Leonard Rosenfeld, detail of Untitled, 1957

Curriculum Vitae of Leonard Rosenfeld

Selected Exhibitions

2021
Pastine Projects, San Francisco, CA, two-person show (Wires, Graffiti and Hecho Por Mano paintings)
Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, NY, collage invitational (group) (two Airplane collages accepted)

2020
Salomon Arts, New York, NY, Astronauts (group)
Viridian Artists, New York, NY, Uncertainty (group) (Airplane collage sold)

2018
Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, NY: Under Construction: Dimensional Interludes and Vintage City Drawings (1950s) (group)

2017
Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, NY, Wires and Cans (one-man)

2015
La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY, Pattern of War (one-man) (curated by Mary-Ann Monforton)
Art Students League: ON THE FRONT LINES (two works in group show by alumni-veterans), New York, NY

2013
International Juried Exhibition (group) (curator, Elisabeth Sussman, Whitney Museum)
Viridian Artists, New York, NY (Graffiti painting)

2011
Artwalk, NY, New York, NY (auction by Sotheby’s) (Railroad drawing sold at live auction; Pastel at silent auction)

2010
Artwalk, NY, New York, NY (auction by Sotheby’s) (Wire sold at live auction; Railroad drawing at silent auction)

2009
Salomon Arts Gallery, New York, NY (Wires and Cans, October–November) (one-man)
Van der Plas Gallery, New York, NY (August –September) (two-man)

2008
War, Madness & Delusion, juried group show, Wilson Chapel and Meetinghouse Galleries, Newton Centre, MA

2007
President’s Gallery LaGuardia Community College Gallery, NY (Soldiers and Terrorists) (one-man)
Gallery 311, New York, NY (Soldiers and Terrorists II) (one-man)

2006
Gallery 311, New York, NY (Soldiers and Terrorists I) (one-man)

2005
Coalition for the Homeless Benefit - Small Works (one-man studio show)
Merz Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY (group)

2004
Angels, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (two-man) (curated by Danny Simmons)
Galeria Corona, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (one-man)

2003
Coalition for the Homeless Benefit Retrospective (one-man studio show)

2002
Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (two-man) (curated by Danny Simmons)
Art from Detritus, John Jay College, New York, NY (group)

1999
Leonora Vega Gallery, New York, NY, Nuts and Bolts (one-man)

1998
Black and White, Goldstrom Gallery, New York, NY (Railroad drawings) (group)

1997
Daniel Peretz Gallery, New York, NY (group)

1996
Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY (group)

1995
Retrospective, Michael Kisslinger Gallery, New York, NY (featuring Graffiti paintings) (one-man)
Soho Biennial, New York, NY (group)
NatWest Bank, New York, NY (Blues – OJ Simpson Trial paintings) (one-man)
Massman Gallery (Rockhurst College), Kansas City, MO (group)
Eleven East Ashland Independent Art Space, Phoenix, AZ (group)

1991
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY (Wire pieces) (one-man)

1989
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY (Wire pieces) (one-man)

1988
The Robert Kidd Gallery, Detroit, Michigan (group)
Casa Del Lago (University of Mexico), Mexico City, Mexico (Wire pieces and paintings) (three-man)

1986
Central Falls, New York, NY (Wire pieces) (one-man)

1984
Simone Gallerie, New York, NY (Wire pieces) (one-man)

1983
Kenkaleba House, New York, NY (Wire pieces) (group)

1982
OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY (Rags) (group)
The Race Street Gallery (with OK Harris), Philadelphia, PA (Rags) (group)

1981
OK Harris Gallery, New York, NY (Rags) (group)

1980
OK Harris Summer Invitational, New York, NY (Rags) (group)

1978
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (with Jacques Seligman Gallery), New York, NY (Railroad drawings)

1976
Gloria Cortella Gallery, New York, NY (group)

1975
The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (group)

1965
Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, NY (group) (1957 Railroad drawings)

1963
Stryke Gallery, New York, NY (group)

1962
Waverly Gallery, New York, NY (oil paintings) (one-man)

1960
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, juried exhibition of Brooklyn and Long Island Artists (included Philip Pearlstein and Larry Rivers) (Railroad)

Press/Articles/Citations/Presentations

Whitehot Magazine, Paul Laster, The Beat Goes on in the Art of Leonard Rosenfeld, July 2017 (Review of one- man Wires/Cans show at Denise Bibro Fine Arts))

Leonard Rosenfeld - A New York Original, Lecture at the New Britain Museum of American Art (by Janet Hoffman), April, 2015

In Memory of Len Rosenfeld: The Len Rosenfeld Scholarship for Painting, Lines from the League Student and Alumni Magazine Summer 2012

Paul Laster, Unlocking Leonard Rosenfeld, December, 2011

International Contemporary Artists, Vol. I (ICA Publishing 2010)

Downtown Express, vol. 22, No. 15, August 21-27, 2009, Julie, Shapiro, From de Kooning to Hookers, 50 years in the Downtown art scene

Vallarta Tribune 364, March 29-April 4, 2004, Anna Reisman, Galeria Corona Scores a Coup!

The New York Times (The City), March 19, 1997, New York’s Landscape: A Multi-Media Show (review of Daniel Peretz Gallery group show)

One World, September 30, 1995, Lesley-Ann Brown, Leonard Rosenfeld (review of Michael Kisslinger show)

New York Post, May 3, 1989, Richard Johnson, No sale (review of Knitting Factory show one-man show)

The Mexico City News, February 16, 1988, New York Painters Show Mexican Inspired Works

Gaceta UNAM, February 11, 1988, Pintores de Nueva York: Borofsky, Rosenfeld y Wechsler en la Casa del Lago

February 1984 (?) (publication not identified), A Painter Lost to Painting (review of Simone Gallerie show)

October 1980 (?) (publication not identified), The Un-Schnabel Side, Going North (simultaneous with Julian Schnabel opening at Mary Boone with broken plate paintings)

Grants, Honors, Museum Representation

2021, Collage Invitational, Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, NY

2013, International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists, New York, NY (curator, Elisabeth Sussman, Whitney Museum)

1981, Grant, Edna St. Vincent Millay Art Colony, Austerlitz, NY

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain Connecticut (Wire piece)

National September 11 Memorial & Museum, New York, New York (9/11 painting; oil on paper)

LaGuardia Community College, New York, New York (Soldier painting; oil on canvas)

 

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