Edda Renouf



Mexico - Mexico City 1943





American born in Mexico City. Lived in New York City 1968-1991 and in Paris 1971-1975.  

Presently lives and works in Paris, since her return in 1991. 





M.F.A. (Master of Fine Arts) Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York, NY, USA


Academie der Bildende Künste, Münich, Germany


Art Students League, New York, NY, USA


Académie Julian, Paris, France


B.A. Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, USA





Commission for etching - C.N.A.P (Centre National des Arts Plastiques) France


The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc., New York, NY, USA


N.E.A. Grant, USA


Painting fellowship, Columbia University, Paris, France




Has given lectures at the University of Michigan; New York University; Brown University; Rhode Island School of Design; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT; Artothèque, Valence, France;  École de Beaux Arts, Caen, France; École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts, Paris; Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Germany; Brenau University, Gainsville, GA;  Emory University, Atlanta.


Selected Solo Exhibitions 


Edda Renouf: One Person Exhibitions


Primary galleries: Edda Renouf is represented in London and the UK by Annely Juda Fine Art and her works are shown by the Barbara Mathes Gallery, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery and Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art in New York . She exhibited regularly in Paris with Yvon Lambert since her first one-person show in 1972. Her art works are in the Collection Lambert, Avignon and in many museum collections world wide (see Collections).She was represented by the Blum Helman Gallery (later Joseph Helman) in New York City between 1978 and 2003, when the gallery closed.



Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Paintings”


Françoise Lambert, Milan, Italy; “Changed Structures”


Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Dessins”

Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany; “Paintings”

MTL Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; “Recent Paintings”


Françoise Lambert, Milan, Italy; “Dipinti”

 Marilena Bonomo, Bari, Italy; “Dipinti"

Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Entities"


Rolf Preisig, Basel, Switzerland; “Paintings: 1975-76"

 D’Alessandro Ferranti, Rome, Italy; “Paintings: 1975-76”

Julian Pretto, New York, NY; “New Paintings and Drawings”

 Françoise Lambert, Milan, Italy;   “Otto Disegni"


 Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “Recent Paintings and Drawings”

Kathryn Markel Gallery, New York, NY; “Prints"        

MTL Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; “Dessins Recents"


Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT; “Matrix # 36"              

Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY; “Edda Renouf "            

Ugo Ferranti, Rome, Italy; “Paintings and Drawings”            

Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Edda Renouf "              

Graeme Murray, Edinburgh, Scotland; “Echoes”                  

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Drawings 1978”                

Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Paintings and Drawings”


Françoise Lambert, Milan, Italy; “Drawings 1978”                  

Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany; “Paintings and Drawings”                  

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “Paintings and Drawings”                

Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY; “Paintings and Drawings”


Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MI; “Paintings and Drawings”             

Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Dessins”                     

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA ; “Recent Paintings and Drawings”                 

Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA; “Recent Paintings, Drawings, Prints”


Graeme Murray Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; “Paintings”


Carol Taylor Gallery, Dallas, TX; “Paintings and Drawings”                     

Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY; “Recent Work”


Francoise Lambert, Milan, Italy; “Nuovi Disegni”


Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Peintures et Dessins”


Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY; “Paintings and Drawings”


Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY; “Works on Paper”


Galerie Liesbeth Lips, Amsterdam, Holland; “Paintings and Drawings”                  

Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY; “Recent Drawings”


Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY; “New Works”                  

Greene Gallery, Coral Gables, FL; “Edda Renouf: Prints”


Cairn Gallery, Gloucestershire, England; “Sixteen Element Drawings”


Galerij S65, Aalst, Belgium; “Edda Renouf - Tekeningen”


Cairn Gallery, Gloucestershire, England; “From Dawn to Dusk to Midnight”, (twelve paintings)                 

Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Messages”


Galerij S 65, Aalst, Belgium; “Seven Days, Twelve Hours, Five Minutes”(twenty-four paintings)                   

Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse; “Edda Renouf - L’œuvre gravee -1974-1994”                     

Elisabeth Kaufmann, Basel, Switzerland; “Edda Renouf - Zeichnungen 1991-1994”


Artothèque Médiathèque, Valence, France; “Edda Renouf - Etchings and Aquatints 1974-1994”                  

The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI; “Edda Renouf: Paintings, Drawings and Prints”


Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, France; “Paintings and Watercolors”              

Elisabeth Kaufmann, Basel, Switzerland; “ Zeichnungen und Bilder”


Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany; “Edda Renouf - Werke 1972 - 1997”           

Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C.; “Edda Renouf - Drawings and Prints”


Galerie Liesbeth Lips, Rotterdam, Holland;  “Canal du Nord”- Paris -  Rotterdam Gallery Exchange: “Edda Renouf :  Constellations”  

Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, France; "Fables et Realites” New Drawings and Etchings                    

Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria;   “From Point to Point to Point.......to Infinity”; New Paintings and Drawings


Galerie Liesbeth Lips, Rotterdam, Holland; “Traces 1975 - Traces 2001”: Drawings and Paintings


Joseph Helman Gallery; New York , NY;“Time-Lines”


National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; “Revealed Structures”                  

Brenau University Galleries, Gainesville, GA; “Revealed Structures”


Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France,  “Edda Renouf : Peintures et Dessins 2005 - 2006”                   

New Arts Gallery, Litchfield, CT, “Edda Renouf: Lines and Clusters"


Galeria Charpa, Valencia, Spain; “La Memoria de la Materia:  Pinturas y Dibujos 2006-2007"                     

Galerie Sollertis, Toulouse, France; “Edda Renouf : Energie de La Matière”


Galerie 1900-2000, Paris, France; “Edda Renouf : Peintures et Dessins 1973 - 2010”


Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK ; "Edda Renouf"                   

Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY; "Edda Renouf: Drawings 1998 - 2011"


Galerie 1900-2000, Paris, France; “Edda Renouf - Peintures : Fils enlevés, Fils ajoutés et Diagonales"


Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY; “Edda Renouf - Sounds of Time"


Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK ; "Edda Renouf: Visible Soundsf"                      

Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY; "Edda Renouf:Structures and Fields, Drawings 2011 - 2017"


Selected Group  Exhibitions 


Edda Runoff : Group Exhibitions 1972 to 1988



Yvon Lambert, Paris, France; “Actualité d’un Bilan"


Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France, “Eighth Paris Biennale"                       

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; “Recent Acquisitions”                      

Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany; “Prospect 73 - Painters"                      

Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England; “Drawings"


Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany; “Geplante Malerei”                         

Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium; “Print Show - Parasol Press"


Arc II, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; “Tendances Actuelles de la Nouvelle Peinture Américaine”                    

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland; “Fundamental Painting”                     

Arts Council of Great Britain, London; “Prints Show- Parasol Press"                       

The Clocktower, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, NY; “Selections from the collection of Dorothy and Herb Vogel"       

Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA;“Painting, Drawing and Sculpture of the 70’s and 60’s from the Dorothy

and Herbert Vogel Collection” (Exhibition travelled to the Contemporary Arts Center,Cincinnati: Dec. 1975 - Feb. 1976)

Mönchengladbach Museum, Mönchengladbach, Germany; “Prints Show - Parasol Press"

MTL Gallery, Brussels, Belgium; “Peintures”

XX Jyvaskyla Arts Festival, Finland; “International Prints”


Art Gallery of Toronto, Canada; “Prints Show - Parasol Press"                  

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA; “Group Show"


The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York; “Extraordinary Women"

The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI; “Works from the collection of Dorothy and Herbert  Vogel"

Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings"            

The Institute of Art and Urban Resources; P.S.1, Long Island City, NY;“Paintings ‘75, ‘76, ‘77”               

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Etchings of the Twentieth Century”                  

Joe and Emily Lowe Gallery, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University ;“Critics Choice: A Loan Exhibition of Contemporary Paintings"      

Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; “Trois Villes, Trois Collections”    

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; “American Drawn and Matched”


The Art Institute of Chicago, Society for Contemporary Art, IL; “Drawings of the 70s”            

Pace Gallery, New York, NY; “GRIDS, Format and Image in 20th Century Art”              

UCSB Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA; “Contemporary Drawing, New York”                

Lisson Gallery, London, England; “Group show”

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY;“Recent Acquisitions”

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; “A Decade in Review: Selections from the 1970s”


Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; “Oeuvres Contemporaines des Collections Nationales Accrochage #2”

H.H.K. Foundation for Contemporary Art, Milwaukee Art Center, WI;“Recent Acquisitions”

Museum of Art, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill , NC;  “Drawing about Drawing Today”

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, “1979 Biennale Exhibition: Contemporary American Art”

The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; “In the Realm of the Monochromatic”


Associazione Italiana Gallerie Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy; “Works on Paper”

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY; “Drawings”

Young Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL; “Small Works, Drawings, Prints”

Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA;“A Drawing Show”

Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium; “Foire Internationale d’Art Actuel”


Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY;   “Recent Paintings: Edda Renouf, Bruce Robbins, Hap Tivey, Craig Kauffman”

Centre de Documentacio d’Art Actual, Metronoma, Barcelona, Spain, “International Exhibition: Artists Books

Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; “New Works of Contemporary Art and Music”

The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA;  “Georgia Collects”

Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson College, Wayne, NJ,  “Four by Seven from the Vogel Collection”


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; “Given & Promised (Recent Acquisitions)”

Brainert Art Gallery, State University College of Arts and Science, Potsdam, NY, “The 20th Anniversary Exhibition of the Vogel 

Collection”;Exhibition travelled to: The Gallery of Art,  University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Jeanne Laffitte, Marseille, France,“Yvon Lambert Présente 24 Artistes de sa Galerie"


Queens Museum, Queens, NY; “Twentieth Century Art from The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Selected Recent Acquisitions”

Graeme Murray, Edinburgh, Scotland; “Art Works in the Collection of; On Loan; New Works


Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens London, England; “At the Serpentine”

Graeme Murray, Edinburgh, Scotland; “From the Serpentine”


Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne;Paris, France “Livres d’Artistes”

Christie’s, New York, NY; “Creative Time Benefit Art Show”

Ronald Greenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO; “Group Show”

Oscarsson Hood Gallery, New York, NY; “Abstract/Issues”

Parasol Press, Sag Harbor, NY;“Group Show of Parasol Press”

Galerie Denise René, Paris, France; “Les Femmes et l’Abstraction Constructive”

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY;“Drawing Acquisitions 1981-1985”


 The Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel;  “Trends in Geometric Abstract Art”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Department Art Galleries, AR ,  “Drawings From the Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel”;  

travelled: The University of Alabama Mood Gallery of Art; The Pennsylvannia State University Museum of Art

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; “Selected Recent Acquisitions”


Galerie Liesbeth Lips, Amsterdam, Holland;“New York Scene”

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Lila Acheson Wallace Wing: 20th Century Art


Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY;Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Benefit Art Sale

“35th Anniversary of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company"

Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany; “Schlaf der Vernunft”

Martina Hamilton Gallery, New York, NY; “Works on Paper 1988”

Musée Cantini, Marseille, France;“L’Art Moderne à Marseille, La Collection du Musée Cantini”

Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY;  “From The Collection of Dorothy and Herbert Vogel”;  Exhibition travelled:Terra Museum of American

 Art,Chicago; Art Museum at Florida State University, Miami, FL


Guest professor in painting and print-making at École Nationale Supérieure de Beaux Arts, Paris