Sue Scott Gallery

Franklin Evans

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2013 timepaths, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV (forthcoming)
2012 eyesontheedge, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
  Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, Italy
2011 ARCO MADRID: acertaintypeoflandscape, Sue Scott Gallery, Madrid Spain
  timeoutin, PM Foundation, Dorado, Puerto Rico
2010 times2, Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, Italy
2009 2008/2009<2009/2010, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
2008 fluidspace, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Lakeville, CT
2007 manscape, Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, Italy
  watermoreorless, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 play/work/space, Katharine Mulherin Projects, Toronto, Canada
2005 freakout, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

 
  GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 
2013 deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA  (forthcoming)
2012 Paper Band, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
  Rockslide Sky, Curated by Carleen Sheehan, The Center Gallery and the Lipani Gallery, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York, NY (forthcoming)
  Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY (forthcoming) 
2011 you are here forever, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
  Children of the Grid, Jamaica Center for the Arts, Queens, NY
  Towards The Third Dimension, David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
  VOLTA 7, Frederico Luger Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
  Drawings Wall, Paolo Maria Deanesi Gallery, Rovereto, Italy
  The Thingness of Color, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY
  Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
  NY/Prague 6+6, Czech Cultural Institute, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, New York, NY
  The Last Book, Staats-und Universitäsbibliothek Carl von Osietzky, Hamburg, Germany
  L'AUR'AMARA, Generale en Manufacture, curated by Bustos Domenech, Paris, France
  L'AUR'AMARA, Centro Ricerche Accademia di Brera, curated by Bustos Domenech, Milan, Italy
2010 Greater New York 2010, MoMA PS1, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, Connie Butler, Neville Wakefield, Long Island City, New York, NY
  L’AUR’AMARA, MC Gallery, curated by Bustos Domenech, New York, NY
  The Pipe and Flow, Espacio Minimo, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Madrid, Spain
  The Backroom, MoMA PS1, curated by Kate Fowle, Long Island City, New York
  Stuck Up, Islip Art Museum, curated by Karen Shaw, East Islip, NY
  Collision, RISD Museum, curated by Jackie Saccoccio, Providence, RI
  Blue Balls, RISD Museum, curated by Jackie Saccoccio, Providence, RI
  Fab Ex, HKJB, curated by HKJB, New York, NY
  Born to Die, Secondhome Projects, curated by Jay Henderson, Berlin, Germany
  Precarity and Butter Tower, Ctrl Gallery, curated Jackie Gendel & Tom McGrath, Houston, TX
  A Reluctant Apparition, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
  Portable Caves, HKJB, curated by HKJB, Long Island City, NY  
  NY/Prague 6, Futura, Prague, Czech Republic
  The Last Book, Zentral Bibliothek of Zurich, curated by Luis Camnitzer, Zurich, Switzerland
  Inquring Eyes: Greensboro Collects, The Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC
2009 Cool, Collected & In Context, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
  Lover, On Stellar Rays, curated by Kate Gilmore and Candice Madey, New York, NY
2008 Blue Balls, Art Production Fund - LAB, curated by Jackie Saccoccio, New York, NY
  Decade, Katharine Mulherin Projects, Toronto, Canada
  Landscape, Hallway Bathroom Gallery, curated by Brion Nuda Rosch, San Francisco, CA
  Sexy Time: A Group Effort, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
  The Last Book, The National Library of Argentina, curated by Luis Camnitzer, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  There is no there there, Rivington Arms, curated by Benjamin Provo, New York, NY
2007 El Museo's 5th Bienal: The (S) Files 007, El Museo del Barrio, curated by Elvis Fuentes and E. Carmen Ramos, New York, NY (catalogue)
  Franklin Evans and Jiha Moon, Miki Wick Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland
  Greener Pastures, Moti Hasson Gallery, Permanent Midnight, curated by Ingrid Chu, New York, NY
  Prelude, Julie Chae Gallery, Boston, MA
  The Unknown Quantity, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  True Faith, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, curated by Paul Brainard, New York, NY
  Videos and Beers, Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, Italy
2006 Art on Paper 2006, Weatherspoon Art Museum, curated by Xandra Eden, Greensboro, NC (catalogue)
  "Block Party": An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Flight Plan, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
  Franklin Evans, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Katia Santibanez, Emilie Clark, Lakeville, CT
  Meghiddo, NotGallery, Naples, Italy
  Metaphysics of Youth, Fuoriuso-Artenova, curated by Irina Zucca Alessandrelli and Luigi Fassi, Pescara, Italy (catalogue)
  Summer Kamp: K48, John Connelly Presents, curated by Scott Hug, New York, NY
  Transformative, Nathan Larramendy Gallery, Ojai, CA
2005 Decipher: Hand-Painted Digital, Rotunda Gallery, curated by Yasufumi Nakamori, Brooklyn, NY (catalogue)
  Hurricane, Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, Italy
  Fashion Design + Composite Art, ISE Foundation, curated by Mie Iwatsuki, New York, NY
  Fresh Direct, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
  LineAge: Selections Fall 2005, The Drawing Center, curated by Luis Camnitzer, New York, NY (catalogue)
  PaperWorks, Pace University, curated by Linda Gottesfeld, New York, NY
  The General's Jamboree, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
  The Zine Unbound, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  Yab-Yum Estetica e Concupiscenza, La Maggiorana Contemporary Art Factory, curated by Luca Vona, Rivoli, Italy
2004 Emerging, Morgan Lehman Gallery, Lakeville, CT
  Exhibition 10, Champion Fine Art, curated by Katherine Bernhardt, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
  Fake Plastic Trees, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
  Freehand, Marvelli Lab, curated by Rachel Gugelberger, Williamsburg, NY
  In Polytechnicolor, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY
2003 Beyond the Flaneur, ISE Foundation, curated by Yasufumi Nakamori New York, NY

 
 
  BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
2012 Franklin Evans / Sue Scott Gallery, Modern Painters, June
  Saltz, Jerry. Critic's Pick, New York Magazine, April 10
  Garza, Evan. Franklin Evans: On time, space, Stella, and tape with the New York Painter, New American Paintings No. 98
  Goings On About Town: Art, The New Yorker, April 05
  Lima, Ben. The Dallas Art Fair: A Guide For Beginners , D Magazine, April 14
  Zevitas, Steven. 10 Must-See Painting Shows: April 2012, The Huffington Post, April 11
  Franklin Evans’s Art-Making Process Has Taken Over Sue Scott Gallery, Arts Observer, April 15
  Farina, Matthew. Franklin Evans, “eyesontheedge,” Sue Scott Gallery, through April 15, Art Criticism and Writing MFA Program, School of Visual Arts, April 3
  The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss, Art in America online, March 22
  Rooney, Kara. A Studio Visit with Franklin Evans: EYESONTHEEDGE, The Brooklyn Rail, March 3
  Franklin Evans, "eyesontheedge", Time Out New York, March 1
  Hurst, Howard. Pulling Down the Curtain, Hyperallergic, March 13
2011 Trelles, Luis R. Tiempo pedido para el arte. El Nuevo Dia, November 26
  Checkbooks on the Ready: Art Basel Miami 2011. Artcritical.com, November 27.
  Escala local para el arte international. El Nuevo Dia, November 2
  Wyma, Chloe. MoMA Teams Up With Uniqlo for a Line of Affordable Artist T-Shirts. Artinfo, October 17
  Galkin, Alexandra. MoMA Welcomes a Midtown Neighbor: Uniqlo. Interview Magazine, October 13
  Matute, Marlena. New JCAL Exhibit Puts Art On The Grid. Queens Tribune, September 22
  Oksenhorn, Stewart. Mint Franklin. The Aspen Times. August 2
  Goldstein, Andrew M. The Agenda (May 25-31) Artinfo, May 25
  Graeber, Laurel Spare Times: The Big Draw at Wave Hill. The New York Times, May 12
  Curti, Cristiana, Ma I Curatori Guariscono? Arslife, April 14
  Garza, Evan J. The Thingness of Color at Dodge Gallery, New American Painting, April 8
  Schmitt, Amanda Featured Gallery: Dodge Gallery Artcards Review, April 4
  Lles, Luis. Menos es Mas. Diario del Alto Aragon, February 23
  de la Villa, Rocio.  Lo Mejor de ARCO 2011. El Cultural, February 18
  Garza, Evan J. 11 To Watch in 2011: Editor's Picks. New American Painting, January 10
2010 Galati, Gabriela. Franklin Evans: Los Efectos del Tiempo y Repeticion. Sauna Revista del Arte, Ano 1-Numero 5, December
  Dell'Aquila, Marianna.  Times 2, il tempo espanso e i tempo contratto di Franklin Evans. Artkey Magazine, November 30
  McQuaid, Cate. In Show, Controlled Chaos: 17 artists collaborate in RISD 'Collision', The Boston Globe, November 14
  Agenda: Times2. Abitare, November 17
  Yablonsky, Linda. Art and Action in Milan. The New York Times Style Magazine, October 8.
  Hirsch, Faye. Greater New York. Art In America. September
  Ozuna, Tony. New York state of mind. The Prague Post, September 22
  MacAdams, Shane. The Summer Ramp Down. The Brooklyn Rail, September
  Goldstein, Richard. Greater New York Roundtable: Franklin Evans and Sam Moyer. Bomblog, September 7
  Henig, Samantha. The Talk of the Town: Graphic Novel. The New Yorker, August 16
  Farzin, Media. "Lush Life: An Exhibition in Nine Chapters". Art-Agenda, August 11
  Buhmann, Stephanie. Recapping July. Downtown Express, August 4
  Johnson, Paddy. NYC's Best Galleries and Unintended Artworks. The L Magazine, August 4
  Harris, Jane. Conceptualizing the Lower East Side. Art In America (online), August 3
  Pearce, Daniel. Other Halves, Lived: Lush Life on the Lower East Side. Idiom. July 29
  Esplund, Lance. Beyond Laissez-Faire Summer Fare. Wall Street Journal. July 24
  Goodman, David. Bearing Witness to Lush Life. Artlog, July 19
  Wolff, Rachel. Art Beast: Urban Art's Moment. The Daily Beast, July 17
  Homan Wu, Helen. LUSH LIFE in Nine Chapters, Sixty Artists in Nine Galleries. Artcards Review, July 13
  Nathan, Emily.  A Life Less Lush. Artslant.com, July 11
  Cotter, Holland. Lower East Side Tale, Refreacted Nine Times. The New York Times, July 9
  The Opening Night: "Lush Life" Artinfo, July 9
  TLD Interview: LUSH LIFE Curators Franklin Evans & Omar Lopez-Chahoud. The Lo-Down, July 8
  Russeth, Andrew. In New York: Gallery Openings this Weekend. Artinfo, July 8
  Peers, Amanda. Gallery Crawler: Wednesday to the Weekend. The New York Observer, July 6
  Buhmann, Stephanie. Look Ahead. Downtown Express, July 2
  Goldstein, Andrew M. The Old Neighborhood: A Q&A with Richard Price About the "Lush Life" Exhibiton. Artinfo, June 29
  Robinson, Walter. Artnew News: Summer Shows Heat Up New York. Artnet.com, June 24
  Monora, Leslie. Runnn' Scared: First Lush Life Exhibit at Sue SCott Gallert is Well Worth Checking Out. Village Voice, June 18
  Chamberlain, Colby. Greater New York 2010 Art, Art-Agenda, June 10
  Fee, Brian "Greater New York" Part One: Talking About My Generation, NY Art Beat, June 9
  Douglas, Sarah. Richard Price's "Lush Life" Returns to the LES, This Time as Art. Artinfo, June 4
  Smith, Roberta, "Take Me Out to the Big Show in Queens," The New York Times, May 28
  Saltz, Jerry, "Sincerity and Irony Hug It Out," New York Magazine, May 31
  Yablonsky, Linda, "Miniskirts, Rubber Bodysuits, Orff Spice MoMA Ps1 Extravaganza," Bloomberg.com, May 27
  Esplund, Lance.  "Kids Take Over the School," The Wall Street Journal, May 22
  Kalm, James.  "Greater New York" at PS1 RUSHES,  The James Kalm Report, May 25
  La Rocco, Claudia, "The Week Ahead: Jan. 3 – Jan. 9," The New York Times. January 3
2009 Kilston, Lyra, "Exhibition Review: Franklin Evans," Art in America. November
  Church, Amanda, "Flash Review: Franklin Evans," Flash Art International. November/December
  Mattera, Joanne, "Tripping on the LES: Evans, Williams, Almeida, Martinez, P-Orridge," Joanne Mattera Art Blog, October 30
  Steadman, Ryan, "Fall’s A-Poppin’: Lower East Side Edition," Paper Monument. October
  Truong, Hong-An, "Rackroom: Interview with Franklin Evans," Artslant.com, October 12
  Saltz, Jerry, "A New Kind of Boom," New York Magazine, October 4
  Wolff, Rachel, "See Here Now." New York Magazine, October 4
  La Rocco, Claudia, "Where All the World’s a Fashion Show," The New York Times, October 3
  La Rocco, Claudia, "The Listings: Trajal Harrell," The New York Times, October 2
  Schmerler, Sarah, "Process Notes: Why not use a border to “comment” in “real time”?" sarahschmerler.com, October 1
  "Newsletter: October 2009," AccessibleArtNY.com, October 1
  Smith, Roberta, "Art in Review: Franklin Evans 2008/2009 < 2009/2010," The New York Times, September 24
  Ellis, Kianga, "This is my brain on an art gallery wall," getartlife.wordpress.com, September 19
  Vilas, Amber, "Editor’s Pick: A Walk on the Lower East Side," Artinfo, September 15
  Kalm, James, "2009 Lower East Side Kickoff," The James Kalm Report, September 11
  Hoggard, Barry, "Element Editions: Franklin Evans," bloggy.com, September 10
  Contarino, Vince, "Featuring: Franklin Evans." KCLOG, September 6.
  Vilas, Amber, "Kristine Moran in New York," Artinfo, July 17
  Sutton, Benjamin, "Museum Exhibitions at Gallery Prices (Meaning Free)," The L Magazine, July 8
  Burket, Brent, "Chorus." heartasarena.blogspot.com, June 24
  Wagner, James, "Franklin Evans at Marie Walsh Sharpe Open Studios," jameswagner.com, May 12
  Burket, Brent, "Luminous Groove," heartasarena.blogspot.com, May 8
  Contarino, Vince, "DUMBO: The Marie Walsh Sharpe Open Studios," kclogblog.blogspot.com, April 29
  Wagner, James, "Franklin Evans at Marie Walsh Sharpe Open Studios," jameswagner.com, May 12
2008 "Artworld: Awards & Grants," Art in America, September
  "Artnet News: Space Artists at the MWSAF," Artnet.com, July 29
  Ewing, John, "Perverted by Theater", ART LIES, Issue 60, December
  Krimgold, Natalya, "Events Art: Perverted by Theater," Flavorpill, October 21
  Kršner, Magdalena, "Manhattan Transfer," Monopol, July/August
  Johnson, Paddy, "Name That Exhibition," artfagcity.com, October 17
  Johnson, Ken, "SoHo: Provocations, Reflections and Abstractions," The New York Times, November 14
  Johnson, Ken, "The Listings: Perverted by Theater", The New York Times, November 21
  "Medium Cool: Mixed Media, There is No There There," Time Out New York, July 17
2007 "Arts Calendar: Got To Have Faith," The New York Sun, July 26  
  Beluffi, Emanuele, "Franklin Evans," Exibart.com, October 8  
  Donavan, Matt, "Gallery: Nathan Larramendy Gallery," Beautiful Decay, Issue R  
  "Goings On About Town: True Faith," The New Yorker, August 13
  Knafo, Robert, "Studio Visit: Franklin Evans,"  New Art TV, newarttv.com, October 3
  Johnson, Ken, "Globe Pick: Prelude," The Boston Globe, September 28
  Johnson, Paddy,  "Art Fag City: Curation Station," The L Magazine, August 29
  Roalf, Peggy, "Double-O Seven: El Museo's Fifth Bienal," DART: Design Arts Daily, July 26
  Wagner, James, "Greener Pastures, Permanent Midnight at Moti Hasson," jameswagner.com, August 22
  Wright, Jeffrey Cyphers, "Landscape on the Installation Plan," Chelsea Now, August 24
  Zugazagoitia, Julian, Elvis Fuentes, E. Carmen Ramos, and Rodolfo Kronfle Chambers, El Museo's 5th Bienal: The (S) Files 007,El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
2006 Arning, Bill, New American Paintings: No. 62, Open Studio Press, Boston, MA
  Doll, Nancy and Xandra Eden, Art on Paper 2006, Weatherspoon Art Musuem, Greensboro, NC
  Fassi, Luigi and Irina Zucca Alessandrelli, Metaphysics of Youth, Artenova-Fuoriuso, Pescara, Italy
  "Fette," ArtLA. NYArtsMagazine, May/June 2006
  Janku, Laura Richard, "News and Features: Fair Report: Affair @ the Jupiter," Artinfo.com, October 1
  "News and Features: Regeneration Room at LMAKprojects," Artinfo.com, February 23
  Pepe, Anita, "Meghiddo," Exibart.com, April 5
  Tricarico, Tiziana, "La valle di Meghiddo rivisitata dall'arte," Il Mattino, March 18
  Wagner, James, "Flight Plan at Morgan Lehman," jameswagner.com, July 21
2005 "Arts Calendar: Freakonomics," The New York Sun, October 14
  "Don't Miss: LineAge," Selections Fall 2005, Time Out New York, September 15
  "Goings On About Town: Decipher: Hand-Painted Digital," The New Yorker, March 7
  Johnson, Ken, "LineAge: Selections Fall 2005," The Drawing Center, The New York Times, October 14
  Johnson, Ken, "The Listings, Franklin Evans, 'freakout'," The New York Times, October 21
  Naves, Mario, "Faux Freakout," New York Observer, October 31
  Trigona, Monica, "Yab-Yum Estetica e Concupiscenza," Exibart.com, December 9
  Wilson, Christopher, Drawing Papers 55, LineAge: Selections Fall 2005, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2004 K48 is an Animal, K48 Enterprises, December
   

 
 PUBLICATIONS
2011 e-flux Journal 22, Idiot Wind. e-flux, January
2010 Greater New York 2010, text by Klaus Biesenbach, Conie Butler and Neville Wakefield, MoMA PS1, New York, NY
  Collision, text by Judith Tannenbaum and Jackie Saccoccio, Wakefield, RISD Museum of Art
  BOMB specific: Franklin Evans, BOMB Magazine. Issue 111/Spring 2010
2007 El Museo's 5th Bienal: The (S) Files 00-7m, text Julian Zugazagoitia, Elvis Fuentes, E. Carmen Ramos, and Rodolfo Kronfle Chamber, El Museuo del Barrion, New York, NY
2006 Art on Paper 2006, text by Nancy Doll and Xandra Eden, Weatherspoon Artr Museum, Greensboro, NC
  Metaphysics of Youth, text by Luigi Fassi and Irina Zucca Alessandrelli, Artenova-Fuoriuso, Pescara, Italy
  New American Paintings: No. 62, text by Bill Arning, Open Studio Press, Boston, MA
2005 Drawing Papers 55, LineAge: Selections Fall 2005, text by Chrisopher Wilson, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2004 K48 is an Animal. K48 Enterprises, December.
   
  EDUCATION
 
1989 BA, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1993 MFA (Painting), University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

 
 
  PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
 
  El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY
  Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, OH
  Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, CA
  Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

 
 
  RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS
 
2011 PM Foundation, Dorado, Puerto Rico
2010 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
  Trebešice Castle Artists in Residence, Trebešice, Czech Republic
2009 Yaddo, Sartoga Springs, New York
2008/09 The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation: The Space Program, New York, NY
2004 LMCC Workspace: 120 Broadway, New York, NY

 
 
  CURATORIAL PROJECTS
 
2010 Nine LES Galleries, Lush Life (co-curated with Omar Lopez-Chahoud), New York, NY
2009 Cuchifritos, Data Panic (co-curated with Amanda Church), New York, NY
  Weatherspoon Art Museum, Cool, Collected & In Context, curated by Xandra Eden, Greensboro, NC
2008 apexart, Perverted by Theater (co-curated with Paul David Young), New York, NY
2006 Moti Hasson Gallery, Twist It Twice, New York, NY
2006 LMAK Projects, Regeneration Room, Brooklyn, NY

 
 
  PERFORMANCES AND VIDEO SCREENINGS
 
 
2011 The Big Draw: tapeandtrees, The Drawing Center & Wave Hill, Bronx, NY  
  nOtHERE, collabortation with Niall Noel Jones and Paul David Young, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY  
2010 Trajal Harrell: Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church(s), collaboration on visual design, The Kitchen, New York, NY  
  balconyscene2010, MoMA PS1, collaboration with Paul David Young, Long Island City, NY  
2009 Trajal Harrell: Twenty Looks or Paris Is Burning at the Judson Church(s), collaboration with Trajal Harrell, New Museum, New York, NY  
2008 Balcony Scene, LMAK Projects, Perverted by Theater collaboration, New York, NY  
2003 Dialogue, Thomas Erben Gallery, curated by Louky Keijsers, New York, NY  
2002 Sans Exhibit: Set in Motion, apexart, curated by Melissa Friedling, New York, NY