Piers Secunda



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Piers Secunda was born in London, 1976, and lives and works in London and New York.  He studied painting at Chelsea College of Art in London.  Secunda has developed a studio practice using paint in a sculptural manner, rejecting the limitations imposed by the canvas. His intensive research based work, split into distinctly separate groups, explores the driving forces of both passive and aggressive human needs: examining the effects of violent geopolitics on both people and culture, by moulding bullet and bomb damage from war zones and the sites of historic conflicts, to make works.  And recording energy history using crude oil as a printing medium, to examine post industrial revolution developments, both cultural and technological, which define our world today.

Secunda’s aim in life as an artist is to make records of the time in which he lives. Making a record of the violent attempts by ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) to erase our collective cultural heritage in the Middle East is a matter of real importance and urgency to him. For this reason he traveled to the front line of the war against ISIS in Iraq in 2015 to cast ISIS bullet holes.

“Occasionally a moment occurs in which it is worth taking the risk to travel to a dangerous place. This was one such moment.”

In Art Historical terms, Secunda’s work reminds of Picasso’s “Guernica” and Goya’s “Los Desastres de la Guerra” but in a Postmodern minimalist way.


The Ashmolean Museum “Owning the Past : Mesopotamia to Iraq” – A large installation commissioned by the Ashmolean Museum for their exhibition

Christie’s London Post War and Contemporary Art: Recent Sale of a work by Piers Secunda

The Art Newspaper: Drawing with the ashes of ISIS – Piers Secunda on the art of destruction

The Art Newspaper: ISIS Bullet Hole Paintings at Iraqi Ambassador’s private residence

The Independent: Recent press coverage

Watch the 2 minute Puzzle Ball film:

Or the 1 and a half minute film about the Crude Oil Paintings:



1995-1998 BA Painting, Chelsea College Of Art, London

1994-1995 Foundation, Surrey Institute Of Art, Farnham

Select Exhibitions

2017                ISIS Bullet Hole Paintings. 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (Solo)

2016                Pergamon Works. New York University, New York (Solo show)

2016                 Engines and Panoramas. Bermondsey Project Space, London. (Solo show +Catalogue)

2015                 Raw: Word And Image. Space 776, Brooklyn, New York

2015                 Community Hospital. WhyWhyArt. Shanghai

2015                 Tribeca Film Festival. Spring Studios, New York (work donated as best documentary award)

2015                 Archived Oil. David Krut Projects, New York. (Solo show)

2014                 The Rise Of Oil. Jessica Carlisle Gallery, London. (Solo show)

2014                 The Social Bases of Abstraction. UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate. Curated by Ben Weidel Kaufmann

2014                 Art Asia in London Fair. Guus Roell Fine Art, Maastricht

2014                 War Stories. William Holman Gallery, NYC. Curated by Anthony Haden-Guest

2014                 Art14. UpDown Gallery, Olympia, London

2013                 One. UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate

2013                 Winter Exhibition. Small Works Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

2013                 Piers Secunda: A Retrospective. UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate (Retrospective show +Catalogue)

2013                 Taliban Paintings. Kuub Kulture Space, Utrecht, Holland. (Solo show)

2013                 W-A-R. Jacob’s Island Gallery, London

2013                 Let Me Introduce… UpDown Gallery, Ramsgate

2012                 Black Gold. Vegas Gallery, London

2012                 The Materiality of Paint. Fine Art Society, London

2012                 Taliban Bullet Holes. Small Works Brisbane, Australia (Solo show)

2012                 Piers Secunda. Kuub Kulture Space, Utrecht, Holland (Solo show)

2012                 L&M Arts. Hong Kong Fair

2012                 Taliban Bullet Holes. YK Art, Moganshan Rd, Shanghai (Solo show)

2012                 Paradox, The Limits of Liberty. Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam

2012                 No One To Hear You Scream. Saamlung Gallery, Hong Kong

2012                 Immortal Nature. Edel Assanti, London. Curated by Gordon Cheung

2011                 Taliban Reliefs and Crude Oil Silkscreens. Aubin Gallery, London (Solo show). (Catalogue)

2011                 Signal8. Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

2011                 The Great Alonso. Primo Alonso Gallery, London

2011                 The Nature of change: Hybridity and Mutation. HRL Contemporary, London (Catalogue)

2011                 Equisite Corpse. Zero Ten Gallery, London

2010                 The City Folding Out. Yong Kang Lu Art, Shanghai

2010                 Uber Collision: Epic Fail. Idea Generation, London

2010                 The Earth Draws It. Zero10 Gallery, London (Solo show)

2010                 Mob Remedies. Gallery Primo Alonso, London

2010                 Fakirs. Island6, Shanghai, China

2009                 Tate The Biscuit. Shoreditch Town Hall, London

2009                 Piers Secunda. Island 6, Shanghai, China

2009                 Paperview. John Jones, London (curated by Danny Rolph)

2008                 The Future Can Wait: New London School, (Catalogue) Truman Brewery, London

2008                 Mashups. DACS, London

2008                 Counterpoint, British Sculpture Now and Then. Robin Katz Fine Art, London (with Anthony Caro. Eduardo Paolozzi,       Conrad Shawcross, Barbara Hepworth etc.)

2008                 Space Now. Space, London. (with Yinka Shonibare, Mark Wallinger, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Hew Locke etc.)

2008                 Superscope. Lounge Gallery, London

2007                 Piers Secunda, Paint Assemblages. Nettie Horn Gallery, London (Solo show)

2007                 The Lucifer Effect. Gallery Primo Alonso, London (with Gordon Cheung, Boo Ritson, Anne Hardy etc)

2007                 Noel Forster and Piers Secunda: Paintings and Constructions. The University Of The Arts (Catalogue)

2005                 Secret. Royal College of Art, London

2005                 The Gentle Art of Making Enemies (Catalogue)

2005                 Salon Show. Hollow Gallery, London.

2005                 Yabadabadoo. Cell Project Space, London.

2003                 Paint In 2003. Century Gallery, London. (Catalogue)

2003                 10 Selected Works. Vogue House, Conde Nast, London.

2002                 Kiosk. The Kiosk Project, London.

2000                 Paint! Tivoli Arts Co-Op, Tivoli, New York.

1998                 The Temporary Museum. (with Chris Ofili, Gavin Turk, Peter Blake, Richard Long, Bob and Roberta Smith and Cornelia          Parker, London). (Catalogue)

1996                    Roll On-Roll Off. exhibition inside a Double Deck Bus, touring art museums, London.

1995                 August Exhibition. Sotheby’s, London.

1994                 Nicholas Thorp Gallery, London.


2012                 Vreihijd Magazine (Holland) Shot Into Paint, Catherine Somze

2012                 Randian Magazine, No One To Hear You Scream, Christopher Moore

2012                 Lust And Found magazine, Piers Secunda, January 2012.

2011                 The National, (UAE newspaper) Artist Puts Crude Oil To Use To Explore Materials History, Ben East 7th December 2011

2011                 Phaidon website, Piers Secunda’s Art Attack, November 2011

2011                 FX Magazine, Taliban Bullet Holes. Anna Lewis

2011                 Resonance FM, Taliban Bullet Holes, Half hour discussion broadcast on FM Radio in London, November 2011

2011                 The Independent, Piers Secunda’s Taliban Relief Paintings, 15th November

2011                 Six Pillars, discussion of the Taliban works. LBC FM radio, London

2011                 Time Out Magazine, Hybrids. 3rd March publication

2010                 The Independent, Anti Design, Daisy Bowie-Sell 21st September

2010                 Real Magazine, Design week and Art, November/December edition

2010                 Last FM, Uber Collision Epic Fail, 18th September 2010

2009                 CN Review, Fakirs, Kai Pan, published 4th January 2010

2008                 ID magazine, Mashups, Nate Lowman

2008                 The Future Can Wait: New London School, (Catalogue)

2008                 The London Paper, Mashups, August 19

2008                 Houston Press “Paydirt: Thames Mudlarks”, Troy Schulze (work illustrated)

2008                 Art Monthly “Superscope”, Cherry Smyth, March

2008                 Time Out “Rainbow Straightener” Martin Coomer
2008                 The Guardian Guide “Rainbow Straightener”
2007                 Fash’ N Riot May 2007 Edition (work Illustrated)

2007                 Jack Wakefield, Paint Sculpture (press release)

2007                 Martin Holman, Piers Secunda: No Tub To A Whale…(catalogue essay)

2007                 David Ryan, Noel Forster and Piers Secunda Paintings and Constructions (catalogue)

2003                 Dr. Tom Learner, Head Conservator, Tate. Modern Paint (catalogue)

2002                 James Bainbridge, Mobile Art, Guardian (work illustrated)



The University For The Arts (Chelsea College Of Art)

Aquest International, New York

The Weston Collection

Findlay Asset Management, New York

Howard Corporation, New York

Gottesman Collection, New York

Moore and Moore Arts

The Museum of Photography, University of Southern California.

McWilliams Collection, Santa Barbara, California

Borsetti Architecture, New York

Katz Fine Art, London

Dr. Michael Jacobs, New York

Sid Bass Collection, Texas
Guy Merison Collection, New York

Russel Toone, London

Ng Family Collection, London

Private Collections in the UK and US

Elio Rodriguez


Elio Rodriguez


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Elio Rodriguez was born in 1966, and lives and works in Spain.  His practice is engaged with the system of judgments about a person, a culture or phenomenon.  Tapping the prism of Caribbean popular culture, its underlying humor and clichés formed about the culture, he builds witty and sensual works that seemingly incarnate that reality, and subtly and continuously question it.  The ambivalence of genres is key to understanding the essence of his work. Rodriguez conceives a game of illusions with the viewer using the language of form and surface — and ultimately reveals traces of doubt in the identity of a concept or an image.  His practice encompasses painting, installations, sculptures, prints, ceramics, and soft sculpture interacting with chosen objects, his  style referring to marks of Caribbean popular craftwork.

In 1994, he completed his arts studies at Havana’s Higher Institute of Art (ISA).  He has been awarded Art Residencies at Hutchins Institute, Harvard University, at Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburg, and given lectures at Harvard University, NYU, and Swarthmore College.  His artwork has been displayed in several solo and group shows around the world. He is in public collections such as National Arts Museum, Cuba; Jersey City State University; Foundation AMBA, Brazil; Hainaut City Hall, Belgium; Peggy Crafitz Collection; Center For Cuban Studies, New York; Von Christierson Collection, London; Shelley & Donald Rubin Collection, New York; W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University.

2015 Visiting Fellow Hutchins Center, Harvard, Cambridge, MA, USA
2010 Artist in Residency Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2003 Artist in Residency. El Museo Diego Rivera & Francisco Oller, Buffalo, NY
2002 Guest Professor. Tufts University, Medford, MA
Guest Artis, Ceramic Workshop, Harvard University, Boston

Museo Nacional de Artes, Cuba
Jersey City State University
Foundation AMBA, Brazil
Hainaut City Hall, Belgium
Museo del Humor, San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba
Bratton Gallery, New York
Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS 
La Boheme Fine arts Gallery, Miami
Cinque Gallery, New York
Center for Cuban Studies, New York
Arte y Naturaleza, Madrid, Spain
Peggy Crafitz Collection, Washington DC
Chris Von Christierson Collection, London
Shelley and Donald Rubin Collection, New York
W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, MA

2017 Factoria, Havana, Cuba
2016 Puzzled, Jaeckel Gallery New York City
2015. Presión Contenida, Charpa Gallery, Valencia, Spain
2014 Corridas y Venidas, Breese Little Gallery, London, UK
2012 Cannival / Carnival, Elio Rodríguez and Douglas Pérez. Bresse Little Gallery, London, UK
          Selva en las Paredes. Pumps Project, Las Cigarreras, Alicante, Spain
2009 Ceiba Negra Contemporary Art Center L ́Escorxador, Elche, Alicante, Spain
2007 Remakes Frick Fine Arts Gallery. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 Elio Rodríguez/Mayra Alpizar, Cervantes Institute, London, UK
          Ceiba (with artist Susana Guerrero) IX Havana Biennial. Provincial Center of Art Gallery, Havana, Cuba
2005 Remakes Gallery 23 y 12, Havana, Cuba
2003 Quilts & co. Open Studio, VII Havana Biennial. Casa Gaia, Teniente Rey # 157, H. Vieja, Havana, Cuba
2001 El Macho: Made in Cuba El Museo Diego Rivera & Francisco Oller, Buffalo, NY
2000 Vogue Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Havana, Cuba.
          Elio Rodríguez UNEAC/ Nicolás Guillén Foundation, Havana, Cuba
          Elio Rodríguez/René Peña Galerie Winance-Sabre, Tournai, Belgium 1999 Mulatisímas “La Casona” Gallery, FCBC, Havana, Cuba
1997 La Gran Salsa “23 y 12” Gallery, VI Havana Biennial Havana, Cuba.
1996 Las Perlas de tu Boca Gallery Serigraphy Workshop, Havana, Cuba.
1995 Paladares Alternative Gallery “Espacio Estudio”, Havana, Cuba
          Paladares Student Union Gallery, Jersey City State University
1994 Tropical Gallery House of Young Creator, V Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba.
          Recent Works Arts Space Gallery, Jersey City State University
1993 Morboutopías Center for Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba.
1991 El Macho Centro Provincial de Arte, Havana, Cuba.
         ¿Mami, qué será lo que quiere el negro? Art Faculty Gallery, Havana University, Havana, Cuba

Harvard University, Thompson Room, Barker Center, Cambridge, MA, USA (Feb 2015)
Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University, MA, EUA (feb. 2012) New York University, New York (oct, 2010)
CUNY. Graduate Center. New York University, NYC. USA. (Nov. 2007)
Connecticut University, Hartford, Connecticut. USA. (Oct. 2007/Oct. 2010)
Pittsburgh University, Pittsburgh. USA. (Oct. 2007/Oct 2010)
Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas y Diseño, Habana, Cuba (March. 1997)
Centre of Development of Visual Arts, Havana City, Cuba (Sept. 1998)
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. (Oct. 2001)
University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA (Nov. 2001/Oct. 2002/Nov 2007)
Hunter College, New York, NY, USA (Sept. 1995)
Rutgers State University, Newark, NJ. USA. (March. 1996)
Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ, USA (1995/96/97/2000/2002)
Mississippi University, Oxford, MS, USA (1998)
Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA. (Oct. 2001)
Sumei Interdisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ, USA (1995/1996)
Arts University “Miguel Hernández”, Altea, Alicante, Spain. (Oct. 2005)



2015 En Voz Alta Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York
          Bodegón Fabrica de Arte Cubano, Havana, Cuba
          Drapetomania Cooper Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2014 Iconografias de la Desobediencia Punto Gallery, Valencia, Spain
         Manipulación Mediática en el Arte Cubano Contemporaneo Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
         Drapetomania Diáspora Museum, San Francisco, LA
         Consonantes. Serigrafías del Taller Christian Walter Fundacion Antonio Gala, Cordova,
        Drapetomania The 8th Floor Gallery, New York
2013 Citizens of the World. Cuba in Queens. Queens Museum, New York
          Drapetomania. Center of Development of Visual Arts, Havana, Cuba
          Drapetomania. Art Provincial Center, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
2012 El Deporte, Derecho del Arte (parte I) Gallery Espacio Abierto, Havana, Cuba
         Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research,          Harvard University, MA
2011 Ya se Leer Wifredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba
         Cuban Gold. Contemporary Cuban Prints London Print Studio, London, United Kingdom.
         Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art 8th Floor Gallery, NYC
2010 Without Masks Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
         Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art Mattress Factory Art Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Queloides. Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
          X Bienal de la Habana. Genero (Trans)Genero y los Degenerados. Centro Cultural Bertold Berth. Havana, Cuba


Categories: Artists

Danny Rolph



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Danny Rolph, born 1967, lives and works in London.  Rolph’s triplewall and canvas paintings construct their grammar of signs through material engagement and unprincipled investigations into the history of the ‘pictorial’. Driven by a unique approach to color he consistently produces compositions with attitude and visual dexterity.

Rolph’s exhibition of a new body of work made over the last year showcases the artist’s signature Triplewall paintings.  A continuation of his visually impactful paintings, these new works reflect his evolving exploration of high velocity color and layered narratives.  The compositional potential of his painting strategies on Triplewall plastic allow the viewer’s senses to be fully engaged. The paintings are layered and emotive, combining paint, drawings and collage with art historical and Pop Art references.

 Rolph’s work is in many private and public collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and Tate gallery, London as well as the Duke and Duchess of Westminster.  He recently completed a large installation for Facebook HQ.


1991-93 Royal College of Art, MA Painting
1988-91 Winchester School of Art, BA (Hons) Fine Art

Solo Exhibitions

2018 ‘WCW’, 532 Gallery, New York, USA
2017 ‘Encounters’, CCA Gallery, Jersey, UK
2016 ‘Painted on the Sky’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
 ‘East Central’, CNB Gallery, London
2015 ‘Recollection’, 532 Gallery, New York, USA
2014 ‘Paradiso’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2013 Atelier, ESAD, Valence, France
2012 ‘Duke of Burgundy’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
 ‘Kissing balloons in the jungle’, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London
2011 ‘Ten minutes from now’, Eden Rock Gallery, St.Barts, Caribbean
2010 ‘Multiverse’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
 ‘Brasilia’, Koraalberg Gallery , Antwerp, Belgium
 ‘Automatic Shoes’, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London
 ‘VOLTA 6’, New York, USA
2009 ‘Simultaneous Dreams’, AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
 ‘Accelerator’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2008 ‘Jackson’, AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
2007 ‘Happenstance’ AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
 ‘Singularity’ Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2006′ There is no such thing as pure’, Hales Gallery, London
 ‘Hinterland’, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA
2005 ‘Obstraction’, AR/Contemporary, Milan, Italy
 ‘Rutherford’, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall
2002 ‘Locations’, Chapter, Cardiff
2001 ‘Famous Italians’, Hales Gallery, London
1999 ‘YK’, Mark, Oxo Tower, London
1996 ‘FOCUS’, Paton Gallery, London
1995 Cultural Instructions, London

Selected Awards

2011 Sovereign European Art Prize (nominated)
2009 Visiting Professor in Fine Art, Bucks New University
2009  Visiting Fellow, University of Southampton
2007 Hamlyn Award (nominated)
2001 London Arts: Visual Arts Award
1998 Rome Scholar, British School at Rome
1994 -96 Delfina Trust Award
1992 John Minton Travel Award

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Tate Gallery, London
British Consulate, Rome
Coopers & Lybrand, London
Simmons & Simmons, London
Jerry Speyer, New York, USA
Michael A.Ross, New York
British Airways
Goldman Sachs
Khodr Collection, Beirut
Time Warner
Dresdner Bank
Thompson Knight, Dallas


“Artist and Son” Danny & Ben Rolph in studio (video):


Categories: Artists

Diana Copperwhite


Diana Copperwhite


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Diana Copperwhite’s work stems from an idiosyncratic practice that embraces the temporal nature of painting practice. This encompasses working with large-scale wall installations, large canvases and an ongoing interest in the human portrait.  Born 1969 in Limerick, she studied at the Limerick School of Art and Design from 1987-92, received a BA in painting at the National college of Art and Design, Dublin and went on to do an MFA at the Winchester School of Art and Design, Barcelona.  Copperwhite is engaged with a sustained conceptual exploration of memory and abstraction. Using identifiable subjects, and sometimes drawing on media images, she plays with light and color to create slightly unreal dreamlike and transitory compositions. The mood of her work is generally lyrical, creating an air of ambiguity of memories transformed in the unceasing passage of time.  In a most unique capacity, she works over recognizable images, working and reworking their surface and adding rich layers, so that objects are transported in an entirely new direction into a fluid visual quality of being remembered or reimagined in singular vibrant ways.


Her work is in public collections, including Irish Museum of Modern Art; Arts Council of Ireland; Limerick City Gallery of Art; Office of Public Works; Contemporary Irish Art Society; Mariehamn Stadbiblioteque, Aland, Finland; International Red Cross Netherlands — and private collections in the US, Australia and Europe.  She has exhibited widely, including in London, Dublin, Tokyo, Sydney, Amsterdam, Barcelona, New York. France and Amsterdam.  Copperwhite was awarded the AIB Art Prize in 2007, which resulted in a major monograph and touring exhibition of her work.  Her recent publication Fake New World was published to coincide with a wall drawing and recent exhibition at the RHA Gallery Dublin, it features a recent biography written by Gail Levin. She was a resident artist at the Josef Albers Foundation Connecticut (2012). She was a finalist in the Guasch Coranty Fundacio Painting Prize, Centre Cultural Metropolita Tecia Sala, Barcelona (2008) and was winner of the AIB Art Prize (2007).  Diana Copperwhite, born 1969, lives and works in Dublin.


The Brooklyn Rail – The Clock Struck Between Time (article link)




1999-2000          Winchester School of Art and Design, Barcelona, MA European Fine Art

1992-94             National College of Art & Design, BA Hons, Painting

1987-92             Limerick School of Art & Design, NCEA Diploma, Painting



Solo Exhibitions


The Clock Struck Between Time, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York



Crooked Orbit, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

Depend On The Morning Sun, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York



Driven By Distraction, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin



A Million and One Things Under the Sun, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin



Solo Booth at Pulse, New York



Shadowland, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York



Loose Ends, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York Solo Booth at VOLTA NY, New York



An Island from the day before, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin



perfect near miss, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

eclipse of a title, Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery, Drogheda

eclipse of a title, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris



eclipse of a title, West Cork Arts Centre



BLIND SPOT, Limerick City Art Gallery



In a certain light, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin



Midnight, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin



Galleri Kakelhallen, Aland, Finland



Panorama Gallery, Winchester School of Art, Barcelona



Rubicon Gallery, Dublin



Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin



Group Exhibitions



MAKing Art:PAINTing, collection of Arts Council of Ireland, Draíocht  Gallery, Dublin

PRISM The Art And Science of Light, group show with Diana Copperwhite, Polly Apfelbaum, David Batchelor, Alan Butler, James Clar, Jenny Holzer, Brigitte Kowanz, Dennis McNulty, Emer O’boyle, Grace Weir. The Glucksman, Cork, Ireland.



Bounty, two-person show with Aileen Murphy, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

Context Art Miami, 523 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel Booth, Miami

Group Show at Mark Rothko centre as part of painting symposium, Daugavpils, Latvia

HOME, More than Bricks and Mortar – Works from the IMMA collection, Draíocht, Dublin

Hells Kitchen,Thomas Jaeckel (off site), New York

Double Vision, w/Shirly Copperwhite, dlr Lexicon, Co. Dublin



Last Picture Show, w/, Mary Heilmann, Chris Ofili, Danny Rolph, Vanessa Jackson, Elio Rodriguez, Jill Levine, Rebecca Smith, Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York

Virtú, inc. Picasso, Giacometti, Henry Moore, Elizabeth Magill, Sean Scully, Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland



Winter Salon, Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York



Crawford Gallery, The Mall Galleries, London

The Art of a Nation, from the collections of AIB, Mall  Galleries, London



Inside the Palace, with Danny Rolph, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

New Acquisitions, RHA, Dublin

Paintings, Limerick City of Culture, Limerick, Ireland



Into the Light, The Arts Council-60 Years of Supporting the Arts Crawford Art Gallery, Cork

Anna Bjerger, Diana Copperwhite and Oliver Comerford, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

Painting Now, Ron Mandos, Amsterdam

Making Familiar; Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, curated by James Merrigan and Group show and Symposium: Temple Bar Gallery

VOLTA 8 Basel, Switzerland

Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Temporary public Art Commission

The Mind was Dreaming, the world was its Dream, Diana Copperwhite, Michael Kalmbach & Hiraki Sawa, Curated by Jacqui McIntosh, Solstice Art Centre, Navan, Ireland



The Fold, Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow

New Works Visiting Artists, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin

Graphic Studio: 50 Years in Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin



Collecting the New: Recent Acquisitions to the IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

Regarding Painting, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

The Marianbad Palace, Haroon Mirza, Diana Copperwhite, Laura Buckley, Jorge de la Garza, Alicja Kwade and Ian Monroe, Highlanes Gallery and Driochead Arts Centre, Drogheda Arts Festival, curated by Jacqui McIntosh

Abundance, Limerick City Gallery of Art



Above the Fold, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

Alchimie – Multiples – Papiers, Françoise Besson, Lyon, curated by Michael Woolworth, Lyon Biennale

Visiting Artists, Graphic Studio Gallery

To Have & Have Not, curated by Gemma Tipton, Kinsale Arts Week, Cork



Group Therapy, Kevin Kavanagh, Dublin

Winter Salon, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

International Painting Prize, Guasch Coranty Fundacio, Tecla Sala, Barcelona



Presence, Limerick City Gallery of Art

The Big Store, curated by Alan Butler & Rayne Booth, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin.

Group show, curated by Martin Gale Fenton Gallery, Cork

Invited artist, RHA Annual Exhibition, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin



Other Visions, curated by Aidan Dunne, Art Critic, The Irish Times, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London



A Moment In Time, Temple Bar Gallery

Reality Show, curated by Gemma Tipton, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

Group Show, From the Liberties to Parramatta, University of Western Sydney, Australia



Aqui/alli, Can Felipe, Poblenou Barcelona




E+va, Exhibition of Visual Art, curated by Jeanne Greenberg, Limerick City Gallery of Art

Fantastic Overload, Rubicon Gallery Dublin


Site Specific Projects



Driven by Distraction, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin



Askeaton Contemporary Arts, Temporary public Art Commission



eclipse of a title, Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery, Drogheda

eclipse of a title, Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris



Awards and Residences


2018     Residency at Mark Rothko Centre, Latvia


2015       Nominee, Pulse Prize, New York


2012      Josef Albers Foundation Connecticut, Invited Artist.


2008     Finalist – International Painting Prize, Guasch Coranty Fundacio, Barcelona Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Project Residency


2007     Winner of 2007 AIB Prize



Selected Bibliography



Diana Copperwhite: Signal to Noise, Stephen Maine, Hyperallergic, January 7th, 2017



Driven by Distraction, Dr. Yvonne Scott, Irish Arts Review, Vol.33 No.3



Worlds on the brink and cosmic explorations, Aidan Dunne, Irish Times, April 2015

A walk through the art fairs, Brian P.Kelly, Arma Virumque, The New Criterion, March 10th 2015

A Scanner Darkly, Diana Copperwhite in conversation with Helen O’Leary, Professor of Painting, Penn State, Two Coats of Paint, Painters Table, April 2015

This lasted until dawn – works from the IMMA collection, Irish Times, May 2015



Pulsing Pulse, 2014 New York edition, Sharon Butler, Two coats of Paint, May 2014

What Lies Beneath, Niall MacMonagle, Irish Independent, February 2014

RHA Annual Show, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, June 2014



Painting in Chelsea: September, Elizabeth Condon, Painter’s Table, September 2013

Highlights from Armory Week: Recap from Artist’s Point of View, Dana Nichols, Cartwheel Art, March 2013



The mind was dreaming, the world was its dream, John Gayer, The Visual Artist’s News Sheet, March –April 2012

The Hellfire Club, Maria Tanner, Paper Visual Art Journal, September 2012



The Fold: A Painting Show, Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Gemma Tipton, Artforum Critic’s Pick

Spirits in the material world, Cristín Leach Hughes, The Sunday Times, October 2011

Carlow’s Visual Joins the Fold, Gemma Tipton, The Irish Times, May 2011

The Fold: A Painting Show, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, February 2011

A view from the island, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, November 2011



On a Lighter Note, Gerry McCarthy, The Sunday Times, May 2010



Diana Copperwhite: Perfect Near Miss, Kate Butler, The Sunday Times, May 2009



Spliced Realities, Alanah Hopkin, Irish Arts Review, Autumn 2008

Past, Present and Future, All at Once, Eimear McKeith, Sunday Tribune, October 2008

Eclipse of a Title, Chris Clark, CIRCA, Winter 2008

Painted from a Personal Palette, Aidan Dunne, The Irish Times, November 2008



AIB Prize, Marian O’Kane Boal, Irish Arts Review, Summer 2007


Selected Publications


Fake New World, monograph published by Royal Hibernian Academy, text by Gail Levin, Dublin, 2016



A Lonely Impulse of Desire, published by SO Fine Art, in conjunction w/ A Lonely Impulse of Desire, Dublin, 2015

A Scanner Darkly, Diana Copperwhite in conversation with Helen O’Leary, for Pulse New York, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9560538-6-2



The Mind was dreaming, the world was its dream, Jacqui McIntosh, Solstice Arts Centre, ISBN: 978-0-9560538-2-4

The Hellfire Club, Michelle Horrigan, Padraic E. Moore, Brian O’Doherty, Askeaton Contemporary Arts, ISBN: 978-0-9558630-5-9



Creative Ireland: The Visual Arts, (anthology) Noel Kelly, Sean Kissane, Visual Artists Ireland, ISBN: 978-1-907683-11-4



Dictionary of Living Irish Artists, (anthology) Robert O’Byrne, Plurabelle Publishing, ISBN: 978-0-9563011-0-9



Eclipse of a Title, Colm Tóibín, Skye Sherwin, West Cork Arts Centre, ISBN 1-904354-20-3



Flat Earth, Kevin Kavanagh for ARCO Madrid, ISBN 978-0-9555164-0-5



National Gallery of Ireland


Rothko Centre, Daugavpils Latvia


Irish Museum of Modern Art


Allied Irish Bank


Arts Council of Ireland


Limerick City Gallery of Art


The Office of Public Works


Contemporary Irish Art Society


Bank of Ireland


Dublin Institute of Technology


Highlanes Municipal Art Gallery


Jefferson Smurfit




Arthur Andersen Plc


International Red Cross Netherlands


Mariehamn Stadbiblioteque


Aland, Finland


The President of Ireland


Jean Cherqui Paris


Arthur Cox Solicitors


DPS Engineering


National Self Portrait Collection


Private collections in Ireland, Belgium, Finland, France, USA and UK.



Categories: Artists


Julie Langsam


Julie Langsam


Julie Langsam – Works available on Artsy (link)


Julie Langsam is a painter whose works examines the legacy of modernism within the context of the 21st century. Langsam has had numerous exhibitions, including a solo museum show at MOCA Cleveland; is the recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award; and is represented in corporate collections throughout the United States such as the Progressive Corporation, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and B&F Capital Markets, among others.

Recent solo exhibitions include: Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in NYC; Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY; Reykjavik Art Gallery in Reykjavik, Iceland; and Espai 8 in Barcelona, Spain. Other solo exhibitions include Frederieke Taylor Gallery; Michael Steinberg Fine Art; and Clementine Gallery, all in New York City. Group exhibitions include the Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY; CCA Andratx in Mallorca, Spain; Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC; Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, NYC; Fondation Mona Bismarck, Paris, France; and the Drawing Center, NYC.

She has been written about in the New York Times; Art in America; Dwell Magazine; The Plain Dealer; BOMB Magazine; The New Jersey Star Ledger; NY Arts International; Artnet and ArtCritical.

Among Langsam’s other activities, she is curator of such exhibitions as Color as Structure at Frederieke Taylor Gallery in NYC and The Big Bang at SPACES Gallery in Cleveland, OH. She is co-curator of the exhibitions Arte Povera American Style: Funk, Play, Poetry & Labor (CIA); It’s A Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting; House Case Study Cleveland; and Artist’s For A New Era (SPACES).

Langsam is the former Motto Endowed Chair and Head of Painting at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She is currently Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.


1985 Queens College, CUNY, MFA
1983-84 Pratt Institute, Graduate Fine Arts Program 1983 Purchase College, SUNY, BFA


New York Health & Hospitals Corporation The Cleveland Clinic
Progressive Insurance
Reader’s Digest
B&F Capital Markets
Numerous Private Collections


Joseph F. Motto Endowed Chair, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2007-2009
Faculty Development Award, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2007
Northern Ohio Live Award for Excellence in Arts Programming, Kacalieff Lecture Series, 2006 Faculty Development Award, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2007
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 1994
Teaching Fellowship, Queens College, 1984-85 SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Julie Langsam: Tomorrow-land, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY

2014 Julie Langsam: Revisiting Paradise, Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY (essay/brochure)
2013 Julie Langsam: Now(here), 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY
2013  Buildings & Blueprints, Espai 8, Barcelona, Spain
2012 Floor Plan Prototypes, Reykjavik Art Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
2008 Of Other Spaces, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
2005 From Here to Modernity, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY
2002 Julie Langsam: House Paintings, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art/MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
1999 Recent Work, Acme Art Co., Columbus, OH
1997 Julie Langsam, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1993 Recent Work, Brownson Art Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY 1991 Julie Langsam: Recent Work, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, NJ


2015 Julie Langsam: Tomorrow-land, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York, NY
Paper Jam 2014, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Higher Learning, curated by Danielle Tegeder, Lehman College Art Department, Bronx, NY
2013 Hold the Wall, curated by Dan Tranberg, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Oblique Strategies, curated by Emmy Mikelson, Peter Fingesten Gallery, Pace University, New York, NY 2012 Dirt Tongue, CCA Andratx, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2011 Put Up or Shut Up, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Benefit Show, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Paper Jam 2, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
Tenth Anniversary Invitational Part II, curated by Beth Rudin de Woody, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
Chautauqua: A Continuum of Creativity, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY 2009 Social Structures, Art Gallery, Cleveland Clinic
2009 Social Structures, Art Gallery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, curated by Dede Young, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
2007 A House Is Not A Home, curated by Beth de Woody, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York
Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY
Momenta Art Benefit Show, White Columns, New York, NY
2006 Heaven Is A Place Where Nothing Ever Happens…Charlotte Becket & Julie Langsam, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH
Process & Promise, curated by Amei Wallach, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) Dreaming Of A More Better Future, curated by Stuart Horodner & Saul Ostrow,Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland, OH
T-Zone, curated by Peter Dudek, SmackMellon, Brooklyn, NY2004 In Polytechnicolor, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY Spring Show, Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York, NY Drawing Faculties, Tri-C Galleries West, Cleveland, OH
2003 Group Exhibition, Institut Franco-Americain, Rennes, France, traveled to Espace Melanie, Riec Sur Belon, Brittany, France, Fondation Mona Bismarck, Paris, France
2002 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY Five, Superior (An Exhibition Space), Cleveland, OH
Out of Place, The Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, OH
2000 Space Invaders, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Julie Langsam, Annabeth Rosen, University Gallery of Fine Art, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
1996 This Ain’t Phony!!!, Art Initiatives, New York, NY
The Jack or Jill Show, Fourth World, Art Without Walls, New York, NY Momenta Art Benefit Show, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY Momenta Art Benefit Show, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Gotcha!, curated by Odili Donald Odita, Acme Art Co., Columbus, OH
1995 Works for a Funhouse, ES Vandam Gallery, New York, NY
Gotcha!, curated by Odili Donald Odita, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
1994 Split Image, Westminster Gallery, Bloomfield College, Bloomfield, NJ Organic Transgressions, Rome Art Center, Rome, NY
1991 Fabricant, Langsam, McGiff & Wright, curated by Robert Berlind, Visual Arts Gallery, Purchase College, Purchase, NY 1987 Selections 35, The Drawing Center, New York, NY


2007 Langsam, Julie, catalogue essay, The Big Bang, curated by Julie Langsam, The Cleveland Institute of Art 2004 Cohen, Joanne, & Langsam, Julie, catalogue essay, It’s A Wonderful Life: Psychodrama In Contemporary
Painting, curated by Joanne Cohen & Julie Langsam, SPACES
2002 Langsam, Julie, catalogue essay, Arte Povera American Style: Funk, Play, Poetry & Labor, curated by Julie Langsam & Bruce Checefsky, The Cleveland Institute of Art


Hilmarsdottir, Lara, “Faest vith byggingarlist landslag og haleita fegurth,” Morgunbladid, 25 July, 2012 Tocci, Elora; “Impossibililty of Perfection…” The Chautauquan Daily, July 29, 2011
Gilmore, Jonathan; “Reviews; Julie Langsam at Frederieke Taylor”, Art in America, March, 2009 Carrier, David; “Pic of the Day” Artcritical.com, Dec 8, 2008 Ostrow, Saul; “Interview w/ Julie Langsam”, Julie Langsam: Of Other Spaces (catalogue) 2008
Carrier, David; “Julie Langsam’s Architectural Surrealism”, Julie Langsam: Of Other Spaces (catalogue) 2008
Genocchio, Ben; Today’s Landscape’s, Tomorrow’s Dystopia, NY Times, June 1, 2008
ArtWorks, Cameron, Dan; Lewis, Toby; Morrison, Tony, DAP, 2007
The Collector As Curator:Beth Rudin DeWoody , Saatchi Gallery Online, www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/quick- critique/index.php?show_id=The+Collector+as+Curator–Beth+Rudin+DeWoody&
Process & Promise, curated by Toni Greenbaum, Edward Lebow,Margaret Matthews-Berenson & Amei Wallach, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, NYC, full color catalogue
Henderson, Stephen, “Out of the Shadows” House Beautiful, February, 2005
Johnson, Ken, “Weekend Arts”, The New York Times, Dec 2, 2005
Utter, Doug, “Lonely At the Top” The Plain Dealer, October 28, 2005
George, Ben; Jones, Jeff, P., “From the Editors”, Fugue, University of Idaho, Summer 2005, Vol. 29
Keats, Jonathan, “The Art of Architecture” Dwell, September, 2003
Ostrow, Saul, “Julie Langsam” Bomb, Spring, 2003
Mansour, Judith, “Bring In the Funk”, Cleveland Magazine, Dec 2002
Bracken-Sparks, Amy, “Mélange, American Style” Northern Ohio Live, Nov 2002
Litt, Steven, “Art: House Plans…”, The Plain Dealer, Nov 9, 2002
“Interview with Dee Perry” Applause, WVIZ-TV & WCPN, aired Nov.14,16,17,2002
Litt, Steven, “Exhibits Focus on Lewis, Gehry … Unique Collaboration”, The Plain Dealer, Oct 6, 2002
Tranberg, Dan, “House: Case Study Cleveland” The Plain Dealer, June 5, 2002
Kalm, James, “ Reviews: Space Invaders @ Clementine”, NY Arts International , Feb 2000
Litt, Steven, “Gallery Reviews” , The Plain Dealer, Nov 24, 1998
“Interview with Dee Perry”, Around Noon, WCPN, aired Nov 25,1997, Cleveland, OH
Dailey, Meghan, “Stephen DiCillo & Julie Langsam @ Clementine Gallery, NY”, Art Net Magazine, Feb, 1997
Schoenfeld, Alissa, “Julie Langsam at Clementine Gallery” Critical Review, Jan 1997
Gallery Beat, episode# 016, aired Jan 18, 1997, New York, NY
The New York Times, Dec 22, 1996, reproduction- Arts & Leisure Guide
Litt, Steven, “Art Review”, The Plain Dealer, Nov 14, 1996
Gallery Beat, episode # 002, aired May 26, 1996, New York, NY
Davis,Caren, “Portrayals of Women” Brooklyn Woman, July 1996
“Acme Leaps Into February” Columbus Alive, Jan 31- Feb 6, 1996
Jacques, Geoffrey, “Gotcha! Momenta Art” Cover Magazine,Vol.10, No.1 Holidays, 1996
Gallery Beat episode #79, aired Sept 18, 1995, New York, NY
Chapman, Frances, “Momenta Art” Waterfront Week, Vol.5.19, Sept 21- Oct 4, 1995
Watkins, Eileen, “Art” New Jersey Star Ledger, March 22, 1991


Nadja Verena Marcin

Nadja Verena Marcin


Born in Würzburg, Germany

Living and working in New York and Nordrhine-Westphalia

Nadja Verena Marcin is a performance and media artist who focuses on human behavior, elemental emotions and psychological responses linked to role-playing through video, performance and photography. Inflated by playful, vigorous images, poetical texts, and handmade props, her work exposes ambiguities depicting the constructive/deconstructive potential of man’s characteristic, often dialectic behavior. Marcin confronts elemental emotions and unleashes psychological mechanism, exposing truths about morals, history, gender and politics inherent in Western culture.



2010 MFA, Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York, USA

2008 Independent Studies with John Bock, Berlin, Germany

2007 Diploma with honors, Visual Arts, Academy of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany



MONA Collection, public collection, National Museum, Poznan, Poland

Kunststiftung Sparkasse Unna, Unna, Germany

Videonale Archive, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Several private collections: New York, Paris, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Marl, Essen, Santa Cruz, Rheda-Wiedenbrück



2016 Cinema Pirata, SOHO 20 Gallery, Brooklyn (S)

2015 01111010 01100101 01110010 (……) Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich, Germany (S)

2014 La Mujer, GOETHE Center, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia (P)

2014 Zero Gravity, Kunstverein Unna, Unna, Germany (S)

2013 Zero Gravity, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)

2013 Award for Art and Language, Kulturstiftung Sparkasse UnnaKamen, Unna, Germany (S)

2012 Action Manual Vol. I, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Dortmund, Germany, curated by Sandra Dichtl (S)

2012 Action Manual Vol. II, Orangerie at Schloss Rheda and Werkstatt Bleichhäuschen, Rheda Wiedenbrück, Germany, curated by Melanie Körkemeier (S)




Deep Inside – 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Trekhgornaya Manufactory, Moscow, Russia, curated by Nadim Samman (G upcoming)

Video Shop, NADA art fair, Kunstraum LLC, New York, USA (G)

4to Festival de Performance Cimientos, Centro Patino, Cochabamba, Bolivia, kuratiert von Rodrigo Rada und Alejandra Dorado (G up.)

Transmission, Bagkeion building, in context of the Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece (G)

Embrace, Kunstraum, Brooklyn, USA, curated by Jessica Holburn (G)


Le Fruit defend, Galerie du Beffroi, Namur, Belgium (G)

Narcissist Ball: In the garden of early delights, BOFFO & Paddle 8, New York (G)

Call of the Wild: Pioneers, Rebels and Heroines, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, USA (P)

GlobalDraw Project, Oude Stadsgalerij in Heerlen, Netherlands (G)

Woman. Equal and Different, Festarte Videoart Festival, Space On Art, Rome (Sc)


DEW21 Kunstpreis, Museum für Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte, Dortmund, Germany (G)

BORG Biennale, Antwerp, Belgium (G)

Research/ Presentation, KIOSKO Galeria, Santa Cruz, Bolivia (S)

The Last Bruciennale, 837 Washington Street, New York, curated by BHQFU & Julian Schnabel (G)

FEARFULAWESOME – Ecstasy, death and rebirth of a male painter, TEMP Art Space, New York, curated by S.A.N.E. (G)


Middle Gate Geel 13, CC de Werft, Geel, Belgium, curated by Jan Hoet (G)

Coupe de Ville 2013, WARP, Sint Niklaas, Belgium, curated by Stef van Bellingen (G)

Framing the Viewshed: Groundswell, Olana, Hudson, New York (P)

Out of Blink, Sarah Crown, New York, USA, curated by Sarah Corona (G)

Peekskill Project V, Hudson Valley Contemporary Art Center, Peekskill, USA (G)


80WSE presents, 80wse Gallery/ NYU Steinhardt, New York, USA, curated by Michael Cohen (G)

TINA B. – The Prague Festival of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic (G)

Premiere of //KIDS//, ZKM- Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, curated by Peter Weibel (Sc)

Spring Show, 532 Thomas Jaeckel Gallery, New York (G)

AIVA Festival, Angelholm, Sweden, curated by Anders Weberg (Sc)


German Photography Now – Emotion, Drama and Narration in the stylistic variety, Jinsun Gallery, Seoul, Korea, curated by Sun Jung Kim (G)

ART EDITION, Jinsun Gallery, Jongnogu, Seoul, Korea (G)

Queering Sex, Human Resources, Los Angeles, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso and Kathryn Garcia (G)

The days of this society are numbered, Abrons Art Center, New York, USA, curated by Miguel Amado (G)

WE ARE: Live and let die, Nuture Art, Brooklyn, USA, curated by Guillermo Creus (G)

EPAF European Performance Art Festival, Warsaw, Poland (Sc)


‘Qui Vive?’ 2nd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia, curated by Karina Karaeva (G)

Short-term deviation, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA, curated by Jie Liang Lin and Jesse Hlebo (G)

As you like it II, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Marilyn Rosenberg (G)

SCREENING/SALON/CABARET/DISCO, ICA Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso (Sc)

Uncontrollable Flesh, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso (Sc)

Collective Show, Participant Inc., New York, USA, curated by Sarvia Jasso and Kunstverein NY (Sc)



2016 NYFA, Fiscal Sponsoring POCAHONTAS RETURNS, New York

2015 NYFA, Fiscal Sponsoring OPHELIA, New York

2014 Residency, KIOSKO Galeria, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

2013 Production Grant, NRW Film- und Medienstiftung, Düsseldorf, Germany

2013 Stipend for Artistic Research Abroad, Ministry of Culture NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

2013 Award for ‘Art and Language’, Kulturstiftung Sparkasse UnnaKamen, Unna, Germany

2012 Prattsville Artist residency, Art Center, Prattsville, USA

2012 Grant for ‘King Kong Theory’, Puffin Foundation, Teaneck, USA

2012 Nominated for Prize for Young Artists, Ministry of Culture NRW, Nordrhine-Westfalia, Germany

2011 DAAD Scholarship for Int. Research – New York, DAAD, Bonn, Germany

2011 Stipend for Artistic Research Abroad, Ministry of Culture NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011 Deutsche Börse Residency Program, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

2010 International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) Residency, New York

2010 Stipend for Artistic Research Abroad/ ISCP, Ministry of Culture NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

2010 Project Fund, Art Student Council, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York

2010 Artist Business Career Development Grant, Artworks International, New Mexico, USA

2009 Womens Voices, 1st Price, Musique a la Mode, New York

2008 MFA Stipend, Collection Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany

2008 Merit Scholarship, Columbia University, New York

2008 Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia University, New York

2007 Fulbright scholarship, Fulbright commission Berlin, Germany

2006 DAAD Freemover scholarship, DAAD, Bonn, Germany

2006 HESGE- School of Art and Design, residency, Geneva, Switzerland

2005 Nomination for Nordrhein- Westfalen Price for Young Artists, Münster, Germany

2004 Young Media Award, Jugendvideopreis, Dresden, Germany Karownale, Prize of the Jury, Filmfestival, Berlin, Germany

2003 DFJW scholarship, French- German youth organization, Berlin–Paris, Germany-France

Villa Arson, residency, Nice, France



Selected Catalog (C), Booklet (B), Article (A)


Arielle Bier, Young and the Restless, Berlin: Artforum (A)

Hettie Judah, “The 5th Moscow Biennale for Young Art Signals Millennials’ Deepest Anxieties – The fears are not generation-specific but this expression of them is.“, London: artnet News (A)

Nadim Samman, “5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art”, Moscow: Moscow Museum of Modern Art (C)

Hili Perlson, “The 5th Moscow Biennale for Young Art Announces Bold List of Participants”, New York: Artnet News (A)

Martin John Callanan, 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art – Departure of All, London: Greyisgood (A)

V Московская международная биеннале молодого искусства объявила участников Основного проекта, Moscow: Artguide (A)

Andrew Nunes, “Finally, the Art World Gets a Bootleg Video Store”, New York: The Creator’s Project (A)

Kari Adelaide, “Highlights from NADA New York 2016”, New York: Huffington Post (A)

William J.Simmons, “10 Picks from NADA 2016”, New York: Interview Magazine (A)

Brian Boucher, “11 Booths I could hardly tear myself away from at NADA New York”, New York: Artnet News (A)


Paddy Johnson, “Kunstraum by the Navy Yard”, New York: ArtFCity (A)

“Das Münchner Wochenende – Wenn die Musen durchmachen”, Munich: Süddeutsche.de – Kultur (A)

“Bilder, die bewegen- Das Festival Kino der Kunst zeigt Filme Bildender Künstler an verschiedenen Orten”, Munich: Süddeutsche.de – Kultur (A)

Kino der Kunst, Munich: EIKON Süd GmbH / KINO DER KUNST (B)

Claude Lorent, „Le fruit trop savoureux du jardin d’Eden“, Namur: La Libre Culture (A)

John A.Parks, “Universal Principles of Art: 100 Key Concepts for Understanding, Analyzing, and Practicing Art”, Beverly: Rockport Publishers (C)


Lotte Allen, “Stand-In: Self & Subjectivity as Performing Artist”, Participatory Research & Social Inquiry, New York: The New School (A)

“Residentes Marcin y Roeb exponen en galería Kiosko”, Santa Cruz: El Deber (A)

Carmel Melouney, “Women’s Artwork a Focus at the Last Brucennial”, New York: Metropolis – Wall Street Journal (A)

Oscar Laluyan, “PICTURE THIS: Awesome and Nothing to Fear”, New York: Artefuse, 2014 (A)

Helga Marsala, “Un progetto del collettivo SANE da TEMP Art Space, a New York. Da Andy Hope 1930 a Björk, esplorazioni tra mitologie, conflitti e storie di ambiguità”, Milan: Artribune, 2014 (A)

Sarah Corona, “FEARFULAWESOME – Ecstasy, death and rebirth of a male painter. {TEMP} Art Space, New York”, USA/ Budva: Wallstreet International Magazine, 2014 (A)


Middle Gate Geel 13, Brussels: Agora/Tempus, 2013 (C)

Coup de Ville, WARP, Sint Niklaas: WARP, 2013 (C)

Ashli Molina, “Artist Nadja Verena Marcin Travels to Florida to Recite Nietzsche in Zero Gravity”, Miami New Times, 2013 (A)

Jennifer Kabat, “The dream of the 90S: Where did all the anger go? 1993 at the New Museum”, The Weeklings, 2013 (A)

Peter Friese, “Preis für Kunst und Sprache”, Unna: Kunststiftung Sparkasse Unna, Apr 2013 (A)

Sarah Corona, “The Wonderful World of Nadja Verena Marcin“, Sarahcrown.com, 2013 (A)


Katy Diamond Hamer, “80WSE presents: Annual Group Show”, Eyes-Towards-The-Dove, 2012 (A)

Tilman Abegg, “Die Gefahrensucherin”, Dortmund: Ruhrnachrichten, Nov 2012 (A)

Katharina Werneke, “Film ab für irritierende Momente”, Die Glocke, Nov 2012 (A)

Ralph Wilms, “Im Hightechbus nach Ägypten”, Marl: WAZ, Nov 2012 (A)

2.Ruhrbiennale, Duisburg: ”Aorta Kunst & Kulturverein”, Jul 2012 (C)

”Month of Performance Art”, Second Edition, Berlin: MPA-Berlin, May 2012 (C)


”German Photography Now – Emotion, Drama and Narration in the stylistic variety”, Seoul: Jinsun Gallery, Oct 2011 (C)

Gail Victoria Braddock, “The days of this society are numbered”, New York: The Brooklyn Rail, Apr 2011 (A)

”WE ARE:…”, New York: Nuture Art, Jul 2011 (C)

Greta Gesenberg, “Hotel und andere Erzählungen”, The-Solo-Project, Basel: Jens Fehring Gallery, Jun 2011 (A)

”The-Solo-Project – Solo Shows by 50 Selected Galleries”, Basel: The-Solo-Project, Jun 2011 (C)

Bettina Haiss, “Über die Sprachlosigkeit”, Lost of translation, Frankfurt: Jens Fehring Gallery, Jan 2011 (A)


Keith Garth, “Zines, Zombies, and Rackets: Short-Term Deviation Opens at EFA”, New York: The Faster Times, Oct 2010 (A)

”USA/MFA@Bezalel”, Tel Aviv: Bezalel Academy, Jul 2010 (C)

”‚Qui Vive?‘ 2nd Moscow International Biennale for Young Art”, Moskow: Museum of Modern Art, Jul 2010 (C)

Sarvia Jasso, ”SCREENING/SALON/CABARET/DISCO”, Philadephia: ICA, Jun 2010 (B)

Georg Elben, ”Videoperformance- Modelle der Selbstbetrachtung”, Münster: AZKM, Jan 2010 (C)

“German-born artist Nadja Marcin Wins Artist Business Career Development Grant”, ARTWORKinternational online, Santa Fe, Jan 2010 (A)



Categories: Artists

Tanja Selzer



Tanja Selzer


Tanja Selzer – Works available on Artsy (link)


Tanja Selzer lives and works in Berlin, Germany.  Born in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, Selzer completed her studies at the University of Applied Sciences, Department of Design in Hamburg, Germany.  Her focus lies in painting. With her work, she explores the boundaries of voyeuristic situations and their social consequences.  Since 2005 her work is exhibited nationally and internationally and is part of public and private collections.  In 2008 she won the Gesellschafter art award with a special exhibition at the Art Fair 21 in Cologne. 

1993-1999  University of Applied Sciences, Department of Design, Hamburg, Germany

COLLECTIONS  (selected)
Familly Schneider collection, Greieich, Germany
Rusche SØR Collection, Berlin/Oelde
Museum am Dom, Würzburg
HSH Nordbank, Hamburg
Sammlung Schirm, Berlin


2018 Unusual flowers, Kornhausgalerie Weingarten, curated by Dr. Martin Oswald 
2014 Meet me in the Trees 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2013 Sweet Lies, Janine Bean Gallery, Berlin
2012 September 8th – October 13th, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2011 “Keine Tränen für die Kreaturen der Nacht”, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2011 “Sabotage”, art.ist Galerie, Castrop-Rauxel, Germany
2011 Galerie Mühlfeld+Stohrer, Frankfurt a. M., Germany
2010 “Gib mir dein Rot”, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2010 “Nothing Happened”, Galerie Mühlfeld+Stohrer, Frankfurt a. M.
2009 “Surface”, Verve Gallery, Berlin
2007 “New Works”, Galerie Andreas Engler, Berlin
2006 “Full Coverage”, Galerie Andreas Engler, Berlin

2013 Schöne Landschaft – Bedrohte Natur, Landschaftsbilder aus der Collection SØR Rusche /
Kunsthalle Osnabrück / Germany
2013 Tierstücke from the Collection SØR Rusche / Abtei Liesborn Museum / Germany
2013 I Amesterdam you Berlin, St. Johannes-Evangelist-Church / Berlin / Germany
2012 “KREATUREN”, painting, photography, video and sculpture, Tanja Selzer, Sabine Wenzel, Sevrina Giard, Kerstin Grimm, janinebeangallery, Berlinz
2012 “Eros und Thanatos”, April 28th – May 26th, Collection SØR Rusche Berlin/Oelde, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
2011 “SATT”, Kunstverein artmx.eV, during Lange Nacht der Museen, Cologne, Germany
2011 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York City, USA
2011 “Röhrender Hirsch”, Galerie Karin Sutter, Basel, Switzerland
2011 “HotSpot Berlin – Eine Momentaufnahme”, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, featuring a benefit auction with Simon de Pury
2011 “WANTED”, janinebeangallery, Berlin
2011 “Kreaturen”, Kunstverein Lemgo, Germany
2011 “Kreaturen”, Galerie Bernau, Germany
2010 “NORDSCHAU 4 – Neue Blicke in die Kunstsammlung der HSH Nordbank”, Hamburg, Germany
2010 Café Endlager, curated by Ralf Schmerberg, Stuttgart, Germany
2009 “Idyllic Abysses”, Lucas Carrieri Gallery, Berlin
2009 “8 Years Gallery”, Galerie Mühlfeld+Stohrer, Frankfurt a. M. , Germany
2009 “NORDSCHAU 1 – Blick in die Kunstsammlung der HSH Nordbank”, Hamburg, Germany
2008 “artmx cologne vol.01”, Cologne, Germany
2008 3rd prize at the Members Art Award 2008, ART FAIR 21, Cologne, Germany
2005 “Electric Ladyland”, Umformwerk Bewag, Berlin




Categories: Artists

John Alexander Parks



John A. Parks – Works available on Artsy (link)


John A. Parks, born 1952 in Leeds, England, is a painter who has shown widely in the US and England over the last thirty years. His work is represented in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Royal College of Art Collection, the Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design and many private collections.  He received his M.A.(R.C.A.) in Painting from Royal College of Art, London, England (1973-76), and his B.A. in Fine Art from Hull College of Art, Hull, England (1970 – 73).

Beginning with his meticulous but lyrical realist paintings in the late seventies Parks has concentrated on themes of English life and the broader issue of the relationship between personal and national identity. A long series of delicately romantic paintings in the eighties explored the English obsession with the transformational properties of gardening and landscaping.  In the late eighties and nineties Parks shifted his attention to British public imagery where he applied a whimsical, playful and sometimes alarming painterly attack to undermine and decode some of the nation’s most preciously held icons.  ln recent years Parks has been using a finger painting technique – literally painting with his fingers – to explore the imagery that occupied his imagination as a child.  Paintings of trains, hunting scenes and monuments have recently been superseded my images of schoolyards and the pursuits of boyhood – cycling, exploring, fighting and camaraderie. “The recent work is all executed from memory,” says Parks. “And in using finger painting I’m using a childish method to explore childish things. For all that, these are far from childish paintings.  I’m amazed at the rich surfaces and evocative properties of the pictures I’m able to make this way. They are starting to feel like the very stuff of memory.  I’ve never been more excited about what I’m doing.” Parks is currently working on a series of Putti paintings.  “Ever since the Romans dreamed them up putti have accompanied many kinds of imagery.  Rediscovered by Renaissance painters, they appear in countless works throughout the centuries, cheerfully mirroring and often exaggerating grownup behavior. Having worked on narrative paintings for the last few years, I’ve recently been using putti because they give me the opportunity to explore human gestures and interactions in a way that is playful, sometimes bizarre and strangely universal.   Using them often feels absurd or wayward but the possibilities for invention, humor and insight into human behavior seem compelling.  Putti are also mysterious beings; in the end none of the painters who used them knew who or what they are.  Neither do I.”


Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Royal College of Art, London
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design
Numerous private collections. AWARDS | GRANTS
1988 National Endowment for the Arts Grant
1974 British Institute Award for Figurative Painting
1974 Scholarship to Skowhegan School of Art, Maine
1974 Fullbright Travel Grant


2018 “Putti”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York

2015 “In New York”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
2013 “Paint and Memory”, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York
Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester VT
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
 Cricket Hill Gallery, New York
 Paul Smith, New York
 Coe Kerr Gallery, New York
 Louis Newman Gallery, Beverly Hills
 Coe Kerr Gallery, New York
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
 Segal Gallery, Boston
 Allan Stone Gallery, New York


Made in the UK. Contemporary British Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, 
Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design
 Chicago International Art Fair
Art Basel Miami Beach
Art Basel Miami Beach
 Armory Show, New York
 “Group” Allan Stone Gallery, New York
”Forty Years” Allan Stone Gallery, New York
”New Realism” Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, San Francisco
 “Landscapes” Allan Stone Gallery, New York. Exhibition including work by de Kooning, Wayne Thiebaud, Franz Kline, Richard Estes and others
”London/Paris/New York” at the Beadleston Gallery, New York. An exhibition of cityscapes including work by Monet, Pissaro, Bonnard, Stuart Davis and others
Allan Stone Gallery, New York
Allan Stone Gallery
Hollis Taggart Gallery, Washington DC
Gerold Wunderlich Gallery, New York
Chicago International Art Exposition
 Duke University, Durham, NC
 Kornblee Gallery, New York
 Royal Academy, London SELECTED PRESS
New York Times, 2012 Dec.14, Review of exhibition at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel by Roberta Smith.
Passport Magazine. Winter 2005-6. Major article with reproductions.
New York Sun. June 30th 2005. Review of the exhibition at Allan Stone Gallery.
Pulse Magazine. June 2005. Interview.
American Artist. May 1992. Major article with reproductions by Jane Cottingham.
ArtSpeak. February 1984.”John Parks at Allan Stone.”
New York Times. May 30th 1982. John Russell.
Arts Magazine, September and November 1978.



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Ian Hughes



Ian Hughes


Ian Hughes – Works available on Artsy (link)


Ian Hughes’ paintings probe an artistic vein in which naturalistic forms shape-shift on top of a flat color-space.  He explores the psychological and emotional link between the brain and the viscera, forming a kind of connective tissue with the viewer.  Fluid, intertwining, and semi-transparent forms exude a bodily presence while suggesting a tangle of shifting associations. Hughes seduces with sensuous textures and a luscious palette of chromatic pinks, yellows and turquoise blues modulated by pearl whites and carbon blacks.  For Hughes, the color field is a stage on which to choreograph a visual and psychological drama.

Hughes’ work has appeared in numerous group shows in New York City, including featured exhibitions at The Drawing Center (Selections 31) and a White Room exhibit at White Columns (1991) curated by Bill Arning. In 1998, Artists’ Space featured three large Hughes paintings in an exhibition celebrating its 25th Anniversary and curated by Irving Sandler, Founder, and Claudia Gould, Director. Hughes received his B.A. in 1981 from Yale College, where he also attended the Yale Summer School of Art at Norfolk, CT, and his MFA in 1984 from Columbia University School of Art.  He was selected for a solo booth in the 2012 inaugural edition of UNTITLED: Miami, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud.  Hughes lives and works in New York City.

1986 M.F.A., Columbia University School of the Arts,
Division of Painting and Sculpture, New York, NY
1981 B.A., Yale University, New Haven, CT
1980 Yale Summer School of Art at Norfolk, Norfolk, CT
Ellen Stoeckel Battel Fellowship Recipient


2016 Paint Heads, curated by Charles Marburg, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, LIC, NY

2015 Context Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2014 Context Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2014 Ian Hughes Paintings 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel New York, NY
2013 Ten Artists Adelson Galleries Boston, MA
2012 Untitled Art Fair, South Beach, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)
2012 Context Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2012 Ian Hughes Paintings, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)
2012 Art Wynwood, Miami,  532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2011 Aqua Art Miami, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2010 Inside Out, Ian Hughes Paintings, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (S)
2010 Aqua, Miami,532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York (G)
2009 Paper in the Wind, curated by David Gibson, 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel , New York, NY (G)
2003 New Works on Paper, Victoria Munroe Fine Art, Boston, MA
2002 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Watercolor: In the Abstract, conceived by Melissa Meyers, curated by Pamela Auchincloss and Alex Muse
2002 Michael C Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery, SUNY College, Fredonia, NY (G)
2002 Butler Institute of America, Youngstown, OH (G)
2002 Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson University, Wayne, NJ (G)
2002 Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL (G)
2001 Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, N.Y. (G)
Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, NY
1999 Surfing the Surface, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Abstraction in Process, Artists Space, New York, NY; (G)
curated by Irving Sandler and Claudia Gould
1991 White Room: Paintings, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
1991, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY
1990 Hall Walls, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY
1989 Climate ‘89, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Drawings, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1985 Selections 31, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

1996 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Recipient for Painting

New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA. March, 2005
Rose, Barbara. “Watercolor: In the Abstract.” Exhibition catalogue essay, September 2001 (color illustration)
Everett, Deborah. “Double Vision: Studio Visit with Ian Hughes.” NY Arts, September 1999, p54. (reproduction)
Johnson, Ken. “Abstraction in Process II.” The New York Times, February 6, 1998, p. E36.
Atamian, Christopher. “Abstraction in Process II.” Review, February 15, 1998.
Gibson, David. “Abstraction in Process II.” NY Arts, March-April 1998, p.17 (reproduction)
Arning, Bill. Update 1991. (exhibition catalogue) Fall, 1991.
Chaet, Bernard. The Art of Drawing (Third Edition). Holt, Rinehart, Winston, 1983, (reproductions)







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Les Joynes

Les Joynes, "Shapeshifter" stillshot


Les Joynes


Les Joynes is an American artist living and working in New York. He is a graduate of Central Saint Martins, London (B.A. Hons Fine Art, 1996); Goldsmiths, University of London (M.A. Fine Art, 1997); Musashino Art University (Masters in Fine Art, 2001); and Leeds Metropolitan University, UK (PhD, 2012). He was Japan Ministry of Education and Culture Scholar in Tokyo; Visiting Scholar in Art and Philosophy at Columbia University; CEC ArtsLink Grantee and Fulbright-Hays awardee. He serves on the College Arts Association International Committee and the Editorial Committee for ProjectAnywhere, University of Newcastle, Australia, a peer-reviewed arts research project exploring the outer limits of art and site specificity. He recently presented his work at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge University and convened a PhD Fine Art master-class at Chelsea College of Art, London. He is Fellow at the University of the Arts London Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN).

American, Born Southern California 1963. Lives and works in New York.




2017                 Post Doctorate                            University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

2012                 PhD                                             Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, UK

2001                 Masters in Fine Art                      Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan

1997                 M.A. Fine Art                               Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

1996                 B.A. (Hons) Fine Art                    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK

1986                 B.A. (Cum Laude)in History        Boston University, USA



2019     Visiting Scholar and Scientist Program, Scholar Art and Philosophy, Columbia University, New York

2019     US Department of State Zero1: Art and Technology Artist

2017     CEC ArtsLink Foundation New York grant for St. Petersburg, Russia

2017     Fulbright Hays US Public Diplomacy Mission China Award, Beijing

2017     Renmin University Merit Award (School of Art), Beijing, China

2016     US Department of State sponsored Fellowship, Mongolia

2015     Visiting Fellow, Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN), University of the Arts London (UAL), UK

2014     Fulbright Hays US Public Diplomacy Award for Mongolia

2014     CEC ArtsLink Foundation Grant for Mongolia

2009     Edwin Austin Abbey Fellowship, National Academy Museum, New York

2008     The Nordic Artists Center, Norway

2009     Queenstown Council, Singapore Citation Award, Singapore

2009     Bauhaus Foundation Artist Fellowship, Dessau, Germany

2001     Japanese Ministry of Education and Culture, Scholarship (1997-2001)

1995     Erasmus Scholarship, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-arts, Paris

1995     King Sturge Award for Sculpture, London




2017     Inside Out Art Museum, Beijing (FormLAB)

2014     Zanabazar Museum of Fine Art, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (FormLAB)

2013     Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, São Paulo, Brazil

2012     The Brazilian Museum of Sculpture, São Paulo, Brazil

2011     Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, New York

2010     Treignac Projet, Correze, France

2008     Åmotgård Museum, Bygstad, Norway

2008     Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY

2005     Space Gallery, London, UK

1998     Casa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1997     Norimatsu Museum, Matsuyama, Japan





2014     976 Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Launch exhibition for Mongolia at Venice Biennale

2013     University of São Paulo, Brazil

2012     Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, South Korea

2012     Fenberger Museum, Nagano, Japan

2010     University of Minnesota, Katherine Nash Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2010     Brazilian Museum of Sculpture, São Paulo, Brazil

2010     Welsh Museum of Modern Art,  Wales, UK

2010     Exit 11, Grand-Leez, Belgium

2010     San Diego State University, cur. Bibiana Padilla Maltos, San Diego, CA

2007     The Guy Debord Show, Cur. Dan Levenson, New General Catalog, New York

2007     Mazzeo Gallery, New York, NY

2007     Sandra Bürgel Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2008     South La Brea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006     Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2006     CBGB, New York, New York, NY

2005     Art Fair Tokyo, Japan

2005     Romo Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2005     Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2004     Bergstübl Mitte, Berlin, Germany

2003     Albert Schweitzer spielt Johann Sebastian Bach, with Klaus Winichner, Berlin

2003     Mars Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2002     Tactical Museum/ AIT, Cur. by Roger McDonald, Tokyo, Japan

2002     Maejima Art Center, Cur. by Roger McDonald, Okinawa, Japan

2001     Mizuma Gallery, Cur. Roger McDonald, Tokyo, Japan

2001     The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. Cur. Emil Goh, Sydney, Australia

2001     Gallery 4a, Sydney. Cur. Emil Goh, Sydney, Australia

2001     Seoul Foundation for Art and Culture, South Korea

2000     Nylon Gallery, London, UK

2000     Asahi Contemporary Art 2000, Tokyo, Japan

1999     Bangkok Experimental Film Festival. Curator, Project 304, Bangkok

1999     Tatsumi Orimoto Space, Kawasaki, Japan

1996     Milch Gallery, London, UK

1995     Barbican, London, UK




2017     Columbia University Global Center Beijing

2014     US Department of State, Ulaanbaatar and Washington, D.C

2014     Өнөөдөр (Unuduur), Mongolian newspaper – Interview with Les Joynes

2014     China Central Television (CCTV), Beijing

2012     Kim, Hee-young, Seoul Foundation for Art & Culture, An Archaeology of Time: Les Joynes

2012     Epoca São Paulo (magazine), Sao Paulo

2012     Cultura e Arte (magazine), São Paulo, FormLAB primeira versão no Brasil

2012     Colhera da Culture (magazine), São Paulo, FormLAB

2012     TVO-São Paulo, Les Joynes (Televised Interview), São Paulo, Brazil

2008     Sele, Katrine, Interview: Parallel Universes, Amotgaard, Bygstad, Firde (newspaper), Norway

2008     Ewald, Gritta, Dagbeeld (magazine), Rotterdam, Netherlands

2008     Fujimori, Manami, In the City on the Move: Featured artists: New York, Boon (magazine), Japan

2006     Gossart, Séverine, Columbia University Oral History Archives, New York

2006     Kobe Shimbun (newspaper), Japan

2002     Commons & Sense (magazine), Tokyo, Japan

2002     Savannah, Gae, Sculpture Magazine, Washington DC

2001     Japan Design (magazine), Tokyo, Japan

2000     Charlesworth, J.J. The Raft, Art Monthly, London




Museu de Arte Brasileira (MAB), São Paulo, Brazil

Brazilian Museum of Sculpture, São Paulo, Brazil

The City of Awaji, Japan

Norimatsu Museum, Matsuyama, Japan

Seoul Foundation for Art and Culture/ The City of Seoul, South Korea

Private collections in the UK, Japan, Belgium, France, China and the US



2018     Inside Out Art Museum, Beijing, China

2017     CEC-ArtsLink, St. Petersburg, Russia

2013     Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, São Paulo, Brazil

2012     Seoul Foundation for Art and Culture, Seoul, South Korea

2012     Toosneger Printmaking and Painting Residency, Dordrecht, Netherlands

2010     Treignac Projet, France

2009     Abbey Fellowship in Public Art, National Academy Museum, New York

2008     Nordic Artists Center (NKD), Dalsasen, Norway

2006     Nagasawa Mokuhanga Woodblock Printmaking Fellowship, Awaji, Japan

1994     Poznan Summer Academy Residency,  Poland (1993 and 1994)




2018     Creative Industries Program, Peking University, Beijing, China

2017     Curatorial Program, Smolny/ Bard College, St. Petersburg, Russia

2017     Pro-Arte, St. Petersburg, Russia

2017     Renmin University, Beijing, China (2013-present)

2017     Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY        

2017     Columbia University Global Center Beijing, China

2016     Pulse/ Play, Pulse Art Fair and The Cultivist, New York, NY

2016     College Arts Association Conference, New York, NY

2015     Cambridge University, UK

2015     Mongolian National University of Education, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

2015     Mongolian National University for Art and Culture, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

2015     PhD Master-class on Interdisciplinary art, University of the Arts London

2015     National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2014     College Arts Association Conference, Chicago, IL

2014     American Center for Mongolian Studies/ US Embassy, Mongolia

2012     Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea

2011     Columbia University Eugene Lang Center for Entrepreneurship, New York

2006     University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 

2009     LaSalle College of Art, Singapore and National University of Singapore, Singapore

1999     Musashino Art University, Tokyo, Japan (1999-2001)

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