Trisha Donnelly

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Trisha Donnelly (born April 22, 1974 in San Francisco) is a contemporary artist who is particularly well known as a conceptual artist. Donnelly works with various media including photography, drawing, audio, video, sculpture and performance.[1] Donnelly is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Studio Art at New York University.[2] She currently lives and works in San Francisco, California.[3]

Early life[edit]

Trisha Donnelly was born on 22 April 1974 in San Francisco, California. In 1995 Donnelly received a bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from the University of California in Los Angeles.[3] In 2000 she attained a Masters in Fine Arts from Yale University.[3]


In 2002, Donnelly had her first solo exhibition at the Casey Kaplan gallery in New York City.[4] Donnelly has been on the faculty at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development since 2008. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Studio Art.

In 2012, Donnelly was the tenth artist to curate Artist's Choice, an exhibition curated by artists of artworks from the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.[5]

Select solo exhibitions[edit]

Select group exhibitions[edit]

Public collections[edit]

Donnelly's work can be found in a number of public collections, including:


In 2010 Donnelly was awarded with the LUMA Foundation Photography Prize.[10]

Art market[edit]

Donnelly is currently represented by the Casey Kaplan gallery.[3]


  1. ^ a b Cotter, Suzanne. "What's On: Trisha Donnelly", Modern Art Oxford, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Trisha Donnelly - Faculty Bio", New York University, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Donnelly", Casey Kaplan Gallery, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  4. ^ a b Lovatt, Anna. "Wavelength: On Drawing and Sound in the Work of Trisha Donnelly", Tate Papers, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Artist's Choice: Trisha Donnelly", Museum of Modern Art, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  6. ^ "ICA - Trisha Donnelly", Institute of Contemporary Art Philadelphia, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  7. ^ The Renaissance Society
  8. ^ "Artist's Choice: Trisha Donnelly in the Making", Museum of Modern Art, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  9. ^ "New Work: Trisha Donnelly", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  10. ^ a b "Trisha Donnelly", Serpentine Galleries, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Trisha Donnelly", Tate, Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  12. ^ "Trisha Donnelly - Collections", Walker Art Center, Retrieved 5 October 2014.

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