottled Secret, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
1999
Galerie Doris Wullkopf, Darmstadt, Germany (solo)
Insides Out, Haines Gallery San Francisco, CA (solo)
In Site: Constructing the JCCC Collection, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City, MO
Pushing Paint, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
Dimension, curated by Cathy Byrd, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA
Galore: The Continuous Painting Wall, curated by David Moos, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Beyond Bounds -- Beyond Borders!, Johnson County Community College, Kansas City, MO
Absolut Secret, Royal College of Art, London, England
Zwischern Raum #2, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
1998
Folding Time, LA Louver, Venice, CA (solo)
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo)
Breaking and Entering, Jack Shainman Gallery New York City (solo)
Painting Language, L.A. Louver Venice, CA
From Here to Eternity: Painting in the 90s, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
The Corcoran Collects: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1997
Theories of the Decorative. Abstraction and Ornament in Contemporary Painting, Ulrich Museum of Art Wichita State University, Wichita (travelling ex.)
Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Baltimore, Kansas City & Montana
1996
Paintings and Works on Paper, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer Düsseldorf
Black, Grey & White, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer Düsseldorf
1995
44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting: Painting Outside Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.
Art at the Edge: Tampering - Artists and Abstraction Today, The High Museum Atlanta, Georgia
1994
Recent Paintings, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer Düsseldorf (solo)
Matter Matters: Navigating the Terrain of Contemporary Painting, Proctor Gallery, Bard College, Annandale, New York City
1993
Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Irony and Ecstasy, Salama-Caro Gallery, London
Inaugural, The Painting Center, New York City

Literature

2003
Koplos, Janet. "Leslie Wayne and Don Porcaro at the Dorsky Museum," Art in America, March, p. 128.
2003
Gronlund, Melissa. "Leslie Wayne," Artnews, February 2003.
2002
Zimmer, William. "When the Subject of Painting is the Manipulation of the Paint," The New York Times, February 24, 2002.
2001
Ewald, Gudrun. "Fabriss: Leslie Wayne in der Galerie Bugdhan und Kaimer," Kunst, Une 2001.
2001
Meister, Helga. "Lavabrei der Farbe: Leslie Wayne stellt bei Bugdahn and Kaimer aus," Westdeutsche Zeitung, June 2001.
2001
Ortner-Giertz, Carolin. "Gehautet und zersabelt: Leslie Wayne in der Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer," Rheinische Post, June 6, 2001.
2000
Berman, Greta. "Women Headline the Fall Art Season on New York City," The Juilliard Journal, October 2000.
2000
Feaster, Felicia. "Wayne's Embedded Paintings Toy with the Convention of Canvas," Creative Loafing, November 18 2000.
2000
Fox, Catherine. "Abstract Realities," The Atlanta Journal Constitution, 2000.
2000
Johnson, Ken. "Art in Review," The New York Times, September 22, p. B31.
2000
Moos, David. "Dimension," Art Papers, March/ April.