SELECTED    SOLO    EXHIBTIONS

 

2018             American Steel, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland, ME

2016             The Needle and the Milkmaid, SAPAR Contemporary, New York, NY

2015             Only Nails, Always Different, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA, Curated by Heigi Leitzki

2015             Floresco, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, Curated by Alex Sachs

2014             New Blooms, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT, Curated by Kory Rogers

2012             Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, ME

2011             Old and New Nails, Snite Museum of Art at University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

2010            The Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

2009            Pillars, Cynthia Reeves Gallery, New York, NY

2008            Bright Common Spikes: The Sculpture of John Bisbee, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

                   Patch, Ridge, Mound, Coleman Burke Gallery, Brunswick, ME

2006            Plane Space, New York, NY

2005            Fine Arts Artist-in-Residence, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, MA 2004 Plane Space, New York, NY

2003            Hargate Art Center Gallery, St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH

2002            Plane Space, New York, NY

                   Three Tons, Suyama Space, Seattle, WA

2001            John Bisbee: Arc and Plume, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

                   ICON Gallery, Brunswick, ME

2000            Field, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

1999             Tons, Institute of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

1998             John Bisbee: A Winter’s Work, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

1997             Frozen by Fire: Sculptures, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

1996             Recent Gatherings, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR

1995             Five Years, Sculpture by John Bisbee, Chase Gallery at City Hall, Spokane, WA

1993             Evidence in Sculpture, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS

SELECTED    RESIDENCIES / AWARDS

 

1995-2009    9-time MacDowell Fellow, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

2006            Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

2003            The Rappaport Prize (administered by the DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA)

2001             Portland Museum of Art Biennial William Thon Juror’s Prize

2000            Maine State Individual Artist Grant

1998             Portland Museum of Art Biennial Purchase Prize

1994             Yaddo Art Colony, Saratoga Springs, NY

COLLECTIONS

 

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts

Fidelity Corporation, Boston, Maine

Farnsworth Art Museum & Wyeth Center, Rockland, Maine

Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Hugo Neu Corporation, New York, New York

Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Virginia

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine

Portland Press Hotel, Marriott Autograph Collection, Portland, Maine

Snite Museum, Norte-Dame University, Notre Dame, Indiana

EDUCATION

 

1992             Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1990             B.F.A., Alfred University, Alfred, NY Teaching/Visiting Artist

1996-2016     Artist in Residence, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

2002-2008    Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN

2005             Visiting Artist, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, MA

2003             Artist in Residence, St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH


 

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