"Gold Couch," 9" x 5" watercolor on paper, 2010

Leslie Brack was born and raised in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and lives and works in Ithaca, New York. She can be reached at lesliebrack@gmail.com


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2021 "Paradise and Other Fires," Cathouse Proper, Brooklyn, NY
2017 "Memorandum," Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY curated by Mara Baldwin
  "Memorandum," Cathouse Proper, Brooklyn, NY
2015 "1974," part of Locally Sourced, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  "Leslie Brack: Mid-Career Retrospective," Cathouse Funeral, Brooklyn, NY
2012 "Kinda Verbal," SS Champlain, Brooklyn, NY
2010 "I'm A Stranger Here Myself," station923, Ithaca, NY
2002 "Art in America," Plus Ultra/Winkleman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1999 "Guest Room: Leslie Brack," Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris
"Leslie Brack," Yearsley Spring Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Leslie Brack," Rosenberg Gallery at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
1997 PS122 Gallery, two-person show with Tony Gray, NYC
1996 Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, two-person show with Mark Bennett, NYC
Momenta Art, two-person show with Rico Gatson, Brooklyn, NY
2015 "William Carlos William Blake," (as Workroom G), Experimental Gallery, Cornell University
2014 "Caspar David Frederic Church," (as Workroom G), Experimental Gallery, Cornell University
2011 "Signs on the Road," co-organized with Michael Ashkin and Joshua Geldzahler

(as Workroom G), Winkleman CRL, NYC

2009 "The Mood Back Home," with Womanhouse archive website, co-organized with Suzy Spence, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2000 "I Saw Stars," Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
1999 "Chocolate Kingdom," The Work Space, NYC
1995 "Lookin' Good, Feelin' Good," co-organized with Michael Ashkin, Mark Masyga and Jeanne Tremel, Gallery 450, NYC
2020/1 Blue Mountain Center Residency
2019 Hambidge Residency
2018 Playa Residency
VCCA Residency
2017 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
VCCA Residency
2016 Hambidge Residency
2013 Millay Colony Residency
2012 Residency Fellowship, Corporation of Yaddo
2011 CAP Fellowship Grant
Residency Fellowship, Ucross Foundation
2010 Yaddo Artist Fellowship/Alma B.C. Shapiro Residency for a Woman Painter
2020/1 "Dis-Content," Foyer-LA, Los Angeles, California with Amy Barkow and David Schaefer
"Terra Instabilis," George Waters Gallery at Elmira College, Elmira, NY
2019 "Strewn, Forgotten, Gathered, Reimagined," CSMA Gallery, Ithaca, NY
"Cornell Art Faculty Exhibition," Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2018 "1Ensemble," Cathouse Proper, Brooklyn, NY
2017 "Bad Neighbors," Neighbors Gallery, Ithaca, NY
"Social Photography V," Carriage Trade, New York, NY
"Forms of Identity: Women Artists in the 90s," at Orange County Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
"Cornell Women of AAP Unite," Tjaden Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2016 "Cathouse Retrospective," at Creative Chemistry, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
"recap: 30 years of Momenta Art," Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
"Cornell Art Faculty Exhibition," Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
2015 "Open Season," organized by Kaleb Hunkele, Standard Art, Ithaca, NY
2014 "20th Anniversary Exhibition," Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
"Swatches", organized by Lauren Valchuis, Argos Inn, Ithaca, NY (as Workroom G)
"For the love of Agnes and Barney," organized by David Dixon, Cathouse FUNeral, Brooklyn, NY
"Open Season Invitational," Standard Art, Ithaca, NY
Complimenta (III), the Manse, Ithaca, NY (as Workroom G)
"Social Photography IV", Emily Harvey Foundation, NYC
Momenta Art Spring Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
"The Brucennial," organized by the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
2013 "She," Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, NYC
"Social Photography 3," Carriage Trade gallery, NYC (publication)
"Open Season Invitational," Standard Art, Ithaca, NY
Complimenta (II), The Manse, Enfield, NY
2012 "Open Season Invitational," organized by Kaleb Hunkele, Standard Art, Ithaca, NY
Complimenta, (1), organized by Clara C. Hess and Sarah Elliot, The Manse, Enfield, NY
Thick and Thin, organized by Eliot Markell and Jeanne Tremel, Temporary Storage Gallery @Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
"Social Photography, organized by Peter Scott," Carriage Trade Gallery, NYC
"Twin Twin III," organized by Matt Freedman, Pierogi, Brooklyn
2009 Momenta Art Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
"The Mood Back Home," Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
"Twin Twin," Big and Small Casual Space, organized by Matt Freedman,

Long Island City, NY

Momenta Art Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2008 "Bornagain Again," curated by Eddy Steinhauer, Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
Momenta Art Benefit Exhbition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2005 "The Expression of Elemental Passions," Plus Ultra/Winkleman Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
"R3, Readin’, ‘Riting, ‘Rithmatic, 30 years later," curated by Susan Canning,

Castle Gallery at College of New Rochelle, NY

2004 Leslie Brack and Jeff Hand for Plus Ultra gallery, scope-Los Angeles art fair at the

Standard Hotel, LA

White Columns Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, NYC
2003 "Summer Reading," curated by Larry Walczak, Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, NY
2002 "Next Next," curated by Dan Cameron, BAM Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn, NY
"2-D," organized by Eung Ho Park, Parker Gallery, Fort Lee, NJ
"Scratch," curated by Renee Riccardo, ARENA Gallery, NYC
Galerie Eric DuPont, three-person show, Paris
"Tricky Adios; Hello to Handmade Words," curated by David Humphrey, K.S. Art, NYC
Momenta Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art and White Columns, NYC
2001 "kidsart," curated by Bradley Rubenstein, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA
Momenta Art Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
FFWD Miami Art Fair, with Arena Gallery / Renee Riccardo, Miami, FL
"21st Century Suffragettes," Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2000 "I Saw Stars," Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
"Thirtieth Anniversary Benefit Silent Auction and Gala," White Columns, NYC
1999 "Countdown," Boucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Outer Boroughs," curated by Lauren Ross and Paul Ha, White Columns, NYC
"Chocolate Kingdom," The Work Space, NYC
"Harum-Scarum," Marymount Manhattan College Gallery, NYC, three-person show,

curated by John Mendelsohn

PS122 20th Anniversary Exhibition, PS122 Gallery, NYC
1998 "Encyclopedia 1999," Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX
Summer group show, Derek Eller Gallery, NYC
"Shake," curated by Jane Harris, PS122 Gallery, NYC
White Coumns Benefit Exhibition and Auction, White Columns, NYC
Momenta Art Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
1997 "Road Show ’97," Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, NYC
"hold it now, hit it," organized by Derek Eller, 498 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY
"Kiss and Kill," organized by Jane Harris, MBM gallery, NYC
1996 "The Strange Power of Cheap Sentiment," curated by Bill Arning, White Columns, NYC
"Group Hanging," Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa, CA
"The MTV Group Show," organized by Bronwyn Keenan, the green room at

MTV Studios, NYC

"Art Exchange Show," curated by Bronwyn Keenan, 60 Broad Street, NYC
"The L Word," curated by Larry Walczak, Eighth Floor Gallery, NY
"off the map...," curated by Curtis Smith and Eric J. Edler, Brooklyn Brewery,

Brooklyn, NY

Bailey House Benefit, Leo Castelli Gallery, NYC
1995 "Page 13," organized by Nick Tobier, 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC
"50," Storefront for Art and Architecture, NYC
"Lookin' Good, Feelin' Good," 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC
"Popular in New York," artist-organized show with Carie Lassman and Gina Manola,

Manhattan Mini-Storage, NYC

1994 "Regional Artists Biennial," curated by Terry R. Meyers and Emily Kass,

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana

"The U-Haul Show," artist-organized, in rental truck in Soho, NYC
1993 Barneys New York Christmas window display featuring Chicago artists, curated by

Adam Brooks, sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

"Girls! Girls! Girls!," Prairie Avenue Gallery, Chicago
"The Republic Reconsidered," Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
"The MFA Exhibition," Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago
"The Spray Room Show," installation with Robert Hewitt, The Pakula Building, Chicago
"All Illinois Graduate Art Exhibition," Northwestern University, Evanston, IL (1st Prize)
Butler, Sharon, "Leslie Brack at Cathouse Proper", Two Coats of Paint, December 18, 2017
Donforio, Amber, "Handwerker's New Exhibit is Simple and Powerful", Ithaca Times, September 27, 2017
White, Silas, "Handwerker Gallery Explores New Conceptions of Time", The Ithacan, September 7, 2017
"New OCMA Exhibit Aims to Take the Politics Out of Feminist Art. But What's Left?", OCMA Weekly, January 26, 2017
Girard, Virginia, "Leslie Brack's 'Sunset'," Curated Hams, October 24, 2013
Scott, Peter, "Social Photography III," Carriage Trade Gallery Publications, 2013 (reproduction)
Album/CD cover art for "Do You Burn" by powerdove, on Murailles Music, France
Butler, Sharon, Two Coats of Paint, "New artist-run salon and exhibition space opens in Brooklyn: S.S. Champlain," December 5, 2012
Miranda, Carolina, C-Monster, "Photo Diary: Stuff artists are looking at," April 11, 2011

(as Workroom G)

Miranda, Carolina, WNYC Gallerina, "This Week: Must-See Arts in the City / WNYC's Arts: 'Signs on

the Road'," March 24th-30th, 2011 (as Workroom G)

Butler, Sharon, Two Coats of Paint, "Small Pictures from Jimbo Blachy and Workroom G," April

21, 2011 (as Workroom G)

ARTCAT, Artcat.com, "Top Pick," April 18th-30th, 2011 (as Workroom G)
Schwartz, Wylie, Station923, "Signs on the Road," 2011
Gainer, Lee, PEEK, "January 4, 2011," 2011
Spooky Booky, edited by Maggie Prendergast and Jackie Zdrojeski, Garlic Press, 2010
Winterton, Danielle, Ithaca Post, "Howdy, Stranger," 2010
Townes-Anderson, Nathan, Art21 Blog, "Bite Me," 2009
Butler, Sharon, The Brooklyn Rail, "The Mood Back Home," 2009
Andre, Laura, Mothering Magazine, "The Mood Back Home," 2009
Katz, Vincent, Apollo, "The Women's Rooms," 2009
Gatson, Rico, Artinfo.com, Rico Gatson in New York, "Picks," 2009
Shaffer, Jessica, FemministBloggers@Brooklyn Museum.org, "Picks," 2009 (reproduction)
Miser & Now Magazine, issue #4, cover image, reproductions, published by Keith Talent Gallery,

London, 2005

Momenta 1999-2004, 2005 (reproduction)
James Wagner, The Group at Plus Ultra, jameswagner.com, 2005
Staff, Artsymag.com, "Leslie Brack," 2002 (reproductions)
Coates, Jennifer, Brooklyn Rail, "Art in America," Autumn 2002 (reproduction)
Manchester, Clare, Art Monthly, "Brooklyn a Paris," July/August 2002
"kidsart," edited by Bradley Rubenstein & published by Clifford Smith Gallery, 2001
Hyde, James, Burlington, "I Saw Stars," September 2000
Leacock, Victoria, Smock, "Vox Populi," Premiere Issue 2000, pg. 28 (reproductions)
Laster, Paul, Artnet.com, "Brooklyn Spice," June 29, 2000 (reproductions)
Cotter, Holland, The New York Times, "I Saw Stars," May 19, 2000, pg. E34
Momenta Art Exhibitions 1995 through 1999, (catalog with reproduction), 2000
Brown, Gerard, Philadelphia Weekly, "Wordsmith," April 15, 1999 (reproduction)
Williamsburg Weekly, five issues, 1996-1997
Saltz, Jerry, Time Out, "Mark Bennett and Leslie Brack," December 1996
Bretthauer, Laurie, NY Soho Arts Magazine, "The Politics of Emerging Artists," November 1996
"Time Capsule: A Concise Encyclopedia by Women Artists, Performers, and Writers,"

published by Creative Time Inc., 1995 (reproduction)

Servetar, Stuart, New York Press, "Popular in New York," March 22, 1995
Regional Artists Biennial Catalog, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 1994 (reproduction)
Calhown, Sharon L., Dialogue, "The 1994 Regional Artists Biennial," Sept/Oct, 1994
Chicago Reader, "Girls, Girls, Girls," reproduction, June, 1993
Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University; Ithaca, NY
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  Lecturer, Summer College: 2014 - 2019
  Visiting Critic, Department of Art: 2015 - Current
1994 MFA, Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1989 BA, Liberal Arts, The Evergreen State College