July 7, 2018 - August 12, 2018
In an era of contemporary phenomena such as the #MeToo movement, and in light of growing awareness of gender inequality in many contexts, including art museums, this exhibition is an engagement with feminist scholarship that, for decades, has aimed to provide a more complete history of artistic production
September 2018 - September 2019
Heroins at the Helm explores the impact of women who pushed social borders to impact change in a male-defined world as reflected in the arts spanning the age of 19th century whaling wives to contemporary female artist including women’s utilitarian costume and decorative arts of the 19th century from the museum's collection.
July 2018 - February 2019
Rituals—religious and cultural, institutional and domestic—provide the thematic infrastructure for OFF-SPRING: New Generations. Exploring the development of both personal and group identity, childhood, family, history, and gender politics, these sculptures, paintings, photographs, and videos employ iconographic imagery to reveal how we learn to live, love, work, and dream in the 21st century.
March 1 – April 12, 2018
Solo show of selected works with opening reception and talk on March 1.
February 8 – March 19, 2018
Women in the Arts Lecture Series: Angela Ellsworth Lecture and Exhibition at Western New Mexico University.
January 13 - February 24, 2018
New works from Ellsworth's Pantaloncini series at Lisa Sette Gallery.
December 5 - 10, 2017
The Lisa Sette Gallery will present works by Ellsworth at Art Miami this year from her Seer Bonnet Series as well as a new sculptural piece from her Pantaloncini series.
October 21, 2017 – February 18, 2018
Dress Matters: Clothing as Metaphor examines clothing in art as symbols of power and identity. Artists include Sama Alshaibi, Christian Boltanski, Joseph Beuys, Nick Cave, Jim Dine, Robert Longo, Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Mosse, Catherine Opie, Ebony G. Patterson, and Andy Warhol.
August 26, 2018 – August 26, 2020
A Fuller Picture: Selections from the Modern and Contemporary Collection will showcase works by female artists from the UMFA’s permanent collection, including three of Ellsworth's bonnets. Other artists featured include Yayoi Kusama, Helen Frankenthaler, Jann Haworth, and Faith Ringgold. Part of UMFA's grand reopening.
August 5, 2017 – February 4, 2018
Featuring several contemporary artists who are redefining how we perceive fiber arts such as weaving, quilting and felting, Tangled will feature installations, performances and interactive work using fiber based materials in surprising ways.
May 13 – June 4, 2017
Ellsworth's short film Kicking Up Dust will be on view along with other films that explore themes of feminism, the environment, and mysticism. Works by Stephanie Barber, Janie Geiser, Eve-Lauryn LaFountain, Selina Trepp, Angela Ellsworth, Shana Moulton, Saige Rowe, and Florencia & Maria Guerberof.
March 4 – April 29, 2017
What do we do when the news makes us cry?
Art remains a source of solace, explanation, and surprise. In Tell Me Why, a diverse range of contemporary artists consider our present moment of conflict, addressing narratives of difference and resentment as well as hope and beauty.
November 29 – December 4, 2016
The Lisa Sette Gallery will present works by Ellsworth at Art Miami this year from her Seer Bonnet Series as well as a new sculptural piece from her Pantaloncini series titled, Work No. 064 (EMMA).
October 1, 2016 – January 8, 2017
Ellsworth's work Impermanent Puissance will be featured in Push Comes to Shove: Women and Power, an exhibition that aims to use art as a critical catalyst in rethinking and transforming the advancement of women. On view at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art.
August 19 – October 30, 2016
Ellsworth's Seer Bonnets will be featured in ReFashion, an exhibition exploring people's expectations of fashion and wearability, in which many artists use wearables as a conceptual starting point. On view at Form & Concept in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
August 1–15, 2016
PLATFORM PROJECTS/WALKS is a new public project that engages the local community in a series of cross-disciplinary conversations and activities around the idea of walking as creative provocation, practice and product.
"A MUSEUM ON TWO FEET": MUSEUM OF WALKING FEATURED IN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE'S JUNE 2016 ISSUE
"A Museum of Two Feet: The Museum of Walking Makes the World Around You Its Gallery" by Mimi Zeiger. Zeiger met with Ellsworth to learn how the Museum of Walking came to be, and joined MoW's Contemplative Nature Walk at the Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area.
May 4, 2016
Angela Ellsworth's essay on her collaboration with Arthur Paul David White during her residency at Carleton College is published in SFMOMA's Open Space series.
April 10–24, 2016
Angela Ellsworth will be in residence with the Museum of Walking at Carleton College. She will lead seven walks and will give two artist presentations on the Museum of Walking and walking as political and personal actions.
Monday, April 11, 2016
Angela Ellsworth will be giving a talk at St. Olaf as part of their Flaten lecture series. This talk is sponsored by the Arnold Flaten Memorial Lecture Series and the St. Olaf Department of Art and Art History. Other lecturers include Andrew Witrak, Ross Elfline, Mike Helke, Noritaka Minami, and Carolyn Swiszcz.
March 24, 2016 – September 4, 2016
Rituals—religious and cultural, institutional and domestic—provide the thematic infrastructure for OFF-SPRING: New Generations. Exploring the development of both personal and group identity, childhood, family, history, and gender politics, these sculptures, paintings, photographs, and videos employ iconographic imagery to reveal how we learn to live, love, work, and dream in the 21st century. In the family home, at the wedding altar, or in the classroom, within the fantasy of childhood play or the familiarity of grown-up habit, these new, old narratives generate a spectrum of meditations on the contemporary construction of self and society.
February 19, 2016 – September 4, 2016
Telfair Museums presents 40 exhibiting artists from communities across the country, each bringing with them a diverse range of ages, experiences, and conceptual approaches that allow local audiences to interpret, understand, and connect contemporary art with issues we all share.
December 11, 2015 – February 20, 2016
Sun Valley Center for the Arts is dedicated to education through art. This exhibit questions how we define gender in the 21st century and looks at the traditional roles we have assigned to men and women. Seven acclaimed artists display provocative works ranging from still images to large sculptures.
Saturday January 9, 2016
Three artists, three perspective at this Museum of Art and FOCA+P sponsored public conversation with artists Ligia Bouton, Angela Ellsworth, and Micol Hebron. These three artists, whose work is featured the exhibition Looking Forward, Looking Back, will engage in a socially relevant, creative conversation as they reflect on their own work, pioneering women artists, gender equality, and opportunity in the arts. The conversation will be moderated by exhibition curator Merry Scully. Image: Micol Hebron
December 1–6, 2015
For Art Miami this year, the Lisa Sette Gallery will present two of Angela Ellsworth's drawings from her Volume series and a new sculptural piece called They Long to Be, 2015 that consists of two bonnets merging into one.
Friday November 6, 2015 2pm - 5pm
Join local artists Angela Ellsworth, Adriene Jenik and Heather Lineberry on a contemplative walk from the Museum of Walking to artist Jody Pinto’s Papago Park City Boundary Project. Upon arrival, share observations of the group walk and information about women artists who have used walking as a means to create political, poetic, and environmental works. For more information on this participatory walking tour and the wider conference click here.
Friday November 6, 2015 10am - 11.15am
Panel discussion with Angela Ellsworth, Steve Rossi and Richard Saxton, moderated by Emily Puthoff. Bringing together artists who incorporate aspects of wanderlust and physical mobility in their creative process, this panel will discuss the specific strategies and experiences of artists who situate their works in a nomadic context. For more information on this discussion and artist bioraphy's click here.
September 11, 2015 - January 17, 2016
This exhibition looks back at historic works by significant women artists in the Museum of Art Collection while looking forward at new projects by contemporary feminist artists. Artists include Ana Mendieta, Eleanor Antin, Eva Hesse, Louise Bourgeois, Juane Quick-to-See-Smith, Beatrice Wood, Micol Hebron, Angela Ellsworth and Ligia Bouton.
Thursday September 3, 2015, 6 pm
Angela Ellsworth is a multidisciplinary artist traversing disciplines of drawing, sculpture, installation, video, and performance, interested in art merging with everyday life and public and private experiences colliding in unexpected spaces. Exploring the inherent queerness embedded in early Mormon polygamy, her work in STARTING FROM SCRATCH engages contemporary notions of non-heteronormativity and reimagines a community of women pioneering an alternative history.
August 24–September 25, 2015
Inspired by Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s utopian novel, Herland (1915), the artists in this exhibition share this radical impulse, of throwing everything out and starting over in pursuit of a new social order built on equanimity and a preemptive resourcefulness, rewriting history to include the lost stories, artifacts, and initiatives of invented feminist societies. Featuring work by Elisheva Biernoff; Angela Ellsworth; Robyn Love; Tara Mateik, Sophie Mörner; Rebecca Purcell; J. Morgan Puett, & Jeffrey Jenkins of Mildred's Lane; and Amanda Wojick.
May 18 – 25, 2015
Topography of Memory is an eight-day workshop focusing on Writing, Walking and Drawing led by artist Angela Ellsworth (www.aellsworth.com) and writer Tania Katan (www.taniakatan.com) at the celebrated organic agricultural estate Tenuta di Spannocchia just south of Siena, Italy. Workshop participants explore personal and cultural histories by navigating the possibilities of line. Moving pencil across a piece of paper, inscribing text in a notebook, and walking lines in the landscape.
November 2014 - June 2015
For programing, see www.museumofwalking.org
Livery Studio Space | 3125 N Brown Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Plural and Partial: Tracing the Intergenerational Self
March 28 - May 1, 2014
Rio Grande Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
September 6 - November 10, 2013
Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland - Artists in this exhibition include Edgar Arceneaux, Huma Bhabba, Christian Jankowski, David LaChapelle, Gianni Motti, Pepon Osorio, Paul Pfeiffer, Martha Rosler, Andres Serrano, Kim Sooja, Jim Shaw, Fred Tomaselli, Robert The, Bill Viola and more . . .
September 2013 - January 5, 2014
Montgomery Museum of Fine Art, Montgomery, Alabama - Traveling exhibition including artists Allison Foshee, Johnston Foster, Kirsten Hassenfeld, Rune Olsen, Lucrecia Troncoso, and Paul Villinski.