MARGARET COGSWELL                             

AWARDS AND HONORS

2017-18Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2014Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
2009John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship Award in Fine Arts
2007New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship in Sculpture.
1993New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist's Fellowship in Sculpture.
1991-92Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1987-88Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected):

2019MOVING THE WATER(S): RIVER FUGUES & POEMS, Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg University of PA, East Stroudsburg, PA
2018MOVING THE WATER(S): ASHOKAN FUGUES, ART Lab Gallery, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA.
2017MOVING THE WATER(S): CROTON FUGUES, Art in the Corner Room, Mid-Manhattan Library of New York Public Library, New York, NY.
2016MOVING THE WATER(S): ASHOKAN FUGUES, Kleinart /James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY
2014WATER SOUNDINGS, Solo Exhibition of two video installations: Zhujiajiao River Poems and Ashokan Fugues, and works on paper. Zendai Zhujiajiao Art Museum, Zhujiajiao, China
RIVER FUGUES: MOVING THE WATER(S): Ashokan Fugues and Wyoming River Fugues, CUE Art Foundation, New York, New York.
2012WYOMING RIVER FUGUES, Art Museum, University of WY, Laramie.
CUYAHOGA FUGUES RE-VISITED, SPACES GALLERY, Cleveland, OH
2009RIVER FUGUES, DePree Art Center, Hope College, Holland, MI.
2008MISSISSIPPI RIVER FUGUES, Art Museum of University of Memphis, TN
2006BUFFALO FUGUES, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
2003CUYAHOGA FUGUES, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.
1999THIRST, Syrup Factory, Kansas City, MO
DRAWINGS BY MARGARET COGSWELL, Downtown Neon Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1998DRAWN FROM NATURE, Dalton Galleries, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA.
1993MEMENTO MORI, Utatsuyama Temple, Kanazawa, Japan.
1992INSIDE YOKNAPATAWPHA, Middlebury College, Vermont.
1991MARGARET COGSWELL – SCULPTURE, Rathbone Gallery, Albany, New York.
1989WAITING (AND REMEMBERING), 55 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY.

 

TWO-PERSON & GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected):

2018ASHOKAN FUGUES — MAGICIAN VIDEO in 20/20 Hindsight= 40 years at SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.
ASHOKAN FUGUES (mixed-media installation and drawing) for Reservoir group exhibition at The Apple Barn, Callicoon, NY.
2015SOUNDINGS, Margaret Cogswell and Ellen Driscoll, Kentler International Drawing Space, Red Hook Brooklyn, New York City, NY
RIVER POEMS: EAST TO WEST, Works by Stephen Chesley and Margaret Cogswell, Gallery West, West Columbia, South Carolina.
JAPAN-U.S. ART EXCHANGE EXHIBITION WORKS ON PAPER 2015, Kanazawa Yuwaku Sousaku no Mori Center for Crafts and Culture and Kanazawa Citizen’s Art Center, Kanazawa, Japan
2013THIRST, drawing and video, 1999, Proteus Gowanus Gallery and Reading Room, Brooklyn, New York.
JAPAN-US ART EXCHANGE EXHIBITION WORKS ON PAPER 2013, Tokyo and Kanazawa, Japan
HUDSON RIVER FUGUES (video), LUMENS Video Festival, Staten Island, NY.
2012SHADOWS TRACES UNDERCURRENTS, a Mapping Spectral Traces group exhibition, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

HUDSON RIVER FUGUES, PEEKSKILL PROJECT V, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York.
2011WHAT ELSE IS THERE? (2004), video screening at Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Meantime Gallery, Cheltenham, UK
TURBULENCE (PRE-WAR), 2003 mixed-media drawing included in Japan-U.S. Art Exchange Exhibition 2011, Works on Paper, Bunkyo Civic Center, Tokyo, Japan
2009-2010HUDSON RIVER FUGUES, site-specific installation for Lives of the Hudson exhibition at the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2008RIVER FUGUES for Envisioning Change exhibition, Chicago Field Museum, Chicago, Ill. Curated by Randy Rosenberg.
RIVER FUGUES for Envisioning Change exhibition, Ministry of Culture, Monaco. Curated by Randy Rosenberg
2007RIVER FUGUES, for Envisioning Change exhibition, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium. Curated by Randy Rosenberg.
2005HUDSON WEATHER FUGUES for Meteorological Phenomena exhibition, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY
“YOU CAN, IT MAY BE, LEAD ME TO WHAT I SEEK…” (W. B. Yeats), for Dimensions Variable; Site-Fixed, Cambridge Arts Council, MA
WHAT ELSE IS THERE? Installation with video (2004) for Women’s Work* exhibition at Time and Space, Ltd., Hudson, NY
2002SITINGS / SIGHTINGS for Memorabilia at Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, New York.
RE-LOCATIONS, Gallery Korea, New York, New York.
2002DRAWING THE LINE, Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, VA.
2001THIRST (ELEGY FOR ESTHER) for Carriage House Installations, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
1999ORACLE (ANTICIPATING DELPHI) for American Sentences, Sponsored Reality Showcase, Union City, NJ.
1998FIRE AND ICE / ART AND TECHNOLOGY, Attleboro Museum of Art, Attleboro, MA

VISITING ARTISTS FACULTY - CHAUTAUQUA SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY.
FORM AND SPACE, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, New Jersey. (mixed media installation)
1996FORM AND LONGING: AN EXHIBITION OF SCULPTURE BY MARGARET COGSWELL AND JILL VINEY, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, New York, NY
1996SUBJECTIVE VISION, at the Kipp Gallery of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
COGSWELL, COGSWELL, AND JAKAB, Foreman Gallery, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY.
1995THE PARTHENON AND OTHER MYTHOLOGIES, The Blum Gallery, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine. (Collaborative site-specific installation with painter/brother, James Cogswell)
THE PARTHENON AND OTHER MYTHOLOGIES, The Parthenon Museum, Nashville, Tennessee.
1995MEMENTO MORI, for In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors Of The '90's, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY
1994VISITING FACULTY EXHIBITION, Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1993WOMEN AND WOOD: METAPHOR IN FORM, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York. Curated by Corinne Robins (sculpture)
DRAWINGS FROM 55 FERRIS STREET, Wynn Kramarsky Gallery, New York, New York. Curated by Frederieke Taylor
DRAWINGS FROM 55 FERRIS STREET, Jessica Berwind Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
1992TWO SCULPTORS: GARY JUSTIS AND MARGARET COGSWELL, Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown University, Pennsylvania.
BEYOND THE SURFACE, NACAN Sculpture Court, Albany, NY (two person)
SCULPTURE FIELDS AT SAGAPONACK CLOSE, Long Island, New York.
55 FERRIS STREET SHOW, Brooklyn, New York. (Curated by Frederieke Taylor)
1991CROSS CURRENTS IN SCULPTURE, Korean Cultural Center, New York, NY
1990CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AT CHESTERWOOD - 1990,
Chesterwood Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
IMAGE, OBJECT ABSTRACTED, CUNY, Mid-Town Gallery, NY, NY.
OUT OF ABSTRACTION*, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York.
1988SCULPTURE, Margaret Cogswell and Claire Leiberman, P. S. 122 Gallery, New York, NY.
CANDOR OF FORM, World Trade Center, NYC, NY.
1983FLYING BUTTRESSES, Three Sculptures by Margaret Cogswell from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, on Extended Loan to Queensborough Community College, N.Y.
1982FESTIVAL D'AUTOMNE, Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris, France.
Portions of video documentation from "Floored", a collaborative production with dancer, Lisa Fox, at the Kitchen, New York City, New York in 1981
SAILING TO BYZANTIUM, for Wards Island Sculpture Show, New York, NY (site-specific outdoor installation)
198lFLOORED, at The Kitchen, New York, New York. (Site-specific installation for collaborative performance with dancer, Lisa Fox)

 

RESIDENCIES (selected):

2019The University of Virginia ArtLab Residency Program at Mountain Lake Biological Station,
2018The Visiting Artists and Scholars in Residency Program, Department of Art, Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia.
2014Artist-in-Residence, Zendai Zhujiajiao Art Museum, Zhujiajiao, China.
2012SPACES WORLD ARTIST PROGRAM, 10TH ANNIVERSARY Artist-in-Residence and Exhibition, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio.
2011Artist-in-Residence, Ucross Art Foundation, Clearmont, Wyoming. (1 mo.)
2010-12Artist-in-Residence and exhibition, Art Museum, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
2007-8Artist-in-Residence and exhibition, Art Museum, University of Memphis, TN
2006Artist-in-Residence and exhibition, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2003Artist-in-Residence and exhibition, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio.
1998Artist-in-Residence, Chautauqua School of Art, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY. (summer program)
1997Artist-in-Residence, Four Sculptors' Program, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, Mass.
Artist-in-Residence and exhibition, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME.
1992Artist-in-Residence and exhibition, Middlebury College, Vermont.
Artist-in-Residence and exhibition, University of Hawaii-at-Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (selected):

Teaching experience includes Purchase College School of Art & Design, Kansas City Art Institute, Parsons School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Kanazawa International Design Institute, and University of Hawaii-at-Manoa.

 


EDUCATION:

Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey; BA in English Literature, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN