SWOON

 

SWOON

 

Bio:

Born in 1977.
Educated at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
BA in Fine Arts in 2002.
Lives and works mainly in New York, but travels a lot around the United States and
Europe creating exhibitions and workshops.


Selected exhibitions & public projects:

2009
Distance Don’t Matter, collaborative installation, SPACE gallery, Portland, ME.
SQUINCHES AND PENDENTIVES, together with Ben Wolf, urban art info, Berlin.
Nuart Festival, group exhibition, Stavanger.
28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana.
Swimming Cities of Serenissima, Venice Biennal, Venice.
Residency, Town House Gallery, Kairo.
The Influencers, group exhibition, Centro de Cultura Contemporánea, Barcelona.

2008
Swimming Cities of Switchback Sea, solo exhibition, Deitch Projects, Long Island City, NY.
Portrait of Silvia Elena, solo exhibition, Honey Space Gallery, New York City.
Points of Interest, Braddock Active Arts, Braddock, Pennsylvania.
Way That We Rhyme, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco.
Fera, exhibition with Monica Canilao, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco.
Drown Your Boats, solo exhibition, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles.

2007
Santa’s Ghetto, Pictures on Walls, Bethlehem.
Swoon, Chris Stain and The Polaroid Kidd, Galerie LJ Beaubourg, Paris.
Heap, exhibition with Monica Canilao und David Ellis, Black Rat Press, London.
The Burning House, exhibition with Faile and David Ellis, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles.

2006
La Boca del Lobo, exhibition with Polonia Soloveichek and Allison Corrie, Black Floor Gallery, Philadelphia.
Generations USA, group exhibition, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev.

2005
SWOON, Art Basel Miami Beach, Florida.
SWOON, Deitch Projects, New York.
GREATER NEW YORK, P.S. 1 Contemporary Arts Center, New York.
Backjumps – The live Issue 2, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin.

2004
Good World, group exhibition with The Beautiful Losers and CAC, Publico, Cinncinnatti.
Change Agent, call it a crew group exhibition with members of the music and design collective Change Agent, Space 1026, Philadelphia.
Ever Wanting Streets, group exhibition, international crosssection of graffiti, street art and urban interventionists, Roda Sten, Gothenburg.
1:100, group exhibition, organized by Glowlab, DCKT Contemporary, New York.
ill Communication II, group show of ten contemporary street artists. Urbis, Manchester.
Something Else, group show of large scale temporary installations, The Vinyl Factory, London.

2003
Backjumps – The live Issue, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Berlin.
SWOON LOVES SOLOVEI, with SOLOVEI (Toyshop Kollektiv), urban art info, Berlin.

2002
Exhibition in celebration of the reception of the Evolutionaere-Zellen grant(given to individuals or groups who creatively shape their environment), Neue Geselleschaft für Bildende Kunst – NGBK, Berlin.
Grants/Fellowships

2007
Lambent Fellowship, Tides Foundation

2002
Evolutionaere Zellen Grant


 

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