Debra Pearlman


2016 RIDE, Gowanus Souvenir, Brooklyn

2011 Unaccompanied, Slag Gallery, New York

2011 Child Crusade: Diseases of the Heart, Delikatessenhaus, Leipzig, Germany

2008 House of Children, Krakow, Poland

2007 Twinning, The Grodzka Gallery, Krakow, Poland

2006 Some Girls, The Gallery at Maiden Lane, New York

2004 Shakespeare Speaks, William Paterson University Wayne, New Jersey

2003 Hot off the Press, Silicon Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2003 Beauty's Child, Exhibition 354, Brooklyn, New York

2002 Transparent, David Allen Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

1999 Boxed Orphans and Security Blankets, Croxhapox, Ghent, Belgium

1995 Heads, installation Printed Matter, New York

1993 Windows on Flatbush, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus

1992 Changing Demographics, installation, Little Window, Main St., Brooklyn, New York

1982 Caught, Art Expo, Navy Pier and Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1980 Conduit, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


2016 Between the Lines, Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia

2016 Life Size, Anthony Philip Fine Art, Brooklyn

2014 20th Anniversary Retrospective Part I, 1994-2004, Center for Digital Arts, Peekskill, New York

2014 NEST, Westchester Art Center, White Plains, New York

2014 Circumstances, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn

2014 Women Choose Women Again, The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, New Jersey

2013 New Prints 2013/Winter, Edinburgh Printmakers/International Print Center New York

2013 Pair, Western Wyoming Community College Art Gallery, Rock Springs, Wyoming

2011 Fragments: Modern and Contemporary Collage, ACA Gallery, New York

2011 Paper A–Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York

2009–2010 Degrees of Density/Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles, curated by Marilyn Symmes Kentler International Drawing Space

2008–09 Mend, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York

2007–08 Punchbowl, Metaphor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2007–08 Play, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York

2007 New Prints-Silkscreens, International Print Center New York

2006 The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York

2005 Traffic Biennial II, Exit Art, New York

2005 Not Cornered, Times Square Gallery, New York

2005 Lolita, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2004 Super heroine, Gallery 128, New York

2004 The Biennial in Lodz, The International Artist Museum, Lodz, Poland

2004 Rendering Gender, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri

2004 Artists' books, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

2004 The Body Virtual, Western Wyoming Community College Art Gallery, Rock Springs, Wyoming

2004 Uncommon Portraits, Uncommon Views, Housatonic Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut

2003 Local Talent/Small Works, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, New York

2003 Luminous Image, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, New York

2003 North East Prints 2003, curated by David Kiehl, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey (Best in Show award)

2002 Paper, Metaphor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2002 Prints, Exhibition 354, Brooklyn, New York

2002 Reaction, Exit Art, New York

2001 Here and Now, Silicon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

1999 Album, Lower East Side Print Shop, New York

1997 Family Matters, Hopper House Nyack, New York

1997 Printworks 97, curated by Roberta Waddell, Barrett House Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York

1996 Printworks 96, curated by Marilyn Kushner, Barrett House Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York (award)

1996 Benefit exhibition, White Columns, New York

1995 Artists' Books, Pyramid Atlantic, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

1995 Printed at the Lower East Side Print Shop, La Mama Gallery, New York

1994 Subtle Body, Tourniquet Gallery, New York

1993 Domestic Bliss, Salena Gallery Long Island University (also organized)

1993 Songs of Retribution, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York

1993 Corporal Identities, Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York

1992 National Showcase, Alternative Museum, New York

1992 Little Women/Little Men, curated by Associate Director Bill Arning, White Columns, New York

1992 Child: Imitation and Perception, Henry Street Settlement, New York

1992 Artworkers/Artwork, A/C Projects Gallery, New York

1991 Burning in Hell, artists' books exhibition curated by Nancy Spero Franklin Furnace, New York

1990 Selections, curated by Constance Butler, 55 Mercer Street, New York

1990 Words and Images: Artists Respond to AIDS, Henry Street Settlement, New York; Painted Bride Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1985–87 N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1985 Looking At Men, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1984 Young Collectors, Renaissance Society, curated by Suzanne Ghetz, Chicago, Illinois

1984 Heads, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1983 Four Painters, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1982 Outdoor Installations, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1982 Some Girls, independent exhibition, Chicago, Illinois

1981 Artists' Books and Broadsides, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco

1981 Franklin Furnace, New York

1979 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 1981,

1978 N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, Illinois


Hiram Moody and Sarah Goulard Collection

Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia

The National Museum of Crakow Poland

Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

Francis J. Greenburger Collection

The Museum of Modern Art

The Brooklyn Museum

The New York Public Library

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

The Walker Art Center

Intercambios Art Center, San Salvador

Lower East Side Print Shop, New York

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada


2008 Play Proteus Gowanus

2006 Lodz Biennial

2004 Super-heroines

2004 International Prints, William Paterson University

2003 North East Prints, William Paterson University

2003 Luminous Image

2000–01 Miniature Prints, Lower East Side Print Shop

1999 Album Nancy Princenthal, Lower East Side Print Shop, New York

1998 Some Girls, Lower East Side Print Shop, New York

1990 Images and Words: Artists Respond to AIDS, New York

1982 N.A.M.E. Events, Chicago

1980 ARC Raw Space, Chicago

1978 Outside Installations, Chicago


2014 The Scarsedale Journal, Debra Banergee, Generating Steam

2011 Leipzig Volkszeitung, Meinhard Michael, Child Crusade: diseases of the heart, Leipzig, Germany

2008 Gazeta Wyborcza, Anna Glowa, A History of Light and Shadow, Krakow, Poland

2008 Dziennik Polski, Jolanta Antecka, Jewish Culture Festival on The Exhibition Trail

2007 Dziennik Polski, Jolanta Antecka, Twinning, Grodzka Gallery, Krakow, Poland

2004 Art in America, Christopher Lyon, The International Artist Biennial, Lodz, Poland

2004 The New England Art Journal, Mary Bucci McCoy, Uncommon Portraits, Uncommon Views

2004 Art Matters, Debra Kravetz, Hot off the Press, Silicon Gallery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2004 The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, Luminous Image

2003 Time Out New York, Critic's Pick, Paper, Metaphor Gallery, New York

1997 Print Collector's Newsletter, Book Beat, Nancy Princenthal, Pacifier

1988 Stamford News

1983 The New Art Examiner

1982 Chicago Sun-Times

1981 WKQX interview, Rapunzel at Dearborn Station, Chicago Reader

1980 Chicago Sun-Times, Critic's Choice, David Elliot Conduit ARC Raw Space, Chicago, Illinois

1980 Women Artist News

1978 The New Art Examiner


2013 The Meredith S. Moody Residency Yaddo

2013 The Peter S. Reed Foundation

2010–2011 State of Saxony

2008 Foundation for Contemporary Arts

2008 Dieu Donne Sponsored Residency

1998 Lower East Side Print Shop Special Editions Grant

1998 Artist Space

1998 Blue Mountain Center, New York


2006 Guest lecturer Lodz Biennial

2004 Guest lecturer Princeton University

2004 Guest lecturer Westchester Community College Peekskill, New York

2004 Guest lecturer William Paterson University Wayne, New Jersey

2004 Guest lecturer Sacred Heart University Fairfield, Connecticut

1994–1995 Guest lecturer/adjunct professor Long Island University

1989– Teaching Artist Lincoln Center Education, New York

1989–2006 Educator Museum of Modern Art, New York

1980 Artist-in-Residence Illinois Arts Council

1978–80 Artist-in-Residence Chicago Council on Fine Arts


2006 Where is Jasper Johns?, Prestel Publications


1977 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MFA

1975 University of Massachusetts, BFA and Art education Certification

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