Biography

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2014
    Ursula von Rydingsvard, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England
  • 2014
    Ursula von Rydingsvard, Kloster Schoenthal, Langenbruck, Switzerland
  • 2013
    Shadows Remain, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
  • 2011
    Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture 1991-2009, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY; Traveled through 2012 to deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH; and Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL
  • 2010
    ERRĀTUS, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
  • 2010
    New Works with Paper from Dieu Donné and a Recent Sculpture, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 2010
    Deckle Deckle, Dieu Donné, New York, NY
  • 2009
    Primitive Pull, Pilane, Sweden
  • 2007
    Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
  • 2007
    Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 2006
    Sylwetka, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
  • 2006
    Mad. Sq. Art at Madison Square Park, New York, NY
  • 2004
    Galerie Lelong Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
  • 2003
    Recent Sculpture, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
  • 2003
    A Psychological Landscape, Butler Gallery, The Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland
  • 2003
    Primitive Jarring, Galerie Lelong, New York
  • 2002
    On an Epic Scale, Neuburger Museum, SUNY Purchase, New York
  • 2002
    Cedar Lace and Tossing Loops, Galerie Lelong, Paris
  • 2000
    Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 2000
    Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
  • 2000
    Galerie Lelong New York, March
  • 2000
    Galerie Lelong Zurich, February
  • 1999
    Sculpture, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 1998-9
    Sculpture, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; traveled to Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI; Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, KS; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN; and to Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, England.
  • 1998-9
    Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 1997
    Sculpture, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
  • 1996
    Hand-e-Over, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • 1995
    Socks on my Spoons, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • 1995
    University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
  • 1994
    Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC
  • 1994
    Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
  • 1992-4
    Ten Year Retrospective, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
  • 1992
    Zamek Ujazdowski- Contemporary Art Center, Warsaw, Poland
  • 1991
    Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1990
    Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1990
    The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1990
    Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA
  • 1989
    Feigenson/Preston Gallery, Birmingham, MI
  • 1989
    Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • 1988
    Exit Art, New York, NY
  • 1988
    Laumeier Sculpture Gallery, St. Louis, MO
  • 1985
    Studio Bassanese, Trieste, Italy
  • 1984
    Bette Stoler Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1982
    Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1981
    Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1980
    55 Mercer, New York, NY
  • 1980
    Jorgensen Gallery, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • 1979
    55 Mercer, New York, NY
  • 1978
    Robert Freidus Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1977
    55 Mercer, New York, NY
  • 1977
    SoHo Center for Visual Arts, New York, NY
  • 1975
    Columbia University, New York, NY

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2014
    Fact of the Matter, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2013
    Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2013
    Glasstress: White Light/ White Heat, Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia , Istituto Veneto di Scienze ed Arti, Venice, Italy
  • 2013
    Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY; traveled in 2012 to Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC
  • 2012
    Wunderkammer/ Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects: 13th International Architecture Biennale, Venice, Italy
  • 2012
    An Odyssey: A Narrative of the Fabric Workshop and Museum, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2012
    Every Exit is an Entrance: 30 Years of Exit Art, Exit Art, New York, NY
  • 2012
    HERe First: Woman as Protagonist, The Art Show 2012, Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY
  • 2012
    The Annual: 2012: Contemporary Since 1826, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
  • 2012
    Glasstress New York: New Art From The Venice Biennales, Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
  • 2012
    Do Not Destroy: Trees Art and Jewish Thought, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
  • 2011
    Glasstress 2011, Collateral Event of the 54th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia , Istituto Veneto di Scienze ed Arti, Venice, Italy
  • 2011
    Lynen: Sylvia Plimack Mangold, Ursula von Rydingsvard and Kiki Smith, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 2011
    Four Sculptors 1968-1980, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
  • 2011
    Fifty Works for Fifty States: The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  • 2011
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
  • 2010
    5+5:New Perspectives, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
  • 2010
    Sculpture: Twelve Independent Visions, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
  • 2009
    With You I Want to Live: The Collection of Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2009
    Landmarks, The Public Art Program of the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • 2009
    The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
  • 2009
    Sculpture at Pilane 2009, Arranged by Pilane Heritage Society & supported by the National Heritage Board of Sweden, Tjorn, Sweden
  • 2008
    Exhibition of Works by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Honors and Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY.
  • 2008
    Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • 2008
    A Year in Drawing, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
  • 2008
    Origins, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
  • 2008
    Drawn by Sculptors, William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis, MO
  • 2007
    Out There, The Art Students League of New York, New York, New York
  • 2006
    Blickachsen 6, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg Kurpark in collaboration with Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bad Homburg, Germany
  • 2006
    POZA, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
  • 2006
    From Postwar to Postmodernism, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University School of the Arts
  • 2006
    The Bong Show, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY
  • 2006
    Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, FL
  • 2006
    Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 2005
    The Art of 9/11, Apexart, New York, NY
  • 2005
    City Art, Center for Architecture, New York, NY
  • 2005
    Eco-photo: Art as if Nature Mattered, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
  • 2005
    Material Terrain: A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place, Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, MO; traveling through 2008 to Museum of Art and History, McPherson Center, Santa Cruz, CA; Palm Springs Art Museum, FL; University of Arizona, AZ; Amarillo Museum of Art, TX; Memphis Brooks, TN; Herron School of Art, Purdue, IL; Cheekwood Museum and Botanical Garden, TN; Columbia Museum of Art, SC; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, FL; Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, KS
  • 2005
    New at the Neuberger: Recent Acquisitions, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
  • 2004
    Life Understood, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
  • 2004
    Ten, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2004
    Picasso to Thiebaud: Modern and Contemporary Art, (from the permanent collection) Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University
  • 2004
    The 179th Annual An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
  • 2002
    Lesley Dill and Ursula Von Rydingsvard, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • 2002
    Shift, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
  • 2002
    Primal Screams and Songs: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
  • 2002
    globe>miami>island, Museum of Contemporary Art, Washington D.C.
  • 2002
    Encounter at the Bass Museum: Installation Performances, Bass Museum
  • 2001
    Clay On The Wall, Gallery 128, New York, NY
  • 2001
    Silver and Gold, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
  • 2001
    The End: An Independent Vision of the History of Contemporary Art, Exit Art, New York, NY
  • 1999-2001
    KolnSkulptur 2, Koln, Germany
  • 1999
    GEEZE LOUISE, Art After Louise Nevelson, Educational Alliance Gallery, NY
  • 1999
    Drip, Blow, Burn: Forces of Nature in Contemporary Art, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY
  • 1998
    Sculptors and Their Environments, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
  • 1998
    Masters of the Masters: MFA Faculty of the School of Visual Arts, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
  • 1997
    A Moveable Feast, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
  • 1997
    Wood Work, Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY
  • 1995-6
    The Shape of Sound, Exit Art, New York City, NY. (Ocean Floor)
  • 1995-6
    Beyond Gender, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
  • 1995
    Body as Metaphor (Curated by Josephine Gear), Procter Art Center, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
  • 1995
    American Sculpture : A Contemporary Perspective, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
  • 1995
    Crossing Counties: 20th Century Art from Private Collections in Westchester and Fairfield Counties, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York
  • 1994-5
    Landscape as Metaphor, Columbus Art Museum, Columbus, OH and Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, curated by Martin Friedman
  • 1994
    Beyond Nature: Wood into Art, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL
  • 1994
    American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
  • 1994
    Group Show, Galerie Lelong, New York
  • 1994
    Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1994
    Landscape not Landscape, Gallery Camino, Boca Raton, FL
  • 1993
    Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
  • 1993
    Drawings, Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1993
    The Second Dimension: Twentieth Century Sculptors’ Drawings from the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1993
    Group Show, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
  • 1993
    Grounds for Sculpture, Johnson Atelier, Technical Institute of Sculpture, Merceville, NJ
  • 1992
    Zygmunt, A Collaboration by Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard, The Cultural Space (laboratory for Exit Art), New York, NY
  • 1992
    Then & Now, Philippe Staib Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1991
    The Hybrid State, Exit Art, New York, NY
  • 1991
    Five Central European Artists, Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, curated by Gregory Knight and Lanny Silverman
  • 1991
    Sowers of Myth, Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
  • 1991
    Jestesmy, Central Bureau for Art Exhibitions-ZACHETA, Warsaw, Poland; to traveled to Krakow, Poland), curated by Wieslawa Wierzchowska and Elizabeta Dzikowska
  • 1990
    Out of Wood, Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, Philip Morris Branch, New York, NY, curated by Josephine Gear
  • 1990
    The Art of Drawing, Lehman College of Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
  • 1990
    Diverse Representations, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
  • 1989-93
    Recent Acquisitions, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • 1989
    New Acquisitions, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1989-90
    100 Drawings by Women, Hillwood Art Gallery, C. W. Post, Greenvale, NY
  • 1989-90
    Blum-Helman, New York, NY, curated by Judy Collischan van Wagner
  • 1989
    Totem, Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, curated by Jock Reynolds
  • 1989
    Ellen Driscoll, Robert Lobe, and Ursula von Rydingsvard, Damon Brandt Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1989
    Encore: Celebrating Fifty Years, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, curated by Sarah Rogers-Lafferty
  • 1989
    Sculpture, Krygier/Landau Contemporary Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 1988
    Life Force, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, curated by Alison Weld
  • 1988
    Home Show, Santa Barbara Contemporaty Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1987
    Sculpture of the Eighties: Aycock, Ferrara, Frank, Lasch, Miss, Pfaff, Saar, Sperry, von Rydingsvard, Zucker, Queens Museum, Flushing, NY, curated by Ileen Sheppard
  • 1987
    Standing Ground, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, curated by Sarah Rogers Lafferty
  • 1987
    The Levels of Volume, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, curated by Judy Pfaff
  • 1985
    Selections from the Collection, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefeild, CT
  • 1985
    Judith Murrary and Ursula von Rydingsvard, Hillwood Art Gallery, C.W. Post Campus, Greenvale, NY
  • 1985
    In Three Dimensions: Recent Sculptures by Women, Pratt Institute Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Jessica Cusick
  • 1985
    Sculpture: Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Marsha Moss
  • 1984
    Henri Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 1984
    The Ways of Wood, OIA, Queens College, NY
  • 1984
    Transformation of the Minimal Style, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  • 1984
    Contemporary Art at One Penn Plaza, New York, NY curated by Dore Ashton
  • 1984
    Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1983
    The Inaugural Exhibition of Six Sculptors, Bette Stoler Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1983
    55 Mercer/12 Years, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1981
    Architecture by Artists, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1981
    55 Mercer: 10 Sculptors, Fine Arts Gallery, Stony Brook, NY curated by Lawrence Alloway
  • 1980
    Sculpture exhibition in conjunction with the XI International Sculpture Conference, The Maryland Institute, College Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • 1980
    Nineteen at Twenty Six, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY, sponsored by the Cultural Council Foundation
  • 1980
    Site Sights: Outdoor Sculpture at Pratt, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY curated by David Weinrib
  • 1979-80
    NY/8, Joe and Emily Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, sponsored by the N.Y. State Council on Arts
  • 1979
    Twin Tower I, New York City, a sculpture installation
  • 1978
    Artists by the Sea, Newhouse Gallery, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
  • 1978
    Small Works, 55 Mercer, New York, NY
  • 1978
    Seven Sensibilities, Thorpe Intermediate Gallery, Sparkill, NY
  • 1978
    Indoor-Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, P.S. 1 (Institute for Art and Urban Resources), Long Island City, NY
  • 1977
    Wood and Other Works, Central Hall Gallery, Port Washington,NY
  • 1977
    Wood, Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Roslyn, NY, curated by Jean Feinberg
  • 1976
    This Doesn't Look Like a Work of Art II, Truman Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1976
    Contemporary Reflections, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
  • 1975
    Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY two person sculpture exhibition
  • 1975
    Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
  • 1975
    Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC
  • 1975
    Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, FL

 

 

Private and Public Commissions

  • 2013
    Ona, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY (permanent installation)
  • 2010
    Luba, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
  • 2009
    Ogromna, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
  • 2007
    Wide Babelki Bowl, South Woodstock, VT
  • 2006
    Damski Czepek, Mad Sq Art at Madison Square Park, New York, NY
  • 2005
    Berwici pici pa, Bloomberg Building, New York, NY (permanent installation)
  • 2002
    Katul Katul, Queens Family Court House, Jamaica, NY (permanent installation)
  • 2002
    Na Onej Gorze, Richmond, MA (permanent installation)
  • 2000
    Bowl With Folds, Public Art Fund, Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park, New York, NY
  • 2000
    Large Bowl, Williams College, Williamstown, MA (permanent installation)
  • 1998
    Three Bowls, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (permanent installation)
  • 1998
    Mountains with Folds, Pound Ridge, NY (permanent installation)
  • 1997
    Skip to my Lou, Microsoft, Redmon, WA (permanent installation)
  • 1997
    For Ursie A, T.F. Green Airport, Providence, Rhode Island (permanent installation)
  • 1997
    Paddy-Wack, Sebastopol, CA (permanent installation)
  • 1994
    Corrugated Rollers, Metro Tech Plaza, Brooklyn, NY curated by Jim Clark, Public Art Fund
  • 1994
    Slepa Gienia, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  • 1990-3
    Three Bowls, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1990-3
    Corrugated Rollers, Three Rivers Festival, Pittsburg, PA curated by Sarah Rogers
  • 1990-2
    Five Cones, Pound Ridge, NY
  • 1990-2
    For Paul, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY (permanent installation)
  • 1990-1
    Iggy’s Pride, Oliver Ranch, Geyserville, CA (permanent installation)
  • 1990
    Ene Due Rabe, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA
  • 1989
    Untitled (45 Tubs), Laumeire Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, NEA Art in Public Places Program (permanent installation)
  • 1987
    Zakopane, Maryland Institute of Art and NEA grant, Baltimore, MD
  • 1984
    Sixteen Handrests, Maryland Institute and NEA Art in Public Places grant, Baltimore, MD
  • 1983
    Tunnels on the Levee, Dayton City Beautiful Project, Deweese Park, Dayton, OH
  • 1980
    St. Martin’s Dream, Battery Park City Landfill, New York, NY, sponsored by Creative Time
  • 1979
    Song of a Saint (St. Eulalia), Artpark, Lewiston, NY
  • 1979
    Koszarawa, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

 

 

Selected Public Collections

  • Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
  • William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Baruch College, New York, NY
  • Bloomberg Building, New York, NY
  • Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  • Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, CA
  • Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
  • Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
  • Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
  • The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY
  • T. F. Green Airport, Providence, RI
  • High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
  • Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, NH
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
  • Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
  • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
  • Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
  • North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
  • Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
  • Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
  • Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
  • Queens Family Courthouse, Long Island City, NY
  • San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
  • Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
  • University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Williams College, Willamstown, MA
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

 

 

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  • 2000
    Basara, Zbigniew. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Wysokie Obcasy Sep. 2000: 30-34.
  • 2000
    Newhall, Elizabeth. "Talent," New York [Magazine] 27 Mar. 2000: 130.
  • 2000
    Brockington, Horace. "Ursula von Rydingsvard at Galerie Lelong," NY ARTS, International Edition April 2000.
  • 2000
    di Suvero, Mark. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Connaissance Des Arts [France] Dec. 2000.
  • 2000
    Karkowski, Czeslaw. "Nowojorska kronika kulturalna," Przeglad Ploski [Poland] 17 Mar. 2000: 7.
  • 2000
    Lipton, Eric. "Halls of Justice Going UP All Over in New York," New York Times 5 Dec. 2000: B9.
  • 2000
    "Masterwork The Faulconer Gallery," The Grinnell Magazine 32:3 April 2000.
  • 2000
    Maxwell, Douglas F. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Review Magazine 15 Mar. 2000.
  • 2000
    Morgan, Ann Barclay. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Sculpture Magazine Sep. 2000: 67-68.
  • 2000
    Pachner, Joan. "Visions and Vistas: A Sculpture Collection Evolves at the Storm King Art Center," Earth, Sky, and Sculpture: Storm King Art Center , Mountainville, New York: Storm King Art Center, 2000: 156-160.
  • 2000
    "Recent Projects," Public Art Review Fall-Winter 2000: 46.
  • 2000
    Robinson, Walter. "Weekend Update," Artnet.com 13 Mar. 2000.
  • 2000
    Smith, Roberta. "The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture," The New York Times 21 Apr. 2000: Ill.
  • 2000
    Smith, Roberta. "Urban Exercise: Stretching the Definitions of Outdoor Art," The New York Times 28 July 2000: E26+.
  • 2000
    Torres, Ana Maria. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," NY ARTS, International Edition June 2000: 18-21.
  • 2000
    "Ursula von Rydingsvard," The New Yorker 3 April.
  • 2000
    "Ursula von Rydingsvard," New York Contemporary Art Report March-April 2000: 60-61.
  • 1999
    Artner, Alan G. "Entering the world of Ursula von Rydingsvard," Chicago Tribune 15 Jan. 1999: Section 7.
  • 1999
    Holg, Garrett. "Ursula von Rydingsvard, ‘Sculpture’," ARTnews Jan. 1999.
  • 1999
    "Museums Brand New Heavy, THE CALENDAR," The Honolulu Weekly , 21 Apr. 1999.
  • 1999
    Wageman, Virginia. "Contemporary exhibits large-scale wood sculptures: Ursula von Rydingsvard comments on her work," The Honolulu Advertiser 4 Apr. 1999: E8.
  • 1998
    Berman, Avis. "Ursula von Rydingsvard Sculpts Metaphors In Wood," Smithsonian Magazine April 1998: 98-107.
  • 1998
    Bonetti, David. "International Art Fair a Dazzler," San Francisco Examiner 2 Oct. 1998.
  • 1998
    Camper, Fred. "Cutting Edges," Chicago Reader 25 Dec. 1998: 44-47 sec. 1.
  • 1998
    Castro, Jan Garde. "Ursula von Rydingsvard, Nelson Atkins Museum of Art," Sculpture Magazine Nov. 1998: 63-63.
  • 1998
    Holg, Garrett. "Objective Art," Chicago Sun Times 13 Dec. 1998: N19E.
  • 1998
    Kirsch, Elisabeth. "Sculptor’s Smaller Works are Big on Distinctions," Preview/Art 5 June 1998.
  • 1998
    "Lo-tech Art for Microsoft," Art in America Mar. 1998.
  • 1998
    McAdam, Barbara. "Where the Dinosaurs are the Old Masters," ARTNews Mar. 1998.
  • 1998
    Morgan, Ann Barclay. "Ursula von Rydingsvard, For Ursie," Sculpture Magazine 17:1 Jan. 1998: 14.
  • 1998
    Raven, Arlene. "Double Bed (Judy Pfaff & Ursula von Rydingsvard: Zygmunt)," The Village Voice 6 Mar. 1998.
  • 1998
    Rowlands, Penelope. "Living with Art: Steven and Nancy Oliver," ARTNews Mar. 1998.
  • 1998
    Temin, Christine. "Sculptured Forms that Evoke Nature’s Forces," The Boston Globe 4 Sep. 1998.
  • 1998
    Thorson, Alice. "Touchstones of Cedar: Ursula von Rydingsvard calls upon childhood memories for sculptural inspiratio," The Kansas City Star 8 May 1998.
  • 1998
    Updike, Robin. "A von Rydingsvard Sculpture Fills an Outdoor Niche at Microsoft," Seattle Times 12 May 1998.
  • 1998
    "Ursula von Rydingsvard, Skip to my Lou," Sculpture Magazine July/Aug. 1998.
  • 1998
    Vogel, Carol. "A Sculpture for Microsoft," The New York Times 6 Feb. 1998.
  • 1997
    Bell, J. Bowyer. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Review 1 Feb. 1997.
  • 1997
    Glueck, Grace. "Art in Review: Ursula von Rydingsvard," The New York Times 21 Feb. 1997.
  • 1997
    Packer, William. "Mystery Amid the Landscape," The London Financial Times Nov. 1997.
  • 1997
    Plastyczne, Sztuki. "Nowojorska kronika kultualna," Przeglad Polski Jan. 1997: 7.
  • 1997
    Schmerler, Sarah. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Time Out New York Issue 74 20 Feb. 1997.
  • 1997
    Schwalb, Susan. "Books: ‘The Sculpture of Ursula von Rydingsvard.’," Art New England Dec./Jan. 1997/1998: 9.
  • 1997
    Scott, Whitney. "In the Gallery," New York Post 18 Jan. 1997.
  • 1997
    Spring, Justin. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Art Forum May 1997: Reviews.
  • 1997
    "Ursula von Rydingsvard," New York Magazine 3 Feb 1997: 76.
  • 1997
    Updike, Robin. "In a Departure, Microsoft Orders Outdoor Sculpture," Seattle Times 11 Dec. 1997.
  • 1996
    Gardner, Paul. "Studio Visits: Pleasure, Pain, and Protocol," ARTnews 95:3 Mar. 1996.
  • 1996
    Landi, Ann. "Art, Roughly Hewn," Brooklyn Bridge [New York] Jan.1996: 1+.
  • 1996
    Morgan, Anne Barclay. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Sculpture 15:9, Nov. 1996: 26-29.
  • 1996
    "Review: The Sculpture of Ursula von Rydingsvard," Publishers Weekly , 25 Nov. 1996: 67.
  • 1996
    Van Siclen, Bill. "Panel Makes its Selections," Rhode Island Journal 3 May 1996: B1+.
  • 1995
    Barnhart, Ben. "Nie chce robic rzeczy pieknych," Kurier Plus [New York] 9 Dec. 1995.
  • 1995
    Fressola, Michael J. "‘Beyond Gender’ Exhibit Focuses on Wider Issues," Staten Island Advance 27 Oct. 1995: B3.
  • 1995
    Fressola, Michael J. "‘Beyond Gender’ at the Newhouse," Staten Island Advance 29 Dec. 1995: C7.
  • 1995
    Richardson, Bruce. "Into the Woods: Challenging Art on Display," Casper Star Tribune [Wyoming] 23 Apr. 1995: E3.
  • 1994
    Bartelik, Marek. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Artforum Oct. 1994: 102-103.
  • 1994
    Cotter, Holland. "Sculpture Under the Sky: Free, Daring and Soon Departed," The New York Times 26 Aug. 1994: C1+.
  • 1994
    Dickinson, Carol V. "Landscape as Metaphor at the Denver Art Museum," ARTNews Oct. 1994: 194.
  • 1994
    Dove, Pheralyn. "An Artist Who Sculpts Using a Circular Saw," The Philadelphia Inquirer 14 July 1994: M1-2.
  • 1994
    Gardner, Paul. "Lights, Cameras, Action: When Artists Go to the Movies," ArtNews Dec. 1994: 126-129.
  • 1994
    Kossowska, Irena. "Urszula von Rydingsvard," Nowy Dziennik [New York] 25-26 June 1994.
  • 1994
    Newhall, Edith. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Artnews Sep. 1994: 167.
  • 1994
    Rosen, Steven. "Landscape as Metaphor Charts Unusual Terrain," The Denver Post 8 May 1994: 1A+.
  • 1994
    Sozanski, Eduard J. "Change and Continuity in Outdoor Sculptures," The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Aug. 1994.
  • 1994
    "Ursula von Rydingsvard," The New Yorker 25 Apr. 1994.
  • 1994
    Vogel, Carol. "Making Outdoor Sculpture Temporary," The New York Times 22 July 1994.
  • 1994
    von Rydingsvard, Ursula. "15 Sacks for Cortazar (5 drawings)," Point of Contact Fall/Winter 1994.
  • 1993
    Levi Strauss, David. "Sculpture as Refuge," Art in America Feb. 1993: 89+.
  • 1993
    Raynor, Vivian. "Changes at a Sculpture Park," The New York Times 22 Aug. 1993: 15.
  • 1993
    "Sculpture Park and Museum Set To Open This Weekend," The Hamilton Observer 21 May 1993.
  • 1993
    Tanaka, Hiroko. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Hi Fashion [Tokyo] Nov. 1993.
  • 1993
    Watkins, Elle. "Art," The Star Ledger [New Jersy] Sep. 1993: 3?ø?ø.
  • 1992
    Andre, Mila. "Outdoor Sculpture Carves a Niche," Daily News 22 May 1992.
  • 1992
    Bird, Charlotte. "Hideout," Elle Decor Aug./Sep. 1992.
  • 1992
    Clothier, Peter. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," Artspace Sep./Oct. 1992: 58-59.
  • 1992
    Farlekas, Chris. "Exhibit Features Work in Cedar," Sunday Magazine 17 May 1992.
  • 1992
    Farlekas, Chris. "Art Center Examined," Sunday Magazine 17 May 1992.
  • 1992
    Fressola, Michael. "Sculpture (nearly) Upstages Mother Nature," Staten Island Advance 31 May 1992.
  • 1992
    Gardner, Paul. "Do Titles Really Matter?," Art News Feb. 1992.
  • 1992
    Georgi, Kristen. "Sculpture Garden a Hidden Treasure," FOCUS 8 July 1992.
  • 1992
    Kimmelman, Michael. "Intonation in Wood of Ritual and Refugee Camps," The New York Times 17 July 1992: C21.
  • 1992
    Larson, Kay. "Inside Out," New York Magazine 15 June 1992: 100 - 101.
  • 1992
    Lempka, Wayne. "Artistic Horizons," Poughkeepsie Journal 24 July 1992.
  • 1992
    Marter, Joan. "Ursula von Rydingsvard at Storm King Art Center, Mountainville," Sculpture Magazine 2:6 Nov./Dec. 1992: 75.
  • 1992
    Norklun, Kathi. "Genius in Cedar," Ivory Trade 23 July 1992.
  • 1992
    Phillips, Patricia. "Ursula von Rydingsvard: Storm King Art Center," ArtForum Sep. 1992: 101.
  • 1992
    Raven, Arlene. "Double Bed (Judy Pfaff and Ursula von Rydingsvard: Zygmunt)," The Village Voice 37:10 10 Mar. 1992: 91.
  • 1992
    Raynor, Vivien. "Sculptures of Wood in Wooden Setting," The New York Times 20 Sep. 1992: C26.
  • 1992
    Wasserman, Gail. "The Raging Storm," Weekend Life in the Hudson Valley 28 May 1992.
  • 1991
    Kirsh, Andrea. "St. Lewis Letters," International Arts Magazine No. 24 Jan. 1991: 29.
  • 1991
    Melrod, George. "Ursula von Rydingsvard - Lawrence Monk," Art News Dec. 1991.
  • 1990
    Baker, Kenneth. "Landscape Fills a Room," San Francisco Chronicle 13 Dec. 1990: E3.
  • 1990
    Brenson, Michael. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," New York Times Mar. 1990.
  • 1990
    Comp, Ellen. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," ArtWeek 13 Dec. 1990.
  • 1990
    Degener, Patricia. "45 Tubs, Set in Small Valley is a Magical Work of Sculpture," St. Louis Post-Dispatch Apr. 1990.
  • 1990
    Mahoney, Robert. "Reviews: Ursula von Rydingsvard," Arts Magazine Summer 1990.
  • 1990
    Nadelman, Cynthia. "Out of Wood," Sculpture Magazine 9:3 May/June 1990: 96.
  • 1990
    Rose, Matthew. "In Case for Plywood or Knots on Wood," Art Gallery International Summer 1990.
  • 1990
    Zettell, Amanda. "The Morris Museum: New and Improved," Garden State Home & Garden Sep. 1990.
  • 1990
    Zimmer, William. "Sculpture by Novel Means," The New York Times 4 Nov. 1990.
  • 1989
    Abatt, Corinne. "Cedar Sculpture Leaves Impression of Beauty, Protection and Foreboding," Creative Living 16 Feb. 1989.
  • 1989
    Colby, Joy. "Artist’s Wooden Creations are Scarred with Childhood Emotion," The Detroit News 10 Mar. 1989.
  • 1989
    Doll, Lesa. "Survival takes Shape in Artist’s Sculptures," Gallery Talk 24 Mar. 1989.
  • 1989
    Gibson, Eric. "Decade in Review," Sculpture May/June 1989.
  • 1989
    Termin, Christine. "Totem’ Digs Deep into Culture Consciousness," The Boston Globe 5 Dec. 1989.
  • 1989
    "Ursula von Rydingsvard at CAC and Art Academy," Art Academy News 8:I Sep. 1989.
  • 1989
    Viny, Jill. "Ursula von Rydingsvard: A Rich, Redemptive Journy," Sculpture Nov./Dec. 1989.
  • 1988
    Atkins, Robert. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," 7 Days 20 Apr. 1988: 51.
  • 1988
    Berman, Avis. "Ursula von Rydingsvard; Life Under Seige," Art News Dec. 1988: 97-98.
  • 1988
    Brenson, Michael. "Four Sculptors with Intense Visions," The New York Times 17 Apr. 1988.
  • 1988
    Brenson, Michael. "Setting Free the Images in Big Beams of Wood," The New York Times 1 Apr. 1988: C32.
  • 1988
    Clarke, Jr., Orville O. "The Home Show," Art Scenes Sep. 1988.
  • 1988
    Degener, Patricia. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," St. Louis Post-Dispatch 27 Mar. 1988.
  • 1988
    Graziani, Ron. "The Home Show: Public Art Fund," Santa Barbara Magazine Nov. 1988: 52-61.
  • 1988
    Knight, Christopher. "In Santa Barbara Home is Where the Art Is," Los Angeles Herald Examiner 11 Sep. 1988.
  • 1988
    Larson, Kay. "Ursula von Rydingsvard," New York Magazine 9 May 1988: 81.
  • 1988
    Miro, Marsha. "Vulnerability and Ritual Live in Cedar Forms," Detroit Free Press , 12 Feb. 1988.
  • 1988
    Raynor, Vivien. "Group Show with ’Side Dish’," The New York Times 8 Nov. 1988.
  • 1988
    Woodard, Josef. "Home is Where the Art is," The Independent 8 Sep. 1988.
  • 1988
    Zimmer, William. "Ursula von Rydingsvard, Exit Art, N.Y.C," Sculpture July/Aug. 1988.
  • 1987
    Brenson, Michael. "Shaping a New Consciousness in Sculpture," The New York Times 12 July 1987.
  • 1987
    Lipson, Karin. "80’s Shapes: Sculpture by Women," Newsday 21 June 1987.
  • 1987
    Stein, Jerry. "Fourth Street’s Galleries Showcase an Explosion in Sculpture," The Cincinnati Post 4 Apr. 1987.
  • 1987
    Stavitsky, Gail. "Judith Murray, Ursula von Rydingsvard," Arts Jan. 1987.
  • 1986
    von Rydingsvard, Ursula. "Thoughts About My Work," A Journal for Artists Issue 6 Spring 1986.
  • 1985
    Brenson, Michael. "Wood," The New York Times 7 June 1985: C24.
  • 1984
    Brenson, Michael. "Sculptors Find New Ways With Wood," The New York Times 2 Dec. 1984

 

 

Grants and Awards

  • 2014
    Lifetime Achievement Award, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey
  • 2011
    Best Show in a Non-Profit Gallery or Space, American Section of the International Association of Art Critics
  • 2011
    Skowhegan Medal for Sculpture, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, New York, New York
  • 2008
    Rappaport Prize, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
  • 2008
    Member, American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • 2007
    Artist in Residence, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
  • 2000
    2nd prize, Best Show in a Commercial Gallery, International Association of Art Critics
  • 1997
    Joan Mitchell Award
  • 1994
    Academy Award in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY, NY
  • 1992
    American section of the International Art Critics, best small museum exhibition award for 1991-92 season for “Ursula von Rydingsvard: Sculpture” at Storm King Art Center
  • 1991
    Honorary Doctorate, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • 1986-87
    National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artists Grant
  • 1985
    Griswald Traveling Grant - Yale University
  • 1983-84
    Guggenheim Fellowship
  • 1983-84
    Athena Foundation Grant
  • 1980
    CAPS, Creative Artists Program Service
  • 1979
    National Endowment for the Arts
  • 1978
    America the Beautiful Fund
  • 1978
    New York State Council on the Arts
  • 1975
    Fulbright-Hays Travel Grant