SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 “Foreign Bodies - Recent Paintings”, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York City, NY (catalog dialogue - David Humphrey with Jennifer Coates)

2014 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2013 “New Paintings”, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York , NY

2012 “Recent Paintings”, J.C. Flowers & Co., New York, NY

2011 "What Belongs Where” Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue with essay by Stephen Maine) 

2006 “Chronic Civilization”, Galeria Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

2003 “Web of The Map”, curated by Larry Wazack, Eyewash@Girdle Factory, Williamsburg, New York

2001 “Wet”, Sloan Art Gallery, Colchester, VT

2000 “Wall to Wall Eros”, Kai Hilgerman Gallery, Berlin, Germany

“Collage/Painting Portraits” with Bob Witz Sculpture, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY, 

1998-9 “Selected Paintings From The Last Decade”, Spensieri Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA

1996 “Between Wuthering Heights”, Video Hybrid Installation, New York Kunsthalle, New York, NY 

1995 Sloan Gallery, Colchester, 1994

“Repainting Balthus”, Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1991 Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL 

1990 Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1989 Jayne Baum, New York, NY

1988 Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986 Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

1984 Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY

Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

1983 Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 “Unreliable Narrator” with Barbara Friedman and Melora Griffith, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

       “Winter Works” Edward Thorp Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2018 “Relevant” Craig Krull, Santa Monica, CA

2017 Fred Giampietro, New Haven CT, with Elisa Lendvay  and Becky Yazdan

       #FriendsWithBoats, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

       “To the Point” Edward Thorp Gallery, NYC,

    “New Work, New York” Edward Thorp Gallery, NYC,

2016 "Drishti: A concentrated Gaze" 1285 Avenue of the America's (formerly UBS Gallery)

VIMEO Gorky's Granddaughter Nov. 2016, http://www.gorkysgranddaughter.com/2016/11/judith-simonian-nov-2016.html

“Representing Rainbows” Gerald Peters Gallery, curated by Lisa Corinne Davis, NYC

“Inaugurating The New Gallery”, Edward Thorp Gallery, NYC

“Grand Vista: 21st Century Landscapes 5 artist” Noyes Museum of Art, Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University

2015 "Domestic Arrangements”, Adriaan van der Plas, Lower East Side, NYC

“All/Together/Different”, curated by Linda Griggs, Manny Cantor Center Lower East Side, NYC 

2014 Valentine Gallery, with Tom Burckhardt, Jennifer Coates and Michael Chandler, Bushwick, NYC

“Never Mind The Bullocks”, Life on Mars, Bushwick, NY

Carriage House, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

“Gallery Artists Summer Selections”, Edward Thorp, Chelsea, NY

2013 "Nocturnal", BCB Art, Hudson, NY

"Paperazzi 2”, Janet Kurnatowsky Gallery, Williamsburg, NY

"Gallery Artists: A Survey", Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

“Season Review”, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Works/Group Show: Paintings, Drawings, & Sculpture”, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

2012 "Cowgirls", BRIK gallery, Catskills, NY

"Long and the Short of It", Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

“Gallery Artists: A Survey”, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

"Paperazzi", Janet Kurnatowsky Gallery, Williamsburg, NY

"Humus Redux" curated by Jeffrey Williams, The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ

“Mic: Check”, Sideshow, Williamsburg, NY

2011 Edward Thorp Gallery, “A Review”, New York, NY 

"Intuitive Realities" curated by Jeanne Brasile, Working Space 11, AAI Residency Artists, Cuchifritos, New York, NY

"Humus" with Gary Stephan and Wes Sherman, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN

“Find and Combine” curated by Linda Griggs, Abrazo Inferno Gallery, New York, NY 

“Single Fare2: Please Swipe Again”, Alix Sloan Gallery, New York, NY

“An Exchange with Sol LeWitt” curated by Cabinet magazine, MASS MoCA,  North Adams, MA

”Paperazzi”, Janet Kurnatowsky, Brooklyn, NY

2010 “Paperazzi” Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

"It's a Wonderful 10th", Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY

2009 “American Race”, Truman University, Missouri

2008 Kerrigan & Cambell, Art Projects, NYC, NY

“BROADTHINKING: Cosmological Map” curated by Peggy Ciphers & Chris Twomey, ABC N0 Rio, New York, NY 

2007 “Art Crimes”, Antique, New York, NY  

Venice Printmaking Studio, Italy

2006 “Art on Paper, Biennial”, Weatherspoon Art Museum Greensboro, NC (catalogue)

Phatory Gallery, NYC, NY

2005 "The Nature of Things", Islip Museum, Long Island, NY (catalogue)

"Intimate Abstraction”, Anita S. Wooten Gallery, Orlando, Florida (catalogue)

"Drawing Conclusions", Islip Museum, East Islip, NY

“Home Economix”, Kerrigan Campbell, New York, NY

www.TheTateChelsea.com, W I N T E R V I E W

2004 "RAVE REVIEW", PS 122 at Capitol, New York, NY

BOOG CITY, images published, David A. Kirschenbaum editor and publisher

2002 Germaine Keller, Garrison, NY

Barbara Levy Gallery, Fire Island, New York

Cooper Union, Grand Hall Gallery, New York, NY

2001 “Re:Duchamp, Traveling Exhibition”, curated by NY/Arts Magazine, The Church of S. Maria Ausiliartrice, Venice Biennale, Italy

“21st Suffragettes”, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, NY, 

Germaine Keller Gallery, Garrison, NY

2000 Side Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA

“Facts and Figures”, Margaret Bodell Gallery, New York, N

London Biennale, International Festival of the Arts, London, UK, organized by David Medalla

“Imaging The Wonderboard”, Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, London, UK

“Re:Duchamp, Traveling Exhibition”, curated by NY/Arts Magazine, Artists’ Museum, Lodz, Poland; Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; Kulture Bahnhof, Bremen, Germany

1999 “Out of Y2k”, im n Il, Greenpoint, NY 

“The Passion/Passions of Art”, Richard Anderson, New York, NY 

1998 “Pay Per It”, Sideshow 195, Williamsburg, NY 

“Color Pictures”, Scott Pfaffman, NY, NY,

1997 “Flatfiles”, Pierogi, Williamsburg, NY (1997-2000)

1996 “If the Shoe Fits”, FAO Gallery, NYC, NY,

1994 “Lower East Side Artists Re-Think Neighborhood Spaces”, Henry Street Settlement, 

1992 “The Art Mall” (Drawings and Plans for “Two Dressing Rooms”), The New Museum, New York, NY

“Selections from the Permanent Collection”, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

1991 “Group Exhibition”, Jayne Baum Gallery, New York, NY

“American Art Today: The City”, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL

“Selections from Chemical Bank Collection”, Montclair Art Museum, NJ

1988 “Reconciling Modes”, Jayne Baum Gallery, New York, NY

“Heads”, Mokotoff Gallery, New York, NY 

1987 “Passages: A Survey of California Women Artists”, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

“MovieTone Muse”, One Penn Plaza, New York, NY

“Dis’Place”, Stamp, Williamsburg, NY 

1986 “A California Collection” Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Landscape Elements“, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1985 “Sixteen x Twenty-Six Landscapes”, Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA

Leila Taghinia Milani  New York, NY

1984 “First Newport Biennial-Los Angeles”, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport, CA

“Boston, New York, Los Angeles”, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Between the Freeways”, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

“Fresh Paint”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA\

SITE SPECIFIC PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

1996 Long Island University, "Six Sculptors" (Sculpture Center, NY), "Talkin Trash", Brooklyn, NY

1992 Carl Kay historical landmark building, "Antique Carpet", Hollywood, CA

1988 Creative Time "Art on the Beach", "Villa San Itta", Hunter's Point/Long Island City, NY

1986 Barbara Sinatra Children's Center, "Secret Speak", Palm Springs, CA

1985 MacArthur Park, MacArthur Park Public Art Program, "Talking Pyramids", LA, CA

1984 PS1 Contemporary Art Center/Museum of Modern Art, "Modern Excavation", Long Island City, NY (wall alteration)

1983 Construction site for the Century Freeway, "Transitional Use" (sponsored by FAR/Foundation for Art Resources, Inc.), "Freeway Vessel", Lynwood, CA

1982 Exile Gallery, “Women in Exile”, Los Angeles, CA (site installation)

1981 Washington Project for The Arts (WPA), “Streetworks”, Washington, D.C.,  (site installation)

1980 Madison Art Center, "The New Art of Downtown Los Angeles", "Carpet-Tar Pit", Madison WI, (catalog)

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, "Downtown L.A. in Santa Barbara", California (site alteration) (catalog)

FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

2018 BAU Institute Residency fellowship, Cassis, France, including Anne Chu Award

Vermont Studio Center,  Guest Artist (also 2015)

2017  Tree of Life Grant

2015 Dora Maar House, Menerbes, France, Residency Fellowship

2014 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship         

2012  Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY, Residency Fellowship

2011 Artists Alliance Lower East Side Rotating Studio Program (6 month residency)

2009   MacDowell Colony Residency Fellowship

2008 Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mt. Lake, NY, Residency Fellowship (also 1999)

2006 The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Individual Support Grant (also 2000)

2004 Virginia Center for The Creative Arts, Residency Fellowship

2003 Fundacion Valparaiso, Almeria, Spain, Residency Fellowship

1996 St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT (3 month residency fellowships) (also 1990)

1987  National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship Grant

1990 Altos De Chavon, Artist-in-Residence program, Dominican Republic

National Endowment for the Arts, Visual Artists Fellowship Grant 

1978 “Art in Public Places,” California Confederation of The Arts, CETA grant

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2014 Devlin, Elizabeth. “Highlights From Armory Week,” NewAmericaPaintings.com 

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1998 Reid, Calvin. Essay for New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, December 5

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1991 Frank, Peter. “Africano, Simonian, Wagner, Stockholder,” LA. Weekly, June 2-13

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1989 Mahoney, Robert. “Talking Buildings,” New York Press, March 24,

1988 Mahoney, Robert. “Art on The Beach,” ARTS Magazine, November

Brenson, Michael. “Outdoor Sculpture Reflects Struggle of Life in the City,” New York Times, July 15

Knight, Christopher. “Painter Relocates Landscapes,” Los Angeles Herald Examiner, May 13

1986 Muchnic, Suzanne. “Galleries: Wilshire Center,” Los Angeles Times, April 25

Clothier, Peter. “A Playground for Artists”, Stroll (Magazine) Winter 1986

1985 McMillin, Penelope. “MacArthur Park-Art Helps Paint A New Image,” Los Angeles Times, November 4

Drohojowska, Hunter. “Someone Left the Art Out In the Park,” LA Herald Examiner, November 1

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Pincus, Robert L. “Art As Artifact,” Flash Art, Summer ‘85

Garris, Laurie. “The MacArthur Park Program,” Arts and Architecture, July

Pincus, Robert L. “Breathing Life into An Old Form,” San Deigo Union, Sunday, April 28

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1984 Donahue, Marlena. Gallery Reviews, Los Angeles Times, December 7

Pincus, Robert L. “An Artist in Search for Dialogue,” Los Angeles Times, November 28

Knight, Christopher. “It’s Art, Plain and Simple at Newport,” Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Oct. 28

1983 Rubin, David. “Art Reviews,” Art in America, October  

Shipper, Merle. “Neo-Expressionism, Judy Simonian,” Images and Issues, November-December

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

UCLA/Hammer Museum, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Los Angeles, CA

The Broad Art Foundation, Paris, France

New York University, Fales Library, New York, NY 

The Broad Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

Pfizer Inc., New York, NY

Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County, CA

St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT

Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna, CA

Carnation Company, Glendale, CA

Chemical Bank, New York, NY

Prudential Insurance Co. of America, Newark, NJ

Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA

Security Pacific Bank, New York, NY

YMCA, Honolulu, HI 

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA), Madison, WI 

Barbara Sinatra Children's Center, "Secret Speak", Palm Springs, CA (site installation)

University of Southern California, Fisher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA