Constance DeJong

Professor, Sculpture

Constance DeJong has been exhibiting her somber, reductive sculptures extensively since 1980 in galleries, art centers and museums including a retrospective at the Albuquerque Museum.
Museum exhibitions include Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, Abilene Fine Arts Museum, TX, Tyler Art Museum, Houston, TX, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, IO, Mulvane Art Museum, Washburn University, Topeka, KS, University Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ
Art Center exhibitions include SITE Santa Fe, NM, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, Western New Mexico University, McCray Gallery, Silver City, Roswell Museum and Art Center, NM, Jonson Gallery, UNM Art Museum, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, MO, Sioux City Arts Center, IO, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Fox Fine Arts Center, University of Texas, El Paso, , Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY.
Gallery exhibitions include Sebastian-Moore Gallery, Denver, CO, Fort Worth Gallery, TX, Susan Spiritus Gallery, Newport Beach, CA, Littlejohn-Smith Gallery, New York, NY, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO, The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA and John Davis Gallery, New York, NY and has been represented by Richard Levy Gallery Albuquerque, NM, and currently by Charlotte Jackson Fine Art in Santa Fe, NM.
Her work is in the permanent collections of the Mulvane Art Museum, KS, Fisher-Landau Center, Long Island City, NY, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, Albuquerque Museum and the Fine Arts Museum at UNM, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and the Clay Center for Arts and Sciences, WV. At the University of Minnesota, her monumental 10-ton, 12×160’ Corten steel sculpture functions as a memorial and gateway entrance to the university.
Articles and essays about her work have appeared in numerous national and international publications including a comprehensive monograph published by UNM press. She has been the recipient of numerous awards including UNM Outstanding Teacher of the Year and a NEA Visual Artist’s Fellowship.
She was featured on PBS “Colores” and can be accessed on Wikipedia.