Biography/CV

 

b. 1970 Hutchinson, Kansas
Lives and works in New York

 

EDUCATION

 

1994     MFA, New York University, New York, NY
1992     BFA, The Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018     Shangri-La, Brintz Gallery, Palm Beach, FL (catalogue)

2016     Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA (two-artist exhibition with Rinus Van De Velde)

2015     MARC STRAUS, New York, NY

            Rogue Arena, MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ (catalogue)

2013     Bestiary, MARC STRAUS, New York , NY

2011-12     Crescendo, The Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, New York, NY (catalogue)

2011     Nocturne Paintings, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA (West Gallery)

            Motifs and Methods, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA (East Gallery)

2009     Beyond the Horizon, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA (West Gallery)

            Rebels and Raptors, Lattuada Gallery, Milan, Italy (catalogue)

2006     Allegory of Nations, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

2004     Black Widow Paintings, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

            Backyard Bliss, New Gallery / Them Andriola, Houston

2002     New Paintings, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY

2001     Recent Paintings, Leyendecker Gallery, Tenerife, Spain

            Meeting Place, Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY

2000     Natural Selection, Margrett Gallery, New York, NY

1999     Brushfire, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery (project space), New York, NY

1998     Sanctuary (100 Bird Paintings), Greene Gallery, Geneva

1997     Recent Drawings, Earl McGrath Gallery, New York, NY

1996     Recent Paintings, 407 Gallery, New York, NY

            New Work, Earl McGrath Gallery, New York, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018     materialobjectimage, COUNTY, Palm Beach, FL

2017     Back to the Shack (curated by André Butzer), Meliksetian | Briggs, Los Angeles, CA

            Garden Party (curated by John Newsom), Brintz Gallery, Palm Beach, FL (catalogue)

            LOB DES SCHATTENS—DJ Piet Mondrian’s Sister in the Year 2849—and her books (from Vienna) curated by DJ Arnold Schoenberg and Rhianna,

            MARC STRAUS, New York, NY (catalogue)

2016     DER FUNKE SOLL IN DIR SEIN (curated by André Butzer), Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany

            Urban Dawn II, McCaig + Welles, Beirut, Lebanon

            Sizing It Up: Scale in Nature and Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

2015     Late Harvest, The Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada (catalogue)

            The Hollow Bone (curated by Robert Banat), Ray Smith Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2014     Xigue-Xigue, MARC STRAUS, New York, New York

            All the Best Artists are my Friends (curated by Ray Smith), MANA Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

2013     Prints & Paper, The Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, New York

2012     ESTATE, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

            Ai Weiwei Humanitarian Award Exhibition, WhiteBox, New York, NY

            PRINTED HISTORIES 16 Years of Print Portfolios at Exit Art, Exit Art, NY

2011     An Instance of Vibration (curated by Peter Makebish), The Bowery Hotel, New York, NY
Outer Space, Exit Art, New York, NY

            ART MANA FEST, The Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, Jersey City, NJ

2010     Exquisite Corpse Project (curated by David Salle), Gasser & Grunert Inc., New York, NY

            Fire, Burning Rain (curated by Jihae Kim), Le Poisson Rouge Gallery, New York, NY

            A Group Painting Show, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA (West Gallery)

            Blood, Sweat and Tears, Leyendecker Gallery, Tenerife, Spain

            In.flec.tion, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY (catalogue)

            In Dialogue (curated by Peter Makebish), Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

            Quick While Still, Part 2 (curated by Colin Huerter), Heist Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

2009     Quick While Still, Part 1 (curated by Colin Huerter), Heist Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (catalogue)

2008     Pop-Auge und die ewigen Quatschkommonden Deutsche und Amerikanische Kunst seit 1999 (German and American Art since 1999) curated by André Butzer,

            Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA (Melrose Gallery)

            Faces and Figures (Revisited), Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, NY (catalogue)

2007     Size Matters: XXL—Recent Large Scale Paintings, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY Paradise (Robert Crumb, John Newsom, Peter Saul, and H.C. Westermann), Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA (West Gallery)

            Trance/Borders: Exit Art Print Portfolio, Exit Art, New York, NY (catalogue)

            Pop Art 1960’s–2000’s, Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan. Traveled to The Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art and The Hachoiji Yune Art Museum, Japan (catalogue)

2005     Contemporary Voice: Contemporary American Art from The Misumi Collection, Tottori Perfectural Museum, Osaka, Japan (catalogue)

            Hope, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, New York


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2017    Wagley, Catherine. ‘Back to the Shack’ at Meliksetian | Briggs, Contemporary Art Review, LA, September 12

            ‘Back to the Shack’ at Meliksetian | Briggs, Los Angeles, BLOUIN ARTINFO, September 11

2016     Tietjen, Alexa. Science and Art Collide at The New York Stem Cell Foundation’s Annual Gala, WWD, October 21

            Simay, Doug. John Newsom at Patrick Painter, simayspace.com, August 15

            John Newsom | Rinus Van de Velde at Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, Ex-Chamber Museum SeeSaa.net, July 2

            John Newsom | Rinus Van de Velde at Patrick Painter, zingmagazine.com, July 2

            John Newsom | Rinus Van de Velde at Patrick Painter, laartparty.com, July 2

2015    Barrow, Jerry. Raekwon Explains Getting Physical, Mystical & Artistical on FILA, WatchLOUD.com

            Mastrangelo, Fernando. Meeting of the Minds, CULTURED Magazine, February/March, p. 204

            Magdaleno, Johnny. Vivid Unexpected Collage Depictions of the Natural World, The New York Times, January 5

            Painter John Newsom Takes Us Inside His “Rogue Arena”, Société Perrier, January 20

            John Newsom: Rogue Arena, MANA Contemporary, ArtStack

2014    John Newsom in conversation with Tracey Emin, FLATT Magazine, Spring/Summer issue, pp. 147-157

            For Sigmar Polke: Alchemical Painting, by John Newsom. Flash Art Magazine, May-June

2013    Francesco Clemente: Of An Historical Nature, by John Newsom. FLATT Magazine, Spring/Summer issue, pp. 51-60

2012    John Newsom: Profile, World of AERIN, June 25

            John Newsom in conversation with Will Cotton, FLATT Magazine, Spring/ Summer issue, pp. 68-77

            Marc and Livia Straus: Collectors, LUXE IMMO Magazine, Fall Issue, pp. 22-25

            Jimenez, Luis. Art Does Dallas, WhiteHot Magazine, April

            Luby, Abby. CIRCA 1986: A Tumultuous Time for the Arts, The Examiner Newspaper, July 15

2011    Robinson, Walter. Art Basel Miami Beach – More on Miami Art Week, Artnet, December

            At Art Basel – Swimming in the Nudes, style.com, December 2

            TOP 100 ARTISTS, Flash Art Magazine, November/December issue, pp. 50-51

            Fashion News: Fresh Picks, The Wall Street Journal, November 26

            Schwendener, Martha. The Complex 1980’s – Viewed by 47 Artists, The New York Times, November 4

            John Newsom in conversation with André Butzer (cover story), Flash Art Magazine, Spring/Summer Issue, pp. 80-84

            Trezzi, Nicola. John Newsom: Beyond the Horizon, FLATT Magazine, Spring Issue, pp. 92-97

            John Newsom in conversation with Ross Bleckner, FLATT Magazine, Winter Issue

            Roaming the Grounds: The Zeitgeist International Art Exhibition, Martin-Gropius-Bau Berlin 1982, by John Newsom. Flash Art Magazine, January/February Issue.

2010    Smith, Steve. Remaking a Dark Tale, With Real-Life Notes, The New York Times, September 19

            Haden-Guest, Anthony. Deck the Walls: the DJ as Curator, The Art Newspaper, April, p. 52

2009    Wise up to Owls, British Vogue, October Issue, p. 125

            Talbot, Amanda. Fresh and Wild. ELLE Decoration UK Edition (cover), pp. 100-109

            Simay, Doug. John Newsom at Patrick Painter, simayspace.com, June 27

            Walsh, Daniella. Cover Story: Patrick Painter Does It His Own Way (with reproduction of ‘Resting Place’, 2008, by John Newsom on the cover), Art + Living, Winter Issue, pp. 60-64

2008    John Newsom: Artist’s Profile for Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles (with reproduction of ‘For All Ages’, 2007-08), Frieze Art fair Yearbook 2008-09, Frieze Art Fair – October 16-19, London

            The Armory Show Highlights, The Art Newspaper TV, March 28

2007    Morgan, Robert C. John Newsom: Allegory of Nations (with reproduction of ‘Shadowland’, 2005-06), The Brooklyn Rail, February Issue, p.55

            Garbarino, Steve. We Got Ourselves A Live One! Painter John Newsom Has Bats (and Bugs) In His Belfry and That Makes Us Happy, BlackBook Magazine, December/January Issue, pp. 40-43

            Sisco, Josh. Bullies Go Down! John Newsom Takes You to School, Glitterati Magazine, November/December Issue, pp. 26-27


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

The Museum of Modern Art, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

Brooklyn Museum, NY

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, San Fransisco

Neuberger Museum of Art, Westchester County, NY

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

Francis Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, NY

RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI

Vera List Center, The New School, NY

Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

Palmer Museum of Art, Penn State University, PA

Smith College Museum of Art, Northhampton, MA

Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, MA

Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, MA

University Museum of Contemporary Art, UMASS, Amherst, MA

Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA

Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

Historic Deerfield Museum, Worcester, MA

Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, South Hadley, MA

Mount Holyoke Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

New York Public Library Print Collection, NY

Library of Congress Collection, Washington D.C.

Tottori Prefectural Museum, Osaka, Japan