2002               The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2001               B.A., Brown University, Providence, RI



2018               Honey, The LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY

2016               Hurlyburly, Waller Creek Conservancy, Austin, TX

2014               You, Brown University, Providence, RI 

                       Terra, Oklahoma Contemporary, Oklahoma City, OK 

                       Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE 

                       Current, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX

                       Undertone, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA

                       Boys Cry Too, Hermann Park, Houston, TX

                       Undertone, SCAD Gallery See, Atlanta, GA

2013               Hot Rod, Chicago Lakefront, Chicago, IL 

                       Red, Yellow and Blue, Decordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

                       Red, Yellow and Blue, Madison Square Park, New York, NY

                       Iron Maiden, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2011               Big, Open, Empty, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

                       Gavlak Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

2009               Move, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2008               Whole, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

                       Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX 

                       Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

2007               Posedown, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

                       MASSPEAK, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2005               The Aldrich Contemporary Arts Museum, Ridgefield, CT Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2004               Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY



2023                Narrative Threads: Fiber Art Today, Moody Center for the Arts, Houston, TX

2015                Ten Year Anniversary, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA

                        The Sculptor’s EyePrints, Drawings and Photographs from the Collection, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln MA

                        Civilization and Its Discontents: SAIC Alumni Exhibition, Selections from 1985-2015, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

                        Womanhouse, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

                        The Hollow Bone, Ray Smith Studio, Brooklyn NY

2014                Orly Genger and James Siena, two-person exhibition, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY  

                        Inaugural Group Show, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA

                        Sargent’s Daughters, Sargent’s Daughters, New York, NY

2013                Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, N

                        All F@*#ing Summer, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

2012                Makeup on Empty Space, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2011                Sentimental Education, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, F

                        MAKE Skateboards, organized by Jonathan Lavoie and Scott Ogden, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY

                        Disorderly Conduct, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

                        January White Sale, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

                        Figuration, Lemberg Gallery, Detroit, MI

2010                Five Year Anniversary Exhibition, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

                        MATERIAL WORLD: Sculpture to Environment, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA

                        Energy Effects: Art and Artifacts from the Landscape of Glorious Excess, MCA Denver, Denver, CO

                        Brucennial, New York, NY

2009                Fresh from Chelsea, University Gallery and Grinter Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

                        The Fields Sculpture Center at Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY

                        Dritto Rovescio, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

                        Talk Dirty to Me, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2007                Collector’s Choice III Audacity in Art: Selected Works from Central Florida Collections, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

2006                Queens International 2006, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

                        Studio in the Park, curated by Karin Bravin, New York, NY

                        Women in the Bedroom, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2004                EAF04: 2004 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

2003                Haifa Second International Installation Triennale, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel

                        The Reconstruction Biennial, Exit Art, New York, NY




2017                 Townsend, Jen and Renee Zettle-Sterling. Cast: Art and Objects made Using Humanity’s Most Transformational Process. Schiffer Publishing Co. 2017

                         Vannier, Charlotte. Cesi n’est pas un pull. Pyramyd. 2017

                         Kwon, Liz Yisun. NY Public Art. Artbooks21, 2017

2016                 Lee, Nayun. Fresh Art New York, Quel Part Press, Seoul, Korea, 2016

2015                 Swinkels, Dorothè. “Fighting with the Rope” TEXTIEL PLUS (Winter 2015)

2014                 McDonnell, Brandy. “Recycled Rope Sculpture Lassos Attention in Automobile Alley” THE OKLAHOMAN (Oct 13, 2014)

                         Kino, Carol. “Trick Ropester” ART DESK (Fall/Winter 2014-2015) 

                         van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire. “The Contemporary Austin Offers A Sublime Installation and Surreal Fun” STATESMAN (May 30, 2014)

                         Adjarian, M.M. “Orly Genger: Current” ARTS + CULTURE TEXAS (May 28, 2014) 

                         Osborn, Brett. Time and Nothingness. Anne Whutknot Publishing Co. 2014. 

2013                 McQuaid, Cate. “Tying It All Together At The deCordova” THE BOSTON GLOBE (Dec 26, 2013)

                         Rodriguez, Meredith. “Hot Rod Sculpture Wanders the Lakefront” CHICAGO TRIBUNE (Nov 25, 2013)

                         Ballard, Thea. “A Monument of Rope Travels to Massachusetts” MODERN PAINTERS (Nov 2013)

                         Budick, Ariella. “Public Sculpture: Red, Yellow and Blue; Lightness of Being” FINANCIAL TIMES (Aug 27, 2013)

                         Shahi, K. “New York – Orly Genger, Red, Yellow and Blue” ART OBSERVED (Aug 29, 2013)

                         Smith, Roberta. “Ideally, Striving for an Organic Fusion” THE NEW YORK TIMES (July 18, 2013)

                         Simon, Lizzie. “Roping in New Yorkers” THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (May 2, 2013)

                         Kino, Carol. “Rope Wrangler, Ideas Unfurling; Orly Genger in Madison Square Park” THE NEW YORK TIMES (May 1, 2013

                         Artist uses lobster rope to create installation in NYC park exhibit moves to Mass. in Oct” THE WASHINGTON POST

                         Sheets, Hilarie, M.  “Beyond The Wall” ART + AUCTION (May 2013)

                         “New York Artists Now: Next Generation,” NEW YORK OBSERVER (February 22, 2013)

2012                  Vogel, Carol. “Rope as Architecture,” NEW YORK TIMES (November 22, 2012)

                          Chtena, Natascha. “Orly Genger,” IDOL MAGAZINE (Issue 2)

2011                  Davis, Ben. “Give Orly Genger Enough Rope!,” ARTINFO (May 9, 2011)

                          Edgers, Geoff. “Genger named deCordova’s Rappaport winner,” THE BOSTON GLOBE (October 14, 2011)

                          Indrisek, Scott. “Reviews: Orly Genger/ Carolyn Carr,” MODERN PAINTERS (April, 2011)

2010                  Honigman, Ana Finel.  “Whatever It Takes To Get It Made: A Conversation with Orly Genger,” SCULPTURE (December, 2010)

                          Sheets, Hilarie M. “Rope Wrangler,” ART IN AMERICA (October, 2010)

                          Edwards, Meghan. “Show of Force,” INTERIOR DESIGN (September, 2010)

                          Kwon, Liz. “Orly Genger: Art in Space,” BOB – International Magazine of Space Design (September, 2010)

                          Goldstein, Andrew M. “Material World: Sculpture to Environment, Review,” ARTINFO (June 10, 2010)

                          Panetta, Jane and Veronica Roberts.  “Orly Genger,” MUSEO MAGAZINE XIV

                          Gordon, Amanda. “Roping Them In,” CITY ARTS (January 12, 2010)

2009                  Wolin, Joseph R.  “Orly Genger, Move,” TIME OUT NEW YORK (October 14 – 20, 2009)

“Goings on About Town,” THE NEW YORKER (September 23 – 29, 2009)

Green, Tyler.  “Acquisition: Orly Genger at Indianapolis,” MODERN ART NOTES (April 2, 2009)

Edwards, Meghan.  “On the Ropes,” INTERIOR DESIGN (March, 2009)

Davide Rampello, et al.  Dritto Rovescio.  La Triennale di Milano, 2009

2008                   MacAdam, Barbara A. “The Shape Of Things To Come,” ARTNEWS(April, 2008)

Bishop, Philip. Review, ORLANDO SENTINEL (March 23, 2008)

2007                   Ames, Katrine. “All Around the Town,” HOUSE AND GARDEN (November, 2007)

Slowinski, Dolores. “Not Another Poser,” DETROIT METRO TIMES (October 17, 2007)

Cohen, Keri Gutten. “Exhibits a Other Galleries,” DETROIT FREE PRESS (September 14, 2007)

Murayama, Atsuko. “Orly Genger: MASSPEAK,” THE NEW YORK SEIKATSU (April 28, 2007)

Baker, R.C., “Best in Show,” THE VILLAGE VOICE (April 25-May 1, 2007)

Gelber, Eric, “Orly Genger: MASSPEAK,” THE NEW YORK SUN(April 19, 2007)

Smith, Roberta, “Space Redefined in Chelsea,” THE NEW YORK TIMES (April 13, 2007)

Schwendener, Martha, “Flair and Flash, Not Fumpiness,” THE NEW YORK TIMES (January 27, 2007) 

2006                   Abichandani, Jaichri, “Queens International 06: Everything All at Once,” Vol.3, (2006)

Schwendener, Martha, “Art From Everywhere, All from Queens,” THE NEW YORK TIMES (December 15, 2006)

Scheinman, Pamela, “Orly Genger’s Playful Puzzlejuice,” FIBERARTS (Sept/Oct 2006)

Budick, Ariella, “Alfresco Art is The City’s Grace,” NEWSDAY (August 20, 2006)

Vogel, Carol, “Inside Riverside Park,” THE NEW YORK TIMES (May 5, 2006)

2005                   “The Heart of the Matter,” INTERIOR DESIGN, Number 15 (2005):121

SCULPTURE, Vol. 24 No. 6 (July/August 2005): 12

Weinberg, Michelle, “Crustacean in the Hall of Furies and Orly Genger,” MIAMI NEW TIMES (April 7-13, 2005) 

2004                   Reed, John, “Orly Genger: Elizabeth Dee Gallery,” ARTFORUM.COM (October 2004)

Gopnik, Blake, “For Art Lovers, a Chelsea Morning,” THE WASHINGTON POST (September 26, 2004)

Graham, Ruth, “Profile: Orly Genger, Cut from a Creative Cloth,” THE NEW YORK SUN (August 23, 2004)

Pollack, Barbara, “From Garret to Gallery,” TIME OUT NEW YORK (August 5-12, 2004)

2003                   Talmor, Daniella, Haifa Second International Installation Triennale, (Haifa: Haifa Museum of Art, 2003) Wandering Library, Temporary Edition

Smith, Roberta, “A Space Reborn, With a Show That’s Never Finished,” THE NEW YORK TIMES (April 4, 2003):E37

Saltz, Jerry, “Rays of Light,” THE VILLAGE VOICE (January 22-28, 2003): 61




2015                  Washington University

2014                  Brown University

                          Joslyn Art Museum

                          Expo Chicago

                          The Austin Contemporary  


2013                  artnet ArtTable

2012                  MassArt

2011                  Rappaport PrizeMuseum of Arts and Design

                          Montclaire Art Museum

                          The Wexner Center for the Arts

                          Ohio State Univesity

2010                  Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

2008                  Indianapolis Museum of Art

2007                  College for Creative Studies

                          Cranbrook Academy of Art

2005                  The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

                          University of Pennsylvania




Museum of Modern Art

Whitney Museum of American Art

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Hammer Museum of Contemporary Art

Yale University Art Gallery

Hood Museum of Art

Albright-Knox Art Gallery

The Brooklyn Museum

Indianapolis Museum of Art

RISD Museum of Art

New York Public Library

Queens Museum

Joslyn Art Museum

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum