Zoe Leonard

Born in 1961, New York
Lives and works in New York

Solo Exhibitions

2013
100 North Nevill Street, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
Sun Photographs, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen

2012
Murray Guy, New York
Sun Photographs, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
Observation Point, Camden Arts Centre, London

2011
Available Light, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

2009
Photographs, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Photographs, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

2008
You See I am here after all, Dia: Beacon, New York
Derrotero, Dia at the Hispanic Society of America, New York
Photographs, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid

2007
Photographs, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
Analogue, Villa Arson, Nice
Analogue, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus

2006
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

2003
New Work, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin

2002
The Agency for Contemporary Art, London

2001
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

2000
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1999
Micheline Szwajczer Gallery, Antwerp
Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Gallery Anadiel, Jerusalem
Recent Photographs, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1998
Centre National de la Photographie, Paris
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
Strange Fruit, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City

1997
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Galerija Dante, Umag
Wiener Secession, Vienna
Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
Strange Fruit, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami

1995
Le Case d'Arte, Milan
Photographs and Objects, presented by Paula Cooper Gallery at the artist’s studio, New York
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, Umag

1993
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago

1992
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1991
Luhring Augustine Hetzler, Santa Monica
University Art Museum / Pacific Film Archives, University of California, Berkeley
Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco
Richard Foncke Gallery, Ghent
Photographien, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

1990
Photographien, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

1985
Greathouse, New York

1983
Hogarth Gallery, Sydney

1979
Fourth Street Photo Gallery, New York


Group Exhibitions

2014
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
From Speaker to Receiver, Des Moines Art Center, IA

2013
Vanity. Fashion/Photography from then F.C. Grundlach Collection / Vanity. Fotografia mody z kolekcji F. C. Gundlacha, National Museum Krakow
Une préface, FRAC Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
Masculin / Masculin, L'Homme nu dans l'art de 1800, Musée d’Orsay, Paris
Something About a Tree, Flag Atz Foundation, New York
Photography Now and Forever, Mathew Gallery, Berlin
Vues d’en haut / Views from Above, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz
EXPO 1: New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City
Love and Death, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen
Von Beckmann bis Warhol. Kunst des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts. Die Sammlung Bayer, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
L’Image papillon, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Blues for Smoke, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York
White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart, Institute of Contemporary Art – University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
“Make an effort to remember. Or, failing that, invent.”, Bétonsalon, Paris
Looking Back / The 7th White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York

2012
Viral Research, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Vollmilch. Der Bart als Zeichen, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
Blues for Smoke, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
Voice of Images, François Pinault Foundation, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Printed, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich
Ein Wunsch bleibt immer übrig. Kasper König zieht Bilanz, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Ändere dich, Situation!, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz/Tirol
Le Feuillagisme, Hôtel de Région (in collaboration with Le Pôle Image Haute-Normandie), Rouen
True Stories. Amerikanische Fotografie aus der Sammlung Moderne Kunst, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Circus Wols. Eine Hommage, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen
Heart to Hand (curated by Pati Hertling), Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York
“Out-of-_________” (organised by Leila Khastoo), Michael Benevento, Los Angeles

2011
Agitated Histories, SITE, Santa Fe
Vanity. Fashion/Photography from then F.C. Grundlach Collection / Mode/Fotografie aus der Sammlung F. C. Gundlach, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
PHOTOGRAPHY CALLING! Sammlung Wilhelm und Gabi Schürmann, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
You have been there – departures, bifurcations (a proposition by Marie Muracciole), Marian Goodman, New York
Vor dem Gesetz. Skulpturen der Nachkriegsmoderne und Räume der Gegenwartskunst, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
He disappeared into complete silence: re-reading a single artwork by Louise Bourgeois, De Hallen Haarlem, Haarlem
Heterotopien und Wissensräume in der Kunst, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
Vision is elastic. Thought is elastic. (curated by Moyra Davey & Zoe Leonard), Murray Gallery, New York
White Columns. 1970-2011 / 40+ Years of Support for Artists (benefit auction), White Columns, New York

2010
Wunschzettel, im Rahmen der Ausstellung: Nur Papier, und doch die ganze Welt, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Atlas. How to Carry the World on One’s Back, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid; ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe; Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
False/Divide: representations of abstraction in a few photographic works, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
Contagious! Reports against normality, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva
50 Artists Photograph The Future, Higher Pictures, New York
In Full Bloom, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
Artworks from the Enea Righi Collection, Museion, Bolzano
Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Self-Fulfilling Prophecies, Leo Koenig, New York
Augenschmaus – Vom Essen im Stillleben, Bank Austria Forum, Vienna
Mixed Use: Manhattan, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
MOCA's first 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, Photographers Gallery, London; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
The Surreal House, Barbican Gallery, London

2009
200 Artworks – 25 Years, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa; Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore; Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Museum, Seoul
Photography, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Pivot Points 3, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
Locus Solus, Yvonne Lambert, Paris
Fashion Room (Fotografien der Sammlung F.C. Gundlach), Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt
Das Gespinst, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
The Female Gaze. Women Look At Women, Cheim & Read, New York
Elles @ Centrepompidou. Artists in the Collections of the Centre Pompidou, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Espèces d'espaces, Yvonne Lambert, New York
En todas partes. Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
Galaxy, BAM/PFA, Berkeley
out of the blue, Gallery Bergen, Paramus, New Jersey
Nouvelles Collections III, Sammlung Jocelyne & Fabrice Petignat, Centre PasquArt, Kunsthaus Centre d’art, Biel/Bienne

2008
Sings of the Time, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Ad Adsurdum – Energien des Absurden von der klassischen Moderne zur Gegenwart, MARTa, Herford
Kunst im Heim, Capitain Petzel, Berlin
Drawing a Tension – Works from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Cultural Centre, Lisbon
After Nature, New Museum, New York
listen darling ... the world is yours, Art Centre, Cascais
Soziale Diagramme / Planning Reconsidered, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art, International Center of Photography, New York
L’Argent, Le Plateau, Paris
Eminent Domain: Contemporary Photography and the City, New York Public Library, New York
Reality Check, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Versus inversus, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

2007
Blind Date, Deutsche Bank Kunst und Sakıp Sabancı Museum, Istanbul
documenta XII, Kassel
dolls, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
KISS KISS BANG BANG. 45 Years of Art and Feminism, Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Bilbao
Mouth open, teeth showing: Works from the True Collection, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Oh Girl, it’s a Boy!, Kunstverein München, Munich
Normal Love: precarious sex, precarious work, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
BODYPOLITCX, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

2006
Around the Corner: Zoe Leonard and Peter Wunderlich, Orchard, New York
The heartbeat of fashion, Sammlung F.C. Grundlach, Haus der Photographie, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
Das Achte Feld, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Full House, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Fliegende Kühe und andere Kometen - nicht nur komische Dinge in der Kunst, Villa Merkel und Bahnwärterhaus, Esslingen
Vija Celmins, Liz Deschenes, Zoe Leonard, Tracy Williams., Ltd, New York
Out of the Blue, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown

2005
Inside Out Loud: Visualizing Women’s Health in Contemporary Art, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis
Alias & Alibi, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
Theorema, une Collection Privee en Italie, la Collection d’Enea Righi, The Collection Lambert in Avignon, Avignon
Femme(s), Musée de Carouge, Geneva
Sharjah International Biennial 7, Sharjah
La Hendidura del Tiempo, Galería Pepe Cobo, Madid
Roe Ethridge, Zoe Leonard, Christopher Williams, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich,
The New City: Sub/Urbia in Recent Photography, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Cromosoma X, Galleria d’arte Sabrina Raffaghello, Ovada; Joyce & Co. Galleria Artistico Letteraria, Genova

2004
Inside out loud: Visualizing women’s health in contemporary art, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis
Infinitely Specific, Montserrat College of Art Galleries, Beverly
Open Proposition: Artists for the Bill of Rights, The Proposition Gallery, New York
Cave Birds, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
Marilyn: From Anastasi to Weegee, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Possessed: the things we own and the things that own us, Western Bridge, Seattle
Les enfants terribles. The Language of Childhood in Art - 1909-2004 (curated by Marco Franciolli, Helmut Friedel, Giovanni Iovane), Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano

2003
Eric Hattan, Zoe Leonard, Michel Francois, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York
Recent Acquisitions – Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Works from the Sammlung Schürmann, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Siegen
Phantom of Desire, Neue Galerie, Graz
Yankee Remix, Mass MoCA, North Adams
The tale of the thread: Embroidery and sewing in contemporary art, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
Gelijk het leven is, S.M.A.K., Ghent
Hot Summer in the City, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
In Nature: 10th International Biennial of Photography, The Italian Foundation of Photography and Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin
A Clear Vision. Photographic works from the F.C. Gundlach collection, International House of Photography, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
Lei. Donne nelle collezioni italiane (curated by F. Bonami), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

2002
RE: ACTION 2002, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City
Recent Accessions: Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
De Gustibus (curated by Achille Bonito Oliva and Sergio Risaliti), Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena
Prophets of Boom – Werke aus der Sammlung Schürmann, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
Mask & Metamorphosis, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton
Sie träumt von Ihrem Lieblingsstar. Er spricht mit einer fremden Sprache. Vier Räume aus der Sammlung Schürmann, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Cadavre Exquis, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris
Le Regard de l’Autre, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Rouen
Photographier – to Photograph, Collection Lambert, Musée d’art Contemporain, Avignon
My Marilyn, Liljewachs Konsthall, Stockholm
Galerie Praz-Devallade, Paris
Visions from America Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940-2001, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
The Photographic Impulse, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
With and Without You. Re-visitations of Art in the Age of AIDS, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
Keine Kleinigkeit, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
In Focus: display within the Collection 2002, Tate Modern, London
Group Show, The Agency, London
Disturbance, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

2001
Full Frontal, Photographic Portraits, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas
From Real to Ideal, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro
Shopping, Generali Foundation, Vienna
Parkett Collaborations, Museum of Modern Art, New York
OutArt 2001. Stand Fast Dick and Jane, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Double Life, Generali Foundation, Vienna
Sex – Vom Wissen und Wünschen (curated by Rosemarie Trockel), Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden
The Surreal Woman: Femaleness and the Uncanny in Surrealism, Kunsthalle Bielefeld
Magic/Object/Action, Site Gallery, Sheffield

2000
Drawings & Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; Alexander and Bonin, New York
Cross Female, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Brave New World, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
Man and Space, 3rd Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
The Wounded Diva, Kunstverein München, Munich
Vanitas: Meditations on Life and Death in Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond
Positions to a political discourse, Raum Aktueller Kunst Martin Janda, Vienna; Nieuw Internationaal Cultureel Centrum, Antwerp
Lignes d’horizon: Acquisitions récentes du FRAC Haute-Normandie, Fonds régional d’art contemporain de Haute-Normandie, Rouen
Voilà: Le Monde Dans la Tête, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Sensitive, Le Printemps de Cahors, Cahors
Body Beautiful, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
The Swamp: On the Edge of Eden, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville; The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville
Other Worlds, 28 Wooster Street (curated by Erika Belle), New York
Snapshot, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore

1999
No Quarter Given. Images of Violence in Contemporary Art, Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castelló
A Girl Like You, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
The Sentiment of the Year 2000, Milano Triennale, Milan
Persona II, Carousel Gallery, Paris
Calendar 2000, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College,
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Larmes Blanches, Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Rouen
Sleuth, Fotogallery, Cardiff; Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno; Barbican Gallery, London
The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Dramatis Personæ, The Photographic Resource Center, Boston
Skin Deep: Surface and Appearance in Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
in passing, The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Les Fleurs du Mal, Galerie Seitz-von Werder, Berlin
Gender Trouble, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Exhibition of Visual Art 1998, EVA, Limerick Corporation, Limerick
Sans Titre: Works from the Collection of Peggy Scott & David Teplitzky, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder

1998
Crossroad, Groninger Museum, Groningen
Three Generations Patricia Faure Gallery, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica
Fast Forward (Body Check), Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg
Some Like it Hot, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York
Jardin d’artistes: De mémoire d’arbre, Musée Zadkine, Paris
L’Hypothèse du tableau vole, la Fondation Mamco et le Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
Bathroom (curated by Wayne Koestenbaum), Thomas Healy Gallery, New York
Travel and Leisure, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Sculpture - Figure - Woman, Upper Austrian Regional Gallery, Linz; Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz
The Precious Image: Contemporary Platinum Photography, University Art Gallery, Montclair State University, New Jersey

1997
Museum Van Hedendaagse Kunst Gent zu Gast im Kunstverein Schwerte, Kunstverein Schwerte, Schwerte
Still and Moving: Contemporary Photography and Video, Revolution Gallery, Ferndale
Miami Short Cuts: Links to the Body, Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin, Dortmund
The Veiled Face (Transvestism and Identity in Art): The 80’s and 90’s, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea Exhibition Gallery, Donostia-San Sebastian
Body, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
The Matrix of Geography, Galerija Dante Marino Cettina, Umag
1997 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
The Leisure Sector, Annika Sundvik Gallery, New York
Skin Deep, Jennifer Flay Gallery, Paris
Feminine Image, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor
Gothic, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Fashion Moda, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Veronica’s Revenge: Oeuvres Photographiques de la Lambert Art Collection, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva; Casino Luxembourg and Musée national d’histoire et d’art, Luxembourg; Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj

1996
Group Show, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
The Wild Good; Lesbian Photography and Writings on Love, A Different Light Bookstore, New York
Embedded Metaphor (curated by Nina Felshin), Independent Curators International, New York
Groninger Museum’s Collection and Proposals for Future Acquisitions, Groninger Museum, Groningen
Nudo and Crudo: Sensitive body, Visible body, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Black and Blue: Eight American Photographers, Groninger Museum, Groningen
Passage à l'acte, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris
Vija Celmins, Zoe Leonard, Jorge Pardo, Joe Scanlan, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
Points of View: Photography from the Collection, Gallery 2, Pacific Film Archive, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley
Art at Home: Ideal Standard Life, Spiral Garden, Tokyo
L'Evidence, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva
Sosie, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo,
Push Pause, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago

1995
In a Different Light, University Art Museum / Pacific Film Archives, University of California, Berkeley
Zoe Leonard and Mauri Formigoni, Sangamon State University Visual Arts Gallery, Springfield
Compulsion to Repeat: Repetition and Difference in Works from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
L'immagine riflessa: una selezione di fotografia contemporanea dalla collezione LAC, Svizzera, Museo Pecci, Prato
Fashion Moda (curated by Lisa Marie Marks), Entwistle Gallery, London
Feminin/Masculin: Le sexe de l'art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Nature Studies II, University Gallery Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Obliquely, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica
Passion Privées: Collections particulières d’art moderne et contemporain en France, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

1994
The Art of Seduction, The Centre Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami
The Use of Pleasure, Terrain Gallery, San Francisco
Pictures of the Real World (In Real Time) (curated by Robert Nickas), Paula Cooper Gallery, New York; Le Consortium, Dijon, France; Le Capitou, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Frejus; Städtische Galerie, Goppingen; Massimo de Carlo, Milan; Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Sum of the Parts, University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery, Honolulu
In the Field: Landscape in Recent Photography, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Sosie, Herve Mikaeloff, Paris
Sea Sights (curated by Nessia Pope), Offshore Gallery, East Hampton
Holiday Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1993
Saints and Survivors in a Time of Plague, Lowinsky Gallery, New York
1993 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
Dissent, Difference & The Body Politic, Otis Gallery, Otis School of Art and Design, Los Angeles
Art & Aids in New York, Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich; Stadtbibliothek Hannover, Hannover
1920: The Subtlety of Subversion, The Continuity of Intervention, Exit Art / The First World, New York
Rewriting History: The Salon of 1993, Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis
Coming To Power: 25 Years of Sexually Explicit Art by Women, David Zwirner Gallery, New York
The Uncanny, Sonsbeek Exhibition, Gemeentemuseum Arnhem, Arnhem
Eau de Cologne: 1983 - 1993, Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Robert Gober, Zoe Leonard, Fawbush, New York
Nulle Part et Partout, Espace Paul Boye, Sète
Imaginaries, The Lesbian Herstory Archives, New York
Abject Art: Repulsion and Desire in American Art, Whitney Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
What happened to the institutional critic? American Fine Arts-Colin de Land, New York
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; The Foundation for Contemporary Art, Mexico City; The Santa Monica Museum, Los Angeles; Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis
Kunstverein Kippenberger Kassel, Museum Fridericianum Kassel
Gent de Gast in De Beyerd Breda: De Keuze Van Jan Hoet, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent

1992
Zoe Leonard, Félix González-Torres, Kiki Smith, Robert Gober, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco
Documenta IX, Kassel

1991
From Desire: A Queer Diary, Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, New York
Gulliver's Travels, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne
On Kawara, Zoe Leonard, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
8th Annual Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos, Los Angeles Photography Center, Los Angeles
Nancy Brooks Brody, Paula Hayes, Zoe Leonard, Jack Pierson, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Shooter's Hill, AC Project Room, New York
Act Up Benefit Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1990
Luhring Augustine, New York
The Köln Show, Cologne
Wendy Jacob and Zoe Leonard, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Ponton Temse, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent
Survey of Gay and Lesbian Artists, Penine Hart Gallery, New York
Work on Paper, Paula Allen Gallery, New York
Act Up Auction For Action, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

1989
Strange Attractors: Signs of Chaos, New Museum, New York
First Amendment Show, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York
War Resisters' League Benefit, New York
The Center Show, Lesbian and Gay Community Center, New York
Erotophobia, Simon Watson Project Space, New York
AIDS Timeline, An Installation by Group Material, University Art Museum / Pacific Film Archives, University of California, Berkeley

1988
Selections from the Artists' File, Artist Space, New York

1987
Consonance, ISD, New York

1986
The Hidden Surface, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Simon Cerigo Gallery, New York
Myth, Greathouse, New York
New Math Gallery, New York

1985
Getting Off, Civilian Warfare, New York

1984
Soon to Be A Major Motion Picture, Greathouse, New York
Just Appearances, New Math Gallery, New York

1983
Twenty Nine Downtown, Piezo Electric, New York

1982
Times Square Show, Times Square, New York

1980
Club 57, New York


Lectures / Presentations

2013
Preview/Review. Artists Robert Irwin and Zoe Leonard discuss new work for Chinati, with Lynne Cooke ansd Rob Weiner

2012
Lecture – 25 January 2012, University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Arts, Los Angeles

2011
Guest presenter at To Save and Project: The Ninth MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2010
Zoe Leonard: You see I am here after all, Dia Art Foundation presents a reading and book launch for Zoe Leonard, New York
Bettina Funcke and Johanna Burton talk about Zoe Leonard’s work, Dia Art Foundation, New York
Zoe Leonard in Conversation with Lynne Cooke, Dia Art Foundation, New York