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One-Person Exhibitions




LIC Market, Works on Paper, Long Island City, NY

Secret Theatre, “POEtry in Red”, site-specific art installation, Long Island City, NY


La Vuelta Bistro, site-specific installation, Long Island City, NY

Secret Theatre, "Marat/Sade", Long Island City, NY

2009 Art-O-Mat, Long Island City, NY
2002 Dam Struhltrager Gallery, Brooklyn
2001 Long Island City Art Frenzy, NYC
2000 Chelsea Studio Gallery, NYC
1999 School of Cooperative Technical Education Permanent Public Outdoor Sculpture, NYC
1997 Ocean County College, Toms River, New Jersey
1996 Oulu Art Museum, Oulu, Finland
1998/96-87/84 55 Mercer Street Gallery, NYC
1994/89/87 Galerie Pelin, Helsinki, Finland
1992 Galeria National de Arte Contemporaneo, San Jose, Costa Rica
1982 Maples Gallery, Farleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey
1981-79 Frank Marino Gallery, NYC
1981 Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
1980 St. Bartholomew's Church, NYC, "St. Bart's Series"
Group Exhibitions (Selected)











"Idle Hands", Gotham Center, Long Island City, NY

"10x10", Reis Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Crest Fest, Brooklyn, NY

Neoteric Fine Art, Amagansett, NY

M55,"In the Place We Live", Long Island City, NY

Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY

Gotham Center, LIC Open, Long Island City, NY

950 Hart Gallery, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY

Curate NYC, Online exhibition, curated by Kevin Stayton, Chief Curator of The Brooklyn Museum

M55, "In the Place We Live", Long Island City, NY
Space Womb, "LIC Open", Long Island City, NY
Space Womb, "Humanism", Long Island City, NY

2010 Space Womb, Long Island City, NY
Excalibur Foundry Juried Group Show, Brooklyn, NY
Secret Theatre, "Marat/Sade", Long Island City, NY
2007 Benefit Art Auction, Sunnyside Community Services, NY
2006 "Recuerdos: Celebrating the Day of the Dead", Flushing Town Hall, Flushing, NY
2005 Members Curated Exhibition, Queens Council on the Arts, Queens, NY
"Long Island City: The Creative Path", Flushing Town Hall, Flushing, NY
2004 "In the Face of Others", Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC
2003 Queens Council on the Arts Members' Exhibition, Queens, NY
2000 LL Gallery, NURTUREart, NYC, "Language"
Julia Richmond Complex
2000-1996 Spring Benefit Raffle, Sculpture Center Gallery, NYC
1998 McKee Gallery, NYC, "Absolute Secret"
Faculty Exhibition, Sculpture Center School, NYC
1997 55 Mercer Street Gallery, NYC
LaGuardia Community College Faculty Exhibition
Galerie Cafe Camera, Helsinki, Finland
Virtain Pensionaatti, Savonlinna, Finland
1996 Bothnia Ice Sculpture Competition, Oulu, Finland
1995 Hudson Guild, NYC, "Visions of Chelsea: Today and Tomorrow
Art Initiatives' Salon '95, NYC
1994 City Museum of Finland, Public Installation
55 Mercer Street Gallery, NYC, "Friends"
Sculpture Center, NYC
1993 International Group Show, Museo de Arte Costarricense, San Jose, Costa Rica
Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
OIA Salon Show, NYC
Angel Art, West Hollywood, California
1992 Impremo Atelier Invitational Print Show, Taidehali (Art Hall), Helsinki, Finland
1991 Fiskars, Group Print Show, Porvoo, Finland
55 Mercer Street Gallery, Members Drawing Show, NYC
Organization of Independent Artists, (OIA), NYC Sculpture Center Benefit Sale, NYC
Stephen Rosenberg Gallery, NYC, "Paper Trail
1990 Christie's, NYC, Partnership for Homeless Auction
1989 The American Center, U.S. Information Agency, Helsinki, Finland
One Main Sculpture Space, Brooklyn, NY, "Formal Gestures"
1988 Galerie Ostermalm, Stockholm, Sweden, Christmas Show
The Porkkana Collection, Helsinki, Finland
Snug Harbor Summer Sculpture Festival, Staten Island, NY, John Perreault, Curator
Memorial Arches, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY, "Columns"
Prairie Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1987 Sculpture Center, NYC, "Small Works"
On the Wall Gallery, NJ, "Small Works"
Outdoor Group Show, Avenue B and 2nd Street, NYC
1986 Cooper-Hewett Museum, Barney's New York, NYC
Bond Gallery, PASTA/MOMA, NYC
Bronx River Gallery, NYC
1985 Fashion Moda at 22 Wooster Street Gallery, NYC
13th Hour Gallery, NYC
Civilian Warfare Gallery, NYC, "Getting Off"
Bronx River Center, NYC
Dramatis Personae Gallery, NYC, "Illuminations".
1984 Kamikaze, NYC, Chelsea Art Exhibition
Sculpture Center, NYC, "Drawing"
A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, Holiday Invitational Exhibition
Artists' Space, NYC
Sculpture Center, NYC, "Ornaments as Sculpture
Carimor Gallery, NYC, "Synthesis"
909 Third Avenue, NYC, "Chromatics", Judd Tully, Curator
1983 Allan Frumkin Gallery, NYC, "Constructed Painting"
New York Road Runners Club, NYC, "Marathon 83"
BACA, Brooklyn, NY, "Falling"
Aaron Berman Gallery, NYC, "Beyond the Wall"
1983-82 55 Mercer Street Gallery, Invitational, NYC
Sculpture Center, NYC, "Houses"
1982 Cultural Center, NYC, "New York Artists Who Teach"
"Contemporary Art at One Penn Plaza", NYC
Adam L. Gimbel Gallery, NYC, "Works on Paper"
1982-81 A.I.R. Holiday Invitational, NYC
1981 "Whitney Counterweight 3", NYC
Alternative Museum, NYC
Frank Marino Gallery, NYC, "Two and Three Dimensions"
1980 Marilyn Pearl Gallery, NYC, "All that Glisters"
Frank Marino Gallery, NYC, "12 Using Paper"
Alternative Museum, NYC, "Planar Painting: Constructs 1975-1980", Corinne Robins, Curator
1980-79 Frank Marino Gallery, NYC, , ""Highlights"
"Whitney Counterweight 2", NYC
112 Work Shop, NYC
Windows on Eighth Avenue, NYC, "100 Artists Show"
1979 Frank Marino Gallery, NYC,"Paper Plus
Richards Gallery, NYC
The Emily Lowe Gallery, Hofstra University, NY
Art Works, NYC
1978 55 Artists, OIA, NYC, "Constructs", Eliot Lable, Curator
Roy G. Biv Gallery, NYC
1977 Truman Gallery, NYC
Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY, "New Abstract Objects
Artists' Space Invitations Auction, NYC
OIA, Castle Clinton National Monument, Battery Park, NYC
1976 112 Greene Street Gallery, NYC, "5 Artists"
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, "Reflections Annual"
1975 Artists' Space, NYC
1974 Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, "All in the Staff"
Grants and Awards
1999 Partnership in Education Award, The International High School
1997 Council for Basic Education/Time Warner - Independent Study
Outdoor Sculpture Collaboration with Cooperative Tech H. S., organized by the Sculpture Center
Bothnia Ice Sculpture Competition, Oulu, Finland, 1st place
PRISM Grant - Art curriculum for interdisciplinary programs
1995 National Endowment for the Arts/Council for Basic Education - Independent Study
1994 Fulbright Grant to Finland
1992 Impremo Atelier, Finland - Sponsored Artist
1990-Present Who's Who in American Art
1988 Artist Space
1986 Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY, Summer Fellowship
1983 Sculpture Center, funded by NEA, Artist-in-Residence
1982 New York Foundation for the Arts
Twelfth International Sculpture Conference, Oakland, California
1978 The Committee for the Visual Arts, Artists' Space
Published Books
2008 "Twenty-four Conversations with Myself: The Template Series"
2006 "Intensity: The Milstein Series"
Gallery Affiliations
2004-2006 Dam Struhltrager, Brooklyn
1984-98 55 Mercer Street Gallery, NYC
1982-83 Lerner-Heller Gallery, NYC
1978-82 Frank Marino Gallery, NYC
Board of Education Public Art for Public Schools Martin Liu
Will Barnet Frank Marino
David Kurfess Burt Rosenberg
Max Landau John Perreault
Dr. Morton Peschin Jud Ebersman
Harkonmaki Collection Jan-Kenneth Weckman
Henry Pearson Marian Griffiths
Howard Scott-M13Gallery Mr. and Mrs. Matti Vuorio
Dr. and Mrs. Ira Lable Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Gorman
Dr. and Mrs. Mark Lorinski Mr. and Dr. Jon Getner
Mr. Howard Brenner Michael Walls
Chanterelle Restaurant, NYC Karen Leland, Esq.
Museo de Arte Costarricense, SanJose, CostaRica Wang Theatre, Boston
Contemporary Museum of Art, Helsinki, Finland Nassau Community College
United States Information Agency, Helsinki, Finland City Art Museum of Helsinki
Christer Haglund, Cultural Attache for Finland Leslie Saul, Architect
Peter Born, Women's Wear Daily Terry Born
Present Affiliations
NurtureArt, Board of Directors/Education Outreach Coordinator
Museum of Art and Design, Education Advisory
Rotunda Gallery, Steering Committeee
New York Presbyterian Hospital, Volunteer, offering art projects to cancer patients Fulbright Member
1985-2006 LaGuardia College, City University of New York, Adjunct Lecturer
The International High School
Middle College High School
1997-2001 Sculpture Center School, Welding Instructor
1984-85 Cooper Union, Aesthetic Education
Pratt Institute, Continuing Education, Painting/Drawing/Sculpture
1983-85 Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bridge to the Arts, Museum Artist and Instructor
1982-85 Brooklyn Museum, Department of Education, Painting and Drawing
1981-85 New School, Sculpture
1978-84 Brooklyn Museum Art School, Painting and Drawing
1978-82 Department for the Aged, NYC, Painting and Drawing
1978-80 Museum of Modern Art, Cultural Voucher Program
El Museo del Barrio
Museum of Modern Art
The Jewish Museum
1979 Brooklyn Museum Art School, Mixed Media Project
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Guest Lecturer, Undergraduates: for Corinne Robins, Instructor
Lehman College, Bronx, NY, Guest Lecturer, Graduate and Undergraduate Critiques
1975-78 Brooklyn Museum Art School Prison Program, Rikers Island, Brooklyn House of Detention, Painting and Drawing
1978 Goddard-Riverside Community Center, Sponsored by MOMA, Collage Workshop
1975-77 Inwood Senior Citizen Center, NY, Painting and Drawing
1998 Artists Talk on Art, Phoenix Gallery, NYC
"Courting the Muse"
1987 Taidehalli, August 12, Helsinki, Finland
Lecture "New Sculpture in New York"
1982 Twelfth International Sculpture Conference, Oakland, CA
"Current Trends in Art"
1980 Artists Talks on Art, Landmark Gallery, NYC
"Planar Painting" and "Color in Unexpected Places"
1979 Artists Talk on Art, Soho Center for Visual Arts, NYC
"Alternative to Flat Painting"
1979-98 U.S. Information Service, Host for International Visiting Artists, NYC
Welding Education
6/97-11/97 De Lorenzo and Brother Steel Fabricating Company, Time Warner/Council for Basic Education
6/95-1/96 De Lorenzo and Brother, Steel Fabricating Company, National Endowment for the Arts/ Council for Basic Education
6/93-6/94 Sculpture Center School
1/94-8/94 Academy of Fine Arts, Finland, Fulbright Grant
Art Education
9/72-6/73 Brooklyn Museum Art School, NY
9/70-6/73 New School of Social Research, with Henry Pearson, NYC
General Education
9/66-6/68 Columbia University, Certification
9/59-6/63 New York University
9/55-6/59 Ohio University, BA

United States








"Teaching Life Skills and Art Curation: Eliot Lable",

Daley, Elizabeth, "Gallery Hopping in LIC", Queens Chronicle

Sarje, Kimmo. "Review: Eliot Lable", Tiede and Edistys

2003 Jozefowicz, Christopher. "L.I.C. Sculptor Probes Dark Themes with Steel", Queens Chronicle
"It's Art but Is It Trash?", LaGuardia Live Wire
Lee, Susan. "The Trashy Queens Art Scene", Queens Tribune
2002 Lee, Susan. "Queens Artists Make Good Tenants and Neighbors", Queens Tribune
Sweeten, Natasha. "Nightmare", 11211
1997 McCoy, Bett Norcross. "Steel Used in Sculpture", The Press
"Steel Artist Exhibits Work", Viking News
1996 Dellafiora, James. "Epiphany for Artist Who Welds", The Villager
1995 Nahas, Diane. "Woodside Artist Sets Welded Metal Creations Into Juxtaposed Motion", Woodside Queens Gazette
1988 Zimmer, William. "A Sculpture Festival That's Brimming with Invention", The New York Times
Brenson, Michael. "Outdoor Sculptures Reflect Struggles of Life in the City", The New York Times
Ruhe, Barnaby. Art World, Review
Loire, Sylvie and Oltanian, Vartane. "SoHo So What", Videogram, Paris, France
1986 Ostrow, Saul. Arts Magazine
Sarje, Kimmo. "Kitsch and Irony in Contemporary Art", Taide, Scandinavian Arts Magazine
1985/1986 Witz, Robert. "Monument", Appearances
1985 Wolff, Theodore F. "Art Forms in the East Village", The Christian Science Monitor
Lubell, Ellen. "When a Good Gallery Folds", The Village Voice
Pozzi, Lucio. "Public Image: Social Reality", New Observations
1984 Smith, Roberta. The Village Voice
Robins, Corinne. The Pluralist Era, American Art 1968-1981
1983 Ruhe, Barnaby. "Falling Show", Art World
Brown, Kenneth. "Falling Show", Flatbush Life
Paul, Susan. "Falling Show", The Phoenix, Photo
"Falling Show", New York Arts Weekly, Photo
1982 Witz, Robert.. Appearances
Brentano and Savit. "History, Artists and Artwork", 112 Workshop/112 Green Street
1981 Schrank, Linda.. Artery (National Forum for College Art),
Zanetti, Paola Serra. "Meta, Parole", Im magini
Robins, Corinne. "Planar Painting: Constructs 1975-1980", Catalogue, Alternative Museum, NYC
Harding, Robert. Arts Magazine
Taylor, Robert. The Boston Globe
Taylor, Robert. Boston Sunday Globe
1980 Meneely, Ed. The New Style, London, England
Pordner, Palmer. Art Speak
Perreault, John. "Planar Balk, Plainer Talk", TheSoho News
Larson, Kay. "Constructivism", The Village Voice
"Goings On About Town"-"All That Glisters...", The New Yorker
1979 "Remains", Newsday
1978 Robins, Corinne. "Constructs: The Three-Dimensional Gesture", Arts Magazine
Robins, Corinne. "Constructs Group Show", Arts Magazine
1977 Bannon, Anthony. Buffalo Evening News
1996 Aalto, Maija. Hansan Iaaiv, Review
Kastemaa, Heikki. Kaleva, Review
Manninen, Anja. Suomenmaa, Review
Nilsson, John Peter. "Transplanted", Oulu Art Museum Catalogue
Salmela, Marja. Helsingen Sanomat, Review
Siekkinen, Riitta. Kaleva, Review
1994 Laitala, Susanna. “A Brief History of Finland”, Catalogue
Rautio, Pessi. Helsingin Sanomat, Review
Tapola, Kuvaa Jarkko. Ilta Lehti, Review
1992 Hamalainen-Forslund, Pirjo. Kansan Uutiset
Heiskanen, Seppo. Demari, Review
Helmiriitta. Paijat-Hame, Review
Itkonen, Satu. Taide, Scandinavian Arts Magazine
Ostrow, Saul. "Toisto-Once Again", Imprimo Atelier Catalogue, Excerpt from Arts Magazine
Terttu-Kivirinta, Marja. Helsingin Sanomat, Review
Helsingin Sanomat, Photo Essay
1991 Aukia, Kaisa. Uusimaa, Interview
Flodin, Pia Maria. Borgabladet, Interview
Helsingin Sanomat, Announcement
Helsingin Sanomat, Photo Essay
1989 Ostrow, Saul and Kimmo Sarje. Catalogue for Solo Show at Galerie Pelin
Routio, A.I. Uusi Suomi
Sundell, Dan. Hufvudstadsbladet
Valjakka, Timo. Helsingin Sanomat
Ilata Lehti
Costa Rica
1992 Griffiths, Marian and Montero, Guillermo. "Serie Jacopo" Catalogue
Tovar, Enrique. La Nacion, Review