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CV

Present 

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

2012

B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

1988

Born in a log cabin in the woods

Presssssssss

“T Suggests- Group Show at The Ice House”

“Darkly Funny Paintings” - Hyperallergic

“Mind Melting Paintings” - Huffington Post

“3 D Allegory” - Art21 Magazine

“Pioneer Works Resident”

“The Water Carrier” - Quiet Lunch

Select Solo Exhibitions

2016

Doomerangs, Albertz Benda, New York, NY

The Wrong Ways to Smile, Kustera Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2014        

The Astronaut is a Devil with a Halo, Albertz Benda, New York, NY

Reflecting Pool, Cue Foundation, New York,    NY

 

Select  Group  Exhibitions

2019

The Future Perfect, HERE Arts, New York, NY

Home/Work, JDJ Ice House, Garrison, NY

2018

The South Brooklyn Biennial, Kustera Projects, Brooklyn, NY

The ART AND LABOR PARTY, 337 37th, Brooklyn, NY

Chain Reaction, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2017

Recognition, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, 4 Times Square, NY

2016

Drums on Paper, Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY

2015 

Nostalgia in Reverse, Chinatown Soup, New York, NY

Native Sum, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY

The Faux Minimalist, Gallery Rene Mele and Nolita Cleaning Co, New York, NY

Wave Pool, Kustera Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Suffragette City Zine Launch, Silent Barn, Brooklyn NY

2014 

Trans/ACTION, Spring/Break, New York, NY     

The Last Brucennial, New York, NY

2013 

The Way We Live Now, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA

April Fools Show, Fitness Center for Arts and Tactics, Brooklyn, NY

Marble Town, hotelart.us New York, NY 

Marble Town Silent Barn, Brooklyn NY

2012 

AgitPOP, Guided By Invoices Gallery, New York, NY

Comfort Zone, Adam Lister Gallery, Fairfax, VA

iLike Market (and Market likes me), Family Business, New York, NY

It’s a Small, Small World, Family Business, New York, NY

13th Annual Benefit Auction Ai Weiwei, Whitebox, New York, NY

Material Magic, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2011 

AXL.EKTK, Free Candy, Brooklyn, NY

2009 

SVA 23rd Street Gallery, New York, NY

2007 

Spring Group Show, White Gallery, Lakeville, CT

2006 

Group Show, The Outsiders Art Gallery, Cornwall Bridge, CT

2005 

Group Show, The Outsiders Art Gallery, Cornwall Bridge, CT

 

Performances

2014 

Soft Power: The Game Show Brought to you by Natalie Kovacs and Joe Kay hosted by Lucia Love, Spring/Break Art Fair

2013 

Farewell Roast, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY

2012     

May I Borrow a Cup of Sugar, Google Headquarters, New York, NY

Show and Tell w/ Dance Cartel x Cluster Mag, Ace Hotel Library Hall, New York, NY

 

Residencies

2016

Pioneer Works

 

Awards    

2014 

Rema Hort Mann Foundation (Nomination)                            

2007-2012                

The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Region One Grant Recipient, New York, NY