SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS / PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

Ongoing—2014

"Trees," permanent installation, "Lincoln Center Kitchen," David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center, New York NY

2009

"She," Public Art Commission, permanent outdoor sculpture, Park Hagalil, Israel

"Merle Temkin, Fingerprints," Chicago Cultural Center, IL

2000

"Personal Markings," Art Resources Transfer, Inc., New York NY / Saint Peter's Church, New York NY

1997

"Two Left Feet," Carriage House, Islip Art Museum, East Islip NY

1996

"Zig-Zag," National Building Museum, Washington DC

1992

"In Memory," AIDS, Artists Space, New York NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

"Wustum Generations," Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

"Reunion II," Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL

2016

"New Acquisitions 2016," David Owsley Museum of Art, Muncie IN

"Cut, Fold and Form," Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

2015

"Natural Allusions," Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington DC

2014

"Art in Brooklyn / Art in New York," featured artist, online blog

2013-14

"International Plain Notebook Project," Beit Ha'ir Urban Culture Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012

"High Fiber: Recent Large Scale Acquisitions in Fiber," Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

2009

"Exuberant Pattern," Center for the Arts, Towson University, Towson MD

"Brighten Life, Get Ahead," Hana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

"Cutters," Leubsdorf Art Gallery Hunter College, New York NY / Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ

"Scientific," Garcia Gallery, Jersey City Museum, NJ

2007

"Punchbowl," Metaphor Contemporary Art Gallery, Brooklyn NY

2006

"Surveillance," Jersey City Museum NJ

"RISD Biennial NYC," Exit Art, New York NY

2005

"Scratching the Surface: Abstraction Now," Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington DE

2004

"Trace Elements," Kristen Frederickson Contemporary Art, New York NY

"Art on Paper 2004," Weatherspoon Art Museum, U of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

2003

"Corporal Identity – Body Language," 9th Triennial for Form and Content – Museum of Arts & Design, New York NY / museum fur angewandte kunst, Frankfurt, Offenbach, Germany

"Pins and Needles," John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan WI

2001

"Body Language," Islip Art Museum, East Islip NY

"Imprints, Punctures & Other Pointed Maneuverings," Fine Arts Galleries, University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI

2001

"Body Work," The Work Space, New York NY

2000

"Blurred Boundaries," Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy NY

1998

"Little," Jeffrey Coploff Fine Art Ltd. New York NY

"Women in the Visual Arts," Erector Square Gallery, New Haven CT

1998-91

"Making Waves," Socrates Sculpture Park, Astoria, Queens NY

1997

"Suture," Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn NY

1996

"Paper in Disguise," Dieu Donne Papermill, New York NY

1994

Trial BALLOON, New York NY

1992

"The Forceful Gesture," Valencia Community College, Orlando FL

Art Around the Park, "Bang on a Can Festival," Tompkins Square Park, New York NY

SELECTED AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

2010

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award

2003

Vermont Studio Center, VSC Award

2002

Vermont Studio Center, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Award

New York Foundation for the Arts

2001

Richard Florsheim Art Fund, Museum Purchase Award

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award

1996

Curator's Choice Award, Artists Talk on Art

SELECTED MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

David Owsley Museum of Art, Muncie IN

Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Jersey City Museum, NJ

Museum of Arts & Design, New York NY

Racine Art Museum, Racine WI

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI

EDUCATION

M.F.A. Painting, San Francisco Art Institute

B.F.A. Sculpture, Chicago Art Institute

Rhode Island School of Design

SELECTED MONOGRAPHS / SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUES & REVIEWS

Good, Liz, Fiberarts, Summer 2006, vol. 33, no. 1," Prime Time," p. 12

Koke, Kathleen, "Building Fences," National Building Museum, Washington DC, CNN Television, October 26, 1996, artist interview

Law & Order:Criminal Intent, NBC Universal Network Television, "Slither," episode 11, January 15, 2006

Martin, Lois, "Extreme Scrutiny," Surface Design / Winter 2003, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 22–25, monograph

Merle Temkin Personal Markings, September 2000, A.R.T. Press, New York NY, catalogue

Merle Temkin: Portfolio Collection, vol. 36, essays by Lois Martin, Dominique Nahas, Telos Art Publishing, Brighton Media Centre, Brighton, England, 2005, book

Nance, Kevin, Art exhibit redefines handmade, "Merle Temkin's Fingerprints at Cultural Center," Chicago Sun Times, January 17, 2007, p. 41

RISDxyz, Fall/Winter 2013, "Changing Times"

Salomon, Gigi / Rodrigo, "Tribeca: Looking at Gentrification from the Artists' Perspective," New York NY, April 7, 2011, video, artist interview

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Adamson, Glenn / Piche Jr., Tom, "Blurred Boundaries," Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy NY 2001, catalogue

Auer, James, Cue, "Sheboygan Center Draws Accolades on Own Terms," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 25, 2003, p. 1E

Birmingham, Mary, "Cutters," Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College / Hunterdon Art Museum, February 8 - June 7, 2009, catalogue

Bischoff, Dan, "Psst...somebody's watching you," The Sunday Star Ledger, Jersey City NJ, Feb. 12, 2006

City Arts, "Art With A View," Socrates Sculpture Park, PBS Television, channel 13, New York NY, 1997

DiNoto, Andrea, "Corporal Identity," American Craft, April / May 2004, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 50-55

Firman, Sandra, Q, Artpark: 1974-1984, University at Buffalo Art Galleries, NY / Princeton Architectural Press, NY, 2010, book

Grass Roots Art Energy, Socrates Sculpture Park, NY, April 28, 1991- April 26, 1992, catalogue

Jenkins, Mark, "In the galleries: Rooted in nature but not always natural," The Washington Post, March 6, 2015

Ilse-Neuman, Ursula / McFadden, David Revere, "Corporal Identity - Body Language," 9th Triennial for Form and Content - USA and Germany, Museum of Arts & Design, New York, museum fur angewandte kunst, Offenbach, Germany, June 2003, book

Leimbach, Dulcie, "Socrates Sculpture Park," The New York Times, July 3, 1992

Lubell, Ellen, Art: "Common Threads: A Show To Leave You In Stitches," The Star Ledger, New Jersey, February 2, 1997

MacAdam, Barbara A., Reviews, "Corporal Identity- Body Language," Museum of Arts & Design,

Art News, April 2004, vol. 103, no. 4, p. 112

Norris, Doug, "Five Artists Make Their Points Known," Review, Arts and Living, South County Independent, Kingston RI, Feb. 28, 2002, p. 1

Platt, Ron, "Art on Paper 2004," University of North Carolina at Greensboro, catalogue

RISD Biennial NYC 2006, Exit Art, NYC, catalogue

Sozanski, Edward, Art, "Healthy Abstraction," The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 6, 2005, W27

Van Siclen, Bill, Art, Scene, Art, "Beneath surface at URI," Live, The Providence Journal, February 21-24, 2002, p. 12