Artists


 

Born in 1968, Philadelphia, PA

Currently lives and works in New York, NY

EDUCATION

1990-1992 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

AWARDS

2007 Fulbright Fellowship

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013

Visual Blues at Alice Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2012

A Word is Worth a Thousand Pictures at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Days at V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009

Semaphores of the Sou l at Alice Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Two Fists of Iron and a Bottle of Beer at White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO

2008

Separating Light from Dark at Patricia Armocida Gallery, Milan, Italy

Signarama with Deitch Projects at Art Basel, Miami, FL

2007

The Magic Word at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

2004

My List of Demands at Deitch Projects, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013

Miami Project Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Miami, FL

ICY Signs: Perfection is Standard, Mistakes Cost Extra at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Texas Contemporary Art Fair with Joshua Liner Gallery, Houston, TX

Direct Address: An Inaugural Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery,
New York, NY

2012

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair Miami with Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2011

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair Miami with Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Summer Group Exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

Art in the Streets at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Transfer curated by Lucas Ribero, at Brazilian Cultural Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil

2007

Lots of Things Like This curated by Dave Eggers at Apex Art, New York, NY

2005

Love Letters at Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004

Beautiful Losers at Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH (exhibition traveled to YerbaBuena Art Center, San Francisco, CA; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy; Le Tri Postal. Lille, France)

2002

Session The Bowl at Deitch Projects, New York, NY

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2011

A Love Letter For You - Led a group of artists to paint a love letter in Downtown Brooklyn, NY. Collaboration with the Borough of Brooklyn and Macy’s

Flights of Genius - In collaboration with Joshua Liner Gallery and ad agency Ogilvy & Mather, artist was commissioned for ten murals based on quotes by David Ogilvy, on permanent display at Ogilvy NY Headquarters

2010

VOLTO JA (I'll Be Back) - Led five artists in engaging the Bom Retiro community to paint a mural that depicted the names of the residents of the neighborhood in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sponsored by SESC

Love Letter For Syracuse - Led ten artists to engage the Near West Side community and paint a love letter across three train bridges in Syracuse, NY. Sponsored by Syracuse University

2009

A Love Letter For You - Led over 20 artists to paint a love letter across 50 walls in West Philadelphia; a collaboration with The Mural Arts Program sponsored by the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

2008

Waterboard Thrill Ride - Part of Creative Time's Democracy In America Exhibition, Coney Island, NY

2005

Service (Canal Street Raincoat Project) - Created raincoats for flyer touts on busy street in New York City

2004

Dreamland Artist Club - Creative Time, New York, NY. Co-curated and participated in project where over 40 artists painted signs and attractions in New York landmark Coney Island

2001

Street Market (with Barry McGee and Todd James), 49th Venice Bienalle, Venice, Italy

2000

Street Market (with Barry McGee and Todd James), Deitch Projects, New York, NY

Indelible Market (with Barry McGee and Todd James, curated by Alex Baker), Institute Of Contemporary Art, University Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

COMMISSIONS

2002

Waylon/Saul, Henry Moore Foundation, Liverpool, England. Included in the 2002 Liverpool Biennial International Exhibition

Power Of Art, Artworks, Cincinnati, OH. Created a narrative painting series for the Adolescent Care Clinic of The Cincinnati Children's Hospital while teaching teens in a studio setting

PUBLISHED WORKS

2010

Love Letter. Brick Valentines On The Philly Skyline. Free News Projects, Philadelphia, PA.

2007

Studio Gangster. Gingko Press (Catalog)

2006

First And Fifteenth: Pop Art Short Stories. Villard, New York (Author)

2003

Stuck On The Map. Dan Murphy, Mark Surface Intl., New York (Publisher)

1999

The Art Of Getting Over. St. Martin’s Press, New York (Author)

1989 – 1997

On The Go Magazine. Philadelphia & New York (Publisher, Editor)