March 3, Arts Leadership Bootcamp The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, Queens College School of the Arts. New York, NY. Warren Lehrer with co-panels Jaime Lozano (Director, Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator), K. Meira Goldberg (Dancer, Choreographer, Scholar), Jiemin Yang (Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Dance Artist). Moderated by Alyssa Alpine (Director/Curator of CUNY Dance Initiative).  

March 19, JEWels: Teasing Out the Poetry in Jewish Humor and Storytelling, City Lore, Lower East Side, NY, NY. Launch event for Steve Zeitlin’s new book, with readings by contributors Warren Lehrer, Flash Rosenberg, Peninnah Schram, Zev Shanken, Esther Cohen, Marc Kaminsky, Bob Mankoff, Bob Holman. Live music by violinist/composer Alicia Svigals.

April 15, 4pm, Ouvert Oeuvre: Opening Performance/Reading with Adeena Karasick, New Orleans Poetry Festival, Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans, LA. Adeena Karasick and Warren Lehrer present a sneak preview reading/performance of their collaborative book written by Karasick, visualized by Lehrer, published by Lavender Ink Books. Karasick also presents from AErotomania which will also be published by Lavender Ink.

May 6 & May 20, 7pm, Refuge and Finding Home, Judith Sloan, Adeena Karasick, Warren Lehrer. Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Lower East Side, NY, NY. Presenting new works including sneak peek of Ouvert Oeuvre: Opening. Live music by Andrew Griffin, Emily Wexler.

November 29, The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, NYU Tish, New York, NY 

November 19, Judith Sloan & Friends, The People’s Voice Cafe, Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY, Excerpt from TRACE and poems and songs from Five Oceans in a Teaspoon

November 2 & 3, The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer & Writing + Typography = Composition Master Class, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

October 20, Teaching Writing + Design Composition, AIGA National Conference, Design Educators Symposium, Seattle, WA

September 19, The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn New York

September 15, Group Pop-up Artist Book Exhibit & Live presentation, Gallery on Dobbin Mews, Brooklyn, NY

July 21, The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, South Jersey Writers Group, virtual event

May 7, Benefit Performance for Peace in Ukraine, Gallery on Dobbin Mews, Brooklyn, NY, Lehrer’s talk: 50 Thought Clouds Keeping Me From Sleep

April 10-13, Codex Book Fair, Codex Foundation, Craneway Pavilion, San Francisco, CA

February 28, Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, Artist Book class

March 2, The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, Virginia Tech University, Sponsored by Virginia Tech’s College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech School of Visual Arts, and Virginia Tech AIGA Student Group (Virtual)

October 5, Warren Lehrer: Fusing Writing & Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts University, Boston Massachusetts (Virtual)

October 13, The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, The Society of Printers, Boston Massachusetts (Virtual)

November 8, The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles California (Virtual)

Jan 16 – March 28 Warren Lehrer Featured Artist Project Exhibition, Center for Book Arts
Jan 16, 6:30pm, Opening Reception. Mar 26, 6:30pm Artist Talk/Performance
Center for Book Arts Foyer Gallery, 28 West 27th St, 3rd Flr, New York, NY 10001

Jan 2-4 Intersections: National CBAA (College Book Art Association) Conference, New Orleans, Ace Hotel. In their Jan 3rd panel “Bridging Book and Film at the Intersection of Poetry and Typography” Warren Lehrer presents with two other extraordinary writer/artists—Judith Poirier and Emily McVarish—who bridge printed books and film in their work.

April 15, 12noon Performance/Talk: Giving Voice to Visual Literature. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College. Lehrer’s talk surveying his 40 year visual literature journey is followed by a collaborative performance with Purchase College Junior Acting Company and jazz students under the guidance of theater professor Pamela Prather.

Sept 19 – Nov 23 Five Oceans in a Teaspoon Exhibition City Lore Gallery, City Lore, 56 E 1st Street, New York, NY 10003

Sept 19 – 22 NY Art Book Fair PS1 MoMA, LIC, New York, with Paper Crown Press

Sept 27, 7pm, NYC Five Oceans in a Teaspoon Book Launch Reading/Performance. Chelsea (Market) Wine Vault Event Space. Bernstein & Lehrer with Special Guests. Brian Lehrer, Host. Click on the link above to make a reservation. Seating is Limited. 410 West 16th Street at Ninth Avenue.

Oct 5, 4pm Warren Lehrer Five Oceans Gallery Tour/Talk, City Lore Gallery, 56 E 1st Street, NY, NY. Part of the Open Arts LES (Lower East Side) Festival

Oct 10, 7:30pm Bay Area Five Oceans in a Teaspoon Book Launch/KPFA Benefit, Reading/Performance with Bernstein & Lehrer and Guests. Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA

Oct 11 Live At the Archive, Letterform Archives, Lehrer & Bernstein. 1001 Mariposa Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

Oct 24 – 27 EAB Fair (Editions Artists’ Books Fair) with Paper Crown Press, The Caldwell Factory, 547 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001

Oct 31 Vis Lit of Warren Lehrer Lecture ending with Five Oceans, School of the Art Institute of ChicagoChicago IL. Workshop and critiques with students during the days Oct 31 & Nov 1. Stay tuned for more details.

Nov 8, 9 Lehrer Vis Lit presentation SUNY Council on Writing ConferencePurchase College, SUNY Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY

Nov 12 Lehrer receives 2019 Ladislav Sutnar Prize Ladislav Sutnar Arts Council, Pilsen, Czech Republic

Nov 15 Performance/Reading Flushing Town Hall, Lehrer & Bernstein and Guests. 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing NY


Warren awarded 2019 Queens Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant for Five Oceans in a Teaspoon Project.

Warren invited to speak at and participate in Think Tank/Conference called “Future Text” in Warsaw, Poland. April 8-13, 2019. Polsko-Japońska Akademia Technik Komputerowych, Warsaw. His presentation is called Composing Visual Literature: When Writing and Design Become One.

Warren awarded AE Ventures Fund Project Grant for Five Oceans in a Teaspoon Project in conjunction with Paper Crown Press Books.