Erika Wanenmacher C.V.
 
 

BORN 1955 Berea, Ohio

EDUCATION

1977 Feminist Studio Workshop, The Woman's Building, Los Angeles, California
1975 Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri

 

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2010 where have you been (come to your senses), Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2009 Ditch Witch, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2008 The Science Club: The Boy’s Room, Now, Forever, Then, part I, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado
2008 I Stole Stealth (Coyote Taught Me), Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2007 Coyote Taught me to Steal, Claire Oliver Fine Arts, New York
2004 Science Club, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
2003 Good Will, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
2003 New and Used, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2001 Grimoire, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2001 Now and Then, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
1999 Terrible Beauty, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
1997 Spells, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
1996 Coniunctio: A Twenty-Year Survey, The Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe
1996 Devotionals, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California
1995 Tangibles, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
1994 Storyteller, Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1993 Grace, Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1991 Buzz, Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1990 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, California
1985 The Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 Cryptic:The Use of Allegory in Contemporary Art with a Master Class from Goya, Contemporary Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
2011 Surveyor, Albright-Knox Museum of Art, Buffalo, New York
2011 Case Studies From the Bureau of Contemporary Art, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2010 Evocations of Reverence, Axle Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2008 Cautionary Tales: A Visual Dystopia, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2008 Flower Power, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2007 Group Show, Matt Garson Fine Art, New York
2006 Winter Group, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2005 The Pursuit of Joy is a Radical Act, curated by Erika Wanenmacher, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
2004 Bush-Whack George Adams, New York, New York
2004 SITE Unseen, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2004 Insight/Out, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2003 Peace Show, organizer and exhibitor, over 30 sites, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2003 Pay Attention!, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico
2003 Steel Girls, Houston, Texas and Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2003 Fresh Eyes, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Chelsea, New York
2003 Art Köln, Cologne, Germany, exhibited by Linda Durham Contemporary Art
2001 Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, exhibited by Linda Durham Contemporary Art
2000 Contemporary Botanica, Tweed Museum (and traveling to 6 museums), Duluth, Minnesota (current scheduled travel from 1999 through 2001)
2000 Fair and Square, Governor’s Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2000 Art Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, exhibited by Linda Durham Contemporary Art
2000 San Francisco International Art Expo, San Francisco, California, exhibited by Linda Durham Contemporary Art
1999 Back In 5 Gone To Hobb* Lobb*, curated by Erika Wanenmacher, Plan B, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1999 Post Apocalyptic Tool Show, Plan B, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1999 Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, exhibited by Linda Durham Contemporary Art
1998 Ship from the Desert, The Moorings Project, Schiffbauergasse, Potsdam, Germany
1997 State of the Question, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1997 ArtFair/Seattle, Seattle, Washington (Also 1996 & 1995)
1996 New Mexico Contemporary, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1995 Synesthesia: A Collaboration, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, and OffSite, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1995 Dangerous Art, Offsite, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1995 Texas National ’95, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacodoches, Texas
1994 Spirit Matter, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1994 The Shrine Show, Eidolon Gallery, San Francisco, New Mexico
1994 El Mundo Del Arte De Nuevo Mexico, Guadalajara, Mexico
1993 Edgy: Five Contemporary Northern New Mexico Artists, Coconino Center, Flagstaff, Arizona
1992 A Room of One's Own, Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1992 The Goddess Show, Cafe Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1992 Recent Acquisitions, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1991 Singular Visions: Contemporary Sculpture in New Mexico, New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1990 Works in Velvet, Casa Sin Nombre Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1990 Southwest 90, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1990 The Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico (Also 1989, 1988 & 1987)
1990 CCA Invitational Auction, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico (Also 1989)
1989 Roswell Invitational, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico
1988 Natoli/Ross Inaugural Show, Natoli/Ross Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1988 Selections 88, The College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1988 Eros, Festival of the Arts Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1987 Going to the Dogs, Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1986 The First Shrine Show, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1985 A “Company” of Artists, Susan Blanchard Gallery, New York, New York
1985 Southwest ‘85, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1984 Four Artists, St. John’s College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1983 Wilderness Experience, Kimo Theater, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1982 61st Cleveland May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1981 Five Artists, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
1981Narrative Art Show, Downtown Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1980 Women in the Southwest, Downtown Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, NM
1979 Armory Festival of the Arts Show, Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1978 Second Annual Armory Show, Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1977 Feminist Studio Workshop, The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles, California
1974 Juried Drawing Show, Cleveland Space, Cleveland, Ohio

 

PUBLICATIONS

Armitage, Diane. “Erika Wanenmacher/Grace,” THE Magazine, Sept. 1993, p. 57.

Armitage, Diane. “Back In Five Gone to Hobb* Lobb*,” THE Magazine, July 1999.

Bayliss, Sarah. “Flower Power,” World Art, No.15, pp. 18-19.

Bensley, Lis. “Coniunctio: A Union of Opposites,” Pasatiempo (The New Mexican), May
17-23, 1996, p. 49.

Bensley, Lis. “Getting a Little Buggy About a State of Grace,” Pasatiempo: The New Mexican, July 30 – August 6, 1993.

Berkovitch, Ellen. “Erika Wanenmacher: Spells,” Metalsmith, Summer 1999, p. 48.

Clemmer, David. “Coniunctio: A Twenty-Year Survey of Erika Wanenmacher,” THE
Magazine, July 1996, p. 49.

Cline, Lynn. “Wanenmacher Installs a Terrible Beauty,” Pasatiempo: The New Mexican, December 17-24, 1999, pp. 20 & 22.

Collins, Tom. “Alchemy and All That Glitter,” The Santa Fe Reporter, June 12-18,
1996, p. 29.

“El Mundo Del Arte De Nuevo Mexico,” exhibition catalog, Guadalajara, Mexico, 1994.

Fauntleroy, Gussie. “Making Magic, Making Spells,” Pasatiempo: The New Mexican,
Aug.29-Sept.4, 1997, pp. 32-33.

Indkye, Dottie. “National Review: E. Wanenmacher,” ArtNews, April 2000, pp. 171-2.

Jarrett, Dennis. “The Goddess Kali Knocked,” Santa Fe Reporter, December 15, 1999.

McCloud, Kathleen. “Wanenmacher Steps Into ‘Portrait’ Series Focus,” Pasatiempo: The New Mexican, September 22-28, 1995, p. 12.

“Poetry In New Mexico,” Frank: An International Journal of Contemporary Writing In Art, Issue #16 & 17, 1999, p. 77.

Pulkka, Wesley. “Mixed Media Exhibition Embodies Tragedy and Beauty,” Albuquerque Journal, December 26, 1999.

Pulkka, Wesley. “New Exhibitions Spaces Contribute to a Fabulous Year,” Albuquerque Journal, December 1997, p F1-2.

Pulkka, Wesley. “Magic infuses Galisteo show,” Albuquerque Journal, Sept. 7, 1997, p.
F3.

Pulkka, Wesley. “Exhibits Illustrate Women's Impact on Art,” Albuquerque Journal,
July 7, 1996, p. D3.

Rusnell, Wesley. “Wanenmacher’s Satchel Art Represents Comos,” Roswell Daily Record, September 18, 1989, p. 7.

“Santa Fe, New Mexico,” Sculpture, Jan-Feb 1994, p. 57.

Spooner, Peter. “Contemporary Botanica,” exhibition catalogue, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, Minnesota, 1999.

Turner, Turner. “Beautiful Necessity: The art and meaning of women’s altars,” Thames & Hudson, copyright 1999, pp. 39-40.

“Universe of Erika Wanenmacher,” THE Magazine, Jan/Feb 1996, pp. 6-7

Wilson, MaLin. “Hobb* Lobb* is Lively,” Albuquerque Journal North, June 3, 1999.

Wilson, MaLin. “Erika Wanenmacher,” ARTFORUM, November 1996.

Wilson, MaLin. “Wanenmacher Makes Raw, Funky Vision Tangible,” Albuquerque
Journal North, Sept.14, 1995.

Whitney, Kathleen. “Cultured Deserts: Off-Center in Arizona and New Mexico,” Sculpture Magazine, July/August 1999, pp.44-47.

Zemaitis, Zeke. “Gallery Hopping,” Pasatiempo: The New Mexican, November 22-29, 1991, p. 4.

COLLECTIONS
Albright-Knox Museum of Art, Buffalo, New York
Fisher Landau Center, Long Island, New York
Pacific Enterprises Collection
Wagner and Webb Architects
Suby Bowden & Associates, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Ann Janss Collection

 

AWARDS

2003 Purchase Award, New Mexico Arts, Acclaimed Artists Series
1998 The Vehicle Show: Bus Stop Commission, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1998 Finalist, Genoveva Chavez Community Center, Sculpture Commission, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1998 Finalist, Santa Fe Community College Fine Arts Building, Sculpture Commission, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1984-89 Artist-in-Residence Program, New Mexico Arts Division
1987 Very Special Arts Mosaic Tile Mural, Albuquerque, New Mexico
1986 Sculpture Commission for Santa Fe Technical High School, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1985 Giant Adobe Ghetto Blaster, public installation, Santa Fe Council for the Arts

 

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