Pam Lins

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b. Chicago, IL
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


MFA, Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

Opener 23: Pam Lins: Denver Gold, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pam Lins, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

Problem Picture Sources New Sculptures, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Owl, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

Win Me Free, Silo, New York, NY

In Spite of This, Mercer Union Center for Arts, Toronto, Canada
In Spite of This, Ten In One Gallery, New York, NY

Hot Snow, Ten In One Gallery, New York, NY

Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

Vent View, Ten In One Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (forthcoming)

House of Vettii, Koenig & Clinton, New York, NY
Abstract Possibilities, Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Donut Muffin, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY, curated by Jessica Duffett and Tamara Gonzales
Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, project by Ulrike Müller
Anti-Establishment, CCS Bard Galleries, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY,
curated by Johanna Burton
you, your sun and shadow, Anderson Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, curated by Michael Jones McKean

Grand Tour Low Cost, Spazio Morris, Milan, Italy, curated by SOLOWAY
The Idea of the Thing That it Isn't, Halsey McKay, East Hampton, NY, curated by Rachel Uffner
Pop-Up Gallery Portraits, Scot Cohen Realty, Hudson, NY
Forcemeat, Wallspace, New York, NY, organized by Martha Friedman

Stuff Art, U·turn Art Space, Cincinnati, OH
Parts & Labor, SOLOWAY, Brooklyn, NY

NADA's County Affair, in section organized by Johannes VanDerBeek, Brooklyn, NY

WE, Lizabeth Olivier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Line of Time and the Plane of Now, Harris Leibermann, New York, NY
Corridor at Sea, The Performative Object, Portland Institute of Fine Arts, Portland, Maine
Ceci n'est pas...., Sarah Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

Guild & Greyshkul Summer Show, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY

Hunch and Flail, Artists Space, New York, NY, curated by Amy Sillman

AC, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY
Field, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
Great Adventure, Roger Bjorkhelem Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

New York Projects, Residency and exhibition, Delfina Arts, London, England
Wattage and Friendship, Dechira/Stewart, Berlin, Germany

Achieving Failure, Thread Waxing Space and Cincinnati Art Museum, OH, curated by Bill Arning

Hang Time, White Columns, New York, NY, curated by Lauren Ross and Debra Singer
Answer Yes, No, or I Don’t Know, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Ricci Albenda

Hey, You Never Know, 534 Laguardia Place, New York, NY, curated by Kenny Schachter

The Gramercy Park International Photography Fair with Lombard Freid Gallery
Working In Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

The Most Important Thing in the World, Oasis vs. Blur and Artists who Rock, curated by Bill Arning


Ian, Berry. "A Blurred Position," (catalogue essay), Pam Lins: Denver Gold, published by The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, 2013, p. 5-22
Johnson, Ken. "Art Begetting Art, and Social Commentary, Too," New York Times, July 6, 2012, p. C23
Berry, Ian. "A Blurred Position: A Dialogue with Pam Lins" (catalog interview) for "Denver Gold," Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2012
Boucher, Brian. "PAM LINS," Art in America, Dec, 2010
Brody, David. "The Fifth Leg: Pam Lins at Rachel Uffner Gallery," artcritical, Oct 22, 2010
Rosenberg, Karen. "Pam Lins: Problem Picture Sources New Sculptures," New York Times, Oct 8, 2010, p. C30
Robinson, Walter. "Weekend Update," Artnet, Oct 2010
Burton, Johanna. "Not a Single Point of View: Contemporary Sculpture and the Spatial Imaginary," State of the Art: Contemporary Sculpture, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin, Ed. Susan B. Matheson. East Greenwich, R.I.: Meridian Publishing, 2009, 71-83
Wilson, Michael. "Pam Lins," Artforum, March 2009, p. 242
Colburn, Tyler. "Pam Lins / Owl," ArtReview: Issue 31, 2009, p. 97
Banai, Nuit. "Pam Lins," Time Out New York, January 29-February 4, 2009
"Pam Lins," The New Yorker, February 2, 2009
Interview with Public-Holiday Projects (catalog essay) for "WE," Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, 2008
Feinstein, Rochelle. "Pam Lins by Rochelle Feinstein," BOMB Magazine, ARTISTS ON ARTISTS, 2007
Fry, Naomi. "The Time and Temperature" (catalog essay) for "Corridor at Sea, The Performative Object," Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine, 2007
Schwendener, Martha. "Pam Lins," Artforum, Oct 26-Dec 4, 2005
McClister, Nell. "Pam Lins," Artforum, Oct 2003
Burton, Johanna. “A Cloud Withdrew from the Sky: On the Nebulous Sculpture of Pam Lins” (catalog essay) for "In Spite of This," at Mercer Union A Center for Contemporary Arts, Toronto, Canada, 2003

Awards and Fellowships

Radcliffe Institute fellow, Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship Award

The Howard Foundation Fellowship, Brown University, Award in Visual Arts
The Farpath Foundation, residency in Dijon, France

Yaddo Artist Residency
MacDowell Colony Residency

Pollack/Krasner Foundation

Teaching Positions

Faculty member in Fine Arts, The Cooper Union School of Art, NY
Visiting Artist, New York Studio Program, through School of Visual Arts, NY
Visiting Lecturer, Princeton University

Faculty, Bard, MFA Program
Visiting Artist, Yale Norfolk

Visiting Artist, Dennison University, Ohio
Faculty, CUNY, Hunter College, NY

Faculty, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ