Part I: Art
2011 Protests and Beauty, Gallery 125, Bellport, New York.
Critical Mass Redux, The Laboratory for Art and Research, Denver,
2007 Metempyschosis, Lab Gallery, N.Y.C.
2005 Toothpaste Mural #2, Cochise College, AZ
2004 Seascapes & Mended Stones, 473 Gallery, NYC
2003 Toothpaste Dream/Zahnpasta Traum. Three-Dimensional
and Toothpaste Dream Performance. Berliner Kunstprojekt.
2002 Toothpaste Mural. 473 Gallery, N.Y.C.
2000 Toothpaste Tondos, 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC
1999 The White Paintings (all-white toothpaste paintings with 3-D paintings
of Eduardo Costa), The Workspace NYC
Ground Gallery, NYC (Word Room, An Installation)
One Eleven Gallery, NYC (Paintings and painted objects)
One Eleven Gallery, NYC (Paintings)
2013 Art by Telephone, Recalled. Emily
Harvey Foundation, NYC; San Francisco Art
Institute; and in France at the ESBA and the CAPC, Cnea.
2012 Drawing from Sand: John Perreault and Mark Van Wagner
Gallery 125, Bellport, N.Y.
2011 Drawing from Sand:: John Perreault and Mark Van Wagner.
Kauai Museum, Hawaii. December
2008 In Plain Sight Street Works
and Performances, The Lab, Denver Colorado
Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana. January
University Art Museum, U. of C., Santa Barbara. June 2006
Weisman Museum of Art, U. of Minnesota, Minneapolis. October 2006
2005 Beijing Biennial
Pattern Language: Clothing as Communicator, Tufts University Gallery,
2005 Over the Top; Under the Rug. S.I.C.A.,
Long Branch, N.J. 2005
Meditation/Mediation Performances, The Lab Gallery, NYC
2005 Artcard, Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates
2003 Drawing Conclusions, 473 Broadway Gallery,
2003 Artists Fashions, Chelsea
Art Museum, NYC.; Berliner Kunstprojekt.
on the Wall, Melting Point Gallery, San Francisco
Unforgettable, Chelsea Studio Gallery, NYC (Proposals for a WTC
monument: Five Monuments
Illustrated by One Model)
Free Biennial. Alphabet Streetwork, Tomkins Square Park, NYC.
2002 With/Against Materials, Toothpaste Tondos. Bowman, Penelec and
Galleries Allegany College, Meadville, PA
The John H. Hauberg Fellowship-Mercury (enameled glass panel for Dick
Weiss' Time Is A River),
William Traver Gallery, Seattle
Cryptology. Three Toothpaste Windows. Tribes Gallery, N.Y.C.
2001 Neckties: Tying Us Together, Toothpaste Ties. Kohler Arts Center,
2000 Duchamp Traveling Exhibition: Kulturbahnhof,
Emmanuel Heller Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel; The Artists' Museum, Lodz,
1998 Re:Duchamp (curated by Mike Bidlo) Abraham
Lubelski Gallery NYC
1998 Bathroom (curated
by Wayne Koestenbaum) Thomas Healy Gallery, NYC
1969, Grey Art Gallery, N.Y.U., NYC
Gathering of the Avant-Garde, Kenkelba House, NYC
Early Alternatives,The New Museum
by Critics, Just Above Midtown Gallery, NYC
Language & Structure, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design
1970 Art in the Mind, Oberlin College
Words, Dwan Gallery, NYC (curator: Sol LeWitt)
557, 087, Seattle Museum of Art (curator: Lucy Lippard)
1969 957,087, Vancouver Art Gallery (curator: Lucy Lippard)
Co-coordinator and participant:
1970 World Works, NYC
The Fashion Show Poetry Events I & II, Center for Inter-American
Relations and St.Mark's Church, NYC ( by Eduardo Costa,
Perreault, with fashions by themselves and James Lee Byars,
Alex Katz, Les Levine, Marisol, Claes Oldenburg, Jim Rosenquist, Andy
Warhol and others
1969 Street Works (I - VI), various locations in NYC and the Architectural
of New York
Solo Performances (selected)
2008 Block-Long Dinner Party Circumambulation
K.K. Projects, New
2008 Critical Mass Redux, The Laboratory
for Art and Ideas,
1971 Whitney Museum
of Art; Loeb Center, N.Y.U.
1970 Wadsworth Atheneum,
Hartford; 96th Street YMHA...
Arts Festival, Ann Arbor; Hunter College...
The Architectural League of N.Y.; New York University...
St. Mark's Church, NYC.
Part II: Poetry and Fiction
Solus, Art and Literature, Paris Review, C Magazine, Lines, Nomad,
Sun & Moon, etc. (See special John Perreault issue of Serif for complete listing
of magazine publication and poetry
Selections from Motets and Stolen Rhymes, Milk Magazine (milkmag.org) fall
Death and Other Tales, Sun & Moon Press, Los Angeles, 1989.
Harry, Coach House Press, Toronto. 1974.
Kulchur Press, New York. 1969.
Press, Cambridge, Mass.(With an introduction by
Dylan Thomas Prize, New School, 1962
National Endowment for the Arts, 1967
Penny McCall Foundation Award (for "invaluable contriution to the art world"). 2002.
Part III: Art Criticism, Curatorial, Teaching and Administrative
- present Regular on-line art column: www:artsjournal.com/artopia
1999- 2003 Contributing Editor, N.Y. Arts Magazine
Trustee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation
1996- 2002 Editor, GLASS, The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly
1995- 1997 Regular Contributor, REVIEW
1995- 2002 Executive Director, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn
Director and curator, Robert Lehman Gallery, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn
Critic-in-Residence, Glass and Theory Departments, School of
Art, University of Australia, Canberra
Director, UrbanGlass, Brooklyn
1990-93 Senior Curator, The American
1988-90 Art critic specializing in contemporary art, design and crafts; lecturer.
Regular contributor The Village Voice.
Director and Curator, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, N.Y., N.Y.
1983-1984 Chief Curator,
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, N.Y.
Senior Art Critic, Soho News, NYC
Professor of Art Criticism and Contemporary Art, SUNY
President, The American Section, International Association of
Art Criticism Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts
Distinguished Professor of Art Criticism, U. of Arizona .
Professor of Art Criticism and Contemporary Art, University of
California, San Diego.
1966-1974 Chief Art Critic, The Village Voice, NYC.
U.S. Commissioner of the Tokyo Biennale of Figurative Art.
Art Criticism Fellowship, National Endowment.
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Articles on contemporary art, crafts, and design:
News, Arts, Art International, Artscanada, Art and Artist. New York, Vogue,
Art in America, Artforum, Portfolio, Du, Art Criticism, The Village Voice, American Craft,
American Ceramics, Glass Magazine, Sculpture Magazine, Review, New York Arts.
Selected Catalogue essays:
Patterning Painting, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
Directions in Realism, Danforth Museum
Wiley Territory, Walker Art Center
Art, Queens Museum
Decoration, Venice Biennale
Streamline Design, Queens Museum
Floored, C.W.Post College
Audrey Fleck, Louis Meisel Gallery
Adornments, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery
Fiber R/Evolution, Milwaukee Art Museum
Ann Sperry: A Survey, Snug Harbor
Major Works, Snug Harbor
The New Furniture, American Craft
More Than One, American Craft Museum
Minimal Art, E.P. Dutton, 1968
Idea Art, E.P. Dutton, 1973
of Contemporary Art, Prentice-Hall, 1985
Objects and Meanings,
The Art Quilt (Preface), Quilt Digest Press,
Richard Estes by Louis Meisel with an Essay by John
Perreault, Abrams, 1986
The Drawings and Watercolors of Philip Pearlstein, Abrams.
Curator of the following
1995-02 Over 25 exhibitions of contemporary glass art at the Robert
Lehman Gallery of UrbanGlass; solos, theme shows and three biennial
1992 American Ceramics of the Arts and Crafts
Project, American Craft Museum
1991 More Than One, American Craft Museum
1990 The New Furniture, American Craft Museum
1987 Ana Mendieta, New Museum (co-curated
with Petra Barreras del Rio
1985-88 75 exhibitions
at Snug Harbor.
Streamline Design, Queens Museum
Floored (Lynda Benglis, Lila Katzen, Harmony Hammond, Tina
Hillwood Art Gallery , C. W. Post College
Fordham Sculpture Garden (Co-curated with Vivienne Wechter).
Usable Art (Joyce Kozloff, Scott Burton, etc). SUNY Plattsburg,
Queens Museum, Danforth Museum
1977 Pattern Painting, P.S. 1
1974 American Section, First Tokyo
Biennale of Figurative Art
The Male Nude, School of Visual Art, Art Gallery, N.Y.C.
Co-organizer of The Fashion Show Poetry Event (Warhol, Oldenburg,
Marisol, Rosenquist, etc.)
Center for Intern-American Relations.