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Stephanie Cardon

Stephanie Cardon
Assistant Professor
Residence Tower 404b

Stephanie Cardon is a cross-disciplinary artist from France and the United States whose current work and research focuses on how one’s perception and experience of space and distance can be altered through patterns and interference.

In 2014, Cardon was a Boston Artadia Award finalist. Her work has been supported by the Saint Botolph Club Foundation and the Institut Français’s Villa Médicis Hors-les-Murs. It has been exhibited nationally at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, The Wassaic Project, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA), Boston Sculptors Gallery, kijidome, Kingston Gallery, Fountain, Jane Deering Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, among others, and internationally at Galerie Michèle Chomette (Paris), Sotheby’s Conduit Street Gallery and Hoopers Gallery (London), Fondazione Forma per la Fotographia (Rome), the Off Festival of the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie (Arles, France).

Cardon was Executive Editor of Big Red & Shiny, a non-profit organization and online publication about contemporary art issues and ideas from 2012-2015.

2010 - MFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design; 1999 - BA, University of Oxford
Professional Experience: 

Selected Exhibitions

Solo and Two Person

  • 2017 - Carole Calo Gallery, Stonehill College, MA 
  • 2015 - Platform 17: Stephanie Cardon, “Beacon,” deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA 
  • 2011 - Cardon+McNulty: Above Within Below (solo exhibition), Jane Deering Gallery, Gloucester, MA 
  • 2011 - Distal Zone (solo exhibition), Kingston Gallery, Boston


  • 2015 - Architectural Allusions, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA 
  • 2014 - Biennial, CMCA, Rockport, Maine 
  • 2014 - Twelve Nights, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston 
  • 2014 - Seeing the Sky, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY 
  • 2014 - Green Dream, kijidome, Boston 
  • 2013 - Directions, Brant Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston 
  • 2013 - Finalist exhibition for the Blanche E. Colman award, BU Art Gallery, Boston 
  • 2013 - LBP Travelling Library, Tre Terzi (3/3), Fondazione Forma per la Fotografia, Rome, Italy 
  • 2012 - One Hundo Limited, South End Open Studios, 59 Wareham Street, Boston 
  • 2012 - Cardon+McNulty in Elsewhere, The Distillery Gallery, Boston

Selected Publications

  • 2016 - deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, "Stephanie Cardon: Platform 17: Beacon," by Helen Lewandowski
  • 2015 - The Boston Globe, “New deCordova Show Emphasizes Outdoor Space.” by Cate McQuaid, 30 August
  • 2015 - The Arts Fuse, “Dazzling Architectural Allusions at the deCordova.” by Mark Favermann, 1 August
  • 2014 - The Free Press, “Art Current: Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2014 Biennial.” by Britta Konau, 22 October
  • 2014 - Portland Press Herald, “Center for Maine Contemporary Art 2014 Biennial a Gritty, Refreshing Show.” by Daniel Kany,  5 October
  • 2014 - Artscope, “New England Artists Collaborate for Twelve Nights at Boston Sculptors Gallery.” by Puloma Ghosh, 22 August
  • 2014 - The Boston Globe, “Galleries: Some Clear Strong Works.” by Cate McQuaid, 12 August
  • 2014 - Alioune Diop, interview with Stephanie Cardon on Radio Télévision Sénégal (RTS), 3 June
  • 2014 - Big Red & Shiny, “Green Dream at kijidome.” by Edmond Caldwell, 19 February
  • 2011 - Art New England, “Exposure: 7 Emerging Photographers.” by Evan Smith, Vol. 32, issue 6, Nov/Dec


  • 2015 - Saint Botolph Club Foundation, Emerging Artist Grant 
  • 2014 - Finalist, Boston Artadia Awards 
  • 2013 - The Wassaic Project, Fellowship 
  • 2013 - Finalist, Blanche E. Colman award, Boston 
  • 2010-2011 - Kingston Gallery Emerging Artist program 
  • 2007 - Villa Médicis Hors-les-Murs, Cultures France, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France. Project and Travel Grant