Brian Gross Fine Art
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
GALLERY

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Nine Small Monuments, 2008
Nine Small Monuments, 2008
Nine Small Monuments, 2008
New Thoughts, 2008

Can't Have, 2009
Untitled, 2008
Untitled, 2008
Stage Set #3, 2010
Stage Set #4, 2010
From Planning Ahead, 2010
From Planning Ahead, 2010
Static No.8, 2006


Static No.9, 2006


Untitled (Static), 2006

Untitled (Static), 2006

Untitled (Static), 2006

Elegy (flowers 1), 2004
Elegy (Bouquet), 2004


Elegy (Shade Tree), 2004


Elegy (beetles), 2003


Marker #11, 2002



Static #2, 2002



Marker #10, 2002



Province, 2001



Last Portraits (Nov 8, 9, 10, 11, 1997), 1998



Born
1967
Washington, DC
Education
1997
MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1990
BA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Awards
2005
Smack Mellon Studio Fellowship
2001
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
2000
MacDowell Colony Residency, Peterborough, NH
1997
Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, School of Visuals Arts
Solo Exhibitions
2012
Piecework, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2010
New Thoughts, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2009
Letters Home, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007
Static Drawings, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2005
Domestic Scenes, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2004
Home Sweet Home, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
2003
Recent Work, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2002
Dwelling, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Public Notice, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
1999
Poetry/Predictions, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
1998
Last Portraits, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
Recent Work, Sara Meltzer’s On View, New York, NY
1990
Fried Okra in Central City, Proctor Art Center, Annandale, NY
Group Exhibitions
2011–12
Slipstreams, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
2009
Paper / Mylar / Vellum, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2008
30th Anniversary Exhibition, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Burning Down the House: Building a Feminist Collection, Brooklyn Museum, NY
The Seditious Stitch, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, ID
Wonders of Numbers: Art about Mathematics, Heckscher Museum of Art, Hungtington, NY
Social Construct/Human Nature, Louisiana Artworks, New Orleans, LA
Art and Math, Barn Gallery, Lenox, MA
2007
Home Sweet Home, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA. Traveled to: Bedford Gallery at the Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA, Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, Salina Art Center, KS, Baum Gallery of Fine Art, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT, and the Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University,University Park.
A Stitch in Time, Kalmanovitz Library, University of California, San Francisco
Site Inscription, Paul Rodgers/9W, New York, NY
Rembrandt to Thiebaud: A Decade of Collecting Works on Paper, Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
2006
Embroidered Stories/Knitted Tales, Bedford Gallery, Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
Next Next, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
Space of Transmission, Contemp, Brooklyn, NY
Threads of Memory, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Motion/Stasis, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, LA
Raw Data: Conceptual Art in Louisiana, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
2004
Drawings, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Open House, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Perfect Pitch, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
2003–4
Threads, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2003
Fall Selections, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Fresh: Works on Paper, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
Kojo Griffin, Sarah Lovitt, Stephen Sollins, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Manic, DUMBO Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
Off the Press, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
2002
25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
9/11: Art and Observance, Visual Arts Museum, School of Visual Arts, NY
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, UNC, Greensboro, NC
Boundless/Silence, DC Moore, New York, NY
Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign
Get in Line, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
The Microwave, Cristinerose/Josee Bienvenue, New York, NY
One Hand Clapping, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Parsing the Line, The Work Space, New York, NY (curator)
2001
The Armory Show, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY
Black White and Read All Over, Sloan Miyasato, San Francisco, CA
Edgescapes, Goliath Visual Space, Brooklyn, NY, Blackbird Space, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Artists, Brian Gross Fine Art at Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, CA
Unruled, Exhibit A, New York, NY
2000
Gary Baldwin, Brian Block, Stephen Sollins, The Front Room, Brooklyn, NY
Good Business is the Best Art, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
Hokin Arts Center, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Invented Spaces, The Work Space, New York, NY
The Meat Market Art Fair, 123 Watts Gallery, New York, NY
Microwave 2, 123 Watts Gallery, New York, NY
Winter Paper, Catherine Moore Gallery, New York, NY
1999
1999 Benefit (Invitational), White Columns, New York, NY
Belt, A Space in Between, London, England (organized by Elisabeth Condon)
The Crest Hardware Show # 5, Brooklyn, NY, (curated by Gene Pool)
DUMBO: Art Under the Bridge, Brooklyn, NY
1998
AIM: Artists in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY
The Crest Hardware Show #4, Brooklyn, NY
Ezra Coen, Amanda Guest, Stephen Sollins, Sullivan Street Frames, New York, NY, (curated by Eyal Danieli)
Fresh Work 2, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona Beach, FL
Selections ‘98, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
1997
68 Jay at 450, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
Blue Lagoon (School of Visual Arts thesis exhibition), White Columns, New York, NY
Dumbo: Art Under the Bridge, Brooklyn, NY
Night of a Thousand Drawings, Artist’s Space, New York, NY
1996
Reframing Tradition, Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
1995
New Work ‘95, Artspace, New Haven, CT
1993
I’m Useless to the Culture but God Loves Me, Five Day Forecast, San Francisco, CA
Bibliography
Artforum, Natalie Sciortino Rinehart , March, 2009
Art Papers, Micah Malone, January 2008
MetroActive, Michael S. Gant, June 13, 2007
San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, June 28, 2005
San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, June 4, 2005
San Francisco Guardian, Clark Buckner, May 25, 2005
Raw Data, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, 2005 (catalogue)
The Times-Picayune, Doug MacCash, March 4, 2005
Gambit Weekly, Eric Brookhardt, February 22, 2005
Sculpture, Denise Carvalho, January-February, 2004
Art on Paper, Glen Helfand, May-June, 2003
Art on Paper, Claire Barliant, January-February 2003
The New York Times, Art Guide, Ken Johnson, October 4, 2002
Drawings of Choice, Krannert Art Museum, 2002 (catalogue)
9/11: Art and Observance, Visual Arts Museum, 2002 (catalogue)
Art on Paper, Lytle Shaw, March-April, 2002
The New Yorker, Goings On About Town, March 4, 2002
The New York Times, Art Guide, Ken Johnson, February 15, 2002
Time Out New York, Galleries, February 14-21, 2002
Dwelling, Essay by Elizabeth Finch, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, 2002 (catalogue)
The New York Times, Art Guide, Ken Johnson, April 19, 2002
Time Out New York, Sarah Schmerler, May 2-9, 2002
The New York Times, Art Guide, Ken Johnson, January 19, 2001
The Village Voice, Recommended Choices, Kim Levin, October 24, 2000
The New York Times, Holland Cotter, August 23, 1998
San Francisco Examiner, David Bonetti, Gallery Watch, August 14, 1998
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The New Yorker, Goings On About Town, March 16, 1998
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News-Journal Online, Laura Stewart, June, 1998
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The Village Voice, Choices, Kim Levin, February 10, 1998
The New York Times, William Zimmer, May 12, 1996
Selected Collections
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
The Achenbach Foundation at The Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Agnes Gund, New York, NY
Raymond Learsy, New York, NY
Wynn Kramarsky, New York, NY
Ruth Braunstein, San Francisco, CA
Patricia and Morris Orden, New York, NY
Progressive Corporation
Citgroup
Private Collections



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