“All of my life, making art has been my passion. As I have experienced life, the forms that my works have taken have evolved and deepened, and my love for creating has endured.”
Carole A. Feuerman is acknowledged as one of the world’s most prominent hyperrealist sculptors. Her prolific career spans four decades. Working in resin, marble and bronze, Feuerman sculpts life-size, monumental and miniature works. She has had six museum retrospectives to date and has been included in prominent exhibitions at The State Hermitage, The Palazzo Strozzi Foundation, the Kunstmuseum Ahlen and the Circulo de Bellas Artes. Among the notable honors she has received are the Amelia Peabody Award, the Betty Parsons Award, the Lorenzo de Medici Prize, and first prizes at the Austrian Biennale, the Florence Biennale, the 2008 Beijing Biennale and the Beijing Olympics. Her work is in the selected collections of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev, the Forbes Magazine Collection, the Caldic Collection, and Credit Swiss Collection. Selected public collections include Grounds for Sculpture, the El Paso Museum of Art, the Boca Raton Museum of Art, the Bass Museum, Vin & Sprithistoriska Museet and Art-st-Urban. She has taught, lectured and given workshops at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon Guggenheim Museum and Columbia University. There are currently three full-color monographs about her work: Carole A. Feuerman: Sculpture, written by Eleanor Munro and published by Hudson Hills Press, now in its second edition, and Carole A. Feuerman: La Scultura Incontra la Realta, by Gabriele Caioni, which is available in both English and Italian. Her monumental sculpture Grande Catalina is featured in A History of Western Art by Antony Mason and John T. Spike and published by Abrams Books in twelve languages.
Feuerman had her first museum retrospective at the Queens Museum in 1987, followed by her second retrospective at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in 2000. In 2004, her sculpture Sunburn was featured in the highly acclaimed traveling group exhibition “An American Odyssey, 1945/1980: Debating Modernism”, curated by Stephen C. Foster, at the Circulo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. The same year Feuerman had her third retrospective “Resin to Bronze Topographies” at the City University of New York. In 2007, she had a solo show entitled “By the Sea” curated by John T. Spike, showcasing her monumental sculptures, Survival of Serena and Grande Catalina, at the Venice Biennale. Simultaniously, she exhibited in OPEN 2007, an international sculpture exhibition in Venice, as well as a one-person show entitled “Lust and Desires” at Art-St-Urban in Switzerland. Following these successes, she exhibited in Florence’s Moretti Gallery and was the featured artist in “46 XX”, at Moscow’s Na Solyanke State Gallery in Red Square. Her next retrospective, held in 2008, was at the Archeological Museum in Fiesole, Italy, followed by inclusion in “Art and Illusion: Masterpieces of Trompe-l’oeil from Antiquity to the Present” at the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation. The year closed with her fifth retrospective “Silence-Passion-Expression” at the Amarillo Musuem of Art in Texas, which was nominated by the AISEI for the best Monographic Exhibition. In 2010, Feuerman’s sculpture Monumental Shower was exhibited in “Intimacy, Bathing in Art” at the Kunstmuseum Ahlen in Germany alongside works by ninety artists including Edgar Degas, Louise Bourgeois, David Hockney and Joseph Beuys. During the fall of 2010, Feuerman had her sixth retrospective, entitled “Earth Water Air Fire”, at the El Paso Museum of Art, which showcased fifty-two works and premiered her video installations. Following the close of the exhibition, her sculpture Summer was acquired for the museum’s permanent collection. 2011 saw solo exhibitions at Elaine Baker Gallery and Gallery Biba in Florida, followed by Galerie Hübner & Hübner in Frankfurt and Aria Art Gallery in Florence. Feuerman's bronze sphere New World - AM/PM was featured in “Afterwards and Forward: A ten year 9/11 reflective art exhibition” at the New Jersey City University.
In 2012, Feuerman will exhibit with Timothy Yarger Fine Art at the Los Angeles Art Show and Scott Richards Contemporary Art at the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair. During the spring and summer months, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will showcase Feuerman’s first hyperrealistically painted bronze Survival of Serena in Petrosino Square in Soho. Solo exhibitions are also scheduled in London and Greece for the summer months followed by a solo show in the fall at Jim Kempner Fine Art in Chelsea. On an ongoing basis, Feuerman’s work can be seen in all galleries representing her worldwide.