Selected Work

Crop dusters, 2013
Acrylic and spray paint on canvas
70 X 54 1/8 inches
Farm Houses, 2014
54 1/8 X 70 inches
Surplus, 2014
Acrylic and corn on canvas
54 X 70 inches


Central Valley, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
54 1/8 X 70 inches
Night Harvest, 2013
Acrylic on canvas
54 1/8 X 70 inches
Pink Slime, 2012
Oil on canvas
30 X 40 inches
Cacti Display, 2014
Ceramic, found materials, porcupine quills and semi-precious stones
57 X 46 X 58 inches
Detail Cacti Display, 2014
Ceramic, found materials, porcupine quills and semi-precious stones
57 X 46 X 58 inches
Dead Heads, 2014
Glazed ceramic, macrame, sand, moss, lichen, dead heads
46 X 13 X 13 inches (object)
Spikes and Flowers, 2014
Glazed ceramic, sand, Plywood, beatle wings, porcupine quills
25 X 13 X 11 inches (object)
32 X 12 X 12 inches (pedestal)
Rainbow, 2014
Colored slip on ceramic, cinderblocks, plywood, rocks
20 X 22 1/2 X 8inches (object)
12 X 26 X 12 inches (plinth)
Rolling Cactus, 2014
Glazed ceramic, African quill, porcupine quills, Plywood, casters, found planter
25 1/2 X 17 X 17 inches



Solo Exhibitions

  • 2014Surplus, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2013Rotting Jack-O, Isolation Room, Saint Louis, MO
  • 2010 Stateside, ACME Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2009 Underwear City, Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2008 Sock City, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2007 Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
  • 2006 Fly Over, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
  • The New Frontier, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2005 Organized Living, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2004 Best Buy, Rodolphe Janssen Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2003 Season Tickets, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Two-person Show, juried, P.S. 122, New York, NY
  • 2001 Onefront Gallery, New York, NY
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016Convene, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
  • 2014NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
  • 2013Ecotopia, Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
  • online show, Torrance Art Museum, Toorance, CA
  • 2010 Group Show, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Big Picture, Priska Juschka Gallery, New York, NY
  • Academy of Arts and Letters, Annual Invitational, New York, NY
  • 2009 Nine Walls, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, curated by Isaac Mizrahi
  • 15 Years, Acme Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fresh Paint, ROCA, Rockland County, New York
  • 2008 Grounds for Progress, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College,
  • Annandale-on Hudson, NY, curated by Lauren Wolk
  • Facture and Fidelity, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, curated by Christopher Bedford
  • Beware of the Wolf II, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, curated by Lorenzo Benedetti and Lexi Eberspacher
  • American Soil, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Leawood, KS, curated by Bruce Hartman
  • Sheldon Survey: An Invitational, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
  • It’s Gouache and Gouache Only, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, and Jeff Bailey and Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Geoffrey Young
  • 2007 Tugboat, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
  • Endangered Wasteland, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Dibujos, Galeria Fenando Zubillaga, Caracas, Venezuela
  • Hot Off the Press, Grolier Club, New York, NY, Curated by Janice Oresman
  • More is More: Maximalist Tendencies in Recent American Painting, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL, curated by Tatiana Flores
  • Pretty Little Things, Gallery Ocho, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Americana, Gallery Ocho, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Somewhere over the rainbow…, Galleria Glance, Turin, ITALY
  • New Prints 2007, IPCNY, New York, NY
  • Future 86, Liberty, NY, curated by Suzanne Wright
  • 2006 Ridykeulous, Participant Inc, New York, NY, curated by A.L. Steiner and Nicole Eisenman, Landscape Confection, Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County, CA, curated by Helen Molesworth
  • Emotional Landscape, BRIC’s Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Paul Laster and Renee
  • Riccardo The Next Doing, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
  • Hot Off The Press, The Grolier Club, NY
  • 2005 New Prints 2005/Autumn, International Print Center New York, New York, NY, juried
  • Landscape Confection, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, curated by Helen Molesworth, catalogue
  • No Man’s Land, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • This is not an Archive, This must Be the Place, Bard College Curatorial Studies, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
  • 2004 Looking At Painting 2, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany
  • Reordering Reality: Collecting Contemporary Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
  • Happy, OH + T Gallery, Boston, MA, curated by Ryan Steadman
  • Singing My Song, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
  • Drawn, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 2003 Thinking in Line: A Survey of Contemporary Drawing, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • 637 Feet, Black and White Wall Drawings, The Queens Museum, Queens, NY, curated by Hitomi Iwasaki
  • Hello Franklin, im n il gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Group Painting Show, The Viewing Room, New York, NY
  • 2002 Sugarfree, The Puffin Room, New York, NY
  • Need to Know Basis, Geoff Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
  • Arte de Mangiare, collaboration between artists and NYC restaurants,
  • New York, NY, curated by Alison Meehan and Chris Stackhouse
  • 2001 grrrls, untitled space gallery, New Haven, CT
  • 2000 Six Artist-Drawings, im n il Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • No Comment, Blake-Sherlock Gallery, New York, NY
  • New York MFA Exhibition, juried, Hunter College, New York, NY


  • 2010 Indrisek, Scott, “Big Picture,” Modern Painters, October, 2010
  • “Big Picture,”Beautiful Decay, online, posted by Bill, July 12th, 2010
  • “Emigres- Fifteen St. Louisans who—common wisdom be damned—broke into the NYC art world,” St. Louis Magazine, September 2010
  • “Spotlight: Lisa Sanditz,” New American Paintings, volume 87, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, 2010
  • Fitterman, Rob, editor, The Collective Task, Patrick Lovelace Editions, von Arbin Ahlander, Astri , Interview, The Days of Yore, website, posted, July 2010
  • Bard Papers, Bard College, 2010
  • 2009 Smith, Roberta, “Summer Pictures, “New York Times, August 6, 2009
  • Laster, Paul, “Summer Pictures, “TimeOut New York, August 13, 2009
  • Arts Listing, New Yorker, August 19-25, 2009
  • Gartman, Lisa, “Five Minutes with Isaac Mizrahi, Gallerista,” W Magazine, July 30th, 2009
  • Isaac Mizrahi Curates Show at Julie Saul Gallery, VIV Mag, July 24, 2009
  • Singer, Maya, “Isaac Mizrahi, Curator,”, July 8, 2009
  • Gilbert, Alan, review, Modern Painters, February 1, 2009
  • 2008 SockCity, catalogue with essays by Jonathan Franzen and Barbara Pollock, published by CRG Gallery, 2008
  • Smith, Roberta, “Lisa Sanditz: Sock City,” New York Times, Nov 28, 2008
  • Carlin, T.J., Lisa Sanditz, “Sock City”, Time Out New York / Issue 686: Nov 20–26,2008
  • Lisa Sanditz, Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, Nov 24, 2008
  • Smith, Roberta, Chelsea: Art Chockablock With Encyclopedic Range, New York Times, Nov 13, 2008
  • Guha, Rohin, “New York Art Roundup: Life After Frieze,” Black Book, October 27, 2008
  • New American Paintings, volume 74, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
  • Time Out New York, “Medium Cool,” picks and listing, October, 22-29 issue
  • “In Love with Landscapes,” Macalester Today, St.Paul, MN, Summer, 2008
  • 2007 Lubow, Arthur, “37 Under 36, America’s Young innovators, In the Arts and Sciences,” Smithsonian Magazine, October, 2007
  • Pulimood, Steve, in Conversation with Lisa Sanditz, Saatchi Gallery Blog, December 18, 2007
  • Thorsen, Alice, “Nerman’s ‘American Soil’ paints bold statements.., “Kansas City Star, Nov. 17, 2007
  • Thorsen, Alice, “Nerman Museum Opens to the Public Saturday,” Kansas City Star, Oct 24, 2007
  • Sheets, Hilarie M., “Strip Malls in Paradise,” ARTnews, April 2007
  • Pepe, Sheila, “Into the Wild,” Gay City News, March 28, 2007
  • “Imploding the Boardwalk,” use of image, November 2007
  • 2006 Knight, Christopher, “Adventurers enticed by the landscape,” Reviews, Los Angeles Times, Feb. 28, 2006
  • Bloom, Julie, “Portraits of the Artists, “Photography by Nick Waplington, Jane, December 2006 / January 2007
  • Beil, Kimberly, “Lisa Sanditz: The New Frontier,” artkrush, November 2006
  • Myers, Holly, “Casinos and myth of the frontier,” LA Times, November 10, 2006
  • Thorsen, Alice, “Centering On The Middle,” Kansas City Star, Oct 22, 2006
  • GKH, Visual Arts,, March 28, 2006
  • 2005 New Yorker, Goings On About Town Listing, October 31, 2005
  • Project: Lisa Sanditz, Yard Magazine, pp 32, Oct 2005
  • “Sanditz, Oh, She’s A Keeper Alright!” Art Fag City, Oct 24, 2005
  • Schmerler, Sarah, Art|Reviews, TimeOut NY, Oct 20-26, 2005
  • Saltz, Jerry, “UPS AND DOWNS,”, Sep. 26, 2005
  • Brakewood, John Peter, “Paysages Divers,” Art Actuel, issue #37, March-April, page 75 “Living Large,” New York Sun, September 9, 2005
  • “Art for Parenthood’s Sake,” St. Louis Post Dispatch, September 9, 2005

Pagel, David, “America’s Status: That falling feeling,” Los Angeles Times, August 26, 2005

  • Kennedy, Randy, “Painting for a Gallery of Busy City Streets Below,” The New York Times, Section E, Page 27, August 19, 2005
  • Kennedy, Randy, ‘Arts, Briefly,’ The New York Times, August, 2005
  • Johnson, Patricia, “Re-creating our world — then, now: The MFAH and CAM feature exhibits that showcase landscapes from yesterday and today,” Houston Chronicle, August 1, 2005
  • Wilson, Beth, “Being There,” Chronogram, Red Hook, NY, Spring, 2005
  • Landscape Confection, US Museum Exhibitions Listings, Art Forum, Fall 2005
  • Landscape Confection, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University with essay by Sherri Geldin, Helen Molesworth, distributed by DAP, 2005
  • Israel, Nico, “Candyland: A new show uncovers the fun side of a serious genre,” Vogue, March, 2005, p. 4
  • 2004 New American Paintings 2004, p. 122-125, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA
  • 2003 Montreuil, Gregory, “Lisa Sanditz, CRG Gallery,” Flash Art, Vol. XXXVI, No. 231, p.6
  • Smith, Roberta, Lisa Sanditz, ‘Season Tickets,’ The New York Times, E33
  • MacGowan, Carl, “Turning Wall Into Art At Queens Museum,” Newsday, Jan. 12
  • 2001 “New American Paintings, M.F.A., 2001,” Open Studios Press, Boston ,MA


  • 2001 M.F.A. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1995 B.A. Studio Art, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
  • 1994 Studio Art Center International, Florence, Italy

Teaching Experience

  • 2013Visiting Artist, University of Texas, Austin, October, 29
  • 2010 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Arts, 2008-2011
  • San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, Winifred Johnson Clive Fellow
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • St.Louis, Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, Visiting Artist Lecturer, Tour program
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • 2008 Michigan State, East Lansing, MI , Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Rhode Island School of Design, study abroad program, Rome, Italy, Visiting Artist
  • Cooper Union, New York, NY, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • 2007 The University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • 2006 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Royal University of Art, Stockholm, Sweden, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • California College of Art, San Francisco, CA, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • Cal Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Visiting Artist
  • 2005 Mass Art, Boston, MA, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • 2004 Eastern Tennessee State, Johnson City, TN, Visiting Artist
  • Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • 2003 Brigham Young, University, Provo, UT, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • 2001 Skidmore College, Visiting Artist Lecturer
  • 2000 Skidmore College, Visiting Artist Lecturer

Special Projects and Awards

  • 2008 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship recipient
  • 2005 Selected by Creativetime and United Technologies to participate in an outdoor mural project where three commissioned artists, also including Alex Katz and Gary Hume, painted site-specific paintings to be repainted on billboards in lower Manhattan


  • 2014Island Press Artist in Resident, Sam Fox School, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, March

Public Collections

  • St. Louis Art Museum
  • West Collection, Oaks, PA
  • Progressive, OH
  • Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County
  • Community College, Leawood, KS
  • Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
  • The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
  • The Dallas Museum Of Art, Dallas, TX
  • The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
  • University of Michigan, East Lansing, MI


2014 Must-see Painting Shows: February 2014 February 06, 2014
New York Times SUMMER PICTURES October 01, 2009
TimeOut “Summer Pictures” August 13, 2009
VIV Mag Isaac Mizrahi Curates Show at Julie Saul Gallery July 24, 2009 Isaac Mizrahi, Curator July 08, 2009
NY ART BEAT "Summer Pictures" Exhibition July 01, 2009


Sock City
Lisa Sanditz