(American) lives and works in New York City. Craven’s recent solo exhibitions include a major solo exhibition, curated by Yann Chevalier, in the spring of 2014 at Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France; Maccarone, New York, NY; Southard Reid, London; Remap3, Athens; Galerie Forsblom
, Helsinki, Finland; 39 Great Jones, New York, NY; Conduits, Milan, Italy; Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland; and Knoedler & Co., New York, NY.
In 2008, she exhibited Shadows Moon
, a major solo presentation at the FRAC Champagne-Ardenne in Reims, France. JRP Ringer published the first monograph of Ann Craven’s work titled Shadows Moon and Abstract Lies
in 2008, in conjunction with this exhibition.
Karma and Maccarone recently published Ann Craven: Pensée
, an artist book comprising the entire watercolor series of 92 pansies painted by Craven between 2007 and 2008, while in residence at the FRAC Champagne-Ardenne.
Her recent group exhibitions include: Ann Craven and Marianne Vitale
, Bernard Ceysson, Paris, France; Island
, curated by Sarina Basta, The Dairy, London, UK; Beer
, curated by Drew Heitzler, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI; Souvenir
curated by Lucie Fontaine, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France; Station Identification
, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA; The Cat Show
curated by Rhonda Lieberman, White Columns, New York, NY; Femminile Plurale
curated by Sara Boggio, Galleria In Arco, Turin, Italy; The Amazing Shoemaker
, Salvatore Ferragamo Museum, Florence; 39greatjones
curated by Ugo Rondinone, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland; Painting as a Radical Form
curated by Mario Diacono, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy; The Spirit Level
curated by Ugo Rondinone, Gladstone Gallery
, New York, NY; Estate
curated by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky Gallery
, New York, NY; and Chaos as Usual
curated by Hanne Mugaas, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway; among others.
Craven was recently featured in Art In America
, June/July 2013, to which she contributed four recent 60-square-inch Tree
paintings, photographed outside her studio in Cushing, ME.
Craven’s work is featured in public collections such as the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, and the New Museum, New York, NY; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; and the Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA.