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Born in 1941 Cleveland, OH. Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION
1963                
B.S. Case Western University

1972               
M.A. San Francisco State University

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019                
First Person Plural, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

2018                
The Novalis Hotel, KW, Berlin, Germany
First Person Plural, KW, Berlin, Germany
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Anti-Bodies, Haus der elektronischen Künste, Basel, Switzerland
A Manual for Automatons, Bionic Beings and Cyborgs 1962 - 1982, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California
Lynn Hershman Leeson, Waldburger Wouters, Brussels, Belgium
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Transgressing One(self), Showroom by Paul Van Esch & Partners Art Advisory, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2017                
VertiGhost, Palace of the Legion of Honor and de Young, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California
Secrets from the Crypt, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California
Remote Controls, Bridget Donahue, New York, New York

2016                
Lynn Hershman Leeson, Ruth C. Horton Gallery, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Body Collage, Armory Gallery, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Trans Genesis: Evaporations and Mutations, Vilma Gold, London, England
Cyborgs and Self-Promotion, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Liquid Identities - Lynn Hershman Leeson, Identities of the 21st Century, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany

2015                
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Origin of the Species (Part 2), Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Origin of the Species, Bridget Donahue, New York, New York

2014                
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Civic Radar, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany

2013                
Present Tense, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
The Agent Ruby Files, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

2012                
Me as Roberta, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Seducing Time, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany

2011                
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Investigations, Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, co-organized with the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Lynn Hershman, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
The Roberta Breitmore Series, Waldburger Wouters, Brussels, Belgium

2009                
The Complete Roberta Breitmore, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

2008                
No Body Special, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
The Floating Museum (1975-1978): Lynn Hershman Leeson, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, California
Lynn Hershman, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California
Found Objects, bitforms Gallery, New York, New York
CyberActive: The Work of Lynn Hershman Leeson: The Hess Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

2007                
Autonomous Agents, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

2006                 
Perspectives in New Media, bitforms Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2005                
Hershmanlandia: The Art and Films of Lynn Hershman Leeson, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Selected Works: 1974-2005, bitforms Gallery, New York, New York
Lynn Hershman, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

2004                
Lynn Hershman, bitforms Gallery, New York, New York

2002                
Lynn Hershaman, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, California

2001                
Masquerades, University of Virginia Museum of Art, Charlottesville, Virginia
Lynn Hershman: Media & Identity, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, California

2000                
Sweeney Gallery, University of California, Riverside, California
Filmhaus, Koln, Germany
Retrospective, Tribute, Feminale, Koln Germany

1999                
Art Electronica, Winner Golden Nica, September 12, Linz, Austria
Tribute and Retrospective, The Kitchen Center for Video and Music, New York
Digital Pioneers, Museum of Modern Art, New York, April Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California
Paule Anglim Gallery, San Francisco, California

1998                
New Works, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA

1997                
Videoverk van Lynn Hershman, Stelling Gallery, Leiden, Netherlands

1996                
Lynn Hershman: Captured Bodies of Resistance, Retrospective, Ujazdów Castle, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Leon Wyczolkowski Regional Museum, Bydgosz
Silence Elles, Montreal, Canada
Treasures & Visions, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Lynn Hershman: Neue Photo's und Videoskulpturen, Lutz Teutloff Gallery, Cologne, Germany

1995                
Room of One's Own, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Virtually Yours, Retrospective of Lynn Hershman, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
America's Finest, Paule Anglim Gallery, San Francisco, California
Paranoid Mirror, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington

1994                
Lynn Hershman, Richard L. Nelson Gallery and Fine Art Collection, University of California, Davis, CA.
Room of One's Own, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Electronic Diary, Artists Space, New York

1993                
The Electronic I, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle

1992                
Lynn Hershman. Centre International de Création Vidéo, Montbéliard Belfort, France.

1991
Lynn Hershman Retrospective. Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England
Deep Contact, International Center of Photography, New York
Deep Contact: Video Lynn Hershman, Video Galleriet, Huset, Copenhagen
Video Viewpoints: Lynn Hershman, Museum of Modern Art, New York

1990                
Lynn Hershman: Photographs Never Lie, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, California

1989
Electronic Diary, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
The Electronic Diary, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies.

1988                
Lynn Hershman: Hero Sandwiches. Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco
Video Art: Lynn Hershman, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California
Hero Sandwiches. Grita Insam Gallery, Vienna, Austria

1987                
Lynn Hershman: Hero Sandwiches. Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin.

1986                
Lorna. Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Lynn Hershman/Interactive Art. LACE/Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles.

1985                
Prisoner of Paradise, New Langton Arts, San Francisco.

1984                
Lynn Hershman: Hero Sandwiches. Alternative Museum, New York
Lynn Hershman: An Installation of Lorna/The First Interactive Laser Artdisk. Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco.
Prisoner of Paradise. Santa Barbara Museum of Art and The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum as part of the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival

1983                
Hero Sandwiches. Arvada Arts Center, Arvada, Colorado

1982                
Lynn Hershman, Gallery One, San Jose State University, San Jose, California

1981                
Hero Sandwiches, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York

1980                
One Story Building, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland
Lynn Hershman, Musée d'art moderne, Nice

1978                
Lynn Hershman's New Works, Gallery Paula Anglim, San Francisco.
Roberta's Exorcism. Palazzo dei Diamante, Ferrara, Italy
Lynn Hershman Is Not Roberta Breitmore, Roberta Breitmore Is Not Lynn Hershman, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, California

1976                
Lynn Hershman: 25 Windows. Bonwit Teller, New York. Sponsored by the Institute for Art and Urban Resources.
Selected Past Projects. The Clocktower, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York
Lynn Hershman. Linda Ferris Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1975                
Lynn Hershman. Stefanotty Gallery, New York
Lady Luck: A Double Portrait of  Las Vegas. The Personification of  Myth. Circus Casino and Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada
Forming a Sculpture/Drama in Manhattan. YWCA, Chelsea Hotel and Plaza Hotel, New York
Re: Forming Familiar Environments. Home of Eleanor and Francis Ford Coppola, San Francisco

1974                
Lynn Hershman: New Work. Galeria Smith Anderson, Palo Alto, California
Lynn Hershman: Drawings and Sculpture. William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco

1973                
[Installation], Dante Hotel, San Francisco
Lynn Hershman: New Work. Jody Scully Art Gallery, Los Angeles

1972                
Lynn Lester Hershman: Mouths and Other Pieces. De Saisset Art Gallery, University of Santa Clara, Santa Clara, CA
Lynn Hershman: Completed Fragments. University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley

1970                
Lynn Lester Hershman. William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco
Lynn Lester Hershman: Drawings and Collages. The Graphics Gallery, San Francisco

1966                
Adventure of a Line: Drawing Experiences by Lynn Lester Hershman. Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara, California

1965                
Lynn Lester Hershman. Feingarten Galleries, Los Angeles

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019                
Manual Over Ride, The Shed, New York, New York
POSTCENTRAL, NOME, Berlin, Germany
Uncanny Values: Artificial Intelligence & You, MAK - Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Group Exhibition, Kayne Griffin and Corcoran, Los Angeles, California
The Body Electric, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Cybernetic Consciousness, Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil
Passer-by, Lafayette Anticipations, Paris, France
Producing Futures - An Exhibition on Post-Cyber-Feminisms, Migros Museum für Gegenwartkunst, Zurich, Switzerland

2018                
The 6th Annual Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Architecture Effects, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
Munchmuseet on the Move: Sarah Eliassen, ‘The Feedback Loop’, Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway
West By Midwest: Geographies of Art and Kinship, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Scripted Reality: The Life and Art of Television, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Signal or Noise / The Photographic II, S.M.A.K., Museum for Contemporary Art, Gent, Belgium
Atelier E.B.: Passer-by, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Programmed: Rules, Codes and Choreographies in Art, 1965-2018, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Knock Knock: Humour in Contemporary Art, South London Gallery, London, United Kingdom
The Un-heroic Act: Representations of Rape in Contemporary Women’s Art in the U.S., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Shiva Gallery, New York, New York
DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics, HENI Project Space, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom
UNCONSCIOUS RATIONALE: Artists Amend Reality, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California
Scenes from the Collection, The Jewish Museum, New York, New York
Pond and Waterfall, The Gallery, Michael’s, Santa Monica, California
Art in Motion: 100 Masterpieces with and through Media, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
iwillmedievalfutureyou6, Kunsthal Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
1st Riga Biennial of Contemporary Art: Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More, Riga, Latvia
Some of the People, All of the Time, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Objects Like Us within The Domestic Plane: New Perspectives on Tabletop Art Objects, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Flashes of the Future: The Art of the ‘68ers or The Power of the Powerless, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen, Germany
Cellular World: Cyborg-Human-Avatar-Horror, Glasgow International, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Hidden Narratives: Recent Acquisitions of Postwar Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Art in the Age of the Internet, 1989 To Today, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Massachusetts
Some Things Hidden, Framer Framed, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017                
AFFECT ME: Social Media Images in Art, Kai10 Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany
Electronic Superhighway, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal
Group Show, Project Native Informant, London, United Kingdom
Being Modern: MoMA in Paris, Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Making/Breaking the Binary: Women, Art & Technology (1968-85), Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Future Shock, SITE Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Policeman’s Beard is Half Constructed: Art in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
To See or Not to Be, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Cyberbodies, Art House Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Feedback, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, New York
Thanks, It’s A Wig, In Limbo, Brooklyn, New York
Casebooks, Ambica P3, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Nothing to Hide, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
Human/ Digital: A Symbiotic Love Affair, Digital Art From The Brown Family Collection, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Hacking/Modding/Remixing As Feminist Protest, Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University

2016                
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art 1905-2016, Whitney Museum, New York, New York
Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Seduction of a Cyborg, Human Resources, organized by David Evans Frantz, Simone Krug and Hannah Grossman through University of Southern California Roski School of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s: Works from the Verbund Collection, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Transitions: States of Being, Zuckerman Museum of Art Galleries, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia
Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool, Gladstone, Brussels, Belgium
On Item #8, Agnes Maybach Gallery, Cologne, Germany
The Politics of Portraiture, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
Shapeshifters, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, California
Caméra(Auto)Contrôle, 50JPG—50 Days for Photography, Geneva, Switzerland
Jean Conner, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Gay Outlaw: Constellated, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California
California and the West: Photography from the Campaign for Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Dead Ends, 10-01 44th Road, Long Island City, New York
Flavr Savr, The Pit, Glendale, California
Real Fine Arts Presents, New York, 809 Washington Street, New York
Concept, Performance, Documentation, Language, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York
The Imitation Game, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom
Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966), Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2015                
Technologism, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Cyborg. Lynn Hershman Leeson. Films and Artist Talk, B3 Biennial of the Moving Image "Expanded Senses," Frankfurt, Germany
Globale: Exo-Evolution, ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany
In My Absence, Wolff Gallery, Paris, France
The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s: Worsk from the Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Hamburger Kunsthale, Hamburg, Germany
Systems & Subjects, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
The Transformation Marathon, Serpentine Galleries, London, United Kingdom
Lynn Hershman Leeson, mi art, booth in THENnow section, Milan, Italy

2014                
Post-Speculation, Act II, P!, New York, New York
Pop Departures, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
Vertigo of Reality, Academy of Arts, Berlin, Germany

2013                
Skin Trade: an indepth look at the surface of things, P.P.O.W., New York, New York
XL: 19 New Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

2012                
NEWTOPIA: The State of Human Rights, Mechelen, Belgium
Seducing Time, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
State of Mind, UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
Under the Big Black Sun, MOCA, Los Angeles, California
The Deconstructive Impulse, Contemporary Arts Museum of Huston, Texas
Moments, A History of Performance in 10 Acts, ZMK Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
A Bigger Splash: Painting After Performance, Tate Modern, London, UK

2011                
Experience Space, [DAM] Berlin, Germany
Double Life, Tate Modern, London, UK
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, The Geffen Contemporary at Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
transmediale.11-RESPONSE:ABILITY, Haus der Kulturen Welt, Berlin, Germany
Indomitable Women, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973 – 1991, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Touched: A Space of Relations, bitforms Gallery New York, New York City, New York Sundance Film Festival New Frontier, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

2010                
Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–2000, Berkeley ArtMuseum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, California
Endgame, Slaughterhousespace, Healdsburg, California
An Autobiography Of The San Francisco Bay Area Part 2: The Future Lasts Forever, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California

2009                
Performa 09, Performa, New York City, New York
Art and Electronic Media, bitforms Gallery, New York, New York City, New York
San Francisco Art Institute Alumni & Faculty: A Thin Slice, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, California
Superlight: Selections from the 2nd Biennial 01SJ Global Festival of Art on the Edge, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
100 Years (Version #2), PS1, New York, November
BAC! CAM, Centere de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Vistas /Vision of U-city, Incheon Digital Art Festival, Incheon, South Korea

2008                
PERFORMING THE CITY, Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre, Lothringer13 Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dialog: Denver, Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado
01SJ ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, California
WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, MoMA PS1, Long Island City
Person Of The Crowd: The Contemporary Art Of Flânerie, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
Verbund: Held Together With Water, Istanbul Museum of modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey
The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now, San Francisco Meuseum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

2007               
Wack! Art and the Feminist Revolution, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Beauty and the Blonde: An Exploration of American Art and Popular Culture, Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Identity Theft: Eleanor Antin, Lynn Hershman, and Suzy Lake, 1972-78 , Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California
e-art: New Technologies and Contemporary Art, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Musée des beauxarts de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec City
ZONE_V2_ Unstable Media: Act – Interact, MOCA Taipei, Taipei
Role Exchange, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Art Since the 1960s: California Experiments, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
Pioneers, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California
A New Reality: Black-And-White Photography In Contemporary Art, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, New Jersey

2006                
All Digital, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
Arteast Collection 2000+23, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Can We Fall in Love with a Machine?, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
Visual Politics The Art of Engagement, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
Woman’s Perspective in New Media, bitforms Gallery Seoul, South Korea Media City Seoul, Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
Soleil Noir, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
Elusive Materials, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, California Techno/Sublime, CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado Edge Conditions, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Masterpieces of Media Art from the ZKM Collection, ZKM | Media Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany

2005                
L'altro, lo stesso, Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin, Italy
Western Biennale of Art, John Natsoulas Art Gallery, Davis, California
Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, organized with the International Center for Photography, San Diego Museum of Art and The Museum of the Photographic Arts, October 1 - December 31

2004                
Digital Avant-Garde: Celebrating 25 Years of Ars Electronica, Eyebeam, New York; Ars Electronica, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
Touch and Temp, bitforms Gallery, New York City, New York
World of Games: Reloaded ZKM | Media Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany
Inside Spaces. Exterior Cities, ZKM | Media Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany

2003                
Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, International Center for Photography, New York, New York
Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, March 5 - June 13, 2004
Crimes and Misdemeanors Politics in U.S. Art of the 1980s, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bitforms Preview Show, bitforms Gallery, New York, New York City, New York
Identitat schreiben / Writing Identity – Autobiographie in der Kunst, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst – GfZK, Leipzig, Germany
Vectors: Digital Art of Our Time, 10th New York Digital Salon, New York

2002                
Parallels and Intersections Art/Women/California, 1950- 2000, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California
Das zweite Gesicht Metamorphosen des fotografischen Porträts, Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany
Future Cinema. The Cinematic Imaginary after Film, ZKM, Media Museum, Karlsruhe, Germany
Bay Area Conceptualism, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, California
e.space, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Die Wohltat der Kunst, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany

2001                
Made in California, 1900 – 2000, Los Angeles County Museum of Art October 22
Double Life: Identitat schreiben/ Writing Identity - Autobiographie in der Kunst, Foundation Generali, Vienna Austria
Media_City Seoul 2000, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
I and Thou, Conference and seminar
Edit Russ House fur New Mediunkunst, Oldenburg, Germany

2000                
100 Years of California Art, San Diego Museum of Art
California Photography Invitational, Friends of Photography, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, California (Tours/Catalogue)
Art and Entertainment Network, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Feb – March, (Catalogue)
Media City_Seoul, Seoul Korea, SeMa Biennale
Expo 2000, Hannover, Germany
Ich ist etwas Anderes (The Self is Something Else), Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

1999                
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949 - 1979, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Connected Cities, William Lehmbruch Museum, Duisberg, Germany 
Net_Condition, ZKM, Institute of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, ICC Tokyo, Ars Electronica 99, Linz, Austria 
Digital Pioneers, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

1998                
Out of Actions: Actionism, Body Art & Performance 1949 - 1979. Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949 - 1979, MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949 - 1979, Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain

1997                
A Rrose is a Rrose is a Rrose: Gender Performance in Photography, Guggenheim Museum
Deep Storage: Arsenale der Erinnerung / Collecting, Storing and Archiving in Art, Haus der Kunst München, Munich, Germany; P.S.1, New York; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1996                
European Media Art Festival, Osnabruck, Germany.

1995                
New Interactive Art, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
Video Positive, Liverpool, England 
New Interactive Electronic Art. Ikon Gallerie, Birmingham, London 
Obsessions: From Wunderkammer to Cyberspace, Rijksmuseum Enschede, Amsterdam, Holland 
Siemens Media Art Prize, ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany

1994                
Altered Egos. Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California
Arts Électroniques! Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
Duchamp's Leg. The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1993                
Diaries: Michel Auder, Sadie Benning, Lynn Hershman, George Kuchar. Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California.
Disorderly Conduct. PPOW, New York New York
Künstliche Spiele. MLM, Medienlabor München, Munich
Art in the Age of Electronic Media. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco

1992                
Intimate Technologies/Fictional Personas. Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York
"Bitte berühren": Interaktive Videoinstallationen. Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe
Through the Looking Glass: Artists' First Encounters with Virtual Reality. Jack Tilton Gallery, New York
Another Reality: Critical Technology. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Art at the Armory: Occupied Territory. Chicago Avenue Armory, Chicago, Illinois
Video and Orality. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Catalogue by Jean Gagnon

1991                
Images du Futur '91, La cité arts et des nouvelles technologies de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

1990                
Video Witness: Festival of New Journalism, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York.

1989                
Ars Electronica 89, Linz, Austria. Program published. Reviewed by Erkki Huhtamo, Helsingin Sanomat Extended Definitions: Video

1988                
Identity: Representations of the Self, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1986                
Tecnologia e Informatica, presented as part of the 42nd Venice Biennale

1985                
Art in the San Francisco Bay Area: 1945 - 1980, Oakland Museum, Oakland, California

1981                
Persona, New Museum, New York, catalogue by Lynn Gumpert and Ned Rifkin, September 19 - November 12

1980                
Women in Performance, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, Louisiana.

1979                
Space, Time, Sound: Conceptual Art in the San Francisco Bay Area,the 1970s. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, December 21 - February 10, 1980

1978                
Museum des Geldes.: über die seltsame Natur des Geldes in Kunst Wissenschaft und Leben II. Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf and Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen. Traveled to Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, and Musée Nationale d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

1977                
American Narrative/Story Art: 1976–1977, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Open to New Ideas: A Collection of New Art for Jimmy Carter, Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens

1976                
Rooms P.S.1., P.S.1, New York, New York

1975                
Women. Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

1974                
New Acquisitions. University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley

1973                
Drawings. Richard Demarco Art Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

1972                
The Games Show. San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California

1969                
Drawings U.S.A., Fourth Biennial, St. Paul Art Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

1968                
50th May Show: Annual Exhibition of Artists and Craftsmen of the Western Reserve. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

FILM SCREENINGS

2018                
The Feedback Loop - screening series: Lynn Hershman Leeson, Conceiving Ada, and Seduction of a Cyborg, The Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway
Seduction of a Cyborg screened in online program D’EST: A Multi-Curatorial Online Platform for Video Art from the Former “East” and “West” within the chapter The Body as Indexical Reader, www.d-est.com

2017                
Vertighost, Legion of Honor, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California
Strange Culture - A Lynn Hershman Leeson Film, SITE Santa Fe, Sante Fe, New Mexico
Film Club presents Tania Libre, CAST, Cornubian Arts & Science Trust, Cornwall, United Kingdom
MoMA Presents Lynn Hershman Leeson’s Tania Libre, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Teknolust, screening in Film + Media Screening Series, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York
Tania Libre, screening in Panorama, Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin, Randall’s Island, New York, February

2016                
Electronic Diaries - Part 3: First Person Plural, screening in Legacies: A Screening of Cross-generational Video Art, Art + Culture Projects, curated by William Simmons, Soho House, New York, New York
Lynn Hershman Leeson: Rough Cut Clips of Tania Brugera, clips from Tania Brugera - A State of Vulnerability, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
!WAR, screening in Special Screenings, NW Film Center, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

1994                
Reaching through the Screen: A Tribute to Lynn Hershman, San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco

1989                
Electronic Diary, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Video Feature: Talking Heads, International Center of Photography, New York.
The Electronic Diary, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies.
Lynn Hershman: The Electronic Diary, Collective for Living Cinema, New York.

AWARDS

2019                
Staff Picks: MoMA Movie Guide, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2018                
Technology and Arts Pioneer, University of Texas, Dallas
Siggraph Academy Hall of Fame
Lifetime Achievement Award, Women’s Caucus for Art
Lifetime Achievement Award - Visual Artist, College Art Association

2017                
Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award, 60th San Francisco International Film Festival
Official Selection of the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival
Official Selection of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival for Tania Libre

2016                
United States Artists Fellowship - Smith Fellow for Media

2014                
21 Leaders for the 21st Century - Women’s eNews

2013                
Pollock Krasner Grant

2012                
First Prize for Films, Art Montreal International Festival of Films on Art for !Women Art Revolution

2011                
D.Digital Award for Lifetime Achievement, Berlin

2010                
Nathan Cummings Foundation Award
Kenneth Rainin Foundation Award

2009                
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
ACM SIGGRAPH Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art
Eureka Fellowship

2008                
Creative Capital Grant

2007                
Marlon Riggs Award for Courage in Media, San Fransisco Film Critics Circle for Strange Culture

2006                
ISEA/ZeroOne, Innovation Matters Award

2005                
National Endowment for the Arts Grant, Media
International Digital Media and Arts Associations Award for Innovation

2002                
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Feature Film Directing Film and Writing Prize in Science and Technology, Hamptons International Film
Festival for Teknolust

1999                
Golden Nica, Interactive Art, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, for The Difference Engine #3

1995                
Anne Gerber Award, Seattle Art Museum, for Paranoid Mirror
Siemens Media Art Prize, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (along with Peter Greenaway and Jean Baudrillard)
Cyberstar Award, WDR (Westdeutscher Rundfunk) Cologne and GMD, Cologne, Germany
Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, for America’s Finest

1994                
Special Tribute (Reaching through the Screen: A Tribute to Lynn Hershman), San Francisco International Film Festival

1993                
Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, for Room of One’s Own

1991                
Barbara Aronofsky Latham Memorial Award, Art Institute of Chicago, for Conspiracy of Silence
Jonas Mekas Award, Humboldt International Short Film Festival, Arcata, California, for Shadow’s Song
First Prize, Festival Internacional de Video Cidade de Vigo, Vigo, Spain, for Seeing is Believing

1990                
Grand Prize (Trophée de Cristal), Montbéliard Video and Television Festival, Montbéliard, France, for Longshot

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Carl & Marilyn Thoma Art Foundation, Santa Fe Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art, New York
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco Tate Modern, London
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe