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Leslie Bostrom  



Associate Professor of Art
Brown University


2012        Monster Flowers, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY

2006        Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
2004        The Bird Disaster Series Grimshaw-Gudewitz Gallery, Bristol Community College, Fall River, MA
2000        Mixed Messages and Other Confusions Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
               Schlosberg Alumni Gallery, Montserrat School of Art, Beverly, MA
               Paul Whitney Larson Art Gallery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
               Prints and Drawings, Foyer Gallery, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
1999        Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
               Paintings, CSPS, Cedar Rapids, IA
1998        Big Woodcuts, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL
               Woodcuts, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY
               Paintings and Woodcuts, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
               Paintings on Wood, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY,
1997        Prints, Foyer Gallery, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
               Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI
               Two Person Show, PS 122, New York, NY
1996        Small Paintings, Large Prints, Naksan Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
               Huge Woodcuts, Benson Hall Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1995        Paintings and Prints, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
               Paintings and Prints, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
               Paintings and Prints, Museum of Art, University of Maine, Orono, ME
               Prints, University of Rhode Island ,South Kingston, RI
1992        Sculptural Installation, Documents of Discrimination, with John Fazzino, Artists Foundation

               Gallery, Boston, MA
               Paintings & Prints, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1991        Prints, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
1991        Sculptural Installation,Gay Bashing ,with John Fazzino, Gallery One, Providence, RI
1989        Paintings, Lenore Gray Gallery, Providence,


2005        2nd Biennial International Juried Exhibition, Herbst International Exhibition Hall, San Francisco, CA
2004        It’s for the Birds. Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
               DeCordova Annual, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2001        Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2000        Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI
1999        Tackling Meaning: The Curator’s Playbook Red Chair Gallery, Kansas City, MO
               Big Impressions Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island, South Kingston, RI
               Cleavage: an exhibition on the breast, Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico Museums,           

               Albuquerque, NM. Also shown in 2000 at Adams State College, Alamosa, CO
               Three Person Show, Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY
               Body Parts, Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne, IN 1998 •Annual International Exhibition , San

               Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
               Three-person Invitational, Pennsylvania School of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA
1997        Works on Paper, Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, MA
1996-97    50th Anniversary: Department of Art, Museum of Art, University of Maine, Orono, ME
1996        Invitational Benefit, Small works exhibition, PS122, New York, NY
               Maximum Drawings, Santa Fe Arts Council, New Mexico
               New Arts Festival, ARTSPACE, New Haven, CT
               Rutgers National '96 Works on Paper Exhibition, Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ
1995        Printmaker's Network '95, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
               3 Printmakers, Center for the Arts, SUNY Buffalo, NY
               Los Angeles Printmakers Show, Brand Library Art Gallery, Glendale, CA
               Still Here: Fifty Years of the Bomb and Nuclear Technology, SpaceLab, Cleveland, OH
               Art of Diversity, An Art Place, Inc. Gallery, Chicago, IL
1994        Cheekwood National Contemporary Painting Competition, Cheekwood- Tennessee Botanical

               Gardens and Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
               See No Evil, EMU Gallery, Cultural Forum, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
               19 On Paper, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT
               Contemporary Art in Rhode Island, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
1992        Identity + Community, Spirit & Culture, ARTkammer, Boston, MA
               AS220 Building Box Show, RISD Museum, Providence, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
1989        Rhode Island Artists, Sergipe, Brazil
1988        Post Gallery, New Hope, PA
1986        Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
1985-7     East Coast Paper, Traveling Exhibition
1984        Four Other Schools, Portland School of Art, Portland, ME
1983        Gallery Museo, San Francisco, CA


2004        Lecture, Bristol Community College
2004        Lecture, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
2003        Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design Printmaking
2001        Visiting Artist, Printmaking, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2000        Visiting Artist, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia
1999        Visiting Critic, Graduate and Undergraduate Printmaking, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
               Visiting Artist, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
1998        Visiting Critic, Senior Painters, University of Illinois, Chicago
               VisitingArtist, Graduate Printmakers, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
               Visiting Artist, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
1996        Visiting Artist, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK
1995        Visiting Artist, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT
1994        Visiting Artist, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT
               Visiting Critic, Painting Graduate Students, University of California, Berkeley, CA
               Visiting Critic and Lecturer, University of Maine, Orono
1993        Visiting Critic & Lecturer, University of Connecticut, Dept. of Fine Art
1991        Visiting Artist, Printmaking, SUNY, Purchase
1990        Visiting Artist, Printmaking, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1988        Visiting Artist, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
               Visiting Artist, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC


2002        Soloman Grant, Brown University
1998        John McKee Memorial Award, 42nd Annual International Awards Exhibition, San Diego Art

               Institute, San Diego, CA
1997        Awarded Robert and Nancy Carney Assistant Professorship
1996        Purchase Award, Rutgers National '96
1994        RI State Council on the Arts, Individual Fellowship, Printmaking
1992        RI State Council on the Arts, Artist Projects Grant
1991        Wayland Collegium Grant, with Marlene Malik, for Symposium, Brown University
1990        RI State Council on the Arts, Individual Fellowship, Painting
1988        RI State Council on the Arts, Grant in Individual Artists 2-D Category


Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
Stedman Art Gallery, Camden Campus, Rutgers University
Providence Public Library
Newport Art Museum
Naksan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Debs & Co. Gallery, NY
Arjo Wiggins Company
University of Rhode Island
Pont Aven School of Art, Pont Aven, France


2004        Christine Temin, “‘Annual’ a la carte”, Boston Globe, Friday, June 18
2004        Catalog, The 2004 DeCordova Annual Exhibition
2004        Catalog, It’s for the Birds, Bernice Steinbaum, curator
2000        Hammond, Harmony, Lesbian Art in America A Contemporary History pp.133, illustration, also pp.

               196,197 Rizzoli, 2000
1999        Ken Johnson, “Leslie Bostrom ” New York Times , June 18, 25, 1999 •Judd Tully, “Leslie Bostrom

               at Brenda Taylor Gallery” brochure essay, NY
               Carol Tannehill, “‘Body Parts’ Art Show Dissects Humanity” The News- Sentinel Fort Wayne, IN
1998        Rachel Youens, “Whispers and Teases”, review of the Brenda Taylor show, Cover Magazine, Vol.

               12 #2, NY, NY
               Laura Knowles, “Thoughtful enigmas from three artists in PSA&D show” Intelligencer Journal

               Lancaster, PA
1997        Works on Paper, Catalogue for Berkshire Art Association Exhibition, Pittsfield, MA
1996        Cherry Smyth, Damn Fine Art by New Lesbian Artists, pp. 120-121 with illustration, Cassell,

               Korea Herald, May 1, 1996
               Jerry Salz, Everything Envy: The Recent Work of Leslie Bostrom, Catalogue essay for Naksan

               Gallery Show, Seoul, South Korea
               Robert Baxter, “Art Beat: Rutgers exhibition doesn't shy away from some angry statements”

               Courier-Post, Camden, NJ
               Rutgers National '96: Works on/of Paper, Catalogue, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers, State

               University of New Jersey
1995        Frank Green, “Artists Look at the Bomb” Cleveland Edition, August 7 •Printmaker's Network '95,

               Catalogue, Housatonic Museum of Art
1994        Cheekwood National, Catalogue, Cheekwood Museum of Art
               Contemporary Art in Rhode Island, Catalogue, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
1993        Still Images/Moving Pictures, Catalogue, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University


1999        Re-viewing the Nude, with Marlene Malik, Article for the “College Art Association Journal”, Spring

1997        Re-viewing the Nude Model, with Marlene Malik, article for “NO (Nouvel Objet) III”, Seoul, South

               Korea, pp. 270-275.