July 10 - August 15, 2008

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David Humphrey
Born in Augsburg, Germany; Lives and works in NY

BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore
New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture
MA, New York University, New York,

Solo Exhibitions
Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
Triple Candie, New York, NY.

“Next of Kin,” Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH
Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
Both Less and More, paintings and sculpture, Littlejohn Contemporary, NY
Holiday Melt, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
Lace, Bubbles, Milk, digital Works Pittsburgh Filmmakers, Pittsburgh, PA
Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami FL

University of Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA
Holiday Melt, Saks Project Art holiday windows, Palm Beech FL

Mckee Gallery, New York, NY
Sculptures, Deven GoldenFine Art, LTD, New York, NY
Me and My Friends, The Phillip Feldman Gallery, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Works on Paper, Roy G Biv Gallery, Columbus OH

SHaG, team paintings by A. Sillman, D. Humphrey and E. Greene
Postmasters, New York, NY
Sculptures, Deven GoldenFine Art, LTD, New York, NY

Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA
David Humphrey: Paintings and Drawings 1987-1994,
Wood Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Head: Recent Paintings, I Space, Chicago, IL

*David Humphrey: Paintings and Drawings 1987-1994,
The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati OH
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco CA

New Arts Program, Kutztown, PA
McKee Gallery, New York, NY
Patricia Shea Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Krygier\Landau Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Krygier\Landau Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CA
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY
Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
Cone Editions, New York, NY

Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY
David McKee Gallery, New York, NY
Pittsburgh Plan for Art, Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions
Inside the Pale, Thrust Projects, New York
Complicit! Contemporary American Art and Mass Culture, University of Virginia Art Museum, UVA, September 1- October 29
Available (A Still Life Show), Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, March 23- April 29
Still Missing: Beauty Absent Social Life, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, September 5-October 7; Westport Art Center, Westport, CT, January 12-March 4.

Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY, June 3- July 30
Visitors from the East, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA, October 29- December 3

The Dreamland Artist Club, Coney Island New York, NY, presented by Creative Time, June 12-September 6
When I think about You, I touch Myself, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
On Edge, Rose and Mann, London, UK, May 20-June 27
It’s a Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting, Spaces, Cleveland, OH

Prints, McKee Gallery, New York NY
the burbs, DFN Gallery, New York, NY
Pop Thru Out, Arario Gallery, Korea

Pasted On, Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago, IL
Super Natural Playground, Gallerie Marella, Milan, Italy
177th Annual, National Academy of Design Museum, New York, NY
Hair Stories, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
Words in Deeds, PICA, Portland, OR
Someone’s Been Telling Lies, Forde Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
Luscious Too, Zolla /Lieberman, Chicago, IL

Fhuh..., Fishtank Gallery, New York, NY
Self-Made Men, (organized by Alexi Worth) DC Moore Gallery, NY

Exit Art, NY
Rapture, Janet Phelps, NY
The Figure, Another side of Modernism, Snug Harbor Art Center, New York
Collaborations, Bucknell University Art Gallery, Lewisburg, PA
Objects that Flicker, Solomon Projects, Atlanta GA
Toys, Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, NY

Drawing in the Present Tense, Parsons School of Design, NY
Body Parts, Pewabic Pottery, Detroit, MI

The Mind Is a Beast, The Work Space, NY
Road Show, dfn Gallery, NY

La Tradicion, Performance Painting, Exit Art, New York, NY
Lubiana Biennial, Lubiana, Slovenia
Drawn & Quartered, Karen McCready Fine Art, New York, NY
Hair-Do, curated by Nancy Brett, The Work Space, New York, NY

Thing, Deven Golden*Fine Art, New York, NY
Photographism (in painting), Pratt Galleries, New York, NY
Face, One Great Jones, New York, NY
Some Friends In My Apartment, Barbara Pollack, New York, NY
Psycho-Morphing, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
True Bliss, LACE, Los Angeles, CA

Internal/External, Foster Goldstrom Gallery, NY
More Than Real Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL.
On Target, Horodner Romley Gallery, New York
Arresting Images, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL.
Crystal Blue Persuasion, Feature, New York, NY
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North
Carolina at Greensboro, NC

Digressions, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Flooding Camera, The Work Space, New York, NY
Family Values, Russet Lederman Productions

Art in the Age of Information, Wood Street Galleries and 808 Penn
Modern, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Collects, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Appraising the Preternatural, Patricia Shea Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (organized by Sue Spaid and Michael Anderson)
Psychological Impact, Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, PA (curated by Rhonda Wall)
Robert Morrison Gallery, New York, NY
Personal Imagery, Chicago/New York, Phyllis Kind Gallery, N Y
43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

Hair, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Dysfunction in the Family Album, Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY (curated by David Humphrey)
Underthings, Bliss, Pasadena, CA
(Drawing) Pictures, Four Walls at P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY, (organized by Amy Sillman)

Landscape as Stage, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (organized by Meyer Raphael Rubenstein)
Personal Portrait, Annina Nosei Gallery, NY
Mute, Solo Gallery, New York (curated by Susan Tallman)
Expressive Visions and Exquisite Images: Two Aspects of Art of 80's From The Richard Brown Baker Collection, Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

Prints & Monotypes, Pelavin Editions, New York
Faces, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Unique Print: 70's into the 90's, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

The Nature of Things, Cydney Payton Gallery, Denver, CO
Drawings from the 80's - Chatsworth Collection, Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Magic in the Mind’s Eye, Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Rochester, MI 1988
Fresh from New York, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

American Art Today: The Figure in the Landscape, The Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
Public and Private: American Prints Today, Brooklyn Museum, NY
Painting and Sculpture by Candidates for Art Arts and Letters, NY
Inner Images, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
Artificial Paradise, Asher/Faure Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New Drawing, Gallery Association of New York State, Hamilton, NY
The Potent Image, Morris Museum of Art, Morristown, NJ

Artists in Two Mediums, Bennington College Art Gallery, VT
Art in the Anchorage, Creative Time, Brooklyn, NY (installation under the Brooklyn Bridge)
The 20th Retrospective Show, New York Studio School, NY
Manifestations of the Figure, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, NY
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, NC
Exhibit A, Broolkyn Federal Courthouse Show, Brooklyn, NY
Contemporary American Prints: Recent Acquisitions, Brooklyn Museum, NY

Drawings by Young American Artists, Nordjylands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark
Intermedia: Between Painting and Sculpture, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
A Refocus on Landscape, School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, MD;
Pittsburgh Plan for Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Painting and Sculpture, Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI
New Hand Painted Dreams: Contemporary Surrealism, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, NY
Fall Show, Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
Young Americans, Galleri Bellman, New York, NY
Inner Visions: Drawings, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
In Spirit, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY
Drawings, Barbara Toll Gallery, New York, NY

Selections 21, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
American Cauldron, Kouros Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show, Barbara Toll Gallery, New York, NY
Bodies and Souls, A.M. Sachs Gallery, New York, NY (organized by the Artist`s Choice Museum)
Three Dimensional Painting, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY1982
New Talent, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
Summer Show, David McKee Gallery, New York, NY

Thirty New York Painters, Hobart College, Geneva, NY

Three Person Exhibition, State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, NY

CAPS Recipients Exhibition, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Writings by David Humphrey
David Humphrey's articles, reviews and column “New York email” appeared in Art issues from 1990 until its closing in 2002.
“Pay Dirt,” Miser and Now, Issue 8, 2006.
“Hello, My Name is Artwork,” 2002 M/E/A/N/I/N/G @ artkrush.com
“Soma Zone,” on the art of Jill Giegerich, 2002 catalog essay for the Pasadena Armory retrospective
“Caballeros Western Museum,” New Observations #128 2001
“Who’s Talking? Notes on Catherine Howe,” 2001 catalog essay for Littlejohn Contemporary, NY
“Amy Sillman,” Bomb 2000
M/E/A/N/I/N/G An Anthology of Artists’ Writings, Theory and Criticism, edited by Mira Schor and Susan Bee, Duke University Press, 2000
“On the Fantastic,” Tema Celeste, 1996
“The Abject Romance of Low Resolution,” Lusitania, Vol. 1 #4.
“Describable Beauty,” New Observations #113, 1996
“Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud,” Arts Magazine, December 1990
“HairPiece,” Art issues, February 1990.
“Case Studies at MOCA,” Flash Art, 1990
“Robert Longo at LACMA,” Flash Art, 1990
Telepathy, 1993 Bill Jones and David Humphrey (a collaborative artists' book project)
“The Dictator's Body,” 1989, Stanford Italian Review, (drawings)

Public Collections
Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Chemical Bank, NY
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, OH
Denver Art Museum, CO
Exxon Corporation, NY
First Bank Minneapolis, MN
Jersey City Museum, NJ
McCrory Corporation, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
Prudential Insurance Corporation, Newark, NJ
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
The Progressive Corporation, OH