BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, 1995
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Chicago Art Institute, Chicago
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
As a participant in the 2008 Whitney Biennial, Putnam installed Green Hallways (Magic Lantern), which transformed the area into a dreamlike state through shadows, mirrors, and light. Putnam also exhibited at the 2008 Busan Biennale in Korea and was awarded the Grizedale Residency in the United Kingdom.