Timeline

1971
Born in New York, NY
1993
Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
1994
Zorach Fellowship to attend Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1995
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1998
Recipient, Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant, New York, NY
2001
Recipient, New York Foundation for the Arts: Individual Artists Grant, New York, NY
2005
John Jones Art Prize, Zoo Art Fair, London, UK
Lives in Colrain, MA; works in Colrain and Brooklyn, NY

Exhibitions

2012
The Cost of Love, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY (solo)
2011
Danica Phelps, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria (solo)
The Cost of Love, Galeria Nieves Fernández, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Bankrupt, Ritter/Zamet, London, UK (solo)
Storytelling in Contemporary Drawing, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Drawings on Hands, Print Room, Rotterdam, Netherlands
BROODWORK: It’s About Time, Otis Ben Maltz Gallery, OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Day-to-Day (PHOTOS): Artists’ Daily Practices, Martos Gallery, New York, NY
The Philosophy of Money, White Pavilion of the Lisbon City Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
Pictures about Pictures, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
Everyday(s), Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg, LU
New Language, Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY
2009
Mark Down, Nolan Judin, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Nesting, Judi Rotenberg gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Drawings about the present quickly become works about the past, Kathryn Brennan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA(solo)
Slightly Unbalanced, Hunington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV; Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
2008
Now and Then, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Saving Time, Galeria Nieves Fernández Madrid, Spain (solo)
Drawings about the present quickly become works about the past, Galleria Glance, Turin, Italy (solo)
Getting Ready, Dina4Projekte, Munich, Germany (solo)
Stripe Factory, Sister, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Material Recovery, Zach Feuer, New York, NY (solo)
Danica Phelps: This Time last Year, Ritter/Zamet, London, UK (solo)
Saving Time, Thirty Seven Degrees, Sydney, Australia (solo)
Sign/Age: Lost in the Supermarket, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, NY
When a clock is seen from the side it no longer tells the time, Johann König, Berlin,Germany
The Enterprise of Art, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy
Linear Perspectives, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME
Collecting & Collectivity, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
Slightly Unbalanced, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
A Matter of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Stripe Factory, Rotwand, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Perspectives 159: Superconscious, Automatisms Now, Contemporary Museum of Art, Houston, TX
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, The New Center for Contemporary Art, Louisville, KY
Drawing is a verb, Coleccao Madeira Corporate Services, Porta 33, Itha da Porta
Market, City University of New York Graduate Center, curated by the Whitney Museum,New York, NY
Ceci n'est pas... (this is not...), Sara Melltzer Gallery, New York, NY
Tease, MNireille Mosler, Ltd., New York, NY
Warhol & ..., Kantor/Feuer, Los Angeles, CA
Minimalism and Applied, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Don't Look: Contemporary Drawings from an Alumna's Collection, Martina Yamin, Class of 1958, Davis Museum and Cultural Center at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
A Great Delicacy, Taylor De Cordoba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Drawing Flowers, Dina4Projekte, Munich, Germany (solo)
Stretch, Sister, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Two Takes with Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
India: Two Views, project room with Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
I'm Busy, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Particulate Matter, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Walking & Falling, Magasin 3 Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Skirting the Line: Conceptual Drawing, DePauw University, Greencastle, IL
Group show, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
2005
Wake, Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York, NY (solo)
Integrating Sex Into Everyday Life, Galerie Schütte, Essen, Germany (solo)
Staub gfzgk*, Zurich, Switserland (solo)
Getting My Money's Worth, Ritter/Zamet, London, UK (solo)
2 D.s - w/ Debi Ray-Chaudhuri, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
22 Anniversary, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Linien Zeichnung, Dina4Projekte, Munich, Germany
Dating Data, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
The General's Jamboree, Guild and Greyshkul, New York, NY
2004
Writers Trade, Falconer Gallery, Grinnell, IA (solo)
Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, Sister, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Emotions, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
Wiener Linien, Wien Museum, Vienna, Austria
Dessin et Des Autres, Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
California Earthquakes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY
Erotic Drawings, Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT
Self Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
Open, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Home, D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY
Art As Autobiography, Rare Gallery, New York, NY
Sexy Beast, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York, NY
9th Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
Neoqueer, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland, ME
2003
Integrating Sex into Everyday Life, LFL Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Ten Day Trade, OR Gallery, Vancouver, CA (solo)
I'm nothing with out you, Platform Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Frankenstein, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Fresh Meat, Cepa Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA
Walking Rhetorics, Galerie Hubert Winner, Vienna, Austria
New York Drawings, Samuel Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Subscribe, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY
2002
Walking 9-5 Amsterdam, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
New Drawings, Galerie Schütte, Essen, Germany (solo)
Artist, Collector, Curator, Spy, LFL Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Bootleg Identity, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
Special Needs, Verein für Bildende Kunst, Graz
2001
Trade Two, LFL Gallery, New York (solo)
Domestic Culture, ICA at MECA, Portland, ME
Contemporary Narratives, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Brooklyn!, ICA at Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL
Going:, Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, CO
No where Fast, Lizebeth Oliveria Gallery, Oakland, CA
In Transit, Vacancy Gallery, Bronx, NY
Inside the City, Gallery 400, UIC, Chicago, IL
2000
From Barcelona to Krems, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems (solo)
2nd Generation, Herter Gallery: UMASS, Amherst (solo)
Walking: From Los Angeles to San Fransisco, Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
Bill Trip, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME (solo)
Bill Trip, Project Room, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
To Be Continued..., Art in General, Bellwether, Parlor Projects, Brooklyn, NY
1999
Funny Money, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Time and Duration, Angels Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
100 Drawings, PS1, New York, NY
Gallery Artists, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Inventory, White Columns, New York, NY
1995
The Body Politic, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME
1995
Subjectifying Objects, Mobilizing Objects, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL
These Fantasies are Normal, HERE Gallery, New York, NY
1994
A Housewife at Work, Sol Koffler Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI (solo)

Public Collections

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Colecção Madeira Corporate Services, Itha da Porta, Portugal
Daimler Art Collection, Berlin, Germany
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Magasin 3 Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, OR
Wien Museum, Vienna, Austria
Yale Art Museum Collection, New Haven, CT

Literature

2008
Adriano Pedrosa, Desenhos [drawings]: A-Z, Colecção Madeira Corporate Services
David Torres, Danica Phelps: Saving Time. Galeria Nieves Fernández
2007
Gabriele Makert, Bin Beschäftigt, Bremen: GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst
David Mickenberg, Don’t Look, Contemporary Drawings from the Collection of an Alumna (Martina Yamin, Class of 1958), Wellesley: Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College
Renate Wiehager, DaimlerChrysler Collection. Minimalism and Applied I. September 21, 2007 – January 27, 2008, Berlin: DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, pp. 68 – 71
Minnie Scott, The Price of Everything…Perspectives on the Art Market, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Yale University Press
2005
Stuart Horodner, Contemporary Erotic Drawing, Connecticut: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Pp. 80-81
2004
Danica Phelps, A Book of D’s, Volume and Zach Feuer Gallery
2003
Danica Phelps, Every Day Life, Grinnell College
Katy Siegel and Paul Mattick. Art Works: Money, London: Thames & Hudson
Daina Augaitis, For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life, Vancouver Art Galler
Dan Cameron and Lisa Phillips, Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Ingrid Chu, Danica Phelps: Artist, Collector, Curator, Spy, in Subscribe: Recent Art in Print. New York: Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, 76-88
2002
Christiane Dressler, Die Kunst der Nackten Tatsachen, November, 2002 pg. WES 05
2001
Leah Koransky , Contemporary Narratives, Saratoga Springs: Skidmore College
Nahas and Rush , Brooklyn, Palm Beach: Institute for Contemporary Art
Linda Weintraub, EnvironMentalities: Twenty-Two Approaches to Eco-Art, Artnow Publications, 47-51
2000
David Torres, Danica Phelps, Aleksandar Ilic, Ivana Keser. Barcelona: Fundacio “la Caixa”