Zak Prekop

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ZAK PREKOP

 

Born 1979

Lives and works in Chicago, IL

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2009    Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany

2008    M.F.A. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2001    B.F.A. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2010    Untitled (Painting), SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2009    Jon Pestoni and Zak Prekop, Lisa Cooley Fine Art, New York, NY

           Richard Aldrich, Zak Prekop, Lesley Vance, Roger Björkholmen Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden

2008   Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)

           Varda Calvano, Matt Connors, Thomas Hylander, Zak Prekop, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles,

           CA

           Paul Bloodgood, Matt Connors, Ryan McLaughlin, Elena Pankova, Zak Prekop, Michael Wetzel,

           Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Detroit, MI

           Creswell Crags, Lisa Cooley Fine Art, New York, NY

           Bianca Beck, Josh Brand, Matt Connors, Zak Prekop, Hayley Tompkins, Sue Tompkins, Shane

           Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

           Rotations (One Work): Heather Guertin, Neil Infalvi, Zak Prekop, Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago, IL

           Ghost Art Is a Lie: Heather Guertin, Neil Infalvi, Zak Prekop, Gallery X, The School of the Art

           Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

           You Are Many, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Gallery 2, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago,

           IL

           Bauhaus Art Show, Guertin's Graphics, Chicago, IL

2007    More or Less: Rodney Carswell/Zak Prekop, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL

           The Nature of Disturbance, Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2005   Greater Brooklyn, CRG Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

PROJECTS

 

2008    No Legs, Curated by Zak Prekop, Alogon, Chicago, IL

2006   Hurray, The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA

           Bring the War Home, Performance with Hurray, Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY

           The Fact Abstract, Performance with Hurray, Dorsky Gallery, Queens, NY

           North Drive Press Presents NDP: The Movie, Performance with Hurray, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2005   Hurray, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY

           KA/VH : RA/AG, Peformance with Hurray and Amy Granat, Oliver Kamm 5BE, New York, NY

2003   Perfect If On, Performance with Peter Mandradjieff, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

 

Joan Mitchell M.F.A. Grant Nominee

Trustee Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

 

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

 

Orendorff, Danny. Review: Zak Prekop/Shane Campbell Gallery. NewCity, December 9, 2008

Smith, Roberta. Museum and Gallery Listings: 'Creswell Crags.' New York Times, October 2, 2008

Wenzel, Erik. Unpainted - Recent Abstract Painting. Artslant.com. www.artslant.com/sf/articles/show/1612 (accessed June 23, 2008)

Wenzel, Erik. Review: The Nature of Disturbance. Time Out Chicago 101, 2007

Keegan, Matt. Top Ten: Matt Keegan. Artforum February 2006

Smith, Roberta. Art in Review: Greater Brooklyn. New York Times, July 8, 2005

 

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