|2006||New York University, Master of Fine Arts, New York, NY|
|2004||Brown University, BA in The Visual Arts + Program in Liberal Medical Education, Providence, RI|
INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS selected
|2017||Common Ground, Rufus King Park, Jamaica, Queens, NY|
|2015||Exhaust, SPACES, Cleveland, OH|
|2013-2014||The Course of Emotions: a mini-golf experience (II), Summer Streets 2014, Urban Arts Program, NYC Department of Transportation, NYC|
|2010||Look Here, Cumberland Diagnostic & Treatment Center, Brooklyn, NY|
|2008||The Course of Emotions: a mini-golf experience, Rotary Ice House Gallery, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ|
|2005||star, Rosenberg Gallery, New York University, NYC|
|2004||Not Intended for Use, Brown University, Providence, RI|
GROUP EXHIBITIONS selected
|2016||Arts & Culture Hub, Summer Streets 2016, Urban Arts Program, NYC Department of Transportation, NYC|
|2015||Summer Long Sculpture Program, FIGMENT NYC, Governor’s Island, NYC|
|2014||Barter Town (Trading Post XII: The People’s Economy), Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY|
|Barter Town (Trading Post XVI: Mesh & Lace), DUMBO Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY|
|18th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN|
|Make Things (Happen), Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC|
|2013||Doing and Undergoing, Teachers College Building at Columbia University, NYC|
|La Bienal 2013: Here is Where We Jump, El Museo del Barrio, NYC|
|CARNE VALE!, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY|
|2012||united states, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT|
|PULSE Projects, PULSE Art Fair (with Galerie Stefan Röepke), NYC|
|Systemic Risk, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY|
|2011||Notice of Public Hearing Art & Law Residency Exhibition, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY|
|Call and Response, Newark Arts Council Open Doors, Newark, NJ|
|Chain Letter, Samsøn, Boston, MA|
|2010||FRAMING AIDS, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY|
|Show VII, MMX Open Art Venue, Berlin, Germany|
|The Case of the Curious Pedestrian, Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, Brooklyn, NY|
|The Golden Door, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ|
|Both Sides of the Pulaski, Fine Art Framing, Long Island City, NY|
|Brand X, Galerie Stefan Röpke, Cologne, Germany|
|Rompe Puesto, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY|
|2009||STATE FAIR, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY|
|I can’t get no satisfaction: Contemporary views on the everyday, apexart, NYC|
|Movie Nite (in collaboration with Drew Gardner), Dixon Place, NYC|
|Kentucky Girlhood Project, Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State University, Murray, KY|
|2008||How Soon Is Now? AIM 28 Exhibition, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY|
|2006||This one time…, Kiana Malekzadeh Gallery, NYC|
|Normal Space, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY|
|curatorclusterfuckcompetition: Curator’s Choice, SCOPE NewYork, NYC|
|2005||Deck the Walls, Exit Art, NYC|
|Storefront/Forefront, Tower Records Building, NYC|
|I’m not a dictator, I just have a grumpy face, Weisspollack Galleries, NYC|
|2004||Subterranea, New York University, NYC|
Christina Wallace and Cate Scott Campbell, “Risa Puno And The Art Of Play,” podcast interview on The Limit Does Not Exist, Forbes, August 2, 2016.
Dee Perry, radio interview on The Sound of Applause, 90.3 WCPN, August 19, 2015.
Andrea Denhoed, “Give Yourself Away,” The New Yorker, October 15, 2014.
Conor Gillies, “Risa Puno: Please Enable Cookies,” Radio Open Source, October 9, 2014.
Lois Beckett, “How Much of Your Data Would You Trade for a Free Cookie?,” ProPublica, October 1, 2014.
AM DeBrincat, “fair game: Risa Puno in conversion with AM DeBrincat,” ArtFile Magazine, September 22, 2014.
Tina Ramnarine, “The Course of Emotions: Installation Artist Risa Puno on Her Mini Golf Course at Summer Streets,” StageBuddy, August 06, 2014.
Betsy Armour, “The Art of Collaboration,” Fine Art America blog, August 05, 2014.
Jennifer M. Wood, “Park Avenue goes car-free for Summer Streets 2013,” Time Out New York, July 31, 2013.
Jan G. Castro, “Innovative Low Cost Museum-Quality Art by Risa Puno and Soo Sunny Park,” International Sculpture Center blog, June 19, 2013.
Roz Baron, “Preview: Three Emerging Artists Featured in El Museo del Barrio’s 7th Biennial Exhibition,” Remezcla, April 2, 2013.
Jordan Galloway, “Culture and Cocktails at Brooklyn Art Night,” Brooklyn Based, March 16, 2012.
Brendan S. Carroll, “Risky Business,” Hyperallergic, February 24, 2012.
Michael Wilson, “Brooklyn Bridge,” artforum.com, February 21, 2012.
La Shawn Pagan, “Absence — Framing AIDS 2011,” The Queens Courier, December 8, 2010.
Briana Vannozzi, “The Art Of Mini-Golf,” NJN News, aired July 9, 2010.
Tammy La Gorce, “Come for Art, Stay for the Golf,” The New York Times, July 2, 2010.
Dylan Schenker, “The Jersey City Mini-Golf Experiment: The Golden Door Is Now Open,” Hyperallergic, July 1, 2010.
Don Ciandella, “A Mini-Golf Tribute to Jersey City’s Immigrants,” The Wall Street Journal, June 23, 2010.
Nicole Caruth, “Gastro-Vision: Whack! Contemporary Artists and Piñatas,” Art21 blog, May 21, 2010.
Simone Davis, “Pinata Party!!!” TheBronxRocks.com, January 10, 2010.
Gordon Fitch, “A State Fair In Queens,” ARTEZINE, Volume 17.5, June 17, 2009.
Jenine Clancy, radio interview, WMCX News, 88.9FM, September 2008
“Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, July 21, 2008.
Walter Robinson, “Weekend Update,” artnet Magazine, March 20, 2006.
|2017||Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant, NYC Parks|
|2016||member of NYC Dept. of Transportation Art Advisory Committee|
|2015||project grant, FIGMENT NYC, Governor’s Island, NYC|
|2014||Open Studio Fellowship, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN|
|2012||artist lecture, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT|
|proposal finalist, New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA|
|2011||teaching artist, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY|
|Art & Law Residency Program, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, NYC|
|2010||artist panel, A-Lab Artist Forum: FRACTURE, Queens, NY|
|project grant, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ|
|2009||visiting artist, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY|
|proposal finalist, Public Art Fund, NYC|
|project grant, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY|
|visiting artist, Satellite Academy, NYC|
|2008||visiting artist, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ|
|2007||Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) Program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY|
|2006||Emerging Artist Grant, Scope New York, NYC|