Sam McKinniss

Biography


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Born in 1985, Northfield, MN.

Education

2013
Steinhardt School, MFA, New York University, NY

2007
Hartford Art School, BFA, University of Hartford, CT

Solo exhibitions

2019
Almine Rech, Brussels (January)

2018
Daisy Chain, Team (bungalow), Los Angeles, CA

2016
Egyptian Violet, Team Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Dear Metal Thing, Team (bungalow), Los Angeles, CA
Black Leather Sectional, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, NY

2012
La Liseuse, 80WSE Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Ultra Sensitive, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

2008
FIERCE DOUBT, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
TRUE LOVE, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2007
Portraits, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
'Lineup', Almine Rech, New York, USA

2018
The Lure of the Dark: Contemporary Painters Conjure The Night, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA, (forthcoming, curated by Susan Cross)

2017
Dirge, JTT, New York, NY
Botanica, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Todd von Ammon)
Hors D’oeuvres, Half Gallery, New York, NY

2016
9999, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY
Catastrophe, Albert Merola Gallery, Provincetown, MA, (curated by John Waters)

2014
Nick Farhi, Sam McKinniss, Cassie Raihl, Robert Blumenthal Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Beyond The Pale, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Haunted, Louis B James, New York, NY
NIGHT TIDE, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL, (curated by Jarrett Earnest)
First Responders, Good Work Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Nighttime in New York: Doron Langberg and Sam McKinniss, Galerie Thomas, Fuchs, Stuttgart, Germany,

2013
Joachim ‘Yoyo’ Friedrich + Sam McKinniss, envoy enterprises, New York, NY
Nighttime in New York: Doron Langberg and Sam McKinniss, Galerie Thomas, Fuchs, Stuttgart, Germany

2012
The Dorian Project, Second Guest Projects, New York, NY, (with catalog)
ReMixed Messages: A(I)DS, Art + Words, Transformer Gallery, Washington DC
The Dorian Project, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, NY

Biography

2011
Figural, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Mixed Messages: A(I)DS, Art + Words, La Mama La Galleria, New York, NY, (curated by John Chaich for Visual AIDS)
SWAP MEET, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

2010
Sam & Dave: New Paintings by Dave Whelan and Sam McKinniss, By And By Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Boston does Boston III, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

2009
Casual Males, Sherman Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
New Work, La Motta Fine Art, Hartford, CT
Boston does Boston III, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

2007
No-Mad II, The Design Center, Hartford, CT, (curated by Hirokazu Fukawa)
Herndon Gallery, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH, Collaborations

2005
Duty Free, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA, (curated by Niko Solorio)

Awards

2009
New Boston Fund Individual Artist Fellowship, Greater Hartord Arts Council, Hartford, CT

2008
GO !, Emerging Artist Contest Winner, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2007
Artist Grant and Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson VT
Rudolph Zallinger Painting Prize, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

 

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