(b.1962, Philadelphia, PA)
Lives and works in New York City, NY


1989 Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
1986 Skowhegan School of Art, ME
1985 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, PA

Solo Exhibitions



Factory Installed, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
VoltaNY 2015, Samsøñ, Pier 90, NY, NY



Shifting Horizon, Samsøñ, Boston, MA
Riverside, LA><Art, Los Angeles, CA

Building Dwelling Thinking, NOMA Gallery, San Francisco


Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY


New Drawings, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY
A House of Many Mansions,” Aldrich Museum, CT


House Paint, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY


Stone To Wind, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY


White Room Show, White Columns Gallery, NYC, NY


Queens Museum of Art at Bulova Corporate Center, Queens, NY


Middlebury College Art Museum, Middlebury, VT

1991           Momenta Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Group Exhibitions

2017            Blights Out, Newcomb Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA (forthcoming)

2015            When You Cut Into the Present The Future Leaks Out, Old Bronx Courthouse,Bronx, NY

                   Draw: Mapping Madness, Inside Out Art Museum in Beijing, China

2014            Prospect. 3: “Notes for Now,” Artistic Director Franklin Sirmans, New Orleans, LA

                   Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond,” organized Eugenie Tsai,

                   John and Barbara Vogelstein Curator of Contemporary Art, and Rujeko Hockley, Assistant

                   Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

                   Walden, revisited,” deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

2013           "Dust Breeding, Churner and Churner Gallery, NYC, NY

                  “Surface Tension,” Public Art Fund, NYC, NY

2012           “New New York,” Essl Museum, Vienna

                  “Out Side,” Studio 10, Queens, NY

2011           “TwoFold,” The Surburban, Chicago, IL

                  “De-ja-vu,” Regina Rex Gallery,” Brooklyn, NY

2009          "Almost Home," Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY

                  "Make Room," Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

2008           "Six Degrees," New Museum, NYC, NY

                   Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum and the Park Street Armory, NYC, NY

2007           “Orpheus Selection,” P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY

2006           “Gifts Go In One Direction,”Apex Art, NYC, NY

                  “Couples,” Palmer Museum, Penna. State College Museum, PA

2005           "Surface Charge," Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA

                  "Odd Lots," curated by Cabinet Magazine, White Columns and Queens Museum, NY

                  “Make It Now,” Sculpture Center, LIC, NY

2004           "Open House, Working in Brooklyn," Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

                   "Happy Medium," Clementine Gallery, NYC, NY

                   "Freehand," Marvelli Lab, NYC, NY

                   "Sprawl," Hudson Clearing, NYC, NY

2003           "Fast Forward," White Columns, NYC, NY

                  "Abstruction," Artists Space, NYC, NY

                  "On And Off the Wall," New York Foundation For The Arts Painting Fellows, NYC, NY

                  "Tenth Anniversary Exhibition,"Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NYC, NY

                  "Lean to," (curated by Eungie Joo) Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

                   "Paper," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, NC

002            “4 NY Painters," Montclair State Gallery, Montclair, NJ

200            "Summertime," Tricia Collins Gallery, NYC, NY

                   "Conversation Exhibition," Art Resources Transfer, NYC, NY

199             "Outer Boroughs," White Columns, NYC, NY

                   "Making Change," The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA

1998            "A Slice of the Apple," Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

                   "From Here To Eternity," Max Protetch Gallery, NYC, NY

                   "Three Languages of Landscape," Painting Center, NYC, NY

1997            "The Press Of My Foot To The Earth Springs A Hundred Affections,” Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

                   "Pulse," No Bias Gallery, VT

1995            "10 x 10," New York Studio School, NYC, NY

1993            "Major Medical," City Without Walls, NJ

                   "Little Things," Art in General, NYC, NY traveled to Delta Axis Art Center, Memphis;
                    Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL; Fesek Gallery, Budapest, Hungary


2015            Anonymous Was a Woman

2012            Creative Capital Grant

                   Art Matters Grant

2011            Guggenheim Fellowship

2004            Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2002            New York Foundation for the Arts Grant

1999            Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Ireland

1998            Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

1998            Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant

1991            Yaddo Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY

1988            Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA



2015             Shaw, Kurt, Installations of All Sizes, Mattress Factory, October

2014             MacCash,Doug, Lisa Sigal’s Burning is a Worthy Blend of Blighted Houses and Theater at Prospect 3, Times-Picayune, October

                    Farley Michael, On Prospect 3 New Orleans, Bmore Art, November

                    Pantuso, Phillip, Crossing Brooklyn: Lisa Sigal, Brooklyn Magazine, November

2013             Mizota, Sharon, “Riverbed”, LA

                    McQuaid, Cate, “Seeing a Traditional Genre…”, The Boston Globe, May 1, 2013

                    Wyma, Chloe, “Screened In,” Modern Painters, April 2013

2010            Baker, Kenneth, “Sigal ‘Building…’ at NOMA”, San Francisco Chronicle, May 15, 2010

2009            McClintock, Diana, “Karyn Olivier, Amanda Ross-Ho + Lisa Sigal”, Art Papers, May 2009

2008           Bently, Kyle, "Lisa Sigal", Art Forum, March 2008

                  Schjeldahl, Peter, “The Whitney Biennial,” The New Yorker, March17,2008

                  Princenthal, Nancy, "Lisa Sigal at Frederieke Taylor and P.S.1", Art in America, 2008

                  Volk, Gregory, "Spring in Dystopia", Art in America, May 2008

2006           Heur, Megan, "Lisa Sigal at Frederieke Taylor”, Art News, March 2006.

                  Ryan, Dina, "Surface Charge", Sculpture Magazine, June 2006

                  Cotter, Holland, “Gifts Go In One Direction,” New York Times, July 28,2006

2005           Israel, Nico. "Lisa Sigal," ArtForum, March 2005.

                  Hirsch, Faye. "Lisa Sigal at Frederieke Taylor Gallery," Art in America. March 2005.

2004           Johnson, Ken. "Sprawl," The New York Times , January 23, 2004.

                  Volk, Gregory. "Big Brash Borough," Art in America , September 2004.

                  Tsai, Eugenie. "Abstruction," Time Out New York , October 9, 2004.

                  "Fast Foward, "The New Yorker , November 24, 2004.

                   Sholis, Brian. "Lisa Sigal," ArtForum online , December 2004.

                   Goodbody, Bridget. "Lisa Sigal at Frederieke Taylor," Time Out New York, 9 Dec. 2004.

2003            Johnson, Ken. "Fast Forward: Twenty Years of White Rooms," The New York Times, November



2015 Anonymous Was a Woman

       Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

2014 Sharpe Walentas Foundation Grant

2012 Creative Capital Grant

        Art Matters Grant

2010 Guggenheim Fellowship

2004 Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2002 New York Foundation for the Arts Grant

1999 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Fellowship, Ireland

1998 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

         Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant

1991 Yaddo Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY

1988 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA



2003 Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, GA


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