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DREW BEATTIE
beattie.drew@gmail.com
646-436-7552


* Collaboration with Ben Shepard
** Collaboration with Daniel Davidson

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Office Riot, Lachenmann Art, Frankfurt, Germany *

2018
Office Riot, Lachenmann Art, Konstanz, Germany *

2015
Purple Cycle One, The Chimney, New York, NY *
DBBS, Storefront Ten Eyck, New York, NY *

2014
Betty re Testers 2, Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden Pocket Utopia, New York, NY
Betty re Testers, Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden, New York, NY

2013
stair Z, Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden, New York, NY

2012
My Cookie, Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden, New York, NY

2007
gescheidle, Chicago, IL

2003
Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

2002
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998
Hanes Art Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC **
Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA **
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA **

1997
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY **
SOMA Gallery, La Jolla, CA **

1996
Jeffrey Hartz Gallery, St. Louis, MO **
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY **
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA **

1995
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC **
White Room, White Columns, New York, NY **

1994
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA **
Matrix/ Berkeley 164, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA **

1993
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA **
Germans Van Eck, New York, NY **

1992
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA **

1990
Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA **

1988
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1985
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1983
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
This Must Be the Place, 55 Walker, a collaborative project operated by Bortolami Gallery, kaufman repetto, and Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

2016
Salon, Sexauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2015
Your Bad Self, Arts & Leisure, New York, NY

2013
The Jewel Box Review, Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden, New York, NY

2012
Billpost 4, Eli Ping, New York, NY
Salon Zurcher, Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France
Can’t Stop Rock Lobster, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Assembly, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Snowclones, Art Blog Art Blog, New York, NY

2010
Born to Die, Secondhome Projects, Berlin, Germany
Portable Caves, HKJB, Long Island City, New York, NY

2009
Forgotten in the Smile, Envoy, New York, NY
Bad Graphic Design, HKJB, Brooklyn, NY

2007
art club, gescheidle, Chicago, IL
Sharkstock 2, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2006
Psycho Ideology, Roebling Hall, New York, NY
Darling Project, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL
Year_06 Art Projects, Wendy Cooper Gallery, London

2005
Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
Drawn Out, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL
White Box Benefit, White Box, New York, NY

2004
Painting Now, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA **

2003
Inside Scoop (by design), Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Terrible Beauty, Satellite, a division of Roebling Hall, New York, NY

2002
25th Anniversary Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Afflicted, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY
Artist to Artist, ACE Gallery, Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, NY
Faculty Small Works, Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, NY

2001
Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA            
Pulp Fictions, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

2000
Faculty Exhibition, Hunter College, New York, NY **

1999
25th Anniversary Exhibition, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Dystopia, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY **

1998
Art from Around the Bay: Recent Acquisitions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA**
Summer Group Show, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY **
Double Trouble: The Patchett Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA;  traveled to: Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico; Museo Universitario Contemporáneo de Arte, Mexico City; Auditorio de Galicia and Iglesia San Domingos de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela, Spain **
Matrix/Berkeley: 20 Years, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA **

1997
Prosthetic Garden, Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY **
Allegory, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY **
Testwall: The Chalkboard Chronicles, TZ’ Art & Co., New York, NY **
NU-GLU, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY **

1996
In the Flow: Alternate Authoring Strategies, Franklin Furnace, New York, NY **
Far Out, View Room Exhibitions, New York, NY **
Explosion in a Tool Factory, Hovel, New York, NY **
San Francisco Art Institute: Illustrious History 1871 - Present, Salander O’Reilly Galleries, New York and Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, CA **
Summer Group Show, Joseph Helman Gallery, New York, NY **
Exposure, SOMA Gallery, San Diego, CA **
Views from a Golden Hill: Contemporary Artists and the American Academy in Rome, The Equitable Gallery, New York, NY **

1995
Radical Ink, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH **
Transformers, Palazzo dei Priori, Fermo, Italy **
Transfers, Exit Art / The First World, New York, NY **
Update 1995, White Columns, New York, NY **
Pasted Papers: Collage in the 20th Century, Louis Stern Fine Art, West Hollywood, CA **
Annual Exhibition, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy **
New Acquisitions, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA **

1994
Drawing to the Nth Degree, Baxter Art Gallery, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME **
unSuccess Story, Kenny Schachter, New York, NY *
P.S. 1 Studio Artists 1994, P.S. 1 Museum, The Institute for Contemporary Art, Long Island City, New York, NY **
I Could Do That, Kenny Schachter, New York, NY **
Can You Always Believe Your Eyes: Contemporary American Drawings, The Museum of Contemporary Art De Beyerd, Breda, Netherlands **
Pre-Existing Condition, Kenny Schachter, The Puffin Room, New York, NY **

1993
43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC **
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC **
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, NY (traveling exhibition) **
Group Show, Germans Van Eck, New York, NY **
Selections/Spring '93, The Drawing Center, New York, NY **

1992
One By Two, Artists In Collaboration, Sonoma State University, University Art Gallery, Rohnert Park, CA **

1989
Four California Painters, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1988
Contemporary Artists: Selections from the High Museum's Collection, The High Museum at Georgia Pacific Center, Atlanta, GA
Chicago International Art Exposition, Chicago, IL
New Work by Gallery Artists, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Recent Etchings From Made In California, The Allport Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Young Bay Area Artists, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 

1987
Recent Figurative Works, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Artists Small Works Invitational, Janet Steinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CAThe House in Contemporary Art, California State University Art Gallery, Stanislaus, CA

1986
Skowhegan: A Ten Year Retrospective, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NYSelections From the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Process/Prints, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

1985
Pro Arts Annual Exhibition, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
Faces: Identity and Ritual, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA

1983
West Coast Realism, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA, (traveling exhibition)

1982
Critic's Choice, Eaton/Schoen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Works on Paper, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Art Institute and California State University at Northridge,  Los Angeles, CA

1981
Architectural References, Boston Museum School Gallery, Boston, MA

1980
New Acquisitions, Claremont Colleges, Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

1979
Gallery Group Exhibition, Touchstone Gallery, New York, NY

1978
New Talent, Touchstone Gallery, New York, NYChilde Hassam Purchase Fund Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

1977
Berkshire Art Association Exhibition, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

1974
North Carolina Artists Annual, Museum of Fine Arts, Raleigh, NC


AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

2009--2014
President, Society of Fellows, American Academy in Rome, New York, NY

1998–2002
Society of Fellows Council, American Academy in Rome, New York, NY

1994
Rome Prize in Visual Arts, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy **

1993
The Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S. 1, International Studio Program, New York, NY **
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Studio Space Program, New York, NY **

1987
Eureka Fellowship in Painting, Mortimer Fleishacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA


COLLECTIONS

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA **
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego, CA **
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA **
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC **
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA **
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA **


ARTIST LECTURES

2017
Columbia University, New York, NY

2014
Pocket Utopia, The Anxiety of Painting, New York, NY                                                                                                Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden, Drew Beattie and David Humphrey in Conversation, New York, NY

2007
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2003
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2002
Hunter College, New York, NY

1998
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
University of California, Berkeley, CA

1997
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA **

1996
New York University, New York, NY **
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY **

1995
Columbia University, New York, NY **
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC **

1994
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA **

1993
University of California, Los Angeles, CA **
University of California, Berkeley, CA **


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015
In conversation with Zachary Keeting, Christopher Joy for Gorky's Granddaughter
Drew Beattie and Ben Shepard in conversation on Purple Cycle One, The Chimney, New York, NY

2013
Sonia Coman, "The Jewel Box Review at Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden", NYArts Magazine, December 7

2012
Damian Sausset, "La Scene New-Yorkaise S’installe Chez les Zurcher," Le Quotidien de l’Art, October 20
Chris Bors, "Drew Beattie/Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden", Artillery, April/May

2009
David Humphrey, Blind Handshake, Periscope Publishing
Elizabeth Thomas, MATRIX / Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

2007
Josh Tyson, Time Out Chicago, April 12
Paul Klein, "On view in Chicago," Art Letter, March 17

2005
Jessica Hough, "In the Spirit of Collaboration," Karkhana: A Contemporary Collaboration, The Aldrich Contemporary Museum and Green Cardamom
David Cohen, "Gallery-Going", The New York Sun, June 30
Ian Green, "Between You and Me: “Life and Limb” at Feigen Contemporary", NY Arts Magazine, June

2002
"Artist to Artist", The New Yorker, May 27

1998
Lawrence Rinder, “Cars without Shadows: Recent Paintings by Beattie & Davidson,” Beattie & Davidson, Smart Art Press
"Weedy Snowball: David Humphrey Talks with Beattie & Davidson", Beattie & Davidson, Smart Art Press
Lawrence Rinder, "Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson", Matrix / Berkeley, Twenty Years 1978-1998, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Peter Frank, "Pick of the Week", LA Weekly, Vol. 28, June 5
Kenneth Baker, "Hexagons Create Puzzle at Wirtz," San Francisco Chronicle, February 12

1997
Grace Glueck, "Art Guide", The New York Times, November 14
Kim Levin, "Voice Choices: Beattie & Davidson," The Village Voice, November 25
Robert Pincus, "Out of this World," San Diego Union-Tribune, June 18
Stuart Servetar, "NU-GLU at Joseph Helman," Artnet Magazine, March
Kim Levin, "Voice Choices: NU-GLU," The Village Voice, February 11

1996
Reagan Upshaw, "Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson at Joseph Helman", Art in America, September
Daniel Georges, In the Flow: Alternate Authoring Strategies, (Interview with Beattie & Davidson)
Sarah Borruso, "Double Vision," HotWired

1996
"Self Portrait," The New Yorker, April 1, 1996.
Tom Sokolowski, "Of Traces and Tracing, Views from a Golden Hill: Contemporary Artists and the American Academy in Rome," (exhibition catalogue), American Academy in Rome, March
David Bonetti, "Gallery Watch," San Francisco Examiner, March 6
Kenneth Baker, "Confounding Creations," San Francisco Chronicle, February 27

1995
Richard Schindler, "Radical Ink," (exhibition catalogue), Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Frank Green, "Radical Ink", Cleveland Free Times, November 22
Kristi York, "Real Enough," Edge Magazine, November 11,
Roberta Smith, "Art in Review: ‘Transfers,’" The New York Times, October 27

1994
Kenneth Baker, "Deflating the Myth of the Artist," San Francisco Chronicle, September 21
Roberta Smith, "For the New Galleries of the ‘90’s, small (and cheap) is Beautiful," The New York Times, April 22
Howard Risatti, "43rd Biennial, Corcoran Gallery of Art," Artforum, March
Robert G. Edelman, "Report from Washington, D.C., The Figure Returns," Art In America, March
Jean Lawler Cohen, "43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, Corcoran Gallery of Art,"Artnews, February

1993
Jeff Kelley, "Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson," Artforum, November
Kenneth Baker, "Contemporary Painting Celebrated in D.C.," San Francisco Chronicle, November 7
Terrie Sultan, "The Themes That Reflect Us," 43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, (exhibition catalogue), The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Maria Porges, "Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson," 43rd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, (exhibition catalogue), The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
David Humphrey, "Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson at Germans Van Eck," Art Issues, September/October
Kenneth Baker, "Sketch Artists' Raves," San Francisco Chronicle, August 22
Kim Levin, "Voice Choices: Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson," The Village Voice, June 29

1992
Marlene Tait, "One By Two: Artists in Collaboration at Sonoma State University," Artweek, May 7
Mark Blumberg, "The Joy of Joint Authorship, Artists Who Work in Pairs," Artweek, May 7
Kenneth Baker, "Shows Illustrate the 'Why' and 'How' of Painting," San Francisco Chronicle, March 14

1990
Frank Cebulski, "Drew Beattie & Daniel Davidson," Artweek, July 19
Kenneth Baker, "Painters Team Up on Playful Canvases," San Francisco Chronicle, June 16

1989
Catherine Fox, "California Artist Explores His Past in Local Exhibit," The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, April 22

1988
Carol Wood, "Skowhegan: A Ten Year Retrospective," New Art Examiner, April
Kenneth Baker, "Eerie Faces Limned with Beauty," San Francisco Chronicle, January 8

1987
Hope Werness, The House in Contemporary Art, (exhibition catalogue) University Art Gallery, California State University
Alexandra Mochary, "Bay Area Art: Take Another Look," Fine Arts and Antiques, December

1986
Skowhegan: A Ten Year Retrospective, (exhibition catalogue), Leo Castelli Gallery
Jacqueline Brody, The Print Collector's Newsletter, November/December

1985
Pro Arts Annual Exhibition, (exhibition catalogue), Pro Arts
Pam O'Connell, East Bay Express, December 27
Jamie Brunson, "Seeking the Personal," Artweek, October 26
Kenneth Baker, "New Beattie Paintings No Joke," San Francisco Chronicle, September 6

1983
Lynn Gamwell, West Coast Realism, (exhibition catalogue), Laguna Beach Museum of Art
Mark Van Proyen, "Seeking Out the Picturesque," Artweek, December 24
Jeff Kelley, "New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture," Vanguard, April

1982
Christopher Brown and Judith Dunham, New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture, (exhibition catalogue), Squeezer Press
Thomas Albright, "New Bay Area Painting and Sculpture," Artnews, December 25
William Wilson, Recycling of New And Neo, Los Angeles Times, November 7
Suzaan Boettger, "An Eclectic Group of Works of Art on Paper," San Francisco Chronicle, June 2
Frank Cebulski, "Gestures and Freedom," Artweek, May 15

1978
Peter Frank, "To Be Young and Gifted, and Avant-Garde:IV," The Village Voice, July 31


EDUCATION

1975-78
M.F.A.  School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston and Medford, MA

1976
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1972-73
Drake University in Florence, Italy

1970-74
B.F.A.  Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

TEACHING POSITIONS

2011-present
Distinguished Lecturer, Hunter College, New York, NY

2007-11
Visiting Associate Professor, Hunter College, New York, NY

2007-10
Lecturer in Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

2003-07
Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2000-03
Visiting Assistant Professor, Hunter College, New York, NY

2001-02
Visiting Artist, Cooper Union School of Art, New York, NY

1990-93
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1987-89
Visiting Assistant Professor, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1987
Visiting Lecturer, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

1983-85
Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Davis, CA

1982-83
Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1978-80
Assistant Professor, Scripps College & Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA

1975-78
Instructor, Tufts University, Medford, MA