Biography

Education:

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Teaching:

1973–80 Professor of Fine Art

1997–98 Professor of Fine Art

Painting and Drawing, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Two–Dimensional Design and Drawing, City College, New York City

 

Grant:

2012 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 Tanja Grunert, New York City

2014 Counterpath, Denver, Colorado

2012 Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Elizabeth Moore Fine Art, New York City

2007 Elizabeth Moore Fine Art, New York City

1996 A.I.R. Gallery, New York City

1995 Western Publishing Bldg., New York City

1994 A.I.R. Gallery, New York City

1991 A.I.R. Gallery, New York City

Washington State University, Pullman, WA, curated by Ross Coates

1989 A.I.R. Gallery, New York City

1986 Esther Rand Gallery, Tompkins Square Library, New York City

1984 Small Walls, New York City, curated by Joanne Greenbaum

1979 Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester Museum, Rochester, NY, graphite drawings, curated by Georgia Coopersmith

1972 O.K. Harris, New York City

Russell Sage College, Troy, NY, curated by Ross Coates

1970 O.K. Harris, New York City

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2016 Minus Space, 3- person show with Michael Brennan and John Zinsser, Brooklyn, NY

1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, “The Onward of Art”, New York City, curated by Karen Wilkin

Abrons Art Center, “Visible Histories”, New York City, curated by Max Weintraub

Sideshow Gallery, “Thru the Rabbit Hole”, Brooklyn, NY

2015 5 Myles Gallery, “Endless, Entire”, Brooklyn, NY curated by Rachel Nackman

Sideshow Gallery, “Nation III, Circle the Wagons”, Brooklyn, NY

2014 The Painting Center, New York City

Sideshow Gallery, “Nation II at the Alamo”, Brooklyn, NY

Skylight Gallery, Benefit for Art in a Box, New York City

Sideshow Gallery, “To Leo, a Tribute from the American Abstract Artists”, Brooklyn, NY

Morgan Stanley, “Sensory Impact”, Purchase, NY

Benefit for Bailey House, New York City

2013 Sideshow Gallery, “Nation”, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca Alcalá (IAGO), “Minus Space en Oaxaca”, Oaxaca, Mexico,

curated by Matthew Deleget

ParisCONCRET, Paris, France

Sideshow Gallery, “MIC CHECK (The: human mic)”, Brooklyn, NY

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2011 The Icebox, Crane Arts LLC, “Abstraction Infinity”, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Janet Kurnatowski

“American Abstract Artists International”, Berlin, Germany

O.K. Harris, New York City, curated by Ivan Karp

Sideshow Gallery, “It’s All Good (apocalpyse now)”, Brooklyn, NY

2010 The Aragonese Castle of Otranto, Otranto, Italy

Massey University, The Engine Room, “Escape from New York”, Wellington, New Zealand,

curated by Matthew Deleget

Robert Goff Gallery, “Non Objectif Sud Fundraiser”, New York City

Sideshow Gallery, “It’s a Wonderful 10th”, Brooklyn, NY

2009 RMIT University, “Escape from New York”, Melbourne, Australia, curated by Matthew Deleget

532 Gallery – Thomas Jaeckel, “Monochrome Utopia”, New York City, curated by Li Trincere

Gary Snyder Fine Art, “Non Objectif Sud Fundraiser”, New York City

Sideshow Gallery, “It’s A Wonderful Life”, Brooklyn, NY

2008 P. S. 1 Contemporary Art Center / MoMA, “MINUS SPACE”, Long Island City, NY, curated by Phong Bui

Curtin University of Technology, “Escape from New York”, Perth, Australia, curated by Matthew Deleget

A.I.R. Gallery, “The History Show, Part II”, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Carey Lovelace and Kat Griefen

The Painting Center, “Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina”, New York City

O.K. Harris, “No Chromophobia”, New York City, curated by Richard Witter

Sideshow Gallery, “Peace”, Brooklyn, NY

2007 Sydney Non-Objective (SNO), Sydney, Australia, curated by Matthew Deleget

Sideshow Gallery, “Material Matter”, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Kat Griefen (essay)

Sideshow Gallery, “The War is Over”, Brooklyn, NY

St. Peter’s College, “Continuum”, Jersey City, NJ

Minimal Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006 Wooster Arts Space, 3 person show with Edward Shalala and Stephen Westfall, New York City

Sideshow Gallery, “The War is Over”, Brooklyn, NY

2005 Metaphor Contemporary Art, “Ideal”, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Rene Lynch

Yellow Bird Gallery, “Optical Simulations”, Newburgh, NY, curated by Jill Connor

2004 Locus Media Gallery, “Domestic Affairs”, New York City, curated by Marcia Yerman

Cheryl Hazan Gallery, New York City

2003 Margaret Thatcher Projects, “5 Year Anniversary”, New York City

2002 Metaphor Contemporary Art, “Atmosphere”, Brooklyn, NY

Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

Margaret Thatcher Projects, “3 Painters”, 3 person show with Don Voisine and Robert Sagerman, New York City

2001 Margaret Thatcher Projects, “In House”, New York City

2000 Margaret Thatcher Projects, “Summer Indulgence”, New York City

1999 Margaret Thatcher Projects, “Drawings”, New York City

Margaret Thatcher Projects, “Unique Editions of Ten By Ten Artists”, New York City, curated by Timothy Linn

1998 Eich Space, “Portfolio Series”, New York City

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1995 Condeso/Lawler, New York City, curated by Margaret Thatcher and Sue Lawler

O’Hara Gallery, “The Small Painting”, New York City, curated by Michael Walls

ARTWALK NY ’95 (Coalition for the Homeless Benefit), The Puck Bldg., New York City

420 West Broadway, “Art Initiatives Benefit”, New York City, curated by Michael Walls

A.I.R. Gallery, New York City, “Works on Paper”

1994 Artists Space, “Night of a Thousand Drawings”, New York City

1993 The Art Center on First, “The Spirit of Nature/The Nature of the Spirit”, Jersey City, N J,

curated by Robert Pfitzenmeier

1993, 92, 89, 88

A.I.R. Gallery, New York City

1990 Everson Museum of Art, “Empire State Biennial”, Syracuse, NY

A.I.R. Gallery, New York City

Cheltenham Center for the Arts, “50th Annual Awards Painting Exhibition”, Cheltenham, PA,

curated by Diane Waldman

Home Box Office Building, “Contemporary Abstract Painting: An Alternative View”, New York City,

curated by Daria Rigney

Owen-Patrick Gallery, “Small Paintings”, Philadelphia, PA

1987 55 Mercer, Invitational, New York City

1986 Charlottenborg, “Intericon ’86”, (installation), Copenhagen, Denmark

Clocktower, “Letters”, New York City, curated by Judith Van Wagner and Carol Davis

1985 Hand In Hand, New York City

Kamikaze Klub, “The Non-Objective World-1985”, New York City, curated by Stephen Westfall

Southhampton College, “Process Black”, Southhampton, NY, curated by Li Trincere

Barbara Guggenheim, “Grey Matter, Part II”, New York City, curated by Ruth Kaufmann

1983 Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City

22 Wooster Gallery, 2 person show with James Hyde, New York City

1982 New Museum (benefit), New York City

22 Wooster Gallery, “Strictly Abstract”, New York City

1981 Photocollect, photograhpy, 2 person show with James Hyde, New York City

1980 New York University, “Small Works”, New York City, curated by Patterson Sims

1979 Artworks, New York City

Max Hutchinson Gallery, “24 x 24”, New York City, curated by Garry Rich

1978 Betty Parsons Gallery, New York City, curated by Jack Tilton

1974 State University of New York, “Tight and Loose”, Albany, NY, curated by Don Cole

1972 Whitney Museum of American Art, “Painting Annual”, New York City

Wisconsin Art Center, “New American Abstract Painting”, Madison, WI

Aldrich Museum, “Painting On Paper”, Ridgefield, CT

1971, 70, 69

O.K. Harris, New York City

1970 Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

1969 Museum, a Project of Living Artists, “NER-1212”, New York City

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Bibliography:

The Onward of Art, essay by Karen Wilkin, 2016

Visible Histories, essay by Max Weintraub, 2016

Endless Entire, essay by Rachel Nackman, 2015

Sharon Brant, catalogue of recent paintings and drawings, 2012

Alan•Suicide•Vega, by Mathieu Copeland, 2009

Material Matter by Kat Griefen for Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2007

On Edge, American Abstract Artists Journal, Fall 2006

Optical Simulations by Jill Connor, 2005

The Brooklyn Rail, “Ideal, Metaphor Contemporary Art” by Ben La Rocco, July/August 2005

Minus Space Interview with Chris Ashley, minusspace.com Archives, June/July 2005

S. Brant, monograph, Stephen Westfall, 1996

New York Times, “Galleries That Are Neighbors” by Vivien Raynor, Nov. 21, 1993

Arts Magazine, “A Modest Proposal” by Frank Bowling, February 1973

The Press, “Three Artists Living in New York City” by Julian Weissman, 1972

Art International, Reviews by Carter Radcliff, May 1972

Artforum, New York Reviews by Kasha Linville, January 1971

Art News, Reviews, January 1971

Represented by Minus Space Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Member of American Abstract Artists since 2004

Member of A.I.R. Gallery from 1989 to 1996

Co-founder of MUSEUM, A Project of Living Artists, 1968-69