Born in Washington, North Carolina
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
EDUCATION
2005 MFA, The University of California, Berkeley
1997 BA in Film, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
COLLECTIONS
MoMA | The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
The West Collection, Oaks, PA
The Aspen Collection, New York / New Jersey
Wellington Management, Boston, MA
AWARDS & HONORS
2015 Guest Lecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
The Artists' Fellowship Fund
2014 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2012 Residency, The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2011 Residency, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Guest Lecture, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Guest Lecture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Project Fellowship, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York, NY
Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts
2005 The Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant
Eisner Award in Art Practice, UC Berkeley
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 Sticky Wicket, Jan 11 - Feb 24, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
2016 REDIVIDER, June 2 - July 16, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012 Skipping Over Damaged Area, Nov 1 - Dec 22, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)
2011 Spoilers, May 25 - Jul 1, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings, Feb 22 - Mar 18, Brodsky Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Based On True Events, Oct 14 - Nov 14, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
The Brain of the Devil is an Unemployed Playing Field, Jun 4 - Jul 31, AMT Gallery, Milan, Italy
Cliffhanger, Feb 5 - Mar 14, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004 I Thought You Were Waving at Me, Jun 3 - Jul 17, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francscio, CA
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Ouroboros is Broken: Jim Gaylord & Jerry Blackman, Oct 1 - Nov 20, Hometown, Brooklyn, NY
Finding Your Way, Mar 16 - May 1, Monya Rowe Gallery, St. Augustine, FL
reConstruct, Mar 2 - 7, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY (curated by Yulia Topchiy)
2015 Eat a Peach, Sep 5 - Oct 18, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, NY
2014 Exposition Collection Gilles Balmet, Jan 17 - Feb 13, ESAD (École supérieure d'art et design), Grenoble, France (catalogue)
2013 Slow Hunch, Sep 7 - Oct 5, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2012 DECADE, Jul 5 - Aug 31, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011 I Love You So Much That Even When You Are Lying Next To Me I Miss You, Apr 15 - 29, National Arts Club, New York, NY
The Open Daybook, Jan 6 - Feb 6, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Next Wave Art, Sep 21 - Dec 19, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Dan Cameron)
Cooler Heads Prevail, Jul 14 - Aug 21, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008/09 Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Fellows , Jul 29 - Aug 5, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY
2009 Champagne & Baloney, Mar 19 - Apr 18, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2008 Art On Paper, Oct 19 - Jan 25, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (curated by Xandra Eden)
Color Less Delicious, Apr 4 - 26, Nu'uanu Gallery, Honolulu, HI
It's Gouache & Gouache Only, Feb 15 - Mar 15, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Two Things at the Same Time, Sep 4 - 29, Peak Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Pierogi Flatfiling, May 18 - Jun 23, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany
2006 ZuzammenKunst, Sep 2 - Oct 22, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, Germany
I'm Not Here. This Isn't Happening, Jun 22 - Aug 4, Grimm/Rosenfeld, New York, NY
Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Recipients, Jun 15 - Jul 29, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY
MFA Selections, Jan 7 - Feb 25, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA
2005 Realms of San Francisco, Nov 27 - Dec 23, Nakaochiai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Associative Realms, Jun 1 - Jul 2, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
35th Annual MFA Thesis Exhibition, May 20 - Jun 19, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
2004 and now they aren't. but they are. Dec 1 - Jan 8, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Antics Road Show, Oct 16 - 30, Timbrespace, Los Angeles, CA
Books! Awesome!, Aug 7 - Sep 10, Mimi Barr, San Francisco, CA
Fluid Exchange, Mar 19 - 31, California College of Art, San Francisco, CA
2003 Triagonals, Dec 13 - Jan 13, Triple Base, San Francisco, CA
Closer Than You Think, Dec 4 - Jan 3, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
I Dart SF, Jul 12, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Monster Drawing Rally, Jun 16, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
The Peace Show, Mar 28 - May 30, Adobe Bookshop, San Francisco, CA
Close Calls, Jan 19 - Feb 28, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Jim Gaylord & Eric Hongisto, Jan 4 - 26, PS 122 Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Jim Gaylord, Peter Coe & Elizabeth Cooper, Sep 20 - Oct 20, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Jun 26 - Jul 13, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Larry Rinder)
Grupo, Apr 25 - May 20, Juice Design, San Francisco, CA (collaboration with Robert Gutierrez)
New Narrative Work, Mar 22 - Apr 24, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
How to Win an Argument, Feb 1 - 28, Farley's, San Francisco, CA
2001 Western, Dec 1 - 15, Studio Z, San Francisco, CA
Shelter/ Charts/ Territories, Jun 1 - 14, Balazo Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Somebody's Been In My House, Feb 8 - 28, Crucible Steel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
BIBLIOGRAPHY
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