Selected Work

My Only Child, 2013
Oil on canvas
54 X 84 inches
AD8946

Guy upsidedown, 2014
Painting oil
40 x 34″
AD8055

Stupid Hot Solder, 2013
Oil on canvas
16 X 20 inches
AD8948

Puddles of Love, 2013
Oil on canvas
45 X 80 inches
AD8949

Death of Silence or Jean-Louis Trintignant, 2013
Oil on canvas
13 X 18 inches
AD8947

Self Portrait as Balloon Man from Tarkowvsky’s ‘ Andrei Rublev’, 2009
oil on canvas
183.52 X 228.6 cm

Vera Iliatova and Craig Taylor in ‘ Le Souffle au Coeur’ (the Devirgination Scene), 2009
oil on canvas
60 1/2 X 108 inches

Portrait of Surfer Paula Cronan Posed as Charles Chaplin aka I Claim 250 sq ft NE SW of Monument for Mining Purposes (from Chaplin’s ‘Gold Rush’), 2008
oil on canvas
48 X 60 inches

Nosforatu Street Scene with Italian Hookers (from Herzog’s ‘Nosforatu’), 2008
oil on canvas
84 X 132 inches

Geoff Chadsey and Myself as Bowie and the Annoying Girlfriend in ‘The Man Who Fell To Earth’, 2009
oil on canvas
60 X 108 inches

Lizzie Bonaventura as the Alien Wife on the Alien Planet from ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’, 2009
oil on canvas
84 X 132 inches

Delusional Dinner Party for Big Daddy (from Brooks’ ‘Cat on a Tin Roof’), 2007
oil on canvas
84 X 132 inches

Jason Murison as ‘Bullet’, 2009
oil on canvas
54 X 84 inches

Susan Rogers and Johnny Pain in the Ass Mac as Hepburn and Bogart from ‘African Queen’, 2009
oil on canvas
72 X 90 inches

Adam Hurwitz as the Man with No Name from ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’, 2009
oil on canvas
57 X 83 inches

Biography

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Angela Dufresne



Education

  • 1998 MFA Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1991 BFA Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016Angela Dufresne: Pleasure Tips, drawings and videos , 2003-2016, Steve Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY
  • 2014Let’s Stay Together, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2013Cinema Covers, Common Street Arts, Waterbury ME
  • My Only Child and Other Lunacy, KH Modern Art, Berlin, Germany
  • 2012Parlors and Pastorals, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • Parlors and Pastorals, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2010 Celluloid Covers, Macalester College Art Gallery, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Enlightenment Covers, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2009 Modern Times 1, Monya Rowe, New York
  • Modern Times 2, CRG Gallery, New York
  • 2008 Floating Weeds, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy
  • Twilight of Mice and Men, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
  • Next: An Invitational Art Fair of Emerging Art: Chicago, IL, Monya Rowe, NY
  • 2007 New Prints, Aurobora Press, San Francisco, CA
  • Code Unknown, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2006 Angela Dufresne, Hammer Museum: Hammer Projects, Los Angeles, CA
  • Written on The Wind, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy
  • 2005 Love Streams, Miller Block, Boston, MA
  • Stomping Ground, Monya Rowe, NY
  • 2004 GV/AS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2003 Art House House, Ethan Cohen Gallery, Truro, MA
  • West of Eden, The Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA
  • New Drawings, Miller Block, Boston, MA
  • 2000 Angela Dufresne, Off-Ramp Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1995 Angela Dufresne, Gallery Rebelloso, Minneapolis, MN

Group Exhibitions

  • 2016 The Other Side, Monya Rowe Gallery, Saint Augustine, FL
  • 2014  Vintage Violence, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • Uncanny Figures Crated by Jen Dubnau and Sarah Peters, NY, NY
  • 2013 Wrecking Balls,  Geoff Chadsey and Angela Dufresne RISD Painting Dept. Gallery, Providence, RI
  • Draw Gym , Organzied by Brian Belott, 247365, New York, NY
  • Inaugural Group Show, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • Angela Dufresne Special Selection, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY
  • Being Paul Schraeder, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • Negative Joy Video Screening,  Roxbury Abbey, NY
  • Faculty Biennial, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • The Triumph of Human Painting,  Bull and Ram Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2012Kemper at the Crossroads, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City. MO
  • Red Herring,  Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • Beasts of Revelation, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY
  • Intermural, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PaAngela Dufresne and Rico Gatson, Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
  • 2011 The Question of Drawing, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME
  • Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
  • ShapeShifters, Curated by Laurel Sparks, 443 P A S, New York, NY
  • Vivid, Curated by Janet Phelps, Shreoder Ramero Gallery, NY
  • 2010Painting Coast to Coast, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Chained to a Creature of a Different Kingdom, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
  • In A Violet Distance, Curated by David Humphrey,  Galerei Zucher, NY
  • 2009Next Wave Artists, Curated by Dan Cameron, BAM, NY
  • The Summer Show, CRG Gallery, NY
  • First Look: An Exhibition of Emerging Artists From Los Angeles Galleries, Curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala of Scenic, House of Campari, Los Angeles, CA
  • Forth Estate Editions, Rhode Island School of Design Memorial Hall Gallery, RI
  • The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, Masters of Reality, Boston, MA, Curated by Joe Wardwell
  • Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
  • Form and Story: Narration in Recent Painting, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA
  • 2008I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl, Asia Song Society, New York, NY
  • The Guys We Would Fuck, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, Curated by Nayland Blake
  • Places, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
  • Get up off our Knees, Monya Rowe, New York, NY
  • Pulse New York Art Fair, Monya Rowe, New York, NY
  • Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Aldrich, CT (traveling exhibition)
  • Painting The Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Yale Gallery for Art and Architecture, New Haven, CT
  • 2007Imitations of Life, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
  • Group Show, Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY, curated by Leigh Ledare
  • The Fluid Field: Abstraction and Reference, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Dona Nelson
  • Horizons, The Elizabeth Foundation, NY, Curated by David Humphrey
  • Warhol &…, Kantor/Feuer, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy
  • Art Moscow Art Fair, Moscow, Russia, Galleria Glance
  • Endangered Wasteland, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • M*A*S*H, The Helena, New York, NY, Curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Amy Smith-Stewart
  • Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna, Austria, curated by Jasper Sharp
  • 2006 Psycho Ideology, Roebling Hall, New York, NY
  • Year 06 Art Fair, London, U.K., Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY
  • Unless, Miller Block, Boston, MA
  • How I Finally Accepted Fate, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY, curated by Jason Murison
  • Before, Zero Station, Portland, ME
  • Jack, Roberts + Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Geoffrey Young
  • 2005Spectrum, LeLong Gallery, New York, NY
  • Fresh Paint, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
  • Something is Somewhere, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Anat Ebgi and Monya Rowe
  • Le Papier, gescheidle, Chicago, IL
  • Radical Vauderville, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
  • Greater New York 2005, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
  • Parakeet Film Salon 2005, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2004 Miracle on Franklin Street, GV/AS, Brooklyn, NY
  • I’ve Met Someone Else, Monya Rowe, New York, NY
  • Open Zone Video Screening, Ocularis Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2003-04 FAWC Fellows, Cape Cod Museum of Fine Arts, MA
  • FAWC Fellows, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2003 Open Zone Video Screening, Ocularis Projects, Brooklyn, NY
  • The FAWC Fellows 03/04, The Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA
  • Summer’s Eve, GV-AS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Slight of Hand, The Selena Gallery, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
  • Cooking with Cookie von Mueller, video screening at Green St.Gallery, Boston, MA
  • 2002 FAWC Fellows, The Provincetown Art Association, Provincetown, MA
  • 2002-03 Fellows Exhibit, The Fine Arts Work Center”. Provincetown, MA
  • Thought Bubble, Hofstra University, Long Island, NY
  • Our Spring Collection, The Harlem Flophouse, New York, NY 2001
  • 2001 Artpact , The Harlem Flophouse, New York, NY
  • Collabratory, Gail Gates Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • Grrls, Untitled Space, New Haven, CT
  • 2000 Angela Dufresne, Off-Ramp Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1999 Fine Arts Works Center Invitational, Provincetown, MA
  • 1998 Angela Dufresne, Temple University Rome, Rome, Italy
  • 1996 Trace, The Dead Space Gallery, Portland, ME
  • 1995 The New Degenerate Show, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
  • Angela Dufresne, Gallery Rebelloso, Minneapolis, MN
  • Recent Works, The Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • 1993 The Five Jerome Artists, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN

Curated Exhibitions

  • 2013 Negative Joy, Video Screening, Roxbury Abbey, Roxbury, NY
  • 2012 Negative Joy, 443 PAS, New York, NY
  • 2010 F**kheads: Portraiture for the Silicon Enlightenment, Kinkead Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2009 F**kheads: Portraiture for the Silicon Enlightenment, SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM
  • 2007Open Video Series, CRG Gallery, NY
  • 2006Available (A Still Life Show), Monya Rowe Gallery, NY, curated by Angela Dufresne and Monya Rowe
  • 1995-96The Dead Space Gallery, Director, Portland, ME

Awards and Honors

  • 2013 Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 2011 Purchase Award, National Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
  • 2003 Second Year Fellow, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
  • 2002 Fellow, The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
  • 1997 University Wide Fellowship, Temple University-Philadelphia, PA
  • 1996 Teaching Fellowship Temple University- Philadelphia, PA
  • 1993 Resident, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
  • 1992 The Jerome Foundation Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN

Teaching / Lecturer Experience

  • 2014Honorary Alumni Lecturer, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • 2013Visiting Artist/Lecture, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Visiting Artist/Lecture, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Visiting Artist/Critic, Vermont Studio School, Johnson, VT
  • Visiting Artist/Lecture Art Institute Boston, Boston, MA
  • Visiting Artist/Lecture University of Berkeley, CA
  • Visiting Artist/Lecture Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • Visiting Artist/Lecture Suny Purchase, Purchase, NY
  • Visiting Artist/Lecture Montclair State University, NJ
  • 2012Core Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Assistant Professor, RISD, Providence, RISummer Course, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
  • 2011Part-time Faculty, Sarah Lawrence College, NY
  • Visiting Artist/Critic. Boston Museum School, Boston MA
  • Visiting Artist/Critic, Vermont Studio School, Johnson, VT
  • 2010Part-time Faculty, Sarah Lawrence College, NYMentor, Mass College of Art, MA
  • Visiting Artist/Critic, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
  • Part-time Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • 2009Visiting Artist Lecturer, SVA, New York, NY
  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • 2008 Part-time Faculty, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • 2007 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
  • Part-time Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • 2006 Visiting Artist Lecturer, UC Davis, CA
  • Part-time Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, Bard College, NY
  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • 2005 Part-time Faculty, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • Visiting Artist Lecturer, Brandeis University, MA
  • 2004 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Selected Press

  • 2013ArtSlant Interview with Bradley Rubenstien upcoming link October
  • NY Magazine Vulture Culture  New York Magazine Fall Preview issue, August 26 “What Our Critics Are Anticipating This Fall” Jerry Saltz’s Five Art Picks, September
  • 2012Examiner.com, NY Galleries and Museums, “Angela Dufresne’s “bastard portraits””, Howard Schwartz, October 18
  • Time Out New York, Art, “Ten Painting Shows You Should See”, Howard Halle, September 24
  • ArtSlant, Editor’s Choice, “Parlors and Pastorals”, Aldrin Valdez, September 19
  • The Huffington Post, Arts & Culture, “Twelve Must-See Painting Shows: September 2012 “, Steven Zevitas, September 10
  • The New York Times, Art in Review, “Beasts of Revelation”, Ken Johnson, July 20
  • NY Arts Magazine, Editorial Preview-Conversations, “In Conversation: Nicola Tyson Interviews Angela Dufresne”, Jason Stopa, February 18
  • The Financial Times (U.K.), Business Education, “The Art of Business Education”, Adam Palin, January 30
  • New American Paintings, Blog, “Not For Sale: Angela Dufresne “, Whitney Kimball, January 17
  • 2011Pars Review, Liz Brown, Screen shots Review
  • Dossier Journal, Fall 2011, Day Clock
  • The New York Times, Weekend Arts, “Vivid: Female Currents in Painting”, Roberta Smith, January 21
  • 2010Artillery Magazine, Reviews, “Angela Dufresne: Enlightenment Covers “, Ezrha Jean Black, Vol 5 Issue 1, Sep/Oct
  • Harper’s Magazine, Editors, Vol. 320 No. 1920, May
  • 2009OUT, Back in the Gay, “Artists Reinterpret Cover’s From OUT’s Archives”, Editors, No. 186, August
  • 2008 The New York Times, Weekend Arts, “Chelsea: Art Chockablock With Encyclopedic Range”, Roberta Smith, November 14
  • Beautiful/Decay, Gallery Review, “Monya Rowe Gallery”, Sasha Lee, Issue X, September, reproduction
  • Arte, “Paesaggio con Apocalisse”, Luca Beatrice, June, reproduction
  • Huffington Post.com, “First Person Artist: Angela Dufresne”, Kimberly Brooks
  • The New York Sun, Arts, “Paintings”, Jayanthi Daniel, May 5, reproduction
  • 2007 The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Paintings and Sculptures Pick Up Gallery’s Vibe”, Edith Newhall, October 12
  • The New Yorker, Horizon, Editors, July 23
  • The New York Sun, “A Wild Horizon”, Stephen Maine, July 5
  • La Stampa, Art & Culture, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, Lisa Parola, June 29
  • Gay City News, “Into The Wild”, Sheila Pepe, March 22
  • Artinfo.com, “Editors Picks”, William Hanley, March 22
  • The New York Sun, “Secret Languages”, Jayanthi Daniel, Feb 22, reproduction
  • 2006 Artnet.com, “L.A Confidential”, Emma Gray, October 12
  • LA Weekly, Must See Art, “Angela Dufresne at Hammer Museum Projects”, Amara Brooks, Aug 11 – 17
  • Economist.com, “Angela Dufresne”, editors, August
  • The New York Times, Art Listings, “How I Finally Accepted Fate”. Ken Johnson, July 14
  •  Gay City News, ”Available (A Still Life Show)”, Sheila Pepe, Mar 30, Vol. 5, No. 13
  • New American Paintings, Juried Exhibition, Juror: Bill Arning, No. 62
  • ELLE, “Rowe’s Gallery”, Aaron Gel, January 2006, Volume XXI Number. 5 No. 245, reproduction
  • McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, Issue 20, editors, reproduction
  • 2005 Contemporary Art, “New York Contemporary Art Scene”, China, December, reproduction
  • The Boston Globe, Calendar Section, “Angela Dufresne: Love Streams”, Cate McQuaid, Nov 17
  • Time Out New York, Critics Picks: Gay and Lesbian, “Postcards from the Edge”, editors, Oct 13 – 20
  • Interview magazine, “Angela Dufresne: Introducing an Artist who wants Everyone to Live in a Masterpiece”, Justin Conner, September
  • Time Out New York, “Fresh Paint”, Sophie Fels, August 11-17, Issue 515
  • The New York Times, Weekend Arts, “Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable”, Holland Cotter, July 8
  • The New York Press, Summer Art Guide, “Something is Somewhere”, Robert Marshall, Volume 18, #21, May 25-31
  • My Comrade, Curated feature by Wayne Northcross, reproduction
  • UOVO, editors, reproduction
  • 2004 The Boston Globe, “Examining Our Obsessions”, Cate McQuaid, February 27
  • Provincetown Banner, “Forging New Identities”, Anne Woods, January issue
  • 2002 Artnet, “From Harlem to MoMA”, Charlie Finch, January
  • Bay Windows, “What’s Hot What’s Not”, Gerry Desautels, January
  • NY Arts Magazine, “Writer’s Pick”, October

Public Collections

  • Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Press

2014
The Village Voice June 25, 2014
2012
HUFFPOSTS ARTS & CULTURE September 27, 2012
ARTslanT New York September 27, 2012
Nicola Tyson Interview January 31, 2012
New American Paintings January 17, 2012
2008
New York Times November 13, 2008