Nina Bovasso » CV

Nina Bovasso
born New York City, NY,
Lives and works in New York City, NY

Bard College, MFA, Elaine DeKooning Memorial Fellowship, 2000
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1994
San Francisco Art Institute, BFA, 1992
The Cooper Union, School of Art, 1983

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2017 Sala Uno, Rome, IT

2016 Project Room, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, NY,NY

2014  m & e gallery /Museum Editions, NY, NY 

2011  Bovasso, Bovasso, Bovasso, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
2010  Kijkshop (Mute), Etalages Zeeheldenbuurt,(Kunsttraject)      Amsterdam;  travel to:  He Said - She Said, Chicago, IL  

2009    new works on paper, Bravin Lee.. Programs, New York, NY

2008  Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain

2007 SpringCleanfortheMayQueen,  Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
New Artists Blocks and Other Works, The Apartment, Athens, GR
Botanizing on the Aspshalt, New Works on Paper,  Bravin Lee Programs, NY, NY
the Cartographer's Podiatrist's Underestimation of a Melancholic Toe.(Contemporaneous Mappings of the Spirit, Body and Mind), University of Georgia Main Gallery ,Athens, GA

2006  Pure PlasticPlastic Par Mano a Mano, Inman Gallery, Houston TX

2005  New Works on Paper, Aliceday, Brussels, BE

Curve Series: Nina Bovasso, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Ohio

Ride the Pony, Galerie Diana Stigter, Amsterdam, NL

Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, DE

deep in my heart..,Albany University Museum, SUNY, Albany, NY  
2004  Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padova, Italy

2002  Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Inman Gallery, Houston, TX  

Ver Heroicus Snoopicus and the Rock, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY,
 also 2001,1999,1997
2001  Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, also 1999

2000  birds and bees, Kavi Gupta (Vedanta), Chicago, IL

Selected Two-Person Exhibitions:

2011  Mulherin-Pollard Projects, (w/ Bruce Wilhelm), New York, NY

2006  Nina Bovasso & Daniel Sturgis, The Apartment, Athens, GR

2004  Byron C. Cohen,( w/ Mary Ann Strandell), Kansas City, Missouri  
1996  Wonderlust,  (w/Michael Phelan), Joyce Goldstein ,NYC, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2014  Paper Reveries, Shirley Fiterman Art Center at BMCC, NY, NY      
2013 Three person show w/ Michele Quan & Yoko Inoue, Spring,Brooklyn, NY
2012  Watercolor, curated by Veronica Roberts, Morgan Lehman, New York, NY
Every Exit Is An Entrance: 30 Years Of Exit Art,  Exit Art, New York City, NY

2011  unfinished paintings, curated by Kristin Calabrese, LACE, LA, CA 

Pop'd From the Panel, Schulz Museum, Santa Rosa, CA
Full Fathom Five, Jenkins-Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

2010   Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
SummerCamp/Head Shop, curated by Billy Miller, Exile Gallery, Berlin

Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL


2008  Zeichnungen, Wolfram Volckder Fine Art, Berlin, DE
Zombie Surfers, Cell Project Space, London, UK
Choice Cuts, Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA        

2007  People Will Faint…Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Painters and Poets, Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS,& traveling…
Whole Fragment, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nevada, Reno
In The Fullness of Time, the Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA

War and Nature, Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, NY
New Paper Works, Dieu Donné Papermill, New York, NY
Color, IPCNY, New York, NY
Block Party, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005    Group Exhibition, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels,BE
American Obsessive, Wolfram Voelcker Fine Art,  Berlin, DE
Le Canard était Toujours Vivant, Abbaye St. Andre Centre d'Art Contemporain, Meymac, FR
Drawings & Paintings of Places & Things, Atelier Cardenas   Bellanger, Paris, FR
Expanded Painting, Prague Biennale 2, Prague, Czech Republic

2004  Dessins et des Autres, Galerie Anne De Villepoix, Paris, FR; traveled to Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, BE
Obsessions:Nina Bovasso, Matt Greene and Lara Schnitger,  Galerie DianaStigter, Amsterdam, NL
Carpetbag & Cozyspace, Curated by K.Calabrese, Brooklyn, NY
200 Drawings, University Galleries, Normal, IL

2003 Retreat, peres projects, Los Angeles,CA
Rendered, Sarah Meltzer Gallery,New York, NY
New Projects, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY
ANACONICA, Perugi Arte Contemporanea, Padova, Italy
After Matisse/Picasso, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY

2002  Out of Site, Newmuseum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

Terra Incognito, St Louis Museum of Contemporary Art

2001  Accumulations, Kent State University, Ohio
Tierra Incognito, Nylon, London, UK
The Sensational Line, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO      
Paperview, Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain

2000  Hunter Gallery Selects, (selected by Katy Siegel) Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery, New York, NY
Blurry Lines, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Multiple Sensations, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF, CA
Maximal/Minimal, Feigin Contemporary, New York, NY
Group Show, Drawing, Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
Out of Town, The Luggage Store Gallery,San Francisco, CA
Urban Hymns, California State University,Los Angeles, CA
1999  Shout Outs, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston,TX
Pattern, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY
Monumental Drawings, Exit Art, New York, NY
What Big Is,Geoffrey Young Gallery,Great Barrington MA
 Group Show, Gallerie Brigitte Weiss, Zurich, CH
1998   Son-of-a Guston, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY
Pierogi 2000, New York, The Flatfiles, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria *travelling exhibition

Paper View, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Drawings, James Graham and Sons, New York, NY

1997   Art on Paper,  Weatherspoon Gallery, Greensboro, NC

1996   Summer Selections '96, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

1995   Looky Loo, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Imaginary Beings, Exit Art, New York, NY
High Anxiety, Curated by Kenny Schachter, New York, NY
3 Person show, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994   20th Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Southern Exposure, Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1993   Drawing First, Curated by Ann Philbin, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA



Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2016

ArtBall, Children's Museum of Art, New York, NY.  Commission, 2013

Lower East Side Printshop, Publishing Residency, 2013                                 

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2004 
Dieu Donne Papermill Residency, 2003-2004
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Artist Grant, 2001
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Drawing, 2001
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 2000, Drawing & Painting
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Program  2000-2001
Selected Bibliography:
100 Painters of Tomorrow, Kurt Beers, Thames & Hudson, 2014      

New American Paintings,# 98 Northeast Competition, March 2012
Merrily Kerr, Nina Bovasso, "Botanizing on the Asphalt", at Bravin Lee Programs,  Art on Paper, March 2007

Rebecca Dimling Cochran, "Pop Rocks!", Atlantean,  March 2007

Meredith Mendelsohn, Review, BravinLee: Artnews, March 2007
Alix Finkelstein, "Seriously Pretty", NY Sun, Jan 7,2007
Focus on Art in Brussels, Dazed and Confused, Summer 2005
Lowry, Vicky, Graphic Nature, Elle Décor, May 2005
Focus Painting Part One: Contemporary Painting Today, Flash Art, Oct 2002
Myers, Holly, "Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller", LA Times, Dec 7,2001
Mahoney, Robert, "Nina Bovasso at Clementine", TimeOut NY, March 3, 2001
Yood, James, "Nina Bovasso at Vedanta", ARTFORUM, Summer 2000
Johnson, Ken,"Pattern at James Graham", The New York Times, July       
      16, 1999
Reid, Calvin, "Editor's Choice: Nina Bovasso", BOMB, Summer 1999
Smith, Roberta, "Nina Bovasso at Clementine", The New York Times, May 7,2000
Turner, Grady, "Son-of-a Guston", Flash art, January 1999
Pagel, David,"Nina Bovasso at Richard Heller", L.A. Times, Jan.1999
Reid, Calvin,"Nina Bovasso at Clementine", Art in America, May 1998
    "Goings on About Town"(reproduction), The New Yorker, Dec 1,1997

Borum,Jennifer, "Looky Loo at Sculpture Center", ARTFORUM, Dec 1995

Curatorial Projects

2009-ongoing: 1K Projectspace-de Ekster: founder/operator small storefront project space in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Participated in fairs Kunstvlaai 2010, and Next Fair, Chicago, 2011.
2009, I Love the Benelux,  Virgil de Voldere Gallery, New York, NY
1998, Son-of-a Guston, Clementine Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Collections:

MOMA, New York, NY;  Collectie KPN, Netherlands; 
 Akzo-Nobel Art Foundation; 
The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY;   The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY;  JP Morgan/Chase Bank, New York, NY
;  Deutsche Bank, NYC & DE;  The Progressive Corporation;  Neuberger Berman, New York and Houston;  
SEI/West Family Collection, Philadelphia, PA
;  Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA;  
Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, NJ;  
Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA;  
Norton Family Collection, Santa Monica, CA;   American Express Corporation;  Colección Bergé,  Madrid;  
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
;  Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA;  
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio;  
Neuberger Museum, at SUNY Purchase, NY
;  Fondation Ricard, Paris, FR


Lamar Dodd Professional Chair, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2006-2007
Illinois State University, Normal, IL, residency, Jan-Feb 2006
Visiting Artist, California College of Arts & Crafts,  San Francisco, CA, Spring 2003
Visiting Artist, University of Virginia, Charlottesville,Spring 2001
Artist in Residence, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Spring 2000

other visiting artist lectures: University of Vermont, Burlington VT; University of Houston, Houston, TX; Princeton, Princeton, NJ; AICA New York Studio Program, NYC; University of Illinois, Champaign -Urbana; Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; City-as-School, NYC, NY (thru NYFA fellowship).

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