Sue Scott Gallery

David Shapiro

Selected Works

Press

Bio

 

 

 

EDUCATION

1985 BA, State University of New York, Albany
1991 MFA, Hunter College, New York
 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS  

2011 Money is No Object, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
2009 Everything Must Go, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Rock Iraq, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Nickel Bags, PS1, Queens, NY
2003 Consumed, Eyewash at Jack the Pelican, NY
  Nickel Bags, University at Albany, NY
2002 100,000 Holes, LiebmanMagnan, New York
2000 Nickel Bags, Lavanderia Funacio, Barcelona
1999 Control Freak, LiebmanMagnan, NY
1992 Repetitions, Test Site, Brooklyn, NY
 

 

FILMS

2009 Finishing Heaven, (HBO)
2004 American Crit
2001 Keep the River on Your Right (IFC)
1998 Scar
 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013 Day After Day, University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany, NY
  Art on Paper, The Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC
   0 to 60: Contemporary Art and Time, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

2011

After School Special, curated by Ken Johnson, State University of New York, Albany
  Creative Accounting, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia.
  Jersey Bounce, curated by Mary Birmingham, Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit, NJ
  Outer Space, Exit Art, New York, NY
  Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
  Now What?, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
  Alarums and Excursions, Front Room, Brooklyn, NY
  Williamsburg2000, curated by Larry Walzack, Gallery 101, Brooklyn NY
2010 Miami 7, Pierogi, Art Basel, Miami, Florida
  Lush Life, curated by Franklin Evans and Omar Lopez-Chahoud. Sue Scott Gallery, NY
  Instructions Not Included, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
  I Wish I Was Dead, Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  Drawings, Big, Small and Casual, Long Island City, NY
  The Armory Show 2010, (Pierogi), NY
  Annual Benefit Auction, Dieu Donne, NY
2009 Everything Must Go, Pierogi at Basel Art Fair, Miami, Florida
  Twin Twin, Big Small & Casual, Long Island City, NY
  Annual Benefit Auction, Dieu Donne, NY
2008 Agency: At and Advertising, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH
  Apocalyptic Summer, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
2007 (Un)Natural Selection, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
2006 Pierogi and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts in Miami, December 6-10. Miami, FL
  Heilige Geest 4, Voorkamer Gallery, Lier, Belgium
2005 EAF05: Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Park, Long Island City, NY
  Summer Salon, Frontroom, Brooklyn, NY
  Momenta Art Benefit, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY
2004 Sellout, Voorkamer Gallery, Lier, Belgium
  Crits Pix, curated by Lilley Wei.  Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  Open House, Working in Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
  Momenta Benefit 2004, White Columns, NY
2003 NADA Art Fair, Schroeder-Romero, Miami Beach, FL
  Emerging 2003, Matthew Marks, NY
  Summer Reading, Eyewash at Schroeder-Romero, Brooklyn, NY
2002 New Documentaries, Museum of Modern Art, NY
2001 The Armory Show 2001, Pier 90, LiebmanMagnan, NY
2000 Critic as Grist, White Box, NY
  Selections, Eyewash, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Valentine 99, Eyewash, Brooklyn, NY
  Gallery Artists / Group Show, LiebmanMagnan, NY
1998 Body Snatchers, LiebmanMagnan, NY
  Wild/Hybro-Video, Exit Art, NY
  Your Utopia, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
  No Means Yes, Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY
  LiebmanMagnan at the Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair, Gramercy Hotel, New York, NY
1997 Momenta Art Benefit, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
  Art Exchange II, 67 Broad Street, New York, NY
  Momenta at the Gramercy International Art Fair, Gramercy Hotel, New York, NY
  Hallucinate, multimedia project for Word Magazine
  Suture, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1996 Art Exchange, 60 Broad Street, New York, NY
  Waterline, Black Heron, New York, NY
  Crest Hardware Show III, Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY
1995 Ooze, Black and Heron, New York, NY
  Video Sculpture, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
  Crest Hardware Show II, Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY
1994 Sound and Motion, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
1993 Spring Works: The Pull of Kinetics II, The New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
  Out of Town: The Williamsburg Paradigm, Krannet Art Pavilion, University if Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL
  Crest Hardware Show, Crest Hardware, Brooklyn, NY
 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS/ BIBLIOGRAPHY

2011 Maine, Stephen. "David Shapiro", Artillery Magazine, (September)
  Cotter, Holland. "David Shapiro: Money is No Object", The New York Times (June)
  Baker, R.C. "Best in Show", The Village Voice (June)
  Haskell, John. "David Shapiro", Bomb Magazine, Summer 2011 / Issue 116
  Leigh Anne Miller. "The Lookout: David Shapiro at Sue Scott", Art in America (May 12)
  Austin, Tom. "What NOW? Miami Herald" (January 2)
2010 Cotter, Holland. “Lush Life”, The New York Times (July 9)
2009 “Finishing Heaven”, “Highbrow-brilliant”, New York Magazine, in Approval Matrix
  Cotter, Holland. “Everything Must Go”, New York Times (April 16)
  Maine, Stephen. “Everything Must Go”, Art in America (March)
  Sutton, Benjamin. “Wicked Artsy: Picturing Cultural Memory”, L Magazine (March 20)
2007 Cotter, Holland. “Rock Iraq”, New York Times (April 13)
  Baker, R.C. “Best in Show: Rock Iraq”, Village Voice (April 4)
  Karich, von Swantje. “Dieses Licht bleibt an,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung)
  Baker, R.C. “Pulp Valhalla,” Village Voice (March 27)
2005 Kilgannon, Corey.  “Bicycle Remnants Clutter an Urban Landscape, This Time as Art”, New York Times (September 12)
  Mendelsohn, Meredith. “Crits’ Pix”, Art News (January)
  "Cannibal Chronicler, Tobias Schneebaum", All Things Considered, NPR (September 26)
2004 Cotter, Holland.  “Sampling Brooklyn, Where Eclectic Flames Continue to Flicker”, New York Times (January 23)
  McAdams, Shane.  “Crits Pix”, Brooklyn Rail, (July-August)
  Lasell, Peter.  “Consumed” Flash Art.  (February)
  Lash, Alex.  “One Man’s Trash,” Readymade Magazine, (March)
  Gordon, A.L. “On The Town,” New York Sun, March 15
  Dollar, Steve.  “Finding his inspiration in the streets” New York Newsday (February 7)
  Kalm, James.  “Consumed”, The Brooklyn Rail, (January)
2003 Schwendener, Martha.  “Consumed” Time Out.  (November 13-20)
  "Conspicuous Consumption", CNN (December 2)
  "Consumed", (on-air interview with Scott Simon), Weekend Edition, NPR (October 18)
  Nichols, Peter M. "The Best DVDs of 2002, The New York Times (January 3)
  Faruth, Jurgen. "World Film: Keep the River in Your Right", About.com (October 3)
2002 “100,000 Holes”, Short List: Galleries – Chelsea.  The New Yorker (March 4)
  Levin, Kim, “Voices Choices” Short List (February 26)
  “100,000 Holes” Short List, Time Out (March 7)
  Nichols, Peter M. "Home Video: Going Native", The New York Times (November 1)
  Goodyear, Sarah. "Keep the River on Your Right", Time Out New York (October 10-17)
  Tobias, Scott. "Keep the River on Your Right", The Onion A.V. Club (November 1)
  Tobias, Scott. "Keep the River on Your Right", The Onion A.V. Club (April 19)
  Mikulan, Steven. "Keep the River on Your Right", L.A. Weekly (October 28)
  Riberio, Luisa F. "Keep the River on Your Right", Boxoffice Magazine (June 5)
  Hall, Phill. "Keep The River in Your Right", Film Threat (December 8)
  Denerstein, Robert. "Keep the River on Your Right", Denver Rocky Mountain News (August 9)
2001 Cembalest, Robin.  “Cannibal Magnetism,” ArtNews (March)
  "Keep The River on Your Right", World News Now interview w/ Alison Stewart, WNN ABC (April 11)
  "Keep The River on Your Right", Interview with Charlie Rose, Charlie Rose Show CBS (April 23)
  Ebert, Roger. "Keep the River on Your Right", Chicago Sun-Times (May 4)
  Zalewski, Daniel. "Once, in the Jungle", The New York Times Magazine (March 25)
  Van Gelder, Lawrence. "Keep the River on Your Right", The New York Times (March 30)
   Turan, Kenneth. "A Return to One Man's Heart of Darkness", Los Angeles Times (April 20)
  Einstein, Elizabeth. "The Index: Keep the River on Your Right", Esquire (April)
  Farber, Stephen. "Keep the River on Your Right", Movieline (March)
  Kauffmann, Stanley. "Human Natures", The New Republic (March 22)
  Sterritt, David. "Exploring Nature's Many Faces", Christian Science Monitor (March 30)
  Morgenstern, Joe. "Keep the River on Your Right", Wall Street Journal (March 16)
  Kaltenbach, Chris. "River Flows in a Fascinating Direction", The Baltimore Sun (May 25)
  Verniere, James, "Keep the River on Your Right", Boston Herald
  Zilbert, Eve. "'River': An Odd, Engaging Journey, Washington Post (May 4)
  De Stefano, George. "Keep The River on Your Right", The Nation
  Gleiberman, Owen. "Ate Bal"l, Entertainment Weekly (April 6)
  Hunter, Stephen. "‘River’: A Lot of Life to Digest", Washington Post (May 4)
  Anderson, John. "King of His Jungle", Newsday (March 30)
  Judell, Brandon. "Watch Your Back", indieWIRE (March 16)
  Harris, Dana. "IFC gobbles up rights to ‘Cannibal’ docu", Variety (January 12)
  Gutherman, Edward. "Painter, Explorer, Cannibal and Lover", San Francisco Chronicle (May 11)
  Baumgarten, Marjorie. "Keep the River on Your Right", The Austin Chronicle (April 20)
  Ramlow, Todd R. "Famous Cannibal Tells All", PopMatters (May 14)
  Powell, Corey S. "Keep the River on Your Right", Discover (April)
  Wilmington, Michael. "Amazing adventurer retraces his search", Chicago Tribune (May 4)
  Ryan, Desmond. "Keep the River on Your Right", Philadelphia Inquirer (May 14)
  Anderson, Jeffrey M. San Francisco Examiner (June 4)
  Taubin, Amy. "Naked Lunch", The Village Voice (March 27)
  Hall, Phil. "Keep the River on Your Right", Film Threat (January 8)
  Clifford, Robin. Keep the River on Your Right, Reeling Reviews (May 29)
  Lane, Jim. "Keep the River on Your Right", Sacramento News and Review (May 23)
  Clifford, Laura. "Keep the River on Your Right", Reeling Reviews (May 29)
  Kalin-Casey, Mary "Keep the River on Your Right", Reel.com (May 14)
  E! Online, "Keep the River on Your Right",  (April 5)
  Gallo, Bill. "Keep the River on Your Right", New Times (April 19)
  Hardy, Ernst. "Keep the River on Your Right", Film.com (April 19)
  Johnson, Barry. "Keep the River on Your Right", Oregonian (April 20)
  Arnold, William. "Keep the River on Your Right", Seattle Post-Intelligencer (April 20)
  Zebrowski, John. "Keep the River on Your Right", Seattle Times (April 20)
  Rhodes, Steve. "Keep the River on Your Right", Internet Reviews (May 4)
  Ebert & Roeper, "Keep the River on Your Right", (May 14)
  Murphy, Ted. "Keep the River on Your Right", Baseline.Hollywood.com (May 6)
  Tunnacliffe, Catherine. "Keep the River on Your Right", Eye Weekly (October 29)
  Toumarkine, Doris "Keep the River on Your Right", Film Journal International (May 14)
  Lowerison, Jean "Keep the River on Your Right", San Diego Metropolitan (October 21)
  Curiel, Jonathan. "Keep the River on Your Right", San Francisco Chronicle (May 6)
  Camhi, Leslie. "Cannibal Lector", The Village Voice (April 10)
  Scheck, Frank. "Keep the River on Your Right", The Hollywood Reporter (April 4)
  Fox, Ken. "Keep the River on Your Right", TV Guide
  McAuley, J.V.  and Szymanski,  Mike. "Review", Zap2it.com (January 1)
  Lumenick, Lou. "Review: Keep the River on Your Right", New York Post (March 20)
  Dudek, Duane, "Keep the River on Your Right", Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, (Nov 16)
  Butler, Robert W. "Review: Keep the River on Your Right", Kansas City Star (August 3)
  Lovell, Glen. "Keep the River on Your Right", San Jose Mercury News (May 21)
  Baltake, Joe. "Keep the River on Your Right", Sacramento Bee (July 2)
  Parks, Louis B. "Keep the River on Your Right", Houston Chronicle, (May 25)
  Dowell, Gary. "Keep the River on Your Right", Dallas Morning News (October 11)
  "Keep the River on Your Right", Boston Globe (May 25)
  Adams, Sam. "Keep the River on Your Right", Philadelphia Citypaper
  Popick, Jon. "Keep the River on Your Right", Planet Sick-Boy (March 27)
  Williams, Joe. "Keep the River on Your Right", St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  Brussat, Frederic and Mary Ann. "Spirituality and Practice" (March 30)
  Hartung, Justin. "Keep the River on Your Right", Citysearch (April 3)
  Rosenberg, Ken. "Review: Keep the River on Your Right", Kenrosenberg.com (April 29)
  Marcum, Kirsten. "Keep the River on Your Right", Boston Phoenix (March 24)
"Keep the River on Your Right", The Melbourne Age
  Hardy, Ernest. "Keep the River on Your Right", Film.com (April 19)
  Vadino, Diane. "Film Notes: Keep the River on Your Right", Spin (March)
2000 “Barcelona Art” Time Out (May 24-31)
  DeKoff, Derek.  “Documentary: A Matter of Taste,” New York (6/5)
  “Diario Visual,” Cataluna (May 11)
  Kagan, Dick.  “Chelsea Dawning,” Art & Antiques (May)
  Levin, Kim.  “Voice Choices,” The Village Voice (September 14)
  Matthews, Jack.  “Docfest is keeping it real,” Daily News (May 31st)
  Ebert, Roger. "Films That Can Reshape the World". The National Post (September 13)
  Turan, Kenneth. "Great White North Shows Its Warmth", Los Angeles Times (September 29)
  Schwartzbaum, Lisa. "Canadian Bounty", Entertainment Weekly (September 29)
  Pevere, Geoff. "Review: Keep the River on Your Right", The Toronto Star (September 9)
  Charles, Goldie. "Outsider Art", Jewish Week
  Krach, Aaron. "Profiles: David Shapiro & Laurie Shapiro", The Independent (December)
  Knowles, Harry. "Keep the River on Your Right", Ain't It Cool News (September 20)
  Hernandez, Eugene. "Hamptons Prizes", Indie Wire (October 16)
  Rampell, Ed. "Keep the River on Your Right", Variety (May 31)
  Geffner, David. "Indie Focus: To Walk Amongst the Cannibals", Filmbazaar.com (May 5)
  Schwartz, Stan. "Fests", Filmmanker Magazine (Summer Issue)
  White, Thomas. "Nonfiction in a Narrative Town, IndieWire (April 21)
  Serra, Catalina.  “Altres Espais,” El Pais (May 11)
1999 Bayliss, Sarah.  “Art Talk:Soy It Ain’t So,”  ArtNews (October)
  Berhard, Sarah.  “Swell Bred,” New York Magazine (October 18)
  Levin, Kim.  “Voices Choices,” The Village Voice (September 14)
  “Making Art A Deux,” The New York Times (February 14)
  Periz, Ingrid.  “Food for Thought,” World Art feature/cover article (Issue 20)
  “Short List: Galleries-Chelsea,” The New Yorker (September 27)
  “Short List: Galleries-Chelsea, “ with interview and Ben Katchor cartoon.  The New Yorker (October 11)
  Viveros-Faune, Christian.  “Best of Manhattan,” NY Press  (September 22-28)
1998 “Body Snatchers.” Time Out New York (July16-23, Issue 147)
  Fulcher, Dawn.  “Body Snatchers,” Contemporary Visual Arts (19)
  Levin, Kim “Voice Choice,” The Village Voice (June 24-30)
  Sillen, Kim.  “Body Snatchers” NY Arts Magazine (July/August)
 

 

AWARDS

2010 Nominated for Emmy, Outstanding Arts & Cultural Programming “Finishing Heaven”
2005 Socrates Sculpture Park 2005 Emerging Artist Fellowship
2002 GLAAD Media Award, Nominated for Outstanding Documentary
  OFCS Award (nominated for Best Documentary), Online Film Critics Society Awards
2001 Independent Spirit Award
  IFC Truer Than Fiction Award, Best New Director
  Special Jury Award, International Documentary Fetsival, Amsterdam
  Best Documentary (Golden Starish Award) Hamptons International Film Festival
  Special Critics Award, Best Documentary Los Angeles Film Festival
  Best Documentary Newport Film Festival
2000 Runner Up Audience Award Seattle International Film Festival
  Honorable Mention, Audience Prize, New York International Documentary Festival
 1998 Fellowship VCCA
 

 

CATALOGUES AND PUBLICATIONS

  After School Special, Ken Johnson, University at Albany Museum, 2011
  Agency: Art and Advertising, Kevin Concannon and John Noga, McDonough Museum of Art, 2008
  Socrates Sculpture Park, Alyson Baker and Mestrovic, editors, Yale University Press, 2006
  Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Charlotta Kotik and Tumelo Mosaka, Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2004
  Roger Ebert’s Movie Yearbook 2004, Roger Ebert, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2004
  Video Sculpture, Victor Faccinto, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, 1995
  Spring Works The Pull of Kinetics, Cynthia Pannucci, New York Hall of Science, 1994
  Out of Town: The Williamsburg Paradigm, Jonathan David Fineberg, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993
  Sound and Motion, Victor Faccinto, Wake Forest University Fine Art Gallery, 1993