CURTIS   MITCHELL

email curtiscmitchells@earthlink.net

 

 

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

1983 MFA Sculpture, Yale University School of Art, CT

1981 MA Sculpture, Goddard College, VT

 

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

 

2009           Martos Gallery, New York, HY

2008           Sculpture Center, Cleveland, Ohio

2006           PS1/MOMA Project Room, New York, NY

2003           Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

                  Esso Gallery, New York

2002           Esso Gallery, New York

2001           Esso Gallery, New York

1999           AC Projects, New York. (with Fritz Welch).

1998           KX Galerie, Hamburg, Germany.

1996           One Great Jones Gallery, New York. (with David Humphrey).

1992           Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.

                  Galerie Marc Jancou, Zurich.

1990           Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.

1989           Lang and O'Hara Gallery, New York.

1987           White Columns, White Room, New York.

1986           Hallwalls Gallery, Buffalo, New York.

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

 

2009           “Processed”, Leubsdorf Art Gallery, New York, NY.

                  “More Mergers…”, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA.

2008           “The Word Is…”, Galerie Maisonneuve, Paris, France.

2007                       “Modeling the Photographic: The End(s) of Photography”, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio.

 “Year ‘07”, County Hall, London, England.

2006           Copilandia”, Seville, Spain.

                  Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY.

2003           “Trip”, Paolo Tonin Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy.

2002           “Snapshot”, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD.

2001           “Gather and Tell”, Mexican Cultural Institute, New York, NY.

1998           “Embedded Metaphor”, Wellesleyan Univ., Middletown, CT.

                  “Pop Surrealism”, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut.

                   “Destroyer-Creator”, John Weber Gallery, New York.

1997           “Embedded Metaphor”, Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, Nova Scotia.

1996           "Try a Little Tenderness", Apex Art, New York.

Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida.

                  Travelling Exhibition. Independent Curators Inc.

1995           "Pittura Immedia: ...”,  Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.

                  "Now Is The Time", Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.

1994           "Jet Lag", Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, Germany.         

1993           "Stoned (High Low)", Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. 

1992           "7 Rooms/7 Shows", P.S. 1 Museum, New York.

                   "Gulliver's Travels", Sophia Ungers Galerie, Koln, Germany.

                   "Cadences: ...", The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY.

1991                    "The Projected Audience”, Four Walls, Brooklyn.

"Outside America: Going Into The 90's", Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta.

1990           "All Quiet on The Western Front?", S.P.P.A.A. Paris, France.

                   "Stendhal Syndrome: The Cure" Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY.

                  "Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud", Krygier Landau, Santa Monica, CA.

1989                     American Fine Arts Gallery, NY.

1988                     "Emerging Sculptors", Sculpture Center, NY.

1987                     White Columns, NYC

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS/BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

2009  Utter, Douglas, “Curtis Mitchell”, Art Papers, Jan./Feb.

2008  Tranberg, Daniel, “Personas…”, Plain Dealer, Cleveland, OH.

2006    Sirmans, Franklin. “Sluttish With Content”, PS1 Newspaper (July).

2005  Agro, Ombretta. “Atomica”, Inside, Milan, Italy.

2003    Winn, Alice. “New Installations, Mattress Factory”, Pulp, Pittsburgh, PA.

Shaw, Kurt. “New Installations”, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA.

Hannegan, Barry. “New Installations,”, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA.

Aletti, Vince. “Imaging The Abstract”, Village Voice, NY.

2002  Sirmans, Franklin. “Curtis Mitchell”, Time Out , (April 11-18).

         “Prescient Then and Now”, The New Yorker,  (July 1).

         Johnson, Ken. “Kismet”, The New York Times,   (September 6).

2001  Hirsch, Faye. “Curtis Mitchell”, Art On Paper, (March-April).

2000  Townsend, Chris. “Portfolio: Curtis Mitchell”, Hot Shoe Int., (March).

Johnson, Ken. “Curtis Mitchell/Fritz Welch”, The NY Times,  (March 26).

1998  Zimmer, William. “Inviting or Not, What Do ...”, The NY Times,   (Oct. 4).

         Zimmer, William. “Show of Work...”, The New York Times,   (March 15).

         Gerlach, Gunnar. “Landschaft, Logik …”,  Szene Hamburg,  (June).

1997  Horodner/Sanders. Dazed and Confused, “Warhol Is...”,  (No. 27, p. 48).

         Horodner, Stuart . New Observations, “Frankenstein”, (Spring).

1995  “Now Is The Time”, Flash Art, (October).

1994  Baer Bogenschutz, D.  "'Jetlag' …", Artis,  (August).        

         Pesch, Martin.  "Jet Lag", Journal Frankfurt.,  (May).

         Bogenschutz. "Erfahrung der Eile", D. Frankfurter Rundschau,  (March).

1993  Smith, Roberta. "Examining Culture...", The NY Times,  (November 28).

         Liu, Catherine. "Pop Body", Lusitania, (Volume 1, Number 4).

         Zimmer, W. "Yale Celebrates Its Artists", The New York Times, (June 27).

1992  Cotter, Holland. "Curtis Mitchell", The New York Times,   (May 29).

         Melrod, George. "Curtis Mitchell at Andrea Rosen",  Art News,   (Nov).

         Nesbitt, Lois. "Curtis Mitchell at Andrea Rosen", Artforum,   (September).

         Smith, Roberta. "The Curio Shop", The New York Times,   (July 3).

         Liu, Catherine. "Diary of the Pop Body", Flash Art, (October).

         Levin, Kim. "Art In Brief: Mssr. B's Curio Shop", Village Voice, (July 14).

1991  Adams, Brooks. "Curtis Mitchell", Art in America,  (March).

         Bass, Ruth. "Curtis Mitchell", Artnews,   (January).

         Hess, Elizabeth. "No Place Like Home", Artforum,   (October).

         Markus, Liz. "Curtis Mitchell", Sculpture ,   (March/April).

         Schor, Mira. "You Can't Leave Home Without It", Artforum, (October).

         Schwabsky, Barry. "Mitchell/Feher/Hayes", Arts Magazine,  (November).

         Smith, Roberta. "Turning The Corner ...", The New York Times,  (March 9).

         Smith, Roberta. "Three Artists Who Favor Chaos," The NY Times, (Aug. 2).

         Williams, Gilda. "Curtis Mitchell's Public Installation", Flash Art,   (May).

         "Perils of Public Art", Art in America,  (May).

          "Homeless Sculpture Attacked", The Journal of Contemp. Art,  (April).

1990  Adams, Brooke. "Shock of the Mundane", Vogue,   (March).

         Connor, Maureen.  "Curtis Mitchell", Arts,   (March).

         Curtis, Cathy. "Curtis Mitchell", Los Angeles Times, May

         Humphrey, David. "Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud", Arts, December

Humphrey, David. "Hair Piece", Art Issues, February

Jarrell, Joe. "Can't Get It Out of My Bed", Village View, May 4 10

Jones, Nancy. "Junk Art", New York Woman, April

Kurjakovic, Daniel.  "Curtis Mitchell at Marc Jancou", Flash Art,  May.

Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, July 24

Melrod, George. Sculptures review, May/June

Smith, Roberta. "The Group Show as Crystal Ball", New York Times,  July.

         Spector, Buz. "Stained Sheets/Holy Shroud", Art Issues,   (Sep/Oct).

"Detritus",  The New Yorker, August 6

1989  Brenson, Michael. "Curtis Mitchell", The New York Times,  (November 6).

         Brenson, Michael. "Four New Sculptors", The New York Times,  January

         Liu, Catherine. "Let's Get Real", Village Voice,   (August 1).

1987  Brenson, Michael. "The City as Sculpture Garden:", New York Times, July

1986  Brenson, Michael. "A Bountiful Season In Outdoor Sculpture

Reveals Glimmers of a New Sensibility", New York Times, July 18

 

 

 

GRANTS:

 

              2011   Foundation for the Contemporary Arts , 2011 Grants to Artists Award

       2005   Gottlieb Foundation

       1990   Pollock-Krasner Foundation

 

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

 

Walker Art Museum                          Minneapolis, MN

N.Y. Public Library                           New York, NY

Boston Museum of Fine Arts              Boston, MA

Lannon Foundation                           Los Angeles, CA

Mattress Factory                      Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

 

WRITINGS:

 

1993  Mitchell, Curtis. "Uses of Waste", Lusitania,  (Volume 1, Number 4).

         Mitchell, Curtis.  "Working the Park",  Meaning,  (May).

1990  Mitchell, Curtis. "Stasis", Meaning,  (November).