Selected Work

Meeting, 2010
Painted paper, thread, and wire on painted wooden table
62 X 36 X 36 inches
Untitled, 2010
aluminum, bamboo, copper wire, painted paper, pin and wood on wall
39 X 22 X 10 1/2 inches
Untitled (with crystals), 2010
wood, acrylic paint, string and crystals
31 X 55 X 30 inches



Siobhan Liddell


  •  1986 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Saint Martins School of Art, London, UK

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013Among Ancients, Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris
  • 2010As it is, as it isn’t, Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris
  • Ordinary Magic, CRG Gallery, NY
  • 2006Liminal, CRG Gallery, NY
  • 2005As Far As The Eye Can See, galerie Eric Dupont, Paris
  • 2003Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris
  • 2002…is it the water that shapes the land or the land that shapes the water…, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2001Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England (March)
  • Once actually seen, Bob Van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2000 UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1999CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1998Young Girl Slipping, C.C.A., Kitakyushu, Japan
  • Bob Van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1995Endlessloop, Galerie Eric Dupont, Toulouse, France
  • 1993Thread Waxing Space, New York
  • 1992Together Separately in One Room, Trial Balloon Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions

  • 2014Les artistes de la galerie, galerie Eric Dupont, Paris, France
  • Drawing Now, Paris, France
  • 2013Paris Photo, Paris, France
  • Outside The Lines, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
  • Mia Goyette, Siobhan Liddell, Jo Nigoghossia, Nathalie Provosty, Green Exhibitions Los Angeles. Curated by India Lawrence
  • 2011Becoming Something Found, Jolie Laid Gallery, Philadelphia
  • 2010Inaugural Show, CRG Gallery, NY
  • Come Through, Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, NY
  • On and Off the Wall: Seven Sculptors, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Seat-Of-The-Pants: Daphne Fitzpatrick, Siobhan Liddell, Judy Linn, Jacob Robichaux and Amy Yao, Museum 52, NY
  • Moovement schmoovement show at La Mama Gallery, New York, NY. curated by Linda Matalon and Nancy Brooks Brody.
  • 2009Unfurnished Room, Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX
  • Julia Goldman / Manueal Leal / Siobhan Liddell, Clifford Chance US LLP both curated by Jacob Robichoix.
  • 2007Bunch Alliance and Dissolve, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2006looking Back – selected by Mathew Higgs, White Columns, New York, NY
  • Ragged, Kate MacGarry, Selected by Josh Blackwell, london
  • Bunch Alliance and Dissolve, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
  • À FLEUR DE PEAU, Le dessin à l’épreuve, galerie Eric Dupont, Paris, France
  • 2004Open, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Philadelphia
  • Liz Deschenes And Siobhan Liddell, Gesellshaft fur Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen , Germany
  • 2003Perforations, McKenzie Fine Art Inc., New York, NY
  • 2002EU2 (contemporary sculpture in Europe), Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
  • Somewhere: Places of Refuge in Art and Life, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham England
  • Flat/Not Flat: Four sculptors Confront the Wall, Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA
  • Vapor, Organized by Donald Moffett, Marianne Boesky Gallery, NewYork, NY
  • 2001Yokohama Triennial, Japan. (August 2001)
  • Space co-opted, June 23-July 27, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  • featherweight; Fiona Banner, Corinne Carlson, Meg Cranston, Siobhan Liddell, Pae White,Curated by Pamela Meredith. Susan Hobbs Gallery Inc., Toronto, Canada
  • David Brody, Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Siobhan Liddell, Gorney Bravin+Lee, New York, NY
  • 2000Un monde dans une coquille de noix, au Frac Provence, Alpes, Cotes d’Azur
  • 1999New Work: Drawing, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • 1997At the Threshold of the Visible: Minuscule and Small-Scale Art 1964-1996, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, traveling show, Organized by Independent Curators Incorporated, New York
  • Life / Live, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon
  • Project Room, Bob Van Orsouw Gallery, Zurich
  • Der Arbeit des Zeichnung, Gesellschaft fur Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
  • 1996Luminous Bodies, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn – curated by Dara Myers Kingsley
  • Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Reader, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
  • Steirischer herbst ‘96, Graz
  • Life / Live, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
  • GLIMPSE 16mm / 10 ½ minutes / colour, funded by the Arts Council of England, Co-director Tom Paine (screenings – December ‘96 Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, April ‘97 Tate Gallery, London)
  • 19951995 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, curated by Klaus Kertess, New York, NY
  • In a Different Light, University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley
  • GLINT, Super 8 to Betacam SP via Lightworks / 30 minutes, co-director Tom Paine, screened at Drawing Center
  • 1994Hotel Nurnberg Eck, Berlin, curated by Piotr Nathan
  • Gift, Inner Art, New York
  • Selections, Artists Space, New York
  • Given Space, Canute’s Pavilion, Southampton, UK, curated by Carolyn Barker Mills
  • Airborne/Earthbound, Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, curated by Judy Goldman
  • La suite vous appartient, Centre Lotois d’Art Contemporain, Figeac, France
  • Next to Nothing, Center for the Arts, San Francisco
  • Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
  • Gallery Eric Dupont, Toulouse, France
  • A Perfect Day, 303 Gallery, New York, curated by Collier Schorr
  • 1993Selections-Winter 93, Drawing Center, New York
  • Siobhan Liddell and Charles LeDray, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco
  • Oh Shyness, Thread Waxing Space, Sandra Gehring Gallery, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, curated by Luca Buvoli
  • 1992Behind Bars, Thread Waxing Space, New York
  • Seventeen, Greenwich Street, New York
  • Articulate Architecture, with Fiona Templeton and Robert Kocik, Capp Street Project, New York
  • Art Awareness Lexington, with Fiona Templeton and co., New York
  • The Spatial Drive, The New Museum, New York
  • Metamorphosis, performances of Fiona Templeton, Brooklyn Anchorage, New York
  • In and Out, Back and Forth, 578 Broadway, New York
  • Yours, Wooster Gardens, New York
  • 1991Trial Balloon Gallery, New York
  • 1990Witness Against Our Vanishing, Artists Space, New York
  • 1986Buy, Soho Square, London, England


  • 2014Outside The Lines, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
  • 2010Smith, Roberta, Creative Debate Among Sculptors, Not Too Loud, New York Times,
  • 2007Kohn, Martin F., A Good Year for Art with an Edge, Detroit Free Press, Oct 29, 2007
  • 2006Blume, Anna, Art in America, Reviews, October, 2006
  • Pepe, Sheila, “Humble Sophistication”, Gay City News, May 5, 2006
  • Smith Roberta, “Siobhan Liddell: Liminal”, New York Times, April 21, 2006
  • 2005Caprasse, Marie-Jeanne, “Siobhan Liddell, As Far As The Eye Can See”,, Sept. 2005
  • 2003Villeneuve, Mathilde, “Siobhan Liddell. Ce Que le Vent Souffle Sous le Feu”,, Nov. 2003
  • 2002Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices,” The Village Voice, July 30, p.72
  • The New Yorker, July 29, p.16
  • Millis, Christopher. “New faces on Newbury Street,” The Boston Phoenix, Jul. 18
  • 2000Ollman, Leah. Art Review, Los Angeles Times, July 21.
  • Valdez, Sarah. Siobhan Liddell at CRG, Art in America, March Issue, p.134
  • 1999Princenthal, Nancy, Artist’s Book Beat, Art on Paper, March/ April, p. 70-71
  • Johnson, Ken. Review, The New York Times. October 1
  • Guggenheim Magazine, Fall 1996, Artist’s Insert
  • 1995Spector, Nancy, “Groping Around With The Almost Invisible,” Frieze Magazine, Issue 24, Fall 1995, p. 58
  • 1994Unger, Miles. “Mario Diacono Gallery / Boston Airborne /Earthbound: Ellen
  • Gallagher, Siobhan Liddell, Michelle Stuart,” Art New England, Oct/Nov, p.66
  • 1993Smith, Roberta. Art in Review: Siobhan Liddell, Thread Waxing Space,
  • The New York Times, December 17, p. C20
  • Levin, Kim. Voice Choices: Siobhan Liddell, Thread Waxing Space, The Village Voice, Dec. 14, p. 71
  • Dannatt, Adrian, Review: Siobhan Liddell, Trial Balloon, Flash Art, Vol. 26, Jan/Feb, p. 91
  • Dannatt, Adrian, Seventeen, catalogue essay
  • Hirsh, Faye, Review: Siobhan Liddell, Trial Balloon, Art In America, April, p.128
  • Art: The Drawing Center / Group Show,” The New Yorker, Mar. 22, p.18
  • O’Roarke, Meg, Behind Bars, catalogue essay
  • 1992Salvoni, Daniela, Review: Siobhan Liddell, Trial Balloon, Frieze Magazine, Dec.


  • 2010Yale University, Adjunct Faculty
  • 2007Dartmouth College, visiting lecturer and critic
  • 2006Kent State University, visiting artist program
  • 2005La Guardia Community College, Mask making workshop, Theatre studies
  • 2003Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. Visiting artist program.
  • 2001Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, UK visiting artist lecture.
  • 2000International Rescue Committee, summer school for refugee youth.
  • NYU visiting artist lecture, and studio critiques.
  • 1997CCA Kitakyushu, Japan. Professorship, book publication and exhibition.
  • 1995Yale University, visiting artist program.


  • Joan Mitchell Foundation
  • Foundation for Contemporary Performance Art Grants (Chairman, Jasper Johns)
  • Vera G.List/Edith Bloom Rome Prize


  • At the Threshold of the Visible: Minuscule and Small Scale Art 1964-1996,
  • Independent Curators Incorporated, New York, 1997
  • Young Girl Slipping, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan, 1997
  • 1995 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, Klaus Kertess,
  • Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York
  • Endlessloop, Galerie Eric Dupont, 1995
  • Siobhan Liddell, Thread Waxing Space, 1993

Siobhan Liddell was born (1965) in Worksop, England. She lives and works in New York City.


New York Times June 01, 2010
Art in America October 01, 2006
Gay City News May 05, 2006
New York Times April 21, 2006
2005 September 01, 2005
2003 November 01, 2003
Village Voice July 30, 2002


The Unnamable
Siobhan Liddell

Siobhan Liddell