First Street Gallery, New York, 14 Solo shows 1976 - 2012

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, March 10 - May 7, 2000

Two-Person: Stephen Austin State University, Texas, 1981

Partial List of Group Exhibitions:

First Street Gallery, New York, National Juried Exhibition, Juried by Jed Perl, 2014

First Street Gallery, New York, included in regular group shows from 1975 to 2012
2 x 13 Gallery, New York, Lullaby, Three Person Group, 2006
First Street Gallery, New York, Four Person Group, 2003
Broome Street Gallery, New York, Holiday Invitational, 2002
National Academy of Design, New York, 175th Annual Exhibition, 2000
Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY, The Waking Dream, 1998
Park Avenue Atrium, New York, Animal Attractions, 1996
Babcock Galleries, New York, Peaceable Kingdom, 1994
The Trenton City Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, 1993
Stelling, Fruits de la Passion, Leiden, Netherlands, 1992
Witzenhausen Meijerink, Fruits de la Passion, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1992
Jill George Gallery, London, England, 1990

Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, The Exceptions and the Exceptionals: Women Artists at Pratt, 1987
1 Penn Plaza, New York, Short Stories, Juried by Judd Tully, 1986
The Clocktower, New York, Costumes, Masks, & Disguises, 1986
Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York, 1985
Artists' Choice Museum, New York, The First Eight Years, 1984
Hudson Highlands Museum, Cornwall on Hudson, New York, Juried by Ivan Karp, 1984
Artists' Choice Museum, New York, Bodies and Souls, 1983
Joanna Dean Galleries, New York, 1982
Bayly Museum, Charlottesville, Virginia, Post-Modern Man, 1979
P.S. 1, New York, and Bologna Art Fair, Bologna, Italy, Postcard Size Art, 1978
Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy, 1978
Azuma Gallery, New York, 1976
Allan Stone Gallery, New York, New Talent Show, 1976
Convent Garden Gallery, London, England, Critical Discoveries, 1973

Publications and Reviews:

Alina Adams, “A Family-Friendly Exhibit Where Art Meets Music,” Red Tricycle, New York, October, 2012

Ken Johnson, The New York Times, November, 2002
Robert Rosenblum, "Lisa Zwerling: Reinventing Myth," catalogue essay, Frye Art Museum, 2000
Grace Glueck, The New York Times, April, 1997
Donald Kuspit, "Lisa Zwerling's Seasonal Dreams," catalogue essay, First Street Gallery, 1997
Robert C. Morgan, "Lisa Zwerling's Mythical Paradise," catalogue essay, First Street Gallery, 1994
Jed Perl, "Getting Emotional," The New Criterion, February, 1993
Lucio Pozzi, "I nuovi carbonari: i figurativi", Il Giornale Dell'Arte, #107, January, 1993
Gerrit Henry, "Beauty and the Beasts," catalogue essay, First Street Gallery, 1992
Lisa Zwerling, "Intimate and Intense: The New Genre Painting," curated and wrote catalogue essay, Payne   Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1986
Grace Glueck, The New York Times, October, 1982
Amei Wallach, "History Painting Revived," Newsday, October, 1982
Lisa Zwerling, Guest Editor, New Observations, No.3, October, 1981
Harold Olejarz, Arts Magazine, October, 1978

Selected Collections:

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
The Fralin Museum of Art, Charlottesville, Virginia
New York University, New York
Dong Ah Exim Corp, Seoul, Korea
La Salle University Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Pollock Krasner Foundation, 3 grants, 2009, 1997, and 1995
Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, Individual Support grant, 2003
National Endowment for the Arts, travel grant, 1996

Art Residencies:

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, 2009, 1995 and 1993
Recollet, Paris, France, 2007
The Banff Centre for the Arts, Self Directed, 2006 and 2000, Leighton Studios, 2002
Moulin D’Ande, France, 2002
Byrdcliffe, Woodstock Guild, 2001
American Academy in Rome, 1998
Ragdale, 1996
Vermont Studio Center, 1994
Millay Colony, 1993


New York University, Degree Studies, School of Professional & Continuing Education, New York, Adjunct

Full Professor, Art History, Painting, Drawing, and Art Materials, 1979 - 85 and 1988 - present, New York University Teaching Excellence Award, 2010

Berkeley College, New York, New York, Art History and Film Studies, 2010 - 2016
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, Drawing, 1986 - 87
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, Drawing, 1986
Bloomfied College, Bloomfield, New Jersey, Art History, 1979
London American Art Studies Centre, Stowe, England, Studio and Art History, 1977
Staten Island College, Staten Island, New York, Art History, 1974

Film Production:

Producer, Misplaced, feature film, directed by Louis Yansen, starring
John Cameron Mitchell, Viveca Lindfors, Elzbieta Czyzewska, 1989


New York University, M.A. in Painting
Cooper Union, B.F.A.
Sarah Lawrence College, B.A.