Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2023

A Collage of Customs, Museum at Eldridge Street, New York, NY

2022

A Collage of Customs, Cincinnati Skirball Museum, Cincinnati, OH (catalogue)

2021

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka, Terezin Ghetto Museum, Terezin, Czech Republic (catalogue)

Wernisaz Graafik – Kadisz, Orla Synagogue, Orla, Poland

2019

From the Jewish Tradition, Brandys Synagogue, Brandys Nad Labem, Czech Republic

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka, Jewish Museum of Florida, Miami Beach, FL

From the Jewish Tradition, Krnov Synagogue, Krnov, Czech Republic

Mozart Met Opera Posters, Estates Theater, Prague, Czech Republic

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka, Domek Pastora, Łomża, Poland

2018

Mark Podwal Images, Synagogue Český Krumlov, Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Ten Stars, Jewish Town Hall, Prague, Czech Republic

From Midrash to Mozart, Koslowe Gallery, Mamaroneck, NY

2017

All This Has Come Upon Us, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka, Great Synagogue of Grodno, Grodno, Belarus

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka, Ludwik Zamenhof Centre, Białystok, Poland

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka, Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, Mass

Mozart and Prague, Estates Theater, Prague, Czech Republic

Drawing from the Bnai Brith Klutznick Collection, Cincinnati Skirball Museum, Cincinnati, OH

2016

Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka, Museum at Eldridge Street, New York, NY

Mozart and Prague, Klementinum Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Printed Matters, OZ Gallery, New York, NY

2015

All This Has Come Upon Us, Jewish Museum of Florida, Miami Beach, FL

All This Has Come Upon Us, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Jewish Bestiary, Kulturzentrum der IKG, Munich, Germany

All This Has Come Upon Us, Embassy of the Czech Republic, London, United Kingdom

Artist as Critic, Czech Center, New York, NY

2014

All This Has Come Upon Us, Terezin Ghetto Museum, Terezin, Czech Republic (catalogue)

All This Has Come Upon Us, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

Old Jewish Town Within Us, Embassy of the Czech Republic, Washington, DC

European Days of Jewish Culture and Heritage, Cross Gallery, New Town Hall, Brno, Czech Republic

Shamayim Jewish Culture Festival, Zadni Synagogue, Trebic, Czech Republic

2013

From Jerusalem to Prague, Espace Rachi: Centre d’Art et de Culture, Paris, France

2012

Jewish Magic in the Art of Mark Podwal, Jewish Museum in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Sharing the Journey, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Old and the New: Mark Podwal’s Textiles for the Altneuschul in Prague, Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

Doctored Drawings, Smilow Gallery at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY

2008

Jewish Magic, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Visual Metaphors, Vratislavsky Palac, Prague, Czech Republic

Kabbalistics, Forum Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

Framed by Words, Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

2005

Tales and Illuminations: The Art of Mark Podwal, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2004

A Sweet Year, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2003

A Sweet Year, Israel Museum Ruth Youth Wing, Jerusalem, Israel

2001

Of Times and Seasons, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1999

Legends and Visions, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1998

Bamscapes, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

1997

Jewish Dreams, Jewish Museum in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

1996

Jewish Days, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1995

A Passover Haggadah, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY

1993

A Passover Haggadah, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1990

Ink and Inkling: Mark Podwal, Master of the True Line, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA traveled to Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA (catalogue)

1986

A Jewish Bestiary, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA

1982

Sir Isaac and Lady Edith Wolfson Museum, Hechal Shlomo, Jerusalem, Israel

1980

A Book of Hebrew Letters, Jewish Museum, New York, NY

1979

A Book of Hebrew Letters, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1977

Freud’s da Vinci, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Observations, Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA, (catalogue)

1974

Drawings by Mark Podwal, Klutznick Museum, Washington, DC

1973

Lamentations, Jewish Museum, New York, NY

1971

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire, Wickersham Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023

One Nation, Dr Bernard Heller Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)

2022

The Samaritans: A Biblical People, Museum of the Bible, Washington, DC (catalogue)

Visions and Values: Jewish Life from Antiquity to America, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Magical Thinking and Other Persistent Notions, Dr Bernard Heller Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)

Remember. Renew. Reimagine., Hebrew College, Newton Centre, MA

Jewish Artists Encounter Samaritan Culture, Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

2019

Our Five Senses, Free Library, Philadelphia, PA

Kabbalah: The Art of Jewish Mysticism, Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Relative Relations: The Ties that Bind, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY

2018

Kabbalah, Jüdisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)

Artists by Artists: The Artist as Subject, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth, Derfner Judaica Museum, Riverdale, NY (catalogue)

2017

GOLEM! Avatars of a Clay Legend, Musée d’art et d’histoire du Judaïsme, Paris, France (catalogue)

The Arch of Titus—from Jerusalem to Rome, and Back, Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History, New York, NY

HOME (less), Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY (catalogue)

WATERSHED, Jerusalem Biennale 2017, Machtarot Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (catalogue)

EVIL: A Matter of Intent, Jewish Museum of Florida, Miami Beach, FL

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, MA

Favorite Things: A Holiday Exhibition, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

“Come My Beloved…”—Illustrations for the Song of Songs, Jewish Museum in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic (catalogue)

Paint by Numbers. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY (catalogue)

American Views, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2015

EVIL: A Matter of Intent, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY (catalogue)

2014

National September 11 Memorial Museum, New York, NY

Gourmet Ghettos: Modern Food Rituals, Magnes Collection, Berkeley, CA

2013

As Subject and Object: Contemporary Book Artists Explore Sacred Hebrew Texts, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY

The Seventh Day: Revisiting Shabbat, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY (catalogue)

Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2012

Ten Years of Collecting for the Carle, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, MA

The Spectrum of Sexuality, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY (catalogue)

Posters as History: Teaching With Primary Sources, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, Flushing, NY

Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962- 2012, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Text and Context, Columbia/Barnard University Hillel, New York, NY

2011

Modern Artists Illustrate Jewish Texts, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Peace on Earth: Art Against War, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Vantage Point 2011, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2010

Monsters and Miracles, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA traveled to Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, MA (catalogue)

Illustrating the Hebrew Bible, Duke University, Durham, NC

"And you shall tell your son...", Jewish Museum in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

A Stitch in Jewish Time: Provocative Textiles, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY (catalogue)

Seduced by the Sacred, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT

2009

Path of Life: Rabbi Loew, Imperial Stables at Prague Castle, Prague, Czech Republic (catalogue)

Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2008

Art of the Times (Times Four), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Envisioning Maps, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY

2007

The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Deck Your Halls With Art: A Holiday Group Show, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

From Haven to Home, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2005

Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Waldsee-1944, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY

I Am the Rose: Passover Imagined in the Collections of The New York Public Library, New York Public Library, New York, NY

Celebrating the Fine Art of Children’s Book Illustration, Museum of American Illustration, New York, NY

2004

Contemporary Landscapes, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003

Living Masters! Forbes Galleries, New York, NY

Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

The Art of Aging, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY (catalogue)

A Holiday Celebration, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2002

Noah’s Art: Animals in Prints and Drawings, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

Visually Speaking, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2001

Not For Myself Alone, Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ

Small Worlds, Mizel Arts Center, Denver, CO

A World of Story, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ

The Jewish Holidays, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

Gallery Roster, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000

Drawings by 20th Century & Contemporary Masters, Forum Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

Celebrating the Fine Art of Children’s Book Illustration, Museum of American Illustration, New York, NY

Picture This! Children’s Book Illustrations, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA

1999

Visual Artists Salute Harvey Lichtenstein, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY

Celebrating the Fine Art of Children’s Book Illustration, Museum of American Illustration, New York, NY

1998

Recent Acquisitions, Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ

1997

A Jewish Holiday Celebration, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

1996

New Beginnings, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Collector’s Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Tikvah: Perspectives on Human Rights, Dodd Research Center, Storrs, CT (catalogue)

Harrison Celebrates Art, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, NY

Where is God? Jewish Children’s Book Illustrations, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, NY

1993

Collecting for the 21st Century: Recent Acquisitions, Jewish Museum, New York, NY

1988

Golem: Danger, Deliverance and Art, Jewish Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)

1986

Liberty: The French-American Statue in Art and History, New York Public Library, New York, NY

traveled to the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris (catalogue)

The Jewish Illustrated Book, Judah L. Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA (catalogue)

1984

The Fantastic Voyage, Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY

1983

Fine Arts Museum of Long Island, Hempstead, NY

1982

Warheads: Cartoonists for a Nuclear Freeze, Sindin Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

1979

See and Sanctify: Exploring Jewish Symbols, Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)

1976

The Image of America in Cartoon and Caricature, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

traveled to Fort Wayne Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN (catalogue)

VI Biennale International de l'Affiche, Warsaw, Poland (catalogue)

1975

Art in the Judaic Tradition, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

1974

Art of the Times, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris traveled to the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux (catalogue)

1971

Artists Against the War, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY