Curatorial Projects

“Tethered to My World, Contemporary Figure Painting: Location, Chicago”
The Art Center in Highland Park, IL
September 3–October 1, 2010

“Pasted On”
Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, co-curated with Carl Hammer
January 2–31, 2002

“It Looks Easy: A Cross Section of Painting in Chicago”
Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois/Chicago, co-curated with Phyllis Bramson,
Julia Fish, Susan Senseman
August 30–October 2, 1999

“…And Everything Nice”
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, co-curated with Phyllis Bramson and Scott Snyder/curator
February 12–May 2, 1999

“More Then Real”
Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois/Chicago
January 1–February 2, 1995



Warren, Lynne, “Welcome to the Pleasure Dome,” Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, Survey exhibition “Under the Pleasure Dome,” June 4–Aug. 27. 2016, pp. 3–4

Yood, James, “Phyllis Bramson and That Neo-Rococo,” Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, Survey exhibition “Under the Pleasure Dome,” June 4–Aug. 27, 2016, pp 1–2

Yood, James, “The Return of the Rococo,” H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, Sept. 10–Nov. 2, 2013, pp.8–11

Orendorff, Danny, “In Praise of Folly: A Retrospective, 1989–2016,” Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, pp 2–3

Printworks, Chicago, IL “Cover Sories: The Art of the Book Jacket,” Dec. 3, 2010–Feb. 12, 2011

Warren, Lynne, “I Tremble for you,” Laura Moseros Gallery/ A Branch of the University of West Virginia Museum, Morgantown, WV, Sept. 3–Oct. 8, 2009, pp 5–9.

Wainwright, Lisa, “Ah…Decadence!,” The Sullivan Galleries, The School of The Art Institute, Chicago, IL, Aug 23–Sept. 27, 2008, p 20.

Pepe, Joy, “Pretty Things: confronting sensuousness”, Artspace, New Haven, CN, May 15–Aug. 9, 2008, pp. 7.

McCintic, Miranda, “What F Word” (catalog), Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY, Feb 15–March 17, 2007.

Printworks, Chicago, IL, “The Art of the Book Plate,” Dec. 2–Feb. 4, 2006

Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, “When the Body Speaks It’s Mind,” Sept. 10–Oct. 31, 2004

School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University-Bloomington. Silverman, Larry, “Floating Worlds: The Art of Phyllis Bramson: A Thousand Secret and Scattered Yearnings,” 2002.

School of Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University-Bloomington, Feb. 8–Mar. 9, 2002, pp. 6, 7.

Silverman, Larry, “Floating Worlds: The Art of Phyllis Bramson: A Thousand Secret and Scattered Yearnings,” SoFa Gallery, Indiana University/Bloomington, Feb 8–Mar. 9, 2002, pp. 6–7

Rea, Tom, “Flexible Valance: A Thousand Secret and Scattered Yearnings,” SoFa Gallery, Indiana University/Bloomington, Feb. 8–Mar. 9, 2002, pp. 8–11.

Robert Shroeder, “Phyllis Bramson: A Thousand Secret and Scattered Yearnings,” Dialogue Magazine, Nov/Dec 2001, pp.21–22.

The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “Out of Line/Drawings by Illinois Artists,” organized by The Department of Cultural Affairs and Union League Club of Chicago, April 29–August 20, 2000, pp 7, 24.

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The Exquisite Corpse,” January 2–February 5, 2000, p. 18.

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, “2000 Biennial,” pp 24, 25.

The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL, “American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities,” pp 8, 18.

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, Art on Paper, “The Exquisite Corpse,” Kristen Brooke Schleifer, May–June 2000.

Fort Wayne Museum, Fort Wayne, IN, “Biennial 2000,” James Yood, June 3–August 20, 2000.

The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “Out of Line/Drawings by Illinois Artists,” organized by the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Union League Club of Chicago, April 29–August 20, 2000: 7, 8, 24.

Parkland College, Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, IL, “Drawing Invitational,” November 4–December 11, 1998: 2, curated by John Ekstrom.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, “Art in Chicago: 1945–1995,” November 14, 1996–March 23, 1997: 233, 244.

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “Women and Chicago Imagism,” October 25, 1996–January 5, 1997: 3,12, curated by Scott H. Snyder.

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Work, Salem, SC, “Woman’s Work/Examining the Feminine in Women’s Work,” July 19–Sept. 3, 1997: p. 7.

Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, “Second Sight: Printmaking in Chicago 1935–1995,” September 27–December 8, 1996: 17, 18.

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, “Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection,” p. 14, 1996

CU Art Galleries, University of Colorado at Boulder, “Working Proof—20 Years of Prints from Shark’s Ink,” p. 7, 1996.

Kirshner, Judith Russi. “Phyllis Bramson, 43rd Exhibition of Contemporary Painting,” The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., October 30, 1993–January 4, 1994: 44, 45, curated by Terrie Sultan.

Sultan, Terrie. Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC, “43rd Biennial of Contemporary American Painting,” October 30, 1994–January 4, 1994: 2S.

Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC. “Already Buddha,” September–October, 1993: 10, curated by Thomas Styron, n.a.

Yood, James. “From America’s Studio, Betty Rymer Gallery,” The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, May 1–June 10, 1992: 15.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. “Beyond Realism: Image and Enigma,” June 14–September 7, 1992: 8, curated by Paul Binai, n.a

Shure, Terri. “Locations of Desire,” State of Illinois Museum, July 29–October 7, 1990: 17.

Yood, James. “Locations of Desire,” State of Illinois Museum, July 24–October 7, 1990: 9–11

“Spirited Visions: Portraits of Chicago Artists,” University of Illinois/Urbana Press.

Klekner, Len. “The Developing Image: Continuity and Change in a Chicago Artistic Tradition,” The Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, April 8–May 13, 1988: 5–11.

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL. “The Big Pitcher: 20 Years of the Abstracted in Chicago Art,” January 9–February 19: 7, 12, curated by Devon Golden, n.a.

Adrian, Dennis. “Phyllis Bramson,” 1973–1986, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Mayer, Charles. “Intimate/Intimate,” Turmand Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, March 22–April, 1986: 1–5, 14–15.

Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY. “The Doll Show/Artists Dolls and Figurines,” December 11, 1985–January 9, 1986: 18, curated by Carol Becker Davis, n.a.

Lake View Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL. “Partners in Purchase—Selected Works, 1976–1986,” curated by William G. Landwehr, n.a.

Guenther, Bruce.  “States of War/New European and American Painting,” Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA,
April 18–June 23, 1985: 10, 28–29.

Jacobs, Mary Jane. “Phyllis Bramson,” Gallery at the Plaza, Security National Bank, Los Angeles, CA, “Self Portraits by Women Artists,” January 26–April 27, 1985: 14–15, 36.

King, Elaine. “Phyllis Bramson: Enigmatic Tableaux,” Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, “Phyllis Bramson: Paintings and Drawings 1982–1984,” January 6–31, 1985: 8–11.

Lake View Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL. “20th Bradley National Print and Drawing Exhibition,” February 16–March 17, 1985: 8–9 curated by Leslie Luebbers, n.a.

Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL. “Artemisia 10 Years/1972–1983,” June 1984: 26, curated by Joanna Frueh, n.a.

Adrian, Dennis.  "Phyllis Bramson, Chicago/Some Other Traditions,” The Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, October 2–November 25, 1983: 12–15.

Evans, Robert. Untitled, Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, “34th Illinois Invitational,” 1983.

Penns Landing Museum, Philadelphia, PA. “National Exhibition of Prints and Photographs by Women,” 
February 17–March 27, 1983: 21, curated by Ofelia Garcia, n.a.

Madison Art Center and The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. “New American Graphics 2,” March 13–April 25, 1982: 24, curated by Warrington Colescott, n.a.

Ratcliff, Carter. “Phyllis Bramson,” Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY, “Narrative Painting,” April 4–May 2, 1981: 3, 7, 8.

Robertson, Joan. “Phyllis Bramson,” Kemper Insurance Co., Kemper Art Collection, Long Grove, IL

Adney, Carol. “Chicago Alternative”, 1980, Herron Gallery, Indianapolis, IN. Frueh, Joanna. “Touch Me”

Frueh, Joanna. “Touch Me,” N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL, February 1–23, 1980: 15.

Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH. “Chicago/Chicago,” October 3–November 9, 1980: 6, curated by Pauline Saliga, n.a.

ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL. “Narrative Imagery,” February 4–March 4, 1979: 12–13, curated by Judith Raphael, n.a.

Saliga, Pauline. “Phyllis Bramson,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, “Color in Sticks,” June 5–August, 1979.

Logan, Susan. “Phyllis Bramson,” The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, “In a Pictorial Framework,” August 28–September 15, 1979: 32–49.

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, “In a Pictorial  Framework,” August 28–September 15, 1979: 32–49.

Visual Arts Gallery, Illinois State University, Normal, IL. Illinois Artists 78, “A Drawing Invitational,” 1978: 6–7, curated by Thomas Traperzer, n.a.

Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts. “The Object as Poet,” December 19, 1976–June 26, 1977, curated by Rose Silka, n.a.


Reviews and Articles

Yood, James, “2016 TOP TENS – Favorite exhibitions throughout the year,” art ltd. Magazine, January/February 2017, p. 59

Bova, Bianva, “Best of 2016: A Few Final Thoughts on Music and Art,” Third Coast Review (website online)

Medina, Ben, “Silly, Difficult, and Not Easily Ignored: an Interview with Phyllis Bramson,” Method Magazine, November 7, 2016

ArtDaily Newsletter Magazine Online, October 12, 2016, “Depictions of Phyllis Bramson’s poetic internal world on view at Littlejohn Contemporary”

Cardoza, Kerry, et al, “Art 50 2016: Chicago’s Artists’ Artists,” New City, September 17, 2016

Dluzen, Robin, “In Peak Form,” art ltd. Magazine, Sept/Oct 2016, pp 65–70

Miller, Chris, “Painting the Yearning of the Heart: A Review of Phyllis Bramson at the Cultural Center,” New City, August 1, 2016

Waxman, Lori, “Say Yes: Phyllis Abounds at the Chicago Cultural Center,” Chicago Tribune, July 27, 2016

Groenfeldt, Tom, Review of “Studio Life,” Chicago Life. (Winter 2014), pp 45, 46

Landi, Ann, “The Art that Made Artists Artists,” ARTnews, May 2014

ArtDaily, Sept. 5, 2013, “small personal dilemmas” at Littlejohn Contemporary (online daily newsletter)

Yood, James,  The Chicago Attitude, Art ldt., Sept/Oct 2013

Robin, Dluzan, ArtSlant, April 26, 2013, “Phyllis Bramson at Zolla/Lieberman, Chicago, Illinois” (online newsletter Review)

Peter Plagens, “Beauty and Style on the Outside, Charm Within,” The Wall Street Journal (September 14, 2013): A22

Nance, Kevin, "Considering the Chicago Artist," Chicago Gallery News, (Sept.–Dec. 2011), pp 18, 19

Baren, Jessica, “Return of the Outlaw (Printmakers),” River Front Times, April 26, 2011

Dluzen, Robin, “40 Over 40: The Heavy Hitters,” Chicago Art Magazine (online), March 11, 2011

Pearson, Laura, “Art Review: ‘Then is Now’ ,” TimeOut Chicago, Issue 267: April 8–14, 2010

Walker, Hamsa, Introduction to “1000 Words, Peter Saul,” ARTFORUM, Summer 2009

Ayers, Robert, “Editors Pick: Seven shows to start the New York Season,” Art Info On Line News, (Sept 11, 2008): 301

Furnari, Rachel, “Eye Exam” New City/Art, Chicago, IL, (Sept 9, 2008)

Kobasa, Stephan Vincent, “Pretty Things,” New Haven Advocate, New Haven, CN, (June 5, 2008)

Gay, Melcom, “Love, Kisses, Tears (and heartache),” River Front Times, St. Louis, MO, (May 5,2008)

Bonetti, David, “Best Bets, Phyllis Bramson: Love, Kisses, Tears (And Heartache),” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, (April 1,2008) M 1

Hawkins, Margaret, “Ten Top Personal Favorite Shows In 2006,” Chicago Sun-Times, (December 29, 2006): weekend n 17

Berger, Philip, “Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer Gallery,” Time Out Chicago, (Nov.30–Dec. 6, 2006): 67

Klein, Paul, “Art Letter on line: the work of Phyllis Bramson,” (November 3, 2006)

Artner, Alan, “Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer Gallery,” Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, (November 10, 2006): sec. 7, 25

Pearl, Sarah, “Phyllis Bramson: Portrait of an artist,” New City, Chicago, IL., (November 16, 2006) 20

Elchanberger, Bill, “From the library of…,” Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio, Visual Arts, (September 17, 2006): 114

Hawkins, Margaret, “2006: The Year Ahead”/All About Women” at Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago Sun Times, (January 6,2006), Weekend: 15

Cash, Stephanie and David Ebony, “Front Page: SCOPE, DIVA and Art Rock,” Art in America (May 2005): 55

Shore, Kara, “UNI Gallery presents “Body Trouble = The Facts of Life,” The Northern Iowan, (October 5, 2004): 1

Margolin, Elizabeth, “BMoCA Shows Push Artistic Boundaries,” The Daily Camera, Boulder, C0 (October 10, 2004), Lifestyles

Brooke Schleifer, Kristen, “Block Party,” ART on Paper, (March/April, 2003): 15.

Hawkins, Margaret, “The Best of 2003,” (listing of top 10 exhibitions), Chicago Sun-Times (December 28): 6, 13D.

Hawkins, Margaret, “The Surreal World,” Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer, Chicago Sun-Times (October 24, 2003); 54.

MouthtoMouth, volume 1/ number / Spring 2003 (Farstad and Schleifer), “WordforWord,” pp. 15–21

Brooke Schliefer, Kristen, “Gallery Walk/Chicago: Phyllis Bramson at Ispace”, ART on Paper, (Sept/October 2002); 107

Margaret Hawkins, “The real thing: sex becomes art and it’s luscious, too”, Chicago Sun Times, (August 18, 2002); 3D.

“Phyllis Bramson/ (and the) Project Room at Littlejohn,” The New Yorker, (June 16, 2002): 18

Smith, Roberta, “Artist to Artist: A Decade of the Space Program,” New York Times (May 24, 2002): 7

Hawkins, Margaret, “Galleries At A Glance,” Chicago Sun Times (May 17, 2002)

Hawkins, Margaret, “Pasted On At Carl Hammer Gallery,” Chicago Sun Times (January 2, 2002).

Hawkins, Margaret “Another opening, another show: Galleries and artists ready for new season,” Chicago Sun Times (September 7, 2001): 26, 27.

“Recommend / Phyllis Bramson at Fort Wayne Museum,” New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL (November/December 2001): 2.

Penhollow, Steve, “Chicago Artist Strives for Disagreeable Beauty,” review for Fort Wayne Museum Exhibition, The Journal Gazette (November 23, 2001): 10, 11.

Purcell, Gregory, “Self-portraits 2000 at Printworks Gallery,” New Art Examiner, (May 2001); 92.

Sorkin, Jenni, “Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer, Chicago,” Frieze (November/December 2000): 110–111.

Galleries Uptown (at Littlejohn Contemporary), “Phyllis Bramson,” The New Yorker (November 6, 2000): 19.

Drake, Jeanette Wening, “2000 Biennial,” Dialogue Magazine (September/October 2000), 43, 44.

Schleifer, Kristen Brooke, “The Exquisite Corpse,” Printworks Gallery Chicago, Print Magazine (May/June 2000).

Brunetti, John, “Phyllis Bramson,” New Art Examiner (June 2000): 35–36.

Berlind, Robert, “Phyllis Bramson at Littlejohn Contemporary,” Art In America (December 2000): 95–96.

Artner, Alan, “It’s taken 15 years, but exhibition is top drawer,” Chicago Tribune, Tempo, Section 5 (May 4, 2000) 2.

Camper, Fred, “Picturing Ecstasy,” Chicago Reader, Section 1 (April 14, 2000): 40.

Hawkins, Margaret, “Sweet Seductions: Bramson creates inviting delirium,” Chicago Sun Times (April 7, 2000), 26.

O’Neal, Denise L., “Keepers/Out & About,” Chicago Sun-Times (March 30, 2000): 50

Holg, Garret. “Art of the City / The Imagists and Beyond,” Chicago Sun-Times (March 22, 1998): 1, 14, Showcase Section.

Hawkins, Margaret, “Phyllis Bramson: Concupiscence,” Chicago Sun-Times (May 1, 1998): 56.

Williams, Kevin M. “Alternative Realities/Pioneering Galleries Celebrating 25 Years: Some Alumni,” Chicago Sun-Times (September 28, 1998): 33.

Hixson, Kathryn. “Feminine Wiles,” New Art Examiner (February 1997): 21–24, 56.

Kind. Joshua. “Women and Chicago Imagism,” New Art Examiner (February 1997): 54–55.

Hawkins, Margaret. “Imagism Exhibition Defies Labeling,” Chicago Sun-Times (February 14, 1997): 16N.

Artner, Alan. “Bramson’s Work Fails to Come Together,” Chicago Tribune (March 6, 1997): 2, Tempo Section.

Twardy, Chuck. “Daughters of the Revolution,” The News and Observer, Winston-Salem, SC (July 27, 1997): 3G–4G.

Patterson, Tom. “CATCHY: Humor, satire abound in show at SECCA,” Winston-Salem Journal (September 7, 1997): E3.

Coby, Joy Hakanson. “Women Use Industrial Materials to Fabricate Whimsical Works,” The Detroit News, Detroit, MI (September 19, 1996) 51.

Provenzano, Frank. “One Artist Mellows A Bit; Another Makes Us Think,” Detroit Free Press (October 13, 1996): 4E.

Artner, Alan. “Bramson: Too Much Confusion,” Chicago Tribune (October 17, 1996): 2. Section 5.

Camper, Fred. “Phyllis Bramson Gives Pieces A Chance,” Chicago Reader (October 18, 1996): 59, Section 1.

Wiens, Ann. “Phyllis Bramson at Phyllis Kind Gallery,” New City (October 24, 1996): 31.

Leber, Co. “Women and Chicago Imagism,” Rockford Register Star (November 1, 1996): 11.

Hixson, Kathryn. “Phyllis Bramson/Phyllis Kind Gallery,” New Art Examiner (December 1996): 32–33.

Glatt, Cora. “Cultural Collaboration Makes Exciting Art,” The Herald, Chicago (July 5, 1995): 9.

Edelman, Robert. “The Figure Returns,” Art in America (March 1994): 39–43.

Hawkins, Margaret. “Random Musings on Sex, Other Courtship Rituals,” Chicago Sun-Times (September 30, 1994): 19, 21.

McWilliams, Martha. “Phyllis Bramson: Transgressions,” Washington City Paper (November 26, 1993): 42.

Hawkins, Margaret. “Artist’s work depicts the battle between the sexes,” Chicago Sun Times (February 21, 1992): 50.

McCracken, David. “Phyllis Bramson at Dart Gallery,” Chicago Tribune (February 21, 1992): 78, Section 7.

Yood, James. “Phyllis Bramson at Dart Gallery,” Art Forum (May 1992): 122.

Condon, Elizabeth. “Phyllis Bramson at Dart Gallery,” New Art Examiner (May 1992): 30.

Donato, Deborah. “Phyllis Bramson/Vicissitude at Dart Gallery,” Dialogue Magazine (May/June 1992): 19.

Bas, Ruth. “Phyllis Bramson,” Art News, (May 1991): 150.

Forester, Abigail. “Exposures: Photographer Fuses Artists and Their Inner Worlds,” Chicago Tribune (May 27, 1990).

McCracken, David. “Complementary Colors: 3 Artists with Similar Themes Shown Together,” Chicago Tribune
(June 7, 1990).

Hanson, Joyce. “Dreams of Flying,” New City (July 17, 1990): 16, 17.

Hanson, Henry. “Bramson Paints Pantomimes of Erotic Desire,” Chicago Magazine (August 1990): 22.

Porges, Timothy. “Chicago Review,” Contemporanea (October 1990): 31.

Hoffman, Gabriele. “Von Isolation und Geschlechterkamf,” Stuttgart-Zeitung, Stuttgart, Germany (March 3, 1989).

McCracken, David. “3 Artists Cast a Critical View at Exhibition,” Chicago Tribune (February 12, 1988): 54 Section 7.

Carroll, Patty. “Portraits of the Artists," Chicago Magazine 37, No.11 (November 1988): 165.

Yood, James. “Midwestern Art," Art and Antiques (November 1988): 50–53.

Frueh, Joanna. “Recent Oils Show Phyllis Bramson at Technical and Emotional Park,” St. Louis Post Dispatch
(July 26, 1987): 4-C.

Plotrowski, Christa. “Chicago er Kontraste. Itatani, Bramson, und Klement in Amerika-Haus der

Tragessplegie/Femilleton,” Berlin, Germany (December 23, 1987).

Artner, Alan. “Review Unflattering Forum for Bramson,” Chicago Tribune (April 18, 1986): 49, Section 7.

Frueh, Joanna. “Phyllis Bramson at the Renaissance Society,” Art in America (September, 1986).

Glatt, Cara. “Dramatic Colors Animate Bramson’s,” The Herald, Chicago, (March 19, 1986). Art Centers

Chicago Exhibit A Big Draw,” The Herald, Chicago, (October 15, 1986): 28.

Raynor, Vivian. “Phyllis Bramson,” New York Times (May 23, 1986).

Taylor, Sue. “Bramson’s Subjects Tred in a Tangle of Relationships,” Chicago Sun-Times (April 3, 1986): 64.

Leonhart, Mark Michael. “Phyllis Bramson,” New Art Examiner (June 1986).

Westerbeck, Cody. “Phyllis Bramson,” Art Forum (Summer 1986): 131.

Golden, Devon. “Locations of Desire,” Dialogue Magazine (October 1986).

Pincus, Robert L. “Putting themselves into the real picture,” Los Angeles Times, Part V (February 2, 1985): 3.

Welzenbach, Michael. “Brody shows art of three cities,” Washington Times (December 12, 1985): 38.

Larson, Kay. “Primal Dreams,” New York Magazine (March 26, 1984): 26.

Hanson, Henry. “Art in Chicago,” Chicago Magazine (May 1984): 120, 174.

Lyon, Christopher. “MCA Show Strains to Support Artists vs. Establishment Thesis,” Chicago Sun-Times (July 1, 1984): 19.

Lyon, Christopher “10 Years of Growth, Women’s Art a Major Force,” Chicago Sun-Times (July 6, 1984): 43.

Adrian, Dennis. “Drawing in Chicago, The Second Wave,” Drawing 4 (January/February 1983): 105–109.

Dudar, Helen. “French Revolutionary: How Modern Art Came to Toulon’s Art Museum," Connoisseur

Glatt, Cara. “Show Fans Old Center Spirit,” Hyde Park Herald (October 12, 1983): 17. 213 (May/August 1983): 26.

Moufarrege, Nicolas A. “Intoxication,” Arts Magazine 57 (April 1983): 72–75.

Lyon, Christopher. “Hyde Park Show Fuels Interest in Figurative Art,” Chicago Sun-Times (February 4, 1982).

Russell, John. “Phyllis Bramson at Monique Knowlton,” New York Times (March 12, 1982).

Peters, Lisa Nichol. “Phyllis Bramson,” Arts Magazine 56 (April 1982): 9.

Butera, Virginia F. “Phyllis Bramson,” Arts Magazine 56:9 (May 1982): 32.

Rickey, Carrie. “Put the Blame on Boys, Mame,” Village Voice (November 2, 1982).

Larson, Kay. “Phyllis Bramson,” Village Voice (April 15, 1981).

Tully, Judd. “Manhattan Art Dealers Raid Chicago,” New Art Examiner 8 (May 1981): 1.

Gerrit, Henry. “Phyllis Bramson,” Art News (September 1981): 196, 199.

Frueh, Joanna. “Phyllis Bramson at Monique Knowlton and The New Museum,” Art in America 68 (January 1980): 112–113.

Frueh, Joanna. “Crucibles of Beauty-Occult Symbolism of Seven Chicago Women,” New Art Examiner 8
(November 1980): 4-S.

Frueh, Joanna. “Sexuality in Art,” New Art Examiner 6 (Summer 1979): 1.

Frueh, Joanna. “The Personal Imperative—Post Imagist Art in Chicago,” New Art Examiner 6 (October 1978): 4–S

Schulze, Franze. “Elsewhere at the MCA,” Chicago Sun-Times. (July 8,1979): 7.

Zimmer, William. “New Wavering,” Soho Weekly News, (September 15, 1979).

Larson, Kay. “Imperialism with a Grain of Salt,” Village Voice, (September 17, 1979).

Morrison, C. L. “Phyllis Bramson at Marianne Deson Gallery,” Art Forum 16 (April 1978): 72–73.

Rickey, Carrie, “Chicago,” Art in America 66 (July/August 1978): 46–56.

Bouras, Harry. “Phyllis Bramson at Artemisia,” WFMT Radio, Critic’s Choice (June 13, 1976).

Naisse, A. “Phyllis Bramson at Monique Knowlton,” Craft Horizons Magazine (1976).

Artner, Alan. “Phyllis Bramson at Artemisia,” Chicago Tribune, Tempo (May 23, 1975): 10.


Book and Publications

Mission At Tenth, Volume 5, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA pp 1, 101–105

Studio Life: Rituals, Collections, Tools and Observations on the Artistic Process, Sarah Trigg, (Princeton Architectual Press) 2013, p.23

Picturing the Modern Amazon, New Museum Books (Rizzoli, New York, NY), p. 3.

Painting as a Language, Robertson & McDaniel (Harcourt Brace, New York, NY) pp. 236–237.

Exposures/Women and their Art, Arlene Raven, Betty Ann Brown, Kenna Love (New Sage Press, Pasadena, CA)

Lines of Vision: Drawings by Contemporary Women (Hudson Hill Press)

Spirited Visions: Portraits of Chicago Artists, Patty Caroll (University of Illinois/Urbana Press).

43 Biennial Exhibit of Contemporary Art, (Corcoran Museum, Washington DC. 1993), pp 25, 44–45

An Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century North American Women Artists (Garland Publishing, New York and London).

Who’s Who in American Art, R. R. Bowker, 19th Edition, 1990–91.

Living with Art, Rita Gilbert (McGraw Hill). New American Painting (The Open Studios Press)

New American Painting (The Open Studios Press)

Art in Chicago, 1945–1995, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 1995, p. 233

The Essential New Art Examiner, Edited by Griffith, Born and Koplos (NIU Press) Cover Image