Timeline

1939
Born in Denver, CO
1961
B.A., Barnard College, History & Int'l Relations, New York, USA
1974
M.A., New York University, Inter-related Arts, New York, NY

Exhibitions

2012
CA Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, LA MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Economic Man, MD72, Berlin, Germany
2011
Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
2011
Re.Act.Feminism #2 - A Performing Archive, Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Araba, Spain
2011
Dirt: The Filthy Reality of Everyday Life, The Wellcome Trust, London, UK
2010
Eknæs/Paglen/Ukeles/Vertov Kunsthall Oslo Oslo, Norway
2010
Remediate/Re-vision: Public Artists Engaging the Environment Wave Hill New York, NY
2009
Art and Feminism 1969 – 2009. Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
2009
Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life. The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
2008
Making it Together, The Bronx Museum Bronx, NY
2008
Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie The Neuberger Museum Purchase College Purchase, NY
2007
WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution Museum of Contemporary Art, CA; National Museum of Women’s Arts, Washington DC; P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City, NY; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2007
Still Life: Art, Ecology, and the Politics of Chang , Sharjah Biennial 8, United Arab Emirates
2007
Mierle Laderman Ukeles The Armory Show 2007 New York, NY
2006
Mapping the Studio Stichting Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2005
The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, Scents of Purpose
2003
Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Echigo-Tsumari, Japan, Snow Workers’ Ballet
2003
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2002
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, Ecovention
2001
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, Fresh Kills
1998
Matrix Gallery Wadsworth Antheneum, Hartford, CT, Mierle Laderman Ukeles
1998
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
1997
Uncommon Sense, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, CA
1996
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
1993
A Blizzard of Released and Agitated Materials in Flux, Taejon International Exposition Taejon, Republic of Korea
1993
Re-spect (performance on the Rhone River & Givors streets), Givors, France
1992
Allocations, Pit/;Egg: A New , Floriade the Hague Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
1991
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
1986
Mikva: The Place of Kissing Waters, The Jewish Museum New York, NY
1984
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY

Literature

2010
Rupture and Repair: In Art, Judaism, and Society “From Maintenance to Repair: Mierle Laderman Ukeles and Birthing Tikkun Olam” Frank Wasserman
2009
ArtInAmerica.com “Manifesto for Maintenance.” Bartholomew Ryan
2009
Public Art Review “Sustaining Public Art.” Patricia Phillips
2007
The New York Sun “Unveiling the Armory Show’s Unusual Centerpiece.”
2006
The Women’s Media Center “Reinventing Maintenance with Artist Mierle Ukeles.” Regina Cornwell
2004
ARTnews “What a Dump!” Carly Berwick
2002
The New York Times “The Department of Sanitation’s Artist in Residence” Jeffrey Kastner
2001
Landscape Architecture, 'The Art in Decomposition', Kim A. O'Connell
1998
Time Out New York. 'Eleanor Antin, 'Portraits of 8 New York Women, 1970' & Mierle Laderman Ukeles, 'Maintenance Art Works, 1969-1979', Martha Schwendener
1994
Forward, 'Talking Trash with Mierle Laderman Ukeles', Robin Cembalest
1993
The New York Times, 'Art Work Is (Yes, Really) Garbage', James Barron
1991
Waste Age, 'The Art of Waste Transfer', Randy Woods
1989
New York Newsday, 'Graphic Garbage: The Gritty, Grimy Stuff of High Culture', Karin Lipson
1989
Art in America, 'Public Art: Waste Not', Patricia Phillips