SOLO EXHIBITIONS - Selected from over 31 venues:
The Academy Art Museum, Easton, MD, 2015.
C. Grimaldis Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 2013, 2011, 2007, 2002 & 2000.
John Davis Gallery, New York City, 2005.
Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC, 2002.
Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, John Ruppert-Sculpture on the Grounds, 1999.
Art et Industrie, New York City, Installation in the Garden, 1997.
Chicago Cultural Center, Natural Forces/Urban Context: John Ruppert a 15 year survey, (catalogue) curator-Gregory Knight, a traveling exhibition of Ruppert’s sculptures and drawings, organized and exhibited at the Chicago Cultural Center 1996-1997, other venues included:
The Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, VA,
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, OH.
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Out Door Sculpture, Winston/Salem, NC, 1988.
LARGE-SCALE SCULPTURE OUTDOOR INSTALLATIONS–Selected from over 35 venues:
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY 2014-15.
Kreeger Museum, 20th Anniversary Celebration Exhibition, Washington, DC. 4/2014 - 9/15.
“Urban Garden”, The Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston, MA, Curated by Nick Capasso, DeCordova, Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, 2011.
Miami, FL, Miami Sculpture Biennale, (in conjunction with Art Basel Miami), curator-Ricardo Pau-Llosa, 2010.
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, Baker Artist Award Exhibition, 2009.
International Artist and Arts, Material Terrain, (catalogue) traveling exhibition commissioned by Laumeier International Sculpture Park, St. Louis MO, 2005-2007, venues included: Laumeier, St. Louis, MO., Santa Cruz Museum of Art, CA., University of Arizona, AZ., Memphis Brooks, TN., Columbus Museum of Art, GA., Cheekwood, Nashville, TN., Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL.
Museum at Grounds for Sculpture, Trenton, New Jersey, Enclosures, 2007.
OMI International Sculpture Park, New York, Hay Stacks, 2004-2010.
The Contemporary Museum of Art of Estonia (KUMU), Tallinn, Estonia, ShiftScale, (catalogue) 2006.
Pedvale International Open Air Museum, Latvia, 2006-2014.
Herron Gallery of Art, Indianapolis, IN, Biennial Exhibition, 2005.
Just the Thing, Contemporary Outdoor Sculpture and the Object, curator-Nick Capasso.
DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Boston, MA, 2000-2003.
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI, 1998-2000.
Laumeier International Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO, Artists on the Green, 1981.
TWO PERSON AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Selected from over145 venues, including both large and small-scale work, in the United States and abroad:
C.Grimaldis Gallery, Miami/NYC Art Fair, NY, NY, 2015.
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, International Competition for Digital Art and
Photography, Curators; Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Curator of Exhibitions, California Museum of Photography and Ryan Linkof, Parson Curatorial Fellow, LACMA, CA, 2014.
C. Grimaldis Gallery, During FRIEZE, “Downtown Art Fair”, Armory, NYC.-2014.
Art Miami, Special Exhibition, “Think Big,” Miami, FL. 2013.
VisArts, “This is Labor,” Curators Anne Reeves and Claire D’Alba, Rockville, MD, 2013.
Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, Corridor, (Catalogue) 2011.
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, Mapping: Memory and Motion, curator-Sarah Tanguy, 2010.
China, Traveling exhibition sponsored by AutoDesk, e-Forms, (catalogue) 2008-09.
Artmap Gallery, Wenzhou. Jinse Gallery, Chongqing. Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai. Beijing Today Art Museum, Beijing.
American University, Katzen Museum, DC, Inaugural Exhibition, curator-Jack Rasmussen, 2005.
US State Department, Washington, DC, 40th Anniversary Art In Embassies Exhibition, 2004.
Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL, John Ruppert / Rebecca Shore, 2003.
Muzeum Okregowe Leona Wyczolkowskiego W, Bydgoszczy, Poland, Mixing realities, (catalogue) 2001.
Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA, Gravity / Levity, curator -Mark Scala, 1998.
Lithographic Academy, Tidaholm, Sweden, International Lithography Symposium, 1998.
Poland; Works on Paper, traveling exhibition, 1996-1997.
Konin Regional Museum, Konin. Center of Culture Castle, Poznan,
Zytardow District Museum, Zytardow Poznad Museum Castle, Poznan.
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE, Biennial, 1996.
Hotel du Department, Marseille, France.
Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC, Sites 6; Biennial Exhibition, curator -Samuel Hoi, 1994.
Farnsworth Museum, Rockport, ME, Invitational, Ritual Journeys and Inner Voyages, (catalogue) 1990.
Columbia Square, Washington, DC, in conjunction with the International Sculpture Conference,
curator-Joshua Smith, 1990.
International Sculpture Center, Washington, DC, Invitational, curator - Sarah Tanguy, 1989.
Marlborough Gallery, On Display, New York, NY, 1979.
COMMISSIONS and COLLECTIONS - Selected:
2014 Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY.
2012 The West Lake Sculpture Park, Hangzhou, China.
World Expo 2010, Shanghai, China.
Grounds for Sculpture, Trenton, NJ.
Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD.
GRANTS, AWARDS and DISTINCTIONS - Selected:
Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in Photography, 2015.
Presenter & Participent; Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi International Art Conclave, India 2/2015.
Artist In Residence; Andrew Mellon Foundation funded, Sand box Project, Selected to collaborate with scientists,
artists in other disciplines, and the community at large to develop art works,
Washington College, MD, 2013-14.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award 2012.
SIM Artist-in-Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 2012.
The William G. Baker Jr. Memorial Award, $25,000, 2009.
Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award in Sculpture, 2009, 1997, 1995 & 1991.
U.S. Department of State Federal Assistance Award; Sponsored by the American Embassy, to represent the U.S. at the inaugural exhibition of the Museum of Contemporary Art KUMU in Tallinn, Estonia, 2006.
Triangle Workshop, Marseille, France; an international retreat of 32 artists from around the world with visiting artists and critics, 1995.
St. Louis/United Kingdom Artist Exchange Program. Selected as the St. Louis representative to travel, make sculptures, and give slide lectures to communities and five university sculpture departments in the United Kingdom, 1985.