“Joan Brown: Presence Known.” Anglim Gilbert Gallery, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA, May – July 2016.

“Joan Brown Herself: Paintings and Constructions 1970-1980.” CB1-G Guest Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, March – April 2016.

“Joan Brown: Major Paintings from the 1950’s, 1960’s, and 1970’s.” George Adams Gallery,  New York, 2015.

“Joan Brown: The Early 1970’s.” George Adams Gallery, ADAA: The Art Fair, at the Park Avenue Armory, New York, 2015.

“Joan Brown.”  Paule Anglim Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2014.

“Joan Brown.” Texas Gallery, Houston, TX, 2013.

“Joan Brown: This Kind of Bird Flies Backwards.” San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA, 2011. (exhibition views)

“Joan Brown: Selected Drawings, 1957-1987.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2011. (checklist and exhibition views)

“Joan Brown: Friends and Family.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2008.

“Joan Brown: The Affair.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2006. (exhibition views)

“Joan Brown.” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, 2005.

“Joan Brown: Painted Constructions, 1970- 1975.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2004. (checklist and exhibition views)

“Joan Brown: The Self.” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, 2002.

“Joan Brown A Few of Her Favorite Things…Models, Cats and Dogs.” Koplin Gallery, LA 2002.

“Joan Brown: Cats & Dogs. Paintings and Drawings, 1964-1983.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2001

“Joan Brown.” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, 1999.

“The Art of Joan Brown.” retrospective exhibition organized by the Oakland Museum of California and the Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, 1998-99*

“Paintings and Drawings: Three Decades. Joan Brown.” George Adams Gallery, New York, (summer) 1998.

“Joan Brown: Mary Julia Series and Other Early Works.” Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, 1997.

“Joan Brown: Paintings and Drawings from the ‘70’s.” Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, 1994.

“Paintings and Drawings from the 1970’s.” Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Connecticut, 1993.*

“Major Works from the Early 1970s.” Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, 1992.

“On Painting: The Work of Elmer Bischoff and Joan Brown.” Art Museum, Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkley, 1992.*

“Joan Brown: Drawings and Paintings.” Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, 1992.

“Memorial Exhibition.” Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York City, 1991.

Frumkin/Adams Gallery, Drawing Gallery, New York City, 1988, 1990.

“Joan Brown, Painting and Sculpture.” Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1986.

“The Golden Age.” Art Gallery, San Diego State University, California, 1986.

Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, California, 1985.

Peppers Art Gallery, University of Redlands, California, 1985.

Frumkin/Adams Gallery, Drawing Gallery, New York City, 1985.

Art Museum of Santa Cruz, California, 1984.

“Jack Beal/ Joan Brown: The Early Sixties.” Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, 1984.*

Creative Growth Gallery, Oakland, CA, 1984.

Frumkin & Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1984.

Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, 1983.

Mills College, Oakland, 1983.*

Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, 1982, 1983, 1986.

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1981.

Hansen Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, 1980, 1982.

Occidental Center Gallery, San Francisco, 1980.

Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, 1980.

Fountain Gallery, Portland, 1980.

San Jose Museum of Art, California, 1979.

“Joan Brown / MATRIX 24.” University of California Art Museum, California, 1979. (pdf of exhibition brochure)

Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California, 1978.*

Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Ohio, 1978.*

Fine Arts Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1978.

Clark-Benton Gallery, Santa Fe, 1977.

Nelson Gallery, University of California, Davis, 1977.

Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1977.

Vision Gallery, Santa Monica, 1976.

Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, 1975, 1977.

Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York City, 1974*, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986.

Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, 1974, 1975.

University of California Art Museum, Berkeley, 1974.* (exhibition views)

“Joan Brown: The Dancers Series.” San Francisco Art Institute, California, 1973.* (exhibition views)

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, 1971.*

Sacramento State College Art Gallery, California, 1970.

Hansen Fuller Gallery, San Francisco, 1968, 1970, 1976, 1978, 1979.

Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, 1968, 1970, 1976.

David Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles, 1964.

David Stuart Galleries, Los Angeles, 1961, 1962.

Staempfli Gallery, New York City, 1961, 1964,* 1966.

Staempfli Gallery, New York City, 1960. (exhibition views)

Batman Gallery, San Francisco, 1959, 1961.

Spatsa Gallery, San Francisco, 1959.

Six Gallery, San Francisco, 1957.