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2021           City Artist Corps Grant from The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA)
2020           Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2019           Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus II, Fellowship in International House of Artists, Schwandorf, Germany
2017          Hewn Oaks Artist Colony, Visual Artist Fellowship
2014 New York Foundation for the Arts Finalist in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts
2014 MacDowell Colony, Visual Artist Fellowship
2014 Yaddo Visual Artist Fellowship
2014 Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House, Menerbes, France
2012      Djerassi Resident Artist Program, awarded Pritzker Foundation Endowed Fellowship
2011      Yaddo Visual Artist Fellowship
2011      Blue Mountain Center Residency Fellowship
2009      Yaddo Visual Artist Fellowship
2009      Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Summer Fellowship
2007      Ragdale Foundation, "Friends Fellowship" Residency

2006      John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

2006      Djerassi Resident Artist Program, awarded John D. and Susan P. Diekman Fellowship

2005      Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency, funded by CSG Endowment

2005      Hall Farm Center for Arts and Education, Residency Fellowship

2002      Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, The Space Program

2001      Otis Dozier Travel Grant, Dallas Museum of Art

1999      Visiting Artists and Scholars Program, American Academy in Rome

1994      MacDowell Colony Visual Artist Fellowship

1991      Yaddo Visual Artist Fellowship


2023           Feigenbaum Center for Visual Arts - Crowell and West Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY, “Satellite and Sediment”
2023           Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, “Luis Camnitzer: Monuments to Unknown Heroes”
2022           Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, “Make Art Not War”
2021           Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, “Pulp at Pierogi”
2019           Westchester Community College Fine Arts Gallery, Valhalla, NY, “Deep Skin,” solo
2019           Fluc, Vienna, Austria, “In der Kubatur des Kabinetts-- der Kunstsalon zeigt (In the Cubature of the Cabinet—Art Salon Shows)”
2018-19      Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, "Sketches / Studies / Statements"
2017     Korn Gallery, Drew University, Madison, NJ, “Re-Drawn,” solo
2017    Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, “Seeing and Re-seeing,” solo
2017    September Gallery, Hudson, NY, “Post-Election” 
2016    Czurles-Nelson Gallery, SUNY Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY, “Re-Seen,” solo
2016    Equity Gallery, New York, NY, “Place: Monumental Drawings by Dawn Clements, Cynthia Lin, Gelah Penn, Fran Siegel”
2016 VanDeb Editions, Queens, NY, “Works x Women”
2015 Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY, “I am a Lie and I am Gold”
2015 Onishi Gallery, New York, NY, “Configured”
2015 Garvey/ Simon Art Access, New York, NY, “Drawing in Silver and Gold” 
2015 Richard C. von Hess Foundation Works on Paper Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, “Rock, Paper, Scissors: Selections from the JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey Collection”
2015 Projekt722, Brooklyn, NY, “Sensation”
2015 Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY, “TechNoBody”
2014 The Drawing Center, New York, NY, “The Intuitionist”
2013 Garis & Hahn Gallery, New York, NY, “Borderline:  Depictions of Skin” 
2013 Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, “It’s New/ It’s Now: Recent Gifts of Contemporary Drawings”
2013 Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, “Unhinged”
2013 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, “Nation”
2013 ArtsWestchester, White Plains, NY, "Pushing the Line: Drawing in an Age of Anxiety"
2011 Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, “Drawings for the New Century”
2010      Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY, "Lush Life: Let it Die"
2010      Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, "Art on Paper Biennial"
2010      Ise Cultural Foundation, New York, NY, "Observant"
2009      Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, " Re-Inventing Silverpoint: An Ancient Technique for the 21st Century"         

2009      Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY, "Beauty Marks and Body Parts"
2008-09        DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, "Drawn to Detail"
2008-09        National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina, "El último libro," ("The Last Book")
2008-09        Michael Steinberg Gallery, New York, NY, "Back to the Drawing Board"
2008      Michael Steinberg Gallery, New York, NY, "Drawings of Skin," solo 
2008      National Academy of Design, New York, NY, "183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art"             

2007      Julie Chae Gallery, Boston, MA, "Prelude"
2005      Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, "Selections from the Permanent Collection"
2004      Asian-American Arts Centre, New York, NY, "The Topography of Absence"
2003-04        Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY, "Slowness"
2004                           Show travels to Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
2002      The Drawing Room at The Drawing Center, New York, NY, "Realistic Means"
2002      Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY, "Hair Stories"
2001      Devin Borden/ Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX, solo
2001      DiverseWorks Subspace, Houston, TX, "Curious Pleasures," solo
2000      Meadows Museum of Art, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, solo
1995      Art in General, New York City, NY, "New York Statements: 10 Artists"
1995                           Show travels to The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY


1990 University of Iowa, Iowa City, MFA, Painting
1986 University of California, Berkeley, BA with High Distinction and Honors in Art