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Education

Yale University, Yale/ Norfolk Art Scholarship (Summer)

BFA in Drawing and Painting, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, Awarded high Honors

MA in Painting, University of Wisconsin, WI, Vilas Fellowship

MFA, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Teaching

Advising drawing and painting MFA students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Professor of Studio Arts, Department of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Chicago

Professor Emerita of Studio Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago

Selected Grants and Awards

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grand/Crafts

Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant

Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Grant

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant/Painting

Illinois Arts Council Fellowship Grant

Senior Fulbright Scholar—Australia

John Simon Guggenheim Grant

Marie Walsh Sharpe, New York City Studio Grant

Senior National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant/Printmaking

Vermont Studio Center Residency/Grant

The Rockerfeller Foundation Residency/Grant (Bellagio, Italy)

Illinois Project Completion Grant

Institute for the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, Grants-in-Aid Award

Institute for the Humanities, University of Illinois at Chicago, Travel Grant

Artadia Jury Award: The Fund for Art and Dialogue

Anonymous Was A Woman Award

Distinguished Alumni Award, The School of Art Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Distinguished Artist Award, Union League Club of Chicago

Artist-in-residence at Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Women’s Caucus for Art Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

Selected as one of NewCity magazine’s “Art 50”—the leaders of Chicago’s visual culture of 2016

Awarded a solo exhibition at Expo Chicago 2016 by Artadia

Selected One and Two Person Exhibitions

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Gallerie Farideh Cadot, Paris, France

Marilyn Butler Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Carnegie-Mellon University, Hewlett Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

University of Arizona, Joseph Gross Gallery, Tucson, AZ

The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, IL (mid-career survey)

Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY (1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1984)

Brody's Gallery, Washington, DC

Merwin Gallery, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL

Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL, “Phyllis Bramson, 1973–1986”

Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

Lake View Museum of Art and Sciences, Peoria, IL

G. W. Einstein Gallery, New York, NY

Douglass Library Gallery, Douglass College/Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Dart Gallery, Chicago (1980, 1983, 1985, 1988)

Printworks, Chicago, IL

Brody’s Gallery, Washington, DC

Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL

Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL

Koehnline Visual Arts Center, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL

Printworks, Chicago, IL (1992)

The Rockefeller Center Studio Arte, Bellagio, Italy

The Chicago Cultural Center

Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL

Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY

Fort Wayne Museum, Fort Wayne, IN, “Focus Series: Phyllis Bramson”

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN University Gallery, “A Thousand Scattered Secret Yearnings”

Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY, “A Thousand Secret and Scattered Yearnings”

I-Space, Chicago Gallery of The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, “A Thousand Secrets and Scattered Yearnings"

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago IL, “Seasonal Pleasures Provided By The Comfort of Women”

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Prints Behaving Badly”

Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY, “Seasonal Pleasures Provided By The Comfort of Women”

Boulder Art Museum, Bolder, CO, “When the Body Speaks its Mind”

Gallery of Art, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA “Body Trouble = The Facts of Life”

Claire Oliver Fine Art, New York, NY, Selections from “When the Body Speaks its Mind”

Scope New York, New York City, NY, “Kitsch-Ching”

Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY, “The Pleasuring Gardens”

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The So Called Progress of Love, Even After”

Grover/ Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA, “A Blink, A Glance and a Stare, Oh My”

Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO, “Love, Kisses, Tears…Heartache”

Claire Oliver Gallery, New York, NY, “Kerfuffles”

Laura Mesaros Galleries, a branch of the West Virginia University Museum, Morgantown WV

Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, Two-person exhibition with Phyllis Bramson and Judith Geichman

Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO,  “Wonderland, a Bright and Guilty Place”

John A. Day Gallery, University of South Dakota, “The Provocateurs,” paintings by Phyllis Bramson and Adam Scott

The Chicago Union League Club, Chicago, IL, “Phyllis Bramson: Distinguished Artist 2012 Exhibition"

Zolla/Lieberman, Chicago, IL, “Dalliances of a Romantic Nature”

Zolla/Lieberman, Chicago, IL, “Love and Affection in a Troubled World”

Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY, “Small Personal Dilemmas”

Northeastern Illinois University, NEIU Gallery, Chicago, IL, “My World…and everywhere it takes me”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “Phyllis Bramson: A Thirty Year Retrospective”

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “Under The Pleasure Dome: A Survey”

Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY, “My World and Everywhere It Takes Me”

Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, “Artadia at Expo Chicago 2016,” A solo booth

Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN, “Phyllis Bramson: A Thirty Year Retrospective”

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Opulent Flim-Flam”

Selected Group Exhibitions

The Renwick Gallery, The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC, “Objects as Poet”

Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Chicago Self Portrait”

Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, SITES/Traveling Paper makers Show

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, “Colors in Sticks”

The New Museum, New York, NY, Installation Drawings

Herron Gallery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, “Chicago Alternative”

Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH, “Chicago/Chicago”

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “Chicago & vicinity Exhibition,” Awarded the Pauline Palmer Prize

Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, “Interiors”

University Galleries, University of Southern Florida, Tampa, FL, “Phyllis Bramson and Galen Hansen”

NAME Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Touch Me”

Gallerie Farideh Cadot, Paris, France, “Chicago”

Art Institute of Chicago, IL, “Prints & Multiples,” Traveled: National Academy of Design, NY, & National Museum of Art, DC

Lochhaven Art Center, Orlando, FL, “Collector’s Choice”

Gallerie de l’art, Geneva, Switzerland, “Conteporain”

Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, IL, “Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection”

Musee De Toulon, Toulon, France, “New Acquisitions”

Penn’s Landing Museum, Philadelphia, PA, “Prints by Women”

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “The Big Picture/20 Years of Abstraction in Chicago”

Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, “Chicago/Some Other Traditions,” curated by Dennis Adrian

University of California/San Diego, Manville Gallery, LaJolla, CA, “Chicago Scene”

Dowd Fine Arts Center, State University of New York, Cortland, “The Figurative Mode: Recent Drawings From New York"

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “18th Exhibition of Chicago & Vicinity,” Awarded the Compana Prize for Excellence

Ohio University, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH, “Chicago Cross-Section”

Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “The Finals in Painting and Sculpture”

Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The Head Show”

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, “States of War”

Lakeside Museum of Art and Science, Peoria, IL, “20th Bradley National Print & Drawing Exhibition,” Purchase award

Brody’s Gallery, Washington, DC, “Drawings as Contemporary ICON,” three-person show

Fiona Whitney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Highwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY, “The Doll Show: Artists Dolls and Figurines”

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Landfall Press, “Prints from the Permanent Collection”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “Fetish Obsessive Expressions”

Visual Art Center of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, “Symbols and Narratives,” National Print Invitational

Indiana State University, Turman Gallery, Terre Haute, IN, “Intimate/Intimate”

Kansas City Art Institute, Charlotte Crosby Kemper Gallery, Kansas City, MO, “Personal Metaphors”

Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York, NY

University of Texas, Fox Fine Arts Center, El Paso, TX, “Prints”

Walter Bischoff Gallery Grunwald, Munchen, Germany, “Drawings,” three-person show

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, “Chicago Figuration”

Carlo LaMagna Gallery, New York, “Sagas”

Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, “Continuity & Change in a Chicago Artistic Tradition” 

Hilwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Brookville, NY, “Contemporary Women Drawers”

Blum Helman Warehouse Gallery, New York, NY, “Lines of Vision: Drawings by Contemporary Women”

Lake View Museum of Arts & Sciences, Peoria, IL, “Partner in Purchase—Selected Works, 1976–1986”

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, “Line of Vision”

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, “Locations of Desire,” three-person show

Landfall Press Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Chicago Painters in Print”

Brody’s Gallery, Washington, DC, three-person exhibition

Walker Bischoff Galeries, Stuttgardt, Germany, “Artists from the USA”

Museo d'arte MACC, Caracas, Venezuela, “Lineas de Vision; Dibujos de clen myeres artistas”

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, “Art on Paper 1990”

Smart Museum, University of Chicago, “Cross Currents”

Museum of Contemporary Art, “Realism, Figurative Painting and the Chicago Viewpoint,” selection from permanent collection

Penn State University Art Gallery, University Park, PA, “Gender and Representation”

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, “Distorted Figuration”

Printworks, “Group Exhibition,” Chicago, IL

Judith Racht Gallery, Harbert, MI

State of Illinois Gallery, “Spirited Visions”

Kansas State University, Manhatten, KS, “A Chicago Sampler”

International Fine Print Dealers Association Print Fair, New York, NY

Illinois Art Gallery Museum, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, “Illinois Painters Invitational”

David Adler Cultural Center, Libertyville, IL, “In Celebration of Women”

Cu Art Galleries, University of Colorado, Boulder, “20th Anniversary Visiting Artist Program”

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Betty Rymer Gallery, “From America’s Studios: Drawing New Conclusions"

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “Face to Face”

Center for Creative Studies, Center Galleries, Detroit, MI, “The Home Show: Objects For and about the Home"

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, “Beyond Realism: Image and Enigma”

Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY, “Myth and Metaphor,” curated by Monique Knowlton

Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA, “Fantasy and Dreams”

Gallery A, Chicago, IL, “Once Upon a Time…A Loose Form of Narrative,” curated by Kathy Cattong

Pennsylvania School of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA, “Printmaking Invitational”

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The Visceral Landscape/Travel Without Boundaries”

Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC, “43rd Biennial of Contemporary American Painting”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “A Reinvention of Classicism”

Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, NY, “Group Exhibition”

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Group Exhibition”

Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, NY, “Group Exhibition” 

Greenville County Museum, Greenville, SC, “Already Buddha”

University Art Gallery, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, “Alternative Prints, 1994”

Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, IA, “Recent Chicago Imagism,” curated by Brady Roberts (catalogue)

Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL, “A Garden of Earthly Delights”

Hyde Park Center, “55th Anniversary Exhibition,” Chicago, IL

Mexico/United States Collaborative Printmaking Exhibition. Traveled to: Ex-Convento Del Carmen Centro Cultural, Guadalagara,

Mexico El Museo de Art Moderno, Aquascalientes, Mexico Organized by the University Museum, Southern Illinois University, IL

Brody’s Gallery, Washington, DC, “Our Last Picture Show: 1983–1994”

Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Summer Exhibition”

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, “65th Anniversary Show: Lake Side Views”

P.P O.W. Gallery, New York, NY, three-person exhibition

Print Project commissioned by the Rutger Archives at the Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey

The Foster Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI, “Phyllis Kind Revisited”

David Beitzel Gallery, New York, NY, “Insight”

State of Illinois Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Mexico/United States Collaborative Printmaking Exhibition”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “Illinois Art Faculty: A Statewide Survey”

Judith Racht Gallery, Harbert, MI, “Questions vs. Resolutions”

Gallery A, Chicago, IL, “Pulp Fiction: Works on Paper”

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, “Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-permanent Collection” 

Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design Detroit, MI, “The Holiday Show"

Associated American Artists, New York, NY, “Objects/Symbol,” 4-person exhibition

Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, NY, 3-person exhibition

Printworks, Chicago, IL, group exhibition “Self-Portraits”

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, “25 Years of Printing at Landfall Press”

Suburban Fine Arts Center, Highland Park, IL, “Generations: Chicago Prints and Printmakers”

CU Art Galleries, University of Colorado at Boulder, “Working Proof—20 Years of Prints from Shark’s Inc."

Grossman Gallery, Center of the Arts, University of Wisconsin/Whitewater, “The Landscape and Beyond: An Interpretive Vision”

Center Galleries, Center for Creative Studies, College of Art and Design, Detroit, MI, “Constructivists”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “Women of the Chicago Imagists Movement” (catalogue)

Block Museum Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, “Second Sight"1955–1995” (catalogue)

Gahlberg Gallery, The College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, “Illinois Artists”

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, “Landfall Press/25 Years of Printmaking”

Mason Gross School of Arts Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ, “Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series

25th Anniversary Retrospective,” in conjunction with Douglas College/Rutgers University

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “Don Baum Says: ‘Chicago Has Famous Artists’ ”

Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY, “The Importance of Toys: Childhood Memories, Adult Metaphors"

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, “Art in Chicago: 1945–1995” (catalogue)

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Self Portraits 1996/New Drawings”

Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The Breadth of Aesthetic”

Illinois Art Gallery, James R. Thompson Center, Chicago, IL, “Women and Chicago Imagism”

Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY, “Sex/Industry,” curated by John Yau

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “Landfall Press/25 Years of Printmaking” (catalogue)

Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, “Women’s Work/The Feminine in Contemporary Painting”

Northwood University Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL, “Real(ist) Woman II”

Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL, “Phyllis Bramson and Vera Klement”

Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO, “Wild Women”

George Billings Gallery, New York, NY, “Convergence” 

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, “Works on Paper/Recent Acquisitions”

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “Don Baum Says: Chicago Has Famous Artists”

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, “New Acquisitions”

Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York, NY, “Phyllis Bramson and Karen Gentry Keck"

University of West Virginia, Creative Arts Center Gallery, Morgantown, WV., “Works on Paper”

Peltz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, Group Exhibition

Parkland College, Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, IL, “Drawing Invitational”

Gallery 312, Chicago, IL, Chicago Artists ’98

Gallery 312, Chicago, IL, Corporate Collections

Nathan D. Rosen Museum, Boca Raton, FL, “Updating Ceremonial Objects”

Laura Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, “Chicago Subjects”

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The State of the Arts (In Anticipation of an End to the 2nd Millennium)”

Littlejohn Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY, “Summer Painting Show”

Moreau Center for the Arts, Notre Dame, IN, “Prints from Anchor Graphics”  

Lorraine Kessler Gallery, Poughkeepsie, NY, “Pondside Press Retrospective”

Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Cats and Dogs”

Fassbender Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Small Works”

The New Museum of Contemporary Art. New York, NY, “Picturing the Modern Amazon Woman”

Printworks Gallery, Chicago IL, “The Exquisite Corpse,” catalog

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Carl Hammer 2000: Group Show of Gallery Artists"

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Indiana, “Invitational Biennial 2000”

Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL, “Mirror on the Millennium: Self-Portrait”

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “Out of Line: Drawing New Conclusions”

Florida International University, The Art Museum, Miami, FL “Fantasies and Curiosities,” catalog

Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “Large Paintings”

Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, “Works from Printworks - 20th Year Anniversary”

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Self-Portraits 2000”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “Reflections in Hope”

Smart Museum at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, on view as part of permanent collection

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “…but smaller than expected”

Littlejohn Contemporary, Chicago, IL, “Summer Painting Exhibition”

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Of Dreams and Dreamers”

Lyons Weir Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Snow Globe Invitational”

Exit Art, New York , NY, “Reactions,” Invitational. Traveled to Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, “Shark’s Ink, 1976–2001”

Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY, “Works by Gallery Artists”

Emily Davis Gallery, Myers, School of Art, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, “Private Figures” 

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Pasted On”

The Armory Show, New York, NY

Ace Gallery, New York, NY, “Artists to Artists: Sharpe Foundation Residency Program/10 years”

Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA, “The June Show”

Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Luscious Too” 

Palm Springs Museum, Palm Springs, CA, “Humor as Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection”  

Sheppard Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, “Contemporary Drawing”  

Columbia College/Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL, “To Kiss The Spirits”

First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, “Real Illusions: Contemporary Art from Nashville Collections”

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “Operation: Human Intelligence” sponsored by the Contemporary Arts Council

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, “2003 Spring Benefit Exhibition”

Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, NY, “Summer Show of Gallery Artists”

Art Museum, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, “Operations Human Intelligence”

SOFA Chicago 2003, Chicago, IL, “Artists on the Map,” a curated exhibition sponsored by the city of Chicago

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “A Passionate Perspective: The Frances and June Spiezer Collection”

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “I Read if for the Art: Creativity, and Playboy"

National Academy Museum, New York City, NY, “179th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art”

Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN, “That 70’s Show: The Age of Pluralism in Chicago”

Northern Indiana Arts Association, Munster, IN, “Artist as Collector”

Purdue University, Purdue, IN, “Treasure Trove,” Purdue University Galleries

COFA/Claire Oliver Fine Art, New York, NY, “Innocence and Insight”

NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL, “Highlights from the Permanent Collection”

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “The Reflected/Refracted Self”

West Virginia University, University Gallery Morgantown, WV, “Selected Work from Normal Editions”

Emily David Gallery, Myers School of Art, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, “Man and Beast”

Claire Oliver Fine Arts, New York, NY, “Earthly Delights/A Selection From Gallery Artists”

The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “Centrally Located: The Artadia and Richard H. Driehaus Foundation 2004

H. F. Johnson Art Gallery, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, “Chop Mark 11”

Laura Mesaros Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, VA, “On Paper: Prints from Normal Editions Workshop”

Arvada Center for the Arts, Arvada, CO, “5 Presses: Selected Works”

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “On the Mark: Chicago Printmaker's Collaborative, 1989–2005”

Savannah College of Art and Design, Red Gallery, Savannah, GA, “Print, Process, Collaboration”

Artists Space, New York, NY, “Night of 1000 Drawings”

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, “Modern Stories”

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “All About Woman”

Jean Albano Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Scapes”

Printworks, Chicago, IL, “The Art of Bookplate”

 South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, “Secca Collects”

Evanston Art Center, Evanston, ILL, “2006 Spring Benefit Exhibition” 

Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL, “The Spirit and the Psyche”

Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY, “What F Word?” (catalog)

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Fresh Takes on Familiar Faces”

The Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL, “The Exquisite Snake”

University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, “Marks From the Matrix, Normal Editions Workshops 979–2006”

Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PN, “Contemporary Work By Woman”

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “Just Good Art”

ArtSpace, New Haven, CN, “Pretty Things: Confronting the Sensuousness” (catalog)

Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, IL, “Work From the Permanent Collection”

The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL, Sullivan Galleries, “Ah, Decadence” (catalog)

Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO, “Twenty Artists of Two-Thousand Eight”

Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO “ARAC@AAM: Anderson Art Ranch Center at the Aspen Art Museum”

H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art at Carthage College, Kenosha, Wisconsin, “June Spiezer, Whatever I'm Looking At. A Post 1960’s

Collection of Chicago Art”

Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis, MO, “Works On Paper By Selected Artists”

AquArt Miami, Miami, FL, “Selected Philip Slein Gallery Artists at Aqua Wynwood” 

Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL, “Pleasure Paintings,” 3 person exhibition

Art Chicago, Chicago, IL, “The Hairy Who and the Imagist Legacy”

Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Drawing as a Mirror of Self”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockfort, IL, “The Francis and June Spiezer Collection”

Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL, “As We Live and Breathe”

Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI, “Chicago Imagists Work on Paper”

The Art Center, Highland Park, IL, “50th Anniversary Exhibition”

Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA, “Normal Editions Workshop Collaborative: Prints, 1976 - 2008”

University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, IL, “Selections From the Permanent Collection”

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, “On View, Work From the Permanent Collection”

The Art Center, Highland Park, IL, “Tethered to My World, Contemporary Figure Painting: Location, Chicago”

Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery of San Jose State University (James Yood, guest curator),  

San Jose, CA, “Chicago Imagism(s)”

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Cover Stores: The Art of the Book Jacket”

Pop-Up Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Prints: Paschke and His Coast to Coast Contemporaries From CA to Chicago to NYC”

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, “Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion”

Philip Slein, St. Louis, MO, “Return of the Outlaw (Printmakers)”

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI, “E Pluribus Unum: Artists Picture Society”

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Chicago Odyssey”

Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Figurism”

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Face Forward: The Art of the Self-Portrait”

Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL, “Vice/Virtue”

Illinois State Museum, Lockport Gallery, Lockport, IL, “Figurism: Narrative and Figurative Art from Illinois State Museum

Collection,” traveled to Springfield, IL

Rockford Art Musuem, Rockford, IL “Through the Ages: 100 Years of RAM”

Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL “Inventory_The EAM Collection”

H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art at Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, “The Return of Rococo” 3-person exhibition

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL  “Studio Pedagogies”

Constellation Studios, Lincoln, NE, “The Space Between”

Pattern Shop Studio Gallery, Denver, CO, “Shark’s Ink: Collaborations”

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL “35 Years of Public Art”

National Veterans Museum, Chicago, IL, “The Exquisite Corpse Project,” (in conjunction with “Surrealism and War” exhibition)

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Galleries, Philadelphia, PA “Summer Shuffle: Contemporary Art The PAFA Remixed”

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL  “ReAnimate”

South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN, (Jerome J. Crowley Community Gallery)

“Through An Artist’s Eye: Recent Acquisitions to the SBMA’s Permanent Collection”

Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, “Midwest Artists Drawings from the Museum’s Holdings and Local Collections”

Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, “Objects to Be Contemplated”

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL, “Pro-Text Additions from the Collection (When Words Enter A Visual Art exhibition)”

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, “Surrealism: The Conjured Life”

Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL, “Chicago and Vicinity”

Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL, “A Summer Exhibition”

ADDS DONNA, Chicago, IL, “Casting Inside”

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 and 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

Selected Bibliography

(catalogs/essays)

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 Stories: 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 of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Aug 23 - Sept. 27, 2008, pp. 20

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

McClintic, 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

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, University/Bloomington, Feb. 8 - Mar. 9, 2002 pp. 8 - 11

Shroeder, Robert, "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 - Aug. 20, 2000, pp. 7, 24

Printworks Gallery, Chicago, IL, "The Exquisite Corpse," Jan. 2 - Feb. 5, 2000, pp. 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   

Yood, James, Fort Wayne Museum, Fort Wayne, IN, "Biennial 2000," June 3 - Aug. 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 - Aug. 20, 2000, pp. 7, 8, 24

Parkland College, Parkland College Art Gallery, Champaign, IL, "Drawing Invitational," Nov. 4 - Dec. 11, 1998, pp. 2, curated by John Ekstrom

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, "Art in Chicago: 1945-1995," Nov. 14, 1996 - March 23, 1997, pp. 233, 244

Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL, "Women and Chicago Imagism," Oct. 25, 1996 - Jan. 5, 1997, pp. 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, pp. 7

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

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

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

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

Sultan, Terrie. Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, DC, “43rd Biennial of Contemporary American Painting,” Oct. 30, - Jan. 4, 1994, pp. 2

Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC. “Already Buddha,” Sept. - Oct, 1993, pp. 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, pp. 15

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

Shure, Terri. “Locations of Desire,” State of Illinois Museum, July 29 - Oct. 7, 1990, pp. 17

Yood, James. “Locations of Desire,” State of Illinois Museum, July 24 - Oct. 7, 1990, pp. 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, pp. 5 - 11

Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL. “The Big Pitcher: 20 Years of the Abstracted in Chicago Art,” January 9 - February 19, pp. 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,            pp. 1 - 5, 14 - 15.

Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY. “The Doll Show/Artists Dolls and Figurines,” December 11,           1985 - Jan. 9, 1986, pp. 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, pp. 10, 28 - 29.

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

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

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

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

Adrian, Dennis.  "Phyllis Bramson, Chicago/Some Other Traditions,” The Madison Art Center, Madison, WI, Oct. 2 - Nov. 25, 1983, pp. 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,”  
Feb. 17 - March 27, 1983, pp. 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, pp. 24, curated by Warrington Colescott, n.a.

Ratcliff, Carter. “Phyllis Bramson,” Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY, “Narrative Painting,” April 4 - May 2, 1981,           pp. 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, pp. 15

Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH. “Chicago/Chicago,” Oct. 3 - Nov. 9, 1980, pp. 6, curated by Pauline Saliga, n.a.

ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL. “Narrative Imagery,” Feb. 4 - March 4, 1979, pp. 12 - 13, curated by Judith Raphael, n.a.

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

Logan, Susan. “Phyllis Bramson,” The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, “In a Pictorial Framework,”          Aug. 28 - Sept. 15, 1979, pp. 32 - 49.

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, “In a Pictorial  Framework,” Aug. 28 - Sept. 15, 1979, pp. 32 - 49.

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

Renwick Gallery of the National Collection of Fine Arts. “The Object as Poet,” Dec. 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, Jan - Feb. 2017, pp. 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, Nov. 7, 2016

ArtDaily Newsletter Magazine Online, Oct. 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, Sept. 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, Aug. 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, Sept. 14, 2013, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. M 1

Hawkins, Margaret, “Ten Top Personal Favorite Shows In 2006,” Chicago Sun-Times, Dec. 29, 2006, pp. 17

Berger, Philip, “Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer Gallery,” Time Out Chicago, Nov. 30 - Dec. 6, 2006, pp. 67

Klein, Paul, “Art Letter on line: the work of Phyllis Bramson,” Nov. 3, 2006

Artner, Alan, “Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer Gallery,” Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL, Nov. 10, 2006, sec. 7, pp. 25

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

Elchanberger, Bill, “From the library of…,” Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Ohio, Visual Arts, Sept. 17, 2006, pp. 114

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

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

Shore, Kara, “UNI Gallery presents “Body Trouble = The Facts of Life,” The Northern Iowan, Oct. 5, 2004, pp. 1

Margolin, Elizabeth, “BMoCA Shows Push Artistic Boundaries,” The Daily Camera, Boulder, Co, Oct. 10, 2004, Lifestyles

Brooke Schleifer, Kristen, “Block Party,” ART on Paper, March - April, 2003, pp. 15.

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

Hawkins, Margaret, “The Surreal World,” Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer, Chicago Sun-Times, Oct. 24, 2003, pp. 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 - Oct. 2002, pp. 107

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

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

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

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

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

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

“Recommend / Phyllis Bramson at Fort Wayne Museum,” New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL, Nov - Dec. 2001, pp. 2

Penhollow, Steve, “Chicago Artist Strives for Disagreeable Beauty,” review for Fort Wayne Museum Exhibition, The Journal Gazette, Nov. 23, 2001, pp. 10 - 11

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

Sorkin, Jenni, “Phyllis Bramson at Carl Hammer, Chicago,” Frieze, Nov. - Dec 2000, pp. 110 - 111.

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

Drake, Jeanette Wening, “2000 Biennial,” Dialogue Magazine, Sept - Oct. 2000, pp. 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, pp. 35 - 36

Berlind, Robert, “Phyllis Bramson at Littlejohn Contemporary,” Art In America, Dec. 2000, pp. 95 - 96

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hixson, Kathryn. “Feminine Wiles,” New Art Examiner, Feb. 1997, pp. 21 - 24, 56

Kind. Joshua. “Women and Chicago Imagism,” New Art Examiner, Feb. 1997, pp. 54 - 55

Hawkins, Margaret. “Imagism Exhibition Defies Labeling,” Chicago Sun-Times, Feb. 14, 1997, pp. 16N

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

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

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

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

Provenzano, Frank. “One Artist Mellows A Bit; Another Makes Us Think,” Detroit Free Press, Oct. 13, 1996, pp. 4E

Artner, Alan. “Bramson: Too Much Confusion,” Chicago Tribune, Oct. 17, 1996, pp. 2, Section 5

Camper, Fred. “Phyllis Bramson Gives Pieces A Chance,” Chicago Reader, Oct. 18, 1996, pp. 59, Section 1

Wiens, Ann. “Phyllis Bramson at Phyllis Kind Gallery,” New City, Oct. 24, 1996, pp. 31

Leber, Co. “Women and Chicago Imagism,” Rockford Register Star, Nov. 1, 1996, pp. 11

Hixson, Kathryn. “Phyllis Bramson/Phyllis Kind Gallery,” New Art Examiner, Dec. 1996, pp. 32 - 33

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

Edelman, Robert. “The Figure Returns,” Art in America, March 1994, pp. 39 - 43

Hawkins, Margaret. “Random Musings on Sex, Other Courtship Rituals,” Chicago Sun-Times, Sept. 30, 1994, pp. 19, 21

McWilliams, Martha. “Phyllis Bramson: Transgressions,” Washington City Paper, Nov. 26, 1993, pp. 42

Hawkins, Margaret. “Artist’s work depicts the battle between the sexes,” Chicago Sun Times, Feb. 21, 1992, pp. 50

McCracken, David. “Phyllis Bramson at Dart Gallery,” Chicago Tribune, Feb. 21, 1992, pp. 78, Section 7

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

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

Donato, Deborah. “Phyllis Bramson/Vicissitude at Dart Gallery,” Dialogue Magazine, May - June 1992, pp. 19

Bas, Ruth. “Phyllis Bramson,” Art News, May 1991, pp. 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, pp. 16, 17

Hanson, Henry. “Bramson Paints Pantomimes of Erotic Desire,” Chicago Magazine, Aug. 1990, pp. 22

Porges, Timothy. “Chicago Review,” Contemporanea, Oct. 1990, pp. 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, Feb. 12, 1988, pp. 54, Section 7

Carroll, Patty. “Portraits of the Artists," Chicago Magazine 37, No.11, Nov. 1988, pp. 165

Yood, James. “Midwestern Art," Art and Antiques, Nov. 1988, pp. 50 - 53

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

Plotrowski, Christa. “Chicago er Kontraste. Itatani, Bramson, und Klement in Amerika-Haus der Tragessplegie/Femilleton,” Berlin, Germany, Dec. 23, 1987

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

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

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

"Chicago Exhibit A Big Draw,” The Herald, Chicago, Oct. 15, 1986, pp. 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, pp. 64

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

Westerbeck, Cody. “Phyllis Bramson,” Art Forum, Summer 1986, pp. 131

Golden, Devon. “Locations of Desire,” Dialogue Magazine, Oct. 1986

Pincus, Robert L. “Putting themselves into the real picture,” Los Angeles Times, Part V, Feb. 2, 1985, pp. 3

Welzenbach, Michael. “Brody shows art of three cities,” Washington Times, Dec. 12, 1985, pp. 38

Larson, Kay. “Primal Dreams,” New York Magazine, March 26, 1984, pp. 26

Hanson, Henry. “Art in Chicago,” Chicago Magazine, May 1984, pp. 120, 174

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

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

Adrian, Dennis. “Drawing in Chicago, The Second Wave,” Drawing 4, Jan. - Feb 1983, pp. 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, Oct. 12, 1983, pp. 17. 213 / May - Aug. 1983, pp. 26

Moufarrege, Nicolas A. “Intoxication,” Arts Magazine 57, April 1983, pp. 72 - 75

Lyon, Christopher. “Hyde Park Show Fuels Interest in Figurative Art,” Chicago Sun-Times, Feb. 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, pp. 9

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

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

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

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

Gerrit, Henry. “Phyllis Bramson,” Art News, Sept. 1981, pp. 196, 199

Frueh, Joanna. “Phyllis Bramson at Monique Knowlton and The New Museum,” Art in America 68, Jan. 1980, pp. 112–113

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

Frueh, Joanna. “Sexuality in Art,” New Art Examiner 6, Summer 1979, pp. 1

Frueh, Joanna. “The Personal Imperative—Post Imagist Art in Chicago,” New Art Examiner 6, Oct. 1978, pp. 4-S

Schulze, Franze. “Elsewhere at the MCA,” Chicago Sun-Times, July 8, 1978, pp. 7

Zimmer, William. “New Wavering,” Soho Weekly News, Sept. 15, 1979

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

Morrison, C. L. “Phyllis Bramson at Marianne Deson Gallery,” Art Forum 16, April 1978, pp. 72 - 73

Rickey, Carrie, “Chicago,” Art in America 66, July - Aug. 1978, pp. 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, pp. 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, pp. 23

Picturing the Modern Amazon, New Museum Books (Rizzoli, New York, NY), pp. 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, pp. 233

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