The Ohio State University Women & Philanthropy Grant, Wexner Center for the Arts for Meditation Ocean


Artist Residency Award, Film/Video, Wexner Center for the Arts

Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grants Nominee


Art Works, National Endowment for the Arts, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum for Sponge Exchange

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum for Sponge Exchange

Kennedy Family Artist and Scholar Residency, School of Art & Art History, University of South Florida College of the Arts

Film/Video Studio Program, Wexner Center for the Arts
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Visual Arts Fellowship
Arts Research Institute Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Anonymous Was A Woman Award Nominee
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Alumni Residency Project Support
Film/Video Studio Program, Wexner Center for the Arts 
Rauschenberg Residency
The Harbor, Beta-Local
Art Matters Foundation
The Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Prize in the Visual Arts, MIT
Laya and Jerome B. Wiesner Student Art Award, MIT
Council for the Arts, MIT
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture


Meditation Ocean (working title)Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (upcoming)

Sponge Exchange, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida
Swirling, Collaboration with Matt Flowers and Joshua Quarles, Arts Research Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts
Land Dive Team: Bay of Fundy, The Box, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio 
Breathing on Land: Bay of Fundy, Temple Contemporary, Distinguished Alumni Mentoring Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Land Dive Team, The Complex(ity) Project Space, Narrowsburg, New York 
2010 – 2016
Sponge HQ, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Commissioned Indoor Observation Beehive, Collaboration with Eric Stepp, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hope Ginsburg, CUE Art Foundation, New York, New York 
Center Sponge, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Incident Report #23, Incident Report, Hudson, New York
Spongespace, Solvent Space, Richmond, Virginia
Sponge CPW, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sponge IAP, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Double Dare, Julia Friedman Gallery, New York, New York
Recent Work, Parlour Projects, Brooklyn, New York


New Earthworks, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona (upcoming)

Science Fictional Thinking, A Guide to the Field, Mountain Dale, New York

At the Flat Screen, The Franklin Outdoor, Chicago, Illinois

Factory, A Guide to the Field, Mountain Dale, New York

Encampment, A Guide to the Field, Mountain Dale, New York
Declaration, Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 
Not Standing Still, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, New Zealand
Animal Magnetism, Wave Pool, Cincinnati, Ohio 
Of Land and Local 2017, Burlington City Arts, Burlington, Vermont
Explode Every Day: An Inquiry Into the Phenomena of Wonder, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts 
EnterState: Sensing the Natural World, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC
New Dominion, Mixed Greens, New York, New York

Queensize - Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection, me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany 
Symphony of Hunger: Digesting Fluxus in Four Movements, A plus A Gallery, Venice, Italy
Be(e)ing, The Complex(ity) Project Space, Narrowsburg, New York
Going Somewhere, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
WPA Select Exhibition and Auction, Artisphere, Arlington, Virginia
Works on View, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Friend of a Friend, Loveytown, Madison, Wisconsin
Thirst, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York
Weather Permitting, 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
One Minute Video Festival: 10 Years, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts
N2NM: Exchange, N2NM, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Weather Report, SP Weather Station, Flux Factory, Queens, New York
Friends of Freiheit, North Adams, Massachusetts
Hive Culture, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York 
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts
Renovating Walden, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, Massachusetts
Science Fair, Flux Factory, Queens, New York
Makers Market, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York
I Am Amen, Austin Peay University Gallery, Clarksville, Tennessee
Makers Market, Sculpture Park, Queens, New York
Mildred’s Lane, Alexander Gray Associates, New York, New York 
3D Multiples: The Object of Production, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Schnitzer Exhibition, Wiesner Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Launch: New Work in a New Space, MIT Visual Arts Program, Cambridge, Massachusetts   
Sylvia Rivera Law Project Art Opening, Orchard, New York, New York
An Ex-Ode to the Corporeal Conversation, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California; Mildred's Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
6: New Projects from the MIT Visual Arts Program, Space Other, Boston, Massachusetts     
Pattern Language, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, Massachusetts; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois
Can I Get a Witness, Longwood Arts Project, Bronx, New York
Factory Direct: New Haven, ArtSpace, New Haven, Connecticut
Spring Hills Farm, In Practice, SculptureCenter, Queens, New York   
Multiple Strategies, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Field: Science Technology and Nature, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York
Work Ethic, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
24/7, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania 
Heart of Gold, MoMA PS1, Queens, New York
Designtex, Climatex® Lifecycle™, Installation for Designtex Inc. Screening of The Next Industrial Revolution, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
Made by Nature, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Queens, New York 
5.5, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
Bearded Lady, Video Lounge, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Bearded Lady, Video Screening, Care Of Gallery, Milan, Italy
Greater New York, New Art in New York Now, MoMA PS1, Queens, New York
Fido Television, Hunter College Times Square Art Gallery, New York, New York
La Ville, Le Jardin, La Memoire, La Folie, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
Bearded Lady, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Bearded Lady, John Gibson Gallery, New York, New York
Dope. An XXX-Mas Show, American Fine Arts, Co., New York, New York


Land Dive Team: Smith College, Smith College Art Department and Arts Afield, Northampton, Massachusetts

Land Dive Team: Tarpon Springs, Collaboration with Composer Joshua Quarles, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida


Pignut Floats, “Pignut Pond” Session, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania


Land Dive Team: Amphibious James, With Composer Joshua Quarles, Festival of the River, Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University and Richmond Symphony, Richmond, Virginia
Artist's Choice: Hope Ginsburg, Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University
Land Dive Team Miami: Sea Arm, Nomad/9 Interdisciplinary MFA, Miami, Florida 
Coralgarden: Making a Maker Workshop, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, New York
Ten Minutes of Breathing on Land, MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts
Land Dive Team: Marfa, Inquiry Pop-up, Marfa, Texas
Physical Education: Land Dive Team, Creative Time Summit, Brooklyn, New York
Land Dive Team: Future Pond Site, Mildred's Lane, Landscape Experience Session, Mildred's Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania 
Duet for Scuba and Saxophone, Collaboration with Joshua Quarles, In the Glow of a Breathing Sphere, Fridman Gallery, New York, New York
Amphibious Breathing, Mildred's Lane and the Mildred Complex(ity), Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
Objects in Transition, Artist-Led Immersion, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Hydrogen Bonding, Workshop with Laura Sansone, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, New York
The Oldest Textile Process, The First Multicellular Animal & A Thing About Collectivity: What We Learn by Making, 10th Annual European Academy of Design Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden
Felt Case Study #1: The Material is the Metaphor is the Material, Tasmeem Doha 2013: Hybrid Making, Doha, Qatar
MoMA Studio: Common Senses, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Pastoral Ideal, Market Reality or Pastoral Reality, Market Ideal: A Town & Country Charrette, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
Footwork: A Collective Rug-making Project, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Feltmaking for Nomads, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Other Pedagogies & The Phylum Porifera, Sponge HQ, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Feltmaking for Nomads, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Feltmaking for Nomads, Mildred’s Complexity, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
Water / Sponge, SP Weather Station, Flux Factory, Queens, New York
Feltmaking for Nomads, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York
Feltmaking for Nomads, Trade School, New York, New York
I Am Amen, Austin Peay University, Clarksville, Tennessee
Radical Apiary, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
Retail 21c. Phase II, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
QMA Non-Gala, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York
Retail 21c. Phase I, Mildred’s Lane, Beach Lake, Pennsylvania
The Novelty Project, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
Putting It Together, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, New York


Hic et Nunc, Video Art Miden, Kalamatas, Greece


Togetherness stories for healing (with) the Ocean, TBA-21 Academy, Ocean-Space.org


Hic et Nunc, FIVAC International Festival of Video Art, Camagüey, Cuba
Infinity Retrospective Video Screening, Skowhegan Program Space, New York, New York           
Hic et Nunc, La Bottega, Marina di Pietrasanta, Italy; Field Projects, New York, New York
Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!, Skowhegan Program Space, New York, New York

Meditations on Amphibiousness, UdK Berlin/Inter-University Center for Dance, Berlin, Germany (online)

Visiting Artist, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts

Artist Talk with Hope Ginsburg, Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, Tarpon Springs, Florida

Rising Above: Art and Climate Resiliency, Moderated by Sarah Howard, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa Florida

Sponge Exchange, Gallery Talk, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida


Kennedy Family Artist in Residence Lecture, University of South Florida School of Art & Art History, Tampa, Florida

Accidental Authority: A Conversation with Nontsikelelo Mutiti and Hope Ginsburg at the Arts Resarch Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Richmond, Virginia

Kennedy Family Visiting Artist, University of South Florida School of Art & Art History, Tampa, Florida

Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont 
Visiting Artist, Digital + Media, RISD, Providence, Rhode Island
Visiting Artist, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio
Destroy then Restore, Kahn Fellowship, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
Skowhegan Exchange Artist, University of Maine, Orono, Maine 
Care as Culture: Artists, Activists and Scientists Build Coalitions to Resist Climate Change: A Convening Around the Peace Table, Queens Museum, New York, New York
Visiting Artist, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine
Location Matters: Artist Driven Environments for Learning, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio 
Visiting Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont 
Creative Time Summit, The Curriculum NYC, Brooklyn, New York 
Creative Time Summit, The Curriculum at La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
What we Learned at Sponge HQ, Open Engagement, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Distinguished Alumni Lecture, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Panelist, Art and Education in the 21st Century, The Crystal Bridges Summit: Insights from a Changing America, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
Visiting Artist, Temple Contemporary, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 
Visiting Artist, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Speaker and Panelist, Cloud Formations, Pedagogical Program of the 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Hybrid Practices, College Art Association National Conference, New York, New York
A General Theory of Last Night, College Art Association National Conference, New York, New York
Radius, Professional Practice Series on Artist Residencies, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Speed Networking, Portfolio Review, ArtSpace, New Haven, Connecticut
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia
Toolkit for a Sustainable Life in the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Nova Scotia College of Art and Design University, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada
Yes: The Persistence of Optimism, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, New York
Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Art Schools Take the Lead: Creating Model Venues for Transdisciplinary Collaboration, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, Indiana
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Art Interactive, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Factory Direct, New Haven Colony Historical Society, New Haven, Connecticut
Artists at Work: Playing with Process, or How Life Becomes Art, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
The Artist as Model of the Self-Motivated Learner, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
The Public is Invited, Center for Advanced Visual Studies, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Work Ethic, Gallery Talk, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa
Design Imitates Nature, Imitates Art, Imitates Life, Imitates Design, Brooklyn Designs, Brooklyn, New York
Maine College of Art, Portland Maine
The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Heart of Gold, Sixteen Beaver Group, New York, New York
Discussion Series, Sixteen Beaver Group, New York, New York


Kerry Bickford, Pablo Guardiola, Michael Linares, Nicole Pollard, Noah Simblist, and Stephanie Smith, eds. Artist in Residence. Beta-Local, ICA at VCU, Philadelphia Contemporary, 2021

Sarah Urist Green. You Are an Artist, New York: Penguin Books, 2020

Antonia S. Krueger. "Art for a Warming World", Creative Pinellas, February 19, 2020

Sarah Howard. Sponge Exchange (catalog), University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, 2020

Corina Apostol and Nato Thompson eds. Making Another World Possible: 10 Creative Time Summits, 10 Global Issues, 100 Art Projects. London: Routledge, 2019

“Land Dive Team: Amphibious James”. Producer/Director Mason Mills, Virginia Public Media, September 22, 2019

Akiko Busch. How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time of Transparency, New York: Penguin Books, 2019

Julie Reiss, ed. Art, Theory and Practice in the Anthropocene. Wilmington: Vernon Press, 2019

Emma Colón. “5 Artists Bridging Communities Across Difference”, A Blade of Grass Magazine, March 28, 2019

Leila Ugincius. Optimistic and Tragic: A Glimpse of Coral Restoration”, VCU News, March 26, 2019
Sydney Cologie and Brynne McGregor. "Wex Moments 2018: Film/Video Studio artist Hope Ginsburg" (Q&A), Wexner Center for the Arts, December 26, 2018
Amanda Dalla Villa Adams. “Declaration” (review), Artforum, June 2018
Karen Newton. “Deep Dive: Artist Hope Ginsburg Becomes One with the Sea” Style Weekly, June 12, 2018
Tim Dodson. “Performative Diving Piece Featured at Festival Honoring the James River.” Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 9, 2018
Colleen Curran. “What to Expect at Richmond Symphony’s Three-Day Festival of the River This Weekend.” Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 6, 2018
Kelly Crow. “A Provocative New Space for Art Emerges in Virginia.” The Wall Street Journal, March 24, 2018
Hilarie Sheets. “New Contemporary Art Institute Reverberates in Richmond’s Historic Landscape.” The New York Times, March 8, 2018
Denise Markonish. Explode Every Day: An Inquiry into the Phenomena of Wonder. London: Prestel, 2016
Ashley Kistler, Traci Garland and Michael Lease eds. Anderson Gallery: 45 Years of Art on the Edge. Richmond: VCUarts, 2016
"Conjure a Studio", The Art Assignment, PBS Digital Studios
Jessica Lynne, "From Climate Change to Race Relations, Artists Respond to Richmond, VA", Hyperallergic, July 13, 2015
Queensize, Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection (catalog), me Collectors Room, 2015
Kerri-Lynn Reeves and Jenny Western, "The Heart of the Matter", Craft Journal, Volume 7, no. 2, 2015
The September Collective, Symphony of Hunger, The Fifth Movement (catalog), A plus A Gallery, 2015
Harry Kollatz Jr., "I'll be Seeing You", Richmond Magazine, May 15, 2015
Friend of a Friend (catalog), Lovey Town, Madison, Wisconsin, 2014
Leila Ugincius, "Professor Relishes Rauschenberg Residency Experience", VCU News, August 5, 2014
Hope Ginsburg, "The Oldest Textile Process, The First Multicellular Animal and a Thing About Collectivity: What we Learn by Making"; Otto von Busch ed. Design Journal Volume 17, no. 3, 2013
Weather Permitting (catalog), 9th Mercosul Biennial, Mercosul Biennial Foundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2013
Jason Simon ed., The One Minute Film Festival 2003-2012, North Adams: Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013
Pablo Helguera and Monica Hoff eds., Pedagogy in the Expanded Field (pp. 378-379). Porto Alegre: Mercosul Biennial Foundation, 2011
Jennifer McGregor, Hive Culture (catalog), Wave Hill, 2011
Lauren O’Neill-Butler, “Hope Ginsburg CUE Art Foundation” (review), Artforum, Summer, 2011
Regine Basha, Hope Ginsburg (catalog essay), CUE Art Foundation, 2011
Emily Sessions, The Archaeology of Experience (catalog essay), CUE Art Foundation, 2011
Hilary Wilder, “Interview”, Studio, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fall 2010
Gary Robertson, "Art Students Find Inspiration in the Lab", VCU News Center, June 3, 2010
Andrew Wagner, “A Market Full of Makers Brave the Storm”, ReadyMade.com, July 1, 2009
Jean Lin, “First Annual Makers Market”, otto-otto.com, June 29, 2009
Shonquis Moreno, “Weekend Fair: The Makers Market”, The Moment Blog, New York Times, June 24, 2009
Stephanie Meissner, “Gone to Market: The First Annual Makers Market", americancraftmag.org, June 15, 2009 
Paulette Roberts-Pullen, “Sponges at Solvent Space”, Style Weekly, February 20, 2008
Tom Gresham, “Spongespace Project Revels in Curiosity”, VCU View, March 28, 2008
“Dialogue: Art and Labor”, Art Journal, Winter 2005
D’lynne Plummer, “Factory Direct: Collaborations in Art and Industry”, Art New England, June/July 2005
Holland Cotter, “A Different Kind of Never-Never Land” (review), The New York Times, May 3, 2005
Benjamin Genocchio, “Riffs and Experiments From 11 Young Artists” (review), The New York Times West Chester Edition, May 1, 2005
Meral Agish, “The Factory: ArtSpace’s Industrial-Strength Show” (review), New Haven Advocate, March 31-April 6, 2005
Judy Birke, “Clearly, 10 Artists Worked Overtime on ‘Factory Direct’” (review), The New Haven Register, February 6, 2005
Jennifer Kollar, Factory Direct: New Haven (catalog), ArtSpace, 2005
Ken Johnson, “Field: Science, Technology and Nature” (review), The New York Times, July 23, 2004
T.J. Demos, “Work Ethic” (review), Artforum, February 2004
Helen Molesworth, Work Ethic, Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, October 2003.
Mary Carole McCauley and Glenn McNatt, “Pass the Art, Please” (review), The Baltimore Sun, October 13, 2002
Robert S. Mattison, Made By Nature (catalog), Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, 2002
“Heart of Gold”, Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, July 8, 2002
Larissa Harris, Heart of Gold (catalog), P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 2002
Omer Fast, Fido Television (catalog), Hunter College Times Square Art Gallery, 2000
Intervista, Summer, 2000
La Ville, Le Jardin, La Memoire (catalog), Villa Medici, 2000
Alice Thorson, “Call it Now York” (review), The Kansas City Star, April 16, 2000
Tom Devaney, “Bee Beard Sonnet”, Greater New York, New Art in New York Now (catalog), P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, 2000

2008 – present
Mildred’s Lane
2004 – 2006
Center for Advanced Visual Studies, MIT

2007 – present
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts

Art Foundation Program

Department of Painting + Printmaking

Associate Professor 2014 – present
Assistant Professor 2007 – 2014
2018, 2019
Art Instructor, Tools for Peace Annual Teen Summer Camp, Los Angeles, California
Nomad Interdisciplinary MFA, Hartford Art School, Distinguished Practitioner, Miami, Florida


Nomad Interdisciplinary MFA, Hartford Art School, Visiting Instructor, Oakland, California
2008 – 2011
Maine College of Art, Non-Resident Studio Instructor
Vermont College of Fine Arts, Artist Teacher



Master of Science, Visual Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, Tyler School of Art
Temple University Rome