Solo Exhibitions

1994 “Noa Bornstein Drawings”, Planet Thailand, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 

1986 “Peintures Murales de Noa Bornstein” (painting, drawings, photo replicas) 
(Traveling Exhibition
The Wuk Kulturhauser, Vienna, Austria;
L'Institut superieur pour l'Etude du Langage Plastique, Brussels, Belgium; 
La Galerie de la province de Hainaut, Mons, Belgium 

1978 “Paintings and Drawings by Noa Bornstein”, Claudia Chapline I.D.E.A. Studio 
(Institute for Dance and Experimental Art), Santa Monica, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

"8th Annual Discourse on Drawing--international contemporary art exhibition", University of North Carolina, 
Asheville, juror: Scott Noel
"When Language Meets Art",Christine DeVitt Exhibition Hall, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts
(LHUCA), Lubbock, Texas, juror: Gary Sweeney

"Dancers we Lost: Honoring Performers Lost to FIV/AIDS" (contributed portrait drawings of the late dancer
Billy Gornel) Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA, curated by Glenne McElhinney of
Impact Stories
"Motion in Art", Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery, Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY, juror: Marina Press
"LIfe on Mars: Through the Rabbit Hole", Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

"Metro 31, Small Works", City without Walls (Cwow) Newark, NJ,

"Sculpture within Reach", A New Leaf Gallery/Sculpturesite, Sonoma, CA
"Nation II at the Alamo", Sideshow Gallery, Williambsburg, Brooklyn, NY

"Survival of the Fittest"--Noa Bornstein: sculpture; Daniel Clurman: painting, duo show, P339 Gallery
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 
"Unbounded", Hollar Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
AES Gallery, Long Island City, Queens, NY
"Sideshow Nation",
Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
"Scholarship Recipients: Prints from the Collections" Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

"Clayfest NYC 2012" Clayspace 1205 Showroom, Brooklyn, NY
“Mic:Check (Occupy) Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

Grounds for Sculpture, Toad Hall Gallery, Hamilton, NJ
"Animal Dreams”, A New Leaf Gallery/Sculpturesite, Sonoma, CA
"Distant Cousins: Jewish and Muslim Women Speak Exhibition",
Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, New York, NY,
curated by Haifa Bint-Kadi

“20th Anniversary Exhibition”, Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Holiday Group Show" AES Gallery, Long Island City, Queens, NY
“It’s a Wonderful 10th”, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

“Selections from the Gallery’s Artists”, Walter Randel Gallery, New York, NY
“Dreamwork”, Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, NY

"Peace", Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
"Holiday Group Show", AES Gallery, LIC, Queens, NY
"Clay Work" Clay Space 1205, Brooklyn, NY (co-juror and exhibitor)

“Big Ideas, Small Works, Miniature Sculptures and Maquettes”, Sculpturesite Gallery, SF, CA
“Common Ground, Proposals for Public Art”, Westchester Community College, State U of NY, Valhalla, NY
SOFA Chicago, with Sculpturesite Gallery

“Images of Social Justice, Small Works, Big Heart”, St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, NY
“We are Brooklyn”, Clinton Hill Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“Vernissage”, A New Leaf Gallery and Sculpturesite, San Francisco & Sonoma, CA
“Spectrum”, Micro Museum, Brooklyn, NY
“Gallery Artists”, The Figurative Gallery, La Quinta, CA
"Williamsburg Gallery Association Walking Tour", Holland Tunnel Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Brooklyn, NY

“Metamorphoses”, Studio 18 Gallery, New York, NY
“Italian Painters and American Sculptors” Gallery Boreas satellite project, Gateways Inn, Lenox, MA
"Olympus Revisited", Holland Tunnel Extension, Paroika, Paros, Greece

“Quiet Places”, Atelier Fine Art Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ (3-person show)
(showed 33 miniature to mid-sized bronze sculptures)

“To Scale”, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY,
“20th Anniversary of Outdoor Sculpture”, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Brooklyn, NY
“The Figure in Bronze”, Grounds for Sculpture, Toad Hall Gallery, Hamilton, NJ
“Drawing from Perception”, Wright State University Gallery, Dayton, OH, juror: Graham Nickson
“The Pastel National, 2002”, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS, juror: Wolf Kahn

“BROOKLYN!” Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lakeworth, FL,

“North American Sculpture Biennial”, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO, juror: Alison Saar
"Figurative and Portrait Show", Williamsburg Art and Historical Center (Wah)

“Wood Memorial Biennial”, Gallery in the Wood, South Windsor, CT, juror: Susan Cross
“Children in Crisis, Int’l Benefit Exhibition”, Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Theodora Gallery, Palm Beach, FL

“National Juried Competition”, Denise Bibro Gallery, New York, NY, juror: Judd Tully
“42nd Long Island Artists’ Exhibition”, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY, juror: Holly Solomon

“Summer Group Show” Caelum Gallery, New York, NY 
showed sculptures to "small sculptures to see, touch, and hold (outreach to visually impaired community included
invitations with Braille)

“The Best Contemporary Art CD-ROM, Juried Collection”, Art Communication Int’l, Philadelphia, PA, jurors:
Claudia Stone, Ivan Karp, Pamela Auchincloss
“The Self-Portrait Show, Part I” The New York Law School, NYC

Outdoor Museum of Art, a Frankensteinberg Project, sponsored by Northside Merchants Association,
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

“Family”, Goddard-Riverside Center, New York, NY

"Positive Actions", Visual AIDS Competition, Clocktower Gallery, New York, NY

"Allied Arts", The Michigan Gallery, Multi-Media Exhibition curated by Allied Arts, Inc.
Detroit, Michigan

“Fusion '85: Works of Asian, Black, Jewish and Latino Artists of Los Angeles”, Jewish Federation, Los Angeles, CA
“Southern California Figurative Art”, California State University, Los Angeles, CA, Juror: Ruth Weisberg


Scholarship, Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC (Lithography) 2012

First Place, Images of Social Justice, Small Works, Big Heart, St. Josephs College, Brooklyn, NY (sculpture) 2006

Honorable Mention Snapshot of Survival, Sanofi-Aventis, New York, NY (drawing) 2006

Knox Galleries Award for Cast Bronze, North American Sculpture Biennial Juror: Alison Saar, 2000

Catherine and Denis Krusos Award of Excellence (sculpture, one of 5 first place awards) Juror: Holly Solomon, 1996

Heckscher Museum of Art, Juror: Holly Solomon, 1996

Award of Outstanding Contribution to the Los Angeles Murals Program, L.A. Cultural Affairs, 1985


Private ceramic sculpture and drawing commissions, New York, NY, 2015

Cover illustration, Origins of Felis Catus in the New World, Kindle Book by Tony Batchelor and
Carlee Marrer-Tising, 2012

NYC Chapter Engineers w/out borders, Cambodia Water Dam Project, sculptures for model of dam, 2008

Baltimore Sculpture Project, Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts, sculpture installed
Pearlstone Park, Baltimore, MD, 2007

Mayor’s Partnership for Summit Arts and Summit Outdoor Art Project (SOAP), “Shangri-La in Miniature”,
sculptures installed in Promenade Park, Summit, NJ, 2005

Private outdoor sculpture installation, Summit, NJ, 2005

Polk Museum of Art, “The Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition”, sculpture installed, Lakeland, FL, 2001

City of New York Parks & Recreation, sculpture installed, TriBeCa Park, NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation, 2000.

Bellmont Italian American Playhouse, Luigi Pirandello’s Henry 1V, life-size painted portraits for 
onstage, New York, NY, 1998

Wellstone Inc., Architectural Associates, , Dream of the Two Houses , mural for courtyard linking
two new sculptural homes, fresco pigment in acrylic medium, 8’ x 7’ on wood,  Santa Monica, CA, 1992

Drawings and paintings for onscreen for independent feature film, Practice to Deceive, by Michael Bergmann
New York, NY, 1991

The New York Times Book Review, illustrations, 1991

The Harlem Girls Ensemble, painting, The Rehearsal, card printed from painting sold at the Studio Museum in Harlem,
New York, NY, 1989

Theater for the New City, mural/painting installations for The Breakaways, by Bob Borsodi, New York, NY, 1989

Operation GreenThumb, Department of General Services, the New York State
Council on the Arts, (NYSCA) Striving Together, Mural at the Harlem Rehabilitation Center, 
43' high x 90', oil on exterior of brick building, NYC, 1987

LA Cultural Affairs Department, Chevron, Inc., and IBM, Inc., Harry Bornstein, mural, Magritte in Los Angeles, 
17' high x 100', acrylic on exterior cement wall, near LAX (google: Magritte in Los Angeles) 1984

Clint Eastwood, drawings and on-screen painting of Sondra Locke for film, Sudden Impact, 1983

Grifftex Corporate Collections, purchase of Chaim Soutine Drinking, oil on canvas, lithographic
poster reproduction, nationwide distribution, 1983

Selected Articles and Publications

Hyperallergic,online, Allison Meier, "An Annunal Floor-to-Ceiling Cross Section of Contemporary Art"
March, 2014 (photo of Praying Mantis, sculpture

Impose Magazine, and Quiet Lunch, online, Carly Sioux, "Survival of the Fittest", 2013, Brooklyn, NY, "Greenpoint Resident Exhibits Arab/Israeli Peace Lithograph in Prague, 2013

This is not a surrealist mural: Magritte in Los Angeles, Ed Fuentes, KCET TV online, 2012

On the Wall, Four Decades of Community Murals, Braun-Reinitz & Weissman, University
Press of Mississippi, 2009

Flavorpill (Online magazine, San Francisco), Mark Goldberg, “Woman Reading on a Rock”, Nov. 2007

Independent Press, Liz Keill, “Promenade in Downtown Summit Becomes an Outdoor Art Gallery”
pg. A2, Sept. 7, 2005

Conservation, (Publication of the Getty Museum, L.A.), Jeff Levin, Leslie Rainer,
“The Conservation of Outdoor Contemporary Murals” pg. 8, Magritte in Los Angeles,
Volume 18, No. 2, 2003

New York Daily News, Gayle Dewees, "Size Up New Exhibit at Rotunda Gallery", Dec. 27, 2002

ARTnews, Alexander Pigman, Art Talk, “There Goes the Neighborhood”, October 2001

Tribeca Trib, Carl Glassman, “In Tribeca Park, a Small Work Doffs its Hat to Life”, August 2000

Denver Post, Joanne Ditmer, “Sculpture Expo Breaks the Mold”, May 26, 2000

Brooklyn Skyline, Rob Taube, “Building a New Williamsburg Bridge”, March 16, 1999

ARTnews, Barbara MacAdam, Art Talk “Tunnel Vision”, November 1998

Journal Inquirer, Steve Starger, Arts, Etc., (Connecticut) “Exhibit’s Visions Offer Individual
Pleasures in Range of Media” July 1998

Painting the Towns: Murals of California, Robin Dunitz &James Prigoff, RJD Enterprises, 1997

New York Newsday, Jim Scovel, "New York—Why It's the Place to Be", pg. 7, Sept. 7, 1993

The New York Times, Grace Glueck, "An Immovable Feast: Murals in the City", Weekend,
pgs.1 & 28, June 22, 1988

ARTnews, Vasari Diary, “Botticelli Comes to Harlem", Barbara MacAdam, pg. 11, February 1988,

Art in America ('85-'86 Guide to Galleries, Museums, Artists), "Public Art in Review”

Le Soir, Maurice Williams, "De Los Angeles a Mons", pg. 8, Brussels, January 14, 1986

Le Soir, “Magritte in Los Angeles”, front page, May 28, 1984

The Los Angeles Times, John Needham, "New Mural Spoofs Billboards", June 24, 1984

The Evening Outlook, Kathy Rethlake, “Mural by Santa Monica Painter Takes on a Life
of its Own”, front page, May 1984

Selected Media/Presentations

KCET TV and KCET TV online, "Murals of Los Angeles", 2014

Scholarship Recipient Artist Talk, Presentation, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY, 2013

Presentation: “From Santa Monica to Harlem: The Story of Three Murals” Symposium,
National Society of Mural Painters, American Fine Arts Society Gallery, NYC, 1995

Belgian Television, "Magritte in Los Angeles", television news documentary about mural
and exhibitions in Mons and Brussels, March 1986

Panelist, “Spirituality in Contemporary Art”, Eilat Gordon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,
sponsored by Los Angeles Artists’ Equity, 1985

United Airlines and NIWS television news segment, “Magritte in Los Angeles”, Olympic-year mural.
Shown on all incoming flights to Los Angeles, Summer 1984

KPFK Pacifica Network Radio, Panelist, “Inside L.A.”, “Public Murals”, 1984

Selected Collections

Dr. Claude Tolbert, Beaufort, SC

Kleinfelder Engineers, Bohemia, NY

Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY

David and Elana Bronson, NY

Patricia Kirkish, NY

John and Annie Pearson, Santa Fe, NM

Dave Grunwald, Lambertville, NJ

Law offices of Jerod Peterson, Minneapolis, MN

Christian Stephans, President, Price Waterhouse, Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Deborah Stern, Los Angeles, CA

Georges Leroux, Architectes des Interieurs, Brussels, Belgium

Devra Isserman Fine Art Services, Santa Monica, CA

Clint Eastwood, Los Angeles, CA

Grifftex Corporate Collections, GA

(numerous other private collections)


Sculpture Center, New York, NY, 1996-97

Selected courses in sculpture, painting, architectural perspective, National Academy of Design
New York Academy of Art, Parsons, New York, NY, 1986-1988

Santa Monica City College, Santa Monica, CA, Functional Human Anatomy,
Science Department, 1980-81

B.A., Major in Art, Minor Dance Theater (unofficial), University of California at
Santa Cruz, 1974

junior Year, traveled, painted in Israel and Europe, attended
Art Academy of Vienna, Austria, Spring Semester

BORN, San Rafael, California