Bio

 

Born 1966 in Indianapolis, Indiana
Lives and works in New York City
   
Education  
1995 MFA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1988 BFA, Boston University, Boston, MA
   
Solo Exhibitions
2018 Women, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY
2015 New Paintings, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Barack and Michelle Obama, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2007 Everybody Knew That Canadians were the Best Hockey Players, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2003 ACME, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Deitch Projects, New York, NY
1999 ACME, Los Angeles, CA
1997 Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY (two person exhibition with Judie Bamber)
  ACME, Santa Monica, CA
   
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Kith & Kin, Lunder Arts Center, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
  Palinopsia, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen
  Drawn Together Again, The Flag Foundation, New York
2017 The New Baroque, Booth Gallery, New York, NY
  Really?, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  By the River, ACME, Los Angeles
2016 Passage, ACME, Los Angeles
  Minerva, Cuevas Tilleard Projects, New York
  Introspective, Bravin Lee Programs, New York
2015 Unrealism, Moore Building, ArtBasel Miami Beach, Curated by Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian
2014 Convergence, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
  Unrealism, Part 1, Fredericks and Freiser, New York, NY
  Twenty Years, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Totally Gay for Sports, Lodge Gallery, New York, NY
  Ladies and Gents, Solomon Contemporary, New York, NY
  Silhouette, Blackburn 20/20, New York, NY
2012 Rich and Cultivated, Sardine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  I Glove You, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
  MIE: A Portrait by 35 Artists, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
2011 Cinematic Bodies, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
  GOLDMINE: Works from the Collection of Sirje and Michael Gold, University Art
Museum, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
2010 Private Future, Mark Jancou Gallery, New York, NY
  Casual Male, Sherman Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
  private(dis)play, COCA, St. Louis, MO; travelled to Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY; and The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
  Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Identity in Sports, Cranbrook Art Museum,
Bloomfield Hills, MI
  Superficiality and Superexcrescence: Surface and Identity in Recent California Art, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
2008 Conceptual Figures, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
  Out of Shape, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
2007 NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
  Celebrity, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
  Fung Wah, Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston MA
2006 ArtBasel, Deitch Projects, Basel, Switzerland
  Stiff, Gallery 40000, Chicago, IL
2005 Superstar, Kunsthalle, Wien, Austria
  Postmodern Portraiture, The Logan Collection, Vail, CO
  Tete a Tete, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
  Honeymoon with Romeo, Groeflin/Maag Galerie, Basel, Switzerland
  Image/Text, G.A.S.P., Boston
2004 The Charged Image, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
  Monument to Now, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
  She’s Come Undone, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY
  When I think of You I Touch Myself, New York Academy of Art, curated by David Humphrey
  Singing My Song, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Crosscurrents: Contemporary Art from the Neuberger Berman Collection, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
  Reverie: Works from the Collection of Douglas Cramer, The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
  By The Hand of the Father, Luckman Fine Arts Center, Cal State LA, Los Angeles, CA
  Cher Peintre, Centre Pompidou, Musee National D’Art Moderne, Paris; travelled to Kunsthalle Wien and Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  Mask or Mirror? A Play of Portraits, Worcester Museum of Art, Worcester, MA
  Post L.A. Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose CA, curated by Michael Duncan
  Enough About Me, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Deb Kass
  Supernatural Playground, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
2001 Form Follows Fiction, Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy
  Casino 2001, First Quadrennial of Contemporary Art, Stedelijk Museum Voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium
  Before They Became Who They Are, Kravets/Wehby, New York, NY
2000 Recent Acquisitions, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
  Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1999 In Your Face, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
1998 Painting From Another Planet, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
  Transience and Sentimentality, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
1996 Be Specific, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  Subject/ Object, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Cerritos, CA
1995 Realm of Morpheus: Dream Image in Art, Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA
  Self-Portrayal, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Vital Signs, L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA
  ACME Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1994 House of Styles, TRI Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Figuratively Speaking, Jan Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  The Hot Crop, Claremont Mckenna College Gallery, Claremont, CA
1990 Figures, Faces, and Body Parts, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
 
Awards and Honors
2019 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant
2006 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant
2001 Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant
1999 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
1989 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
1988 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant
 
Collections
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
The Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC
The Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
 
Teaching Experience
2005 – present Queens College, City University of New York, New York, NY, Associate Professor
2003 – present New York Academy of Art, New York, Adjunct Faculty, Visiting Senior Critic
2009 – 2018 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, Visiting Associate Professor
2000 – 2005 Yale University School of Art, New Haven CT, Assistant Professor
1996 – 2000 School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA, Full Time Painting Faculty
1995 – 1996 Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa CA, Painting Instructor
1995 – 1996 University of California Los Angeles, Painting Department Technician
1993 – 1995 University of California Los Angeles, Teaching Assistant
   
Lectures and Panel Discussions
2019 Panelist, The Young and Evil, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
2018 Visiting Artist Lecture, Cooper Union for the Advancement of the Arts and Sciences, New York, NY
2015 Visiting Artist Lecture, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
2014 Visiting Artist Lecture, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  Lecture, “Rembrandt’s Lady with a Pink,” Portraits in Words: The New European Paintings Galleries, 1250–1800,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2013 Visiting Artist Lecture, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
  Panelist, “The Figure in Flux,” Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Visiting Artist Lecture, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2011 Moderator, George Tooker, Panel Discussion at DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Visiting Artist Lecture, Parsons School of Design, New York
  Visiting Artist Lecture, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, American University, Washington, DC
2009 Visiting Artist Lecture, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Boston University, Boston, MA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2008 Distinguished Fellow in Painting Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute,
San Francisco, CA
  Panelist, “Conceptual Figures,” organized by Ad Hoc Vox, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
  Atlantic Lecturer, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Tyler School of Art and Design, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Columbia University, New York, NY
2007 Panelist, “Fan Fictions,” organized by Ad Hoc Vox, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Hunter College, New York, NY
2006 Visiting Artist Lecture, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  Visiting Artist Lecture, The Claire Trevor School of Art, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
2005 Visiting Artist Lecture, Parson School of Design, New York, NY
2004 Panelist, “The Charged Image,” The Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT, moderated by Robert Rosenblum
  Lecture: “Tastelessness and Taste in Contemporary Art,” University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Visiting Artist Lecture, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
  Visiting Artist Lecture, The Graduate School of Figurative Art, The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
2002 Visiting Artist Lecture, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Boston University, Boston, MA
2001 Visiting Artist Lecture, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
2000 Visiting Artist Lecture, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  Panelist, “The Shaping of the Artist in the Institution,” Cal State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, moderated by Howard Singerman
  Visiting Artist Lecture, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
1999 Visiting Artist Lecture, Williams College, Williamstown, MA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
  Visiting Artist Lecture, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA