BIOGRAPHY

Born 1949 in New Haven, Connecticut
Lives in New York City

Education
1972 Degree, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

Awards
2004 Skowhegan Medal for Distinction in Painting

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

2017 
“Carroll Dunham,” Blum & Poe, Los Angeles 
“Carroll Dunham: Prints,” Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo 

2016 
"Carroll Dunham," Inigo Philbrick, London 
"Drawings 1982-96," Gladstone 64, New York 
“Carroll Dunham: Monotypes,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich 

2015 
"Carroll Dunham," Gladstone Gallery, New York

2014
“Carroll Dunham,” Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo
"Drawings: Carroll Dunham," Denver Art Museum, Denver
“Carroll Dunham,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland

2012
“Carroll Dunham,” Gladstone Gallery, New York
“A Drawing Survey,” Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
“Carroll Dunham,” Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens

2011
“Carroll Dunham,” Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
“Carroll Dunham,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels 
“Carroll Dunham,” Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium

2010
“Carroll Dunham,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
“Carroll Dunham,” Patrick de Brock Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
“Carroll Dunham: Paintings,” Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
“Carroll Dunham Prints: A Survey,” University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany
“Carroll Dunham: Paintings,” Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2009
“Carroll Dunham,” Gladstone Gallery, New York
“Carroll Dunham: Works on Paper,” Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
“Small Packages,” Art Production Fund Lab, New York

2008
“Carroll Dunham Prints: A Survey,” Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
"Carroll Dunham: Recent Paintings," Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
"Carroll Dunham: Paintings on Wood, 1982-1987," Skartstedt Gallery, New York
“Carroll Dunham,” Hydra Workshop, Hydra, Greece
“Carroll Dunham: Painting and Sculpture 2004 – 2008,” Millesgarden, Stockholm

2007
“Carroll Dunham: Paintings,” Gladstone Gallery, New York
“Carroll Dunham Prints: A Survey,” Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
"Carroll Dunham Monotypes," Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin

2006 
"In Red Space," White Cube, London 
“Monotypien,” Galerie Fred Jann, Munich, Germany
“Small Drawings,” Drammens Museum, Drammens, Norway
“Carroll Dunham,” Galleri MGM, Oslo

2005
“Drawing,” Judin Gallery, Zurich
“Dead Space,” Atle Gerhardsen Gallery, Berlin

2004
“Composite Images: Paintings,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
“Carroll Dunham,” Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
“Prints,” Atle Gerhardsen Gallery, Berlin
“He, She, and It,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

2003
“Carroll Dunham,” White Cube, London
“Personal Distance,” Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2002
“Carroll Dunham,” New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
"Carroll Dunham: Drawings 1985-2002,” Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
“Mesokingdom,” Metro Pictures, New York
“Drawings,” Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany 

2001
“The Search for Orgone,” Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York [traveled to: Atle 
Gherhardsen Gallery, Berlin]
“Carroll Dunham, New Paintings,” Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
“Carroll Dunham: Recent Prints and Related Works,” Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

2000
“Carroll Dunham,” Atle Gerhardsen Gallery, Oslo
“Carroll Dunham,” N.E.G., Milan, Italy

1999
“Carroll Dunham,” Metro Pictures, New York
“Carroll Dunham,” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
“Carroll Dunham,” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina
“Carroll Dunham,” No Limits Events Gallery, Milan

1998
“Carroll Dunham,” Nolan/Eckmann Gallery, New York
“Carroll Dunham,” White Cube, London
“Carroll Dunham,” London Projects, London
“Carroll Dunham,” Atle Gerhardsen Gallery, Oslo

1997
“Carroll Dunham,” Metro Pictures, New York

1996
“Carroll Dunham: Paintings and Drawings 1990-1996,” Guild Hall, Easthampton, New York
[traveled to: Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California; Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis]
“Carroll Dunham,” Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
“Carroll Dunham,” Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

1995 
“Carroll Dunham,” Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, California 
“Carroll Dunham: Selected Paintings 1990-95,” School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1994
“Works on Paper,” Lemburg Gallery, Ferndale, Michigan
“Carroll Dunham,” Sonnabend Gallery, New York

1993
“Carroll Dunham,” Sonnabend Gallery, New York
“Carroll Dunham,” Galerie Lehmann, Geneva, Switzerland
“Carroll Dunham,” Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York

1992 
“Works on Paper,” David Nolan Gallery, New York
“Carroll Dunham,” Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
“Carroll Dunham: Selected Paintings and Prints,” Wiedner Gallery, Trinity College, Hartford

1991 
“Carroll Dunham: Drawings,” Gallery Mukai, Tokyo
“Carroll Dunham,” Galerie Jahn und Fusban, Munich, Germany
“Carroll Dunham,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1990
“Carroll Dunham,” Sonnabend Gallery, New York

1989 
“Carroll Dunham,” Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
“Carroll Dunham,” Sonnabend Gallery, New York

1988 
“Selected Drawing,” Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
“Drawings 1982-1983,” Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

1987 
“Carroll Dunham,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
“Carroll Dunham,” Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York

1986
“Carroll Dunham,” Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston
“Carroll Dunham,” Baskerville & Watson Gallery, New York

1985
“Carroll Dunham,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
“Carroll Dunham,” Baskerville & Watson Gallery, New York

1981
“Carroll Dunham,” Artists Space, New York

Group Exhibitions

2015
“Light/Dark, White/Black,” Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
“Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler,” Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
“Works on Paper,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
“True Monotypes,” International Print Center New York, New York
"America is Hard to See," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“The Guston Effect,” Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston
“Des histoires sans fin,” Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
“Coleccion Jumex, In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni,” Museo Jumex, Mexico City

2014
“Disturbing Innocence,” FLAG Art Foundation, New York
“Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Room by Room: Monographic Presentations from the Faulconer and Rachofsky Collections," The Warehouse, Dallas

2013
"The Age of Small Things," Dodge Gallery, New York
“Hello Goodbye Thank You, Again, and Again, and Again,” Castillo/Corrales, Paris
“Summer Drawings,” The Journal Gallery, New York
“Comic Future,” Ballroom Marfa, Texas
“Reinventing Abstraction,” Cheim & Read, New York 
“Post Picasso: Contemporary Artists Responses to This Life and Art,” Museu Picasso, Barcelona, Spain 
“Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection,” Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, Florida
“This Will Have Been: Art, Love, and Politics in the 1980s,” The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
“Der Zweite Blick (The Second Chance),” Stadtische Galerie, Nordhorn, Germany
“Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out,” White Flag Projects, St. Louis, Missouri
“FULL HOUSE,” Schönewald Fine Arts, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012
“Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out,” White Flag Projects, St. Louis, Missouri
“Twenty Days Later,” Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York 
“Group Shoe,” Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
“Print/Out,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Painting Now,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2010
“Nature,” Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
“The Visible Vagina,” David Nolan, New York
“Your History is not Our History,” Haunch of Venison, New York
“Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“Pastorale,” 80WSE, New York University, New York

2009
“Jr. and Son’s,” Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
“Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“15th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition,” Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
“Small Packages,” The Art Production Fund Lab, New York
“Listen Darling… The World is Yours,” Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão, Portugal

2008
"From Nature," Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York
"Red Wind," Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

2007
“Contemporary Painters and Their Influences,” Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia

2006
“XXL: Size Matters,” Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York
"Couples Discourse," Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, Pennsylvania
"Ele-Mental," Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
"Counterparts: Contemporary Painters and their Influences," Contemporary Art Center Virginia, Virginia Beach, Virginia

2005 
“Remote Viewing,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2004
“Fabulism,” Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha
“Carroll Dunham,” SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe

2003
“Funny Papers,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
“We Love Painting,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
“160 Meisterzeichnungen,” Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany

2002
“Carroll Dunham,” Metro Pictures, New York
"Bildmis und Figur,” Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

2001
“Some Options in Abstractions,” Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
“Pop & Post Pop (On Paper),” Texas Gallery, Houston
“Locating Drawing,” Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas
“American Art,” Galerie Rudolfinum, The Center for Contemporary Art, Prague 

2000
“End Papers,” Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York
“Superorganic, Hydroponic Warfare: Carroll Dunham, David Dupuis, Alexander Ross,” Derek Eller Gallery, New York
“Art in America 2000,” US Department of Art in Embassies Program, Washington, D.C.
“Land & Houses, Two Sequences of Drawings,” Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
“The Figure: Another Side of Modernism,” Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, New York
“00,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
“The Figure in the Landscape,” Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York
“Open Ends,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Olav Chr. Jensen, Sarah Morris, Carroll Dunham,” Atle Gerhardsen Gallery, Berlin

1999
“Drawn By…,” Metro Pictures, New York
“Carroll Dunham,” Gorney, Bravin + Lee, New York
“Art at Work: Forty Years of the Chase Manhattan Collection,” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
“American Century, Part II,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 
“Drawing into Paint,” Foskick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, New York
“Examining Pictures,” Whitechapel Art Gallery, London [traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago] 

1998
“Young Americans 2: New Art in the Saatchi Collection,” Saatchi Gallery, London
“Exterminating Angel,” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
“Pop Surrealism,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
“Codex USA: Works on Paper by Ameican Artists,” Entwistle, London
“Now and Forever Part 1,” Pat Hearn Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“The New Surrealism,” Pamela Auchincloss, New York
“Art and the American Experience,” Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan

1997
“Now on View,” Metro Pictures, New York 
“Painting Project,” Basillico Fine Arts and Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York
“Abstract Painting,” Carrie Hadad Gallery, Hudson, New York

1996
“How the Chicken Crossed the Road,” Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland [traveled to: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris]
“Nuevas Abstracciones,” Museo Nacional Centro de Reina Sofia, Madrid

1995 
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“New York Abstract,” Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
“Carroll Dunham, Lari Pittman,” Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York
“Contemporary Drawing: Exploring the Territory,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
“Under Glass,” Charles Cowles Gallery, New York 
“Carroll Dunham, Lari Pittman,” Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York 

1994
“Collectively Speaking: A Sampling of Private Collections,” The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, California
“What’s wrong with this Picture?,” Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Inc., Chicago
“In the Spirit of Things,” Stux Gallery, New York
“Dysfunction,” Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York
“Summer Group Show,” Baumgartner Galeries, Inc., Washington, D.C.
“Deadpan,” The Work Space at Dolgenos Newman & Cronin, New York 
Sonnabend Gallery, New York 

1993
“Projects,” Betsey Senior Contemporary Prints, New York
“What’s wrong with this Picture?,” Postmasters Gallery, New York
“A Series of Anniversary Exhibitions: Part II,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“Group Show,” Postmasters Gallery, New York 
“Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance,” Russisches Kulturzentrum, Berlin
“Drawings: 30th Anniversary Exhibition,” Leo Castelli Gallery, New York

1992 
“American Art of the ’80s,” Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporani di Trento e Rovereto, Trento, Italy
“Carroll Dunham + Nicola De Maria,” Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston
“Works on Paper,” David Nolan Gallery, New York 
“Carroll Dunham and Mel Kendrick: A Selection a Recent Work,” Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
“Drawn in the ’90s,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York
Illinworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta Gallery of Art, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama 
“Emerging New York Artists,” Fine Arts Building, College of Fine Arts, Omaha 

1991 
“Carroll Dunham, Mike Kelley, Cindy Sherman,” Metro Pictures, New York
“Sieben Amerikanische Maler,” Bayerischen Staatgemaldesammlungen, Munich, Germany
“Mel Bochner, Carroll Dunham, Barry Le Va,” Galerie Faust, Geneva, Switzerland
The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Paintings and Drawings,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“The Thing,” Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York
“Fall & Winter: 1991–1992,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“Ralph Humphrey, Matthew Weinstein, and Carroll Dunham,” Perry Rubinstein, New York

1990 
“With the Grain: Contemporary Panel Paintings,” Whitney Museum of American Art, Fairfield County, Stamford, Connecticut [traveled to: Whitney Museum of American Art at Phillip Morris, New York]
“Amerikanische Zeichnungen inden achtziger Jahren,” Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Museum Morsbriosh, Leverkusen, Vienna 
Galerie Faust, Geneva, Switzerland 
“Carroll Dunham and Terry Winters,” Gallery Mukai, Tokyo
“Waterworks,” Universal Limited Art Editions, Bay Shore, New York
“The Last Decade: American Artists of the ’80s,” Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
“Organic Abstraction,” Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City

1989 
“Horn of Plenty,” Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Flanders Contemporary Art, Minneapolis
“Wiener Diwan: Sigmund Freud-heute,” Museum des 20, Jahrunderts, Vienna
“A Decade of American Drawing: 1980–1989,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
“First Impressions: Early Prints by Forty-Six Contemporary Artists,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“New Works by Gallery Artists,” Sonnabend Gallery, New York
“ULAE Prints,” Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

1988 
“NY Art Now: Part II,” Saatchi Collection, London
“Group Show: Carroll Dunham, Kenji Fujita, Peter Nadin, Laurie Simmons, Meyer 
Vaisman,” Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
“Vital Signs: Organic Abstraction from the Permanent Collection,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Altered States,” Kent Fine Arts, New York
Scott Hanson Gallery, New York 
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston 
“Amerikanische Druckgraphik: Recent American Prints,” Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich, Germany

1987
“Drawing Acquisitions,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Schizophrenia,” Josh Baer Gallery, New York
“Coleccion Sonnabend,” Centro de Art Reina Sofia, Madrid [traveled to: Centre 
d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; Art Köln, Cologne, Germany; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; Galleria Nazionale D’Arte Moderna, Rome; Museo D’ Arte Moderna e Contemporani, Trento, Italy; Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland; Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo; Miyagi Museum of Art, The Fukuyama Museum, Fukuyama, Japan; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan] 

1986 
“Paintings & Sculpture: Recent Acquisitions,” Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Private and Public: American Prints Today,” Brooklyn Museum, New York
“Intuitive Line,” Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York
“Paravision,” Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
“Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania
“Drawing: Carroll Dunham, John Newman, Terry Winters,” Jeffrey Hoffeld & Co., New York

1985
“Painting as Landscape,” Parrish Art Museum, South Hampton, New York [traveled to: Baxter Gallery, Pasadena, California
“Currents: Carroll Dunham,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
International with Monument, New York 
“BAM Benefit,” Mary Boone Gallery, New York
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“Real Surreal,” Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York

1984 
“Brilliant Color,” Baskerville & Watson, New York
“Wedge Magazine Benefit Exhibition,” Nature Morte Gallery, New York
“Inner Vision: Drawing,” Barbara Krakow, Boston
“Drawing Show,” Barbara Toll Gallery, New York
“Summer International,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
“Figure in Paint,” Cable Gallery, New York
“New York I Dag,” Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark
“10 Year Anniversary Exhibition,” Artists Space, New York

1983 
“Nine Painters,” Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York
“Carroll Dunham & Terry Winters,” Jan Bernier Gallery, Athens
“Tradition, Transition, New Vision,” Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts
“New Biomorphism and Automatism,” Patricia Hamilton Gallery, New York

1981 
“Four Painters,” List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
“New Talent, New York,” New Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio [traveled to: Hayden Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts]

1980
“Watercolors,” Institute for Art & Urban Resources; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

1979
“Selector’s Choice,” Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore

1978
“Lineup,” Drawing Center, New York
“Young American Artists,” Schema Gallery, Florence, Italy

Selected Public Collections

Albertina Museum, Vienna
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
Fort Wayne Art Museum, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Sammlung Olbricht, Essen, Germany
St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis
Tate Gallery, London
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

 

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