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Pratt Institute Brooklyn, NY MFA 1978
Hampshire College Amherst, MA BA 1976
University of Colorado, Boulder 1971

Grants, Awards

New York Foundation for the Arts - Visual Artist Fellowship Award 2001
Gunk Foundation 2000 for support of Poet's Walk Project, Red Hook, NY
ArtsLink Collaborative Projects Award 1999 for support of work at the Assistance Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow,Russia May, 2000
The Martin and Doris Rosen Award, Appalachian State University 1998
American Scandinavian Foundation Arts Fund Grant in support of project for TICKON, Denmark, 1996-97
Connemara Conservancy Artist's Grant 1994-95
Dutchess County Arts Council Individual Artists Fellowship 1992-93
New York Foundation for the Arts sponsorship of The Hutton Project 1981
NEA Building Arts Grant 1980
Pratt Grants 1977-78

Public Art Commissions

Thornton Creek Environmental Learning Center, Seattle, WA 1999 -design team
Jory Oregon State University, Corvallis 1999 - commission for the Forest Ecosystem Research Laboratory
Hood North Park Blocks Portland, OR 1993 for The City of Portland

Private Commissions, Site Sculpture, Installations

Mitochondria Buffalo Bayou Artpark, Houston, TX 2003
Scale Abington Art Center Jenkintown, PA 2002
Like a hive, like an egg Arte Sella - Borgo Valsugana, Italy 2002
Odd one Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh, NC 2001
Collection Fresh Kills Exhibition Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art - Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY 2001
A fox lives here too Poet's Walk , Red Hook, NY 2001
Carbon String Neuberger National Biennial of Public Art, SUNY, Purchase 2001
Thirds Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Ridgefield, CT January 2001
Very Slow 1999 The Fields - Art /OMI Omi, NY
Can't 1999 Convergence XII Arts Festival, Providence, RI
facing; love 30 1999 Stone Quarry Hill Sculpture Park Casenovia, NY
one,two,three of 'em 1997-98 Sculpture in the Forest, Grizedale, Cumbria, England
Labyrinth II 1998 John Michael Kohler Art Center Sheboygan, WI
Vertical 1997 Forest City Annual Portland, Maine
Squeeze Tranekaer International Center for Art and Nature, Langeland, Denmark, 1997
Hemisphere Erie, PA for Erie County Dept. Planning/Recycling Earth Day celebration, 1997
Repose City Gallery East, Atlanta 1997
Hive Mayfair Arts Festival Allentown, PA 1995
Round Connemara Conservancy Plano, TX 1995
Bridge Hesta Properties Charlotte, NC 1993 corporate commission Holocene, Duren International Exhibition of Paper Art , Leopold Hoesch
Museum, Duren, Germany 1992
Holocene, Charlotte RSVP Bechtler Gallery Charlotte, North Carolina 1992
New Geology #4 Arts Festival of Atlanta Site Sculpture Atlanta, GA 1991
New Geology #2 Milan, NY 1990
New Geology #1 Snug Harbor Sculpture Festival Staten Island, NY 1990
Colorado Fence Telluride, Colorado 1983 private commission

University Projects

Can Can Bowling Green University 2002
Some Cans Western Carolina University 2002
Bale University of Virginia 2001
Warm Up SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, NY 2001
Study James Madison University 2001
Pretty Fast 1999 University of Alabama, Birmingham
Squeeze 2 1998 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
Tilt 1997 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Sculpture Tour
Spine State University of California, Bakersfield 1997
Cake Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1994
Holocene, New Paltz State University of New York New Paltz, NY 1992

Solo Exhibitions - Studio Work

Abington Art Center Jenkintown, PA 2002
Davis and Hall Gallery Hudson, NY May 2001
125 Maiden Lane NY, NY September 2000
Works on and of Paper Marist College Art Gallery Poughkeepsie, NY 1995
Breezy Hill Clinton, NY 1994
Extending the Landscape Barrett House Galleries Poughkeepsie, NY 1993
Richmond Center Art Gallery Windsor, CT 1993
Unison Arts and Learning Center New Paltz, New York 1992
Earth Time and Events: The Art of Steven Siegel Wave Hill, Bronx, NY 1988
Hampshire College Amherst, MA 1986
Drew University Madison, NJ 1981
Soho Center for the Visual Arts 114 Prince St. New York, NY 1979

Selected Group Shows - Studio Work

EXO Kleinart Art Center Woodstock, NY 2002
Sculpture Garden 2001 - 2002 Unison Arts Center, New Paltz, NY
Recycled/Reclaimed/Reconstituted Bowman and Penelec Galleries - Allegheny College Meadville, PA February 2001
Davis and Hall Gallery, Hudson, NY 2000 Sculpture courtyard
"Storied Land: Landscape/Narrative/Art" Stone Quarry Hill Sculpture Park Casenovia, NY summer 1999
Materials, Substance, Form: to last or not to last 1999 Pyramid Arts Center, Rochester, NY
The American Institute of Architects, Portland, OR 1999 The Great Garbage Binge Art Show
Kendall Art and Design 1999 Location: A Survey of Hudson Valley Artists, Hudson, NY
Kendall Art and Design 1998 Collage Hudson, NY
Berkshire Art Association 1996 Painting and Sculpture Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
Unison Arts Center Retrospective Exhibitions, New Paltz, NY November 1996
Great Garbage Binge Bozeman, MT 1996
Art from Detritus II Kansas City, Missouri 1995
Plans, Proposals, Models and Documentation University of Virginia 1992
Art-Eco: Contemporary Art and the Environment College Art Gallery State University of New York, New Paltz 1992
River Voices Paramount Center for the Arts Peekskill, NY 1992
National Works on Paper 92 Stedman Art Gallery Rutgers University Camden, NJ 1992
Exhibition of Finalists' Proposals for Atrium Sculpture, Scottsdale Center for the Arts Scottsdale, AZ 1989
Hampshire College 1985
The Drawing Center Fifth Anniversary Show 137 Greene Street NY 1982
Eight Sensibilities Thorpe Intermedia Gallery Sparkill, NY 1982
62X12 The Drawing Center NYC 1980
Gates and Fences Thorpe Intermedia Gallery 1979 Harriman State Park, NY


Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA 2002
Western Carolina University, Cullowee 2002
Art OMI, Omi, NY 1999
The Grizedale Society, Sculpture in the Forest - Cumbria, UK - 1997 and1998
Tranekaer International Center for Art and Nature, Langleland, Denmark 1997 Artist in Residence Harriman State Park, NY 1979 - America the Beautiful Fund

Reviews, Publications

Artist Infuses Students with 'can-do' spirit Clarion News Bowing Green, OH 9/11, 2002
Pop Art Sentinal Tribune WoodCounty, OH 9/13/02
The Truth is In our Trash ARCHAEOLOGY January/February 2002
Johnson, Ken A landfill in the Eyes of Artists Who Beheld It New York Times February 1, 2002
Sharnoff, Elena Large Accumulations of Small Things Non Satis Scire - the Hampshire College Alumni Magazine 2001
Fresh Kills NY Arts September 2001
Zimmer, William A Smaller, More Accessible Biennial New York Times June 24, 2001
Gouveia, Georgette Avant Garden Journal News May 29, 2001
Princinthal, Nancy Art on Paper July - August 2001
Cassai, Mary Hudson Gallery features earth-centered sculptures Kingston Daily Freeman June 8, 2001
Jaeger, William When location is everything Albany Times Union June 3, 2001
Keeffe, Eileen Environmental Art highlights Poet's Walk Gazette Advertiser, Rhinebeck, NY May 31, 2001
Clarke, Jessica A Wordy Piece of Art The Daily News-Record Harrisonburg, VA April 3, 2001
Worthington, Becca Rendering Rubbish Into Art The Breeze Harrisonburg, VA April 2, 2001
Zimmer, William On Paper, a Show That Measures Up New York Times March 18, 2001
Merkling, Frank Katonah, Aldrich shows shine in separate ways Danbury News-Times Weekend February 2, 2001
Ryumina, Elena Moscow Times May 19, 2000
Scrupe, Mara Environment, Audience, and Public Art in the New World (Order) Sculpture Magazine March, 2000
Bolender, Karin Into the Holocene: The Art of Steven Siegel Dutchess Magazine, February 2000
Watersheds - the newsletter of Art, Culture Nature, an association for the study of the arts and the environment, spring 2000
Kimmelman, Michael The Hudson Valley, Inside Out New York Times 7/30/99
Siegel sculpture at ART/OMI uses recycled Register-Star newspapers The Register Star, Hudson, NY July 1999
Cummings, Kelliann International art on view at ART/OMI The Independent, Hillsdale, NY July 1999
Lis, Kerri Siegel Recycles newspaper into art Cazenovia Republican June 1999
Germano, Paul Nature Tells Stories at Stone Quarry Syracuse Newspaper May 1999
Netsky, Ron The art endurance test City newspaper, Rochester NY, April 1999
Commissions Sculpture Magazine March 1999
Twelfth Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition Catalog 1998 John Perreault, juror
Western Michigan University 1997-98 Sculpture Tour Catalog 1997
Mah, Linda S. Artist builds outdoor sculpture from wood and paper Kalamazoo Gazette September 221, 1997
Greenleaf, Ken The Annual: Art Among the Oaks Maine Sunday Telegram 9/7/97
The Artistry of Discards The New York State Solid Waste Examiner Spring 97
Byrd, Cathy All Natural Creative Loafing Atlanta, GA April 12, 1997
Cullum, Jerry Recyclers create a whole new life from secondhand The Atlanta Journal Constitution April 11, 1997
Natural Presence, The Art of Paul Hitopolus and Steven Siegel City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA April 1997 brochure
Knight, Rhonda Visiting Artists add to campus perspective The Runner, California State University at Bakersfield March 5, 1997
Great Garbage Binge Art Show catalog Emerson Cultural Center Bozeman, MT1996
Bass, Shermakaye Mother Nature is one tough critic The Dallas Morning News 3/23/95
Harnish, Anne Commissions Sculpture Magazine January 1995
Jacobson, Marjory Art for Work Harvard Business School Press 1993
Nicholas/Forster Portland Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, Portland 1993
Godfrey, Michael/Kessler,Jane Strata Nike magazine Munich special #6 sculpture 1993
Gragg, Randy ...sculpture looms... The Oregonian Portland, OR 8/5/93
Smith, Doug Don't Trash This Art Charlotte Observer 4/22/93
Flynn, Anne Artist digs Deep Into Landscapes Union-News Springfield, MA 2/17/93
Smart,Paul Waste land Huguenot Herald New Paltz, NY 11/5/92
Patterson, Tom Carillon's newest art will ring your chimes. Charlotte Observer 5/17/92
Von Christiane Dorr Funf Tonnen Papier unter dem Rasen Duren Stadt und Land Duren, Germany 4/14/92
Baxter, Robert In Camden,a bazaar of bizarre art works South Jersey Courier-Post 1/12/92
Raynor, Vivian Sculpture Show in the Open New York Times 9/16/90
Brenson, Michael The State of the City as Sculptors See It New York Times 7/27/90
SCULPTURE magazine March/April 1989
Feinberg, Jean E. Earth Time and Events: The Art of Steven Siegel 1988 Wave Hill The Drawing Center Fifth Anniversary Show catalog 1982 Raynor, Vivian Diverse Sensibilities New York Times 2/1/81


University of Houston 2002
Abington Art Center Jenkintown, PA 2002
Bowling Green State University, OH 2002
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee 2002
Union College 2002
Snug Harbor Cultural Center 2001
State University of New York, Fredonia 2001
University of Virginia Department of Architecture 2000
Pro Arte St. Petersburg, Russia 2000
Nizhny Center for Contemporary Art, Nizhny-Novgorod Russia 2000
Zverev Center for Contemporary Art Moscow, Russian Federation 2000
Samuel Barker Lecture Series University of Alabama, Birmingham 1999
An Artist's Peek at Deep Time; What is a Landscape, Anyway? Casenovia College, Casenovia, NY 1999
Visiting Artist Series Syracuse University 1999
Rock, Scissors, Paper, and Wood Grizedale Society, Cumbria, UK 1998
Visiting Artist Series Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 1998
Close Encounters With the Arts, Visiting Artist Series Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo 1997
Guest Artist Langlands Kuntsthojskole, Bagentop, Denmark 1997
Emory University, Atlanta 1997
Visiting Artist Series State University of California, Bakersfield 1997
Visiting Artist Series Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1994
Barrett House Galleries Poughkeepsie, NY 1993
State University of New York, New Paltz 1992
RSVP Lecture Series Bechtler Gallery Charlotte, NC 1992
Arts Festival of Atlanta Atlanta, GA 1991


Western Carolina Universtiy, Cullowee visiting artist 2002
Wampler Visiting Professorship in Art James Madison University 2001
Nizhny Center for Contemporary Art, Nizhny-Novgorod Russia workshop 2000
Zverev Center for Contemporary Art Moscow, Russian Federation 2000
Collaborative sculpture project with students from the Moscow Center for Contemporary Art Studies
Appalachian State University 1998 visiting artist
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 1997 visiting artist
State University of California, Bakersfield 1997 visiting artist
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1994 visiting artist
Drew University 1979 taught sculpture and drawing

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