Biography 2011 and previous

Born, Brooklyn, New York
BFA, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
Columbia College, Chicago, IL, Dance
Chicago Academy of Music, Chicago, IL.
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Exhibitions - Residency - Fellowships - Awards - Lecturer
2011Subliminal Projects. "Art, Access & Decay." Peter Frank & Lisa Kahane: curators. 6 signs & performance videos.
Tyler School of Art. "Victory for Tyler." Works on Paper. Judged alumni.
Fellowship MacDowell Summer Residency.
2010Jamaica Flux. Queens, NY. Heng-Gil Han, curator. April -August. Four signs installed outdoors, 2 indoors. Outdoor signs extended until spring 2011.
2009Also see Ilona Granet Blog: for the latest updates
Disband in South Korea, Disband was invited to show and perform in the Incheon Women Artists Biennale.
August 1
"Fight the Power!"
Armand Bartos Fine Arts
25 E. 73rd St. 4th floor
NYC, NY 10021
Opening: 6pm-8pm.on March 26, Show: March 27-April 25
"Wack! Show" : Disband
Opening Reception. 2pm
PS1, Contemporary Art Center
Queens, N.Y.
Feb 17
One Woman Show,
a mini retrospective
New Harmony Gallery
of Contemporary Art,
New Harmony, Indiana.
Visiting Artist, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, In. April 2008
One Woman Show, a mini retrospective
New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, Indiana
University of North Texas Art Gallery
DISBAND performance group videos, featuring Ilona Granet, Donna Hennes, Diane Torr and Martha Wilson.
Feb 17 - May 12
"Collection, Cultures & Collaborations"
University of North Texas Art Gallery, Permanent Collection
An interactive module featuring interviews with artists, students, art historians, viewers & collectors. Scholarly research, text, and educational programs.
Performance at P.S.1 MOMA, Contemporary Art Center
"WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution,"
30th Anniversary Reunion of DISBAND performance group, featuring Ilona Granet, Donna Hennes, Diane Torr and Martha Wilson.
Feb 17
"Text Messages," Adam Goldbaum Gallery, NYC, group show
"The Food Show: The Hungry Eye," Chelsea Art Museum
Home of the Miotte Foundation, New York, NY
"The A list," Paper Magazine - also online
Artists and designers display, and write about, their favorite letter "A."
April 26
PDF of the article
Visiting Artist / Lecturer, Lincoln University, Lincoln, England
Visiting Artist / Lecturer, Winchester University, Winchester, England
Artist in Residency Fellowship, Schloss Plueschow, Germany
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation award
Artist in Residency Fellowship, VCCA, Virgina (two visits)
Ono Galerie, Bern, Switzerland
"Safe Signs and War Signs," ONO B├╝hne Galerie, Kramgasse, Bern
"Safe," The Gunk Foundation, Lower Manhattan streets, NYC: Signs and Flags. (ongoing into 2004)
New School for Social Reseach, taught creative drawing and painting.
"To the Flag: Taking Liberties," Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.
Artist in Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
"Picturing the Modern Amazon," New Museum of Contemporary Art in SoHo, New York, NY
Bus stop billboards, "Children and Violence", Los Angeles CA, Fall, project with World Studio Foundation, mentoring collaboration with teenage artists.
"The End Show" a history of Exit Art, at Exit Art, New York, NY
Two Painting Commissions.
"Paradise," Exit Art, New York, NY
Visiting Artist, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, fall term.
One Person Exhibition, "At the Sign of the Blue Blood", P-P-0-W, New York, NY
"Re: Duchamp," curated by Mike Bidlo, Abraham Lubellsky Gallery, New York, NY
"Girls! Girls! Girls!", Tricia Collins Grand Salon, New York, NY
Exit Art, New York, NY
Artist in Residence, Ragdale, Chicago, IL
Artist in Residence, University of Southern Indiana. Evansville, IN
Artist in Residence, Custom Signs, Sheridan, WY
Artist in Residence, Artist Refuge, Basin, Montana
Teaching Position, Drawing Instructor, "Intensive Drawing", Fordham University, New York, NY
"Reinventing the Emblem," Yale Art Museum
Artist in Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Visiting Artist and Lecturer, University of Montclair. Montclair, NJ
"Disorderly Conduct," Hobart and William Smith College, NY, Carlton College, MN
"Visions from the Lower East Side," curated by Helen Wexler. Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
Yale University Library, New Haven, CT
Commissioned by Central Park Conservancy, "Save the Grass," New York, NY
"In-Sites: Lower East Side Artists Re-Think Neighborhood Spaces," Henry Street Settlement, New York
"Revolutionary Power of Women's Laughter," Hobart and William Smith College. additional venues to be announced, curated by Jo Anna Isaac
Artist in Residence, Peace Museum and Domestic Violence Shelters
"What are the Signs?", The Peace Museum, Chicago, IL
Artist in Residence, U-Cross, Wyoming
"Women at War," LedisFIam. New York, NY
"1920:The Subtlety of Subversion-The Continuity of Intervention," Exit Art, New York, NY
"Disorderly Conduct." P-P-0-W, Inc.
Artist in Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
"Art For Your Collection," Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, Rhode Island
"Re-Play," Gahlberg Gallery, Arts Center, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL
"Sexual Harassment: A Dialogue," Triplex Gallery, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, NY
"From America'9 Studio-Drawing New Conclusions," Betty Rymer Gallery, The Art Institute. Chicago, IL
"In Praise of Folly," John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
"The Power of the City/City of Power," The Whitney Museum of American Art
Down-town at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York, NY
"Goodbye to Apple Pie: Contemporary Artists View Family in Crisis," De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln. MA
The Rockefeller Foundation - Bellagio Fellowship, Bellagio, Italy
"No Laughing Matter," curated by Nina Felshin for ICL travelling exhibit
Cultural Space, New York, NY
"Hands Off," The New School for Social Research, New York, NY
"The Art of Advocacy," The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
"Original Sin," Hillwood Art Museum, CW Post Campus, Brookeville. NY
"The Abortion Project," Simon Watson, New York, NY
"The Abortion Project," Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
"Visual Art in Prospect Park," Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY, June-October
"Outspoken Women," Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN. 1989
Susan B. Anthony Award (The National Organization for Women (New York City Chapter)
"Urban Images," Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
"Power Struggle," Spaces, Cleveland, OH
One-Person Exhibition, "Public Works," PPOW. NY
"Collabroative Artworks," Cork Gallery, Avery Fisher Hall. Lincoln Center, produced by Andrev Veijkovic
"Flaneur/Flaneuse: Out for a Stroll," Barbara Fendrick Gallery, May, New York, NY
"Word as Image," Milwaukee Art Museum. June 15-August 26. Milwaukee, WI
"Images of Death in Contemporary Art," The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, March 22-June 3, 1990, Milwaukee. WI
"Selections from P.P.O.W, NYC," June I through July 8, Weatherspoon Art Gallery
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
"Committed to Print," Museum of Modem Art (organized traveling exhibit) N.Y., NY

University Art Galleries.Davton Ohio, Oct. 30-Dec. 15, The Peace Museum. Chicago, IL. March 3-May 31, 1989, Glenbow Museum, Calgary. Canada, Sept. 23-Nov. 19, 1989, New York State Museum, Albany, NY, Dec. 16, 1989-Feb. 11, 1990, Spencer
Museum of Art, The University of Kansas, Lawrence. KN. March 25-May 6,
1990, Newport Harbor Art Museum July 20-Sept. 30, 1990
"All the News That's Fit For Prints," Richmond, VA
Two-Person Exhibition, Bread and Roses Cultural Center, Erika Rothenberg and Ilona Granet, New York, NY
"Vital Signs," One Main Street Windows, Brooklyn, NY
"All the News That's Fit For Prints," Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
"The Debt," Exit Art, New York, NY
"The All Male Feminist Art Show," The New Waterfront Museum. Brooklyn, NY
Commission, ABC TV/Capital Cities Corporation, New York, NY
"All the News That's Fit For Prints," P.P.O.W New York, NY
"All the News That's Fit For Prints," 1199 Gallery, New York, NY
Two-Person Exhibition, P.P.O.W., New York, NY
"Madness in America," Elizabeth Galasso Fine Art Leasing, Ossining, NY
"Modem Living," Jeffrey Linden Gallery, Hollywood, CA
"Concensus:Today's Art in an Overpopulated City," Exit Art, New York, NY
NYSCA, New York State Council on the Arts grant for Emily Post street signs
"Disarming Images," Curated by Nina Felshin, Travelling Exhibition
"Oracle," performance, Exit Art, New York, New York, NY
"American Women (part II)," Sidney Janis Gallery, N.Y., NY
"The Revolultionary Power of Women's Laughter," Max Protech Gallery, NY
"The Beast Show," P.S. 1, Long Island Citv, NY, Curated by Richard Flood.
"Atomic Salon," Ronald Feldman Gallery, NY
"Manifesto Show," curated by Colen Fitzgibbon & Jenny Holzer
"The Real Estate Show," Curated by Alan Moore
"The Suitcase Show," Curated by Mike Glier
"The Ten Last Years of Book Arts," Franklin Furnace. N.Y., NY, Curated by Ingrid Sischy
"Photos Lie," The Kitchen. N.Y., NY, Curated by Ingrid Sischy
"Doctors and Dentists," Curated by Robin Winters, New York, NY
1973-1985 Ilona Granet performed live, both solo and with:
Jerry Saltz, Contemporary Mesuum, Chicago
Michael Smith, New York, NY
Disband (Late '70s), with Martha Wilson, Ingrid Sischy, Donna Henes, and Diane Torr
"Potato Wolf TV," Colab, New York, NY, With Peter Fend, and solo
In addition Ms. Granet has performed at the Kitchen, The Performing Garage, The Mudd Club, and Danceteria in New York City. She also performed in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and in Italy