Joyce Pensato_

Born in Brooklyn, lives and works in New York


The New York Studio School


Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award

Guggenheim Fellowship

New York Foundation for the Arts

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Capitain Petzel, Berlin

Friedrich Petzel, New York

The Eraser, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

This Must Be The Place, Parker's Box, Brooklyn

Isabella Brancolini Contemporary Art, Florence

Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York

Windows Gallery, Brussels

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
C&C Gallery, Buenos Aires

Flipside, Brooklyn

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

DiverseWorks, Houston

Biever-Risch Galerie, Luxembourg
Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

Max Protetch Gallery, New York

Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

Galerie Domi Nostrae, Lyon, France
Hotel Bouhier de Savigny, Fondation Art&Société, Dijon

Selected Group Exhibitions

Carnival Within, Berlin

Kunst im Heim, Capitain Petzel, Berlin
Blue Balls, APF LAB conceived by Jackie Saccoccio, New York (with Christopher Wool)
Black, G Fine Art, Washington D.C.
Emerson vs Nietzsche, China Art Objects Galleries at Cottage Home, Los Angeles
No Images of Man, Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York
Collection of Florence& Daniel Guerlain, Fonds regional d'art contemporain de Picardie, Amiens
Collection of Florence& Daniel Guerlain, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New York

Alice Mahler, Drawings and an Object/Joyce Pensato: Recent Drawings, Schmidt Contemporary Art, St.Louis

Mickey dans tous ces états, Hotel Dassault- Artcurial, Paris
Getting on Mother's Nerves: Psychological Drama and Contemporary Drawing, Mother's Tankstation, Dublin
Il était une fois Walt Disney, aux sources de l'art des studios Disney, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
B-Side, Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn
Objecting to the eye with Jamie McMurry & Joyce Pensato, Angela Hanley, Los Angeles
Studio Visits, Exit Art, New York
Tennewpaintings, Parker's Box, Brooklyn


Galleries-Chelsea: Joyce Pensato, The New Yorker, December 22-29, 2008, p.24
Saltz, Jerry, no Images of Man,, August 25, 2008
Baker, R.C., Retro Man, Village Voice, July 9-15, 2008, p.36
Ilic, Velimir, Art preview: think before you shop,, June 26, 2008, (ill.)
Collection of Florence & Daniel Guerlain, exhibition catalogue, Cultural Services
of the French Embassy, New York, p.55-56 (ill.)
Saltz, Jerry, Emerging, After All These Years, New York Magazine, February 4, 2008, p. 72-73 (ill.)
Robinson, Walter, Weekend update, January 21, 2008, p.16(ill.)
Baker, R.C., The Eyes Have It, village Voice, January 9-15, 2008, p.48(ill.)

Volk, Gregory, In the Neighbourhood: joyce Pensato's Recent Paintings, exhibition catalogue, The Eraser, Friedrich Petzel, Gallery, New York
Medium Cool: Joyce Pensato, Time Out New York, December 27, 2007-January 2, 2008,p.72
Impulse: Works on Paper, The Logan Collection Vail, 2007, Catalogue, pp.14(ill.)
Liu, Andrea, American Psycho: Bugs Bunny on Heroin, NY Arts, July-August 2007(ill.)
Maine, Stephen, Toon Noir, Art in America, June-July 2007, pp. 194-95
Bonetti, David, Schmidt Contemporary Art: Charcoal Artists, March 4, 2007, St.Louis Post Dispatch

Schmerler, Sarah, Joyce Pensato, Time Out New York, November 2-8, 2006, p.94(ill.)
Joyce Pensato, The New Yorker, November 20, 2006, p.18
Smith, Roberta, Art in Review: The Studio Visit, The New Yorker Times, February 24, 2006(ill.)
Crawford, Holly, Attached to the Mouse: Disney and Contemporary Art, University Press of America, Inc., pp.12-13, p.41, pp. 162-163

Princenthal, Nancy, Joyce Pensato at Elga Wimmer, Art in America, May 2003(ill.)

Schmerler, Sarah, Paint, Time Out New York, April 9-16, 1998

Conter, Celine, When Mickey and Donald turn wild, Leuxemburger Wort, Novemeber 19, 1997
Levin, Kim, Work in Progress, The Village Voice, April 22, 1997
Anspon, Catherine, Mickey Meets Abstract Expressionism, Public News (Houston), February 12, 1997

Deans, Jeannie, Jocye Pensato, Bomb, Winter 1996
Princenthal, Nancy, Joyce Pensato and Scott Burton, Art in America, january 1996

Schwabsky, Barry, Joyce Pensato, Artforum, October 1995
Bern, Martin, Aspirin auf Holz, vinyl auf Folie: Malerei der 90er jahre an eine Grenze gelangt, Salzburger Nachrichten, March 11, 1995
New Paintings, The New Yorker, January 1995

Wylie, Charles, It's a Tough World Out There: Drawings by Mike Kelly, Joyce Pensato & Raymond Pettibon, The Print Collector's Newsltter, November-Decemeber 1994
Duffy, Robert, Tears and Smiles: Intimately linked, St.Louis Post Dispatch, April 14, 1994
Kreis, Elfi, Verlass mich nicht, Tagesspiegel (Berlin), April 27, 1994

Bedrohlicher als die bellende Tole: Kunst in Berlin, Die Tageszeitung, April 17, 1993
Pardee, Hearne, Making Connections: Approaches to Space in Drawing, Maier Museum of Art 82nd, Annual Exhibition, February 1993

Jouannais, Jean-Yves, Obsessions, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Art Press, No. 174, November 1992
Bonami, Francesco, News: Panorama NYC, Flash Art, Vol.XXV, No. 166, October 1992
Voice Choices: Mssr. B.'s Curio Shop, The Village Voice, July 14, 1992
Group Exhibiton, The New Yorker, July 6, 1992
Cotter, Holland, Paul McCarthy, Joyce Pensato, Arnulf Rainer, The New York Times, july 17, 1992
Smith, Roberta, Art in Review: The Curio Shop, The New York Times, July 3, 1992

Framing Cartoons, The Vilage Voice, July 11-17, 1990

Zimmer, William, The Potent Image, The New York Times, November 9, 1986

Twentieth Anniversary Retrospective Exhibition, The New York Times, May 24, 1985

Brenson, Michael, Inspirit, The NEw York Times, Decmeber 21, 1984