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Suzanne Caporael - Artists - MILES McENERY GALLERY

Suzanne Caporael Studio, 2019, Lakeville, CT

SUZANNE CAPORAEL (b. 1949, Brooklyn, NY) received both her Master of Fine Arts and her Bachelor of Arts from Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design. In 2020, Caporael was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and, in 1986, a Painting Grant from the National Endowment for the Art.

Recent solo exhibitions include “Suzanne Caporael: The Nature of Things,” Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI; “Book Eight,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “Blue Uniform,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “What Follows Here,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “The Landscape,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “Suzanne Caporael: Recent Paintings,” Peters Project, Santa Fe, NM; “Enough is Plenty,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “Seeing Things,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “The Memory Store,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “Going,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Roadwork,” Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY; and “Time,” Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL.

Recent group exhibitions include “Summer Reflections,” Tandem Press, Madison, WI; “Minted,” Addison/Ripley Fine Art, Washington, D.C.; “Suzanne Caporael: Prints,” Tandem Press Apex Gallery, Madison, WI; “Known: Unknown,“ New York Studio School, New York, NY; “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “SITE/SIGHT,” Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY, curated by Ellen Kozak; “The Times,” The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY; “Oklahoma and Beyond: Selections from the George R. Kravis II Collection,” Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Stillwater, OK; “Beyond Likeness: Mapping the Self,” Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI; “The Other: Nurturing a New Ecology in Printmaking,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL; “Celebrating the Spectrum: Highlights from the Anderson Collection,” de Young Legion of Honor Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; “Color Rhythms,” Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM; and “(Un)Natural Histories,” Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.

Her work may be found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI; Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI; Fogg Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY; University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; and The Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, and elsewhere.

Caporael lives and works in Islesboro, ME.

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