BONNIE RYCHLAK

brychlak09@gmail.com


EDUCATION: Master of Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles

AWARDS: 2018 Surnadal Billag A/S, Artist Residency in Norway; 2013 (2020) Bogliasco Foundation, Italy; 2009 Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome; 1990

Awarded Fellowship, The American Academy in Rome; 1985 The Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio Residency; 1976 National Endowment for the Arts,

Sculpture


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009  MEMORY AND OBLIVION. The Viewing Room. April 1 - April 29. 551 West 21st Street, New York, New York 10011

2006  Cutting Holes in Water. ASK? Art Space Kimura. September 19-September 30. 6-5-2 Kyobashi, 2F, Chu-ku, Tokyo, Japan 104-0031

1994 Screen Memories. February 10 - March 5. Gallery Three Zero. 30 Bond

Street, New York, New York 10012

1993 Role Models/Disparate Narratives. November 9 – December 1. The Sculpture

Center. 167 East 69th Street, New York, New York 10021

1991 Shoshanna Wayne Gallery. January 19 – February 28. 1454 Fifth Street,

Santa Monica, California 90401

1988 Rastovsky Gallery. February. 560 Broadway, New York, New York 10012

1985 Saint Peter's Church. 53rd Street and Lexington Avenue, New York, New York


Group Exhibitions:

2022 Artists Draw Their Studios, Rochester Contemporary, 137 East Avenue, Rochester,

         New York 14604

2021 Artists Draw Their Studios, Curated by Michelle Weinberg, Byrdcliff Klinert/James

        Center for the Arts, 36 Tinker Street, Woodstock, New York October 9 –

        November 21

Tactile, The Delaware Valley Arts Alliance. Curated by John Back. Narrowsburg, New  

        York, New York May 2 –June 6, 2020

Down and Dirty. Bonnie Rychlak and Jeanne Silverthorne,  Duck Creek Farm. East 

        Hampton, New York. May 1 - June 6

 Down and Dirty. May 1 – June 6. Dodd Galleries. University of Georgia, Athens. 

        January 15 – February 28

2020 Consummate Plush. Museum of Contemporary Art, Patchoque, New York. Curated

         by Janet Goleas. March 7 – April 25. 20 Terry Street, Suite 116, Patchogue New 

         York 11772

Artists Draw Their Studios. Curated by Michelle Weinberg. September 14 – January 5, 

         Art & Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida

2019 One Stop: The Slow Slope to Modernism. Curated by Virva Hinnemo and George

         Negroponte. November 23. Keyes Gallery, 45 Main Street, Sag Harbor, New

         York 11963

Inside Interiors. Curated by Romanov Grave August 31 – October 31. R.E.Steele, 74 

         Montauk Highway, East Hampton, New York 11937

Divine Intervention. Curated by Teri Hackett. Christ Episcopal Church. June 1 –

         September 2. 5 Hampton Street, Sag Harbor, New York 11963

2018 Desire in the Bangles. July 27-Labor Day. R.E. Steele, 74 Montauk Highway, East 

         Hampton, New York 11937

Black and White and Re(a)d All Over: Part III. Curated by Peter Hopkins. Critical Kunst,

         okk/raum 29, Prinzenallee 29, 13359 Berlin, GermaNew York; traveled from: 

         Galleria Huuto Jatkasarri, May 5 –May 27. Makasilini L3, Tyynenmerenkatu 6, 

         Helsinki, Finland

No Longer Supported. March 24 – April 19. Sara Nightengale Gallery, 26 Main Street,

         Sag Harbor,New York

A Radical Voice: 23 Women. February 17 – March 25. Curated by Janet Goleas for the 

         Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, New York 11938

2017 R & R: Mari Rantanen and Bonnie Rychlak. October 7 – October 22. Ille Arts, 171 

         Main Street, Amagansett, New York 11937

The Unreliable Narrator. March 3-26. ArtHelix Gallery, 299 Meserole Street, Bushwick, 

         New York 11206

Deferred Vision. March 28 – March 6. Curated by Romanov Grave for Spring Break, 4 

         West 42nd Street, New York, New York

2016 Fish Tank. September 16 – October 31. Long Island University, Flatbush Avenue, 

         Brooklyn Campus New York

Black and White and Re(a)d All Over: Part II. September 16 – October 16. ArtHelix, 299

         Meserole Street, Bushwick, New York 11206

Portable Minds. Spring Break Art Show. March 1 – March 7. Moynihan Station, 21 

          Eight Avenue, New York

Diminishing Intervals. March 25 – April 17. SHIM Gallery 299 Meserole Street,

          Brooklyn, New York 11206

2015 Reinventing the Helm: Self-Styled Nautical Activists Pirate the Canon of Maritime

          Art. June 6 - August 3. Sara Nightingale Gallery, 688 Montauk Highway Water Mill,

          New York 11976

Comodies and Tragedies. April 30 – June 27. Hudson Guild Gallery, 441West 26th 

          Street, New York, New York 10011

2014 Redacted. Curated by Janet Goleas. April 13 - June 1. Islip Art Museum, 50 Irish

          Lane, East Islip, New York 11730

2013 The Moby Project. Curated by Janet Goleas. September 27 – October 6. Mulford

          Farm, East Hampton, New York 11937

Skin Trade. Curated by Martha Wilson and Larry List. P.P.O.W. June 27 – July 26. 535 

          West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10011

Slight of Hand. Brian Morris Gallery. June 26 - July 27. 163 Chrystie Street, New York, 

          New York 10010

Modest Sublime. ArtHelix. April 12 – May 4. 56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, New York 

           11206

2012-2013 Sculpture Key West. December 1, 2012 – March 23, 2013, Zachary Taylor

            Historic State Park, KeyWest, Florida 33040

2012 Kathryn Markel Fine Arts. June 2 – 30. 2418 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton,

            New York 11932

2011 Twin Twin. Curated by Matt Freedman. Pierogi Gallery, 177 North 9th Street, 

            Brooklyn, New York

2008 Thresholds of Visibility August 2 - August 24, 2008. Surface Library Gallery, 845

            Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton, New York 11937

2007 So This Is How It All Began… September 27 - November 26. Hudson Guild Gallery.

             441 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10011

● Wrapped. June 9 - July 9. Surface Library Gallery. 845 Springs Fireplace Road, East

             Hampton, N.Y. 11937

2002-2004 H2O. Traveling Exhibition. Curated by JoAnna Isaak. Opening October 9, 

             2002 at Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA; Elaine L. Jacob 

             Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Houghton House Gallery, Hobart 

             and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York; Renato Danese Gallery, NYC 

            June 2003; Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico, October 2003-January 2004 

            2002

Strength In Numbers. Curated by Lincoln C. Caplan. October 10. Williamsburg Art &

           Historical Center 135 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11211

2001 Parrish Art Museum October 6-November 11. 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, New

           York 11968

The Language of Vision. May 12 – June 3rd. Williamsburg Art & Historical Center.135 

            Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11211

2000 Momenta Benefit Exhibition. April 22-May 2. 72 Berry Street, Williamsburg,

            Brooklyn, New York

1999-2000 Encaustic Works. December 4, 1999 - January 8, 2000. R&F Gallery. 110 

            Prince Street, Kingston, New York 12401

1998 Silverstein Gallery. June 9-July 3, 1998. 476 Broome Street, New York, New York 

           10013

1996 Ota Fine Arts. November 9-26. 2-8-11, Ebisu-Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Art Work/Art Workers. July 23 - August 2. Basilico Fine Arts. 26 Wooster Street, New 

           York, New York 10013

1994 Adam Baumgold Gallery. December. 128 East 72nd Street, New York, New York   

           10021

Box Art. K & E Gallery. December. 78 Grand Street, New York, New York 10012

Splice. Curated by Claire Lieberman. March 12 - April 10. Northern Illinois University, 

            DeKalb, Illinois

1993 10 x 10 x 10. Curated by Barbara Sahlman. December 4 – January 31. T'zart – Test

            Wall. 28 Wooster Street, New York, New York 10013

Drawings from 55 Ferris Street. October 29 – November 20. Wyn Kamarsky Inc. 560 

            Broadway, New York, New York 10012

1992 55 Ferris Street. Curated by Fredericke Taylor. October 17 - November 21. 55

            Ferris Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Detour. Curated by Sandra Angelo-Suarez and Barbara Duncan. April 24 –

            May 27. International House. 500 Riverside Drive, New York, New York 10027

1991 Pleasure. Curated by Steven Salzman. September 27 - December 30. Hallwalls

            600 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14202

1990 Sublime Geometries. June 23 - July 21. Sue Spaid Fine Art. 7454-1/2 Beverly

            Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90036

The Body Once Removed. May 9 - June 1. Emily Sorkin Gallery. 594 Broadway, New 

            York, New York 10013

Painting Between the Paradigms Part IV: A Category of Objects As Yet Unnamed.

            Curated by Saul Ostrow. March 3 – March 28. Penine Hart Gallery, 568

            Broadway, New York, New York 10012

Invitational. Stux Gallery. January 10 - January 27. 155 Spring Street, New York, New 

            York 10012

1989 The Milky Way, Shoshanna Wayne Gallery, 1454 Fifth Street, Santa Monica,

             California 90401. Curated by Stephen Westfall

1988 Made in N.Y. Rastovsky Gallery. September 7 - October 1. 560 Broadway, New

             York, New York 10012

1987-1988 The Blue Angel: Stereotypes in Post-Feminist Sculpture. Traveling Exhibition.

              Curated by Julie Carson and Howard McCalebb. Longwood Gallery, Bronx, 

              New York


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

     Weinberg, Michelle, https://artspiel.org/down-and-dirty-at-duck-creek-arts/ August  2021

     Landes, Jennifer, Hitting the Deck at Duck Creek, East Hampton Star, May 27, 2021

     Gehr, Katie, Sultan, Terrie. Down and Dirty, Exhibition catalogue. Published by the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. 2021.

     Goleas, Janet, R & R. Exhibition catalogue. Published by Ille Arts, East Hampton, New York, 2017.

     List, Larry and Wilson, Martha, Skin Trade. Exhibition catalogue. Published by P.P.O.W., New York, New York 2013,

     Goergen, Stacey, “LongHouse Reserve Hosts Sculptural Exhibition,” Hamptons Magazine, August 23, 2012.

     Landes, Jennifer, “Bonnie Rychlak: A Curator’s Work Is Never Done,” East Hampton Star, April 24, 2012

     Ephraim Birnbaum, “Bonnie Rychlak at the Viewing Room,” RomanovGrave.com., September 11, 2010.

     Ernst, Eric, "The Hamptons and Handstitching", The Southampton Press, June 14, 2007, B5.

     Kramasky, Wyn, ed., About Drawing: A N.Y. Collection at Work, Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 2007.

     Bernstein, Fred, “On Long Island, An Artful Retreat from the Art Scene,” The N.Y. Times, October 12, 2007

     Compère, Rita, Decors: Architecture/Design/Interior. "Bonnie Rychlak Kunstenaars in N.Y. August/September/October, Belgium and Netherlands 2005, p. 94-97.

     Laurence Haggerty, Circa #105 Fall 2003. Review of group exhibition, “H2O at Danese,”    p. 72-72.

     Miller, Barbara, Artpapers, March-April 2003. Review of group exhibition, p. 50.

     Isaak, JoAnna, H2O, 2002. Exhibition catalogue.

     Kahn, Robin, editor, Time Capsule, 1995, “Creative Time. Encyclopedia of Women Artists.”

     Conneres, Thomas, Sculpture Magazine, September-October 1994. Review of Splice group exhibition.

     Kenny, Kay, Cover, April 1994. p.15.

     Raven, Arlene, "Well Healed: Three Shows Redefine Art, 'Restoration," Village Voice,

March 1, 1994, p. 88.

     Bell, Tiffany, Art News, May, 1989, review of one-person exhibition at Rastovsky Gallery.

     Morgan, Robert, Arts Magazine, May 1989, review of one-person exhibition at Rastovsky Gallery

     Morgan, Robert, Cover, September 1992, review of group exhibition at the International House, April 1992.

     Koplos, Janet, Art in America, February 1993. Review of group exhibition at Ferris Street.

     Barry Schwabsky, Object/Image. Catalogue essay for Splice. Group exhibition at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois. Exhibition catalogue.

     Nancy Princenthal, 55 Ferris Street, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1992. Exhibition catalogue.

     Stephen Westfall, The Milky Way, Catalogue essay. Los Angeles: Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 1989.

     Julie Carson and Howard McCalebb, The Blue Angel: Stereotypes in Post-Feminist Sculpture, N.Y.: Longwood Gallery, 1987.

     Valerie Smith, Selections, N.Y.: Artists' Space, 1986. Exhibition catalogue.

     Kelly Jones and Howard McCalebb, Sticks and Stones/Modern And Postmodern Sculpture, N.Y.: Kenkeleba Gallery, 1984. Exhibition catalogue.