1950 Born in Amityville, New York
1972 B.A. Skidmore College, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
1973 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan[Biography @ AskArt.com]


2013 Compass Rose, Site Specific Sculpture, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  Astrolabe, Site Specific Sculpture, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
(work in progress)
2010 David Kapell Gallery, Greenport, New York
2009 Galerie La Cense, Installation, Paris, France
2008 Galerie Ugo Ferranti, Rome, Italy
  Kapell Gallery, Greenport, NY
2001 Axis, Site Specific Sculpture, New Museum Building, New York, New York
2000 Philippe Staib Gallery, New York, New York
1998 Axis, Site Specific Sculpture, Wang Building, New York, New York
1997 Lighthouse, Site Specific Sculpture, Site Engineering Group, New York,
New York
1994 Philippe Staib Gallery, New York, NY
1991 Philippe Staib Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
  Liz Galasso Fine Art, New York, NY
  Jason McCoy, New York, NY
1986 Jason McCoy, New York, NY
1985 Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX [more]
  Centre d’Art Contemporaine, Bordeaux, France
  Goldman-Kraft Gallery, Chicago, IL
1984 Madison Art Center, Madison, WI [more]
  Ted Greenwald Gallery, New York, NY
  Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
1981 Gallerie Alfred Schmela, Dusseldorf, Germany
  Gallerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
  Bonlow Gallery, New York, NY
1980 Gallerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
  Gallery Ugo Ferranti, Rome, Italy
  Gallerie Françoise Lambert, Milan, Italy
  Gallerie Alfred Schmela, Dusseldorf, Germany
  Permanent Collection, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nice, France [more]
1979 Gallery Ivon Lambert, Paris, France
  Gallerie Alfred Schmela, Dusseldorf, Germany
1975 Telescopic Reference Points, Site Specific, Poughkeepsie, New York


1981 C.A.P.S., New York State Council on the Arts, Project grant
1980 Artists Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, Natural Heritage Trust, Project grant
1979 C.A.P.S., New York State Council on the Arts, Project grant


Pepino Agrati, Milan, Italy
Mr. and Mrs. Syed Ali, Greenwich, CT
John Ashbery, New York, NY
Dr. Robert Beck, New York, NY
Phyllis and Richard Bernstein, Dallas, TX
Jeannet Bonnier, Stockholm, Sweden
Centre National d’Art et de Culture, Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris, France
Christo and Jean-Claude, New York, NY
Mr. and Mrs. George Cohon, Toronto, Canada
Serge De Bloe, Brussels, Belgium
Dresdner Bank of Germany, Wall St. New York, NY
Shawn and Jolene Fitzgerald, Garden City, NY
First National Bank of Chicago, IL
Estate of Rubin Gorewitz, New York, NY
Maria and Scott Hodes, Chicago, IL
Jean Pual Jungo, Zurich, Switzerland
George Kaufman, New York, NY
Pierre Keller, Lausanne, Switzerland
Josy Kraft, Basel, Germany
William Kriegel, New York, NY
Yvonne Lambert, Paris, France
Jacques Leviant, New York, NY
Richard McKenzie, Greenwich, CT
Jan Eric Von Lowenadler, Stockholm, Sweden
Linda and Harry Macklowe, New York, NY
Madison Art Center, Wisconsin
Musée de Nice, France
Musée de Toulon, France
Claude Nopps, Lausanne, Switzerland
Mr. and Mrs. James Pelts, Chicago, IL
Prudential Bache Insurance Co. New York, NY
San Antonio Museum, Texas
Prof. Pieter Sanders, Rotterdam, Holland
Monica Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany
Estate of Willie Smith, New York, NY
Volvo, Stockholm, Sweden
Sithe Energies Group. New York, NY
Philippe Staib, Bangkok, Thailand
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Merrin, New York, NY
Zaira Mis, Bruxelles, Belgium
Wolfgang Volz, Düsseldorf, Germany
George and Maria Komodikis, Athens, Greece


Public Art: A World's Eye View Integrating Art Into The Environment, 2008, pages 456 - 467,
ISBN: 978-4-931154-32-2, Publisher: ICO
"Public Sculpture" (28 min., 1983) Features Luise Nevelson, Owen Morrel and Richard Serra. Nevelson and Serra are interviewed by Marc Miller. [cmu.edu] [artnewyork.org] [film specifics]
Documentary Film on Public Art by Shalom Gorewitz, Parsons [more]
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Anderson, Alexandria "Vignettes" Portfolio, November/December 1981, p. 8
Ashberry, John, "Owen Morrel", Philippe Staib Gallery, New York, New York, April 25-June 1, 1991
Ashbery, John "Asylum in the Sky" New York Magazine, August 28, 1978, pp. 103-4
Ashbery, John "Don't Look Down" Newsweek, February 1, 1982, p. 77
Ashbery, John "Two For The Road" New York Magazine, July 28, 1980, pp. 52-3
Bourdon, David "An Artist Sees Far" Du, 1977, pp. 9-10
Bourdon, David "Owen Morrel Makes Optical Allusions" The Village Voice, December 13, 1976, p. 109
Brensen, Michael "Owen Morrel" The New York Times, October 16, 1987, p. 27
Brensen, Michael "Sculpture Goes Outdoors" The New York Times, July 1984, 1987, p. C-20
Brunelle, Al "Owen Morrel In Poughkeepsie and New York" Art In America, July/August 1977, pp. 93-4
Castle, Ted and Machals, Duane "Art In It's Place" GEO, September 1982, pp. 64-7
Castle, Ted "Owen Morrel In TriBeca" Art In America, October 1984, p. 195
Cavaliere, Barbara "The Making Of Omega" Arts Magazine, October 1980, pp. 118-122
Cavaliere, Barbara "Cityworks" Arts Magazine, November 1978, p. 19
Christo, C. "Le Toucher de L'Espace et du Temps" Artistes, March 1984, pp. 18-20
"Ein Gefangnis Diensie Der Freiheit" Du, September 1978, p. 19
Everingham, Carol "Heightened Perspectives-Owen Morrel Platforms To New Visions" The Houston Post, March 9, 1985, p. 1-2
Friedricks, Y. "Galerie Schmela, Dusseldorf; Ausstellung" Kunstwerk 33, No. 2, 1980, p. 75-6
Gluek, Grace "Sculpture Under A City Sky" The New York Times, July 14, 1978, p. C-23
Gluek, Grace "Tracking The Marvelous" The New York Times, April 24, 1981, p. C-19
Gordoni, Gianfranco "Boomerang" Actuel, February 1982, pp. 34-5
Karmel Pepe "Photography: Urban Disjunctions" Art In America, March 1982, pp. 45-9
Kingsley, April "Revisionism" The Village Voice, September 25, 1978, p. 113
Koch, Wolfgang "Zweschen Hutte, Halde und Siedlung" Ieton 211 (September 10-11, 1988)
Larson, Kay "Is There A Cramp In The Beauty Parlor?" The Village Voice, September 10, 1980, p. 77
Larson, Kay "On Edge" New York Magazine, January 1982, pp. 64-5
Levin, Kim "Owen Morrel" Arts Magazine, February 1977, p. 14
Marzoratti, Gerrald "Museum Without Walls" Soho Weekly News, July 27, 1978, p. 20
McFadden Sarah "Going Places, Part II: he Outside Story" Art In America, Summer 1980, pp. 51-61
McKinnon, Michael "Art Of The 1970's/History of Western Art" London: Visual Publications International, 1980, p. 9
Miller, Larry "Art In New York" Paletten, April 10, 1979, pp. 2-11
Nadelman, Cynthia "Gabo's Progeny" ARTnews, December 1987, pp. 123-7
Nadelman, Cynthia "Forest In Greenwich Village" ARTnews, November 1979, pp. 70-1
1981 Biennial Exhibition Exhibition Catalog New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, p. 79
Nuridsany, Michel "Asylum and Omega" Art Press, February 1981, p. 18
Pearlman, Jill "Boomerang" Us, April 27, 1982, pp. 22-3
Perlberg, Deborah "Reviews: New York" Artforum, December 1978, pp. 65-6
Raven, Arlene "Art In The Public Interest-Doing Or Making Good" The Village Voice,
May 3, 1988, pp. 3-4
Raynor, Vivian "Two Sculpture Shows: One In Small Scale, The Other Large" The New York Times,
June 12, 1988, p. 32
Rockefeller Center Special Education "The Rockefeller Group At A Glance" Center, November 1989, p. 6
Tompkins, Calvin "Boomerang" The New Yorker, April 19, 1982, pp. 36-7
Trebay, Guy "Struts and Hums" The Village Voice, July 23, 1980, p. 52
Volz, Wolfgang "Omega" (Photo-essay) Plus, October 29, 1980, pp. 52
Gluek, Grace "Art People" The New York Times, July 21, 1978, p. C-18
McFadden, Sarah "Reflections On A Tilted Ramp" Art In America, November 1980, pp. 120-3
Anonymous "New Sight At Niagara" Der Spiegel, July 14, 1980, pp. 137
Anonymous "Omega E Niagara" Domus, February 1981, p. 56
Ash, John "Morrel's Delirious Structures" Art In America, December 1991, pp. 104-08
Chayat, Sherry "Energy Sculpture" Syracuse Herald American, September 10, 1995
Blankstein, Amy Sculpture Magazine, February 1996, p. 27
Vogel, Carol "Inside Art" The New York Times, September 20, 1996
Hogrefe, Jeffrey New York Observer, December 20, 1997
Gerrit Henry "Art Talk" ARTnews, November 1998
Arts and Antiques November 13, 1998
Myers, Trent, "Owen Morrel Works 1976-1984", Madison Arts Center, 1984 [more]
Lasalle, Helene, Art americain, oeuvres des collection du Musee national d'art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1981