Derriere L'Etoile Studios

Joan Snyder

(American, b. 1940)

act as by joan snyder

Joan Snyder

Act As, 1995

even art by joan snyder

Joan Snyder

Even Art, 1992

every corner by joan snyder

Joan Snyder

Every corner, 1992

lavender pool by joan snyder

Joan Snyder

Lavender Pool, 1992

study for a.c.t., a.s. by joan snyder

Joan Snyder

Study for A.C.T., A.S., 1995

study for symphony a by joan snyder

Joan Snyder

Study for Symphony A, 1992



Born in Highland Park, NJ
A.B. from Douglass College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
M.F.A. from Rutgers, The State University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
She currently lives and works in Brooklyn and Woodstock, NY


Joan Snyder, Betty Cuningham Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution, curated by Connie Butler, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2006 - 2008
High Times, Hard Times, New York Painting 1967 – 1975, traveled to Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC; American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C.; national Academy Museum, New York, NY
Women Only! In Their Studios, traveled to Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, IN; Avampato Discovery Museum, Inc., Charleston, WV; Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI; Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL, University of Miami, Miami, FL; Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
New Prints 2006, Rutgers Center For Innovative Print and Paper, New Brunswick, NJ
Meditations, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
2005 - 2006
Joan Snyder, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, August 12 – Oct. 23; exhibition travels to the Danforth Museum of Art in Framingham, MA, Nov. - January 2006
Joan Snyder: Sigh and Selected Works, Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, February 21 – March 31
Trees from Here to Eternity, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA, June 4 – July 2
Artists on the Edge: Douglass College and the Rutgers MFA, Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, March 9 – June 6