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General

The artist lives and works in New York, New York.
1954 Born in Humboldt, Tennessee
1982 BFA from Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
1987 BFA from San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California

Awards
1991 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, New York, United States

Biennials
1998 The 45th Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998, Washington, D.C., United States
1993 The 9th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia 1991 42nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, Washington, D.C., United States

Solo Exhibitions
2014 L.C Armstrong: Recent Paintings, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

2013 L.C Armstrong: Central Park Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.2009 L.C. Armstrong: Flowerscapes, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

2009L.C. Armstrong: Flowerscapes, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

2008 L.C. Armstrong: The Paradise Triptychs, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States.

2007 L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2005 L.C. Armstrong – Paintings, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany. 2003 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.
2001 L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings, Postmasters Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2000 Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.
2000 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.
1999 Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California, United States.
1999 Postmasters Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
1998 L.C. Armstrong. Mall Flowers, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.
1998 L.C. Armstrong: Paintings, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, United States.
1997 Bravin Post Lee, New York, New York, United States.
1997 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.
1995 Making and Unmaking, University of Southern Florida Contemporary Museum, Tampa, Florida, United States.
1994 Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California, United States.
1994 Bravin Post Lee, New York, New York, United States.
1994 Phillippe Rizzo Gallery, Paris, France.
1993 John Post Lee Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
1993 Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, D.C., United States.
1992 Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.
1992 White Columns, New York, New York, United States.
1991 Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.

Group Exhibitions

2014Sargent’s Daughters, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, New York, United States.
2011 Art for Africa, Sotheby’s New York, New York, United States.
2011 Drawing, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington D.C., United States.
2011 Garden Paradise, Kathryn Markel Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York, United States.
2011 FireWorks, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clifton, New Jersey, United States.
2009 Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2009 Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.
2009 Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York , New York , United States.
2009 Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2008 Art Basel Miami Beach, X, Miami, Florida, United States.
2008 Blumen/Flowers, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.
2008 Modern Love: Gifts to the Collection from Heather and Tony Podesta, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States.
2008 Summer Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.
2008 Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2008 Transfigure, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
>2007 Summer Show, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2007 Wit and Whimsy, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2006 Garden Paradise, Arsenal Gallery, Central Park, New York, New York, United States.
2006 Portrait, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.
2006 Revising Arcadia, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States.
2005 Artistic Entropy, Weiss Pollock, New York, New York, United States.
2005 Group Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.
2005 Image of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Elaine L. Jacobs Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, United States.
2005 POPulence, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States.
2004 Flower Power, Musée des Beaux Arts, Lille, France.
2004 Open House, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
2003 After Matisse-Picasso, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, United States.
2003 Cologne Art Fair, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.
2002 Life is Beautiful, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
2001 Between Earth and Heaven, PMMK Museum Voor Moderne Kunst, Ostende, Belgium.
2001 Burn: Artists Play With Fire, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, South Carolina, United States
2001 Fleurs du Mal, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Center, Santa Barbara, California, United States.
2000 Full Serve, 547 W. 27th Street, New York, New York, United States.
2000 Gardens of Pleasure, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States.
2000 Greater New York, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, United States.
2000 Twisted: Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
1999 Art Frankfurt, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany. 1998 Cornucopia, Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York, New York, United States.
1996 Bild verkundt: gesehen, Provinzial, Düsseldorf, Germany.
1996 Group Show, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, California, United States.
1996 Pittura Immedia, Neue Galerie/Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.
1995 …An Accumulation of Supple Solids…, Littlejohn Contemporary, New York, New York, United States.
1994 Jet Lag, Martina Detterer Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany.
1994 Laissez-parlez les petits papiers, Galerie Rizzo, Paris, France.
1994 Psychic Borders, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
1993 7 Rooms 7 Shows, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, United States.
1993 A Lure, Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, California, United States.
1993 Reverberations: L.C. Armstrong, Michele Blondel, Suzan Etkin and Lisa Hoke, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.
1993 Standards, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.
1993 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, a modest proposal, Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France.
1993 The Young Americans, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.
1992 Letter S Road, Omi International Arts Center, New York, New York, United States.
1992 Standards, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.
1992 Technorama, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York, New York, United States.
1992 Transparency and Shape, Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
1991 From Sculpture, BACA/Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, New York, United States.
1991 Gulliver’s Travels, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.
1991 Home for June, Home for Contemporary Theater and Art, New York, New York, United States.
1991 Prospectus, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
1990 Group Show, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany.
1990 Group Show, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
1989 Group Show, American Fine Arts Co., New York, New York, United States.

Public Collections
ABN-AMRO Bank N.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida, United States.
Fidelity Mutual Funds, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Harvard Business School, The Schwartz Art Collection, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States.
Morris Multimedia, Savannah, Georgia, United States.
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., United States.
Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
Sony Corporation, New York, New York, United States.
The Body Shop, Littlehampton, West Sussex, England.
The Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.
Wellington Management, Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

Private Collections
Neuberger Berman, New York, New York, United States

Catalogues and Monographs
2009 McKinnon, E. Luanne. Cirque du Paradis.” L.C. Armstrong: flowerscapes.New York: Marlborough Gallery.
2008 McKinnon, E. Luanne. “L.C. Armstrong and the Language of Flowers.” L.C. Armstrong: The Paradise Triptychs. Winter Park: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College
2007 Dannatt, Adrian. “Beautiful Strange.” L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings. New York: Marlborough Gallery.
1998 Sultan, Terrie, The 45th Biennial: The Corcoran Collects,1907-1998, essay, catalog, Washington, D.C., United States
2006 Hübner, Hans. “Portrait,” essay, catalog, “Portrait”, Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.
2005 Pagel, David and Terri Sultan. Populence. Houston: Blaffer Gallery, The University of Houston.
2005 French, Christopher. “Paintings,” essay, catalog, “L.C. Armstrong. Paintings.” Galerie Hübner, Frankfurt, Germany.
2001 Watson, Neil. “Close Cover Before Striking,” essay, catalog, “Burn: Artists Play with Fire,” Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL.
2000 Bloemheuvel, Marente and Jaap Guldemond, eds.. Twisted: Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting. Rotterdam: NAi Publishers/Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven.
1999 Damianovic, Maia. “Wild & Weird.” L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings. New York: Postmasters Gallery.
1995 Weibel, Peter, “Pittura/Immedia”, catalogue, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, Austria.
1998 Volk, Gregory. “L.C. Armstrong’s Floral Paintings.” L.C. Armstrong. Mall Flowers. Frankfurt: Galerie Hübner, Germany.
1995 Bousman, Kelly, “L.C. Armstrong: Making and Unmaking”, essay, catalogue, “Making and Unmaking“, University of South Florida, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
1994 Rappenecker, Gert, “Jet Lag”, catalogue, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, Germany.
1993 French, Christopher, “Like a Body Without a Shadow”, essay accompanying curation of exhibition, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC.
1992 Bond, Anthony D. The Boundary Rider: 9th Biennale of Sydney, 15 December 1992 – 14 March 1993. Sydney: Biennale of Sydney.
1991 Johnson, Ken, essay, catalogue, “42nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting”. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1991, pp. 28-29

Bibliography
2011 Jenkins, Mark. “‘Waves at Matsushima’: Rich art depicting Japanese islands along Tohoku Coast.” The Washington Post, July 2, 2011
2009 Armstrong, L.C.. “Blue Shift.” Women in the Arts, October 22, 2009
2009 McKinnon, E. Luanne. Cirque du Paradis.” L.C. Armstrong: flowerscapes. New York: Marlborough Gallery, 2009
2008 Anonymous. “Lighting a Fuse to Forge a New Way Forward.” The Washington Post, August 24, 2008
2008 Bishop, Philip E. “Armstrong creates troubling paradise marked by landscape of fantasy.” Orlando Sentinel, November 9, 2008
2008 Davis, Brendan, ed. “L.C. Armstrong.” Art Interview – ONLINE Magazine, February 1, 2008
2008 Emaupin. “Artist talk Thursday night.” Orlando Sentinel, October 29, 2008
2008 McKinnon, E. Luanne. “L.C. Armstrong and the Language of Flowers.” L.C. Armstrong: The Paradise Triptychs. Winter Park: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College
2007 Anonymous. “Art for Sale in Mexico City & New York: L.C. Armstrong to Carla Gannis.” artinfo.com, April 12, 2007
2007 Napack, Jonathan. “L.C. Armstrong.” TimeOut New York, March 29, 2007, p. 77
2007 Ayers, Robert. “A Shift in the New York Landscape.” artinfo.com, September 10, 2007
2007 Ayers, Robert. “The Al Eye: Editor’s Picks of Art for Sale.” artinfo.com, April 12, 2007
2007 Ayers, Robert. “What’s in Your Studio, L.C. Armstrong?.” artinfo.com, September 11, 2007
2007 Dannatt, Adrian. “Beautiful Strange.” L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings. New York: Marlborough Gallery
2007 Herrup, Katharine. “Two Second Careers, One Focus: Collecting Art.” The New York Sun, August 2, 2007, p. 11
2006 McKinnon, E. Luanne. Revising Arcadia: The Landscape in Contemporary Art. Winter Park: Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College
2005 Brady, Sallie. “Young, Focused and Fearless.” Art & Antiques, November 1, 2005
2005 French, Christopher. “Paintings.” L.C. Armstrong. Paintings. Frankfurt: Galerie Hübner
2005 Pagel, David and Terri Sultan. Populence. Houston: Blaffer Gallery, The University of Houston
2005 Slesin, Suzanne. “Art Lovers.” O At Home Magazine, December 1, 2005
2004 Shaw-Eagle , Joanna. “Fusing Beauty with Danger: Armstrong’s Intense Vision.” The Washington Times, January 17, 2004
2003 Kim, Seung-duk, et al. Flower Power. France: Les presses du réel/janvier/Fage éditions
2002 Hettig, Frank-Alexander. “Verbloemde omineuze symboliek.” kM, October 1, 2002
2002 Armstrong, L.C.. “Young Americans: L.C. Armstrong on the Hudson River School.” Tate: The Art Magazine, April 1, 2002
2002 Rossi, Michael Paul. “Fusing Paradise.” Smock Magazine, Vol. 2, No.1, December 1, 2002
2001 Dannatt, Adrian. “L.C. Armstrong: We Were Living in a Fool’s Paradise.” The Art Newspaper, December 1, 2001
2001 Helander, Bruce. “Burning Down the House.” Palm Beach & The Naples Times, January 1, 2001
2001 Homes, A.M. and Tara McDonnell. Burn: Artists Play with Fire. West Palm Beach: Norton Museum of Art, 2001
2001 Levin, Kim. “L.C. Armstrong.” The Village Voice, December 4, 2001
2001 Schudel, Matt. “Fire Works: Artists prove they’ve got talent to burn in pieces on display at the Norton Museum.”Sun-Sentinel, South Florida, April 22, 2001
2001 Sheets, Hilarie M. “Reinventing the Landscape.” ARTnews, March 1, 2001, pp. 128-133
2001 Sjostrom, Jan. “Burn, baby, burn.” Palm Beach Daily News, April 29, 2001
2000 Anonymous. “Beeldende Kunst, 2000.” Het Parool, August 25, 2000, p. 5
2000 Anonymous. “Twisted. Internationale jonge kunstenaars in Van Abbe.” Weekblad Voor Deurne, September 21, 2000
2000 Anonymous. “Twisted. Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting.” Witte Raaf
2000 Anonymous. “Wakker in een nieuwe wereld: Moderne media doen intrede in figuartieve kunst.” Spits, September 21, 2000, p. 12
2000 Bloemheuvel, Marente and Jaap Guldemond, eds.. Twisted: Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting. Rotterdam: NAi Publishers/Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven
2000 Blotkamp, Carel. “Het groene hart van Global City.” de Volkskrant, September 28, 2000
2000 Bronwasser, Sacha. “Die Biënnale, daar zap je toch een beetje langs. Conservator Jaap Guldemond kiest wie naar Venetië gaat. ‘Het begint bij mij altijd bij de kunstenaar’.” de Volkskrant, September 23, 2000
2000 den Hartog Jager, Hans. “Het paradijs is ongenietbaar: Trippy landschappen in Eindhoven.” NRC Handelsblad – supplement, September 29, 2000
2000 Geerling, Let. “Geschilderde natuurbeelden.” Metropolis M, Nummer 6, January 1, 2000
2000 Hayt, Elizabeth. “Nature Painting that Looks Unnatural.” The New York Times, October 15, 2000
2000 Hayt, Elizabeth. “Style Directive for 2000: Make It Extravagant.” The New York Times, January 2, 2000
2000 Kattenberg, Peter. “Kunstmatige schilderkunst. Beeldende kunst Visionaire landschappen in het Van Abbemuseum.” Financieele Dagblad, October 14, 2000
2000 Pontzen, Rutger. “De samenzwering van de schilders.” VN, October 7, 2000
2000 Protzman, Ferdinand. “Landscapes that Burn into the Imagination.” The Washington Post, April 27, 2000
2000 Spaninks, Angelique. “Hedendaagse hallucinaties. ‘Twisted’, verknipte visies op stad en land in de hedendaagse schilderkunst.” Eindhovens Dagblad, September 28, 2000
2000 Spijkerman, Sandra. “Een versameling bijzondere landschappen.” Trouw, November 1, 2000, p. 17
2000 Steinner, Flora. “De tijdgeest betrapt.” Algemeen Dagblad, September 26, 2000
2000 van de Velde, Paola. “Romantiek vermengd met Walt Disney.” Telegraaf, April 10, 2000 2000 Van Neerven, Gabriël. “Fotografische landschappen in het Van Abbe.” X, November 6, 2000
2000 Verstraten, Meggie. “. “‘Verdraaide’ Landschappen.” Vereniging Vrienden Stedelijk van Abbemuseum.” JRG. 6, NR. 2, pp. 4-6
2000 Volk, Gregory. “L.C. Armstrong at Postmasters.” Art in America, April 1, 2000
2000 Ziolkowski, Thad. “L.C. Armstrong Review.” Artforum, March 1, 2000
1999 Anonymous. “Gallery Crawl.” Flatiron Magazine, December 1, 1999
1999 Anonymous. “L.C. Armstrong at Postmasters.” New York Contemporary Art Report, November 1, 1999
1999 Damianovic, Maia. “Wild & Weird.” L.C. Armstrong: New Paintings. New York: Postmasters Gallery, 1999
1999 Levin, Kim. “L.C. Armstrong.” The Village Voice, December 14, 1999
1999 Mahoney, Robert. “L.C. Armstrong.” TimeOut Magazine, December 9, 1999
1999 Nahas, Domenique. “L.C. Armstrong.” Review, December 1, 1999
1999 Newhall, Edith. “Talent.” New York Magazine – Cue Magazine (supplement), December 13, 1999
1999 Pagel, David. “Flowers on a Fuse.” Los Angeles Times, May 7, 1999
1998 Sultan, Terrie, The 45th Biennial: The Corcoran Collects, 1907-1998, essay, catalog, Washington, D.C., United States
1998 Volk, Gregory. “L.C. Armstrong’s Floral Paintings.” L.C. Armstrong. Mall Flowers. Frankfurt: Galerie Hübner
1997 Protzman, Ferdinand, “Business is Booming: Bomb Fuse Ignites L.C. Armstrong’s Imagination.” The Washington Post.Saturday, March 22, 1997.
1995 Milani, Joanne. “Gallery Glimpses.” The Tampa Tribune, August 11, 1995
1995 Bousman, Kelly, “Resounding Silence: The Work of L. C. Armstrong”, essay, catalogue, “Making and Unmaking“, University of South Florida, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
1995 Bousman, Kelly, “L.C. Armstrong: Making and Unmaking”, essay, catalogue, “Making and Unmaking“, University of South Florida, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
1995 Weibel, Peter, “Pittura/Immedia”, catalogue, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, Austria.
1994 Hirsch, Faye. “L.C. Armstrong at John Post Lee.” Art in America, January 1994
1994 Anonymous. “Art.” New York Magazine, September 12, 1994
1994 Rappenecker, Gert, “Jet Lag”, catalogue, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, Germany.
1994 Schwabsky, Barry. “L.C. Armstrong: Written on the Body.” Art Press, July 1, 1994
1993 French, Christopher, “Like a Body Without a Shadow”, essay accompanying curation of exhibition, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC.
1992 Anonymous. “L. C. Armstrong at Sophia Ungers.” Koln Express, October 1, 1992
1993 McWilliams, Martha. “Shaping Up.” Washington City Paper, April 23, 1993.
1992 Eickhoff, Beate. “Anzeiger.” Kolner Stadt-Anzeiger, November 5, 1992
1992 French, Christopher. “Clear Contradictions.” in Transparency and Shape. New York: Elga Wimmer Gallery
1992 Hirsch, Faye. “Written on the Wind.” Tema Celeste, September 1, 1992
1992 Smolik, Noemi. “Standards.” Flash Art, October 1, 1992
1991 Johnson, Ken, essay, catalogue, “42nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting”. Washington, D.C.: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1991, pp. 28-29
1991 Baker, Kenneth. “Abstract Painting with a Twist.” San Francisco Chronicle, November 6, 1991
1991 Fleming, Lee. “Polite Formalities.” New Art Examiner, December 1, 1991, pp. 22-25
1991 Gibson, Eric. “Corcoran Puts Painting to Test as Viable.” The Washington Times, September 6, 1991
1991 Richard, Paul. “Abstract and Personal.” The Washington Post, September 1, 1991
1991 Thorson, Alice. “Brushing the Surface.” The City Paper, September 26, 1991

All artwork: © L.C. Armstrong 1989-2011