Public Collections
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
The Fort Worth Art Museum, Texas
The Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
The Koehnline Museum, Des Plaines, IL
The Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois
The Frederick R.Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, California
 
Awards and Grants
2016 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship
2008 Ellin P. Speyer Award for Sculpture, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
2007 Louise Bourgeois Residency for a Sculptor, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2005 Artist in Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2002 Purchase Prize in Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
1985 Awards in the Visual Arts 4
Administered by the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
Funded by the Equitable Life Assurance Society, The Rockefeller
Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts
1983 Prix de Rome, Fellow in Painting, American Academy in Rome
Illinois Arts Council, Individual Artists’ Fellowship
1982 The National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist’s Fellowship
 
Solo Exhibitions
2018 Mega Flora, Big Town Gallery, Rochester, VT
2017 JoAnne Carson, Pulse Miami, Black and White Gallery, FLA 
        Dreamcatchers, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Re-Wilding the Dream, Drawings, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2006 Whimsical and Monstrous, JoAnne Carson and Catherine Howe, Claire
         Oliver Gallery, New York, NY
2002 JoAnne Carson and Tim Blum, Washburn Gallery, New York, NY
2001 Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1994 Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1992 Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1990 Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Eve Mannes Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1988 Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
1987 Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
1985 The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
1984 Fellows Exhibition, American Academy in Rome, Italy
1982 Focus: JoAnne Carson, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
1982 N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 Squared, Geoff Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
        Beyond the Brush, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
        Parallel Realities, Collar Works Gallery, Troy, NY
        Nature Lab, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
2016 Future Perfect, Picturing the Anthropocene, University at Albany Art     
        Museum, Albany, NY
        False Deities, Gridspace, Brooklyn, NY
        Nature Pops!, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, New York, NY
        It Was Never Linear: Recent Painting, The Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, 
        NE
        Blue, Black and Orange, Curated by Phil and Sue Knoll, Geoffrey Young   
        Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
2015 Remains to Be Seen, Curated by Phil and Sue Knoll, Geoffrey Young 
        Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
        If Not For You, Curated by Phil and Sue Knoll, Geoffrey Young Gallery,    
        Great Barrington, MA
2014 Improvised Showboat#2, Curated by Kathy Bradford, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Working/Drawing: An Exhibition of Sculptor's Drawings, Fulton Street 
         Gallery, Troy, NY
         Celebrating NAME @ 40, Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, IL
2012 More/Less, Albany Airport, NY
2011 Point/Counterpoint, The Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, 
        Williamsbury, VA
2008 The 183rd Annual; An Invitatinal Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,
         National Academy, New York, NY
2007 Kindred Spirits: Asher B. Durand and the American landscape, Brooklyn
        Museum of Art, NY
        Flicker, University at Albany Museum, Albany, NY
2006 Twist it Twice, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY
         What I Did on My Summer Vacation, Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Anything But Realism, Schick Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, 
2004 Second Nature, FishTank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
        Spring Benefit, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
        Colored Pencil, curated by Geoff Young, K. S. Art, New York, NY
        Endless Love, curated by Mark Greenwold, D.C.Moore Gallery, New YorkNY
2003 Preliminary Sketches, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2002 Images of Water, Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA
        Inklings, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
        Ceremonial Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, 
        NY
        Spring Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
        Benefit Show, Momenta Art Gallery and White Columns Gallery, New York, 
        NY
2001 Take heart, Gallery at MPI Media Productions, New York, NY
        New Work on Wood, Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
        Contemporary Baroque, Gun for Hire, New York, New York
1997 Frederick R. Weisman Collection, New Orleans Museum, LA
1995 Three Person Exhibit, SUNY Binghamton University Museum, NY
1993,Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, Joslyn Art Museum,
        Omaha, NE
        Five Artists, Haenah Kent Gallery, New York, NY
        The Painters’ Theater, Baxter Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
1992 Group Exhibit, Haenah Kent Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Physicality, Hunter College of Art Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Painting Toward the 21st Century, Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
        Empire State Biennial, Everson Museum, Syracuse University, NY
1989 The State of Upstate, New York State Museum, Albany, NY; National
         Museum of Women, Washington, D.C.
1987 Review/Preview, Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, New York
1986 Eccentric Drawings, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, New York
l985 The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
       Awards in the Visual Arts 4, The Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, and
       Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
1984 Fellow Exhibition, American Academy of Art, Rome, Italy

Selected Bibliography
Awodey, Marc, “Going with the Grain”, Seven Days, Burlington, VT p. 29a, October 31, 2001
Bonesteel, Michael, "JoAnne Carson: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago" Artforum, pp.114-115, May 1985 (illus)
Cameron, Dan, "The Submerging Figure", Arts Magazine, p.68, September 1985
Church, Amanda, “Colored Pencil at KS Art”, Art on Paper, p. 52, July/August 2004
Cohen, David, “Gallery-Going”, The New York Sun, p. 18, Feb 5, 2004
Hofman, George, Physicality, Catalogue, Hunter College, CUNY, 1991
Korotkin, Joyce B., "Contemporary Baroque", New York Arts, p.77, July/August, 2001
Kramer, Hilton, “This Endless Love Isn’t Really Erotic”, The New York Observer, p. 1, Feb. 2, 2004
Smith, Roberta, “Endless Love”, The New York Times, Art in Review, p E. 39, Feb 6, 2004
Smith, Roberta, “JoAnne Carson”, The New York Times, Art in Review, p. E35, Nov. 9, 2001
Strickland, Carol. "America’s Top 100 Collectors", Art and Antiques, "Letting the Good Times Roll", p. 85-90, March 1993
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