Public Collections
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
The Koehnline Museum, Des Plaines, IL
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois
Frederick R.Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN 
University at Albany Art Museum, New York
 
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
2020 (upcoming)
JoAnne Carson, University at Maine Art Museum, Orono
2018
Hyper Flora, BigTown 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 
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
JoAnne Carson, 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
2019
Contemporary American Regionalism: Vermont Perspectives,                    Wilson Museum, Sourthern Vermont Art Center, VT
Incise, Echo and Repeat, Abrazio Interno Gallery at the Clemente,            New York, NY     
2018 
Beyond the Brush, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
3 Squared, Geoff Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
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, NY
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 York, NY
2003
Preliminary Sketches, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
2002 
Ceremonial Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC 
Spring Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New                York, NY
Images of Water, Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Inklings, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Benefit Show, Momenta Art Gallery and White Columns Gallery, NYC
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
Fellows Exhibition, American Academy of Art, Rome, Italy