Born 1980, New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY


SELECT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
An Introduction to Nameless Love, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
An Introduction to Nameless Love, Participant Inc Gallery, New York, NY

2018
901 Washington Blvd. With Michael Stipe, VEDA, Florence, IT

2016
A Future Life, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR

2014
An Overture to Andy Kaufman, Frieze Projects, Frieze Foundation, London UK (cat.)

2013
Andy Kaufman: On Creating Reality, Maccarone, New York, NY

2011
The House of Thought, Karma, New York, NY

2008
Busan Biennial, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, KR. Curated by Nancy Barton and Michael Cohen (cat.)

2007
Prologues, Epilogues, Thresholds, Andreas Grimm, New York, NY (cat.)

2005
GONER, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2004
Souvenir, Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY


SELECT COLLABORATIONS

2017
Original Sin, Silent Green, Berlin, DE. Designer. Written and Directed by Susanne Sachsse, video by Phil Collins, music by xiu xiu.

2015
The Magic Flute: An Opera In Six Steps, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY. Designer and producer. In collaboration with Vaginal Davis, Susanne Sachsse, xiu xiu, Jesse Bransford, Michel Auder, and BFA students from NYU’s studio art program.

2014
New Sights, New Noise, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY. Produced in collaboration with Michael Stipe and BFA students from NYU’s studio art program.

2012
Camp/Anti-Camp, commissioned and presented by Hebel Theater and CHEAP Collective, Berlin, DE. Designer. Beauty Town, Commissioned by xiu xiu. Director. Film produced in collaboration with Dasha Shishkin and Jean
Kim.

2011
Vaginal Davis: Dejecta Protecta, The Museum of Contemporary Art , Los Angeles, CA. Designer and producer.

2010
Vaginal Davis is Speaking From the Diaphragm, Performance Space 122, New York, NY. Designer and producer.


SELECT CURATORIAL PROJECTS 

2016 Ellen Cantor: Are You Ready For Love?, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY. Presented in collaboration with concurrent Ellen Cantor exhibitions and public programs at Electronic Arts Intermix, Foxy Production, Maccarone, MOMA, Participant Inc., and Skowhegan. (cat.).

2015
David Nelson, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY. Co-curated with Nancy Brody (cat.).
James “Son Ford” Thomas: The Devil and his Blues, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY (cat.).

2014
Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY. Co-curated with Max Schumann.
Recycling Atlantis, a live exhibition about Jack Smith by Uzi Parnes, Carmelita Tropicana, and Ela Troyano, 80WSE, New York, NY.

2013
Peter Schuman: The Shatterer, The Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (cat.).
DEVOTION: Excavating Bob Mizer, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY.
Andy Kaufman’s 99cent Tour, Participant Inc., New York, NY.

2011
Resonate/Obliterate: Ron Athey and Julie Tolentino, Allen Street Studios, New York, NY. Co-curated with Lia Gangitano.
The usefulness of useless things, Fleisher-Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2009
Stuart Sherman: Nothing Up My Sleeve, Participant Inc., New York, NY, artist and curator, selected for 2009 PERFORMA Biennial (cat.).

2006
Where Art and Life Collide: Ron Athey and Vaginal Davis, Artists’ Space and the Siberia Club, New York, NY.

2005
Founders Day: Jack Smith and the Work of Reinvention, Grimm-Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY.


AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2017
MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH

2013
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2012
Haven Foundation Grant

2011
Yaddo Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY

2007
Blue Mountain Center Fellowship, Blue Mountain Lake, NY

2006
Yaddo Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY
MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH

2003
Yaddo Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY
MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH
Millay Colony Fellowship, Austerlitz, NY


EDUCATION

2006
MFA, New York University, NY

2002
BFA, California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita, CA

2000
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

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