“All of my life, making art has been my passion. As I have experienced life, the forms that my works have
taken have evolved and deepened, and my love for creating has endured.”
Carole A. Feuerman is internationally recognized as one of the world’s most prominent hyperrealist sculptors with a prolific career spanning four decades. She lives and works in New York and Florida. Feuerman sculpts life-size, monumental and miniature works in bronze, resin and marble. She has had six museum retrospectives to date and has been included in prominent exhibitions at the Venice Biennale, The State Hermitage, The Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, the Kunstmuseum Ahlen and the Circulo de Bellas Artes. Among the notable honors she has received are the Amelia Peabody Award, the Betty Parsons Award, the Lorenzo de Medici Prize, first prizes at the Austrian Biennale and the Florence Biennale, and Best in Show at the 2008 Beijing Biennale. Her work is in the selected collections of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev, the Forbes Magazine Collection, the Caldic Collection, and Credit Swiss Collection. Selected public collections include Grounds for Sculpture, the El Paso Museum of Art, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, the Bass Museum and Art-st-Urban. She has taught, lectured and given workshops at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon Guggenheim Museum, Columbia University and Grounds for Sculpture. There are currently three full-color monographs about her work: Carole A. Feuerman: Sculpture, written by Eleanor Munro and published by Hudson Hills Press, now in its second edition, and Carole A. Feuerman: La Scultura Incontra la Realta, by Gabriele Caioni, which is available in both English and Italian. Her monumental sculpture Grande Catalina is featured in A History of Western Art by Antony Mason and John T. Spike and published by Abrams Books in twelve languages.
Feuerman had her first museum retrospective at the Queens Museum in 1987, followed by her second retrospective at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in 2000. In 2004, her sculpture Sunburn was featured in the highly acclaimed traveling group exhibition “An American Odyssey, 1945/1980: Debating Modernism”, curated by Stephen C. Foster, at the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. The same year Feuerman had her third retrospective “Resin to Bronze Topographies” at the City University of New York. In 2007 at the Venice Biennale, Feuerman’s monumental sculptures Survival of Serena and Grande Catalina were showcased in a solo exhibition entitled “By the Sea” and curated by John T. Spike. Simultaneous to this, she exhibited in OPEN 2007, an international sculpture exhibition in Venice, and in another solo show at Art-St-Urban in Switzerland entitled “Lust and Desires”. Following these successes, she exhibited in Florence’s Moretti Gallery and was the featured artist in “46 XX” at Moscow’s Na Solyanke State Gallery in Red Square. In 2008 the Archeological Museum in Fiesole, Italy hosted her fourth museum retrospective and was followed by inclusion in “Art and Illusion: Masterpieces of Trompe-l’oeil from Antiquity to the Present” at the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation. The year closed with her fifth retrospective “Silence-Passion-Expression” at the Amarillo Museum of Art in Texas, which was nominated by the AISEI for the best Monographic Exhibition. In 2010, Feuerman’s sculpture Monumental Shower was feautured in “Intimacy, Bathing in Art” at the Kunstmuseum Ahlen in Germany alongside works by ninety artists including Edgar Degas, Louise Bourgeois, David Hockney and Joseph Beuys. Later that year, Feuerman had her sixth retrospective, entitled “Earth Water Air Fire”, at the El Paso Museum of Art, which showcased fifty-two works and premiered her video installations. Following the close of the exhibition, her sculpture Summer was acquired for the museum’s permanent collection. In 2011, she founded the “Carole A. Feuerman Sculpture Foundation” in Mana Contemporary Art Center located in Jersey City, and later that year her bronze sphere New World – AM/PM was featured in “Afterwards and Forward: A ten year 9/11 reflective art exhibition” at the New Jersey City University.
In 2012, Feuerman’s most iconic monumental sculpture, Survival of Serena in painted bronze, was selected and publicly exhibited in Petrosino Square, SoHo by New York City Parks & Recreation from May through September. Simultaneous to the exhibition, Feuerman presented her first set of prints also featuring the image of Serena. At the close of the exhibition, Survival of Serena travelled to the Boca Beach Club in Florida where it is currently on view with Baker Sponder Gallery. Next Summer, also in hyperrealistically painted bronze, is installed at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne in Miami courtesy of Baker Sponder Gallery. Monumental Brooke with Beach Ball was chosen for the 2012 Beijing Biennale and exhibited at the National Art Museum of China from September 28 through October 22 courtesy of Timothy Yarger Fine Art. Quan, a monumental hyperrealistically painted bronze figure balancing on a polished stainless steel ball, debuted at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park September 19th and remained on view through January 2013. Also in September, another public work titled The Golden Mean, a 16-foot tall bronze patinated diver, was unveiled along the Hudson River at Riverfront Green Park in Peekskill with the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. At the start of 2013, the City of Peekskill announced the purchase of the sculpture as a permanent monument for the town.
Timothy Yarger Fine Art featured several sculptures by Feuerman at the Palm Springs Art Fair during President’s day weekend. Monumental Brooke with Beach Ball and Next Summer greeted guests at the entrance, Monumental Shower encompanied visitors in the collector’s lounge, and several smaller works were on display in the gallery’s booth. Simultaneous to that, KM Fine Arts featured Feuerman’s sculptures and prints at Art Wynwood. March 28 through June 28, KM Fine Arts held a solo exhibition at their Chicago gallery with a showcase at the Dallas Art Fair in April. Also in April, Rarity Gallery displayed several of Feuerman’s large-scale resin sculptures at Art Monaco and Frida Fine Arts Gallery showcased her “painting with fire” bronzes.
Feuerman’s life-size work, The General’s Daughter, was chosen by the Smithsonian to be shown at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC from March 23, 2013 through February 23, 2014. Opening May 16th in New York City, Jim Kempner Fine Art will showcase Feuerman’s newest bronze sculptures in a spring solo exhibition titled “The Golden Mean”. As part of the Venice Biennale from May through September, the GlobalArtAffairs Foundation has selected Quan for display in the courtyard of the historic Palazzo Bembo and The Golden Mean will be prominently displayed at the entrance in Giardini with the Concilio Europeo dell’Arte. A selection of her sculptures will also be showcased at the first women Arezzo Biennale ICASTICA at the Municipal Gallery of Contemporary Art, Palazzo dei Priori, Casa Museo Van Bruschi, and the National Museum of Medieval and Modern Art in Arezzo, Italy, courtesy of Aria Art Gallery.
This summer, Mark Borghi Fine Art will feature a solo exhibition of Feuerman’s sculptures and prints at their Bridgehampton location in addition to showcasing her work at Art Hamptons. Plus One Gallery located in London will also exhibit a selection of Feuerman’s hyperrealistic sculptures. On an ongoing basis, Feuerman’s work can be seen in all galleries representing her and select museums worldwide. For a full list of exhibitions and events, please visit carolefeuerman.com.