Timeline

1962
Born in New York, NY
1980–1982
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1983–1985
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Teaching
Fall 1998 Columbia University, New York, NY; Drawing, fall term
Spring 2000 Columbia University, New York, NY; Graduate Seminar, Landscape
Spring 2001 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Exhibitions

2011
Prospect .2 New Orleans, curated by Dan Cameron (cat.)
2010
Hunt & Chase, Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, NY
2010
Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. (solo)
2009
Half-Life, NyeHaus, New York, NY (solo)
2009
Motion Parallax, Jason Fox and Alexis Rockman, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2008–2009
Molecules That Matter, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY; Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; The College of Wooster Art Museum; Grinnell College, Grinnell Iowa
2008–2009
The Weight of Air: Works on Paper, Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (catalogue) (solo)
2008–2009
Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape, Mass MoCa, North Adams, Massachusetts
2008
Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
2008
Feeling the Heat, Art, Science and Climate Change, Deutsche Bank Gallery, New York, NY
2008
South Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY (solo)
2008
The Weight of Air: Works on Paper, Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (solo)
2008
Everything vs. Nothing, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
2008
Aqua Vitae, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)
2007
Barometric Pressure, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany (solo)
2007
Contemporary Arts Center, (with Tony Matelli) Cincinnati ,OH (solo)
2007
Baroque Biology: Tony Matelli and Alexis Rockman, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2007
Green Horizons, Bates College Museum of Art, Maine
2007
Molecules That Matter, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art, Skidmore College, NY
2007
Landscape: Form and Thought, Ingrao Gallery, NYC
2007
Failure, Landes Galerie Linz, Linz, Austria
2007
Surrealism, Dada and Their Legacies in Contemporary Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2007
Savage Ancient Seas, Berkshire Museum, ME
2006
Cryptozoology: Out of Time Place Scale, Bates College Museum of Art, ME
2006
Revising Arcadia, Cornell Museum, Rollins College, Winterpark FL
2006
Leo Koenig, Inc. New York (solo)
2006
Big Weather, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)
2005
Fresh Kills, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow (cat.) (solo)
2005
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (June - October, 2005) (solo)
2005
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA (March - June 2005) (solo)
2005
Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO (Jan 14, 2005 - February 25, 2005) (solo)
2005
Neo Baroque, curated by Joyce Korotkin & Micaela Giovanotti, Byblos Fine Arts, Verona, Italy (cat.)
2005
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA (January 10 – March 21)
2005
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL (May 29 – August 15)
2005
The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY (October 9– January 2)
2005
Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary,McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, OH (September 2 – October 7, 2005) (cat.)
2004
Beginning Here: 101 Ways,Visual Art Gallery, School of the Visual Arts, New York, NY (September 7 – October 16)
2004
Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Beginnings (April 1 - May 8)
2004
Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Lehman College Art Gallery, The City University of New York, Bronx, NY (January 29 – May 15)
2004
For the Birds, Artspace, New Haven, CT (January 17 -March 20)
2004
Future Noir, Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York (January 16 – March 6)
2004
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY (April 17 - Sept 12, 2004)
2004
Wonderful World, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK (April 23 - June 13) (solo)
2004
Manifest Destiny Mural Version, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (Fall 2005) (solo)
2003
Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York (March 14 – April 19) (solo) (solo)
2002
The Great Outdoors, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (February) (solo)
2001
Future Evolution,Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (Fall, cat.) (solo)

Literature

2008
History of Nature in New York, co-edited with Mark Dion, published by Twin Palms / Twelvetrees coming Press, Santa Fe, NM, foreword by Cynthia Goodman, Ph. D., essay by Matt Distell, printing by Studley press, 47 pages, ISBN: 13: 978-0-917562-79-2
2008
Heartney, Eleanor, Art & Today, published by Phaidon, 448 pages, (ISBN 0714845140)
2007
Alexis Rockman: Romantic Attachments, published by Leo Koenig Inc. and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2006
Alexis Rockman: Big Weather/ American Icons, published by Leo Koenig Inc. and Baldwin Gallery, New York, NY, 48 pages. Introduction by Dorothy Spears, Text by Robert Rosenblum and Bill McKibben
2006
Bessire, Mark H.C., and Raechell Smith, Cryptozoology: Out of Time Space Scale, published by JRP/Ringier, Zurich (ISBN 10: 3-9055770-07-5
2006
No. 1: First Works of 362 Artists, edited by Francesca Richer and Matthew Rosenzweig, published by Distributed Art Publishers (ISBN: 1933045094
2005
Haw, Richard, The Brooklyn Bridge: A Cultural History, published by Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ (ISBN 0813535875)
2005
Drucker, Johanna, Sweet Dreams: Contemporary Art and Complicity, published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL
2005
Mitchell, W.J. Thomas, What do Pictures Want?, published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (ISBN 0226532453)
2005
Carnivorous Nights, written by Margaret Mittelbach and Michael Crewdson with illustrations by Alexis Rockman, published by Villard Books
2005
Alexis Rockman: Fresh Kills, essay by Dorothy Spears, exhibition catalog published by Gary Tatintsian, Mowcow, Russia
2004
Alexis Rockman "Wonderful World," Camden Arts Centre, ISBN 1900470322, 64 pgs. Forward by Jenny Lomax Texts by Frances Ashcroft, Dan Cameron, Francis Fukiyama
2004
Alexis Rockman: Manifest Destiny, writings by Maurice Berger and Robert F. Kennedy, published by Brooklyn Museum of Art, June 2004, ISBN: 0872731510
2003
Alexis Rockman, artist's monograph published by Monacelli Press, New York
2003
Crary, Jonathan; Gould, Stephen Jay; Quammen, David
2002
Future Evolution, published by Henry Holt, New York (publication date: 6 January)