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Solo Exhibitions
Selected Group Exhibitions

Honors and Awards
Selected Bibliography
Invited Lectures and Colloquia


2013 Archaeology Through the Looking Glass, McIninch Art Gallery, SNHU, Manchester, New Hampshire

2010 ReCreation, Barton College Art Galleries, Wilson, North Carolina

2009 Clearing the Path, Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida

2008 Ruinations, Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida

2007 Accumulated Mysteries, Brattleboro Art Museum, Brattleboro, Vermont

2004 Cast-Offs: Girls, Riddles, Fates, Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, Vermont

2002 TransPlants, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1997 The Gingerbread Museum, Exquisite Corpse Artsite, Burlington, Vermont

1996 Recent Work: Arts/Industry, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

1990 Monoprints, Francis Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

1988 Sculpture, The Penson Gallery, New York, New York

1987 Relief Sculpture, The Albany Academy Gallery, Albany, New York

1982 Limbo, The Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont

1977 Bodywork, La Galerie Suzele Carle, Montréal, Québec


2018 Abortion, AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

2017 Tympanum, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.
Le Papier, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, Florida
Sweet Tooth, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont
23 Artists from Atea Ring Gallery, Keene Arts, Keene, New York

2016 Dysfunction, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, Vermont
Ceramic Sculpture Invitational, Mercy Gallery, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, Connecticut
Sculpture exhibitions at St. Gaudens National Historic Site, NH; Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park, VT; and Springfield Armory National Historic Site, MA

2015 The Body in Eden, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Dig, Central Booking, New York, New York
Still Life: Revisited, Beaux-arts des Amériques, Montreal, Quebec
Repeat, Strauss Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

2014 Raw vs Cooked, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Arts/Industry: Collaboration and Revelation, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Word Up, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, Florida
Of Land and Local, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, Vermont

2013 deCordova Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts
littleSCULPTURE, Fountainhead Studios, Miami, Florida

2012 International Sculpture Festa, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2011 Paperwork, Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, Sarasota, Florida
An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, Mass MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts

2010 Foreign Affairs, Universitat fur Bodenkultur, Vienna, Austria

2009 Steps to Hope (2 person collaboration), Windspiel Galerie, Vienna, Austria

2008 Drawing Beyond the Plane, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida

2005 Riverbend Sculpture Biennial, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, Kentucky

2003 Hybrids, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York
Efflorescence, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2001 Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists and Clothing, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

1999 Botanica: Contemporary Art and the World of Plants, traveling museum exhibition
Femmes, Corps et Âme, Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, France

1998 After Eden: Garden Varieties in Contemporary Art, Middlebury College Art Museum, Middlebury, Vermont
Post-Pastoral: New Images of the New England Landscape, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

1996 Femmes, Corps et Âme, Musée de la Civilisation, Québec, Québec
Incestuous, Thread Waxing Space, New York, New York. Curators: Carter Kustera and Tiong Ang
Casts of Character: The Factory and Beyond, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Berkshire Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Curator: Dan Cameron.

1995 A Distinct Grace, Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado

1994 Disembodied: Clothing Forms in Contemporary Sculpture, The Fleming Museum, Burlington, Vermont
Corpus, Centre des Arts Visuels, Montréal, Québec

1993 Empty Dress: Clothing as Surrogate in Recent Art, Traveling museum exhibition
1920: The Subtlety of Subversion, The Continuity of Intervention, Exit Art, New York, New York
Artists Select, Artists Space, New York, New York
States of the Art, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, New York. Juror: Lowery Sims, Metropolitan Museum of Art

1991 Drawings, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Juror: Howardena Pindell.

1990 Works on Paper, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusets. Juror: Charlotta Kotick, Brooklyn Museum
Arte de los Noventa, El Instituto de Cultura de Yucatan, Merida, Mexico

1989 New Dimensions Art Exhibit, Galeria La Merced, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Clay Works, The Rice Gallery, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, New York
Small Works, Amos Eno Gallery, New York, New York. Juror: Sharon Jacques, Museum of Modern Art

1988 Dolls by Artists: Fetish Objects, Textile Arts Centre, Chicago, Illinois. Juror: Joyce Scott
Monoprints, Image Gallery, Stockbridge, Massachusetts


Freehand New York. Eight sculptures for hotel interior, 23 Lexington Ave., New York City. 2017.

Colossal AcornHead, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts. 2014.

MountainHead. Songchu Art Valley International Sculpture Park, Korea. 2012.

Springfield Theater architectural sculpture restoration. Housing Vermont. 2011.

NestBuilder. City of Tampa Public Art. 2010.

Wild Life Sculpture Search. Boca Ciega Millennium Park, Seminole, Florida. Pinellas County Cultural Affairs. 2007.

Wall sculptures for four libraries.Broward Public Art Program, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 2005.

Quercus Emancipation. Site-specific sculpture for Wave Hill, Bronx, New York. 2003.

Mermaid House. Housing Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. 2003.

Pomerleau Neighborhood Park. South Burlington, Vermont. 1999.

Pear. 16’ steel sculpture covered and surrounded by growing vegetables, created with community groups. John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Summer 1996.

Medée. Installation and performance with Marthe Mercure. Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal, Québec. February 1981.


Vermont Studio Center Fellowship, Johnson, Vermont. 2018.

Marble House Project, Dorset, Vermont. 2016.

Arts/Industry Program, Kohler Company, Kohler, Wisconsin. 1996 and 2014.

Sculpture Symposium. Crown Haitai Studios, Songchu Art Valley, Korea. 2012.

Creation Grant. Vermont Arts Council. 2011.

Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain. Fellowship, January 1998 and November 2010.

U.S. Embassy Vienna, Austria. Grant, September-October 2009.

Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY. Fellowship, October 2008.

I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut. Fellowship, September 2008.

Firehouse Center for the Arts, Burlington, Vermont, Artist-in-Residence, 2004.

Florida State Individual Artist Fellowship, 2001.

Women and Minorities Print Project, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida. Artist-in-Residence, January 2000.

Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado. Fellowship, March 1998.

Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois. Fellowship, 1997.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Artist-in-Residence, May 1996.

Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York. Fellowship, March 1991.

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, Virginia. Fellowship, 1990.

Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain Lake, New York. Fellowships in 1989, 1988, 2006.

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, New York. Grant for 1989.

The Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York. Fellowship, October 1987.


Freehand New York, New York, New York.

Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts.

International Sculpture Park, Songchu Art Valley, Korea.

The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida.

Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Kohler Company, Kohler, Wisconsin.

Whole Foods Market Art Collection, Sarasota, Florida.

Milan Hilton, Milan, Italy.

City of Winooski, Vermont.


Jen Townsend and Renée Zettle-Sterling, Cast: Art and Objects, Schiffer Publishing, 2017.

Charlet Davenport, “Studio Visit,” Art New England, July/August 2014.

Julie K. Hanus, “More than Human,” American Craft Magazine, April/May 2013.

Joyce Wadler, “Living Small,” New York Times, January 30, 2013.

Philip Jordan, “Carving Out a Career,” Vermont Magazine, May/June 2012.

Gwendolyn Purdom, “Making a Difference,” Preservation, July/August, 2011.

Joyce Wadler, “Sowing Enchantment,” New York Times, June 16, 2011.

Arlene Distler, “Accumulated Mysteries: Leslie Fry,” Art New England, August/September 2007.

Lennie Bennett, “Wild Art,” St. Petersburg Times, April 2, 2007.

Ann Albritton, “Leslie Fry,” Sculpture Magazine, November 2003.

Grace Glueck, “Silo Meets Satellite Dish,” New York Times, September 4, 1998.

Eleanor Heartney, essay for After Eden: Garden Varieties in Contemporary Art, Middlebury College Museum of Art, 1998.

Nina Parris, “The Gingerbread Museum: Installation by Leslie Fry,” Art New England, Feb./March 1998.

Akiko Kotani and Bernard Freydberg, “Crossover in the Arts,” Fiberarts, Summer 1997.

Hajo Schiff, “Feminismus, Trivialitat und Kunsterkenntnis,” Taz Hamburg, January 4, 1996.

Leslie Fry, contribution to “Women’s Work,” in Art Journal: “Clothing as Subject,” Spring 1995.

Nancy Smith, “Empty Dress, Loaded Images,” Ms. Magazine, December 1993.

Richard Brown, “Leslie Fry: Recent Work,” Art New England, May 1986.

Pierre-A. Larocque, “Sculptures-Masques” (interview with Leslie Stevenson Fry), Le Baroque, cahier 3, Montréal, Québec, November 1977.


“Diplomacy Through Arts Alliances,” Amerika Haus, Vienna, Austria, October 1, 2009.

“Public Art/Art for the Public,” Humanities Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, November 13, 2007.

“Views of the Body in Art – Past to Present,” SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, September 28, 2007.

“Imagined Bodies,” Lecture Series: Artists on Art, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida, May 6, 2004.

“The Artist as Educator,” Sarasota Biennial Public Education Programs, Creating the Continuum: Dialogues on Contemporary Art, The Ringling Museum, Sarasota, Florida, Nov. 2, 2000.

“Problems in Representing the Female Body in Contemporary Art,” University Art Museum, State University at Albany, Albany, New York, February 25, 1999.

“Ad/Dressing the Body in Western Art from Classical Greek to the Present,” for the Honors Seminar: Knowledge and Theory, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, October 25, 1995, and for Gender Issues and Society, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, Vermont, February 18, 1998.

“A Quick History: 20 Years of Work,” The Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, April 13, 1994.

Panel discussion with Nina Felshin and Lesley Dill, for Disembodied: Recent Sculpture, The Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, March 12, 1994.


Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale, NY. M.F.A. 1993.

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont. Dean’s List, B.A. 1975.

Central School of Art and Design, London, England. 1973-74.

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