Suzanne Lacy

Emerging Fields, 2002

Suzanne Lacy has been creating installations, public art projects, and performances since 1972. Her work has been presented and exhibited widely at such spaces as The Kitchen, The Whitney Museum, and MoMA in New York; The University of California at Berkeley; and The Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art. Internationally she has shown her work in London; Tokyo; Medellin, Columbia; and Joensuu, Finland. Her grants and awards include a 2001 California Arts Council fellowship, successive grants from the Nathan Cummings Foundation, and a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest International Fellowship.

Awards and Accomplishments


Lacy presents in the Creative Time Summit

2010: Lacy receives College Art Association Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement

2010: A monograph on Lacy, written by Sharon Irish and entitled _Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between_, is published by University of Minnesota Press

2008: Lazy receives C.O.L.A. Individual Artist Fellowship

2008: Lacy receives Center for Cultural Innovation grant

2006: Lacy receives Henry Moore Fellowship

2003: Lacy receive Headlands Center for the Arts Residency