Chronologie

1941
Born: Brooklyn, NY
1996
Received the Guggenheim Fellowship, New York, NY
1997
Received the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
Attended The New York Studio School

Expositions

2012
Corbett and Dempsey, Chicago, IL (solo)
Batman Returns, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Special Blend, curated by Chris Martin, The Journal, Brooklyn, NY
, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY
2011
December, curated by Howie Chen, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
: White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, KY
2010
Ask Joey, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France (solo)
Focus Lodz Biennale, Lodz, Poland
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Postrmasters, New York, NY
Ten Years Hunting (Part Two), Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY
2009
Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany (solo)
DARE, Galerie Conradi, Hamburg, Germany
Salon du Dessin 2009, Palais de la Bourse, Paris, France
2008
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Kunst Im Heim, Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Black, G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
Emerson vs Nietzshce, China Art Objects Galleries at Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA
Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, NY
Collection of Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Fonds regional d’art contemporain de Picardie, Amiens, France
Collection of Florence & Daniel Guerlain, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New York, NY
2007
Joyce Pensato: Recent Drawings, Schmidt Contemporary Art, Saint Louis, MO
The Eraser, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
2006
This Must Be The Place, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
Mickey dans tous ces états, Hotel Dassault, Artcurial, Paris, France
Getting on Mother's Nerves: Psychological Drama and Contemporary Drawing, Mother's Tankstation, Dublin, Ireland
ll était une fois Walt Disney, aux sources de l'art des studios Disney, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France
B-Side, Sarah Bowen Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Objecting to the Eye with Jamie McMurry & Joyce Pensato, Angela Hanley, Los Angeles, CA
Studio Visits, Exit Art, New York, NY
Tennewpaintings, Parker's Box, Brooklyn, NY
2005
Public Notice at Laumeier Sculpture Park, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO
Ecstasy 2 x3, Parker's Box, Brooklyn, NY
I am 5, Parker's Box, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Isabella Brancolini Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy (solo)
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
2003
Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, NY
Wigged and Wild, Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY
Superbia, 11 Coultry Gardens, Ballymun, Ireland
2002
Phoenix, NY, Parker's Box, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Windows Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2000
C & C Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
The Darker Side of Playland: Childhood Imagery from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1999
Flipside, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, New York, NY
Through the Looking Glass: Visions of Childhood, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY
1998
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France (solo)
Noir et Blanc, Fondation d'Art Contemporain Daniel and Florence Guerlain, Les Mesnuls, France
Relay:Drawings, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
Jeux de Genres, Espace Electra, Paris, France
Marketplace of Ideas: Culture Jamming in the Visual Arts, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
Presumed Innocence, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1997
DiverseWorks, Houston,USA
Demolish, (with Malachi Farrell), Galway Arts Festival, Galway, Ireland
La Tradicion: Performing Painting, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY
No Man, Max Protetch, New York, NY
N'Ayons Rien Si Souvent En La Tete Que La Mort, Galerie Domi Nostrae, Lyon, France
D'autres circonstances..., Collection du FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Ecole Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Tours, France
Demolish (with Malachi Farrell), Galway Arts Festival, Galway, Ireland
1996
Biever-Risch Galerie,Luxembourg
Drawings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Works On Paper, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Festival Exit, Maison des Arts et de la Culture, Paris/Creteil, France
Joyce Pensato and Cyril Olanier, French Cultural Services, New York, NY
On/In/Through, Morris Healy, New York, NY
1995
Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Pittura-Immedia, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum and Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria
Raw, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
Imaginary Beings, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY
1994
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France (solo)
Galerie Domi Nostrae, Lyon, France (solo)
Hotel Bouhier de Savigny, Fondation Art & Société, Dijon, France (solo)
It's A Tough World Out There: Drawings by Mike Kelley, Joyce Pensato, and Raymond Pettibon, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
Single-Cell Creatures: Cartoons and their Influence on the Contemporary Arts, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
New Paintings, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Stories, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
Redefining the Pop Icon in the Nineties, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Love Again, Kunstraum Ebenschloss, Hamburg, Germany
Les Images du Plaisir, organized by Ateliers Internationaux, La Fleche, France
Christian Lhopital, Gerard Mathie, Joyce Pensato, Françoise Quardon, Galerie Domi Nostrae, Lyon, France
A Discourse on the Emotions, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin, Germany
I am the Enunciator, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
Making Connections, Maier Museum of Art, 82nd Annual Exhibition, Randolph-Macon Women's College, Lynchburg, VA
1992
Paul McCarthy, Joyce Pensato, Arnulf Rainer, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
One Leading to Another, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
Mssr. B.'s Curio Shop, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
Re: Framing Cartoons, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Obsessions, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Painting and Sculpture, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990
Re:Framing Cartoons, Loughelton Gallery, New York, NY
1988
The Power of Drawings, Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Contemporary Syntax: Surface and Atmosphere, Robeson Center Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
1987
Drawn Out, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
1986
The Hidden Surface, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
The Potent Image, The Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
1985
Twentieth Anniversary Retrospective Exhibition, New York Studio School Gallery, New York, NY
1984
Inspirit, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY
Inaugural Exhibition, Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY
1983
Selected Drawings, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ