2023 LN opened Ten Performances from 365 Days: A Catalogue of Tears at the Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill January - April 2023
2023 LN participated in 365 Days: A Catalogue of Tears, collection exhibition, Mint Museum, Charlotte NC
2023 LN participated in Vidéothèque, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, Germany
2022 LN participated in Images Unbound at the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
2022 LN participated in Mama Mia, Willumsens Museum, Frederikssund, Denmark
2022 LN delivered an artist talk at the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2022 LN participated in When Worlds Falter: Art and Empathy at the Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2022 LN served as a visiting critic on a panel at Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT
2022 LN opened MOTHER and THE KINGDOM, at George Mason University Gallery of Art, Fairfax, VA
2022 LN launched ThesisShows2022, featuring the work of thesis shows across America and Canada as a collaboration between her SMFA @ Tufts University students and Yale College students led by Lisa Kereszi.
2022 LN delivered an artist talk for Visual Voices at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2022 LN delivered a gallery talk about her work, Laurel Nakadate: Mother Line and Relations at Tephra, ICA.
2022 LN participated in a conversation with Marina Isgro, curator at the Hirshhorn about Laurel's show at Tehpra ICA.
2022 LN opened Laurel Nakadate: Mother Line at the Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art, Reston, VA
2021 LN participated in a Viewfinder talk, Tragedy and the Everyday with Laurel Nakadate at the Hirshhorn Museum
2021 LN delivered an artist talk at Columbia University, New York, New York
2021 LN had work in Fiction? Better Than Reality, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
2021 LN participated in A Glitter of Seas, Dreamsong, Minneapolis, MN
2021 LN participated in Car Shows Near Me, Rumpelstiltskin, Brooklyn, NY
2021 LN participated in Horses?, Chart Gallery, New York, New York
2021 LN delivered an artist talk at Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
2021 LN delivered an artist talk at Bowdoin College Museum of Art
2021 LN launched the show, Laurel Nakadate, 365 Days: A Catalogue of Tears, Bowdoin College Museum of Art
2021 LN contributed an essay, "Pregnant Selfies," included in Photo No-No's, Edited by Jason Fulford, Aperture
2021 LN launched ThesisShows2021, featuring the work of thesis shows across America and Canada.
2020- 2021 LN participated in Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyondat the Tang Museum.
2020- 2021 LN participated in HOW TO HUMAN 10 years of Galerie Tanja Wagner in Berlin, Germany
2020 LN Co-curated: LABOR: Art and Motherhood in 2020, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, with Marisa Sage in Las Cruces, NM
2020 LN participated in Keeper of the Hearth, curated by Odette England, in support of the book of the same name, at the Houston Center for Photographyand runs through Jan 10, 2021.
2020 LN delivered an artist talk at Sarah Lawrence College
2020 LN served as visiting artist at Yale University School of Art 2020 LN completed a one year digital reperformance of 365 Days (2010) on instagram @365_tears
10/2020 LN contributed an open edition print to the States of Change fundraiser.
5/2020 LN was featured in Art aber fair - die Kunstkritik auf radioeins interviewed by Marie Kaiser
5/ 2020 LN launched ThesisShows2020.com which hosts the website links for over 100 thesis art shows in America and Canada
6/ 2019 LN participated in RUST AND BONES at Galerie Tanja Wagner in Berlin, Germany
9/ 2018 LN co-curated MOTHER at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects in NYC
5/ 2018 LN opened THE KINGDOM new photo and video work at Tanja Wagner in Berlin, Germany
1/ 2018 LN opened THE KINGDOM new photo and video work at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects in NYC
2018 LN opened Sit-In , September Gallery, Hudson, NY
2018 LN opened in(di)visible Station – Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston
Fall 2017 LN will served as visiting critic at Lesley University MFA in Photography, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Fall 2017 LN gave a lecture at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fall 2017 LN Served as visiting Artist at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4/2017 LN served as visiting artist at Yale University School of Art's Sculpture department, New Haven, CT
2/2017 LN participated in NAVIGATING THE UNKNOWN, ELASTIC ACTIONS IN A DIZZYING WORLD, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria
2017 LN participated in LEARNING FROM BIG MISTAKES, Galerie Tanja Wagner, New York
2017 LN participated in Pop Stars! Popular Culture and Contemporary Art 21C Museum, Louisville
2017 LN participated inThe (Partial) Autobiography of an Art Gallery Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2017 LN participated in Affecting Images: Photography’s Pursuit of Intimacy, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah
2017 LN participated in Dizziness: Navigating the Unknown, Kunsthaus Graz, Space 02
10/2016 LN had work in the Crossroads London Art Fair, London, UK
10/2016 LN contributed to The Artist's and Writer's Cookbook: A collection of Stories with Recipes. Edited by Natalie Eve Garrett
9/ 2016 LN participated in BLUE JEAN BABY at September Gallery, Hudson, NY
9/ 2016 LN participated in an interview with BROADLY magazine.
6/2016 LN participated in PUBLIC, PRIVATE, SECRET at the International Center for Photography, NY, NY.
5/2016 LN served as visiting critic at Yale University, New Haven, CT
2016 LN served on a panel for the National Endowment for the Arts
3/2016 LN spoke at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects
2/2016 LN participated in LAND/SKY at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects 2/2016 LN spoke at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY
10/2015 LN participated in TENDERNESS film screening at Anthology Film Archive, NYC
9/2015 Photograph from STRANGERS AND RELATIONS featured on the front page of the Des Moines, Register 9/2015 LN's solo show opened at the Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
9/2015 LN participated in The Print Club, Des Moines, IA
5 - 9/2015 LN participated in Self-Timer Stories, MUSAC Leon, Spain
4/2015 LN participated in Hampster Hipster Handy, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2/2015 LN participated in Partial Presence, The Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
2/2015 LN served as visiting critic at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. 11/2014 LN served on a panel for the National Endowment for the Arts
11/2014 LN spoke at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
11/2014 LN participated in THE ART ASSIGNMENT on PBS.com
10/2014 LN spoke at University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
4/2014 LN spoke at Sewanee University, Sewanee, TN.
2014 LN participated in Selbstauslöser, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria
2014 LN participated in Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, MUDAM Luxembourg
2014 LN participated in Self-Timer Stories, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, NY
2014 LN participated in Sitebound: Photography from the Collection, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
2014 LN participated in Wrong’s What I Do Best, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
2014 LN participated in Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
2014 LN participated in Cast, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA
2014 LN participated in Imprints, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY
2014 LN participated in SKIT, The Hole, NY
2013 LN participated in Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
2013 LN participated in Double Indemnity, Cornerhouse, Manchester, United Kingdom
2013 LN participated in Draft Urbanism, 2013 Biennial of the Americas, Denver, CO
2013 LN participated in Dis-Semblance: Perceiving and Projecting Identity Today, 21c Museum, Cincinnati OH
2013 LN participated in In the Heart of the Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
2013 LN participated in War Baby / Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art, DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, IL
2013 LN participated inDay After Day, University Art Museum, SUNY Albany, NY
2013 LN participated in More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
2013 LN participated in More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Nashville, TN
Fall 2013 LN spoke at School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
12/2013 LN spoke at New York University, New York, NY
12/2013 LN's photographs of the Aran Islands appeared in Rhapsody Magazine
11/2013 LN participated in Portland State University's Visiting Artist Fundraiser
9/2013 LN participated in DOUBLE INDEMNITY in Manchester, UK
20135/11/2013 - 7/26/2013 LN showed her new work, STRANGERS AND RELATIONS at Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects in NYC
6/16/2013 LN and James Franco screened a video collaboration in the Denver Biennial of the Americas.
5/2013 - LN had work included in a show at MoMA Warsaw.
5/9/2013 LN met with students at Parsons in NYC
4/28/2013 LN hosted a book launch for "365 Days" and a performance "Open Confession", in the dome at MoMA PS1 in LIC
4/3/2013 LN spoke at Northwestern University
10/12 - 12/16/2012 LN had a show at the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA.
10/24/2012 LN spoke at the Cincinnati Art Museum
10/21/2012 - 11/1/2012 LN took part in FotoFocus in Cincinnati, OH.
6/14 - 9/16/2012 LN took part in DESIRE at the Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway.
4/24 - 4/25/2012 LN spoke at the University of Chicago.
4/19 - 4/20/2012 LN spoke at Columbia College in Chicago, IL.
3/13 - 3/14 LN spoke at Mills College in Oakland, CA.
2/2/1012 LN spoke at New York University in New York, NY.
1/13/2012 LN spoke at UCF in Orlando, FL.
1/6 & 1/15 / 2012 THE WOLF KNIFE screened in Berlin at the Unknown Pleasures film festival.
12/8-11/2011 THE WOLF KNIFE and STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE screened at the ICA in London, England.
9/22/2011 THE WOLF KNIFE screened at the Turner Contemporary in Margate.
9/3/2011 - 12/14/2011 LN had more than 200 large-scale photographs from the series, 365 Days: A Catalogue of Tears, presented at the American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center in Washington, DC in the exhibition Inner Piece: Works from the Collection of Tony and Heather Podesta.
7/7/2011 LN took part in a talk with James Franco at MoMA PS1 as part of Summer School.
7/29/2011 - 9/25/2011 LN had twelve photos from the series, 365 Days: A Catalogue of Tears, from the Ann and Mel Schaffer Family Collection included in Jersey Bounce, at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey.
9/9/2011 - 10/22/2011 LN had work in Intimacies, Gallery 400, at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.
9/21/2011 THE WOLF KNIFE screened in the Pop Montreal Festival in Montreal, Canada. 7pm. Blue Sunshine, 3660 St-Laurent Blvd, 3rd floor.
1/31/11 LN’s was featured in a MODERN MONDAY talk at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York.
1/20/2011 - 3/5/11 LN had work included in, “Images from a Floating World” at Fredericks & Freiser gallery in New York, NY
12/09/10 - 12/16/10 LN had a video included in, “7 Artists, 7 Days, 7 Hours”, a roving show by Smith-Stewart gallery at the Eventi Hotel. Sixth Ave. Btw. 29th & 30th streets.
12/2/2010 LN showed work at Art Basel, Miami with Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects.
9/20/2010 - 12/04/2010 LN screened STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE in “She: In Her Teens and Twenties” at the University Art Gallery at San Diego State University. LN gave a public lecture at the gallery on 11/30/10.
11/19/2010 LN introduced and screened, THE WOLF KNIFE at MoMA as part of the Gotham Awards
11/21/2010 LN introduced and screened, THE WOLF KNIFE at MoMA as part of the Gotham Awards
10/29/2010 LN screened short videos at Galerie SAW in Ottawa, Canada
9/10- 9/19/2010 LN showed work in “Saccharin” at The Grimm Museum in Berlin, Germany
October 15th, 17th & 20th, 2010 LN screened THE WOLF KNIFE at the Philadelphia FilmFestival.
9/2010 - 10/2010 LN showed work in “Love Sick”, Billboard Project, Hazelhurst Reginal Gallery, NSW, Australia
10/9/2010 LN introduced and screened STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE, at Pleasure Dome, in Toronto, Canada.
9/06/2010 STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE screened at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
9/03/2010 LN showed work in “Lost and Found” in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
8/12/2010 LN had a solo show, “Some Recent Fever Dreams” at Chalk Horse Cooper in Sydney, Australia
8/2010 LN showed work with Chalk Horse Cooper at the Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
7/9/2010 LN showed work in “Back to New York” at HP Garcia Gallery, NYC
4/17/10 LN showed work in, “Civil Disobedience” at White Box, NY, NY.
4/01/10 LN introduced and screened STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE at the MFA Houston.
3/12/10 - 3/26/10 LN had a photo in the Secret Admirer show at Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, Canada.
3/25/10 LN screened and introduced, STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE at The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN as part of the Women With Vision Film Festival.
1/30/10 - 3/06/10 LN showed work in “Out of the Woods” at Leslie TonkonowArtworks+Projects, New York, NY
2/13/10 LN spoke at the Sweanee Conference on Women at The University of the South in Sewanee, TN. There was a screening of STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE 2/19/10 LN showed short videos and spoke in Talinn, Estonia at the Art and Exploitation Conference.
2/28/10 LN screened and introduced, STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI.
3/1/10 LN screened and introduced, STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI.
3/03/10 - 3/07/10 LN showed work in the Armory show, at the Leslie Tonkonow Artwork+Projects booth in New York, NY
1/28/10 LN screened STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE at 176/Zabludowicz Collection in London, England.
11/19/09 - 1/8/10 LN showed work in “Hurts So Good”, at Rowan University Art Gallery.
11/19/09 Screening of STAY THE SAME NEVER CHANGE at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
11/19/09 LN spoke at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
11/11/09 LN spoke at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.