Lenore Lim bio

Lenore RS Lim received the Pamana ng Pilipino Award, the Presidential Award for Filipinos overseas, in 2004 and the Outstanding Professional Award for Fine Arts from the University of the Philippines Alumni Association in 2005 for her accomplishments in the arts. She enjoys a growing audience of collectors in the United States, where she was awarded a prestigious Jackson Pollock-Lee Krasner Foundation Grant, among other honors. In addition to showing at galleries and museum worldwide, Lim represented the Philippines at the United Nations World Women Conference Exhibit in New York in 2000 and OPEN, the International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations, in Venice, Italy, in 2002. Lim’s work is included in the US Library of Congress and the private collection of Agnes Gund, Chairman and President Emerita of The Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, among others. Ms. Gund penned the foreword to Profound Afterglow: The Prints of Lenore RS Lim, published by Reyes Publishing in 2005.

Birth and Education

1946 Born in Manila, Philippines
1967 BFA, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013 Calado, Tally Beck Contemporary, New York
2011 Cultural Center Philippines, Main Gallery, Philippines
2009 Philippine Center, New York
2008 Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Foundation, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines
Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art Gallery, New York
2006 Philippine Center, New York
2005 United Nations Secretariat Lobby, New York
2004 Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art Gallery, New York
2003 Delta Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2001 University of the Philippines, Quezon City
McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2000 Philippine Center, New York
1999 Philippine Embassy Gallery, Amman, Jordan
GSIS Museum, Pasay City, Philippines
Fordham University, Bronx, New York
Collegio de Filippino, Rome, Italy
1998 Philippine Center, New York
Avenida de los Artistas Gallery, Vienna, Austria
1997 Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC, Canada
1996 Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Philippine Center, New York
1993 United Nations Secretariat Lobby, New York
Ayala Museum, Makati, Philippines
1991 Ayala Museum, Makati, Philippines
Philippine Center, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013 artMRKT Hamptons, Tally Beck Contemporary
artMRKT San Francisco, Tally Beck Contemporary
2011 Jeonbuk Province Museum of Art, Korea
Asian International Art Exhibition, The Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Korea
2010 Robert Blackburn Members Show, New York
Penang International Print Exhibition, Malaysia
Ink Spalsh, Fort Tilden, New York
Cultural Nexus, Florence, Italy
Artists at Waterside, New York
2004 Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York
Alliance Francaise de Paris, Paris, France
2003 Marymount Manhattan College, New York
Alliance Francaise de Manille, Makati City, Philippines
2002 OPEN 2002 Sculpture and Installation, Lido, Venice, Italy
Asian Canadian Women Artists, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Art Students League Print Exhibit, New York
2001 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Cusco, Peru
Centro Cultural de la Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Lima, Peru
1999 Baghdad International Trade & Cultural Festival, Iraq

Selected Awards

2009 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the US, Innovators & Thought Category, Berkeley, California, USA
2008 Women’s Achievers Award, Pan American Concerned Citizens Action League, Newark, New Jersey, USA
2007 Outstanding Professional Awardee for Fine Arts, University of the Philippines Alumni Association
2004 Pamana ng Pilipino Award, Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas
2001 Outstanding Artist Award, Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York
Outstanding Artist Award, College of the Holy Spirit, Manila, Philippines
Best of Show Award, Society of Philippine American Artists
1999 Grant by Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York


2005 Profound Afterglow: The Prints of Lenore RS Lim