Chronologie

1952
Born in Flushing, NY
1972
Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1973
Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
1975
Master of Fine Art, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
1975
CAPS
1975 – 1976
Adjunct Lecturer, Queens College, CUNY, New York, NY
1975 – 1978
Residency MIT, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Cambridge, MA
1977 – 1978
Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1978
Visiting Professor, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1979
Visiting Artist, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
1980 – 1982
Assistant Professor, Queens College, CUNY Graduate Program, New York, NY
1982
Visiting Professor, Ecole Superieure d'Art Visuel, Geneva, Switzerland
1983
Visiting Faculty, Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY
1981 – 1984
Assistant Professor, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, NY
1986
National Endowment for the Arts
1990
New York Foundation for the Arts
1992
Guggenheim Fellowship
1993
MacDowell Colony
1994
Yaddo
1995
New York Foundation for the Arts
1997
Pilchuck Glass School
1992 – 1998
Director of Graduate Studies, Yale School of Art, Sculpture Department, New Haven, CT
1998 – 1999
Senior Research Fulbright to India
2000
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin--Artists’ Work Programme
2001
Pollack-Krasner Foundation
2001
Visiting Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2003 – 2004
Rome Prize Fellowship, American Academy in Rome
2005
Distinguished Professor, Batza Family Chair in Art and Art History, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
2006
Artist-in-Residence, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
2007
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation
2008
Pollack-Krasner Foundation
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland
2009
Joan Mitchell Foundation
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
2010
Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle, Ireland
2007 – 2013
Visiting Critic, New York Studio School of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
2008 – 2013
Visiting Critic, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Presently lives and works in New York, NY

Expositions

2013
Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (solo exhibition)
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, Dedalus Foundation, 220 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Decenter NY/DC, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, Washington, DC
2012
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Invitational, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Working Drawing, Rutgers Center for the Arts, Camden, NJ
Cheat Chains and Telephone: Fabienne Lassere, Elisa Lendvay, John Newman, B. Wurtz, Kansas Gallery, New York, NY
Color Ignited: Glass 1962-2012, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
2011
Knoedler's Gallery, New York, NY
Object/Image, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY
paper a-z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (solo exhibition)
Galaxy and Cosmos, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY
Make yourself at home, 7eleven Gallery, New York, NY
Decameron: David Cohen’s decade of exhibitions at the New York Studio School, New York Studio School Gallery, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Danese, New York, NY
Take Five, Plus Gallery, Denver , CO
American Drawings and Selected Prints, Karl and Faber, Munich, Germany
First in Translation: Works on paper by the NYSS Faculty, New York Studio School, New York, NY
2009
Instruments of Argument, New York Studio School Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Octet, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey and Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Sculpture and Drawings, Danese, New York, NY
Pretty, Strange, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Old Dogs, New Tricks, KS ART, New York, NY
Collect with Us, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, NY
Out of Line: Drawings from the Allen from the Twentieth century and Beyond, Allen Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
2008
American Art since 1945: In a New Light, the McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
another damned drawing show, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Shark’s Ink, Revisited, Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, Eau Claire, WI
2007
Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (solo exhibition)
Size Matters: Large-Scale Drawings from the MFAH Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Quirky, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
Two Mediums, One World, Plattsburgh State Museum of Art, Plattsburgh, NY
Vermillion Editions Limited: Prints, Multiples, Artists' Books 1977-92, Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minimalsim/Postminimalsim:Selections from the Collection of Jordan D. Scnitzer and his family foundation, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
2006
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO (solo exhibition)
COLOR, International Print Center, New York, NY
In Material, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Americakanishe Zeichnung, Volcker und Freunde, Berlin, Germany
New Prints 2000-2006, International Print Center, New York, NY
Inaugural Exhibition: 100 Artists-100 Water Colors, Jeannie Freilich Gallery, New York, NY
Marks of Intention: Abstract Art on Paper 1945-2005, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
2005
Invitational, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Carroll Dunham, John Newman, Terry Winters: Works on Paper, Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany
Monkey Wrenches and Household Saints, Clifford Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY (solo exhibition)
Singular Expressions, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
2004
Compound Interest, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY
Colored Pencil, KS Art, New York, NY
New Prints 2004/Autumn, International Print Center, New York, NY
Super Sized, Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland Univ., Rochester, MI
Masala: Diversity and Democracy in South Asian Art, William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut
2003
ON PAPER: Masterworks from the Addison Collection, Addison Art Gallery, Andover, MA
Ballpoint Inklings, K.S. Art, New York, NY
Inside/Outside, On the Wall: Sculpture International, Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale
Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Disguise the Limits, The Handworkshop, Richmond, VA (solo exhibition)
2002
Tenth Anniversary Invitational, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
2001
Kinds of Drawing, Herter Gallery, University of Mass. At Amherst, MA
HOMESPUN, Von Lintel & Nusser, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO (solo exhibition)
2000
Art 2000, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY
Fast, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
1999
Contemporary Art Gallery, Ahmedabad, India (solo exhibition)
Amherst College, Amherst, MA (solo exhibition)
Forms that speak, Center for Contemporary Graphics and the Tyler Graphics Archive, Fukushima, Japan
1998
Grounds for Sculpture, Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, NJ (solo exhibition)
1997
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany (solo exhibition)
1996
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (solo exhibition)
Jason McCoy, Inc., New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Bobby Greenfield Gallery Los Angeles, CA (solo exhibition)
1995
Jason McCoy, Inc., New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Tyler Graphics Mt. Kisco, NY (solo exhibition)
Invitational Exhibition, American Acdemy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
Printmaking in America: Collaborative Prints & Presses, 1960-1990, Travelling Exhibition
Yale Faculty Works on Paper, Yale University New Haven, CT
Paper View, Cohen/Berkowitz Gallery Kansas City, MO
1994
Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Jan Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo exhibition)
Selected Editions, Betsy Senior Gallery, New York, NY (solo exhibition)
Ideas and Objects: Selected Drawings and Sculptures from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
New Acquisitions, New York Public Library, New York, NY
Constructed in 2 & 3 Dimensions, Beth Urdang Gallery Boston, MA
46th Annual Academy Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York, NY
1993
John Newman: Sculpture and Works on Paper, Ft. Wayne Museum of Art, Ft. Wayne, IN (solo exhibition)
Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX (solo exhibition)
Drawings: 30th Anniversary Exhibition to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY

Collections publiques

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
Yale Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Parrish Museum, Water Mill, NY
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Philadelphia Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
Storm King Art Center, New Windsor, NY
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Boulder Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Mississippi Museum, Jackson, MS
Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Nasher Collection, Dallas, TX
National Gallery of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
The Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Fort Wayne Museum, Fort Wayne, IN
Grand Rapids Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
List Center for the Visual Arts, MIT
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
The Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Colby College Museum, Waterville, ME
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland, ME