Pilar Corrias

Leigh Ledare

Leigh Ledare

Leigh Ledare
Curriculum Vitae

Born 1976 in Seattle, United States
Lives and works in New York


The Plot, The Museum of the Arts Institute of Chicago, Chicago – US
VOKZAL, The BOX Gallery, Los Angeles – US

place du jardin aux fleurs, Office Baroque, Brussels – BE

Double Bind, Art Unlimited, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Basel – CH

Ana and Carl, and Some Other Couples (with Nic Guagnini), Max Mayer Gallery, Dusseldorf – DE
Leigh Ledare, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York – US
Ana and Carl, and Some Other Couples (with Nic Guagnini), Andrew Roth, New York – US

Leigh Ledare et al, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen – DE
An Invitation, Reception, Berlin – DE

Leigh Ledare et al, WIELS, curated by Elena Filipovich – BE
Double Bind Publication, Michele Didier, Paris – FR
An Invitation, Pilar Corrias, London – UK
Leigh Ledare, The Box, Los Angeles – US

Something Might Have Been Better than Nothing... (with Per Billgren), Reception, Berlin – DE

Double Bind, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow – RU
Double Bind, Prix Decouvert, Les Rencontres d’Arles (curated by Beatrix Ruf, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Tom Eccles, Philippe Parreno & Liam Gillick), Arles – FR
The Confectioner’s Confectioner, Pilar Corrias, London – UK
Too Late and Later, Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo – NO
Le Tit, Guido Costa Projects, Turin – IT

Leigh Ledare, Les Rencontres de Arles, Arles – FR

You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air, Rivington Arms, New York – US
Pretend You’re Actually Alive, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York – US


Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York – US
Vocales, CAC Bretigny, Bretigny-sur-Orge – FR
Feedback (curated by Leo Fitzpatrick), Marlborough Contemporary, New York – US
THE PUBLIC BODY .02 (curated by Talia Linz and Alexie Glass-Kantor), Artspace, Sydney – AU
The Times, FLAG Art Foundation, New York – US

Give Me Yesterday, Fondazione Prada Osservatorio, Milan – IT
The Here and The Now, Manifesta 11, Zurich
Shame- 100 Reasons to Turn Red, Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden, Dresden – DE
Invisible Adversaries, The Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson – US
Private Exposure, me Collectors Room Berlin / Foundation Olbricht, Berlin – DE
Bread and Roses, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw – PL
Un certain regard, Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague – NL

Between Enpowerment and Crisis: Images of Motherhood from 1900 to Today, LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz – AT
Love, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin – DE
The School of Kyiv, Kiv Biennial 2015, Kyiv – UA
Chercher le garcon, Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine – FR
Sexe, Beatitude et Logique Compatable [Sex, beatitude and accounting logic], Michèle Didier Gallery, Paris – FR
Sitter, Columbus College of Art and Design’s Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus – US

It Happens Without You, Kendall Koppe, Glasgow – UK
Copy Show, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York – US
La vie domestique, Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux – FR
Nuit Américaine, Office Baroque, Brussels – BE
Walk-ins Welcome, Malborough Chelsea, New York – US
Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, Fox Reading Room, Institute of Contemporary Art, London – UK
Ana and Carl, and some other couples (with Nic Guagnini), Max Mayer Gallery, Dusseldorf – DE 
Simulacrum (with Pierre Klossowski, Dan Graham and others), Galerie Max Mayer, Düsseldorf – DE
Bad Conscience, Metro Pictures, curated by John Miller, New York – US
Ana and Carl, and some other couples (with Nic Guagnini), Andrew Roth Gallery, New York – US

Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood, The Photographer’s Gallery London (curated by Susan Bright), London – UK
Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks. New York Artist’s Book Fair, PS1/MoMA – US
5th Moscow Bienniale, Special Project curated by Ami Barak, Pomeranz Collection, Moscow – RU
News/Prints: Printmaking & The Newspaper, International Print Center, New York – US
9 Ways to Say its Over, Farringdon Street, (curated by Natasha Cox and Keira Greene), London – UK
Revelations, Stonescape, curated by Thea Westreich and Susan Modica, Calistoga, CA – US
Museum of Modern Art and Western Antiquities: Lens Drawings, Marian Goodman Gallery, curated by Jens Hoffman, Paris – FR
Lips Painted Red, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim – NO
Secession Secession, Fitzroy Gallery, New York – US
Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York – US
Nevermore, On Stellar Rays, New York – US


The Hidden Mother, Hotel Particulier de B. Morisot, curated by Sinziana Ravini, Paris – FR
Privacy, Schirn Kunsthalle, curated by Dr. Martina Weinhart, Frankfurt – DE
Collaborations & Interventions, CCA Andratx – Kunsthalle (curated by Friederike Nymphius), Majorca – ES
Take Off Your Silver Spurs and Help Me Pass The Time, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, curated by Gerold Miller, Salzburg - AT
Fremde Überall - Foreigners Everywhere: Selected works from the Pomeranz Collection, Jewish Museum (curated by Ami Barak), Vienna – AT
Desire, Bergen Museum of Art, Bergen – NO
Americans in New York 2, Galerie Michel Rein, curated by Ami Barak, Paris – FR


Reprise, Rutgers University, Piscataway Township, NJ – US
Sex Drive, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, curated by Stuart Horodner, Haverford; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta – US
Martin Parr's Best Books of the Decade, National Photographic Archive, Dublin – IE
A Hole is To Dig, Office Baroque, Antwerp – BE
Cult of the Ruin: Strategies of Accumulation, UC Irvine, Irvine, California – US
LAXART Curator’s Choice Video Show, LAXART, Los Angeles – US
Home videos, Leigh Ledare and Kenneth Tam, Loisaida, New York – US

How Soon Is Now, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture (curated by Beatrix Ruf, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Tom Eccles, Liam Gillick & Philippe Parreno), Moscow- RU
Which Witch is Which?, White Flag Projects (curated by Ajay Kurian), St. Lois – US
Luma Discovery Award, Les Rencontres d’Arles, (curated by Beatrix Ruf, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Tom Eccles, Liam Gillick & Philippe Parreno), Arles – FR
Greater New York 2010, MoMA / PS1 (curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Neville Wakefield and Connie Butler), New York – US
They Have Not the Art to Argue with Pictures: Robert Heinecken, Erik Frydenborg, Nicolás Guagnini, Wade Guyton, Leigh Ledare, Amanda Ross-Ho, Collier Schorr, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles – US
So Be It: Interventions in Printed Matter, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York – US
Support Group, Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles – US
Screening, Berkeley Museum of Art, Berkeley – US

Dance, Sons and Daughters, Dance! The Physics Room, Christchurch – NZ
Selected Works, Foundation for Contemporary Arts (curated by Laurie Simmons), New York – US
Prague Biennale 4, Prague – CZ
Re-Gift, Swiss Institute (curated by John Miller), New York – US
House Call, Three’s Company, New York – US
Ca Me Touche, Les Rencontres de Arles (curated by Nan Goldin), Arles – FR
N-1, Patino Foundation (curated by Gandalf Gavan), Santa Cruz – BO
I’m So Sad, My God, ISCP International Studio & Curatorial Program (curated by Martha Kirzenbaum), New York – US

Freeway Balconies, Deutsche Guggenheim (curated by Collier Schorr), Berlin – DE
Open Secret, International Center of Photography, New York – US
Swiss Institute benefit auction, Swiss Institute, New York – US
Colette, Paris – FR
Closer Now, Rivington Arms, New York – US
Foundation for Contemporary Art, Benefit Auction, Cohan and Leslie, New York – US
Columbia University MFA Thesis Show, New York – US
EPTSOLP, Small a Projects (curated by Chris Johanson), Portland – US
Blindspot Benefit Auction, David Zwirner Gallery, New York – US
Kevin Zucker, Sentimental Education, (contributor), 11 Rivington, New York – US

Leigh Ledare, Ari Marcopoulos and JH Engstrom, Cohan and Leslie, New York – US
Stalemate, Curator, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York – US
The Dating Show, ISE Foundation, New York – US
CRG, Open Video Series, New York – US
Artists’ Books: Transgression/Excess, Space Other, Boston – US
Ego, Jail Gallery, Los Angeles – US


Columbia University, MFA

Rhode Island School of Design, BFA

University of Washington


Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award

Jerome Foundation Travel Grant

Feldman travel grant, Columbia University

Columbia University Fellowship, Co-curator of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Fischer-Landau Fellowship

Bakery Artist in Residence, Portland, Maine

Dactyl Foundation for the Arts Working Grant

Harry Koregian Memorial Scholarship


Leigh Ledare, Le Tit, METAL Magazine issue 33, Spring / Summer

Robert Ayers, Unmanageable identity in the work of Leigh Ledare, Eikon, Issue 83, February
Kathy Noble, The Art of Ambiguity, Tate Etc., Issue 30, Spring

Kathy Noble, Leigh Ledare, Frieze, November-December

Skye Sherwin, Leigh Ledare, 10 Magazine, Issue 25, Spring- Summer
Elena Filipovich in conversation with Leigh Ledare, Kaleidoscope, Issue 10, Spring
Scott Indrisek, Boundary Issues Modern Painters, February

MAP Magazine, Cover interview, June
Frieze Magazine, Focus. May
Artforum review of Re-gift, curated by John Miller, Swiss Institute, NY. May
Purple Magazine, Visual Essay, Winter Issue
Der Spiegel, Feature on the Artist, Leigh Ledare, January
Frieze Magazine, Beatrix Ruf, Most Significant Emerging Artists of 2008, January

Monopol Magazin, Feature Interview, Germany, December
Time Out New York, review, You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air, October 8
The New Yorker, critics picks, You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air, October
Artforum, review, Pretend You’re Actually Alive, September
Collier Schorr, Freeway Balconies catalogue, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
Brooklyn Rail, review, You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air.
Artnet.com, review, You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air.
Artreview.com, review, You Are Nothing To Me. You Are Like Air.
S Magazine Feature Interview, September
Rodeo Magazine, Artist Profile, October
The Journal Magazine, Portfolio of Personal Commissions, September
The New York Times review, show at Andrew Roth, June 6th
The New Yorker, review, Pretend You’re Actually Alive, May
Village Voice, Best in Show, May 2008, featured review of show at Roth Tokion Magazine interview
The New Yorker, The Book Bench, Review of Show at ICP. November 13

ANP Quarterly interview
The New Yorker Magazine review of show at Cohan and Leslie
New York Times review of show at Cohan and Leslie
New York Magazine review of show at Cohan and Leslie

Strange Place, Noun Trilogy Art Anthology, Volume One. Ten page arrangement of photographs from Russia