1941    Born in Lake Charles, LA

            Lives and works in New Mexico



1964    BFA, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA


Lynda Benglis has received numerous grants and awards.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014    New Ceramic Work, Cheim & Read, New York, NY

2013    Everything Flows, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012    Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK

            Part One: New Works on Paper, Kappatos Gallery, Athens, Greece

            Erich Hauser Art Foundation, Rottweil, Germany

2011    Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands; Traveling Show

2010    Michael Janssen Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2009    New Work, Cheim & Read, New York, NY

2008    Lynda Benglis as Printmaker: A 30-Year Retrospective of Editions and

            Monotypes, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2007    Wax Paintings & Ceramic Sculptures, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX

2006    Lynda Benglis: Pleated, Knotted, Poured..., Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004    A Sculpture Survey 1969-2004, Cheim & Read, New York, NY

2002    Ceramic Sculpture, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY

2000    Stacked, Forced, Pinched: Clay and Bronze Works by Lynda Benglis, Meadows

            Museum, Shreveport, Los Angeles, CA

1999    Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, NY

1998    New Sculpture and a Screening of ‘Female Sensibility’ from 1973,

            Cheim & Read, New York, NY

1997    Selected Wall Reliefs, Elizabeth Mayer Fine Art, New York, NY

            Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany

            Lynda Benglis – Glass, Fred Dorfman Gallery, New York, NY

            Hidden Agenda, Gallery Chemould, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, India

1995    Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA

            Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

            Recent Wall and Glass Sculpture, Heath Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1994    Wax Paintings, Paula Cooper Gallery, NY

Chimera: Recent Ceramic Sculpture, The Harwood Foundation Museum, Taos, NM. Traveling Show

1993    Clothed and Unclothed: Recent Sculpture, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

            From the Furnace, Auckland City Art Center, Auckland, New Zealan

1991    Dual Natures, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. Traveling Show

            Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990    Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL

            Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

1988    Recent Sculpture and Works on Paper, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN

1985    Works in Glass, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1983    Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1981    Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

            Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium

1980    Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR

1975    The Kitchen, New York, NY

1974    Hansen-Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1973    Jack Glenn Gallery, Corona Del Mar, CA

1970    Janie C. Lee Gallery, Dallas, Texas

            Galerie Hans Muller, Cologne, Germany


Lynda Benglis has been featured in numerous group exhibitions

Selected Museum Collections:

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York, NY

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

National Art Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York, NY

Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, NY

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY