Willard Boepple American, b. 1945

Boepple studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the Rhode Island School of Design and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He holds his BFA from City College of the City University of New York and has served as a faculty member at Bennington College and at the School of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 


Special awards and honoursinclude National Academy Election, 2010 and Royal Society of British Sculptors, London Elected Fellow, 2001. 


He serves on the boards of the National Academy of Design and the Vermont Studio Center. 


In addition to an impressive exhibition record spanning over thirty years, the artist’s work is found in a number of key museum collections including the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The National Gallery of Kenya, Nairobi and the Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York among others.


Recent solo shows include:

Pamela Salisbury, Hudson New York, 2020

Reeves Contemporary, MASS MoCA Way, North Adams MA, 2018

FX Fowle Architects Gallery, New York, 2017

Broadbent Gallery, London, 2017

John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York, 2016 

Maddox Arts, London, 2015 

Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, 2014 in conjunction with the launch of the Lund Humphries monograph, The Sense of Things: Willard Boepple Sculpture

Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, 2012

Johnson State College, Johnson, VT, 2012

Century Association, New York, 2010

Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, 2008-2009

Broadbent, London, 2007–08

Maiden Lane Exhibition Space, New York, 2007-2008

London Art Fair, 2006 

Salander O'Reilly, New York, 2004

Broadbent, London, 2003 and 2001

Virginia Lynch Gallery, Tiverton Four Corners, RI, 2001

Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, New York, 2000. 


Select group shows include:

Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, New York, 2018

Art 3, New York, 2017

Walpole, New Hampshire, 2016

National Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition, New York, 2015 

Zurcher Gallery, New York, 2014 

Freedman Art, New York, 2014

National Academy Museum, New York, 2014

Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, 2013-2011, 2009, 2007

Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, London, 2013 

The American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, 2013

Poussin Gallery, London, 2011

Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, New York, 2010

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 2011

Palitz Gallery, Syracuse University Lubin House, 2010.