Ellen Harvey

Biography

Born in Farnborough (UK) in 1967. Lives and works in New York (USA).

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Metal Painting, Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia (USA)

The Museum of Ornamental Leaves, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (USA)

2014

The Unloved, Groeningemuseum, Brugge (Belgium)

Arcade/Arcadia, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, Charleston (USA)

Repeat, Sint Amelbergakerk, Bossuit (Belgium)

What is Missing, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

2013

The Alien Guide to the Ruins of Washington DC, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC (USA)

2012

Arcade/Arcadia, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (USA)

The Nudist Museum Gift Shop, Dodge Gallery, New York (USA)

2010

Picturesque Pictures, Galerie Gebruder Lehmann, Berlin (Germany)

The Doppleganger Collections, Galerie Magnus Müller, Berlin (Germany) 

The Nudist Museum, Bass Museum, Miami (USA)  

The Experiment, Suburban, Chicago (USA) 

The Room of Sublime Wallpaper (II), APF Lab, New York (USA)

2009

The Room of Sublime Wallpaper (II), Nada Booth 510 @ The Deauville Beach Resort, Miami Beach (USA)

Private Collections, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

Empty Collections, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

Ruins are more beautiful, Center for Contemporary Art, Warszawa (Poland)  

2008

Private Collections, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (USA) 

2007

The Museum of Failure, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

2006

Beautiful/Ugly, Magnus Müller, Berlin (Germany)

Mirror, The Peddie School, Hightstown, New Jersey (USA)

Broken Mirror, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann, Dresden (Germany)

Schmidt Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida (USA)

2005

Mirror, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia (USA), curated by Alex Baker

2003

New Is Old, Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warszawa (Poland) curated by Ika Sienkiewsz-Nowaska

Context is Everything, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

A Whitney for the Whitney at Philip Morris, Whitney Museum at Phillip Morris, New York (USA) curated by Shamim Momin

2001

I See Myself in You, De Chiara Gallery, New York (USA)

Low Tech Special Effects, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milano (Italy)

2000

Painting is a Low Tech Special Effect, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York (USA)

1999

Some Polaroid Paintings, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York (USA)

1998

Ellen Harvey, Alexandre de Folin Gallery, New York (USA)

Winding Sheet, Saint Peter's Church, New York (USA)

1997

Sleeping Beauty, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson (USA)

1996

Ellen Harvey: Paintings, The International Monetary Fund, Washington (USA) 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2016

From Generation to Generation, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco (USA)

Global Art Lab's 5th Internation Festival of Public Art, Art Prospect, St. Peterburg (Russia)

2015

A.N.T.H.R.O.P.O.C.E.N.E, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

The Museum Imagined, Danese / Corey, New York (USA)

The Return of City Maze, Wallworks NY, New York (USA)

Et in Arcadia Ego - Weltchaos & Idylle, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve (Germany)

A Weekend in the Country, curated by Paul Laster, Magnan Metz Gallery, New York (USA)

When You Cut into the Future, the Present Leaks Out, No Longer Empty: Old Bronx Courthouse, Bronx (USA)

Sight Unseen: Ellen Harvey and Ena Swansea, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (USA)

2014

Pierogi XX, Pierogi, Brooklyn (USA)

An Unfalsiefied Lie, Emergent, Veurne (Belgium)

Sargent’s Daughters, New York (USA)

Thank you, Dodge Gallery, New York (USA)

Once Upon a Time, There was the End, Center for Book Arts, New York (USA)

Higher Learning, Lehmann College Art Dept., New York (USA)

Armory Art Fair (Galerie Gebruder Lehmann), New York (USA)

2013

Art Basel Miami Beach (Meessen De Clercq), Miami Beach (USA)

Time will Tell, Croft Castle, Yarpole (UK)

2012

Imaginary Travels, ArtPod, Berlin (Germany)

Bad For You, Shizaru Gallery, London (UK)

Arcadian Boxes, curated by Steven Jacobs, Siakos-Hanappe Gallery, Athens (Greece)

Perpetual Conceptual: Echoes of Eugenia Butler, LAND, West Hollywood (USA)

Mirror, Mirror, Airplane Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (USA)

2011

SuperVision, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia (USA) 

Museum Show Part 1, Arnolfini, Bristol (UK)

Belvedere: Why is Landscape Beautiful?, Arp Museum, Remagen (Germany)

Shakedown, Dodge gallery, New York (USA)

Magical Consciousness, Arnolfini, Bristol (UK)

Dust to Settle, Cuchifritos, New York (USA)

Alpine Desire, Austrian Cultural Forum New York (USA)

Revealed, Turner Contemporary, Margate (UK)

2010

Ellen Harvey and Jason Middlebrook: The Natural Order of Things, Dodge Gallery, New York (USA)

The Interior. Domestic spaces in visual art, Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen-Zulte (Belgium)

Objects are like they appear, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels (Belgium)

The Fifth Genre: Considering the Contemporary Still Life, Galerie Lelong, New York (USA)

Self and Family, Charlotte Jackson Fine Art, Santa Fe (USA)

Armory Show, Locks Gallery (Philadelphia), New York (USA) 

Calling Beauty, Bureau for Open Culture, Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio (USA)

2009

Phantoms, Le Loft du 202, Brussels (Belgium) 

Art Brussels, Luxe Gallery, Brussels (Belgium)  

Alive, Luxe, New York (USA)

The Picturesque Reconsidered, S.M.A.K., Gent (Belgium)

2008

Pulse, Magnus Müller Gallery, Miami, Florida (USA)

Two Places at One Time, Museo de Arte de Ponce (Puerto Rico)

Inciarte, Videoartworld, Sevilla (Spain)

Thoreau Reconsidered, Concord Art Association, Concord, Massachusetts (USA)

Art Basel, Galerie Gebruder Lehmann, Basel (Switzerland)

Art Brussels, Luxe Gallery, Brussels (Belgium)

Pulse, Magnus Müller Gallery, New York (USA)

Armory Art Fair, Galerie Gebruder Lehmann, New York (USA)

Biennial, Whitney Museum & Park Avenue Armory, New York (USA) curated by Shamim Momin & Henriette Huldisch

Something from Nothing, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans (USA) curated by Dan Cameron

2007

Pulse, Magnus Müller Gallery, Miami, Florida (USA)

Delicatessen, University Galleries, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida (USA) curated by Diana Shpungin

A Time to Build Up, A Time to Tear Down, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Michael Straus

All the Way, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

Generation 1.5, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York (USA)

Places, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

Art Basel, Galerie Gebruder Lehmann, Basel (Switzerland)

Thoreau Reconsidered, Wave Hill, New York (USA) curated by Jennifer McGregor

You Won't Feel a Thing, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk (Poland) curated by Aneta Szylak

Art Athina, Luxe Gallery, Athina (Greece)

Face to Face, Lorenzo Bruni, Firenze (Italy) curated by Rainer Ganahl

Unsung, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Dan Cameron

Pulse, Magnus Müller Gallery, New York (USA)

Armory Art Fair, Galerie Gebruder Lehmann, New York, (USA)

Space Control, ASSAB ONE, Milano (Italy)

MACO, Magnus Müller Gallery, Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Art Chicago, Luxe Gallery, Chicago (USA)

2006

Pulse, solo project and Magnus Müller Gallery, Miami, Florida (USA)

DIVA, Luxe Gallery, Miami, Florida (USA)

Ebayaday.com, Ebayaday

You  won’t feel a Thing, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden (Germany) curated by Aneta Szylak

Cluster, El Particular, Ciudad de México (Mexico) a project organized by Katie Holten

Tina B. Festival of Contemporary Art, National Gallery, Praha (Czech Republic)

What a Great Space You Have, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Marc Gloede

Flaming June, Spanierman Contemporary, New York (USA) curated by Sarah Gavlak

Pixel Visions, The Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama, Birmingham (USA)

Berlin/NewYork, ArtEmbasssy, Berlin (Germany) curated by Tessa Rosebrock

Places Real & Imagined, Al-Hamra Arts Council, Lahore (Pakistan) curated by Attequa Ali

Eigenheim, Kunstverein, Göttingen (Germany) curated by Laurie De Chiara

Heile Welt : works from the Schmidt-Drenhaus collection, Kupferstich-Kabinett, Dresden (Germany)

Pulse, Magnus Müller Gallery, New York (USA)

Sublime, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

Singular, Galerie SE, Bergen (Norway)

Cluster, Participant Inc., New York (USA) organized by Katie Holten

2005

Co-Dependent, The Living Room, Miami, Florida (USA)

The Gift, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York (USA) 

Buttons Up NY, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, Brooklyn, New York (USA) curated by Michael Wilson

NextNextArt, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, New York (USA) curated by Dan Cameron

Berlin Art Forum, Galerie Magnus Müller, Berlin (Germany)

Super!, Triennial for Visual Arts, Fashion & Design, Hasselt (Belgium)

Home, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork (Ireland) curated by Martin Healey

It's not about sex, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

Art Athina, Luxe Gallery, Athina (Greece)

759 Running Feet, Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju (Korea) curated by Tom Finkelpearl

Post Notes, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis (USA) curated by Adam Carr

Milan Flash Art Fair, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Milano (Italy)

Somewhere   over   the Rainbow, The Garage, Jersey City, New Jersey (USA) curated by Margaret Murphy

MACO, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Ciudad de México (Mexico)

Polaroid als Geste, Museum für Photographie, Braunschweig (Germany) 

Onder Kunstenaars en Organisaties, Z-33, Hasselt (Belgium)  

DIVA, Luxe Gallery, Müllerdechiara Gallery, New York (USA)

Armory Art Fair, Galerie Gebr. Lehmann New York (USA)

Post Notes, ICA, London (UK) curated by Adam Carr

2004

Screen Spirit, Städische Galerie, Bremen (Germany) curated by Marikke Heinz-Hoek

Interventions, Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green, Ohio (USA) curated by Jacqueline Nathan

FIAC, Luxe Gallery, Paris (France)

Viewing Images of Peculiar Origins, Kunstmühle, Mürsbach (Germany) curated by Thomas Eller

Young Americans, Galerie SE, Bergen (Norway) 

Health & Safety, Wyspa Institute, Gdansk (Poland) curated by Aneta Szylak

Timeless /Timelines, Aljira, Newark, New Jersey (USA) curated by Dominique Nahas

Simply Drawn, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

A araneia . A coleccion, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

MACO, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Ciudad de México (Mexico)

One in a Million, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York (USA) curated by Barbara Clause

Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms, The Project, Los, Angeles (USA) curated by Lauri Firstenberg

Stop and Stor, Luxe Gallery, New York (USA)

Moving Faces, Outline, Amsterdam (Netherlands) curated by Serge Onnen

2003

Supereal, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milano (Italy) curated Lauri Firstenburg

Flix, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin (Ireland)

Harlem Postcards, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (USA)

Post-it Floating IP, Manchester (UK) curated by Adam Carr

The Art of Aging, Jewish Institute of Religion, New York (USA) curated by Laura Kruger

FIAC, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Paris (France.)

Art Forum, Solo booth for Müllerdechiara Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

In Practice, Sculpture Center, Long Island City (USA)

Prague Biennial: Supereal, National Museum, Praha (Czech Republic) curated by Lauri Firstenburg

On and Off the Wall, Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, New York (USA) curated by William Stover

Juegos de Escala, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Shuffling the Deck, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey (USA) curated by Eugenie Tsai

After Matisse/Picasso, PS1 Museum, Long Island City, New York (USA)

Scope, Müllerdechiara Gallery, New York (USA)

Moving Faces, Outline, Amsterdam (Netherlands) curated by Serge Onnen

2002

637 Running Feet: Black & White Wall Drawings by 14 Artists, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York (USA)

Artissima, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Torino (Italy)

One Fine Day, Block Gallery, Sydney (Australia) curated by Maria Cruz

Fake, Post Gallery, Los Angeles (USA) curated by Koan Baysa

FIAC, Müllerdechiara Gallery, Paris (France)

Müllerdechiara Gallery, Art Forum, Berlin (Germany)

Freespace 4, Z-33, Hasselt (Belgium) curated by Gert Robjins

Painting as Paradox, Artists Space, New York (USA) curated by Lauri Firstenburg

Block Party, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Thresholding, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam (Netherlands) curated by Alice Smits

Free Manifesta, Franfurt Kunstverein, Frankfürt (Germany)

Berlin Wall Paintings, Art Frankfurt, Frankfürt (Germany)

Scope, De Chiara Gallery, New York (USA)

Briefcase (a project of Simon Barney), Sydney (Australia) curated by Suzanne Treister

One Fine Day, 34K, Berlin (Germany) curated by Angelika Mittendorf & Andreas Schimanski

Hier ist Dort 2, Secession, Vienna (Austria) curated by Anna Meyer

2001

Against the Wall, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (USA) curated by Karen Jones

Fast Fwd, De Chiara Gallery, Miami, Florida (USA)

LOOK, Seattle (USA) curated by Linda Farris

Culturefest (project for PS1 Musuem), Bryant Park, New York (USA)

Art Transplant, British Consulate, New York (USA) curated by Mei-Ling Harris & Caroline Hansberry

Made in the Shade, PS1, Long Island City, New York (USA)

Art Forum, De Chiara Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

The Brewster Project, Brewster, New York (USA)

Screen, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Irena Popiashvili

Milan Art Fair, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, Milano (Italy)

Momenta Art, Stockholm Art Fair, Stockholm (Sweden)

First Person Singular, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle (USA)

Lecture Lounge vol. 2, PS1’s Clocktower Gallery, New York (USA)

Open Studios, PS1, Long Island City, New York (USA)

Strangers / Étrangers, PS1's Clocktower Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Paolo Herkenhoff

In/SITE/Out, Apex Art, New York (USA) curated by Karen Jones

Lecture Lounge vol. 1, PS1’s Clocktower Gallery, New York (USA)

Currents: Art Miami, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, Miami, Florida (USA)

The Pierogi Flatfiles, Block Artspace, Kansas City (USA)

Serial Number, Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, New York (USA) curated by Lauren Ross

2000

Where are all the people? De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York (USA)

The Meat Market Art Fair, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York (USA)

The Pierogi Flatfiles, Post Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

Brooklyn Zoo, Museé d’Arte Moderne, Sainte-Etienne (France) curated by Gregory Volk & Sabine Russ

Brooklyn Zoo, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart (Germany) curated by Gregory Volk & Sabine Russ

Environmentally Concerned II, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, New York (USA) curated by Karen Jones

Art Forum, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, Berlin (Germany)

Face-à-Face, Kunstpanorama, Lucerne (Switzerland) curated by Karin Frei

The Pierogi Flatfiles, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (USA)

Porträt, Kunsthaus Erfurt, Erfurt (Germany) curated by Tely Büchner

International Art Weekend: Open Day, ART/OMI, Omi, New York (USA)

Exchange, 16 Beaver Street, New York (USA) curated by Carrie Lambert

London Biennale: Imaging the Wunderboard, Centre for Freudian Analysis & Research, London (UK) curated by Koan Baysa

Paint on Paint, Martina Detterer Galerie, Frankfürt (Germany)

2000 Benefit Art Exhibition, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (USA)

North America, Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju (Korea) curated by Tom Finkelpearl

Super Duper New York, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, New York (USA) curated by Joe Amrhein & Greg Stone

Ten Thousand Reflections, Dilmos, Miami, Florida (USA) curated by Sabine Walli & Daniela Lobeira

1999

Holiday Inn, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown (USA)

Smile of Forsyth, ACC Gallery, Weimar (Germany) a project of Matthias Geitel & Martin Geyersbach

XMAS, a project of the Department for Public Appearances, Kent Gallery, New York (USA)

The Flatfiles, Rosenwald - Wolf Gallery, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia (USA)

Surface Tension, Art in General, New York (USA) curated by Catherine Ruello

Office, Staff USA Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Regine Basha

Portrait Show, Jorgensen Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Brandon Ballengee

Productions ParkingHighbridge Park, New York (USA) curated by Mayday

The Armory Show, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York (USA)

Five29Ninety9St., Ann’s Church, Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Open Studio Exhibition, The Whitney Independent Study Program, New York (USA)

Portrait, AU base Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Alexandra Keiser

1998

Ellen Harvey / Paul Villinski, Emerging Artists Program: CGS&H, New York (USA)

Pierogi goes to College, Bard College, Rheinbeck, New York (USA)

The Flatfiles, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York (USA)

From Here, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch (New Zealand)

Pierogi 2000: New York Presents the Flatfiles, Künstlerhaus, Wien (Austria)

American Living, Hereart, New York (USA)

13, Alexandre de Folin Gallery, New York (USA)

Fold it in a Box, Space 2.D, New York (USA)

1997

Emerging Artist, Hereart, New York (USA)

Pierogi 2000, The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair, New York (USA)

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (USA)

New York Drawers, Cornerhouse, Manchester, & Gasworks, London (UK)

The Armory: Works on Paper, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York (USA)

Water: Ellen Harvey, Elizabeth Castagna & Gina Bonati, Hereart, New York (USA)

Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York (USA)

Flatfiles, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, New York (USA)

1996

Tinsel Tower: Clothing, PS1's Clocktower Gallery, New York (USA)

The Sit-In, PS1's Clocktower Gallery, New York (USA) curated by Arfus Greenwood

Some of  Our Own, CGS&H, New York (USA) curated by Elizabeth Levine

Fish Heads, Max Fish, New York (USA) curated by Katherine Thomas

 

PUBLIC PROJECTS

2013

Repeat, St. Amelbergakerk, Bossuit (Belgium)

You are here (with Jan Baracz), Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia (USA)

Reforestation, Internal Revenue Office Facility, Andover (USA)  

Mathematical Star, Marcy Plaza, Brooklyn (USA)

2012

Fossil, Internal Revenue Office Facility, Andover (USA)

2010

The Forest of Parnassus, University of California, San Francisco (USA)

2009

Home of the Stars, Yankee Stadium Station, Bronx, New York (USA) commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit

2007

Carpet, Francisco Station, Chicago (USA) commissioned by the Chicago Transit Authority

2005

Look Up Not Down, Queens Plaza Subway, Long Island City, New York (USA) commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit

Picture Window, 1804 N. Calvert Street, Baltimore (USA) curated by Gary Kachadourian

2004

Dreamland Artist Club, Coney Island, New York (USA) commissioned by Creative Time

2001

100 Free Portraits, various locations, New York (USA)

Store Volcano, Ted Muehling Store, New York (USA)

1999-2001

New York Beautification Project, various locations, New York (USA)

 

RESIDENCIES

2013

Meadow Arts, Croft Castle, Herefordshire (UK)

2012

Artist in Residence, Art Production Fund at the Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas (USA)

2005

Residency, Sirius Art Centre, Cobh, Cork (Ireland)

2003

Art in General Residency, Center for Contemporary Art,  Ujazdowski Castle, Warszawa (Poland)

2002

Emerge 2003, Aljira, Newark, New Jersey (USA)

2000-2001

National Studio Program, PS1 Museum, Long Island City, New York (USA)

2000

Residency, ART/OMI, Omi, New York (USA)

1997

Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson (USA)

 

AWARDS

2010

Public Art Year in Review, Public Art Network, Baltimore (USA)

2007

Pennies From Heaven Grant, The New York Community Trust, New York (USA)

2004

Artist's Grant, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York (USA)

Artist in Residence Award (Florida Atlantic University), Palm Beach County Cultural Council, Palm Beach, Florida (USA)

Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative Award (Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts), Pew Charitable Trust, Philadelphia (USA)

2003

In the Public Realm Finalist, New York Public Art Fund, New York (USA)

2002

Lily Auchincloss Foundation Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts,

New York (USA)

2001

Independent Project Grant, Artists Space, New York (USA)

1997

Artist's Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson (USA)

1989

Adams House Art Prize, Harvard College, Cambridge (USA)