On Paper
November 3, 2009 - December 18, 2009

Artist Biography
TR Ericsson

TR Ericsson

 

Born Cleveland, OH 1972

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Concord Township, OH

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1991-1995     The Art Students League of New York, NY

                      The National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1990-1991     The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

 

 

SOLO EXHIBTIIONS

 

2014   Burlington City Arts, Burlington, VT

2013   Photographs, Paintings and Objects (for a film), SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2011   Nicotine, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

           Shot 44, Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, Switzerland

          Etant Donnes 2°, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, NY

2010   Etant Donnes, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2008   Narcissus, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

          Thanksgiving, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH

          Nicotine Dream, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

2007   As if life isn't hard enough they have to tear out your flowers, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY

           And all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well when the tongues of flame are in-folded into

           the crowned knot of fire and the fire and the rose are one, Progressive Art Collection, Los Angeles, CA

2006   The Year of the Motorcycle, documentary film screening, Cleveland International Film Festival,

           Cleveland, OH

2005   The Year of the Motorcycle, Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, OH

2003   Angst, Cleveland Public Art, Cleveland, OH

 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2013   A Different Kind of Order, The ICP Triennial, Artist Book Installation, International Center of Photography, New York, NY

           Where I'm Calling From, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH

           A Family Affair: Selections from the Progressive Art Collection, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO

           Light of Day, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH

           Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending Staircase: An Homage, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, NY

           Graphite, The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

2012   Earth: Language and Symbols, Cara and Cabezas Contemporary, Kansas City, MO

2011   Practice to Deceive: Smoke and Mirrors in Fashion, Fine Art and Film, Shop Show Studio, London, UK

           New Work, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, NY

           Piece of Mind, Elga Wimmer PCC, New York, NY

2010   Facsimile, Girls' Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL

           TRANSparent TRANSlucent, Flash Space, Lawrence, KS

           Detour, SPACES, Cleveland, OH

           Recent Acquisitions, Ikon Ltd. Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

           Eyelevel Reshelving Initiative Four, Eyelevel Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia

2009   My Gay Uncle, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

           balm White Show, Signs of Life Gallery, Lawrence, KS

           On Paper, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

           Works on Paper, William Shearburn Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008   A Photographic Perspective, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY

2007   Andy Warhol: Factory Now, Kasia Key Art Projects, Chicago, IL

2004   Pedestrian, Nowhere to go and no money to get there, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Agnes Gund Collection, New York, NY

The Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Photography Collection, Peninsula, OH

The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

JP Morgan Chase Collection, New York, NY

Pfizer Corporate Collection, New York, NY

Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH

Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

 

 

 

ARTIST'S BOOK AND LIBRARY COLLECTIONS

 

Cleveland Institute of Art Library, Cleveland, OH

Cuyahoga County Public Library, North Royalton, OH

Fine Arts Library of the Harvard College Library, Cambridge, MA

Ingalls Library and Museum Archives, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington D.C.

The Indie Photobook Library, Washington DC

The Joan Flash Artist Book Collection, Chicago, IL
Joseph Curtis Sloane Art Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Museum of Modern Art, DADABASE, New York, NY

The Rockefeller Library, Serials Department, Providence, RI
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, MA

 

SELECTED PRESS

 

Crackle & Drag, MATTE Magazine, No. 13, 2013

Family Ties, by Jennifer Mulson, The Gazette and ColoradoSprings.com, February 21, 2013

The Reel Mccoy, by Zoe Cormier, Toronto Standard, November, 2011

Untitled, Issue 8, Libertarian Magazine, Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 2011

Recreating Etant Donnes at Francis Nauman; by Eli Epstein-Deutsch, MarcelDuchamp.net, Duchampian News and Reviews, posted February, 25, 2011

Weekend Update; by Walter Robinson, Artnet Magazine, January, 2011
Picture Post; by Emily Nathan, Artnet Magazine, January 10, 2011
Powerful drawings of woman by Ericsson push many buttons; by Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer, October 29, 2010
36 Hours Cleveland; by Brett Sokol, New York Times, September 20, 2009

Through The Woods; by Douglas Max Utter, Cleveland Scene, December 2008

A Life Story; by Matt Tullis, Cleveland Magazine, October 2008

On The Performativity of Absence, Connections Interdisciplinary Conference, Reflections on Materiality and Time; by Natasha Lushetich, Bristol, Avon, UK

Review of As if life isn't hard enough they have to tear out your flowers; by Victoria Hofmo, Norway Times, November 13, 2007

Review of As if life isn't hard enough they have to tear out your flowers; by Holland Cotter, New York Times, October 26, 2007

Corporate Power; by Barbara Pollack, Art and Auction, December 2005

Downtown Cleveland, a documentary; WVIZ/PBS producer David C. Barnett, 2004

Applause; WVIZ ideastream, an interview with Dee Perry, 2002

Hold that pose; House Beautiful Magazine, September 2001

 

 

AWARDS

 

Anna Lee Stacey Foundation Grant, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1997

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1997

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1995

Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant, New York, NY, 1995

Lloyd Sherwood Grant, New York, NY, 1994-95

National Arts Club, Award of Distinction, New York, NY, 1993

Albert Halgarten Travel Grant, New York, NY, 1993

 

Mark Fox

Mark Fox

 

Born 1963 in Cincinnati, Ohio

Lives and works in New York City

 

EDUCATION

1988    Stanford University, MFA

1985    Washington University, St. Louis, BFA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015    Not In This Fool's House, Staniar Gallery at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

2014    MRKPMQ, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

            The Fields, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2013    Unaccustomed, Galeria Pilar, Sao Paulo, Brasil

            If That Then This, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX

            This Too, [ARTSPACE] at UNTITLED, Oklahoma City, OK

2012    Deep Seated, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN

2011    Outbread, Roanoke College, Salem, VA

            Cut...ting Edge, Rochester Armory, Rochester, NY

            Statue, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

2010    MONSTR, Larissa Golston Gallery, New York, NY

2009    If therefore, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

            Whitney Museum of American Art, Art Party Featured Artist, New York, NY

2008    Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX

            Dust, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX

            Paper Bulls, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

2007    The Peacock Flesh, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

            Dust, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2006    Cricket's Song, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

2005    Fascia, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

            Inchmeal, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

            Prints and Drawings, Clay St. Press, Cincinnati, OH

            New Works on Paper, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

2004    Dust, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

2003    Dust, Drawing installations and video projections, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH 

2001    Downburst, Multi-media installation, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2000    Six Degrees Of..., Mixed media sculpture, Artworks Sculpture Project, Federal Plaza, Cincinnati, OH

1998    Fallen Stages: Drawings, pages and chapters from Account Me Puppet, The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

            Recent Paintings, Hiestand Gallery,  Miami University, Oxford, OH

Articles of Faith, Drawings and Performance Ephemera, Southern Ohio Museum of Art, Portsmouth, OH

1996    Images from Wurlitzer Voice, Teplitzky and Scott Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1995    Verses and Tongues, Puppets and Performance Ephemera, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

1991    New Paintings, C.A.G.E. Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1989    Recent Works, Patricia Herrmann Gallery, Covington, KY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014    Hoarding, Amassing and Excess, Northern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

            Somewhere Between Creation & Destruction, Joseloff Gallery at University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

            Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY

            Tayloe Piggott Gallery, Jackson, WY

2013    5 Rooms, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY

            Summer Mixer, Josh Liner Gallery, New York, NY

            Art for Art's Sake, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of ARt, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA

            Introduction, S & J Project(s), New York, NY

2012    Decade, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

            Textual Attraction, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY

            Contemporary Watercolor, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

            Rainbow of Chaos, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY   

2011    Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

            The Ghost and the Whale, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            January White Sale, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

            MAGNA CARTA: Art/Paper, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Group Show, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

            Black & Blue, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

2010    Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foudation, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA

            PaperCut, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI

2009    On Paper, SHAHEEN modern and contemporary art, Cleveland, OH

            Topographies, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

            Slash: Paper Under the Knife, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY

            Unmistakable, HERE Art Center, New York, NY

            Paper Trail, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA

            Talk Dirty to Me, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

            Just What Are They Saying... (curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody), Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

2008    Long Time No See, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

            I Won't Grow Up, Cheim and Read, New York, NY

            Stable Scrawl, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

2007   Contemporary Art on Paper, Philadelphia Museum of Art,, Philadelphia, PA

2006    Analog Animation: Selections Spring 2006, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2005    Portraits on Paper, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

            Underage, Clifford Chance E US LLP/Dinaburg Arts LLC, New York, NY

            4, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

            WOVEN, Gallery W52, New York, NY

            Drawn Out, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

2004    Itsy Bitsy Spider, Feature Inc., New York, NY

2003    Welcome, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH 

2002    Walk to Zet & Spiders from Zet, Drawing Installations and Video Projections, Jeleni Gallery, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague

            Summer Vacation, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2001    Surface Active, The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH

            Journal of Being, Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA

            Accumulations, Kent State University, Akron, OH

            Working Space, Drawing and Film Installation, NeuRathaus Gallery, Munich, Germany

            Unit 2, What?, UNIT 2, Cincinnati, OH

1998    Stacked, The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH

            Small Works, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

1996    sortasorid, Dileia Contemporary, Cincinnati, OH

            Evicted, High Street Gallery, Oxford, OH

 

PERFORMANCE/SAW THEATER

Mark Fox was the Creative Director of Saw Theater. Co-founded in 1993 with Anthony Luensman, Saw Theater was a non-profit contemporary puppet theater that conceived and produced original multi-media performances often in collaboration with artists and writers.

2001    and the movement of hearts came at me like a storm.., Intermedia Festival,The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1999    Account Me Puppet

               Theater for the New City, New York, NY

               Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA

               The Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA

               Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

  Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

The Kiss, Webcast in collaboration in conjunction with Franklin Furnace and Pseudo Programs, New York, NY

             The Temper Ris'n

               The Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

               Intermedia Festival, The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH

            Faust, Creation and performance of two large-scale puppets for Charles Gounod's Faust, directed by Nicholas Muni, The Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati, OH

1998    and the movement of hearts came at me like a storm.., The Festival of International Puppet Theater, P.S. 122, New York, NY

            A Criminal's Story, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

1997    Stain

               Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

               The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

               Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

               Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

            The Ascension, The Contemporary Dance Theater, Cincinnati, OH

1996    Wulitzer Voice, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

1995    Verses and Tongues, (Created and performed in conjunction with solo exhibit), Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

1994    Ruins, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

            A Great Storm, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

1993    puppetstory, in situ, Cincinnati, OH

            Zorro, Shadow puppetry sequences commissioned in conjunction with The Ensemble Theater of Cincinnati Production.

 

 FILM/VIDEO

1999    Toy, Super 8 Film; 20 minutes, Super Super 8 Film Festival, Toured the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan

Oyster Project, Super 8 Film created in conjunction with a live performance by the rock band Oyster, The Contemporary Dance Theater, Cincinnati, OH

1998    Built, Film Loop Mechanism, Crash, Rike Center, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Carousel Traces, Film Loop Mechanism (in collaboration with Andrea Sparks, 840 Gallery, College of Design, Architecture and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1996    Filmworks, Screening of selected short animated films, Kaldis, Cincinnati, OH

 

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2012    Versailles Foundation Munn Artists Program at Giverny

2002    Artist Residency, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic

            The Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant

2001    Artist Residency, Working Space, Awarded by Kultureferat, Munich, Germany

            Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship

2000    The Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant

            Greater Cincinnati Foundation Award

1999    Artist Residency, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

            Otto M. Budig Foundation Grant

            The Fine Arts Fund of Cincinnati Fund

            Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant

            Cinergy Foundation Grant

            Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship

            Ohio Arts Council Operation Support Grant

1998    Greater Cincinnati Foundation Award

            The Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant

            Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant

            Ohio Arts Council Individual Fellowship

1997    Puffin Foundation Grant

            Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant

            Artist Residency, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

1995    Greater Cincinnati Foundation Award

1994    Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant

1993    Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship

 

RECENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013    Glentzer, Molly. "Mark Fox Exhibits at Hiram Butler Gallery," Houston Chronicle (April, 26, 2013)

            Kahn, Eve. "Art Imitates Indianapolis," The New York Times (January 16, 2013)

            Considine, Austin.  "Amidst Cuts, Indianapolis Museum Partners with Alexander Hotel," Art in America (March,

            2013)

2011    Nataraj, Nirmala.  "Mark Fox splatters, stains in art are intentional," San Francisco Chronicle (May 26, 2011)

2010    McClemont, Doug.  "Mark Fox," ARTnews (September 2010)

            "Mark Fox," The New Yorker (June 29, 2010)

            Mann, C. Griffith.  "Acquisitions 2009," Cleveland Art (March/April 2010)

2009    Klanten, Robert.  Papercraft.  Berlin, Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2009

            Tranberg, Dan. "Artist Mark Fox draws on accidental to create abstract drawings," The Plain Dealer (July 12, 2009)

            "Overheard," Vogue (June 2009)

            "Whitney Watchers," Art in America online (June 12, 2009)

2008    "artisti a New York", Corriere della Sera Io Donna (January 2008)

            Kahn, Eve. "Extreme Art," ART + AUCTION (September 2008)

            Schultze, Troy. "Rice Gallery Hosts Outrageous Window Installation Dust," HOUSTON PRESS  (August 7, 2008)

            Crawford, Lynn. "Mark Fox, Paper Bulls," The Brooklyn Rail (July 2008)

 Johnson, Ken. "Some Shows for Escape, Some for Introspection," The New York Times (July 4, 2008)

2007    "Mark Fox," The New Yorker (November 12, 2007)

         

                       

 

 

 

 



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Believe the Hype, 2001
mixed media on paper
72 x 36 inches

Jay Heikes
Necromicon, 2004
collage on paper
48 x 60 inches


Jay Heikes
Behemoth, 2004
collage on paper
48 x 60 inches

Matthias Weischer
Untitled (Zeichnung - WV Nr. 746), 2005
oil pastel and graphite on paper
19.5 x 28 cm


Marcel Dzama
Untitled, 1997
watercolor and ink on paper
12 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches

Jonathan Lasker
Untitled, 1998
photogravure with watercolor, pencil, varnish and pomade in artist's frame
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TR Ericsson
Dining Room, 2008
nicotine on paper
20 x 16 inches

Luc Tuymans
Villa, 1992
watercolor on paper
11 x 14 inches


Richard Serra
Videy Afangar #6, 1991
etching
10 x 12 inches
edition: 75
Gerard Richter
Eis 2, 2003
silkscreen on paper
40 1/2 x 32 inches


Mark Fox
Pink Door, 2009
ink, watercolor, acrylic, marker, gouache, graphite pencil, colored pencil and crayon
22 1/2 x 28 1/2 inches