1970 BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison; American History 1973 MFA, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan
2000 -The Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome
1993 - Academy Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters 1990 -National Endowment For the Arts (Sculpture)
1988 -Guggenheim Fellowship
1984 -National Endowment For the Arts (Sculpture)
-New York Foundation on the Arts Fellowship
-Awards in the Visual Arts
1978 -National Endowment For the Arts (Conceptual Art) 1965 -Scholastic Art Award
2013 -The Ship of Pearl, St Paul’s Cathedral, Boston
-Candy Box, Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, NE
-Hiding My Candy, New Central Library, San Diego, CA
2012 -rebiLace, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, GA
-Time Piece, LA Metro Terminal, El Monte, California 2011 -Acorn Steam, Sacramento International Airport, CA 2010 -Psyche, Auraria Campus, Denver, CO
-Jackson, Reno, Nevada Regional Bus Terminal 2009 -The Ziz, Goodyear Ball Park, Goodyear, AZ
-F.I.S.H., The River Walk, San Antonio, TX
2008 -Cowcatcher, Sparks, Nevada Regional Bus Terminal
-The Tent, Indianapolis, IN
2007 - The Doors, City of Scottsdale, AZ
-Leaves of Grass, Levine Children's Hospital, Charlotte, NC
2006 -The Lorelei Club Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN 2005 -Nails' Tales University of Wisconsin
-Intimate Apparel & Pearl Earrings Fort Worth Convention Center
-Sylvia, Arthur City of Chicago
2004 -Got Any Jacks? Miami International Airport
2003 -Five Easy Pieces, Washington DC Convention Center
2001 -Tools, Wellington Webb Municipal Building, Denver, Colorado 2000 -Rodin Rodannadanna, Avenue of the Arts, Kansas City
-Sirshasana, Grand Central Market, Grand Central Terminal, New York City 1997 -The Yearling, Doris Friedman Plaza, Central Park, sponsored by The Public
Art Fund, NY. The Yearling now resides at the Denver Public Library.
-The LaGuardia Suite, Concert Hall, La Guardia High School for Music and Art, New York
Public Commissions in Progress
Philadelphia, PA – Completion date – 2013
Houston, Buffalo Bayou Park, – Completion date – 2015 San Antonio Airport, – Completion date—2017 Arlington, Virginia, – Completion date—2016
El Paso, TX, – Completion date—2016
Calgary, AB, – Completion date—2016
Asian American Art Center, New York Brooklyn Museum, New York, New York Chicago Art Institute
Cincinnati Art Museum
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Cranbrook Art Museum
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana Jewish Museum, New York, New York
Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri Pérez Art Museum, Miami, Florida
Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York Minneapolis Museum of Fine Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Raymond Nasher Sculpture Collection, Dallas, Texas Panza Collection, Italy
Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL
Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, Arizona San Antonio Museum of Art
Sheldon Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska
Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York Witherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC
Yale University Art Gallery
2007 Spilt Milk, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX. 2005 Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, Mo.
2004 Non-Fiction Galerie Lelong, NY
Books, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston
2002 Donald Lipski, New Works, Miami Art Museum, Miami
Marvels from the Exquisite Copse, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY 2001 Donald Lipski, Ah-Roma, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
2000 Donald Lipski: A Brief History of Twine, Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin. Traveled to Blaffer Gallery- The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Chicago Cultural Center
1999 Donald Lipski Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria (Dec 16, 1999- Feb 27, 2000) 1998 Donald Lipski, Book Works, 1982-1997 John Gibson Gallery, NY; (also 2000)
Barbara Davis, Houston, TX (also 2000, 2004)
1997 Donald Lipski: Pond Life, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, Florida
Donald Lipski: The Yearling, Central Park, The Public Art Fund of New York.
Donald Lipski: Sculpture, Cohen Berkowitz Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
1996 The Cauldron: An Installation by Donald Lipski, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
1995 Donald Lipski, Galerie Lelong, Paris
Donald Lipski, Galleria Il Ponte, Roma, Italy
Donald Lipski, Piero Cavellini, Brescia, Italy
Donald Lipski: The Humidors, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri
Donald Lipski, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
1994 Oral History, South Eastern Contemporary Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Donald Lipski: Sculpture, Tim Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan (also 1998)
1993 Wave (installation), Allen Center Gallery, Houston, TX
Pieces of String Too Short to Save, Grand Lobby installation, The Brooklyn Museum, NY
The Starry Night, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, California Donald Lipski, Johson Community College, New York
1992 Galerie Lelong, New York City (also 1994, 2000, 2003) Americas, Monasterio de Santa Clara, Moguer (Huelva)
The Bells, P.S. 1, Long Island City, November 8 - January 10, 1993
1991 Robert Lehman Gallery, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
The Bells, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Anselino Alvarez Galerie de Arte, Madrid, Spain
1990 Davis/McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas. (also 1991, 1993)
Evenston Art Center, Evenston, Illinois.
Donald Lipski: Poetic Sculpture, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA. Traveled to University Galleries, Normal, IL; Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles; Honolulu Academy of Arts; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art.
Waterlilies, Lennon/ Weinberg Gallery, New York City. Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City.
Donald Lipski: Glass. New York Experimental Glass Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
Who's Afraid qf Red, White, & Blue?, The Fabric Workshop; The Philadelphia College of Art; & Beaver College, Philadelphia; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Lorence Monk Gallery, New York City
1989 Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts
1987 Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, California. (also 1989, 1993)
Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland.
Center on Contemporary Art, in cooperation with Boeing International, Seattle Hillwood Art Gallery, C.W. Post College, Long Island Univ., Brookville, NY
1986 Edward Totah Gallery, London, England
1985 University of Delaware, University Gallery, Newark, Delaware.
New Orleans Museum of Contemporary Art, New Orleans, Louisiana. Carpenter & Hochman Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1984 Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. (also 1986, 1988, 1991, 2001)
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
P.B. van Voorst van Beest Gallery, The Hague, Netherlands
1983 Germans van Eck Gallery, New York City. (also 1985, 1987, 1988)
Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden. (also 1987, 1992)
1982 Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, Oregon 1981 Braathen-Gallozzi Gallery, New York City.
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, California 1980 Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas.
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1979 Museum of Modem Art, New York City.
Anthology Film Archives, New York City 1978 Artists Space, New York City.
Anthology Film Archives, New York City 1977 Delahunty Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1976 MacAlaster Galleries, St. Paul, Minnesota 1975 Everson Museurn of Art, Syracuse, New York
1974 Contemporary Arts Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Selected Group Exhibitions
1977 X International Encounter on Video, Tokyo, Japan.
1978 Atlanta Film Festival. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia.
1981 Seven Artists. Neuberger Museum, State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, NY
Stay Tuned. The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City.
Art on the Beach. Creative Time, Inc., New York City.
The Artists at Work in America. Varna, Bulgaria. The Intn. Communications Agency, U.S.State Department.
1982 15 Artists. Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. 1983 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York City.
Language, Drama, Source and Vision. The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY
Awards Exhibition. The American Academy and Institute of Arts & Letters, New York City.
1984 Twelve on 20 x 24. School of the Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA.
The End of the World. The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York Awards in the Visual Arts 3. San Antonio Art Museum, Texas. Traveled Premio Internacional de Escultura. Museo Orensanz y Artes del Serrable,
1985 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartt-Neue Bilder. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg.
Working in Brooklyn/Sculpture. The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY. Selections from the Collection of William J.Hokin. Museum of Contemporary
Art, Chicago, IL.
1986 Joseph Cornell and His Legacy: Part II. A.C.A. Galleries, New York City.
Donald Lipski, Matt Mullican, Kiki Smith. The Clocktower, New York.
1988 Sculpture/Aspen 88. Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado.
Sculpture Inside/Outside. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Traveled
The Objects of Sculpture. Chicago Arts Club, Chicago, Illinois.
1989 Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York.
Clockworks. List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Arts Festival of Atlanta, Piedmont Park
1990 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Wash., D.C. Two person show with Buzz Spector.
National Garden Festival, Gateshead, England.
1991 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City.
Le Verre, International Exhibition of Contemporary Glass, Espace Duchamp-Villon, Rouen, France.
1992 Eva & Adele, Christian Boltanski, Barbara Kruger, Donald Lipski, Allan McCollum, Bruce Nauman, Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen.
1993 Simply Made in America, The Aldrich Museum, CT. Exhibition. Traveled Annual Invitational Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY Annual Summer Exhibition, Wånas Castle, Sweden
1994 Old Glory: The American Flag in Contemporary Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art
1996 The Northeast, curated by Marcia Tucker,
The White House Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC,
1997 Neuberger Museum of Art Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, State University of New York, Purchase
20/20: CAF Looks Forward and Back, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, California
Recent Glass Sculpture: A Union of Ideas, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee,Wisconsin
Hanging By a Thread, The Hudson Museum, Yonkers, NY
1999 Drip, Blow, Burn: Forces of nature in Contemporary Art, The Hudson Museum, Yonkers, NY
2000 Pleasure Treasure:From the Collections of Eileen & Peter Norton, California State Univ., LosAngeles,
2002 Five by Five: Contemporary Artists on Contemporary Art,
Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris
The 177th Annual National Academy of Design, National Academy of Design Museum
2004 North Fork-South Fork, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Bottle: Contemporary Art and Vernacular Tradition, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
2005 Life Understood Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Mi.
Material Terrain, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis (traveled)
Now and Then: Opening Bloom, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
Dual Vision, Museum of Arts & Design, NYC
City Art, Center for Architecture, New York, New York 2006 Big Juicy Paintings, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Furniture as Metaphor: Contemporary Sculpture and the Poetics of Domesticity,
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
The Emergent Garde: Engulfed, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, Florida 2007 Simply Red, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Tools as Art: The Hechinger Collection, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
New Media/New Materials, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
2008 Points of Convergence: Masters of Fine Arts, The Gallery, UT Arlington, Texas
Sand: Memory, Meaning, and Metaphor, The Parish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Ithaca Collects, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC
Dialog: City, Denver, Colorado; In Conjunction with the Democratic National Convention
2009 INTERPLAY:Art*Audience*Architecture, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Favorites from the Contemporary Glass Collection, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York
Civic Duty: Building Art, Building Houston,” Houston Center for the Arts, Houston, Texas
Walls, Floors and Ceiling, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinatti, Ohio
2010 Pleasure Point: Celebrating 25 Years of Contemporary Collectors, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
Designing Art for the Sacramento International Airport
Center For Contemporary Art, Sacramento
The Facebook Show Museum of New Art, Rochester, MI., also online
The Art of the Artist’s Book, Oakland University Art Gallery, Oakland Rochester, MI
Normal Editions Workshop Collaborative: Prints, 1976-2008, Lancaster Museum of Art; Lancaster, PA (traveled)
2011 Anatomy/Academy, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA
Plenitude, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
2012 Eye on a Century: Modern and Contemporary Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection, Yale University Art Gallery
2013 Playing with Fire: 50 Years of Contemporary Glass, Museum of Arts and Design, New York
A Revisiting Art Students League of Denver 2014 Its Surreal Thing: The Temptation of Objects
Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE